Gilpin v. United States - 256 U.S. 10 (1921)
U.S. Supreme Court
Gilpin v. United States, 256 U.S. 10 (1921)
Gilpin v. United States
Argued March 21, 22, 1921
Decided April 11, 1921
256 U.S. 10
APPEAL FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS
FOR THE EIGHTH CIRCUIT
Decided on the authority of Chase, Jr. v. United States, ante, 256 U. S. 1.
261 F. 841 affirmed.
The case is stated in the opinion.
MR. JUSTICE McKENNA delivered the opinion of the Court.
This case was argued and submitted with the Chase case, No. 242, ante, 256 U. S. 1. It is a suit by Mary Gilpin, by her next friend, to have adjudged to her a right to an allotment of lands in the Omaha Reservation, she being an Omaha Indian. The right is based on the same treaties and acts of Congress as those passed upon in the Chase case, and the effect of the Act of May 11, 1912, repealing the acts -- that of 1882 and that of 1893.
The decree of the district court was adverse to her right and this decree was affirmed by the circuit court of appeals. 261 F. 841.
For the reasons stated in the opinion in the Chase case, the decree of the circuit court of appeals is