Washington : Government Printing Office
|Public Law 87-519||Eastern Band of Cherokee Indian, N.C. Trust lands.|
|Public Law 87-519||133|
|Sec. 2||Indian Claims Commission.|
|Sec. 2||25 U. S. C. 70a.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That all of the right, title, and interest of the United States in the following lands and improvements thereon, which are a part of the Long Blanket tracts, situated within the Eastern Cherokee Reservation, formerly acquired for school purposes, is hereby declared to be held by the United States of America in trust for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of North Carolina:
Starting at a concrete monument with brass cap marked school tract corner 5, 1950;
thence north 45 degrees 00 minutes west 542.8 feet to a concrete monument with brass cap marked school tract corner numbered 4, 1950, beside a large mountain oak tree; thence north 26 degrees 20 minutes east 314.1 feet to a point; thence south 77 degrees 51 minutes east 127.4 feet up a ridge to a point;
thence continuing along the ridge south 83 degrees 10 minutes east 67.3 feet to a point; thence continuing along the ridge south 70 degrees 40 minutes east 85.1 feet to a point; thence south 41 degrees 40 minutes east 245.0 feet to a point; thence down the ridge south 19 degrees 40 minutes east 83.3 feet, to a point;
thence south 9 degrees 20 minutes west, 351.4 feet, to south side of gravel road right-of-way to a point; thence continuing along the right-of-way of said gravel road south 77 degrees 32 minutes east, 150.5 feet, to a point;
thence south 86 degrees 36 minutes east 166.7 feet to a point; thence south 71 degrees 07 minutes east 69.4 feet to a point of the intersection of two gravel roads; thence, continuing along the right-of-way of said road south 33 degrees 48 minutes east 98.9 feet to a point;
thence leaving said road north 75 degrees 35 minutes west 376.1 feet to a point; thence north 74 degrees 45 minutes west 242.6 feet to the point of beginning, containing 12.11 acres, more or less.
Starting at a one and one half-inch iron pipe beside a concrete
monument with brass cap marked "T.R. 6, Cor. 1, 1950", and running north 17 degrees 00 minutes east 145.1 feet to the point of beginning on the northeast right-of-way of United States Highways 19 and 441;
thence north 75 degrees 00 minutes west 150.5 feet to the east right-of-way at the intersection of United States Highways 19 and 441; thence continuing along the right-of-way north 12 degrees 45 minutes west 70.6 feet to a point;
thence north 3 degrees 31 minutes east 157.6 feet to a point; thence north 10 degrees 43 minutes east 654.8 feet to a point; thence north 19 degrees 22 minutes east 191.2 feet to a point; thence north 28 degrees 18 minutes 40 seconds east 254.7 feet to a point; thence north 35 degrees 05 minutes east 164.3 feet to a point; thence north 46 degrees 39 minutes 10 seconds east 370.3 feet to a point;
thence leaving the right-of-way and running south 17 degrees 00 minutes west, 1,786.7 feet, to the point of beginning, containing 8.50 acres, more or less.
Beginning at a point on the east right-of-way of the agency road, at the end of a culvert that comes under the agency roadway, and running with Small Branch north 75 degrees 22 minutes east 530.4 feet to a point;
thence with said branch south 59 degrees 45 minutes east 81.2 feet to a point on the right-of-way of United States Highway 441; thence along said right-of-way south 12 degrees 50 minutes west 215.4 feet to a point on the intersection of rights-of-way of United States Highways 441 and 19;
thence following the right-of-way of United States Highway 19, north 84 degrees 18 minutes west 529.8 feet to a point at the intersection of the agency road right-of-way; thence following right-of-way of the agency road north 7 degrees 41 minutes west 64.9 feet to the point of beginning; containing 2.1 acres, more or less.
The Indian Claims Commission is directed to determine in accordance with the provisions of section 2 of the Act of August 13, 1946 (60 Stat. 1050), the extent to which the value of the title conveyed by this Act should or should not be set off against any claim against the United States determined by the Commission.
Approved, July 2, 1962.