INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. IV, Laws     (Compiled to March 4, 1927)

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1929.


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PUBLIC ACTS OF THE SIXTY-FIFTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION, 1918.
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Chapter 106
June 27, 1918. | [S. 3391.] 40 Stat., 616.

An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to issue a deed to G. H. Beckwith for certain land within the Flathead Indian Reservation, Montana.

Margin Notes
Chap. 106 Flathead Indian Reservation, Mont.
Land in, conveyed to G. H. Beckwith.
Chap. 106 Description.
Chap. 106 Provisos. Reversion if liquors sold thereon.
Chap. 106 Governmental supervision.

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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 is hereby authorized to convey by deed, at the appraised price, to G. H. Beckwith, two certain tracts of land in the Flathead Indian Reservation and town of Saint Ignatius, Montana, lying in the southeast quarter of the southeast quarter of section fourteen, township eighteen north, range twenty west, Montana principal meridian, separated by a public highway sixty feet wide, and described as follows: The point of beginning “A” of the first tract is south eighty-

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nine degrees and forty-six minutes west four hundred and sixty-three and one-tenth feet from the 1/128 corner found in place on the east line of said section fourteen and north eighty-nine degrees and forty-six minutes east thirty-three feet from a 1/128 corner, which in turn is north no degrees and twenty-two minutes west eight hundred and twenty-six and seven-tenths feet from a 1/128 corner found in place on the south line of said section fourteen. Thence from point of beginning "A" north no degrees and twenty-two minutes west fifteen and eight-tenths feet to "B," thence north fifty-six degrees and thirty-seven minutes west three hundred and seventy-seven and six-tenths feet to "K," thence south no degrees and twenty-two minutes east four hundred and sixty-two and eight-tenths feet to "L," thence north eighty-nine degrees and thirty-five minutes east three hundred and fourteen and three-tenths feet to "Z," thence north no degrees and twenty-two minutes west two hundred and thirty-seven and two-tenths feet to the point of beginning, "A," and containing two and fifty-eight one-hundredths acres. The point of beginning "C" of the second tract is north no degrees and twenty-two minutes west eighty-eight feet from the point of beginning "A" of the first tract, thence north fifty-six degrees and thirty-seven minutes west two hundred and ninety-eight feet to "D," thence north thirty-one degrees and ten minutes west one hundred and thirty feet to "F," thence north fifty-eight degrees and fifty minutes east ninety-six feet to "H," thence south forty-five degrees and thirty-three minutes east one hundred and fifteen feet to "J," thence south sixty-five degrees and six minutes east two hundred and sixty-four and two-tenths feet to "E," thence south thirty-three degrees and twenty-three minutes west one hundred and sixty feet to the point of beginning "C," and containing one and twenty one-hundredths acres: Provided, That the land in said tracts shall at no time be used for the sale of intoxicating liquors, and should it be so used, the title to the same shall revert to the Government of the United States and all payments made thereon shall be forfeited: Provided further, That whatever business is conducted on this tract shall be under Government supervision as at present, and shall continue under such supervision so long as the United States Government retains control over the Flathead Indians at this point.

Approved, June 27, 1918.


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