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Executive Orders
Harry S. Truman
1945-1953

President Harry S. Truman.  Source: Truman Library.

Executive orders are official documents, numbered consecutively, through which the President of the United States manages the operations of the Federal Government.

The text of executive orders appears in the daily Federal Register as each executive order is signed by the President and received by the Office of the Federal Register. The text of executive orders beginning with Executive Order 7316 of March 13, 1936, also appears in the sequential editions of Title 3 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). Tables that are part of the executive orders are not included in this web site, please see the CFR for the tables.


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December 13, 1950
  EXECUTIVE ORDER 10191

EXTENSION OF TRUST PERIODS ON INDIAN LANDS EXPIRING DURING THE CALENDAR YEAR 1951
By virtue of and pursuant to the authority vested in me by section 5 of the act of February 8, 1887, 24 Stat. 388, 389, by the act of June 21, 1906, 34 Stat. 325, 326, and by the act of March 2, 1917, 39 Stat. 969, 976, and other applicable provision of law, it is hereby ordered that the periods of trust or other restrictions against alienation contained in any patent applying to Indian lands, whether of a tribal or individual status, which, unless extended, will expire during the calendar year 1951, be, and they are hereby, extended for a further period of twenty-five years from the date on which any such trust would otherwise expire.
This order is not intended to apply to any case in which the Congress has specifically reserved to itself authority to extend the period of trust on tribal or individual Indian lands.

HARRY S. TRUMAN
THE WHITE HOUSE,
December 13, 1950.