Congressional Edition Volume 2263

Congressional Edition Volume 2263

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ... state and hare it go upon record cannot remember, after the most careful thonght, whether or not you appeared as a witness, signing your name, and taking the oath of a witness, before the register of the land office at Santa Ft, in the taking of final proof in the caseof Jos5 LeonTelles, in December, 1880 f--A. I do not remember. Q. 54. I am informed by the honorable the Commissioner of theGeneral Land Office that it appears of record that on the 27th day of December, 1880, you appeared as a witness, ami one of the two witnesses, to Telles's homestead proof; you described yourself asa ranchman, about thirty years of age, and claimed San Mateo, Valencia County, as your post-office address. Mr. Telles swore, as the claimant, to a continuous residence with his family on the laud since January, 1874; to improvements of the value of 82,000--a house, corral, stable, and fencing; to have used the laud for stock-raising and agricultural purposes; and to have brokeu 40 acres, cultivated in wheat.corn, and vegetables. As a witness ynu corroborated these statements, and in reply to question 2: i testified to your belief that claimant acteii in good faith in making his homestead entry, and that you had no knowledge to the contrary. To all of which yon signed your name and took the customary oath as witness. This is the recnnl as on file in the Laud Office at Washington. Does this not revive your memory, and are the facts set forth iu this statement true or false?--A. I do not remember whether 1 signed or nut; 1 remember I was in Santa Y6 in November or December, 1880. Q. 55. Is the town of San Rafael an incorporated town?--A. No, it is not. Q. 56. Have you ever seen a paper called the Santa Fi New Mexican, and published in Santa Y6, more

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  • Paperback | 472 pages
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 9781236518569