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Final Homestead Commissions: For 160 acres, at $1.25 per acre..

$4.00 For 80 acres, at $1.25 per acre.

2.00 For 40 acres, at $1.25 per acre.

1.00 For 160 acres, at $2.50 per acre.

8.00 For 80 acres, at $2.50 per acre.

4.00 For 40 acres, at $2.50 per acre...

2.00 NOTE.-These commissions must be tendered with the homestead proof, together with testimony fees at 15 cents per hundred words. The commissions are not earned unless the proof is approved.

Military Bounty Land Warrants and Porterfield Warrants. For locating a 160-acre warrant..

4.00 For locating a 120-acre warrant.

3.00 For locating an 80-acre warrant.

2.00 For locating a 60-acre warrant.

1. 50 For locating a 40-acre warrant..

1.00 State Selections: For each final location of 160 acres (or fraction thereof) under any grant of Congress to States (except for agricultural colleges).

2.00 No fees are chargeable on State swamp-land selections, but a fee of $2 is to be collected on each location of 160 acres or fraction thereof made with swampland indemnity certificates.

Railroad and Other Selections: For each final location of 160 acres (or fraction thereof) by railroad or other corporations.

2.00 Agricultural College Scrip: For each piece of agricultural college scrip located...

4. 00 Private Land Scrip, Valentine Scrip: For each piece of scrip filed on unsurveyed lands.

1.00 For each location of scrip....

1.00 Supreme Court Scrip: No fees or commissions are allowed on the location of Supreme Court Scrip nor on the location of Indian Scrip or other private land scrip, except as specifically provided for by law and instructions.

Reducing Testimony to Writing: Fees for reducing testimony to writing are allowed at the rate of 15 cents per 100 words.

Transcripts from Records:

Registers and Receivers are entitled to charge at the rate of 10 cents per 100 words for making transcripts of their records for individuals.

Plats and Diagrams: Lists for Taxation Purposes, 10 cents per entry. Soldiers' Additional Homesteads: The fees and commissions in connection with soldiers' additional homestead applications will be computed in the same manner as are ordinary homestead fees and commissions. The original fee and commissions and final commissions will be collected together at the same time, and must be applied before certificate issues.

INDEX.

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Abandoned military reservations.

Grants to municipalities.
Homestead entry.

Sale.....
Abandonment of homestead.
Acknowledgments before notary public interested.
Acts of Congress:

March 3, 1853_Grant of school lands to California.
February 14, 1859—Grant of school lands to Oregon.
July 1, 1862–Grant to Union Pacific and Central Pacific Railroads.
March 21, 1864–Grant of school lands to the State of Nevada.
July 2, 1864-

Grant to Union Pacific and Central Pacific Railroads.

Grant to Northern Pacific Railroad..
July 4, 1866—Mineral lands in Nevada..
July 23, 1866–Selection of lieu lands by California.
July 25, 1866–Grant to Oregon & California Railroad..
July 27, 1866–Grant to Atlantic & Pacific and Southern Pacific Railroads..
June 25, 1868—Extension of time to Oregon & California Railroad..
April 10, 1869–

Extension of time to Oregon & California Railroad...

Grant to Northern Pacific Railroad..
May 31, 1870—Northern Pacific Railroad authorized to issue bonds.
March 3, 1871-Grant to Southern Pacific Railroad..
April 20, 1871–Atlantic & Pacific Railroad authorized to mortgage.
June 1, 1874–Remedies of dispossessed occupants..,
June 6, 1874–Expenditure on mining claims to begin.
June 16, 1874–Traveling expenses, only, allowed.
June 22, 1874–Railroad selections.
February 11, 1875—Mining claim, money expended in tunnel.
March 3, 1875–

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Grant of school lands to Colorado..
Homesteads by Indians.

Rights of way for railroads.
May 5, 1876–Missouri and Kansas excepted from mineral laws..
July 31, 1876–

Cost of survey of private land claims..

Railroads to pay cost of survey.
March 1, 1877—Indemnity school lands in California.
March 3, 1877—

Desert-land entries.
Proofs on homesteads, before whom made..
Public lands in States where no land offices..

Town sites..
June 3, 1878–

Notice of contests...
Timber and stone entries..
Timber for mining and domestic purposes..

Timber on mineral lands..
March 3, 1879—

Employees of Geological Survey, no interest in lands.
Notice of intention to make proof.

Settlers on public lands within railroad limits..
July 1, 1879—Settlers on public lands within railroad limits.
January 22, 1880—Application for mineral patent by agent..

326
122
296
187

213
236
325

61
110
160
375

110
368
360
188

205
111
238
239
188

Acts of Congress-Continued.
May 14, 1880-

Page.
Relinquishments..

109
Time allowed homestead settlers to file claims.

103
June 5, 1880—Timber depredation suits, defense.

361
June 8, 1880—Homestead settlers who become insane.

103
June 9, 1880-Proofs, before whom made.....

111
June 15, 1880–
Ute Indian lands, how disposed of...

152
Timber depredation, defense .

361
June 16, 1880-
Grant of 2,000,000 acres to Nevada..

331
Repayments on canceled entries.

279
January 13, 1881–Settlers on restored railroad lands..

239
March 3, 1881–Title to mineral claim not established.

189
April 26, 1882—Adverse mineral claim verified by agent.

189
July 28, 1882—Uncompahgre and White River Ute lands.

152
August 7, 1882—Certificates of deposit for survey..

352
March 3, 1883-
Alabama excepted from mineral laws...

190
Fees allowed registers and receivers for plats, etc.

276
Proceeds from Indian reservations...

123
April 2, 1884—Selection of lieu lands by Colorado..

326
May 17, 1884—Mineral land laws extended to Alaska.

21
July 4, 1884–
Homesteads by Indians..

123
Indian monies not to be used for public land service.

123
July 5, 1884—Abandoned military reservations, sale of,

5
February 25, 1885-—Unlawful occupancy of public lands.

388
May 6, 1886-Settlers within railroad limits..

240
July 6, 1886— Forfeiture of Atlantic & Pacific Railroad grant.

230
August 4, 1886—Registers and receivers not allowed fees in excess of $3,000. 276
February 8, 1887–Allotments to Indians and purchase of excess lands... 124
March 3, 1887--Adjustment of railroad grants..

240
October 2, 1888—Reservation of reservoir sites.

284
October 19, 1888—Indian may surrender patent to allotment.

128
January 14, 1889—Chippewa agricultural lands, Minnesota, homesteads. 154
February 16, 1889—Disposal of dead timber on Indian lands.

129
February 22, 1889—Grant of school lands to Mont., N. D., S. D., and Wash. 328
March 2, 1889–
Additional homestead entry...

106
Leave of absence from homestead.

108
Price of forfeited railroad lands.

248
Proof made in 10 days after date set..

111
March 2, 1889–Withdrawal of lands from private entry, except in Missouri..

.46, 308
July 3, 1890–Grant of school lands to Idaho..

327
July 10, 1890–Grant of school lands to Wyoming.

341
August 29, 1890--Railroad selections..

164
August 30, 1890–
Appropriation of lands limited to 320 acres.

104
Reservoir sites....

284
Rights of way for ditches, under authority of Government.

288
September 29, 1890—Forfeiture of railroad grants....

243
September 30, 1890-
Extension of time for payments on homesteads...

211
Parks and cemeteries..

380
October 1, 1890.-
Northern Pacific Railroad selections......

166
Proofs during vacancy in office of register or receiver.

112
February 18, 1891–Homesteads on forfeited railroad grants.

246
February 28, 1891-
Allotments to Indians..

129
State selections.....

172
March 3, 1891-
Correction of errorspatent after two years from receipt

115
Desert-land entries..

62
Limit of reservoir sites..

285
Maximum entries not to include mineral lands.

104
246

Acts of Congress-Continued.
March 3, 1891–Continued.

Page.
President may create forest reserves...

69
Private land claims....

214
Public lande not to be sold at public sale.

309
Rights of way for ditches, etc.

288
Small' holding claims.

312
Suits to vacate patents.

115
Timber depredation suits, defense.

362
Town-site entries on mineral lands.

190, 377
Town sites in Alaska....

38
July 26, 1892—Contests.

109
August 4, 1892—
Building stone subject to placer laws..

191.
Timber and stone entries....

370
August 5, 1892—Land offices, consolidation of.

160
February 13, 1893—Timber depredation suits in Arizona and New Mexico,
defense...

363
March 3, 1893–
Abandoned military reservations, grants to municipalities..

7
Consolidation of surveyor generals' offices...

352
Costs of contests by or against Indians.

131
Perfecting titles under soldiers' additional.

314
State selections, preference rights..

175
December 12, 1893–Settlers on forfeited railroad grants.
January 11, 1894— Registers and receivers not to proceed where interested. 277
July 16, 1894—Grant of school lands to Utah...

339
July 26, 1894—Extension of time for making payments on homesteads. 212
August 15, 1894—Leases of allotments and surplus lands..

132
August 18, 1894
Carey Act, granting 1,000,000 acres to States irrigating..

48
Soldiers' additional certificates validated..

315
State selections, withdrawal for survey, preference rights.

175
August 20, 1894-Application by settlers for survey. (Footnote).

350
August 23, 1894—Abandoned military reservations, homestead entry.

7
December 13, 1894–Use of bounty land warrants..

47
January 21, 1895—Rights of way for tramroads, canals, etc....

292
February 15, 1895—Abandoned military reservations, homestead entry... 8
February 20, 1895—Surplus Ute Indian lands subject to settlement.. 153
March 2, 1895–
Engrossing patents...

117
Registers and receivers' returns not to be duplicated.

277
State selections in reservations opened to entry.

176
January 23, 1896—Settlers on forfeited railroad grants.

246
February 12, 1896-Adjustment of railroad grants.

243
March 2, 1896–Suits to annul railroad grants...

116
May 21, 1896—Rights of way for oil pipe lines in Colorado and Wyoming.. 290
June 3, 1896–
Commutation.

115
Northern Pacific Railroad lands selections.

167
June 10, 1896-
Injuring survey posts

352
Mineral laws extended to Fort Belknap, Blackfeet, and San Carlos lands. 191
June 11, 1896—Carey Act amended, authorizing lien on lands.

49
January 13, 1897—Reservoirs for watering stock...

291
February 11, 1897—Petroleum lands subject to placer mining laws..

192
February 18, 1897—Settlers on forfeited railroad grants.

247
February 26, 1897--Rights of way for reservoirs....

289
March 2, 1897—Aliens may acquire town lots and mineral lands in Terri-
tories..

379
March 3, 1897—Rights of purchasers of the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad... 231
June 4, 1897--
Forest reservations, when to be established..

69
Forest lieu selections..

161
Mineral lands within forest reservations.

192
Sale of timber within forest reserves..

364
June 7, 1897—Lease of Indian allotments...

132

Page.

292
290

Acts of Congress Continued.
May 11, 1898—

Rights of way for tramroads, canals, etc...

Rights of way for reservoirs, use of for public purposes.
May 14, 1898-

Homesteads in Alaska
Land districts in Alaska..
Mining rights in Alaska to citizens of Canada..
Railroads and rights of way in Alaska
Sale of timber in Alaska...

Trade and manufacturing sites in Alaska...
May 18, 1898—Distinction between offered and unoffered lands abolished.
June 16, 1898—Military service of entryman..
June 21, 1898-Grant of school lands to New Mexico..
July 1, 1898–

Northern Pacific Railroad lands—selections..

Permits to citizens of Idaho and Wyoming to cut timber
February 27, 1899—Survey of railroad grants...
March 2, 1899%

Railroad lands in Mount Ranier Park, selections...

Railroad rights of way through Indian reservations..
March 3, 1899—

Rights of way for railroads and wagon roads in forests.
Standard survey lines to be established..

Surveys in Alaska..
May 17, 1900—Free homesteads on ceded Indian lands.
June 5, 1900-Second homesteads where former was commuted.
June 6, 1900-

Forest lieu selections on surveyed lands
Coal land laws extended to Alaska..
Jail and courthouse sites in Alaska.
Mining claims in Alaska, record of.
Mission sites in Alaska..

Marriage of homestead entrywoman.
January 26, 1901—Commutation of homesteads on ceded Indian lands.
January 31, 1901–Saline lands subject to placer mining laws...
February 6, 1901—Actions in court to determine right to allotments.
February 15, 1901—Rights of way for telegraph and telephone lines, etc.
March 2, 1901-Northern Pacific Railroad lands, selections...
March 3, 1901—

Carey Act amended fixing time limit for reclamation...
Right of way for telegraph lines, etc., through Indian lands.
Timber depredation suits in California, Oregon, and Washington,

defense...

Timber on south slope Pryor Mountain, Mont.
May 3, 1902–Grant of school lands to Utah
May 22, 1902—Second homestead entries in certain cases.
May 27, 1902–

Inherited Indian lands may be conveyed in fee.
Town sites on Walker River lands, Nevada ...

Uintah and White River Ute lands subject to mineral laws...
May 31, 1902—State statutes of limitations in actions against Indians.
June 13, 1902–Ute Indian lands subject to free homesteads..
June 17, 1902–Reclamation Act...
June 19, 1902—Allotments outside of Indian Territory
June 27, 1902–Chippewa lands, Minnesota, homestead entry on..

Santa Fe Pacific Railroad authorized to lease or sell..
July 1, 1902–Railroad selections.....
December 18, 1902–Selection of lieu lands by the State of Washington.
January 31, 1903—Compulsory attendance of witnesses...
February 9, 1903—Town sites in Indian lands, Minnesota.
February 12, 1903—Assessments on oil-mining claims..
March 3, 1903—

Homesteads in Alaska...

Mining claims on Uncompahgre Indian Reservation.
February 20, 1904—Red Lake Indian Reservation, Minn
March 11, 1904—Right of way for pipe lines through Indian lands.

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