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 FIFTIETH CONGRESS—SECOND SESSION, 1889.
CHAP. 18 | CHAP. 24 | CHAP. 49 | CHAP. 134 | CHAP. 152 | CHAP. 202 | CHAP. 203 | CHAP. 238 | CHAP. 241 | CHAP. 280 | CHAP. 317 | CHAP. 321 | CHAP. 378 | CHAP. 391 | CHAP. 402 | CHAP. 405 | CHAP. 412 | CHAP. 416 | CHAP. 421 | CHAP. 422

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Chapter 402
Section 2

Margin Notes
Chap. 402 Bridge across Poteau River, Ind. T.
    1888, c. 390, ante. p. 279.
Chap. 402 Jurisdiction in litigation.
Chap. 402 Civil jurisdiction of courts extended.
Sec. 2 Amendment, etc.

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Chapter 402
    Mar. 2, 1889. | 25 Stat., 884.
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An act to amend an act entitled “An act to authorize the Fort Smith and Choctaw Bridge Company to construct a bridge across the Poteau River, in the Choctaw Nation, near Fort Smith, Arkansas.”

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That an act entitled “An act to authorize the Fort Smith and Choctaw Bridge Company to construct a bridge across the Poteau River, in the Choctaw Nation, near Fort

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Smith, Arkansas,” approved June eighteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-eight, be amended as follows:

“That the district court of the United States for the western district of Arkansas, or such other court of the United States as may have jurisdiction over the Indian Territory in which such bridge is located, shall have jurisdiction over all controversies arising between the said Fort Smith and Choctaw Bridge Company and the Choctaw tribe of Indians; and said court shall have like jurisdiction without reference to the amount in controversy over all controversies arising between the individual members of said nation or tribe of Indians and said bridge company; and, also, over all controversies which may arise between the stockholders of said company, and the company between the stockholders; and the civil jurisdiction of said courts is hereby extended within the limits of said Indian Nation without distinction as to citizenship of the parties so far as the same may be necessary to carry out the provissions of this act.”

SEC. 2

That the right to alter, amend, or repeal this act is hereby expressly reserved.

Approved, March 2, 1889.


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