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First. A report showing the nature, char: Rev. Statutes. sec. 445 Annually.
acter, and amount of all claims presented
to him during the preceding year under
laws or treaty stipulations for compen-
sation for depredations committed by
Indians, whether allowed by him or not,
and the evidence upon which his action
was based.
Second. A report showing the quantity Rev. Statutes . sec. 445 | Annually.

and kind of the copies of public journals,
books, and documents which have been
received by him for distribution on be-
half of the Government, and showing
also the time when, the place where, and
the person to whom any of the same have
been distributed and delivered during
the preceding year.
A tabular statement of the items paid out, Stats. L., v. 18. p. 450 On the first day of
up to November lof each year, of the ap-

the session. propriations made for the Indian Department for the fiscal year previously ending, each item being placed under the appropriation from which it was paid in such manner as to show the disposi. tion made of each appropriation and the amount unexpended of each; also the itemized statement of the salaries and incidental expenses paid at euch agency for the said year, and the appropriations out of which paid, and the number of In

dians at each agency. An account of the amount received, the Stats. L., v. 19. p. 380 annually.

amount expended, and the amount remaining on hand at the end of each fiscal year, arising from water rents, under the act in relation to the Hot Springs

reservation in Arkansas. Directed to transmit the annual report of Stats. L., V. 20. p. 395 With his annual the operations of the Geological Survey.

report. Directed to report in detail any diversions Stats. L., v. 23. p. 97 Session next suowhich shall be made under authority of Stats. L., v. 2

ceeding such disection 4 of the act approved July 4, 1884 | Stats. L.. V. 2

238 version. (Indian appropriation bill), and the rea

1003 sons therefor.

p. 361

p. 1016 Directed to report an account of his action Stats. L., v. 26. pp.97,384 Next session thereunder the provision of section 4 of the i Stats. L., v. 23

47 after. act approved July 4, 1884 (Indian appro. Stats. L., v. 2

338 priation bill), relative to using subsist. Stats. L., v. 25. p. 1003 ence appropriation for the purchase of

361 cattle, etc.

Stats.

v. 26. p. 1015

p. 144 Stats. L., V. 27. p. 639 Stats. L., v.28. pp.312,313

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List of reports to be made to Congress by public officers-Continued.

Officer, and nature of the report.

By what au.
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Directed to report his action under the State. L., v. 27. pp.97,384 Next session there.

provision of section 5 of the act approved Stats. L., v. 23. pp.47,467 after. July 4, 1884 (Indian appropriation bill), Stats. L., v.

p. 238 relative to the diversion of appropria Stats. L., v.

p. 1003 tion for the pay of specified employés.

361 Stats. L., v. 26. p. 1015

144 Stats, L., v,

640

Stats. L., v. 28. p. 313
Directed to report purchase of supplies in Stats. L., v. 23. pp.97,384) Next session.

cases of exigency without public notice Stats. L., V. 24. pp.46,466
by advertisement, giving facts consti. Stats. L., v. 25. p. 237
tuting the urgency.

Stats. L., vX26. pp. 361,

1015. Stats. L., v. 27. p. 144 Stats. L., V. 27. p. 639

Stats. L., v. 28. p. 312 Directed to report his action under the Stats. L., v. 23. p. 98 Next session thereprovisions of section 11 of the Indian Stats. L., v. 24.1

after. appropriation bill approved July 4, 1884, | Stats. L., v. 25. I p. relative to the disposal of proceeds of Stats. L., v. 26 sale of Government property on Indian reservations.

Stats. L., v. 27. pp. 145,

640.

Stats. L., v. 28. p. 313 A report with list of Indian depredation Stats. L., v. 23. p. 377 Annually. claims.

Stats. L., v. 24. p. 44 A report of expenditures under the appro Stats. L., v. 23. 379 Next session therepriation for food and necessaries in cases

after. of distress among Indians not having

treaty funds.
A report in detail as to the expenditure Stats. L., v. 23. p. 381 Annually.
of the general education fund for In- Stats. L., v. 24. pp.45,465

dians.
A detailed statement of the number and Stats. L., v. 23. p. 419 Annually.
salaries of officers and employés in the

Bureau of Labor.
Directed to transmit a detailed statement Stats. L., v. 24. p. 14 Annually.

of all the proceedings under the provi.
sions of the act authorizing the construc-
tion of a building for the Congressional

Library, approved April 15, 1886.
Report of the Interstate Commerce Com- Stats. L., v. 24. p. 378 Annually.

mission.
A report in detail of the expenditures Stats. L., v. 25. pp. 234, At the commence-
made to December 1 next of the appro-

908. ment of the next priations for survey and subdivision of

session. Indian reservations and lands for allotment in severalty. Directed to transmit report of Director of Stats. L., v. 25. pp. 526, First Monday in the Goological Survey, showing in de.

961.

December of each tail how the money was expended which

year. was appropriated to investigate the ex. tent to which arid land can be redeemed by irrigation, and the use of storage reg.

ervoirs. A detailed statement of the expenses in. Stats. L., v. 25. p. 646 No time specified.

curred under section 8 of the act for the
relief and civilization of the Chippewa

Indians in Minnesota.
A report of the Superintendent of the Stats. L., v. 25. pp. 765, | From time to time.
Eleventh Census relating to the re-

767.
corded indebtedness of private corpora-
tions and individuals, and the expenses
incurred in the taking of the Eleventh
Census.

List of reports to be made to Congress by public officers—Continued.

Officer, and nature of the report.

By what an

thority.

Section When expected to or page. be made.

BY THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR - con

tinued.

A report in detail of his action under sec- Stats. L., v. 25. p. 895 Annually.
tion 17 of the act to divide a portion of
the Sioux Indian Reservation in Dakota,

etc.
A report of all expenditures of the $25,000 Sess. Laws, p. 352 At the next ses.
appropriated to supply food and other Ist, 5lst.

sion of Congress necessaries of life in cases of distress

thereafter. among the Indians not having treaty Stats. L., v. 27. pp.144,639 funds arising from emergencies not fore. Stats. L., v. 28. p. 312 seen or otherwise provided for. A special report of his action anthorized Sesg. Laws, 361 Next session. under provision making appropriations 1st, 51st. for the purchase in open market of sup Stats. L., v. 27. pp.144,639 plies necessary for Indian service, until Stats. L., v. 28. p. 312 contracts are executed and approved, and contractors have had time to deliver supplies to the sereral agencies. Directed to transmit report of a special Sess. Laws, p.

660 agent appointed to ascertain damages Ist, 51st. resulting to any person who had settled upon the Crow, Creek, and Winnebago reservations in South Dakota between February 27, 1885, and April 17, 1885, with his recommendations thereon. A report of the Commissioners appointed Stats. L., v. 27. p. 646 From time to time. to negotiate with the Five Civilized

Tribes in the Indian Territory
A report of his findings and reccommen- Stats. L., v. 28. p

dations in the claim of those Indians who
served the United States under Gen. 0.
0. Howard in the late war with Joseph's
band of Nez Perces Indians; and also as
to the claim of Abraham Brooks

The claims of settlers on the Des Moines Stats. L., v. 28. p. 397 No time specified. River lands in the State of Iowa.

BY THE COMMISSIONER OF INDIAN AFFAIRS.

Rev. Statutes . sec. 468 | Annually.

A tabulated statement showing distinctly

the separate objects of expenditure under his supervision, and how much disbursed for each object, describing the articles and the quantity of each, and giving the name of each person to whom any part was paid, and how much was paid to him, and for what objects, so far as they relate to the disbursement of the funds appropriated for the incidental. contingent, or miscellaneous expenses of the Indian Service during the fiscal year next preceding each report.

NOTE.-The Commissioner of Indian Affairs shall embody in his annual report the reports of all agents ou commissioners issuing food, clothing, or supplies of any kind to Indians, stating the number of Indians present and actually receiving the same; also a tabular statement of all bids and propos: ls received for any services, supplies, or annuity goods for the Indian Service, with a detailed statement of all awards or contracts made for any such services for which bids were received.

List of reports to be made to Congress by public officers-Continued.

Officer, and nature of the report.

By what au. Section When expected to thority. I

or page. be made.

BY THE COMMISSIONER OF INDIAN AFFAIRS

continued.

All persons whatsoevercharged or trusted Rev. Statutes . sec. 2091 At the commence. with the disbursement or application of

ment of the seg. money, goods, or effects of any kind for

sion. the benefit of the Indians, shall settle their accounts annually at the Department of the Interior on the 1st day of October; and copies of the same shall be laid before Congress at the commencement of the ensning session by the proper accounting officers, together with a list of the names of all persons to whom money, goods, or effects have been delivered within the preceding year for the benefit of the Indians, specifying the amount and object for which they were intended, and showing who are delinquents, if any, in forwarding their ac. counts according to the provisions of this section; and also with a list of the names of all persons appointed or employed under this title, with the dates of their appointment or employment, and

the salary and pay of each. A report of any case of hostilities by any Rev. Statutes . sec. 2100 At each session. tribe with which the t'nited States has treaty stipulations which has occurred

since his next preceding report.
Shall include in his annual report the Stats. L., V. 27. pp. 5-145 Annually.

names of all employés under the super Stats. L., v. 27. p. 640
vision and direction of the Indian Bu.
reau, under what law said employés are
appointed, the amount of compensation
paid to each, and the services rendered
by them.

BY THE COMMISSIONER OF PATENTS.

Rev. Statutes . sec. 494 Annually.

A report giving a detailed statement of all moneys received for patents, for copies of records or drawings, or from any other source whatever; a detailed statement of all expenditures for contingent and miscellaneous expenses; a list of all pat. ents which were granted during the precediyg year, designating under proper heads the subjects of such patents; an alphabetical list of all the patentees, with their places of residence; a list of all patents which have been extended during the year; and such other information of the condition of the Patent Office as may be useful to Congress or the public.

BY THE COMMISSIONER OF THE LAND OFFICE.

A report of all cases of suspended entries 'Rev. Statutes . sec. 2452
of public lands, and of suspended pre-
emption land claims, and to adjudge in
what cases patents shall issue upon the
same, with a statement of the principles
upon which each claim was determined.

At the first session after any such adjudications have been made.

BY THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION.

Annually.

A report embodying the results of lus in. Rev. Statutes. sec. 518

vestigations and labors, together with a statement of such facts and recom.

List of reports to be made to Congress by public officers—Continued.

Officer, and nature of the report.

By what au- | Section | When expected to

thority. or page. be made.

BY THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION-con.

tinued. mondations as will, in his judgment, subserve the purpose for which the office

was established. A report on the schools of the District of Stats. L., v. 27. p.

Columbia as respects their organization, efficiency, methods, etc., with recommendations.

160 On first day of next

session.

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A full and complete statement of all the Rev. Statutes . sec.4867
expenditures made by virtue of any ap-
propriation by Congress, including the
amounts and the rates paid to the super-
intendent and for teachers.

At the commencement of every December Session.

BY THE SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE.

A general report in writing of his acts to Rev. Statutes. sec. 528 Annually.
the President and to Congress, in which
he may recommend the publication of
papers forming parts of or accompany-
ing his report, which shall also contain
an account of all moneys received and
expended by him. He shall also make
special reports on particular subjects
whenever required to do so by the Presi.
dent or either House of Congress, or when
he shall think the subject in his charge

requires it.
A report in detail to Congress of all moneys Rev. Statutes . sec. 529 On or before the
expended by him or under his direction.

15th day of De. cember in each

year. A report stating fully and accurately an Stats. L., v. 25. p. 333 | No time specified.

itemized account of every expenditure in continuing experiments in the manu. facture of sugar from sorghum cane, and results of such experiments. A report of the result of his investigation Stats. L., v. 25. 837 No time specified. of the adulteration of food, druge, and Ses 8. Laws, p. liquors, when and where samples were 1st, 5lst. purchased, and the name of manufac- | Stats. L., v. 27 turer, and the brand or label on the pack. Stats. L., v. 28. p. age or articles. Directed to report the place, quantity, and Stats. L., v. 21. p.

price of seeds purchased, from whom

purchased, and the date of purchase. Required to account and report to the Stats. L., v. 21. p.

proper accounting officers of the Treas. ury in the same manner and at the same

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