Johnson v. Payne - 253 U.S. 209 (1920)
U.S. Supreme Court
Johnson v. Payne, 253 U.S. 209 (1920)
Johnson v. Payne
Argued April 29, 1920
Decided June 1, 1920
253 U.S. 209
In completing the rolls of members of the Five Civilized Tribes pursuant to the Act of April 26, 1906, c. 1876, § 2, 34 Stat. 137, the Secretary of the Interior had jurisdiction, on March 4, 1907, to revoke without notice his approval of a report of the Commissioner to the Five Civilized Tribes in favor of applicants for enrollment;
and such applicants cannot secure their enrollment through mandamus upon the suggestion that the revocation was due to mistake. Cf. Garfield v. Goldsby, 211 U. S. 249.
48 App.D.C. 169 affirmed.
The case is stated in the opinion.