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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UTAH.

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GOSHUTE.

It is hereby ordered that the following-described lands in the State of Utah be, and the same are hereby, reserved from settlement, entry, sale, or other disposition, and set aside for the use and benefit of the Goshute and other Indians on the public domain in the State of Utah:

All of township 11 south, range 19 west, except section 36; sections 2 to 11, inclusive, and sections 14 to 22, inclusive, township 12 south, range 19 west of the Salt Lake meridian.

This order is subject to any prior valid existing rights of any persons, and does not include any lands the title to which has passed from the United States.

WOODROW WILSON.

THE WHITE HOUSE, March 28, 1914.


PAIUTE.

It is hereby ordered that sections 13, 14, 15, 16, 25, 26, 27, 28, 33, 34, 35, and 36 in unsurveyed Tp. 29 S., R. 18 W., Salt Lake meridian, in Utah, be, and they are hereby, reserved from settlement, entry, sale, or other disposal, and set aside for the permanent use and occupancy of two certain bands of Paiute Indians and such other Indians of this tribe as the Secretary of the Interior may direct, subject to any valid existing rights of any person thereto.

WOODROW WILSON.

THE WHITE HOUSE, 2 August, 1915.


It is hereby ordered that sections 21, 22, 23, and 24 in township 29 south, range 18 west, Salt Lake meridian, in Utah, be, and they are hereby, temporarily withdrawn from settlement, entry, sale, or other disposition until March 5, 1923, in aid of proposed legislation.

If legislation be not enacted before the adjournment of the last session of the Sixty-seventh Congress, and no other direction is given regarding the disposition of such lands, they will, on March 5, 1923, become subject to disposal under any law then applicable thereto without further order.

WARREN G. HARDING.

THE WHITE HOUSE, May 3, 1921.


SHEBIT (OR SHIVWITS).

It is hereby ordered that the following-described lands in Washington County, Utah, containing approximately 26,880 acres, be, and they are hereby, withdrawn from all forms of settlement, entry, or other disposal, and set aside as a reservation for the Shebit or Shivwits Tribe or Band of Indians, and for such other Indians as the Secretary of the Interior may settle theron:

Township 41 S., range 17 W.—Sections 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, and 35;

Township 41 S., range 18 W.—Sections 23, 24, 25, 26, 35, and 36;

Township 42 S., range 17 W.—Sections 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, and 18;

Township 42 S., range 18 W.—Sections 1, 2, 11, 12, 13, and 14; Salt Lake meridian.

This withdrawal is subject to all prior valid rights of any persons to the lands described.

WOODROW WILSON.

THE WHITE HOUSE, 21 April, 1916.


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SKULL VALLEY.

It is hereby ordered that the following-described lands in Utah be, and they are hereby, reserved from entry, sale, or other disposal, and set aside for the use of certain Skull Valley Indians now residing theron and such other Indians as the Secretary of the Interior may place theron:

Township 4. S., range 7 W., S. L. M.—Section 31;

Township 5 S., range 7 W., S. L. M.—Sections 6, 7, 17, and 18;

Township 5 S., range 8 W., S. L. M.—Sections 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29;

Containing approximately 17,920 acres.

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

WOODROW WILSON.

THE WHITE HOUSE, 7 September 1917.


It is hereby ordered that section 15, township 5 south, range 8 west, S. L. M., Utah, containing 640 acres, be, and it is hereby, reserved from entry, sale, or other disposal, and set aside for the use of certain Skull Valley Indians now residing thereon, and such other Indians as the Secretary of the Interior may place thereon: 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, 15 February, 1918.


UINTAH.

It is hereby ordered that all the lands hereinafter described and comprising the military reservation of Fort Duchesne, Utah, as described in Executive order No. 1579, dated August 19, 1912, originally reserved for military purposes by Executive, order dated September 1, 1887 (G. O. No. 59, A. G. O., September 3, 1887), from lands within the limits of the Uintah Indian Reservation (created by Executive order dated October 3, 1861, and act of Congress approved May 5, 1864), being no longer needed for military purposes, are hereby placed under the full jurisdiction and control of the Department of the Interior, viz:

The southwest quarter of the southwest quarter of section 23, containing 40 acres; the south half of the northwest quarter of the southwest quarter of section 23, containing 20 acres; the southwest quarter of the northeast quarter of the southwest quarter of section 23, containing 10 acres; the west half of the southeast quarter of the southwest quarter of section 23, containing 20 acres; the northwest quarter of the northwest quarter of section 26, containing 40 acres, and the west half of the northeast quarter of the northwest quarter of section 26, containing 20 acres; total area, 150 acres.

WARREN G. HARDING.

THE WHITE HOUSE, May 17, 1921.


UTAH BANDS.

It is hereby ordered that Sections 21, 22, 23, and 24 in Township 29 South, Range 18 West, Salt Lake Meridian, in Utah, be, and they are hereby temporarily withdrawn from settlement, entry, sale or other disposition until March 5, 1925, in aid of proposed legislation.

If legislation be not enacted before the adjournment of the last session of the Sixty-eighth Congress, and no other direction is given regarding the disposition of such lands, they will, on March 5, 1925, become subject to disposal under any law then applicable thereto without further order.

WARREN G. HARDING

THE WHITE HOUSE, April 9, 1923.


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UTES AND PAIUTES.

It is hereby ordered that the following described land in the State of Utah, containing forty acres, be, and it is hereby temporarily withdrawn from settlement, entry, sale or other disposition until March 5, 1926:

An unsurveyed tract in Section seven, Township thirty-six South, Range twenty-one East, Salt Lake Meridian, approximately the Northeast quarter of the Southwest quarter.

If legislation be not enacted before March 5, 1926, to withdraw these lands permanently, and no other direction is given regarding the disposition of such land, it will on that date, become subject to disposal under any law then applicable thereto without further order.

CALVIN COOLIDGE

THE WHITE HOUSE, August 23, 1923.


RESERVATION FOR INDIAN PURPOSES.

It is hereby ordered that the west boundary of the reservation for Indian purposes, created by executive order dated May 17, 1884, as modified by the executive order dated November 19, 1892, viz.: the one hundred and tenth meridian of west longitude, be defined for all jurisdictional purposes connected with the administration of the public lands affected thereby, as follows:

Commencing at the closing corner of sections thirty-five and thirty-six, township forty-three south, range seventeen east, Salt Lake Base and Meridian, on the Utah-Arizona boundary line, thence northerly along the section lines of townships forty-three, forty-two and forty-one south in said range seventeen east to an intersection with the middle of the channel of the San Juan River.

CALVIN COOLIDGE

THE WHITE HOUSE, April 13, 1927.


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