Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 398||Klamath, etc., Indians, Oreg.|
|Chap. 398||Suit of, before Court of Claims, reinstated.
41 Stat., 523, vol. 4, 288.
|Chap. 398||Proviso. Effect of previous payment.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in the suit
numbered E-346 heretofore instituted in the Court of Claims by the Klamath and Modoc Tribes and Yahooskin Band of Snake Indians under an Act entitled “An Act authorizing certain tribes of Indians to submit claims to the Court of Claims, and for other purposes”, approved May 26, 1920, jurisdiction is hereby conferred upon said court, and it is hereby authorized and directed, irrespective of any release or settlement, to reinstate and retry said case and to hear and determine the claims of the plaintiffs on the merits, and to enter judgment thereon upon the present pleadings, evidence, and findings of fact, with the right of appeal, rather than by certiorari, to the Supreme Court of the United States by either party: Provided, That any payment heretofore made to the said Indians by the United States in connection with any release or settlement shall be charged as an offset, but shall not be treated as an estoppel.
Approved, May 15, 1936.