Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1904.
|Chap. 424||Appropriations for sundry civil expenses.|
|Chap. 424||Great Sioux Indian Reservation, Dakota.
[30 Stat., 1102.]
Ante, p. 328.
|Chap. 424||Settlers may commute.|
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 the same are hereby, appropriated, for the objects hereinafter expressed, for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred, namely:
That all persons who may have heretofore settled upon that portion of the Great Sioux Indian Reservation which was opened up to settlement under and by virtue of the Act of March second, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, entitled An Act to divide a portion of the reservation of the Sioux Nation of Indians in Dakota into separate reservations and to secure the relinquishment of the Indian title to the remainder, and for other purposes, may secure patents for the lands embraced in their entry upon making the payments required in section twenty-one of said act of March second, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, above referred to, and no other or further payment shall be required of said claimants, whether proof and payment be made after fourteen months or five years from the date of settlement upon said land.
Approved, March 3, 1899.