Decisions of the Department of the Interior and the General Land Office in Cases Relating to the Public Lands, Volume 4

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1886 - Public lands
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Page 108 - The alien must declare upon oath before a circuit or district court of the United States or a district or supreme court of the territories, or a court of record of any of the states having common law jurisdiction and a seal and clerk...
Page 222 - May, 1872, ten dollars' worth of labor shall be performed or improvements made by the tenth day of June, eighteen hundred and seventyfour, and each year thereafter, for each one hundred feet in length along the vein, until a patent has been issued therefor; but where such claims are held in common, such expenditure may be made upon any one claim; and upon a failure to comply with these conditions the claim or mine upon...
Page 223 - ... and he shall also post such notice in his office for the same period. The claimant at the time of filing this application, or at any time thereafter, within the sixty days of publication, shall file with the register a certificate of the United States surveyor-general that five hundred dollars...
Page 150 - ... hundred feet in width on each side of said railroad where it may pass...
Page 179 - It shall not be lawful for any person appointed after the first day of June, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-two, as an officer, clerk or employee in any of the departments, to act as counsel, attorney, or agent for prosecuting any claim against the United States, which was pending in either of said departments while he was such officer, clerk, or employee...
Page 285 - Report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office to the Secretary of the Interior for the year 1873. 8. Washington, 1874. Statement of the Public Debt of the United States, July 1, 1874.
Page 391 - That when the lands in the said Territory shall be surveyed under the direction of the government of the United States, preparatory to bringing the same into market, sections numbered sixteen and thirty-six in each township in said Territory shall be and the same are hereby reserved for the purpose of being applied to schools in said Territory, and in the States and Territories hereafter to be erected out of the same.
Page 485 - Company," its successors and assigns, for the purpose of aiding in the construction of said railroad and telegraph line to the Pacific coast, and to secure the safe and speedy transportation of the mails, troops, munitions of war, and public stores over the...
Page 55 - Whoever, being an officer of the United States, or a person holding any place of trust or profit, or discharging any official function under, or in connection with, any executive department of the Government of the United States...
Page 219 - It was contended, that under the words " other person or persons" the drivers of stage-coaches are included. But where general words follow particular ones, the rule is to construe them as applicable to persons ejusdem generis.

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