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ABSTRACT OF REPORTS OF BUREAUS AND OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE UNITS OF
THE DEPARTMENT. OFFICE OF THE SOLICITOR. The following table shows
the number of matters received and disposed of during the fiscal
year ended June 30, 1920, which were docketed or recorded. It does
not, however, account for a very large number of miscellaneous
matters of which no formal record was kept. Work of office of
solicitor. Public lands.Pensions.Miscel- laneous.'Disbar-
ments.Sum- mary.Appeals.On re- hearing.Appeals.On re- hearing.
Pending Julv 1 1919429 1,82183 270105 3760 3085 R,1464 15712
8,057Received 3 une 30- 1920 Total2, 250 1,882353 203480 39836
346,231 6, 14199,369 8,750 15Pending July 1, 19203689082267
613'Under "Miscellaneous'' are grouped such matters as "Opinions,"
"Indian matters," "Contracts," Leases-" etc., as well as many other
varied matters arising in the several bureaus of the department,
and which, for one reason or another, may be referred to the
solicitor's off'ce for consideration. From the above table it will
be noted that out of a total of 9,369 matters referred for the
consideration of this office, only 613 were pending at the close of
the fiscal year. This is the smallest total of such undetermined
matters for many years as disclosed by the various annual reports.
It is also gratifying to note that while the appeals filed in
public- land cases totaled 1,821, as compared with 1,360 during the
year ended June 30, 1919, yet the number pending has been further
reduced, from 429 to 368. All matters are now reached in docket
order for adjudication within a reasonable time and are disposed of
as promptly as is consistent with careful consideration of the
questions presented. At the close of the fiscal year there were
also pending in the courts situate in the Distri...
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