07/21/1880

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
July 21-22, 1880
 







07-21-1880

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

adopted:



    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

                                                          ----

                                                          $190



On motion, the Board adjourned.



                             J. S. Mayhugh

                             Secretary, Pro Tem