Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs

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Page 222 - The Superintendent of Indian Affairs, and the Indian agents and subagents, shall have authority to remove from the Indian country all persons found therein contrary to law; and the President is authorized to direct the military force to be employed in such removal.
Page 82 - Sir: In compliance with the regulations of the department, I have the honor to respectfully submit the following as my annual report for 1860: "The fleet of steamers for the Upper Missouri, viz: Spread Eagle, Captain Labarge, Chippewa, Captain Humphreys, and Key West, Captain Wright, all under the control of Mr. CP Choteau, of the firm of C.
Page 6 - Territory, so long as such rights shall remain unextinguished by treaty between the United States and such Indians, or to include any territory which, by treaty with any Indian tribe, is not, without the consent of said tribe, to be included within the territorial limits or jurisdiction of any State or Territory...
Page 163 - AGENCY, August 29, 1860. SIR: In compliance with the regulations of the Indian department, under which I have the honor to serve, I submit the following report of the condition of this agency during the last year: It gives me pleasure to state that the Indians under my charge have continued during the year in the peaceful pursuit of their vocation, which is the chase, and are on friendly terms with all the citizens. The hunting grounds of the Tabahuaches being in the section of country where the...
Page 109 - All of which is respectfully submitted. I am, sir, very respectfully, Your obedient servant, EB TYLER, Col. Commanding Third Brigade, Shields
Page 222 - The Commissioner of Indian Affairs is authorized and required, with the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, to remove from any tribal reservation any person being therein without authority of law, or whose presence within the limits of the reservation may, in the judgment of the commissioner, be detrimental to the peace and welfare of the Indians...
Page 233 - ... in the penal sum of fifty thousand dollars, with two or more substantial freeholders of this state as sureties, who shall, in the aggregate, justify in...
Page 11 - ... Representative Lehlbach, of the State of New Jersey in the 67th Congress, grants to every Government employee a retirement after thirty years of service irrespective of age at an annuity of $1,200.00 per annum. This Bill has the approval of every organization of Federal employees, be it further Resolved, There is now in the Treasury of the United States the sum of $27,000,000.00, accumulated from the two and onehalf per cent deductions from the employees' salaries, making the present retirement...
Page 190 - Indian shall be entitled to any payment out of the Treasury of the United States, for any such property, if he, or any of the nation to which he belongs, have sought private revenge, or have attempted to obtain satisfaction by any force or violence.
Page 127 - By improving their educational facilities, all the ignorance and superstition which now characterize them as a tribe will vanish, and a few years will find the Seminoles an intelligent race, worthy to be considered a part of our common country, and fully competent to aid in sustaining its reputation for intelligence and Christian philanthropy; for the Seminoles are by no means deficient in native force of character and keenness of wit. It wants only cultivation, a knowledge of letters, and the excellencies...

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