Galice Mining District
Authority and Jurisdiction granted by Congress

"The miners of each mining district may make regulations
not in conflict with the laws of the United States."

~ 30 USC 28, Act of May 1st, 1872

Authority affirmed by the State of Oregon

“Miners shall be empowered to make local laws in relation to the possession of water rights, the possession and working of claims,
and the survey and sale of town lots in mining camps,
subject to the laws of the United States.”

~ Section 3832, “Codes and General Laws of Oregon”, 1892


Galice Mining District