INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. I, Laws     (Compiled to December 1, 1902)

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1904.


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Railroads—  
general provisions for rights of way through Indian lands 102
allotment act of 1887 not to affect grants 36
application for, ability to construct road 103
hearing may be granted 103
appraisal of damages for property taken by board 103
compensation of members of board 104
Cherokee Nation, not to be benefited by transfer of title to allottees 726
compensation for lands 103
damages to be assessed 103
deposit of award 104
mails to be transported 104
maps to be filed 103
Oklahoma and Indian Territory not included in general provisions 118
parallel grants to be refused 103
regulations to be issued 104
repeal, right reserved 104
stations to be established at town sites 66
grants of tribal lands by Secretary of Interior 77
grounds for, area 78,103
surveys 103
time for construction, extensions 104
width of grant, not to exceed 50 feet each side of center line 103
cuts and fills, may extend 100 feet 103
in Indian Territory (see also Indian Territory, railroads in) 114
annuities to tribes 116
crossings, how made 54,117
trains to stop at, except where automatic signals 56,117
leases of connecting lines 90
mortgages to be recorded in Interior Department 117
not embraced in general provisions for railroads through Indian lands 118
obstructing and destroying property, penalty 43
shooting or throwing into trains, penalty 78
stations 114
grounds for, compensation for land 77
contiguous land only to be taken 78
town sites in Choctaw and Chickasaw, Cherokee, and Creek nations, irrespective of                          population, may be established at 107
in Oklahoma—  
not embraced in general provisions for railroads through Indian lands 118
restrictions as to grants of land 47
in country of various tribes—  
Assiniboin Reservation in Montana 264
Blackfeet Reservation in Montana 264,607
Blood Reservation in Montana 264
Cherokee Nation, allotments not to inure to benefit of 726
Cherokee Outlet 492
Choctaw and Chickasaw nations, legislation requested 650
Creek Nation 735
Grosventres Reservation in Montana 264
Piegan Reservation in Montana 264
River Crow Reservation in Montana 264
Sioux Reservation in Montana 264
special provisions for various railroads—  
Albany and Astoria Railroad Company, through Grande Ronde Reservation, Oreg 512
Arizona Southern Railroad Company, through Papago Reservation, Ariz 211
Arkansas and Choctaw Railway Company, through Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 572,669
Arkansas Northwestern Railway Company, through Indian Territory 589
amended provisions relative to 687
Arkansas, Texas and Mexican Central Railway, through Indian Territory 517
amended provisions 639
Atchison and Nebraska Railroad Company, through Iowa and Sauk and Fox reservations in                  Kansas and Nebraska 594
Big Horn Southern Railroad Company, through Crow Reservation, Mont 309
time for construction extended and route amended 479
Billings, Clark's Fork and Cooke City Railroad Company, over Crow Reservation, Mont 277
Brainerd and Northern Minnesota Railroad Company—  
through Chippewa Reservation in Minnesota 571
through Leech Lake Reservation in Minnesota 514,571
Cedar Rapids, Iowa Falls and Northwestern Railway Company, through Pipestone                  Reservation, Minn 343
Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad Company, lessee, through Iowa and Sauk and                Fox reservations in Kansas and Nebraska 594
Chicago, Kansas and Nebraska Railway Company, through Indian Territory 250
sale of franchises to Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Company 358
Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway Company, through Sioux lands in Dakota 334,431
Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Company, through Indian Territory 472
additional land for station and ``Y'' in the Chickasaw Nation 475
may purchase rights of Chicago, Kansas and Nebraska Railway Company 358
time for construction extended 630
Choctaw Coal and Railroad Company, through Indian Territory 256
leases from Choctaw Nation 373
purchasers of franchises may organize a new company 547
route amended 311
time for construction extended 399,509
transfer of franchises 595
Choctaw, Oklahoma and Gulf Railroad Company, successor to Choctaw Coal and                  Railroad Company, additional provisions relative to 595,697
Clearwater Short Line Railway Company, through Nez Perce Reservation, Idaho 684
Clearwater Valley Railway Company, through Nez Perce lands in Idaho 679
time for construction extended 750
Columbia and Red Mountain Railway Company, through Colville Reservation, Wash 581
Dakota Central Railroad Company, through Sioux Reservation 334
Denison and Northern Railway Company, through Indian Territory 451
amended provisions relative to 596
time for construction extended 635
Denison and Washita Valley Railroad Company, through Indian Territory 235
branch line may be constructed 354
Denison, Bonham and New Orleans Railway, through Indian Territory 631
rights transferred to Denison, Bonham and Gulf Railroad Company 684
Duluth and North Dakota Railroad Company, through Winnibigoshish, Chippewa, White                   Oak Point, and Red Lake reservations in Minnesota 593
Duluth and Winnipeg Railway Company—  
through Fond du Lac Reservation, Minn 297
through Leech Lake and White Earth reservations 342
through Winnibigoshish, Cass Lake, White Oak Point, and Red Lake reservations 352
through Chippewa and White Earth reservations 550
rights transferred to Duluth, Superior and Western Railroad Company and time for                           construction extended 619
Duluth, Rainy Lake and Southwestern Railroad Company, through Chippewa Reservation                     in Minnesota 260
Duluth, Superior and Western Railroad Company, through Chippewa Reservation 619
Eastern Nebraska and Gulf Railway, through Omaha and Winnebago Reservation, Nebr 513
time for construction extended 616
Enid and Anadarko Railway Company, granted right of way through Indian Territory and                   Oklahoma 744
Forest City and Sioux City Railroad Company, through Sioux Reservation 553
Forest City and Watertown Railroad Company, through Sioux Reservation 325
Fort Gibson, Tahlequah and Great Northeastern Railway Company, through the Indian                   Territory 403
Fort Smith and El Paso Railroad Company, through Indian Territory 274
Fort Smith and Western Coal Railroad Company, through Indian Territory 577
time for construction extended and crossings to be constructed 644
Fort Smith and Western Railroad Company, through Choctaw and Creek nations 692
amended provisions relative to 700
Fort Smith, Paris and Dardanelle Railroad Company, granted right of way through Indian                   Territory 317
Fort Worth and Denver City Railway Company, through Indian Territory 247
time for construction extended and route amended 379
Gainesville, McAllister and St. Louis Railroad Company, through Indian Territory 476
amended provisions relating to 580,668
time for construction extended 679
Gainesville, Oklahoma and Gulf Railway Company, through Indian Territory 462
Galena, Guthrie and Western Railway Company, through Indian Territory 355
Gila Valley, Globe and Northern Railway Company, through San Carlos Reservation, Ariz 554
time for construction extended 627
Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railroad Company, through Indian Territory 217
Hutchinson and Southern Railroad Company, through the Indian Territory 364
route extended 438
time for construction extended 438,551
Interoceanic Railway Company through Indian Territory 500
amendments to grant 594
Jamestown and Northern Railway Company through Devils Lake Reservation, N. Dak 743
Kansas and Arkansas Valley Railway through Indian Territory 231,400
time for construction extended 511
Kansas City and Pacific Railroad Company through Indian Territory 267
time for construction extended 348
Kansas City, Fort Scott and Gulf Railway Company through Indian Territory 239
grant repealed 321
Kansas City, Fort Scott and Memphis Railroad Company through Indian Territory 584
Kansas City, Pittsburg and Gulf Railroad Company through Indian Territory 469
amended provisions relative to 558,569
Kansas, Oklahoma and Gulf Railway Company through Chilocco Reservation, Okla 645
Kansas, Oklahoma Central and Southwestern Railway through Indian Territory 505
amended provisions relative to 617,677
Kettle River Valley Railway Company through Colville Reservation 644
Little Falls, Mille Lacs and Lake Superior Railroad Company through Mille Lacs                   Reservation, Minn 362
Little River Valley Railway Company through Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 673
Maricopa and Phoenix Railroad Company through Gila River Reservation 243
Marinette and Western Railroad Company through Menominee Reservation 443
Milwaukee, Lake Shore and Western Railway Company through Lac de Flambeau                   Reservation, Wis 278
Minnesota and Manitoba Railroad Company through Red Lake Reservation, Minn 698
Missoula and Northern Railroad Company through Flathead Reservation, Mont 437
Moorhead, Leech Lake and Wisconsin Railroad Company through White Earth                   Reservation, Minn 306
Muscogee Coal and Railway Company through Indian Territory and Oklahoma 627
Muskogee, Oklahoma and Western Railroad Company through Oklahoma and Indian                   Territory 612
Nebraska, Kansas and Gulf Railway Company through Indian Territory 635
Newport and Kings Valley Railroad through Siletz Reservation, Oreg 287,381
Northern Mississippi Railway Company through Chippewa Reservation, Minn 547
Northern Pacific Railroad Company—  
through Crow Reservation 202
through Puyallup Reservation 465
through Yakima Reservation 486
Omaha Northern Railway Company through Omaha and Winnebago Reservation, Nebr 634
time for construction extended 749
Oregon Railway and Navigation Company through Nez Percé Reservation, Idaho 288
Palouse and Spokane Railway Company through Nez Percé Reservation, Idaho 351
Paris, Choctaw and Little Rock Railroad Company through Indian Territory 281
Pittsburg, Columbus and Fort Smith Railroad Company through Indian Territory 359
Puyallup Valley Railway Company through Puyallup Reservation, Wash 290
Red Lake and Western Railway and Navigation Company through Red Lake Reservation,                   Minn 378
Rio Grande Junction Railway Company, lieu lands for right of way relinquished, to be                   conveyed 382
Rocky Fork and Cooke City Railway Company through Crow Reservation, Mont 254
St. Louis and Oklahoma City Railroad Company through Indian Territory and Oklahoma 581
St. Louis and San Francisco Railway Company through Indian Territory 206
time for construction extended 235
St. Louis, Oklahoma and Southern Railroad Company through Indian Territory 585
time for construction extended 677
St. Paul, Minneapolis and Manitoba Railroad Company—  
through Fort Berthold and Blackfeet Reservation 246
through White Earth Reservation 317
through White Earth, Leech Lake, Chippewa and Fond du Lac reservations 515
time for construction extended 618
Sherman and Northwestern Railway Company through Indian Territory 368
Sioux City and Omaha Railway Company through Omaha and Winnebago Reservation,                   Nebr 287,682
Southern Kansas Railway Company through Indian Territory 220
Southern Pacific Railroad Company through Yuma Reservation, Cal 544
Spokane Falls and Northern Railway Company through Colville Reservation, Wash 349
Utah and Northern Railroad Company through Fort Hall Reservation, Idaho 199,293,295
Utah Midland Railroad Company through Uncompahgre and Uintah Reservation 255
Washington and Idaho Railroad Company through Coeur d'Alene Reservation, Wash 272
Washington Improvement and Development Company through Colville Reservation, Wash 643
Yankton and Missouri Valley Railway Company through Yankton Reservation, Dak 311
Rations, commutation of, to civilized Indians 63,101
nonattendance at schools, rations may be withheld from parents 65,66
Northern Cheyenne and Arapaho 170
Sioux 170
Southern Ute in Colorado, issuance to allottees and reservation Indians at designated places 599
to be issued Indians visiting military posts and agencies 13
special accounts to be kept 13
Raven Mining Company, entry of mining claims on Uintah and White River Ute lands 753
Recording of deeds and conveyances  
Cherokee Nation 722,723,727,796
Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations 649
Creek Nation, land records 659
Indian Territory—  
clerks of court to act as recorders 52
mortgages of nonresidents, where recorded 84
mortgages of railroad property in Interior Department 117
northern district, at Vinita 121
Quapaw Agency, at Miami 121,597
Red Cliff Reservation, Wis., allotments in severalty on 569
Executive orders establishing 933
extension of boundaries confirmed 569
Red Cloud Agency, agreement with Oglala, Sioux, Arapaho, and Cheyenne at, September 26, 1876 169,171
Red Cloud Band of Sioux, ponies taken from, to be paid for 339
Red Lake and Western Railway and Navigation Company through Red Lake Reservation, Minn 378
Red Lake Chippewa, statistics 1046
Red Lake Reservation, Minn.—  
allotments on 303
Executive orders establishing 852
pine lands in, sale of 576
railroads through—  
Duluth and North Dakota Railroad Company 593
Duluth and Winnipeg Railroad Company 352
Duluth, Rainy Lake and Southwestern Railroad Company 260
Minnesota and Manitoba Railway Company 698
Red Lake and Western Railway and Navigation Company 378
Red Leaf Band of Sioux, ponies taken from, to be paid for 339
Red Pipestone Reservation, Minn.—  
agricultural lands to be disposed of 343
Cedar Rapids, Iowa Falls and Northwestern Railroad Company granted right of way through 343
Redwing, Alexander, may sell land for cemetery purposes on Santee Sioux Reservation 485
Redwood Indians, statistics 1041
Regulations to be prescribed 1
acknowledgments of deeds, etc., before agents 6
homestead entries by Indians 23
prohibition of sales of arms to hostile Indians 1
settlement of accounts 1
teaching of agriculture, reading, etc 7
traders with the Indians 27
Religious organizations, lands of, in town sites in Choctaw and Chickasaw nations not to be           appraised or sold 651
occupied by, on Sisseton and Wahpeton Reservation, Dak., preferred right of purchase           accorded 432
of, not exceeding 160 acres, on reservations allotted, to be confirmed to 35
reserves for, on Cheyenne and Arapaho lands ceded October, 1890 416
Crow lands in Montana 436
Kickapoo ceded lands 482
Nez Percés lands 539
Seminole lands 664
Wichita lands 562
Religions worship in Indian Territory, penalty for disturbing 43
Remains of deceased employees, transportation unauthorized 89
Removal of settlers from Indian lands, military force may be employed 14
Rents of timber lands in Five Civilized Tribes, payable only to tribal authorities 97
Reports (see also Annual Report, etc.) of agents to be made to Commissioner of Indian Affairs 5
Reservations—  
Commissioner of Indian Affairs may remove persons found on, without authority of law 19
dead timber to be cut and sold 39
depredations upon timber on reservations, penalty 37
highways may be granted through 114
President may allot lands in severalty on 56
products of, may be sold and proceeds held for benefit of tribe 36
property not required on, Secretary of Interior may remove or sell 101
Revenues, Cherokee Nation, collection of, by officer appointed by Secretary of Interior 726,796
Rights of way (see also Railroad rights of way).  
railroads, telegraph, and telephone lines through reservations, allotments, etc 102
roads and highways 114
telegraph, telephone lines, and railroads through Indian Territory and Oklahoma 114
through Blackfeet Reservation, Mont 263,607
Rio Grande Junction Railway Company, lieu land may be conveyed to, for land released by said           company 382
River Crows—  
agreement of December 28, 1886 261
allotments 263
area 262
descent by laws of Montana 263
patents for, contents 263
title in trust for twenty-five years 263
allottees not to lose tribal rights 263
annuities 262
not required, retention for benefit of tribe 263
preference to industrious Indians 263
boundaries of reservation 264
cattle, brand of Indian Department to be on 262
sale forbidden 262
cession of lands 262
employees at agency, Indians preferred 262
purpose of agreement 262
reservation, boundaries 264
marking of 264
rights of way through 264
to be separate from other tribes 262
legislation relative to, note 149
reservation established in Montana 150,262
Robbery in Indian Territory, punishment for 37
Rock Academy, lands reserved from allotment 775
Rocky Fork and Cooke City Railway Company, right of way through Crow Reservation, Mont 254
Rogue River, statistics 1033
Rolls of citizenship (see also Commission to Five Civilized Tribes)—  
Cherokee Nation 98,723,791
infants, applications to be filed for 792
partial lists to be forwarded to Secretary of Interior 791
persons enrolled in other tribes excluded 791
rights extinguished by death prior to September 1, 1902 792
roll of 1880 confirmed 98
roll of freedmen 81,98
to be investigated by Commission to Five Civilized Tribes 98
Chickasaw Nation 775,779
freedmen 81,98,648
whites intermarried 98
Choctaw Nation 775,779
Mississippi band 87,98,106,780
whites intermarried 98
Creek Nation 736,762
children born up to May 25, 1901, to be added 119,762
freedmen 81,98
Five Civilized Tribes—  
Commission to prepare 81,88,98
description of persons 98
finality when approved 99,112
members recognized by tribe to be enrolled 106
not to be enrolled in more than one tribe 98
time for closing to be fixed 112
tribal to be given effect 80
freedmen, Five Civilized Tribes 81,98
Kansa Nation, agents' rolls to be final 766
Seminole 702
Stockbridge and Munsee 500
Rosebud Agency, S. Dak., statistics 1041
Rosebud Reservation, Dak., boundaries defined 328
Indians of, agreement of March 10, 1898, settlement of Lower Brule Sioux on reservation 690
Lower Brule Sioux on, payment for land allotted 599
to have share of tribal funds credited separately 688
Round Valley Reservation, Cal., allotments to Indian on, of agricultural lands 376
boundaries to be ascertained 148
Executive orders establishing 824
Indians of, fund derived from sale of lands to be held in trust for 377
lands in, to be reserved from sale 149
part restored to public lands 148
sale of lands, application of proceeds 148
sale of unallotted lands 377
occupants preferred 377
proceeds to be held in trust 377
survey and appraisements 376,377
statistics 1041
Royalties on lease of mineral lands in Indian Territory 94,97
Ryan, term of court at 71

 


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