Newspaper of The New York Herald, December 8, 1860, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated December 8, 1860 Page 2
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WW cyr'M ooait, e?i> of ladiAB *? ^ Tl sfcitiw of Mtrnll'i liiud ^*to tii^ Md * ???% it ^ ?fe? i e lak?, lc *b# wv^^orbooa of Gai?abAWIio? ritrr TUe Nt!aMVI .ubmlU#<J W" f>r4 *?**? !Tws J? work of frtl'r ir.Mc '?8d?? ?boo| lwt??tylowa?h^, UTdte 4?.K0^r-. .'U.U1 ?or.h .f ^rVr -tl mtl of U*f. oho l>? W* U [> . i|>r Pr*fTor ikiwiftl rfeonnmli U" Si ?? icJ-^P !!?'? **? ? "t*** VU"Z "tit ?r IWlMlkMekM. IB l?lt?od* ?"t .*" _? * *"! ? ^ i ^ iw Frtrdtdt* on lb* ft*50n4 ol Ibo HllMiM ot ?* br.t tbo ^ JTS3Mtf%rtb?b MiMljr n? Of VM VJwToi* M! b? d?K rt Mir ^7^ m?j r~*r H -?**? ??? lk. ..... tmumd*ry MI*o>i Flnrito "*f-r.;T Jit ?4 the CX?Tii ?^oor? ?o4er srSct ?,? m o? ?.t 4.i??. Mtte tru? .cure of M*r>? r?wr, Vb. Mvrr bftD RlDTf floiJf O^Tf A lMt9*lAC CTw^ * "io\in<i Mu> *b-i .. S? MfT* ibTfuio r OoofT^. ^MU^iir 2^7^,1? xr&rT?&JLXsr& S^m^ualpo'.t "H? boSSry rt ifc* ????* kiMM ^nr ?? tto& br uwi.iMKiiW.ee.rwr^f mod lb# r*UW W*T? *? ftorvlo boro k?w i bo Ona?W*?* by t? _ ? - . ? I lit* nam Ml M !? U? lf"4 bi??4*J ??? ?Mtlod IM Mt>f MM! d Ul* rtdil Id ?*' *trrW, ?p ZHSd'lMo# April. I MO, "???***? UoMUW to Ud* C7 \E kUod^r ?x *?**??? lb* K?M? ?* Florin ??< ' cmoBol bo proporlT imrrtod ft !? ?o?Ui?< ?b? MMrmlaooa orlT?W nfOH of tbo p^opto b*1' 7SZ2 XL? tolr^ ?m~* ?< ^ ^ ?mi lo fartfcar tofidioMo? "f Ooofrodi > ti mi ?inu<u vli* bod pmffMod d?rtof lh? im4 ?rrvptwiMi Tb? 'Ha mi of I bo Sold wort, o? ? ? ? Imm of ?74?mil ?? low^blp o?l ?Ob'li - ' WOTk. pnocipoiiy Now York UdUo ted*. Ml k Vttowli 3,010 BliM ?? lb* MwMon now. ?* ?' MAMM04? tlk* Nwknnh *?d HtMirar' n Sl rkHo rtro* mw Tm\ k<*t??t. <>? U>? bood ?? kl HO fUfbf <lMV?*Mt thirty Uiroo "???bJp ?Oklalbr kmh bo ri b?M pcoyorod ltd mo .io M dOtaaa for u im of 700.001 04 %-rta. prvporod ud m io K, PMH prcfcvtly ro,?orU>J. tm .llJU. SS4 M Mmim plot* doty roinrood for ? Mt imalMiaf U.OOOIieOO .. ?? ?b?J o?bl tovoMlp ptol' for wye?hi towMbip ptai' for No ???NiMn boM propoiKd dwtaf ?? NflJW M4 IriumltKI I0TM ****** WOO'7 Umtm pUU pr*Tl m+r NporlM for OvHI IOtTo Mroo. ?r. '*? N* "bin( jhr i wrfo i 9.410,070 04 " . . . Mr^* ?of rtrroy |4bMMl loud m RUM ,,d .. * tl.Mir-l.04 Of-ro y? MB ? tm root ao tn ? *t mrt MM IbO bbjroM* udo to UW i?y tbat M|tM 0! omb try pMtlMlMly 00 vbo owtoro Mo pc of U>? ro,y ? T j WTlfi IBBmOW VelWyW If IBMII CTi#f|,' *^l i* Ofcr ofg>ot?4? of ft oometMt oroo to ooou.n ? U r? WFelSwi. Ibeeoti boleg e# s prodoei ti- cborwtor It * mmM U'bt UM loo do ol UM booi of tM *.?it, piotto, Md n? lrltr)t?f 'OB, wbtnk Mro Blroody booo wu;od Md roltirotod, o?.'*Bd Bbool cm r b"r?di cd rr ?' s? tll< ?ooby HnontalM, nwo BOrtb IB 00?th, Bed l*?.??y I'm bo ?fty aitoo ffrtBi w<?\ ?? OBBt, cmbrartoy r?rf t' VK, BBiooy ?h?b If IMT0? Anrorto, UohJm ? >ty Arr?. m*"* c Vcndr Ho. otBta R?om?t M, ? jo* ?, ai d other* It ta ftiHker Mated tfcat *;M coo b try do?a the 1'imu) mer it very tux, sua tt?e v?n -jr oa < *ot> U kW'l ? I" ti< n> l?ues Iroo ?>!?? t?' i>irfo milt* to \tlunglh. On-tti ra?a t>?lig by rariDT* Ml 1 w ? trtwmi nrrkiM ubort hik bandied mile* e\si to ilw t ttnl l*n. iT tbe R?*y MoulUUS, am garden (arms u, e be 1>? run vati *i V' a : ? i aMlurable extort. TDi??r vr)> r ^ener* , in su'iuiuta* ?? innate* tor tbe ?<rv<? |?>r Uir j*?- <idip? juc<- W, IM'i aagfti the ilUMMi >f tbe nuhlle r'.rvo) c u u.ai dlrauitoo. ?:m ?h"ow th?- inoten tttio t< Uw lands in ibat r?-'"n of eountr, t?e i ita'g'itrUvri. tbe ?i? of distant aettiera kin mi>xriii<|bl )><? itrat 3t>d by affording laaNttlaa tor ' tl<? a* B C'f titie to surveyed taude, *o a?ncb de ?ir? u t. ?a ie pcrstmg agricultural a*< ?-.ations. atl who bit be et-abk<i to uuri-Uuap *!tb the means reaiisad fr? m tbe rale cf product# la a ready market Id mining con nn ?'i n tea in?t>a*c lire, belnt tbe biandary tniiwueo Kan'n* and Nehia-sa, bav'uc h?*B e?t?Pded dnrli.g tbo las* year to tbe ? i n nut of the Kvky Mountain* afl ""la facilities tor tbe Mirvi y log of any pordoca oi this *urveyii * dis'rl'it, at ?t as mou ?* tbe tit !?? to the Udlao land la rxiinii'ileh n, the *antt! of tbo actual settlers' dispersed throughout U< ndo Xtrpt afthc IVrrlkirlea ol liaueas and Nebraska, vd*\ be r-a^m rat'sBel Tbo t>?*? |inej ft reftrred fo, governing the public. mir sets in K.-t/fts aid Nelirsska, had beeu established In totmer ye*?* tor the dts'anoe c 204 mllea wort Irom Uie M'taocrt river, on the 40' b d^rte north laittoda to tbe lnersiclou point of it " 2 > guide . meridian, wont, ? (bits' tn-ailtl Ibia line is ottonly too standard frirn v hfb turkeys In Nebraska tun, and to Kicfcaa ? not, t ? bcu ? repi'ftrd aa ?urroj?d and marked on 'be latitat! a a'otnuiio, it KlUa??Tis aa Um line ol demarcation tkoaa twoTeirr.oilea^eparatlBg ttielr juris uc Men W't'h Ihr view to acqairlrg aoccrate Irforiuation a* to tbo ctartctcrul the lands, t"grtb?r with tbo political rorpierrattora nqmrlng targto'e boondary. eoparatiog K?i?sr from K>b>'fka, tbo t'*t?a?l"r. ?t the i-j." line ??S irdend by yon, and ancomplifb'd ("tiring the !?rt ji ?r to the rxtl nt cf 2*6 milts and 'JU 4 ICO cjwms, ihe tttw'ri t r.p pn!i i betrg fn tl e auo aj t of tbo K.? ky Itoi'Ctair.v. i/fstgeap-d l>y a tiimerluggrunliorock, pr.xseut rk- ?r an.'e top. afford It' g no ollgtble plaou for the c'>n tion el * rf eri epleunos arlKlctal inounmort therton tbl* p. nt t- ?!? it MP mil'* aid W 4 100 ebalca west of tbo U t bI trrrnmrst erected on tfc.' Miseonrl river. Ttc ?orv< jots reprvsrnt contlderab o settlements along tb? e?e>erL gisM of the Rcrk"? Mountains, and on the 10th Aptdftiber. 1M?, report ? "The base line as ooropUHed frt m irltlal point, on the west or right bank of illsaoorl riv< r, to its point of Intersection wlto tba east bound*'/ of t'tab, ra'd ' . r.ry i,, r being on the summit of tbe Rurny v mi 'tains," that, "following Its meaadertngs, the entire 'ecg'h of lbs Itn- bi twetn the abore point, as laid ccwu by p>< MNWM I* f 4-J miles ai.d 2U 4 100 ctialni, n r> w 1 s 10 cleared, 31 minutca 1? seconds of iongitnde; M lit 1 (CO miles, being a degree of longitude on tbo 40th tani'n cflaiitada. Tbe Initial point on tbo Missouri rlter, bt ng ?& degrees 16 minnUs, 43 som nds >d<led to 10 dfgrees, 21 mitictea 10 reoonda mak< x for tho cioalng p< liit on tbe f'tah line aa above described 106 degr. is, 3ti lu'tutcs f 0 ecconds vest of Kreeniricb." Tl,' Eu'vetor General ha* entered into contracts for the prenui liscal yeartottio ixUut of tbo appn>pri?ttoo~ ?20 010 ? the field Pferatlona In Kansas be. ng on bot? siiis r.f Ailabtsp r'ver in ibe southern part of the Terr! tory, ai'.lolpirg tie 'i??go rmi-rYaion in Nobratxa, i^ast i>f hi. c aboiit ta-enty five tnl'ts Trom Fort Kearney, *'*o in the rifi 'n < ft.t < l no I'aanee rotertro In Uie vatisy of tte 1/irp f rk of the Platte rlTcr , Tl'? i xtrcslpc of the pub'lc por?eys In Kansas for tbe text fiscal yiar, aa rtc. mmeDded by the t<urrejor Oene ral, l*| to the opinion of tbls nflioer. much larger than the asr?lec rri| itrea. H * estimates have accordingly been icstrl?ted. In view ol tin- ureal eitent of surveyed land* already subjoot to pre enip'.iou and open to entry at prl iatc (*'?. m i>v?ur*m. if :,y 10 *?d (Vjonto ffoun?le-> et*l ' I W ic cp'd rlvor, Ibeie bare bwo attrveyol town ?Mp ext.-rlore of].,*! to 318 mile*, and anbdlrtslnna an renting to 1 CM rr.lim la tbc rrglo* near the a jiirces ol ft Cm x, llurnl tVood anil Bad river*, Id l,t P<>|0i comity, 103 roHea of townablp and aubdiv'xion unn bavo bee n < Mahhabed I be stirvrj or Genera! ha* co ttracted for the survey of ?norieen Ir,?i.?b!pa r \at of Wetonitia rlvor, In the ticK.1 t? or VU*i)li?>i v K.pu'n, ana writ or tbc me (ptratiae Ojcnto 'M u Marathon oounty? ibta poriloe demandmtr prk-rltj <r rnrvey on account of the eviicnic of valuable limber. with aoll intuble for xctlleiiient. ? ontrarie a'po, hire been mode lor the extcnrlon of ,ur" *? on tb? r?(rW.B b?t* i i'o Lake FiarnHe.vi : aad WiMonala rlvar, extend og north to Uw boundary of tl'fblgan *bec' 111 townablpa, wel timbered.* at tbe I beau of the Www p and Rrole rlvert aud Lao Van* <Je ! ?< rt. wt!! l>? tuhdlvuicd. <ont-irte bare alao beer ma<1o I or ibc ?c dtvlf. n of (Is tow o?bip?- throe on IU-I rlrer, , tnptyirg '^o l**o Superior, Booth of Madeline l*l*nd, ane tt. rctrhlgdrr ?*Jj >tc!ti?r tbe weatorn boundary of J ?\ ircu.ln, Bear Si. loutf river. Ju tli * part of WircoDtto there rttrair.a only cloven low i At. |>i to bo KiibJlTldnl to oompleu) tbc survey* in J tt.atfRilof tbo State, tnnltidlng thoae falling wlthm tbe r**uvation for ihc l.a rolnte and other kdlanr. under I Ihc recttd elanre of the et-ooDd article of the treaty of the S0:h ttrpimnhcr, 1854, with the Cbippewaa , of I ?kt .-u|*ilor, (.mated w.it of tbe mouth of the Uatnai rivir. ard h- the valley of the Btd riftr. The ctr>c* work \n the surveying district bfC n d<**J%l6iR'U Wit* aOtlTUT. IOWA There Iibvi hern run In tbe rorthweetern portion of this ?a?e, dut.rg the pMl year. 004 mile* of B'thdlvialooal w< r> , lra?ir.(! to oownleta I he wb<>|? mate but two town ?bit*, nudcr *urvry, with ?n?o*ma i lalanda la navivv bie lakea and titer*, alao teotatad tracts which were oo Jfr'd with wat?r when former turveja were executed. Tin trai ?'tlption cf tbc lard trohlTti (or Iowa, It la D'o pwed to proa forwart to tbe Mil exlaot of aie?na a? oum Bund, in ? roor to b? able to trattfer th<wearobWrato the , J"atc 4iilboi itlr* before Hie eloae of tbe enanlt g Qacal year raj^mx.T o? bi<i>k-<,t4 (? vowjr t* nimrin). w?n at mainaorA jtao iowi Ttie rurveya In th.a rerr itory ha*eadvan?*d, under the Juperlt let 'Uacc of the Surveyor General of Wiaoor,in and '"?a ? bote <ffle la at I?ubuqo?. the flflh principal utrtd'ao whl'b t "btr >la tba aorveya In Arfeanaaa Mir r<. tti I. l^wa, ar S tbe Htil" of Mioneaota. govern* a'ro tbc < tt> Lklcii of ih) lima of the public lurvt a In tbia T>rrl !i'?v N',rtf ,be ''P1''1 ratnrna of aarveya . ,"'?? TL r.? b^b tbe Blf (iiotjt rlv/r. *??t tf lb* Ptate of Miaroaota, bare beea ma>le ??V rttltg to C36 lineal mlle? of towr*blp eiterlora' and ib'it baa beet au' divided one towrah'n. in which H?? * Ff .la Cl?y 'a ait'iated, frabraamg portioaa of the lard lantrf ?itb'n Kcot Hiver I And Dlairiot, ? ra*d ced m inc lururr Terrltoiy, now fiate of Mioneaota. The r^ 0 a rtfer o' tbe tcanrblp (1C1 S R 4P W ) |yiD( w<wt of I r *?"?>? * river la not within any orpaoiaad Und diitrlo . Tee wt rk la thla Trrrltory ecna'ala of townahin and luhdlviiici at aatve>a lo be aialc aonU> cf tbc 414 utl iti'e. ??* < f tr c B i Sioux . north of ma Mlaaoarl and iiMdfihilfwKuK.MrMliM, eaairaclng tha ralleia of Bn ?tonx, Mi-aoorl. VitbiUioi and Jam?a r I vera Tbe aobdiviai nal wort, aot exceeding throe fail t ,wn *' * ? ???? ?rch localitiaa aa May Tall within c'aima KTJSf f'r 16 art tola el the treaty of April in, IfiK with the Yanrtoft tribe of ladiaata Aa Iter* cilata ao :r.nd dlatr.et la thla Terrlt^rr e* I e?pt for that r^runn lj la ( eaat of ?rg dioax river aorUi Ua'iJe'^'toiS \Zh *?h ,h? lre*,f "p'e *'?> tra <*e ?oe U*n aV ? ah pay tout banda of DUutt or 1 ulLU T*' J"'y M' 1 " foe prouip: let ?i??i( n la *uyg.a:ei tor the or eaniMtion of a laa.i dia trxt fcr tbe preaent V rritorr of MlnaeaoU ? rata ?>? ?iiju-ot.-; ktaiut* armvariao rirrarr-r . - ?0,Tr7"d ?"*??'? ?h? Umiu af tbit t?uu ?.f.?WVW' ??'? < ,Lt] U "m ?Hnare ?tlea.aeveo e gbibt if ahl?b are :eported to hotnud land, maoathi '?taaital a?c?.t. on the 23.f of May. lM7,of tbe AurTevnr U? aetal a ? Wee at flt Panl, aa tbe aaat of a aernrate dta trtot, (lit Til arrea have beea aarvejed, Mt 736 of wbleh ?cr?oo? plated during tbe laat ywr. Cot uacWi ?or IT! 4M ao??a, north aad eaat af OttarUll take aad eaat of Mltta ?a*a. bava beea ?ade Plata tar TM towa a*n?, wiu 1M lati deaarlptlva of aoll, hava been aert to tbe | roper . h.oera, aad Iraa*?rr1pu of laid a He* aud re. eor?a for that oiatnrt and Reaeral I.and Ofnee have been prepared durlrg lb* i?at jear to tbe eataot of 1? N1 P ft < or laataaaual report tbe oowip.v.tloai waa reported of ite | rr ater port oa of U.e aurvey of the areet-m n <"rZ ? 'fl't betweea tbe rot.tbem evtremiiv cf n g Sicte lake aad tbe ar rtbern boundary of Iowa ok ' ? "uc *?'-tb cop rae for Um diataaea of 1J4 witaa aad tbat ?>ea?nr?? bad beea takaa for tbe taatmrt of Ike aonorae.r of its rtlabl tahmcut la tbe Celd Oor aa tbe naat vear ike rrtna u'rg port<oa of tbe booaiary bet wear tbe irae Bieaaaaeata at tbe bcada of labaa Tra vera aad tic fiioae | d latent 4 taltea, *> abalaa aad U llaka. baa been ?>aiplot td rtlaraa aiace to tbw tfliea, a?d, alter taetia* tbe ar curacy of tbe work to the Held, tbe mm baa be a at : re pled and p*> meal la fafl made r juvtwru Purlsg Ihe p*?t year 4 UM llaeal ?lira hava beea ear veyed, rwbra-rlLg ao are* of W aoraa the fetter , rortha of the a?proprlatloa lor tbia dletrtrt waa a'leued jj'r tbe tar ty of ootflrmrd private ela ma, 193 hb ,ub Jnr, r?*ti?>t upoa Mcaieaa rmata, rvaerviag a a mall 11m fur the lurvtya aad eaeeeet otia uf tbe liaea of tba ana fgwva fnibita Uada ^ ?<eBeraJ'a SVISf ^ ? rtfnrt, la % kudMN iad dintnrt ?aaaer tbe POM* laa#a. aad U oooaeetta* therewith the Iccalir* of Ml private eUim* aad ladiaa nan 1 1.1 1 ... ?cw I he urgaaiteilon af tbat aa.-veylac dMrtet u> iw preerat a boat H 1U lineal BUaa, oovena! ahi!? imtd UO arret, bare beea aurreyo I ^ 4N>al Tbe Ho r vet or Correal aabwiita a vary larre h, mrveta for the e???i*g year, referrirg to a J rinl riMig Uaa of tb* ?ie 1. fa*tbe"aoor of hla rta?a bat aleerat oa of the pan erteaelve ogaratioaa la Uat die te*t aad tbe failure of aay 01a alterable raoe pla freo the r - r .at of aavarai mlllhtaa af aerea, it ta a-tt daaed ??ri r?ary bj th,a rflW u aak Ihr tore taaa tbe M*daiai? oa*M* The fcrvey io| aerr'oe la uta K?ate baa baan ?etvrtwa'ar dor ieg tha lee* year ttoac Caiaatbia rivar.Wbr.cta* * Momenta to tbe nelgbborb<HHl of r iet Italia* ia tha va'ley af raiatilla rlrar. earl af I be "itaaifra aad 'i*uT prrtw-a of tbe ooaatey we*t of Klamath !a*e aear tea l.ae betweea (irrfr* and Oal Vrait, aot yet eaWkbliahei In the flebl by aatnal ilamarvattor. fanag .be laat yev i|? ai'laa. ambracte* rt M4 ae.ee have beea eanrr, *4 la tfcia ??*,** , leder the provltloM of the art of tV>trer?aa amrovet ! afaLih IT? fnr ?*rT*' 01 fort* *lxtb parallel iglZ.TC, fnr * r-p*,, ?. lb. ius: t?1T'SS ** the anrray of tbe iniaadary VaJ JT-. f* of rahiable fan* lag land ta rerirted aa Vu!?!? leg tbe (tontbem booadary of ? 'rv?r>a he?it!l ' the Bine Moaataiaa aad Klamath lake, aad teU era dretraaa of bavtag tbat ragb? aarveyed b t una be daaa nrlH tbe aowtbira boaadary t* eateblwhed I ?? rT**""?'e'eMoa of laat year la. Uterefw., ^ V- ??U?n*?y ?? ??*?? tha fc*ty aaanari mraiwTf n"fJk latttoda from tb* erwibeaatem ooroer of tha -tat* JIf oat 1L* *? "" eatiatale.1 dwttota all at be? en that tba tewaehtp aad a?M vi* o*.i !" ** ,,fT*y ??^tb "t CbJlforaia aod Or*.** he perwaeae n? r -?e.. ?e u ia rvflUM* Nnrda/r f ^ lit* requisite ipnroprtatk* he Ml* this important V'i u av net' uintm?4 ae mm aa the pomi ol inter mp<<v of the forty second parallel with l'JO degrree of ?ig*lo?? ?.ii ol it rtnvwieb. Is aslma iininjtlly deter D'UtO by tse oomtn mmiii which haa beea appim'-ed ?>* ib? I1i?>d<-nt, under tbo sot <4 Congress, appro ved V?f, 1800, 10 iud ia.d mark toe eastern boundary liue ?>r (Vttoruia, m pa rat tog it (root the Territories of the ( uitrd "ut?v. WifHi." (TON nUITOIT. Elevra I*V' iy Sorveiora, oarer different emtraits, bsvebetn in ido Held, ?t?t of the Oasoado Mooutaina, ai<d rrw puirt from 'bo in i?bborboi>d of Colombia river to Over lbs 4W'b oegroe, north latitude, tbe li.teruaiwual bn: east end west of the Willamette mnrtdtao Tie Pug. t Sound guide meridian bu been exteu-isd l" tbe northern b- uodary ?f ih? Territory Ikiriiin tbe tut year 2 W2 miioe of lineal n.eaaure have been iud. embracing 62V bit 80-110 acres. Tbe told work now unccr contract la mainly ? ul of tbe Cbfcarfet. By i he establishment of the standard lltes over the valley ? i viih kin. east of Columbia rlvur, tba partieu'ar iickl tug of theplatiauof 4p< kane, and tbe Utile valleys of Ptske. Yeksma, hltckatal and Hpekane may be tearbed by the l'a-a of public surveys from either of the ?tet.dsrds retxntiy ct":iei|?bed, wbeuever tbe wauls or ?iltleia any m quire el.btr for agricultural or other p'tf (uses. Alibougb the general descriptloa of tbe country traversed by the Columbia guide meridian, aoa tbe lUil daid parallel, (lore not appear equal to the laoda already sui veyen wort of IbelVcadca, in pointofsoti and tlmbor, yet t'boie are paiiiru-ar regions iu tbe valleys of tbe t-umerous tributtrlisof tbe Columbia river, where v nit n i air air Uor- atlt g sod rtquires tb<> subdivision ? f Isms for tbiir ?co mmodallon. Hirveya for that duty have been d< spuUhi d lu tbe valleya of Huakc, Tnncbot, Walla IValU sin Klit batata rivers. M* Ml Jill O. Ti-e surveys Id Ib't Territory bave been extended dor it 7 ih* | act year ov<r oottlrnicd private titles. equal to a 7? ac't-a, and publl : laoda for an area of 820 47U acres, ? qnai id all to 2 300 lineal milee; and contracts bave been d a le tor tbe survey of the eenflraied olaims, embracing lb* town of Las \>fue, l'lnoa, or Oal.enaii (iraot; towo of Anion Cblro of Mnr?, c'a tna of E W Raton, alezan ler Vallu. Ik na* uoo Vigil and Hugh Hteveneoa. Ti e Hurvi yor OtLeraJ reports that treat aoslety exttUi * ami rg < la'man'r at drr -be treaty of 1848. at luadaloups Hidsigo, rtrpeeting ibe purri y of sueh claims as have al r?ad) teeo oooDin.ed. bat not yet surveyed for want of m< ar s, and rtco* meodR that a board be estibl shed simi lar to that orgat'/td in Caiir< rnta, for tho a^Jiistmeut of rurb titles, reporting that on bis docket thee are more than ete tboutaad claiirs to be exsmtaed and paiaed up-m. LP to this t me Uere bare beea surveyed twenty eon flrnu-d private e)a*m? ucder Uexicao graats, and the ap prop> lalloo of $10,000 by act of Congress, approved sane 26, 1880, bss beea mainly d moled to the survey of Pn rblar, ai d otbsr oootrtred tiles by the set* of Uoagress, appr iTcd Drremher 22, 18fK. aud June 21, 186(> ITio policy adopted r<npcftleg the survty of claims KHM r?d uTor a vast exttat of the country , requires tbe Purveyor G?reral flrat Ij su r.ey such " pueblos" and an divided cot lirmcd claims as bow (all within exuding pab lie ?ur\o>s, tben to survey the clalaaa uca eet the lines of tbe public surveys, and to eonneet the-u.T within six Billtr? the Qtrl closlDg of the 1 nes of tbe public snr vey t tberroa to be made after the body of the public lur vtys ebsil advance aruun-l ibnu. im Operations n this ilflr.et have be<-n nonlned to ths exam'DaltoD of surveys executed prior to lh{>8. under tbe '"{?-roietdeice of tbe late Purveyor becoial, against ubich allegations of fraud bad been preferred. Tbe floal rtsnlt has not yet reached here. Tho * bole surveys ex imM riDce the orgai isation of the Territory, orirer 2 HO. 100 arris, of wh eb plats had been retu'oed bere f?r 2 190 0(0 acres. The residue, 319 900 aares, bad bom snrvsyed by Charles Mo^o, cu der tonoi-fict dale of March 6, 1867, wlih the late Surveyor Qcntral, but owing to the Momdou difllcnltles In Jbst year, and the departure* ef the late Hrrveyor Weueral from I tab. they have nn been ex amlD'd slid paisi d i>p< o In r?LSlilerall< u of tbe large art# of the surveyed laods in Utah, tbe abscnco of pr> vitlnos or law granting pre rmptlons. aod or tbe fact that tbeie Is no lsod district yet antb Mixed there.no addl lioi al luivrys are low roc mtc ndcl by this offl:)a Ibe Purveyor General or 1'tah, on tho 26'.h of April i last reported that unauthorized surveys hart been made 'n ( srrrc riTtr valky on tbe eastern slope i f Sierra Ne vads, by canty surveyors lustruot'ors were, there uvoo, prr ir ptly despa'ched to tlm by ibis ofiioc, which be bar cai rird out, to a; prise a'J roaoerneU of the Illegal I ty c! aoy sucb surveys by unautbor'.zed surveyors, and | tbe pena'ty prescribeo for violation of the law in this ri spert, at d that surveys of lands In the Territory ooull otiiy be ita<*e by tbe anthirlty of tbe Un'tod States. He has already gln-n notice lo persons ola'mlog mineral lsi<is, coal and lead, ur der oolor ?4 Territorial leg 'e l*t loi, ttat soy at.eb claims a;e illigal tied Invalid, bt-lig in derivation of the risbis of ibe rov rnmont un drr tbe constitution and laws or tbe I sited States Tbe Purveyor Genial std three elerks, dnrirr the last 1 jeer, ha\e been orcup'ed in the exarn'oation of tbe ar rbivrs til tbe surveys heretofore made, whph.dnrirg tbe Uoin on tri.ubies Is Pail I.ake Wty, had bce'u scatu-red scd held In possession by rnndry persoaa That officer tss celieeted nearly *1 tbepspors. and afKr r??rgaoizing tie r fl ee, proceeded lo tbe iv roplellon of trarscrtpta o" Ibe surveys; baa beco cngtged In th* Inspection of ?he ttriej s In tbe Held, ana in reoonnoiswn wa male tbrouyb n me portions of the Terr tory, ?lih the vlea- to er-rt rials ^-g tbe character cf land most elig bio forsur vev. Tt.ese linirense Belda of ibe p ibllc surveya are marked b\ Mgc.ai'ty.s'mpilc ty and beauty. The travrllor panel ng In i? ths Allanth. Utaiea weitwaidwlll not fall to observe ?1m irrfgu'ar OgurM of the rural lands be leaves, la nontrast wttb those mi t with when hu touches the eaaiern lios of !?* Wes'nn or isod Peatea, whore tbe rectsaigalar or p< bi'O 'and systrin i<revai'.s so ffloetlvi ly that tbe least liliHlvid nay yocned U> the tdetitlOcatloa of any |>ar llci'sr stiboisislon In s given locality with as mo^D oer ta'ny us be could idi ustt v tbe number of aboilding la a b'eik of aay of opt eapitai cittea Ill* rrtTVT 1KB MI- AUK i??ta?T* I r**? r ?' tii i f Cf rgHM ?d<i l.umer approprl..tl<ma fur It* t*m) ol kej ? ?du it landa a o* g Ibe cm* u of Florida ?c<! Calif villa, it bicj>rue nqutaita to tare Ibe krjtand tamri't rurrrjtd ard ot>tti.f rliOBa B?de wtih the laod nr?'k? ( o l r?- main ph. r?e Tfc# vaual leg >1 HIN >u l Ue rvrprrtlre a?tire>ii f dliirtem ware loi ??*?; .ale tor the t< ft"' 'ati.-o of Ibe iaod tuireyora, ow'.Lg to the np ?u fltr ontlH* fit reaching 'alaa > and ?cj " of llmtlril areaa 4MMI from th? n am land, ro ir.ct Iba prortatooo of Ibr ia? to tie pntn mi. ILK < mof tbereforr am o?l I Mr If of the aid if tfce CM it -crriii Trloe, under tha ac^ o,rtt of IM dlt: 'D|' ihbf l F ,perlrleudet,t, aud with Ibe tpprobatk u of tha H'crrtary of tbe Creaa.try, lntuu.: 1 h rt * rre Ittnad to IMS, to tbc RapcrtBlettdeni ol ib?t brarrh of Wo public t<rttce for tbo tnrrey of tha lie; a ob the coett <t F crOa. ard of lbt? tolanda cfl tbc r'.ait (I California rinee Uiat t'me op to tfce 3 far UbT tb? ruin*)* tbror.gb the icrtr -mental. ly of Hie Pcjtrlcterdf tl of IboCoaBt (-'bmpj t3e go vera b.cbI but anal additional fum? !,oyord .uO tiaial tppr> prlaltota H* ibe rrrr?* of tbo Coaat Hurrey pro^r, and horn If ? period la? t trrnliocfd cp to the petrel tbe air *r> of krja and Mlaa>^ baa bo n oor.t'noe.! with >ut ape cial tpvwof rtaltoot, tbe tipeuaet Uicurrod having bees BMt with tbe $mh applicable for the g rnr rai (ioatl Air try MfTtce. Tbe ret una of tbo tcrveyt of lh? key* and taianda aisce Ibe eoroKreceseat of tbo wo?k ore tiuilitr, ex r all ltag of tbe aarrey aad tubdlrlatoa of tbe ke>a < 0 t he 1 tor i !a comi. front tbe mouth of tha Mi ? mi rirer, tbo ali'tioat of Bieoayna tmy,t?mc9 ar-ath B!o?r Ibe c-art to Kay Weal, to Marjutaat Key a, and rt Bisecting otber lumcrooa keya by rertat of trltagnla fcrt with Ike acalataad. and preparng tow nab 'p plow, < n bractag tweaty anta toouaua aerea of our face tb? kija and r*?fa arc a^parated froai Uie nata aborr by Key Itianayae bay, Card'* aooad, Oayo I?mn1 flortda bay All oast aod anatb or tbo Kreraladea, nMadtsit for rt "arda of oae boadrad aid Kty ml'ra, aod m?u ni ed attb tbe aiaJb iWa of tbo pralanla from Virj al* Key, tu lat>to?o org U mte. N , lo?|itnie M dot W . to latltuCo M dec 45 tiiia. N , I * 'o to S3 deg W la tba pma?rtrt'oo of the arrrtjr of f'te K1mt4a mai??an<i aad ana, Capo Kab.< , tbe eiirrma p >lnt of tit" penlaaola, bar be? p ooai eelert hv trlanfi Ui'oa* with tbo key* Tba iiiivoy o' the ta'wfi < fl tba ooai: "fCtllfnli hat b?fc | rotfeutad to a ooetkltrabla iiUt.l by la* Ooaai Suirry rfl.-e; but ow.agta iba Monolalaoua obaraoter of the lat l* ao rub?l t ? -ma! wo k haa jo\ been tolaree<l llietr retail re pcatt .or n n Vrenre tr r*rh other aad la it e ma .a tborc bare biaa, knwtW. oorrertly aaoert?!o rd, aad batdavtaely i ; rteralo* up?a Iba mapt of Um Coa?t PofT-ry tdlee laontManoti ma km* f.r rrmw u<i? I'l r?r.ai)t lo neoii're or'l?r? t? rare ?ee? pr^ t 'aiaprd ft* rale daring tb* Ire qiarUra rowing t*ptaas bar 80, lf?0, Ml arret and dnrlng tbe paat month, f'r , andtr dale of Sit < ' toher , 1M0, ia Ualtfor nta, S.flM IfT trrra, rarttcclarr be tag tbowa ta amompa ajli.g Matemeet* To irlltre tetucrr wi.o > <bt be eaable to prore ap ?>< fora tbe day trf pnblir. ??>?, ibe Jeoeelary o? the tote i lor decided, aad irrtraettnae bare Nieo aconrdingly da* ralrhe l to tbe Iaad itOoee, I ial It war r?mi>e?eet tor rucb artlkri a ho iuay hare fa'led to pr.->re aod pay cp before ibe day of publ>e gala, to mako a rea tap rove meat, aad file a derinrttioe for tbe tame tract >hey bat rrtlkil t.pon. If aaeotd, acd Uial eelUammt cla'nui of Will e'asw arm not ltabk> lo loratKMi by aarraotg atibont the '-dirent cf the Miliar. ?wh t-elag the prarito ta Ue lx ? aly 'aad lawa ta rrgaid to locaik na ? (% ibaMthor Jaae lgeu we bad oa laid, I rrpared tor Batktt aad aaoQerid, aa Arm ?"?of &T.N4.MT Pettaf tbe keoal jrar eodtt* 8?tb Jane, 1M0. tbe q^iaattty retorted tar market I>3t,a06 Aad aaritg ihr qnarttr er-ding Kept. M, IMO 1,11 1 Ml TVital rrtaiaed di^tag tbe Sw naeriere.,. * M? 4T1 Tola' rarrryrd rod ret an ed fnr Market aptoBept M IMO . ? T44.11H Dor tag tbe Ureal ?ear fading Jcae 90. IMO, tt.rre wet* proHatatai for aate ? it 7 817 Aad durler tba ewarW end toe repi M, IMO 7.1MJM Ma ?l*| a Mai pfceiaimed af )? ?M Ml I*aatt| oa baad ?rpr. M, 10ft, petyarad for market aad atx pmoMlfltM er of fered at paWM *a.e, ? taloalra of acbool rrettoaa M 341, 707 r<daet fioei ibie tba area at abawB ta tbe f< regotaf Ib CM liar a ia. proclaimed (lat M, 1M0, ?f I .0M ?7 lea 'log aow ?o ?<*Bd ready fbr market ... M.MI4T0 Tha ret i ma ted /y -otiif wbMb bad b<eo rflerad at pabixi ?a r aad re-AMiag tub ,.ct lo pr ra e eatrr U ibe eattaaa laad od'K*e, oa Mpt ro, im> m ItMTOM Tba oaab take foe ibe Oaoal j rar ra^ag JaaeM. 1M0, eBtbraaa BtltJIM Oaab recwlaed for tame M ' For tbe qoartar rad?rg ^rptem ber M, 10M il?,?t? 14 Oaab received 777,^6 7*?-? MaklBg a total far Ibe Ira quar . J77 flt ?) fe fcr^ey .* ?2.Ul 4M> *7 Dtrrf tha rreal tear mea tt?? r>l there bar* been tootl ed wib bo my laad war j we fBll? t 7t| 700. Of Aid >?< r ,? g tba h arter act eg rrM IM JM-04 Making trial Vr eel Vow*, la mn factum of bounty lead ilalasa during iHf 6t? quarters end id Pe| umber SO. 1800, of ? 9)19,040 90 litilr* U? year eodiDj Jans 90, 18c0, there bate U?d approv iti nLder U>? nvaaip (iraiiiaul lfc*y aid 1M0 1,974 TM N And dirlng the quarter ending Pepirmber 90, 18C0 909 001 91 Total for tbe Ova quarters under Hwamp Grant . 2 997,770 91 Dbritk 'be dtcal year laal m tl<>Lid I Lire have been nestl Otd to certain HtMn for rail im r? ad purpose* 1,970 994 99 And durlrg tbe quarter akleb < ip'r. d September 30, 1890. . 999,919 99 Being a total rertl9ed for rail road! during ibo Are quartan (f .77 ________ 1 946,919 99 Mak'sg an aggregate of 12,990,969 T2 Intpoeed of ssrtng tbe 9rt qaar lira ending September 30, I860, far cash In satlaTac tk>D of bounty warranto, aa aaamp and for railroad*. Tbv whole surfare of tbe public nomata. exclusive el water, la ?s heretofore stated Tbe w nolo area purveyed up to t-Vj.t 30. 1860, M. Tit quantity which baa beea tll.red at public tale up to F.pt 30, 1800, la, Including ri ('col sections. Ihe whole qunntttv diapered of 'or rub up to Bepl 30 1809,1a 199,989,049 And by private claim*, granta, rfcuation*, kc 143,466 904 Mak u k an aggregate of ? 994,099,711 ui ih? public domain disputed of to Hrpt 30, 1800, by ra'es, grants, private clam*, he... Tbv total aica of uLaold and on apt'" printed, of fff-r?d and un( flered Inn da of lb* nubile dnmaln.cn Hrpt. 30, 1(09 wsa 1,006 9119*8 swamt a?d ovnrtowto iun>*? lonaun.* boldlbg rap an am* or 1849 a?u I860, oruam aunn isnan act or 1949 burlng tbe last year there hare been prepared and tubmilted for approval nineteen liata, containing 990 pages, of which transcripts have been sent to tbe Go ve mors of tbe States and local land officers ; sad In tbe ssmc period thirty loo r patents tor awamp lands have been | ranted, containing 839 pagea, and covering 909 folio japes of record. 8)ice its commencement of operation a under tbeas Jracla there bare been selected In tbe Ktatea of Ohio, Ldlaca, Illinois, Mleeonri, Alabama, Mlaalsalal, loara, U-me ana, Michigan, Arkansas, glorlla and miaooesia sn ar grrgate area of acrea 97.187.699 99-100 Of this qnsntlty there bare been ap proved to tie States 44 887 971 99 100 At d of which there have been patented to the Statea an area of. 81.401 220 37-100 lb" details of which art shown In aconmpany leg exhlHlia. 1'i drr tie act or 12th March, 1860, ei tending tbe rrovlEkns of the act of Septemoer 23, 1899, to tbe states cf Minnesota and Oregon, steps have be?n Uk< a preliminary to the commencement of the work of xt Unties. They oorsti* In submitting to the executives of those States on* or ths other of two popcettl >ns, to wit? the adoption of the 9eld aotea of tbe surveys, or tho designation o* the land* tow per ioral intperlion by dnly coestltu -ed agects. No oommii nlcation ac eptlng either baa >et been received. Tbe authorities of si! tbe 8 a lea upon which tb? bene fit* .if tbe *ct g of 1849 and I860 are conferred have beea not ifli d t.f the limit >tloo made by the act of 1900, for making Mie remaining aeieotloea. Since the teat annual reprrt the Slate of Ca Ifrra'a, through her agent, baa pre aeLted tbe State'a claim ci der tbe law, no dcflslto action prevltua to that time bavlrg beea taken by tbe State au thorities. C mplete lnt tructh-ns deta'ling the principles to he observed In selecting save been addresaad to tbe I'nited States Surveyor *, r.eral at 4an Francisco Tbe Htta of Alabama has also n<n.0ed this efflae of tbe ma tb< d rhe will abl le t>y :n the adjuatment, and fall lnstrua t oi s hive been addre safd to tho Iccal tan 1 ollloers on the subicct Tbe recent act of 12tb March laH declare the principle that "any Itnds waich ibe government of tie United states tray have reserved, sold or disposed of (In pursn tnce of any law heretofore enacted) prior to the oonttrma tw n ef ti .le to be made," shall he esciudcd from the ope ratic of tbe act of September 28, 1860 Tl-e common cationa addreentd to the an horttles of ibe ?t veral State*, and to the k>oal laud officers, em body this principle, and hold 1 Toat aa the grant confc mplhtea the Inundation of at ter.flve regions of country by fuch natural artertca as the k'.ii r?lppl,tbe lands evidently Intended to b8 granted are these which by reason of thetr swampy character and liability to overtlow are wcilhleaa In their natural oecll tioe, srd w hereon crops cannot be raised with >ut rceJa v u by kvee* and dra'ns. An orrrtiiiw or tnundatton lr< n. i atual canre, merely temporary la 1M effect*, does tot bMcg tbe 'arda within the law, and cannot be raid, In atj proper sct.se, to nnlcrtben "unlit lor cultlratlon " Tho law ooaten plates such Icrg continued ovei flow or freshets cniyaawou'd totally deatroy crop* and prevent tbe r*."ing of tbe rati-e without artifl:lal raeaoa, by leveti. Kc . such a* are found ou tbe Mississippi river. 2 1b>t boo Irs of land covered by shallow lakes, or p..n<is, whlih may be&med>yby evaporation or i>;Ler na'utal eauae, do not comewithla the meaning of this art. 1,4*9 900,999 441,007.919 99,998,609 3. lands wblrb have b**n ditposod of hylbogmral go*?n mi Dt prior to ibe data of their selection, caaaot be cie m*d m *wbh>p, i? they iri excluded by oureet opera tion of law ft uk i he ? warn p grant. uaiotM. Rt art* < f Porpffi of ISM act 1M7, gran's are made tr i <c bt Ptalta to aid in tse cnatrocliot or firtyflra rati roadr Ttc !!i iJ cfrcu'e cf thirl j three of tline road* hare b-tn uuiiiiabtd, and msjs of their final location* fliod. sboairg aa aggrrgate li t gib of 4 frhll mire Tfco grant trr teo of Ibe roads? one In Alabama an I one la I?ulst at i? hf beta r?i*et?d I- ??r tse rema'n'ig ten mute? la ilk tma Florida an 1 Mississippi ? bo retuiui leglgaatlcg actial Ire aliens bare bun rexirod. 11c tdjLf tra?t te of lite rran a for tbey. thirty Utree n ?< ? lave brtu tcariy completed. . I u>k? embracing 8 117 044 a<-r*f t>ave bein approved, and t at scr.pt* for nitbra the Fi'rul'.vs or the "airs I>? or tie remits ir.g I\d<*? itunrg under Ibti-e lawf are la tbc court* of pc aiatlrn. to lar aa returned. luttb difficulty baa been ? x per l( u.vod in the admatment I or ibc ae gtanta, uwing to tae numerous conflicts which bave sr'ftn. Antagonistic interests, prfentlkg q neat litis ; aw and fact, are r ?:'%r.uy r.nnia* before tbe depart Btnl tor r:^;i..kation aid dtel* ofl. Cftea l?vo.vle? tru 7rtl? M a large an ourt. aatl requiring much oare io the.r %c judication The ad . unmet t of the tsteresta of the ruera, where ibey lawranet and overlap each other, baa been very difficult, tor in some losiaaots aa Many aa Are rea<*a are foncd orrrlapplag and 'onfllolng with each other, and with numon ua other interests Tbe Ibllow ii'g ta aa txhihit of the Ptales and the quantities of laad under aald gianta actually approved to each up lo th? dale ? /UaU't Jcrm. Iowa % Ml Ml Alabama,. 1 MO 176 FVrida 1.TMM0 Isitiialare H4M6 M1.0M Michigan Ml OM Mississippi 171 MO MiaafWcta Ml M4 Total. ? #77,004 To the 'oregob g nay be added, by satiiwat*, ?et to taare to rortala otlxr Piatea, toa d in tbe consirocttoa of routes traversing, la scire Ireunota, regloaa of conntry yet an surveyed ? coo .mo In adaitfia lo the lerrgotag there have beea grsntrd, order other acta ? via rieptcmhar *8. 1M0, to Illinois, Jjae 10 Mil, to Ma Knrl, ard fib February, 1IU, to M'saonri and Ail attar ? other belt# of land to aid la Ibe const roatloa of railroads, cjuaJ lo the ag (irgatelo 0,211 406 Total. 34. lav 4M From time to live. a> etir aijm-lm?nt of theaa graaU sdvano d, the sir pic* land that had been withdraws baa heea released and restored to aitltl durlag Ike last year aa oilowi:? 91r?. Aorta A aban<a 1.VOOOO M vhigee A 1 MO 000 l<>t>*staca 1.0*0 COO The proses! aad the past reported restorations essbrsae all wilherawa Ian da eicjpt '.a taoae eaaea whtre roulae are aol )?t reforUd aa deb Italy Haatf r.i^wav. By the an! rf Coogrtfa of angnat 4, IhH, "the right ai way ' 'ia graau d to all" rail aaa plank mwIi aad inaea lam'.-td tarwplkra paraiag thrwagh the pablts landa be locgiag to the 1 ait?,'. atawe '? Tkt Chl-.?go, [tairoM aad Canada ?rand Trnnh Jnnetlow Railroad Onaipaay of Hl*l aar , *nd the Weatera Kallroad Onwipany of Kaoaaa, have 0 ? d the rnjnlred map* of the tewtino of their reapae lite read*, and claiaaed U>* beoaOt or ibla act the llaea oJ Iba real* ba?e been laid dowa aa our Utwaahlp plats, ralrrtd en oar raoorda. and noted, an aa to protect tbeai. ci?nea*ed diagraat* ahowtag the Ujmw of taa roa>i*,aal prrper laatrnetlra* lo U>* matter hava be-a traaaaaittad to the iwai olbeer*, ard the tracta embraeloc ihe tona llaea wUi he told Milyct to Utne* rigbie KTI' i*i n'tmmn I.?**ra. By tbe acta of Loagreaa s( 10th august, INK. aad I Ang' St 1U4,ther< in r? <1 lo tbe Wal.? of Wisorinala, for the Fok aad Wtanoaaia river la>pra**aart<t graat, aa araa rt OM.Mt aerea T>i* graat baa haaa flaaMy aHMd awl ?ettvd by the if# loan? land* report <?< I t? the f>*rretarr b> this f ?oa oa the 10th K.ivswbsr. laoo na* a'uase wraat r.ajrr. By tha art of (oagr<<?, apprtrred a Ji k ogoet. MM. a graat wao ?ada to the Mais of r >?a "to inpeora the rax .atloo of tha IVw Motaao river, fr nn ita aaovlh to the lar?a FO'k " The area baralofore reported aa approved to tha mate below the Fork w. aerta Ml .MS M ?To which add arra In four I sis, smbrar teg. . 1 304 10 Total area apfwared below Ramon 1 orfc . . I2SJN II Brsldt * thai there had been mwdlttowally appraeed to tbe Plate hf jou- predenesaora, t7l,<72 94 acraa. A noatrowa sy arose aa to tha aite*t of this graat. It havirc be< r. c la lav J that tha Mate waa entitled aloag the whole course 0t the river to lis toiro* The eaatera folk of the river rvtrnda lo the nonhara Iwiosdary ef Iowa, the wt stern nta MioaesoCa The pmaawt Attnrwey t raeral aad Secretary of the Interior hoi t that the graat aid oot lawfully e>i?-ad above Me Raroot. Fork, aad this dm*.. a baa "rsa swataiaad hy the Rapraaia Ooort of the la Hod Ptal<o la the caas af toe Daha<ito aad I'aciflo BiHrowd IVtapsny rt I itoMeld. M Heward In rW w of lb* Udlvldtal later sat whmh aaay have , sritra i ador the Mai* to l?ada ah?vr tha Fork, aad the -ute> rlsim under ratlrwsd graato, three af whtah. under Itc act of io.'4, traverse U st rrg'^a, the departaseat has j do?i irrd artk.ii la the aa?'?<f mid Ongresw ahs? have ' ba?t i me to ooaaWfr tha au?jro4, with a vlear to lo?ti>er lef*rtht?*?. st ?-* ? -via CA*at naa**. nrr?a acto^ ?rorrr #. mm r<r tws tse?!Tt?av or art-op?t.v. avd a?v o an jp, M4S, t< a taa tnisimi or tub atAta .vrr .hb rvto* VfC-t the opSleat ilat*t J"'} 14, WD. aad rtrptoatMe )?, 1144, t* it,* *"oi???f ?*wa*aJ. lb* <?? ate h# d liable for the las ds mM m**r tbe put (nMw ?*? H(fc) ud wbieh amounted to tbe m <<t .. 8418 ,61# M Tb? VtaU. however, on the boost vf Uw Tree eurj, D*l beeu Oredlted , oy ogaola on SO c mat o? the S*? par mm, ap to January 1, I860, ID tbe aim of 347,601 19 Leaving a balanoe, then, KU1 due the rotted Mat (i vf 886, 07T M ?P>tpo?rd to be ere lite<t by tike oSeeta from time to time, until i be account la Anally oloaed. nBTOiitioaAaT nocarr lamp cianr*. Virginia, durmg the war of tbe Brvoiutloa, acting la tb* aptrlt or tbe common oauaa and poaaeeotag a vast ex teat vt territory , promlaed large bounties tn land to i tbe * flier ra and aoidlera eervtng ta her Goetineslal and Bute Mats, aad ber Sta'e Navy Oa the #d January, 1781, ta making tbe am ton to tbe United Mateo of ber landa Berth writ of the Ohio, knows aa tbe Nortbwaaters terri tory, the amputated, aa above by bar legtelatlve proceed toga, to reeerve a quantity of land autBoieat to pay ber pre m Md boon ilea to all pereona both in toe Continental, State Usee, aad Mate Navy; but by error tn draft of tbe eaaaloB, tbe srorde "and upon tbelr own State eetaallah meat," were omit ed , as that tbe res? ration applied ex clusively to tbe continental Uae, tearing tbe Mate llae aad aavy entirely without provmtos. Tbe Cot grt n of tbe United Btlea, on the 18tb Septem ber, 17*8, accepted tbe waatoa upon tbe terma preeirlbod tn tbe ai( resaid resolution o' 3d Jaanary, 17il, with ccr ta u modi Deal toe ? not affecting tbe premlaes tn question. In tbia etate of tbe cat"-, none bat warranta Issued for HontiDontal line serv Ice could "be aatlaOed by location or oiberwlae, except la Kentucky , op to June 1. 1793, at that time Kentucky baring beea admit let Into tbe Union aa a sovereign State, abe refund to reongnlae any entriee ?pre ber laada, except under ber own lawa. Tbe v arras ta for State Itne and State nary being thua excluded after tbe year 1793. Oosgreaa on the 80th of May , If 30. appropriated 810,004 acrea for tbe aatlafactlos or tbe outataadlag aad unratified warranta laaued by Virginia for Revolutionary semoea. Tben on tbe 18tb of July, 1833, granted 880,000 acrea. Again lor the satisfaction of tbeae claims, on tba It of March 1883 there W? re appropriated lOO OtO acrea, and on tbe 8d of Marob, 1888, tbe United Statea made a fur ther appropriation of 860,000 acres Ibere appropriation* being found tnad. qiate, aa there were remaining out* tending unaatlafted claims, Oongreaa on the Slat of Auguat, 1883, paaa.>d an act providing for tbe latle'actloa or all outstanding Vlrgtata military war rant*, or porta of warranta fairly aad Juatiy laaued, or allowed prior to tbe 1st day of Marob, 188S, alter whlob Mm, by tbe laws of Virginia, no eUima lor military aer vlcea could be allowed. The Inwdict wbieb was held to exist in tbe aet of Slat f Ai jiJSt, 1883. aaaluat the commutation into scrip of warrants Issaed after later Marob, 1863, oa claims al lowed prior to that date, waa relieved by tbe act of t31 of June, 1880, aad tbe efJnct la tbie reapeot baa beea to Bancl Ion wan ants to tbe amoaat of 80.816 acrea. 1 Hiring tbe last year tbere baa beea leaned Virginia military rc rip. under said act of 1883, tor 60.77J acrea. la clrdtcg 10 368 acrea relieved b* aald act of 1880, with seven piecua of United statea revolutionary Bounty Land scrip under aet of May 98, 1888, for 600 acrea Tito whole amount laaued for Virginia military elalaaa, seder aald ads of 1883 and 1880, ainee tbe beginning or operations t- SOtb September laal , t* 887.416 aorea Th? re ar<> now en the 'lea of this < mce Vir?iiiianitlltary warn Ms to be acted upon, caiilog for 307,833 acres, and riimtbi r?f ?t reliable data at band, aa to ei-.ots hsrc after to le prssenied. embracing warrants located tn Ken tucky? -bio. loet by conflict, duplkoaiea issued on Coof of lass cf originals, tbe ten per oestem of asaatia d warrants, ander the aet of Marob 3, 1886, It la eetl msttd tbst tbry will eu.l>r?ce 137.000 acres. KXVuimurtamT was ahp wait or 1813 Cnuffl acacriT TBS i trrai RTAraa. Tbe penr d for the lseue and I <cattoo of warrants for Kerolnttocary at rvlcce. under tbe aotof ."ptemoer 18, 1776, and for aer vices In tbe war of 1811, under tbe actor Ma* 6, 1613, expired on the StJib June. 1868, tbe limita tion Used in the act Sf F- bruarj S, 1864 Aa many such warrants, however, bad beea located ater tbe period of llu Halloa , Congress, on tbe 33d June, 1880, paased aa act legalizing such locations, and granting Uiree yea re time from be date of tbe law wltbls which to locate the out standing warranto, without, however, ooafemng authori ty for tbe usuc of warrants of either claae. Warrants for tie wsr of 1813 to ihs amount of 11,040 acres have been patented dnrng the paet year. YlMi>914 MIUT1FY PPTaiCIS? oruo. Patrsts bare been laaued during tbe peat year ror 1 u 78 13 100 acres In tbla dlsuicl. Tbe residuum or unappropriated vacant las?s therein, cstimaUd at 40 000 aorea, waa ceded to the United dtatea by Virginia December 9, 1863, consisting of small lrregu ltr fractional plcoea ir Coagreis should not deem It proper to donate these landa to tbe Mate for educational or otbor purpureas, as heretofore reo^mmended, it Is auggeetea that they be male subject to Mention by tbe owners or Vlrgtota mill tery warrants who may prefer such location Uiaorlp. aUeation of Oocgreis Is agala Invited to tbe ouuditlon of aucb holders or legal eatriea, made is tbe Vi'irlnla Military diatrict la Ohio, prior to January 1,1863, as have sot bad tbelr ciaima surveyed and carrieJ into patent, brcaufo tbe act|or Marob 8, 1868. notwithstanding lbe tntry waa Irgally made, yet interdicts tbe Isaoo of f at< nts if nut surveyed prior to Marob 8, 1867; and bt nee tbeateeaslty of remedial legis.'atlon to give compute efiteacy to such en tr lea. Nor i -as tbe goven>n>< ct been In any way unmindful or tbe lervioea nndered by lier citizens In the war with Mexico, aad In tbo Indian wars, but baa shown a goaeroua appriciailon in tL> enactatenta of 1867,18^0,1103 aad 1h&6 lbe aggregate avmbrr ef warranta laaued under the Brsl three laws to tbe SOtb September |sat la.. 3ao,177 Oeverlng v. ..acr*n..27,046,4t0 < >i that number tbere have boas located, war rant* 360 544 Fuibraolng acrca. .34,770 *43 leaving outataadli>g aa located warraata 38.61I For acrea 3,374 '>40 Tbe number oi" warraata issued under tlie act of iluu la 341 802 For acre* .SO 7.K5.000 or that number there have b* en locate.) H*6,46o leavlr, outalanding un located under th*a act, warrants 44,887 For acres.. 5,831910 Making a Utal agKrega's of warrants undor these iawa of 680 470 1 or aorea. .87,781 670 Of v hich ti.rre are oststandiog unlooated 74 For anrta.. 8 l??> 5?o The particular ut ublcli are indicated ia sxbibus bore with. ra* urnof. Id Use e*t? ne'cn of U>e eimorel pre eruption taw of 1841 to Ike kc r Plateaux! TerrllortM a wact of uniformity bat arlfeo Id aome taatnDcca tbe law g?e? Jm right ot a -lee)' -eury statement W'.ttta Uroe month* 'rom the date of lot Demerit , oilier* rroen mrreyt la tbe Held? natatory proTteloei in tbe former being be 14 by < voca tive eokauitctlon to relate to retard to limitation n three moat ha fro? the dale of approval of tho p'at of turvry. Tliat rliould be naCe of tmlTt mel application Tbe ant of 1164 eTteooiDgthe act of 1WI to Kahmr acd Vtbraoka should beau modided that two or we fitvrt ob tbe na? quarter tertian ebookt eteb be per Billed to take tbe legal subdivision embracing hie actual n ildtnoe, awl sake op his quantum upon cmttgosM lam's. Sealers upon uacdered Unite, under preeeat laws, are allowed to fro\ a up IM par for their lands at any time prior to the My if public Bale of tbe bojy of laod*. iirlualtg their clalma. I eould repeat tae recommendatlM) that ooeh settlers he allowed two yetri from tbe Cltag of iheir dm-lara1 ry itatrnrntr at trie same tune ??Wing It laeumtwwl to <-flor ot public aale. by pro -tamatloe all lanla tvu nay have bera sorvejrd with la aome eocail'.ed limit aa lo time a t?r tbe plalr of enrrey bare bees approved, Aa a protect ten ags'oat frandaieat pre emptioB*, no ere ?Nwld bo pern itted to tflcot an entry, until au.r *tc expiration of Il.rce moat be from the late of filing Lia declaratory stetem??' . aad nattl he baa prod a oe 4 satis factory proof of three nwnlba ronuoeed rto.Jea-n up m tbe lard (tainted la reference to appea'a from Die <*e e t!'B of thto i ir.oe tkere are ovllo whir i nhould be or rented. Then la Bo.hrr onat nor rtapo wl td'ity lo carrel by Ibe party in't'v Poaeta frtvoiuoa apteala, ftr put jwei a of delay , revenge aad vexation are frrqnent. It to r cr t mmrrded that a law he pnaaed that the party ap peallrc sjtall do an witbla a limits* Use, and oo'y then upon tlilag an eflMnvlt atatlng his purpose la Dot tm 4* ley or *e 'atioe cf hit op pen eat, and indleatiag spoelai'v tl r alleged error of feet or law. la regard to iowb eitea. It la held b tbe Department ttat tfcc ant of 4th teptember, 1141. r.xctodoo all i*a<ie wit tie tbe corporate llaelta of a town fram agriocliaral pre emptios. Aa act la aug|"?tei Ilm'ttsg tbe oambur e( aerei that ?ay lawfully be incorporated. I nder tbe law, aa kow nonairw.. It te In the power of locel WgHlelaret tn taonrporeto uy extern of territory eur rcatdiDg towaa thereby iate*rarlag,wlth rural pre rap tlen rlgb'a. A qwetl a bee arlreo ta regad to land wltbia railroad I'njito. It hea bene r aimed that there a ki Ue Being a I mitat * a within wbtrh settlement e time ehaJI he proved ap. nualrao s<teh claims ere oprritnalh proclaimed. Che mime of tl.li etloe requires settWra on railroad eeettone, ? nMo the at.' mtie limits, whore the o a -n had n legal laceptten hrfore the line e' rrute wne Ined, to prove ap aa pay frr their land, before the naamroeaMnt of the pnblir eale of the body of land* to wi irh they hetong, ahetherapentfraU aamert in the proe tarnation or net It wiriba at once (ereelred that If they are not repaired to ronlorni ta lb la rvlltig, Ilka til ethere <>otalde the rati r?ed It* Ite, la the rane bod ' of Inndg, they would here te Halted credit and rem Id ercapy the pabUc iMtia wivb ent pey?a> for U?#wi or beiap- re^nirr<' to iliow wteker or not tbey had la > eoaepDtd with the raqeirewMnta < f la? , and bi 1 ar'j aired the right of pee-nmptore, aad he c ?ue, if the laoiaocerpird by taeai are not jre nap^i, Uh v af right, wo*, i pane i> the grant, to the ra>lrtmda, ?r<i heara Mm wo<<ld be on raid. oUWllW act o? 1M4 ? entrants* m ram or laub tow i* bnit w? in iwir nr juii awmaar AM* "i* aruuiaua < tana To gaard agalnat tmpra ltn>e> mi frand In ratnra, inder thlt law, tbe rnvTimadatlot la ranaw?d f>r lbep? ?*gaof a law r>ialrtng arery perenn apply tag to eater mo for eetaal eeuiemae t and enltiratlen, helbra btirg permitted to do ao, to make proof of boea Ida ao , t ?.?!?< it ?bm at aal ci ittraUon to the aatlafa^tioa of the 1 Urgleter and Reewirar U tbe proper Lnnd OtQaO; and If , raid tree* in bet promoted wlthia an year from the dale i of tb* tllrg of the appUcntran and nfbdarll to an tor. the ; flats tbali be aall and void and the land a^aia auhyaot to 1 Mia. In regard to gradnilloa eetrlao made itnoa the rame , dial art of 3d Mareb, 1MT, It la onggratod that laglalatkin be bad, rr^klrlkg peov> of bona T?e artoal iililimiat ? kd ralti?ati'?n witbin owe year fWn? ooeh enaotaaent, or | Hat parrbatereor thrtr aM'gweaa ahall maha fall P*T- > a ? kt for ibe iiad at *1 16 per aero, and In dafealt the I Flirt eball ao raetriied, pre empUon and land raotaicd If a atket Tader Ibe genorle dealgnntlon of " prtraM load rh'tti,-' tbe I'alteit ?m?Im baea hnd to doal with aa Im n ? r?? emorat cf lead bullae* aaoet mUleate and .loll r at. lo Ite ae>?.et?< at The larnilttao of thie niaaa of tl tte* mark the progreai af early Battlement In <mr portlona of the ooattneet They begin away on tbe nnrthora ahorea rf the Miehl ran lower fcBtaeelo, <wm? down te tb<? old rreaob aetila veat at aad rear mtrttt. paoo erer te fl.ren Ray aad Prairie rfo?h"B. *n WI#>-or.air, .*nler into fadtana, at tbe . ,4 tlae*uaee roei. tbe eaet'ra Old# of tbe ftmio a not aad id tbo ?n aote, ree^h I'tor'* .>>alr1* la Tr^tliae ggJJt t.se hntker ee, the* ? ret -y ni, a^<ie#t. arthih aM ) fNMfc grata ami all within Ik* ef tbe (MM "Mw. aeoordfa* fa the treaty at Unit* fa lTtt, ye* fquilable, reoogniaed and iflrmwl by I ?i^i? m"*1 liberal principle. IlMMNt.. "? fouad la descending the Mlniaaippl ___? "* ?Wl H4 granting offloan, to Mm ?elf ef wb i wtaJi1 J?1? ">? eouUMra portfaa* at m**H nattering all over MkMaa4 ?*??* **? Mtaataaippl and folknrfag Um ]j>Miana eSattM f0UBd thickly na*lMr*it ovsr UJWUaa, existing ia Arkanan, ud la great mkn H In moaa locelltln aoath of the aiat lanaa aa 1 tba Mississippi to tha Perdtdo, ana UmTTvIL 2?Jt7 stppl to Um praaant Mafa of khSuT granta are rounded on 8paalah and French uita? JJl? treaty of 1803; aad ancient aettlamaaia. ttanaMi>ftka Perdldo la tbe Florida*, apoa npaalali tttlaa nnrtrr tat treat* of lilt, and under old ? "Tfnf In No* Mexico. aa we advance wntward, there arciett.8pantoh U Un, mnntotpal aad rural, -'--in ??. tfer tbe treaty of IMS with Ilex loo, aad aa Mkowlaa fa California, are found numerous graata of grnlai or leaa extent, rt quirlag adjuatment. Tbeaa diversified claims, wbn anally eimfamed to Boar da, by Coogren, or daoroaa of On rt, are ooaalaatly artaiog requiring our action, whether fa havtag than ?nrrej ad neoordbg to the uaagea of foraaer goveramni*, settling oocflicts, or laaafag patent* to twpfala Um UUea In tbe progTeaa of bow mora than half a oeatory, tbeae claim* with a car ort|faal limit* , aad fa the eldor terrl torial aoquisilioa*, bare beaa dealt with pari jmmm with ? be publio aurveya fa the a-ja of tegregatiag then from <ba public domain aad tuning United Slate* pateaia wbea i ailed for. The New Hex loo Oogress baa confirmed "Pueblo*" and other cUima, and the cthtrs are fa progrtaa a f being (alt with fa Ilk* manner Is Calient* tbe labor of survey and all Um Incident* or correct delcrmination of the loena, require great skill and care to do Juatlc* both to the ooeflrmeea aad the go vernment. Then surveys are embodMd fa th> pal a* la. Tbe *01 k of finally determining tbe oorreota*** 1* all dla Bted oaaea of tbe anrvaya of ranch** aad ether claim* fa morula, fa vlrtoe of the roont aet of Ongreaa ap proved Jane 14. 1840. wlU pan la to tb* oourt*. Inatruotkma have been prep?-ed aad traa emitted by this otto* to the Surveyor Geaer&. ofOallfornla.ao bur a* hi* act loo la oonoeruad , under tb* provHloa* or U>at!aot, which (Mfaea aad regulate* tbe jarfadMla* ef tb* dfalrfat court* of tb* United State* In OaiUorula fa regard to the survey aad loeattoa or private land claim*. By thla law all anrvey* approved by tbe Bart *y or General are to reatafa fa tb* Surveyor Geaerat'a oflfae for four week*, nnleaa aooner (ordered fat* court. During that period they are to be advertlMd and kept *pea tc Inspection , to altord partln in teres t*d an opoertanlty to te*t tb* oomotBMa of tb* aame before tbe ntrta. Under an order of court* all tb* anrvaya of claim* hitherto ap proved bat sot patented, have beaa broagut under thla rule aad advertleed by the Surva yor General. Tbe la*o* of paints, fa all snob ouaa, fa aaaerdlagly auapeBded for the prenat. Aa rapidly a* tb* surveye are finally pawed apoa, fa view of tbi* ant and ntaraad bars for finally cc* firmed claim*, thla offloe fa prepared to fa. ?ue patent* aa required by law satisfactory progreea la making fa the aotUamnl of do* eatir n claim* to Oregon and Waablagton Territory, I tbe aet of the 271b September, 1W0, aad lata aoaea ry. The early aettlrre prior to fa* survey of tb* oouatry, were allowed by law to locate their claim* fa aacb forma ai suited their ooa rente nee, their Use* to be afterwards eelabllabed fa the exton* loo of tbe public aorvey*. Owing to the irregular shape of thoec old olalme, dlffloult quae tlone of ccnfl;et Trt qneaUy atwe, Involving Important ia te rests, and requiring much labor aad great oar* fa tbalr adjid lent Ion. Use of tb* moat Importaatof tbaas tb* I'artlasd City claim, aa Immeon r*oord? baa raernUr beta decided la accordance with thla declakm aa ?S elal survey haa bean returned aa tbe baafa of pate* la, t* tbe city o< Portland aad other partln oialmlag. The British UUea In Waahlngtoa Territory claimed by the Hudson Bay aad Puget Sound Agrtcuttural Com pea tea, under the treaty of IMC with Gruat BrlUin, have not yet been finally dtapoaed of. Retarding Um noasanory fight* ol tbe Hud ooa Bay Oompaav, under tb* third article or ?aid treaty, a* bavins expired by the limitation of th*lr charter fa May, 1860, and the Impediment to tb* purvey ef tbe laada claimed by aald oompaay ar thus removed, tbe Surveyor Geoerai for that dlaUlot was. instructed to proceed aooordmgiy, aad tb* territory oo vered by their claims 1* sow la part aader ooatraot for survey snd subdivision aa pabllc taada In retpeet to the claims of the Puget Sooad Agrtcukt tr al, an clikboot of tbe Hudson's Bay Oompaay, under tb* fourth article of the treaty, ta Is offlce ha* submitted for views to l be Intonorfdeparlment, but will defer dalalM action in the premlsea until farther laatrocMd by tb* Secretary of tbe Interior. The act of 92d Jute, 1800, for the adjaatment of prlvat* claim* fa tlortda, Loaiaiana and Missouri, opens tbe way for eoiDrmatlon or rejection uf a large clasa of elalma. By tbe terma or thla act the regtatera aad reoatvrs of tbe several land district* m Florida and Laalafaaa, are appolnUd commissioners for tbstr rsapectiv* dttrtat*. anl tha Recorder of land Title* at St I?ul?, for tb* Stat* of Mlseurl, to hear and decide, utder lnstructkm* flrom tb Is (dice, all matter relating to prlvat* otaiasayetaa oontlimed. rcstirg upon wrtnea title fa those Stataa, aad repart their decision* thereon for final actloa by Oorgrecs This law authorlxea the reoepttoe ef claima " In virtue of great, esaoeaaloa, ardor at turvey, permlnkm to cettle, or other written ?yidsa*e of title, rmanatirg from any for'lg* governssen'., bearing eate prior to tbe centos to tbe Untied States of Um tarn tor) out of which said Staus were formed, or dortag tha ? eriod when any snob foverm*at e'aimad * ivrretgnty, or bad actual poaaeutoa or tbe ciatrtot or territory fa watch the lands so claimed are situated " In otb?r word*, it coeiempHtlea, fa m*rttcrioi.s naara, the ooalteatatloa of claims wblcb originated frrtn the govarnmect <f< facto aa well as ds jtm. and tbercore o^eaa toe Way tor there casnitlcn n( titles south of tb* thirty firs', degm of lati tude, granted by Uie Ppai'.-u authorities, butwan the IbeivliTeor Macchlc and tb* t'erdldo during tbe period tlat rlepmd from tbe ceeaioo of Lou'siana by tbe French repuMm, tn lltS. to the fine teat recton ot country wae talrn posse?tl*n of by tbe I'oiwd etatea aotborltln pur lusst to ihe Frnidcat's proclamation of 0;tober\ It) l<l Instrnctir ?.* have been prepartd and traaamltut to tha proper ? fi.cert to oarry cut tbe provision* of this tmpor tai t ensctaieiit. Ueder the act approved 3d June l$6ft, to provide for Ite location cf private claim* in Vietourl. and for stber purpoeea. a ntiriber of rJaim* have beea paased upa, and aht re tbe tame jouM not be properly located, scrl( ba* beea Usuod, in egbtv act* warrant*, for th* quantity to which clalmanfa are entitkd. Ae thi* act contewplav* the location fa sattsfocUic of claims thereby ccufirmed oa aay of the public lead* ot the Cmted Ptatea, it became rrorsnry wsue tnatruo t Ions to *11 the local land ti ;t'i. md to farafab tbem witb the accessary forma for c?rry log oct lie provtakme. The dntm under title act will form a onoatderab e Item la tbe labor* or tbladrpartaaent.aa la tbe can of all dame eocflinrtd by former acte.-and for wbiob, or aay portioa tbereof, ao loaatioa la found, tbe olalmaafa are aaUUed u. relief. nous item atkwb I n^er trratka of 1854 witn tbe Miawneea, KaahMbte*. ID d lb* Uium, ?lUi tbe Wjmdota, and of IMC* with ibt fin aad rutea, and in tIimm of the act at Slav Jaly, 1414. had wit* Ibe Btncabrldgao of lit* m4 1(M. tbta ( fficr . alaee ibe dele of oar leal report, baa prepared ne tbonaaad At* hundred aad twafj pateMa, Iba grant* for rarta trlba arnformlnf tn iba prcji arity or lb* ?i'n < f trialy. Tbcaa palnll, all doly recordod in lbl? o?loe> I have b< ?n trniaattle I to tb? ' flloe of Indian AOklri tor CrllTtrr to ibe rtgbtml owncra. ait'JMiirt or armi m ? m *acrt?n< .?a Of the General I*adOAce, *hleb li tbe am it tag brae or* of iba itrvira for all laAd arc .oaia, require iba prompt rradllioa of l..o men ibiy and larterly aooonnM of at) reorlaeaof puui'c notuja aad diabnnlng aiNU, mk , alien tb? re <r any fbilnre to reach tea departmaal by malt within Ore Oaya after be lag doe, tbat tbey tball be* fi 'f|r?lbr'J. and iad?fkull*f ?at'efe*iory aaa?er, tba: Ibe d?-liiqoensy tball be retried to tl>a appoleling p?? rr; Hiet * I' hin three da)t JMf iba reception of aeoethl? aeronat enmrtt (bowleg l he Reoal art admitted aa I laree, I be mm (ball be brought to tba teat or tba Tree ? j?y rriulaiMMia la rrga'd to de poalt, aud wYitro any a> cere ? a lata orar ua maximum amoual I ha Vriaaary ra 1 fulatioM al oar to remain in U e haa?a o" Ue Reaeirer. ?. drepatrb will be telegraphed requiring dapnatt; tba; lai m. d ately ap?a th* reeelp* of all qaartarly aeavoate they rhall ba pravptly abated ua fortbwitb reptr-ed to tb<? Trratury. I It dor i bete regtilal'ort a report alao i? prepared oaoatb ly to tbe Mwltry of tbc Ibtorlor for kit lnfowaot'oa an* : il at of the Treaani y Oof arit.eot, ehow<og tba exact r la dtimnof a!l attentate, ba'arnea .a baa da. a?d theater* taken u an) raeerfqairltg rfl rial laiarrcbtioa toeefoeoe jr api dejcalt* ?U U.a aooouita of tba Kraa'ran of iablle moe< je, ruebnrdef Ageata, tour ay ore 'teaeral I lapel Ira. acd other omp'i \ ??, bare baaa ad ? 'tied up 'c I the f nd of tba let! pearler, aid ar tiatmecti of law, three and Are per ?*? t aremtrg to tbe eevaral Matea ap?a Ua r*l prrr< r da of Ibe ra ra of public laada, b?*e beea daly | rewirtrd to tba Trrarnry For aaWi, br-valy land krathma under vbs aararal lav* frew in Otdftxr, JHCt. u> tbm ('ate (Mth Hoaaaiber, 1M?> . tber* hare baca Iraatm itted to tiieir aaaeea' deaiu aa Kta, for c!e trery 224 pa**at? For Itdiati, twa?p tract* , private lard alalma and atbar paieata, eaU B4U d M finA] If , . . 9fi I1A (aa> mlaaill Krldrrreol fattf ri#hl*, q. ?! to . 743 aaab pataaia RaJruad trltrtfoaa, (^nal n U.IMnaar patent* Mab aa aicecate amaVr. wttb in tba Jatei a.eattoaad, rquaJ t.? ZM.SOI cut pataate. V Within Ibe rata* (.riled all ref :rna of laadaaleafro* ib* kea! i r.??a. cKbraeiag atotra ta.oorubeatoa af pur?.aaaa, nce'ptt, cibcr am>ian? of tltla, all ratarwoT booatf aa? ?|ib aarraat* aad aaa?aa?eaia, bar* Urn fru.ra ly esairlaed. fated la ref fd to ?urv*pa. with ibe a|>|Toee? towt?Mn i a?a, and ? aarretteaaa vt" ' aaltltralM n w;tb tbe tar (Ti.f pelara fro? tbe railroat max aii ai of 13 Mio the ardinary mialaaaa of tl 9b par arte, aae drallalag petoea Siee ta tba gradual -oa la?t. All tbeaa rarir.nt gra^- a tt 4t*aa baaa baaa pnai? I i?? tba (.fllcial lergrra tor eatriea. kwaitoaa an i ael wtioae nade i*?r at? opto tbe ltt J?>y.1*00. ami tba ??airaJ. brae aad iranmlaB^a of patoaia for toob aaW aa %rj tc Ibe MM period firm<K>k.ai aaP iwhiiikiiol mm auauia Ta tbe |*<?rca?N>a ef tbe oabm aarrrya weat of tbe Mieaiaatpfi teararda Iba Faotbe, nwaaire lac'i -ati. aa r.f Mlirral aranb baaa teaa .rere<J, fa Kaaraaatd N'traaka aad tbe eatf ra atope af Haabr Mr atlataa, ibera ei at raa<eiof ailMral daMlto a.'aaai Irra. gold aad atlver Tl? anal onatparMtrely free fw>? ttaporltp, I* aet aaiy ibe powerful agaat tor maaalbidai ? l?rpea?a hat la adeq iate to tba domaatto vaato tor at. i*d?iielte f tare of a teeatiag population aqaally to la I he ?a*i?atk* ?' (aland ?????. wailat It laai band te do ?? wane la ?be railway ayaiem pt>ip>iaed lo noanaaa iba Atlattieaad PaclOo eltiaa. Aa ktaa m?y be forasad uf Ibe aalcr ard aa><nrlr>g afearaoter of miaerai foal aa eitor-amly d etrlbated i are oar oooe try? already dto eotrrrd lo l bo e steal of a-m?t 300,000 ar,iara ailaa abfn il la ?ho?n by aa a- tboritelta* ratiaiaM, tbat aa ar?e of or a', three feet tbHsfe, la eqoal la tba pradaot or 1,n4C aer?a of f >r*et trtca. aid "eaob aoee af a coai ??am fear feet la tblakarw, and Jleidtog o*a yard of pnrr? coal, la Mpiraleot to t ((Otona, aad pneaaaa*-' ,'b??ai.we, a rr ?er?* of meebanteai Hreaftb ta III foe I oqual to th* life labor more than 1 too men ?' Tb'a ?? r?l anbetliate toe b as <1 labor ?laM* at th* llait tn f?r?at H.itaia, la ita app i-?t>oa to her raat haothfy, hp taa< aad *?a, a fnrna e<,nal wi tbe a^aoal M*efi#b of (be b> man taoe and |M ibe Rial fl*Ma of Raat?ri Ire land, I'MI'a.i'* aad Watea, iba Brntab prorlara* rf trrt f^nawie*. M r?a Vat'a, CUna B'lot a*d !??? ,%, j m|

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