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United States ex rel Turner v. Fisher


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United States Supreme Court

222 U.S. 204

United States ex rel Turner  v.  Fisher

 Argued: November 14, 1911. --- Decided: December 4, 1911

In error from a judgment of the court of appeals of the District of Columbia, affirming an order of the lower court, refusing to issue a writ of mandamus requiring the Secretary of the Interior to restore the names of relators to the freedmen rolls of the Creek Nation, from which they had been stricken. 31 App. D. C. 332, 33 App. D. C. 195.

Messrs. Charles H. Merillat, Charles J. Kappler, James K. Jones, and W. D. Halfhill for plaintiffs in error.

[Argument of Counsel from pages 205-207 intentionally omitted]

Assistant Attorney General Harr for defendant in error.

[Argument of Counsel from page 207 intentionally omitted]

Memorandum opinion by direction of the court. By Mr. Justice Lamar:

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