STATE OWNERSHIP OF SUBMERGED COASTAL LANDS (THE “TIDELANDS” CASE) ARGUMENT OF ATTORNEY GENERAL PRICE DANIEL OF TEXAS IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES…. [cover title].
17pp. N.p. [Austin?], n.d. [1946?]. Gray printed wrappers with title printed in black ink on the front cover, black tape spine. First edition. INSCRIBED: “To my friend with sincere regards, Price Daniel” Externally, wrappers are creased from being folded, slightly age-toned with a light thumb sized stain to the front cover. Three short tears have been closed with archival tape. Overall, very good-. Internally, pages exhibit very slight age-toning, overall, very good. Tidelands can be defined as: “land alternately exposed and covered by the ordinary ebb and flow of the tide.” When the Federal Government filed suit to recover submerged coastal lands within the boundaries of California, the Attorneys General of the other coastal states rallied to the aid of California. The rational was that this action would, ultimately, be expanded all the states, including Texas. As a result, the National Association of Attorneys General prepared an amicus curie brief and selected Daniel to present oral arguments before the Supreme Court. This printed typescript reproduces Price’s arguments before the Court. Very scarce, with OCLC locating four copies (two in Texas).