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A COMMENTARY ON THE LAW OF

MINES AND MINING RIGHTS

BOTH

COMMON LAW AND STATUTORY

WITH APPENDICES

CONTAINING

THE FEDERAL STATUTE AND THE STATUTES
OF THE WESTERN STATES AND TERRI
TORIES RELATING TO MINING FOR
PRECIOUS METALS ON THE

PUBLIC DOMAIN

AND

FORMS FOR USE IN APPLICATION FOR PATENT

AND ADVERSE SUITS

BY

WILSON I. SNYDER

OF THE UTAH BAR

IN Two VOLUMES

VOLUME II

CHICAGO
T. H. FLOOD AND COMPANY

1902

COPYRIGHT, 1902,

BY

WILSON I. SNYDER.

STATE JOURNAL PRINTING COMPANY, PRINTERS AND STEREOTY PERS,

MADISOX, WIS.

Veins Crossing Lines Not Parallel, and Herein of End-line and Side-

line Veins, and of Group Claims.

$ 834. End and side line doctrine — Preliminary observations.

835. The decisions of the circuit courts on the question presented by

a vein crossing a side line and an end line, and the equitable

features presented.

836. Effect of location and discovery on the dip of the vein where

apex crosses side line and end line.

837. End-line and side-line cases - The equitable reasons of the rule

as originally considered in the Del Monte case.

838. The case of Fitzgerald v. Clark — Reason of the rule – A correct

result by reasoning partially right and partially wrong.

839. Criticism of the Clark-Fitzgerald case.

840. Wyoming v. Champion Ideal or imaginary location of veins

along center of claim not conclusive - End line and side line-

What a vein under the statute.

841. Further as to what is a vein – Flat or bedded veins.

842. The Wyoming-Champion case — Circumstances of the case com-

pared with other cases by the court — True construction of the

statute - Particular line or angle of crossing immaterial -

Patents and rights under law of 1866 considered.

843. Walrath v. Champion – Law of 1866 — Relation of other veins

in claim to located vein – Other veins crossing side line - End

line for one, end line for all - One set of end lines.

844. Comments and criticism of the Wyoming case Classification

the safer plan.

845. Further comments of the court which sustain us throughout in

the position sought to be taken.

846. No force in suggestion to postpone marking.

847. New but progressive announcement of the law.

848. Further comments to matters in last section - Dangerously near

the old law.

849. Irregularly-shaped locations consolidated in one patent.

850. Same question - The Carson City case.

851. Original location lines immaterial Doctrine of Doe v. Sanger,

852. Claims patented separately and consolidated, grouped and oper.

ated as one mine after patent.

853. The doctrine of this article summarized.

rights.

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