Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 168||Chippewa Indians of Minnesota.
Compensation to. for certain treaty lands.
25 Stat., 645, vol. 1, 305.
|Chap. 168||12 Stat., 1249, vol. 2, 839; 13 Stat., 693. vol. 2, 862; 16 Stat., 719, vol. 2, 974.|
|Chap. 168||12 Stat., 3; U.S.C., p. 1400.|
|Sec. 2||Attorneys' fees, from Indian funds.|
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 funds in the Treasury of the United States not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $223,162.62, said amount to be credited to the trust fund of the Chippewa Indians of Minnesota arising under the provisions of section 7 of the Act of January 14, 1889, in full payment for one hundred and seventy-eight thousand five hundred and thirty and ten one-hundredths acres of land embraced within reservations established by the treaties of March 11, 1863 (12 Stat. 1249), May 7, 1864 (13 Stat. 693), and March 19, 1867 (16 Stat. 719), for the future homes of said Indians, and later patented to the State of Minnesota under the provisions of the amendatory Swamp Land Act of March 12, 1860, without compensation to said Indians.
That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he hereby is, authorized to determine just and proper compensation to the respective attorneys representing the Chippewa Indians of Minnesota in the prosecution of their claims against the United States for the services rendered in the prosecution of said claim, said compensation to be based upon the nature, extent, character, and value of said
services, and to pay such amounts, if any, as he may find said attorneys to be entitled to receive out of the trust funds standing to the credit of the Chippewa Indians of Minnesota.
Approved, June 4, 1935.