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Executive Order—Reserving Land for Pillager and Lake Winnebagoshish Bands

May 26, 1874


It is hereby ordered that there be withdrawn from sale, entry, or other disposition so much of the following tracts of country as are not already covered by treaty with the Chippewas, concluded February 22, 1855, and set apart for the use of the Pillager and Lake Winnebagoshish bands of said Indians, viz: Commencing at the point where the Mississippi River leaves Lake Winnebagoshish, it being the beginning point of toe second tract of land reserved for said bands (Stats, at Large, vol. 10, p. 1166); thence northeasterly to the point where the range line between ranges 25 and 26 west west intersects the township line between townships 146 and 147 north; thence north on said range line to the twelfth Stanford parallel; thence west on said parallel to range line between ranges 28 and 29; thence south on said range line till it intersects the third river; thence down said river to its mouth; thence in a direct line to the place of beginning. Also, all the land embraced in township 143 north, range 29 west, in the State of Minnesota.

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SOURCE: Kappler, Indian Affairs, Laws and Treaties, US GPO, 1904, p 852

Ulysses S. Grant, Executive Order—Reserving Land for Pillager and Lake Winnebagoshish Bands Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/371213

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