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

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Walker River Indian Reservation., Nev. Premable.
    32 Stat., 200.
32 Stat., 744.
34 Stat., 358.
32 Stat., 200.
Opening of ceded lands to settlement, Oct. 29, 1906.

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A PROCLAMATION

By the President of the United States of America.

Sept. 26, 1906. | 34 Stat., Part 3, 3237.

WHEREAS, allotments of lands in the Walker River Indian Reservation in the State of Nevada have been made to, approved and accepted by the Pah Ute Indians of that Reservation pursuant to the requirements of the Act of Congress approved May 27, 1902 (32 U. S. Statutes at Large, 260);

And, whereas, other portions of the lands in said Reservation have been selected, set apart and reserved for the use of said Indians in common for the grazing of live-stock pursuant to the requirements of the Joint Resolution of Congress No. 32, approved June 19, 1902

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(32 U. S. Statutes at Large, 744), and other timbered portions thereof have been set apart for the use of said Indians in common pursuant to the requirements of the Act of Congress approved June 21, 1906 (34 U. S. Statutes at Large, 358), and other portions thereof have been reserved and set apart for agency, school, cemetery and church purposes under the general provisions of law;

And, whereas, by said Act of May 27, 1902, it was provided that after the Indians had consented thereto the President shall, by proc-lamation, open the lands relinquished by the Indians to settlement, to be disposed of under existing laws;

And, whereas, by an agreement entered into by said Indians they have ceded and relinquished to the United States all their right and claim in and to all the lands in said Reservation which have not been allotted, selected, set apart and reserved, as above set forth;

Now, Therefore, I, Therodore Roosevelt, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the power in me vested by said Act of Congress and by virtue of said agreement, do hereby declare, pro-claim and make known that all of the lands within the Walker River Indian Reservation in the State of Nevada which have not been allotted, set apart and reserved as above set out, will, at the hour of twelve o’clock noon, Pacific Standard Time, one Monday the twenty-ninth day of October, A. D., nineteen hundred and six, and not before, be opened to settlement, and then and thereafter be subject to dis-posal under the existing laws of the United States.

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

Done at the City of Washington this 26th day of September in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and six and of the Independence of the United States the one hundred and thirty first.

THEODORE ROOSEVELT [SEAL.]

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


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