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Homestead act centennial. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Federal Charters, Holidays, and Celebrations of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Eighty-seventh Congress, first session, on S.J. Res. 98, to provide for the observance of the centennial of the enactment of the Homestead Act, July 26, 1961 by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Federal Charters, Holidays, and Celebrations

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


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Paginationiii, 19 p. ;
Number of Pages19
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Open LibraryOL15258119M

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Homestead Act of , legislative action that promoted the settlement and development of the American West. It was also notable for the opportunity it gave African Americans to own land. President Abraham Lincoln signed the act into law on .   The Homestead Act accelerated settlement of U.S. western territory by allowing any American, including freed slaves, to put in a claim for up to free acres of federal land. The Homestead Act grants automatic protection of $, to a homeowner's primary residence. Filing a Declaration of Homestead with the Registry of Deeds grants protection of up to $, against attachment, seizure, execution on judgment, levy or sale. Centennial Homestead’s Kitchen is open for breakfast and lunch Monday to Sunday from 8am – 3pm. Walk-ins are welcome but to avoid disappointment, please make a booking below. Walk-ins are welcome but to avoid disappointment, please make a booking below.

A database ( Tract Books Index) has been compiled that allows researchers to locate references within the land tract books that list the first owners of land in Nebraska. The tract books are on 47 microfilm reels. For a copy of the land entry from the tract books, contact the Library/Archives Reference Staff. Copies of the complete land file can be acquired from. The Homestead Act of 37th Congress, Ch. 75, 12 Stat. CHAP. LXXV. — An Act to Secure Homesteads to Actual Settlers on the Public Domain. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, . The book includes: many historical photographs; a history with maps of Herreid and Campbell County; early farming in the Herreid area; the Homestead Act of . Free breakfast and lunch during Remote Learning. Students can pick up seven days worth of breakfast and lunch meals at any middle or high school location in the district on Monday, November 9, 16 and