Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1929.
|Chap. 299||Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions.
Land patent on Mescalero Indian Reservation, N. Mex., issued to.
|Chap. 299||Proviso. Payment for survey.|
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 be, and he is hereby, authorized to issue to the Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions a patent in fee for the unsurveyed tract of land of approximately ten acres, now occupied and improved by the St. Joseph Mission on the Mescalero Indian Reservation in New Mexico, formally reserved for the said Mission by order of the Secretary of the Interior dated June 25, 1912: Provided, That before such patent is issued the said corporation shall deposit with the Commissioner of Indian Affairs whatever amount of money may be required to pay the expenses of a survey to be made under the supervision of the General Land Office.
Approved, March 29, 1928.