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PRIVATE LAW 90-318-AUG. 8, 1968
Adel Lessert Bellmard Clement Lessert Josephine Gonvil Pappan Julie Gonvil Pappan ^ Pelagie Gonvil Franceour de Aubri Victoire Gonvil Pappan Marie Gonvil Lafleehe Gonvil Louis Laventure Elizabeth Garbonau Vertifelle Pierre Garbonau Louis Joncas Basil Joncas James Joncas Elizabeth Datcherute Joseph Butler William Rodgers Joseph Cote Four children of Cicili Compare First Second Third Fourth Joseph James
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The amounts paid under the authority of this Act shall be paid in full and final satisfaction of all claims of the named individuals or their heirs against the United States based upon the loss of Indian lands included in the twenty-three halfbreed Kaw allotments granted the above named individuals under article 6 of the treaty of June 3, 1825 (7 Stat. 244) in the Territory of Kansas and in full satisfaction of any claims of the original allottees or his heirs for the consequent loss of use of the land. SEC. 2. The Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed to determine the heirs at law of the above named individuals in accordance with the laws of intestate succession of the State of Kansas and his determinations as to heirship and entitlement under this Act shall be final and conclusive. Persons asserting rights to share in the distribution of amounts as provided in this Act as heirs of the persons named in section 1 shall file their claims with the Secretary of the Interior within one year of the effective date of this Act and in accordance with such regulations as the Secretary may prescribe. I n the event that the Secretary determines that any of the individuals named in section 1 had no living heirs at law on the effective date of this Act, he shall make a formal determination of this fact, and his determination of the absence of heirs at law shall be final and conclusive as of the date of the expiration of the time for the filing of claims under this Act. Upon determination of heirship as provided for herein, the Secretary of the Interior shall certify the names of the persons entitled to payment to the Secretary of the Treasury together with the amounts he has found to be due in each instance and his determinations as to the amount and person entitled to receive it shall be final and not subject to appeal. SEC. 3. The amounts paid under the authority of this Act are to be free and clear of any obligations, debts or claims of the original allottees or any successors in interest and are not to be subject to State or Federal taxes. Approved August 8, 1968.