Decisions of the Department of the Interior in Cases Relating to the Public Lands, Volume 41

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1918 - Public lands
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Page 321 - That mining claims upon veins or lodes of quartz, or other rock in place, bearing gold, silver, cinnabar, lead, tin, copper, or other valuable deposits heretofore located, shall be governed, as to length, along the vein or lode by the customs, regulations, and laws in force at the date of their location.
Page 576 - Office ; and whenever, prior to said time, any of said sections, or parts of sections, shall have been granted, sold, reserved, occupied by homestead settlers, or preempted, or otherwise disposed of, other lands shall be selected by said company in lieu thereof, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, in alternate sections and designated by odd numbers, not more than ten miles beyond the limits of said alternate sections...
Page 221 - SEC. 2347. Every person above the age of twenty-one years, who is a citizen of the United States...
Page 255 - ... no location of a mining claim shall be made until the discovery of the vein or lode within the limits of the claim located.
Page 152 - That the Secretary of the Department of Agriculture shall, from and after the passage of this act, execute or cause to be executed all laws affecting public lands heretofore or hereafter reserved under the provisions of section twenty-four of the act entitled "An act to repeal the timber-culture laws, and for other purposes...
Page 104 - ... resided upon or cultivated the same for the term of five years immediately succeeding the time of filing the affidavit...
Page 440 - ... any gratuity, or any share of or interest in any claim from any claimant against the United States, with intent to aid or assist, or in consideration of having aided or assisted, in the prosecution of such claim, shall be fined not more than five thousand dollars, or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.
Page 26 - ... and pay for the lands filed upon within one year from, the time prescribed for filing their respective claims; and upon failure to file the proper notice, or to pay for the land within the required period, the same shall be subject to entry by any other qualified applicant.
Page 298 - Office shall perform, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, all executive duties appertaining to the surveying and sale of the public lands of the United States...
Page 233 - That the sum of not exceeding 10 per centum of the amount hereby appropriated may be expended by the Commissioner of the General Land Office, with the approval of the Secretary of the Interior...

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