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Act of October 19, 1888 (25 Stat. 611)

Relevant Provisions: 
Surrender of patents

Authorizes the secretary of the interior to accept surrenders of patents by Indian allottees, provided that the Indian allottee, if he or she chooses, makes another selection of land.

Click here for full text in Charles J. Kappler’s Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties, produced by Oklahoma State University Library