INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

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

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


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PART III.—EXECUTIVE ORDERS RELATING TO INDIAN RESERVATIONS FROM JULY 1, 1912, TO NOVEMBER 23, 1927.

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CALIFORNIA

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CAMP OR FORT INDEPENDENCE.

It is hereby ordered that the following-described lands, containing 320.40 acres, in California, be, and the same are hereby, permanently withdrawn from all forms of settlement, location, entry, sale, or other disposition, and reserved for the Camp or Fort Independence Indians entitled to allotments thereon:

Sec. 1, T. 13 S., R. 34 E., M. D. M.—Lots 18 to 35, both inclusive, designated on plat of survey approved May 3, 1913, or original lot 1 in NE ¼;

Lots 11 to 17, both inclusive, designated on plat of survey approved May 3, 1913, or W ½ of original lot 2 in NE ¼;

Lots 7 to 10, both inclusive, designated on plat of survey approved May 3, 1913, or W ½ of original lot 3 in NE ¼;

E ½ of lot 1 in NW ¼, designated on plat of survey approved November 12, 1856;

Lot 2 in NW ¼, designated on plat of survey approved November 12, 1856.

Sec. 6. T. 13 S. R. 35 E., M. D. M.—Lots 7 to 15, both inclusive, designated on plat of survey approved May 3, 1913, or W ½ of original lot 1 in the NW ¼.

This withdrawal is made subject to any valid existing rights of any person or persons.

WOODROW WILSON.

THE WHITE HOUSE. 28 October, 1915.


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It is hereby ordered that the following-described tract, containing 40 acres, in California, be, and the same is hereby, permanently withdrawn from all forms of settlement, location, entry, sale, or other disposition, and reserved as an addition to the reservation for the Camp or Fort Independence Indians set apart by Executive Order No. 2264, dated October 28, 1915:

W ½ of lot 4 of the NE ¼ of sec. 1, T. 13 S., R. 34 E., M. D. M.

This withdrawal is made subject to any valid existing rights of any person or person.

WOODROW WILSON.

THE WHITE HOUSE, 29 April, 1916.


CHUCKEKANZIE.

It is hereby ordered that the east half of the northwest quarter of section twenty-nine, township eight south, range twenty-one east of the Mount Diablo meridian, in California, be, and the same is hereby, withdrawn from settlement, entry, sale, or other disposition, for Indian use, subject to any valid existing rights of any persons thereto.

WOODROW WILSON.

THE WHITE HOUSE, 14 August, 1914.


It is hereby ordered that the east half of the northwest quarter of section twenty-nine, township eight south, range twenty-one east of the Mount Diablo meridian, In California, withdrawn for Indian use by Executive Order 2023, dated August 14,1914, be, and the same is hereby, restored to its former status.

WARREN G. HARDING.

THE WHITE HOUSE, May 3, 1921.


COLD SPRINGS.

It is hereby ordered that Executive proclamation dated April 20, 1908, adding certain lands to the Sierra National Forest, California, be, and the same is hereby, amended so as to eliminate from the forest reserve the tracts of land hereinafter described, which are hereby reserved for the use and benefit of the Cold Springs Band of Indians in Fresno County, California:

The NE. ¼ of the SW. ¼ and the NW. ¼ of the SE. ¼ of sec. 14, and the N. ½ of the NE. ¼ of sec. 15, T. 11 S., R. 24 E., M. D. M., containing 160 acres.

This order shall not affect any existing valid rights of any person.

WOODROW WILSON.

THE WHITE HOUSE, November 10, 1914.


COLONY OR NEVADA.

It is hereby ordered that the following-described land in Nevada County, California, be, and the same hereby is, withdrawn from entry, sale, or other disposition, and set aside for the Nevada or Colony Tribe of Indians residing near Nevada City, California, namely:

The NE. ¼ of the SE. ¼ and lot 6 of the SE. ¼ of the SE. ¼ of section 2, township 16 north, range 8 east, Mount Diablo base and meridian, containing 75.48 acres.

Provided, That nothing herein shall affect any valid existing rights of any person or persons.

WOODROW WILSON.

THE WHITE HOUSE, May 6, 1913.

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FORT BIDWELL.

It is hereby ordered that the following-described land in California be, and it is hereby, reserved from entry, sale, or other disposal, and set aside as a part of the Fort Bidwell Indian School Reserve:

The south half of section 7, township 46 north, range 16 east, M. D. M., California, containing approximately 320 acres.

Provided, That this withdrawal shall not affect any existing legal right of any person to any of the land herein described.

WOODROW WILSON.

THE WHITE HOUSE, 8 August, 1917.


LOS COYOTES.

It is hereby ordered that Executive proclamation dated February 14, 1907, reserving certain lands in California for the San Jacinto National Forest, now the Cleveland National Forest, be, and the same is hereby, amended so as to eliminate from the forest reserve the sections of land hereinafter described, which are hereby added to the Los Coyotes Mission Indian Reservation in the State of California:

Township 10 south of range 5 east, San Bernardino meridian, sections 6, 7, 18, 19, 30, and 31.

This order shall not affect any existing valid right of any person.

WOODROW WILSON.

THE WHITE HOUSE, April 13, 1914.


VARIOUS BANDS.

It is hereby ordered, under authority contained in the act of March 2, 1917 (39 Stat. L. 969-976), that the period of trust on lands held in trust for the use and benefit of the following-named bands or villages of Mission Indians in California, which trust expires during the calendar year 1918, be, and is hereby, extended for a period of ten years from the date of expiration thereof:

Campo. La Posta. Santa Ysabel.
Augustine. Manzanita. Sycuan,
Cuyapipe. Mesa Grande. Temecula.
Inaja. Pala. San Manuel.
Laguna. Ramona.  

WOODROW WILSON.

THE WHITE HOUSE, 26 January, 1918.


CAPITAN GRANDE.

It is hereby ordered, under authority contained in the act of March 2, 1917 (39 Stat. L., 969-976), that the period of trust on lands held for the use and benefit of the Capitan Grande Band or Village of Mission Indians in California, which trust expires during the calendar year 1919, be, and is hereby, extended for a period of five years from the date of expiration thereof.

WOODROW WILSON.

THE WHITE HOUSE, 27 February, 1919.


CABAZON AND TWENTY-NINE PALMS.

It is hereby ordered, under authority contained in the act of March 2, 1917 (39 Stat. L., 969-976), that the period of trust on lands held for the use and benefit of the Cabazon and Twenty-nine Palms Bands of Mission Indians in California, which

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trust expires during the calendar year 1920, be, and is hereby, extended for a period of five years from the date of expiration thereof.

WOODROW WILSON.

THE WHITE HOUSE, 7 July, 1920.


PALA AND SYCUAN.

It is hereby ordered, under authority of the act approved June 21, 1906 (34 Stat. L., 325-326), that the trust period on allotments made to Indians on the Pala and Sycuan Mission Reservations in California, which trust period expires during the calendar year 1921, be, and the same is hereby, extended for a period of twenty-five years from date of expiration.

WOODROW WILSON.

THE WHITE HOUSE, 7 January, 1921.


AGUA CALIENTE.

It is hereby ordered, under authority contained in the act of March 2, 1917 (39 Stat. L., 969-976), that the period of trust on lands patented to the Agua Caliente Band of Mission Indians in California, which trust expires during the calendar year 1921, be, and the same is hereby, extended for a period of ten years from the date of expiration.

WARREN G. HARDING.

THE WHITE HOUSE, April 30, 1921.


TEMECULA.

It is hereby ordered, under authority of the act approved June 21, 1906 (34 Stat., 325-326), that the trust period on allotments made to Indians of the Temecula Band in California, which trust period expires during the calendar year 1922, be, and the same is hereby, extended for a period of ten years from date of expiration.

WARREN G. HARDING.

THE WHITE HOUSE, June 27, 1922.


HOOPA VALLEY.

It is hereby ordered, under authority contained in the act of February 8, 1887(24 Stat., 388-389), that the trust period on the allotments to Klamath River Indians on the Hoopa Valley Reservation, in California, which trust period expires during the calendar year 1918, be, and is hereby, extended for a period of one year.

WOODROW WILSON.

THE WHITE HOUSE, 23 August, 1918.


SEPTEMBER 23, 1919.

Telegram addressed to Secretary Lane from Montello, Nevada, dated to-day:

"It is hereby ordered, under authority contained in the act of February 8, 1887(24 Stat. L., 388-389), that the trust period on the allotment to Klamath River Indians on the Hoopa Valley Reservation, in California, which trust period expires during the calendar year 1919, be, and is hereby, extended for the period of one year.

"WOODROW WILSON."


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MESA GRANDE INDIAN RESERVE

It is hereby ordered, under authority contained in the act of February 8, 1887(24 Stat., 388-389), that the trust period on the allotments to Klamath River Indians on the Hoopa Valley Reservation, in California, which trust period expires during the calendar year 1920, be, and is hereby, extended for a period of ten years.

WOODROW WILSON.

THE WHITE HOUSE, 10 July, 1920.


It is hereby ordered that the NE. Y4 of section 11, township 2 south, range 31 east M. D. M., containing 160 acres, in Mono County, California, be, and the same is hereby reserved for use of a small band of Paiute Indians living near Benton, California, as a cemetery and camping ground: Provided, That this order shall not affect any existing valid rights of any person or persons to the land described.

WOODROW WILSON.

THE WHITE HOUSE, 22 July, 1915.


POTRERO AND RINCON.

It is hereby ordered, under authority contained in the act of March 2, 1917(Public 369), that the period of trust on lands held in trust for the use and benefit of the Potrero (La Piche or La Jolla) and Rincon Bands or Villages of Indians in California, which trust expires during the calendar year 1917, be, and is hereby, extended for a period of ten years from the date of expiration thereof.

WOODROW WILSON.

THE WHITE HOUSE, 16 August, 1917.


ROUND VALLEY.

It is hereby ordered, under authority contained in the act of February 8, 1887(24 Stat., 388-389), that the trust period on the allotments to the Indians on the Round Valley Reservation, in California, which trust period expires during the calendar year 1920, be, and is hereby, extended for a period of three years.

WOODROW WILSON.

THE WHITE HOUSE, 5 Feb'y, 1920.


MESA GRANDE.

It is hereby ordered that the following described tract of land in the State of California, be, and it is hereby temporarily withdrawn from settlement, entry, sale, or other disposition until March 5, 1927, for the use and benefit of the Indians of the Mesa Grande Indian Reservation, under the jurisdiction of the Mission Indian Agency in California, viz:

W ½ of the SW. ¼ of Sec. 11, T. 12 S., R. 2 E. of S. B. M. in California, containing 80 acres.

If legislation is not enacted prior to March 5, 1927, to withdraw this land permanently, and if no other direction is given regarding the disposition thereof, the land will on that date, become subject to disposal under any law then applicable thereto without further order. Provided that this temporary withdrawal shall not affect any existing legal right of any person to any of the land described herein.

CALVIN COOLIDGE

THE WHITE HOUSE, August 27, 1925.


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FOTRERO AND RINCON.

It is hereby ordered under authority contained in the Act of March 2, 1917(39 Stat. L., 969-976), that the period of trust on lands held in trust for the use and benefit of the Potrero (La Piche or La Jolla,) and Rincon bands or villages of Indians in California, which trust expires during the calendar year 1927, be, and is hereby extended for a period of ten years from the date of expiration thereof.

CALVIN COOLIDGE

THE WHITE HOUSE, July 11, 1927.


MISSION.

It is hereby ordered, under authority contained in the Act of March 2, 1917(39 Stat. L., 969-976), that the period of trust on lands held in trust for the use and benefit of the following named bands or villages of Mission Indians in California, which trust expires during the calendar year 1928, be, and is hereby, extended for a period of ten years from the date of expiration thereof:

Campo. La Posta. Santa Ysabel.
Augustine. Manzanita. Sycuan.
Cuyapipe. Mesa Grande. Temecula.
Inaja. Pala. San Manuel.
Laguna. Ramona.  

This order of extension does not apply to allotments where trust patents have been issued to individual allottees.

CALVIN COOLIDGE

THE WHITE HOUSE, November 23, 1927.


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