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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 464

464      REPORTS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR. 
date July tenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, which patent is recorded
in volume 
fifty-two, page two hundred and thirty-five, in the records of the General
Land Office, free 
and clear from any trust or reservation, and with full power in her to sell
and convey the 
same, free from any trust or reservation, and that a patent in due form of
law shall be issued 
to her, her heirs and assigns, by the United States of America, giving, granting,
and convey- 
ing to her the absolute fee-simple title thereto, free and clear from any
trusts or reservations, 
and with full power in her to dispose of the same without restriction. And
the provisions of 
the Act of Congress approved February eighth, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven
(Twenty- 
fourth Statutes, page three hundred and eighty-eight), as amended by the
Act of February 
twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and ninety-one (Twenty-sixth Statutes, page
seven 
hundred and ninety-four), shall not hereafter apply to or affect the said
real property, and 
the patent hereto issued to her, bearing date July tenth, eighteen hundred
and ninety-seven, 
and recorded in volume fifty-two, page two hundred and thirty-five, in the
records of the 
General Land Office, be, and the same is hereby, canceled and held for naught.
That the President be, and he is hereby, authorized, in his discretion, to
issue a patent in 
fee to Mrs. Kiva C. Lewis, Rosebud allottee numbered thirty-nine hundred
and eighty-six, 
for the lands heretofore allotted to her, and all restrictions as to sale,
incumbrance, or taxa- 
tion of said lands are hereby removed. 
That all restrictions as to the sale, incumbrance, or taxation of the lands
heretofore allotted 
or that may hereafter be allotted to Mrs. Jennie 0. Morton, of Ramona, Indian
Territory, or 
to Fred. A. Kerr, of Hereford, Indian Territory, both citizens of the Cherokee
Nation, and 
duly enrolled as such, be, and the same hereby are, removed. 
That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and empowered to
issue a patent 
to Henry A. Quinn for the east half of the northwest quarter, the northeast
quarter of the 
southwest quarter, and the northwest quarter of the southeast quarter of
section thirty- 
two, township one hundred and twenty-five north, range fifty west of the
fifth principal 
meridian, South Dakota. 
That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized, in his
discretion, to 
issue a patent in fee to Benjamin McBride, Yankton Sioux allottee, for the
lands heretofore 
allotted him in South Dakota, and all restrictions as to the sale, incumbrance,
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 to Louisa Quinn Miller, a member of the Sisseton and Wahpeton
band of 
Sioux Indians, for lands heretofore allotted to her in the State of South
Dakota, 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 and empowered
to 
set apart a tract of land not exceeding twenty acres in extent on the land
reserved for 
agency purposes on the Yankton Indian Reservation, in the State of South
Dakota, for 
the perpetual use of the Yankton tribe of Sioux Indians for a park and site
for a monument 
or monuments to the memory of deceased Yankton Sioux chiefs and eminent members
of their said tribe whose memory they may desire to perpetuate. 
That the resolutions of the Seminole council, passed and approved on April
eighteenth, 
nineteen hundred, accepting and ratifying the contract and sale made by the
Seminole 
town-site commissioners to John F. Brown; of the unsold lots in the town
of Wewoka, 
Indian Territory, for the sum of twelve thousand dollars, and also providing
for the distri- 
bution of the said money among the Seminole people per capita, be, and the
same is hereby, 
ratified and confirmed. 
That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to sell and convey
a [by] patent 
to the diocese of Duluth for one hundred and sixty acres of land in the Chippewa
Reservation 
of Minnesota, within the county of Cass, in said State, to be used as a site
for a mission 
church to be established and maintained by said diocese of Duluth, said land
to be selected 
by the Secretary of the Interior: Provided, That such sale does not conflict
with any prior 
claim to such land. Such land to be sold for one dollar and twenty-five cents
per acre, 
and the timber, if any, on said land to be sold at such price as may be determined
by the 
Secretary of the Interior, the proceeds of said land and timber to be placed
to the credit 
of the Chippewas of Mississippi. 
That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to issue
patents in 
fee to Rosa Rice and Thomas Quinn, Sisseton allottees, for the lands heretofore
allotted 
to them in South Dakota, and that he be authorized, in his discretion, to
issue a patent 
in fee to Alice Powless, an Oneida allottee, to lands heretofore allotted
to her in Wisconsin, 
and all restrictions as to sale, encumbrance, and taxation of said lands
are hereby removed. 
That the President be, and he is hereby, authorized, in his discretion, to
issue fee simple 
patents to Antoine Cabney and Carroll Farley, Omaha Indians, for lands heretofore
allotted 
them in Nebraska, and all restrictions as to the sale, encumbrance, or taxation
of said lands 
are hereby removed. 
That Runs Bowing or William Elk, Ponca allottee numbered eighty-four, to
whom a 
trust patent has been issued for lands heretofore allotted to him in Nebraska
containing 


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