Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1929.
|Chap. 269||Quinaielt Indian Reservation, Wash. Lands set apart for lighthouse uses in.|
|Chap. 269||Provisos. Payment to Indians.|
|Chap. 269||Use of funds.|
|Sec. 2||Oil, gas, etc., lands reserved.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to set aside not exceeding two hundred and six and seventy-five one-hundredths acres of land at or near Cape Elizabeth, on the Quinaielt Indian Reservation, in the State of Washington, for lighthouse purposes: Provided, That the Secretary of Commerce shall pay the Indians therefor, from the
appropriation for the general expenses of the Lighthouse Service for the fiscal year in which this reservation is made, such price for the lands set aside hereunder as may be agreed upon by the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Commerce : Provided further, That the funds thus derived shall be deposited in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the Indians of the Quinaielt Reservation, and shall be subject to expenditure for their benefit in such manner as the Secretary of the Interior may deem for their best interests.
That there is hereby reserved for the use and benefit of the Indians of the Quinaielt Reservation in common all oil, gas, coal, or other minerals in the lands set aside hereunder for lighthouse purposes, and the right to prospect for and mine these commodities under such rules and regulations as may be agreed upon by the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Commerce.
Approved, August 22, 1914.