No. 335.

297 U.S. 481 (1936)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided March 2, 1936.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Messrs. Charles H. Garnett, Warren E. Libby, and Joe T. Rogers, with whom Messrs. Henry L. Goddard, Fred E. Suits, and Fred Ptak were on the brief, for petitioners.

Messrs. Harlan T. Deupree and W.H. Brown for respondent.

MR. JUSTICE ROBERTS delivered the opinion of the Court.

These were actions in ejectment tried in a state court. The petitioners in No. 335 sued as the heirs of Naoma Noble, the petitioners in No. 336 as the heirs of Robert W. Higgins. Title to a town lot and a portion of another parcel of land located in the respondent city was in dispute.

The tracts formerly were part of the tribal lands of the Creek Indians. Pursuant to treaties the Creeks removed from east...

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