INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. I, Laws     (Compiled to December 1, 1902)

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1904.


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ACTS OF FIFTY-SECOND CONGRESS—FIRST SESSION, 1892.
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Chapter 164
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Chap. 164 Indian depredation claims.
    [27 Stat., 139.]
Chap. 164 Pay of Assistant Attorney-General.
    R. S., 348.
    1891, Mar. 3, c. 538; S. 12, ante, p. 61.
Chap. 164 Rules to secure attendance.
    [27 Stat., 143.]
Sec. 8 Commutation of rations to civilized Indians.
    [27 Stat., 149.]
Sec. 9 Report of all employees annually.

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Chapter 164
    July 13, 1892. | 27 Stat., 120.
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An act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes, for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-three, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted, &c., * * * For increase of compensation to the Assistant Attorney-General in charge of Indian depredation claims, to make his compensation the same as that allowed by law to the other assistant Attorney-General in the Department of Justice, two thousand five hundred dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary. * * *

That hereafter the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, subject to the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, is hereby authorized and directed to make and enforce by proper means such rules and regulations as will secure the attendance of Indian children of suitable age and health at schools established and maintained for their benefit. * * *

SEC. 8

That when in the judgment of the Secretary of the Interior any Indian tribe, or part thereof, who are receiving rations and clothing under this act, are sufficiently advanced in civilization to purchase such rations and clothing judiciously, they may commute the same and pay the value thereof in money per capita to such tribe or part thereof, the manner of such payment to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior. [Remainder of section relates to Santee Sioux of Nebraska and South Dakota.]

SEC. 9

The Commissioner of Indian Affairs shall report annually to Congress, specifically showing the number of employees at each agency, industrial, and boarding school, which are supported in whole out of the appropriations in this act; giving name, when employed, in what capacity employed, male or female, whether white or Indian, amount of compensation paid, and out of what item or fund of the appropriation paid. Also number of employees in his office here in Washington; when employed, in what capacity employed, male or female, full name, amount of compensation paid, and out of what fund paid, and under what law employed. [July 13, 1892.]


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