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American homestead summer by Currier and Ives 1868
1800s

Come to Kansas and homestead 160 acres of land for $10 (1863)

On the payment of ten dollars, and the office fees, any person, being the head of a family, or over the age of twenty-one years, may enter 160 acres, or a less quantity, of the unappropriated Public Land as his Homestead. The applicant must either be a citizen, or have declared his intention to become such.

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1800s

Metric law of 1866

Act to authorize the use of the metric system of weights and measures The act of 1866 legalized the metric system of weights and measures

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