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Cniinnnniriitiann. KOTICE TO COUNTV fcintVKYOUS AS gEtTLEUS VFON VV1SUG LANDS. ScRVEVOIt GfCNKRAIi'S OrrtcE, 1 O, S.I.Cittv, U.T. Sept. 8, ISOO.f Is obedience to Instructions from the C01 missloncr of the(Joucral Ind Oflicc, I rcapej fully call the attention of all concerned in l I, vcying and making settlements upon lam hot opened for settlement by the Goveruim of the United States, to the following Ucmf information: On the 23d of April last, a letter was wived at this office from l'ortcr G. liect Esq., "surveyor for the county, of Carton, rC T.,v' datel April 4, 1BG0, enclosing UunUj-certificate UunUj-certificate of surveys made by him in that co ty, upon application of settlers in occupanj unsurvejqd iands, iu which letter he iuqul e as follows; "I would, like to have you give mo some formation, to wit', is it ncceary for me send these certificates, nnd diagram on the of every survey? Tlio rrobato Judge appolu r ine, if that is all right, well and good; if : think it is not, I wish you would send me 1 commission. There ure fow that say tha t ought to get It that way." 0 it The certificate, marked No. 1 , above rcfci .j to (which, In form, Is the same as the otbf is in the, following word 'To Surttyor (Itntral IT. T.: ' "Know all men by these presents, that I C. Hector, county surveyor fpr the count; Carson, TJ. T.. upon application of J. F, ' comb, II. C. AVilcox and J. H. Todman, h H Sd day of April, A. D. 18C0. snrvcye -..certain tract or pared of land taken up and b, cated by them for farming and shingle mi :d facturlng, the same being and lying on wei at Eagle Valley, U. T., and more particularly scribed e follows, to wit: -onimcuc!nf stake marked B. J3. on the north lino 0 aB( Small & Co's Banche, and running north pluca of beginning, containing 202 tres(,. niore.or leis,' , "In te-tlmony wbefcof t baye'heretihto set my huhd and seal this dav and year first above "written, (Signed") h CKtcrint, tSeU ' v.Cotint'y SntTeyof." i I answered Jlf-.Tlector'sletler oti the ilaydt Vras recsiVcil. Frotu that answer, dated April 23, 1S60, 1 niakq tlio following extract, vl.f 't "In reply tdthcKbo.vo ipqalries, ttiaro to say thrttjl, rHiweisjno'ptiwef to grant ny of the recjnejts, or comply with nny of the viUhts, conialnol. in .your let (ur. There has not Itcert any surveys of public. landis in Carton Cwuoty niithorltcd by tbo ,OoverutrLciit of the; United States: rind ho deputy surveyors cor? be ap pointed by the United States' 'Surveyor General to'sit'ryey nny portion oiE this TenitOry, witht but that nulhui ity. In Tefpreuco, tri the com-mls'flon com-mls'flon yon how, claim; to hold, under ftu ap-pt'lrttmeni ap-pt'lrttmeni of tlie probate jtidgbf your connlj, and 'Other- Ifiatlcrs.concrrntng thOilfgalily oi the stiiveyft jfilni haver madev.or indy. herenftet mak, under tjjat appointment, 1 .will, briefly give -you , my- opinion, and ;refer "you tu the laws on whicji that oplnlyn I based," O11 tlie 25th of April, Ifipol vrroiou the C6m:mtiifimjcr E ttitjd'chfrolXjihd Oftlce, tn-closing, tn-closing, lilni 0py of tlid foregoing corros-pbndeucif, corros-pbndeucif, with .copies of nll.tlis'pnpciijsent roii "by Jtr. Hector; Jiollpltlng furjh'et .Initructtoni in;Tt(cteric to Knelt surveys, and '(cttfembnU upon publlc'lands, before Uingsur.vey'edandci 3ulhptUy'of the tfntfed Stales., hiie opinnilr eioncr reVpoiiotcd . to, my.lcrter Jttudcr dale 01 July' 'lBW, tiiiake tlm iolloiylH'oxirncI frotn, Ids lotteh, wlilqb lcninfehil!to'.tlie peVu sat audonslderation all whuigy .tx; Infer; .estel jiherem; .-. ' 1 In the first place Mich tfutreyn aro livdlretil 'violStioTi'ofdiivt with forfeUuro'ofjeven acdtoi ijf clatm';Jj 'Tcrtsbif of JUegidUy; ritf wilt be founi ipon reference (1st)' loan sici of Congress hr liT0.ved J!arciia, 'ISp7-:U Ktatutcs, V.U 2 -pajfes 4tS,.'l,40-dci.latihg, tlmt'anf- pereot wUo (dmll sitrvejvtjr -attempt fd survey 01 tfiuse to bemirvcyed, any such-lands, ot de$ig-niite de$ig-niite nn boundaries thereon by marking tr.ee: or othenviaj, uhtit hcrctO.autltOrUed.hy.law slioll forfeit all bis or their rlgJilVtltle rmj cialra, if any h iiath, or; fhby' lavoj to (In lands nforfjjajd, Wlitch he of they hall li'avc taken pwsosifpu of, of'seltledandtheU section of. the Mme act.di.-e!arcs! It' "lati'Cui foi the nroner marshal nr Oftlcet actlntf ru niarebal (under sucli jfnstruetlotrs. at jnrty fortlmt'pui .pos be given bj-rth?-iV4tlentf'th-;;tttilt 'States, to remove froiri tbe.lamta nforesald an end every person or persons, who shall be foun t qit the Sftliio und whn sliall .pot Uave.nbtidnc ' ppnnjteipn to remain therconj nrovldcif tin three months prevluui natie shnii be given t il all such petsini who weie Httlol on mch hi'tu a . ptior to the passing of tlwt act; nnd evei ; person who shall, ivt any time after tho. explri yj tionof thfe mouthi-after iclv notice bA iv have been given, bo fonnd on any part of tl e htndft ntirwaid, tthsvlf Incur n penalty of oi hundred doltnfK. to be recovered In any oou d Imvdi'g jurktlicUftn of the 'sajnc, -and ls morj a ovvr"lattluoit con victim to' imprlsnnnient 1 d tho discretion of tlie eodrl, not -esceeduig : 0 months." ' . -'2iid. Any TenUbrtal liwj.of Utah, Or ac 'I' Inregani t'n suiveys' pursuant to such law ll arqf in vjolatiortof the 3d clause ot thq d ' article of tlie .Constitution, -which provid "'.that CongiesA shall have pnwir. Ui dUposp and raalJd nil -needful rules and rcgulalh rcjecUng the Teititory or other property the United Sutes," the ConslUulton' and la- being ext.ndel over tJtah by the 17tli. seHl y of the Act ot Cgrc apirovd JJept- Ot f' 1850: D. S Statutes, vol, 9, page -lf.3. i ,f A1ao, free Cth section of Organic Act, npprov Sept. 0,1 $r,0 1 "Ynu will cituw the purport of the forrgot to be made known, to nil whom it may concci stttting that it is the exclusive ptovinre ot I lcpartmnt, nnd the Surwyor General ,0f Ut m acting under our direction, t attend to 1 surveys in your district. . In reply to my suggculions reiijieeting t extension of public surveys iuto localit wheie new settlement aTe being made, u j th opening of n l;uid offiee for the sale j lands already surveyed in this territory, I I honorable Commissioner, hi the same lett says: "We have already recommended to Congi the organisation of n Laud District In Ut u- and your suggestions respecting the cxteii! ,, of surveys will bo considered when wo an possession of data from you showing tlie lr" mands for permanent settlements." '"j SlisrnAi. I,Axns I hare also rcceiveda c munication fcum tho Commissioner of 1 Und' Office, dated Aug. 10 (ultimo), instrnc mo in reference to the appropriations of cer re' mineral lands by ssttters 011 unaiirveyed or' eminent lands, In answer to my letter Of ! U- January last, encWlii copies of reports 11 to me by Mewrs. Kimball & Spraguc, clalr coal mines on Clialk Creek, and by Hon. C r 0 Wandcll in reference to the discovery anil luS enphneyof lead minej in Heaver County. 1 the leeulitV of the?c scUleinents Ihc Com sinner says: m "llxcilcws of this office, shewing tlie ! ted gality uf Ibe surveys of government land. r0,i other tliau the U. S. surveyors, wero coin he niciited to you in my letter of theiud ulti 1 1 and they apply to tha illegal suryeyn of half section of land embmclng the coftl ml , which me tho property of the United State red r)t ! The foregoing extracts, from Jaw and 1 1 partment Instructions, are publ!hcd lot benefit of all who may have made, or are h p to make, settlements on lands in this Tei r pf ry which have not been surveyed under ai nit- rity jofthe U. States. When lands are reqi ftve for permanent settlements, application sli 1 ,0 be made to this office for their survey, ,nu' the laws of the United State U other it of roys, or settlements under such surveys. ,de" made in violation pf law. Information b j every thing connected with th lUtTey 16 ! settlement upon government Und, wl W '' 'SurTeyeraenlU',T. 'P?l ill request, Ate fcgAiu puUUh tbi f, ' Mm 'Mm. "