Nebraska: Its Advantages, Resources, and Drawbacks

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Sampson Low, Marston, Low and Searle, 1875 - 433 páginas

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Página 186 - Nebraska; and when admitted as a state or states, the said territory, or any portion of the same, shall be received into the Union with or without slavery, as their constitution may prescribe at the time of their admission...
Página 341 - That no lands acquired under the provisions of this act shall in any event become liable to the satisfaction of any debt or debts contracted prior to the issuing of the patent therefor.
Página 194 - Approved, April 19th, 1864. SEC. 3. And be it further enacted, That this act shall not take effect except upon the fundamental condition, that within the state of Nebraska, there shall be no denial •of the elective franchise, or of any other right, to any person, by reason of race or color, •excepting Indians not taxed...
Página 340 - All able-bodied male inhabitants of the State, between the ages of eighteen and forty-five years, that are citizens of the United States, or have declared their intention to become citizens thereof, shall constitute the militia of the State...
Página 194 - Indians not taxed; and upon the further fundamental condition, that the legislature of said State, by a solemn public act, shall declare the assent of said State to the said fundamental condition...
Página 128 - ... interferes somewhat with early planting and sowing. All the uplands, too, which have a Loess origin, seem to produce cultivated grass as luxuriantly as the richest bottoms, especially where there is deep cultivation on old breaking. Again, most of the...
Página 341 - ... shall have had under cultivation, for two years, one acre of timber, the trees thereon not being more than twelve feet apart each way, and in a good, thrifty condition, for each and every sixteen acres of said homestead, shall, upon due proof of said fact by two credible witnesses, receive his or her patent for said homestead.
Página 341 - An act to secure homesteads to actual settlers on the public domain," approved May twentieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, or any amendment thereto, having a homestead on said public domain, who at any time after the end of the third year of his or her residence thereon, shall, in addition to the settlement and improvements now required by law, have had under cultivation, for two years, one acre of timber, the trees thereon not being more than twelve feet apart each way, and in a good thrifty...
Página 340 - Not more than one-quarter of any one section can be entered under this act. 4. The privilege of making more than one entry thereunder is confined to such parties as shall enter, in each and every instance, a fractional subdivision of less than 40 acres, and the aggregate area of such entries shall not exceed 160 acres.
Página 341 - ... any time after the filing of said affidavit, and prior to the issuing of the patent for said land it shall be proven after due...

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