Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1913.
WHITE HOUSE, March 10, 1905.
It is hereby ordered that the following described lands situated in the State of Utah, be, and the same are hereby, withheld from sale and settlement and set apart for Indian purposes, as an addition to the Navaho Indian Reservation, viz: Beginning at the mouth of Montezuma Creek (in Utah); running thence due east to the Colorado State line; thence south along the Colorado State line to the San Juan River; thence down the San Juan River to the place of beginning; Provided, That any tract or tracts within the region of country described as aforesaid, which are settled upon or occupied, or to which valid rights have attached under existing laws of the United States prior to the date of this order, are hereby excluded from the reservation.
WHITE HOUSE, May 15, 1905.
The Executive order of March 10, 1905, setting apart certain lands in Utah as an addition to the Navaho Indian Reservation, is hereby canceled, and in lieu thereof it is hereby ordered that the following-described lands situated in said State be, and the same are hereby, withheld from sale and entry and set apart for Indian purposes, as an addition to the said Indian reservation, viz: Beginning at the corner to secs. 25 and 30, 31, and 36, on the range line between Rs. 23 and 24 E., in T. 40 S., running east on the north boundary of secs. 31 to 36, inclusive, in T. 40 S., Rs. 24 and 25 E., and secs. 31 to 34, inclusive, T. 40 S., R. 26 E., to the Colorado State line; thence south along the Colorado State line to the San Juan River; thence down the San Juan River to the meander corner to fractional secs. 31 and 36, on the range line between Rs. 23 and 24 E.; thence north on said range line to the place of beginning: Provided, That any tract or tracts within the region of country described as aforesaid, which are settled upon or occupied, or to which valid rights have attached under existing laws of the United States prior to the date of this order, are hereby excluded from the reservation.
It is hereby ordered that block 77, in the town site of Randlett, Utah, as per plat approved by the Secretary of the Interior, December 2, 1905, under the provisions of sections 2380 and 2381, Revised Statutes, located in sec. 7, T. 3 S., R. 2 E., United States meridian, be withdrawn from sale or other disposition and temporarily set apart to the Protestant Episcopal Church for missionary and cemetery purposes for the benefit of the Ute Indians, so long as used therefor: Provided, however, That when no longer so used by the said church it shall continue in a state of public reservation for church and cemetery purposes for the Ute Indians.
THE WHITE HOUSE, February 5, 1906.
It is hereby ordered that the SW. ¼ of the NE. ¼ and the NW. ¼ of the SE. ¼ of sec. 11, T. 5 S., R. 8 W., Salt Lake meridian, in the county of Tooele, State of Utah, be, and the same hereby are, reserved from settlement, entry, sale, or other disposal and set aside for school, agency, and other necessary uses for the benefit of Indians
on the public domain in the State of Utah, subject, however, to any valid existing rights of any persons thereto.
WM. H. TAFT.
THE WHITE HOUSE, January 17, 1912.
With the exception of the lands hereinafter described as to be retained for military purposes, all the lands comprised within the military reservation of Fort Duchesne, Utah, as reserved by Executive Order dated September 1, 1887 (G. O. 59, A. G. O., September 3, 1887), from lands within the limits of the Uintah Indian Reservation (created by Executive Order dated October 3, 1861, and Act of Congress approved May 5, 1864), are hereby withdrawn from the reservation for military purposes and are placed under the full jurisdiction and control of the Department of the Interior.
The lands which will be embraced in the following subdivisions of township 2 south, range 1 east, when the public system of surveys is extended over the reservation and which include the buildings of the post of Fort Duchesne, are retained in reservation for military purposes, viz:
WM H TAFT
THE WHITE HOUSE, August 19th, 1912.