Chronological List of Constitutional Provisions, Acts and Joint Resolutions of the State of Louisiana Relating to Her Public Lands from 1817 to 1921

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Ramires-Jones printing Company, 1921 - Louisiana - 35 pages
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Page 24 - ... approved July 8, 1902 (Laws La., 1902, p. 209), it was provided that the swamp and overflowed lands donated by Congress to the State should be subject to entry and sale at the rate of $1.50 per acre. On July 7. 1906, the legislature passed Act No. 85 of 1906 (Laws La., 1906, p. 141), declaring "that present holders and owners of patents for public lands, issued by the State of Louisiana, their heirs, assignees or transferees, shall be confirmed as applicants for said lands, from the date of the...
Page 24 - ACT to provide for the refunding of the purchase price paid for State land patents or certificates, where the locations were made through error.
Page 6 - The latter bill was an attempt to satisfy and harmonize all the conflicting and sectional interests. Rusk's bill had been referred to a select committee which reported a bill which attempted to solve the matter by leaving the selection of the route to the president, and providing for a grant of alternate sections for six miles on each side of the road in the states, and for twelve miles in the territories, together with $20,000,000 in bonds.14 The bill reported by the committee was discussed at some...

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