Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1913.
|Chap. 204||Lands in severalty to Indians.|
|Chap. 204||Grant to railroads for reservoirs on allotments.
35 Stat., 781.
Ante, p. 389.
|Chap. 204||Payment to allottees.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the provisions of the act entitled An act making appropriation for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department, for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes, and for other purposes, for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and ten, approved March third, nineteen hundred and nine, which authorized the Secretary of the Interior to grant to railway companies lands in Indian reservations for reservoirs, material or ballast pits, or for the purpose of planting and growing trees to protect their lines of railway, be, and the same are hereby, extended and made applicable to any lands which have been allotted in severalty to any individual Indian under any law or treaty, but which have not been conveyed to the allottee with full power of alienation; that the damages and compensation to be paid to any Indian allottee shall be ascertained and fixed in such manner as the Secretary of the Interior may direct and shall be paid by the railway company to said Secretary; that the damages and compensation paid to the Secretary of the Interior by the railway company taking any such land shall be paid by said Secretary to the allottee sustaining such damages.
Approved, May 6, 1910.