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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ACTS OF FORTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS—FIRST SESSION, 1882.
CHAP. 163 | CHAP. 360 | CHAP. 469

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Chapter 360

Margin Notes
Chap. 360 Penalty for residing in Indian country as trader. etc., without license, etc.
    Substitute for R. S. 2133.
    1876, Aug. 15, c. 289, s. 5. and p. 27.
    95 U. S., 204.
    7 Fed. Rep., 903.
    14 Fed. Rep., 821.
    6 Sawyer, 17.
    38 Fed. Rep., 400.
    45 Fed. Rep., 847.
    49 Fed. Rep., 48.
    3 Sawyer, 316, 337.
    46 N. W. Rep., 502.
    46 N. W. Rep., 571.
    3 Okla., 161.
    1 Oreg., 192.
    152 U. S., 570.
    2 Fed. Rep., 58.
    49 Fed. Rep., 360.
    51 Fed. Rep., 808
    53 Fed. Rep., 542.

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Chapter 360
    July 31, 1882. | 22 Stat., 179.
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An act to amend section twenty-one hundred and thirty-three of the Revised Statutes in relation to Indian traders.

Be it enacted, &c., That section twenty-one hundred and thirty-three of the Revised Statutes of the United States be, and the same is hereby, amended so that it shall read:

“Any person other than an Indian of the full blood who shall attempt to reside in the Indian country, or on any Indian reservation, as a trader, or to introduce goods, or to trade therein, without such license, shall forfeit all merchandise offered for sale to the Indians or found in his possession, and shall moreover be liable to a penalty of five hundred dollars:

Provided, That this section shall not apply to any person residing among or trading with the Choctaws, Cherokees, Chickasaws, Creeks, or Seminoles, commonly called the five civilized tribes, residing in said Indian country, and belonging to the Union Agency therein:

And provided further, That no white person shall be employed as a clerk by any Indian trader, except such as trade with said five civil-

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ized tribes, unless first licensed so to do by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, under and in conformity to regulations to be established by the Secretary of the Interior.” [July 31, 1882.]


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