Court : US Supreme Court
Decided on : Jan-01-1850
..... defendants sued by johnston and brigham, and upon whose judgments the plaintiff claims his title, were a corporation by virtue of law, and acting as such, are liable as such, or a partnership firm by that name, or some kind of an association who had assumed the name of owners of the half-breed lands in lee ..... the evidence. the defendant then offered evidence conducing to prove that na-ma-tau-pas, under whom he claimed the land, was a half-breed of the sac indians, accompanied by a deed from him for the premises in controversy, to john bond, dated 3 march, 1837, and also a deed from bond to theophilus bullard ..... land, situated between the mississippi and des moines rivers, granted by treaty to the page 52 u. s. 440 half-breeds of the sac and fox tribes of indians," and advertised the same for sale on 1 january, 1842. on 1 january, 1842, the sheriff sold the land, containing 119,000 acres, more or less, to ..... nations, now used by them, or some of them, under a treaty made and concluded between the united states and the sac and fox tribes or nations of indians at washington, on 4 august, 1824, be, and the same are hereby, relinquished and vested in the said half-breeds page 52 u. s. 438 of ..... them. this was an extraordinary procedure from its commencement. with the view to produce a settlement of the large tract of land owned by the half-breed indians in the county of lee, to settle the claims to those lands, partition them among the claimants, or make a sale thereof for the benefit of such .....Tag this Judgment!