By the President of the United States of AmericaA PROCLAMATION.
Vol. 32, p. 1975.
Whereas, in the opening of the Kiowa, Comanche, Apache, and Wichita Indian lands in the Territory of Oklahoma, by proclamation dated July 4, 1901, pursuant to section six of the act of Congress approved June 6, 1900 Vol. 31, p. 676.
(31 Stat., 672, 676), the north half of the northwest quarter and the southwest quarter of the northwest quarter of section thirty-two in township two north, of range eleven west of the Indian principal meridian, containing one hundred and twenty acres, was reserved for the use of the Fort Sill Indian boarding school of Kiowa agency;
And Whereas it appears that said land is no longer required for use by said school, and that it adjoins the City of Lawton, Oklahoma Territory, and the city authorities of said city desire to make entry thereof for park purposes under the act of Congress approved September 30, 1890 Vol. 26, p. 502.
(26 Stat. 502);
Now, Therefore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United States, by virtue of the power in me vested by section Fort Sill Indian school lands granted to Lawton, Ind. T., for park purposes.
Vol. 31, p. 676.
six of said act of Congress of June 6, 1900, do hereby declare and make known that said land is hereby restored to the public domain, to be disposed of to said city, for park purposes under said act of Congress approved September 30, 1890.
In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my band and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed.
Done at the City of Washington this 29th day of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and four, and of the Independence of the United States the one hundred and twenty-eighth.
Vol. 26, p. 1554.
Whereas, a proclamation was issued February 10, 1890, by the President, making known and proclaiming the acceptance of the Sioux Act approved March 2, 1889 Vol. 25, p. 888.
(25 Stats. 888) by the different bands of the Sioux Nation of Indians, and the consent thereto by them as required by the said Act:
And Whereas, the proclamation contains the following clause:
|That there is also reserved as aforesaid the following described tract within which the Cheyenne River Agency, school and certain other buildings are located, to wit:|
Commencing at a point in the center of the main channel of the Missouri River opposite Deep Creek, about three miles south of the Cheyenne River; thence due west five and one half miles; thence due north to the Cheyenne River; thence down said river to the center of the main channel thereof to a point in the center of the Missouri River due east or opposite the mouth of said Cheyenne River; thence down the center of the main channel of the Missouri River to the place of beginning:
And Whereas, a proclamation was issued Vol. 32, p. 2035.
February 7, 1903, by the President, declaring said lands subject to disposal under the provisions