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Executive Order 7792—Transfer of Jurisdiction Over Certain Lands from the Secretary of Agriculture to the Secretary of the Interior

January 18, 1938

WHEREAS certain lands, together with the improvements thereon, largely contiguous or in close proximity to existing Indian Reservations, in the State of New Mexico, have been or are in the process of being, acquired in connection with the projects hereinafter designated, under authority of Title II of the National Industrial Recovery Act of June 16, 1933 (48 Stat. 200), the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of April 8, 1935 (49 Stat. 115), and section 55 of Title I of the act of August 24, 1935, 49 Stat. 750, 781; and

WHEREAS it appears that the transfer of jurisdiction over such lands from the Secretary of Agriculture to the Secretary of the Interior for administrative purposes would be in the public interest:

NOW, THEREFORE, by virtue of and pursuant to the authority vested in me under the aforesaid National Industrial Recovery Act, the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1935, and the act of August 24, 1935, it is hereby ordered that jurisdiction over the hereinafter-described lands, together with the improvements thereon, acquired or in the process of acquisition by the United States in connection with the hereinafter-designated projects, be, and it is hereby, transferred from the Secretary of Agriculture to the Secretary of the Interior: Provided, however, that the Secretary of Agriculture shall retain such jurisdiction over the lands now in process of acquisition by the United States as may be necessary to enable him to complete the purchase of such lands; and the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized (1) to administer, through the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, such lands for the uses for which they were, or are in the process of being, acquired, and, insofar as consistent with such uses, for the benefit of such Indians as he may designate, (2) in connection with the administration of such lands to exercise all powers and functions, insofar as they may relate to these lands, conferred upon the Secretary of Agriculture by Executive Order No. 7530 of December 31, 1936, and Executive Order No. 7557 of February 19, 1937, and (3) to prescribe such rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this order:

ZIA-SANTA ANA PROJECT, LI-NM 6

SANDOVAL COUNTY, NEW MEXICO

NEW MEXICO PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN

T. 14 N., R. 1 E.,

Secs. 1, 3, 11, 13, 15, 23, 25, 27 and 35;

T. 15 N., R. 1 E.,

Sec. 1, lots 1 to 4, inclusive, and that part lying within the San Ysidro Land Grant;

Sec. 2, lots 1 and 2, and that part lying within the San Ysidro Land Grant;

Sec. 3, lots 1 to 4, inclusive, and that part lying within the San Ysidro Land Grant;

Secs. 4 and 5, those parts lying within the San Ysidro Land Grant;

Sec. 11, all;

Sec. 12, N 1/2 NE 1/4, SE 1/4 NE 1/4, and N 1/2 NW 1/4;

Sec. 13, NW 1/4, SW 1/4, and SE 1/4;

Secs. 15 and 23, all;

Sec. 24, NE 1/4 NW 1/4, SW 1/4, and N 1/2 SE 1/4;

Secs. 25, 27, and 35, all;

T. 16 N., R. 1 E.,

Secs. 31 to 36, inclusive, those parts lying within the San Ysidro Land Grant;

T. 14 N., R. 2 E.,

Sec. 3, lots 9 to 12, inclusive, S 1/2 SW 1/4, and S 1/2 SE 1/4;

Sec. 5, lots 9 to 12, inclusive, S 1/2 SW 1/4, and S 1/2 SE 1/4;

Sec. 7, lots 1 to 4, inclusive, NE 1/4, E 1/2 NW 1/4, E 1/2 SW 1/4, and SE 1/4;

Sec. 9, all;

Sec. 11, W 1/2 NE 1/4, NW 1/4, SW 1/4, and W 1/2 SE 1/4;

Sec. 23, W 1/2 NE 1/4, NW 1/4, SW 1/4, and W 1/2 SE 1/4;

Secs. 27, 29, 31 and 33, all;

Sec. 35, lots 2 to 4, inclusive, W 1/2 NE 1/4, NW 1/4, N 1/2 SW 1/4, and NW 1/4 SE 1/4;

T. 15 N., R. 2 E.,

Secs. 1 and 2, those parts lying within the San Ysidro Land Grant;

Sec. 3, lots 1 to 4, inclusive, and that part lying within the San Ysidro Land Grant;

Sec. 4, that part lying within the San Ysidro Land Grant;

Sec. 5, lots 1 to 4, inclusive, and that part lying within the San Ysidro Land Grant;

Sec. 6, that part included in Claim No. 4163 F.C.-302, patented May 16, 1934, and that part lying within the San Ysidro Land Grant;

Sec. 7, lots 1 and 2, SE 1/4, NW 1/4, W 1/2 SW 1/4, and that part included in Claim No. 4163 F.C.-302, patented May 16, 1934;

Sec. 9, lots 1 to 4, inclusive, N 1/2 NE 1/4, and N 1/2 NW 1/4;

Sec. 11, lots 2 to 4, inclusive, NW 1/4 NE 1/4, and N 1/2 NW 1/4;

Sec. 19, lots 1 to 4, inclusive, and SW 1/4;

Sec. 31, lots 1 to 4, inclusive, NW 1/4, and SW 1/4;

T. 16 N., R. 2 E.,

Secs. 31 to 36, inclusive, those parts lying within the San Ysidro Land Grant;

T. 15 N., R. 3 E.,

Secs. 1 to 4, inclusive, those parts lying within the Ojo de Borrego Land Grant;

Secs. 5 and 6, those parts lying within the San Ysidro Land Grant;

Secs. 9 to 12, inclusive, those parts lying within Ojo de Borrego Land Grant;

T. 16 N., R. 3 E.,

Secs. 13 to 16, inclusive, those parts lying within the Ojo de Borrego Land Grant;

Sec. 17, SW 1/4 SW 1/4;

Sec. 18, SE 1/4 SE 1/4;

Sec. 19, NE 1/4 NE 1/4;

Sec. 20, NW 1/4 NW 1/4;

Secs. 21 to 28, inclusive, those parts lying within the Ojo de Borrego Land Grant;

Sec. 31, that part lying within the San Ysidro Land Grant;

Secs. 33 to 36, inclusive, those parts lying within the Ojo de Borrego Land Grant;

T. 15 N., R. 4 E.,

Secs. 5 to 8, inclusive, those parts lying within the Ojo de Borrego Land Grant;

Sec. 29, NE 1/4 NE 1/4;

T. 16 N., R. 4 E.,

Secs. 8, 17 to 20, inclusive, and 29 to 32, inclusive, those parts lying within the Ojo de Borrego Land Grant.

LAGUNA PROJECT, LI-NW 7

SANDOVAL, BERNALILLO, AND VALENCIA COUNTIES, NEW MEXICO

New Mexico Principal Meridian

T. 9 N., R. 1 W.,

Sec. 7, lot 1;

T. 10 N., R. 1 W.,

Secs. 5 and 7, all;

Sec. 9, lots 1 to 4, inclusive, NW 1/4, and SW 1/4;

Secs. 17 and 19, all;

Sec. 21, lots 1 to 4, inclusive, W 1/2 NW 1/4, and W 1/2 SW 1/4;

Secs. 29 and 31, all;

Sec. 33, lots 1 to 5, inclusive, W 1/2 NW 1/4, W 1/2 SW 1/4, and SE 1/4 SW 1/4;

T. 11 N., R. 1 W.,

Secs. 4 to 9, inclusive, 16 to 21, inclusive, and 28 to 30, inclusive, those parts lying within the Bernabe de Montano Land Grant;

T. 12 N., R. 1 W.,

Secs. 4 to 9, inclusive, 16 to 21, inclusive, and 28 to 33, inclusive, those parts lying within the Bernabe de Montano Land Grant;

T. 13 N., R. 1 W.,

Secs. 19 to 21, inclusive, and 28 to 33, inclusive, those parts lying within the Bernabe de Montano Land Grant;

T. 10 N., R. 2 W.,

Secs. 1 and 3, all;

Sec. 4, lots 2 to 4, inclusive, SW 1/4 NE 1/4, S 1/2 SW 1/4, and S 1/2 SE 1/4;

Secs. 5, 7, 9, and 11, all;

Sec. 12, SW 1/4;

Secs. 13 to 15, inclusive, and 17, all;

Sec. 19, lots 3 and 4, E 1/2 SW 1/4, and SE 1/4;

Secs. 21 to 23, inclusive, all;

Sec. 24, NE 1/4 and NW 1/4;

Secs. 25, 27 and 29, all;

Sec. 31, E 1/2 NW 1/4 and E 1/2 SW 1/4;

Sec. 32, N 1/2 NE 1/4, SE 1/4 NE 1/4, and NE 1/4 SE 1/4;

Secs. 33 and 35, all;

T. 11 N., R. 2 W.,

Secs. 1 and 2, those parts lying within the Bernabe de Montano Land Grant;

Sec. 3 lots 1 to 4, inclusive, and that part lying within the Bernabe de Montano Land Grant;

Secs. 5, 7 and 9, all;

Secs. 10 to 14, inclusive, those parts lying within the Bernabe de Montano Land Grant;

Sec. 15, lots 1 to 4, inclusive, and that part lying within the Bernabe de Montano Land Grant;

Sec. 17, all;

Sec. 18, lots 1 and 2, E 1/2 NW 1/4, and SE 1/4;

Secs. 19 and 21, all;

Secs. 22 to 24, inclusive, those parts lying within the Bernabe de Montano Land Grant;

Sec. 25, lots 1 to 4, inclusive, SW 1/4, SE 1/4 and that part lying within the Bernabe de Montano Land Grant;

Sec. 26, that part lying within the Bernabe de Montano Land Grant;

Sec. 27, lots 1 to 5, inclusive, SW 1/4, SE 1/4, and that part lying within the Bernabe de Montano Land Grant;

Sec. 29, all;

Sec. 30, E 1/2 NE 1/4 and E 1/2 SE 1/4;

Sec. 31, all;

Sec. 32, NE 1/4 SW 1/4, N 1/2 SE 1/4, and SE 1/4 SE 1/4;

Secs. 33 and 35, all;

T. 12 N., R. 2 W.,

Secs. 1 and 2, those parts lying within the Bernabe de Montano Land Grant;

Sec. 3, lots 1 to 4, inclusive, and that part lying within the Bernabe de Montano Land Grant;

Sec. 5, all;

Sec. 7, lots 1 to 5, inclusive, NE 1/4, and SE 1/4;

Sec. 9, all;

Secs. 10 to 14, inclusive, those parts lying within the Bernabe de Montano Land Grant;

Sec. 15, lots 1 to 4, inclusive, and that part lying within the Bernabe de Montano Land Grant;

Secs. 17, 19 and 21, all;

Secs. 22 to 26, inclusive, those parts lying within the Bernabe de Montano Land Grant;

Sec. 27, lots 1 to 4, inclusive, and that part lying within the Bernabe de Montano Land Grant;

Sec. 29, 31 and 33, all;

Secs. 34 to 36, inclusive, those parts lying within the Bernabe de Montano Land Grant;

T. 13 N., R. 2 W.,

Sec. 21, lots 1 to 4, inclusive, S 1/2 SW 1/4, and SE 1/4;

Secs. 22 to 26, inclusive, those parts lying within the Bernabe de Montano Land Grant;

Sec. 27, lots 1 to 4, inclusive, and that part lying within the Bernabe de Montano Land Grant;

Sec. 29, lots 1 and 2, NE 1/4, S 1/2 NW 1/4, SW 1/4, and SE 1/4;

Sec. 31, lots 1 to 4, inclusive, E 1/2 NE 1/4, and E 1/2 SE 1/4;

Sec. 33, all;

Secs. 34 to 36, inclusive, those parts lying within the Bernabe de Montano Land Grant;

T. 9 N., R. 3 W.,

Secs. 1, 3, 5, 7, and 9, all;

Sec. 11, lots 1 to 5, inclusive;

Sec. 15, NE 1/4, N 1/2 NW 1/4, SE 1/4 NW 1/4, E 1/2 SW 1/4, and SE 1/4;

Secs. 17, 19 and 21, all;

Sec. 23, lots 1 and 2;

Sec. 27, SW 1/4 and SE 1/4;

Secs. 29, 31 and 33, all;

Sec. 35, lots 1 and 2;

T. 10 N., R. 3 W.,

Sec. 5, lot 1;

Sec. 9, lots 1 to 5, inclusive, NE 1/4, E 1/2 NW 1/4, SE 1/4 SW 1/4, and SE 1/4;

Sec. 15, SW 1/4 NE 1/4, NW 1/4, SW 1/4, and W 1/2 SE 1/4;

Sec. 17, lots 1 to 5, inclusive, E 1/2 NE 1/4, S 1/2 SW 1/4, and SE 1/4;

Secs. 19, 21, 27, 29, 31, and 33, all;

T. 11 N., R. 3 W.,

Sec. 1, lots 1, 2, 5, 6, and 7, SW 1/4 NE 1/4, SW 1/4, and W 1/2 SE 1/4;

Sec. 3, lots 1 to 4, inclusive, S 1/2 NE 1/4, S 1/2 NW 1/4, SW 1/4 and SE 1/4;

Sec. 5, lots 1, 3 and 4, SE 1/4 NE 1/4, S 1/2 NW 1/4, SW 1/4, and SE 1/4;

Sec. 7, lots 1 to 4, inclusive, NE 1/4, E 1/2 NW 1/4 E 1/2 SW 1/4, and SE 1/4;

Sec. 8, W 1/2 NE 1/4, N 1/2 SW 1/4, SW 1/4 SW 1/4, and W 1/2 SE 1/4;

Sec. 9, all;

Sec. 10, W 1/2 NW 1/4 and NW 1/4 SW 1/4;

Sec. 11, NE 1/4, NW 1/4, SW 1/4, NW 1/4 SE 1/4, and S 1/2 SE 1/4;

Secs. 13, 15 and 17, all;

Sec. 18, NE 1/4;

Sec. 19, lots 1 to 7, inclusive, N 1/2 NE 1/4, and NE 1/4 NW 1/4;

Secs. 21, 23, 25, and 27, all;

Sec. 29, lots 1 and 2, NE 1/4, N 1/2 NW 1/4, SE 1/4 NW 1/4, NE 1/4 SW 1/4, and S 1/2 SW 1/4;

Sec. 31, lots 1 and 2 and NE 1/4 NE 1/4;

Sec. 33, lots 1 to 4, inclusive, NE 1/4, NW 1/4, N 1/2 SW 1/4, and N 1/2 SE 1/4;

Sec. 35, all;

T. 12 N., R. 3 W.,

Sec. 7, lots 1 to 4, inclusive;

Sec. 9, lots 1 to 4, inclusive;

Sec. 11, lots 1 to 4, inclusive;

Sec. 13, lots 1 to 7, inclusive, W 1/2 NE 1/4, NW 1/4, N 1/2 SW 1/4, and NW 1/4 SE 1/4;

Secs. 15, 17 and 21, all;

Sec. 25, lots 1 to 4, inclusive;

Sec. 27, all;

Sec. 29, NW 1/4 NE 1/4, N 1/2 NW 1/4, SW 1/4 NW 1/4, SW 1/4, and SE 1/4;

Sec. 33, all.

ACOMA PROJECT, LI-NM 8

VALENCIA COUNTY, NEW MEXICO

New Mexico Principal Meridian

T. 6 N., R. 6 W.,

Secs. 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31, 33, and 35;

T. 7 N., R. 6 W.,

Secs. 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31, 33, and 35;

T. 6 N., R. 7 W.,

Secs. 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17 to 21, inclusive, 23, 25, 27 to 31, inclusive, 33 and 35;

T. 6 N., R. 8 W.,

Secs. 1, 3, 5, 7, and 9, all;

Sec. 10, NW 1/4;

Secs. 11 to 13, inclusive, all;

Sec. 14, NE 1/4 and SE 1/4;

Secs. 15 and 17, all;

Sec. 18, NW 1/4 and SW 1/4;

Sec. 19, all;

Sec. 20, SE 1/4;

Secs. 21 and 23, all;

Sec. 24, NW 1/4 NE 1/4, S 1/2 NE 1/4, and NW 1/4 SE 1/4;

Secs. 25, 27 and 29, all;

Sec. 30, SW 1/4;

Secs. 31, 33 and 35, all;

T. 6 N., R. 9 W.,

Secs. 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, and 25, all;

Sec. 26, SW 1/4 and SE 1/4;

Secs. 27, 29, 31, and 33, all;

Sec. 34, SE 1/4;

Sec. 35, all;

T. 7 N., R. 9 W.,

Secs. 1, 3, 5, and 7, all;

Sec. 8, NE 1/4 SE 1/4;

Secs. 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, and 23, all;

Sec. 24, E 1/2 SW 1/4 and N 1/2 SE 1/4;

Secs. 25, 27, 29, 31, 33, and 35, all;

T. 8 N., R. 9 W.,

Sec. 3, all;

Sec. 4, lots 1 and 2, S 1/2 NE 1/4, N 1/2 SW 1/4, SW 1/4 SW 1/4, and N 1/2 SE 1/4;

Sec. 5, all;

Sec. 6, lots 5 and 6, SE 1/4 NW 1/4, and NE 1/4 SW 1/4;

T. 8 N., R. 9 W.,

Secs. 7 to 9, inclusive, all;

Sec. 11, lots 1 to 4, inclusive, W 1/2 NE 1/4, NW 1/4, SW 1/4, and W 1/2 SE 1/4;

Secs. 15 and 17, all;

Sec. 18, NE 1/4 and SE 1/4;

Secs. 19 and 21, all;

Sec. 23, lots 1 to 4, inclusive, W 1/2 NE 1/4, NW 1/4, SW 1/4, and W 1/2 SE 1/4;

Sec. 25, lots 1 to 4, inclusive, SW 1/4, and SE 1/4;

Secs. 27, 29, 31, 33, and 35, all;

T. 6 N., R. 10 W.,

Secs. 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31, 33, and 35;

T. 7 N., R. 10 W.,

Secs. 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31, 33, and 35;

T. 8 N., R. 10 W.,

Secs. 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, and 23, all;

Sec. 24, N 1/2 NE 1/4, SE 1/4 NE 1/4, and E 1/2 SE 1/4;

Secs. 25, 27, 29, 31, 33, and 35, all;

T. 6 N., R. 11 W.,

Secs. 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 26, 27, 29, 31, 33, and 35.

JEMEZ PROJECT, LI-NM 9

SANDOVAL COUNTY, NEW MEXICO

New Mexico Principal Meridian

Tps. 15, 16, 17 and 18 N., Rs. 1 E. and 1 W., those parts lying within the Ojo del Espiritu Santo Land Grant, as described in U.S. Survey No. 44;

Tps. 15 16 and 17 N., R. 2 W., those parts lying within the Ojo del Espiritu Santo Land Grant as described in U.S. Survey No. 44.

ISLETA PROJECT, LI-NM 11

BERNALILLO AND VALENCIA COUNTIES, NEW MEXICO

New Mexico Principal Meridian

T. 7 N., R. 1 W.,

Secs. 5 and 7, all;

Sec. 9, lots 1 to 4, inclusive, W 1/2 NW 1/4, NW 1/4 SW 1/4, and S 1/2 SW 1/4;

Sec. 15, lot 1;

Sec. 17, lots 1 to 4, inclusive;

T. 8 N., R. 1 W.,

Sec. 1, lots 1 to 8, inclusive, S 1/2 NE 1/4, and S 1/2 NW 1/4;

Sec. 3, lots 1 to 8, inclusive, S 1/2 NE 1/4, and S 1/2 NW 1/4;

Sec. 5, lots 1 to 6, inclusive;

Sec. 7, lot 1;

Sec. 31, lots 1 to 4, inclusive;

Sec. 33, lots 1 to 3, inclusive;

T. 7 N., R. 2 W.,

Sec. 1, all;

Sec. 11, lot 1;

Sec. 13, lots 1 and 2, and NE 1/4 NE 1/4;

T. 8 N., R. 1 E.,

Sec. 1, lots 1 to 4, inclusive, NE 1/4, and NW 1/4;

Sec. 3, lots 1 to 8, inclusive, S 1/2 NE 1/4, and S 1/2 NW 1/4;

Sec. 4, lots 1 to 4, inclusive, S 1/2 NE 1/4, and S 1/2 NW 1/4;

Sec. 5, lots 1 to 8, inclusive, S 1/2 NE 1/4, and S 1/2 NW 1/4;

Sec. 6, lots 1 and 2, NE 1/4, and E 1/2 NW 1/4;

T. 8 N., R. 2 E.,

Sec. 5, lots 1 to 4, inclusive, NE 1/4, and NW 1/4;

T. 7 N., R. 3 E., that part lying within the tract described in U.S. Land Office Record No. 067415, Santa Fe Series, and known as the "Peralta tract of the Southern Part of the Lo de Padilla Grant";

T. 7 N., R. 4 E.,

Sec. 6, SE 1/4 and that part lying within the tract described in U. S. Land Office Record No. 067415, Santa Fe Series, and known as the "Peralta tract of the Southern Part of Lo de Padilla Grant."

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT

The White House,

January 18, 1938.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Executive Order 7792—Transfer of Jurisdiction Over Certain Lands from the Secretary of Agriculture to the Secretary of the Interior Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/276667

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