Executive Order 6939—Extension of Trust Period on Allotments Made to Indians of the Spokane Reservation, Washington
By virtue of and pursuant to the authority vested in me by section 5 of the act of February 8, 1887 (ch. 119, 24 Stat. 388, 389), and the act of June 21, 1906 (ch. 3504, 34 Stat. 325, 326), it is ordered that the period of trust on allotments made to Indians of the Spokane Reservation, Washington, upon which the period of trust expires during the calendar year 1935, be, and it is hereby, extended for a period of ten years from the date on which any such trust would otherwise expire: Provided, however, that the extension of the period of trust herein made shall be subject to the provisions of the act of June 18, 1934 (ch. 576, 48 Stat. 984), and if the provisions of said Act are made applicable to the said Reservation by the election provided for in said Act, this order shall thereafter cease to be of force and effect.
FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT
The White House,
January 7, 1935.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Executive Order 6939—Extension of Trust Period on Allotments Made to Indians of the Spokane Reservation, Washington Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/276741