City & County of San Francisco v. Scott,
111 U.S. 768 (1884)

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City & County of San Francisco v. Scott, 111 U.S. 768 (1884)

City and County of San Francisco v. Scott

Submitted January 18, 1884

Decided May 5, 1884

111 U.S. 768


The decision of the state courts of California upon the question whether an alcalde in San Francisco after the conquest and before the incorporation of San Francisco, and before the adoption of a state constitution by California, could make a valid grant of pueblo lands presents no federal question, and is not reviewable here.

The facts are stated by the Court in its opinion.

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