Putnam v. United States (Hempst. 332)

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Putnam v. United States, Hempst. 332 (D. Ark. 1846)
by the U.S. District Court for the District of Arkansas

Putnam v. United States, Hempst. 332, 20 F. Cas. 90 (D. Ark. 1846) (No. 11,484), before the Hon. Benjamin Johnson, District Judge

United States District Court for the District of Arkansas

Hempst. 332

WALDO PUTNAM ET AL.  v.  THE UNITED STATES

Court Documents
Opinion of the Court
Under the act of 26th May, 1824, (4 Stat. 52,) the district court. has no jurisdiction to divide and partition a claim among claimants. They must go into other courts for that purpose.

September 8, 1846.—Petition for the confirmation and division of a Spanish claim, under the act of 26th May, 1824, (4 Stat. 52,) in the District Court of Arkansas, before the Hon. Benjamin Johnson, district judge.

L. Janin, S. L. Johnson, and A. Fowler, for petitioners.

S. H. Hempstead, district attorney, for the United States.

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States federal government (see 17 U.S.C. 105).