Berreyesa v. United States, No. 83

CourtUnited States Supreme Court
Writing for the CourtWAITE
Citation154 U.S. 623,14 S.Ct. 1179,23 L.Ed. 913
PartiesBERREYESA v. UNITED STATES
Docket NumberNo. 83
Decision Date11 December 1876

154 U.S. 623
14 S.Ct. 1179
23 L.Ed. 913
BERREYESA

v.

UNITED STATES.

No. 83.
December 11, 1876.

H. W. Carpentier and P. Phillips, for appellant.

The attorney General, Montgomery Blair, and S. O. Houghton, for the United States.

Mr. Chief Justice WAITE delivered the opinion of the court.

Notwithstanding the great ability with which this cause has been argued before us on behalf of the appellants, we are unable to distinguish it from a large number of cases to be found in our Reports, in which we have felt compelled to decide adversely to claims made under alleged Mexican grants, because it did not appear that a grant from the Mexican government had been 'deposited and recorded in the proper public office, among the public archives of the republic.' U. S. v. Cambuston, 20 How. 64; U. S. v. Castro, 24 How. 349; U. S. v. Knight, 1 Black, 251; Peralta v. U. S., 3 Wall. 440.

The decree of the district court is therefore affirmed, upon the authority of those cases.

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  • United States v. Donnell, 487
    • United States
    • United States Supreme Court
    • March 28, 1938
    ...of the grant to Castro because of the lack of filing or recordation of the grant in the Mexican archives, see Berreyesa v. United States, 154 U.S. 623 Appx., 14 S.Ct. 1179, 23 L.Ed. 913, and that the decrees of the Board of Land Commissioners and of the District Court on appeal from the Boa......
  • O'DONNELL v. United States, 7522.
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (9th Circuit)
    • June 7, 1937
    ...presented no justiciable issue, all of which contentions are more fully considered hereafter. We hold further under Berreyesa v. U. S., 154 U.S. 623, 14 S.Ct. 1179, 23 L.Ed. 913, and other cases later cited, that, even were these facts proved, they show no title in Castro because of the lac......
  • Johnson, In re, 81-1291
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (6th Circuit)
    • October 20, 1982
    ...is required above and beyond other elements prerequisite to the nondischargeability of a debt. See Turner v. Ward, 154 U.S. 618, 14 S.Ct. 1179, 23 L.Ed. 391 (1876). Had Congress intended to reach only intentional or bad faith defalcations, it could have easily narrowed the sweep of the defi......
  • Manly v. Ohio Shoe Co., 2645.
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (4th Circuit)
    • April 10, 1928
    ...as to his financial condition and not have known that the material false representations were untrue. Turner v. Ward, 154 U. S. 618, 14 S. Ct. 1179, 23 L. Ed. 391; In re New York Commercial Co., supra; 12 R. C. L. p. 345, § 100; Collier on Bankruptcy (13th Ed.) vol. 2, pp. 1717, 1718. In th......
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9 cases
  • United States v. Donnell, No. 487
    • United States
    • United States Supreme Court
    • March 28, 1938
    ...of the grant to Castro because of the lack of filing or recordation of the grant in the Mexican archives, see Berreyesa v. United States, 154 U.S. 623 Appx., 14 S.Ct. 1179, 23 L.Ed. 913, and that the decrees of the Board of Land Commissioners and of the District Court on appeal from the Boa......
  • O'DONNELL v. United States, No. 7522.
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (9th Circuit)
    • June 7, 1937
    ...presented no justiciable issue, all of which contentions are more fully considered hereafter. We hold further under Berreyesa v. U. S., 154 U.S. 623, 14 S.Ct. 1179, 23 L.Ed. 913, and other cases later cited, that, even were these facts proved, they show no title in Castro because of the lac......
  • Johnson, In re, No. 81-1291
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (6th Circuit)
    • October 20, 1982
    ...is required above and beyond other elements prerequisite to the nondischargeability of a debt. See Turner v. Ward, 154 U.S. 618, 14 S.Ct. 1179, 23 L.Ed. 391 (1876). Had Congress intended to reach only intentional or bad faith defalcations, it could have easily narrowed the sweep of the defi......
  • Manly v. Ohio Shoe Co., No. 2645.
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (4th Circuit)
    • April 10, 1928
    ...as to his financial condition and not have known that the material false representations were untrue. Turner v. Ward, 154 U. S. 618, 14 S. Ct. 1179, 23 L. Ed. 391; In re New York Commercial Co., supra; 12 R. C. L. p. 345, § 100; Collier on Bankruptcy (13th Ed.) vol. 2, pp. 1717, 1718. In th......
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