U.S. Supreme Court
Black v. Elkhorn Mining Co., 163 U.S. 445 (1896)
Black v. Elkhorn Mining Company
Argued April 15-16, 1896
Decided May 18, 1896
163 U.S. 445
A locator of an unpatented mining claim under the laws of the United States, having only the possessory rights conferred by those laws, has not such an interest in the property as will sustain a claim for dower therein, against the grantee of the husband.
THE case is stated in the opinion.