Digest of Decisions in Cases Relating to the Public Lands (Indian Matters Included) Part 1, Volume 41, Part 1 - Volume 51, Part 1

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Page 158 - Germany, the war with Spain, or in the suppression of the insurrection in the Philippines, and who have been honorably separated or discharged therefrom or placed in the Regular Army or Navy...
Page 195 - Charlestown as her home within the meaning of that term as it is used in the law of domicile; and the evidence on which the defendants rely all tends to strengthen this conclusion. Notwithstanding Mrs. Paris...
Page 270 - That in all construction work eight hours shall constitute a day's work, and no Mongolian labor shall be employed thereon. SEC. 5. That the entryman upon lands to be irrigated by such works shall, in addition to compliance with the homestead laws, reclaim at least one-half of the total irrigable area of his entry for agricultural purposes...
Page 221 - States, to a person who had died, or who shall hereafter die, before the date of such patent, the title to the land designated therein shall inure to, and become vested in, the heirs, devisees or assignees of such deceased patentee ; as if the patent had issued to the deceased person, during life...
Page 294 - States for municipal or mining purposes, and for the purposes of the milling and reduction of ores, during the period of their beneficial use, under such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior and subject to the laws of the State or Territory in which said reserves are respectively situated.
Page 31 - That after the lapse of two years from the date of the issuance of the receiver's receipt upon the final entry of any tract of land under the homestead, timber-culture, desertland, or pre-emption laws, or under this act, and when there shall be no pending contest or protest against the validity of such entry, the entryman shall be entitled to a patent conveying the land by him entered, and the same shall be...
Page 222 - States would hold the land allotted in trust for the sole use and benefit of the allottee, or, in case of his death, of his heirs, and subsequently, at the expiration of that period unless the time was extended by the President, convey the fee discharged of the trust and free of all charge or incumbrance. In other words, the United States retained the legal title, giving the Indian allottee a paper or writing, improperly called a patent...
Page 130 - The coal deposits in such lands shall be subject to disposal by the United States in accordance with the provisions of the coal-land laws in force at the time of such disposal.
Page 73 - Statutes, which provides that "in the courts of the United States no witness shall be excluded in any action on account of color or in any civil action because he is a party to or interested in the issue tried...
Page 171 - ... no location of a mining claim shall be made until the discovery of the vein or lode within the limits of the claim located.

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