Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 549||Frank J. Boudinot. Compensation to, for services in suits by Cherokee Nation.|
|Chap. 549||43 Stat., 27, vol. 4, 403; 47 Stat., 137; ante, 279.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in compliance with request of the Cherokee Indians upon final determination by the Court of Claims of any suit or suits against the United States by the said Indians, sometimes known as the "Cherokee Nation," or by any class, classes, or bands thereof, commenced and prosecuted under the authority of the Acts of Congress approved March 19, 1924 (43 Stat. L. 27), and/or April 25, 1932 (47 Stat. L. 137), and in the event judgment or judgments shall be rendered in favor of said Indians, or any of them, the said Court of Claims is hereby authorized and directed to include in its decrees allowances to Frank J. Boudinot, a member of the Cherokee Tribe of Indians, who has for many years been active in pressing the claims of the Cherokees against the United States by their request and direction and at his own expense, or to his heirs, personal representatives, or assigns, a reasonable percentage, not to exceed 5 per centum, of such recoveries: Provided, That such allowances to said Frank J. Boudinot shall be in addition to any and all fees and expenses authorized by said Acts of Congress of March 19, 1924, and April 25, 1932; and this Act shall not be construed to affect in any way the contracts with attorneys entered into thereunder. 1
Approved, June 16, 1934.