Report on the Lands of the Arid Region of the United States: With a More Detailed Account of the Lands of Utah. With Maps

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Página 174 - ... if any of said roads are not completed within ten years, no further sale shall be made and the lands unsold shall revert to the United States.
Página 178 - Mexico, every alternate section of land designated by odd numbers, for ten sections in width on each side of said road...
Página 173 - Illinois shall be bound to pay to the United States the amount which may be received upon the sale of any part of said lands by said State...
Página 181 - The said river, when improved, and the s,aid canal, when finished, shall be, and forever remain, a public highway for the use of the Government, free from any toll or other charge whatever for the transportation of the mails, or for any property of the United States...
Página 174 - ... may be sold ; and when the Governor of said State shall certify to the Secretary of the Interior, that any twenty continuous, miles of any of said roads is completed...
Página 174 - ... every alternate section of land, designated by odd numbers, for six sections in width on each side of each of said roads.
Página 166 - An act to enable the people of the eastern division of the Territory of the United States northwest of the river Ohio to form a Constitution and State Government, and for the admission of such State into the Union, on an equal footing with the original States, and for other purposes...
Página v - I have the honor to transmit herewith a report on the lands of the Arid Region of the United States.
Página 166 - Third — That one-twentieth part of the net proceeds of the lands lying within the said state, sold by Congress, from and after the thirtieth day of June next, after deducting all expenses incident to the same, shall be applied to the laying out, and making public roads leading from the navigable waters emptying into the Atlantic to the Ohio...
Página iii - Powell, geologist in charge of the United States Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region, upon the lands of the Arid Region of the United States.

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