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PUBLIC LAW 87-288-SEPT. 22, 1961
erty of the respective allottees or their heirs or devisees, subject to any outstanding leases, regardless of any prior conveyance hj such allottee, heirs, or devisees of the land overlying such minerals, oil, gas, or other natural deposits and regardless of the form of reference in such conveyance, or lack of reference, to the minerals, oil, gas, or other natural deposits reserved by this Act. " (b) Title to the minerals so granted shall be held by the United States in trust for the Indian owners, except that if upon the expiration of said fifty years the entire Indian interests in the minerals within any allotment or parcel thereof is granted by this Act to a person or persons who at that time hold an unrestricted title to the lands overlying such minerals, oil, gets, or other natural deposits, then the Secretary of the Interior shall by fee patent transfer to such person or persons the unrestricted fee simple title to such minerals, oil, gas, or other natural deposits, which title shall vest in such person or persons as of the date of the patent. "(c) The unallotted lands of said tribe of Indians shall be held in common, subject to the control and management thereof as Congress may deem expedient for the benefit of said Indians." Approved September 22, 1961. Public Law 87-288 - ' ^ -'^^'^
To donate to the Jiearilla Apache Tribe of the Jicarilla Reservation, New Mexico, approximately 391.43 acres of federally owned land.
September 22, 1961
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the right, title, Vj^g^"®^ A a h and interest of the United States in the following described land TribeTN,;\iex^ containing 391.43 acres, more or less, situated in the State of New ^^^'^ donation. Mexico and now in use by the Jicarilla Apache Tribe of the Jicarilla Reservation— Township 32 north, range 1 west. New Mexico principal meridian: Section 31, lots 1, 2, 3, east half northwest quarter, northeast quarter southwest quarter, containing 234.38 acres, more or less; Section 30, lot 4, northeast quarter southwest quarter, lot 3, southeast quarter southwest quarter, containing 156.20 acres, more or less; Beginning at corner numbered 1, from which the northwest corner of section 30, township 32 north, range 1 west. New Mexico principal meridian, bears north 57 degrees 40 minutes west a distance of 2,676 feet; Thence from corner numbered 1 south 53 degrees 33 minutes west a distance of 396 feet to corner numbered 2; thence south 36 degrees 27 minutes east a distance of 100 feet to corner numbered 3; Thence north 53 degrees 33 minutes east, a distance of 352 feet to corner numbered 4; thence north 12 degrees 32 minutes west, a distance of 112 feet to point of beginning, containing 0.85 acres, more or less; is hereby declared to be held by the United States in trust for the Jicarilla Apache Tribe of the Jicarilla Reservation, New Mexico, subject to a reservation of the right of the United States to use so much of said land, together with all facilities now thereon or hereafter installed by the United States, as shall in "the opinion of the Secretary