U.S. Supreme Court
United States v. Perryman, 100 U.S. 235 (1879)
United States v. Perryman
100 U.S. 235
1. An Indian whose property within the Indian country is stolen by a negro is not entitled to any payment therefor out of the Treasury of the United States.
2. The legislation touching the liability of the United States for the property of friendly Indians which is taken, injured, or destroyed, examined.
The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.