Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1913.
|Chap. 355||Sundry civil expenses appropriations.
37 Stat., 464.
|Chap. 355||Conveyances of allotted lands.|
|Chap. 355||Expenses of suits to set aside.|
|Chap. 355||Proviso. Appeals to Supreme Court.|
|Chap. 355||Seminole allotments.|
|Chap. 355||Expenses of suits affecting titles.|
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 the same are hereby appropriated, for the objects hereinafter expressed, for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and thirteen, namely:
Suits to set aside conveyances of allotted lands, Five Civilized Tribes: For the payment of necessary expenses incident to any suits brought at the request of the Secretary of the Interior in the eastern judicial district of Oklahoma, to be expended under the direction of the Attorney General, $20,000, together with the unexpended balance of the appropriations heretofore made for this purpose: Provided, That not to exceed $10,000 of said sum shall be available for the expenses of the United States on appeals to the Supreme Court of the United States
Suits affecting title to Seminole allotted lands in Oklahoma: For the payment of necessary expense incident to any suits brought, including the salaries of attorneys specially employed to set aside illegal conveyances of Seminole allotments, to protect the possession of Seminole allottees in their allotted lands, or in the prosecution of any criminal proceedings based on frauds perpetrated upon Seminole allottees with respect to their allotted lands, to be expended under the direction of the Attorney General, $15,000.
Approved, August 24, 1912.