O'Hara v. United States,
40 U.S. 275 (1841)

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O'Hara v. United States, 40 U.S. 15 Pet. 275 275 (1841)

O'Hara v. United States

40 U.S. (15 Pet.) 275



In the Superior Court of East Florida, Oliver O'Hara, for himself and for the other heirs of Daniel O'Hara, presented a petition, praying for the confirmation of a grant of 15,000 acres of land, made by Henry White, then the Spanish

Page 40 U. S. 276

Governor of East Florida, on 5 September, 1803, to Daniel O'Hara, the father of the petitioners, which was alleged to have been confirmed on 3 September, 1818, by the Spanish Governor, Coppinger. The grant and the proceedings on the same are fully stated in the opinion of the Court.

Page 40 U. S. 279

WAYNE, JUSTICE, delivered the opinion of the Court.

The appellants are the heirs of Daniel O'Hara, and they claim the land in controversy in virtue of a alleged grant, dated 5 September, 1803. The grant was adjudged in the court below not valid.

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