The Mining Laws of the United States, Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona: Containing Statutes Complete with the Latest Amanedments, Decisions of the Courts and Land Office, Notes, Forms, Diagrams, Suggestions to Prospectors &c., &c.,

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Charles S. Wilson
W.H. Lawrence & Company, 1881 - Mining law - 120 pages
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Page 23 - ... the claim or mine upon which such failure occurred shall be open to relocation in the same manner as if no location of the same had ever been made, provided that the original locators, their heirs, assigns, or legal representatives, have not resumed work upon the claim after failure and before such location.
Page 10 - All valuable mineral deposits in lands belonging to the United States, both surveyed and unsurveyed, are hereby declared to be free and open to exploration and purchase, and the lands in which they are found to occupation and purchase, by citizens of the United States and those who have declared their intention to become such...
Page 11 - ... 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 79 - Witnesseth : That the said party of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of dollars to him in hand paid by the said party of the second part...
Page 27 - ... 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 a conspicuous place on the claim during such period of publication.
Page 34 - ... an application for a patent for such placer claim which does not include an application for the vein or lode claim shall be construed as a conclusive declaration that the claimant of the placer claim has no right of possession of the vein or lode claim...
Page 41 - Register of the proper land office, have the right to enter by legal subdivisions any quantity of vacant coal lands of the United States not otherwise appropriated or reserved by competent authority, not exceeding one hundred and sixty acres to such individual person, or three hundred and twenty acres to such association, upon payment to the Receiver of not less than ten dollars per acre, for such lands where the same shall be situated more than fifteen miles from any completed railroad, and not...
Page 57 - It" at any time the locator of any mining claim heretofore or hereafter located, or his assigns, shall apprehend that his original...
Page 23 - On each claim located after the tenth day of May, eighteen hundred and seventytwo, and until a patent has been issued therefor, not less than one hundred dollars' worth of labor shall be performed or improvements made during each year...
Page 32 - May, eighteen hundred and seventy-two, shall conform as near as practicable with the United States system of publicland surveys, and the rectangular subdivisions of such surveys, and no such location shall include more than twenty acres for each individual claimant...

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