70. An act appropriating $500.00 to defray the expenses of the Choctaw Nation in conducting
an election to determine the sentiment of the Choctaw Indians in the matter of statehood.
Passed Senate October 22, 1903. Passed House and approved October 23, 1903. Approved
by T. Roosevelt December 30, 1903.
71. An act changing the location of the County court grounds of Gains County. Approved
November 5, 1903.
72. An act creating the office of special examiner to investigate and audit the outstanding script
in Nashoba, Cedar, Boktuklo, and Eagle Counties. Passed House, Senate, and approved
November 5, 1903. Disapproved by T. Roosevelt December 29, 1903.
Acts, Bills, and Resolutions of the Choctaw Nation, 1904
1. A letter from J. George Wright, U.S. Indian Inspector, to E.H. Wilson, National Secretary,
stating that no executive action was deemed necessary on the "Resolution denying further
compensation to S.W. Peel for legal services rendered." January 5, 1904.
2. Bill No. 10. An act abolishing the office of Choctaw Citizenship Commission and the office
of Custodian of Records and ex-officers clerk of said commission and repealing law creating
same. Passed House and Senate October 20, 1903. Approved October 22, 1903. Approved
by T. Roosevelt January 5, 1904.
3. Bill No. 35. Resolution directing the disposition of the land adjacent to Ft. Smith, Arkansas
and the land for the court houses and for other purposes. Passed Senate November 2, 1903.
Passed House and approved November 4, 1903. Approved by T. Roosevelt January 12,
4. Bill No. 37. A resolution asking the enrollment of delinquent Choctaws. Passed and
approved November 5, 1903. Disapproved by T. Roosevelt January 13, 1904.
5. A letter from J. George Wright, U.S. Indian Inspector, to Green McCurtain, Principal Chief,
concerning some legislature for relief of distressed Choctaws. January 14, 1904.
6. A letter from J. George Wright to E.H. Wilson, National Secretary, stating that a copy of his
letter had been sent to the Principal Chief with respect to the relief of distressed Choctaws.
January 14, 1904.
7. Bill No. 44. An act providing for the defense of the Nation in Mississippi Choctaw cases
pending before the Commission of the Five Civilized Tribes and the Department of the
Interior. Passed and approved November 5, 1903. Approved by T. Roosevelt February 8,