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450 FOBTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 61. 1883. Commissioner of clerical force to bring up the work on·the records of the nles division of umn Ahh- his office, three thousand dollars, to be immediately available, ruuspemaen Transportation of Indian supplies: For this amount, for necessary oflndiausuppliee, expenses of transportation of such goods, provisions, and other articles °*°· ~ for the various tribes of Indians provided for by this act, including pay and expgnsephpf transportation agents, two hundred and seventy live thousan do rs. Interest keiitrurt- INTEREST ON TRUST-FUND STOCKS. fund stoc Items. Sec. 2. For payment of interest on certain abstracted and non-paying State stodrs belonging to the various Indian tribes, and held in trust by the Secretary of the Interior, for the year ending June thirtieth eighteen hundred and eighty-three, namely: _ For trust-fund interest due Cherokee national fund twenty-six thousand and sixty dollars; For trust-(fund giterest due Cherokee school-fund, two thousand four hun an ten o · For trustfund interest due Chickasaw national fund, nineteen thousand eight hundred and twenty dollars; Fgrdtrlpst-fund interest due Choctaw general fund twenty seven thousan dollars · . Fo;·1trr£;-dfi1nddinti];erestddli};`s'rg)elaware general fund, eight thousand nine un an irty o · For tiéuqpfund interest due Idwas, three thousand five hundred and twenty dollars · For trustfurid interest due Kaskaskias, Peorias, Weas, and Piankeshaws, four thousand eight hundred and one dollars; For trustfund interest due Kaskaskia, Wea, Peoria, and Piankeshaw, school fund, one thousand four hundred and forty-nine dollars; d Igor trust-fund interest due Menomonees, nine hundred and fifty · dollars; For trust-iirnd intrest due Ottawas and Chippewas, two hundred and

 dollars; in all ninety-five thousand one hundred and seventy

o ars, Frunhaswfsup- Sec. 3. That no purchase of supplies for which appropriations are $0* **2** "*'°'—`· herin made exceeding in the aggregate five hundred dollars in value at mw any one time shall be made without iirst giving at least three weelr’s . notice by advertisement, except in cases of exigency, when, in the dis cretion of the Secretary of the Interior, who shall make onicial record of the facts constituting the contingency, and shall report the same to Congress at its next session, he may direct that purchases may be made in open market in amount not exceeding three thousand dollars. Approprntigne Sec. 4, That so much of the appropriations herein made as may be

 required to pay for goods and supplies, and for transportation of the

u8_ “Y " same,fortheycareudmgJunethirtieth, eigbteenhuudred andeightyfour, shall be immediately available; but no such goods or supplies shall be distributed or delivered toauy of said Indians prior to July first eighteen hundred and eighty three; and the Secretary of the Interior, under the direction of the President, may use any surplus that may remain in any_ of the said appropriations herein made for the purchase of subsistence for the several Indian tribes, to an amount not exceeding twenty-five thousand dollars in the aggregate, to supply any subsistence deficiency Preview that may occur; Provided, however, That funds appropriated to fulfill treaty obligations shall not be so used; And provided further, That any diversions which shall be made under authority of this section shall be reported in detail, and the reasons therefor, to Congress at the session of Congress next succeeding such diversion, Appropriations Sec. 5. That when not required for thepurpose forwhich appropriated, bx; og: ***:8 the funds herein provided for the pay of specilied employees at any agency gt,;,, so ,5,0 d may be used by the Secretary of the Interior for the pay of other emegs, ’ ployees at such agency, but no deficiency shall be thereby created, and,