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An Act amending Statute at Large, 14 Stat. 251, July 26, 1866, granting right of way to ditch and canal owners over public land.
This Act amending Statute at Large, 14 Stat. 251, July 26, 1866, granting right of way to ditch and canal owners over public land, set forth the law pertaining to placer claims and reconfirming the rights conferred under sections five, eight and nine of the 1866 act. Also extended the act to all public lands affected by the act, all patents granted, or pre-emption or homesteads noting they were subject to any vested or accrued water rights as had been acquired under or recognized by the ninth section of the 1866 act.
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"1870, July 9 - 16 Stat. 217, Act to Amend "An Act Granting the Right of Way to Ditch and Canal Owners Over the Public Lands"" (2016). US Government Legislation and Statutes. 26.