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INDEX TO PART II.

The figures with an asterisk (*), refer to the notes on the page.

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545

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ABSENCE, leave of, to be obtained by land officers, when, (No. 384,)
ADMINISTRATOR,

Of pre-emption claimant not required to inhabit land claimed under the
pre-emption laws, &c., (No. 488,).

429, 464*
When not qualified in time,

465*
AFFIDAVITS,
Form of, for pre-emption claimants, (Act, 1841,)

367
(Acts, 1838 and 1840,)

375
Form of, when land entered for heirs,

375
Pre-emption claimant entitled to presumption that it is true, (No. 504,)
Form of, in graduation entries,

471
corroborating,

474
in contested swamp cases,
under bounty land Act of 1850,

584, 585
Act of 1852,
Act of 1855,

604, 605
Of non-incumbrance, required of pre-emption claimant applying for re-
payment, (No. 678,)

676
AGENT TO PURCHASE LANDS, must account as trustee, &c.,

342*
ALABAMA, grant of land for railroad in, construed, (Nos. 558, 562,)

526, 529
ALIENS, may purchase land subject, &c.,

344*
Claiming pre-emption right in given case, (No. 420,)
As to purchase of land by, (No. 520,)

477
APPEALS,

In pre-emption cases, lie to Commissioner of the General Land Office,
(No. 417,).

379
Regulations as to, (No. 418,)

Do not lie to President from decisions of Secretaries, (No. 688,)
APPLICATION,

To purchase withdrawn land, void, (No. 405,)
Informal, to purchase land selected as swamp, void, (No. 592,)
For change of entry, effect of, (No. 673,)

674
Legal, must be made to entitle party to repayment, (Nos. 669, 677,) 671, 675
APPROVAL

Of selections, not conclusive against prior rights, (No. 538,)
Of swamp grants, considered, (No 583,)
Of swamp not to be revoked, (No. 587,)

557
ARKANSAS,

Grant of land to Little Rock and Fulton Railroad, construed, (No. 557,
Right to land along line of Cairo and Fulton Railroad, when attached,

)
Instructions to Surveyor-General as to swamp lands, (No. 579,)
Foregoing explained, (No 590,)

381

380
680

353
561

496
554

524

528
551
559

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ASSIGNMENT,

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Of certificates, how made, (No. 400,)

351
Of pre-emption right, not recognized, (Nos. 424, 526,)

384, 484
void, (No. 439,).

392
Of land warrants, form of, (Nos. 609, 610,)

585, 589
how to be executed, (No. 612,)

591
further instructions, (No. 613,)

592
form of, under Acts 1850 and 1852,

596, 597
Act of 1855,

605
As to, under Act of 1855,

600
Warrant locations on pre-emptions not subject to, (Nos. 616, 628, 634,) 607

616, 620
Of warrant, no appeal from decision of Commissioner as to, (No. 624,) 614

As to, of land warrant, Commissioner not required to approve, (No. 633,) 619
ASSIGNEE, of pre-emptor not entitled to return of purchase-money, (No. 670,)

672
ATTORNEY GENERAL, OPINIONS OF,
As to purchase of land by Registers and Receivers, (No, 389,)

337
As to pre-emption rights under Act of 1841, (No. 419,)

380
As to pre-emption right of aliens, (No. 420,)

381
That Mayor may enter land for town, (No. 491,)

430
As to purchase of graduation lands by aliens, (No. 520,)

477
As to grant for Des Moines improvement, (No. 546,)

503
That Fox and Wisconsin river grant will embrace land to which Indian
title was not extinguished, (No. 547,)

505
As to railroad grants to Illinois and other States, (Nos. 552, 553,)

514, 516
As to Little Rock and Fulton railroad grant, and definite location of same,
(No. 557,) .

524
As to conflictions between swamp and railroad grants, (No. 595,).
As to heirs to land warrants, (No. 618,)

609
As to Mexican grants in California, (Nos. 652, 653,)

640, 643
As to rescission of land patents, (No. 663,)

659
Virginia military land warrants, (Nos. 690, 691, 692,)

683, 686, 687
Abstract question will not be subunitted for, (No. 995,)

689
As to right of party to bring suit in name of United States, (No. 699,) 693
As to duties of Surveyors-General, &c., (Nos. 703, 704,)

724, 726
ATTORNEY, POWER OF,
To sell warrants, form of,

589
Act of 1852,

595, 598
Act of 1855,

606

564

B.

BOUNTY LAND WARRANTS. (See WARRANTS.)
BOUNTY LAND SCRIP may be located on graduated land, (No. 523,)
BUELNA GRANT in California, (No. 662,)

480

657

C.

528

640
358

CAIRO AND FULTON RAILROAD, when right of State to lands along line

of, attached, (No. 561,)
CALIFORNIA LAND CLAIMS. TITLE XII.,

When pre-emption notices to be filed,
Conflict between pre-emption claimant and internal improvement selec-

tion, (No. 507,)
Circular as to school lands in, (No. 536,)
School land, fractional townships in, not provided for, (No. 540,)
As to swamp lands in, (No. 597,)
As to patent to Mexican grant in, (No. 652,)
As to location of conflicting Mexican grants in, (Nos. 653, 655,)
No grant of gold mines to individuals, (No. 654,)
As to cost of surveys in, (No. 656,) .

457
494
497
567
640

643, 645

645
647

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654
695

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405,

351

360

368
315
669

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492
493

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315
319
500
320

CALIFORNIA LAND CLAIMS, continued.

Case of Rincon de la Musalacon, (No. 657,)
As to boundaries of Pastoria de las Borregas and Posolmi Ranchos, (No.

658)
As to confirmation of the rancho Quito or De Tito, (No. 659,)
As to Ranchos Pinole, Del Hambre and Las Juntas, (No. 661,)
Circular as to pre-emptions in, (No. 701,)

As to conflicting Mexican grants confirmed by different decrees, (No. 662, 657
CASES CONTESTED, pending at the time of public sale, not included in pro-

clamation, (No. 423,)
CANCELLED ENTRIES, as to effect on land, (Nos. 459, 460, 461, 462,)

406, 407, 408
CERTIFICATES OF SALE, how assigned, (No. 400,).
CHIPPEWA INDIANS, as to residents on lands of, (Nos. 643, 645,)

631, 632
CIRCULARS OF INSTRUCTION to Registers and Receivers,
Of August 31, 1830, as to repayment, (No. 665,)

667
Of September 15, 1841, as to pre-emption rights, (No. 408,)
Of November 25, 1841, explanatory of foregoing, (No. 409,)

367
Of 28th September, 1842, as to confirmation of entries, (No. 410,)
Of 14th March, 1843, relative to subdivision plats, (No. 361,)
Of 15th September, 1843, as to repayment, (No. 666,)
Of 17th May, 1844, as to school lands interfering with private claims,

(No. 534,)
Of 25th June, 1844, as to certain school lands, (No. 535,)
Of 22d July, 1844, as to public sales, (No. 397,)

347
Of 17th May, 1845, as to mileage, depositing, &c., (No. 362,)
Of 13th October, 1845, as to postages, letters, &c., (No. 363)
Of 21st February, 1846, as to internal improvements, (No. 544,)
Of 14th May, 1846, as to entries of subdivisions, (No. 364,)
Of 2d February, 1847, as to receipt of Treasury notes for lands, (No. 398,) 349
Of 3d June, 1847, as to location of warrants, (No. 604,)
Of 7th June, 1847, as to Choctaw Indian claims, (No. 638,)
Of 6th August, 1847, as to internal improvements, (No. 545,)
Of 1st October, 1847, under bounty land act, 1847, (No. 605,)

578
Of 10th November, 1847, as to charges of illegal fees, (No. 365,)
Of 6th December, 1847, prohibiting Registers and Receivers from acting

as agents to sell warrants, (No. 366,)
Of 1st April, 1848, as to warrants under Act 1847, (No. 606,)

579
Of 24th August, 1848, as to Register's and Receiver's returns, (No. 367,)
Of 28th August, 1848, as to warrants, (Act 1848,) (No. 607,)
Of 5th June, 1849, as to entries of tracts previously sold, (No. 368,)
Of 230 July, 1849, as to changes of entry, (No. 369,)
Of 10th September, 1849, as to payments in the Treasury, (No. 370,)
Of 1st November, 1849, as to land office clerks acting as agents, (No. 371,) 324
Of 21st November, 1850, as to swamp land selections, (Nos. 574, 575,) 543, 544
Of 18th January, 1851, as to isolated tracts, (No. 399,)
Of 20th January, 1851, as to returns of land officers, (No. 372,)
Of 31st March, 1851, as to warrants, (Act 1850,) (No. 608,)
Of 14th August, 1851, as to returns of land officers, (No. 373,)
Of 23d March, 1852, as to warrants, (Act 1852,) (No. 609,)
Of 2d April, 1852, as to warrants, (Act 1852,) (No. 610,)
Of 14 September, 1852, as to warrants and fees, (No. 374,)
Of 14th October, 1852, as to warrants, assignments of, (No. 612,)
Of 20th April, 1853, as to Warrants, (Act 1853,) (No. 611,)
Of 17th August, 1853, as to Virginia Warrants, (No. 689,)
Of 12th October, 1853, as to pre-emptions in California, (No. 701,)
Of 17th October, 1853, as to Warrants, (Acts 1850 and 1852,) (No. 613,). 592
Of 7th November, 1853, as to returns of land officers, (No. 375,)
Of 19th January, 1854, as to repayments, &c., (No. 667,)

670
Of 1st February, 1854, as to returns of land officers, (No. 379,)
Of 14th February, 1854, as to warrants, (Act 1842,) (No. 614,)
Of 6th March, 1854, as to school lands in California, (No. 536,)
Of 28th June, 1854, as to mileage, depositing, &c., (No. 376,)
Of 18th July, 1854, as to depositing public money, (No. 377,)
Of 31st August, 1854, as to drafts drawn by Receivers, (No. 378,)

576
625
501

320

321

322
580
322
323
324

350
325
581
326
585
589
326
591
590
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CIRCULAR, continued.

Of 30th October, 1854, as to Graduation Act, (No. 513)
Of 1st May, 1855, as to Graduation Act, (No. 514,)

470
Of 3d May, 1855, as to warrants, (Act 1855,) (No. 615.)
Of 19th May, 1855, as to graduation entries, (No. 515,)

472
Of 14th December, 1855, as to graduation entries, (No. 516,)

473
Of 230 January, 1856, as to graduation entries, (No. 517,)
Of 230 January, 1856, as to absence of land officers, (No. 384,)
Of 24th January, 1856, as to closing land offices, (No. 380,)
Of 26th January, 1856, as to commissions on locations of land warrants,

(No. 381,)
Of 4th February, 1856, as to returns of land officers, (No. 382,)
Of 11th February, 1856, as to swamp lands, (No. 576,)
Of 7th April, 1856, as to graduation entries, (No. 518,)
Of 21st April, 1856, as to warrant location fees, (No. 383,)
Of 24th October, 1856, as to filing certificates, &c., (No. 414,)

377
Of 21st November, 1856, as to fees for pre-emption sales, (No. 415,) 378
Of 3d December, 1856, as to prohibition against filing more than one decla-
ratory statement, (No. 416,)

379
Of March 21, 1857, as to Half-breed Sioux scrip, (No. 639,)

627
Of 27th March, 1857, as to graduation entries, (No. 519,)

476
Of 27th April, 1857, as to fees for warrant locations, (No. 386,)
Of 7th June, 1857, as to returns of land officers, (No. 385,)
Of 9th September, 1857, as to mail contractor's pre-emptions, (No. 508,)
Of 19th March, 1858, as to railroad selections, (No. 550,)
Of 11th August, 1858, as to pre-emption appeals, (No. 417,)

379
Of 1st November, 1858, as to title to land warrants, (No. 617,)

607
Of 24th January, 1859, as to pre-emption appeals, (No. 418,)

380
Of 12th March, 1859, as to deposits by Receivers, (No. 387,)

Of 10th May, 1859, as to Treasury drafts, &c., (No. 388,)
CITIZENSHIP,

When pre-emption declaration is filed prior to adverse settlement, (No. 425,) 384
When not consummated by parent, the child not entitled to pre-emption,

(No. 426,)

Native, how proven,
CLAIM CLUB, member of, held to strict proof of pre-emption right, (No. 441,) 393
CLAY CITY CASE, (No. 498,) .
CLERKS IN LAND OFFICES,

Not to act as agents, form of oath, (No. 371,)

Of Registers, not authorized to sign certificates, (No. 390,)
CONFIRMATION. (See Entries.)

Certain entry entitled to, (No. 405,)

Of entries, instructions as to, (No. 410,)
COMMISSIONER OF THE GENERAL LAND OFFICE,
Power of supervision over pre-emption entries,

357*
Pre-emption appeals lie to, (No. 417,)
Decision as to assignment of warrant, final, (No. 624)

Not required to approve assignment of warrant, (No. 633,)
COMPENSATION,

-,
Of land officers for sale of Indian lands

, how adjusted, (No. 395,)
COMPETITION SALES,

Warrant locations on lands sold at, not permitted, (No. 403,)
As to warrant locations, (this ruling has been since changed. See the fore-
going,) (No. 627,)

613
CONVEYANCES, INDIAN,
Regulations as to,

In Kansas, (No. 651,)
CORPORATE AUTHORITIES,

384
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442

324
338

353
368

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Legal trustees, and may enter town site, (No. 494,)
Town trustees in Wisconsin are, (No. 499,)

435
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359

DE BASTROP GRANT, decision of Vester's claim in, (No. 504,)
DEBTS, Act 26th February, 1853, does not embrace those due by the United
States, (No. 671,)

673
DECISIONS,

Of Registers and Receivers in pre-emption cases, power of Commissioner
as to,

355*, 357*
Of Secretaries not subject to appeal to the President, (No. 688,)

680
DECLARATORY STATEMENTS,
When to be filed on unsurveyed lands in California,

353
Same in Oregon and Washington,
Kansas and Nebraska,

359
Minnesota,
New Mexico,

359
On offered and unoffered lands,

359
Forms of,

366
To be filed on unoffered lands, (No. 411,)

371
Form of, where land is not subject to private entry,

. 376
More than one filing of, prohibited, (No. 416,)

379
Filed prior to date of adverse settlement valid, (No. 425,)

384
Not required on Maison Rouge land, (No. 429,)

386
May be amended, (Nos. 438, 447,)

391, 397
For lands in Minnesota not to be filed before approval of survey, (No. 451,) 400
Discrepancy between, and proof, not always material, (No. 452,)
May be amended by minors when of age, (No. 453,)
In Kansas, as filed before adverse right, good, (No. 458,)
When new, may be filed, (No. 463,)
May be corrected when there is no evidence of bad faith, (No. 454, 465,)

401
401
404
409

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402, 410

383

329
336

Variance of a few days in filing an actual and alleged date of settlement
no bar to claim, (No. 467,)

412
To be good from date of Register refusing, (No. 471,)

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415
Settlement must be dated three months from filing of, (No. 475,)

418
Effect of public notice in regard to, in California, (No. 507,)

457
Need not be filed in person,

464*
DEED,

of trust executed by pre-emptor to his wife, will not remove his disquali-

fication, (No. 422,)
Required of patentee before repayment of purchase-money, (Nos. 668, 672,
675, 676, 679,)

671, 673, 675, 677
DEL HAMBRE RANCHO, California, (No. 661,)

654
DEPOSITS. (See DISBURSING AGENTS.)
Instructions as to, (Nos. 362, 376,)

315, 328
How made by Receivers, (No. 377,)

Receivers not to make of less than $2000, (No. 387,)
DES MOINES RIVER GRANT, in Iowa, opinion as to, (No. 546,) 500*, 503
DE TITO RANCHO, in California, (No. 659,).
DISBURSING AGENTS,

Duties of,
Failure to deposit,
Amount of commissions for locating warrants to be debited in account of,

(No. 386,).
DISQUALIFICATION,
Of pre-emption claimant, what, (Nos. 435, 456,)

390, 403
Ownership of three hundred and twenty acres is, under Act March 3, 1853,

(No. 465, 505,)
DISPOSAL OF PUBLIC LAND. TITLE II.,
DIVISION,

650

314
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335

410, 455

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342

Of public land, how made, (No. 396,)
Of land claimed by pre-emption in Kansas before survey, (No. 440,)
Between settlers, when to be made, (No. 472,)

342
393
415

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