Sioux City & St. Paul R. Co. v. Countryman
159 U.S. 377 (1895)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Sioux City & St. Paul R. Co. v. Countryman, 159 U.S. 377 (1895)

Sioux City & St. Paul Railroad Company v. Countryman

No. 30

Argued April 16-17, 1895

Decided October 21, 1895

159 U.S. 377

Syllabus

At the time when the United States instituted the suit against the plaintiff in error which has just been decided, the plaintiff in error had no interest whatever in the 26,017.33 acres of land certified back to the United States by the Governor of Iowa pursuant to a statute of that state, and all such laud was then subject to entry under the preemption and homestead laws.

Page 159 U. S. 378

The case is stated in the opinion.

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