U.S. Supreme Court
Lanham v. McKeel, 244 U.S. 582 (1917)
Lanham v. McKeel
Submitted April 30, 1917
Decided June 11, 1917
244 U.S. 582
An order of the Secretary of the Interior, approving an Indian agent's recommendation that restriction on alienation be removed from an Indian's allotment, was made on March 26, " to be effective thirty day from date." Held that the approval became effective on the thirtieth day after it date, i.e., on April 25th, and enabled the allottee to make a valid conveyance on that day.
47 Okl. 348 affirmed. chanroblesvirtualawlibrary
The case is stated in the opinion.