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United States Statutes at Large/Volume 3/13th Congress/3rd Session/Chapter 48

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Feb. 22, 1815.
Chap. XLVIII.—An Act giving further time to complete the surveys and obtain the patents for lands located under Virginia resolution warrants.

Act of March 3, 1807, ch. 31.
Act of April 11, 1818, ch. 43.
Act of Feb. 9, 1821, ch. 11.
Act of March 1, 1823, ch. 38.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the officers and soldiers of the Virginia line on continental establishment, or their legal representatives, to whom land warrants have issued by virtue of any resolution of the legislature of Virginia, as a bounty for services, which by the laws of Virginia, passed prior to the cession of the north-western territory to the United States, entitled such officers or soldiers to bounty lands and whose location of such warrants shall have been made prior to the twenty-third day of March, one thousand eight [hundred] and eleven, shall be allowed the further time of two years from the passing of this act to complete their surveys and obtain their patents for the land located as aforesaid: Provided, That surveys shall be made and patents granted on the aforesaid locations, under the same regulations, restrictions and provisions, in every respect, as were prescribed for the making of surveys and granting of patents by the act, entitledAct of March 3, 1807, ch. 31.An act authorizing patents to issue for lands located and surveyed by virtue of certain ‘Virginia resolution warrants,’” passed the third day of March, one thousand eight hundred and seven.

Approved, February 22, 1815.