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BOUNTY-LAND WARRANTS AND SCRIP.
Bounty lands for soldiers in certain wars.....
Certain classes of persons in the Mexican war, their widows, &c., entitled to forty acres..
Militia and volunteers in service since 1812 .....
Persons not entitled under preceding sections..
Period of captivity added to actual service....
Warrant and patent to issue, when .........
Widows of persons entitled .......
Additional bounty lands, &c ........
Classes under last section specified.
What classes of persons entitled under section 314 without regard to length of service.
Widows and children of persons entitled under section 314...
Subsequent marriage of widow..
Minors under section 317................
Proof of service.....
Former evidence of right to bounty land to be received in certain cases...
Allowance of time of service for distance from home to place of muster or discharge.
Indians included.....
Former evidence of right to a pension to be received in certain cases on application for
bounty land ....

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Lost warrants, provisions for.........
Discharges; omissions and loss of, provided for
New warrant issued in lieu of lost warrant..........
Regulations of Secretary of Interior ............
Death of claimant after establishing right, and before issuing of warrant.
When proofs may be filed by legal representatives ....
Military bounty-land warrants and locations assignable....
Warrants located on double-minimum lands; excess paid in cash..
Claims for bounty lands in virtue of certain acts named..
Same subject . ....
Sales, mortgages, letters of attorney, &c., made before issue of warrant, to be void
Warrants to be located free of expense by Commissioner of Land Office, &c.....
Mode of issuing patents to the heirs of persons entitled to bounty lands ...
Relocation of military bounty-land warrants in cases of error .....
Authorizing the issuance of Sioux half-breed scrip.....
Certificates of location or scrip to issue in satisfaction of confirmed private land claims

which cannot be located.....
Issuance and location of judicial scrip in lieu of confirmed private land claims....
Patent to issue on scrip locations .......
Porterfield scrip, how located ......
Valentine scrip, how located.....
Coles scrip, how issued and located. ...........
Chippewa half-breed scrip, Red Lake and Pembina bands....
Chippewa half-breed scrip, Lake Superior bands ....
Certain lands located in good faith by claims arising under treaty of September 30, 1854,
may be purchased, &c....................:

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Scrip may be issued to owners of military land-warrants, issued by the United States in

satisfaction of claims for bounty land for service during revolutionary war, upon sur.

render thereof to the Secretary of the Interior ....
Secretary of the Interior may, upon proof, issue scrip in satisfaction of certain outstand.

ing Virginia land-warrants......

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DESERT LANDS.
Desert lands may be purchased. Declaration. Right to use water. Water on public

lands to be free. Contents of declaration. Perfection of title. Limitation upon quan.

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Definition of desert lands ....
Localities to which the law applies .........

DONATIONS.
Note..............

EASEMENTS.
Navigable rivers public highways. Banks of streams not navigable, how held ...........
Right of way for highways over public lands ....
If lands granted for right of way are not used, &c., to revert to the Government
Mineral locators' rights of possession and enjoyment ......
Right of way in intersecting veins in mines.....
What conditions of sale may be made by local legislature.......
Vested rights to use of water for mining, &c.; right of way for canals.
Patents, pre-emptions, and homesteads, subject to vested and accrued water-rights........

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GENERAL GRANTS TO STATES AND TERRITORIES–Continued.
Secretary of Interior to make lists of such lands for transmission to the governors of the

States.........
Legal subdivisions, mostly wet and unfit for cultivation.....
Indemnity to States where lands have been sold by United States...
Patents to issue for swamp lands to purchasers and locators prior to issuing of patents

to States, &c .....
Selections of swamp and overflowed lands confirmed.........
Swamp-land grants to Oregon and Minnesota ...
Public lands, not mineral, granted to each State for purpose of establishing agricult:ıral

colleges .....
Agricultural-college scrip to be issued, when. Proceeds of sales, how applied. Assignees

of State to locate scrip. May be located on offered lands or received from pre-emption
settlers in payment for lands. Limitations ....
Expenses of management, &c., to be paid by States...
Moneys from sale of land and scrip to be invested, and interest applied to support of col-

lege of agriculture and the mechanic arts. ...
Conditions of grant, assent of States. Diminution of fund to be made up by State. An-

nual interest to be applied regularly. Funds not to be expended for buildings. College
to be furnished or moneys refunded to United States. Annual reports of colleges. Com-
putation when double-minimum lands are selected. States in rebellion not entitled to

benefit of grant. Assent of States to be given prior to July 1, 1874
Fees of land officers ..............
Governors of States to report annually to Congress.......
New States entitled to benefits of grant .....
Nevada may select double-minimum lands not mine
Selection of lands granted to California, &c.
Selection of lands granted to Oregon, &c .....
Selections by Oregon confirmed, except when legally appropriated..
Locations in excess of quantity allowed, confirmed ..
Certain excess locations in Wisconsin confirmed.........
Reissue of agricultural-college scrip.........
Settlements before survey on sections 16 or 36, deficiencies thereof.........
Selections to supply deficiencies of school lands ...
Fee-simple to pass in all grants of land to States and Territories, when ...
Certain States to be paid 10 per cent. on net proceeds of sales of public lands therein, &
After deducting said 10 per cent., &c., residue to be divided among States, &c., of Union,

how. To be applied as legislature may direct s
Net proceeds of sales of public lands payable at the Treasury half-yearly, to whom ..
Money due to be first applied to payment of debts to United States....
Length of continuation of this grant.. ...
Not less than $150,000 to be appropriated annually for surveys ....
Amount due on State stocks held by United States in trust to be withheld from •States in
case of default of principal or interest ...

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Who may enter certain unappropriated lands...............
Mode of procedure ....
Pre-emption filing changed to homestead entry ...........
Homestead settlers allowed same time as pre-emptors to file application for lands
Certificate and patent, when given and issued. Proof of residence, &c .........
When rights inure to the benefit of infant children ....
Homestead entries of insane persons confirmed in certain cases.
Persons in military or naval service, when and before whom to make affidavit
When persons may make affidavit before clerk of court ...
Record of applications........
Homestead lands not to be subject to prior debts......
When lands entered for homesteads revert to Government
Publication of notice of contest in homestead cases......
Notice of intention to make final proof........
Publication of notice of entry .............
Lands covered by relinquished homestead claims subject to entry at once. ....
Party contesting homestead entry allowed thirty days after notice of cancellation to

make entry .............
Limitation of amount entered for homestead ...
Existing pre-emption rights not impaired ..
What minors may have the privileges of this chapter....
Payment before expiration of five years, rights of applicant......
No distinction on account of race, color, &c .....

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What lands disposed of only as homesteads. Disposition of lands in certain States
Soldiers' and sailors' homesteads ...........
Deduction of military and naval service from time, &c ...
Persons who have entered less than 160 acres, rights of ..........
Widows and minor children of persons entitled to homestead, &c.........
Actual service in the Army or Navy equivalent to residence, &c ........
Who may enter by agent.....
W10 may enter by agenu................
flomestead right extended to Indians who sever their tribal relations...
Certain Indian homesteads confirmed
Chiefs, &c., of Stockbridge Munsees, homestead rights of.....

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HOMESTEADS—Continued.
Exemption of homestead of Stockbridge Munsees...
Stockbridge Munsees becoming citizens ..
Unsold lands of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, how opened for homesteads...
Selections for minors under preceding section....
Bona-fide settlers on above lands prior to, &c .....
Certain lands to be patented to Indians makin ction
Cultivation of trees on homestead tracts ....
Entry of 160 acres of double-minimum lands allowed after March 3, 1879. Additional entry

of adjoining lands allowed. New entry, when allowed ....
Claimants or their assignees may purchase lands at $1.25 per acre in certain cases .......
Confirmation of bomestead entries within railroad limits made prior to receipt of notice

of withdrawal at local office ....
Lands within railroad grants re-entered by claimants after abandonment.
Homestead entries made after expiration of land grants, confirmed.......
Settlers may convey lands for certain public purposes...................

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LAND DISTRICTS AND OFFICERS.
Land districts.....
When land office may be discontinued by Secretary of the Interior.
When land office may be continued by Secretary of the Interior
When land office may be annexed to adjacent district by the President..
Change of location of land office by the President ....
Discontinuance of land offices by the President...
Change of boundaries of land districts, and establishment of additional districts for sale of

mineral lands .....
Business of original district in case of change of boundaries.....
Allowance of offico rent and clerk hire for consolidated offices
Appointment of registers and receivers ........
Duration of office of registers and receivers....
Residence of registers and receivers......
Bond of registers and receivers .....
Fees and commissions of registers and receivers ..
Fees of registers and receivers for consolidated land offices.
Maximum compensation of registers and receivers....
Excess of compensation to be paid into Treasury ....
Illegal fees; penalty .....
Compensation of registers and receivers, when to commence.
Monthly and quarterly returns of receivers ....
Oaths administered by registers and receivers...
Penalty for false information......
Deposit of public money ...........
Where claimant of entry becomes register or receiver......

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MINERAL LANDS.
Mineral lands reserved.....
Mineral lands open to purchase by citizens....
Length of mining claims upon veins or lodes ........
Proof of citizenship
Locators' rights of possession and enjoyment...
Owners of tunnels, rights of .......
Subjects upon which miners may make regulations. Conditions same are subject to.

What miners' records shall contain. Annual expenditures. Forfeiture and right of
relocation. Mode of forfeiture for failure of co-owners to contribute to annual expend-

itures...
Patents for mineral lands, how obtained. Authority for agents to make applications and

affidavits...
Adverse claim, proceedings on.....
Description of vein claims on surveyed and unsurveyed lands ..
Pending applications, existing rights ....
Conformity of placer claims to surveys, limit of ......
Subdivisions of ten-acre tracts; maximum of placer locations.
Conformity of placer claims to surveys; limitation of claims..
What evidence of possession, &c., to establish a right to a patent..
Proceedings for patent for placer claims, &c ......
Surveyor-general to appoint surveyors of mining claims, &c.
Verifications of affidavits, &c..........
Where veins intersect, &c .......
Patents for non-mineral lands, &c ....
What conditions of sale may be made by local legislature....
Vested rights to use of water for mining, &c.; right of way for canals..
Patents, pre-emptions, and homesteads subject to vested and accrued water-rights..
Mineral lands, in which no valuable mines are discovered, open to homesteads..
Mineral lands, how set apart as agricultural lands.....
Additional land districts and officers, power of the President to provide...
Provisions of this chapter not to affect certain rights ......
Mineral lands in certain States excepted ..
Deposits of coal, iron, and lead in Missouri and Kansas excepted ...
Grants of lands to States or corporations not to include mineral lands

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