Grover Cleveland

Executive Order—Adding Land to Navajo Reservation

April 24, 1886

Executive Mansion, April 24, 1886. 

It is hereby ordered that the following-described tract of country in the Territory of New Mexico, viz, all those portions of townships 29 north, ranges 14, 15, and 16 west of the New Mexico principal meridian, south of the San Juan River, be, and the same is hereby, withdrawn from sale and settlement and set apart as an addition to the Navajo Indian Reservation. 

Grover Cleveland.

Source: Kappler, Indian Affairs, Laws And Treaties, US GPO, 1904, p. 877

Grover Cleveland, Executive Order—Adding Land to Navajo Reservation Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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