No. 393.

283 U.S. 57 (1931)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided March 23, 1931.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Messrs. Charles Bunn and Pierce Butler, Jr., were on the brief for appellant.

Messrs. Henry N. Benson, Attorney General of Minnesota, James E. Markham, Deputy Attorney General, and W.K. Montague, Assistant Attorney General, were on the brief for appellee.

MR. JUSTICE ROBERTS delivered the opinion of the Court.

By chapter 57 of the General Laws of Minnesota of 1889, that State ceded to the United States jurisdiction of the territory constituting the Fort Snelling Military Reservation, which lies entirely within the boundaries of Minnesota, immediately adjacent to the city limits of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Its greatest length from north to south is three and three-quarters...

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