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FIFTY-THIRD CONGRESS. Sess. III. Ch. 187. 1895. 869 ment Numbered One hundred and one, nine hundred and thirty-seven thousand three hundred and forty-three dollars and ninety-four cents: PWM Provided, That none of the judgments herein provided for shall be paid Appeal: until the right of appeal shall have expired. J UDGMENTS IN INDIAN DEPREDATION CLAIMS. c,§{Q§jf*° ‘1°P'°‘”‘“°“ For payment of judgments of the Court of Claims in Indian depre- ,,;`T(§‘f£',‘§°°“* °°“"’ dation cases in the order in which they are certified to Congress in Senate Executive Documents Numbered Seven, parts one and two, Numbered Ei ghty-two and One hundred and twenty-eight and Senate Miscellaneous Document Numbered Two hundred and forty-nine of the Fifty-third Congress, second session, and House Executive Document Numbered One hundred and forty-three, and Senate Executive Document Numbered Eighty-six of this session, including final judgments rendered since the date of those included in the last named Executive Document two hundred thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary to pay and discharge such judgments as have been rendered against the United States, after the deductions required to be ntuscum. made under the provisions of section six of. the Act approved March V°'·“·P·°°‘* third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, entitled “An Act to provide for the adjustment and payment of claims arising from IndianAepreda— tions" shall have been ascertained and duly certified by the Secretary of the Interior to the Secretary of the Treasury, which certification shall be made as soon as practicable alter the passage of this Act, and such deductions shall be made according to the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, having due regard to the educational and other necessary requirements of the tribe or tribes affected; and the amounts paid shall be reimbursed to the United States at such times and in B¤i¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¢- such proportions as the Secretary of the Interior may decide to be for the interests of the Indian service: Provided, That no one of the said jud g- mma;. ments shall be paid until the Attorney-General shall have certified to _,,},;‘,§§,'},‘Q,'f‘,§,f,,{°“ °' the Secretary of the Treasury that he has caused to be examined the evidence heretofore presented to the Court of Claims in support of said judgment and such other pertinent evidence as he shall be able to procure as to whether fraud, wrong or injustice has been done to the United ` States or whether exorbitant sums have been allowed, and finds `upon such evidence no' grounds sufficient in his opinion to support a new trial of said case; or until there shall have been liled with said Secretary a duly certiiicd transcript of the proceedings of the Court of Claims denying the motion made by the Attorney-General for a new trial in _ any one of said judgments: Provided further, That any and all judg- °°"'°°“"°"‘ ments included in said documents which the present Attorney-General has already examined, and is willing to certify under the provisions of this Act, and any and all judgments rendered during his term of office which he shall be willing to certify under the provisions of this Act may be certified notwithstanding the order of payment herein specined. Sec. 2. That for the payment of the following claims certiiied to be wfQ‘}_‘,fQ§DQ°_§§$_°’ due by the several accounting officers of the Treasury Department under appropriations the balances of which have been exhausted or carried to the surplus fund under the provisions of section five of the WL 18·P·u°· Act of June twentieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, and under appropriations heretofore treated as permanent, being for the service of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and ninety-two, and prior years, unless otherwise stated, and which have been certified to Congress under section two of the Act of July seventh, eighteen hundred and V°”3·P-*5* eighty-four, as fully set forth in House Executive Document Numbered Two hundred and thirty-four, Fifty-third Congress, third session, there is appropriated as follows: