Public Land Laws: Passed by Congress from April 1, 1882, to January 1, 1890, with the Important Decisions of the Secretary of the Interior, and Commissioner of the General Land Office, the Land Opinions of the Attorney General, and the Circular Instructions Issued from the General Land Office to the Surveyors General and Registers and Receivers During the Same Period, Volume 1

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Page 334 - 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, his heirs or devisee...
Page 374 - That any person who is the head of a family, or who has arrived at the age of twenty-one years, and is a citizen of the United States, or who shall have filed his declaration of intention to become such, as required by the naturalization laws...
Page 126 - ... after due notice to the settler, to the satisfaction of the register of the land office, that the person having filed such affidavit shall have actually changed...
Page 556 - An act to secure homesteads to actual settlers on the public domain...
Page 567 - Interior, he shall cause patents to issue therefor in the name of the allottees, which patents shall be of the legal effect, and declare that the United States does and will hold the land thus allotted, for the period of twenty-five years, in trust for the sole use and benefit of the Indian to whom such allotment shall have been made, or, in case of his decease, of his heirs according to the laws of the State or Territory where such land is located...
Page 567 - Territory where such land is located, and that at the expiration of said period the United States will convey the same by patent to said Indian, or his heirs as aforesaid, in fee, discharged of said trust and free of all charge or incumbrance whatsoever : Provided, That the President of the United States may in any case in his discretion extend the period.
Page 351 - In case of the death of any person who would be entitled to a homestead under the provisions of section 2304, his widow, if unmarried, or in case of her death or marriage, then his minor orphan children, by a guardian duly appointed and officially accredited at the Department of the Interior, shall be entitled to all the benefits enumerated in this...
Page 526 - ... infant child or children ; and the executor, administrator, or guardian may, at any time within two years after the death of the surviving parent, and in accordance with the laws of the state in which such...
Page 62 - Every person who, having taken an oath before a competent tribunal, officer, or person, in any case in which a law of the United States authorizes an oath to be administered, that he will testify, declare, depose, or certify truly, or that any written testimony, declaration, deposition, or certificate by him subscribed is true, willfully and contrary to such oath states or subscribes any material matter which he does not believe to be true, is guilty of perjury...
Page 582 - No patent shall issue to any such person who has not resided upon, improved, and cultivated his homestead for a period of at least one year.

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