Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 126||Joseph Gayton. Payment to rightful heir of.|
|Chap. 126||Provisos. Credit of deposit.|
|Chap. 126||Attorney’s fees.|
|Chap. 126||Credit to estate, if heir not alive.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represenutatives 1 of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Jean Marcella Mentz Gayton (now Wicks), the rightful heir of Joseph Gayton, deceased Sioux allottee numbered 1724 of the Standing Rock Agency in North Dakota, as determined by the Secretary of the Interior pursuant to existing law, the sum of not to exceed $4,400.25: Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior may deposit the said sum to the credit of the said heir and handle it in the same manner as other individual Indian moneys: Provided further, That not to exceed 5 per centum of this amount shall be paid to any attorney or attorneys, for services rendered in this case: And provided further, That should the person herein named be not living upon the date of the passage of this Act the said sum shall be credited to and become a part of her estate.
Approved, May 15, 1935.