INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. IV, Laws     (Compiled to March 4, 1927)

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1929.


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PUBLIC ACTS OF THE SIXTY-FOURTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION, 1918-17.
Chap. 10  | Chap. 12 | Chap. 16 | Chap. 21 | Chap. 87 | Chap. 100 | Chap. 101 | Chap. 117 | Chap. 133 | Chap. 146 | Chap. 148 | Chap. 163 | Chap. 168 | Chap. 181 | Chap. 189

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Chapter 101
February 20, 1917. | [H. R. 8492.] 39 Stat., 926.

An Act To restore homestead rights in certain cases.

Margin Notes
Chap. 101 Public lands.
Homestead rights allowed purchasers of coded Indian lands.
Chap. 101 Proviso. Full price payment, etc.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That from and after the passage of this act, any person who has heretofore entered under the homestead laws, and paid a price equivalent to or greater than $4 per acre, lands embraced in a ceded Indian reservation, shall upon proof of such fact, if otherwise qualified, be entitled to the benefits of the homestead law as though such former entry had not been made: Provided, That the provisions of this act shall not apply to any person who has failed to pay the full price for his former entry, or whose former entry was cancelled for fraud.1

Approved, February 20, 1917.


1 47 App. D. C., 629; 46 L. O. D., 457.


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