Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1885 - Indians of North America
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Page 275 - And if any conveyance shall be made of the lands set apart and allotted as herein provided, or any contract made, touching the same, before the expiration of the time above mentioned, such conveyance or contract shall be absolutely null and void...
Page 106 - No person or persons belonging to one of these departments shall exercise any of the powers properly belonging to either of the others, except in the cases herein directed or permitted.
Page 275 - Territory where such land is located, and that at the expiration of said period the United States will convey the same by patent to said Indian, or his heirs as aforesaid, in fee, discharged of said trust and free of all charge or incumbrance whatsoever...
Page 269 - Red river ; then following the course of the Rio Roxo westward, to the degree of longitude 100 west from London, and 23 from Washington ; then crossing the said Red river, and running thence by a line due north, to the river Arkansas ; thence following the course of the southern bank of the Arkansas, to its source, in latitude 42 north: and thence by that parallel of latitude to the south sea.
Page 269 - The whole being as laid down in Melish's map of the United States, published at Philadelphia, improved to the first of January, 1818.
Page 273 - That the liability of the Government under this act shall be limited to such articles of personal property as the Secretary of War, in his discretion, shall decide to be reasonable, useful, necessary, and proper for such officer or soldier while in quarters, engaged in the public service, in the line of duty...
Page 275 - ... within any Territory of the United States, and either within or without an Indian reservation, shall be subject therefor to the laws of such Territory relating to said crimes, and shall be tried therefor in the same courts and in the same manner and shall be subject to the same penalties as are all other persons charged with the commission of said crimes, respectively ; and the said courts are hereby given jurisdiction in all such cases...
Page 176 - SIR: in compliance with your instructions, I have the honor to submit the following report of the...
Page 154 - GENERAL : In compliance with your request, I have the honor to submit the...
Page 273 - Where it appears that the loss or destruction of the private property of the claimant was in consequence of his having given his attention to the saving of the property belonging to the United States which was in danger at the same time and under similar circumstances.