Disposition and sale of allotments of deceased Indians, etc.

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§ Sale on petition of allottee or heirs § Sale of allotment of noncompetent Indian § Sale of timber on lands held under trust § Sale of timber on unallotted lands §§ a to c.

Omitted § d. Charges for special services to purchasers of timber § Surrender of allotments by relinquishment for benefit of children. § Sale of allotted lands by heirs. The adult heirs of any deceased Indian to whom a trust or other patent containing restrictions upon alienation has been or shall be issued for lands allotted to him may sell and convey the lands inherited from such decedent, but in case of minor heirs their interests shall be sold only by a guardian duly appointed by the proper court upon the order of.

An Act To amend section 1 of the Act entitled "An Act to provide for determining the heirs of the deceased Indians, for the disposition and sale of allotments of deceased Indians, for the leasing of allotments, and for other purposes", approved Jas amended.

Author: U.S. Congress Subject: Congr Session 2, Chapter ; of deceased Indians, for the disposition and sale of allotments of deceased Indians, for the leasing of allotments, and for, other purposes." Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Indian trust allot-United States of Aynerica in Congress assembled, That section 1 of ment.

Heirship: () In the BIA began determining the heirs of a deceased Indian allottee. The property, especially land, owned by Indians could be passed on to the heirs of the deceased.

A number of records, called heirship records, were created to determine the heirs of the Indian and the percentage of the property they should receive. heirs of the deceased Indians, for the disposition and sale of allotments of deceased Indians, for the leasing of allotments, and for other purposes", approved Jas amended.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs Allotment Records Allotment Records For a time, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) was responsible for administering the financial affairs of American Indians.

As a result, the BIA created numerous allotment records that document land, finances, goods, and properties disbursed by the Agency. These records describe transactions including actions. These frequently asked questions and answers are provided for general information only and should not be cited as any type of legal authority.

They are designed to provide the user with information required to respond to general inquiries. Due to the uniqueness and complexities of Indian law and Federal tax law, it is imperative to ensure a full understanding of the specific question.

With the Act ofthe secretary of the interior was also given power to sell the allotments of deceased Indian landowners if he deemed the heirs incompetent. In the end, 27 million acres of Indian land were lost as a result of these acts. So much Indian land was passing out of Indian hands that even the U.S.

government became alarmed. allotments. made on the tract to be ceded may, in case they elect to do so before said lands are offered for sale, relinquish same and select allotments in lieu thereof on the diminished reservation: And provided further Lands resered for That the Secretary of the Interior may reserve suchlands as he may agency, etc.

There is presented in the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations the further question, Did the allotments to Choctaw and Chickasaw freedmen have the status of homesteads prior to Act Apso that Act Apc.33 Stat.removing restrictions from the sale of lands of all allottees not of Indian blood, except as to minors.

ACT OF An act to amend and further extend the benefits of the act approved February eighth, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven, entitled "An act to provide for the allotment of land in severalty to Indians on the various reservations, and to extend the protection of the laws of the United States over the Indians, and for other purposes.

The commission moved on to the Iowa tribe, who agreed to accept acre allotments and soldacres of land to the government for $, The Sac and Fox agreed to acre allotments and cededacres for $, The Potawatomi and Shawnee also received allotments, and the government boughtsurplus acres for $, In particular, this allowed Indians to sell or lease, and incoming settlers to obtain, allotment lands.

This series contains records of actions taken on applications for removal of restrictions. Records include the applicant's name, enrollment number, tribe, degree of Indian blood, address, legal description of the land to be sold, date. James, ante, U.

88), and required that a guardian's contract, made onto convey the minor's interest in such an allotment, be approved by the United States Court for the Indian Territory, as a condition to the validity of the contract. 46 Okl. Legal Heir Certificate: Legal Heir Certificate is a certificate given to the legal heir of the person, in case of his/her death.

As per the Indian constitution, if there is any demise in a family, then the person from the family can apply for the certificate as a legal heir. This certificate is required to [ ]. General Allotment Act of - Dawes Severalty Act An act to provide for the allotment of lands in severalty to Indians on the various reservations, and to extend the protection of the laws of the United States and the Territories over the Indians, and for other purposes.

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Blackfeet Reservation, Montana. Act Jch. 4, § 10, 41 Stat. 16, which provided for the allotment of lands within the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in Montana, was amended by act June 4,ch. 99, § 1, 67 Stat. 42, in order to remove the restrictions on alienation of the homestead allotments by making 80 acres of each allotment subject to sale, partition, issuance of.

In the Case of Jim Crow, 32 Land Dec.the question was whether lands inherited from a deceased Indian homesteader came within the provisions of the Act of (32 Stat., (25 USCA § )), which act, by its terms, authorized the sale and conveyance of inherited Indian lands by the heirs of a deceased allottee.

The Act of Apc.34 Stat.providing for the final disposition of the affairs of the Five Civilized Tribes in Indian Territory, while it permitted lands to be conveyed by full-blood Indians, was nevertheless intended to prevent imprudent sales by this class of Indians and made such conveyances valid only when affirmed by.

4 Leonard A. Carlson, an economist whose book Indians, Bureaucrats, and Land: the Dawes Act and the Decline of Indian Farming raises provocative questions about allotment, argued that the Dawes Act "mandated a fundamental change in Indian-white relationships."5 The Dawes Act has also been seen as a profound failure.

As the State of Montana, by the provisions of section 7 of the act ofsupra, is entitled to select land in lieu of that lost to it within sections 16 and 36 in the Fort Peck Reservation, by reason of allotment or other disposition, the Indians on that reservation, if they so desire, may select lands in allotment within sections These records also include “homestead, mining and timber claim, as well as cash sales and Indian allotments”.

Allotment Registers - Registers begin in but include information back to early s. Data include legal land description, acres, Indian and English name, date allotment approved, and patent information.

Oklahoma and Indian Territory, U.S., Indian Photos, This collection includes nearly photographs of Native Americans from various Oklahoma tribes. All Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal in the Card Catalog. Since the General Allotment Act allowed for a significant amount of land to pass out of tribal or individual Indian hands, lands within reservation boundaries may be in a variety of types of ownership— tribal, individual Indian, non-Indian, as well as a mix of trust and fee lands.

Thus, the pattern of mixed ownership resembles a checkerboard. Click the Search Tract Books button. You will be switched to the "Search Results" page.

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For more tips and help, check out our Tract Book Search Overview. Sec. 4 of the General Allotment Act of Feb.

8,as amended, 25 U.S.C. § (), authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to issue allotments to Indians where the Indians have made settlement upon public lands "not otherwise appropriated." An application for an Indian allotment is properly rejected where the lands included in the.

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Taking care of intangible property. Intangible property is property that has no value in and of itself but is the evidence of value. You can distribute intangibles the same as tangibles.

But bearer bonds may require re-registration in the beneficiary’s name. To have stocks and bonds re-registered in a beneficiary’s name, either send or take the following for each security either to the.

business transactions with Crow Indians relating to personal loans, the sale of their crop shares, and the lease and sale of Indian lands. _____ 2/ The appellants introduced into evidence a ledger book which William Shaw claimed was used to record the cash payments as they were made.

Appellants also introduced the canceled checks and grocery.The Dawes Act of (also known as the General Allotment Act or the Dawes Severalty Act of ; named after Senator Henry L.

Dawes of Massachusetts) authorized the President of the United States to subdivide Native American tribal communal landholdings into allotments for Native American heads of families and individuals.

This would convert traditional systems of land tenure into a. – Ratified Indian Treaties and Chiefs, – Oklahoma, Indian Land Allotment Sales, – Records Related to Enrollment of Eastern Cherokee by Guion Miller,