A Bill for the Establishment of a General Land Office in the Department of the Treasury by United States. Congress. Senate

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SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 26985
ContributionsBayard, James A. 1767-1815
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination6 p
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Open LibraryOL15109073M

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Get this from a library. A Bill for the Establishment of a General Land Office in the Department of the Treasury. [James A Bayard; United States. Congress. Senate.]. An Act to Establish the Treasury Department. (a) Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there shall be a Department of Treasury, in which shall be the following officers, namely: a Secretary of the Treasury, to be deemed head of the department; a Comptroller, an Auditor, a Treasurer, a.

The General Land Office was created in to relieve the Secretary of the Treasury from having to oversee directly the local land offices. It was a quasi-judicial, ministerial office centralized in Washington, and became part of A Bill for the Establishment of a General Land Office in the Department of the Treasury book newly formed Department of the Interior in The General Land Office Act (2 Stat.

), Apcreated the General Land Office (GLO) in the Department of the Treasury to "superintend, execute, and perform, all such acts and things, touching or respecting the public lands of the United States," including those functions formerly vested in the Secretaries of War and State.

Hamilton and the Establishment of the Department of the Treasury. The First Congress of the United States was called to convene in New York on March 4,marking the beginning of government under the Constitution.

On September 2,Congress created a permanent institution for the management of government finances. A vast amount of land had to be surveyed, maps drawn, meticulous records kept, along with a considerable degree of oversight.

Therefore inCongress, with the Act of Ap 2 Stat.created the General Land Office (GLO) and placed it under the jurisdiction of the Treasury Department. General Land Office: Decisions of the Interior department in public land cases, and land laws passed by the Congress of the United States; together with the regulations of the General land office.

(Philadelphia, H. & R. Small, ), also by William W. Lester and United States Department of the Interior (page images at HathiTrust). U.S. Department of the Interior Museum. Significant dates in Interior history. Creation of the Home Department consolidating the General Land Office (Department of the Treasury), the Patent Office (Department of State), the Indian Affairs Office (War Department) and the military pension offices (War and Navy Departments).

Subsequently. It ends with the creation of a new government bureau within the Treasury Department called the General Land Office (GLO). This was accomplished by passage of the Act of Ap (4) PRESIDENTIAL INTEREST -John Adams President Adams of Massachusetts, member of the Federalist party, served from to InCongress established the General Land Office as part of the Department of the Treasury to oversee the disposition of these federal lands.

By the early s, promised bounty land claims were finally fulfilled. In the 19th century, other bounty land and homestead laws were enacted to.

(Record Group 48) OVERVIEW OF RECORDS LOCATIONS Table of Contents ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY GENERAL RECORDS OF THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR RECORDS OF STAFF OFFICES Records of the Executive Assistant to the Secretary Records of the Office of the Assistant Attorney General for the Department.

InCongress, with the Act of Ap 2 Stat.created the General Land Office (GLO) and placed it under the jurisdiction of the Treasury Department. He noted that the General Land Office had little to do with the Treasury and also highlighted the Indian Affairs office, part of the Department of War, and the Patent Office, part of the Department of State.

Walker argued that these and other bureaus should be brought together in a new Department. Pension Office, which at the time administered pensions solely for military personnel.8 Meanwhile, the General Land Office (GLO), which oversaw and disposed of the public domain, was placed by Congress within the Department of the Treasury because of the revenue generated by the GLO 9from land sales.

(Record Group 56) Overview of Records Locations Table of Contents Administrative History General Records of the Office of the Secretary Letters sent Letters received Correspondence and other records of the Secretary and Assistant Secretaries Records of the Division of Appointments Correspondence Registers.

By sect. 8 of the 'act for the establishment of a general land-office in the Department of the Treasury' (2 id. ), it is enacted, that 'all patents issuing from the said office shall be issued in the name of the United States and under the seal of said office, and be signed by the President of the United States, and countersigned by the commissioner of said office, and shall be recorded in said office in books to be.

The survey work was done by the General Land Office (GLO), an agency of the Treasury Department until and thereafter a part of the Interior Department. Inthe GLO was merged with the Grazing Service to create the modern Bureau of Land Management (BLM), which continues to have responsibility for the Public Land Survey on public domain.

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The GLO was established within the U.S. Department of the Treasury by an act of Congress of Ap It was responsible for managing the disposal of the public domain. Prior to this time, three government departments were responsible for disposal of. U.S.

Department of the Interior Museum. Significant dates in Interior history. Creation of the Home Department consolidating the General Land Office (Department of the Treasury), the Patent Office (Department of State), the Indian Affairs Office (War Department) and the military pension offices (War and Navy Departments).

Subsequently. The act of Congress, approved Approvided "That there shall be established in the Department of the Treasury an office to be denominated the General Land Office, the chief officer of which shall be called the Commissioner of the General Land Office, whose duty it shall be, under the direction of the head of the department, to superintend, execute, and perform all such acts and things.

The Land Office retains records of the first two steps; the Ohio Historical Society () and the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives () hold records of the surveys and grants. The bounty warrants are available on the Library’s Web site, as is an index to the land office military certificates.

These. President James Polk’s Secretary, Robert Walker, indicated in his report that the General Land Office coincides with the Treasury and other growing responsibilities. It led to the proposal of opening a new Department of Interior. The House of Representatives authored a bill to authorize the new department on Febru A bill was introduced in Congress, said to be largely the work of Secretary of the Interior Carl Schurz and Commissioner Williamson of the General Land Office, providing for the disposition and management of public timber and timberlands.

It provided specifically that all public lands bearing. Congress Street Jackson, MS P.O. Box Jackson, MS Phone: Fax:   Office established. Commissioner to be appointed.

His duties. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there shall be established in the department of the treasury an office, to be denominated the General Land-Office; the chief officer of which shall be called the commissioner of the general land-office.

The Patent Office Pony A History of the Early Patent Office Chapter 17 and also the Worst of Years already employed as a draftsman in the General Land Office, had a lucrative side business in doing patent drawings for applicants. but there was no ladder closer than the Treasury Department.

The Land & Lease Mapping Viewer, an interactive mapping application, provides access to vast collections of land- and energy-related data at the General Land Office.

The Land & Lease Viewer displays upland and submerged Original Texas Land Survey boundaries, Permanent School Fund land, upland and coastal leases, oil and gas well locations, and. General Land Office and Treasury Department to tell the story of land settle-ment and administration in the first half century.

Others have traced the legislative history of the public lands for the period, but Rohrbough details the workings of the system that transformed law into actual conveyance of land. separation of public land administration from the Treasury Depart­ ment.

He desired to escape the political pressures and legal difficulties that frequently plagued the General Land Office and concluded that establishment of a new department was the best way to achieve that objective. Walker's plan for a Department of the Interior appeared in his.

Land Administration System. Use this site to search case files for state and BLM land. Summary records include all current data and case abstracts include historical data. Go to Online Payments to make land lease, shore fishery lease, mining claim and water rights payments over the Internet.

Plats, Surveys & Land. General Land Office (GLO) established in Treasury Department The GLO was established to help dispose of public lands this reflects the continuing desire of the government to rid itself of property and to generate revenue. The Treasurer of the United States, the only Treasury office older than the Department itself, was established J The Treasurer was originally charged with the receipt, custody, and disbursement of government funds, though many of these functions have been taken over by a bureau of the Department of the Treasury.

The bill averred that this survey was approved by the surveyor general, and was forwarded to the commissioner of the general land office, 'and thereupon, and in due official course, the said surveys of the said R. Paine were duly paid for by the United States, including his said survey and location of said back line of said Dupard grant.'.

The repealing clause is, ‘‘That such provisions of the act of the twenty-fifth of April, in the year one thousand eight hundred and twelve, entitled ‘An act for the establishment of a General Land Office in the Department of the Treasury, and of all acts amendatory thereof as are inconsistent with the provisions of this act, be and the.

During the same period, the federal government granted million acres to the states and million in Alaska under state and Native selection laws. 4 Inthe General Land Office was established as part of the Treasury Department to oversee the disposal of federal lands.

Enforcement of the Public Land Laws, Report of the Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, The Enforcement Provisions of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act ofSearching for Meaning. The Department of Interior. In Congress created three Executive Departments: Foreign Affairs (later in the same year renamed State), Treasury, and War.

It also provided for an Attorney General and a Postmaster General. Domestic matters were apportioned by Congress among these departments. The United States Department of the Interior (DOI) is a federal executive department of the U.S.

is responsible for the management and conservation of most federal lands and natural resources, and the administration of programs relating to Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, territorial affairs, and insular areas of the United States.

Passage of the Post-office Appropriation Bill. THE POST-OFFICE AT LOUISVILLE. would be compelled to leave the Treasury Department.” agent attached to the general land office. In short, it licenses under the direction of the Treasury Department and the General Land Office, the working of the gold, silver and copper mines of the United States.

the General Land Office, Department of Interior. In the Bureau of Forestry, its personnel and the forest reserves, were transferred to the Department of Agriculture and the Forest Service was created as a department agency. By an act of Congress in the Forest Reserves were changed to National Forests.Before the establishment of this court, the only way to settle claims was to apply to the Treasury Department and petition Congress for relief only if the claim was rejected.

Records of this court from are located at the National Archives buildings in Washington, DC and College Park, MD.

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