Peabody v. United States
175 U.S. 546 (1900)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Peabody v. United States, 175 U.S. 546 (1899)

Peabody v. United States

No. 60

Argued October 17, 1899

Decided January 8, 1900

175 U.S. 546

Syllabus

This Court holds in this case that there is no proof of any grant to the petitioner or those under whom he claims, and affirms the judgment of the court below in favor of the United States.

The claim of adverse possession (by those under whom the petitioner claims) down to the time of the occupation by the United States, is not sustained by the proof.

The statement of facts will be found in the opinion of the Court.

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