I, Elin Chiquito, being an Indian of the San Carlos Band of the Apache tribe, do hereby apply to have allotted to me as the head of a family, 24 years of age,, under the provisions of the fourth section of the act of Congress, approved February 8, 1887 (Stat. 24, p. 388), as amended by act of February 28, 1891 (Stat. 26, p. 794), the north half of the north east quarter and the south east quarter of the north east quarter and the north east quarter of the north west quarter, of section eight, all in township seven south of range seventeen east of the Gila and Salt River Meridian containing one hundred and sixty acres.
I Frank H. Parker, Register of the Land Office, do hereby certify that the above application is for surveyed grazing lands and that there is no prior valid adverse right to the same.
The Register and Receiver will examine proofs carefully to see that they are correct and properly executed.
I, Elin Chiquito, having filed my application No., for an allotment of land for myself as the head of a family, under the provisions of section 4 of the act of February 8, 1887 (Stat. 24, p. 388), as amended by act of February 28, 1891 (Stat. 26, p. 794), do solemnly swear that I am an Indian of the Apache tribe, born in the United States; that I am the head of a family; that I was not residing upon a reservation on February 8, 1887; that I have made actual bona fide settlement upon the lands described in said application for the exclusive use and benefit of myself; and that I have not heretofore had the benefit of said fourth section; and that the lands applied for are only valuable for grazing purposes.
We, Alonzo Speche and C.W. Goodman do solemnly swear that we are well acquainted with Elin Chiquito, and know that he is an Indian of the Apache tribe; that he was born in the United States, and that actual bona fide settlement has been made by the applicant upon the land described in the foregoing application No. and that said lands are only valuable for grazing purposes.
I, Alonzo Spieche, do solemnly swear that I am well acquainted with the character of the land described in the foregoing application, No.______, and with each and every legal subdivision thereof, having frequently passed over the same; that my personal knowledge of said land is such as to enable me to testify understandingly with regard thereto; that there is not, to my knowledge, within the limits thereof any vein or lode of quartz or other rock in place, bearing gold, silver, cinnabar, lead, tin, or copper, or any deposit of coal; that there is not within the limits of said land, to my knowledge, any placer, cement, gravel, or other valuable mineral deposit; that the land contains no salt springs or deposits of salt in any form sufficient to render it valuable therefor; that no portion of said land is claimed for mining purposes under the local customs or rules of