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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ACTS OF FORTY-FOURTH CONGRESS—FIRST SESSION, 1876.
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Chapter 184

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Chap. 184 Improvement of Oconto River, Wisconsin, by Northwestern Improvement Company.
Chap. 184 Damages.
Chap. 184 Rights of Menominee Indians.
Chap. 184 Charges to be regulated by the legislature.

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Chapter 184
    July 12, 1876. | 19 Stat., 89.
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An act to authorize the Northwestern Improvement Company, a corporation organized under the laws of the State of Wisconsin, to enter upon the Menomonee Indian reservation, and improve the Oconto River, its branches and tributaries.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the assent of Congress

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be, and hereby is, given to the Northwestern Improvement Company, a corporation organized under the laws of the State of Wisconsin, to improve the Oconto River and its branches and tributaries, so as to run logs down said river its branches, and tributaries, across the Menomonee Indian reservation, in accordance with the laws of said State: Provided, That any damages which may be caused by such improvement shall be awarded as in all other cases under the laws of the State of Wisconsin, and the amount be paid into the Treasury of the United States for the benefit of said Indians; and said Indians and all other persons shall be permitted to use said river for the purpose of running logs, as contemplated in this act; and the charges for said privileges shall be regulated by the legislature of the State of Wisconsin: Provided, That all privileges under this act may be altered or revoked by Congress.

Approved, July 12, 1876.


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