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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PUBLIC ACTS OF THE SIXTY-FIFTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION, 1918.
Chap. 12  | Chap. 21 | Chap. 28 | Chap. 86 | Chap. 88 | Chap. 92 | Chap. 101 | Chap. 106 | Chap. 113 | Chap. 130 | Chap. 139 | Chap. 161 | Chap. 171 | Chap. 201

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Chapter 113
July 1, 1918. | [H. R. 12441.] 40 Stat., 634.

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

Margin Notes
Chap. 113 Sundry civil expenses appropriations.
Chap. 113 Smithsonian Institution.
Chap. 113 American ethnology.
Chap. 113 Interior Department.
Chap. 113 Opening Indian reservations to entry.
Chap. 113 Proviso. Reimbursement.
Chap. 113 Yakima Indian Reservation, Wash. Reimbursement to fund, for water to lands in.
38 Stat., 604.
Chap. 113 Department of Justice.
Chap. 113 Miscellaneous.
Chap. 113 Defending suits in claims.
Chap. 113 Indian depredation claims.
Chap. 113 Conveyances, Five Civilized Tribes. Suits to set aside.
Chap. 113 Proviso. Expediting cases directed.

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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 are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and nineteen, namely:

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 necessary employees and the purchase of necessary books and periodicals, $42,000.

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR.

PUBLIC LAND SERVICE.

Opening Indian reservations (reimbursable): For 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 nineteen: 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, $10,000.

RECLAMATION SERVICE.

For reimbursement to the reclamation fund the proportionate expense of operation and maintenance of the reservoirs for furnishing stored water to the lands in Yakima Indian Reservation, Washington, in accordance with the provisions of section twenty-two of the Act of August first, nineteen hundred and fourteen (Thirty-eighth Statutes, page six hundred and four), there is appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, $10,160.

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE.

MISCELLANEOUS OBJECTS, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE.

Defending suits in claims against the United States: For necessary expenses incurred in the examination of witnesses and procuring of evidence in the matter of claims against the United States, including Indian depredation claims and such other expenses as may be necessary in defending suits in the Court of Claims, and including not exceeding $500 for law books which shall be available to keep current existing sets of United States Supreme Court reports, to be expended under the direction of the Attorney General, $25,000.

Suits to set aside conveyances of allotted lands for removal of restrictions, allotted lands, Five Civilized Tribes: For necessary expenses incident to any suits 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, $23,000: Provided: That the Department of Justice is directed to expedite the final determination of all of said suits.

Approved, July 1, 1918.


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