Manual of Instructions for the Survey of the Public Lands of the United States

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Página 16 - ... destroy, deface, change, or remove to another place any section corner, quarter-section corner, or meander post, on any Government line of survey, or...
Página 11 - Congress, may not be appropriated for satisfying military land bounties, and for other purposes, shall be divided by north and south lines, run according to the true meridian, and by others crossing them at right angles, so as to form townships of six miles square...
Página 277 - That no such resurvey or retracement shall be so executed as to impair the bona 'fide rights or claims of any claimant, entryman, or owner of lands affected by such resurvey or retracement...
Página 7 - And in all cases where the exterior lines of the townships, thus to be subdivided into sections or half sections, shall exceed or shall not extend six miles, the excess or deficiency shall be specially noted, and added to or deducted from the western and northern ranges of sections or half sections in such township, according as the error may be in running the lines from east to west, or from south to north...
Página 223 - In cases of navigable streams, their width will be ascertained between the meander corners, as set forth under the proper head. 7. The land's surface — whether level, rolling, broken, hilly or mountainous. 8. The soil — whether rocky, stony, sandy, clay, etc., and also whether first, second, third, or fourth rate.
Página 269 - All lost section and quarter-section corners on the township boundary lines will be restored by single proportionate measurement between the nearest identified corners on opposite sides of the missing corner, north and south on a meridional line, or east and west on a latitudinal line, after the township corners have been identified or relocated.
Página 223 - The soil — whether first, second, or third rate. 9. Timber — the several kinds of timber and undergrowth, in the order in which they predominate. 10. Bottom lands — to be described as wet or dry, and if subject to inundation, state to what depth.
Página 265 - Thus to restore a lost quarter-section corner between two known section corners, the surveyor is required to run a random line between the two section corners, measuring the distance and, at the distance of 40 chains, set a temporary post on the random.
Página 222 - The kind of materials of which corners are constructed. 4. Trees on line. The name, diameter, and distance on line to all trees which it intersects. 5. Intersections by line of land objects. The distance at which the line...
Página 16 - That the sum of not exceeding 10 per centum of the amount hereby appropriated may be expended by the Commissioner of the General Land Office, with the approval of the Secretary of the Interior...

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