Executive Order 1423


It is hereby ordered that the military reservation established at Nulato, Alaska, approximately in latitude 64° 42′ N., and longitude 158° W., as reserved by Executive order dated May 4, 1908 (G. O. No. 90, War Department, May 23, 1908), be, and the same hereby is, enlarged so as to reserve from sale or other disposition, subject to private rights, if any there be, and set apart as a military reservation for the use of the Signal Corps, United States Army, in the matter of the maintenance of telegraphic communication in Alaska, all lands and those only included within metes and bounds described as follows:

Beginning at corner No. 1, marked by an iron-pipe monument about 238 inches in diameter, being centered by a tack by means of a wooden plug, and placed at the intersection of the east line of the St. Peter Claver Mission and the bank of the Yukon River; thence N. 25° 30′ W. 1,780 feet, following the east boundary line of the said mission to corner No. 2, marked by a monument of the same description as said monument at corner No. 1; thence N. 64° 30′ E. 970 feet to corner No. 3, marked by a monument of the same description as said monument at corner No. 1; thence S. 25° 30′ E. 1,340 feet to corner No. 4, marked with a monument of the same description as said monument at corner No. 1; thence S. 64° 30′ W. 850 feet to corner No. 5, marked with a monument of the same description as said monument at corner No. 1; thence S. 25° 30′ E. 450 feet to corner No. 6, marked with a monument of the same description as said monument at corner No. 1; thence S. 64° 30′ W. 108 feet, following the meanderings of the bank of the Yukon River to corner No. 1, the point of beginning; containing an area of 30.7 acres, more or less. All courses are referred to the true meridian.

This reservation as herein made includes the whole reservation of Nulato, declared by said Executive order of May 4, 1908, as staked on the ground, the bearings of the several boundaries being erroneously described in said Executive order.

Signature of William Howard Taft
Wm. H. Taft.

The White House, October 24, 1911.


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