54th Congress > Senate > Vote 184

Date: 1897-02-26

Result: 8-42

Vote Subject Matter: Civil Liberties / Budget Special Interest

Sponsor: VILAS, William Freeman (D-WI)

Bill number: HR1002

Description: TO AMEND H. R. 1002, BY TAKING AWAY FROM THE U.S. COURTS IN THE INDIAN TERRITORIES, EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION THEREIN, AND GIVING THEM CONCURRENT JURISDICTION WITH THE INDIAN COURTS, TO TRY AND DETERMINE ALL CIVIL CAUSES IN LAW AND EQUITY HEREAFTER INSTITUTED, IN ORDER TO ENABLE THE INDIAN COURTS TO TRY CASES IN THEIR TERRITORIES.

Original source documents: Congressional Record vol. 29-3, p. 2354; Senate Journal vol. 54-2, p. 156;

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