INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. III, Laws     (Compiled to December 1, 1913)

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1913.


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PART III.—EXECUTIVE ORDERS RELATING TO INDIAN RESERVES FROM JULY 1, 1902, TO SEPTEMBER 4, 1913.

ARIZONA | CALIFORNIA | FLORIDA | IDAHO | MONTANA | NEVADA | NEW MEXICO | OKLAHOMA | SOUTH DAKOTA | UTAH | WASHINGTON | POWER OF PRESIDENT—MEMORANDUM

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NEVADA.

MOAPA RESERVATION, NEV.

WHITE HOUSE, July 31, 1903.

It is hereby ordered that the following-described tracts of land be, and the same are hereby, withdrawn from sale and settlement and set apart as an addition to the Moapa River or Paiute Indian Reservation in southeastern Nevada for the use of the Paiute Indians:

Lot 4, containing 38.75 acres, and lot 5, containing 11.62 acres, in sec. 36, T. 14 S., R. 65 E.

Lot 3, containing 39.20 acres, and lot 4, containing 13.71 acres, in sec. 31, T. 14 S., R. 66 E

THEODORE ROOSEVELT.


ADDITION TO PINE RIDGE RESERVATION, S. DAK.

WHITE HOUSE, January 25, 1904.

It is hereby ordered that the tract of country in the State of Nebraska “withdrawn from sale and set aside as an addition to the present Sioux Indian Reservation in the Territory of Dakota” by Executive order dated January 24, 1882, be, and the same hereby is, restored to the public domain.

THEODORE ROOSEVELT.


PINE RIDGE SCHOOL RESERVATION, S. DAK.

WHITE HOUSE, February 20, 1904.

It is hereby ordered that the Executive order of January 25, 1904, restoring to the public domain the tract of country in the State of Nebraska which was “withdrawn from sale and set aside as an addition to the present Sioux Indian Reservation in the Territory of Dakota” by Executive order dated January 24, 1882, is hereby modified and amended so as to permanently reserve from entry and settlement, and to constitute a part of the Pine Ridge Sioux Indian Reservation in South Dakota, the section of land embracing the Pine Ridge Boarding School irrigation ditch and the school pasture, which when surveyed is supposed will constitute sec. 24, T. 35 N., R. 45 W.; and said lands are hereby reserved and set aside for said purpose.

THEODORE ROOSEVELT.


It is hereby ordered that the following-described lands in New Mexico, viz: Beginning at the northeast corner of T. 26 N., R. 4 W.; thence east along the township line between Tps. 26 and 27 N. to the northwest corner of T. 26 N., R. 5 W.; thence due south to the southeast corner of T. 22 N., R. 5 W.; thence east on the township line between Tps. 21 and 22 N. to the southeast corner of T. 22 N., R. 1 W.; thence north to the northeast corner of T. 23 N., R. 2 W.; thence west to the southeast corner of T. 24 N., R. 4 W.; thence north to the southeast corner of T. 26 N., R. 4 W.; thence east to the southeast corner of T. 26 N., R. 3 W.; thence north to the southeast corner of T. 27 N., R. 3 W.; thence east along the southern boundary of the present Jicarilla Indian Reservation to the range line between Rs. 1 and 2 W., in T. 27 N., be,

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and the same are hereby, withdrawn from sale and settlement, and set apart for Indian purposes, for the use of the Indians of the Jicarilla Indian Reservation: Provided, That this withdrawal shall not affect any existing valid rights of any party.

THEODORE ROOSEVELT.

THE WHITE HOUSE, November 11, 1907.
(711.)


Whereas it is found that Executive order of November 11, 1907, setting apart certain lands for the use of the Indians of the Jicarilla Indian Reservation, N. Mex., conflicts in part with Executive order of November 9, 1907, setting apart certain lands as an addition to the Navajo Indian Reservation, N. Mex., said Executive order is hereby so amended that the description of the tract of land thereby set apart for the purpose named therein shall read as follows:

Beginning at a point on the south boundary of the Jicarilla Indian Reservation on the range line between Tps. 26 and 27 N., Rs. 2 and 3 W., New Mexico principal meridian; thence west on said boundary to the southwest corner of the reservation; thence continuing west on the township line between Tps. 26 and 27 N. to the northwest corner of T. 26 N., R. 5 W.; thence east along the township line between Tps. 21 and 22 N. to the northeast corner of T. 21 N., R. 4 W.; thence continuing east over unsurveyed lands along what would be, if established, the township line between Tps. 21 and 22 N. to what would be, if established, the southeast corner of T. 22 N., R. 2 W.; thence north over unsurveyed lands to what will be when established the northeast corner of T. 23 N., R. 2 W.; thence west over unsurveyed lands along what would be, if established, the township line between Tps. 23 and 24 N. to what would be, if established, the southeast corner of T. 24 N., R. 4 W.; thence north over unsurveyed lands to the southeast corner of T. 25 N., R. 4 W.; thence continuing north along the east line of T. 25 N., R. 4 W., to the southeast corner of T. 26 N., R. 4 W.; thence east over unsurveyed lands along what would be, if established, the township line between Tps. 25 and 26 N. to what would be, if established, the southeast corner of T. 26 N., R. 3 W.; thence north to the place of beginning.

THEODORE ROOSEVELT.

THE WHITE HOUSE, January 28, 1908.
(No. 743.)


It is hereby ordered that the S. ½ of the SE. ¼ and the NE. ¼ of the SW. ¼ of Section 25, Township 30 North of Range 58 East of the Mount Diablo Meridian, in the State of Nevada, be, and they are hereby, reserved from settlement, entry, sale or other disposition, and set aside for Indian allotment purposes, subject to any prior valid existing rights of any persons thereto.

WM H TAFT

THE WHITE HOUSE, September 16, 1912.
(No. 1606.)


It is hereby ordered that the following described tracts of land, aggregating 89.70 acres, namely, the Lots 3 and 4 and the NE. ¼ of the NW. ¼ of Section 1, Township 15 South of Range 65 East of the Mount Diablo Meridian in Nevada, be, and the same are hereby, reserved from settlement, entry, sale or other disposition, and set aside as an addition to the Moapa River Indian Reservation: Provided, That the withdrawal hereby made shall be subject to any prior valid rights of any persons to the lands described herein.

WM H TAFT

THE WHITE HOUSE, October 28, 1912.
(No. 1632.)


Executive Order number 1632, dated October 28, 1912, making an addition to the Moapa River Indian reservation, in Nevada, is hereby cancelled, and it is ordered that the following described lands, containing 128.37 acres, be, and they

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are hereby, reserved from settlement, sale, or other disposition, and set aside as an addition to the said Indian reservation:

Lots 2, 3, and 4, of Section 1, Township 15, Range 65;

SE. ¼ of the SW. ¼ of Section 31, Township 14, Range 66; all south and east of the Mount Diablo base and meridian in Nevada.

The withdrawal hereby made shall be subject to any prior valid rights of any persons to the lands described herein.

WM H TAFT

THE WHITE HOUSE, Nov. 26th, 1912.
(No. 1649.)


It is hereby ordered that the following described lands in Nevada, be, and they are hereby, withdrawn from entry, sale or other disposition, and set aside for Paiute and Shoshoni Indians, and such other Indians as the Secretary of the Interior may settle thereon, namely:

Township 42 N., R. 26 E., M. D. M., in Nevada.

Sections 16 and 17; fractional section 18, except S. ½ of NE. ¼ and N. ½ of SE. ¼; fractional section 19; section 20, except S. ½ of NE. ¼, SE. ¼ NW. ¼, NE. ¼ of SW. ¼ and N. ½ of SE. ¼; section 21, except SW. ¼ of NE. ¼ and SE. ¼ of NW. ¼; section 29; fractional section 30, except N. ½ of NE. ¼, SE. ¼ of NE. ¼, and lot 8; fractional section 31, except Lots 6, 9 and 10, and SW. ¼ of SE. ¼; fractional section 32; containing in all 5,025.98 acres.

The withdrawal hereby made shall be subject to any prior valid rights of any persons to the lands described.

WM H TAFT

THE WHITE HOUSE, Jany. 14, 1913.
(No. 1681.)


It is hereby ordered that Anaho Island, located in Pyramid Lake, within the Pyramid Lake Indian Reservation, and embracing parts of sections nine, fifteen and sixteen, in township twenty-four north, range twenty-two east, of Mount Diablo meridian, Nevada, as segregated by the broken line upon the diagram hereto attached and made a part of this order, is hereby reserved and set apart for the use of the Department of Agriculture as a preserve and breeding ground for native birds. It is unlawful for any person to hunt, trap, capture, wilfully disturb, or kill any bird of any kind whatever, or take the eggs of any such bird within the limits of this reserve, except under such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by the Secretary of Agriculture. Warning is expressly given to all persons not to commit any of the acts herein enumerated, under the penalties of section eighty-four, United States Criminal Code, approved March 4, 1909 (35 Stat., 1088).

This reserve to be known as Anaho Island Reservation.

WOODROW WILSON

THE WHITE HOUSE, September 4, 1913.
(No. 1819.)



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