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 II.—PROCLAMATIONS RELATING TO INDIAN LANDS AND RESERVES.

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A Proclamation

Margin Notes
Uintah Indian Reservation, Utah. Preamble.
    33 Stat., Part I, 1070.
Lands reserved for Indians.
Agricultural Lands.
Reservoir Site.
Reserved from settlement.

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A PROCLAMATION

By the President of the United States of America.

Aug. 3, 1905. | Proclamations. 34 Stats., Part 3, 3141.

WHEREAS, it is provided by the act of Congress approved March 3, 1905, entitled, “An act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and six, and for other purposes,”

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that “Before the opening of the Uintah Indian Reservation, the President is hereby authorized to set apart and reserve any reservoir site or other lands necessary to conserve the water supply for the Indians or for general agricultural development, and may confirm such rights and water thereon as have already accrued”;

And whereas, it is considered necessary to serve the purposes of the act referred to that certain lands in the Uintah Indian Reservation be withdrawn for the purposes indicated;

Now therefore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United States, by virtue of the power in me vested by the aforesaid act of Congress, approved March third, nineteen hundred and five, do hereby make known and proclaim that certain lands in the Uintah Indian Reservation are hereby withdrawn from disposal, for reservoir site necessary to conserve the water supply for the Indians, or for general agricultural development, the following described lands:

AGRICULTURAL:

All Sections thirty-two (32), thirty-three (33) and thirty-four (34) Township one (1) South, Range five (5) West; all Sections two (2), three (3), four (4), ten (10), eleven (11), twelve (12), thirteen (13), fourteen (14), fifteen (15), south half of Section sixteen (16), southwest quarter of Section seventeen (17), and all Sections eighteen (18) to thirty-six (36) inclusive, Township two (2) South, Range one (1) West; south half of north-east quarter, south half of north-west quarter, south-west quarter and south-east quarter of Section twenty-five (25), south half of north-east quarter, south half of north-west quarter, south-west quarter and south-east quarter of Section twenty-six (26), north-east quarter, north-west quarter, north half of south-west quarter and north half of south-east quarter of Section thirty-five (35), and all of Section thirty-six (36), Township two (2) South, Range three (3) West; all Sections three (3) to eleven (11), inclusive, all Sections fourteen (14) to thirty-two (32), inclusive, and west half of Section thirty-three (33), Township two (2) South, Range four (4) West; all Sections one (1), two (2), three (3), four (4); nine (9); ten (10), eleven (11), and north half of Section sixteen (16), Township two (2) South, Range five (5) West; south half of north-east quarter, north-west quarter, south-east quarter, south-west quarter of Section three (3), all Section four (4), five (5), six (6), seven (7), eight (8), and west half of Section nine (9), Township three (3) South, Range one (1) West; all Sections one (1), two (2), three (3), four (4) and five (5), east half of north-east quarter, south half of south-east quarter, and south-west quarter of Section six (6), north half of Section seven (7), north half of Section eight (8), all Sections nine (9), ten (10), eleven (11) and twelve (12), Township three (3) South, Range two (2) West; south half of section one (1) and all Section eighteen (18), Township three (3) South, Range three (3), West; all Sections three (3), four (4), five (5), six (6), seven (7), eight (8), nine (9), ten (10), Sections thirteen (13) to twenty-three (23), inclusive, Township three (3) South, Range four (4) West; west half of north-east quarter, north-west quarter, west half of south-east quarter, south-west quarter of Section seventeen (17), and all Sections eighteen (18) and nineteen (19), Township two (2) South, Range one (1) East; south-east quarter, south half of south-west quarter of Section twenty-three (23), south-east quarter and south half of south-west quarter of Section twenty-four (24), and all Sections twenty-five (25), twenty-six (26) and thirty-six (36), Township three (3) South, Range one (1) East; all Sections twenty-nine (29), thirty-one (31) and thirty-two

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(32), south half of Section thirty (30) and west half of Section thirty-three (33), Township three (3) South, Range two (2) East; all Sections four (4), five (5) and nine (9), west half of Section ten (10), all Section fifteen (15), east half of Section sixteen (16), north half of Section twenty-two (22), north-west quarter, south-west quarter and south-east quarter of Section twenty-three (23), north-west quarter of Section twenty-five (25) and north-east quarter of Section twenty-six (26), Township four (4) South, Range two (2) east; all Sections twenty-five (25), twenty-six )26), twenty-seven (27), twenty-eight (28), South half of Section twenty-nine (29), south half of Section thirty (30), and all Sections thirty-one (31) to thirty-six (36), inclusive, Township two (2) South, Range two (2) West; all Uintah Special Meridian.

RESERVOIR.

All Section eighteen (18), Township two (2) North, Range five (5) West; west half of north-west quarter, and north-west quarter of south-west quarter of Section six (6), east half of Section twelve (12), north-east quarter of Section thirteen (13), Township two (2) North, Range six (6) West; east half of Section one (1), Township two (2) North, Range seven (7) West; south-west quarter of Section thirty-one (31), Township three (3) North, Range six (6) West; all of Township two (2) South, Range eleven (11) West; all of Town-ship three (3) South, Range eleven (11) West; all of Township four (4) South, Range eleven (11) West; all of Township two (2) South, Range twelve (12) West; all of Township three (3) South, Range twelve (12) West; all of Township four (4) South, Range twelve (12) West; north-east quarter, east half of north-west quarter, east half of south-west quarter, north half of south-east quarter and south-east quarter of south-east quarter of Section twenty-one (21), Lots three (3) and four (4), Section twenty-two (22), Lots one (1) and two (2) of Section twenty-seven (27), east half of north-east quarter, south-west quarter of north-east quarter, and east half of north-west quarter of Section twenty-eight (28), Township two (2) South. Range one (1) East; all Uintah Special Meridian.

Warning is expressly given to all persons not to make settlement upon the lands reserved by this Proclamation.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed.

Done at the city of Washington this 3d day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and five, and of the Independence of the United States the one hundred and thirtieth.

THEODORE ROOSEVELT [SEAL.]

By the President:
      ALVEY A. ADEE
          Acting Secretary of State.


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