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accordance acres act of March action actual adverse affidavit alleged allowed appeal application approved attorney August authority benefit cancellation certificate character claim claimant Commissioner Stockslager Congress consideration considered construction contest court covered decision Department determine directed district enter entitled entryman evidence existing fact faith February filed final proof further given grant ground hearing held holding homestead entry hundred improvements indemnity intention issued January July June Land Office letter limits local officers March notice November October opinion original Pacific parties patent person pre-emption present prior public lands purchase question railroad Railroad Company reason receiver record referred rejected reservation residence road rule scrip Secretary selection September settled settlement settler Stat statement statute subsequent survey swamp taken Territory testimony thereof timber tion township tract United withdrawal witnesses
Page 389 - ... upon a failure to comply with these conditions, the claim or mine upon which such failure occurred shall be open to relocation in the same manner as if no location of the same had ever been made, provided that the original locators, their heirs, assigns, or legal representatives, have not resumed work upon the claim after failure and before such location.
Page 123 - ... together with a notice of such application for a patent, in a conspicuous place on the land embraced in such plat previous to the filing of the application for a patent, and shall file an affidavit of at least two persons, that such notice has been duly posted...
Page 487 - ... that he has not, directly or indirectly, made any agreement or contract, in any way or manner, with any person or persons whatsoever, by which the title which he might acquire from the government of the United States should inure, in whole or in part, to the benefit of any person except...
Page 351 - ... to citizens of the United States, or persons who have declared their intention to become such...
Page 223 - Provided, That where the claimant for a patent is not a resident of or within the land district wherein the vein, lode, ledge, or deposit sought to be patented is located, the application for patent and the affidavits required to be made in this section by the claimant for such patent may be made by his, her, or its authorized agent, where said agent is conversant with the facts sought to be established by said affidavits: And provided, That this section shall apply to all applications now pending...
Page 169 - ... 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...
Page 124 - ... it shall be assumed that the applicant is entitled to a patent, upon the payment to the proper officer of five dollars per acre, and that no adverse claim exists ; and thereafter no objection from third parties to the issuance of a patent shall be heard, except it be shown that the applicant has failed to comply with the terms of this chapter.
Page 256 - State, to select, subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, from the lands of the United States nearest to the tiers of sections above specified, so much land in alternate sections or parts of sections as shall be equal to such lands as the United States have sold or otherwise appropriated, or to which the right of preemption has attached as aforesaid; which lands (thus selected in lieu of those sold, and to which preemption rights have attached as aforesaid...
Page 273 - ... not, directly or indirectly, made any agreement or contract in any way or manner with any person or persons whatsoever, by which the title which he might acquire from the Government of the United States should inure in whole or in part to the benefit of any person except himself...
Page 57 - States, who has voluntarily separated himself from his tribe, and taken up his residence among the white citizens of a State, but who has not been naturalized, or taxed, or recognized as a citizen, either by the United States or by the State, is not a citizen of the United States, within the meaning of the first section of the Fourteenth Article of Amendment of the Constitution.