There will be a preemption for the presidential debate and election.
Here he took up a preemption claim of one hundred and sixty acres, subsequently commuted this and then took up a homestead.
Er—may I venture to ask if your husband holds squatter's rights, or has the homestead and preemption?
If the right of preemption be thus extended, it will embrace a large and meritorious class of our citizens.
This does not apparently amount to a right of preemption, and it is not easy to estimate its effective practical consequences.
His preemption claim had therefore expired by operation of law long before the creation of this reserve.
He first secured a preemption claim of one hundred and sixty acres but did not prove up on it.
He took up a preemption and built him a little log house 12×16.
Therefore he changed the homestead to a preemption, paying one dollar and a quarter per acre.
The ‘famous rights of purveyance and preemption’ were abolished by 12 Car.