25 U.S. Code § 230 - Depositions by agents touching depredations
The superintendents, agents, and subagents within their respective districts are authorized and empowered to take depositions of witnesses touching any depredations, within the purview of sections 227, 228  and 229 of this title, and to administer oaths to the deponents.
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R.S. § 2157 derived from act June 30, 1834, ch. 161, § 18, 4 Stat. 732.
For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and agencies of Department of the Interior, with certain exceptions, to Secretary of the Interior, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1950, §§ 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174,64 Stat. 1262, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.
The services of Indian agents have been dispensed with. See note set out under section 64 of this title.