Congressional Edition Volume 2100

Congressional Edition Volume 2100

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...for the settlement of friendly Indians, by the sixteenth article of their treaty of July 19, 18(56, are hereby designated and assigned for the use and occupation of the confederated Otoe aud Missouria tribes of Indians, under the provisions of the act of Congress approved March 3, 1881 (21 Stats, p. 381), namely: Township 22 north, range 1 east, containing 23,013.70 acres. Township 23 north, range 1 east, containing 23,018.79 aenw. Township 22 north, range 2 east, containing 23,049.27 acres. Township 2i north, range 2 east, containing 22,945.91 acres. Township 22 north, range 3 east, containing 22.98ti.69 acres. Also that portion of township 23 north, range 3 east, lying west of the Arkansas River, containing 14,098.84 acres. Total acreage, 129,113.20 acres. The papeTs which accompanied your letter before noted are herewith retained. Very respectfully, S. J. KIRKWOOD, Secretary. The Commissioner Ok Indian Affairs. Ponea Reserve. By the Indian appropriation act of August 15, 1876 (19 Stats., p. 192), an appropriation was made for the removal of the Poncas to the Indian Territory when they should consent to go. By the Indian appropriation act of March 3, 1877 (19 Stats., p. 287), au additional appropriation was made for the same purpose, but there was nothing contained therein respecting their consent. Under these acts the Poncas were removed to the Quapaw Reserve. Inspector Watkius and Agent Boone, under department instructions, took a delegation of these Indians, in December, 1877, to the country west of the Arkansas River to select a permanent home, either in the triangle east of the Pawnees, or in the Shakaskia country. On the 2d of January, 1878, Inspector Watkins reported that "The Indians all desire to go to the North, to more

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