McDonald's Heirs v. Smalley,
31 U.S. 261 (1832)

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McDonald's Heirs v. Smalley, 31 U.S. 6 Pet. 261 261 (1832)

McDonald's Heirs v. Smalley

31 U.S. (6 Pet.) 261


The plaintiffs entry of land in Ohio was made in the name of a person who was dead at the time of the entry. This entry is a nullity in the State of Ohio.

The case of Galt v. Galloway, 4 Pet. 332, cited and confirmed.

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