Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1904.
|Chap. 356||Sale of Kickapoo Indian lands, Kansas.
See note to 1893, c. 203, post, p. 480.
Vol. 2, p. 838.
|Sec. 2||Disposition of proceeds of sale.|
|Sec. 3||Patents to be issued to purchasers.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he hereby is, authorized to cause to be appraiseda and sold, by cash, to the highest bidder, after due advertisement in tracts not exceeding one hundred and sixty acres to any one person, the following-described tracts of land in the State of Kansas, reserved, in accordance with the provisions of the amended eleventh article of the treaty made June twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, by and between the United States and the Kickapoo tribe of Indians, for mill-site and missionary and agency purposes, namely: The south half of section four, township five, range sixteen, and the north half of section nine, township five, range sixteen, for mill-site purposes; the south half of section thirty-three, township four, range seventeen, reserved for mission purposes: lots five, six, and seven, section three, township five, range seventeen, and lot six, section fifteen, township five, range
seventeen, reserved for agency purposes: Provided, That no tract shall be sold for less than the appraised value thereof, and in no case for less than six dollars per acre.
That the net proceeds of the sale of said lands, after deducting therefrom the expense incident to said appraisement and sale, shall be deposited in the United States Treasury to the credit of the Kickapoo tribe of Indians, and shall bear interest at the rate of four per centum per annum; and the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to expend the interest annually accumulating thereon, and all or any part of the principal fund, at such time and in such manner as he may deem for the best interests of said Indians: Provided, That if the Secretary of the Interior shall direct the payment of said principal sum in installments, the unpaid portion thereof shall continue to draw interest until paid.
That the Secretary of the Interior shall cause patents in fee-simple to be issued to the purchasers of the lands sold under the provisions of this act in the same manner as patents are issued for the public lands.
Approved July 28, 1882.