Executive Order 1301

By virtue of the power vested in me by the provisions of article 7 of the treaty of September 30, 1854 (10 Stat. L., 1109), it is hereby ordered that the provisions of article 7 of said treaty shall not hereafter apply to nor be of any force or effect throughout the territory ceded by said treaty to the United States except in that portion of said territory described as follows:

Beginning at a point where the line between townships 45 and 46 north intersects the line between ranges 15 and 16 west of the 4th principal meridian; thence north along said line to the northeast corner of township 53 north, range 16 west; thence west along the line between townships 53 and 54 north to the point where it intersects the western boundary established by said treaty of September 30, 1854; thence following the said treaty line in a southwesterly direction to the point where it intersects the line between townships 45 and 46 north; thence due east along said line to the point of beginning; and all that portion of the State of Minnesota which lies east of the 4th principal meridian; and the provisions of said article 7 of said treaty shall continue to be in full force and effect within the territory excepted from operation of this order until otherwise ordered by the President.

Signature of William Howard Taft
Wm. H. Taft.

The White House, February 16, 1911.


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