Lanham v. McKeel,
244 U.S. 582 (1917)

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Lanham v. McKeel, 244 U.S. 582 (1917)

Lanham v. McKeel

No. 245

Submitted April 30, 1917

Decided June 11, 1917

244 U.S. 582


An order of the Secretary of the Interior, approving an Indian agent's recommendation that restriction on alienation be removed from an Indian's allotment, was made on March 26, " to be effective thirty day from date." Held that the approval became effective on the thirtieth day after it date, i.e., on April 25th, and enabled the allottee to make a valid conveyance on that day.

47 Okl. 348 affirmed.

Page 244 U. S. 583

The case is stated in the opinion.

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