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