PUBLIC LANDS - LAND OFFICE - WARRANTS AND PATENTS
                   Act of Feb. 7, 1812, P.L. 39, No. 30               Cl. 68
                                  AN ACT

     More particularly directing the issuing of patents.
        Section 1.  When patents shall issue
        In all cases where warrants have issued under the laws
     requiring settlements within the purchase of 1768, and previous
     purchases, and whereon surveys have been or hereafter shall be
     made and filed in the Surveyor General's office, it shall be the
     duty of the land officers to issue patents therefor, without
     further evidence of settlement and improvement than that upon
     which the warrant was granted, except other claims are set up
     for the same land, in which cases the board of property shall be
     competent to decide on, in the usual manner.  1812, Feb. 7, P.L.
     39, 5 Sm. L. 291, Sec. 1.