Compilation of Correspondence and Statistical Data from the Records and Files of the Department of the Interior in Relation to Coal Lands in the Indian Territory; The Acreage and Approximate Value Thereof, the Thickness of the Various

Compilation of Correspondence and Statistical Data from the Records and Files of the Department of the Interior in Relation to Coal Lands in the Indian Territory; The Acreage and Approximate Value Thereof, the Thickness of the Various

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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. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...1906, the abovenamed William Cameron, United States mine inspector for the Indian Territory, who is personally well known to me, and made oath that the facts set forth by him on the dates indicated in the above statement are true to the best of his knowledge and belief. In the report of the Commission to the Department March 19, 1903, recommending lands for segregation, it was stated that on October 16, 1902, the Department requested a report as to what lands should be segregated, and the Commission was advised that Mr. Joseph A. Tafl', an expert geologist, would be directed to report to the Commission in order that the Commission might have the services of an expert in connection therewith; that on November 27 Mr. Taff reported and was assigned immediately to the field to make such inspection as would enable the Commission to properly report; that there were detailed to assist him Messrs. R. D. Mesler, Carl Smith, and J. M. Shaler, geologists; that Mr. Taff completed his field work on March 12, 1903, and 1 f. '11. i, JD'! that the compilation of his data had been under supervision of the Commission. There was also forwarded, and made a part of such report, Mr. Tafl."s re ort concerning the segregation. Mr. 'Ii2i'fl"s re ort to the Commission, and forwarded with their re ort, gives a escription by towns-hips of coal lands segregated and ot er data with reference thereto. It is stated therein that December 1, 1902, field work was begun and actively carried on to completion March 12, 1903. Maps of the segregated lands were prepared as the work progressed, so that the otfice work was completed as soon as these maps could be transferred to larger scale and the selected land described. No reference appears to...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236969111
  • 9781236969118