Collection: Laws Affecting the Five Civilized Tribes

Supplemental Creek Agreement, June 30, 1902

32 Stat. L. 500 AN ACT To ratify and confirm a supplemental agreement with the Creek tribe of Indians, and for other purposes.a Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following supplemental agreement, submitted by certain commissioners of the Creek tribe of Indians, as herein amended, is hereby ratified and confirmed on the part of the United States, and the same shall be of full force and effect if ratified by the Creek tribal council on or before the first day of September, nineteen hundred and

Regulations Governing Unrestricted Alienation of Lands for Town Site Purposes in Indian Territory

Regulations Governing Unrestricted Alienation of Lands for Town-Site Purposes in Indian Territory. Regulations Commission To The Five Civilized Tribes Muscogee, Ind. T., February 10, 1904. The following rules and regulations governing applications for the unrestricted alienation of lands for town-site purposes in the Indian Territory, approved by the Secretary of the Interior February 6, 1904, are hereby promulgated for the information and guidance of all concerned. Tams Bixby, Chairman. A provision of the act of Congress approved March 3, 1903 (32 Stat., 982), reads as follows: To pay all expenses incident to the survey, platting, and appraisement of town sites

Rules of Practice in Choctaw, Chickasaw and Cherokee Cases

Rules Of Practice Commission To The Five Civilized Tribes Muscogee, Ind. T., March 17, 1903. The following Rules of Practice in Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Cherokee allotment contest cases, approved by the Department January 27, 1903, and March 9, 1903, are hereby promulgated for the information and guidance of all concerned.” The Commission To The Five Civilized Tribes Tams Bixby, Chairman Initiation Of Contests Rule 1. Contests may be initiated by or on behalf of an adverse claimant against any party by or for whom a selection of land has been made in the Choctaw, Chickasaw, or Cherokee nations, for any

Agreement Between the Dawes Commission and the Seminole Tribe

October 7, 1899 31 Stat. L., 250 This agreement by and between the Government of the United States, of the first part, entered into in its behalf by the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes, Henry L. Dawes, Tarns Bixby, Archibald S. McKennon, and Thomas B. Needles, duly appointed and authorized thereunto, and the Seminole tribe of Indians in Indian Territory, of the second part, entered into in behalf of said tribe by John F. Brown and K. N. Kinkehee, commissioners duly appointed and authorized thereunto, Witnesseth: First. That the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes, in making the rolls

Seminole Agreement, December 16, 1897

An Act To ratify the agreement between the Dawes Commission and the Seminole Nation of Indians. Whereas an agreement was made by Henry L. Dawes, Tarns Bixby, Frank C. Armstrong, Archibald S. McKennon, Thomas B. Needles, the Commission of the United States to the Five Civilized Tribes, and Allison L. Aylesworth, secretary, John F. Brown, Okchan Harjo, William Cully, K. N. Kinkehee, Thomas West, Thomas Factor, Seminole Commission, A. J. Brown, secretary, on the part of the Seminole Nation of Indians, on December sixteenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, as follows: Agreement between the United States Commissioners to negotiate with the

Seminole Town Site Act

AN ACT To provide for the appointment of town-site commissioners and the location of a a town in the Seminole Nation. Be it enacted by the general council of the Seminole Nation: SEC. 1. That A. J. Brown, Thomas McGeisey, Thomas Factor, W. L. Joseph, and Dorsey Fife he, and are hereby, appointed as town-site commissioners for the Seminole Nation, and their term of office shall continue for four years and until their successors are appointed by the general council and qualified. The said commissioners shall each execute a bond in the sum of five thousand dollars, to be approved

Chickasaw Allotment Contest Cases, 1904-1906

Table showing the disposition and present status of Chickasaw allotment contest cases appealed from the decisions of the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes and Commissioner to the Five Civilized Tribes, and in which decisions on said appeals have been rendered, from July 1, 1904, to May 31, 1906, inclusive.

Choctaw Allotment Contest Cases, 1904-1906

Table showing the disposition and present status of Choctaw allotment contest cases appealed from the decisions of the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes and Commissioner to the Five Civilized Tribes, and in which decisions on said appeals have been rendered, from July 1, 1904, to May 31, 1906, inclusive.

Creek Allotment Contest Cases 1904-1906

Statement showing the disposition and present status of Creek allotment contest cases appealed from the decisions of the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes and Commissioner to the Five Civilized Tribes, and in which decisions on said appeals have been rendered, from July 1, 1904, to May 31, 1906, inclusive.