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Excerpt from The Land Laws of Canada and the Land Experience of the United States
In fact, the recent law authorizing homesteads of 640 acres in Nebraska is an admission of the fact that for something like forty years this State was laboring under a 160 acre law which was in no sense calculated to develop the natural ranching and cattle raising resources of the country. The rule of course is that where ill adapted laws have been in effect people have managed to get around them by fraud, but the result has frequently been not merely fraud and perjury, but also violence and murder. Witness the battles between cow men and sheep men for the right to the grass on Government land. The Government land even now is frequently unlawfully fenced in. President Roosevelt is said recently to have complimented a certain rancher on the area of his fine ranch, without knowing that in fact most of the land was Govern ment land held by the rancher in absolute contravention of law.
In his recent (1907) message, President Roosevelt himself refers to this condition as follows.
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