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Chapter 389

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Chap. 389 Indian appropriation for year ending June 30, 1875.
Chap. 389 Purchase of lands from Omaha Indians for use of Winnebago.
    [18 Stat., p. 170.]
    1863, ch. 53, ante, p. 125; 1870, ch. 296, ante, p. 127; 1872, ch. 233, ante, p. 138.
    See note to 1882, ch. 434, post p. 212.
    Vol. 2, p. 498.
Chap. 389 How amount paid to Omaha shall be applied.
Chap. 389 Consent of Winnebago.

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Chapter 389
    June 22, 1874. | 18 Stat., 146.
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An act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes, for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-five, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and they are hereby, appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated,

For this amount, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to purchase from the Omaha Indians in Nebraska such quantity of land, not exceeding twenty sections, as may be required for the use of the Winnebago Indians in Wisconsin, and for improvements on their reservation, to be appropriated from the residue of the one million one hundred thousand dollars provided to be set apart for the Winnebagoes by the fourth article of the treaty with those Indians, November first, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven: Provided, That such amount as may be paid to the Omahas for the lands required shall be applied for their use, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, for general purposes of civilization, eighty-two thousand dollars: Provided, That said Winnebagoes shall consent to said purchase.a

a Consent of Winnebago given July 11, 1874. See Winnebago W. 1091. Deed from Omaha for 12, 347.55 acres, dated July 31, 1874, approved August 12, 1874. See Omaha W. 1225. Recorded in vol. 6, p. 215, Indian deeds.

Approved, June 22, 1874.

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