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Submissions from 1896

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Index to the subjects of the documents and reports and to the committees, senators, and representatives presenting them.

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, transmitting an agreement with the San Carlos Reservation Indians ceding certain lands to the United States, together with reports from the Commissioners of Indian Affairs and of the General Land Office, and the draft of a bill ratifying and confirming the agreement

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, transmitting copy of a report from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, showing payments by Cherokee Indians to certain intruders.

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior submitting an estimate for surveying lands in Indian Territory.

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior submitting an estimate of appropriation for the purchase of reindeer for Alaska.

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior, submitting a request for authority to use unexpended balance of an appropriation to reimburse Rev. E. Ashley for services.

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of War, submitting an estimate of deficiency in the appropriation for horses for cavalry and artillery.

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a copy of a communication from the Attorney-General relating to the reimbursement of Capt. John L. Bullis, Twenty-fourth Infantry, United States Army.

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting an estimate of appropriation for support of Sioux of different tribes, subsistence and civilization, 1893, and prior years, to pay for the rent of a warehouse at Rushville, Nebr.

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting an estimate of deficiency in the appropriation for contingencies, Indian Department, for the current fiscal year.

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting communications from the accounting officers of the department, giving lists of officers who are now delinquent in rendering their accounts or in payment of balances due from them.

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting schedules of claims allowed by the several accounting officers of the Treasury Department under appropriations the balances of which have been exhausted or carried to the surplus fund.

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Letter from the Assistant Secretary of War, transmitting a statement of reasons for the enactment of a draft of a bill pending before the Committee on Indian Affairs, submitted by the Secretary of the Interior, in relation to the rights of a United States officer or agent to make arrests of Indians upon Indian reservations.

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Letter from the Attorney-General, transmitting a list of all judgments rendered by the Court of Claims in favor of claimants in Indian depredation cases since the date of Senate Doc. No. 50, first session Fifty-fourth Congress.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a copy of a letter from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, proposing certain legislation in behalf of certain Chippewa Indians.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a draft of a bill to be entitled "An act to amend the ninth section of the act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations, etc., approved March 3, 1885."

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting certain information as to the proceedings of his department in carrying out the provisions of sections 20, 21, and 22 of an act making appropriations for expenses of the Indian Department, approved August 15, 1894; and also relating to certain lands in the Uncompahgre Indian Reservation in Utah

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting the report of the Board of Appraisers appointed to appraise the improvements of intruders in the Cherokee Nation, together with accompanying papers and letters upon the subject.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, transmitting a detailed statement of expenditures from appropriations committed by Congress to the care of the Smithsonian Institution for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1895.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, replying to the House resolution of the 7th ultimo in regard to the lease of the seal islands and the policing of Bering Sea.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting estimates of deficiencies in appropriations required to meet urgent demands upon the government.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting statements showing the condition of the public business in the several executive departments and other government establishments in the City of Washington on December 1, 1895.

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Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting a communication from the Quartermaster-General asking for an additional appropriation for horses for cavalry and artillery.

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Old Settlers, or Western Cherokee Indians. Memorial of the Old Settlers, or Western Cherokee Indians, praying that the Secretary of the Interior be directed to pay to said Indians the balance remaining subject to his control and reserved out of an appropriation of the sum of $800,386,31, made for the benefit of said Indians in act of Congress appropriating said sum of money, approved August 23, 1894. (28 stat. L., p, 451.).

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Seventeenth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1895-96.

Submissions from 1897

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Agreement with Navajo Indians. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, in response to the resolution of inquiry of the 8th of February, 1897, a report from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs relating to a treaty with the Navajo Indians.

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Letter from the Acting Attorney-General, transmitting a list of judgments rendered in favor of claimants and against the United States and defendant Indian tribes, and not heretofore appropriated for.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a statement of the expenditures of the appropriation "contingent expenses, Department of the Interior," for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1897.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, transmitting a detailed statement of the expenditures for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1897, under the appropriations for "International Exchanges, National Museum, Astrophysical Observatory, and National Zoological Park.".

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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury transmitting a combined statement of the receipts and expenditures of the government for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1897.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a copy of a communication from the Secretary of the Interior recommending an increase in the estimate of the appropriation for the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a copy of a communication from the Secretary of the Interior submitting an estimate of an appropriation for the survey of lands in the Indian Territory.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a copy of a communication from the Secretary of the Interior, submitting urgent deficiency estimates relating to the Indian Service.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting estimates of appropriations required for the service of the fiscal year ending June 30, 1899.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting estimates of deficiencies in appropriations required to meet the urgent demands of the government for the service of the current and prior fiscal years.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting reports from the accounting officers of the Treasury giving lists of officers who have been delinquent in the rendition of their accounts during the fiscal year 1897, stating causes, etc.; also giving the names of such officers as are delinquent in the payment of balances due the United States.

Submissions from 1898

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Account of Frank D. Lewis. Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting, with inclosures, a copy of a communication from the Attorney-General relating to the payment of the account of Frank D. Lewis.

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Annual Report of the Attorney-General of the United States for the year 1898.

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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, showing the operations, expenditures, and condition of the Institution for the year ending June 30, 1898.

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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, showing the operations, expenditures, and condition of the Institution to July, 1897.

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Annual Report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the State of the Finances for the year 1898.

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Appropriation for Commission to Crow, Flathead, and other Indians. Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a copy of a communication from the Secretary of the Interior submitting an urgent deficiency estimate of appropriation to continue the work of the commission to negotiate with the Crow, Flathead, and other Indians

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Compilation of treaties in force

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Contingent expenses of Interior Department. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a statement of the expenditures of the appropriation "Contingent Expenses, Department of the Interior.".

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Contingent expenses of Interior Department. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a statement of the expenditures of the appropriation "Contingent Expenses, Department of the Interior.".

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Expenditures of the Smithsonian Institution. Letter from the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, transmitting a detailed statement of the expenditures for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1898, under the appropriations for "International Exchanges," "North American Ethnology," "National Museum," "Astrophysical Observatory," and "National Zoological Park.".

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Fifteenth report of the United States Civil Service Commission.

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John H. Koogler. Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a copy of a communication from the Attorney-General submitting an estimate of appropriation to pay John H. Koogler.

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Judgments rendered against the United States. Letter from the Acting Attorney-General, transmitting a list of judgments rendered in favor of claimants and against the United States and defendant Indian tribes.

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, transmitting certain petitions and communications, with recommendations in regard to the education of white and negro children in the Indian Territory.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, calling attention to certain specified facts in connection with recent dealings of the government with the Sisseton, Wahpeton, and the Medawakanton and Wahpakoota Bands of Dakota or Sioux Indians.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, submitting a statement of the disbursements of the fund of the Creek Nation, as provided by the act approved June 7, 1897

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, submitting certain agreements with Rosebud and Lower Brule Indians for a cession of lands and modification of existing treaties, together with drafts of bills relating thereto

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a copy of a draft of a joint resolution "to postpone the opening of the Uncompahgre Indian Reservation in the State of Utah," with a copy of a communication from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a report of the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes relative to the Mississippi Choctaws.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting letters from the Commissioner of the General Land Office and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs in relation to the clause in the Indian appropriation bill (H. R. 6896) which contemplates the allowance of free homes on certain lands acquired from various Indian tribes, etc.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a copy of a communication from the Acting Attorney-General requesting a further appropriation to pay certain judgments of the Court of Claims in Indian depredation cases.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a copy of a communication from the Attorney-General submitting an estimate of appropriation for salaries and expenses of United States courts, Indian Territory.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a copy of a communication from the Attorney-General submitting a schedule of deficiencies in appropriations needed for sundry miscellaneous expenses.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a letter from the Secretary of the Interior submitting an estimate of deficiency for Army and Navy pensions.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a schedule of claims allowed by the accounting officers of the Treasury Department since the report of January 6, 1898; also, for amounts due the Union and Kansas Pacific Railroad Companies and the Central Branch, Union Pacific Railroad Company.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting estimates of appropriations required by the several departments of the government to complete the service of the fiscal year ending June 30, 1898, and for prior years, and for the Postal Service.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting estimates of appropriations required for the service of the fiscal year ending June 30, 1900.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting schedules of claims allowed by the several accounting officers of the Treasury Department up to and including December 31, 1897, under appropriations the balances of which have been exhausted, or carried to the surplus fund under the provisions of section 5 of the Act of June 20, 1874.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting supplemental estimates of appropriations to complete the service of the fiscal year ending June 30, 1898.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting the draft of a bill to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to collect the amount of certain nonpaying state stocks and bonds now belonging to the United States.

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Payment to certain of the Alsea Indians of Oregon. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relating to the payment to certain of the Alsea Indians of Oregon their pro rata share of an appropriation placed in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of said Indians' permanent fund.

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Protection of the people of Indian Territory. Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting, for the consideration of Congress, a copy of a communication from the Secretary of the Interior submitting an estimate of appropriation for carrying out the provisions of the act of June 28, 1898, entitled "An act for the protection of the people of Indian Territory, and for other purposes.".

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Receipts and expenditures. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury transmitting a combined statement of the receipts and expenditures of the government for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1898.

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Salaries, additional clerks, Indian Office. Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a copy of a communication from the Secretary of the Interior submitting an estimate of appropriation for salaries of additional clerks in the Indian Office.

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Salaries, Indian Territory Division. Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior submitting an estimate of appropriation for salaries for the Indian Territory Division.

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Statistical abstract of the United States. 1898. Twenty-first number. Population, finance, commerce, agricultural and other leading products, Mining, railroads and telegraphs, immigration, education, public lands, pensions, postal service, prices, tonnage, etc.

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Stenographer for Superintendent of Indian Schools. Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a copy of a communication from the Secretary of the Interior submitting an estimate of an appropriation for stenographer for Superintendent of the Indian Schools.

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Supplemental estimate of appropriation to Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes. Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a copy of a communication from the Secretary of the Interior submitting a supplemental estimate for "Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes.".

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Urgent deficiency estimates. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting estimates of deficiencies in appropriations required to meet the urgent demands of the government for the service of the current and prior fiscal years.

Submissions from 1899

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55th Congress, 3d session December 5, 1898 March 4, 1899. Index to the subjects of the documents and reports and to the committees, senators, and representatives presenting them with tables of the same in numerical order.

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Agreement with Creek Nation. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a copy of an agreement with the Creek Nation, with accompanying papers.

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Annual Report of the American Historical Association for the year 1898.

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Appropriation for purchase of reindeer for Alaska. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a copy of a communication from the Secretary of the Interior, submitting additional estimates of appropriation for purchase of reindeer for Alaska and instruction of natives in their management.

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Claims allowed by accounting officers. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury transmitting schedules of claims allowed by the several accounting officers of the Treasury under appropriations the balances of which have been exhausted or carried to the surplus fund.

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Deficiency estimates. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting estimates required for completing the service of the fiscal year ending June 30, 1899, and for prior years, including postal service.

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Delinquent officers. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting statements of delinquencies of officers of the government in rendering their accounts, and indebtedness of officers on final settlement of their accounts

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Improvements on certain lands in Wind River Reservation. Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, with accompanying papers, a report on the character and value of certain improvements on lands which have become a part of the Wind River or Shoshone Reservation, in Wyoming

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Indebtedness of the Choctaw Nation. Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, transmitting copies of a memorial and report in relation to an appropriation for discharging the indebtedness of the Choctaw Nation.

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Indian depredation claims. Letter from the Attorney-General, transmitting a list of judgments in favor of claimants in Indian depredation cases rendered in the Court of Claims since December 5, 1898.

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Indian industrial school, Fort Keogh, Mont. Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a copy of a report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs in relation to the establishment of an Indian industrial school at Fort Keogh, Mont.

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Judgments rendered by the Court of Claims. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a list of judgments rendered by the Court of Claims.

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Military road, Fort Washakie to Buffalo Fork, Snake River, Wyoming. Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting, with a letter from the Chief of Engineers, a copy of a report on the construction of a military road from Fort Washakie, Wyo., to the mouth of the Buffalo Fork of Snake River, Wyoming.

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Proposed removal of the Northern Cheyenne Indians. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a report relating to the proposed removal of the Northern Cheyenne Indians.

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Relief of people in the Yukon River Country. Letter from the Secretary of War, making report of his action under the act authorizing him to assist in the relief of people in the Yukon River Country.

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Sale of lands by Certain Indians. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a copy of a communication from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs relating to sale of lands by certain Pottawatomie, Pawnee, Peoria, and Miami Indians.

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School at Leech Lake Indian Reservation, Minn. Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a copy of a communication from the Secretary of the Interior requesting an increase of appropriation for the school at Leech Lake Indian Reservation, Minn

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School at Leech Lake Indian Reservation, Minn. Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a copy of a communication from the Secretary of the Interior requesting an increase of appropriation for the school at Leech Lake Indian Reservation, Minn.

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Support of certain Indians. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a copy of a communication from the Secretary of the Interior, submitting estimates of appropriations for the support of certain Sioux and Chippewa Indians.

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Worn-out or obsolete rifles for use in Indian schools. Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting a copy of a letter from the Secretary of the Interior relating to the transfer of certain rifles to the Interior Department.

Submissions from 1901

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Catalogue of the public documents of the Fifty-fifth Congress and of other departments of the Government of the United States for the period from July I, 1897, to June 30, 1899.