Annual Report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office to the Secretary of the Interior

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The Office, 1876 - Public lands

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Page 80 - States and those who have declared their intention to become such, under regulations prescribed by law, and according to the local customs or rules of miners in the several mining districts, so far as the same are applicable and not inconsistent with the laws of the United States.
Page 92 - ... not sold, reserved, or otherwise disposed of by the United States, and to which a preemption or homestead claim may not have attached at the time the line of said road is definitely fixed...
Page 122 - Every person entitled under the provisions of section 2304 to enter a homestead, who may have heretofore entered, under the homestead laws, a quantity of land• less than one hundred and sixty acres...
Page 88 - And provided further, that any and all lands heretofore reserved to the United States by any act of Congress, or in any other manner by competent authority, for the purpose of aiding in any object of internal improvement, or for any other purpose whatsoever...
Page 82 - That the land was advertised for sale in the manner, and for the length of time required by law.
Page 104 - State to which land scrip may thus be issued be allowed to locate the same within the limits of any other State, or of any Territory of the United States...
Page 88 - ... purpose whatsoever, be, and the same are hereby, reserved to the United States from the operation of this act, except so far as it may be found necessary to locate the routes of said railroads through such reserved lands, in which case the right of way only shall be granted, subject to the approval of the President of the United States.
Page 97 - ... or any part thereof granted as aforesaid, or that the right of preemption or homestead settlement has attached to the same, or that the same has been reserved by the United States for any purpose whatever, then it shall be the duty of the secretary of the interior to cause to be selected for the purposes...
Page 119 - The President of the United States having returned to the Senate, in which it originated, the bill entitled "An act to provide for the sale of a portion of the reservation of the Confederated Oton and Missouria and the Sac and Fox ot the Missouri Tribes of Indians in the States of Kansas and Nebraska...
Page 112 - AN ACT to amend an act entitled "An act to encourage the growth of timber on the western prairies.

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