Burke v. Gaines
60 U.S. 388 (1856)

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Burke v. Gaines, 60 U.S. 19 How. 388 388 (1856)

Burke v. Gaines

60 U.S. (19 How.) 388

Syllabus

Where a party brought an ejectment in a state court, founding his title upon documents showing a settlement claim under the laws of the United States, and the supreme court of the state decided in favor of that title, the opposite party cannot bring the case to this Court under the 25th section of the Judiciary Act.

This Court has no jurisdiction over such a case.

Page 60 U. S. 389

The case is stated in the opinion of the Court.

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