Our Western Empire: Or, The New West Beyond the Mississippi: The Latest and Most Comprehensive Work on the States and Territories West of the Mississippi. Containing ... Description ... of the Geography, Geology ... the Climate, Soil, Agriculture, the Mineral and Mining Products ... To which is Added the Various Routes, and Prices of Passage and Transportation ... with Full Information Concerning Manitoba, British Columbia, and Those Regions in the Atlantic States Adapted to Settlement ...
Bradley, Garretson & Company, 1882 - 1312 Seiten
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Seite 271 - The miners of each mining district may make regulations not in conflict with the laws of the United States, or with the laws of the State or Territory in which the district is situated, governing the location, manner of recording, amount of work necessary to hold possession of a mining claim, subject to the following requirements: The location must be distinctly marked on the ground so that its boundaries can be readily traced.
Seite 277 - That whenever by priority of possession rights to the use of water for mining, agricultural, manufacturing, or other purposes have vested and accrued and the same are recognized and acknowledged by the local customs, laws, and the decisions of courts, the possessors and owners of such vested rights shall be maintained and protected in the same...
Seite 341 - All taxes shall be uniform upon the same class of subjects within the territorial limits of the authority levying the tax, and shall be levied' and collected under general laws...
Seite 278 - Every person above the age of twenty-one years, who is a citizen of the United States...
Seite 268 - All valuable mineral deposits in lands belonging to the United States, both surveyed and unsurveyed, are hereby declared to be free and open to exploration and purchase, and the lands in which they are found to occupation and purchase, by citizens of the United States...
Seite 272 - ... such reference to natural objects or permanent monuments as shall identify the claim, and furnish an accurate description, to be incorporated in the patent. At the expiration of the sixty days of publication the claimant shall file his affidavit, showing that the plat and notice have been posted in a conspicuous place on the claim during such period of publication.
Seite 269 - States and those who have declared their intention to become such, under regulations prescribed by law, and according to the local customs or rules of miners in the several mining districts, so far as the same are applicable and not inconsistent with the laws of the United States.
Seite 269 - ... no location of a mining claim shall be made until the discovery of the vein or lode within the limits of the claim located.
Seite 275 - ... the applicants, and they shall be at liberty to obtain the same at the most reasonable rates, and they shall also be at liberty to employ any United States Deputy Surveyor to make the survey.
Seite 288 - ... failure to prosecute the work on the tunnel for six months shall be considered as an abandonment of the right to all undiscovered veins on the line of such tunnel.