Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 64||Old Crossing, Red Lake River, Minn. Monument, etc., at, commemorating signing of Indian treaty, authorized.
13 Stat., 667; vol. 2, 853.
|Chap. 64||Land title.|
|Chap. 64||No Federal expense.|
|Sec. 2||Amount for expenses.|
|Sec. 2||Proviso. Citizenship requirements.|
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 is hereby authorized to erect a suitable monument and historical tablets on or near the site of the encampment, located on the banks of the Red Lake River at the place known as the Old Crossing, situated approximately fifteen miles northeast of Crookston, Minnesota, where, on October 2, 1863, the representatives of the two bands of the Chippewa Indians, known as the Red Lake Band and the Pembina Band, and of the United States Government, signed a treaty ceding to the United States of America the Red River Valley of the North. The title to the land deemed appropriate for the site of this monument shall be vested in the State of Minnesota and the acquisition of the site and the care of the site and monument shall be without expense to the Federal Government.
There is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $5,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to carry out the provisions of this Act: Provided, That the said monument shall be the work of an artist who is a citizen of the United States.
Approved, January 31, 1931.