United States v. Reynolds
250 U.S. 104 (1919)

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United States v. Reynolds, 250 U.S. 104 (1919)

United States v. Reynolds

No. 591

Argued March 4, 5, 1919

Decided May 19, 1919

250 U.S. 104

Syllabus

Under the Allotment Act of February 8, 1887, § 5, c. 119, 24 Stat. 388, the twenty-five year trust period, with the attendant restriction upon the right of alienation, runs from the date of the trust patent, and not from the date of the approval of the allotment by the Secretary of the Interior, and an attempt to convey, made by an heir of the allottee within that period as extended by the President before its expiration is void. P. 250 U. S. 107.

252 F. 65 reversed.

Page 250 U. S. 105

The case is stated in the opinion.

Page 250 U. S. 106

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