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Executive Order—Creation of Mission Indian Reservation

May 06, 1889


It is hereby ordered that the following-described lands, situated and lying in the State of California, viz: Township 10 south, range 4 east, and sections 3 and 4, township 11 south, range 4 east of the San Bernardino meridian, except so much of the same as is covered by the patents issued to J. J. Warren, January 16, 1880, and to Harmon T. Helm, January 16, 1886, be, and the same are hereby, withdrawn from sale and settlement, and set apart as a reservation for the Mission Indians: Provided, however, That any other tract or tracts the title to which has passed out of the United States or to which valid legal rights have attached under existing laws of the United States providing for the disposition of the public domain are also hereby excepted and excluded from the reservation hereby created.


SOURCE: Kappler, Indian Affairs, Laws and Treaties, US GPO, 1904, p 824

Benjamin Harrison, Executive Order—Creation of Mission Indian Reservation Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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