United States. Office of Indian Affairs / Annual report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, for the year 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)
INDIAN LEGISLATION BY THE FORTY-SIXTH CONGRESS. 189 all persons whom such agents may deem to be improper persons to reside in the Indian Country: Now, therefore, for the purpose of properly protecting the interests of the Indian nations and tribes, as well as of the United States in said Indian Territory, and of duly enforcing the laws governing the same, I, Rutherford B. Hayes, President of the United States, do admonish and warn all such persons so intending or preparing to remove upon said lands or into said Territory, without permission of the proper agent of the Indian Department, against any attempt to so remove or settle upon any of the lands of said Territory; and I do further warn and notify any and all such persons who may so offend, that they will be speedily and immediately removed therefrom by the agent according to the laws made and provided; and if necessary the aid and assist- ance of the military forces of the United States will be invoked to carry into proper execution the laws of the United States herein referred to. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. Done at the city of Washington, this twenty-sixth day of April, in the year of our Lord fine thousand eight hundred and seventy-nine, and of the Independence of the United States the one hundred and third. [L. S.] RUTHERFORD B. HAYES. By the President: WM. M. EVARTS, Secretary of State. CHAP. 35. AN ACT making appropriations for the support of the Army for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and eighty, and for other purposes. [June 23, 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 the same are hereby, appropri- ated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, far the support of the Army for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and eighty, as follows: SEC. 7. That the Secretary of War shall be authorized to detail an officer of the Army, not above the rank of captain, for special duty with reference to Indian educa- tion.
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