United States v. Pico - 63 U.S. 406 (1859)
U.S. Supreme Court
United States v. Pico, 63 U.S. 22 How. 406 406 (1859)
United States v. Pico
63 U.S. (22 How.) 406
Where the preliminary proceedings to a grant of land in California were not produced, and the grant and certificate of approval came from the hands of the claimants, no record of them being found among the Mexican archives or in any book, nor is there any evidence of possession or occupation deserving notice or consideration, the case will be remanded to the court below for further evidence.
The state of Pico's title is mentioned in the opinion of the Court, and need not be repeated.