Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1904.
|Chap. 810||White Mountain Apache Indian Reservation, Ariz.|
|Chap. 810||Boundaries of tract restored to the public domains.|
|Chap. 810||Proviso. Lands to be sold under mining laws.|
|Chap. 810||disposition of proceeds.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That a small tract of the White Mountain Apache Indian Reservation, in the Territory of
Arizona, established by Executive orders, dated November ninth, eighteen hundred and seventy-one; December fourteenth, eighteen hundred and seventy-two; August fifth, eighteen hundred and seventy-three; July twenty-first, eighteen hundred and seventy four; April twenty-seventh, eighteen hundred and seventy-six; January twenty-sixth, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven; and March thirty-first, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, as modified by an Act entitled An act to restore to the public domain a portion of the White Mountain Apache Indian Reservation, in the Territory of Arizona, and for other purposes, approved February twentieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-three; lying within the following boundary lines, namely: Beginning at station numbered naught, which is a mound stone marked Mo. No. 0 from which corner nineteenth milepost on the south boundary of the White Mountain Indian Reservation bears north seventy-seven degrees forty-eight minutes west five hundred and ninety feet; thence north forty-six degrees no minutes west one thousand five hundred and five feet to station numbered one, which is a mound of stone; thence north forty-four degrees no minutes east two thousand four hundred feet to station numbered two, which is a mound of stone; thence south forty-six degrees no minutes east five thousand four hundred feet to station numbered three which is a mound of stone set on the reservation line; thence north seventy-seven degrees forty-eight minutes west along the reservation line two thousand five hundred and forty (more or less) feet to the one-half mile corner between the eighteenth and nineteenth mile on the reservation line; thence continuing two thousand and ninety (more or less) feet to the station numbered naught, the place of beginning; or, from station numbered three, four thousand six hundred and thirty (more or less) feet to station numbered naught, the place of beginning; containing about two hundred and thirty-one acres, be, and the same is hereby, restored to the public domain and declared to be open and subject to entry, location, and occupation under the mining laws of the United States: Provided, That said lands shall be sold under the provisions of the mining laws of the United States, and that all moneys accruing from the sale of the lands hereby restored, except the fees allowed by law to the register and receiver, shall be paid into the Treasury of the United States and applied solely as follows:
First. To reimburse the United States for all expenses actually and necessarily incurred in surveying said lands.
Second. The remainder to be held in trust for the sole use and benefit of the tribes of Indians now located upon said reservation and to be expended by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, under the direction and control of the Secretary of the Interior, in such manner and for such purposes as may to him seem to be for the best interests of said Indian tribes.
Approved, March 2, 1901.