Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1929.
|Chap. 109||Kiowa Indians, Okla.
James F. Rowell, allotted agency lands of.
36 Stat., 280, vol. 3, 440.
|Chap. 109||Provisos. Selection and approval of Secretary.|
|Chap. 109||Patent in fee to issue.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in order to give effect to the Act of Congress of April 4, 1910 (Thirty-sixth Statutes at Large, page 280), directing an allotment to James F. Rowell, an intermarried and enrolled member of the Kiowa Tribe of Indians, Oklahoma, who has heretofore received no allotment of land, or money settlement in lieu of such allotment, the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to make an allotment of one hundred and sixty acres of land to James F. Rowell out of the remaining lands embraced in the former Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Indian Reservation, Oklahoma, including land reserved for agency, subagency, and school purposes, no longer needed for administration of the Kiowa Agency, should it appear to the Secretary of the Interior that the aforesaid lands selected be not worth more than $25 per acre, after appraisement: Provided, That such selection shall be made within ninety days after the passage of this Act, by and with the advice and consent of the Superintendent of the Kiowa Indian Agency, and shall not include land in the pasture reserves or on which buildings are located; and shall be subject to final approval by the Secretary of the Interior: Provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior shall issue to the said James F. Rowell a fee patent for the lands allotted to him under the provisions of this Act.
Approved, January 29, 1925.