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Submissions from 1883

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior, of the 4th instant, submitting a draft of a bill to accept and ratify the agreement by the Shoshones, Bannocks, and Sheepeaters, of Fort Hall and Lemhi Reservations, in Idaho

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior of the 4th instant submitting draft of bill "to confirm the title to certain land in the Indian Territory to the Cheyennes and Arapahoes, and the Wichitas and affiliated bands, to provide for the issuance of patents therefor."

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior of the 4th instant, with draft of bill to accept and ratify an agreement made with Chief Moses and other Indians for the relinquishment of certain lands in Washington Territory

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior, submitting a draft of bill "providing for allotment of lands in severalty to the Indians residing upon the Chehalis Reservation, in Washington Territory, and granting patents therefor".

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of War in relation to the subject of invasion of Indian Territory, urging an amendment to section 2148 Revised Statutes, of imprisonment for unlawful entry upon Indian lands

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of War of December 14, 1883, respecting abandoned military reservations, and renewing recommendation for such legislation as will provide for the disposal of military sites that are no longer needed

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication of 3d instant from the Secretary of the Interior, submitting draft of bill for the payment of the value of certain improvements made by certain settlers on the Round Valley Indian Reservation in California

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication of 3d instant, with accompanying papers, from the Secretary of the Interior, being a partial report upon the Cherokee Indian matters, required under a clause in the sundry civil appropriation of August 7, 1882

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication of the 11th instant from the Secretary of the Interior, submitting draft of a bill "to provide for the issuance of patents for certain lands in the Indian Territory, occupied by the Kickapoo, Iowa, and other Indians"

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication of the 12th instant from the Secretary of the Interior, submitting report of Commissioner of Indian Affairs of December 8, 1883, on the subject of the "Old Settler" or "Western Cherokees."

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication of the 6th instant from the Secretary of the Interior, submitting a draft of a bill "to accept and ratify an agreement with the confederated tribes of the Flathead, Kootenay, and Upper Pend d'Oreilles Indians for the sale of a portion of their reservation in Montana Territory required for the Northern Pacific Railroad."

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a letter from the Secretary of the Interior, inclosing a copy of a communication from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, setting forth the necessity of a deficiency appropriation of $78,110 for the purchase of supplies for the Crow Indians

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a letter from the Secretary of the Interior respecting the ratification of an agreement with the confederated tribes of Flathead, Kootenay, and Upper Pend d'Oreilles Indians, for the sale of a portion of their reservation in Montana Territory

Submissions from 1884

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a letter from the Commissioner of the General Land Office, of December 5, 1883, inclosing a supplemental report from the Surveyor-General of New Mexico, on the private land claim known as the Petaca grant, No. 105

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting communication of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, asking appropriation of $28,200 to compensate Sioux Indians for ponies taken from them.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, in answer to Senate resolution of February 27, 1884, a report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs relative to the leasing of lands upon the Crow Indian Reservation in Montana

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, in answer to Senate resolution of June 20, 1884, report from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs upon contracts for furnishing beef cattle to Indians in 1883 and 1884

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, in compliance with a resolution of the Senate of December 6, 1883, report of Commissioner of Indian Affairs submitting copies of Sioux agreements to cession of land to the United States, with correspondence connected therewith

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, in compliance with a resolution of the Senate of December 6, 1883, report of Commissioner of Indian Affairs submitting copies of Sioux agreements to cession of land to the United States, with correspondence connected therewith

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, in compliance with law, the report of the Surveyor-General of New Mexico, respecting the private land claim of Francisco Sandoval for the Santisima Trinidad or Rancho de Gavan tract

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, in compliance with Senate resolution, December 20, 1883, report of Commissioner of the General Land Office relative to lands certified or patented to railroad companies since December, 1875

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, in compliance with Senate resolution of December 4, 1883, copies of documents and correspondence relating to leases of lands in the Indian Territory to citizens of the United States for cattle-grazing and other purposes.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, in response to Senate resolution of January 22, information concerning the status of certain lands in the Indian Territory.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, in response to Senate resolution of July 2, 1884, reports relative to the condition of the Northern Cheyenne Indians on the Tongue and Rosebud Rivers.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, in response to Senate resolution of March 13, 1884, preliminary report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs concerning roll of the Cherokee Indians east of the Mississippi River

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting letter from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs relative to affairs of Indians in Lake Winnibigoshish and Leech Lake Indian Reservations.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting letter of the Commissioner of the General Land Office, submitting report of the Surveyor-General of New Mexico on the private land claim of the town of Albuquerque, with various papers relating thereto.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting letter of the Commissioner of the General Land Office submitting supplemental report of the Surveyor-General of Arizona on the private land claim (No. 7) known as Tumacacori y Calabazas, C. P. Sykes et al.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting letters of Indian Agent Armstrong and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, relative to the condition and necessities of the Crow Indians, and urging that the amount specified in the annual estimate for flour, meat, &c., be increased to $90,000

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting report of Commissioner of Indian Affairs relative to the amount appropriated March 3, 1883, for Cherokee Nation, and legislation to protect the rights of adopted citizens of said nation

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs relative to the failure of the Utah and Northern Railway Company to compensate certain Indians for right of way

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior of 19th instant, submitting draft of bill providing for the allotment of lands in severalty to the Arickaree, Gros Ventre, and Mandan Indians on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, Dakota

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior of the 19th instant, submitting draft of bill to allow Indian homestead entries, in certain cases, without the payment of fees and commissions.

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication of 10th instant, from Secretary of the Interior, submitting an estimate of appropriation for the settlement, under existing treaties, of certain freedmen and their descendants upon lands known as the Oklahoma District, Indian Territory.

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication of the 11th instant, from the Secretary of the Interior, submitting a draft of bill "for the relief of the Mission Indians in the State of California."

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication of the 11th instant from the Secretary of the Interior, submitting an item of appropriation in the sum of $3,000 for the location and survey of boundary lines of certain lands purchased by the United States from Creek Indians for use of Seminole Indians, Indian Territory.

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting communication of the Secretary of the Interior relating to the boundary line between the United States and the State of Texas

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Report of a military reconnaissance in Alaska, made in 1883

Submissions from 1885

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Indian education and civilization

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a letter from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with reference to the appropriation of $2,000 for the purchase of teams, &c., for the Lawrence School

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, in answer to Senate resolution of December 17, 1884, report regarding the leasing of land on the Crow Indian Reservation in Montana Territory.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, in answer to Senate resolution of December 23, 1884, report of Commissioner of Indian Affairs regarding the price paid for certain Cherokee lands

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, in answer to Senate resolution of December 3, 1884, report relative to the leasing of Indian lands in the Indian Territory

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, in compliance with law, letter of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, with report upon the coal on the White Mountain Reservation in Arizona

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting papers additional to those transmitted December 30, 1884, relative to leasing lands on the Crow Indian Reservation, in Montana.

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior relative to amending the law against trespasses upon Indian lands

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior relative to right of way to the Jamestown and Northern Railroad Company through Devil's Lake Indian Reservation

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior relative to the relief for the Mission Indians in California

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior relative to the settlement of estates of deceased Kickapoo Indians in Kansas

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to timber depredations on the public reservations

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior, with a draft of proposed legislation relative to claims of Omaha Indians against the Winnebago Indians

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior, with draft of a bill to ratify an agreement with the Indians at Yakima Reservation

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication of the Secretary of the Interior relative to the failure of the Utah and Northern Railroad to compensate certain Indians for lands used in the construction of the road

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication of the Secretary of the Interior, with accompanying papers, with reference to legislation to carry out a certain agreement with Indians in Washington Territory.

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication of the Secretary of the Interior with reference to right of way to the Carson and Colorado Railroad Company through the Walker River Reservation in Nevada

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting communication of the Secretary of the Interior in relation to the condition of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians

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Message of the President of the United States, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior, with draft of a bill to ratify an agreement made by the Sisseton and Wahpeton Indians

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Treaties and conventions concluded between the United States of America and other powers since July 4, 1776. Containing notes, with references to negotiations preceding the several treaties, to the executive, legislative, or judicial construction of them, and to the causes of the abrogation of some of them; a chronological list of treaties; and an analytical index

Submissions from 1886

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Letter from the acting Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a letter from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs relative to certain Pottawatomie Indians.

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Letter from the acting Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, in pursuance of law, a report of the Surveyor-General of New Mexico on the land claim called Canada de Cochiti, No. 135.

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Letter from the acting Secretary of the Interior, transmitting in response to Senate resolution, March 30, 1886, report upon the claims of certain Indians for compensation for lands.

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Letter from the acting Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, in response to Senate resolutions of May 10 and June 21, 1886, a letter of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs relative to certain Indian traders

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Letter from the acting Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a letter from the acting Secretary of the Interior, with estimates of appropriations for investigating Indian depredations.

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Letter from the acting Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a letter from the Secretary of the Interior relative to an appropriation for payment of damages to Chippewa Indians.

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Letter from the acting Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting estimate of appropriation by Secretary of the Interior for certain employes at the Navajo Agency.

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Letter from the acting Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting letter of Secretary of the Interior relative to improvement of the Indian Industrial School at Carlisle, Pa.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, in compliance with law, an inventory of property in the department.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, in response to Senate resolution of February 5, papers in the case of Henry Ward.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting supplemental report of the Surveyor-General of New Mexico relative to private land claim No. 98.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting, in answer to Senate resolution of December 16, 1885, statement of certain disallowed accounts, and the reasons for such disallowance.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting, in response to Senate resolution of December 13, 1886, report of Agent Tingle on the seal islands of Alaska.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting, in response to Senate resolution of February 1, 1886, an account of the transactions of A. B. Meacham

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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting, in response to Senate resolution of February 1, 1886, an account of the transactions of A. B. Meacham

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Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting, in response to Senate resolution of June 9, 1886, papers relating to the claim of William J. Martin.

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Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting, in response to Senate resolution of March 3, 1886, report of the Adjutant-General relative to transfers of abandoned reservations to the Interior Department.

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Message from the President of the United States, returning Senate bill 2281, granting to railroads right of way through the Indian reservation in Northern Montana, with his objections thereto.

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to legislation for the Chippewa Indians in Minnesota.

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior relative to legislation in behalf of certain Cherokee Indians.

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Message from the President of the United States transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior relative to proposed legislation for the relief of the Omaha Indians.

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to the payment of certain money to the Eastern Cherokee Indians.

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior relative to the purchase of a tract of land in Oregon for an Indian training school.

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior relative to the sale of certain land of the Sac and Fox Indians in Nebraska.

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior relative to the use of certain funds for the benefit of the Indians on whose account they were covered into the Treasury.

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior relative to trial of Indians committing certain crimes

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior with draft of a proposed amendment to the act ratifying an agreement with the Crow Indians.

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a letter from the Secretary of the Interior relative to providing for an agent for the Winnebago Indians

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Message from the President of the United States transmitting a letter from the Secretary of the Interior relative to sale of the Sac and Fox and Iowa Indian Reservations.

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a letter from the Secretary of the Interior relative to the use of funds for the subsistence of certain Northern Cheyenne Indians.

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a report of the Secretary of State relative to the frontier line between Alaska and British Columbia.

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting communication from the Secretary of the Interior relative to an appropriation for the Miami Indians

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting, in response to Senate resolution, January 5, 1886, letter of the Secretary of the Interior, with copies of reports of government directors Union Pacific Railroad Company.

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting, in response to Senate resolution of June 18, 1886, information regarding appointments in the several executive departments.

Submissions from 1887

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, transmitting supplementary report of the Surveyor-General of New Mexico on the land claim of Gaspar Ortiz, No. 87.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, in response to Senate resolution January 21, 1887, report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office on the withdrawal from settlement of certain lands in Oregon.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, in response to Senate resolution of January 31, papers relative to the education of the Apaches in Florida.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting reports of surveyors-general of New Mexico on private land claim Canada de Santa Clara, No. 138.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting statement showing the value of supplies furnished the various bureaus of the department in 1886, charged to the contingent fund.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting supplementary report of the Surveyor-General of New Mexico on the private land claim of Petaca grant, No. 105.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting estimate of appropriation for special agents to make allotments of lands in severalty.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting letter from the Secretary of the Interior, with estimate for appropriation to pay physicians in attendance upon Indians in certain cases.