Eleven Years' Experience in the Western States of America

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Houlston and sons, 1870 - 139 sider
 

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Side 133 - 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 134 - That the person applying for the benefit of this Act shall, upon application to the register of the land office in which he or she is about to make such entry, make affidavit...
Side 135 - That no lands acquired under the provisions of this Act shall in any event become liable to the satisfaction of any debt or debts contracted prior to the issuing of the patent therefor.
Side 137 - An act in addition to an act more effectually to provide for the punishment of certain crimes against the United States, and for other purposes...
Side 134 - States, or given aid and comfort to its enemies, and that such application is made for his or her exclusive use and benefit, and that said entry is made for the purpose of actual settlement and cultivation, and not, either directly or indirectly, for the use or benefit of any other person...
Side 136 - That all persons who may have filed their applications for a preemption right prior to the passage of this Act shall be entitled to all privileges of this Act...
Side 136 - Act, and before the expiration of the five years aforesaid, it shall be proven, after due notice to the settler, to the satisfaction of the register of the land office, that the person having filed such affidavit...
Side 133 - ... per acre; or eighty acres or less of such unappropriated lands, at two dollars and fifty cents per acre, to be located in a body, in conformity to the legal subdivisions of the public lands...
Side 135 - ... resided upon or cultivated the same for the term of five years immediately succeeding the time of filing the affidavit...
Side 135 - ... that he, she, or they will bear true allegiance to the Government of the United States; then, in such case, he, she, or they, if at that time citizens of the United States, shall be entitled to a patent, as in other cases provided by law.

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