Argument and Statement of Facts, Showing Why the Amendments to Senate Bill 16, Adopted by the House of Representatives, Should Be Concurred in by the Senate

Argument and Statement of Facts, Showing Why the Amendments to Senate Bill 16, Adopted by the House of Representatives, Should Be Concurred in by the Senate

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...other benefits derived from said tunnel, at the rates mentioned in certain agreements referred to in the third section of said act: Therefore be it resolved. That this company will not accept or receive any patent fromthe United States for the mining ground claimed by this com.'-my, if such patent be subject to the provisions of the act of Conoress of the United States approved July 25, 1866, and entitled " An act granting to A. Sutro the right of way and granting other privileges to aid in the construction of a draining aud exploring tunnel to the Comstock Lode, in the State of Nevada," or if by such patent there shall be imposed apon this company the obligation to make any payments whatever to said Sutro or other owners of said tunnel; and this company declines to accept, receive, or holdunder the patent which has been issued by the United States, and which, as this board is informed, is now in the hands of the register of the United States land office for the district of Nevada for delivery to this company. Alpheus Bull, President Savage Mining Company. E. B. Holmes, Secretary Savage Mining Company. It will be asked under what title will they hold after they have refused to take a patent? They mean to hold under the local mining rules and the following provision of the general mining law of 1866, passed subsequent to the Sutro Tunnel act: That the mineral lands of the public domain, both surveyed and unsurveyed, are hereby declared to be free and open to exploration and occupation by all citizens of the United States, and those who have declared their intention to become citizens, subject to such regulations as may be prescribed by law, and subject also to the local customs or rules of miners in the several mining districts, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236831055
  • 9781236831057