Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1904.
|Sec. 5||Murder and rape.|
|Sec. 5|| Indian committing rape, how punished.
1885, Mar. 3, c. 341, s. 9, ante, p. 32.
Be it enacted, &c., SEC. 5. That any Indian who shall commit the offense of rape within the limits of any Indian reservation shall be punished by imprisonment at the discretion of the court.
So much of the ninth section of chapter three hundred and forty-one of the acts of the year eighteen hundred and eighty-five as is inconsistent herewith is herewith repealed. [January 15, 1897.]