United States v. Arredondo - 38 U.S. 88 (1839)


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United States v. Arredondo, 38 U.S. 13 Pet. 88 88 (1839)

United States v. Arredondo

38 U.S. (13 Pet.) 88

Syllabus

A concession by the governor of East Florida made before the Florida treaty in consideration of services confirmed.

In the Superior court of East Florida, Fernando de la Maza Arredondo filed a petition praying a confirmation of a concession made to him, in consideration of services, by Don Jose Coppinger on 24 March, 1817, he being then Governor of East Florida, a dependency at that time of the Crown of Spain.

The court confirmed the concession, and the United States prosecuted this appeal.



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