Sanchez v. Deering,
270 U.S. 227 (1926)

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Sanchez v. Deering, 270 U.S. 227 (1926)

Sanchez v. Deering

No. 134

Argued January 14, 1926

Decided March 1, 1926

270 U.S. 227


1. Confirmation by Congress of a Spanish grant in Florida (Acts of March 3, 1823, February 8, 1827) followed by survey, passed legal title. Wilson Cypress Co. v. Marcos, 236 U. S. 635. P. 270 U. S. 229.

2. Claimants of an undivided interest in such a grant, and their predecessors, by postponing for seventy years after survey the suit against those holding under the confirmation, were guilty of laches. Id. .

298 F. 286 affirmed.

Page 270 U. S. 228

Appeal from a decree of the circuit court of appeals which affirmed a decree of the district court dismissing the bill in a suit to establish an interest in a tract of land

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