Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1904.
|Chap. 86||Confederated Oto and Missouri Indian lands.|
|Chap. 86||Allotment to Indians.
1881, c. 128, ante, p. 190.
|Chap. 86||Proviso. To remain inalienable ten years.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That if any member of the said confederated tribes residing at the date of the aforesaid Act of March third, eighteen hundred and eighty-one, and whose names appear upon the schedule of appraisement made by the commissioners appointed under the provisions of the Act aforesaid, and approved by the Secretary of the Interior April seventeenth, eighteen hundred and
eighty-three, upon any of the lands authorized to be sold by said Act shall make application for allotments of land the Secretary of the Interior shall cause a patent to issue to such person or his or her heirs who may be residing upon said lands at the date hereof, for the subdivisional tract or tracts of land (not exceeding one hundred and sixty acres of land to any one person) reported on the commissioners schedule aforesaid as having been improved by such person: Provided, That the lands acquired by any Indian under the provisions of this act shall not be subject to alienation, lease, or incumbrance, either by voluntary conveyance by the grantee or his heirs, or by the judgment, order, or decree of any court, or subject to taxation of any character, but shall remain inalienable and not subject to taxation, lien, or incumbrance for the period of ten years, which restriction shall be incorporated in the patent.
Approved, May 30, 1894.