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 FIFTIETH CONGRESS—FIRST SESSION, 1888.
CHAP. 10 | CHAP. 340 | CHAP. 382 | CHAP. 503 | CHAP. 818 | CHAP. 1214

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Chapter 10
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Chap. 10 In Indian Territory, horse stealing, how punished.
    153 U. S., 48.
    R. S., 5356.
    1885, Mar. 3. ch. 341, ante, p. 32.
    1890, May 2, ch. 182, s. 33, post, p. 51.
Sec. 2 robbery and burglary, how punished.
    R. S., 2145, 5370, 5456, 5472.
Sec. 2 Act not to apply to offenses of one Indian upon another.
    153 U. S., 48.
Sec. 2 Pending trials.
Sec. 3 Repeal.
Sec. 3 Trial for prior offenses.

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Chapter 10
    Feb. 15, 1888. | 25 Stat., 33.
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An act to punish robbery, burglary, and larceny, in the Indian Territory.

Be it enacted, &c., That any person hereafter convicted in the United States courts having jurisdiction over the Indian Territory or parts thereof, of stealing any horse, mare, gelding, filly, foal, ass or mule,

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when said theft is committed in the Indian Territory, shall be punished by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars, or by imprisonment not more than fifteen years, or by both such fine and imprisonment, at the discretion of the court.

SEC. 2

That any person hereafter convicted of any robbery or burglary in the Indian Territory shall be punished by a fine of not exceeding one thousand dollars, or imprisonment not exceeding fifteen years, or both, at the discretion of the court;

Provided, That this act shall not be so construed as to apply to any offense committed by one Indian upon the person or property of another Indian, or so as to repeal any former act in relation to robbing the mails or robbing any person of property belonging to the United States:

And provided further, That this act shall not affect or apply to any prosecution now pending, or the prosecution of any offense already committed.

SEC. 3

That all acts and parts of acts inconsistent with this act are hereby repealed: Provided, however, That all such acts and parts of acts shall remain in force for the punishment of all persons who have heretofore been guilty of the crime of larceny in the Indian Territory. [February 15, 1888.]


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