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–SEVENTH CONGRESS—SECOND SESSION, 1883.
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Chapter 59

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Chap. 59 Grant of title to lands by Seneca Nation of Indians, of New York, for cemetery purposes.
    See note to 1875, c. 90, ante, p. 155.
Chap. 59 Proviso.

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Chapter 59
    Mar. 1, 1883. | 22 Stat., 432.
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An act to authorize the Seneca Nations of Indians, of the State of New York, to grant title to lands for cemetery purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That it shall be lawful for the Seneca Nation of Indians, of the State of New York, in the manner provided by their constitution, to quitclaim to the Wildwood Cemetery Association of the village of Salamanca and State of New York, duly organized under the laws of said State, not to exceed thirty acres of land within said village of Salamanca, as defined in accordance with the provisions of the act of Congress approved February nineteenth, eighteen hundred and seventy-five, for cemetery purposes: Provided, That a suitable plot of land within said Wildwood Cemetery be set aside for interment of Indians resident on the Alleg[h]any Reservation.

Approved, March 1, 1883.


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