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LAWS

OF

THE UNITED STATES

OF A

LOCAL OR TEMPORARY CHARACTER,

AND

EXHIBITING THE ENTIRE LEGISLATION OF CONGRESS UPON
WHICH THE PUBLIC LAND TITLES IN EACH STATE
AND TERRITORY HAVE DEPENDED.

DECEMBER 1, 1880.

EMBRACING, ALSO, A DIGEST OF ALL INDIAN TREATIES AFFECTING THE
TITLES TO PUBLIC LANDS; AN ABSTRACT OF THE AUTHORITY FOR,
AND THE BOUNDARIES OF, THE EXISTING MILITARY RESERVA-
TIONS; AND A TABLE OF JUDICIAL AND EXECUTIVE
DECISIONS AFFECTING THE VARIOUS SUBJECTS
ARISLNG UNDER THE PUBLIC LAND SYSTEM.

Volume I.

PRKPAKED PURSUANT TO THE AUTHORITY OF AX ACT OF CONGRESS AND
UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE •'COMMISSION ON THE CODIFI-
CATION OF EXISTING LAWS RELATING TO TnE SURVEY
AND DISPOSITION OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN."

With Supplement, embracing the laws of like character passed at the Third Session
of the Forty-sixth and First Session of the Forty-serenth Congresses,
and a Digest of late Decisions under the Land Laws, in con-
tinuation of the "Citation of Decisions" of the Land
Commission, prepared under the direction of the
Commissioner of the General Land Office.

WASHINGTON:
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE.

ORGANIZATION.

COMMITTEES AND PUBLICATIONS

OF

THE PUBLIC LAND COMMISSION.

ACTS OF CONGRESS OF MAKCU 3, 1879, AND JUNE 16, 1880.

Pkesidknt, JAMES A. WILLIAMS, Commissioner General Land Office.

CLARENCE KING, U. S. Geologist.

ALEXANDER T. BRITTON.

JOHN W. POWELL.

THOMAS DONALDSON.
Secrktahy, CLARENCE E. DUTTON, Capt. Ordnance, U. S. A.

COMMITTEES OF THE COMMISSION.

Committee on Classification:
JAMES A. WILLIAMSON, Chairman, ex officio.
CLARENCE KING.
JOHN W. POWELL.

Committee on Codification:
JAMES A. WILLIAMSON, Chairman, ex officio.
ALEXANDER T. BRITTON.
THOMAS DONALDSON.

PUBLICATIONS OF THE COMMISSION.

Prepared and compiled by the Commission:

Preliminary report, with testimony, February 24, 1880, 1 vol.

By the Committee on Codification.
I"rtjpare«l and compiled by Mr. Alexander T. Britton:

United States Land Laws, General and Permanent, 1 vol.
United States Land Laws, Local and Temporary, 2 vols.

1'rcpared and executed by Mr. Thomas Donaldson:

The Public Domain, its History, with Statistics, 1 vol.

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