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Submissions from 1874

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Letter from the Secretary of War, relative to the purchase of military sites in Texas

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Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting a report and map of a reconnaissance in the Ute country, made in 1873 by Lieutenant E. H. Ruffner, of the Corps of Engineers.

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Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting papers showing the cost to the Quartermaster's Department of the Modoe war

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Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting the claims of the States of California and Oregon, and citizens thereof, on account of the Modoc War

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Letter from the Treasurer of the United States, transmitting, in compliance with law, his statement of general receipts and expenditures for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1873.

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Message from the President of the United States, in answer to a resolution of the House of April 15, 1874, transmitting a report from the Secretary of War, relative to geographical and geological surveys west of the Mississippi

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Message from the President of the United States, relative to the extent and nature of the contracts, purchases, and expenditures for the Indian service made since July 1, 1873

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Message from the President of the United States, returning without his approval the bill (H. R. 1331) for the relief of Joab Spencer and James R. Mead for supplies furnished the Kansas Tribe of Indians

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of State, and a copy of the report of the commissioners to inquire into depredations on the frontiers of Texas

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a revision of the estimates for the expenses of the government for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1875

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting copies of the correspondence and papers relative to the war with the Modoc Indians in Southern Oregon and Northern California, during the years 1872 and 1873

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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 7, 1874

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Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1874

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Report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office, 1874

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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 second session of the Forty-third Congress, 1874

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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 second session of the Forty-third Congress : Report of the Commissioner of Education, 1874

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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 second session of the Forty-third Congress, 1874

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Report upon the reconnaissance of northwestern Wyoming, made in the summer of 1873 by William A. Jones, Captain of Engineers U. S. A.

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Statistics of mines and mining in the states and territories west of the Rocky Mountains; being the sixth annual report of Rossiter W. Raymond, United States Commissioner of Mining Statistics

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Tabular statements of disbursements made from the appropriations for the Indian Department for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1874, and of the salaries and incidental expenses paid at each agency in the Indian service during said period, showing the appropriations from which paid and the number of Indians at each agency

Submissions from 1875

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Contingent fund, Department of the Interior. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a statement of expenditures of the contingent funds of the several bureaus and offices of his department for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1875

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, in relation to an estimate of appropriation required for the confederated tribes of the Kaskaskias, &c., in the State of Kansas

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, relative to an estimate of appropriation to pay Osage Indians interest on net avails of lands sold under the Treaty of 1865

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, transmitting an estimate of appropriation for the support and civilization of the Chippewa Indians of Lake Superior, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1876

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, transmitting petition of citizens of Colfax County, New Mexico, for removal of Jicarilla Apache and Ute Indians to their reservation, to be considered in connection with the treaty, or "agreement," with said Indians presented to Congress, with letter to the Speaker of the House, February 3, 1874

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Letter from the Attorney-General, transmitting, in compliance with the Act of July 15, 1870, an estimate of appropriation in relation to the duty of the District Attorneys and the Attorney-General of the United States to institute and prosecute suits against the present and former agents of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, in relation to an amendment to the Indian appropriation bill referring to the Choctaws

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior. Recommending an amendment to the Indian appropriation bill for Malheur reservation, in Oregon

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to an amendment to the Indian appropriation bill for certain incidental expenses in Oregon

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to an amendment to the Indian appropriation bill for subsistence of the Ute Indians in Colorado

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to an appropriation for Creek annuities

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to the claim of William P. Lyon & Son for printing one thousand volumes of Choctaw laws

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to the estimate of appropriations heretofore submitted to the House for the continuance of the geological survey

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to the removal of the Weeminuche Indian Agency to the Ute reservation

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to the treaty of February 23, 1867, with certain Indian tribes in Kansas

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, submitting an amendment to Indian Appropriation Bill, asking an appropriation to extinguish rights to hunt, under treaty of April 29, 1868, with Sioux Indians

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a copy of a bill to amend the act of June 10, 1872, for the relief of certain Indian tribes in the Northern Superintendency

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a detailed statement of all the expenditures of the contingent funds of his department for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1874

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a draught of a bill making appropriation for the purchase of certain improvements on the Nez Perce Indian reservation in Idaho

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a draught of a bill providing for the investment 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 provide for the consolidation of certain bands or tribes of Indians in Washington Territory, and for the sale of certain reservations in said territory, and for other purposes

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a draught of a proposed bill to provide for the sale of a portion of the Fond du Lac Indian reservation in Minnesota, and for other purposes

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting an act of the Cherokee Legislature authorizing a loan to be negotiated for their benefit (subsistence) from the United States

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting an estimate of appropriation for the Indian service in California

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting an estimate of appropriation for the Indian service in New Mexico

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting an estimate of appropriation for the Indian service in Oregon

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting an estimate of appropriation for the subsistence and support of the Cheyenne, Arapahoe, Apache, Kiowa, Comanche, and Wichita Indians in the Indian Territory

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting an estimate of appropriation required for the Indian service in Colorado

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting an estimate of appropriations required to meet liabilities contracted on account of the Indian service for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1874, and prior years

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting an estimate of appropriations to pay certain members of the Kickapoo tribe of Indians

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting an estimate of appropriation to pay balance due James W. Terrell, as disbursing agent of the Treasury Department to make payments to North Carolina Cherokee Indians

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting ten 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 Treasury, transmitting estimates of appropriations required for the service of the fiscal year ending June 30, 1877.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting estimates of the deficiencies in appropriations required by the various departments to complete the service of the fiscal year ending June 30, 1875, and prior years

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Letter from the Secretary of War, relative to the claim of the Roman Catholic mission known as the Mission of Saint James to the military reservation at Fort Vancouver, Washington Territory

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Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting reports of the Quartermaster-General and Commissary-General of Subsistence, giving in detail the costs to those Departments of the Modoc War

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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 6, 1875

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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 first session of the Forty-fourth Congress : Report of the Commissioner of Education, 1875

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Report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the state of the finances for the year 1875

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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 first session of the Forty-fourth Congress, 1875

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Tabular statements of disbursements made from the appropriations for the Indian Department for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1875, and of the salaries and incidental expenses paid at each agency in the Indian Service during said period, showing the appropriations from which paid and the number of Indians at each agency.

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Transfer of Indian trust-funds. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, recommending the transfer of certain funds now held by him, for the benefit of Indian tribes, to the custody of the Treasurer of the United States

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Transfer of Indian trust-funds. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, recommending the transfer of certain Indian trust-funds from his custody to that of the Treasurer of the United States

Submissions from 1876

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Alaska seal-fisheries. Letter from the Secretary of the Navy, transmitting a copy of the report of Lieut. Washburn Maynard, United States Navy, on the subject of the Alaska seal-fisheries

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Annual Report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the state of the finances for the year 1876

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Catharine and Sophia Germain. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, presenting a further communication from the War Department upon the subject of the destitute condition of Catharine and Sophia Germain, two Cheyenne captives

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C. C. Hutchinson. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, in response to House resolution of the 21st ultimo, report from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs in relation to the defalcation of C. C. Hutchinson, late United States Agent for the Ottawa Indians.

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Consolidation of Miami Indians with other tribes. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, upon the subject of the consolidation of the Miami Indians of Kansas with the confederated bands of Peoria, Piankeshaw, Kaskaskia, and Wea Indians, in Indian Territory.

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Deficiencies in the various departments for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1876. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting estimates of appropriations required by the various departments for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1876, and prior years.

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Expenditures of Board of Indian Commissioners. Message from the President of the United States, transmitting, in answer to House resolution of the 6th of January, a supplemental report from the Secretary of the Interior, explaining a clerical error in that portion of the statement of the Indian Office relating to expenditures of the Board of Indian Commissioners.

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Indian agents. Message from the President of the United States, transmitting, in response to a House resolution of the 6th ultimo, a communication from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs respecting certain Indian agents.

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Indian depredation claims. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, in reply to resolution of the 15th instant in relation to claims on account of Indian depredations.

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Interpreter at Klamath Agency, Oregon. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a letter from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, asking for an interpreter for Snake Indians at Klamath Agency, Oregon.

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Jurisdiction of the War Department over the Territory of Alaska. Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting a copy of a brief on the subject of the jurisdiction of the War Department over the Territory of Alaska.

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Jurisdiction over Indians in certain states. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, presenting draught of a bill in relation to the jurisdiction over Indians in certain states named, &c.

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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, 1878

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Letter of Colonel Mackenzie relative to matters at Fort Sill. Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting a communication from Colonel Mackenzie relative to matters at Fort Sill

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Lines of communication between southern Colorado and northern New Mexico. Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting the report of Lieutenant Ruffner relative to lines of communication between southern Colorado and northern New Mexico

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a letter from the Secretary of the Interior in reference to the removal of the Sioux Indians

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Military expedition against the Sioux Indians

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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 4, 1876.

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Pawnee Indians in Nebraska. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting correspondence upon the subject of the present necessities of the Pawnee Indians in Nebraska.

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Pawnee Indians. Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior in reference to the necessities of the Pawnee Indians.

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Pottawatomie and Winnebago Indians in Wisconsin. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, in accordance with a resolution of the House of 6th instant, a report from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs upon the disposition of the Pottawatomie and Winnebago Indians in Wisconsin.

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Red Cloud and Whetstone agencies. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting an estimate of an appropriation to subsist the Sioux Indians at Red Cloud and Whetstone agencies, &c

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Report of Commissioner of General Land Office, 1876

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Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1876

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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 second session of the Forty-fourth Congress, 1876

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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 second session of the Forty-fourth Congress : Report of the Commissioner of Education, 1876

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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 second session of the Forty-fourth Congress : Report of the Secretary of War, 1876

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Seal-fisheries in Alaska. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting, in response to resolution of the House of Representatives, information relating to the seal-fisheries in Alaska

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Sioux Indians. Message from the President of the United States, transmitting, in response to a resolution of the House of February 3, a report of Lieutenant-Colonel Merritt, of the Ninth Cavalry, charged by the Secretary of War with the duty of making inquiries into the causes of the exhaustion of the appropriation for the support and subsistence of Sioux Indians for the present fiscal year.

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Sisseton and Wahpeton Sioux Indians. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting the draught of a bill providing for a modification of the requirements of the fifth article of the treaty of February 19, 1867, with the Sisseton and Wahpeton bands of the Sioux Indians, and recommending the same to the consideration of Congress.

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Statistics of mines and mining in the states and territories west of the Rocky Mountains; being the eighth Annual Report of Rossiter W. Raymond, United States Commissioner of Mining Statistics

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Supplies for Indians at Red Cloud Agency. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, upon the subject of supplies required at the Red Cloud Agency.

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Survey of Black Hills.

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Tabular statements of disbursements made from the appropriations for the Indian Department for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1876, and of the salaries and incidental expenses paid at each agency in the Indian service during said period, showing the appropriations from which paid and the number of Indians at each agency.

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Tonkawa Indians at Fort Griffin, Texas. Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting, in response to House resolution of the 20th instant, a brief and copies of papers touching the number and condition of the Tonkawa Indians at Fort Griffin, Tex.

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Transfer of certain Indian trust-funds. Message from the President of the United States, returning, with his objections, the bill (H. R. 1561) for transferring the custody of certain Indian trust-funds from the Secretary of the Interior to the Treasurer of the United States.

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Trust-funds of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a copy of a communication from the Indian Commissioner, inclosing draught of a bill providing for the covering into the Treasury of certain funds therein named.