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OF THE DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

IN

CASES RELATING TO
THE PUBLIC LANDS

ALSO (PART 2)

TABLES OF CASES REPORTED, CITED, AND OVERRULED;
ACTS OF CONGRESS AND REVISED STATUTES CITED
AND CONSTRUED; CIRCULARS; AND RULES OF

PRACTICE CITED AND CONSTRUED

VOLUMES 1 TO 40, INCLUSIVE

PREPARED BY GEORGE J. HESSELMAN

PART 1

WASHINGTON
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

1913

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1. Payment of public funds should be made to the receiver.

1-524 2. Claims for unauthorized expenditures not allowed.

1-537 3. Expenditure in excess of appropriation not authorized.

1-537 4. Section 3683, R. S.., construed to include clerk hire, rent, etc., for local offices.

1-537 5. Deficiency in salaries, etc., not chargeable to fund arising from sale of Indian lands.

1-520

39 6. Circular of August 7, 1889, with re

1. Voluntary, on erroneous information given by the local officers (rega rding effect of a railroad grant), makes the land public.

2474,570 2. Of an unperfected preemption claim presumed on the initiation and maintenance of a homestead.

13-617 3. An entry, covering part of a previous preemption claim, is in law an abandonment of that part of 'said claim not so entered.

4-171; 9 402; 12–351 ; 16–251 ; 23-539 4. Presumption of, attends a failure to exercise, within a reasonable time, a preferred right.

9-541 5. Of claim by husband is abandonment by wife.

1-401; 2-80 6. Sale of improvements is evidence of.

2-62 7. The execution of a lease by a honesteader of the land embraced within his entry and the occupancy of said land by his tenant will not defeat the right of the entryman to perfect title under his entry, if he continues to reside on the land, and improve the same.

18-241 8. The presumption of, attendant upon the sale of improvements can not be overcome by showing that such sale was procured through a fraud upon the vendor, where a third party, acting upon the evidence of such sale, in good faith purchases said improvements and makes entry of the land.

27-319 ABSENCE, LEAVE OF.

spect to vouchers.

9-229 7. Circular regulations of December 4, 1889.

9-655 8. Circular of September 12, 1890.

11-297 9. Vouchers and rates for official telegrams.

3-123, 389 10. Telegrams from subordinate officers to the Secretary of the Interior must be prepaid.

3-111 11. Directions to special agents. 3-575

12. Circular of September 7, 1907, relative to receipts in advance of payment.

36–78 13. Manner of keeping for reducing testimony to writing, and clerical services in contest cases. Circular of November 6, 1886.

5-245 14. Order of June 1, and instructions of June 10, 1908, relative to method of keeping.

37-45, 46 15. Paragraph 31 of instructions of June 10, 1908, respecting notice of allowance or approval of applications, entries, proofs, etc., amended.

37-60 1

See CONTEST, 455-459; RESIDENCE, VI.

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