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COMMITTEE ON INTERIOR AND INSULAR AFFAIRS
WAYNE N. ASPINALL, Colorado, Chairman JAMES A. HALEY, Florida
JOHN P. SAYLOR, Pennsylvania, ED EDMONDSON, Oklahoma
Ranking Minority Member WALTER S. BARING, Nevada
CRAIG HOSMER, California ROY A, TAYLOR, North Carolina
JOE SKUBITZ, Kansas HAROLD T. JOHNSON, California
JOHN KYL, Iowa MORRIS K. UDALL, Arizona
SAM STEIGER, Arizona PHILLIP BURTON, California
JAMES A. MCCLURE, Idaho THOMAS S. FOLEY, Washington
DON H. CLAUSEN, California ROBERT W. KASTENMEIER, Wisconsin PHILIP E. RUPPE, Michigan JAMES G. O'HARA, Michigan
JOHN N. HAPPY CAMP, Oklahoma WILLIAM F. RYAN, New York
MANUEL LUJAN, JR., New Mexico PATSY T. MINK, Hawaii
SHERMAN P. LLOYD, Utah JAMES KEE, West Virginia
JOHN DELLENBACK, Oregon LLOYD MEEDS, Washington
KEITH G. SEBELIUS, Kansas ABRAHAM KAZEN, JR., Texas
JAMES D, MCKEVITT, Colorado BILL D. BURLISON, Missouri
JOHN H. TERRY, New York ROBERT G. STEPHENS, JR., Georgia
JORGE L. CÓRDOVA, Puerto Rico
JOSEPH P. VIGORITO, Pennsylvania
JOHN MELCHER, Montana
TENO RONCALIO, Wyoming
NICK BEGICH, Alaska
JAMES ABOUREZK, South Dakota
SIDNEY L. MCFARLAND, Staff Director and Chief Clerk
LEWIS A. SIGLER, Counsel
CHARLES LEPPERT, Jr., Minority Counsel
TERRITORIAL AND INSULAR AFFAIRS
PHILLIP BURTON, Chairman JAMES A. HALEY
DON H. CLAUSEN ROY A, TAYLOR
CRAIG HOSMER THOMAS S. FOLEY
JOE SKUBITZ WILLIAM F. RYAN
PHILIP E. RUPPE PATSY T. MINK
MANUEL LUJAN, JR. LLOYD MEEDS
KEITH G. SEBELIUS BILL D. BURLISON
JAMES D. McKEVITT
ROBERT G. STEPHENS, JR.
JORGE L. CÓRDOVA
JOSEPH P. VIGORITO
WILLIAM G. THOMAS, Consultant on Territorial and Insular Affairs
NOTE.—The chairman, Hon. Wayne N. Aspinall, and the ranking minority member, Hon.
John P. Saylor, are ex officio members of this subcommittee.
Report of the Department of the Interior---
Ala'ilima, Vaiinup J. (plus attachments)---
Letter-Knox, P. C., Attorney General, to Secretary of the
Treasury, dated February 17, 1902--
Proposed amendments to H.R. 11523 and H.R. 12493.
Aumoeualogo, Hon. Salanoa S. P., Senator, Legislature of American
Fuimaono, Hon A. U., Washington Delegate for American Samoa-.
Haydon, Hon. John M., Governor of American Samoa -
Loesch, Hon. Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Public
Lowe, Hon. Richard Barrett, late Governor of American Samoa and
Matsunaga, Hon. Spark M., a Representative in Congress from the
State of Hawaii..
Mink, Hon. Patsy T., a Representative in Congress from the State of
Mulitauaopele, Leviifiloa Suiava, also known as Ivi S. Pele, J.D.,
Pago Pago, American Samoa-.
Reed, Hon. Le’aeno W., president of the Senate, American Samoa..
Reed, Mrs. Liugalua Lé'aeno W-
Tiapula, Fia T. S., educator, Holt public schools, Lansing School
District, Lansing, Mich.--
Tima, Hon. Ma'o, member, House of Representatives, American
Tuiolosega, Tagaloa M., District No. 2, Legislature, American Samoa,
Utu, Fainuulelei S., of American Samoa.
Wohlfeld, William, former assistant to Governor Haydon...
Knox, P. C., Attorney General, to Secretary of the Treasury, dated
February 17, 1902_
Laolagi, T. F., paramount chief, Sili, Manu'a, American Samoa, to
Hon. Phillip Burton, dated March 17, 1972.-
Loesch, Hon. Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Interior, to Hon.
Wayne N. Aspinall, dated March 22, 1972 (report) -
Masaniai, S. I., International Trader & Importer, World Trade
Business Department, IBS-7, Fagatogo, Pago Pago, American
Samoa, to Hon. Phillip Burton, dated February 25, 1972-
Ofisa, Asoau, paramount chief, Faleasao District, Manu'a, American
Samoa, to Hon. Phillip Burton, dated March 9, 1972.---
Tamotu, Mulitauaopele (Pele), high chief orator and traditional
leader, county of SUA, Pago Pago, Tutuila, American Samoa, to
Hon. Phillip Burton, dated March 17, 1972-
Tuitele, M. T., District Governor and others, office of the District
Governor, western district, to Hon. Phillip Burton, dated March 8,
Tuitelelapaga, Napoleone A., High Court of American Samoa, to
Hon. Phillip Burton, dated March 7, 1972.-
Tuufuli, Leatulua K., mayor of Fagatogo Town, American Samoa, to
Hon. Phillip Burton, dated March 10, 1972.-
Tuumamao, Tuiolosega, paramount chief, Olosega County, American
Samoa, to Hon. Phillip Burton, dated March 17, 1972
Va'a, Mr. Fleise, Samoa Times newspaper, Apia, Western Samoa, to
Congressman Burton, dated February 28, 1972,
Amendment No. 1, 11th Legislature, Second Regular Session, Senate
Joint Resolution No. 3, approved by Harrison Loesch, Assistant
Secretary of the Interior, dated March 19, 1971.--
Amendment No. 2, 11th Legislature, Second Regular Session, Senate
Joint Resolution No. 5, approved by Harrison Loesch, Assistant
Secretary of the Interior, dated March 19, 1971..
Amendment No. 3, 11th Legislature, Second Regular Session, Senate
Joint Resolution No. 4, approved by Harrison Loesch, Assistant
Secretary of the Interior, dated March 19, 1971.
Amendments on H.R. 11523 and H.R. 12493, proposed by Vaiinupo J.
American Samoa Public Law 12-9, section 2.1304—Functions of the
American Samoa Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 39 dated February
Chapter XI. Declaration regarding non-selfgoverning territories -
Constitution of American Samoa, revised, Federal Register Document
51-10665, filed September 5, 1951.
Convention between the United States, Germany, and Great Britain
relating to settlement of Samoan claims, concluded November 7,
Convention of 1899 proclaimed by U.S. President William McKinley,
February 16, 1900
Democratic Party of American Samoa resolution endorsed December 7,
Executive Order 10264, transfer of the administration of American
Samoa from the Secretary of the Navy to the Secretary of the
Interior, dated June 29, 1951, signed by President Harry S. Truman.
Fiscal affairs material provided for the record by Governor Haydon
at the request of Congressman Don Clausen, of California:
Government of American Samoa, tax revenues -
Federal funding for American Samoa..
Federal grants to the Government of American Samoa--
General act providing for the neutrality and autonomous government
of the Samoan Islands, concluded at Berlin, June 14, 1889--
History of the various forms of government in American Samoa, by
William R. Tansill, Library of Congress, dated March 13, 1972--
Instruments of cession, April 17, 1900; and July 14, 1904 and succeed-
ing legal opinions.
Navy Department General Order No. 540, taking control of Samoa,
dated February 19, 1900-
Order No. 2657, to delimit the extent and nature of the authority of
the U.S. civil government of American Samoa, pursuant to Execu-
tive Order No. 10264.-
Preliminary deed of cession, April 2, 1900, from a History of American
Samoa and its U.S. Naval Administration, by Capt. J. A. C. Gray,
MC, U.S. Navy, 1960.
Ratification of cessions, 70th Congress, session II, chapter 281, 1929.
Report from the Future Political Status Study Commission of Ameri-
can Samoa to the 11th Legislature, Second Regular Session, dated
February 9, 1970.-
Samoan claims decision, 1902, given by His Majesty Oscar II, King of
Sweden and Norway, as arbitrator under convention of November 7,
1899, between Germany, Great Britain, and the United States.-
Senate bill No. 59—Public Law 11-39, the 11th Legislature of Ameri-
can Samoa, dated July 1, 1969.
Swains Island accession, 68th Congress, session II, chapter 563, 1925..
Tenth Legislature of American Samoa, May 22, 1967 -
Treaty-Samoan Islands, January 17, 1878, between the United States
of America and the Government of the Samoan Islands ...