INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. I, Laws     (Compiled to December 1, 1902)

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1904.


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California, agents not to visit Washington unless ordered by Commissioner of Indian Affairs 6
residence of to be at agencies 6
Executive orders relating to reservations in 815
Indians wars of 1851-52, pensions to survivors 123
Calispel. (See Kalispel.)  
Cameron, term of court at 71
changed to Poteau 108
Campbell-Lynch Bridge Company may construct bridge across Arkansas River at         Webbers Falls 640
Camp Grant Reserve, Ariz., Executive orders establishing 801
Camp Verde Reserve, Ariz., Executive orders establishing 801
Canadian River, channel to be straightened and restored by Missouri, Kansas and Texas         Railway Company 645
constitutes boundary between Creek and Choctaw Nations 645
Canal rights of way. (See Irrigation.) Capitol Building, Chickasaw Nation, lands reserved from        allotment 775
Capitol Building, Choctaw Nation, lands reserved from allotment 775
Capote band of Ute, agency in Colorado to be established 157
agreement of September 13, 1873, ratified 151
removal to new reservation 176
statistics 1043
Captives, surrender of, by Indians to be required before payments of money due 10,23
Carlin Farms Reserve, Nev., Executive orders establishing 865
Carlo's band of Flatheads, statistics 1032
Carpenters, Upper and Middle Bands of Spokan, provisions for 454
Cass Lake Chippewa, statistics 1046
Cass Lake Reservation, Minn., Duluth and Winnipeg Railroad Company granted right of way        through 352
Cattaraugus Reservation, leases of lands in, renewals may not exceed ninety-nine years 155,368
Cattle, Cherokee Nation, on leased allotments not to be taxed 727,798
Creek Nation, grazing in 765
Crow Reservation 196
Cattle, Crow common herd, purchase of cattle for 434
distribution among individuals 754
Crows, purchase of, may be made with any trust funds 754
delivered to Indians of Blackfoot Reservation 606
delivered to Indians of Piegan, Blood, Blackfeet, and River Crow reservations, Mont., to           have brand of Indian Department and not to be sold 262
delivered to Indians of Fort Belknap and Blackfoot Reservation, not to be sold 602
penalty for unlawful grazing on Indian lands 14
removal from Indian country for trading purposes forbidden, penalty 17
sale by agent for tribe 16
of Government cattle in possession of Indians to persons not members of tribe                  without consent of agents prohibited 31
Cayuga, statistics 1037
Cayuse, allotments on Umatilla Reservation, Oreg 224,225,226
statistics 1044
Cedar Rapids, Iowa Falls and Northwestern Railway Company, right of way through Pipestone        Reservation, Minn 343
Cemetery lands, American Missionary Association may purchase on Santee Sioux        Reservation, Nebr., allotment of Alexander Redwing 485
in Five Civilized Tribes, lands reserved 93
Kansa Nation, lands reserved for 768
Seneca may grant lands in Alleghany Reservation to Wildwood Cemetery Association 215
town of Kingfisher, Okla., may purchase lands for 486
town of Miami, Ind. T., may purchase from Peoria or Ottawa allottee 600
townsites, in Cherokee Nation, may purchase lands for 795
Chickasaw Nation, lands reserved from allotment 775
Choctaw Nation, lands reserved from allotment 775
Creek Nation, reservation of lands 660,734
desecration of graves 764
sale of lots 764
Five Civilized Tribes 96
Census, annual report of, by agents 32
Chippewa in Minnesota 302
on Chippewa and Christian reservations 623
Miami 146,191
Northern Cheyenne and Arapaho 171
Ute 184
Central judicial district of Indian Territory 71,118,121
Certificates to be attached to contracts executed before a judge 11
Chamberlain, city of, American Island may be leased by, for quasi-public purposes 570
Chattel mortgages, Quapaw Agency, to be recorded at Miami 700
Chehalis, Executive orders establishing reservation in Washington 901
statistics 1040
Chemehuevi, statistics 1030
Cherokee, accounts of treasurer kept with assistant treasurer at St. Louis 158
acts of council to be approved by President of United States 112
approved acts, publication of 112
disapproved acts, return of 112
secretary of tribe to forward to President 112
time for approval limited to thirty days 112
Agency, N. C., superintendent of training school to perform duties of 65,446
agreement of April 9, 1900 716
allotments in severalty, provisions relative to 715,716,717,718
rights of Delawares to be protected 718
cattle on leased allotments not subject to tribal tax 727
tribal lands, grazing tax may be imposed 727
Cherokee Advocate, publication of 724
citizenship accorded 726
claims to be adjudicated by Court of Claims 728
coal lands, rights in, not affected 729
deeds and conveyances, execution and recording of 722,723,727
definition of terms 716
Delaware suit, compensation of attorneys to be fixed by Court of Claims 728
funds arising to be paid into United States Treasury 726
disbursements to be authorized by tribe 726
lease of allotments 726
mineral lands 727
Methodist Episcopal Church South may buy certain lands 726
municipal corporations, powers of 725
oil lands, rights in, not affected 729
ordinances to be approved by the President and published 727
payments deferred to be a lien 727
permit taxes, noncitizens renting agricultural land not to pay 726
public buildings, sale when not required 725
railroad companies not benefited by transfer of title to allottees 726
recording of deeds and conveyances 722,723,727
reservation of certain land from allotment 724,725
reversion when not used for intended purpose 728
revenues, collection by officer appointed by Secretary of Interior 726
rolls of membership 723
schools, general provisions respecting 723,724
lands reserved for 724,725
Secretary of the Interior, powers of 726
surveys, expenses of 726
town sites, provisions relating to 718-722
reserved from allotment 724
tribal courts abolished 727
government to end March 4, 1906 726
indebtedness to be liquidated 727
agreement ratified July 1, 1902 787
allotments in severalty 788
cattle of lessees grazing on, taxation forbidden 798
certificates of allotment 789
contests to be filed within nine months of selection 797
divisions of land not less than legal subdivisions 788
excessive holdings 788
heirs may receive, but executor must select 789
improved lands, certain improvements to be paid for 797
incompetents, selections for 797
intruders to be ejected by agent 789
minors, selections for 797
patents to be issued 796
possession to be delivered by United States 789
reserved lands 790
selection by Commission to Five Civilized Tribes on default 788
appraisement of lands 788
cattle grazing on leased allotments, taxation forbidden 798
on unallotted lands, grazing tax for 798
cemetery lands reserved from allotment 795
claims referred to Court of Claims 797
Commission to Five Civilized Tribes to settle questions as to appraisement and                   allotment 789
debts of tribe, payment from funds 797
deeds and conveyances 796
definitions of terms 787
Delawares, members of Cherokee Nation, allotments to 789
distribution of tribal property to members 792
excessive inclosures of land 789
funds, disbursements to be under direction of the Secretary of the Interior 796
highways and roads 793
homesteads to be selected on allotment 788
alienation for twenty-one years forbidden 788
leases of allotments 798
orphans, interest of fund to support Cherokee Orphan Asylum 793
per capita payments to be made by officer of Interior Department 797
recording of patents for allotments 796
revenue to be collected by officer of Indian Department 796
rolls of citizenship 791
infant children, applications to be filed for 792
partial lists to be forwarded Secretary of Interior 791
persons enrolled in other tribes to be excluded 791
schools, expenses, how paid 792
lands reserved for 790
teachers, qualifications 792
use of school fund 792
town sites, appraisal of improvements 794
area 793
cometeries, purchase of land for 795
churches to have conveyance of land occupied 795
commissioners, if Indian appointee does not qualify vacancy may be filled by                          Secretary of the Interior 796
Government lands to be purchased 796
improvements of prior occupants 793
number of inhabitants less than 200 795
parks, purchase of land by town 795
payment for lots 796
default 795
town sites, prior occupants of unimproved lands may buy at one-half of appraisal 794
owning improvements may buy at one-fourth of appraisal 794
under title not based upon tribal laws, purchase by 794
sale of lots, any person may buy 796
payments, how made 794
unimproved lots, payment, how made 794
to be in twelve months 794
survey, platting, etc 793
expenses of, how paid 795
taxation of lots 795
tribal government to terminate March 4, 1906 796
tribal rights extinguished by death prior to September 1, 1902 792
allotments in severalty 120,498
area 120,498
citizenship accorded allottees 498
citizenship in Cherokee Nation, Dawes Commission to investigate 98
roll of 1880 confirmed 98
claims, Attorney-General to state accounts of moneys due 558
against United States, suit may be brought in Court of Claims 491,728,797
Delawares residing in, against Cherokee, referred to the Court of Claims 100
Eastern Band, against Cherokee, referred to the Court of Claims 216
Shawnee, against Cherokee, referred to the Court of Claims 446
Shawnee, Delaware, and Cherokee freedmen, against Cherokee, referred to the                   Court of Claims 372,492
Western Band, referred to Court of Claims 316
Commission to negotiate for cession of lands 341
Delawares, lands purchased for, segregation of 100
to be paid from funds of 300
Eastern Band, claim referred to Court of Claims 216
permanent annuity, appropriation for 20
taxes on North Carolina lands to be paid from tribal funds 457
timber sales, order for, to pay taxes on North Carolina lands, revoked 457
education, fund for, proceeds from leases of salt deposits to be added to 215
freedmen, Court of Claims to adjudicate claims 372
payment from Cherokee funds 300
roll of to be prepared by Commission to Five Civilized Tribes 98
funds, arising from cession of Cherokee Outlet 489
sale of Cherokee Strip 132,173
Eastern Band to sue in Court of Claims to ascertain interest in 216
Osage purchase, funds derived from 141
payments to Delaware, Shawnee and adopted freedmen to be deducted from 300
transfer of certain annuities from Shawnee 521
indigent fund, $75,000 to be set apart as 141
lands, cession for use of Nez Perces of Joseph's Band 175
Commission to negotiate for cessions 341
sale of Cherokee Strip 131,173
legislation relating to, note 131
Nez Perces of Joseph's Band, lands sold for use of 175
orphan fund, $80,000 set apart as 141
to be used to support Cherokee Orphan Asylum 793
Osage, purchase of lands for use of 137
proceeds of, how to be expended 141
Pawnee, purchase of lands for use of 161
Ponca, purchase of reservation from Cherokee 167,175,191
salt deposits, leases for twenty years authorized 215
Shawnee to be paid from funds of 300
statistics 1045
suit for money withheld may be brought in Court of Claims 491
town sites, provisions relating to 95,96,718,793
commissioners to be appointed 106,107
appeals from, to Secretary of Interior 106
duties 106
work of, to commence when plats are approved 106
lands reserved from allotment 724
railroad stations, town sites to be established irrespective of population 107
Secretary of Interior to lay out, when town has 200 or more inhabitants 106
provisions for towns of less than 200 inhabitants 751,795
surveys by Secretary of Interior 106
may be by town authorities 107
Western Band, claim referred to Court of Claims 316
Cherokee Advocate Printing Office, lands reserved for 724,725,790
Cherokee Female Seminary, lands reserved for 725,790
Cherokee Insane Asylum, lands reserved for 725,790
Cherokee Male Seminary, lands reserved for 725,790
Cherokee Nation v. Hitchcock, decision of Supreme Court in case of 1053
Cherokee Orphan Asylum, lands reserved for 725,790
support from Cherokee orphan fund 793
Cherokee Outlet—  
allotment law of February 28, 1891, not applicable to 58
cession of, agreement of December 19, 1891 490
allotments to Cherokee settlers on 491
distribution of funds 492
payment for cession 489,491
removal of tresspassers 490
railroads not to be benefited by relinquishment except that further payments to                   Cherokee Nation need not be made 492
share of proceeds belonging to Delaware, Shawnee, and Cherokee freedmen to be                    retained pending decision of the Court of Claims 492
grazing cattle on, forbidden 946
payment for cession of 489
proclamation opening lands to settlement 967
reservations of lands in, for public purposes, may be made by the President 493
salines restored to public domain 994
settlement of 493,494
when to become a part of Oklahoma 45
Cherokee Strip—  
sale of 131,173
disposition of proceeds 132,173
price of lands 131,173
settlers to have preference right 131
surveys 131
town-site laws to apply to 132
Cherokee Training School, North Carolina, superintendent to act as agent 65,446
Cherokee war, pensions to survivors of 122
Cheyenne (see also Northern Arapaho and Cheyenne and Cheyenne and Arapaho)—  
agreement of October, 1890, with Arapaho and 415
allotments to be taken on ceded lands 416
confirmation of those made prior to October, 1890 417
restrictions upon alienation, etc., for twenty-five years 417
time for selection 417
cession of land in Indian Territory 415
payment for cession 417
fund of $1,000,000 to be held in trust at 5 per cent interest 417
schools and religious societies may have land reserved 416
lands in Indian Territory ceded by 415
reservations for schools, etc 416
lease of school sections 419
settlement of lands 419
time for payment extended 565
legislation relating to, note 168
statistics 1030,1039
Cheyenne and Arapaho Agency, statistics 1030
Cheyenne and Arapaho Industrial School Reserve, Executive orders establishing 886
Cheyenne and Arapaho lands, Oklahoma, proclamation opening to settlement 956
settlers may commute entries and time for payment extended one year 505
Cheyenne and Arapaho Reservation, Colo., Executive orders establishing 832
Ind. T., Executive orders establishing 839
grazing on, forbidden 938
payment to Choctaw and Chickasaw for, part of appropriation refunded 504
Cheyenne River Agency, S. Dak., agreement with Sioux of, September 26, 1876 169,171
statistics 1030
Cheyenne River Reservation, S. Dak., boundaries defined 329
Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad Company, right of way as lessee through Iowa and Sauk and Fox Reservation in Kansas and Nebraska 594
Chicago, Kansas and Nebraska Railway Company, right of way through Indian Territory 250
sale of franchises to Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Company 358
Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway Company—  
right of way through Sioux Reservation in Dakota, grant confirmed 334
Sisseton and Wahpeton lands in Dakota, agreement granting, confirmed 431
Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Company—  
right of way through Indian Territory 472
additional land for station and Y in Chickasaw Nation 475
franchises of Chicago, Kansas and Nebraska Railroad Company may be purchased 358
time for construction extended 630
Chicago, Texas and Mexican Central Railroad Company; may succeed to rights of St. Louis           and San Francisco Railroad Company 208
Chickasaw, Absentee Wyandot to be established on lands, repealed 600,621
accounts of treasurer kept with assistant treasurer at St. Louis 158
agreement of April 23, 1897 (see Choctaw and Chickasaw) 647
March 21, 1902 (see Choctaw and Chickasaw) 771
allotments to members, area to be 320 acres 120,498
coal and asphalt lands reserved 775,784
contests to be filed in nine months from selection 786
boundaries of lands, survey and marking 620
central judicial district of Indian Territory, part of Chickasaw Nation added to 118
citizenship in tribe, whites entitled to, Commission to Five Civilized Tribes to determine 98
claims to Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache lands referred to Court of Claims 712
lands ceded by Wichita in 1891, referred to Court of Claims 564
coal and asphalt lands 784
freedmen, adoption by act of Chickasaw council approved 546
allotments to 648,772,780
claims referred to Court of Claims 779
roll to be prepared by Commission to Five Civilized Tribes 81,98
funds, deposit of part for support of indigent members 748
national fund, balance to be paid into Treasury 752
draw interest at 5 per cent from July 1, 1901 752
payment for lands ceded for Cheyenne and Arapaho, part of appropriation refunded 504
use of Absentee Wyandot 600
permanent annuity commuted to $60,000 cash 740
indigent members, Commission to determine who are 749
funds may be used for support of 748
minors and incompetent persons, patents for allotments 786
public buildings, lands reserved from allotment 775
railroad rights of way granted—  
Arkansas and Choctaw Railroad Company 669
Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific, station and Y 475
Little River Valley Railway Company 673
St. Louis and San Francisco Railway Company 206
time for construction extended 235
statistics 1045
survey by Geological Survey 620
town sites, provisions relating to 95,96,106
Commission to have charge of 106
appointment of commissioners 107,112
duties of commission 106
work to commence when plats are approved 106
number of inhabitants to be 200 or over 106
railroad stations, irrespective of population 107
surveys by Secretary of Interior 106
may be by town authorities 107
tribal government to expire eight years from April 23, 1897 654
Chickasha, term of court at 71
Chiefs, trespasses upon lands of allottees cause for suspension of 15
violating treaties not to receive annuities 11
Children, Creek Nation, enrollment of 762
of white man and Indian woman, to have mother's rights 89
removal beyond reservation, consent of parent without duress required 76
to schools outside of State or Territory, voluntary consent of parents required 76
Chilocco Industrial School Reserve, Ind. T., Executive orders establishing 842
land to be reserved for use of 198
reservation of lands confirmed 493
Chilocco Reservation, Kansas, Oklahoma and Gulf Railway Company granted right of way           through 645
Chippewa, allotments on Grand Portage Reservation, timber may be cut and sold 713
lands in Michigan 158,161
Minnesota, completion directed 761
La Pointe or Bad River Reservation 713
White Earth and Red Lake reservations 302,303
lands occupied may be retained 303
prior allotments, area to be deducted 303
allottees not to be disturbed on cession of lands 302
annuities, distribution of interest on fund arising from sale of ceded lands in Minnesota 305
Bad River Reservation, allotments on 713
ceded lands in Minnesota—  
agricultural lands, survey and sale 304
dams may be constructed in aid of navigation 619,666
pine lands, appraisal and sale 303,304
sales of lands may be suspended 686
Chippewa, census to be taken 302
cession of lands in Minnesota except White Earth and Red Lake reservations, commission            to secure 301
allottees not to be disturbed 302
approval by President to extinguish Indian title 302
compensation, duties, etc., of commissioners 303
Fond du Lac Band, claim for deficiency in area of reservation referred to Court of Claims 622
funds, proceeds of sales of ceded lands in Minnesota 305
semiannual interest on $20,000 to be credited L'Anse and Vieux de Sert bands 178
Grand Portage Reservation, timber on allotments may be cut and sold 713
L'Anse Band, semiannual interest to be credited to 178
La Pointe or Bad River Reservation, allotments on 713
legislation relating to, note 301
Michigan lands, allotments on 158,161
disposal of surplus under homestead laws 158,161
settlers on, to make entry 158
Mille Lac Reservation, removal of Indians to other reservations 755
Minnesota lands, allotments on 302,303,761
forest reserve to be selected 758,760
sale of 576,756
agricultural lands 757
classification and appraisal of lands 756
timber lands, part to be reserved 758
timber on pine lands to be sold 576,757
method of sale and logging 758,759
when timber is cut, land to be sold as agricultural 759
Mississippi Band, lands on White Earth Reservation granted to church 150
Ottertail Band of Pillagers to settle on reservation of 133
White Earth Reservation, sale of township of land to Pembina Band of Chippewa 143
of Lake Superior, allotments on La Pointe or Bad River Reservation 713
of Minnesota, commissioners reduced in number to one 597
funds of, appropriation for civilization to be reimbursed 597
proceeds of timber sold to be paid to 755
timber may be sold, proceeds to be distributed 89,755
of Saginaw, Missionary Society of Methodist Episcopal Church granted section of land 157
on Chippewa and Christian Reservation, Kans.—  
census to be taken 623
funds, proceeds of lands to be distributed per capita 624
patents for allotments 623
sale of lands unallotted 623,624
Pembina Band, purchase of township of land on White Earth Reservation 143
pine lands, sale of 303,304,576,757
Red Cliff Reservation, allotments in severalty on 569
extension of boundaries confirmed 569
Red Lake Reservation, allotments to Indians on 303
removal to White Earth Reservation of all Chippewa except those on Red Lake           Reservation 303
reservation in Minnesota, timber cutting on, inspector to investigate, and may suspend           cutting and sale of timber and sale of lands on reservations 685
schools to be provided out of proceeds of lands sold 305
statistics 1035,1036,1039,1046
timber on reservation in Minnesota, sale of 89,303,576,757
provisions relative to dead and fallen timber repealed as to Minnesota lands 760
Turtle Mountain band, commission to 450
statistics 1031
Vieux de Sert band, semiannual interest to be credited to 178
White Earth Reservation, all Chippewa except those on Red Lake Reservation to be           removed to 303
Chippewa and Christian Reservation, Kans., allottees dying without heirs, lands to be sold 624
census of Indians to be taken 623
commissioner to investigate title of allottees 623
inherited lands may be sold by heirs 624
Moravian Church, patent for certain land 623
patents to allottees, partition among heirs 623
sale of residue of lands 623,624
proceeds to be paid per capita 624
Chippewa Reservation, Minn., dams to be constructed in aid of navigation, United States not           liable for damages from overflows 619,666
railroad rights of way granted—  
Brainerd and Northern Minnesota Railway Company 571
Duluth and North Dakota Railroad Company 593
Duluth and Winnipeg Railroad Company 550
time for construction extended 619
Northern Mississippi Railway Company 547
St. Paul, Minneapolis and Manitoba Railway Company 515
time for construction extended 618
surveys, expenses to be reimbursed from proceeds of lands sold 666
Chiricahua Reserve, Ariz., Executive orders establishing 802
Choctaw, accounts of treasurer kept with assistant treasurer at St. Louis 158
agreement of April 23, 1897 (see Choctaw and Chickasaw) 646,647
March 21, 1902 (see Choctaw and Chickasaw) 771
allotments in severalty 120,498
area 120,498
citizenship accorded allottees 498
annuities, permanent appropriation for interest on $2,868,798.62, the judgment of the Court           of Claims 285
bonds, delivery suspended 141
boundary between Choctaw and Creek nations 645
bridge across Poteau River, Fort Smith and Choctaw Bridge Company may construct 279
courts to have jurisdiction of controversies 328
central judicial district of Indian Territory to include 71
citizenship in, Commission to Five Civilized Tribes to determine rights of claimants under           article 14, treaty of 1830 98
whites entitled to, commission to Five Civilized Tribes to determine 98
claim for balances due, referred to Court of Claims 193
to Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache lands referred to Court of Claims 712
lands ceded by Wichita in 1891, referred to Court of Claims 564
coal and asphalt lands, sale of 784
coal mines, leases to Choctaw Coal and Railway Company, confirmed 373
freedmen, allotments to 648,772
roll to be prepared be Commission to Five Civilized Tribes 98
funds, deposit of part for support of indigent members 748
judgment of Court of Claims of $2,858,798.62 to be held in trust for 285
payment for lands ceded for Cheyenne and Arapaho, part of appropriation refunded 504
use of Absentee Wyandot 600,621
indigent members, commission to determine who are 749
funds may be used for support of 748
leases to Choctaw Coal and Railway Company confirmed 373
legislation relative to, note 656
Mississippi band, allotments, sale, or incumbrance to be void 106
enrollment in Choctaw nation 106,780
proofs required 106
settlement to be made in Choctaw and Chickasaw country 106
rights to Choctaw citizenship referred to Commission to Five Civilized Tribes 87,106
subsequent legislation not to impair 99
orphan fund, proceeds of sale of certain lands to be credited to 655
orphan lands, Mississippi, sale under public land laws 655,742
Pike, Albert, heirs may sue for amount due, in Court of Claims 565
public buildings, lands reserved from allotment 775
railroad rights of way granted—  
Arkansas and Choctaw Railway Company 572,669
Fort Smith and Western Railroad Company 692
amended provisions relative to 700
Fort Smith and Western Coal Railroad Company 577
amended provisions relative to 644
Little River Valley Railway Company 673
St. Louis and San Francisco Railway Company 206
time for construction extended 235
statistics 1045
town sites, provisions relating to 95,96,106
commission, appointment of commissioners 112
for separate towns 106
appointment 107
duties 106
number of inhabitants to be 200 or more 106
railroad stations, population immaterial 107
surveys by Secretary of Interior 106
town authorities may survey and plat 107
work to commence when plats are approved 106
tribal government to expire eight years from April 23, 1897 654
Wyandot, Absentee band, to be established on lands of 600,621
Choctaw Coal and Railway Company, grant of right of way through Indian Territory 256
amendment to route 311
time for construction extended 399,509
leases from certain Choctaw confirmed 373
purchasers of franchises may organize new company 547
transfer of franchises to Choctaw, Oklahoma and Gulf Railway Company 595
Choctaw, Oklahoma and Gulf Railway Company, successor to Choctaw Coal and Railway Company, right of way through Indian Territory 595
amended provisions relating to 697
Choctaw and Chickasaw—  
agreement of April 23, 1897 646,647
actions, tribe to be made a party when interested 654
acts and ordinances, approval by President 654
publication 654
allotments in severalty 647
alienation of part not included in homestead 649
controversies over particular lands to be settled by Commission to Five Civilized                           Tribes 649
freedmen, 40 acres to be allotted equal in value to average Choctaw lands 648
land allotted to be deducted from that to be allotted Choctaw 648
homestead of 160 acres, separate patent to issue for, restricting alienation for                           twenty-five years 649
lands reserved from allotment 647,648
disposal as town-site lands 651
leases not to exceed five years, to be in writing and recorded in clerk's office in                           three months 649
possession to be delivered by United States 649
selection, how made 648,649
taxation forbidden for twenty-one years while title is in allottee 649
work to begin under direction of Secretary of Interior when surveys                          are complete 648
appraisement of lands under direction of Secretary of Interior to begin when surveys                   are complete 648
improvements to be excluded 648
Indians to be represented 648
asphalt mines, leases of 652,653
operation of 652
proceeds to go to education fund 652
royalties payable into United States Treasury 652
title reserved to tribes 652
bribery and embracery, laws of Arkansas applicable 653
citizenship to be accorded when tribal government ceases 655
coal mines, leases of 652,653
operation of 652
proceeds to go to education fund 652
royalties payable into United States Treasury 652
title reserved to tribe 652
embezzlement, laws of Arkansas applicable 653
equity powers possessed by United States courts 654
freedmen, Chickasaw Nation, enrollment of 648
funds, arrears of interest to be credited Chickasaw 655
payment per capita one year after dissolution of tribal government 655
jurors, Indians competent as 654
“leased district” lands, proceeds to be disposed of according to decision in Wichita                  suit 655
murder by Indians, change of venue may be taken 654
orphan fund, Choctaw, proceeds of lands sold to be credited to 655
patents for allotments 649
per capita payments, how made 654
railroads, legislation requested concerning 650
records of land titles to be provided 649
royalties from coal and asphalt mines to be paid into the United States Treasury 652
disposal for benefit of tribes if members are taxed to support schools 653
schools, royalties from coal and asphalt mines to be used for support while members                   are not taxed 652,653
survey of ninety-eighth meridian, west, to be made and marked 649
town sites, commission to lay out, appraise and sell lots 650
expenses of surveys, etc., not charged to tribes 651
location of cemeteries 651
ordinances not to conflict with laws of United States 651
sale of lots, payment, and disposition of proceeds 651
taxation, unsold lots not to be taxed and lien for purchase price to precede tax                           levy 651
unappraised lots to be sold at public auction 651
tribal government to continue for eight years 654
United States courts to have jurisdiction in certain actions irrespective of citizenship 653
agreement of March 21, 1902 771
allotments in severalty 772
alienation 772
coal and asphalt lands leased, reserved 775,784
Commission to Five Civilized Tribes to have charge of 774
deeds, recordation of 786
division of lands 773
excessive inclosures, penalty for 773
freedmen 772,780
heirs may receive 773
homesteads inalienable for twenty-five years 772
incompetents and minors, patents for 786
incumbrance during trust period to be void 772
reserved lands 775
selections, commission to Five Civilized Tribes to settle all questions 786
contests barred after nine months 786
appraisement of lands 771
asphalt lands, sale of 775,783,784
to be subject to existing leases 786
cemetery lands reserved from allotment 775
citizenship cases 776
court created 778
coal lands, sale of 783,784
to be subject to existing leases 784
commission to sell coal and asphalt land 784
definitions 771
excessive holdings of land 773,774
freedmen, allotments to 772,780
Chickasaw, claims to be settled by Court of Claims 779
incompetents and minors, patents for allotments 786
leases of coal and asphalt lands, sales to be subject to 784
minors, patents for 786
Mississippi Choctaw, enrollment of 780
municipal corporations, bonds for improvements 783
payments to members 786
rolls of citizenship 775
applications for enrollment to be filed 779
property to be distributed only to members whose names are enrolled 779
sulphur springs ceded to United States 785
intoxicants forbidden on 785
town sites, provisions respecting 782
Christian Indians. (See Munsee and Chippewa and Christian Reservation, Kans.)  
Churches (see also Religious organizations)—  
Cherokee Nation, town-site lots may be granted to 795
Chickasaw Nation, lands reserved for 775
Choctaw Nation, lands reserved for 775
Creek Nation, lands reserved for 736
Five Civilized Tribes, lands reserved from allotment 93
Indian Territory, penalty for disturbing worship in 43
United Peoria and Miami lands, reserves for 344
Circuit court of appeals, eighth circuit, jurisdiction of appeals from Indian Territory 77
Circuit courts of United States, eastern district of Texas, jurisdiction over crimes in Indian           Territory 51
Indian Territory. (See United States courts in Indian Territory.)  
western district of Arkansas, jurisdiction over crimes in Indian Territory 51
Cities and towns in Indian Territory—  
acquisition of land for public purposes 93
Cherokee Nation, issue of bonds 725
incorporation of 94,95
Arkansas laws applicable 94
bonds for improvements where population exceeds 2,000 118
amount authorized 118
prior issues to be deducted 119
assent of two-thirds of voters 118
census before election 119
contents of bonds 119
interest not to exceed 5 per cent 119
petition for issuance 119
taxation to liquidate 119
council 95
elections 94,95
free schools 95
improvements, transfer of 95
leases, transfer of 95
marshal 95
mayors 95
taxation 95
Citizens Band of Potawatomi (see also Potawatomi, Citizens Band)—  
allotments in severalty 410,520
sale by heirs and by allottees, actual resident of other States 520,701
statistics 1042
Citizenship, allottees adopting habits of civilized life and all Indians of Indian Territory accorded 35
Cherokee accorded rights of 726
Choctaw and Chickasaw to acquire, on termination of tribal government 655
Confederated Peoria in Quapaw Agency accorded right of 54
Creeks to acquire rights of, on termination of tribal government 661
in Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations, court to determine established 776,778
in Five Civilized Tribes—  
actions in United States courts for lands held by persons claiming 91,92
complaint to be filed by chief 92
continuance, bond may be required 92
execution process 92
limitations 92
notice before suit 91
Commission to Five Civilized Tribes to determine 80
appeals to United States district court 81
Supreme Court 101
applications to be filed in three months 80
decisions to be made in ninety days 80
tribal laws, customs, and rolls to be given effect 80
improvements on lands when citizenship is denied 91
refund of amount paid if citizenship is allowed 93
in more than one of Five Civilized Tribes forbidden 98
rolls to be prepared by Commission 98
Indian Territory, all Indians to be citizens of United States 35,114
Miami of Meshingomesia's band 134
Mississippi Choctaw 87,780
persons denied, may sue for allotments in United States circuit courts 68,109,121
not applicable to Five Civilized Tribes or Quapaw agency 68,109
Sioux allottees to have rights of 331
Winibago in Minnesota may acquire 128
Citrous Water Company, irrigating ditch across Papago Reservation may be constructed by 301
Civilized life, Indians adopting habits of, to be protected 14
rations and clothing may be commuted to 63,101
Clackama, statistics 1033
Claims, arising under treaties not cognizable by Court of Claims 2
Cherokee, referred to Court of Claims 491,728,797
Chickasaw freedmen, referred to Court of Claims 779
Choctaw, for balances due, referred to Court of Claims 193
Choctaw and Chickasaw, to lands ceded by Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache, referred to           Court of Claims 712
Wichita, referred to Court of Claims 564
Creeks, jurisdiction conferred on Court of Claims 736
submission to Senate 660,736
Delaware, suit against Cherokee, attorney's fees to be fixed by Court of Claims 100,372,728
Eastern Band of Cherokee, suit to be brought in Court of Claims 216
Fond du Lac Chippewa of Lake Superior to sue in Court of Claims for deficiency in area of              reservation 622
for Indians depredations, general provisions for suit in Court of Claims (see also              Depredations, claims for) 58
for supplies furnished Sioux in 1861 and 1862, to be settled 228
furnished without authority of law not to be paid out of general appropriations 9
Kansa against United States, Interior Department and Court of Claims to determine 770
Lower Brulé Sioux, for property lost in removal, to be paid 753
loyal Creek claim, Senate to determine 660,736
loyal Seminole claim, Senate to determine 664,700
New York Indians against United States, Court of Claims to adjudicate 460
Pike, Albert, heirs may sue in Court of Claims for amount due from Choctaw Nation 565
Potawatomi, for losses of property to be adjudicated by the Court of Claims 408
Citizens Band, claim against United States and Prairie Band referred to Court of                   Claims 414
of Michigan and Indiana to sue in Court of Claims 348
Sauk and Fox of Iowa, release of all claims 398
Seminole, payment of, under certain treaties 700
Claims, settlers on Crow Creek and Winnebago Reservation, S. Dak., removed, agents to               investigate 378
may file claims in Court of Claims 565
Shawnee, against United States to be filed in Court of Claims 373
United States and Cherokee, to be filed in Court of Claims 446
Shawnee, Delawares, and Cherokee freedmen, referred to Court of Claims 372
proceeds of Cherokee Outlet to be held pending decision 492
Sisseton and Wahpeton Sioux, loyal members to sue in Court of Claims 742
Wea, Peoria, Kaskaskia, and Piankashaw, to sue in Court of Claims 346
Western Cherokee, referred to Court of Claims 316
Wichita and affiliated bands, not released by agreement of 1891 562
Clardy, Benjamin J., a citizen Potawatomi, may alienate allotment 611
Claremore, term of court at 121
Clarksville, Ind. T., survey and platting of 734
Clearwater Short Line Railway Company, right of way through Nez Percés Reservation, Idaho 684
Clearwater Valley Railroad Company, right of way through Nez Percés Reservation, Idaho 679
time for construction extended 750
Clerks of court, mileage may be allowed 26
Clerk of court of appeals of Indian Territory 75
Clerk of district court, Indian Territory, salary increased $1,000 per annum in lieu of fees 111,112
fees to be accounted for annually 111
Clerks of United States courts in Indian Territory 40,72
appointment, bond, duties, and place of office 40,72
deputies 48
marriages, licenses and certificates may be issued 52
may be solemnized by 52
oath required of 40,42
recordation of chattle mortgages at Miami 700
recording of deeds 52
residence and salary 40,72
town-site plats to be filed with 96
Clothing, children not attending school, may be withheld from parents 66
commutation to money 101
delivery to Sioux and Ponca in Nebraska and Dakota to be by November 1 of each year 620
manufacture by Indians 69,113
Coal lands, Cherokee Nation, rights in, not affected by agreement of April 9, 1900 729
Chickasaw Nation, reserved from allotment 775
sale of 783,784
Choctaw Nation, leases to Choctaw Coal and Railway Company confirmed 373
reserved from allotment 775,784
sale of 783,784
Choctaw and Chickasaw nations, general provisions relative to leasing and operation of 652,653
Indian Territory, leases by Secretary of Interior 93
leases in Five Civilized Tribes, authorized for period not exceeding ten years 41
town sites not to be interfered with 96
on reservations, proceeds of, to be held for benefit of tribes 31
San Carlos Reservation, ceded by Apache, Mohave, and Yuma, disposal of 609
Coast Reserve, Oreg., Executive orders establishing 890
Cœur d'Alene  
agreement of March 26, 1887 419
Calispels may be settled on reservation of 420
cession of lands 420
employment of Indians 421
lands reserved for De Smet Mission 422
marriages with white men, whites to satisfy agent as to moral character 422
nonreservation Indians of Colville Agency may be settled on reservation 420
payment for cessions 421
physician, blacksmith, and carpenter to be furnished 421
reservation to be set apart 420
Spokan may be settled on reservation 420
agreement of September 9, 1889 422
cession of lands 422
payment for cession 423
agreement of February 7, 1894 531
cession of lands 531
disposed of lands ceded 532
payment for lands ceded 531,532
reservation, northern boundary changed 531,532
agreement with Frederick Post for cession of mill site 424
annuities for cession of 1887 420
1889 423
1894 531,532
ceded lands open to homestead entry 424
funds of, proceeds of lands sold under act of 1892 446
lands ceded by agreement of March 26, 1887 420
September 9, 1889 422
reserved for use of De Smet Mission 422
to be purchased from, disposal of 446
marriage with white men, agent to be satisfied of moral character of whites 422
physician, blacksmith, and carpenter to be furnished 421
reservation established 420
other tribes may be removed to 420
statistics 1030
Cœur d'Alene Reservation, Idaho—  
employment of Indians on 421
Executive orders establishing 835
northern boundary changed 531,532
Spokan to be removed to 742
survey and marking of boundaries 532
Upper and Middle bands of Spokan to be removed to 420,449,454,742
Washington and Idaho Railway Company granted right of way through 272
Coin, annuities to be paid in when required by treaty 9
Collins Institute, lands reserved from allotment 775
Colorado, agency for Ute to be established 157
Confederated Ute in, agreement of March 6, 1880 180,183
Executive orders relating to reservations in 832
Los Pinos Agency removed 157
reservation for Ute in, part ceded 152
Ute in, agreement of September 13, 1873, ratified 152
Colorado River Agency, Ariz., statistics 1030
Colorado River Irrigation Company, canal may be constructed across Yuma Reservation, Ariz 461
amended provisions 545
Colorado River Reserve, Executive orders establishing 803
Colored Creek Orphan Home, lands in Creek Nation reserved for 735
Colored High School, Tahlequah, lands in Cherokee Nation reserved for 725
Columbia, agreement of July 7, 1883, ratified 224
Moses band, statistics 1030
removal to Colville Reservation 224
Columbia Irrigation Company, right of way for irrigation ditches through Yakima Reservation,           Wash 516
time for construction extended 600,666
Columbia Red Mountain Railway Company, right of way through Colville Reservation, Wash 581
Columbia Reserve, Wash., Executive orders establishing 904
lands to be entered under public-land laws 224
removal of Indians to Colville Reservation 224
Colville agreement of July 7, 1883, ratified 224
Colville Agency, nonreservation Indians may be settled on Cœur d'Alene Reservation 420
statistics 1030
Colville Reservation, allotments in severalty on 441,667
mill sites excepted 667
schedule of allotted lands 1002
Tonasket School Reserve excepted 442,667
Columbia may be removed to 224
Executive orders establishing 915
mineral laws extended over 570,667
ownership by Indians not conceded 442
part restored to public domain 442
proclamation opening certain lands to settlement 1000
railroad rights of way granted—  
Columbia and Red Mountain Railway Company 581
Kettle River Valley Railway Company 644
Spokan Falls and Northern Railway Company 349
Washington Improvement and Development Company 643
residents of ceded lands to be removed to diminished reservation 442
sale of part of reservation, proceeds to be disposed of for benefit of Indians 441
Spokan on, appropriation to be used for 742
statistics 1030
timber may be cut for sale 667
Tonasket School, land reserved for 442,667
Comanche (see also Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache)—  
agreement of October 21, 1892 708
Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache ceded lands, proclamation opening to settlement 1010,1019
statistics 1035
Commissioners, Board of Indian—  
agencies, etc., to be inspected by 29
appointment to be by the President 4
duties restricted 29
number and qualifications of commissioners 4
report to Secretary of Interior 29
secretary to be appointed, compensation 4
supplies to be purchased after consultation with 29
to serve without compensation 4
Commissioners, President and Secretary of Interior to appoint all 6
Commissioner of Indian Affairs—  
accounts to be transmitted to 1,25
agents in California visiting Washington without permission to be reported for dismissal 6
to be given information as to laws, etc 6
submit accounts to, quarterly 25
annual report of 1
contracts, bids, and awards to be included 27
disbursements to be detailed in 1
employees at schools to be reported 108
of Indian Bureau, names, authority for appointment, services, and compensation                          to be reported 62,69
reports of agents to be included 2,25
supplies, distribution of 2
to be laid before Congress on first day of session 25
appointment to be by the President 1
certified copies of records in office of 65
contracts, approval of, before payments are made 11
when made with Indians 12
assignments of, with Indians, approval 12
duties of 1
licenses revoked to be submitted to 16
may remove persons from reservations 19
office created 1
preference to be given Indians in employment 69
regulations to secure attendance at schools 63
reports of allotting agents to be submitted to 33
salary to be $4,000 per annum 1
seal of Indian Office to be in custody of 65
statutes to be compiled by 29
Superintendent of Indian Schools to report to 44
supplies, report of distribution to be included in annual report 2
Commissions—  
indigent Choctaw and Chickasaw 749
to appraise and sell lands on Puyallup Reservation 487,488
authority continued 560,762
completion of work 599,621
to Chippewa in Minnesota 597
to Five Civilized Tribes—  
agreements when ratified to supersede statutes 88
with Cherokee, April 9, 1900 715
ratified July 1, 1902 787
Choctaw and Chickasaw, April 23, 1897 647
March 21, 1902 771
Creeks, September 27, 1897 656
March 8, 1900 729
ratified June 30, 1902 761
Seminole, December 16, 1897 662
October 7, 1899 702
allotments in severalty by 92,499
burial grounds reserved 93
Cherokee Nation, controversies to be settled 789
selection of allotments in default of allottee 788
Choctaw and Chickasaw 774
incompetent persons, selections for 786
selections on default 773
under agreement of April 23, 1897 647
church, etc., lands reserved 93
confirmation of 93
Creeks, under agreement of September 27, 1897 657
improvements to be included in 93
mineral lands not to be allotted 92
Mississippi Choctaw 106
reports of allotments 93
school lands reserved 93
Seminole, under agreement of December 16, 1897 663
town site lands reserved 93
applications for enrollment to be filed in three months 80
appraisement of lands, Cherokee Nation 788
authority continued 88,102,105,119
Cherokee freedmen, roll to be prepared 98
Chickasaw freedmen, roll to be prepared 98
Choctaw and Chickasaw lands to be appraised 771
claims to citizenship under article 14, treaty of 1830, to be determined 98
freedmen to be enrolled 98
citizenship cases, actions for lands held by persons claiming citizenship 91
determination by Commission 80
whites intermarried in Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 98
clerks may be detailed for use by 98
creation and duties of Commission 79,498
Creeks, allotments, controversies regarding, to be settled 762
freedmen to be enrolled 98
decisions to be rendered in ninety days 80
Delaware lands to be separated from lands to be allotted Cherokees 100
excessive holdings of land to be reported to Congress 81
expenditure, annual statement to Secretary of the Interior 112
freedmen, rolls to be prepared 81,98
injunctions not to be issued to suspend or enjoin proceedings 101
leases, report of, to Congress 81
Mississippi Choctaw, rights to be examined 87,106
negotiations for allotments, investment of funds, etc 80
number of Commissioners to be four 80,102
powers, examination of witnesses, oaths may be administered 99
reports to Secretary of the Interior 80,112
of allotments 93
rolls of citizenship to be prepared 81,98
Cherokee, rights to be investigated 98
roll of 1880 to be accepted 98
Cherokee freedmen, roll to be prepared 98
Creeks, children born before May 25, 1901, to be added 119,762
Choctaw and Chickasaw 98
descriptions of persons to be included 99
finality of rolls 99,112
investigation of enrollments 88
Mississippi Choctaw to be enrolled on proof of identity and settlement in Choctaw                           and Chickasaw country 87,106
names may be stricken off, appeal 88
recognition by tribe as members required 106
time for closing to be fixed 112
to be filed with Commissioner of Indian Affairs 81
salary of Commissioners 79
secretary 79,80
surveyors may be employed 80,97
town-site maps to be filed with Commission 106
tribal customs to be considered 80
tribal records to be open to inspection 99
tribal rolls to be given effect 80
witnesses 81
false testimony before, to be perjury 99
to Ute. (See Ute Commission.)  
Commutation of clothing, rations, and supplies for civilized Indians 63,101
entries, Absentee Shawnee lands in Oklahoma 505
Cheyenne and Arapaho lands in Oklahoma 505
Great Sioux Reservation 689
Kickapoo ceded lands in Oklahoma 639
Potawatomi ceded lands in Oklahoma 505
public land strip in Oklahoma 505
Compensation of agents and subagents 5,67
for extra services beyond expenses not to be allowed 6
Concow, statistics 1041
Confederated Peoria, allottees to have rights of citizenship 54
not to affect tribal rights 54
parents to be guardians of minor children 54
Congress, authority to legislate regarding lands and leases, decisions of Supreme Court 1053,1058
Consolidation of agencies by the President 29
Constables in Indian Territory 53,73
appointment, bond, and duties 53,73
oath prescribed 73
salary to be $600 per annum 73
western judicial district 121
Constitution, extended over Indian Territory 50
Indians not to be required to take oath to support 22
Construction of railroads through Indian lands 102,112
Contracts in Indian service—  
abstracts of bids to be filed with Second Comptroller 27
advertisement 20
not required in irrigation contracts 113
before appropriations, to be on basis of preceding year 69
agents to keep a record of 25
annual report of bids, proposals, and awards 27
appropriations not to be exceeded 24
bids to be accompanied by certified check where amount exceeds $5,000 25
forfeiture for breach of contract 25
Board of Indian Commissioners to approve performance 12,29
copies to be furnished Second Auditor before payments are made 24
entered into before appropriations to be based on preceding year 69
officers of Government not to be interested 22
payments not to exceed 50 per cent until approval of work 12
proposals to be filed and preserved 27
Secretary of the Interior to approve work and determine amount of payment 12
supplies and services, advertisements 8,20,112
purchase in open market where immediate delivery is required 20,112
with Indians 11
actions for breach 11
assignment without consent of Secretary and Commissioner forbidden 12
certificate of judge before whom executed 11
contents 11
duplicate to be furnished Indian party 11
execution before judge of a court of record 11
in Indian Territory to be valid 47
judge to certify to 11
officer of United States not to be paid except for official fees 12
payments, performance to be first approved by Commissioner of Indian Affairs 12
penalty for receiving money in violation of law 12
time limited 11
writing required 11
Conveyance of allotment during trust period to be void 34
Convicts, expenses of Indians not to be reimbursed State or Territory 70
Corporations in Indian Territory, Arkansas laws extended over 110
electric-railroad companies 110
foreign corporations in 110
banking and trust companies 111
certificate to be filed 110
failure to comply with law to vitiate contracts 111
limitations upon powers as upon local corporations 110
local agent for 110
United States courts to have jurisdiction over 111
Correspondence with foreign nations to incite Indians to war, penalty for 13
Courts in Indian Territory (see also United States courts in Indian Territory)—  
citizenship court, Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 778
United States courts—  
jurisdiction of United States courts, note 39
court of appeals 75
appeals to 75
Arkansas laws applicable 75
circuit court of appeals to have jurisdiction of certain cases 77
clerk of court 75
fees for incorporations 111
judge ineligible in case decided by himself in inferior court 89
jurisdiction same as supreme court of Arkansas 75
marshal 75
terms of 75
held at South McAlester 75
tribal courts, Cherokee Nation, abolition 727
Five Civilized Tribes, abolition 50,100
Court of Claims—  
Cherokee, claims against Delawares to be determined 100
Eastern Band to sue in 216
freedmen, claims against Cherokee referred to 372
Shawnee to sue in 446
to present claims to 491,728,797
Chickasaw freedmen, claim referred to 779
Choctaw, amount due heirs of Albert Pike to be determined by 565
claim for balance due, referred to 193
Choctaw and Chickasaw claim to lands ceded by Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache referred to 712
Wichita referred to 564
Citizen Wea, Peoria, Kaskaskia, and Piankeshaw to bring suit in 346
Creeks may present all claims to 736
Crow Creek Reservation, settlers removed from, may file claims 565
Delawares, claims against Cherokee referred to 100,372
attorneys' fees to be allowed 728
Eastern Cherokee claim referred to 216
Fond du Lac Chippewa of Lake Superior, claim for deficiency in area of reservation               referred to 622
Indian depredations to be filed in 58
jurisdiction not to include claims arising out of Indian treaties 2
Kansa claims to be adjudicated by 770
New York Indians to present claims to 460
Potawatomi, Citizens Band, to sue United States and Prairie Band in 414
claims for losses of property referred to 408
of Michigan and Indiana to bring suit in 348
Shawnee, claim against Cherokee to be adjudicated 372,446
claims for diverted funds referred to 373
Sisseton and Wahpeton to sue for amount due loyal members 742
Western Cherokee claims referred to 316
Winnebago Reservation, S. Dak., settlers removed from, may file claims 565
Coweta, Ind. T., survey and platting of 734
Coweta Boarding School, lands in Creek Nation reserved for 735
Cow Creek, statistics 1033
Coyotero Apache, statistics 1041
Creeks, accounts of treasurer kept with assistant treasurer at St. Louis 158
acts of council to be approved by President of the United States 112
approved acts, publication in two newspapers 112
disapproved acts, return of 112
secretary of tribe to forward to President 112
time for approval limited to thirty days 112
agreement of January 19, 1889 322
annuity of $50,000 to be devoted to education 323
cession of lands in Indian Territory 322
payment for lands, fund to be held in trust 322
agreement of September 27, 1897 656
allotments in severalty to be made by Commission to Five Civilized Tribes 657
debts contracted prior to patent not to be enforced against 661
equality in values 658
possession to be delivered by United States 657
title of allottees, place of record to be provided 658,659
use of lands pending allotments 657
citizenship accorded when tribal government ceases 661
claims to be submitted to Senate 660
intoxicants, laws to prohibit 661
land reserved from allotment 658
ordinances, etc., of council to be approved by President and published 661
per capita payments, how made 661
records of land titles 659
special grants of lands 658
town-sites, appraisal and sale of lots 659
cemetery lands may be bought 660
church lands reserved 660
commission to be appointed 659
expense of survey, etc., not charged to tribe 660
plats to be filed 660
taxation of lots, purchase price a prior lien 660
unsold lots not to be taxed 660
town to embrace 300 inhabitants 660
unallotted lands to be sold 658
United States courts, jurisdiction in certain cases irrespective of citizenship 661
agreement of March 8, 1900—  
allotments in severalty 730,731
Creeks residing in Seminole lands may receive allotments there 738
deeds for 735
land reserved from 735
Seminole residing on Creek lands may receive allotment there 738
cemeteries in town sites 734
churches, land reserved for 736
town-site lots to be conveyed to 734
claims, Court of Claims to adjudicate 736
Loyal Creek claim submitted to Senate 736
Clarksville, survey and platting of 734
Coweta, survey and platting of 734
deeds and conveyances 735
definitions 729
funds, disbursements to be authorized by tribe 737
to be capitalized 736
Gibson Station, survey and platting of 734
guardians for minors, parents to act 738
homesteads of allottees, descent of 731
intoxicants prohibited 739
mineral lands, leases of 739
Mounds, survey and platting of 734
municipal corporations, bonds for public improvements 736
ordinances of council, approval by President and publication 739
payments to be made into United States Treasury 737
proclamation declaring all except article 36 to be in effect 1009
public buildings in town sites 734
railroads, conveyances to allottees not to inure to benefit of 735
reservations from allotment 735
rolls of citizenship 736,737
schools, expenses of how paid 739
funds of, expenditure 738
may purchase lands occupied 734
reservations for certain 735,736
teachers, employment of 738
Secretary of Interior to execute provisions of agreement 739
surveys, expenses of, how paid 738
taxation, lessees of allotments not to pay permit tax 738
of town lots 734
timber on allotments, disposal of 738
town sites 731,732,733,734
deferred payments a lien on lots 737
lands reserved from allotment 735
taxation of lots 734
tribal courts, abolition not affected 739
agreement ratified June 30, 1902 761
allotments in severalty 761
Commission to Five Civilized Tribes to settle controversies as to selections 762
not to be incumbered for five years 764
possession to be delivered by United States 765
cattle grazing on allotments and tribal lands 765
cemeteries, desecrating graves 764
sale of lots 764
children, enrollment of 762
deeds for homesteads after twenty-one years 764
definitions of terms 761
descent and distribution 762
funds to be paid per capita on dissolution of tribal government 764
highways and roads 763
homesteads, disposition on death of allottee 764
not to be encumbered for 21 years 764
selection for incompetents 764
leases of allotments 765
rolls of citizenship 762
town sites, area and selection of lands 763
park lands to be purchased 764
railroad station lands in 763
tribal government, dissolution, funds to be paid per capita 764
allotments in severalty 498
area 120,498
citizenship conferred on allottees 498
annuities, commuted to cash and added to Creek general fund 750
boundary between Creek and Choctaw nations 645
children dying subsequent to May 25, 1901, whose names may be added to rolls, rights to           descend to heirs 119,762
descent and distribution, Arkansas laws to replace provisions of agreement ratified March           1, 1901 120,762
homesteads 731
freedmen, roll to be prepared by Commission to Five Civilized Tribes 81,98
funds, proceeds of permanent annuities funded added to Creek general fund 750
heirs of children entitled to enrollment and dying subsequent to May 25, 1901, to take           property and rights 119,762
lands ceded by act of March 1, 1889, disposal of 46,349
to be purchased for Seminole 665
legislation relating to, note 321
northern judicial district, Indian Territory to include 70
orphan children, education of, annuity to be devoted to 323
Pawnee purchase part of reservation in Indian Territory 161
proclamation opening lands to settlement 940
railroad rights of way granted to Fort Smith and Western Railway Company 692
amended provisions relating to 700
rolls, children born before May 25, 1901, to be added 119,762
freedmen, roll of 1867 confirmed 98
school fund, expenditure of 738
statistics 1045
town sites 95,96
commission to lay out 106
appeals to Secretary of the Interior 106
appointment of commissioners 106,107
duties 106
work to commence when plats are approved 106
railroad stations, establishment at, irrespective of population 107
Secretary of the Interior to lay out, when town has 200 or more inhabitants 106
survey to be by Secretary of the Interior 106
may be by town authorities 107
warrants of Creek Nation, payment to bona fide holders 668
Creek Orphan Home, lands in Creek Nation reserved for 735
Creek war, pension to survivors of 122
Crimes, against Indian police, marshals, or marshals' deputies, United States laws to be        enforced 36
agents making false entries in accounts 25
corresponding with tribes to incite wars 13
death penalty restricted in certain cases 82
expenses of States and Territories for Indian convicts not to be reimbursed 70
false vouchers submitted in accounts of officers of the United States 32
fraud of agents of Government relative to contracts in Indian service, penalty for 22
in the Indian country—  
arson 18,32
assault with deadly weapon 18
intent to kill or maim 18,32
burglary 32
depredations upon mails 18
entering without passport 17
forgery 18
general laws of United States applicable 18
Indians punished by local law not subject to 18
grazing cattle on Indian lands 14
hunting on Indian lands 17
Indians accused of, agents to procure arrest 19
mayhem 18
removing live stock 17
trading in prohibited articles 17
in the Indian Territory 50
animals, injuries to 44
assault with deadly weapon 44
intent to rob 44
boundary monuments, defacing of 82
brand of stock, alteration of 44
bribery, in Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 653
burglary 37
district courts, jurisdiction of 74
embezzlement, in Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 653
embracery, in Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 653
excessive inclosures of land by members of Five Civilized Tribes 97
Cherokee Nation 788
Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 773
fires, malicious starting of 44
horse stealing 37
intoxicants, sale, etc 74
murder, Choctaw and Chickasaw nations, change of venue 654
note relative to crimes and offenses 39
officers, term to include tribal officers 90
perjury before Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes 99
railroads, destruction of property of 43
obstruction of 43
shooting, etc., at trains 78
religious worship, disturbing of 43
robbery 37
stock, alteration of brand 44
telegraph and telephone lines, obstruction of 43
United States commissioners, jurisdiction and procedure, Arkansas laws applicable 73
courts, jurisdiction of 40,74,87
laws extended over 50
upon United States officers, penalty for 37
Indians accused of, agents to procure arrest and trial 19
committing, against Indians or other person, laws of State or Territory applicable 32
intoxicants, introduction into Indian country 64,84
upon allotments 84
sale to reservation Indians 64,83
prosecutions of Indians, expenses to be paid 45
of certain counties in Arizona 552
timber depredations upon reservations 37
Criminal refugees in the Indian country, apprehension by the military force 19
Criminals convicted, to pay for injuries to property of friendly Indians 19
Crows (see also River Crows)—  
agreement of June 12, 1880 84
allotments in severalty 195,196
cattle grazing on reservation 196
cession of lands in Montana 195
patents for allotments, restrictions in 196
ratification of agreement 195
agreement of August 22, 1881 201,203
Northern Pacific Railway granted right of way 202
agreement of December 8, 1890 433,435
allotments in severalty 434
boundaries of reservation to be marked 435
cattle, purchase of tribal herd 434
cession of land in Montana to United States 433
irrigation fund provided 433
payment for cessions 433
how to be expended 433
agreement of August 27, 1892 450
allotments in severalty 451
cession of lands 451
fund to be held in trust 452
payment for cession 452
relinquishment of lands by certain members 452
surveys, expenses to be paid 452
allotments in severalty 195,434,450
alienation forbidden for twenty-five years 196
area 196
mining or other claims not to be included 447
annuities $50,000 to be paid for twenty-five years from 1882 196
irrigation system may be completed with 687,701
cattle, common herd 434
to be distributed 754
may be driven or grazed on reservation 196
may be purchased for distribution 754
ceded lands in Montana 195,433
opened to settlers under homestead law 435
proclamation opening 958
religious organizations may buy certain land 436
commission to secure modification of agreement of December 28, 1890 448
report, text of 448
funds, appropriation of $25,000 to be held at interest 203
cattle may be purchased with any trust funds 754
proceeds of sale of cattle held in common to be distributed 754
legislation relative to, note 195
patents for allotments 196
reservation, cattle grazing on 196
Crow Agency, Mont., statistics 1031
Crow Reservation, Mont., Executive orders establishing 857
irrigation system may be completed with annuities 687,701
railroad rights of way granted through, to—  
Big Horn Southern Railroad Company 309
time for construction extended and route amended 479
Billings, Clarks Fork and Cooke City Railroad Company 277
Northern Pacific Railroad Company 202
Rocky Fork and Cooke City Railroad Company 254
Crow Creek Agency, S. Dak., agreement with Sioux, September 26, 1876 169,171
statistics 1031
Crow Creek Reservation, S. Dak., allotments, deficiency to be compensated 559
boundaries defined 329
Executive orders establishing 895
settlers removed, claims for damages to be investigated 378
held for proof, payment of 565
may be filed in Court of Claims 565
reentry of 338
Sioux of, cattle to be purchased for 755
funds, expenditure of 755
payments for deficiencies in allotments to be held in trust at 4 per cent. interest 559
Curtis Act (June 28, 1898) 646

 


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