INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. V, Laws     (Compiled from December 22, 1927 to June 29, 1938)

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.


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PRIVATE ACTS OF THE SEVENTY-FIFTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, 1937
Chap. 112 | Chap. 174 | Chap. 504 | Chap. 677 | Chap. 880 | Chap. 884 | Chap. 886

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Chapter 880
August 28, 1937.  | [S. 1402.] 50 Stat., 1100.

An Act For the relief of P. S. Everest

Margin Notes
Chap. 880 P. S. Everest. Payment to.
Chap. 880 Proviso. Limitation on attorney's, etc., fees.
Chap. 880 Penalty for violation.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to P. S. Everest, former superintendent and special disbursing agent for the Lac du Flambeau Indian Agency, Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin, the sum of $515.14, said sum to be in full settlement of the claim against the United States for a refund of interest paid to the Government on the principal sum of $1,712.23, representing losses incurred from January 30 to July 30, 1930, on account of the fraudulent acts of W. H. Shawnee, deputy disbursing agent, which principal sum has been paid to P. S. Everest by the surety of W. H. Shawnee: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered to or received by any agent or attorney on account of services rendered in connection with this claim, and the same shall be unlawful, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000.

Approved, August 28, 1937.


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