Indian Relations in Texas

Law Prohibiting Indian Migration Into Texas, 1875-76

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Law Prohibiting Indian Migration Into Texas, 1875-76

See Statutes of the United States
of America-- passed at First Ses-
sion of the 44th Congress. 1875-
'76-- page 195.

Arapahos, Cheyennes, Apaches,
Kiowas, Comanches, and Wichitas.

For Subsistence of the Arapahos,
Cheyennes, Apaches Kiowas, Comanches,
and Wichitas, and transportation of
the Same, who have been collected
upon the reservations Set apart for
their use and occupation, two hun-
dred and fifty thousand dollars.
And the Secretary of the interior is
hereby directed and required to prohi-
bit the Kiowas, Comanches, Apaches,
Kickapoos, Cheyennes, Arapahos, Wichi-
tas, and bands affiliated with them,
from crossing Red River from Fort Sill
reservation into Texas, and rations shall
only be issued to said Indians for
only one week at a time, and then
only to Such of them as shall be pre-
sent. And no arms or ammunition shall
be issued, Sold or given to any of the
Indians above named; and all arms
and ammunition shall be taken from
any Indian who may be proven to
have committed any depredation on the
whites or friendly Indians.

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Law Prohibiting Indian Migration Into Texas, 1875-76. Texas Indian Papers Volume 4, #236, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

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