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-THIRD CONGRESS—FIRST SESSION, 1874.
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Chapter 111

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Chap. 111 Grant of land in White Earth Indian Reservation in Minnesota for missionary and school purposes.
    See 1889, ch. 24, note, post, p. 301.
Chap. 111 Estate to be determined, when.

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Chapter 111
    Apr. 18, 1874. | 18 Stat. L., 31
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An Act to secure to the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States the land in the White Earth Indian Reservation in Minnesota, on which is situated their church and other buildings.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed, by and with the consent of the Mississippi bands of Chippewa Indians, to cause to be issued a patent to the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States, for eighty acres of land,a to embrace the church, parsonage and hospital, and such other buildings as may have been, or may, prior to the issue of such patent be, erected by and under the direction of said society on the White Earth Indian Reservation in Minnesota, said land to be selected by the person acting under the authority of said society, and reported by the United States agent for the Chippewa Indians in Minnesota, through the Office of Indian Affairs, to the Secretary of the Interior: Provided, That the estate to be conveyed to said society

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shall cease and be determined when the land and the erections thereon shall no longer be occupied and used by said society for missionary and school purposes.

Approved, April 18, 1874.


a Lands occupied are SW. ¼ of SW. ¼ of section 14, and lot 7 of same section, township 142 N., range 41 W. See Chippewa, ch. 1639 (1877).


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