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United States. Office of Indian Affairs / Annual report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, for the year 1883
([1883])

Indian legislation passed during the second session of the Forty-seventh Congress,   pp. 184-191 PDF (3.2 MB)


Page 191

INDIAN    LEGISLATION.                          191 
PRIVATE ACTS. 
[PRIVATE-NO. 22.] 
CHAP. 54.-AN ACT for the relief of E. P. Smith. [Vol. 22, p. 755.] 
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United 
States of America in Congress assembled, That the proper accounting 
officers of the Treasury, in the settlement of the accounts of E. P. Smith,
late an Indian agent, are hereby authorized to adjust and settle the 
same upon the principles of equity and justice, and to award him credit 
for disbursements which appear to have been honestly made in good 
faith, and have inured to the benefit of the Indians or the United 
States. 
Approved, February 22, 1883. 
[ PRIVATE-NO. 24.] 
CHAP. 63.--AN ACT for the allowance of certain claims reported by the accounting
officers of the United States Treasury Department. [Vol. 22, p. 755.] 
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United 
States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the 
Treasury be, and he is hereby authorized and required to pay, out of 
any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the several 
persons in this act named, the several sums mentioned herein, the same 
being in full for, and the receipt of the same to be taken and accepted 
in each case as a full and final discharge of, the several claims examined
and allowed by the proper accounting officers under the provisions of 
the act of July fourth, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, since January 
ninth, eighteen hundred and eighty-two, namely: 
MISCELLANEOUS. 
To Simon Brown, administrator of Hannah Cramer, deceased, of [Vol. 22, p.
795,1 
Creek Nation Indian Territory, two hundred and fifty dcllars. 
To Jackson R, Gourd, of Cherokee Nation Indian Territory, eighty 
dollars, 
To the estate of Jeter L, Thompson, deceased of Cherokee Nation 
Indian Territory, three thousand two hundred and forty-five dollars. 
Approved, March 1, 1883. 
[PRIVATE-NO. 60.] 
CHAP. 113.-AN ACT for the relief of Powers and Newman and D. and B. Powers
[Vol. 22, p. 804.] 
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United 
States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the In- 
terior be, and he is hereby, directed to pay, out of any money that may 
hereafter be appropriated for the use and benefit of the Cheyenne and 
Arapahoe Indians, to Powers and Newman the sum of nine hundred 
dollars, and to D. and B. Powers the sum of eleven thousand three 
hundred dollars, which sums shall be in full satisfaction of claims 
against said Indians for property destroyed. 
Approved, March 3, 1883. 


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