Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1913.
|Chap. 3912||Deficiencies appropriations.|
|Chap. 3912||Edgar Smith. Services to Cherokees.
34 Stat., 656.
|Chap. 3912||Ann Francis.
Ante, p. 249.
|Chap. 3912||Clerks costs.|
|Chap. 3912||Cherokee claims.
34 Stat., 664.
32 Stat., 726, vol. 1, 797.
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, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year nineteen and six, and for prior years, and for other objects hereinafter stated, namely:
The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and directed to pay to Edgar Smith from any tribal funds of the Cherokee Nation in the Treasury of the United States the sum of five thousand dollars, in full for his services as attorney for said Nation in the Supreme Court of the United States, in a certain cause entitled In the matter of the enrollment of persons claiming rights in the Cherokee Nation by inter-marriage versus United States: Cherokee Nation, Intervenor, more particularly described as numbers four hundred and nineteen to four hundred and twenty-two, inclusive, on the calendar of said court.
The appropriation contained in the act making appropriations for current and contingent expenses, and fulfilling treaty stipulations with Indian tribes for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and seven, in behalf of Ann Francis, a Chippewa Indian woman, is hereby extended to and made available for the payment of the estimated clerks costs in the case of Francis against Francis, pending in the United States Supreme Court, in addition to the purposes specified in said act.
To pay the judgment rendered by the Court of Claims on May eighteenth, nineteen hundred and five, in consolidated causes numbered twenty-three thousand one hundred and ninety-nine, The Cherokee Nation versus The United States; numbered twenty-three thousand two hundred and fourteen, The Eastern Cherokees versus The United States, and numbered twenty-three thousand two hundred and twelve, The Eastern and Emigrant Cherokees versus The United States, aggregating a principal sum of one million one hundred and thirty-four thousand two hundred and forty-eight dollars and twenty-hree cents, as therein set forth, with interest upon the several items of judgment at five per centum, one million one hundred and thirty-four thousand two hundred and forty-eight dollars and twenty-three cents, together with such additional sum as may be necessary to pay interest, as authorized by law.1
Approved, June 30, 1906.