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

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Chapter 176

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Chap. 176 Assent of Congress to improvement of Wolf River so as to run logs across Menominee Indian reservation in Wisconsin.
    See 1871, ch. 38, ante, p. 128.
Chap. 176 Proviso. Damages, how awarded.
Chap. 176 River may be used by Indians for logging.
Chap. 176 Privileges may be altered or revoked.

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Chapter 176
    May 15, 1874. | 18 Stat., 46.
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An Act giving the assent of Congress for the improvement of the Wolf River across the Menomonee Indian reservation, in the State of Wisconsin.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the assent of Congress be, and hereby is, given to the Keshena Improvement Company, a corporation organized under the laws of the State of Wisconsin, to improve the Wolf River, so as to run logs down said river, across the Menomonee Indian reservation, in accordance with the laws of said State: Provided, That any damages which may be caused on account of such improvements shall be awarded as in all other cases under the laws of the State of Wisconsin, and the amount be paid into the Treasury of the United States for the benefit of said Indians; and said Indians and all other persons shall be permitted to use said river for the purpose of running logs, as contemplated by this act; and the charges for said privilege shall be regulated by the legislature of the State of Wisconsin: Provided, further, That all privileges under this act may be altered or revoked by Congress.

Approved, May 15, 1874.

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