Executive Order 1495—Reserving Hunter's Rock or Prince Island in Pacific Ocean for Use of Smith River Indians
It is hereby ordered that the unsurveyed island in the Pacific Ocean about three-quarters of a mile north of the mouth of Smith River, in California, in section 17, township 18 north, range 1 west of the Humboldt base and meridian, designated on the official plats of survey as Hunters Rock, and on the United States Coast and Geodetic Chart No. 5900 as Prince Island, be, and the same hereby is, reserved from all forms of disposal and set aside for use of the Smith River Indians, and for such other purposes as the Secretary of the Interior may direct or authorize; this withdrawal being subject to any prior valid existing rights of any persons.
WM. H. TAFT.
The White House,
March 11, 1912
William Howard Taft, Executive Order 1495—Reserving Hunter's Rock or Prince Island in Pacific Ocean for Use of Smith River Indians Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/276738