Half-breed Scrip, Chippewas of Lake Superior: The Correspondence and Action Under the 7th Clause of the 2d Article of the Treaty with the Chippewa Indians of Lake Superior and the Mississippi, Concluded at La Pointe in the State of Wisconsin, September 30, 1854 ... Including the Report of the Commission Appointed by the Secretary of the Interior, April 21, 1871, Composed of Henry S. Neal, Selden N. Clark, Edward P. Smith, and R.F. Crowell : and the Report of the Commission Appointed July 15, 1872, Composed of Thomas C. Jones, Edward P. Smith, and Dana E. King

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1874 - Indians of North America - 331 pages
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Page 274 - Each head of a family, or single person over twenty-one years of age at the present time of the mixed bloods, belonging to the Chippewas of Lake Superior, shall be entitled to eighty acres of land, to be selected by them under the direction of the President, and which shall be secured to them by patent in the usual form.
Page 50 - The third article of the treaty contains provisions to the effect, that the president " may assign to each head of a family, or single person over twentyone years of age...
Page 273 - That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to permit the purchase, with cash or military bounty-land warrants, of such lands as may have been located with claims arising under the seventh clause of the second article of the treaty...
Page 167 - Interior, with its inclosure, on the subject of a treaty between the United States and the Chippewa Indians of Lake Superior, and recommend that the appropriation therein asked for may be made.
Page 327 - Article Three. The United States will define the boundaries of the reserved tracts, whenever It may be necessary, by actual survey, and the President may, from time to time, at his discretion, cause the whole to be surveyed, and may assign to each head of a family, or a single person over twenty-one years of age, eighty acres of land for his or their separate use: and he may, at his discretion, as fast as the occupants become capable of transacting their own affairs, issue patents therefor to such...
Page 38 - And he may also, at his discretion, make rules and regulations, respecting the disposition of the lands in case of the death of the head of a family, or single person occupying the same, or in case of its abandonment by them.
Page 62 - A. 1). 1808, and on other days and times between that day and the day of the date hereof, had due notice. The plaintiff further alleges that, under and by virtue of said agreement and contract, he did then and there, to wit, on the 8th day of April, A. D.
Page 58 - September 30, 1854, with theCbippewas of Lake Superior. Deponent further states that he is a mixed-blood, belonging to the Chippewas of Lake Superior, and that he has never been acquainted with or heard of any other person of the name of Michael Morringer, and believes that the application shown him, bearing the name of Michael Morringer, of Fond du Lac, and witnessed by Joseph Gurnoe and John W. Bell, and executed February 4, 1S65, before LE Webb, Indian agent, relates to the aforesaid Michael Morringer,...
Page 64 - NY, being duly sworn, says that he is one of the attorneys for the John Doe.
Page 62 - The plaintiff in the above-entitled action, respectfully complaining, shows and alleges that heretofore, to wit : on or about the 8th day of April, AD 1867, the defendant entered into, made, executed, mutually with him, a certain agreement and contract, in the words and figures following, to wit : " This agreement, made and concluded this 8th day of April, AD 1867, by and between William P. Dole, of the first part, and JP Wilson, of the second part, witnesseth : That the said party of the first part...

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