Minnesota Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Minnesota, Volume 52

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Page 319 - ... act of March 3, 1887, providing for the adjustment of land grants made by Congress to aid in the construction of railroads, etc...
Page 398 - ... 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...
Page 322 - That for the purpose of ascertaining and settling private land claims in the State of California, a commission shall be, and is hereby, constituted, which shall consist of three...
Page 189 - In like manner, the States own the tide-waters themselves, and the fish in them, so far as they are capable of ownership while running. For this purpose the State represents its people, and the ownership is that of the people in their united sovereignty.
Page 210 - ... to the use of, or in trust for, such person ; and if made to any person to the use of, or in trust for another, no estate or interest, legal or equitable vests in the trustee.
Page 192 - US 371, it was held that grants by the United States of its public lands bounded on streams and other waters, made without reservation or restriction, are to be construed, as to their effect, according to the law of the State in which the lands lie...
Page 197 - ... or that, because the riparian owner is liable to lose soil by the action or encroachment of the water, he should also have the benefit of any land gamed by the same action. But it seems to us that the rule rests upon a much broader principle, and has a much more important purpose in view, viz. to preserve the fundamental riparian right — on which all others depend, and which often constitutes the principal value of the land — of access to the water.
Page 311 - no law shall embrace more than one subject, which shall be expressed in its title,
Page 453 - For such purposes, compensation (as so defined) paid in a calendar year shall, in the absence of evidence to the contrary, be presumed to have been paid in equal proportions with respect to all months in the year in which the employee rendered services for such compensation.
Page 119 - Among those laid down, and probably the best rule to be adopted, is that if there appear enough in the description to enable a party familiar with the locality to identify the premises intended to be described with reasonable certainty, to the exclusion of others, it will be sufficient.

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