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Submissions from 1891

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, in response to a resolution, a copy of a communication from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, with accompanying papers, in regard to leases in severalty on the Omaha and Winnebago Reservations.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, in response to resolution of February 14, 1891, information relative to instructions touching allotments of land on the Pottawatomie Reservation.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, proceedings of a convention in Alaska relative to certain legislative needs of the territory

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a letter from the Secretary of the Interior, with a draft of bill for compensating the Crow Indians for certain lands

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a letter of the Secretary of the Interior relative to the agreement for the sale of the western part of the Crow Indian reservation in Montana

Submissions from 1892

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Acting Attorney-General, in response to Senate resolution of July 1, 1892, transmitting a list of judgments in Indian depredation cases.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, in response to Senate resolution of February 28, 1891, transmitting reports upon certain Indian schools.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, relative to allotments to the Indians of the White Earth Agency in Minnesota

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, relative to the construction of a canal across the Colorado River Indian Reservation in California.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, relative to the proposed sale of lands of the Otoe and Missouria Indians

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, transmitting draft of an amendment of the law authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to accept the surrender of and cancel patents to Indians in certain cases.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Attorney-General, in response to Senate resolution of May 27, 1892, relative to judgments of the Court of Claims in Indian depredation cases.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Attorney-General, relative to judgments in Court of Claims in Indian depredation cases, and especially as to the claim of Elisha S. Babcock, administrator of A. E. Babcock, etc.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, in response to Senate resolution of July 12, 1892, relative to the disposition of moneys appropriated for the benefit of certain Sioux Indians.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, in response to Senate resolution of March 16, 1892, relative to the title by which the Cherokee Nation hold the Cherokee Outlet

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to granting pensions and medals to Indians of the Standing Rock Agency.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to the act providing for the adjudication of the claims arising from Indian depredations.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to the employment of attorneys to look after the interests of the Indians in claims against them.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to the sale of certain lands belonging to the Indians in Kansas

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, submitting a draft of a bill relative to the surrender of land patents to Indians in certain cases.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a communication from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs recommending the ratification of certain agreements with several tribes of Indians in Montana

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting draft of a bill for the relief of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting draft of a bill to ratify a certain agreement with the Indians of the Yakima Reservation in Washington

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, in response to the resolution of the Senate of the 26th ultimo, information as to whether instructions have been sent to the Indian agent for the Coahuilla Reservation in California to remove Cabazon and to place one Williams as chief of the tribe, etc.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, in response to Senate resolution of July 9, 1892, transmitting a list of claims allowed by the accounting officers of the Treasury Department.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, in response to Senate resolution of July 9, 1892, transmitting a supplemental list of judgments by the Court of Claims which require an appropriation by Congress.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a supplemental judgment of the Court of Claims requiring an appropriation.

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In the Senate of the United States. Message from the President of the United States, submitting an agreement with the Cherokee Indians for the cession of certain lands

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In the Senate of the United States. Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a memorial of certain Indian in Oklahoma Territory relative to their claims to the lands they occupy.

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In the Senate of the United States. Supplemental list of claims. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting supplemental list of claims allowed by the accounting officers of the Treasury Department.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, with inclosures relative to the necessity for Congressional action for the disposition of timber on certain reservations in Wisconsin.

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Message from the President of the United States, returning Senate bill no. 2729 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, submitting an agreement with certain Indians for the cession of lands in Oklahoma Territory.

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior, submitting an agreement with the Indians of the Colville Reservation for the cession of a part of their lands.

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior, submitting an agreement with the Tonkawa Indians for the cession of their lands in Oklahoma Territory

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a convention signed at Washington, February 29, 1892, between the governments of the United States and Her Britannic Majesty submitting to arbitration the questions which have arisen between those governments concerning the jurisdictional rights of the United States in the waters of Bering Sea, etc.

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Report on the Navajo Indians

Submissions from 1893

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Attorney-General, transmitting statement of all final judgments in claims arising from Indian depredations under act approved March 3, 1891.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting list of judgments of Court of Claims since March 4, 1893.

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a statement of certain purchases of supplies for the Indian Service.

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Letter from the Attorney-General, in response to Senate resolution of December 20, 1892, relative to the number of Indian depredation claims filed in the Court of Claims, the number of cases entitled to priority of consideration, and the judgments rendered, together with the amounts of money involved.

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Letter from the Attorney-General, in response to Senate resolution of February 24, 1893, relative to judgments by the Court of Claims in Indian depredation cases.

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Letter from the Attorney-General, in response to Senate resolution of January 21, 1893, transmitting copies of certain decisions of the Court of Claims in Indian depredation cases.

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Letter from the Attorney-General, transmitting a list of judgments in favor of claimants against the United States for loss by Indian depredations.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, in response to Senate resolution of December 20, 1892, relative to Indian trust funds held by the United States and the various claims made upon them for depredations.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, in response to Senate resolution of February 21, 1893, relative to claims of friendly Indians for depredations committed during the Pine Ridge disturbance.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, in response to Senate resolution of January 25, 1893, relative to the grant made to the Northern Pacific Railroad Company.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, in response to Senate resolution of January 9, 1893, relative to a treaty negotiated by Joel Palmer with certain tribes of Indians in Oregon.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior in response to Senate resolution of July 12, 1892, relative to money paid to attorneys on behalf of Indian tribes.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting an agreement made by the commission appointed to treat with the Indians of the Siletz Reservation for the cession of certain lands.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, in response to Senate resolution of February 21, 1893, transmitting list of claims allowed under appropriations the balance of which have been exhausted or carried to the surplus fund.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, in response to Senate resolution of February 8, 1893, transmitting several reports of special agents to the seal islands.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, in response to Senate Resolution of January 19, 1893, transmitting a report on the salmon fisheries of Alaska.

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior, with an agreement of the Comanche, Kiowa, and Apache Indians for the cession of certain lands in the Territory of Oklahoma.

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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior, with an agreement of the Pawnee Indians for the cession of certain lands in the Territory of Oklahoma

Submissions from 1894

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, in response to the Senate resolution of March 22, 1894, as to sums of money paid out by, and that may be due from, the United States by virtue of treaties with the Wahpaykootey and Medawakantan bands of Sioux Indians.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Treasury transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Interior recommending a specific appropriation for surveying and allotting Indian reservations for the fiscal year 1894.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a copy of a communication from the Attorney-General, submitting a request for an appropriation of $500 for the expenses of the judge of the U. S. court in the Indian Territory during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1894.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Attorney-General, in response to the Senate resolution of April 14, 1894, submitting a list of judgments rendered in the Court of Claims in Indian depredation cases since July 1, 1892.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Attorney-General, in response to the Senate resolution of April 17, 1894, relative to persons employed by the government in defense of Indian depredation cases brought under the Act of March 3, 1891.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Attorney-General, in response to the Senate resolution of June 29, 1894, submitting a list of judgments rendered in the Court of Claims in Indian depredation cases since the report made pursuant to the resolution of April 14, 1894, with other information relative thereto.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Attorney-General, in response to the Senate resolution of May 8, 1894, submitting a report from the Assistant Attorney General, charged with the defense of Indian depredation claims under the Act of March 3, 1891.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, in answer to the resolution of the Senate of February 2, 1894, directing him to transmit to the Senate copies of all reports made by A. P. Swineford, a special agent of the department, relating to the reservation of lands for county seats or town sites along the line of the Chicago and Rock Island Railroad in the Cherokee Outlet previous to the opening of the same to settlement, inclosing a report from the Commissioner of the General Land Office and a report of said A. P. Swineford.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, in answer to the resolution of the Senate of January 29, 1894, calling for advice relative to pensions issued on account of services in David West's Company B, in the battalion regiment of Arkansas Volunteers, commanded by Lieut. Col. William Gray, called into the service of the United States under act of Congress approved May 13, 1846, and transmitting a copy of a letter, and inclosures, from the Commissioner of Pensions.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, in response to Senate resolution of April 19, 1894, transmitting a list of appointments, promotions, dismissals, and resignations, by request, in the Department of the Interior, between March 4, 1893, and April 19, 1894.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, in response to the Senate resolution of August 4, 1894, transmitting copies of correspondence respecting the claim or right of Minnesota to sections 16 and 36 as school lands in cases where such sections are or have been in any Indian or military reservation, or in any unceded lands, etc.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, in response to the Senate resolution of June 5, 1894, transmitting a report relating to the Washington and Oregon Indian Wars of 1855 and 1856, bearing upon the loyalty of the Rogue River Indians during said war; also correspondence had by the Secretary of the Interior with reference to the papers mentioned in said resolution.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, in response to the Senate resolution of May 31, 1894, transmitting papers relating to the survey of the Klamath Indian Reservation in Oregon, and showing the lands occupied, settled, or filed upon, by settlers.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a copy of a communication from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, with a schedule of names of settlers on the Crow Creek and Winnebago Reservation, in South Dakota, and the amount of damages sustained by them between February 27, 1885, and April 17, 1885, with recommendation for appropriations to reimburse certain settlers.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a copy of a communication from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, with draft of a bill for the construction of a wagon road on the Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting an agreement with the Nez Perce Tribe of Indians in Idaho, together with the report of the commissioner appointed to negotiate with said Indians, and a draft of a bill to confirm and ratify said agreement.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting letter from Indian Commissioner concerning treaties with Yankton and Dakota or Sioux Indians, and other papers.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, in answer to the resolution of the Senate of December 14, 1893, with respect to the value of textile fabrics purchased for the Army, the Navy, the Indian Bureau, and the Marine-Hospital Service for the fiscal year 1893, transmitting reports of the Secretary of War, the Secretary of the Navy, the Secretary of the Interior, and the Surgeon-General of the Marine Hospital Service, relative thereto.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, in answer to the Senate resolution of February 2, 1894, stating the amount paid to the Chickasaw Tribe of Indians as interest on their trust funds.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, in response to the Senate resolution of December 21, 1893, transmitting a report from the Third Auditor of the Treasury and accompanying papers relative to the Indian war claims of the State of California.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, in response to the Senate resolutions of July 26 and 27, 1894, transmitting schedules of claims allowed by the accounting officers, under appropriations, the balances of which have been exhausted, or carried to the surplus fund under the Act of June 20, 1874, section 5.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, in response to the Senate resolutions of July 6, 1894, and July 14, 1894, transmitting schedules of claims allowed by the accounting officers of the Treasury, and not heretofore reported to Congress, under appropriations the balances of which have been exhausted or carried to the surplus fund under the provisions of section 5 of the Act of June 20, 1874.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a copy of a communication from the Secretary of the Interior submitting certain estimates of appropriations recommended to be incorporated in the Indian appropriation bill for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1895.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting estimate of an appropriation for the relief of the Navajo Indians in New Mexico.

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In the Senate of the United States. Letter from the Secretary of War, in response to the Senate resolution of June 5, 1894, transmitting a letter from the Acting Adjutant-General, inclosing copies of reports from officers of the Army serving on the frontier, dated in the years 1855 and 1856.

Submissions from 1895

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Treasury, in response to Senate resolution of February 26, 1895, transmitting schedules of claims allowed by the accounting officers of the Treasury Department under appropriations the balances of which have been exhausted or carried to the surplus fund, since those reported January 22, 1895.

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Letter from the Acting Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting an estimate of appropriation to complete the census of the "Old Settlers," or Western Cherokee Indians.

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Letter from the Attorney-General, in response to Senate resolution of December 22, 1894, submitting a statement of all judgments in the Court of Claims in Indian depredation cases to January 1, 1895, with information relating to the same.

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Letter from the Attorney-General, in response to Senate resolution of February 15, 1895, transmitting a list of judgments in the Court of Claims in Indian depredation cases since the adjournment of the first session of the Fifty-third Congress, against which no motions for new trial have been filed or appeals taken, and which have not been appropriated for.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, in response to Senate resolution of January 3, 1895, transmitting information relating to the amount of money necessary to pay annuities accruing and falling due each year from July 1, 1894, to July 1, 1902, under treaties with the Sioux Indians.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, reporting the results of an examination of the claim of W. B. Munson, of Denison, Tex., against the Chickasaw tribe of Indians.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting information relating to the Ogden Land Company, and to the claim of said company to certain lands of the Seneca Nation of Indians.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury and the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting an agreement containing a compromise, adjustment, and settlement between the United States and State of Arkansas under power and authority conferred by the act of Congress approved August 14, 1894, with draft of bill and a report relating to the matters involved.

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Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, in response to Senate resolution of January 31, 1895, transmitting information in regard to the reserve in the Treasury, the available cash balance, revenue receipts, payments from the Treasury, amount of gold in the Treasury, redemption of notes, amount of appropriations since July 1, 1893, not drawn from the Treasury, and the amount due the sinking fund December 31, 1894.

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Letter from the Secretary of War, in response to Senate resolution of February 1, 1895, transmitting information relating to the establishment and maintenance of the military post of Fort Totten, Cut Head Sioux Indian Reservation, in North Dakota.

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Message from the President of the United States, in response to Senate resolution of January 8, 1895, transmitting information relating to the enforcement of the regulations respecting fur seals, adopted by the Governments of the United States and Great Britain in accordance with the decision of the Tribunal of Arbitration convened at Paris, with other information called for by said resolution.

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Message from the President of the United States, in response to the Senate resolution of December 4, 1894, transmitting a report from the Secretary of State, with accompanying papers, relating to affairs at Bluefields, in the Mosquito Territory.

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Message from the President of the United States, returning without his approval Senate bill 2338, entitled "An act granting to the Gila Valley, Globe and Northern Railway Company a right of way through the San Carlos Indian Reservation, in the Territory of Arizona.".