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Contested pre-emption cases received, decided, and : Chippewas of Lake Superior, Wisconsio, annual
report of Agent Mahau to the Commissioner.
schools, 602; recommendations, 602.
ing certain sections of Revised Statutes relating removal of the Indians of, 616.
Chiricahua reserve, Arizona, Executive order re-
Cbittenden. G. B., 759.
to Commissioner, 557; consolidation with Pueblo
Frost to Commissioner, 528; location of agency, ! dians, report of, 607.
Carlos agency, Arizona, 430.
of Agent Livingstone to Commissioner, 450; cen. , recommended in regard to, 1.
rial desirable, 401.
ing and restoring, to the public domain, 639. Dakota, extension of public sarrers in, 58; reser-
Dall, W. H., 796.
White River agency, Colorado, 442.
port, lii, 899; veutilation of House of Represent. ! Fort Hall agency, idaho, 474.
Apache agency, New Mexico, 558.
for the, xlviii, 849.
sion ventilating House of Representatives, lii. emption claim subsisting excepts the tract of
land from the operation of the grant notwith-
standing patent was issued to railroad coin-
posal of the articles on exhibition, xli ; awards Lands" as used in first section act April 21,
of local officers is conclasive as against his
for expenses of transportation, cars, &c., of arti a railroad company of right to relinquish under
act of 1874, 63; lands must have been actually
viso of first section of act of April 21, 1876, 84;
annual report of Saperintendent Nicholson to from operation of a railroad grant a'taching dur.
chases for agencies, 513; location of office, 513. act of April 21, 1876, 91; rights of aliens under
Commissioner of Indian Affairs to receive lands to settlements on swamp-lands in Oregon, 96:
filing of declaratory statement prior to settle
of an adverse right, 98; suspended entries, 100:
additional rules, 101 ; under act of March 3, 1875,
restored to the public domain by reason of fail-
port of Agent Miles to the Commissioner, 477 ; withdrawn, to entitle settler to relief, 102; bat
and land adjacent are reserved from sale, 141
report of Agent Cravens to Commissioner, 447 ; are subject to entry with cash only, 143; where
cation for patent is not relieved from suspension
port of Agent King to Commissioner, 520; census adversely, unless the soit brought upon the all-
be made in the paper published uearest the mine.
Decisions affectiog mining rights &r.-Contd. | Error in description of grant to Holy Cross Mission
133; adverse claims may be sworn to before any under act of March 3, 1875, legislation recom-
of Agent Ronan to Commissiouer, 530; intelli.
in regard to, ?; affecting homestead rights, 41; 1 the Pend d'Oreilles, 531; location of agency, 532;
Indian police, 532 ; sanitary condition, 532.
of public lands for military purposes in, 69.
ment, 98; legal filing of, only one allowed by Fort Berthold Indian agency, Dakota, annual re-
port of Agent Alden to Commissioner, 453 ;
making, 628; for survey of Indian reservations, prospects of civilization, 455; farming-interests,
456 ; brick manufacture, 456 ; school, 456 ; build.
Fort Hall Indian agency, report of A gent Danilson
to the Commissioner, 474; number of Indians, 474;
legislation recommended for repayment of, 7. farming, 474 ; condition of the agency-farm, 475 ;
suggestions in regard to buildings, 475; mills,
475; shooting of R. Boyd and 0. James, 475.
536; missionary work, 536.
of Agent McLaughlin to the Commissioner, 451; tive order establisbing, 638.
meut, 452; recommendations, 453.
Friends, Indian agencies assigned to, 714.
agency, Montana, 528.
Gallatin, Hon. A., 793.
classification of statistics, xli; historical reviews, Gatschet, A. S", 797.
geological work by Captain Dutton, 792; ethno.
backs to, 399; progress is made, 399; chief hone! photographic work, 793; botany, 793; office work
work, 796 ; tribes of Alaska (Dall), 796 ; tribes
796 : tribes of California (Powers), 796 ; Ponka
North American tribes (Garschet), 797 ; mono.
graph on the customs and rites of sepulture
act, 41; timber-culture act, 40; pre-emption, sus. Indian languages, 797 ; field-season of 1877, xlv,
793; triangulation by Professor Thompson, 798;
work by Mr. Renshawe, 799; hypsometric work,
801-805 ; geological work hy Mr. Gilbert, 803 ;
logical illustration, 804.
Geological and geographical survey of the Terri. Historical and statistical table of the States and
tories, under Prof. F. V. Hayden, 755; prelimi. Territories, 216.
Idaho, extension of public surveys ic, 56.
of, 70 ; scrip locations, 41; reservation, Allegans,
siirvey of, 71; Sac and Fox, and Otoe and Mis-
souria in Kansas and Nebraska, 43.
Indians, the instability of treaties with, ix; good
should be disconraged, x ; should be supplied
be encouraged in agriculture and stock-raising,
of Agent Sinnott to the Commissioner, 565; pros Jand, xi; some should have the benefits of the
Indian agencies, location of, 715-717 ; nepotism at,
wagon road purposes, tabular statement exbibit. as to system of payment of, 402; new classifica.
tion desired, 403 ; increase of their salaries rec.
ommended, siv; act making appropriation for
payment of moneys certified to bo due, 616.
report of Agent Keut to Commissioner, 537; con. Indian labor to be employed as inuch as possible,
what can be done to improve it, s; suspicions of
report of Agent Bridgman to the Commissioner; bonest employés and contractors to be punished,
Insane, Government Hospital for the, 879.
Irvine, A. G., Indian agent, annual report of Na-
Irwin, James, Indian agent, andual report (f Red
Jackson, W. H., 785.
report of Northern superintendency, 444. Jones, H. W., Indian agent, annual report of Qua
Kiowa and Comanche agency, Indian Territory, Judicial tribunal, legislation for the establishment
restoring to the public domain, 640.
agency, 514; Pottawatomies, 514: Kickapoos,
factions, 515; failore of crops, 515; school, 516 :
thorough farming. 516 ; tribal government, 516 ;
religious and educational interests, 516; timber
Kansas Indian agency. &c --Contioned.
Lutherans, Evangelical, Indian agencies assigned
McKee, R., act for the relief of, 629.
port of Agent Lee to Commissioner, 517; draw.
placed in the bauds of a receiver, XXXV; ils tion of tribes, 518; productions, 517; religion,
519; educational interests, 519; statistics of
condition of Indians, 519.
of Devil's Lake agency, Dakota, 451.
Chippewas of Lake Superior, Wisconsin, 600.
annual report of Agent Haworth to Commis. | Agent Rinehart to the Commissioner, 568; loca.
war, 569; report of Special Agent Turner, 570 ;
port of Agent Roork to the Commissioner, 567 : 571 ; schools, 571 ; issues. 572; spoliation claims,
Mallery, Col. G., 797.
Mallet, E., Indian agent, annual report of Tulalip
Marston, S. W., Indian agent, annual report of
Mason, Prof. 0. T., 797.
stone, 764; Lewis, 764; Shoshone, 764; Utab, 792. logs of, 615.
Mescalero Indian agency, New Mexico second
annual report of Ageot Godfroy to Commis-
office in regard to, 49; hearings to establish the culty of convinoing Indians of rights of settlers,
551 ; necessity of controlling trade, 551; sug.
531 ; progress, 551; branches of iodustry, 552 ;
dition, 553; raids. 533 : relations with the mili-
tary, 553 ; recomiendations for stopping illegal
sence of, described by Bishop Hare, 398; a judi Metallic cartridges. resolu'ion prohibiting the
supply of, to hi stile Indians, 628.
Michigan certain lands in, act extending time for
homestead entries upon, 617.
Military bounty-land-warraut division : Summary
101; district in Ohio, 106; reservations aban-
mended for the codification and revision of, 4 Milroy, R. H., Indian agant, annual report of Pu-
Mill sites, 123.
enne and Arapahoe agency, 477.
Mineral lands, operations under the mining laws,
chase, 116 ; lode claims, status of, located prior
heretofore issued, 117; tuopel rights, 118; vein
title to, 119; adverse claims, 121; placer ground,
1-23; hearings to establish the character of lands,
Mineral resources of the United States, act of Con-
Mining claims, appointment of deputy surveyors
registers and receivers, 124 ; patents may issue
of agent to Commissioner, 439; bnildings, 439 ; Mining interests in Yellowstone National Park,
Mission Indian agency, California, annual report
of agent to Comunissioner, 431; number of in.
dians, 432; condition, 432; encroachments of
port of agent Gregor" to Commissioner, 457: 43?.
ing, to the public domain, 634.
Missouri River bridge, damage to 820.
Nez Percé Indians, &c.-Continued.
description of Chief Joseph, 607; his right to
Wallowa Valley, 608; answer of commission to
recommendations for the settlement of, 609 ;
gations, ol0; consolidation of agencies, 610 ;
791 ; Wind River, 756-761, 778; Bear River, 757; tory of, 407; might have been avoided, vi; cap-
report of Saperintendent Hammond to Comms.
Agent Irvine to the Commissioner, 554 ; num. work, 444; drawbacks to civilization, 446; suy.
Ohio, Virginia military district in, patents issued
for, applications on file for lands within, 106.
Olmstead, F. L., landscape architect, lii.
prospects of crop, 540; purchases, 540 ; improre.
ment, 540 ; schools, 510; missions, 540 ; needed
Oregon, extension of public surveys in the State
lands in the State of, 96.
Osage Indian agency, Indian Territory, annual re-
port of Agint Beede to the Commissioner, 486;
Osages, 486; crimes on reservation, 486: irre.
spousible traders, 486 ; prospects of hostilities,
487; agriculture, 4c7; statistics, 488; govern-
ment, 488; membership rights, 4-9; half-breeds.
489 ; education, 489; dissatisfaction, 490; Kaws.
Osage Indians, act authorizing expenditure of cer-
tain funds belongiug to, 624.
Osage Jands in Kansas, act providing for sale of,
Otoe and Missouria Indian reservation in Kansas
and Nebraska, 43, 421.
Otoe and Missouria tribes, act providing for sale
of portion of reservation of, 623.
Otoe Indian agency, Nebraska, annual report of
Agent Griest to Commissioner, 541; progress,
541; buildings, 541; purchase of supplies, 311;
success of enterprise. 541 ; agricultural opera-
tious, 542; removal, 542 ; industrial school, 542;
sanitary condition, 542.
Otoe reservation, act making appropriation for
survey of, 619.
Pacific Railroad companies, what they bave paid
the government, xxviii; their ab lity to reim-
borse the government, xxxi-xxxiii; their sys-
tem of accountability incomplete, xxxiii-xxxv:
monthly reports necessary, xxxiv; a special
bureau for supervising their accounis recom-
Packard, Prof. A. S., Rocky Mountain lcensts
Parker, Richard C., acting agent, annual report of
Monteith to the Conmissioner, 476 ; improve. Patent Office, xxxvi; its business during the fiscal
ne ded for its library, xxxvii: duplicates of
to report of, 007; meeting at Lapwai, Idaho, 607; office-rooin demanded, xxxvii.