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 492
March 3, 1925. | [S.1237.] 43 Stat., 1586.

An Act For the relief of settlers and claimants to section 16, lands in the L'Anse and Vieux Desert Indian Reservation, in Michigan, and for other purposes.

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Chap. 492 L'Anse and Vieux Desert Indian Reservation, Mich. Payment to purchasers of lands within.
Chap. 492 Post, 515.
Chap. 492 Claimants.
Chap. 492 Proviso. Quitclaim deeds from claimants required.
Chap. 492 Removal from lands.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there is hereby authorized to be appropriated the sum of $9,788, from any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of reimbursing the following‐named purchasers or holders of title from the State of Michigan of certain lands within the L'Anse and Vieux Desert Indian Reservation in the amounts herein set forth:

To the estate of Simon Denomie, $2,113; to John Terhorst, $4,180; to Bernard Tangen, $3,495, said amounts to be reimbursed under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe: Provided, That in consideration of the payment of said amounts said claimants, their heirs and assigns, shall execute and deliver to the officer in charge of the Mackinac Indian Agency, at Baraga, Michigan, properly executed quitclaim deeds covering the lands occupied or claimed by them to the United States, together with evidence showing an unencumbered title, in trust for the Indians of the L'Anse and Vieux Desert Indian Reservation: And provided further, That said claimants, upon the execution and delivery of said quitclaim deeds, shall remove from said lands upon demand of the Secretary of the Interior or one of his accredited representatives.

Approved, March 3, 1925.

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