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

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

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Chapter 691
May 22, 1928 | [H. R. 12446] 45 Stat., 1857.

An Act To approve a deed of conveyance of certain land in the Seneca Oil Spring Reservation, New York

Margin Notes
Chap. 691 Seneca Oil Spring Reservation, N. Y.
Conveyance of certain land in, validated.
Chap. 691 Proviso. Reversion to Seneca Indians if used other than as a historical monument.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That a certain instrument of conveyance dated December 30, 1927, from the Seneca Nation of Indians to the Seneca Oil Spring Association (Incor-

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porated), granting by quitclaim title a tract of land having a radius of seventy-five feet from the center of the oil spring located on the Oil Spring Reservation, New York, and a right of way three rods wide to such spring from the public highway now passing through the reservation, is hereby confirmed and the approval of the Assistant Secretary of the Interior Department of February 28, 1928, thereof is hereby validated: Provided, That the purpose for which the land is hereby conveyed shall be for the preserving of the spring as a historical monument only, and title to said land shall revert to the Seneca Nation of Indians if said land is ever placed to any other use.

Approved, May 22, 1928.

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