Oklahoma v. Texas
256 U.S. 602

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Oklahoma v. Texas, 256 U.S. 602 (1921)

Oklahoma v. Texas

No. 23, Original

Orders and interlocutory decree entered June 1, 1921

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Directing the Receiver to sink an oil and gas well on land claimed by Pearson et al., with provisions as to expenses, operation, and disposition of proceeds.

Upon application of A. E. Pearson, R. R. Bell, Susie Shaw, Georgia Darby, Mrs. John Mounts, Henry G. Beard and the Silver Moon Oil Company, claimants of certain tracts or parcels of land purchased by Fred Capshaw from the United States of America under patent dated February 17, 1920.

It is ordered that the Receiver be and he is hereby authorized and directed to sink a well for oil and gas upon the land described in said patent at such place as the Receiver shall select, provided said applicants shall pay in advance from time to time as required the cost and expense of sinking the same and bringing it into production. The said well shall be operated by the Receiver as he operates wells on other lands in the riverbed area, and he shall conserve and dispose of the proceeds of the oil and gas as in the case of wells on other lands in the riverbed area, and shall reimburse the said Pearson et al. out of the net proceeds for the moneys so advanced and paid by them for drilling the well and bringing it into production; the remainder of such proceeds to be retained by him subject to the order of the Court.

Page 256 U. S. 603

Directing the Receiver to sink an oil and gas well on land claimed by Eoff, with provisions as to expenses, operation, and disposition of proceeds.

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