League v. Egery - 65 U.S. 264 (1860)
U.S. Supreme Court
League v. Egery, 65 U.S. 24 How. 264 264 (1860)
League v. Egery
5 U.S. (24 How.) 264
By the colonization laws of Mexico passed in 1824 and 1828, the consent of the federal executive of Mexico was essential to the validity of a grant of lands within ten leagues of the coast.
The Supreme Court of Texas has repeatedly so decided, and this Court adopts their decision.
The case is stated in the opinion of the court.