Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 529||Chickasaw Indians, Okla. Sale of certain dormitory properties authorized.|
|Chap. 529||39 Stat., 983, vol. 4, 121; 40 Stat. 584, vol. 4, 170.
Proceeds to credit of Indians.
|Chap. 529||Attorneys, compensation.|
|Chap. 529||Proviso. Preference to State to purchase properties.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior shall take possession of, and appraise and sell, under such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by him, the two dormitories, together with the lands upon which they are located and the furniture therein, belonging to the Chickasaw Nation or Tribe of Indians, in the vicinity of the Murray State School of Agriculture at Tishomingo, Oklahoma, which lands were acquired and which dormitories were erected and equipped, under the Acts of Congress of March 2, 1917 (39 Stat. L. 983), and May 25, 1918 (40 Stat. L. 584), and he shall deposit the proceeds in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the Chickasaw Nation, less expenses incident to the appraisement and sale of such properties, including reasonable compensation to special attorneys for services rendered in connection with such sale acting under the direction of the Governor of the Chickasaw Nation, such compensation to be fixed and paid by the Secretary of the Interior; and immediately after such sale, patents conveying such properties shall be made and delivered in the same manner as now provided by law for the conveyance of other tribal
properties: Provided, That preference right shall be given the State of Oklahoma to purchase said dormitory properties at a price to be agreed upon between the Secretary of the Interior and the Board of Regents of the Murray State School of Agriculture, in accordance with the Senate Concurrent Resolution passed by the Sixteenth Legislature of the State of Oklahoma.
Approved, July 28, 1937,