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

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

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Chapter 178
Sections 2

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Chap. 178 Colorado. Desert lands in former Ute Indian Reservation granted to.
    28 Stat., 422.
    29 Stat., 434.
    31 Stat., 1188.
    22 Stat., 178, vol. 1, p. 205.
Chap. 178 Proviso. Price per acre.
    21 Stat., 203, vol. 1, p. 180.
    35 Stat., 645.
Sec. 2 Restriction.

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Chapter 178
    Feb. 24, 1909. [H. R. 19606.] | [Public, No. 255.] 35 Stat., 644.
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An act to provide for the granting and patenting to the State of Colorado desert lands within the former Ute Indian Reservation in said State.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the provision of section four of “An act making appropriation for sundry civil expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-five, and for other purposes,” approved August eighteenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-four, and the amendments thereof, approved June eleventh, eighteen hundred and ninety-six, and March third, nineteen hundred and one, respectively, be, and are hereby, extended over and shall apply to the desert lands within the limits of all that portion of the former Ute Indian Reservation, not included in any national forest, in the State of Colorado, described and embraced in the act entitled “An act relating to lands in Colorado lately occupied by the Uncompahgre and White River Ute Indians,” approved July twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and eighty-two: Provided, That before a patent shall issue for any of the lands aforesaid under the terms of the act approved August eighteenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-four, and amendments thereto, the State of Colorado shall pay into the Treasury of the United States the sum of one dollar and twenty-five cents per acre for the lands so patented, and the money so paid shall be subject to the provisions of section three of the act of June fifteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty, entitled “An act to accept and ratify the agreements submitted by the confederated bands of Ute Indians in Colorado for the sale of their reservation in said State, and for other purposes, and to make the necessary appropriation for carrying out same.”

SEC. 2

That no lands shall be included in any tract to be segregated under the provisions of this act on which the United States Government has valuable improvements, or which have been reserved for any Indian schools or farm purposes.

Approved, February 24, 1909.

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