INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. III, Laws     (Compiled to December 1, 1913)

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1913.


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ACTS OF SIXTY-SECOND CONGRESS—THIRD SESSION, 19013.
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Chapter 44

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Chap. 44 Wyandotte Cemetery, Kansas City, Kans.
    34 Stat., 348, amended, ante, 216.
Chap. 44 Authority to sell, etc., repealed.
    10 Stat., 1160, vol. 2, 677.
Chap. 44 Removal of bodies.

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Chapter 44
    Feb. 13, 1913. [S. 3952.] | [Public, No. 371.] 37 Stat., 668.
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An act repealing the provision of the Indian appropriation act for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and seven, authorizing the sale of a tract of land reserved for a burial ground for the Wyandotte Tribe of Indians in Kansas City, Kansas.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That so much of an act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes, and for other purposes, for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and seven, approved June twenty-first, nineteen hundred and six, as reads as follows: ’That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to sell and convey, under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe, the tract of land located in Kansas City, Kansas, reserved for a public burial ground under a treaty made and concluded with the Wyandotte Tribe of Indians on the thirty-first day of January, eighteen hundred and fifty-five. And authority is hereby conferred upon the Secretary of the Interior to provide for the removal of the remains of persons interred in said burial ground and their reinterment in the Wyandotte Cemetery at Quindaro, Kansas, and to purchase and put in place appropriate monuments over the remains reinterred in the Quindaro Cemetery. And after the payment of the costs of such removal, as above specified, and the costs incident to the sale of said land, and also after the payment to any of the Wyandotte people, or their legal heirs, of claims for losses sustained by reason of the purchase of the alleged rights of the Wyandotte Tribe in a certain ferry named in said treaty, if, in

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the opinion of the Secretary of the Interior, such claims or any of them are just and equitable, without regard to the statutes of limitation, the residue of the money derived from said sale shall be paid per capita to the members of the Wyandotte Tribe of Indians who were parties to said treaty, their heirs, or legal representatives,’ be, and the same is hereby, repealed.

Approved, February 13, 1913.


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