No. 14, original.

283 U.S. 64 (1931)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided April 13, 1931.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Charles M. Blackmar, with whom Solicitor General Thacher and Messrs. Randolph S. Collins and Samuel H. Moyer were on the brief, for the United States.

Mr. P.T. Farnsworth, Jr., with whom Messrs. George P. Parker, Attorney General of Utah, Waldemar Van Cott, George D. Parkinson, and William A. Hilton were on the brief, for the State of Utah.

MR. CHIEF JUSTICE HUGHES delivered the opinion of the Court.

The United States brought this suit to quiet its title to certain portions of the beds of the Green, Colorado and San Juan Rivers within the State of Utah, as follows:

The Green River, from a point where the river crosses the line between townships 23 and 24 South, Range 17 East, Salt Lake Base and Meridian (approximately the mouth of the San Rafael River...

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