The Existing Laws of the United States of a General and Permanent Character: And Relating to the Survey and Disposition of the Public Domain, December 1, 1880. Embracing References to Previous Legislation, and Citations of Decisions from the Federal and the State Courts and from the Executive Officers of the United States. Public Land Commission. Committee on Codification. Prepared Pursuant to the Authority of an Act of Congress and Under the Direction of the "Commission on the Codification of Existing Laws Relating to the Survey and Disposition of the Public Domain."

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1881 - 192 sider
 

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Side 134 - State which may take and claim the benefit of this act, to the endowment, support, and maintenance of at least one college where the leading object shall be, without excluding other scientific and classical studies, and including military tactics, to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts, in such manner as the legislatures of the States may respectively prescribe, in order to promote the liberal and practical education of the industrial classes in the...
Side 143 - No claim shall extend more than three hundred feet on each side of the middle of the vein at the surface...
Side 80 - That any person who is the head of a family, or who has arrived at the age of twenty-one years, and is a citizen of the United States, or who shall have filed his declaration of intention to become such...
Side 145 - ... failure to prosecute the work on the tunnel for six months shall be considered as an abandonment of the right to all undiscovered veins on the line of such tunnel.
Side 146 - The location must be distinctly marked on the ground, so that its boundaries can be readily traced. All records of mining claims hereafter made shall contain the name or names of the locators, the date of the location, and such a description of the claim or claims located by reference to some natural object or permanent monument as will identify the claim. On each claim located after the tenth day of May, eighteen hundred and seventy-two, and until a patent has been issued therefor, not less than...
Side 152 - ... 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...
Side 97 - ... that he does not apply to purchase the same on speculation, but in good faith to appropriate it to his own exclusive use and benefit; and that he has not, directly or indirectly, made any agreement or contract, in any way or manner, with any person or persons whatsoever, by which the title which he might acquire from the government of the United States should inure, in whole or in part, to the benefit of any person except himself...
Side 151 - placers," including all forms of deposit, excepting veins of quartz, or other rock in place, shall be subject to entry and patent, under like circumstances and conditions, and upon similar proceedings, as are provided for vein or lode claims; but where the lands have been previously surveyed by the United States, the entry in its exterior limits shall conform to the legal subdivisions of the public lands.
Side 82 - ... that he, she, or they have resided upon or cultivated the same for the term of five years immediately succeeding the time of filing the affidavit...
Side 134 - Provided, That in no case shall any State to which land scrip may thus be issued be allowed to locate the same within the limits of any other State or of any Territory of the United States...

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