Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1913.
|J. R.||Per capita payment to Five Civilized Tribes.|
Resolved 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 is hereby, authorized, in his discretion, to make a
per capita payment to the enrolled members of the Choctaw, Chickasaw, Cherokee, and Seminole Indians of the Five Civilized Tribes entitled under existing law to share in the funds of said tribes, or to their lawful heirs, out of any moneys belonging to said tribes in the United States Treasury, or deposited in any bank, or held by any official under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior, said payment not to exceed fifty dollars per capita and to be made under such regulations as he may prescribe: Provided, That in cases where such members are Indians whose restrictions have not been removed the Secretary of the Interior may in his discretion withhold such payment and use the same for their benefit.
Approved, August 22, 1911.