Peabody v. United States, 175 U.S. 546 (1900)
U.S. Supreme CourtPeabody v. United States, 175 U.S. 546 (1899)
Peabody v. United States
Argued October 17, 1899
Decided January 8, 1900
175 U.S. 546
This Court holds in this case that there is no proof of any grant to the petitioner or those under whom he claims, and affirms the judgment of the court below in favor of the United States.
The claim of adverse possession (by those under whom the petitioner claims) down to the time of the occupation by the United States, is not sustained by the proof.
The statement of facts will be found in the opinion of the Court.