Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1913.
|Chap. 542|| Mission Indians, Cal. Land granted to California in lieu of land occupied by.
26 Stat., 712.
Vol. 1, 383.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there be, and is hereby, granted to the State of California six hundred and forty acres of land, to be selected by said State, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, from any of the unappropriated public lands of nonmineral character in said State, in lieu of section sixteen, township seven south, range eight east, San Bernardino meridian, State of California; and the selection by said State of the lands hereby granted, upon the approval of same by the Secretary of the Interior, shall operate as a waiver by the State of its right to said section sixteen, and thereupon said section sixteen shall become a part of the reservation heretofore set apart for the use and occupancy of the Torros band or village of Mission Indians, of southern California, under the provisions of the act of Congress approved January twelfth, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, entitled An act for the relief of the Mission Indians in the State of California, according to the terms and subject to the conditions imposed by said act.
Approved, February 11, 1903.