Alaska and the Klondike Gold Fields ...: Practical Instructions for Fortune Seekers ...

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1897 - Alaska - 556 pages
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Page 385 - States surveyor-general that five hundred dollars' worth of labor has been expended or improvements made upon the claim by himself or grantors; that the plat is correct, with such further description by such reference to natural objects or permanent monuments as shall identify the claim, and furnish an accurate description to be incorporated in the patent. At the expiration of the sixty days of publication the claimant shall file his affidavit, showing that the plat and notice have been posted in...
Page 384 - ... shall post a copy of such plat, 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 405 - ... 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 403 - ... feet on each side of the middle of the vein at the surface, except where adverse rights existing on the tenth day of May, eighteen hundred and seventytwo, render such limitation necessary.
Page 274 - III. The line of demarcation between the Possessions of the High Contracting Parties, upon the Coast of the Continent, and the Islands of America to the North-West...
Page 267 - That whenever the summit of the mountains which extend in a direction parallel to the coast from the 56th degree of north latitude to the point of intersection of the 141st degree of west longitude shall prove to be at the distance of more than ten marine leagues from the ocean, the limit between the British possessions and the line of coast which is to belong to Russia, as above mentioned...
Page 407 - A claim shall be deemed to be abandoned and open to occupation and entry by any person when the same shall have remained unworked on working days by the grantee thereof or by some person...
Page 267 - ... point the line of demarcation shall follow the summit of the mountains situated parallel to the coast, as far as the point of intersection of the...
Page 403 - A patent for any land claimed and located for valuable deposits may be obtained in the following manner : Any person, association, or corporation authorized to locate a claim under this chapter, having claimed and located a piece of land for such purposes...
Page 267 - IV With reference to the line of demarcation laid down in the preceding article, it is understood — " 1st That the island called Prince of Wales Island shall belong wholly to Russia " (now, by this cession to the United States).

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