House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d Session-49th Congress, 1st Session, Volume 4, Part 1

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Page 88 - 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, be, and the same are hereby reserved to the United States from the operations of this act...
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 404 - This section shall not extend to offenses committed by one Indian against the person or property of another Indian...
Page 106 - ... the pre-emption and homestead laws have been complied with, and proper proofs thereof have been made by the parties holding such tracts or parcels, they shall be confirmed, and patents for the same shall issue to the parties entitled thereto.
Page 82 - That the land was advertised for sale in the manner, and for the length of time required by law.
Page 80 - ... 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 104 - States subject to sale at private entry at one dollar and twenty-five cents, or less, per acre...
Page 445 - ... pledge themselves to compel their children, male and female, between the ages of six and sixteen years, to attend school; and it is hereby made the duty of the agent for said Indians to see that this stipulation is strictly complied with; and the United States agrees that, for every thirty children between said ages who can be induced or compelled to attend school, a house shall be provided...
Page 92 - public lands " are habitually used in our legislation to describe such as are subject to sale or other disposal under general laws.
Page 110 - AN ACT to amend an act entitled "An act to encourage the growth of timber on the western prairies.

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