Washington : Government Printing Office
|Chap. 750||Nancy Takes Enemy Under Baggage.|
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 and directed to sell at the highest competitive bid the trust allotment of Nancy Takes Enemy Under Baggage, numbered 3998, Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota, described as the south half northeast quarter, section 5, and south half northeast quarter, section 6, township 43 north, range 35 west, of the sixth principal meridian, Washabaugh County, South Dakota, containing one hundred and sixty acres. Conveyance of such land shall be made by deed or the issuance of a patent in fee to the purchaser, and the proceeds of such sale shall be disbursed to Nancy Takes Enemy Under Baggage for her benefit.
(a) The lands herein described shall not be sold after the date of enactment of this Act to any purchaser, other than the Oglala Sioux Tribe or a member thereof, unless (1) at least thirty days prior to such sale the Superintendent of the Pine Ridge Agency shall have been served with notice of the terms thereof and a copy of such notice, together with a description of the lands, shall have been posted by the superintendent in a conspicuous public place at such agency and have remained posted for a period of thirty days, and (2) prior to the expiration of such thirty days no bona fide offer in writing to purchase such land upon the terms specified in such notice, or upon terms more favorable to the owner, shall have been made by the Oglala Sioux Tribe or any member thereof and a copy thereof served upon the Superintendent of the Pine Ridge Agency.
(b) A certificate of the Superintendent of the Pine Ridge Agency stating that notice of the proposed sale was served upon him and was posted by him for a period of thirty days in accordance with the provisions of clause (1) of subsection (a) and that no offer was received
in accordance with clause (2) of such subsection, when filed and recorded in the office of the county clerk and recorder of the county in which such lands are situated shall be conclusive evidence of compliance with this section. The superintendent shall furnish the certificate to the purchaser for filing and recording.
Approved, August 17, 1950.