United States v. Bartlett,
235 U.S. 72 (1914)

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United States v. Bartlett, 235 U.S. 72 (1914)

United States v. Bartlett

No. 251

Argued October 22, 1914

Decided November 16, 1914

235 U.S. 72


The Act of May 27, 108, c.199, 35 Stat. 312, extending to April 26, 1931, the period of restriction upon the alienation of certain Indian allotments, contained an excepting clause declaring that "nothing herein shall be construed as imposing restrictions removed by or under any prior law;" held that restrictions which had been terminated by lapse of time as contemplated by the law imposing them were "removed from the land by or under" a prior law within the meaning of the excepting clause.

203 F. 410 affirmed.

The facts, which involve the construction of the Act of May 27, 1908, extending restrictions on alienation of Indian allotments, are stated in the opinion.

Page 235 U. S. 78

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