Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 198||Homestead entries, public lands.
46 Stat., 144, amended; ante, 38.
Rights of unmarried widows of Indian War veterans.
|Chap. 198||Proviso Patent to minor child if death prior to perfection of title.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the provisions and limitations of the Act entitled "An Act to allow credit to homestead settlers and entrymen for military service in certain Indian
wars," approved April 7, 1930, are hereby extended to the widow of any person who would be entitled to make homestead entry or settlement and receive credit in connection therewith for military service under the provisions of such Act, if such widow is unmarried and otherwise qualified to make entry of public lands under the provisions of the homestead laws of the United States and has heretofore made or shall hereafter make such entry: Provided, That in the event of the death of any such widow prior to perfection of title, leaving only a minor child or children, patent shall issue to the said minor child or children upon proof of death, and of the minority of the child or children, without further showing or compliance with law.
Approved, March 3, 1933.