Washington : Government Printing Office
|Chap. 853||Alabama. Real property quiet title.|
|Chap. 853||6 Stat. 441.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That (a) the United States hereby releases, relinquishes, remises, and quitclaims all right, title, interest, claim, or demand which it may have in and to the tract of land described in subsection (b) of this Act to the person or persons who, under the laws of the State of Alabama (including the laws of prescription and adverse possession), are or would be, except for any claim of right, title, or interest in and to such tract of land on the part of the United States, the lawful owners of such land. The restrictions on the alienation of such land that are contained in the Act of May 29, 1830, are repealed, and the validity of all transfers of title to such land that were made after May 29, 1830, shall be determined according to the laws of Alabama.
(b) The tract of land referred to in subsection (a) consists of those parts of the Giles McNulty Indian Reservation and of the Thomas Wilson Indian Reservation, which lie in township 3 south, range 2 east, Huntsville meridian, Alabama, and which are more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a point on the north boundary of the Thomas Wilson Reservation, said point being north 83 degrees 30 minutes west 19.10 chains from the northeast corner of said reservation; thence south 6 degrees 15 minutes west 41.30 chains to a point on the east and west division line of said reservation, said point being 19.30 chains westwardly from the center of the east boundary of said reservation; thence north 83 degrees 30 minutes west 34.70 chains to a point in the center of Hurricane Road: thence along the center line of said road south 3 degrees 45 minutes west 9.20 chains; thence north 82 degrees 30 minutes west 5.80 chains; thence north 6 degrees 30 minutes east 9.15 chains to a stake on the division line of said reservation in the old Bell Factory Road; thence along the center of said road south 83 degrees 30 minutes east 5.80 chains to a point in the center of Hurricane Road; thence along the centerline of said road, as it meanders, as follows: north 3 degrees 45 minutes east 13.98 chains; south 86 degrees 50 minutes east 4.48 chains; north 28 degrees 30 minutes east 1.65 chains; north 5 degrees 45 minutes east 21.50 chains; north 34 degrees 45 minutes east 1.83 chains; north 62 degrees 45 minutes east 3.93 chains to the intersection of the center of said road with the north boundary of the Thomas Wilson Indian Reservation and the south boundary of the Giles McNulty Indian Reservation; thence along the boundary of said Indian Reservations north 83 degrees 30 minutes west 57.82 chains to the southwest corner of the Giles McNulty Indian Reservation; thence along the west boundary of said reservation north 7 degrees 30 minutes east 41.00 chains to the
center of the west boundary of said Giles McNulty Indian Reservation; thence along the centerline of said reservation south 83 degrees 30 minutes east 46.70 chains to the east bank of Hurricane Creek; thence down said creek, as it meanders, as follows: south 18 degrees east 4.50 chains; south 40 degrees 30 minutes east 7.12 chains; south 28 degrees east 6.10 chains; south 21 degrees east 2.38 chains; south 52 degrees east 7.40 chains; south 40 degrees 30 minutes east 1.92 chains; south 55 degrees east 2.35 chains; south 28 degrees east 3.65 chains; south 51 degrees east 4.66 chains; south 23 degrees east 2.76 chains; south 38 degrees east 3.19 chains; south 21 degrees east 4.23 chains; south 5 degrees east 4.00 chains to the intersection of said creek with the south boundary of the Giles McNulty Indian Reservation and the north boundary of the Thomas Wilson Indian Reservation; thence south 83 degrees 30 minutes east 0.12 chains to the point of beginning, and containing 389.99 acres, more or less, situate and being in Madison County, Alabama.
Approved, August 1, 1956.