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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 beginping

U. S. GRANT.

Hot Springs Reserve.

EXECUTIVE MANSION, April 9, 1874. It is bereby ordered that the following described tract of country in the Territory of New Mexico be, and the same is hereby, withdrawn from sale, and reserved for the use and occupation of such Iudians as the Secretary of the Interior may see fit to locate thereon, as indicated in this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 north 25 miles; thence due west 30 miles; thence due south 25 miles; thence due east 20 miles to tbe 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, about 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 Canada 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to a point due south of the place of beginning; thence due north to the place of beginning, be, and the same is hereby, withdrawn from sale, and set apart for the use and occupancy of the South. ern 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.

U. S. GRANT.

EXECUTIVE MANSION, August 25, 1877. It is bereby 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 porth 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 begin. ning, 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-described 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 Indiaus 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 southern boundary of the Territory of Colorado to the place of beginning.

li's. 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 hereby ordered that the tract of country in the Territory of Arizona lying within the following:described boundaries, viz: Commencing at the northwest corner of the Navajo Indian Reservation, on the boundary-live between the Territories of Arizona and Utah; thence west along said boundary-line to the one hundred and tenth degree of longitude west; thence south along said degree to the tbirty-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 reservation for the Navajo Indians.

R. B. HAYES.

EXECUT

Tularosa Reserre.
(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 niountains, and extending down the same ten miles on each side for a distance of 30 miles, as an Indian reservation, are hereby 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,

Pashington, June 30, 1857. SIR: I have the honor to submit to you, berewith, a report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs recommending, and a report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office concurring in the recommendation, that the lands embraced in townships 5 and 6 south, of range o west, and parts of townships 5 and 6 south, of range 7 west, Willamette 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 obedieut servant,

J. THOMPSON,

Secretary. The PRESIDENT.

EXECUTIVE OFFICE,

Washington City, June 30, 1857. Townships 5 and 6 south, of range 8 west, and parts of townships 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 the Cascade Mountains in said State, excepting those who 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 practi. cal time to select such reservation.

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

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR,

OFFICE OF INDIAN AFFAIRS,

Washington, D. C., March 10, 1871. Sir: I have the honor to report that I am in receipt of a letter bearing date the sth 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 forts. 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 superintendent 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 lands in Oregon as therein designated, with the exceptions stated, for the purpose of establishing a reservation for the Indians in that State.

C. DELANO,

Secretary.

EXECUTIVE MANSION, March 14, 1871. I bereby direct the withdrawal of the lands referred to from market as public lands for the period of time and for the purpose indicated, as recommended by the Secretary of the Interior.

U. S. GRANT.

OFFICE INDIAN AFFAIRS,

Washington, September 4, 1872. SIR: I have the honor to inclose berewith a report, dated the 22d ultimo (and accompanying map), received from T. B. Odeneal, esq., superintendent Indian affairs for Oregon, reciting the action taken by him relative to the establishment of a proposed reservation on the headwaters of Malheur River, in that State, for the Snake or Piute Iudians, under instructions contained in letter to him from this office dated the 6th of July last.

Superintendent Odeneal defines the boundaries of the tract of country selected by him for the proposed reservation as follows:

“Beginning at the mouth of the North Fork of the Malheur River; thence up said North Fork, including the waters thereof, to Castle Rock; thence in a northwesterly direction to Strawberry Butte ; thence to Soda Spring, on the Canyon City and Camp Harney road; thence down Silvies River to Malheur Lake; thence east to the South Fork of the Malheur River; thence down said South Fork, including the waters thereof, to the place of beginning (to be known as Malheur Reservation), including all lands witbip said boundaries, excepting so much thereof as may bave been granted for niili. tary or wagou-road purposes."

I respectfully recommend that the tract of country embraced within the foregoing limits be set apart and reserved as an Indian reservation, and that the President be requested to issue an executive order accordingly. It is also requested that the papers inclosed be returned to this office. Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

F. A. WALKER,

Commissioner. The Hop. SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR.

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR,

Washington, D. C., September 12, 1872. SIR: I have tbe honor to transmit herewith a communication, dated the 4th instant, from the Commissioner of Indian affairs, inclosing a report (with map) of T. B. Odeneal, superintendent of Indian affairs for Oregon, and recommending that a reservation on the head waters of the Malheur River, in the State of Oregon, the boundaries of which are set forth in the Commissioner's letter, be established for the Snake or Piute Indians.

The recommendation of the Commissioner meets with the approval of this department, and I respectfully request that the President direct the same to be carried into effect. I have the honor to be, your obedient servant,

W. H. SMITH,

Acting Secretary.

EXECUTIVE MANSION, September 12, 1872. Let the lands which are fully described in the accompanying letter of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs be set apart as a reservation for the Snake or Piute Indians, as recommended in the letter of the Secretary of the Interior of this date.

U. S. GRANT.

EXECUTIVE MANSION, May 15, 1875. It is hereby ordered that the tract of country in Oregon embraced within the following-described boundaries, viz: Commencing at a point on the Malheur River where the range-line between ranges 39 and 40, east of the Willamette meridian, intersects the same; thence north, on said range-line, to a point due east of Strawberry Butte; thence west to Strawberry Butte; thence southeastwardly to Castle Rock; thence to the west bank of the North Fork of the Malheur River; thence down and with the said

west bank to the Malheur River; thence along and with the Malbeur River to the place of beginning, be, and the same hereby is, withdrawn from sale or settlement except such lands within said boundaries as have passed or may pass to the Dalles Military Road Company, under act of Congress approved February 27, 1867 (vol. 14, p. 409), and to the Willamette Valley and Cascade Mountain Military Road Company, under act of Congress approved July 5, 1866 (vol. 14, p. 89), and the same set apart as an addition to the Malheur Indiau Reservation, set apart by executive order of September 12, 1872.

U. S. GRANT.

EXECUTIVE MANSION, January 28, 1876. It is hereby ordered that the tract of country in Oregon lying within the followingdescribed boundaries, viz: Beginniog at a point on the right bank of the Malheur River wbere the range-line between ranges 37 and 39 east of the Willamette meridian intersects the same; thence north on said range-line to a point due east of the summit of Castle Rock; thence due west to the summit of Castle Rock; thence in a northwesterly direction to Strawberry Butte; thence to Soda Spring, on the Canyon City and Camp Harney road; thence down Silvies Creek to Malheur Lake; thence due east to the right bank of the Soutb Fork of Malbeur River; thence down said right bank of the South Fork to the Malheur River; thence down the right bank of the Malheur River to the place of beginping, except such lands witbin these limits as have passed or may pass to the Dalles Military Road on the north, and the Willamette Valley aud Cascade Mountain Military Road on the south, be, and the same is hereby, withdrawn from sale and set apart for the use and occupancy of the Piute and Snake Indians, to be known as the Malheur Indian Reservation; and that portion of country set apart by executive order of May 15, 1875, not embraced in the limits of the above-described tract of country, is hereby restored to the public domain.

U. S. GRANT.

Siletz Reserve.

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR,

November 8, 1855. Sir: I herewith submit for your approval a proposed reservation for Indians on the coast of Oregon Territory, recommended by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and submitted to the department by the Commissioner of the General Land Office, for the procurement of your order on the subject, in letter of the 10th September last.

Before submitting the matter to you I desired to have a more full report of the subject from the Indian Office, and the letter of the head of that bureau of the 29th ultimo baving been received and considered, I see no objection to the conditional reservation asked for, “subject to future curtailment, if found proper," or entire release thereof, should Congress not sanction the object rendering this withdrawal of the land from white settlement at this time advisable.

A plat marked A, and indicating the boundaries of the reservation, accompanies the papers, and bas prepared thereon the necessary order for your signature, should you think fit to sanction the recommendation. I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

R. MCCLELLAND,

Secretary. The PRESIDENT.

November 9, 1855. The reservation of the land within denoted by blue-shaded lines is hereby made for the purposes indicated in letter of the Commissioner of the General Land Office of the 10th September last and letter of the Secretary of the Interior of the 8th November, 1855.

FRANK'N PIERCE.

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR,

Irashington, D. C., December 20, 1865. Sir: Prırsuant to a recommendation of the Secretary of the Interior of the 8th of November, 1855, the President of the United States, by an executive order dated the 9th of that month, set apart conditionally the tract of country on the coast of Oregon, ex. ter ding from Cape Lookont on the north to a point below Cape Perpetua on the south, as exhibited in blue on the accompanying map, for an Indian reservation.

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