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Submissions from 1871

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Heirs of Benjamin W. Ladd. petition, papers, and statement of facts, in the case of the heirs of Benjamin W. Ladd

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Immigrant wagon roads. Memorial of the Legislative Assembly of Dakota, asking for the construction of immigrant wagon roads through the public domain of Dakota Territory

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Louis Goldstone. Memorial of Louis Goldstone, relative to the Alaska seal fishery

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Oregon Indian reservations. Memorial of the Legislature of Oregon, in relation to Indian reservations in said State.

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Protection from Hostile Indians. Memorial of the Legislature of Arizona, asking protection from hostile Indians

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Redick McKee. Memorial of Redick M'kee, late disbursing agent of the Indian Department in California, praying certain allowances.

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Settlers upon Cherokee neutral lands. Memorial of the Legislature of the State of Kansas, requesting Congress to pass such laws as may be necessary to fully protect the rights of bona fide settlers upon the Cherokee neutral lands in Kansas, under the homestead and preemption laws, and the right of the State to the 16th and 36 sections for the support of common schools.

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The statistics of the population of the United States, embracing the tables of race, nationality, sex, selected ages, and occupations. to which are added the statistics of school attendance and illiteracy, of schools, libraries, newspapers and periodicals, churches, pauperism and crime, and of areas, families, and dwellings. Compiled from the original returns of the Ninth Census, (June 1, 1870,). Tables I-VIII Inclusive

Submissions from 1872

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Appropriations, new offices, etc. statements showing, I. Appropriations made during the second session of the Forty-second 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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Bands of roving Indians. Memorial of the Legislature of Wisconsin, asking the removal of certain bands of roving Indians to their western reservations.

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Chippewa Reservation. Joint resolution of the Legislature of Minnesota, to secure the cession of the Chippewa Indian Reservation at the mouth of Pigeon River, in the State of Minnesota.

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Claims of the State of Kansas. (To accompany bill H. R. no. 1063.) Papers relative to the claims of the State of Kansas for expenses of troops raised to suppress the rebellion

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Indian affairs in Arizona. Joint resolutions of the Legislature of California, relating to Indian affairs in the Territory of Arizona.

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Indians residing in Michigan and Indiana. (To accompany H. Res. -- First session 42d Congress.) Supplementary memorial of certain Indians residing In Michigan and Indiana

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Memorial and accompanying papers of the Legislature of Dakota Territory, relative to the Dakota Indian War of 1862.

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Montana war Report : Claim oflaim. Testimony in relation to Indian waReport : Claim oflaims of the Territory of Montana.

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P. P. Pitchlynn. Memorial of P. P. Pitchlynn, Delegate of the Choctaw Nation, upon the subject of the claim of the Choctaw Nation to the net proceeds under the award of the Senate of the United States.

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Private land-claims in New Mexico.

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Protest of Creek, Cherokee, and Choctaw Nations. Protest of Creek, Cherokee, and Choctaw Nations against propositions pending in Congress to frame territorial governments

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Protest of Creek, Cherokee, and Choctaw Nations. Protest of Creek, Cherokee, and Choctaw Nations against propositions pending in Congress to frame territorial governments

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Survey of lands in the Indian Territory. (To accompany bill H. R. 1192.) Protest of the Indian delegates to the survey of their lands in the Indian Territory, as proposed in the Indian Appropriation Bill

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Survey of the Colorado River of the West. Letter from the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, transmitting report preliminary for continuing the survey of the Colorado of the West and its tributaries, by Professor Powell.

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Wagon-road from Lake Superior to Net Lake Reservation. Memorial of the Legislature of Minnesota, asking for an appropriation to improve and complete a wagon-road from Lake Superior to the Net Lake Indian Reservation, in the State of Minnesota.

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Wagon-road in Colorado. Joint memorial of the Legislature of Colorado Territory, for the construction of a wagon-road to White River Indian Agency, in Colorado Territory.

Submissions from 1873

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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 1872.

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Answer of P. P. Pitchlynn, Choctaw Delegate, to the communication of the Secretary of the Treasury, relative to the Choctaw net-proceeds claim

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Digested summary and alphabetical list of private claims which have been presented to the House of Representatives from the Thirty-second to the Forty-first Congress, inclusive: Exhibiting the action of Congress on each claim, with references to the journals, reports, bills, etc., elucidating its progress

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Joint resolution of the Legislature of Kansas, memoralizing Congress for a sufficient grant of lands to supply deficiency of sixteenth and thirty-sixth sections for school purposes, lost to the state by Indian reservations.

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Joint resolution of the Legislature of Kansas, praying for extension of time for settlers to enter lands of the Osage Reservation

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Letter from the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, transmitting a report of the survey of the Colorado of the west, and its tributaries

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Memorial of certain Indians residing in Michigan and Indiana, for relief

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Memorial of E. C. Boudinot

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Memorial of the Choctaw Nation, in answer to the letter of the Honorable Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a letter of the Solicitor of the Treasury in relation to the Choctaw claims

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Memorial of the Legislative Assembly of Dakota Territory. Asking for the division of the present Territory of Dakota, and the erection of an additional territorial organization out of the northern part of the same

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Memorial of the Legislative Assembly of Dakota Territory, in reference to the Black Hills country serving as a retreat for hostile Indians

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Memorial of the Legislative Assembly of Dakota Territory, relative to the Pembina band of the Chippewa Indians

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Memorial of the Walnut Grove Gold-Mining Company

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Professor Hayden's geological survey of Montana, Idaho, Wyoming and Utah

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Protest of the Creek and Cherokee delegations against the passage of House bill no. 2635, creating the Territory of Oklahoma.

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Resolution of the Legislature of Tennessee, in favor of granting pensions to the surviving soldiers, &c., of the war with Mexico, and of the Indian War of 1836

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Resolution of the National Commercial Convention, memorializing Congress on the subject of re-organizing the Indian Territory

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Statements showing, I. Appropriations made during the third session of the Forty-second 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.

Submissions from 1874

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Claim of W. H. Moore & Co.

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Extract from Superintendent R. H. Milroy's report touching the Colville Reservation in Washington Territory

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Indians in Michigan and Indiana. Supplemental memorial of certain Indians residing in Michigan and Indiana, for relief

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Joint memorial of the Legislature of Kansas, relative to the title of the Osage ceded lands in Kansas

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Judgments rendered by the Court of Claims. Letter from the Clerk of the Court of Claims, transmitting a statement of all judgments rendered by said court for the year ending December 7, 1874

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Letter from Samuel M. Janney, on behalf of Executive Committee of Friends, relating to the Indians

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Letter from the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, transmitting a report of Professor Powell on the survey of the Colorado River of the West and its tributaries, &c., &c

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Memorial from the Legislature of Montana, in relation to the protection of the Yellowstone Valley and the road from Bismarck, in Dakota, to Bozeman, in Montana

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Memorial of Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, Cherokee, and Seminole Indians, in relation to the treaties of 1866

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Memorial of P. P. Pitchlynn, Delegate of Choctaw Nation of Indians, upon the right of that nation to be paid the money awarded to it by the United States Senate on the 9th day of March, A. D. 1859

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Memorial of the General Indian Council of the Indian Territory, established under the treaty of 1866, to the President and Congress of the United States, praying for the repeal of certain land-grants to the Indian lands granted by Congress to certain railroad companies in 1866

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Memorial of the Legislature of Kansas, asking that a certain Pottawatomie reservation be opened to settlement

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Memorial of the Legislature of Montana Territory, in relation to the protection of citizens of Deer Lodge and Missoula Counties

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Petition and papers of Toussaint Mesplie, praying relief for acting as Indian agent and negotiator, peace-maker, and chaplain to the United States Army

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Petition for the relief of certain soldiers of the Indian home-guard regiments

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Protest of the General Indian Council of the Indian Territory, organized under the treaties of 1866, to the President and Congress of the United States, protesting against a territorial government being established over the Indians without their consent

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Protest of the Indian delegates of the Indian Territory against the establishment by Congress of a territorial government over the Indians, without their consent

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Remonstrance of the Choctaw delegates

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Resolution of the Legislature of Kansas, asking for the re-appraisement of the New York Indian lands in Bourbon County, Kansas

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Resolution of the Legislature of Kansas, in reference to the rights of settlers on the Osage lands

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Resolution of the Legislature of Kansas, in reference to the sale of Kansas lands

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Resolution of the Legislature of Minnesota, asking that government lands in this state to the amount of twenty sections on the Winnebago Indian Reservation in Waseca and Blue Earth Counties, heretofore sold and conveyed by the general government to private parties, be granted to the State of Minnesota

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Resolution of the Legislature of Texas, instructing and requesting our Congressional delegation to urge upon Congress the speedy re-imbursement of Henry Warren for losses incurred by reason of the destruction of his wagon-train and other property by the Comanche, Kiowa, and Cheyenne Indians

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Resolution of the Legislature of Wisconsin, indorsing the action of the Secretary of the Interior in removing Indians from the State of Wisconsin, and asking that all tribes be removed from the borders thereof

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Resolution relative to the removal of the statue of the "Dying Indian" to the Statuary Hall of the House of Representatives

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Resolutions of the Legislature of California, relative to the establishment of an Indian reservation in Siskiyou County

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Resolutions of the Legislature of California, urging the appointment of a commission to ascertain the amount of property destroyed during the late Modoc War, and to whom it belonged

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Statement of Major J. W. Powell, made before the Committee on Indian Affairs, as to the condition of the Indian tribes west of the Rocky Mountains

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Texas and Pacific Railway Company. (To accompany bill H.R. 3869.) Memorial of the Texas and Pacific Railway Company and the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad Company

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Walnut Grove Gold-Mining Company. (To accompany H.R. 3847.) Memorial of J. G. Fell, Edward Hoopes, and Geo. Burnham

Submissions from 1875

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Black Hills. Memorial of the Legislature of Dakota, praying that the Black Hills of Dakota be opened for settlement, and the Indian title to the same be extinguished

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Cherokee Nation. Memorial of the Delegates of the Cherokee Nation

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Kaskaskia, Peoria, Piankeshaw, and Wea Indians. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, Addressed to Hon. D. P. Lowe, relative to amount necessary to indemnify certain Indians for lands of theirs erroneously sold

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Muddy or Moapa Indian Reservation. Resolution of the Legislature of the State of Nevada, asking the passage of a resolution requesting the President to rescind Executive Order of March 12, 1873, setting apart a large quantity of agricultural land in Lincoln County, in the State of Nevada, for an Indian reservation, known as the Muddy or Moapa Indian reservation

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Oherokee Indian Lands. Joint Resolution of the Legislature of Kansas, praying for such legislation as may enable persons entitled thereto to purchase certain lands under the seventeenth article of the Treaty of July 19, 1866, between the United States and the Cherokee Indians

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Railroad from Yankton to the national park. Memorial of the Legislature of Dakota, asking for a grant of land to aid in the construction of a railroad from Yankton, in Dakota, to the national park

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Resolution of a council of the Seneca Nation of New York Indians, asking for amendment of the act of February 19, 1875, relating to the survey and leasing of certain lands on their reservation

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Texas Pacific Railroad. Statements of Mr. Thomas A. Scott and Judge Baker, before the House Committee on the Pacific Railroad

Submissions from 1876

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Joint resolution of the Legislature of Minnesota, asking that a treaty be made with the Indians occupying the country known as the Black Hills, so that the same may be opened to settlement and occupation at an early day

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Joint resolution of the Legislature of Texas relative to the protection of the frontier of said state, and compensation for past expenditures by the state in that behalf

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting an estimate of appropriation for the Indian service in Arizona during the remainder of the present fiscal year.

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Memorial and joint resolution of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Wyoming, in relation to Indian affairs

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Memorial of J. G. Fell, Edward Hoopes, and George Burnham

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Memorial of the Choctaw Nation, asking for the settlement of their claims

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Memorial of the Legislative Assembly of Colorado, calling the attention of Congress to the grievances of the Ute Indians

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Memorial of the Legislative Assembly of Colorado, praying for the establishment of a military post in Southwestern Colorado, and for the construction of a military wagon-road from some point upon the Rio Grande River across the main range of the Rocky Mountains to Fort Defiance

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Memorial of the Legislative Assembly of New Mexico, asking the passage of an enabling act for admission into the Union

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Memorial of the Legislative Assembly of New Mexico, relative to claims for Indian depredations

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Memorial of the Legislature of Montana, in relation to the improvement of the Missouri and Yellowstone Rivers

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Memorial of the Legislature of Oregon, praying that a law may be passed for the extinguishment of the Indian title to the Siletz Reservation, and for preparing the same for settlement

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Petition of Margaret E. West, for a pension

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Preamble and resolution of the Legislature of Kansas, opposing a reduction of the Army, and urging that troops be placed on the western frontier for the better protection of citizens from Indian depredations.

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Resolution and memorial of the constitutional convention of the State of Texas, asking the attention of Congress to the condition of Texas frontiers, and praying compensation for losses sustained by the people of Texas, by reason of the incursion of Indians and Mexicans, and re-imbursement for sums of money expended by that state in defending the frontier, &c

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Resolution of the Legislature of California, relative to the transfer of Indian Affairs to War Department

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Statement showing amount of expenditures from appropriation for fulfilling treaty with Sioux, different tribes, including Santee Sioux of Nebraska, for fiscal year ending June 30, 1876.

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Statements showing, I. Appropriations made during the first session of the Forty-fourth 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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Testimony taken before the Committee on Indian Affairs concerning the management of the Indian Department

Submissions from 1877

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Memorial of the Choctaw Nation, asking for the settlement of its claim arising under the Treaty of 1855