Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1904.
|Chap. 25||Sale of lands in Bitter-Root Valley. Time extended.
R. S., 2267.
1872, c. 308, ante, p. 135.
|Sec. 2||Homestead act extended to settlers.
R. S. 2289, 2317.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the time of sale and payment of pre-empted lands in the Bitter-Root Valley, in the Territory of Montana, is hereby extended for the period of two years from the expiration of the time allotted in the act entitled An act to provide for the removal of the Flathead and other Indians from the Bitter-Root Valley, in the Territory of Montana, approved June fifth, eighteen hundred and seventy-two.
That the benefit of the homestead act is hereby extended to all the settlers on said lands who may desire to take advantage of the same.
Approved, February 11, 1874.