Oklahoma Reports Volume 23

Oklahoma Reports Volume 23

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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. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...To the plaintiff in error, July 9, 1907. (3) To the defendant in error, July 27, 1907. (4) To the plaintiff in error, August 8, 1907. (5) To the defendant in error, August 9. 1907. (6) To the plaintiff in error, August 8, 1907. The question presented requires the determination by us of the date on which the Creek supplemental agreement took effect. The court below found for the defendants in error, who were defendants below, and plaintiff appealed, and the case is now before us for consideration. The act involved is entitled "An act to ratify and confirm a supplemental agreement with the Creek tribe of Indians, and for Vol. 23--31 other purposes, approved June 30th, 1902." Act June 30, 1902, c. 1323, 32 Stat. 500. The portions of it which are material to this controversy are as follows: "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 two, which said supplemental agreement is, as follows: "This agreement by and between the United States, entered into in its behalf by the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes, Henry L. Dawes, Tams Bixby, Thomas B. Needles, and Clifton R. Breckenridge, duly appointed and authorized thereunto, and the Muskogee (or Creek) Tribe of Indians, in Indian Territory, entered into in behalf of the said tribe by Pleasant Porter, principal chief, Roley McIntosh, Thomas W. Perryman, Amos...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236772938
  • 9781236772930