Manual of American Mining Law as Practiced in the Western States and Territories: Embracing a Compilation of the Text of the United States Statutes, Land-office Regulations and Decisions, and the Local Statutes of California, Colorado, Nevada, Dakota, Washington, Wyoming, New Mexico, and Arizona
F.H. Thomas & Company, 1882 - 426 էջ
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abandoned Act of Congress action actual adverse adverse possession affidavit allowed amended amount application appropriation assessments authorized boundaries certificate claimant contain contract Copp's copy corporation court customs defendant deposits discovery district ditch dollars easements effect entered entitled entry evidence extended failure feet filed five give ground held hold hundred improvements interest issue judge labor land Landowner less lien limits lines lode lode claims manner ment mineral mining claims months necessary notice original owners party patent performed person possession possessory posting prescribed prior proceedings proper purchase question reasonable receiver record regulations removal repealed respect rules Section secure side Stat statute subsequent suit surface survey taken territory thereof tion tunnel United vein or lode
Էջ 15 - States governing their possessory title, shall have the exclusive right of possession and enjoyment of all the surface included within the lines of their locations, and of all veins, lodes, and ledges throughout their entire depth...
Էջ 24 - ... 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 ; and the right of way for the construction of ditches and canals for the purposes herein specified is acknowledged and confirmed...
Էջ 16 - On each claim located after the tenth day of May, eighteen hundred and seventy-two, and until a patent has been Issued therefor, not less than one hundred dollars' worth of labor shall be performed or improvements made during each year.
Էջ 19 - It shall be the duty of the adverse claimant, within thirty days after filing his claim to commence proceedings in a court of competent jurisdiction, to determine the question of the right of possession, and prosecute the same with reasonable diligence to final judgment; and a failure so to do shall be a waiver of his adverse claim.
Էջ 157 - Mining claims upon veins or lodes of quartz or other rock in place bearing gold, silver, cinnabar, lead, tin, copper, or other valuable deposits...
Էջ 4 - ... 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.
Էջ 22 - ... in such district, and fix the rates to be charged by such paper ; and, to the end that the Commissioner may be fully informed on the subject, each applicant shall file with the register a sworn statement of all charges and fees paid by such applicant for publication and surveys, together with all fees and money paid the register and the receiver of the land office, which statement shall be transmitted, with the other papers in the case, to the Commissioner of the General Land Office.
Էջ 129 - Where nonmineral land not contiguous to the vein or lode is used or occupied by the proprietor of such vein or lode for mining or milling purposes, such nonadjacent surface ground may be embraced and included in an application for a patent for such vein or lode, and the same may be patented therewith, subject to the same preliminary requirements as to survey and notice as are applicable to veins or lodes...
Էջ 283 - An act granting the right of way to ditch and canal owners over the public lands, and for other purposes...
Էջ 16 - ... but where such claims are held in common, such expenditure may be made upon any one claim, and upon a failure to comply with these conditions, the claim or mine upon which such failure occurred shall be open to relocation, in the same manner as if no location of the same had ever been made...