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Seite 426 - That in all patents for lands hereafter taken up under any of the land laws of the United States or on entries or claims validated by this act west of the one hundredth meridian, it shall be expressed that there is reserved from the lands in said patent described, a right of way thereon for ditches or canals constructed by the authority of the United States.
Seite 426 - No person who shall after the passage of this act, enter upon any of the public lands with a view to occupation, entry or settlement under any of the land laws shall be permitted to acquire title to more than three hundred and twenty acres in the aggregate, under all of said laws, but this limitation shall not operate to curtail the right of any person who has heretofore made entry or settlement on the public lands, or whose occupation, entry or settlement, is...
Seite lxiii - On motion it was voted to dispense with the reading of the minutes of the last meeting.
Seite lvi - Mr. Vincent has now seen all the most interesting parts of the world, having traveled, during a total period of eleven years, two hundred and sixty-five...
Seite 425 - ... hereby repealed, and all entries made or claims initiated in good faith and valid but for said act, shall be recognized and may be perfected in the same manner as if said law had not been enacted, except that reservoir sites heretofore located or selected shall remain segregated and reserved from entry or settlement as provided by said act, until otherwise provided by law, and reservoir sites hereafter located or selected on public lands shall in like manner be reserved from the date of the location...
Seite v - The object of the said Society shall be the advancement of geographical science ; the collection, classification and scientific arrangement of statistics, and their results ; the encouragement of explorations for the more thorough knowledge of all parts of the North American continent, and...
Seite 423 - The object sought to be accomplished by the foregoing provision is unmistakable. The water sources and the arid lands that may be irrigated by the system of national irrigation are now reserved, to be hereafter, when redeemed to agriculture, transferred to the people of the Territories in which they are situated for homesteads. The Act of Congress and common justice require that they should be faithfully preserved for these declared purposes.
Seite xi - The President, or (in his absence) one of the Vice-Presidents, or (in the absence of all of them) one of the members shall preside at all meetings of the Association. The President shall be ex officio a member of the Executive Committee.
Seite iii - Society," for the purpose of collecting and diffusing geographical and statistical information. § 2. For the purposes aforesaid, the said Society shall possess the general powers and privileges, and be subject to the general liabilities, contained in the third title of the eighteenth chapter of the first part of the Revised Statutes, so far as the same may be applicable, and...