Executive Order 1302


By virtue of the power vested in me by the provisions of article 5 of the treaty of July 23, 1851 (10 Stat. L., 949), it is hereby ordered that the provisions of said article five 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 and lying in the State of Minnesota with the exception of those portions of said territory described as follows:

Beginning at a point where the line between townships 129 and 130 north crosses the Boise de Sioux River; thence east along said line to the northeast corner of township 129 north, range 45 west; thence south along said range line to the northeast corner of township 122 north, range 45 west; thence east to the northeast corner of township 122 north, range 44 west; thence south along said range line to the point where it intersects the line established by said treaty of July 23, 1851; thence in a northwesterly direction along the said treaty line to the point where it touches Lake Traverse; thence north along said lake to the mouth of the Boise de Sioux River; thence up said river to the point of beginning;

And the provisions of said article five of said treaty shall continue to be in full force and effect in the territory above specified and excepted from the operation of this order until otherwise directed by Congress or the President of the United States.

Signature of William Howard Taft
Wm. H. Taft.

The White House, February 16, 1911.


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