O'Hara v. United States - 40 U.S. 275 (1841)
U.S. Supreme Court
O'Hara v. United States, 40 U.S. 15 Pet. 275 275 (1841)
O'Hara v. United States
40 U.S. (15 Pet.) 275
APPEAL FROM THE SUPERIOR
COURT OF EAST FLORIDA
In the Superior Court of East Florida, Oliver O'Hara, for himself and for the other heirs of Daniel O'Hara, presented a petition, praying for the confirmation of a grant of 15,000 acres of land, made by Henry White, then the Spanish
Governor of East Florida, on 5 September, 1803, to Daniel O'Hara, the father of the petitioners, which was alleged to have been confirmed on 3 September, 1818, by the Spanish Governor, Coppinger. The grant and the proceedings on the same are fully stated in the opinion of the Court.
WAYNE, JUSTICE, delivered the opinion of the Court.
The appellants are the heirs of Daniel O'Hara, and they claim the land in controversy in virtue of a alleged grant, dated 5 September, 1803. The grant was adjudged in the court below not valid.