Las Animas Land Grant Co. v. United States
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179 U.S. 201 (1900)
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U.S. Supreme Court
Las Animas Land Grant Co. v. United States, 179 U.S. 201 (1900)
Las Animas Land Grant Company v. United States
Argued November 13, 1900
Decided December 3, 1900
179 U.S. 201
The fourth subdivision of section 13 of the act establishing the Court of Private Land Claims, which provides that "no claim shall be allowed for any land the right to which has hitherto been lawfully acted upon and decided by Congress or under its authority," applies to this case, and the claimant has no right to ask that court to pass upon its claim.
The case is stated in the opinion of the Court.