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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1890 - United States
 

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With this being an election year, I'm drawn more than usual to history and events that shaped our nation. Having read this, I'm interested to read other farewell addresses. Read full review

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Page 12 - An act to provide for the allotment of lands in severally to Indians on the various reservations, and to extend the protection of the laws of the United States and the Territories over the Indians, and for other purposes...
Page 1 - President is hereby authorized to appoint three commissioners, not more than two of whom shall be members of the same political party...
Page 10 - In witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals the day and year above written.
Page 31 - ... character, habits of life, knowledge and experience in the duties of an engineer are all such as to authorize the belief that he is a suitable and safe person to be entrusted with the powers and duties of such a station, they shall grant him a license, authorizing him to be employed in such duties...
Page 27 - Indians do hereby absolutely and forever quitclaim and relinquish to the United States all their right, title and interest in and to any and all lands west of the 100th degree of west longitude; and the Choctaws and Chickasaws do hereby lease to the United States all that portion...
Page 4 - That in all cases where any tribe or band of Indians has been, or shall hereafter be, located upon any reservation created for their use, either by treaty stipulation or by virtue of an act of Congress or executive order setting apart the same for their use. the President of the United States be. and he hereby is. authorized, whenever in his opinion any reservation or any part thereof of such Indians is advantageous for agricultural...
Page 27 - Indians herein named, and for such other friendly tribes or individual Indians as from time to time they may be willing, with the consent of the United States, to admit amongst them...
Page 24 - Arkansas River, running thence to the source of the Canadian Fork, if in the limits of the United States, or to those limits...
Page 26 - And pursuant to an act of Congress approved May 28, 1830, the United States do hereby forever secure and guarantee the lands embraced within the said limits, to the members of the Choctaw and Chickasaw tribes, their heirs and successors, to be held in common; so that each and every member of either tribe shall have an equal, undivided interest in the whole...
Page 17 - In compliance with the desire of the United States to locate other Indians and freedmen thereon, the Creeks hereby cede and convey to the United States, to be sold to and used as homes for such other civilized Indians as the United States may choose to settle thereon...

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