Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 732||John Haslam. Payment to.|
|Chap. 732||Proviso. Limitation on attorney's. etc., fees.|
|Chap. 732||Penalty for violation.|
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 John Haslam, Fort Totten, North Dakota, the sum of $403.89. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims of the
said John Haslam against the United States for reimbursement for caskets, furnished by him at the request of officers of the United States, for the burial of certain Indians: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centurn thereof shall be paid or delivered to or received by any agent or attorney on account of services rendered in connection with this claim, and the same shall be unlawful, 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, June 25, 1938.