Decisions of the Department of the Interior and the General Land Office in Cases Relating to the Public Lands, Volume 36

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1908
 

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Page 210 - 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...
Page 127 - Every person above the age of twenty-one years, who is a citizen of the United States, or who has declared his intention to become s'uch, or any association of persons severally qualified as above, shall, upon application to the Register of the proper land office, have the right to enter, by legal subdivisions, any quantity of vacant coal lands of the United States not otherwise appropriated or reserved by competent authority...
Page 565 - All transfers and assignments made of any claim upon the United States, or of any part or share thereof, or Interest therein, whether absolute or conditional, and whatever may be the consideration therefor, and all powers of attorney, orders, or other authorities for receiving payment of any such claim, or of any part or share thereof,,, shall be absolutely null and void, unless;* they are freely made and executed* in the* presence of at least two attesting witnesses, after the allowance of such...
Page 212 - ... 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...
Page 211 - Indians to whom allotments have been made shall have the benefit of and be subject to the laws, both civil and criminal, of the state or territory in which they may reside...
Page 568 - Provided, That if any section of said canal or ditch shall not be completed within five years after the location of said section, the rights herein granted shall be forfeited as to any uncompleted section of said canal, ditch, or reservoir, to the extent that the same is not completed at the date of the forfeiture.
Page 584 - Congress assembled, that the Secretary of the Interior be, and hereby is, authorized and empowered, under general regulations to be fixed by him...
Page 211 - And every Indian born within the territorial limits of the United States to whom allotments shall have been made under the provisions of this act, or under any law or treaty, and every Indian born within the territorial limits of the United States who has voluntarily taken up, within said limits, his residence separate and apart from any tribe of Indians therein, and has adopted the habits of civilized life...
Page 576 - ... with the Secretary of the Interior a copy of its articles of incorporation, and due proofs of its organization under the same...
Page 262 - That the Indians or other persons in said district shall not be disturbed in the possession of any lands actually in their use or occupation or now claimed by them, but the terms under which such persons may acquire title to such lands is reserved for future legislation by Congress...

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