Harcourt v. Gaillard - 25 U.S. 523 (1827)


U.S. Supreme Court

Harcourt v. Gaillard, 25 U.S. 523 (1827)

Harcourt v. Gaillard

25 U.S. 523

Syllabus

A grant made by the British Governor of Florida, after the declaration of independence within the territory lying between the Mississippi and the Chatahouchee Rivers and between the thirty-first degree of north latitude and a line drawn from the mouth of the Yazoo River due east to the Chatahouchee is invalid as the foundation of title in the courts of the United States.

Page 25 U. S. 524



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