Decisions of the Department of the Interior and the General Land Office in Cases Relating to the Public Lands
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1892
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acres act of March action affidavit affirmed alleging allowed appeal application approved Assistant attorney August authority cancellation certificate claim claimant Commissioner confirmed Congress consideration considered construction contest court covered December decision Department determined directed dismissed district effect enter entitled entryman error evidence fact February filed final proof further grant ground hearing heirs held holding homestead entry hundred improvements Indian intention interest issued January judgment July June Land Office letter limits local officers ment motion notice November occupied October original Pacific parties patent pending person practice pre-emption presented prior proceedings public lands purchase question Railroad reason receiver record referred rejected relinquishment reservation residence road rule Secretary Secretary Chandler selection September settlement shown Stat statement statute submitted survey taken Territory testimony thereof tion town townsite tract United witnesses
Página 3 - The Commissioner of the General Land Office shall perform, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, all executive duties appertaining to the surveying and sale of the public lands of the United States, or in anywise respecting such public lands, and, also, such as relate to private claims of land, and the issuing of patents for all grants of land under the authority of the Government.
Página 152 - by the Senate and. House of Representatives of the United Statet of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the "Parole Commission Act".
Página 232 - Office ; and whenever, prior to said time, any of said sections, or parts of sections, shall have been granted, sold, reserved, occupied by homestead settlers, or preempted, or otherwise disposed of, other lands shall be selected by said company in lieu thereof, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, in alternate sections and designated by odd numbers, not more than ten miles beyond the limits of said alternate sections...
Página 308 - ... that the United States does and will hold the land thus allotted, for the period of twenty-five years, in trust for the sole use and benefit of the Indian to whom such allotment shall have been made, or, in case of his decease, of his heirs according to the laws of the State or Territory where such land is located...
Página 176 - The owner of a quartz mill or reduction works, not owning a mine in connection therewith, may also receive a patent for his mill site, as provided in this section.
Página 119 - That after the lapse of two years from the date of the issuance of the receiver's receipt upon the final entry of any tract of land under the homestead, timber-culture, desert-land, or pre-emption laws, or under this act, and when there shall be no pending contest or protest against the validity of such entry, the entryman shall be entitled to a patent conveying the land by him entered, and the same shall be issued to him...
Página 663 - ... for identification of lands for purposes of evidence in any suit or proceeding in behalf of the United States...
Página 132 - ... no certificate shall be given or patent issued therefor until the expiration of five years from the date of such entry; and if, at the expiration of such time or at any time within two years thereafter, the person making such entry; or, if he be dead, his widow; or, in case of her death, his heirs or devisee...
Página 311 - That each settler under and in accordance with the provisions of said homestead laws, shall before receiving a patent for his homestead pay to the United States for the land so taken by him, in addition to the fees...
Página 189 - That within two years after the passage of this act said company shall designate the general route of said road, as near as may be, and shall file a map of the same...