Schraeder Mining & Mfg. Co. v. Packer
129 U.S. 688 (1889)

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Schraeder Mining & Mfg. Co. v. Packer, 129 U.S. 688 (1889)

Schraeder Mining and Manufacturing Company v. Packer

No. 118

Argued December 10-11, 1888

Decided March 5, 1889

129 U.S. 688

ERROR TO THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED

STATES FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA

Syllabus

In Pennsylvania, after a survey of a tract of public land, whether a chamber survey or an actual one, has been returned more than twenty-one

Page 129 U. S. 689

years, the presumption that it was actually and legally made is conclusive, and cannot be controverted by a party claiming under a junior survey.

Clement v. Packer,125 U. S. 309, explained and distinguished.

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