73. An act ratifying and confirming the action of the Joint commission of Choctaw and
74. An act making appropriations for current and contingent expenses of the Choctaw Nation
for the fiscal year of 1886 and 1887. Passed and approved November 6, 1886.
75. A resolution making appropriation for students in the state for the scholastic year of 1886-
1887. Passed and approved November 6, 1886.
Acts, Bills, and Resolutions of the Choctaw Nation, 1887
1. Letter to Thompson McKinney, Principal Chief, concerning the validity of Cochrane's
contract. Dated July 7, 1887.
2. Act granting Simon E. Lewis the right to turnpike the Rock Creek Mountain and establish a
toll gate. Passed Senate October 11, 1887. Passed House with amendment October 12, 1887.
Repassed Senate with amendment October 12, 1887. Approved October 13, 1887.
3. Resolution appropriating $200 dollars to pay C.N. Dugger for the capture of Joshua
Campbell, and escaped convict. Passed and approved October 13, 1887.
4. Resolution assigning the subjects embraced in the chief's message to committees of the
several subjects. Passed and approved October 13, 1887.
5. Act granting Jessie Riddle to turnpike Backbone Mountain and establish a toll gate. Passed
and approved October 17, 1887.
6. Resolution to pay militiamen for serving in the militia. Passed House October 18, 1887.
Passed Senate and approved October 19, 1887.
7. Resolution to pay J.C. Hampton and Jesse Yota, clerk and door keeper of the Freedmen
commissioners. Passed Senate October 18, 1887. Passed House and approved October 19,
8. Resolution to approve and adopt the memorial demanding payment of a judgment. Referred
to Senate by House October 25, 1887. Referred to financial committee by Senate October
9. Resolution to pay Jesse Yota for taking care of the capitol. Passed Senate October 25, 1887.
Passed House and approved on October 26, 1887.
10. An itemized bill of Jesse Yota. Referred to committee on Finance October 26, 1887.
11. Act to establish an election precinct at Big Spring, Atoka County. Approved October 27,