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affidavit Agent Eddy amount appeared applicant attached August authority careful cents Charles claim claimant Clerk Commissioner General Land Congress consist copy County December Department deposes and says duly sworn evidence examination EXHIBIT fact February feet filing Frost George give Government Grant H. H. EDDY homestead entry improvements Indian Indian Territory interest Interior issue James January John July June knowledge he knows Land Office letter lived March MARK HOWELL Mary matter Mexico Miss month N. C. McFARLAND never notices occupation October paid parties persons present read the Report received referred Report residence respectfully River Santa Fé Secretary Senate Sept September settled Special Agent Subscribed and sworn Surveyor Territory thereon timber tion tract treaty true UNITED STATES LAND Washington witnesses
Page 27 - River; then following the course of the Rio Roxo westward, to the degree of longitude 100 west from London and 23 from Washington ; then crossing the said Red River, and running thence, by a line due north to the river Arkansas...
Page 21 - An act [to amend an act entitled an act] to aid in the construction of a railroad and telegraph line from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean, and to secure to the government the use of the same for postal, military, and other purposes, approved July first, eighteen hundred and sixty-two," approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-four.
Page 23 - That he is the petitioner herein; that he has read the foregoing petition and knows the contents thereof, and' that the same is true of his own knowledge, except as to the matters therein stated to be alleged on information and belief, and as to those matters he believes it to be true.
Page 24 - Provided that where any such order is made between the first day of July and the first day of...
Page 32 - That Congress doth consent that the territory properly included within, and rightfully belonging to, the republic of Texas, may be erected into a new State, to be called the State of Texas, with a republican form of government, to be adopted by the people of said republic, by deputies in convention assembled, with the consent of the existing government in order that the same may be admitted as one of the States of this Union.
Page 8 - Indians, the Indian titles to all lands falling under the operation of this act, and acquired in the donation to the [road] named in this bill.
Page 302 - That whenever any person or association of persons claim a vein or lode of quartz, or other rock in place, bearing gold, silver, cinnabar, or copper...
Page 28 - ... be entered into, and the transfer of said telegraph line be made in accordance therewith to the line of said railroad and branches, such transfer shall, for all purposes of this act, be held and considered a fulfilment on the part of said railroad companies of the provisions of this act in regard to the construction of said line of telegraph.
Page 38 - That the president of the United States shall cause the lands to be surveyed for forty miles in width on both sides of the entire line of said road after the general route shall be fixed, and as fast as may be required by the construction of said railroad, and the odd sections of land hereby granted shall not be liable to sale or entry, or preemption, before or after they are surveyed, except by said company, as provided in this act...
Page 12 - States ; and in the event of interest being allowed on such award, the rate thereof and the period for which it is to be computed shall be fixed, which period shall not extend beyond the close of the Commission ; and said decision shall be signed by the Commissioners concurring therein.