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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 217

EXECUTIVE ORDERS RELATING          TO INDIAN RESERVES&         2.Z 
WASHINGTON. 
CoumbiaBRserve. 
EXECUTIVE MANSIO, April 19, 1879. 
It il hereby ordered that the tract of country in Washington Territory lying
within 
the fMllowing-described boundaries, viz: commencing-at the intersection of
the forty. 
mile limitsof the branch line-of the Northern Pacific Railroad with the Okinakane
River- thence up said river to the boundary line between the United States
and Brit- 
ish Coh&hmba; thence west on said boundary line to the forty-fourth degree-of
lougi- 
tude west from Wahington; thence south on said degree of longitude to its
interse6- 
tion with, the forty-mile limits of the branch lineof the Northern Pacific
Railroa4- 
an&dthencewith the line of said forty-mile limits to the place of beginning,
be, aw[l 
the -ameJihereby, withdrawn from sale and set apart as a reservation for
the perma.. 
nent use aud occupancy of Chief Moses and his people, and such other friendly
Indians 
as my elect to settle thereon with his consent and that of the Secretary
of the Into- 
rnor# 
R. B. HAYES. 


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