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14  of said reservation; thence north to the place of beginning, con-
14  taining about thirty-five thousand acres.  The said lands
15  shall be appraised, in tracts of forty acres each, by three com-
17  petent commissioners, one of whom shall be selected by the
18  Winnebago tribe of Indians and the other two appointed by
19  the Secretary of the Interior: Provided, That the following-
20  described parcel or part of land therein, as follows: Lots
21  numbered three and four and the southwest quarter of the
22  northeast quarter of section thirty-three, and lots numbered five
23  and six and the southeast quarter of the northwest quarter of
24  section thirty-four, and the southeast quarter of section thirty-
25  three, and the southwest quarter of section thirty-four, all in
26  township twenty-seven north, range six east, containing five
27  hundred and thirty-four and eighty-five hundredths acres, here-
28  tofore sold to the Chicago, Saint Paul, Minneapolis and Omaha
29  Railroad Company for depot, warehouse, side track, and
30  other purposes for said company, by virtue of a contract
31  entered into between said tribe of Indians and said railroad
32  company, of the date of April seventeenth, eighteen hundred
33  and eighty-two, and now on file in the office of the Secretary
34  of the Interior, shall be excepted therefrom; and said sale is
35  hereby ratified and confirmed, and the Secretary of the Inte-
36  rior is hereby authorized, upon payment by said company of
37  the amount agreed upon as compensation for said lands, to
38  issue a ptaent to ^[[ ^the Northern Nebraska Land + Development Co. successors to]] said company therefor. 

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1     SEC. 2. That after the survey and appraisement of said
2   lands of the Secretary of the Interior shall be, and he hereby is,
3   authorized to issue proclamation to the effect that unallotted
4   lands at the date of the passage of this act are open for set-
5   tlement, under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe.
6   That at any time within not less than six months nor more
7   than one year after the date of settlement under such
8   proclamation each bona fide settler occupying any portion of
9   said land, and having made valuable improvements thereon
10  or the heirs-at-law of such settler, who is a citizen of the United
11  States, or who has declared his intention to become such,
12  shall be entitled to purchase, for cash, through the United
13  States land-office of the district in which said land is situated
14  the lands so occupied and improved by him, not to exceed one
15  hundred and sixty acres in such case, according to the survey
16  and appraised value of said land as provided in section one of
17  this act: Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior
18  may dispose of the same upon the following terms as to pay-
19  ments, that is to say: one-third of the price of said land to
20  become due and payable [[strikethrough]] one [[/strikethrough]] ^[[two]] year from the date of entry,
21  one-third in [[strikethrough]] two [[/strikethrough]] ^[[three]] years, and one-third in [[strikethrough]] three [[/strikethrough]] ^[[four]] years from said
22  date, with interest at the rate of five per centum per annum;
23  but in case of default in either of said payments, the person
24  thus defaulting for a period of sixty days shall forfeit abso-
25  lutely his right to the tract which he has purchased, and any
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