Booth-Kelly Lumber Co. v. United States
237 U.S. 481 (1915)

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Booth-Kelly Lumber Co. v. United States, 237 U.S. 481 (1915)

Booth-Kelly Lumber Company v. United States

No. 258

Argued May 4, 5, 1915

Decided May 17, 1915

237 U.S. 481

Syllabus

Judgment of the Circuit Court of Appeal cancelling patents for timber lands on the ground of fraud affirmed, the explanations of the grantee who claimed to be a bona fide purchaser without notice failing to escape the effect of incontrovertible facts which showed participation in the fraud.

203 F. 423 affirmed.

The facts, which involve the validity of patents to land alleged by the United States to have issued as the result of fraud in the entries, are stated in the opinion.

Page 237 U. S. 483

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