U.S. Executive Order of January 28, 1908

The White House,
January 28, 1908.

Whereas it is found that the Executive order of November 9, 1907, setting apart certain lands in Arizona and New Mexico as an addition to the Navajo Indian Reservation, conflicts in part with Executive order of November 11, 1907, setting apart certain lands as an addition to the Jicarilla Indian Reservation, New Mexico, said Executive order is hereby so amended that the description of the tract of land set apart as an addition to the Navajo Reservation shall read as follows: Beginning at a point on the eastern boundary of the Navajo Reservation where it intersects what would be, if extended, the township line between townships 23 and 24 north; thence east along said township line between townships 23 and 24 north to the northeast corner of township 23 north, range 6 west, New Mexico meridian; thence south to the northeast corner of township 21 north, range 6 west; thence east to the northeast corner of township 21 north, range 5 west; thence south to the southeast corner of township 17 north, range 5 west; thence west to the first guide meridian west; thence south on said guide meridian to the southeast corner of township 15 north, range 9 west; thence west along the township line between townships 14 and 15 north to the southwest corner of township 15 north, range 14 west; thence north to the northwest corner of township 15 north, range 14 west; thence west along the township line between townships 15 and 16 north to the boundary line between the Territories of Arizona and New Mexico; thence south on said boundary line to the northeast corner of township 23 north, range 31 east, Gila and Salt River meridian, Arizona; thence west on the township line between townships 23 and 24 north to the northwest corner of townships 23 north, range 29 east; thence south to the northwest corner of township 21 north, range 29 east; thence west on the township line between townships 21 and 22 north to the northwest corner of township 21 north, range 26 east; thence south to the southeast corner of township 21 north, range 25 east; thence west on the fifth standard parallel north to the southwest corner of township 21 north, range 22 east; thence north on the range line between ranges 21 and 22 east to its intersection with the south boundary of the Hopi (Moqui) Indian Reservation, Arizona; thence east to the southeast corner of said Hopi (Moqui) Reservation; thence north on the one hundredth and tenth degree of longitude west to the south boundary of the Navajo Reservation, Arizona; thence east along the said south boundary to the boundary line between Arizona and New Mexico; thence continuing east along the boundary line of the Navajo Reservation, New Mexico, to the southeast corner of said reservation; thence north along the east boundary of said Navajo Reservation to the place of beginning.

Theodore Roosevelt.

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