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LIBRARY
STATE COLLEGE
OF WASHINGTON
NOV 2 '34

CONTENTS.

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PART I.-LEGISLATION AND AGREEMENTS:
Act of March 3, 1893 (27 Stat. L., 645)

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Act of March 2, 1895 (28 Stat. L., 939)

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Act of June 10, 1896 (29 Stat. L., 321)

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Act of June 7, 1897 (30 Stat. L., 83).

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Act of June 28, 1898 (30 Stat. L., 495)

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Curtis Act..

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Atoka agreement

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Act of July 1, 1898 (30 Stat. L., 591).

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Agreement with Seminoles, concluded December 16, 1897, approved by Congress July
1, 1898 (30 Stat. L., 567)..

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Act of March 1899 (30 Stat. L., 939).

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Act of March 3, 1899 (30 Stat. L., 1233)

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Act of May 31, 1900 (31 Stat. L., 221).

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Agreement with Seminoles, concluded October 7, 1899, approved by Congress June 2,
1900 (31 Stat. L., 250) -

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Act of March 1901 (31 Stat. L., 1073)

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Agreement with Creeks, approved March 1, 1901, and ratified by Creeks May 25, 1901 (31
Stat. L., 861)..

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Act of February 28, 1902 (32 Stat. L., 43).

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Act of May 27, 1902 (32 Stat. L., 245).

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Agreement with Creeks, approved by Congress June 30, 1902, and ratified by Creeks
July 26, 1902 (32 Stat. L., 500)

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Agreement with Choctaws and Chickasaws, approved by Congress July 1, 1902, and
ratified by Choctaws and Chickasaws September 25, 1902 (32 Stat. L., 641).

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Agreement with Cherokees, approved by Congress July 1, 1902, and ratified by Chero-
kees August 7, 1902 (32 Stat. L., 716)

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Act of March 3, 1903 (32 Stat. L., 982).

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Act of April 21, 1904 (33 Stat. L., 189).

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Act of April 28, 1904 (33 Stat. L., 573).

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Act of April 28, 1904 (33 Stat. L., 544).

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Act of March 3, 1905 (33 Stat. L., 1060)

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Joint resolution extending the tribal existence of the Government of the Five Civi-

lized Tribes of Indians in the Indian Territory, public resolution No. 7, approved
March 2, 1906

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Act of April 26, 1906 (public No. 129)

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Act of June 21, 1906 (public No. 258)

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Seminole townsite act, passed by the Seminole Council and approved April 23, 1897 105
PART 2.--DECISIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR RENDERED IN CERTAIN

CHOCTAW, CHICKASAW, CREEK, AND CHEROKEE ENROLLMENT CASES.
(A) Choctaw and Chickasaw nations:
Buckholts, James M., et al

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Coleman, Richard B., et al

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Involving the conclusiveness of right to enrollment of persons admitted to
citizenship by the acts of the Choctaw council.
Thompson, William C..

130
Long, James S., et al

138
Relative to enrollment by revisory board of the Choctaw Nation subsequent to
October 10, 1896.
Pearce, Thornton D

125
Relative to intermarried citizens marrying out.

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PART 2.-DECISIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR-Continued.

(A) Choctaw and Chickasą w nations-Continued.

Jones, Ella

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Relative to marriage of white woman to citizen of the Choctaw Nation residing

in the Chickasaw Nation.

McMenamin, Emma .

128

Relative to marriage of white persons to intermarried citizens of the Choctaw

and Chickasaw nations.

Adams, Wiley

144

McCoy, Clay

147

Vaughan, Benjamin J., et al

150

West, Loula, et al.

153

Involving the question of jurisdiction of the Commission to the Five Civilized

Tribes in 1896.

Martin, Mary Elizabeth

157

Involving the right to enrollment of white children of intermarried citizens of

the Choctaw and Chickasaw nations.

Perry, Joe and Dillard

165

Relative to transfer of names from the rolls of Choctaw and Chickasaw freed.

inen to the rolls of citizens by blood of said nations.

(B) Creek Nation:

London, Frank, et al.......

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Relative to status of applicants for Creek citizenship whose names have been

stricken from 1895 roll by “committee of eighteen."

Durant, William

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General rule of statutory construction as applied to act of March 3, 1905 (33

Stat. L., 1060).

Lewis, Rosella

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Act of March 3, 1905, does not extend time for making application for claimants

born prior to May 25, 1901.

(C) Cherokee Nation:

Welcome, Lemuel..

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Citizenship in the Cherokee Nation not acquired by intermarriage with Cheru-

kee freedmen.

Bowers, Belle Z

176

Relative to the jurisdiction of the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes

under the act of June 10, 1896.

Ward, Clara A

178

Relative to expatriation under the provisions of section 2, article 1, Cherokee

constitution.

Lasley, Thomas J., et al

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Commissioner not concluded by judgment of the United States district court,

admitting appellants to Cherokee citizenship where such judgment was obtained

by fraud.

Riley, Mary Ann, et al.

182

Relative to the force and effect to be given to the Kern-Clifton enrollment.

Still, Harry.

184

Force and effect to be given decree of supreme court of the Cherokee Nation.

Rogers, Stonewall J.

185

Minor's citizenship not forfeited by failure of parent to comply with act of

Cherokee Council approved December 4, 1894.

Strickland, Mary, et al

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Paragraph 9, section 21, of the act of Congress approved June 28, 1898 (30 Stat. L.,

495), applicable to minors and adults alike.

PART 3.-DIGEST OF DECISIONS RENDERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR AND

THE COMMISSIONER OF INDIAN AFFAIRS FROM JULY 1, 1904, TO MAY 31, 1906, INCLU-

SIVE, UPON APPEALS FROM THE DECISIONS OF THE COMMISSION TO THE FIVE Civ-

ILIZED TRIBES AND THE COMMISSIONER TO THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES IN ALLOT-

MENT CONTEST CASES...

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PART 4.-STATEMENT SHOWING THE DISPOSITION AND PRESENT STATUS OF ALLOTMENT

CONTEST CASES APPEALED FROM THE DECISIONS OF THE COMMISSION TO THE FIVE

CIVILIZED TRIBES AND COMMISSIONER TO THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES AND IN

WHICH DECISIONS ON SAID APPEALS HAVE BEEN RENDERED FROM JULY 1, 1904,

TU MAY 31, 1906, INCLUSIVE..

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PART 5.-RULES OF PRACTICE IN CHOCTAW, CHICKASAW, AND CHEROKEE ALLOTMENT

CONTEST CASES..

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