INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. III, Laws     (Compiled to December 1, 1913)

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1913.


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JOINT RESOLUTIONS OF THE FIFTY-NINTH CONGRESS—FIRST SESSION, 1906.
No. 7 | No. 12

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Joint Resolution No. 7

Margin Notes
J.R. No. 7 Five Civilized Tribes, Ind. T. Tribal government, etc., continued.
    Ante, pp. 181, 209.

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Joint Resolution No. 7
    Mar. 2, 1906. [S. J. R. 37.] | [Pub. Res., No. 7.] 34 Stat., 822.
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Joint resolution extending the tribal existence and government of the Five Civilized Tribes of Indians in the Indian Territory.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the tribal existence and present tribal governments of the Choctaw, Chickasaw, Cherokee, Creek, and Seminole Tribes or Nations or Indians in the Indian Territory are hereby continued in full force and effect for all purposes under existing laws until all property of such tribes, or the proceeds thereof, shall be distributed among the individual members of said tribes unless hereafter otherwise provided by law.1


1  U. S. Express Co. v. Friedman, 191 Fed., 673; U. S. v. Allen, 171 Fed., 907; same, 224 U. S., 6; 29 Op. Atty. Genl., 231; Goat v. U. S., 224 U. S., 458; Gritts v. Fisher, 224 U. S., 640.

Approved, March 2, 1906.


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