Oklahoma v. Texas
269 U.S. 314 (1926)

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Oklahoma v. Texas, 269 U.S. 314 (1926)

Oklahoma v. Texas

No. 13, Original

Decree announced January 4, 1926

269 U.S. 314

Syllabus

Decree (1) confirming report of commissioners showing that they have run, located, and marked portions of the interstate boundary along the south bank of Red River, other than the Big Bend and Fort Augur areas, from the 100th meridian of longitude to the eastern limit of Lamar County, Texas; (2) establishing the same as the true boundary between Texas and Oklahoma at the places designated in the report, subject to future change by erosion and accretion; (3) directing that copies of decree, report, and maps be transmitted to the Chief Magistrates of the two states.

DECREE

On consideration of the third report of the Commissioners, heretofore selected to run, locate, and mark portions of the boundary between the states of Texas and Oklahoma along the south bank of the Red River, showing that they have run, located, and marked particular portions of such boundary from the One Hundredth meridian of longitude to the eastern limit of Lamar County, Texas, other than the Big Bend and Fort Augur areas covered by two reports heretofore presented and confirmed, which said third report was presented and filed herein November 16, 1925;

And no objection or exception to such report being presented, although the time therefor has expired;

It is now adjudged, ordered, and decreed that the said report be in all respects confirmed.

It is further adjudged, ordered and decreed that the boundary line delineated and set forth in the report and

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on the maps accompanying the same and referred to therein be established and declared to be the true boundary between the states of Texas and Oklahoma along the Red River at the several places designated in such report, subject, however, to such changes as may hereafter be wrought by the natural and gradual processes known as erosion and accretion as specified in the second, third and fourth paragraphs of the decree rendered herein March 12, 1923, 261 U. S. 261 U.S. 340.

It is further ordered that the clerk of this Court do transmit to the Chief Magistrates of the States of Texas and Oklahoma copies of this decree, duly authenticated under the seal of this Court together with copies of the said report and of the maps accompanying the same.

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