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|Chap. 208||Papago Indian Reservation, Ariz. Purchase of lands authorized.|
|Chap. 208||48 Stat. 985.
25 U. S. C. § 465.
|Sec. 2||Acquisition to become part of reservation.|
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 purchase for the use and benefit of the Papago Indians with any funds heretofore or hereafter appropriated pursuant to authority contained in section 5 of the Act of June 18, 1934 (48 Stat. 984), notwithstanding any general limitation in Acts making such appropriations against the use of the appropriated funds for the acquisition of lands outside of Indian reservations in Arizona, all privately owned lands, water rights, and improvements within the south half of section 9, township 14 south, range 11 east, Gila and Salt River base and meridian, containing three hundred and twenty acres, more or less, in the State of Arizona, at the appraised value of $5,570.
Title to the lands shall be taken in the name of the United States in trust for the Papago Tribe, and the lands, when purchased, shall become a part of the Papago Indian Reservation.
Approved, June 13, 1939.