Garfield v. Allison, 211 U.S. 264 (1908)

U.S. Supreme Court

Garfield v. Allison, 211 U.S. 264 (1908)

Garfield v. Allison

Nos. 249, 250

Argued October 15, 18, 1908

Decided November 30, 1908

211 U.S. 264

Syllabus

Decided on the authority of Garfield v. Goldsby, ante, p. 211 U. S. 249.

The facts are practically the same as those stated in the opinion of the preceding case.

Page 211 U. S. 265

U.S. Supreme Court

Garfield v. Allison, 211 U.S. 264 (1908)

Garfield v. Allison

Nos. 249, 250

Argued October 15, 18, 1908

Decided November 30, 1908

211 U.S. 264

ERROR TO THE COURT OF APPEALS

OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Syllabus

Decided on the authority of Garfield v. Goldsby, ante, p. 211 U. S. 249.

The facts are practically the same as those stated in the opinion of the preceding case.

Page 211 U. S. 265

MR. JUSTICE DAY delivered the opinion of the Court.

These cases were argued and submitted with the Goldsby case, No. 248, just decided. In the case of George A. Allison, a patent had been issued for his lands and duly recorded. In the case of Ida Allison, an allotment certificate had been issued.

The relators are Cherokees, but the legislation herein involved is not different from that governing allotments to members of the Chickasaw Nation.

The Allisons made application to the commission for admission to citizenship under the Act of June 10, 1896, 29 Stat. 321, c. 398. Their applications were denied, and no appeal taken. Afterwards, a decision by the commission granting the application of the Allisons for enrollment as citizens by blood was affirmed by the Department of the Interior as of April 16, 1904. Their names were summarily stricken from the rolls by the Department's order of March 4, 1907. The cases are controlled by the decision in Goldsby's case.

Judgments affirmed.

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