Yet American governments of both parties have long viewed his current homestead as illegitimate.
The New York resident grew up just south of Miami, in homestead, Florida.
He also enacted the homestead Act, which supplied aspiring settlers with a gift: 160 acres of federal land.
In The Americans, the historian Daniel Boorstin traced the madness of the farmers to the homestead Act of 1862.
It was evident to him that nobody at the homestead, which stood lower, would see it.
At this thought the squire raised his head and considered his homestead.
Thus has the immigrant proved himself worthy to participate with our native sons in the homestead privilege.
With the proceeds of a homestead they could finish their education or go into business.
But the trees which remain, whether in forest or in homestead, are sadly mangled.
The revenue from the homestead lands was bringing millions into the Treasury.