U.S. Supreme Court
Lansdale v. Daniels, 100 U.S. 113 (1879)
Lansdale v. Daniels
100 U.S. 113
A settler upon unsurveyed public lands in California, who filed no declaratory statement after the return of the plat of the survey to the proper local land office, could not, under the Act of March 3, 1853, 10 Stat. 244, acquire by his settlement a right of preemption. '
The facts and the assignment of errors are stated in the opinion of the Court.