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United States. Office of Indian Affairs / Annual report of the commissioner of Indian affairs, for the year 1879
([1879])

Executive orders affecting Indian reservations, from January 10, 1879, to August 9, 1879,   pp. 214-217 PDF (1.4 MB)


Page 215

EXECUTIVE     ORDERS RELATING       TO   INDIAN   RESERVES.     2151 
It is hereby ordered that so much of townships 1 and 2 north, ranges 5 and
6 east, 
lying south of the Salt River, as are now occupied and improved by said Indians,
be 
temporarily withdrawn from sale and settlement until such time as they may
severally 
dispose of and receive payment for the improvements made by them on said
lands. 
R. B. HAYES. 
COLORADO. 
UtO Resere. 
ExEcUTIvE MA sloN, February 7, 1879. 
It is hereby ordered that the following-described tract of country in the
State of, 
Colorado, to wit. commencing at the intersection of the 37th parallel of
north lati- 
tude with the 107th degree of west longitude, thence east along said parallel
to the 
ridge described in Hayden's Geographical and Geological Survey of said State
as the 
"National Divide" of the San Juan Mountains; thence following said
divide in a gen- 
eral northerly and northwesterly direction to longitude 107 degrees and 23
minutes 
west; thence due south to latitude 37 degrees and 17 minutes north; thence
due east to 
the 107th meridian of west longitude; thence south with said meridian to
the place of 
beginning, be, and the same is hereby, withdrawn from sale and settlement
and set 
apart as a reservation for the Muache, Capote, and Weeminuchee bands of Ute
In- 
dians.. 
R. B. HAYES. 
DAKOTA. 
"Drifting Goose" Reserve. 
EXECUTIVE MANSION, Jhsne 27, 1879. 
It is hereby ordered that townships Nos. 119, 120, and 1"21 north, of
range 63 west, 
in the Territory of Dakota, be, and the same are hereby, set apart as a reservation
for 
the use of "Mag-a-bo-da's" or "Drifting Goose' band of Yanktonais
Sioux Indians. 
R. B. HAYES. 
Sioux Reserve. 
IXECUTIVE MANSION,, August 9, 1879. 
It is hereby ordered that all that portion-of the Sioux Indian Reservation
in Dakota 
Territory created by executive orders dated January 11, March 16, and May
20, 1875, 
and November 28, 1876, lying within the following described boundaries, viz:
begin- 
ning at a poin! where the west line of the Fort Randall military reservation
crosses the 
Missouri River; thence up and along said river to the mouth of American Creek;
thence up and along said creek to the ninety-ninth degree of west longitude;
thence 
south along said degree to a point due west from the northwest comer of the
Yankton 
Indian Reservation; thence due east to the northwest corner of said reservation;
thence 
due south to the north boundary line of Fort Randall military reservation;
thence fol- 
lowing said boundary line northwesterly to the northwest comer of said military
res- 
ervation; thence south on the west boundaryline of saidreservation totheplace
of begin- 
ning. And also the followinz-describedland: beginning at the east bank of
the Missouri 
River at the mouth of Medicine Knoll Creek; thence up and along the Missouri
River 
to the boundary line of Fort Sully military reservation; -thence northeasterly
along 
said boundary line to the southeast corner of said militaryreservation; thence
north- 
westerly along the boundary line of said reservation to the northeast comer
thereof; 
thence due north to the east bank of the Missouri River; thence up and along
the east 
bank oftaid river to the mouth of the Bois Cache; thence due north to the
east bank 
of the Missouri River; thence up and along the east bank of said river to
the south 
line of township one hundred and twenty-nine north; thence east along said
township 
line to the line between ranges seventy-eight and seventy-nine west ; thence
north 
along said raage line to Boaver Creok, or the north boundary line of the
reservation 


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