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CHAP. 188.-AN Acr for the relief of the kureties of J. W. P. Huntington, deceased, late Superintendent of
Indian affairs in Oregon. (Vol. 19, p. 447.] Be it eracled by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in the settlement of the accounts of J. W. P. Huntington, deceased, late superintendent of Indian affairs in Oregon, the proper accounting officers of the Treasury, be, and they are hereby authorized and directed to allow a credit of ten thousand dollars, Indian funds, charged to him and lost by the wreck of the steamer Brother Jonathan, off the coast of California, on the thirtieth day of July, eighteen hundred and sixty-five; also a credit of five hundred dollars for that sum transmitted by said Huntington, on or about the fifteenth day of May, eighteen hundred and sixty-five, to William Logan, deceased, late Indian agent, in charge of the Warm Spring Indian agency, in Oregon, for which no vouchers were returned before the death of the said Logan: Prorided, That no credit shall be allowed for the said sums until satisfactory proof shall be made of the loss of said ten thousand dollars by the wreck of the said steainer Brother Jonathan, and of the transmission of said five hundred dollars to the said William Logan.
Approved, July 12, 1876.
CHAP. 313.-As Act for the relief of William H. Franch, jr. U. S. A. late Indian agent at Crow Creek,
Dakota. (Vol. 19, p. 493.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the proper accounting officer of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized to adjust and settle the property-accounts of William H. French, junior, late Indian agent at Crow Creek, Dakota Territory, and if it shall be made clearly to appear that John A. Morrow, who was a contractor for furnishing supplies of beef-cattle to the Indian agencies, has delivered to Henry F. Livingston agent at Crow Creek, beef-cattle in lieu of four hundred and twenty-two thousand, one hundred pounds, which be delivered to William H. French, agent, on ninth November, eighteen hundred and seventy, at Crow Creek, and for which said Morrow afterwards got receipts from said Livingston and col. lected from the Government on both, then said accounting officer shall be authorized to give said French credit in his settlement accordingly,
Approved, August 15, 1876.
CHAP. 161.-AN ACT for the relief of Redick McKee. [Vol. 19, p. 541.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the memorial and claims of Redick McKee, late disbursing agent of the Indian department in California, (Miscellaneous Document One hundred and two, printed February twenty-fifth, eighteen hundred and seventy-one,) be, and hereby are, referred for examination and settlement to the Secretary of the Interior. If the Secretary shall find the allegations and statemen's of the claimant verified by the records of the department, or other satisfactory evidence, he shall allow him such relief as may be equitable and just, to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.
Approved, March 3, 1877.
CHAP. 192.-An Act to authorize Louis Petoskey of Michigan to enter a certain tract of land which em
braces his home and improvements. (Vol. 19, p. 518.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatires of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That Louis Petoskey, of the State of Michigan, be, and he is hereby, authorized to enter the south-half of tbe northeast quarter of section five, in township thirtyfour, north of range five, west, in the district of lands subject to sale at Traverse City, Michigan, upon payment to the receiver of public moneys of the legal price thereof.
Approved March 3, 1877.
CHAP. 200.-AN Act for the relief of Hans C. Peterson. (Vol. 19, p. 549.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatires of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby authorized and directed to audit and settle the claim of Hans C. Peterson, for damages sustained by him by reason of depredations and injuries by certain bands of Sioux Indians, in Minnesota, in the year eighteen hundred and sixty-two, and to pay to said Hans C. Peterson the sum of two thousand two hundred and eighty-three dollars and ninety-two cents in full payment and satisfaction for all losses and damages by him sustained; and the said sum is hereby appropriated for that purpose.
Approved, March 3, 1677.
Schedule of Indian trust lands in Kansas and Nebraska for sale under direction of General
Township 16 north, range 3 west ....
OTOE AND MISSOURIA LANDS IN NEBRASKA.
Township 2 north, range 6 east.
West half of township 2 north, range 7 east ..........
Schedule of Indian trust lands in Kansas and Nebraska for sale, 8c.—Continued.
Area in acres. Valuation.
SAC ASD FOX OF THE MISSOURI LANDS IN KANSAS.
Lot 3, section 1, township 1 sonth, range 16 east...
1. 80 40.00 80.00 604.84 441. 39 218. 11 493. 12
80.00 41. 55
Schedule of unoccupied, unalloted Miami Indian lands in Kansas remaining unsold.
Area in acres. Value per
Southeast quarter of southeast quarter, section 13, township 18, range 23..
5 00 4 00
St quarter of northrter, section 6, township 20, range 241.......
2, 327. 92
EXECUTIVE ORDERS, ESTABLISHING, ENLARGING, OR REDUCING INDIAN RESERVATIONS, ALSO RESTORING CERTAIN INDIAN RESERVATIONS TO THE PUBLIC DOMAIN, FROM JANUARY 11, 1875, TO SEPTEMBER 29, 1877.
EXECUTIVE MANSION, April 23, 1875. All orders establishing and setting apart the Camp Verde Indian reservation in the Terri. tory of Arizona, described as follows: All that portion of country adjoining on the northwest side of and above the military reservation of this (Camp Verde) post, on the Verde River, for a distance of ten miles on both sides of the river to the point where the old wagonroad to New Mexico crosses the Verde, supposed to be a distance up the river of about forty. five miles, are hereby revoked and annulled ; and the said described tract of country is hereby restored to the public domain.
U. S. GRANT.
EXECUTIVE MANSION, October 30, 1876. It is bereby ordered that the order of December 14, 1872, setting apart the following. described lands in the Territory of Arizona as a reservation for certain Apache Indians, viz: Beginning at Dragoon Springs, near Dragoon Pass, and running thence northeasterly along the north base of the Chiricahua Mountains, to a point on the summit of Peloncillo Mount. ains, or Stevens Peak Range; thence running southeasterly along said range through Stevens Peak to the boundary of New Mexico; thence running south to the boundary of Mexico; thence running westerly along said boundary fifty-six miles; thence running northerly, following substantially the western base of the Dragoon Mountains, to the place of beginning, be, and the same is hereby, canceled, and said lands are restored to the public domain.
U. S. GRANT.
Colorado River reserve.
EXECUTIVE MANSION, May 15, 1876. Whereas an executive order was issued November 16, 1874, defining the limits of the Col. orado River Indian reservation, which purported to cover, but did not, all the lands theretofore set apart by act of Congress approved March 3, 1865, and executive order dated No. vember 22, 1873 ; and whereas the order of November 16, 1874, did not revoke tbe order of November 22, 1873, it is hereby ordered that all lands withdrawn from sale by either of these orders are still set apart for Indian purposes ; and the following are hereby declared to be the boundaries of the Colorado River Indian reservation in Arizona and California, viz:
Beginning at a point where La Paz Arroyo enters the Colorado River, and four miles above Ehrenburg; thence easterly with said Arroyo to a point south of the crest of La Paz Mount. ain ; thence with said mountain crest in a northerly direction to the top of Black Mountain; thence in a northwesterly direction over the Colorado River to the top of Monument Peak, in the State of California ; thence south westerly in a straight line to the top of Riverside Mount. ain, California ; thence in a direct line towards the place of beginning to the west bank of the Colorado River; thence down said west bank to a point opposite the place of beginning; thence to the place of beginning.
U. S. GRANT.
Pima and Maricopa or Gila River reserve.
. EXECUTIVE MANSION, August 31, 1876. It is bereby ordered that the following described lands in the Territory of Arizona, viz Township 4 south, range 7 east, sections 14, 15, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, north half of section 35 and section 36; township 5 south, range 7 east, northeast quarter of section 1; town. ship 4 south, range 8 east, southwest quarter of section 19, west half and southeast quarter of section 29, sections 30, 31, 32, and southwest quarter of section 33; township 5 south, range 8 east, southwest quarter of section 3, section 4, north half of section 5, north half of northeast quarter and northwest quarter of section 6, and northwest quarter of section 10, be, and the same are hereby, withdrawn from the public domain and set apart as an addition to the Gila River reservation in Arizona, for the use and occupancy of the Pima and Mari. copa Indians.
U. S. GRANT.
White Mountain reserve.
EXECUTIVE MANSION, April 27, 1876. It is hereby ordered that all that portion of the White Mountain Indian reservation in Arizona Territory lying west of the following.described line, viz: Commencing at the northwest corner of the present reserve, a point at the southern edge of the Black Mesas, due north of Sombrero or Plumose Butte ; thence due south to said Sombrero or Plumose Butte; thence southeastwardly to Chromo Peak ; thence in a southerly direction to the mouth of the San Pedro River; thence due south to the southern boundary of the reservation, be, and the same hereby is, restored to the public domain.
U. S. GRANT.
White Mountain reserve.
EXECUTIVE MANSION, January 26, 1877. It is hereby ordered that all that portion of the White Mountain Indian reservation in Arizona Territory lying within the following-described boundaries, viz: Commencing at & point known as corner I of survey made by Lieut. E. D. Thomas, Fifth Cavalry, in March, 1876, situated northeast of, and 313 chains from, flagstaff of Camp Apache, magnetic variation 13° 48' east; thence south 68° 34' west 360 chains, to corner II, post in monument of stones, variation 13° 45' east; thence south 7° 5' west, 240 chains to corner III, post in monu. ment of stones, variation 13° 43' east; thence north 680 34' east, 360 chains to coruer IV; post in monument of stones, magnetic variation 13° 42' east; thence north 7° 15' east, 240 chains to place of beginning, comprising 7,421.14 acres, be restored to the public domain.
U. S. GRANT.
Il'hile Mountain reserve.
EXECUTIVE MANSION, March 31, 1877. It is hereby ordered that all of that portion of the White Mountain Indian reservation in the Territory of Arizona, lying within the following-described boundaries, be, and the same bereby is, restored to the public domain, to wit: Commencing at a point at the south bank of the Gila River, where the San Pedro empties into the same; thence up and along the south bank of said Gila River ten miles; thence due south to the southern boundary of the said reservation ; thence along the southern boundary to the western boundary thereof; thence up said western boundary to the place of beginning.
R. B. HAYES.
floopa Valley reserve.
EXECUTIVE MANSION, June 23, 1876. It is hereby ordered that the south and west boundaries, and that portion of the porth boundary west of Trinity River, surveyed in 1875 by C. T. Bissel, and the courses and distances of the east boundary, and that portion of the north boundary east of Trinity River, reported but not surveyed by him, viz: “Beginning at the southeast corner of the reservation, at a post set in mound of rocks, marked *H. V. R., No. 3;' thence south 1710 west 905. 15 chains to southeast corner of reservation ; thence south 7210 west 480 chains to the mouth of Trinity River," be, and hereby are, declared to be the exterior boundaries of Hoopa Valley Indian reservation, and the land embraced therein, an area of 89,572.43 acres, be, and hereby is, withdrawn from public sale, and set apart for Indian purposes, as one of the Indian reservations, authorized to be set apart in California, by act of Congress approved April 8, 1861. (13 Stats., p. 39.)
U. S. GRANT.