Muskrat v. United States

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219 U.S. 346

David Muskrat  v.  United States

No. 330, 331.  Argued: November 30 and December 1 and 2, 1910. --- Decided: January 23, 1911.

David Muskrat and J. Henry Dick, on Their Own Behalf, etc., Appts., v. United States. No. 330.

William Brown and Levi B. Gritts, on Their Own Behalf, and on Behalf of All Other Cherokee Citizens Having Like Interest in the Property Allotted under the Act of July 1, 1902, Appts., v. United States. No. 331

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Messrs. Daniel B. Henderson, John J. Hemphill, William H. Robeson, and Frank J. Boudinot for appellants.

Messrs. Wade H. Ellis and Henry E. Colton for appellees.

Mr. William W. Hastings for the Cherokee Nation.

Messrs. S. T. Bledsoe and Evans Browne as amici curiae.

Mr. Charles West, in behalf of the state of Oklahoma.

Mr. Justice Day delivered the opinion of the court:


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