Decisions of the Department of the Interior and the General Land Office in Cases Relating to the Public Lands, Volume 3

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Page 287 - ... every alternate section of public land, not mineral, designated by odd numbers, to the amount of twenty alternate sections per mile, on each side of said railroad line, as said company may adopt, through the Territories of the United States, and ten alternate sections 'of land per mile on each side of said railroad, whenever it passes through any State, and whenever, on the line thereof the United States have full title, not reserved, sold, granted, or otherwise appropriated, and free from preemption,...
Page 288 - ... 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: ProOpinion of the Court.
Page 123 - An act to aid in the construction of telegraph lines, and to secure to the Government the use of the same for postal, military, and other purposes...
Page 457 - That all salt springs within said state, not exceeding twelve in number, with six sections of land adjoining, or as contiguous as may be to each...
Page 268 - ... upon a failure to comply with these conditions, the claim or mine upon which such failure occurred shall be opened to relocation in the same manner as if no location of the same had ever been made...
Page 91 - 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 496 - July 4, 1836, sec. 1, which provides "that, from and after the passage of this Act, the executive duties now prescribed, or which may hereafter be prescribed by law, 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...
Page 91 - 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...
Page 150 - After such judgment shall have been rendered, the party entitled to the possession of the claim, or any portion thereof, may, without giving further Notice, file a certified copy of the judgmentroll with the register of the land office...
Page 6 - An act making appropriations for the service of the Post-Office Department for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-nine, and for other purposes...

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