United States v. Chaboya, 67 U.S. 593 (1862)
U.S. Supreme CourtUnited States v. Chaboya, 67 U.S. 2 Black 593 593 (1862)
United States v. Chaboya
67 U.S. (2 Black) 593
A party claiming land in California produces no legal title, but bases his right solely on possession. It is shown that such possession as he had was temporary, partial, and subsidiary to the claim of another party whose rights he constantly recognized. Held that this Court cannot confirm such a claim.