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BILL NO 15 AN ACT GRANTING TO JONAS TAYLOR A FERRY ON LITTLE RIVER BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL COUNCIL OF THE CHOCTAW NATION, IN Section 1 That Jonas Taylor,a citizen of the Choctaw NaT ion,is hereby authorized and permitted to establish and operate a ferry-boat on Little River, six rriles northeast of Valliant,Iftd. Ter.,known as the Stephens crossing,and this privilege shall con- tinue for the period of three years,and the right herein granted shall extend up and down the said River for a distance of one Kile each way. The said Jonas Taylor shall keep the banks and approach- es to the ferry-boat in good condition,and the Choctaw Nation shall in no wise be responsible or liable to any person for loss or dam- ages by reasonof said ferry. Section 2 Be it further enacted that Jonas Taylor shall have the right to charge for vehicles drawn by irore than two horses, mules or oxen, sevent y-five cents; for vehicles drawn by a single animal thirty cents;for each animal,horse,mule or cattle,five cents; for each person on horse twenty-five cents;for each person on foot five cents;for each hog,sheep,two and ore half cents;for vehivles drawn by two horses,mules or oxen,fifty cents. « Section 3 Be it further enacted that all acts heretofore » passed coming in conflict with this act are hereby repealed,and this act shall take effect and be in force from and after its pas- sage and approval. EXTRAORDINARY SESSION ASSEMBLED: Read,interpreted,passed Senate and referred to House this/333th day of Dec. 1902. this/2)3th day

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  • BILL NO 15

    AN ACT GRANTING TO JONAS TAYLOR A FERRY ON LITTLE RIVER

    BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL COUNCIL OF THE CHOCTAW NATION, IN

    Section 1 That Jonas Taylor,a citizen of the Choctaw

    NaT ion,is hereby authorized and permitted to establish and operate

    a ferry-boat on Little River, six rriles northeast of Valliant,Iftd.

    Ter.,known as the Stephens crossing,and this privilege shall con-

    tinue for the period of three years,and the right herein granted

    shall extend up and down the said River for a distance of one Kile

    each way. The said Jonas Taylor shall keep the banks and approach-

    es to the ferry-boat in good condition,and the Choctaw Nation shall

    in no wise be responsible or liable to any person for loss or dam-

    ages by reasonof said ferry.

    Section 2 Be it further enacted that Jonas Taylor shall

    have the right to charge for vehicles drawn by irore than two horses,

    mules or oxen, sevent y-five cents; for vehicles drawn by a single

    animal thirty cents;for each animal,horse,mule or cattle,five cents;

    for each person on horse twenty-five cents;for each person on foot

    five cents;for each hog,sheep,two and ore half cents;for vehivles

    drawn by two horses,mules or oxen,fifty cents. « Section 3 Be it further enacted that all acts heretofore

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    passed coming in conflict with this act are hereby repealed,and

    this act shall take effect and be in force from and after its pas-

    sage and approval.

    EXTRAORDINARY SESSION ASSEMBLED:

    Read,interpreted,passed Senate and referred to House this/333th day of Dec. 1902. this/2)3th day

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    Rec. Seo.

    Read,interpreted,passed House and referred to Chief this 13th day^of Deo. 1902.

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    Approved this 13th day of JJec.1902.

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    •B H I T E II 0 U S E , Washington,i) .C.

    -Approved January 1903.

  • O F F I C E

    NATIONAL SECRETARY OF THE

    CHOCTAW NATION

    T H IS I S T O C E R T I F Y :

    That the above and hereto attached Bill No. 15 is an Act

    of the Choctaw General Council,passed at a special Session thereof

    in December,1902,and approved by the Principal Chief of the Choctaw

    Nation,inhis official di aracter on December 13, 1902,and that I

    do hereby respectfully su bmit the same for the approval of the

    President of the United States,in acc ©rtdance with the provisions

    of Section 29,of the Act of Congress of June 28,1898,(30 Stats.495)

    entitled "An Act for the protection of the people of the Indian

    Territory,and for other purposes

    IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF,I,Edward H.Wilson

    National Secretary of the Choctaw Nation,have here

    unto affixed my official signature,and the Great

    Seal of the Choctaw N< tion,this the day of J)e~ cember, one t Hon sand, nine, htmd red and two .

    tional Se c r e t a ry of the C h o c t aw N a t i o n.

  • D E P A R T M E N T OF THE INTERIOR, UNITED STATES INDIAN INSPECTOR

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    INDIAN TERRITORY,

    D 5653-1903 Muskogee, Ind. T., Feb. 3, 1903

    1Sr. E. H. Wilson, iTw.uxona.J- ucui cocHJI , wiiuw « - >

    Doaksville, Indian Territory

    Sir: I respectfully return herewith the act of your National

    Council, approved by the Principal Chief on December 13, 1902, and

    entitled -

    "An Act granting to Jonas Taylor a ferry on Little River."

    This act was approved by the President on January 23, 1903,

    as shown by his endorsement thereon. Very respectfully

    D.H.K.(J) E n d . 53

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