Sawyer v. Gray,
237 U.S. 674 (1915)

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Sawyer v. Gray, 237 U.S. 674 (1915)

Sawyer v. Gray

No. 632

Argued April 22, 1915

Decided June 1, 1915

237 U.S. 674


Daniels v. Wagner, ante, p. 237 U. S. 547, followed to the effect that the Secretary of the Interior has no discretionary power to refuse to allow land properly selected for exchange under the Forest Lieu Land Act of June 4, 1897, to be patented to an applicant who has complied with all statutory requirements in regard to such exchange.

The facts, which involve the construction of the Forest Lieu Lands Act of 1897 and the extent of discretionary power on the Secretary of the Interior to reject applications for exchange of lands thereunder, are stated in the opinion.

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