Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1904.
|Chap. 182||Settlement, etc., of certain other lands.
[26 Stat., 90.]
Ante, p. 321.
See note to 1898, c. 542, post, p. 662.
25 Stat., pp. 1004-1006.
Ante, p. 340.
|Chap. 182||Proviso. Additional fee.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
The lands within said Territory of Oklahoma, acquired by cession of the Muscogee (or Creek) Nation of Indians, confirmed by act of Congress approved March first, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, and also the lands acquired in pursuance of an agreement with the Seminole Nation of Indians by re-lease and conveyance, dated March sixteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, which may hereafter be open to settlement, shall be disposed of under the provisions of sections twelve, thirteen, and fourteen of the Act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department, and for other fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes, for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety, and for other purposes, approved March second, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, and under section two of an Act to ratify and confirm an agreement with the Muscogee (or Creek) Nation of Indians in the Indian Territory, and for other purposes, approved March first, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine: Provided, however, That each settler under and in accordance with the provisions of said acts shall, before receiving a patent for his homestead on the land hereafter opened to settlement as aforesaid, pay to the United States for the land so taken by him, in addition to the fees provided by law, the sum of one dollar and twenty-five cents per acre.
Approved, May 2, 1890.