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gitude; thence due north to the thirty-seventh degree of north latitude; thence west with said parallel to a point 20 miles west of the one hundred and tifteenth degree of west longitude; thence due south 35 miles; thence due east 36 miles; thence due south to the middle of the main channel of the Colorado River of tbe West; thence up the middle of the main channel of said river to the place of beginning

U. S. GRANT.

Pyramid Lake Reserve.

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR,

Washington, D. C., March 21, 1874. SIR: I have the honor to present herewith a communication dated the 20th instant from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, together with the accompanying map showing the survey made by Eugene Munroe in January, 1865, of the Pyramid Lake Indian Reservation in Nevada, and respectfully recommend that the President issue an order withdrawing from sale or other disposition and setting apart said reservation or tract of country for the use and occupation of the Pah-Ute and other Indians now occupying the same. The form of order necessary in the premises is engrossed on the inclosed map. I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

C. DELANO,

Secretary. The PRESIDENT.

EXECUTIVE MANSION, March 23, 1874. It is hereby ordered tbat the tract of country known and occupied as the Pyramid Lake Indian Reservation in Nevada, as surveyed by Eugene Muproe, in January, 1865, and indicated by red lines according to the courses and distances given in taba. Jar form on accompanying diagram, be withdrawn from sale or other disposition and set apart for the Pah-Ute and other Indians residing thereon.

U. S. GRANT.

Walker River Reserve.

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR,

Washington, March 18; 1874. Sir: I bave the honor to present herewith a communication dated tbe 17th instant from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, together with the accompanying map, showing the survey made by Eugene Munroe in December, 1864, of the Walker River Res. ervation in Nevada, and respectfully recommend tbat the President issue an order withdrawing from sale or other disposition, and setting apart said reservation or tract of country for the use and occupation of the Pah-Ute Indians located thereon. The form of order necessary in the premises is engrossed on the inclosed map. Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

C. DELANO,

Secretary. The PRESIDENT.

EXECUTIVE Mansiox, March 19, 1874. It is hereby ordered that the reservation situated on Walker River, Nevada, as surveyed by Eugene Monroe, December, 1864, and indicated by red lines on the above diagram in accordance with the fifteen courses and distances thereon given, be withdrawn from public sale or other disposition, and set apart for the use of the Pah-l'te Indians residing thereon.

U. S. GRANT.

NEW MEXICO.

Fort Stanton Indian Reserre.

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR,
OFFICE OF INDIAN AFFAIRS,

May 23, 1873 The above diagram is intended to show a proposed reservation for the Mescalero band of Apache lodians in New Mexico; said proposed reservation is indicated OD the diagram ly the red lines bordered with yellow, and is described as follows, viz:

Commencing at the sonth weet corner of the Fort Stanton reduced military reserva

tion, and running thence due south to a point on the hills near the north bank of the Rio Rindoso; thence along said hills to a point above the settlements ; thence across said river to a point on the opposite hills, and thence to the saine line upon which we start from Fort Stanton; and thence due south to tbe thirty-third degree north latitude; thence to the top of the Sacramento Mountains, and along the top of said mountains to the top of the Wbite Mountains; thence along the top of said mountains to the head waters of the Rio Nogal, to a point opposite the starting point, and thence to the starting point.

I respectfully recommend that the President be requested to order that the land comprised within the above-described limits be withheld from entry and settlement as public lands, and that the same be set apart as an Indian reservation as indicated in my report to the department of this date.

EDW. P. SMITH,

Commissioner.

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR,

May 26, 1873. Respectfully presented to the President with the recommendation that he make the order above proposed by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

C. DELANO,

Secretary.

EXECUTIVE MANSION, May 29, 1873. It is hereby ordered that the tract of country above described be withheld from entry and settlemeut as public lands, and that the same be set apart as a reservation for the Mescalero Apache Indians as recommended by the Secretary of the Interior and Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

U. S. GRANT.

EXECUTIVE MANSION, February 2, 1874. In lieu of an executive order dated the 29th of May last, setting apart certain lands in New Mexico as a reservation for the Mescalero Apaches, which order is hereby canceled, it is hereby ordered that there be withdrawn from sale or other disposition, and set apart, for the use of said Mescalero Apaches and such other Indians as the department may see fit to locate thereon, the tract of country in New Mexico (except so much thereof as is embraced in the Fort Stanton reduced military reservation) bounded as follows, viz:

Beginning at the most northerly point of the Fort Stanton reduced military reservation; thence due west, to the summit of the Sierra Blanca Mountains; thence due south to the thirty-third degree north latitude; thence due east to a point due south of the most easterly point of the said Fort Stanton reduced military reservation; thence due north to the southern boundary of township 11; thence due west to the southwest corner of township 11, in range 13; thence due north to the second correction line sonth; thence due east along said line to a point opposite the line running north from the thirty-tbird degree north latitude; thence due uorth to the most easterly point of said Fort Stanton reduced military reservation; thence along the northeastern boundary of said military reservation to the place of beginning

U. S. GRANT.

EXECUTIVE MANSION, October 20, 1875. In lieu of executive order dated February 2, 1874, setting apart certain lands in New Mexico as a reservation for the Mescalero Apaches, which order is hereby canceled, it is hereby ordered tbat there be withdrawn from sale or other disposition, and set apart for the use of said Mescalero Apaches and such other Indians as the department may see fit to locate thereon, the tract of country in New Mexico (except so much thereof as is embraced in the Fort Stanton reduced military reservation) bounded as follows:

Beginning at the most northerly point of the Fort Stanton reduced military reservation; running thence due west to a point due north of the northeast corner of township 14 sontb, range 10 east; thence due south along the eastern boundary of said town. ship to the thirty-third degree north latitude; thence due east on said parallel to a point due south of the most easterly point of the said Fort Stanton reduced military

reservation; thence due porth to the southern boundary of township 11; thence due west to the southwest corner of township 11, in range 13; thence due north to the second correction line south; thence due east along said line to a point opposite the line running north from the thirty-third degree north latitude; thence due north to the most easterly point of said Fort Stanton reduced military reservation; thence along the northeastern boundary of said military reservation to the place of begin

ping

U. S. GRANT.

Hot Springs Reserve.

EXECUTIVE MANSION, April 9, 1874. It is hereby ordered that the following described tract of country in the Territory of New Mexico be, and the same is hereby, withdrawn from sale, and reserved for the use and occupation of such Ivdians as the Secretary of the Interior may see fit to locate thereon, as indicated in this diagram, viz:

Beginning at the ruins of an ancient pueblo in the valley of the Cañada Alamosa River, about seven miles above the present town of Cañada Alamosa, and running thence due east 10 miles; thence due porth 25 miles; thence due west 30 miles; thence due south 25 miles; thence due east 20 miles to the point of beginning.

U. S. GRANT.

EXECUTIVE MANSION, December 21, 1875. It is hereby ordered that the tract of country in the Territory of New Mexico, lying within the following described boundaries, viz: Beginning at a point on the east side of the Cañada, abont 1,000 yards directly east of the ruins of an ancient pueblo in the valley of Cañada Alamosa River, about seven miles above the town of Cañada Alamosa, and running thence due north 20 miles to a point; thence due west 20 miles to a point; thence due south 35 miles to a point; thence due east 20 miles to a point due south of the place of beginning; thence due north to the place of beginning, be, and the same is hereby, withdrawn from sale, and set apart for the use and occupancy of the Southern Apache and such other Indians as it may be determined to place thereon, to be known as the “ Hot Springs Indian Reservation"; and all that portion of country set apart by executive order of April 9, 1874, not embraced within the limits of the abovedescribed tract of country, is hereby restored to the public domain.

l'. S. GRANT

EXECUTIVE MANSION, August 25, 1877. It is hereby ordered that the order of December 21, 1875, setting apart the following land in New Mexico as the Hot Springs Indian Reservation, viz: Beginning at a point on the east side of the Cañada, about 1,000 yards directly east of the ruins of an ancient pueblo, in the valley of the Cañada Alamosa River, about seven miles above the town of Cañada Alamosa, and running thence due north 20 miles to a point; thence due west 20 miles to a point; thence due south 35 miles to a point; thence due east 20 miles to a point due south of the place of beginning; thence due north to the place of beginning, be, and the same is hereby, canceled, and said lands are restored to the public domain.

R. B. HAYES.

Jicarilla Apache Reserre.

EXECUTIVE MANSION, March 25, 1874. It is hereby ordered that the following-rescribed tract of country in the Territory of New Mexico, set apart as a reservation for the Jicarilla Apache Indians by the first article of an agreement concluded with the said Indians December 10, 1873, subject to the action of Congress, be, and the same is hereby, withdrawn from sale and settlement, viz: Commencing at a point where the head waters of the San Juan River crosses the southern boundary of the Territory of Colorado, following the course of said river until it intersects the eastern boundary of the Navajo Reservation ; thence due north along said eastern boundary of the Navajo Reservation to where it intersects the southern boundary-line of the Territory of Colorado; thence due east along the said sonthern boundary of the Territory of Colorado to the place of beginping.

l'. . GRANT.

EXECUTIVE MANSION, July 18, 1876. It is hereby ordered that the order of March 25, 1874, setting apart the followingdescribed lands in the Territory of New Mexico as a reservation for the Jicarilla Apache Indians, viz: Commencing at a point where the head waters of the San Juan River crosses the southern boundary of the Territory of Colorado ; following the course of said river until it intersects the eastern boundary of the Navajo Reservation ; thence due north along said eastern boundary of the Navajo Reservation to where it intersects the southern boundary-line of the Territory of Colorado; thenco due east along the said southern boundary of the Territory of Colorado to the place of begining, be, and the same is hereby, canceled, and said lands are restored to the public domain.

U. S. GRANT

Zuni Pueblo Reserve.

EXECUTIVE MANSION, March 16, 1877. It is hereby ordered that tbe following-described tract of country in the Territory of New Mexico, viz: Beginning at the one hundred and tbirty-sixth milestone, on the western boundary-line of the Territory of New Mexico, and running thence north 61° 45' east. 31 miles and eight-tenths of a mile to the crest of the mountain a short distance above Nutrias Spring; thence due south 12 miles to point in the hills a short distance southeast of the Ojo Pescado; thence south 61° 45' west to the one hundred and fortyeighth milestone on the western boundary-line of said Territory; thence north with said boundary-line to the place of beginning, be, and the same hereby is, withdrawn from sale, and set apart as a reservation for the use and occupancy of the Zuni Pueblo Indians.

R. B. HAYES.

Navajo Reserre.

EXECUTIVE MANSION, October 29, 1878. It is bereby ordered tbat the tract of country in the Territory of Arizona lying within the following.described boundaries, viz: Commencing at the north west corner of the Navajo Indian Reservation, on the boundary-live between the Territories of Arizona and Utab; thence west along said boundary-line to the one hundred and tenth degree of longitude west; thence south along said degree to the thirty-sixth parallel of latitude, north; thence east along said parallel to the west boundary of the Navajo Reservation; thence north along said west boundary to the place of beginning, be, and the same hereby is, withdrawn from sale and settlement, and set apart as an addition to the present reservatiou for the Navajo Indians.

R. B. HAYES.

Tularosa Reserve.
(For Executive order of November 7, 1871, relative to Tularosa reserve, see page 232.)

EXECUTIVE MANSION, November 24, 1874. All orders establishing and setting apart the Tularosa Valley, in New Mexico, described as follows: Beginning at the headwaters of the Tularosa River, and its tributaries in the mountains, and extending down the sanie ten miles on each side for a distance of 30 miles, as an Indian reservation, are bereby revoked and annulled, and the said described tract of country is hereby restored to the public domain.

U. S. GRANT.

OREGON.

Grande Ronde Reserre.

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR,

Washington, June 30, 1857. SIR: I have the bonor to submit to you, herewith, a report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs recommending, and a report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office concurring in the recommendation, tbat the lands embraced in townships 5 and 6 sontb, of range & west, and parts of townsbips 5 and 6 south, of range 7 west, Willa

mette district Oregon, as indicated in the accompanying plat, be withdrawn from sale and entry, and established as an Indian reservation for the colonization of Indian tribes in Oregon, and particularly for the Willamette tribes, parties to treaty of January, 1855.

I respectfully recommend that the proposed reservation be established, and have accordingly prepared a form of indorsement on the plat of the same for your signature, in case the recommendation is approved.

The “Coast Reservation" alluded to in some of the accompanying papers was established by order of your predecessor, November, 1855. I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. THOMPSON,

Secretary The PRESIDENT.

EXECUTIVE OFFICE.

l'ashington City, June 30, 1857. Townships 5 and 6 south, of range 8 west, and parts of townsbips 5 and 6 south, of range 7 west, as indicated hereon by red lines, are hereby withdrawn from sale and entry, and set apart as a reservation for Indian purposes till otherwise ordered.

JAMES BUCHANAN.

Malheur Reserre.

WASHINGTOX, March 8, 1871. Hon. E. S. PARKER,

Commissioner Indian Affairs : I would respectfully ask that the President withdraw for eighteen months all that portion of the country in the State of Oregon, situated between the forty-second and forty-fourth parallels of latitude, and from one hundred and seventeen to one hundred and twenty degrees of longitude, excepting so much as may have been or may be granted for military or wagon road purposes, with a view of selecting an Indian reservation, on which to consolidate Indians east of tbe Cascade Mountains in said State, excepting those wbo may select lands in severalty from the reservation or reservations on which they are now located, and the President instruct me to proceed at the earliest practical time to select such reservation.

A. B. MEACHAM, Superintendent of Indian Affairs, Oregon.

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR,

OFFICE OF INDIAN AFFAIRS,

Washington, D. C., Varch 10, 1871. Sir: I have the honor to report that I am in receipt of a letter bearing date the oth instant, from A. B. Meacham esq., superintendent of Indian Affairs in the State of Oregon, asking that the portion of that State lying between the forty-second and forty. fourth parallels of north latitude, and the one hundred and seventeenth and the one hundred and twentieth degrees of west longitude (excepting so much thereof as may have been or may hereafter be granted for military or wagon road purposes), be withdrawn from market as public lands, for the space of eighteen months, with a view to the selection of a reservation upon which to collect all the Indians in that State east of the Cascade Mountains, except those who may select lands in severalty upon the reservations on which they are now located.

The suggestion of Superintendent Meacham is concurred in, and I respectfully recommend that the President be requested to issue an executive order withdrawing the tract of country described from market as public lands, for the period and the purpose above indicated, and that this office be authorized to instruct the saperin. tendent to proceed to select such reservation without unnecessary delay. A copy of Superintendent Meacham's letter is herewith transmitted. Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

H. R. CLUM,

Acting Commissioner. Hon. C. DELANO,

Secretary of the Interior.

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR,

March 14, 1-71. The recommendation of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, contained in his accompanying report has my approval, and it is respectfully submitted to the President with the request that he direct the temporary withdrawal from market of the lande

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