Culver v. Uthe
133 U.S. 655 (1890)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Culver v. Uthe, 133 U.S. 655 (1890)

Culver v. Uthe

No. 191

Submitted January 27, 1890

Decided March 3, 1890

133 U.S. 655

ERROR TO THE SUPREME COURT

OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS

Syllabus

Swamp lands located on a military land warrant prior to the passage of the Swamp Land Act of September 28, 1850, but patented to the locator subsequently to the passage of that act, were not included in the lands granted by it to the several states.

Section 891 of the Revised Statutes authorizes certified copies of records of the Land Office at Washington, concerning the location of land warrants, to be introduced in evidence.

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