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Acquisition, by purchase, conquest and treaty, of territory to national and pub-
lic domain.....

89-145
Acre of public domain, cost per .............

21
purchases of public domain, cost per .....

public domain disposed of, amount received per..........
Acres and location of entries under homestead act since 1862..

350
under desert-land act...

363
under timber-culture act......

361
Administration of the public lands, system of............

164
Agents, special, for timber service, results of labor of......
Agricultural lands, area of, remaining......
what are and how taken, existing law.....

411
Agricultural and mechanical colleges .......
grants for....

.229, 230
names and locations of .

230
Alabama, railroad grants to............

262
State of, population at periods, Territorial organization, convention to

form a constitution in, sketch of legislative history of, up to admission
into the Union

.......... 426
Alaska, purchase of, from Russia. (See Russia). ......

......138-145
boundary of....

3-9
cost of, per acre...

21
mineral probabilities of......

325
survey and examination of, suggested ...,
status of, legislation as to....

private land claims in ...........
Annapolis, meeting of commissioners from colonies at .....
Annexation of Republic of Texas, and present location of territory embraced in.. 124
Appropriations for surveys, how made..

191
Arable lands, rapid disposition of ....

.............................
Area of national domain.......................

1,2, 10
State cessions ...
cession to United States by Connecticut..

Georgia..
Massachusetts....
New York.
North Carolina....
South Carolina....
Virginia .....

total of, by States ...
cession by Mexico, Guadalupe Hidalgo, 1848......
Florida purchase of 1819, cost and present location..

120
Louisiana purchase of 1803, cost and present location

105
Mexico purchase of 1853 (Gadsden), cost and present location.....

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409

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Area of Mexico purchase of 1848 (Guadalupe Hidalgo), cost and present loca-

tion ...........

145

462

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298

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Russia purchase of 1867 (Alaska), cost and present location.........
State of Texas purchase of 1850, cost and present location............. 135
Republic of Texas annexed to United States, and present location ...... 124
public domain........

............

10, 11
“ public land strip”..
precious metal and mining lands on public domain..

3:25
lands granted for canals, wagon and military wagon roads ....... 258, 260, 287
railroads.

......... 269, 287
confirmed private land claims in California......
New Mexico....

406
all private land claims or grants, patented or un patented

409
lands taken under armed-occupation act, in Florida ........
donation act in Oregon ..........

206
Washington Territory
New Mexico......

297
county-seat act...
town-lot act...........

town-site act........
Indian reservations.

.244-247
military reservations ...

250-354
salines reservations .......................

218
school reservations ......................
swamp and overflowed lands granted the several States
lands sold under graduation act........
coal lands sold ......

203
remaining ....................
scrip issued by General Land Office.
surveyed lands on public domain to June 30, 1880..

unsold .......
unsurveyed public lands ....
public lands disposed of ..

undisposed of.......
remaining public lands in Southern States June 30, 1880

agricultural lands remaining ...........
Arizona, Territory of, when organized, legislation as to ....
population at periods ........

455
private land claims in...........................

394
legislation as to...
list of private land claims in, reported to Congress...
number of private land claims in, pending in General Land

Office................................................

no statute of limitation as to private land claims in.....
Arkansas, State of, population at periods, Territorial organization, convention to

form constitution of, sketch of legislative history of, up to admission into the
Union ......................

..............
Armed-occupation act, settlement of Florida under .....

295-297
Articles of confederation .....

boundary clause of .........
Ashburton-Webster, Washington treaty of 1842 ...
Assistant Attorneys General for Interior Department, list of.
Asylum, Deaf and Dumb, of Kentucky, grant to....
Attachment of railroad rights to lands granted .......

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Attorneys. General, Assistant, for Interior Department, list of...........
Australia, disposition and sale of public lands in ...............
Authorities undor chapter on English colonization and charters ..
Australia, public land system of ...

colony of Victoria ...................

New Zealand .
New South Wales...............

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Bastrop grant..................

373
Baton Rouge, West, grant to, for levee purposes.........

211
Batture, the, private land claim ...

374
Boundaries of national and public domain of United States........

2-9
Republic of Texas, as annexed.........

121
cession from Mexico, treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo........ 127, 128
Boundary and land clause in articles of confederation ..
Boundary lines between land States and Territories, survey of ....

179
exterior national land and water, of United States, length of...
eastern national, how settled ....
northern national, how settled..
southern national, how settled.......
western national, how settled. .......
of Alaska, not yet marked .........
province of East and West Florida ..

120
Louisiana ........

104
Bounties, land, for British deserters.....

209
educational purposes..

223
Mexican war ....

235
revolutionary war .....

.......232, 236
war of 1812 ......
timber culture....

... 360
warrants for, total number issued .....

... 235, 237
Brazil, laws relatiug to disposition of Crown lands in and regulations as to colo-
nies .......
..................

508
disposition and sale of public land in .........

477
British deserters, land bounties to..................

209
British Province of West Florida .........
Britton, A. T., Land Commissioner, compiler of permanent and temporary land
laws.........................................

..... iii-vi
Buchanan's, President, veto of homestead act of March 6, 1860................ 342

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California, State of, population at periods, sketch of history of, convention to

form constitution and State government in, legislation for, up to

admission into the Union ...
discovery of gold in....
local mining laws therein...............
report of Col. R. B. Mason on placer mines in .
local mining districts in, example of .......
private land claims in ......

area of .....
Corte de Madera del Presidio, Mexican grant in...........
Canada, Dominion of, Crown or public land system of; statute of 42 Victoria,

entire system of survey, sale, and disposition, with forms..

442
309
311
312
317
377
381
382

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Canadian and French settlers at Saint Vincent and Kaskaskia, reservation for,

in Virginia, deed of cession...
land system, forms in land entries, small number of.........

501
refugees, grant to .....

210
Canal lands granted, Congress and administration ...

259
grants, Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois.
Canals, lands granted for............

257
area of lands granted for...
Capital of the United States ........

462
Cash sales and disposition of public lands for twenty years prior to 1880

of public lands, acres estimated of, from origin of public domain.... 216
of mineral lands ordered ..

of public lands ordered ......
Cession by States to the National Government ........

10,11

area of, in detail........
Cessions of Western lands to United States by States....

. 56-88
reservations in deeds of...

.... 82-85
Cession of Western lands to United States by States, act of legislature of Dela-
ware thereon ........

.........
Cession of Western lands to United States by States, act of legislature of Mary-
land thereon........

... 61, 62
Cession of Western lands to United States by States, act of legislature of New

York thereon........
Cession by the State of Connecticut.......

72-75
Georgia ......

79-81
Massachusetts ....

70-72
New York...

65-67
North Carolina......

State of Tennessee embraced in
South Carolina ...
Texas ..

135
Virginia .......

67-70
Cession of province of Louisiana by France to Spain........
by Spain back to France....

. 91
by France to the United States

.....95-100
cost per acre ......

. 21
Cession from Mexico, Guadalupe Hidalgo, 1848 ...............

cost per acre .........
Cession and purchase from Mexico, Gadsden purchase, 1853.

..136-138
cost per acre

. 21
Russia, Alaska, 1867 ....

138-145
cost per acre ....
Charter for the Union Pacific Railroad..........
Charters, English colonization and, authorities under....
Charters, grants and, overlapping and duplicate..
Chief clerks of the Department of the Interior, list of .........
Clarke, General Geo. R., reservation of land by Virginia for troops of his con

mand....
('larke, Lewis and, grant to, and the men of their expedition.
Classification of public lands by deputy surveyors ................
mineral lands by deputy surveyors, method of.........

187
the several classey of the public lands....
Closing a surveying district, and transfer of books and titles to a State, man-
ner of....

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Texas ......................

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Coal lands, what are, and how disposed of by existing methods.......

area of, sold........
remaining ..........

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Coast and frontier line of United States, land and water, length of...
College, Jefferson, Mississippi, grant of lands for .....
Colleges, agricultural and mechanical ......

sketch of origin of................
grants in scrip or “place;" tables

endowment through sale of scrip or land..
Colonies, American, tenures in .....

form of government in .........

retrospect of laws of, as to lands
on Crown lands in Brazil, form of........
union of American.......
commissioners from the, meeting of, at Annapolis

population of, up to 1790...
Colonization and charters, English authorities under......

in America, early English attempts.
of the Carolinas, North and South.....................

early settlement of, charters of ........

sketch of colonial history of, to separation
Colonization of Connecticut........

Delaware .....................
Georgia, early settlements ..
Maine, grant to Pierre du Gast...

grant to Gorges..

political history of, to 1820..
Maryland ...
Massachusetts......
New Hampshire ....
New Jersey ........
New York. .........
North Carolina .....
Pennsylvania ......
Rhode Island .......
South Carolina .....
Vermont (the New Hampshire grants) ..

Virginia, 1st, 2d, and 3d charters .....
Colorado, the State of, population at periods, Territorial organization, constitu-

tion of, and sketch of history of legislation for and up to admission

into the Union ........
private land grants in............
list of private land claims reported to Congress and awaiting action.
number of private land claims pending in General Land Office ......

no statute of limitation as to private land claims in ......
Commissioners from colonies, meeting of, at Annapolis...
Commissioners of the General Land Office, list of ........

duties of......
Confederation, articles of.........

Congress of the, acts upon Constitution...
Congress organizes the government under the Constitution
sessions of, granting lands to canals .....

wagon roads ..........
railroads..

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