Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 162||Red Lake Indian Reservation, Minn. Sale of timberland in former, authorized.|
|Chap. 162||Proviso. Legal claims not affected.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That vacant, unappropriated, unreserved lands valued chiefly for timber in townships 158 and 159 north, range 32 west and in townships 158 and 159, range 33 west, fifth principal meridian, Beltrami County, Minnesota, in the former Red Lake Indian Reservation, may be sold to citizens of the United States, or to persons who have declared their intention to become such, under regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary of the interior, in quantities not exceeding one hundred and sixty acres to any one person or association of persons, at the appraised value but in no case less than $2.50 per acre: Provided, That nothing herein contained shall defeat or impair any bona fide claim under any law of the United States, or authorize the sale of the improvements of any bona fide settler.
Approved, February 14, 1931.