Executive Order 1282


It is Hereby Ordered that the lands on Biliran Island, Philippine Islands, reserved for military purposes by Executive Order of May 13, 1908 (G. O. No. 92, War Department, Washington, May 26, 1908), being no longer required for military purposes, be and the same are hereby placed under the control of the government of said Islands, to be administered for the benefit of the inhabitants thereof, as provided by Section 12 of the Act of Congress, approved July 1, 1902 (32 Stat. L., 691).

Signature of William Howard Taft
Wm. H. Taft.

The White House,

January 10, 1911.


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