3 June 1858 c. 86 11 Stat. 309

CHAP. LXXXVI.- An Act confirming Locations of Land Warrants under certain Circumstances.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in all cases in which locations have been made with bounty-land warrants on lands which were subject to entry at private sale, but upon individual competition were put up to the highest bidder, and the excess paid for in cash, such locations shall be, and they are hereby, confirmed, if in all other respects regular, and authority is hereby given to issue patents accordingly: Provided, That such confirmation shall only extend to cases existing prior to the passage of this act.

APPROVED, June 3, 1858.

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