Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1904.
|Chap. 233|| 1863. c. 53, ante, p. 125;
1870, c. 296, ante. p. 127.
Vol. 2, p. 790.
|Sec. 3||Civilization of Indianson White Earth Reservation. Chippewa to consent to Otter-Tail band of Pillagers settling thereon. History of Otter-Tails. See Agent Luses report of August 10, 1882 (No. 14941).
See note to 1889, c. 24, post, p. 301.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and they are hereby, appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated:
To enable the Secretary of the Interior to carry into effect the the ninth and tenth sections of the act of July fifteen, eighteen hundred and seventy, making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes for the year ending June thirty, eighteen hundred and seventy-one, and for other purposes, in the manner therein provided, ten thousand and seventy-one dollars and eighty-four cents, and that the minor children of Sophia Foyles shall be taken and deemed as within the purview of said sections, and shall, through a lawful guardian, be entitled to the benefits thereof; and it is hereby declared to be the intention and meaning of said ninth and tenth sections to authorize and direct the Secretary of the Interior to cause to be patented to each and every Winnebago Indian, lawfully resident in the State of Minnesota at the date of said act, in accordance with the conditions of said two sections, an allotment of land, who have not heretofore received the same in quantity as provided in the treaty of April fifteenth, eighteen hundred and fifty-nine.
For this amount, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to enable the Secretary of the Interior to carry on the work of aiding and instructing the Indians on the White Earth reservation, in Minnesota, in the arts of civilization, with a view to their self-support, conditioned upon the assent of the Mississippi band of Chippewas, first expressed in open council in the usual manner, to the settlement of the Otter-Tail band of Pillagers upon the White Earth reservation, with equal rights in respect to the lands within its boundaries, twenty-five thousand dollars.
NOTE.Indians consent, July 4, 1872. (See Chippewa, S. 21.)
Approved, May 29, 1872.