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CATE V. BEASLEY, 299 U. S. 30 (1936)

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Cate v. Beasley, 299 U.S. 30 (1936)

Cate v. Beasley

No. 30

Argued October 19, 1936

Decided November 9, 1936

299 U.S. 30


By a construction of the Seminole Agreement (Act of June 2, 1900) long established as a rule of property in Oklahoma, which this Court accepts, land allotted to a Seminole Indian who died after selecting his allotment and before Oklahoma became a State descended to his heirs in accordance with Arkansas laws of descent, without regard to whether heirs were Seminole citizens.

175 Okla. 494, 53 P. 2d 549, affirmed.

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