PROCLAMATIONS. No. 39. 2027 [No. 39.] BY THE PRESIDENT or THE UNITED STATES or AMERICA. S°P**¤¤*>°* 4- 1902- A PROCLAMATION. lvhereas, it is provided by section twenty-four of the Act of Con- $;‘j*’;b‘°· 1103 gress, approved March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, enti~'p` ` tied, "An act to repeal timber-culture laws, and for other purposes", Post. p. 2030. "That the President of the United States may, from time to time, set apart and reserve, in any State or Territory having public land bearing forests, in any part of the gpblie lands wholly or in part co Jered with timber or undergrowth, w ether of commercial value or not, as public reservations, and the President shall, by public proclamation, declare the establishment of such reservations and) the limits thereof ”; And whereas, the public lands in the State of Montana, within the limits hereinafter described, are in part covered with timber, and it appears that the public good would be promoted by setting apart and reserving said lands as a public reservation; ` Now, therefore,·I, THEODORE ROOSEVELT, President of the United mf1`j]"°“°’°’°“'°·M°**‘ States, by virtue of the power in me vested by sectiontwenty-four of the aforesaid`Act of Congress, do hereby make known and proclaim that there is hereby reserved from entry or settlement and set apart as a Public Reservation all those certain tracts, pieces or parcels of land lying and being situate in the State of Montana, and within the boundaries particularly described as follows, to wit: Beginning at the point where the range line between Ranges twenty B°““‘““°* (20) and twenty-one (21) East, Principal Meridian, Montana, intersects the boundary line between the States of Montana and Wyoming; thence westerly along said state boundary line to the point of intersection with the eastern boundary of the Yellowstone National Park; thence northerly along the said boundary to the north-east corner of the said national park; thence westerly along the northern boundary of the said national park to the int for its intersection with the range line between Ranges nine (9) ami)0 ten (10) East; thence northerly along said surveyed and unsurveyed range line, allowing for the proper offset on the First (lst) Standard Parallel South, to the south-west corner of Section eighteen (18), Township four (4) South, Range ten (10) East; thence easterly to the south—east corner of said section; thence northerly alon, the section lines to the north-east corner of Section six (6), said townfhip; thence easterly to the south-east corner of Section thirty-two (32), township three (3) South, Range ten (10) East; thence northerly along the section lines to the north-east corner of Section five (5), said township; thence easterly along the township line to the north-east corner of Township three (3) South, Ran e eleven (11) East; thence southerly to the south-east corner of said township; thence easterly along the surveyed and unsurveyed township line to the point for its intersection with the range line between Ranges thirteen (13)»and fourteen (14) East; thence northerly alon said surveyed and unsurveyed range line to the north-west corner ofg Township two (2) South, Range fourteen (14) East; thence easterly to the north-east corner of said township; thence southerly to the point for the south—east corner of said township; thence easterly to the point for the north-east corner of Town~ ship three (3) South, Range hfteen (15) East; thence southerly to the point for the southeast corner of said township; thence easterly along the surveyed and unsurveyed township line to the north—west cor— ner of Township four (4) South, Range eighteen (18) East; thence southerly alon the range line to its intersection with the First (1st) Standard Parallel South; thence easterly along said parallel to its intersection with the range line between Ranges eighteen (18) and nineteen
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