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United States. Office of Indian Affairs / Annual report of the commissioner of Indian affairs, for the year 1879
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Executive orders affecting Indian reservations, from January 10, 1879, to August 9, 1879,   pp. 214-217 PDF (1.4 MB)


Page 214

EXECUTIVE ORDERS AFFECTING INDIAN RESERVATIONS, FROM JANUARY 
10, 1879, TO AUGUST 9, 1879. 
ARIZONA. 
Pima and Marictpa Re8ere. 
EXECUTIVE MAwsIoN, January 10, 1879. 
It is hereby ordered that all the public lands embraced within the following
bounda- 
ries lying within the Territory 6f Arizona, viz, commencing at the mouth
of the Salt 
River, running thence up the Gila River to the south line of township No.
2 south, 
Gila and Salt River base line; thence east with said line to the southeast
corner of 
township No. 2 south, range 6.east; thence north with said line to a point
two miles 
south of the Salt River; thence follkwing the course of said stream in an
easterly 
direction, and two miles south of the same, to the west line of the White
Mountain 
Reservation; thence north with the line of said reservation, or the extension
of the 
same, to a point two miles north of said river; thence in a westerly direction,
follow- 
ing the course of said river, and two miles north of the same, to the east
line of range 
6 east; thence north with said line to the northeast corner of township 2
north, range 
6 east; thence west with the north line of said township to the Gila and
Salt River 
meridian line; thence south with said line to the Gila River, and thence
by said river 
to the place of beginning, be, and the same are hereby, withdrawn from sale
and set 
apart for the use of the Pima and Maricopa Indians, in addition to their
present reser- 
vation in said Territory. 
R. B. HAYES. 
EXEcuTIVE MANSION, June 14, 1879. 
In lieu of an executive order, dated January 10, 1879, setting apart certain
lands in 
the Territory of Arizona as a reservation for the Pima and Maricopa Indians,
which 
order is hereby canceled, it is hereby ordered that there be withdrawn from
sale and 
settlement, and set apart for the use of said Pima and Maricopa Indians,
as an addi- 
tion to the reservation set apart for said Indians by act of Congress approved
Feb- 
ruary 28, 1859 (11 Stat., 401), the several tracts of country in said Territory
of Arizona 
lying within the following boundaries, viz: 
Beginning at the point where the range-line between ranges 4 and 5 east crosses
the Salt River; thence up and along the middle of said river to a point where
the 
easterly line of Camp McDowell military reservation, if prolonged south,
would strike 
said river; thence northerly to the southeast corner of Camp McDowell reservation;
thence west along the southern boundary-line of said Camp McDowell reservation
to 
the southwest corner thereof; thence up and along the west boundary-line
of said 
reservation until it intersects the north boundary of the southern tier of
sections in 
township 3 north, range 6 east; thence-west along the north boundaryof the
southern 
tier of sections in townships 3 north, rangesSand 6 east, to the northwest
corner of sec- 
tion 31, township 3 north, range 5 east; thence south along the range-line
between 
ranges 4 and 5 east to the place of beginning. 
Also all the land in said-Territory bounded and deseribed as follows, viz:
Beginning at the northwest corner of the old Gila Reservation; thence by
a direct 
line runing northwesterly until it strikes Salt River 4 miles east from the
intersection 
of said river with the Gila River; thence down and along the middle of said
Salt River 
to the mouth of the Gila River; thence up and along the middle of said Gila
River to 
its intersection with the northwesterly boundary line of the old Gila Reservation;
thence northwesterly along said la3t-described boundary line to the place
of beginning. 
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