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United States. Office of Indian Affairs / Annual report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, for the year 1879
([1879])

Indian legislation by the third session of the Forty-fifth, and first session of the Forty-sixth Congress,   pp. 185-189 PDF (2.2 MB)


Page 185

INDIAN   LEGISLATION BY THE THIRD          SESSION    OF THE    FORTY-FIFTHr
AND FIRST SESSION OF THE FORTY-SIXTH CONGRESS. 
CHAP. 47.-AN ACT for the relief of the Domestic and Indian Missions and Sunday
School Board of the 
Southern Baptist Convention. [February 4, 1879.] 
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States
of America in 
Congress assembled, That the sum of two thousand five hundred and forty-six
dollars and- 
eighty-seven cents is appropriated out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise
appropriated for the payment, to the Domestic and Indian Missions and Sunday
School 
Board of the Southern Baptist Convention, the sum due under contract with
the United 
States for clothing and tuition furnished to the pupils in the Pottawatomie
mission- 
school in Kansas, for the quarters ending September thirtieth, eighteen hundred
and 
sixty, and December thirty-first, eighteen hundred and sixty. 
CHAP. 87.-AN ACT making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses
of the Indian De- 
partment, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes,
for the year ending June 
thirtieth, eighteen hundred and eighty, and for other purposes. [February
17, 1879.] 
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States
of America in 
Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and they are hereby, appropriated,
out. 
of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose
of paying 
the current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department, and fulfilling
treaty 
stipulations with the various Indian tribes, namely: 
OTOES AND MISSOURIAS.. 
For support of industrial schools at the Otoe Agency, the amount to be reimbursed
from the proceeds of the sales of the lands of said Indians in Nebraska,
six thousand dol- 
lars. 
SACS AND FOXES OF THE MISSISSIPPI. 
For interest on eight hundred thousand dollars, at five per centum, per second
article 
of treaty of October eleventh, eighteen hundred and forty-two, forty thousand
dollars: 
Provided, That the sum of one thousand five hundred-dollars of this amount
shall be 
used for the pay of a physician and for purchase of medicine; in all, fifty-one
thousand 
dollars: And provided, That of the sum appropriated there be expended one
thousand 
dollars for the support of the school anda farmer for the Sacs and Foxes
of the Missis- 
sippi at te agency in Iowa. 
SIOUX OF DIFFERENT TRIBES, INCLUDING SANTEE SIOUX 6F NEBRASKA. 
For pay of additional employees at the several agencies for the Sioux in
Nebraska 
and Dakota, twenty-five thousand dollars; 
For industrial schools at the Santee Sioux and Crow Creek Agencies, three
thou- 
sand dollars each, six thousand dollars. 
REMOVAL, SETTLEMENT, SUBSISTENCE, AND SUPPORT OF INDIANS. 
For support of industrial schools and for other educational purposes for
the Indian 
tribes, seventy-five thousand dollars. 
Collecting and subsisting Apaches and other Indians of Arizona and New Mexico:
For this amount, to subsist and properly care for the Apache and other Indians
in 
Arizona and New Mexico who have been or may be collected on reservations
in New 
Mexico or Arizona, three hundred and twenty thousand dollars. And the President.
of the United States is hereby directed to prohibit the removal of any portion
of said 
tribes of Indians to the Indian Territory unless the same shall be hereafter
authorized, 
by act of Congress. 
For the support of the Tonkawa Indisns at Fort Griffin, Texas, four thousand
eight- 
hundred dollars: Provided, That the sum shall be expended under the direction
of the 
commanding officer at Fort Griffin. 
Pay of Indian police: For the services of not exceeding eight hundred privates
at 
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