Washington : Government Printing Office
|Chap. 921||Cherokee Indian Nation or Tribe. Appropriation authoized.|
|Chap. 921||Credit to Cherokee school fund. Reimbursement of attorneys.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there is hereby authorized to be appropriated, the sum of $2,185.72 with interest at 5 per centum from June 30, 1919, to the date of the appropriation of the said sum herein authorized, which sum was appropriated by the Act of June 30, 1919 (41 Stat. pp. 21, 22), and by the terms of said Act was required to be “credited to the principal of the Cherokee school fund”, a trust fund bearing interest at 5 per centum, but which said sum was erroneously deposited in the general fund of the Treasury as miscellaneous receipt, by miscellaneous receipt covering warrant Numbered 122, as of August 14, 1919.
When appropriated said money shall be credited to the Cherokee school fund and the Secretary of the Treasury shall pay the said money to the surviving attorneys of the Cherokee Indian Nation or Tribe selected by them in pursuance to the Act of March 19, 1924 (43 Stat. p. 27), to reimburse in part said attorneys for expenses heretofore incurred in the preparation and prosecution of the claims of the said Cherokee Indian Nation or Tribe, brought under said Act of March 19, 1924, in the name of “The Cherokee Nation against the United States”.
Approved, November 27, 1940.