UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
July 21-22, 1880
Volume OA - Pages 140-141
Carson City, Nevada
July 21, 1880
The Board of Regents met at the call of the President in the
Surveyor General's Office. Present: T. W. Stone, C. C.
Stevenson and J. S. Mayhugh.
The object for which the Board was convened was to clarify the
Timber Land and establish the price per acre.
On motion, John S. Mayhugh was elected Secretary, Pro Tem.
After counseling with the Hon. A. J. Hatch, the Surveyor General,
and other State Officials and parties acquainted with the loca-
tion and quality of Timber Lands, the following resolution was
RESOLVED, that the price of State Timer Land containing Nut
Pine, Juniper, Cedar or Mountain Mahogany be fixed at One
Dollar and Twenty Five Cents ($1.25) per acre and that Land
containing other Pines, Fir, Tammerack, timber suitable for
manufacturing into lumber or timbers, be fixed at Two Dollars
and Fifty Cents ($2.50) per acre, and that there shall not
be sold a less quantity than 160 acres of Timber Land in
one body; said body of land shall be in compact form in con-
formity with the Rules and Regulations in the Sales of Lands
by the U. S. Government in the selection thereof.
RESOLVED, that the Land Register is hereby authorized to
ascertain the true character of Timber Lands applied for by
requiring the applicant to make affidavit and produce the
affidavits of two disinterested witnesses as to whether any
part of such lands contains timber capable of being manu-
factured into lumber and to make such other Rules and Regu-
lations as will protect the best interests of the State.
Such affidavits may be made before the Clerk of the District
Court or any person authorized by law to administer oaths
and having a Seal.
The following bills were duly audited:
John S. Mayhugh Traveling expenses $ 90
T. W. Stone Traveling expenses 90
C. C. Stevenson Traveling expenses 10
On motion, the Board adjourned.
J. S. Mayhugh
Secretary, Pro Tem