Oklahoma Reports; Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Oklahoma Volume 65-66

Oklahoma Reports; Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Oklahoma Volume 65-66

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...this motion for review was overruled and denied by the secretary of the interio-r, the defendants filed another motion or application for a rehearing, which was again overruled and denied by the secretary of the interior on the 17th day of January, 1898. In overruling and denying this last motion o-r application, the secretary of the in. terior said: "On September 22, 1897, this case was re viewed, and the land in controversy awarded to Garrett. (25 Land Dec. Dep. Int. 273.) There were two question-s in the case as then presented, namely: First, a question of priority of settlement; and. second, a question of Garrett's qualifications to enter the land, it being alleged that he was a 'sooner.' It was held that the evidence showed that all of the parties to the controversy went on the land at the same instant of time, and that. Garrett having an entry of record, it would be held intact if he was not disqualified. Although the charge of disqualification had been waived at the hearing, considerable evidence was introduced on that question, and the record was carefully examined, and it was held that Garrett's disqualification was not shown. The present motion presents nothing new, the showing being wholly cumulative on the two issues heretofore presented." The record in this case further shows that on February 1, 1898. the defendants filed an-other motion or application, asking the secretary of the interior to exercise the supervisory authority conferred upon him, and to review and reconsider his former decisions. Based upon this application or petition, plaintiffs in error contend that the case is still pending in the department of the interio-r between the parties. It is true that the supervisory authority of...show more

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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 408g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236924134
  • 9781236924131