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" That whenever by priority of possession rights to the use of water for mining, agricultural, manufacturing, or other purposes have vested and accrued and the same are recognized and acknowledged by the local customs, laws, and the decisions of courts,... "
Flood Control: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Commerce ... - Page 721
by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce - 1944 - 817 pages
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Coal Distribution and Utilization Act: Hearing Before the ..., Volume 4

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources - Coal - 1989 - 377 pages
...simply said that whenever by priority of possession rights to the use of water for mining, agriculture, manufacturing or other purposes have vested and accrued, and the same are recognized and confirmed by local customs, laws and decisions of the courts, the 'owner of such rights shall be protected...
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Coal Distribution and Utilization Act: Hearing Before the ..., Volume 4

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources - Coal - 1989 - 377 pages
...most part with mining claims (Act of July 26, 1866, ch. 262, 14 Stat. 251), which simply said that whenever by priority of possession rights to the use of water for mining, agriculture, manufacturing or other purposes have vested and accrued, and the same are recognized and...
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The United States Mining Laws and Regulations Thereunder: And ..., Volume 880

United States. Census Office - Mining law - 1991 - 705 pages
...public lands, not reserved for public uses, is hereby granted. SEC. 9. And be it further enacted, That whenever, by priority of possession, rights to the...local customs, laws, and the decisions of courts, the possessors and owners of such vested rights shall be maintained and protected in the same ; and...
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Compilation of Selected Laws Concerning Minerals and Mining: With ..., Volume 4

United States - Mineral industries - 1991 - 310 pages
...complete development; and those conditions shall be fully expressed in the patent. (30 USC 43) SEC. 2339. Whenever, by priority of possession, rights to the...local customs, laws, and the decisions of courts, the possessors and owners of such vested rights shall be maintained and protected in the same; and...
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Reports of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of ..., Volume 189

California. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1923
...acquired in the streams on the public lands, provided such claims were of a character which had been "recognized and acknowledged by the local customs, laws, and the decisions of the courts."12 By the supplementary act of July 9, 1870, it was provided that all homestead and pre-emption...
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Reports of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of ..., Volume 51

California. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1906
...There Is nothing In said acts which grants to the owners of ditches on the public lands any right not " recognized and acknowledged by the local customs, laws and the decisions of the courts." Id. 8. IDEM. — Said acts do not authorize a person engaged In the construction of a...
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Flooding the Courtrooms: Law and Water in the Far West

Mary Catherine Miller - Law - 1993 - 255 pages
...26. Paul, M ining Frontiers, pp. 172-73. 27. Section 9 of this law pertained to water, as follows: "Whenever, by priority of possession, rights to the...recognized and acknowledged by the local customs, laws and decisions of courts, the possessors and owners of such vested rights shall be maintained and protected...
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Reclamation Facilities Transfer Act: Hearing Before the ..., Volume 4

United States, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Subcommittee on Forests and Public Land Management - Government publications - 1995 - 71 pages
...This view is supported by the Act of July 26, 1866 (14 Stat. 253; 43 USC 661) which provides that whenever, by priority of possession, rights to the...recognized and acknowledged by the local customs, laws, and decisions of courts, the possessors and owners of such vested rights shall be maintained and protected...
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Water Rights: Oversight Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Water and Power ...

United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources. Subcommittee on Water and Power, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources. Subcommittee on Water and Power Resources - Fish habitat improvement - 1996 - 331 pages
...critically impacted all water claims held by miners and all other settlers of the public lands: "That whenever, by priority of possession, rights to the...the local customs, laws and the decisions of courts, the possessors and owners of such vested rights shall be maintained and protected in the same; and...
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Instream Flow Protection: Seeking A Balance In Western Water Use

David M. Gillilan, Thomas C. Brown - Nature - 1997 - 417 pages
...primarily concerned with mining, but Section 9 of the Act sanctioned private rights to the use of water whenever "by priority of possession, rights to the use of water for mining, agriculture, manufacturing, or other purposes, have vested and accrued, and the same are recognized...
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