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REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR.....

Indian Affairs, ii; Public Lands, xv; Railways, xxiv; Patents, xxxvi; Pen-

sions, xxxviii; Education, xli; Geological and Geographical Survey of the

Territories, xliii; Rocky Mountain Locusts, xlvi; Hot Springs Commission,

xlvii; Pagosa Hot Springs of Colorado, xlviii; Asylum for the Deaf and

Dumb, xlviii; Freedmen's Hospital, xlix; Columbia Hospital for Women,

xlix; Government Hospital for the Insane, xlix; Yellowstone National

Park, li ; Census Office, lii; Capitol Buildings and Grounds, lii; Recon-

struction of the Interior Department Building, liii.

General Land Office.........

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Report of Commissioner, 1; Law Library, 3; Judicial Tribunal, 4; Repay.

ment of Money for Lands Erroneously Sold, 6; Decisions in Land Cases,

7; Supervision of Surveys, 9; Surveys of Islands and Beds of Meandered

Lakes, Sloughs, and Ponds, 11; Adjustment of Swamp Land Grants, 12;

Lapsed Railroad Grants, 12; Private Land Claims in Colorado, New Mex-

ico, and Arizona, 26; District Land Offices, 29; Review of Laws Govern-

ing Sale of Public Lands, 32; Homestead and Pre-emption Laws, 34; Papers

Accompanying Report of Commissioner, 37; Detroit Arsenal Grounds, 42;

Useless Military Reservations, 42; Sac and Fox and Otoe and Missouria

Indian Reservations in Kansas and Nebraska, 43; Decisions affecting

Homestead Rights, 44; Decisions under Timber Culture Laws, 47 ; South-

ern Public Lands, 49; Soldiers' Additional Homesteads, 50 ; Private Land

Claims, 51; Sarveying, 54; Reservations of Public Lands, 68; Texas

Boundary, 74 ; Re-establishing Lost Corners, 76 ; Railroads, 77; Decisions

affecting Railroad Grants, 79; Pre-emptions, 93 ; Suspended Entries, 100;

Military Bounty Land Warrants, 104; Swamp and Overflowed Lands, 107;

Draughting, 107; Accounts, 108; Mineral Lands, 108; United States Min-

ing Laws and Regulations, 109; Decisions affecting Mining Rights, 127;

Coal Lands, 143; Abandonment and Relocation, 144; Operations under

Mining Laws during last fiscal year, 145; Mining Claims Approved and

Patented during fiscal year, 145; United States Surveyors-General, 154 ;

United States Land Offices, 154; Survey of Lands to June 30, 1877, 155;

Public Lands Sold, &c., for fiscal year ending June 30. 1877, 156; Selection

of Swamp Lands for the several States under act of Congress, 186; Land

Concession by Congress to States and Corporations from 1850 to June 30,

1877, 188; Attachment of Railroad Rights, 197; Estimates of Appropria-

tions required for fiscal year ending June 30, 1879, 201; Historical Table

of States and Territories, 216; Report of Surveyor-General of Louisiana,

220; Unconfirmed Private Land-Claims in Louisiana, 221; Statement of

Surveying Contracts in Louisiana, 224; Report of Surveyor-General of

Florida, 229; Report of Surveyor-General of Minnesota, 232; Statement of

Surveying Contracts in Minnesota, 235; Report of Surveyor-General of

Dakota, 240; Report of Surveyor-General of Nebraska, 247 ; Report of

Surveyor-General of Wyoming, 253; Report of Surveyor-General of New

Mexico, 263; Report of Surveyor-General of Colorado, 274; Report of Sur-

veyor-General of Montana, 282; Report of Surveyor-General of Idaho, 235;

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General Land Office-Continued.

Report of Surveyor-General of Utah, 299; Report of Surveyor-General of

Nevada, 311; Report of Surveyor-General of Arizona, 321; Report of Sur-

veyor-General of Washington Territory, 332; Report of Surveyor-General

of Oregon, 342; Report of Surveyor-General of California, 354.

Report of Commissioner of Indian Affairs ......................................... 397

Law for Indians, 398; Education and Civilization, 399; Indian Labor, 400 ;

Food for Indians, 400; Removals to Indian Territory, 401; Trade with In-

dians, 404 ; Nez Percé War, 405; Sioux War, 410; Sioux Commission, 413 ;

Removals of various Tribes, 414; Klamath Indian Reservation, 419; Special

Commissions, 421; Alaska Indians, 422; Reports of Superintendents and

Agents, 427; Colorado River Agency, Arizona, 427; Pima Agency, Arizona,

427; San Carlos Agency, Arizona, 430; Hoopa Valley Agency, California, 431;

Mission Indians Agency, California, 431 ; Round Valley Agency, California,

435; Tule River Agency, California, 437 ; Los Pinos Agency, Colorado, 439;

Southern Ute Agency, Colorado, 441 ; White River Agency, Colorado, 442;

Dakota Superintendency, 444; Cheyenne River Agency, Dakota, 447 ; Crow

Creek Agency, Dakota, 450 ; Devil's Lake Agency, Dakota, 451 ; Flandreau

Special Agency, Dakota, 454 ; Fort Berthold Agency, Dakota, 455; Lower

Brulé Agency, Dakota, 457; Red Cloud Agency, Nebraska, 458; Sisseton

Agency, Dakota, 459; Spotted Tail Agency, Nebraska, 461; Standing Rock

Agency, Dakota, 467 ; Nez Percé Agency, Idaho, 476; Cheyenne and Arap-

ahoe Agency, Indian Territory, 477 ; Kiowa and Comanche Agency, Indian

Territory, 483; Osage Agency, Indian Territory, 486 ; Pawnee Agency, In-

dian Territory, 491; Ponca Agency, Indian Territory, 492; Quapaw Agency,

Indian Territory, 498; Sac and Fox Agency, Indian Territory, 501; Union

Agency, Indian Territory, 503; Wichita Agency, Indian Territory, 508;

Sac and Fox Agency, Iowa, 509; Report Central Superintendent, Law-

rence, Kansas, 511 ; Kansas Agency, 515; Mackinaw Agency, Michigan,

517 ; Leech Lake Agency, Minnesota, 520; Red Lake Agency, Minnesota,

523 ; Chippewa Agency, Minnesota, 525 ; Blackfeet Agency, Montana, 527;

Crow Agency, Montana, 528; Flathead Agency, Montana, 530; Fort Peck

Agency, Montana, 533 ; Great Nemaba Agency, Nebraska, 537; Omaba

Agency, Nebraska, 539; Otoe Agency, Nebraska, 541; Santee Agency, Ne-

braska, 543; Winnebago Agency, Nebraska, 545; Nevada Agency, 546;

Abiquju Agency, New Mexico, 549; Mescalero Apache Agency, New Mexico,

550 ; Navajo Agency, Arizona, 554 ; Pueblo Agency, New Mexico, 557;

Southern Apache Agency, New Mexico, 558; New York Agency, New York,

558 ; Grande Ronde Agency, Oregon, 565; Klamath Agency, Oregon, 567 ;

Malheur Agency, Oregon, 508; Siletz Agency, Oregon, 573; Umatilla

Agency, Oregon, 574; Warm Springs Agency, Oregon, 575 ; Uintah Valley

Agency, Utah, 577 ; Colville Agency, Washington Territory, 582 ; Neah

Bay Reservation, Washington Territory, 583; Puyallup, Nisqually, &c.,

Reservation, Washington Territory, 585 ; Quinaielt Agency, Washington

Territory, 590 ; S'Kokomish Agency, Washington Territory, 592; Tulalip

Agency, Washington Territory, 593; Yakama Agency, Washington Terri-

tory, 596; Oneida, Stockbridge, and Menomonee Agency, Washington Terri-

tory, 598; Red Cliff Agency, Wisconsin, 600; Shoshone and Bannock

Agency, Wyoming Territory, 603; Report of Commission to Nez Percé,

&c., 607; Indian Legislation by Forty-fourth Congress, 614; Acts of Con-

gress affecting Indians, 614; Schedule Indian Trust Lands, Kansas and

Nebraska, 630; Unoccupied Miami Lands, Kansas, 631; Executive Orders

relative to Reservations, 632; Schedule of Indian Reservations, 642; Lia-

bilities of United States to Indians, 652; Trust Fund and Trust Lands, 66.3;

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Report of Commissioner of Indian Affairs-Continued.

Appropriations for fiscal year ending June 30, 1876, 677; Investments,

681; Statistics of Population, Education, &c., 684 ; Table of Agricultural

Improvements, &c., 702; Indian Agencies assigned to various Denomina-

tions, 714; Location of Indian Agencies, 715.

Report of Sitting Bull Indian Commission ......

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Report of Commissioner of Pensions...

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Amendment of Statutes, 733; Reorganization, 734 ; Pension Agencies, 733;

Number of Claims received, &c., 739; Number of Claims allowed, &c., 742;

Rates per Month, &c., of Army and Navy Invalids, 743; Number of Widows,

Minors, &c., 845; Claims filed and allowed since 1862, 745; Pensioners on

roll at end of fiscal years since 1861, 746 ; Operations of Special Service

division for fiscal year ended June 30, 1877, 747 ; Location of Pension

Agencies, &c., 748; Number of Pensioners examined September, 1877, 751;

Number of Vouchers received and paid daily during September, 1877, 752.

Report of Geological and Geographical Survey of Territories .....................

Report of the Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region ....

Field season of 1876, 789; Office-work of 1876–77,794 ; Field season of 1877,

798.

Report of Hot Springs Commission .....

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Report of Directors of Union Pacific Railroad.....

Report on Yellowstone National Park

Columbia Institution for Deaf and Dumb .........

Report of Columbia Institution for Deaf and Dumb.

Report on Freedmen's Hospital and Asylum ........

Report on Columbia Hospital for Women ..

Report of Government Hospital for Insane........

Report of Architect of the Capitol .....

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