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United States. Office of Indian Affairs / Annual report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, for the year 1904, Part I
([1904])

Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs,   pp. 1-128 PDF (50.3 MB)


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REPORT 
OF THE 
COMMISSIONER OF INDIAN AFFAIRS. 
OFFICE OF INDIAN AFFAIRS, 
TWashington, D. C., October 17, 1904. 
SrR: The Seventy-third Annual Report of the Office of Indian 
Affairs is respectfully submitted. 
FINANCE. 
Appropriations.-The aggregate of appropriations contained in the 
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 ended June 30, 1905, is 
$9,853,480.75. The aggregate of the appropriations for the same pur- 
poses for the fiscal year 1904, as given in the previouspreport, was 
$8,521,306.77. 
The objects of the appropriations for the two years aie shown as 
follows: 
TABLE No. 1. -Appropriations contained in the Indian appropriation act for
the fiscal 
years 1904 and 1905. 
1904.      1905. 
Current and contingent expenses...   ..     ..     ..---------------------------------.$727,940.00
 $727,400.00 
Fulfilling treaty stipulations ..............................................
 2,181,633.35  3,514,285.85 
Miscellaneous supports, gratuities .........................................
 649,000.00  570,000.00 
Incidental expenses .......................................................
93,400.00  76,900.00 
Support of schools .........................................................
 3,522,950.00  3,880,740.00 
Miscellaneous----------------...............................................1,346,
383.42  1,084,154.90 
Total ................................................................  8,521,306.77
 9,853,480.75 
Excess of 1905 over 1904, $1,332,173.98. 
Other appropriations for the Indian service were made by the defi- 
ciency and other acts for 1904 and 1905 as follows: 
TABLE No. 2.-Appropriations made by deficiency and other acts, 1904 and 1905.
1904.    1905. 
Current and contingent expenses...................................-------3,000.
00.......... 
Miscellaneous.............. ....................................................
45000.00  $25,000.00 
Total7---- ---- --- ---- --- ---- --- ---- --- ----------- -- - 81000.00
 25,000.00 
10170-05-1 


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