Laws and Joint Resolutions of the Cherokee Nation; Enacted by the National Council During the Regular and Extra Sessions of 1884-5-6

Laws and Joint Resolutions of the Cherokee Nation; Enacted by the National Council During the Regular and Extra Sessions of 1884-5-6

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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. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...the Senate, _one of whom shall be nominated and confirmed as Chairman. They shall be commissioned by the Principal Chief, and shall constitute a tribunal for the hearing and determining all cases of application for citizenship in the Cherokee Nati'on, ja-s hereinafter designated. The Commission may prescribe such rules and regulations, not inconsistent with the laws and constitution of the Cherokee Nation, for the transaction of its business as it may deem hecessary. At the preliminary meeting, hereinafter provided for, the Commission shall electa Clerk-, an Intelfpreter, and a Sheriff, and report such appointmeiits to the Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, with the date thereof. Either of said Oflicers may be removed at any time by any two of the Commission. Any two of the Commission shall constitute a quorum and be competent to try cases, and the decision of the Commission shall be final' and conclusive. i ' SEO. 2. That the Principal Chief 'is hereby authorized, by and with the advice and consent of the-Senat_eL, to app0i1_1t/ an 'Attorney to represent the Cherokee Nation before the Commission on Citizenship, created by this Act, and whose duty it shall be to support and defend the right of the Nation in all cases that may be brought' before it for invest'igation and adjudication; and the said Attorney for the Cherokee Xation, in the discharge of the duties hereby imposed upon him, shall be required to fully enquire into all applications for citizenship presented to the Commission. before judgment shall entered upon the same; and in order to enable hinr to perform such duty he shall have the right to obtain-subpnnas and, if necessary, writs to compel the attendance of witnesses that he may have...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 64g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236958748
  • 9781236958747