Stout v. Mastin
139 U.S. 151 (1891)

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Stout v. Mastin, 139 U.S. 151 (1891)

Stout v. Mastin

No. 1072

Submitted January 12, 1891

Decided March 2, 1891

139 U.S. 151

ERROR TO THIS CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED

STATES FOR THE DISTRICT OF KANSAS

Syllabus

In Kansas, if the description in a deed of land sold for nonpayment of taxes departs from the description contained in the assessment roll and the prior tax proceedings, such prior description, if imperfect and insufficient, avoids the deed, although the description in the latter may be sufficient and complete.

The case is stated in the opinion.

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