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, THIRD SESSION, 1938
Chap. 89  | Chap. 154 | Chap. 164 | Chap. 166 | Chap. 221 | Chap. 414 | Chap. 452 | Chap. 502 | Chap. 507 | Chap. 547 | Chap. 621 | Chap. 656 | Chap. 721 | Chap. 732 | Chap. 746 | Chap. 833 | Chap. 834

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Chapter 89
April 6, 1938.  | [H.R. 1233.] 52 Stat., 1274.

An Act For the relief of employees of the Indian Service for destruction by fire of personally-owned property in Government quarters at the Pierre Indian School, South Dakota

Margin Notes
Chap. 89 Pierre Indian School, S. Dak. Reimbursement of designated employees of, for fire damages.
Chap. 89 Proviso. Limitation on attorney's, etc., fees.
Chap. 89 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, to the following-named employees of the Pierre Indian School, South Dakota, or their heirs, for losses sustained through destruction by fire of the Government building in which they were assigned quarters, the fire having occurred on July 10, 1936, sums as follows: Getlow Kalberg, $1,601.36; Thurman Shaffer, $159.30; Mildred Shafer, $279.46; Ethel Cotter, $244.81; Bertha Hitchcock, $1,287.56; Charles Walker, $43.01; Thomas Saul, $106.42; Mrs. Oren Cason, $713.25; Mildred

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Sully, $249.56; Cecelia Sully (now Mrs. K. Barry), $181.65; L. D. McGhee, $375. Said sums shall be in full settlement of all claims against the United States for damages sustained as a result of this fire: 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 claims. 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 claims, 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, April 6, 1938.


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