Decisions of the Department of the Interior and the General Land Office in Cases Relating to the Public Lands, Band 16

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1893
 

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Seite 118 - States governing their possessory title, shall have the exclusive right of possession and enjoyment of all the surface included within the lines of their locations, and of all veins...
Seite 190 - Excepting from the force and effect of this proclamation all lands which may have been prior to the date hereof embraced in any legal entry or covered by any lawful filing duly of record in the proper United States land office, or upon which any valid settlement has been made pursuant to law and the statutory period within which to make entry or filing of record has not expired...
Seite 140 - Whatever the form of ceremony, or even if all ceremony was dispensed with, if the parties agreed presently to take each other for husband and wife, and from that time lived together professedly in that relation, proof of these facts would be sufficient to constitute proof of a marriage binding upon the parties, and which would subject them and others to Oct. 1877.] MEISTER v. MOORE. 83 legal penalties for a disregard of its obligations. This has become the settled doctrine of the American courts...
Seite 421 - When the general route of the road ia thus fixed in good faith, and information thereof given to the Land Department by filing the map thereof with the Commissioner of the General Land Office, or the Secretary of the Interior, the law withdraws from sale or pre-emption the odd sections to the extent of 40 miles on each side.
Seite 83 - ... situated, to enter at the proper land office, and at the minimum price, the land so settled and occupied in trust for the several use and benefit of the occupants thereof, according to their respective interests...
Seite 439 - An act to provide for the division of Dakota into two states and to enable the people of North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Washington to form constitutions and state governments and to be admitted into the union on an equal footing with the original states, and to make donations of public lands to such states...
Seite 164 - That any settler who has settled, or who shall hereafter settle, on any of the public lands of the United States, whether surveyed or unsurveyed, with the intention of claiming the same under the homestead laws, shall be allowed the same time to file his homestead application and perfect his original entry in the United States Land Office as is now allowed to settlers under the preemption laws...
Seite 469 - That all lands exclusive of timber lands and mineral lands which will not, without irrigation, produce some agricultural crop...
Seite 468 - That the right to the use of water by the person so conducting the same, on or to any tract of desert land of six hundred and forty acres shall depend upon bona fide prior appropriation: and such right shall not exceed the amount of water actually appropriated, and necessarily used for the purpose of irrigation and reclamation...
Seite 468 - That it shall be lawful for any citizen of the United States, or any person of requisite age " who may be entitled to become a citizen, and who has filed his declaration to become such...

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