How to Get a Farm, and where to Find One: Showing that Homesteads May be Had by Those Desirous of Securing Them: with the Public Law on the Subject of Free Homes, and Suggestions from Practical Farmers
J. Miller, 1864 - 345 sider
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Side 324 - In traversing that county, one will discover numerous farm-houses, once the abode of industrious and intelligent freemen, now occupied by slaves, or tenantless, deserted and dilapidated ; he will observe fields, once fertile, now unfenced, abandoned, and covered with those evil harbingers, fox-tail and broomsedge ; he will see the moss growing on the mouldering walls of once thrifty villages, and will find ' one only master grasps the whole domain,' that once furnished happy nomes for a dozen white...
Side 19 - That no certificate shall be given or patent issued therefor until the expiration of five years from the date of such entry ; and if, at the expiration of such time, or at any time within two years thereafter, the person making such entry — or if he be dead, his widow ; or, in case of her death...
Side 21 - 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 18 - ... person may have filed a pre-emption claim, or which may at the time the application is made, be subject to preemption at one dollar and twenty-five cents...
Side 19 - ... 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.
Side 172 - The first thing that drew his attention was a heap of coals shot out of carts on the pavement before a house. He offered himself to shovel or wheel them into the place where they were to be laid, and was employed.
Side 20 - 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.