Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1904.
|Chap. 27||Iowa Reservation, Okla. Homestead entries of adjoining lands.
1891, c. 165, ante p. 389.
|Chap. 27||Proviso. Residence not required.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That every homestead settler on the public lands on the left bank of the Deep Fork River in the former Iowa Reservation, in the Territory of Oklahoma, who entered less than one hundred and sixty acres of land, may enter, under the homestead laws, other lands adjoining the land embraced in his original entry when such additional lands become subject to entry, which additional entry shall not, with the lands originally entered, exceed in the aggregate one hundred and sixty acres: Provided, That where such adjoining entry is made residence shall not be required upon the lands so entered, but the residence and cultivation by the settler upon and of the land embraced in his original entry shall be considered residence and cultivation for the same length of time upon the land embraced in his additional entry; but such lands so entered shall be paid for, conformable to the terms of the Act acquiring the same and opening it to homestead entry.
Approved, February 10, 1894.