Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1904.
|Sec. 23||Entries on Osage lands confirmed.
[26 Stat. 1102.]
See note to 1872, c. 310, ante, p. 137.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
That in all cases where second entries of land on the Osage Indian trust and diminished reserve lands in Kansas, to which at the time there were no adverse claims, have been made and the law complied with as to residence and improvement, said entries be, and the same are hereby, confirmed, and in all cases where persons were actual settlers and residing upon their claims upon said Osage Indian trust and diminished reserve lands in the State of Kansas on the ninth day of May, eighteen hundred and seventy two, and who have made subsequent pre-emption entries either upon public or upon said Osage Indian trust and diminished reserve lands, upon which there were no legal prior adverse claims at the time, and the law complied with as to settlement, said subsequent entries be, and the same are hereby, confirmed.
Approved, March 3, 1891.