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
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.