| William Wharton Lester - Land tenure - 1860 - 786 pages
...1857. TITLE XVII. Survey of Public Lands. No. 702. System of Rectangular Surveying.* 1. The public **lands of the United States are ordinarily surveyed...laid off, in the first place, into bodies of land of** * To the Surveyort- General of public lands of the United States, for the surveying distrieti established... | |
| 1860 - 782 pages
...3, 185T. TITLE XVII. Survey of Public Lands. No. 702. System of Rectangular Surveying* 1. The public **lands of the United States are ordinarily surveyed...points. 2. The public lands are laid off, in the first** place^into bodies of land of * To the Surveyors- General of public lands of the United States, for... | |
| Montgomery Gibbs - 1874 - 324 pages
...and the wines and brandies produced already enjoy a high reputation. PUBLIC LAND SYSTEM. The public **lands of the United States are ordinarily surveyed...bounded by lines conforming to the cardinal points.** They are then divided into townships of 6 miles square, containing as near as may be 23,040 acres each.... | |
| West (U.S.) - 1874 - 124 pages
...and the wines and brandies produced already enjoy a high reputation. PUBLIC LAND SYSTEM. The public **lands of the United States are ordinarily surveyed...bounded by lines conforming to the cardinal points.** They are then divided into townships of 6 miles square, containing as near as may be 23,040 acres each.... | |
| Daniel W. Fish - Arithmetic - 1874 - 526 pages
...lots of 6 rd. by 5 rd., sold them at $50 each. What was my gain? 468. Government Lands are usually **surveyed into rectangular tracts, bounded by lines conforming to the cardinal points** of the compass. A Base-line on a parallel of latitude, and a Principal Meridian intersecting it, are... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1875 - 486 pages
...of a rectangle twice as long and one-half as wide ? Ans. $220. • 790. Government Lands are usually **surveyed Into rectangular tracts, bounded by lines conforming to the cardinal points** of the compass. A Base-line on a parallel of latitude, and a Principal Meridian intersecting it, are... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1875 - 472 pages
...sold them at $50 each. What was my gain ? Ans. $4000. MENSUKATIOX. 79O. Government Lands are usually **surveyed into rectangular tracts, bounded by lines conforming to the cardinal points** of the compass. A Base-line on a parallel of latitude, and a Principal Meridian intersecting it, are... | |
| United States. General Land Office - Public lands - 1881 - 138 pages
...miles. Thereafter they shall be laid off into bodies of land of 0 miles square, as near as may be, **called townships, containing as near as may be 23,040 acres. The townships** shall be subdivided into 36 tracts, called sections, each containing as near as may be 640 acres. Any... | |
| Rufus Blanchard - Du Page County (Ill.) - 1882 - 558 pages
...lot is one of the subdivisions of such part of a fractional section as is not susceptible E public **lands of the United States are ordinarily surveyed...bounded by lines conforming to the cardinal points.** These tracts are designated as townships, sections, half-sections, quarter-sections, half-quarter-sections,... | |
| Daniel W. Fish - Arithmetic - 1883 - 348 pages
...geographic miles. How many degrees and minutes ? GOVERNMENT LANDS. 425. Government Lands are usually **surveyed into . rectangular tracts, bounded by lines conforming to the cardinal points** of the compass. A base line on a parallel of latitude, and a principal meridian intersecting it, are... | |
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