INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. IV, Laws     (Compiled to March 4, 1927)

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1929.


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Acts of the Sixty-Third Congress—Second Session, 1914
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Chapter 223
August 1, 1914. | [H. R. 17041.] 38 Stat, 609.

An Act Making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and fifteen, and for other purposes.

Margin Notes
Chap. 223 Sundry civil expenses appropriations.
Chap. 223 American ethnology.
Chap. 223 Public lands.
Chap. 223 Opening Indian reservations to entry.
Chap. 223 Proviso. Reimbursement.
Chap. 223 Department of Justice.
Chap. 223 Defense in Indian depredation claims.
Chap. 223 Conveyances, Five Civilized Tribes. Expenses of suits to set aside allotments.
Chap. 223 Seminole allotments, Okla . Expenses of suits affecting.

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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 and fifteen, namely:

UNDER SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION.

American ethnology: For continuing ethnological researches among the American Indians and the natives of Hawaii, including the excavation and preservation of archaeologic remains, under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution, including salaries or compensation of all necessary employees and the purchase of necessary books and periodicals, including payment in advance for subscriptions, $42,000.

PUBLIC LANDS SERVICE.

Opening Indian reservations (reimbursable): To meet the expenses pertaining to the opening to entry and settlement of such Indian reservation lands as may be opened during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and fifteen: Provided, That the expenses pertaining to the opening of each of said reservations and paid for out of this appropriation shall be reimbursed to the United States from the money received from the sale of the lands embraced in said reservations, respectively, $15,000.

UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE.

Defense in Indian depredation claims: For salaries and expenses in defense of the Indian depredation claims, including not exceeding $6,000 for salaries of necessary employees in Washington, District of

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Columbia, to be expended under the direction of the Attorney General, $19,000.

Suits to set aside conveyances of allotted lands, Five Civilized Tribes: For the payment of necessary expenses incident to any suit brought at the request of the Secretary of the Interior in the eastern judicial district of Oklahoma, to be expended under the direction of the Attorney General, the unexpended balance of the appropriations heretofore made for this purpose is reappropriated and continued available for the service of the fiscal year nineteen hundred and fifteen.

Suits affecting title to Seminole allotted lands in Oklahoma: For the payment of necessary expense incident to any suits brought, including the salaries of attorneys specially employed to set aside illegal conveyances of Seminole allotments, to protect the possession of Seminole allottees in their allotted lands, or in the prosecution of any criminal proceedings based on frauds perpetrated upon Seminole allottees with respect to their allotted lands, to be expended under the direction of the Attorney General, $15,000.

Approved, August 1, 1914.


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