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 FIFTY-FOURTH CONGRESS—SECOND SESSION, 1897.
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Joint Resolution 17

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J. R. No. 17 Right of way, Indian reservations, Minnesota.
    1894. ch. 342, ante, p. 550.
J. R. No. 17 Time extended for construction by Duluth. Superior and Western Railroad Company.

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Resolution No. 17
    Feb. 23, 1897. | 29 Stat., 702.
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Joint resolution to amend an act granting to the Duluth and Winnipeg Railroad Company a right of way through the Chippewa and White Earth Indian reservations in the State of Minnesota.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section five of an Act entitled “An Act granting to the Duluth and Winnipeg Railroad Company a right of way through the Chippewa and White Earth Indian reservations in the State of Minnesota,” approved August twenty- seventh, eighteen hundred and ninety-four, be, and the same is hereby, amended by striking out the word “three” and inserting the word “five,” and inserting the words “or its legal successor, the Duluth, Superior and Western Railroad Company,” so that the bill will read:

“SEC. 5.   That the right herein granted shall be forfeited by said company or its legal successor, the Duluth, Superior and Western Railroad Company, unless the road shall be constructed through the said reservations within five years after the passage of this Act.”

Approved, February 23, 1897.


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