Illinois v. Missouri
399 U.S. 146

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U.S. Supreme Court

Illinois v. Missouri, 399 U.S. 146 (1970)

Illinois v. Missouri

No. 18, Orig.

Decree entered June 22, 1970

399 U.S. 146


The Court having referred this case to a Special Master who has filed his Report, and the parties having agreed as to the form of the decree, the Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law are hereby adopted, and


(1) The boundary line between the States of Illinois and Missouri for the geographical area involved in this action is hereby determined and decreed to consist of the following legal description:

"Beginning at a point in present centerline of the Mississippi River at the intersection of the centerline of the Old Mississippi River said point being designated as the Southeasterly corner of Kaskaskia Island; thence following the centerline of the slough which is the approximate centerline of the Old Mississippi River, described more particularly by the following courses and distances: S 39

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