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United States. Office of Indian Affairs / Annual report of the commissioner of Indian affairs, for the year 1883
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Executive orders from December 12, 1882, to August 15, 1883, establishing, restoring, or defining existing Indian reservations,   pp. 221-225 PDF (1.6 MB)


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EXECUTIVE ORDERS RELATING TO INDIAN RESERVES. 
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EXECUTIVE ORDERS FROM DECEMBER 12, 1882, TO AUGUST 15, 1883, ES- 
TABLISHING, RESTORING, OR DEFINING EXISTING INDIAN RESERVA- 
TIONS. 
ARIZONA. 
Gila Bend Re8erve. 
EXECUTIVE MANSION, December 12, 1882. 
It is hereby ordered that the following tract of country in the Territory
of Arizona, 
viz, township 5 south, range 5 west, Gila and Salt River meridian, excepting
sec- 
tion 18 thereof, be, and the same is hereby, withdrawn from sale and settlement
and 
set apart for the use and occupancy of the Papago and other Indians now settled
there, and such other Indians as the Sectetary of the Interior may see fit
to settle 
thereon. 
CHESTER A. ARTHUR. 
Hualpai Reserve. 
EXECUTIVE MANSION, January 4, 1883. 
It is hereby ordered that the following-described tract of country situated
in the 
Territory of Arizona be, and the same is hereby, set aside and reserved for
the use 
and occupancy of the Hualpai Indians, namely: Beginning at a point on the
Colorado 
River 5 miles eastward of Tinnakah Spring; thence south 20 miles to crest
of high 
mesa; thence south 400 east 25 miles to a point of Music Mountains; thence
east 15 
miles, thence north 500 east 35 miles; thence north 30 miles to the Colorado
River; 
thence along said river to the place of beginning; the southern boundary
being at 
least 2 miles south of Peach Spring, and the eastern boundary at least 2
miles cast of 
Pine Spring. All bearings and distances being approximate. 
CHESTER A. ARTHUR. 
Moqui Re8erve. 
EXECUTIVE MANSION, December 16, 1882. 
It is hereby ordered that the tract of country in the Territory of Arizona,
lying and 
being within the following-described boundaries, viz, beginning on the one
hundred 
and tenth degree of longitude west from Greenwich, at a point 360 30' north,
thence due 
west to the one hundred and eleventh degree of longitude west, thence due
south to 
a point of longitude 350 30' north, thence due east to the one hundred and
tenth de- 
gree of longitude, and thence due north to place of beginning, be, and the
same is 
hereby, withdrawn from settlement and sale, and set apart for the use and
occupancy 
of the Moqui and such other Indians as the Secretary of the Interior may
see fit to 
settle thereon. 
CHESTER A. ARTHUR. 
Yuma Reserve. 
EXECUTIVE MANSION, July 6, 1883. 
It is hereby ordered that the following-described tract of country in the
Territory 
of Arizona, viz, beginning at a point in the channel of the Colorado River,
opposite 
the mouth of the Gila River, thence up the channel of the Gila River to the
range 
line (when extended) between ranges 19 and 20 west of the Gila and Salt River
me- 
ridian, thence north on said range line to the first standard parallel south,
thence 
west on said parallel to the channel of the Colorado River, thence down the
channel 
of said river to the place of beginning, be, and the same is hereby, withdrawn
from 
settlement and sale and set apart as a reservation for the Yuma and such
other Indians 
as the Secretary of the Interior may see fit to settle thereon: Provided,
however, That4 


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