Decisions of the Department of the Interior and the General Land Office in Cases Relating to the Public Lands, Volume 29 (Google eBook)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1900 - Public lands
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Page 670 - ... of all veins, lodes and ledges throughout their entire depth, the top or apex of which lies inside of such surface lines extended downward vertically, although such veins, lodes or ledges may so far depart from a perpendicular in their course downward as to extend outside the vertical side lines of such surface locations...
Page 151 - ... 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 or she 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 388 - ... all proceedings, except the publication of notice and making and filing of the affidavit thereof, shall be stayed until the controversy shall have been settled or decided by a court of competent jurisdiction, or the adverse claim waived. It shall be the duty of the adverse claimant, within thirty days after filing his claim, to commence proceedings in a court of competent jurisdiction, to determine the question of the right of possession, and prosecute the same with reasonable diligence to final...
Page 738 - States, shall act as an agent or attorney for prosecuting any claim against the United States...
Page 2 - Union shall have the right to construct, maintain, and operate lines of telegraph through ami over any portion of the public domain of the United States, over and along any of the military or post roads of the United States...
Page 98 - ... every alternate section of public land, designated by odd numbers, to the amount of five alternate sections per mile on each side of said railroad, on the line thereof, and within the limits of ten miles on each side of said road...
Page 603 - States surveyor-general that five hundred dollars' worth of labor has been expended or improvements made upon the claim by himself or grantors...
Page 425 - ... 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 739 - ... show that they are of good moral character and in good repute, possessed of the necessary qualifications to enable them to render such...
Page 88 - ... 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...

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