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

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

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Chapter 340

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Chap. 340 Timber depredations on lands reserved for military or other purposes, or on Indian reservations, &c., punished.
    Substitute for R. S. 5388.
    1889. Feb. 16, ch. 172. post, p. 39.
    19 Opins., 183.

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Chapter 340
    June 4. 1888. | 25 Stat., 166.
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An act to amend section fifty-three hundred and eighty-eight of the Revised Statutes of the United States, in relation to timber depredations.

Be it enacted, &c., That section fifty-three hundred and eightyeight of the Revised Statutes of the United States be amended so as to read as follows:

“Every person who unlawfully cuts, or aids or is employed in unlawfully cutting, or wantonly destroys or procures to be wantonly destroyed, any timber standing upon the land of the United States which, in pursuance of law, may be reserved or purchased for military or other purposes, or upon any Indian reservation, or lands belonging to or occupied by any tribe of Indians under authority of the United States, shall pay a fine of not more than five hundred dollars or be imprisoned not more than twelve months, or both, in the discretion of the court.”[June 4, 1888.]

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