Sioux City & St. Paul R. Co. v. Countryman
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159 U.S. 377 (1895)
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Sioux City & St. Paul R. Co. v. Countryman, 159 U.S. 377 (1895)
Sioux City & St. Paul Railroad Company v. Countryman
Argued April 16-17, 1895
Decided October 21, 1895
159 U.S. 377
At the time when the United States instituted the suit against the plaintiff in error which has just been decided, the plaintiff in error had no interest whatever in the 26,017.33 acres of land certified back to the United States by the Governor of Iowa pursuant to a statute of that state, and all such laud was then subject to entry under the preemption and homestead laws.
The case is stated in the opinion.