What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
accordance acres act of March action affidavit affirmed alleged allotment allowed appeal application approved August authority California cancellation certificate character claim claimant Commissioner Congress consideration considered contained contest covered December Department directed district effect enter entitled entryman error evidence fact February filed final proof follows further given grant ground hearing held holding homestead entry hundred improvements indemnity Indian intention Interior involved issued January July June Land Office letter limits local officers lots March matter ment miles mineral motion named Northern Pacific notice November October office decision opened original parties patent person presented prior purchase question Railroad Company reason received record referred rejected reservation residence road rule Secretary selection September settlement settlers shown sixty Stat statement Statutes survey swamp taken Territory testimony thereof timber tion township tract United
Page 511 - ... the United States does and will hold the land thus allotted, for the period of twentyfive years, in trust for the sole use and benefit of the Indian to whom such allotment shall have been made, or, in case of his decease, of his heirs according to the laws of the State or Territory where such land is located...
Page 170 - Nothing in this section shall prevent any miner or agriculturist from clearing his land in the ordinary working of his mining claim, or in the preparation of his farm for tillage, or from taking the timber necessary to support his improvements, or the taking of timber for the use of the United States.
Page 511 - And if any conveyance shall be made of the lands set apart and allotted as herein provided, or any contract made touching the same, before the expiration of the time above mentioned, such conveyance or contract shall be absolutely null and void...
Page 597 - No public forest reservation shall be established, except to improve and protect the forest within the reservation, or for the purpose of securing favorable conditions of water flows, and to furnish a continuous supply of timber for the use and necessities of citizens of the United States; but it is not the purpose or intent of these provisions, or of the act providing for such reservations, to authorize the inclusion therein. of lands more valuable for the mineral therein or for agricultural purposes...
Page 550 - ... as is or may be reserved from sale by any law of Congress or proclamation of the President of the United States...
Page 167 - That all citizens of the United States and other persons, bona fide residents of the State of Colorado or Nevada, or either of the Territories of New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Wyoming, Dakota, Idaho, or Montana, and all other mineral districts of the United States, shall be and are hereby, anthorized and permitted to fell and remove, for building, agricultural, mining, or other domestic purposes...
Page 511 - Indians residing on such reservation, as the case may be, at a special election authorized and called by the Secretary of the Interior under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe.
Page 548 - An act to provide for the division of Dakota into two states and to enable the people of North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Washington to form constitutions and state governments and to be admitted into the union on an equal footing with the original states, and to make donations of public lands to such states...
Page 591 - All waters on such reservations may be used for domestic, mining, milling, or irrigation purposes, under the laws of the State wherein such forest reservations are situated, or under the laws of the United States and the rules and regulations established thereunder.