Addendum

Addendum A
Homestead land laws 
Federal and State Acts G-Q Part two

Date Ch. Statue   Remarks
9/4/1841 16 10 Stat. 103 Pre-emption
7/22/1854       Military Scrip
2/10/1855        
5/20/1862 75 12 " 392 Homestead Act
3/21/1864 38 13 " 35  
7/5/1870 10   304  
/1872 85   49  
6/8/1872 338 ? 333  
3/3/1873 266 17 " 602  
6/22/1874 394 18 " 192  
2/5/1875 34 18 " 305  
3/3/1875       Railroad R. of Way
4/21/1876 72 19 " 35  
3/3/1877 122 19 " 403 Desert Lands
3/3/1877 123 19 " 404  
3/3/1877 321 19 "    
6/14/1878 189 20 "    
6/14/1878 190 20 " 471  
3/3/1879 191 20 " 472  
3/3/1879 192 20 " 472  
5/6/1886 88 24 " 22  
8/30/1890 26 " 391 320 Acre Limit
8/23/1894        
5/22/11902 821 32 " 203  
6/17/1902   32 " 380 Reclamation
4/23/1904 1491 33 " 298  
4/23/1904 1776 33 " 527  
3/2/1907   34 " 122  
2/19/1909 160 35 " 639  
1/28/1910 14 36 " 189  
8/9/1912   37 " 267 Enlarged Homestead

Addendum B

Letters sent to the field offices carried the following designations:

"B" Letters sent by the records "B" division, concerning patents 1817-1908.
"C" Letters sent by Public Lands "C" Division, relating to public disposal, 1796-1908.
"D" Records of Private Land Claims "D" Division, 1788-1909.
"F" Letters sent by the Railroad, Right of Way and Reclamation "F" Division, concerning lands granted for railroad, canals, and reservoirs, 1855-1909.
"G" Letters sent by the Pre-emption "G" Division, relating to pre-emption and grants to states for schools, townsite, canals, and other State selections, 1832-1908
"H" Letters sent by the Homestead Contest "H" Division, 1887-1908.
"K" Letters sent byu the Indian and Swamp Land "K" Division 1849-1908
"M" Records relating to accounting and financial matters of the Accounting "M" Division, 1853-1908.
"N" Letters sent by the Mineral Contest "N" Division, 1844-1908.
"R" Records of the Forestry "R" Division, relating to the use of military bounty land warrants and scrip on public domain, 1788-1908.
"P" Letters Sent by the Commissioner of the General Land Office ordering proceedings in contests.
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