The National Forest Manual: Regulations of the Secretary of Agriculture and Instructions to Forest Officers Relating to Claims, Settlement, and Administrative Sites on National Forest Lands
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1912 - 56 pages
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acceptance accompanied accordance acres act of June action administrative agricultural land allotment application approved blue chief of field chiefly valuable claim claimant closed Commissioner contest copy covered decision Department desired determine district assistant district forester entered entry examination excluded facts field division filed final final proof Forest officers Form forwarded give given Government green hearing homestead law improvements included indorsement initiated instructions Interior issued June 11 land applied Land Office letter memorandum ment mineral National Forest necessary notice occupied opened original patent permit prepared prescribed prior procedure proper ranger received recommended for listing record reference register and receiver regulations rejected request returned Secretary of Agriculture secure selection sent settled settlement showing solicitor Stat statement status submitted supervisor survey taken timber tion tract book transmitted unsurveyed valuable for agriculture withdrawal witnesses
Page 30 - That the right of way for the construction of highways over public lands, not reserved for public uses, is hereby granted.
Page 32 - ... to any Indian occupying, living on, or having improvements on land included within any such national forest who is not entitled to an allotment on any existing Indian reservation, or for whose tribe no reservation has been provided, or whose reservation was not sufficient to afford an allotment to each member thereof. All applications for...
Page 9 - It is a fundamental requisite that all claims be initiated in good faith for the purpose contemplated by the law under which they are held. It is bad faith, for instance, to hold a mining or agricultural claim primarily for the timber thereon.
Page 42 - ... no reservation has been provided, or whose reservation was not sufficient to afford an allotment to each member thereof. All applications for allotments under the provisions of this section shall be submitted to the Secretary of Agriculture who shall determine whether the lands applied for are more valuable for agricultural or grazing purposes than, for the timber found thereon...
Page 2 - March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, and which may be continued ; and he may make such rules and regulations and establish such service as will insure the objects of such reservations, namely, to regulate their occupancy and use and to preserve the forests thereon from destruction...
Page 28 - ... posting a copy of such plat, together with a notice of the time and place of offering proof, in a conspicuous place on the land embraced in such plat during the period prescribed by law for the publication of his notice of intention to offer proof, and that a...
Page 35 - June 11. 1906, which does not exceed 160 acres in area and which may be contained in a square mile the sides of which extend in cardinal directions will be regarded as within the provisions of said act limiting such homestead entries to "not exceeding 160 acres in area and not exceeding one mile in length.
Page 42 - ... member thereof. All applications for allotments under the provisions of this section shall be submitted to the Secretary of Agriculture, who shall determine whether the lands applied for are more valuable for agricultural or grazing purposes than for the timber found thereon; and if it be found that the lands applied for are more valuable for agricultural or grazing purposes, then the Secretary of the Interior shall cause allotment to be made as herein provided.