U.S. bureau indian affairs have the direction and management of all Indian affairs. On the organization of the Interior Department. by Act of March 3, 1849 this office was made one of the Bureaus of that Dept. There is no law establishing the name of the Washington Office, but there is some authority of law for every name by which it has been known, e.g.: Indian Department, Office of Indian Affairs, Office of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, Indian Office, Indian Service and Indian Bureau.
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