bounty lands

Lands donated by the government as a bounty.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • bounty lands — Portions of the public domain given or donated as a bounty for services rendered, chiefly for military service …   Black's law dictionary

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  • Military Tract of 1812 — US Atlas of 1810 In May 1812, an act of Congress was passed which set aside bounty lands as payment to volunteer soldiers for the War against the British (War of 1812). The land was set aside in western territories that became part of the present …   Wikipedia

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  • land — In the most general sense, comprehends any ground, soil, or earth whatsoever; including fields, meadows, pastures, woods, moors, waters, marshes, and rock. State v. Coffee, 556 P.2d 1185, 1193, 97 Idaho 905. In its more limited sense, land… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Title 43 of the United States Code — outlines the role of Public Lands in the United States Code.* Bureau of Land Management * United States Geological Survey * Surveys * District Land Offices * Land Districts * Withdrawal From Settlement, Location, Sale, or Entry * Homesteads *… …   Wikipedia

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