Executive Order 1438
Under authority of the act of Congress approved July 5, 1884, entitled "An act to provide for the disposal of abandoned and useless military reservations" (23 Stat. L., 103), that portion of the right of way for military telegraph lines in Alaska reserved by Executive order dated May 24, 1905 (G. O. No. 83. War Department, June 5, 1905), which is located between Hot Springs and Fort Gibbon, Alaska, is hereby placed under the control of the Secretary of the Interior for disposition under said act of Congress, or as may be otherwise provided by law.
The White House, November 23, 1911.