Act of March 1, 1899

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30 Stat. L. 939

For salaries of four commissioners, appointed under acts of Congress approved March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-three, and March second, eighteen hundred and ninety-five, to negotiate with the Five Civilized Tribes in the Indian Territory, twenty thousand dollars: Provided, That the number of said com missioners is hereby fixed at four. For expenses of commissioners and necessary expenses of employees, sixty thousand dollars: And provided further, That three dollars per diem for expenses of a clerk detailed as special disbursing agent by Interior Department, while on duty with the Commission, shall be paid there from; for clerical help, including secretary of the Commission and interpreters, thirty-nine thousand nine hundred and eighty dollars; for contingent expenses of the Commission, three thousand five hundred dollars ; in all, one hundred and twenty-three thousand four hundred and eighty dollars.

That said Commission shall continue to exercise all authority heretofore conferred on it by law.

 



MLA Source Citation:

United States. Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes. Laws, Decisions and Regulations Affecting the work of the Commissioners to Five Civilized Tribes, 1893-1906. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1906. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 29 November 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/act-of-march-1-1899.htm - Last updated on Mar 28th, 2013


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