Gilcrease v. McCullough
249 U.S. 178 (1919)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Gilcrease v. McCullough, 249 U.S. 178 (1919)

Gilcrease v. McCullough

No. 17

Argued January 21, 1919

Decided March 3, 1919

249 U.S. 178

Syllabus

In declaring the enrollment records of the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes conclusive evidence of age, the Act of May 27, 1908, c.199, 3, 35 Stat. 312, 313, does not exclude other evidence on the subject consistent with the record and enrollment. P. 249 U. S. 180.

Hence, where the enrollment record purported to how the age of an Indian at time of application for enrollment, in years only, evidence that he was several months older was admissible. Id.

162 P. 178 affirmed.

The case is stated in the opinion.

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