INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. IV, Laws     (Compiled to March 4, 1927)

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1929.


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PRIVATE ACTS OF THE SIXTY-FIFTH CONGRESS, THIRD SESSION, 1919
Chap. 126

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Chapter 126
March 4, 1919. | [S.3797.] 40 Stat., 1544.

An Act Validating certain applications for and entries of public lands, and for other purposes.
Section 21 | 23

Margin Notes
Chap. 126 Public lands. Homestead patents to be issued.
Sec. 21 Clarence Hazelbaker. Lieu lands selection by, authorized.
Sec. 21 Proviso. Selections permitted.
Sec. 23 Oliver P. Pring. Lieu lands selection by, authorized.
Sec. 23 Proviso. Character of selections.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to issue patents upon the entries hereinafter named upon which proof of compliance with law has been filed:

SEC. 21.

That Clarence Hazelbaker is hereby granted right of selection of eighty acres of unappropriated nonmineral, unreserved public lands of the United States in lieu of lands described as follows: The west half of the northeast quarter of section fifteen, township thirty-one north, range three east, Boise meridian, for which patent was issued him upon his final homestead certificate, but which it subsequently appeared was included in the land patented to Me-yone-yah, under Indian allotment numbered twelve hundred and eighty-seven, in the Nez Perces Indian Reservation: Provided, That the land selected shall be of similar general character to that in the original homestead, but if selection is made of land designated or subject to designation under the enlarged homestead Act, then selection may be in double the area of the original selection, and if selection is made under lands available for entry under the stock-raising homestead law, then selection may be made in area equal to four times the area of the selection authorized heretofore.

SEC. 23.

That Oliver P. Pring, of Lewiston, Idaho, is hereby granted right of selection of one hundred and sixty acres of nonmineral unreserved public lands of the United States in lieu of lands purchased by the said Oliver P. Pring, for which patent was issued to Ulysses S. Bartlett upon his final homestead certificate numbered fifty-six hundred and eighty-nine, but which it subsequently appeared was partly included in the land patented to Hattie Moody under Indian allotment numbered seventeen hundred and eleven, embracing the following-described land: The east half of lot four, section thirty-five, township thirty-six north, range four west, Boise meridian: Provided, That the land selected shall be of similar general character to that in the original homestead, but if selection is made of land designated or subject to designation under the enlarged homestead Act, then selection may be in double the area of the original selection, and if selection is made under lands available for entry under the stock-raising homestead law, then selection may be made in, area equal to four times the area of the selection authorized heretofore.

Approved, March 4, 1919.


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