Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1929.
|Chap. 134||Nisqually Indian Reservation, Wash. Payment authorized to dispossessed allottees for lands taken for military purposes, etc.|
|Chap. 134||41 Stat., 28; ante, 220.|
|Chap. 134||Expenditure of authorized amount for benefit of Indians.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $85,000, in full settlement of the claims against the United States of twenty-five heads of families of the Nisqually Reservation in Washington, said sum being compensation for the difference between the appraised value and the compromise price paid for approximately three thousand three hundred acres of allotted Indian land taken for military purposes, and for surrender of treaty rights and removal expenses, as set out in Senate Document Numbered 243, Sixty-sixth Congress, second session, containing the report dated February 28, 1920, of the Acting Secretary of the Interior, pursuant to the Act of Congress approved June 30, 1919 (Forty-first Statutes at Large, pages 3-28).
That said sum of $85,000 hereby authorized to be appropriated shall be expended, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, for the benefit of the said dispossessed families or individual Indians, under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe.
Approved, April 28, 1924.