Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 169||Custer Battle Field National Cemetery. Sum authorized to pay Crow Indians for lands taken for. Post, 182.|
|Sec. 2||Payments to individual allottees.|
|Sec. 2||Provisos. Sum to be a full satisfaction for lands.|
|Sec. 2||Amount for lands patented to S. G. Reynolds. Acceptance in full satisfaction therefor.|
|Sec. 3||Title of Indians granted to United States.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That a sum not to exceed $3,045 is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of compensating the Crow Indians and their successors in interest for the appropriation of certain tribal and allotted lands from the reservation established by treaty dated May 7, 1868 (Fifteenth Statutes, page 649), for cemetery purposes as a site for the Custer Battle Field National Cemetery by Executive order dated December 7, 1886.
That out of the money herein authorized to be appropriated there shall be deposited in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the Crow Indians the sum of $2,965, and that the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from such sum any amounts found to be due to individual allottees, said amounts to be subject to disposition in accordance with existing law and regulations of the Interior Department: Provided, That the deposit of said sum to the credit of the said Indians shall constitute full satisfaction to the said Indians for the taking of their lands comprised within the Custer Battle Field National Cemetery and shall forever bar any legal or equitable claim that the Indians may have to said lands or to the payment of compensation therefor. That the Secretary of the Interior is further authorized to make payments, out of the money herein authorized to be appropriated, the sum of $80 to the successors in interest under allotment numbered 423 of White Goose, which allotted lands were subsequently patented to S. G. Reynolds on August 26, 1912: Provided, That the acceptance of such sum by the successors in interest tinder the said allotment and patent shall constitute full satisfaction for the taking of that portion of the allotted and patented lands comprised within the Custer Battle Field National Cemetery and shall forever bar any legal or equitable claim that such successors in interest shall have to said lands or to the payment of compensation therefor.
That there is hereby granted to the United States, and its assigns, for use for cemetery and other governmental purposes, all right, title, and interest of the Crow Indians or their successors in interest to the tribal and allotted lands comprised within the said Custer Battle Field National Cemetery as set apart by Executive order of December 7, 1886.
Approved, April 15, 1930.