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‐NINTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, 1926.
Chap. 22 | Chap. 37 | Chap. 40 | Chap. 41 | Chap. 44 | Chap. 51 | Chap. 60 | Chap. 115 | Chap. 118 | Chap. 138 | Chap. 139 | Chap. 141 | Chap. 142 | Chap. 156 | Chap. 165 | Chap. 166 | Chap. 171 | Chap. 195 | Chap. 277 | Chap. 278 | Chap. 280 | Chap. 282 | Chap. 283 | Chap. 300 | Chap. 305 | Chap. 308 | Chap. 309 | Chap. 312 | Chap. 337 | Chap. 338 | Chap. 341 | Chap. 356 | Chap. 357 | Chap. 379 | Chap. 403 | Chap. 434 | Chap. 458 | Chap. 459 | Chap. 572 | Chap. 576 | Chap. 588 | Chap. 589 | Chap. 657 | Chap. 658 | Chap. 659 | Chap. 661 | Chap. 667 | Chap. 669 | Chap. 694 | Chap. 701 | Chap. 702 | H. R. 10,000 | Chap. 724 | Chap. 734 | Chap. 763 | Chap. 771 | Chap. 773 | Chap. 779 | Chap. 787 | Chap. 797

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Chapter 341
May 19, 1926. | [H. J. Res. 134.] 44 Stat., 568.

Joint Resolution Authorizing the Cherokee Indians, the Seminole Indians, the Creek Indians, and the Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians to prosecute claims, jointly or severally, in one or more petitions, as each of said Indian nations or tribes may elect.

Margin Notes
Chap. 341 Five Civilized Tribes. Suits of, in Court of Claims, may be brought singly, or separately. on one or more claims.
43 Stat., 27; ante, 404.
Chap. 341 43 Stat., 644; ante., 416.
Chap. 341 43 Stat., 139; ante, 414.
Chap. 341 43 Stat., 537; ante, 450.
Chap. 341 Proviso. Choctaws and Chickasaws.

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Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Act of Congress approved March 19, 1924, entitled "An Act conferring jurisdiction upon the Court of Claims to hear, examine, adjudicate, and enter judgment in any claims which the Cherokee Indians may have against the United States, and for other purposes"; the Act of Congress approved May 20, 1924, entitled "An Act conferring jurisdiction upon the Court of Claims to hear, examine, adjudicate, and enter judgment in any claims which the Seminole Indians may have against the United States, and for other purposes"; the Act of Congress approved May 24, 1924, entitled "An Act conferring jurisdiction upon the Court of Claims to hear, examine, adjudicate, and enter judgment in any claims which the Creek Indians may have against the United States, and for other purposes"; and the Act of Congress approved June 7, 1924, entitled "An Act conferring jurisdiction upon the Court of Claims to hear, examine, adjudicate, and enter judgment in any claims which the Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians may have against the United States, and for other purposes," shall be construed to permit each Indian nation or tribe mentioned in said Acts of Congress to prosecute its claims in a single suit or to bring a separate suit on one or more claims as its attorney or attorneys may elect: Provided, That the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations or Tribes may jointly or severally prosecute their claims.1

Approved, May 19, 1926.


1 Ct. Cl. Docket No. F-181, F-182, H-37, H-141, H-150, H-510; see Act approved Feb. 19, 1929 (45 Stat.)


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