INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. V, Laws     (Compiled from December 22, 1927 to June 29, 1938)

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.


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PRIVATE ACTS OF THE SEVENTY-FIFTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, 1937
Chap. 112 | Chap. 174 | Chap. 504 | Chap. 677 | Chap. 880 | Chap. 884 | Chap. 886

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Chapter 677
August 16, 1937.  | [H. R. 2488.] 50 Stat., 1061.

An Act For the relief of A. H. Sphar

Margin Notes
Chap. 677 A. H. Spahr, payment to.
Chap. 677 Proviso.
Chap. 677 Limitation on attorney's, etc., fees.
Chap. 677 Penalty for violation.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives 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 and in full settlement against the Government, the sum of $100 to A. H. Sphar, of Cortez, Colorado, as reimbursement for the loss of a bull which died from poison on September 27, 1925, while loaned to and in the possession of the Government at the Ute Mountain Indian School at Towaoc, Colorado: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered to or received by any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, on account of services rendered in connection with said claim. It shall be unlawful for any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, to exact, collect, withhold or receive any sum of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof on account of services rendered in connection with said claim, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000.

Approved, August, 16, 1937.


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