U.S. Supreme Court
McDonald's Heirs v. Smalley, 31 U.S. 6 Pet. 261 261 (1832)
McDonald's Heirs v. Smalley
31 U.S. (6 Pet.) 261
The plaintiffs entry of land in Ohio was made in the name of a person who was dead at the time of the entry. This entry is a nullity in the State of Ohio.
The case of Galt v. Galloway, 4 Pet. 332, cited and confirmed.