United States v. Waller
243 U.S. 452 (1917)

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United States v. Waller, 243 U.S. 452 (1917)

United States v. Waller

No. 697

Argued March 14, 15, 1917

Decided April 9, 1917

243 U.S. 452

Syllabus

By force of the Clapp Amendment of 1906-1907, chaps. 3504, 2285, 34 Stat. 353, 1034, lands in the White Earth Reservation allotted and patented in trust to an adult mixed-blood Indian belong to him with all the rights and incidents of full ownership by persons of full capacity, including the right of alienation, and when he conveys them, the United States cannot maintain for his benefit a suit to annul the deed upon the ground that it was procured by fraud.

The case is stated in the opinion.

Page 243 U. S. 455

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