As a condition of sale, in the absence of necessary legislation by Congress, the local legislature of any State or Territory may provide rules for working mines, involving easements, drainage, and other necessary means to their complete development; and those conditions shall be fully expressed in the patent.
(R.S. § 2338.)
R.S. § 2338 derived from act July 26, 1866, ch. 262, § 5,14 Stat. 252.
Submerged Lands Act
Provisions of this section as not amended, modified or repealed by the Submerged Lands Act, see section
1303 of Title
43, Public Lands.
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