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Submissions from 1872

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Expenses of General Council of Indians. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to an appropriation to defray the expenses of the General Council of Indians in the Indian Territory.

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Expenses of removal of certain Cherokee Indians. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting an estimate for expenses of removal of certain Cherokee Indians from North Carolina

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Henry Hegwer. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to the claim of Henry Hegwer for depredations committed by Cheyenne Indians in 1867.

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Indians on White Earth Reservation. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to aid and encouragement to Indians on the White Earth Reservation, in Minnesota

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Joseph Howsley. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior relative to the claim of Joseph Howsley for depredations committed by Navajo Indians in 1868.

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Kaw Indians. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, in relation to the present condition of the Kaw Indians

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Land for Shawnee Indians. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, in relation to certain selections of land made for members of the Shawnee Indians, also a draft of a joint resolution to confirm the sale of said selections

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, relative to an appropriation for the salary of the matron of the school at the Pawnee Indian Agency.

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, relative to a recent survey of the line dividing the Creek ceded lands, upon which the Sac and Fox and Seminole Indians have reservations

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, relative to the disposition of the Ottawa Indian trust-fund bonds.

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, relative to the Southern Cheyennes and Arapahoes, for the release of land ceded to them by second article of treaty of 28th October, 1867

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, transmitting copy of an agreement dated September 20, 1872, between the Sisseton and Wahpeton bands of Sioux Indians and United States Indian agents, in conformity with law

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, transmitting copy of articles of convention concluded with the chiefs and head-men of the Shoshone and Bannock tribes of Indians for the relinquishment of a portion of their reservation

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, in relation to an agreement concluded with the Crow Tribe of Indians in accordance with the act of April 23, 1872.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, in relation to an appropriation for the removal of stray bands of Winnebago Indians from the State of Wisconsin

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to an appropriation to defray the expense of holding a general Indian council in the Indian Territory within the next fiscal year.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to an appropriation to pay certain Indian depredation claims now pending before Congress

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to the present difficulties with the Modoc Indians.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, relative to the claim of the Choctaw Indians known as the "net proceeds claim"

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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, 1874

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting report of the commissioners for inquiring into the depredations committed on the Texas frontiers.

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Military post, Beaver City, Utah. Letter from the Secretary of War, relative to an appropriation for a military post near the town of Beaver City, Utah.

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Montana War claims. Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting to the House of Representatives additional papers pertaining to the investigation into the Montana Indian War claims of 1867

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Nez Perce Indian Reservation. Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, relative to the purchase and improvement of the Nez Perce Indian reservation in the Territory of Idaho

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Papers relating to the foreign relations of the United States, transmitted to Congress with the annual message of the President, December 2, 1872, preceded by a synoptical list of papers and followed by an alphabetical index of persons and subjects, 1872

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Pottawatomie Indians. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to an appropriation for the Pottawatomie Indians

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Pottawatomie Indians. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to the condition of certain Indians known as Pottawatomies

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Preliminary Report of the United States Geological Survey of Montana and portions of adjacent territories; being a Fifth Annual Report of progress, by F. V. Hayden, United States Geologist

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Presents and provisions for Indians. Letter from the Secretary of War, relative to the purchase of presents and provisions for Indians during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1871.

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Removal of Chippewa Indians. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to the removal of Chippewa Indians to the reservation provided for them near White Earth Lake

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Removal of Osage Indians. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting estimate of appropriation required to defray certain expenses connected with the removal of the Osage Indians

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Report of Commissioner of General Land Office, 1872.

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Report of the Commissioner of Education, 1872

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Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1872

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Report of the Secretary of the Interior, being part of the message and documents communicated to the two Houses of Congress at the beginning of the third session of the Forty-second Congress, 1872

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Report of the Secretary of War, being part of the message and documents communicated to the two Houses of Congress at the beginning of the third session of the Forty-second Congress, 1872

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Reservation to Red Bear, Chief of Chippewas. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to a reservation made to Red Bear, Chief of the Chippewas, by provisions of ninth article of the treaty of October 2, 1863.

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Round Valley Indian Reservation. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, in answer to a resolution of the House of March 18, 1872, relative to the extension of the Indian reservation known as the Round Valley Indian Reservation, in the State of California

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Sale of Chippewa Indian Reservations. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to the sale of certain reservations of the Chippewa Indians in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

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School property of Ottawa Indians. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting report of Commissioner of Indian Affairs relative to the disposition of the school property of the Ottawa Indians in Kansas, under treaty of June 24, 1862

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Senecas and other Indians. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to an appropriation to aid the Senecas, Mixed Senecas, and other confederated bands of Indians in the Indian Territory.

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Statistics of Mines and Mining in the States and Territories West of the Rocky Mountains; being the Fourth Annual Report of Rossiter W. Raymond, United States Commissioner of Mining Statistics.

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Support of Osage Indians. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting an estimate of appropriation for settlement, subsistence, and support of the Osage Indians

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Survey of Cherokee strip adjoining Kansas. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, asking for an appropriation for expense of survey of Cherokee strip adjoining Kansas.

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Survey of Indian reserves. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting an estimate of appropriation for surveying Indian reserves.

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Thomas Hetherington. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior relative to the claim of Thomas Hetherington for depredations committed by Cheyenne Indians in 1867.

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Treaty with Nez Perce Indians. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to the third article of the treaty of August 13, 1868, with the Nez Perce Indians

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Treaty with the Cherokee Nation. Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, relative to the sixteenth article of the treaty of 19th July, 1866, with the Cherokee Nation of Indians

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United States Court in Arkansas. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to holding a term of court for the western district of Arkansas at Okmulgee once in each year.

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Various Pacific railroad companies. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, in answer to a resolution of the House of March 11, 1872, relative to the various Pacific railroad companies

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William E. Daugherty. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to the claim of William E. Daugherty on account of depredations alleged to have been committed by Sioux Indians.

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Winnebago Indians. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting an estimate of appropriation for the benefit of the Winnebago Indians

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Wm. F. and G. M. Dyer. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to an account of Wm. F. and G. M. Dyer for beef-cattle furnished the Pi-Ute Indians in Nevada during the winter of 1861-'62.

Submissions from 1873

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An account of the receipts and expenditures of the United States for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1870.

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, inclosing a protest of the Governor of the Chickasaw Nation against certain measures providing for the opening of the Indian Territory to white settlement

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, inclosing articles of agreement with the Wichitas and other affiliated tribes, granting them a home in the Indian Territory, concluded in this city October 19, 1872

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, relative to an appropriation for the survey of exterior boundaries of Indian reservations and subdividing portions of the same

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, relative to an appropriation required for the construction of a wagon-road for the transportation of supplies from Red Lake Crossing, on the Northern Pacific Railroad, to the Red Lake Agency, in Minnesota.

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, relative to an appropriation to aid and instruct the Indians of the central superintendency in the arts of civilization.

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, relative to an appropriation to defray the expenses connected with the appraisal and sale of certain lands in the State of Nebraska.

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, relative to an appropriation to defray the expenses connected with the appraisal and sale of the lands belonging to the Kansas Indians, in the State of Kansas.

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, relative to an appropriation to meet indebtedness contracted by the agent for the Arickaree, Gros Ventre, and Mandan Indians, in the northwestern part of Dakota

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, relative to an appropriation to pay the Osage Indians the annual interest at 5 per cent. on the net proceeds of sales of the Osage trust and diminished reserve lands.

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, relative to an appropriation to supply a deficiency in the appropriation for collecting and subsisting Apaches in Arizona and New Mexico for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1873.

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, relative to certain negotiations with the Ute Indians in Colorado for the extinguishment of a portion of their reservation, made in pursuance of a treaty concluded March 2, 1868

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, relative to the claim of Charles Autobees, on account of depredations alleged to have been committed upon his property by Comanche, Arapaho, and Cheyenne Indians.

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, relative to the claim of Hugo Wedeles, for depredation committed upon his property in February, 1867, by Arapaho Indians.

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, relative to the condition of the Pi-Ute Indians

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, relative to the expenses of removing the Otter Tail band of Pillager Indians to the White Earth Reservation, Minnesota

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, relative to the retention of Kickapoo money as a trust-fund.

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a draught of a bill to amend section five of the act making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the Government for the year ending June 30, 1873.

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a draught of an act to amend an act entitled "An act for the relief of certain tribes of Indians in the northern superintendency," approved June 10, 1872.

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, transmitting an estimate for appropriation of $35,000 for the purchase of one township of land in White Earth Reservation, for the use of the Pembina band of Chippewa Indians.

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, transmitting an estimate of appropriation to defray the expenses connected with the appraisal and sale of the tract of land in the State of Wisconsin set apart for the Chippewa Indians of Lake Superior.

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, transmitting an estimate of appropriation to provide for necessary subsistence, &c., for Kansas Indians.

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a petition of a citizen of the Chickasaw country, Indian Territory, praying for a charter to construct and operate a toll-bridge across Red River, on the line between said Chickasaw country and Grayson County, Texas.

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, transmitting six reports of the Surveyor-General of New Mexico on private land-claims in said territory.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to a deficiency in the appropriation for the subsistence of the Sioux Indians.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to an appropriation for the relief of the Mississippi Chippewa Indians on the White Earth Reservation.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to an appropriation of $1,240,000 for the removal of the Great and Little Osage Indians from Kansas, in conformity to law and treaty stipulations.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to an appropriation required for the removal of the Snake or Pi-Ute Indians to the reservation provided for them on the head-waters of the Malheur River, in the State of Oregon.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to an appropriation required to remove the Cheyenne River agency from its present location at the mouth of Cheyenne River, on the Missouri River.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to claims for compensation for depredations committed by Kiowa and Arapaho Indians on the 18th of July, 1864.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to House bill 3090, entitled "A bill for the relief of the Alabama, Cooshatta, and Muscogee tribes of Indians in Texas".

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to the claim of Christopher Weidner for depredations in October, 1868, by Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to the claim of Cyrus M. Cutler, for depredations committed in March, 1867, by Kaw Indians

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to the claim of Jose A. Baca for depredations committed in August, 1868, by Kiowa and Comanche Indians

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to the claim of M. Desmarais & Co. for depredations committed by Cheyenne Indians

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to the claim of Probst and Kirchner for depredations, in 1869, by Navajo Indians

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to the claim of Seth E. Ward for compensation on account of depredations committed by Brule and Ogallala Sioux Indians

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to the claim of the Walnut Grove Mining Company of Arizona, on account of depredations committed by Apache Indians.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to the condition, location, &c., of the Teton-Sioux

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to the condition of the Miami Indians, and the rights of certain settlers upon the lands of said Indians.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to the restoration to market of certain lands in Michigan

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, respecting numbers, &c., of persons appointed in his department for duty in Washington during the year 1872

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a bill providing for the sale of the Kansas Indian lands in Kansas to actual settlers, and for the disposition of the proceeds of sale

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a draught of a bill granting authority to use the unexpended balance from appropriations heretofore made for the subsistence of Navajo Indians to meet deficiencies in the appropriations for the present fiscal year for the benefit of said tribe.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a draught of a bill relative to investments of certain funds belonging to the Prairie band of Pottawatomie Indians.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a draught of a bill to enable the united bands of Swan Creek and Black River Chippewas and Munsee or Christian-Indians to become citizens of the United States

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a draught of a bill to the House for the relief of certain tribes of Indians in the Northern Superintendency.