Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1913.
|Flathead Indian Reservation, Mont. Preamble.|
|Lot reserved for townsite in.
33 Stat., 302.
Rev. Stat., 2380, 2381.
WHEREAS, it is believed that the following described land, to wit:
Lot three of section two, in township twenty-two north, of range twenty-four west, of the Montana Meridian, in the State of Montana, is a natural and prospective center of population:
NOW THEREFORE, I, WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the power in me vested
by the Act of Congress entitled An Act for the survey and allotment of lands now embraced within the limits of the Flathead Indian Reservation in the State of Montana, and the sale and disposal of all surplus lands after allotment, approved April 23, 1904 (33 Stats. 302), and by sections 2380 and 2381 of the Revised Statutes of the United States, do hereby declare and make known that the land above described is hereby reserved as a townsite, to be disposed of by the United States under the terms of the Statutes applicable thereto.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed.
Done at the City of Washington, this fifteenth day of February, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and twelve, and of the independence of the United States the one hundred and thirty-sixth.
WM H TAFT [SEAL.]
By the President:
Acting Secretary of State.