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F.-Statement showing the condition of contracts entered into since June 30, 1877.

Number of contract.

Name of deputy.

Date of con. Character, amount, and lo-
tract.

cality of work.

Remarks,

Surveys completed and

notes returned and approved, and plats and transcripts transmitted.

Surveys completed and

notes returned and approved, and plats and

transcripts transmitted. NOTE.-Township 3 sonth

range 6 west, included.

71. John B. David ....... Aug. 1, 1877 Exterior lines of township 2

north, range 37 east; town.
ships 2 and 3 north, range
38 east, and townships 1,
2, and 3 north, ranges 39,
40, and 41 east, and sub-
division of township 2
north, range 37 east;
townships 2 and 3 north,
ranges 38, 39, 40, and 41

east.
72 Allen M. Thompson... Sept. 1, 1877 Exterior lines of townships

1, 2, 3, and 4 north, ranges 5 and 6 west, and of township 5 north, range 6 west, and townships 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 south, ranges 5 and 6 west, and subdivisions of township 3 north, range 4 west ; townships 2, 3, and 4 north, range 5 west; townships 3, 4, and 5 north, range 6 west, and townships 4 and 5 south,

ranges 5 and 6 west.
73 John B. David........ Nov. 27, 1877 Exterior lines of townships

3 and 4 north, range 37
east, and townships 4 and
5 north, ranges 38, 39, 40,
and 41 east, and subdivis.
ions of townships 3 and 4
north, range 37 east, and
townships 4 and 5 north,
ranges 38, 39, 40, and 41

east.
74 Allen M. Thompson... Feb. 20, 1878 Exterior lines of townships

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 south,
ranges 17, 18, and 19 east,
and townships 13, 14, 15,
and 16 south, ranges 23,
24, and 25 east, and sub-
divisions of townships 13,
15, and 16 south, range 25
east, and of township 16
south, range 24 east.

Deputy in the field.

Deputy in the field.

G.–Statement of descriptive list sent to the local land office since my last report.

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H.-Tabular list of townships surveyed since the date of my last report, showing the areas of

the public lands.

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I. --Statement of applications for the survey of mineral lands and mill sites for the fiscal year

ending June 30, 1878.

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J.-Statement of amount deposited with the United States assistant treasurer for office work

for mineral claims in Idaho for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1878.

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O. P. Corbet................ Grimes Pass, Boise Gold placer.

County.
Idaho..

Oneida County..... Sulphur.
Soda Spring and Sulphur ....do ..............

Do.
Lake.
Daley.......

Alturas County.... Gold and

silver. Monarch Gold and Silver ....do ........... Gold.

Mining Company's placer.
Monarch Gold and Silver ....do .........

Mining Company's mill site.
Greenback mill site.......
Daley mill site.......

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K.—Names, nativity, fc., of surveyor general, clerks, fc., in his office at Boise City, Idaho,

during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1878.

Name.

Occupation.

Nativity.

Whence

| Time of service. Amount. appointed.

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New York.. Idaho....... Entire year... $2,500 00
England .... ....do .... .....do .......

500 00 Oregon .........do .......

.. 10 months an 011 27

3 days. Ireland ......... do ....... Entire year... 600 00

5, 611 27

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* $16.50 of this amount paid out of special deposits for mineral claims.

K.-Report of the surveyor general of Utah.
UNITED STATES SURVEYOR GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Salt Lake City, Utah, August 26, 1878. Sir: In compliance with instructions contained in your circular letter E of May 1, 1878, I have the honor to transmit herewith the annual report of this office, with accompanying tabular statements (in duplicate) of the surveying operations in this district for the year ending June 30, 1878.

A. Statement showing condition of surveys of public lands contracted for during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1876, and returned during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1878.

B. Statement showing condition of surveys of public lands contracted for during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1878.

C. Statement showing the number of townships, with character and extent of surveys, and amount of area of public lands returned during fiscal year ending June 30, 1878.

D. Statement of approval of public surveys and transmission of copies of the same to the General Land Office and to the district land office during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1878.

E. Statement of work executed in the surveyor general's office of Utah for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1878.

F. Statement showing the number of linear miles run, the rate per mile, and the total cost of public surveys, as returned, in Utah, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1878.

G. Statement showing the number of acres of public lands surveyed in Utah Territory since the inception of surveys up to June 30, 1878.

H. Statement of special deposits made by individuals for the survey of public lands in Utah for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1878.

I. Statement showing mining claims surveyed, by whom surveyed, when approved, and amount of deposit for office work on each claim.

J. Statement showing condition of appropriation for incidental expenses for office of surveyor general of Utah Territory for fiscal year ending June 30, 1878.

K. Statement showing condition of appropriation for salaries of surveyor general of Utah Territory and clerks in his office for fiscal year ending June 30, 1878.

L. Statement showing condition of special deposits for office work in the office of the surveyor general of Utah Territory for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1878.

M. Estimate of appropriation required for the surveying service in the Territory of Utah for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1880.

N. Statement of condition of appropriation for surveys of public lands in Utah Territory for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1878.

SURVEYS DURING THE YEAR. The operations of the surveying service in this district embrace agricultural, timber, and mineral lands.

Forty-two townships were surveyed, embracing 237,961.43 acres of agricultural and timber lands, 5,041.56 acres of mineral lands, and 16,933,33 acres of coal lands, making a total of 259,936.32 acres. The number of acres of public lands disposed of at the local land office at Salt Lake City for the fiscal year were

Acres. Homestead entries.....

83, 150.02 Final homestead entries....

... 31, 379.28

Cash entries.......
Military land warrants
Timber culture
Desert land ..
Mineral lands ....
Coal lands ..

21, 584. 42

480, 26 1,280 25,827. 18

469, 386 160

Total

164, 330. 546 The mineral resources of this Territory are inexhaustible, every year developing richer and more extensive mines.

FRD. SALOMON.

United States Surveyor General Utah Territory. Hon. J. A. WILLIAMSON,

Commissioner General Land Office.

A.-Statement showing condition of surveys of public lands contracted for during the fiscal

year ending June 30, 1876, and returned during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1878.

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M. chs. lks. Andrew J. Stew. 66 Oct. 4, 1875 Exterior boundaries of 5 53 45 $68 02 Payable out of followart, sr. township 7 north,

ing certificates of sperange 2 west, and

cial deposits dated township 15 north,

August 13, 1877, viz: ranges 1 and 2 east

Nos. 5114, 5116, 5118, of the Salt Lake me.

5120, 5122, 5124, 5126, ridian.

5128, 5130, 5131, 5133, Subdivisions of town-| 7 25 06 73 13 5135, 5137, 5139, 5141, ship 7 north, range

5143, 5145, 5147, 5147, 2 west, and township

5151, 5153, 5155, 5157, 15 north, ranges 1 and

and 5159.
2 east of the Salt Lake
meridian.

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Statement showing condition of surreye of public lands contracted for during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1877, and returnedduring the fiscal year ending

June 30, 1878.

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M. chs. lks.
Joseph & William A. 74 Sept. 4, 1876 Exterior boundaries of township 2 south, range 7 west ; township 7 12 4000
Gorlinski.

south, ranges 11 and 12 west, and township 8 south, range 12 west
of the Salt Lake meridian.
Subdivisions of township 2 south, ranges 7 and 8 west, and townships 232 34 06

7 and 8 south, ranges 11 and 12 west of the Salt Lake meridian.
Augustus D. Ferron... 75 Jan. 23, 1877 Exterior boundaries of township 18 south, range 3 east of the Salt 1 32 00

Lake meridian.
Subdivisions of townships 16 and 18 south, range 3 east of the Salt 13 54

Lake meridian.
Newel E. Britt ......... 76 Mar. 14, 1877 Exterior boundaries of township 29 south, range 10 west of the Salt 2 00 00

Lake meridian.
Subdivisions of township 29 south, range 10 west of the Salt Lake 11 01 13

meridian.
Thomas C. Bailey...... 77 June 12, 1877 Subdivisions of township 13 north, range 5 east of the Salt Lake 1 40 00

meridian.
Augustus D. Ferron... 78 June 20, 1877 Kolob guide meridian, from corner to townships 39 and 40 south,

between ranges 10 and 11 west, north through townships 39 and 38
south, to corner for sections 19, 24, 25, and 30, township 38 south,
between ranges 10 and 11 west of the Salt Lake meridian.
Ditto mountainous and timbered.......

6 00 00
Eighth standard parallel south from corner to sections 32 and 33 1 0000 !

east to corner to sections 33 and 34, in township 40 south, range 11
i West, of the Salt Lake meridian.
Exterior boundaries, being the north and south boundaries of town. 7 40 00

ship 39 south, range 11 west of the Salt Lake meridian.
Subdivisions of townships 38, 39, and 40 south, range 1l west of the 66 41 27

Salt Lake meridian.

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