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101 U.S. 591

Hollingsworth  v.  Flint

ERROR to the Circuit Court of the United States for the Western District of Texas.

This was an action of trespass to try the title to certain lands in Texas, brought by Thomas J. Hollingsworth against John T. Flint and D. T. Chamberlain. Flint filed a disclaimer of title. Chamberlain also filed a disclaimer as to several tracts embraced in the eleven leagues sued for, and as to the remainder pleaded not guilty and the Statute of Limitations. The jury found a verdict for the defendants, and judgment having been rendered thereon, Hollingsworth sued out this writ of error.

The remaining facts are stated in the opinion of the court.

Mr. Philip Phillips, Mr. Bethel Coopwood, and Mr. W. Hallett Phillips for the plaintiff in error.

Mr. A. W. Terrell, contra.

MR. JUSTICE HARLAN delivered the opinion of the court.


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