Mineral Lands and Mining Resources_page 71

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Title (1876) The Compiled Laws of the Territory of Utah, Containing All the General Statutes Now In Force, 1876
Subject Law
Description (1876) The twenty-second legislature in 1876 authorized compilation of all statutes then in force. The poorly organized compilations of 1855, 1866 and 1870 finally gave way to a modernized codification topically arranged by broad subject titles, in some cases, more specific chapters within titles, and numbered sections. Additionally, each section throughout the compilation is given a separate consecutive number. Reference is made to these in a content summary preceding each title or section. A much more thorough index is provided. No separate session law volume was published for 1876.
Date 1876
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Holding Institution S.J. Quinney College of Law, The University of Utah, South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0730
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Title Mineral Lands and Mining Resources_page 71
Description APPLICABLE TO UTAH. nated as mineral lands, which have been excluded from sur-vey and sale, there have been homesteads made by citizens of the United States, or persons who have declared their in- tohomde'-open tention to become citizens, which homesteads have beensteads-made, improved, and used for agricultural purposes, and upon which there have been no valuable mines of gold, sil- 262, s. ia, v. u, ver, cinnabar, or copper discovered, and which are properly agricultural lands, the settlers or owners of such homesteads shall have a right of pre-emption thereto, and shall be entitled to purchase the same at the price of one dollar and twenty-five cents per acre, and in quantity not to exceed one hundred and sixty acres; or they may avail themselves of the provisions of chapter five of this title, relating to <{ Homesteads." Sec. 2342. Upon the survey of the lands described in the preceding section, the Secretary of the Interior may l designate and set apart such portions of the same as are clearly agricultural lands, which lands shall thereafter be 26July 1866 c subject to pre-emption and sale as other public lands, and p62^- ^ v-14> be subject to all the laws and regulations applicable to tlie same. Sec. 2343. The President is authorized to establish addi- ^^"ffiicts tional land districts and to appoint the necessary officers powerofethe under existing laws, wherever he may deem the same nee- providlnt to essary for the public convenience in executing the provis- 26Juiy, i866,c. -p 4.-U- 1 * 282, s. 7, v. 14, ions of this chapter. p. 252. Sec. 2344. Nothing contained in this chapter shall be construed to impair, in any way, rights or interests in mining property acquired under existing laws; nor to affect the provisions of the act entitled' 'AnAct granting to A. Sutro 10 May,i872,c the right of way and other privileges to aid in the construe- p.9&!' >v' ' tion of a draining and exploring tunnel to the Comstock 9 July, wro, c. 2*-yS s 17 v Ifi lode, in the State of Nevada," approved July twenty-fifth, p- 218. eighteen hundred and sixty-six. Sec. 2345. The provisions of the preceding sections of ^ineerr^\Jfnds this chapter shall not apply to the mineral lands situated in |*ates except-the States of Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota, which are declared free and open to exploration and purchase, ac- is Feb. 1873, c cording to legal subdivisions, in like manner as before the 465.'v'17'p" tenth day of May, eighteen hundred and seventy-two. And any bona fide entries of such lands within the States named since the tenth day of May, eighteen hundred and seventy-two, may be patented without reference to any of the foregoing provisions of this chapter. Such lands shall be offered
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Source Original Book: The Compiled Laws of the Territory of Utah Containing All the General Statutes Now In Force
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-29
Date Modified 2005-11-29
ID 718805
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