Executive Order

September 04, 1902

It is hereby ordered that all that portion of the public domain in the Territory of New Mexico which, when surveyed, will be embraced in the following sections, viz, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, and 33, in T. 19 N., R. 10 E., New Mexico principal meridian, be and the same is hereby set apart as a reservation for the use and occupation of the Indians of the Nambe Pueblo: Provided, That any tract or tracts included within said sections to which valid rights have attached under the laws of the United States are hereby excluded from the reservation hereby created: And provided further, That if at any time the lands covered by any valid claim shall be relinquished to the United States, or the claim lapse, or the entry be canceled for any cause whatever, such lands shall be added to and become a part of the reservation hereby set apart for the Pueblo of Nambe.


Theodore Roosevelt, Executive Order Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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