07/22/1869

 

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
July 22-23, 1869
 







07-22-1869

Volume OA - Pages 77-79



                  Office of State Land Register

~                  State of Nevada, Carson City"

~                         July 22, 1869"



The Board of Regents met at the call of the President.  Present:

~C. C. Batterman, C. N. Noteware and A. N. Fisher."



Minutes of former meetings were read and approved.



~The matter of the award of lands, sealed proposals for which"

~were opened on the 9th day of July, 1869, and partial award"

~of which were made on the 13th day of July, 1869 by two members"

~of the Board, was taken up, and on motion, the awards of July"

~13, 1869, as per List No. 1 of awards filed with the State"

~Register, were approved by the Board and it was further,"



~    RESOLVED, that the Register be requested to notify parties"

~    to whom lands have been awarded, which have been listed"

~    to the State, to make payment for the same to the State"

~    Treasurer within ten days from the date of notice, and to"

~    notify parties to whom lands have been awarded, which have"

~    not been listed to the State, to make special deposit for"

    the same with the State Treasurer within ten days from

    date of notice.



~On motion, it was,"



~    RESOLVED, that owning to an error in the local U. S. Land"

    Office affecting the State title by selection of the land

~    known as the U. S. Timber Reserve, the bids received for"

~    the purchase of said land, excepting the School Sections,"

    be rejected and the Register be and is hereby requested to

~    return said bids to the bidders with the reasons thereof,"

    and that said lands will be readvertised.



~    Second, that the minimum price of said lands be fixed at $5"

~    per acre, and that the Register be instructed to advertise"

    that no bids will be received for a less sum per acre.



~A communication from the State Register under date of July 7,"

~1869, relating to excess of legal subdivisions, was presented,"

~read, and ordered on file (see file A)."



~A communication from same under date of May 4, 1869, relating"

~to appointment of clerk in his Office, was read and ordered on"

file (see file B).



~A communication from the same under date of June 4, 1869, relat-

ing to appointment of clerk in his Office was read and ordered

on file (see file C).



~A communication from the same under date of July 1, 1869, in-"

forming the Board that the entire amount of land which can be

~taken under the Public Building Grant, has been ordered selected

accompanied by List No. 1 of selections as per order of this

~Board under date of April 27, 1869, was read and ordered on file

(see file D).



~And on motion, it was,"



~    RESOLVED, that all lands described in said list be selected"

    under the Internal Improvement Grant with the exception of a

~    sufficient amount to fill the Public Building Grant, and of"

    such as are in conflict with previous applications made by

    the Board in behalf of the State.



~On motion, it was,"



~    RESOLVED, that the Register be instructed to select all land

~    applied for on special deposit, under the Penitentiary Grant

    until such Grant is filled or until further notice.



A communication from S. Randall under date of May 7 was read

and ordered referred to the Register.



~On motion, C. N. Noteware was instructed to prepare a Commission

~of Appointment for Messrs. Britton & Gray, as Attorneys of this"

~Board, and that the same be signed by the members of said Board.



~On motion, it was,"



~    RESOLVED, that the Register be requested to forward dupli-"

    cates of all lists filed with the local Land Officer to

~    the Attorneys of the State, Messrs. Britton & Gray, at"

~    Washington, D. C."



A communication from Isadero Cortketit was received and ordered

referred to the State Register.