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CANNON V. PRATT, 99 U. S. 619 (1878)

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Cannon v. Pratt, 99 U.S. 619 (1878)

Cannon v. Pratt

99 U.S. 619


1. The doctrine in Stringfellow v. Cain, supra, p. 99 U. S. 610, reaffirmed.

2. The Probate Court of Utah has jurisdiction to determine the conflicting rights of claimants to lots forming part of the lands in that territory entered as a townsite under the Act of Congress of March 2, 1867, 14 Stat. 541, and an appeal may be taken from the judgment of that court to the district court within one year after it has been rendered.

3. A judgment will not be reversed for error in excluding testimony which is cumulative only if it is apparent that if received it would not affect the result.

The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.

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