Report of the Commissioner of Agriculture for the Year 1868

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Página 472 - ... that he is a citizen of the United States, or has declared his intention to become such...
Página 471 - Office, from whence, when the proceedings are found regular, a patent or complete title will be issued ; and on surrender of the duplicate receipt such patent will be delivered, at the option of the patentee, either by the Commissioner at Washington or by the register at the district land office.
Página 471 - The receiver will then issue to the purchaser a duplicate receipt, and at the close of the month the register and receiver will make returns of the sale to the General Land Office, from whence, when the proceedings are found...
Página 316 - ... top of the left hand over the constricted portion, the grasp relaxed, and the insect permitted to escape through the opening into its interior. The glass is then closed below by the left hand on the outside of the net, and may be transferred to the top of the collecting box, when it can be quieted by chloroform...
Página 473 - Where both parents die, leaving infant heirs, the homestead may be sold for cash for the benefit of such heirs, and the purchaser will receive title from the United States. The sale of a homestead claim by the settler to another party before completion of title is not recognized by the General Land Office, and not only vests no title or equities in the purchaser, but is prima facie evidence of abandonment, and gives cause for the cancellation of the claim. To the government only may a claim be relinquished;...
Página 471 - The manner of proceeding to acquire title with this class of paper is the same as in cash and warrant cases, the fees to be paid being the same as on warrants. The location of this scrip at private entry is restricted to three sections in each township of land...
Página 176 - Du t such cold as this is very rare, and has little effect on the vegetation covered with eight or ten feet of snow. Running water may be found open on all the rivers, and in many springs throughout the year. The real opportunity for agriculture in a cold country cannot be deduced from annual mean temperatures alone, but is dependent on the heat of the summer months and the duration of the summer. At Fort...
Página 452 - This is principally the timber used at the saw-mills on the sound, and is both strong and durable; in fact, it is the strongest timber on the coast, both in perpendicular pressure and horizontal strain...
Página 557 - History of the United States. Candidates for higher standing, are examined as above, and also in the studies gone over by the class to which they may desire admission. No one can be admitted to the College until he is fifteen years of age...
Página 528 - ... expectations ; and they are full of high hopes of the most useful and profitable results, even of entire and permanent success. Their experience in cultivating the vine has led them to the same conclusion that we have deduced from our scientific examinations of the soil, climate, and native vines ; namely, that the vine can be cultivated with entire success, in favorable localities, in all parts of the State.

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