Decisions of the Department of the Interior and the General Land Office in Cases Relating to the Public Lands, Volume 19

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1895

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Page 52 - The President speaks and acts through the heads of the several departments in relation to subjects which appertain to their respective duties.
Page 373 - Except as otherwise provided by law all balances of appropriations contained in the annual appropriation bills and made specifically for the service of any fiscal year, and remaining unexpended at the expiration of such fiscal year, shall only be applied to the payment of expenses properly incurred during that year, or to the fulfillment of contracts properly made within that year ; and balances not needed for such purposes shall be carried to the surplus fund.
Page 386 - That the right of way through the public lands be, and the same is hereby, granted to said company for the construction of said railroad and telegraph line...
Page 273 - ... intention to become such citizens, as a part of its grant, lands not conveyed to or for the use of such company, said lands being the numbered sections prescribed in the grant and being coterminous with the constructed parts of said road, and where the lands so sold are for any reason excepted from the operation of the grant to said company, it shall be lawful for the bona fide purchaser thereof from said company to make payment to the United States for said lands at the ordinary Government price...
Page 21 - 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 rights of pre-emption have attached as aforesaid...
Page 57 - No party to any action, suit or proceeding, 'nor any person interested in the event thereof, nor any person from, through or under whom any such party or interested person derives any interest or title by assignment or otherwise...
Page 586 - And it shall be the duty of the Secretary of the Interior, without awaiting the extension of the public surveys, to ascertain and determine, by protraction or otherwise, the number of townships that will be included within such Indian, military, or other reservations, and thereupon the State or Territory shall be entitled to select indemnity lands to the extent of two sections for each of said townships in...
Page 324 - ... the condition of the Indians residing in said Territory, what lands, if any, should be reserved for their use, what provision shall be made for their education what rights by occupation of settlers should be recognized, and all other facts that may be necessary to enable Congress to determine what limitations or conditions should be imposed when the land laws of the United States shall be extended to said district...
Page 457 - Where minerals have been found and the evidence is of such a character that a person of ordinary prudence would be justified in the further expenditure of his labor and means, with a reasonable prospect of success, in developing a valuable mine, the requirements of the statute have been met.
Page 412 - Now, Know ye, That the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, in consideration of the premises, and in conformity, with the several Acts of Congress in such case made and provided, HAVE GIVEN AND GRANTED, and by these presents DO GIVE AND GRANT, unto the said Conrad B. Pack, and to his heirs, the said Tract above described...

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