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GILSON V. UNITED STATES, 234 U. S. 380 (1914)

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Gilson v. United States, 234 U.S. 380 (1914)

Gilson v. United States

No. 207

Submitted May 6, 1914

Decided June 8, 1914

234 U.S. 380


The settled rule of this Court that the concurring findings of two courts below will not be disturbed unless shown to be clearly erroneous applies where the evidence is taken before an examiner. Texas & Pacific Railway Co. v. Louisiana Railroad Commission, 232 U. S. 338.

Page 234 U. S. 381

Quaere as to what is the effect on a commuted homestead entry under § 2301, Rev.Stat., of an agreement for alienation made after entry and before commutation, and see Bailey v. Sanders, 228 U. S. 603.

185 F. 484 affirmed.

The facts, which involve the validity of a patent of the United States for a tract of land issued under a homestead entry, are stated in the opinion.

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