Vol. IV, Laws     (Compiled to March 4, 1927)

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1929.

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Chapter 143
April 15, 1920. | [H. R. 6772.] 41 Stat., 553.

An Act Authorizing and directing the transfer approximately of ten acres of land to Rural High School District Numbered One, Lapwai, Idaho.

Margin Notes
Chap. 143 Lapwai, Idaho. Tract of Nez Perce Indians’ land granted to school district.
Chap. 143 Description.
Chap. 143 Provisos. Removal of buildings.
Chap. 143 Payment to Indians.
Chap. 143 Reversion for nonuser.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and directed to convey to Rural High School District Numbered One, Lapwai, Nez Perce County, Idaho, the following described land:

Beginning at a point which is thirty feet west, one hundred thirteen and six-tenths feet south, and six hundred ninety-six feet south, eighty-six degrees six minutes west of the northeast corner of lot twenty-seven, section two, township thirty-five north, range four, West Boise meridian, which is the northwest corner of the present Lapwai School grounds; thence south eighty-six degrees six minutes, west four hundred eighty-three feet; thence south forty degrees twenty minutes, east eleven hundred seventy-four feet; thence north forty-three degrees fifty-four minutes, east five hundred ninety-eight feet; thence north two hundred sixty-four feet to southeast corner present school grounds; thence south eighty-six degrees six minutes, west six hundred ninety-six feet to southwest corner present school grounds; thence north three hundred feet to place of beginning, excepting eighty-nine one-thousandths acre as shown on plat "Reserved cemetery," containing ten and seven hundred forty-seven one-thousandths acres: Provided, however, That there is ’hereby reserved from said grant any buildings that may be on the property, and the secretary of the Interior shall cause such buildings to be removed at the expense of the said Rural High School District Numbered One, of Nez Perce County, Idaho: Provided further, That the said Rural High School District shall pay to the Secretary of the Interior for the credit of the Nez Perce tribe of Indians in full compensation in the amount of $1.25 per acre: Provided further, That in the event the said Rural High School District Numbered One, Nez Perce County, Idaho, shall cease to use the lands herein granted for the purpose of experimental agricultural demonstrations, then, and in that event, the lands shall revert to the United States for the use and benefit of the Nez Perce Indians.

Approved, April 15, 1920.

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