from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the United States, a transferable government certificate entitling its holder to the possession of a specified quantity of public land.
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All who can establish said claim are entitled to a bounty land-warrant in the kingdom of
When the assertors of the divine authority of the Bible speak of it as inspired, they mean that it is so as no other book is; and when they speak of it as coming from God, they mean that it does not come simply as a gift of God's bounty, as the soldier's land-warrant comes from the government; but that it comes like the laws of Congress, carrying authority with it to command our obedience.