Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1904.
|Chap. 85|| Secretary of Interior may purchase articles made at Indian training schools.
[21 Stat., 131.]
R. S., 2083.
|Sec. 4|| Indians not to be granted permits to go into Texas; officers liable to dismissal for violation.
[31 Stat., 132.]
|Sec. 4|| Secretary of Interior to prevent Indians going there.
Be it enacted, &c. * * * That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized, whenever it can be done advantageously, to purchase, for use in the Indian service, from Indian manual and training schools, in the manner customary among individuals such articles as may be manufactured at such schools, and which are used in the Indian service. Accounts of such transactions shall be kept in the Indian Bureau and in the training schools, and reports thereof made from time to time. * * *
* * * That all officers and agents of the Army and Indian Bureaus are prohibited, except in a case specially directed by the President, from granting permission in writing or otherwise to any Indian or Indians on any reservation to go into the State of Texas under any pretext whatever; and any officer or agent of the Army or Indian Bureau who shall violate this provision shall be dismissed from the public service.
And the Secretary of the Interior is hereby directed and required to take at once such other reasonable measures as may be necessary in connection with said prohibition to prevent said Indians from entering said State. * * * [May 11, 1880.]