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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 461

INDIAN    LEGISLATION       OF FIFTY-EIGHTH        CONGRESS.        461 
cier, two hundred and seventy-five dollars; in all, one thousand seven hundred
and seventy- 
three dollars: Provided, That they shall upon payment relinquish all claim
to the lands they 
are occupying and remove from the reservation at such time as may be prescribed
by the 
Secretary of the Interior. 
To pay Albert M. Anderson, formerly agent at the Colville Agency, State of
Washington, 
for expenses incurred in bringing a delegation of Colville Indians from the
Colville Agency to 
Washington and return in January, nineteen hundred, as approved by the Secretary
of the 
Interior, six hundred and two dollars and fifty cents. *  *  * 
[Vol. 33, p. 1063.] 
For payment to J. Hale Sypher, out of any funds in the Treasury of the United
States 
belonging to the Choctaw Nation, five thousand dollars, being in full settlement
of the claim 
of the said Sypher against the said Choctaw Nation growing out of legal services
performed 
by him under and by virtue of a certain agreement made and entered into between
the legally authorized commissioners of said nation and said Sypher on the
seventh day 
of November, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, in accordance with the findings
of the 
Court of Claims made in pursuance of the reference of the claim of the said
J. Hale 
Sypher to the said Court of Claims for adjudication, under the Act of Congress
of April 
twenty-first, nineteen hundred and four, being "An Act making appropriations
for the cur- 
rent and contingent expenses of the Indian Department, and for fulfilling
treaty stipulations 
with various Indian tribes, for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen
hundred and 
five, and for other purposes," which said sum the Secretary of the Treasury
is hereby author- 
ized and directed to immediately pay to the said J. Hale Sypher upon execution
by him of a 
receipt in full for all claims against the said Choctaw Nation for legal
and professional serv- 
ices rendered by him to said nation under the agreement aforesaid. 
That all actions against Indians or their property in the Territory of Oklahoma,
whose 
affairs are under the supervision of Indian agents or bonded superintendents,
shall be brought 
in the district court of the county in which the Indian resides. 
To enable the Secretary of the Interior to reimburse, as heretofore approved
by him, to 
Axel Jacobson, the sum of two hundred and forty-three dollars actually expended
by him in 
feeding, clothing, and caring for twenty-five Indian pupils at the Indian
school, Wittemberg, 
Wisconsin, from July first to August twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and
ninety-five. 
The President is hereby authorized and directed to issue a patent in fee
to Ira M. Jones, an 
Ottawa allottee, for a part of the land heretofore allotted to him in the
Indian Territory, to 
wit: The northwest quarter of the southeast quarter of section thirty, township
twenty- 
eight north, range twenty-three east, of the Indian meridian, and all restrictions
as to 
the sale, encumbrance, or taxation of said land are hereby removed. 
That Joseph E. Milot, citizen Pottawatomie allottee numbered one hundred
and forty- 
four, to whom a trust patent has been issued containing restrictions upon
the alienation, 
may sell and convey the unsold portion of his allotment, but such conveyance
shall be sub- 
ject to the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, and when so approved
shall convey full 
title to the purchaser the same as if a final patent without restrictions
had been issued to the 
allottee. 
That the Secretary of the Interior be, and is hereby, authorized and directed
to issue a 
patent in fee simple to W. E. Hardy, Amelia Clavier, Melinda Harris, William
Hardy, W. F. S. 
Hardy, and members of the Kansas tribe of Indians in Oklahoma, for the land
heretofore 
allotted to her in the Territory of Oklahoma and described as follows: Lot
six of section 
seven, and the north half of the southwest one-quarter of section eight,
all in township 
twenty-seven, range four, containing one hundred and fifty-five acres, and
the west half of 
the southwest one-quarter and the northwest one-quarter of section twenty-one,
town- 
ship twenty-eight, range five, containing two hundred and forty acres, all
on the Kansas 
Reservation in Oklahoma Territory. 
That the Secretary of the Interior be, and is hereby, authorized and directed
to issue pat- 
ents in fee to Okemah and his wife Thithequa, Wahnahkethehah, Noten, Tahpahthea,
Shuck- 
equah, and Neconopit, members of the Kickapoo tribe heretofore allotted in
the Territory of 
Oklahoma for lands so allotted to them, in said Territory, and all restrictions
as to sale, 
incumbrance, or taxation of said land are hereby removed. 
That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed
to issue a 
patent in fee to W. T. Whittaker for the land heretofore allotted to him
in the Cherokee 
Nation, as follows: The west one-half of the northwest quarter of the southwest
quarter of 
section seventeen, township twenty-one, north, range nineteen east, and the
northeast quar- 
ter of the northwest quarter of the southwest quarter of section seventeen,
township twenty- 
one north, range nineteen east, containing thirty acres. 
That the following-named allottees of lands in the Quapaw Agency, Indian
Territory, are 
authorized upon approval of the Secretary of Interior, to alienate certain
portions of their 
allotments therein described, as follows: Henry Hicks, lot numbered three,
containing three 
acres, more or less, and Philip R. Dawson, lot numbered four, containing
twenty-eight 
acres, all in section thirty, township twenty-seven north of range twenty-four
east. 
That all restrictions on lands of adopted full blood adult white allottees
in the Quapaw 
Agency are hereby removed. 


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