Hardeman v. Witbeck
286 U.S. 444 (1932)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Hardeman v. Witbeck, 286 U.S. 444 (1932)

Hardeman v. Witbeck

No. 503

Argued April 12, 1932

Decided May 23, 1932

286 U.S. 444

Syllabus

In order to avail of the preference right to a permit to prospect for oil and gas allowed by the Leasing Act to one who has erected a monument and posted the prescribed notice, applicant within thirty days thereafter must not only file his application, but must also pay the application fee required by the regulations. P. 286 U. S. 446.

51 F.2d 450 affirmed.

Certiorari, 284 U.S. 613, to review the reversal of a decree adjudging the present petitioner to be the beneficial owner of a prospecting permit that had been issued to the respondent by the Land Department.

Page 286 U. S. 445

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