House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d Session-49th Congress, 1st Session

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Page 40 - That the grant hereby made shall not include any lands which the Government of the United States may have reserved, sold, or disposed of (in pursuance of any law heretofore enacted) prior to the confirmation of title to be made under the authority of the said act.
Page 596 - California, and of the 12th section of the Act of Congress approved on the 31st of August, 1852, entitled An Act making appropriations for the Civil and Diplomatic expenses of the Government for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-three and for other purposes...
Page 46 - The public surveys shall extend over all mineral lands ; and all subdividing of surveyed lands into lots less than one hundred and sixty acres may be done by county and local surveyors at the expense of claimants ; but nothing in this section contained shall require the survey of waste or useless lands.
Page 105 - State, not exceeding twelve in number, with six sections of land adjoining or as contiguous as may be to each...
Page 252 - an act to regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes, and to preserve peace on the frontiers...
Page 40 - ... shall be included in said list and plats ; but when the greater part of a subdivision is not of that character, the whole of it, shall be excluded therefrom.
Page 50 - ... in a compact form ; and where it is practicable so to do, the land so claimed shall be taken as nearly as practicable by legal subdivisions ; but where that cannot be done it shall be the duty of the said Surveyor General to survey and mark each claim with the boundaries as claimed, at the request and expense of the claimant ; the charge for the same in such case not to exceed the price paid for surveying the public lands.
Page 120 - General, under such instructions as may be given by the Secretary of the Interior, to ascertain the origin, nature, character, and extent of all claims to lands under the laws, usages, and customs of Spain and Mexico; Statement of the Case.
Page 633 - Deaf was incorporated as the Columbia Institution for the Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind under act of Congress, February 16, 1857 (11 Stat.
Page 145 - Provided, That nothing contained in this act shall be so construed as to impair or interfere in any manner whatever with existing pre-emption rights : And provided further, That all persons who may have filed their applications for a pre-emption right prior to the passage of this act shall be entitled to all privileges of this act...

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