Executive Order

December 22, 1902

It is hereby ordered that all that portion of the White Mountain or San Carlos Indian Reservation in the Territory of Arizona lying within the following described boundaries be, and the same hereby is, restored to the public domain, to wit: Commencing at the southwestern corner of the reservation where the same is cut by the Gila River; thence in a northerly direction along the western boundary 13 miles to a point; thence due east to the Gila River; thence down the Gila River in a southerly and southwesterly direction to the place of beginning.


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

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