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United States. Office of Indian Affairs / Annual report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, for the year 1905, Part I
([1905])

Indian legislation passed during the second and third sessions of the Fifty-eighth Congress,   pp. 441-471 PDF (16.2 MB)


Page 463

INDIAN    LEGISLATION       OF FIFTY-EIGHTH        CONGRESS.        463 
the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, and when so approved, shall
convey full title 
to the purchaser, the same as if final patent, without restrictions, had
been issued to said 
allottees. 
That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed
to issue a 
patent in fee simple to Abraham Elm, an Oneida Indian, for the lands heretofore
allotted 
to him in the State of Wisconsin, and all restrictions as to sale, incumbrance,
or taxation of 
said lands are hereby removed. 
That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized in his
discretion to 
issue a patent in fee simple to Simon Antone, an Oneida Indian, for the lands
heretofore 
allotted to him in the State of Wisconsin, and all restrictions as to sale,
incumbrance, or 
taxation of said lands are hereby removed. 
That William T. Selwyn, a Yankton Sioux Indian, may purchase, upon such terms
and 
conditions as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe, a tract of not
exceeding thirty- 
eight and sixty-one one-hundredths acres from the lands reserved for the
Yankton Agency, 
South Dakota, including the land upon which the improvements of the said
Selwyn are 
located, described as follows: Northeast quarter (lot five) of southwest
quarter of section 
twenty-seven, township ninety-four, of range sixty-four, and the Secretary
of the Interior 
is authorized to convey said tract to the said Selwyn by patent in fee. 
That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized in his
discretion to 
issue a patent in fee to Frank Meecham, a Yakima Indian, whose allotment
is numbered eleven 
hundred and thirty-four, for the east half of the northeast quarter of section
fifteen, town- 
ship eleven north, range nineteen east, of the Willamette meridian, and all
restrictions as to 
sale, incumbrances, or taxation of said lands are hereby removed. 
That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and empowered
to 
issue patents in fee simple to the following-named persons for the following
tracts of land, 
respectively, the same being allottees on the Sisseton Indian Reservation
of South Dakota, 
to wit: To Samuel J. Brown, junior, lot five, section twenty-four, township
one hundred 
and twenty-five north, range fifty west, fifth principal meridian; the south
half of the south- 
west quarter of section twenty-nine, and the northwest quarter of the northwest
quarter of 
section thirty-two, township one hundred and twenty-six north, range fifty
west. To 
Phoebe S. Lowe, formerly Phoebe S. Brown, the southwest quarter of the southwest
quarter 
of section twenty-four, township one hundred and twenty-five north, range
fifty west; the 
northeast quarter of the northwest quarter, the northwest quarter of the
northeast quarter 
of section thirty-two, and the southwest quarter of the southeast quarter
of section twenty- 
nine, township one hundred and twenty-six north, range fifty west. To Lillian
S. Clay, 
formerly Lillian S. Brown, lot one, section twenty-five, township one hundred
and twenty- 
five north, range fifty west; the southwest quarter of the northeast quarter,
the northwest 
quarter of the southeast quarter of section thirty-two, and the southeast
quarter of the 
southeast quarter of section twenty-nine, township one hundred and twenty-six
north, 
range fifty west. And all provisions restricting or limiting the issue of
patent or alienation 
of said lands by said allottees are hereby repealed so far as they conflict
with this Act. 
That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized at his
discretion to 
issue patents in fee to Henry Meagher, a Cheyenne and Arapaho Indian, for
the lands here- 
toforeallotted to him in the Territory of Oklahoma, to wit: The southwest
quarter of section 
thirty-two, township eleven north, of range seven west, of the Indian meridian;
and all 
restrictions as to sale, incumbrances, or taxation of said lands are hereby
removed. 
That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed
to issue 
patents in fee to Jennet Jackson, formerly Jennie Meagher, a Cheyenne and
Arapaho Indian, 
for the lands heretofore allotted to her in the Territory of Oklahoma, to
wit: The northeast 
quarter of section thirty-one, township eleven north, of range seven west,
of the Indian 
meridian; and all restrictions as to sale, incumbrances, or taxation of said
lands are hereby 
removed. 
That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed
to issue 
patents in fee to Maggie Meagher, a Cheyenne and Arapaho Indian, for the
lands heretofore 
allotted to her in the Territory of Oklahoma, to wit: The southeast quarter
of section thirty- 
one, township eleven north, of range seven west, of the Indian meridian;
and all restrictions 
as to the sale, incumbrances, or taxation of said lands are hereby removed.
That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed
to issue 
a patent in fee simple to Jefferson Goulette, for the lands heretofore allotted
to him in the 
State of South Dakota, to wit: The northwest quarter of the southwest quarter,
or lots num- 
bered three, four, and five of section thirty-one, township ninety-seven
north, range sixty- 
four west, of the fifth principal meridian, and all restrictions as to sale,
incumbrance, or 
taxation of said lands are hereby removed. 
That Josephine Lillie is hereby given and granted the absolute, unqualified
fee-simple 
title to the west half of the northwest quarter of section ten, in township
ten north, range 
twenty east, of the Willamette meridian, in the Yakima Indian Reservation
in the State of 
Washington, under patent heretofore issued to her by the United States of
America, bearing 


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