INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. III, Laws     (Compiled to December 1, 1913)

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1913.


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PART III.—EXECUTIVE ORDERS RELATING TO INDIAN RESERVES FROM JULY 1, 1902, TO SEPTEMBER 4, 1913.

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NEW MEXICO.

CARSON NATIONAL FOREST, N. MEX.

Under authority of the act of Congress of June 4, 1897 (30 Stat., 11 at 34 and 36), and upon recommendation of the Secretary of Agriculture, it is hereby ordered that on and after March 1, 1912, the boundaries of the Carson National Forest, N. Mex., as proclaimed March 2, 1909, and modified by subsequent proclamation of August 24, 1910, be further modified by excluding therefrom all that part of the Jicarilla Apache Indian Reservation included in the said Carson National Forest by the said proclamation of March 2, 1909.

The purpose of this exclusion is to restore the Jicarilla Apache Indian Reservation in all respects to the status existing prior to the said proclamation of March 2, 1909, as though the inclusion of the lands within the Carson National Forest had not

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been ordered, and said Indian reservation is hereby fully recreated and restored to that status.

WM. H. TAFT.

THE WHITE HOUSE, February 17, 1912.
(No. 1476.)


It is hereby ordered that all lands within the Mescalero Apache Indian Reservation, N. Mex., embraced in small holdings claims Nos. 484 and 486, T. 13 S., R. 12 E., New Mexico principal meridian, as shown on the records of the General Land Office and the blue print attached herewith, be and the same are hereby restored to the public domain.

WM. H. TAFT.

THE WHITE HOUSE, March 1, 1910.
(No. 1172.)


ALAMO NATIONAL FOREST, N. MEX.

Under authority of the act of Congress of June 4, 1897 (30 Stat., 11 at 34 and 36), and upon recommendation of the Secretary of Agriculture, it is hereby ordered that on and after March 1, 1912, the boundaries of the Alamo National Forest, N. Mex., as proclaimed March 2, 1909, and modified by subsequent proclamation of October 20, 1910, be further modified by excluding therefrom all of that part of the Mescalero Apache Indian Reservation included in the said Alamo National Forest by the said proclamation of March 2, 1909.

The purpose of this exclusion is to restore the Mescalero Apache Indian Reservation in all respects to the status existing prior to the said proclamation of March 2, 1909, as though the inclusion of the lands within the Alamo National Forest had not been ordered, and said Indian reservation is hereby fully recreated and restored to that status.

WM. H. TAFT.

THE WHITE HOUSE, February 17, 1912.
(No. 1481.)


It is hereby ordered that the unallotted lands in Tps. 17, 18, 19, 20, and 21 N., Rs. 5, 6, 7, and 8 W., and Tps. 22 and 23 N., Rs. 6, 7, and 8 W. of the New Mexico principal meridian, withdrawn from sale and settlement and set apart for the use of the Indians as an addition to the Navajo Reservation by Executive orders dated November 9, 1907, and January 28, 1908, be, and the same are hereby, restored to the public domain, except the following-described lands, embracing 110 unapproved allotments, namely:

The SW. ¼ of sec. 23, T. 17 N., R. 5 W.; the S. ½ of sec. 35, T. 18 N., R. 5 W.; sec. 23 and the N. ½ of sec. 25, T. 19 N., R. 5 W.; the W. ½ of sec. 5 and the E. ½ of sec. 6, T. 20 N., R. 6 W., unsurveyed; the NW. ¼ of sec. 3, the NE. ¼ of sec. 4, the S. ½ of sec. 5, the NW. ¼ of sec. 8, sec. 17, the N. ½ of sec. 19, sec. 20, and the SE. ¼ of sec. 31, T. 21 N., R. 6 W.; the W. ½ of sec. 33, the S. ½ of sec. 34, and the W. ½ of sec. 35, T. 22 N., R. 6 W.; the N. ½ of sec. 3, sec. 4, the W. ½ and the SE. ¼ of sec. 7, the SE. ¼ of sec. 8, sec. 9, the W. ½ of sec. 16, secs. 17 and 18, the N. ½ and the SE. ¼ of sec. 19, sec. 20, the W. ½ of sec. 21, the E. ½ of sec. 22, sec. 23, the NW. ¼ of sec. 28, the N. ½ of sec. 29, and the NE. ¼ of sec. 30, T. 20 N., R. 7 W.; the W. ½ of sec.—, the SE. ¼ of sec. 19, the SW. ¼ of sec. 20, the N. ½ and the SE. ¼ of sec. 24, the E. ½ of sec. 25, the SW. ¼ of sec. 26, the S. ½ of sec. 27, the SE. ¼ of sec. 28, the NW. ¼ of sec. 29, the NE. ¼ of sec. 30, the E. ½ of sec. 33, sec. 34, and the W. ½ of sec. 35, T. 21 N., R. 7 W., and secs. 1 and 12 and the SE. ¼ of sec. 11, T. 21 N., R. 8 W. of the New Mexico principal meridian.

THEODORE ROOSEVELT.

THE WHITE HOUSE, December 30, 1908.
(No. 1000.)


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It is hereby ordered that all lands not allotted to Indians or otherwise reserved within the townships in New Mexico added to the Navajo Reservation by Executive orders of November 9, 1907 and January 28, 1908, lying west of the first guide meridian west, be and the same hereby are restored to the public domain.

WM. H. TAFT.

THE WHITE HOUSE, January 16, 1911.
(No. 1284.)


It is hereby ordered that the following-described lands in New Mexico, being a part of the lands restored to the public domain by Executive order of January 16, 1911, be, and the same hereby are, reserved from entry, sale, or other disposition. for Indian purposes:

Sec. 6, of T. 22 N., R. 9 W.; NW. ¼ of sec. 20, T. 14 N., R. 12 W.; SE. ¼, E. ½ W. ½, and SW. ¼, SW. ¼, sec. 31, T. 23 N., R. 9 W.; W. ½, sec. 20, all of sec. 30, and W. ½ of sec. 32, T. 17 N., R. 12 W.; N. ½ of sec. 20, T. 16 N., R. 15 W. of the New Mexico principal meridian; Provided, That nothing herein shall affect any valid existing rights of any person.

WM. H. TAFT.

THE WHITE HOUSE, May 24, 1911.
(No. 1359.)


It is hereby ordered that the following-described lands in New Mexico, being a part of the lands heretofore set aside as an executive reservation for the Navajo Indians and eliminated from said reservation by Executive order of January 16, 1911, be, and the same are hereby, restored to the status existing before said order of January 16, 1911, the purpose being to admit of the consummation of an exchange under the act of April 21, 1904 (33 Stats. at Large, p. 211), initiated prior to said elimination, viz: All odd-numbered sections in T. 22 N., R. 11 and 12 W., New Mexico principal meridian; and it is further ordered that upon completion of said exchange and after allotment to the Indians, any remaining lands shall be opened to disposition by the Secretary of the Interior in such manner and after such notice as he may prescribe.

WM. H. TAFT.

THE WHITE HOUSE, February 17, 1912.
(No. 1483.)


It is hereby ordered that the following-described lands in New Mexico, namely: T. 16 N., R. 1 E., Jemez meridian, excepting any tract or tracts the title to which has passed out of the United States Government or to which valid legal rights have attached, be, and the same are, hereby withdrawn from sale and settlement and set apart as a reservation for the use and benefit of the Indians of the Jemez Pueblo.

THEODORE ROOSEVELT.

THE WHITE HOUSE, December 19, 1906.


Executive order of December 19, 1906, withdrawing T. 16 N., of R. 1 E., Jemez meridian, for the benefit of the Indians of the Jemez Pueblo, is hereby amended to read as follows:

It is hereby ordered that the following described lands in New Mexico, namely, T. 16 N., R. 1 E., New Mexico principal meridian, excepting any tract or tracts the title to which has passed out of the United States Government, or to which valid legal rights have attached, be, and the same are, hereby withdrawn from sale and settlement and set apart as a reservation for the use and benefit of the Indians of the Jemez Pueblo.

WM. H. TAFT.

THE WHITE HOUSE, September 1, 1911.
(No. 1406.)


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It is hereby ordered that the following described tract of country in the Territory of New Mexico, to wit:

Beginnning at the southwest corner of the Laguna Pueblo grant, as located by the survey thereof approved by the Court of Private Land Claims on August 22, 1899; thence due west to a point on the east boundary of the Acoma Pueblo grant, confirmed as Report “B” by the act of Congress approved December 22, 1858; thence north along the east boundary of said Acoma grant to its intersection with the south boundary of the Santa Ana grant or purchase, confirmed to the pueblo of Laguna as tract No. 5 of Report No. 30 by the act of Congress approved June 21, 1860; thence in a southeasterly direction along the south boundary of said Santa Ana purchase to the southeast corner thereof; thence north along the east boundary of said purchase to the northeast corner thereof; thence in a northwesterly direction along the north boundary of said purchase to its intersection with the east boundary of the aforesaid Acoma grant; thence north along the east boundary of said grant to its intersection with the south boundary of the Cubero grant, as located by the survey thereof approved by the Court of Private Land Claims on June 24, 1898; thence east along the south boundary of said Cubero grant to the southeast corner thereof; thence north along the east boundary of said grant to its intersection with the south boundary of the Paguate grant or purchase, confirmed to the Pueblo of Laguna as tract No. 1 of the aforesaid Report No. 30; thence east along the south boundary of said Paguate grant or purchase to the northwest corner of the San Juan grant or purchase, confirmed to the Pueblo of Laguna as tract No. 3 of said Report No. 30; thence south along the west boundary of said San Juan grant or purchase to the northwest corner of the El Rito grant or purchase, confirmed to the Pueblo of Laguna as tract No. 2 of said Report No. 30; thence south along the west boundary of said El Rito grant or purchase to a point thereon due east of the southeast corner of the Laguna Pueblo grant; thence west to the southeast corner of said grant; thence north along the east boundary of said grant to the northeast corner thereof; thence west along the north boundary of said grant to the northwest corner thereof; thence south along the west boundary of said grant to the southwest corner thereof, the place of beginning, be, and the same is hereby, set apart as a reservation for the use and occupation of the Pueblo Indians of New Mexico belonging to the Pueblo Laguna: Provided, That nothing herein shall affect any existing valid rights of any person to the lands described.

WM. H. TAFT.

THE WHITE HOUSE, July 1, 1910.
(No. 1221.)


WHITE HOUSE, September 4, 1902.

It is hereby ordered that all that portion of the public domain in the Territory of New Mexico which, when surveyed, will be embraced in the following sections, viz, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, and 33, in T. 19 N., R. 10 E., New Mexico principal meridian, be and the same is hereby set apart as a reservation for the use and occupation of the Indians of the Nambe Pueblo: Provided, That any tract or tracts included within said sections to which valid rights have attached under the laws of the United States are hereby excluded from the reservation hereby created: And provided further, That if at any time the lands covered by any valid claim shall be relinquished to the United States, or the claim lapse, or the entry be canceled for any cause whatever, such lands shall be added to and become a part of the reservation hereby set apart for the Pueblo of Nambe.

THEODORE ROOSEVELT.


SANTA CLARA PUEBLO, N. MEX.

WHITE HOUSE, July 29, 1905.

It is hereby ordered that all that portion of the public domain in the Territory of New Mexico embracing the following sections and fractional sections, viz: S. ½ sec. 1, all of secs. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, and N. ½ secs. 17, 18, 23, and 24 of T. 20 N., R. 7 E.; all of sec. 31 and S. ½ sec. 32, of T. 21 N., R. 7 E.; all

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of secs. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, and N. $ secs. 13, 19, and 20 of T. 20 N., R. 6 E.; all of secs. 33, 34, 35, 36, and S. $ secs. 25, 26, 27, and 32, T. 21 N., R. 6 E.; all of secs. 1, 2, 11, 12, 13, 14, and N. $ of secs. 23 and 24, and that east part of secs 3, 10, and 15 not included in the land grant, Baca location No 1, on the west, of T. 20 N., R. 5 E., and so much of the S. $ sec. 6 and the N. $ sec. 19 and of secs. 7 and 18 of T. 20 N., R. 8 E., as may be required to connect the proposed reservation with the west boundary of the Pueblo grant of Santa Clara, be, and the same is hereby, set apart as a reservation for the use and occupation of the Pueblo Indians of New Mexico belonging to the Pueblo of Santa Clara: Provided, however, That any tract or tracts to which valid existing rights have attached under the laws of the United States providing for the disposition of the public domain are hereby excepted and excluded from the reservation hereby created: And provided further, That if at any time the lands covered by any valid claim shall be relinquished to the United States or the claim lapse, or the entry be canceled for any cause whatever, such lands shall be added to and become a part of the reservation for the Pueblo of Santa Clara, as herein provided for.

THEODORE ROOSEVELT.


It is hereby ordered that the SE. ¼ of Section 18, Township 18 North of Range 10 West, of the New Mexico Principal Meridian be, and the same hereby is, withdrawn from all forms of settlement and entry and set apart as a reservation for use of the Navajo Indians in common: Provided that the withdrawal hereby made shall be subject to any valid prior rights of any persons to the land described.

WM H TAFT

THE WHITE HOUSE, February 10, 1913.
(No. 1700.)


It is hereby ordered that Section 10 of Township 17 North, Range 13 West, of the New Mexico Principal Meridian in New Mexico, be, and the same is hereby reserved from all forms of settlement, entry or other disposal, and set aside for use of Navajo Indians living in the vicinity of Crownpoint, New Mexico, provided that this withdrawal is subject to any prior valid right or claim of any persons to the land withdrawn, and to New Mexico coal land withdrawal No. 6, by Executive Order of May 18, 1911.

Woodrow Wilson

THE WHITE HOUSE, May 6, 1913.
(No. 1774.)



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