INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. VI, Laws     (Compiled from February 10, 1939 to January 13, 1971)

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PRIVATE LAWS OF THE SEVENTY-SIXTH CONGRESS, THIRD SESSION, 1940-1941
Chap. 68  | Chap. 418 | Chap. 616

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Chapter 616
July 11, 1940 [S. 3101] |  [Private, No. 497] 54 Stat. 1336

AN ACT
For the relief of certain purchasers of, and entrymen upon, opened lands of certain Indian reservations.

Margin Notes
Chap. 616 Indian reservations. Reinstatement of certain entries or purchases.
Chap. 616 Filing of application for reinstatement.
Chap. 616 Proviso. Legal requirements.

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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 Interior is hereby authorized to reinstate any entry or purchase, in existence December 31, 1936, on the opened lands within the ceded areas of the Cheyenne River, Coeur d'Alene, Colville, Fort Berthold, Fort Peck, Pine Ridge, Rosebud, or Standing Rock Indian Reservations, or any of the Chippewa lands in Minnesota opened in accordance with the Act of January 14, 1889 (25 Stat. 642), that has been canceled in toto for failure of the claimant thereof to make payment of the purchase money and interest due, or any such entry canceled in part by relinquishment, upon the filing by the claimant in the proper

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district land office within sixty days from the date of the enactment of this Act, an application for reinstatement accompanied by the full amount of money due under governing laws: Provided, That all other requirements of the laws under which the entry or purchase was made have been complied with.

Approved, July 11, 1940.


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