United States Code, 2009 Edition
Title 41 - PUBLIC CONTRACTS
CHAPTER 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
Sec. 14 - Restriction on purchases of land
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§14. Restriction on purchases of land
No land shall be purchased on account of the United States, except under a law authorizing such purchase.
R.S. §3736 derived from act May 1, 1820, ch. 52, §7, 3 Stat. 568.