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accordance acres action affidavit affirmed alleged allotment allowed appeal application approved Assistant attorney August authority benefit cancellation certificate claim claimant Commissioner completed Congress consideration considered construction contest continuous court covered December decision Department directed embraced enter entitled entryman error evidence executed fact February filed final proof further grant ground hearing held holding homestead entry hundred improvements Indian interest Interior issued January July June Land Office letter limits local officers matter miles motion Northern notice November occupancy October opinion Pacific parties patent person portion pre-emption presented prior public lands purchase question Railroad Company reason receipt receiver record referred rejected relinquishment reservation residence road rule scrip Secretary Secretary Chandler selection September settlement shown sold Stat statement submitted survey taken testimony thereof timber tion tract United witnesses
Page 163 - ... 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...
Page 410 - ... not, directly or indirectly, made any agreement or contract in any way or manner with any person or persons whatsoever, by which the title which he might acquire from the Government of the United States should inure in whole or in part to the benefit of any person except himself...
Page 408 - 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.
Page 412 - ... the surface ground appertaining thereto: Provided, That no entry shall be made by such mineral-vein claimant for surface ground where the owner or occupier of the surface ground shall have had possession of the same before the inception of the title of the mineral-vein applicant.
Page 582 - States, which shall have filed with the .Secretary of the Interior a copy of its articles of incorporation, and due proofs of its organization under the same, to the extent of one hundred feet on each side of the central line of said road...
Page 166 - Congress, other lands equivalent thereto, in legal subdivisions of not less than one-quarter section, and as contiguous as may be to the section in lieu of which the same is taken, are hereby granted to said State for the support of common schools...
Page 163 - ... to the laws of the State or Territory where such land is located, and that at the expiration of said period the United States will convey the same by patent to said Indian, or his heirs as aforesaid, in fee, discharged of said trust and free of all charge or incumbrance whatsoever : Provided, That the President of the United States may in any case in his discretion extend the period.
Page 346 - All valuable mineral deposits in lands belonging to the United States, both surveyed and unsurveyed, are hereby declared to be free and open to exploration and purchase, and the lands in which they are found to occupation and purchase, by citizens of the United States...