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

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

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[Sixtieth Congress, first session.]

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Chapter 181
May 20, 1908. | [H. R. 19541] 35 Stat., 169-171.

An Act To authorize the drainage of certain lands in the State of Minnesota.
Section 8

Margin Notes
Sec. 8 Chippewa Indian lands, Minn. Homestead entries, etc., may be made thereon.
Sec. 8 34 Stat. 352; vol. 3, 220.
Patents, etc.

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Volume 3, page 346 insert:

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SEC. 8.

That hereafter homestead entries and final proofs may be made upon all ceded Chippewa Indian lands in Minnesota embraced in the withdrawal under the Act of June 21, 1906, entitled "An Act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department," (34 Stat., page 325), and patents may issue thereon as in other homestead cases, upon the payment by the entryman of the price prescribed by law for such land and on entries on the ceded Red Lake Reservation in addition thereto the sum of three cents per acre to repay the cost of drainage survey thereof, which addition shall be disposed of the same as the other proceeds of said land.

Approved, May 20, 1908.

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