Oklahoma Reports Volume 6

Paperback | January 17, 2013

byEdgar Allan Poe, James Albert Harrison, Oklahoma Supreme Court

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...national councils to make and carry into effect all such laws as they may deem necessary for the government of the persons and property within their own country belonging to their people, or such persons as have connected themselves with them; and by the treaties of Washington. 1846, and 1866, the United States guaranteed to the Cherokees the title and possession of their lands, and jurisdiction over their country. (Revision of Indian Treaties pp. 65, 79 85.) But neither these nor any previous treaties evinced any intention, upon rhe part of the government, to discharge them from their condition of pupilage or dependency, and constitute them a separate, independent and sovereign people, with no superior within its limits.' The same doctrine in effect is announced in.1/. K. & T. R. R. Co. v. Roberts, 152 I". S. 114. While these cases proceed upon the theory that the right of eminent domain is always in congress, by reason of the sovereignty of the United States, still they also support the doctrine that the government has never entirely surrendered the control and dominion of the tribe of Indians and their lauds, notwithstanding they have conveyed the same by patent. In vol. l!i, page 232, Opinions of Attorneys General, in answer to a question submitted by the secretary of the interior, Mr. Attorney General Garland states that the law we are here considering is applicable to Indians who have received their lands in severalty, and that the trust imposed in the government to protect standing timber from spoliation, even by the Indian to whom the land is allotted, exists until the second patent is granted, or until such time as congress may deem the Indian to be in such a civilized condition as to enable him to cope with the Opinion of the...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...national councils to make and carry into effect all such laws as they may deem necessary for the government of ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.51 inPublished:January 17, 2013Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217578659

ISBN - 13:9780217578653

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