Sweet v. Schock,
245 U.S. 192 (1917)

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Sweet v. Schock, 245 U.S. 192 (1917)

Sweet v. Schock

No. 52

Argued November 15, 1917

Decided December 10, 1917

245 U.S. 192


Under the Act of April 26, 1906, § 19, C. 1876, 34 Stat. 137, and the Act of May 27, 1908, 4, c. 199, 35 Stat. 312, providing that allotments in the Five Civilized Tribes from which restrictions on alienation have been removed shall be subject to taxation, land allotted to a Creek Freedwoman as a homestead under the Act of June 30, 1902, c. 1323, 32 Stat. 500, lost its tax exemption when the restrictions were removed by the Secretary of the Interior upon the petition of the allottee under the townsite provision of the Act of March 3, 1903, c. 994, 32 Stat. 996. Choate v. Trapp, 224 U. S. 665, distinguished.

45 Okl. 51 affirmed.

The case is stated in the opinion.

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