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BOTILLER V. DOMINGUEZ, 130 U. S. 238 (1889)

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Botiller v. Dominguez, 130 U.S. 238 (1889)

Botiller v. Dominguez

No. 1370

Submitted January 7, 1889

Decided April 1, 1889

130 U.S. 238




If an act of Congress is in conflict with a treaty of the United States with a foreign power, this Court is bound to follow the statutory enactments of its own government.

No title to land in California dependent upon Spanish or Mexican grants can be of any validity which has not been submitted to, and confirmed by, the board provided for that purpose under the Act of March 3, 1851, 9 Stat. 631, or, if rejected by that board, confirmed by the district court or by the Supreme Court of the United States.

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