Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1913.
|J.R. 11||Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, Idaho. Coal lands may be allotted to Indians of.
36 Stat., 455, ante, p. 462.
|J.R. 11||Reservation for mining.|
|J.R. 11||Proviso. Bond required of prospectors before entry.|
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That allotments to the Indians of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, in the State of North Dakota, authorized by section two of an act entitled An act to authorize the survey and allotment of lands embraced within the limits of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, in the State of North Dakota, and the sale and disposition of a portion of the surplus lands after allotment, and making appropriation and provision to carry the same into effect, approved June first, nineteen hundred and ten, may be made of lands classified as coal lands or valuable for coal, with a reservation, however, in any patent which may issue upon any such allotment, of the coal deposits in the lands allotted, and of the right to prospect for, mine, and remove the same: Provided, That when such deposits are by Congress opened for disposition, any qualified coal claimant may enter upon these allotted lands for the purpose of prospecting for coal only after the approval by the Secretary of the Interior of a bond or undertaking given by such prospector as security for the payment of all damages occasioned by reason of such prospecting.
Approved, April 3, 1912.