Broadwell v. Carter County
253 U.S. 25 (1920)

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Broadwell v. Carter County, 253 U.S. 25 (1920)

Broadwell v. Carter County

No. 289

Submitted March 25, 1920

Decided April 26, 1920

253 U.S. 25

CERTIORARI TO THE SUPREME COURT

OF THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA

Syllabus

Decided upon the authority of Ward v. Love County, ante, {10}1717.

71 Okla. ___ reversed.

The case is stated in the opinion.

MR. JUSTICE VAN DEVANTER delivered the opinion of the Court.

This is a proceeding to recover moneys charged to have been paid under compulsion by a number of Choctaw and

Page 253 U. S. 26

Chickasaw Indians to Carter County, Oklahoma, as taxes on allotted lands which were nontaxable. The county commissioners disallowed the claim; the district court of the county to which the claimants appealed sustained a demurrer to their petition and rendered judgment against them, and the supreme court affirmed the judgment. 71 Okla. ___. The total amount claimed is $22,455.99, aside from interest.

The case as presented here is in all material respects like Ward v. Love County, ante,253 U. S. 17, and its decision properly may be rested on the opinion in that case.

Motion to dismiss denied.

Judgment reversed.

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