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abstract according acres actual allowed amount appears application assignment ATTORNEY authorized boundary certificate circular claimants claims Commissioner complete confirmed Congress considered containing copy cultivation decision Department designated directed district east enclosed entered entitled entry evidence executed fact filed fractional sections further give given Government granted improvements Indian instructions intended interest issued July June Land Office letter lots manner March necessary offered opinion original paid party passed patent payment persons plats possession pre-emption present President prior proper provisions public lands public sale purchase quantity quarter section question range receipt record referred register and receiver relation relinquished request respect returned river scrip Secretary selections settlers sold subdivisions survey surveyor Territory tion township tract transmitted Treasury treaty United warrants whole
Page 429 - In Witness Whereof I have hereunto signed my name and affixed my seal this day of , 19.
Page 79 - That the section number sixteen, in every township, and where such section has been sold, granted or disposed of, other lands equivalent thereto and most contiguous to the same, shall be granted to the inhabitants of such township, for the use of schools.
Page 391 - An act to appropriate lands for the support of schools in certain townships and fractional townships, not before provided for,' and which shall be subject to approval by the Secretary of the Interior.
Page 108 - And that all assignments and transfers of the right of pre-emption given by this act, prior to the issuance of patents, shall be null and void.
Page 111 - California," and of the twelfth section of the act of Congress approved on the 31st of August, 1852, entitled "An act making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of the Government for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-three, and for other purposes...
Page 357 - An act for the relief of the purchasers of the public lands prior to the first day of July, eighteen hundred and twenty...
Page 101 - The Commissioner of the General Land Office shall perform, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, all executive duties appertaining to the surveying and sale of the public lands of the United States, or in anywise respecting such public lands, and, also, such as relate to private claims of land, and the issuing of patents for all grants of land under the authority of the Government.
Page 214 - an act to regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes, and to preserve peace on the frontiers...