The homestead law opened up the road to self-employment by way of free land and agriculture.
He had lived in Kansas since the passage of the homestead law.
Availing himself of the homestead law, Mr. Sydney took a tract of one hundred and sixty acres, and commenced improving it.
The second was the operation of the homestead law passed in 1862.
Do you, or do you not, subscribe to my views on the homestead law?
The entries under the homestead law during the last year covered 961,545 acres more than those during the preceding year.
Resolutions favoring a homestead law, river and harbor improvements, and the Pacific railroad were also included in the platform.
Later he commuted the homestead and proved up on his claim in less time that it would have taken to do so under the homestead law.
The homestead law of Iowa, however, only exempted a homestead in favor of a resident of the state.
None but permanent and bona fide settlers should be permitted to secure land under the homestead law.