FORTY-SECOND CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 434-436. 1872. 391 of the United States, under the general incorporation laws of any Territory of the United States, shall be construed as having authorized and as authorizing the legislative assemblies of the Territories of the United States, by general incorporation acts, to permit persons to associate together as bodies corporate for purposes above named. Aprnovnn, June 10, 1872. CHAP. CD?[XXV`.TAn_ Act to reimburse Une State of Nevada for Expenses in- J¤¤¤ 10, 1879-
whale a Territory in Purchase of a Prison and in Support of United States "'_—""'—"
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the N¢v¤d¤ tv N Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any ;?’;2g;§°_$ff°r fimds in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of sixty thou- wi);-ts and s sand dollars, to be received in full payment of all claims against the United P';?- i”°“!"°d States for expenses incurred by said Territory of Nevada. W ° ° mmm"' Approved, June 10, 1872. CHAP. CDXXXVI. ·-An Act jbr the Reliaf of certain Tribes of lndians in the north- June 10, 1872. ern Superintendency. '§,Kp“g' P_ 517, Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That with the consent and con- Western part currence of the Omaha tribe of Indians, expressed in open council in the °*` fesewmol? Of usual manner, the Secretary of the Interior be, and hereby is, authorized iii3b3T;??; QQ to cause to be surveyed, if necessary, a portion of their reservation in the separated and State of Nebraska, not exceeding iiity thousand acres, to be taken from ““""‘*Y°d·‘f• &°‘i the western part thereof, and to be separated from the remaining portion of said reservation by a line running along the section lines from north to south. The said lands so separated shall be appraised by three competent in sup. commissioners, one of whom shall be selected by said Omaha tribe of P1’¤i¤¤d- Indians in open council, and the other two shall be appointed by the Secretary of the Interior. After the survey and appraisement of said lands, as herein provided, the Secretary of the Interior shall be, and hereby is, authorized to oii'er the same for sale for cash in hand; and sealed pro- Proposals for posals, duly invited by public advertisements, shall be received for the purchase forcash, same for tracts not exceeding one hundred and sixty acres each, and also gs atwlzgligr m for the entire body offered; and he shall be, and hereby is, authorized to igzitzh by ,,,1,,,,,, accept the proposal for the entire tract, or the highest bids for separate tisement. tracts, whichever shall be deemed best for the interests of the Indians: Provided, That no bids for separate tracts shall be accepted which may Bm bid fp be be less than the appraised value of such tract, nor less than one dollar and ¤¤¤¢P¢¤d· twenty-five cents per acre; or for the entire tract which shall be less than Certain bids to the aggregate appraised value of the same, nor less than one dollar and b°*°J°°t“d· twenty-five cents per acre. The proceeds of such sale shall be placed to Proceeds o. the credit of said Indians on the books of the treasury of the United States, ::l;_;%:;°0}’]:,f§d and bear interest at the rate of five per centum per annum, payable semi- Indians, at gum. annually, except such portion thereof as the Secretary of the Interior, we ¤>¤¤¢I>*» &<=·» with the approval of the President of the United States, may deem necessary to be expended for their immediate use in improving and fencing farms, building houses, purchasing implements of agriculture and live stock, and in establishing and supporting schools : Prooided also, That not Provisos. more than twenty-five per centum of the principal of the aggregate amount of sales of said lands shall be expended in any one year: Provided, That no sale shall be approved unless the average sales of each of said parcels of said land shall be at least two dollars and fifty cents per acre. Sec. 2. That with the consent and concurrence of the Pawnee tribe of Portion of the Indians, expressed in open council in the usual manner, the Secretary of “i,F;:v';;;‘;‘:.‘if,;_h° the Interior be, and hereby is, authorized to cause to be surveyed, if nec- bmka to be