Feb. 11, 1874 Act

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Feb. 11, 1874.
18 Stat., 15.

An act to amend the act entitled “An act to provide for the removal of the Flathead and other Indians from the Bitter-Root Valley, in the Territory of Montana,” approved June fifth, eighteen hundred and seventy-two.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the time of sale and payment of pre-empted lands in the Bitter-Root Valley, in the Territory of Montana, is hereby extended for the period of two years from the expiration of the time allotted in the act entitled “An act to provide for the removal of the Flathead and other Indians from the Bitter-Root Valley, in the Territory of Montana,” approved June fifth, eighteen hundred and seventy-two.

SEC. 2
That the benefit of the homestead act is hereby extended to all the settlers on said lands who may desire to take advantage of the same.

Approved, February 11, 1874.

NOTE.—The time allotted by the act of 1872 was within twenty-one months from the date of settlement or of passage of the act of June 5, 1872.



MLA Source Citation:

Flathead Indians of Bitter Root Valley Montana. Extracts from Senate Executive Document #231 of the 51st Congress, 1st Session concerning Flathead Indian Allotments in Montana. 1889. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 21 October 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/feb-11-1874-act.htm - Last updated on Jul 31st, 2012


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