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Submissions from 1859

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Papers on protection afforded by volunteers of Oregon and Washington Territories to overland immigrants in 1854

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Resolution of the Legislature of Georgia, in favor of the enactment of a law to refund the various sums advanced by that state in the prosecution of Indian wars and the last war with Great Britain.

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Switzer, Madison, praying compensation for provisions, blankets, etc., furnished Dacotah Indians. Memorial of

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Transportation of spirituous liquors and wines through Indian nations. Resolution of legislature of Arkansas

Submissions from 1860

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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 1859

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Appropriations, new officers, &c. statements Showing I. Appropriations made during the first session of the Thirty-sixth Congress. ii.Officers created and the salaries thereof. iii. The offices the salaries of which have been increased, with the amount of such increase during the same period

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Difficulties between the people of Texas and Mexico. Letter from the Secretary of War, furnishing information in relation to difficulties between the people of Texas and the people of Mexico.

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Explanation of estimates for the Indian Service. Letter of the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a report and other documents in explanation of certain estimates for the Indian service.

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Fort in Pembina River Valley. Memorial of the Legislature of Minnesota, for a fort, or military post, in the valley of the Pembina River

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Indian reservations in California. Resolutions of the Legislature of California, relative to Indian reservations in said state

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Indian Service -- Utah. Letter of the Secretary of the Interior, in explanation of certain items in the estimates of appropriations for the Indian service in Utah Territory.

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Indians within the State of Wisconsin. Memorial of the Legislature of the State of Wisconsin, praying Congressional legislation for the protection of Indian tribes within that state, &c

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New Mexican Railway Company. (To accompany bill H.R. no. 761.) Memorial of the New Mexican Railway Company, in relation to the Pacific Railroad

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Ponca Indians and other bands of Indians -- Appropriations for. Letter of the Secretary of the Interior, in answer to the inquiry of the chairman of the Committee of Ways and Means as to whether the appropriations for the Ponca and other Indians might not be deferred until the next session of Congress.

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Soldiers of the War of 1812. Resolutions of the Legislature of Tennessee, asking legislation for the benefit of the soldiers of the War of 1812.

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Winnebago Indians. Memorial of the Legislature of Minnesota, for the removal of the Winnebago Indians, and the indemnification of the early settlers on their reservation

Submissions from 1861

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Taxation of the Wyandotte Indian lands in Kansas. Letter of the Secretary of State of the State of Kansas, transmitting a copy of the act of that state in relation to the taxation of the Wyandotte Indian lands in Kansas.

Submissions from 1863

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Appropriations, new officers, &c

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Indian raid in Minnesota. Memorial from the Legislature of Minnesota, to extend pension laws to those disabled in the late Indian raid in Minnesota

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Indian supplies and reservations. Resolutions of the State of California, in relation to Supplies furnished the Indian agent in said state.

Submissions from 1864

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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 1863.

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Appropriations, new officers, &c. Statements showing I. Appropriations made during the first session of the Thirty-eighth Cong.. II. Officers created and the salaries thereof. III. The offices the salaries of which have been increased, with the amount of such increase, during the same period.

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Expenses of Militia in New Mexico. Memorial of the Legislature of New Mexico, asking for an appropriation for defraying the expenses of the militia called out to repel invasion.

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Indian Affairs in California. Resolutions of the Legislature of California, in relation to Indian affairs in that state

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Nome Lackee Reservation. Resolutions of the Legislature of California, relative to Nome Lackee Reservation

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Wagon road in New Mexico. Memorial of the Legislature of New Mexico, asking for a wagon road from Santa Fe to the granary of the north.

Submissions from 1865

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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 1864

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Arms for Arizona. Resolutions of the Legislature of Arizona requesting arms.

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Cherokee Indians. Memorial of the Principal Chief and others of the Cherokee Nation, asking for the payment of interest, &c

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Consolidation of the Indian Tribes. Protest of the Cherokee Nation against Senate bill 459, entitled "A bill to provide for the consolidation of the Indian tribes, and to establish civil government in the Indian territory."

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Fort or garrison in southwestern Missouri. Memorial of loyal citizens of the southwestern portion of the State of Missouri, asking for the establishment of a fort or garrison near the southwest corner of the State of Missouri.

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Indians of Arizona. Memorial of the Legislature of Arizona, asking of Congress an appropriation of one hundred and fifty thousand dollars for placing Indians of the Colorado on a reservation

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Mining Laws of Arizona. Mining Laws of the Territory of Arizona.

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War against the Apaches. Memorial the Legislature of Arizona, asking of Congress an appropriation of $250,000 in aid of the war against the Apaches.

Submissions from 1866

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Appropriations, new officers, &c.

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Memorial of the Legislative Assembly of Dakota, asking for a geological survey of the Black Hill country and Bad Lands in Dakota Territory.

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Memorial of the Legislative Assembly of Dakota, asking for the establishment of a mail route from Fort Randall, Dakota Territory, to Fort Sully, in the same territory.

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Memorial of the Legislature of Iowa, for government aid to the extension, in Iowa, of the Iowa branch of the Union Pacific Railroad.

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Resolutions of the convention of Texas, in favor of a southern branch of the Pacific Railroad.

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Statements showing I. Appropriations made during the first session on the Thirty-ninth Congress. II. Officers created and the salaries thereof. III. The offices the salaries of which have been increased, with the amount of such increase during the same period.

Submissions from 1867

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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 1866.

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Cherokee neutral lands. Resolution of the Legislature of Kansas, praying the passage of Senate bill no. 489, giving right of pre-emption to settlers on the Cherokee neutral lands in Kansas.

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Geological survey in Dakota. Memorial from the Legislature of Dakota relative to a geological survey of the territory.

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Indian affairs. Letter from the Secretary of War, addressed to Mr. Schenck, Chairman of the Committee on Military Affairs, transmitting a report by Colonel Parker on Indian Affairs

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Indian Affairs. Letter from the Secretary of War, directed to the Chairman of the Committee on Military Affairs, transmitting a communication from General Grant on Indian Affairs

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Issue of arms to Indians. Letter from the Secretary of War, addressed to the chairman of the Committee on Military Affairs, relative to the issue of a large number of arms to the Kiowas and other Indians

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Letter from the Clerk of the Court of Claims, transmitting a list of the judgments in that court since the year 1863.

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Losses by citizens of New Mexico. Memorial of the Legislature of the territory of New Mexico, relative to losses sustained by the citizens of the territory during the revolution of 1847, and by Indian depredations, from the arrival and formal taking possession of the territory by General Stephen W. Kearney.

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Memorial of the Legislature of New Mexico, in relation to Indian depredations in that territory.

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Memorial of the Legislature of New Mexico, in relation to the establishment of telegraphs between the military posts in Kansas and New Mexico.

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Settlers on Osage lands. Resolutions of the Legislature of Kansas, praying the passage of a bill extending the benefit of the Homestead Law to the settlers on the lands recently purchased from the Osage Indians.

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Statements Showing, I. Appropriations made during the first session of the Fortieth Congress. II. Officers created and the salaries thereof. III. The offices the salaries of which have been increased, with amount of such increase, during the same period.

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Superintendent of Indian Affairs for Colorado.

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Utah Territory. Resolution of Hon. John Bidwell, relative to affairs in Utah Territory.

Submissions from 1868

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Affairs in Utah and the territories. Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting, in compliance with House resolution of the 5th instant, the report of Brevet Brigadier General James F. Rusling, inspector, &c., for the year ending June 30, 1867

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Appropriations, new officers, &c. Statements showing, I. Appropriations made during the second session of the Fortieth Cong.. II. Officers created and the salaries thereof. III. The offices the salaries of which have been increased, with the amount of such increase, during the same period.

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Blackfeet Indians. Memorial of the Legislative Assembly of Montana Territory, relative to a proposed treaty with the Blackfeet Indians.

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California Mountaineer Infantry. Resolutions of the Legislature of California, asking Congress to place the first battalion mountaineers, California infantry volunteers, on the same footing with other volunteer soldiers

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Claims of the State of Iowa

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Indian Affairs in Dakota. Memorial and Resolution of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Dakota, relative to Indian affairs in said territory.

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Indian depredations in California. Memorial of the Legislature of California, asking that steps be taken by the general government to ascertain the losses suffered by citizens of the state in late Indian depredations, and make indemnity for the same

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Indian Depredations in New Mexico. Memorial of the Legislature of the Territory of New Mexico, praying that the commander of that district may be authorized to call out volunteers to punish Indian depredations

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Indian Hostilities in Utah. Memorial of the Legislative Assembly of Utah Territory, praying for an appropriation to pay for Indian depredations and expenses incurred in suppressing Indian hostilities

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Indian Tribes. Memorial on behalf of the Indians, by the United States Indian Commission.

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Mendocino Indian reservation. Resolutions of the Legislature of California, asking that Mendocino Indian reservation be abandoned, and the lands be opened for pre-emption

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Montana volunteers. Memorial of the Legislature of Montana, asking an appropriation for paying debts created in raising Montana volunteers

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Oregon Indian War Claims. Communication from Senators George H. Williams and H. W. Corbett, on the Oregon Indian war claims of 1855-'56, audited by Philo Callender, which encloses letters of the Third Auditor and B. F. Dowell on the expenses of the war

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Southern Pacific Railroad. Resolutions of the Legislature of California, asking Congress to grant same aid in lands and subsidies to construct the Southern Pacific Railroad as have been granted to construct the Union and Central Pacific Railroad

Submissions from 1869

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Appropriations, New Officers, &c. Statements showing, I. Appropriations made during the third session of the Fortieth Congress. II. Officers created and the salaries thereof. III. The offices the salaries of which have been increased, with the amount of such increase, during the same period

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Appropriations, new officers, Etc

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Claim of Kansas. Statement in reference to the claim of the State of Kansas, for indemnification for expenses incurred in the support of her militia during the rebel invasion in 1864. (To accompany bill H.R. no. 112.)

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Department of Indian Affairs. (To accompany bill H.R. no. 1795.) Memorial of yearly Meetings of the Society of Friends, relative to the treatment of the Indians

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Flathead Indians. Memorial of the Legislative Assembly of Montana, for the removal of the Flathead Indians from the Bitter Root Valley, in the County of Missoula, to their reservation on the Jocko

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Frederick Hall. Petition of Frederick Hall, praying confirmation of title to certain land in the State of Michigan, under treaty stipulations

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Indian depredations in Utah. Memorial of the Legislative Assembly of Utah territory, praying for an appropriation to pay for Indian depredations and expenses incurred in suppressing Indian hostilities

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Railroad - Humboldt River to Portland. Joint Memorial of the Legislature of Oregon, asking aid in the construction of a railroad from the north bend of Humboldt River, in the State of Nevada, to Portland, Oregon

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St. Paul and St. George, Alaska. Letter from Frank N. Wicker to Hon. Robert C. Schenck, with copy of report made to the Solicitor of the Treasury relative of the Islands of St. Paul and St. George, Alaska

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Treaty with Crow Indians. Memorial of the Legislative Assembly of Montana, asking a reconsideration of the treaty with the Crow Indians

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Treaty with Great and Little Osage Indians. Resolutions of the Legislature of Kansas protesting against the ratification of the treaty with the Great and Little Osage Indians

Submissions from 1870

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Appropriations, new offices, etc. Statements showing I. Appropriations made during the second session of the Forty-first Cong.. II. Offices created and the salaries thereof. III. the offices the salaries of which have been increased, with the amount of such increase, during the same period.

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Cavalry for New Mexico. Memorial from the Legislature of the Territory of New Mexico asking that Cong. will authorize the raising of two regiments of cavalry in said territory for defense against the Indians.

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Cherokee Nation. Letter from Lewis Downing, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, in closing petitions of numbers of various tribes against a proposed territorial government over them.

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Cherokee neutral lands. Argument of W. R. Laughlin.

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Indian depredations in Texas. Memorial of three hundred and fifty citizens of the north-western frontier of Texas relative to Indian depredations, and prayer for relief.

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Indian depredations. (To accompany bill H.R. no. 774.) Papers accompanying bill for commission to investigate claims for Indian depredations

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Kansas claims. (To accompany H.R. 112.) Papers relative to the claim of the State of Kansas for claims against the government.

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Lands-lake traverse reservation. Memorial of the Legislature of Minnesota asking that all Indians not authorized by the Treaty of 1862, who are on Lake Traverse reservation, be removed to their proper reservation, and to prevent all Indians not authorized from being harbored or permitted to remain on the lands of the said Lake Traverse reservation.

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Management of Indians in British America. Report on the management of the Indians in British North America by the British Government.

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Mexico to fulfill treaty stipulations.

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Military post near Pembina. Memorial of the Legislature of Minnesota relative to an appropriation for the establishment of a military post upon the northern boundary, at or near Pembina.

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Outrages committed by Indians on western and southwestern frontiers. (To accompany H. Res. no. 288.).

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Removal of Indians from Minnesota. Memorial of the Legislature of Minnesota relative to the removal of Indians from the frontier of said state.

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Territorial government for Indian tribes. Resolution directing the Committee on the Territories, to inquire into the expediency of establishing a territorial government over certain Indian tribes

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Treaty with Cherokee Nation.

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Treaty with Shawnees, etc. (To accompany House resolution no. 205.) Letter from the Commissioner of the Land Office relative to the Treaty of February 23, 1867, with the Shawnees, Quapaws, and other Indians.

Submissions from 1871

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Appropriations, new offices, etc

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Appropriations, new offices, etc. Statements showing, I. Appropriations made during the third session of the Forty-first Congress. II. Offices created and the salaries thereof. III. The offices the salaries of which have been increased, with the amount of such increase, during the same period.

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Captain Samuel Adams. (To accompany bill H.R. no. 260.) Communication from Captain Samuel Adams relative to the exploration of the Colorado River and its tributaries

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Elias C. Boudinot. (To accompany bill H. R. 603.) Memorial of Elias C. Boudinot, a Cherokee Indian, for relief against certain proceedings under the internal revenue laws.

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Freedmen of the Chickasaw Nation. (To accompany bill H.R. no. 379.) Copy of an act passed by the Legislature of the Chickasaw Nation, relative to the freedmen of the Chickasaw Nation