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

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

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Chapter 5
January 7, 1919. | [H. R. 9865.] 40 Stat., 1053.

An Act To authorize the sale of certain lands to school district numbered twenty-eight, of Missoula County, Montana.

Margin Notes
Chap. 5 Flathead Indian Reservation, Mont.
Sale of land in, to Missoula County for school.
Chap. 5 Proviso. Admission of Indian children.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized, in his discretion, to sell and convey to school district numbered twenty-eight, of Missoula County, Montana, the southwest quarter of the southwest quarter of the southeast quarter of section thirty-six, township twenty-one north, range twenty west, on the Flathead Indian Reservation, in Montana, or so much thereof as may be required, for public school purposes, under such terms and regulations as he may prescribe, at not less than its appraised value; and the net proceeds from the sale of said land shall be deposited in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the Flathead Indians, to draw interest at the rate now provided by law, and to be used for the benefit of the Indians on the Flathead Indian Reservation: Provided, That the patent therefor shall contain the condition that Indian children, residing in the said school district numbered twenty-eight, shall at all times be admitted to the privilege of attendance and instruction on equality with white children.

Approved, January 7, 1919.

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