Washington : Government Printing Office
Section 26 of the act of June 30, 1919 (41 Stat. 31), amended December 16, 1926 (44 Stat. 922—923), authorizes the location of mining claims by citizens of the United States on unallotted lands of Indian reservations after such lands shall have been declared by the Secretary of the Interior to be subject to exploration for the discovery of gold, silver, copper, and other valuable metalliferous minerals, and nonmetalliferous minerals, not including oil and gas. Should minerals be found, locators have the privilege within one year of entering into a lease covering the land located. In accordance therewith I hereby declare the following described unallotted Indian land on the Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation, California, subject to exploration, and, with the exception of such land therein as may contain springs, water holes, or other bodies of water, subject to location and lease;
W/2 of Lot 12 (W/2 SE/4 SW/4), Section 3, Township 8 North, Range 4 East, Humboldt Meridian, California.
OSCAR L. CHAPMAN,