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Secretary Teller Reverses His Decision Affecting Michigan Lands

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Parent Issue
Day
11
Month
March
Year
1885
Copyright
Public Domain
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Among the last acts of Seeretnry Teller was his tlnal decisión in Winner case, seriotisly affectin: land t i t les in the upper península of Michigan, lie liad held tliat siles ma(letpffívate entry men wilhin eertain llmftiwsre void, and that parties who wcre elaiming landt as hnmesteadeis and pre-einptera mifilit be allowed to perfect tlieir claims. Tüousandl oi' acres of the tandt in question had been sold, faotorlea huilt tbereon and mines duj; therein. öqustten setiled on tliese lands were likely to secure titles. On Murch 3, tlie secretaiy reversed his formei' decisión, and held that the OHih entries were valid and the pre-emptlon and bostestend clainu wortolew. The cuse had heen re-iii'irued before h;m hy Jadn VVilson, of New Ymk, imd Britton & Qiiiy, of Washington. Ilis aciion relieves the mmds of thosc who buught lunds of tUe jjnvernmeiit some years ago.

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Ann Arbor Courier
Old News