Executive Order 5178—Restoring Certain Reserved Lands Pending Resurvey and Opening Such Lands to Entry, New Mexico
It is hereby ordered that Executive Order No. 4763 dated November 21, 1927, withdrawing the public lands in T. 3 S., R. 15 E., N.M.P.M., New Mexico, pending resurvey, be and the same is hereby revoked.
And it is hereby ordered, pursuant to public resolution No. 29 of February 14, 1920 (41 Stat. 434), as amended January 21 and December 28, 1922 (42 Stat. 358, 1067), that the above described lands, if otherwise subject to disposition, subject to valid rights, shall be opened to entry under the homestead or desert land laws only by qualified ex-service men of the War with Germany, under the terms and conditions of such resolutions, and the regulations issued thereunder, for a period of 91 days, beginning with the official filing of the plat of resurvey and thereafter to appropriation under any public land law applicable thereto, by the general public.
Subsequent to the date hereof, and prior to the date of restoration to general disposition as herein provided, no right may be acquired to the released lands by settlement in advance of entry, or otherwise, except strictly in accordance herewith.
The White House,
August 28, 1929.
Herbert Hoover, Executive Order 5178—Restoring Certain Reserved Lands Pending Resurvey and Opening Such Lands to Entry, New Mexico Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/360876