Brown v. District of ColumbiaAnnotate this Case
130 U.S. 87 (1889)
U.S. Supreme Court
Brown v. District of Columbia, 130 U.S. 87 (1889)
Brown v. District of Columbia
Argued January 8-9, 1889
Decided March 11, 1889
130 U.S. 87
APPEAL FROM THE SUPREME COURT
OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
In view of the state of the art at the time of their issue, letters patent No. 101,590, granted to Turner Cowing, April 5, 1870, for
"a wood pavement
composed of blocks, each side having a single plain surface and one or more of the sides being inclined, and the blocks being so laid on their larger ends as to form wedge-shaped grooves or spaces to receive concrete or other suitable filling, substantially as set forth,"
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