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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 639, 640-AUG. 10 , 1939 Supplementary ap- propriation for pur- chase of lands, author- ized. Ante, p. 1318. Acceptance of dona- tions of lands, etc. Acquisition to be- come part of park. August 10, 1939 [H. R . 4742] [Public, No. 368] Chalmette National Historical Park. La. Establishment of. 34 Stat. 1411; 46 Stat. 489. 16U.S . C . 450a. Additional lands. Provfso. Limitation. Acquisition of prop- erty located within Park. 25 Stat. 357. 40 U. S. C.§§ 27, 268. 288. Protiso. Payment from do- nated funds. Administration. 39 Stat. 535. 16U. .C. §1-4; Supp. IV, § 2. Inconsistent laws re- pealed. hereby further amended by the addition thereto of the following new sections: "SEc. 2 . That there is hereby authorized to be appropriated a sum not to exceed $8,000 to supplement funds in the amount of $15,000 heretofore made available for the purchase of the lands described in section 1 hereof. "SEC. 3. The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized, in his discretion, to accept on behalf of the United States donations of lands or interests in land within the city limits of Hot Springs, Arkansas, the title to such lands or interests in land to be satisfactory to said Secretary. Upon the acquisition of such lands or interests in land, they shall become a part of the Hot Springs National Park and shall be subject to all laws and regulations applicable thereto." Approved, August 10, 1939. [CHAPTER 640] AN ACT To provide for the establishment of the Chalmette National Historical Park in the State of Louisiana, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the lands in Federal ownership located in Chalmette, Louisiana, in sections 10 and 21, township 13 south, range 12 east, Saint Helena meridian, on which there has been erected a monument pursuant to the provisions of the Act of Congress approved March 4, 1907 (34 Stat. 1411), as amended by the Act of June 2, 1930 (46 Stat. 489), to the memory of the soldiers who fell in the Battle of New Orleans in the War of 1812, including the national cemetery at Chalmette, Louisiana, are hereby designated as the Chalmette National Historical Park. SEC. 2. That upon the vesting of title in the United States to such additional lands as may be designated by the Secretary of the Interior as necessary and desirable for the purposes of the Chalmette National Historical Park, such lands shall become a part of the said park and shall be subject to all laws, rules, and regulations applicable thereto: Provided, however, That the total area included within the said park and any enlargement thereof shall not exceed five hundred acres. SEc. 3 . That the Secretary of the Interior is authorized, in his discretion, to acquire in behalf of the United States, through dona- tions or by purchase at prices deemed by him reasonable, or by condemnation in accordance with the Act of August 1, 1888 (25 Stat. 357), lands, buildings, structures, and other property, or interests therein, located within the boundaries of the Chalmette National Park as fixed and determined hereunder, the title to such property and interests to be satisfactory to the Secretary of the Interior, and to accept donations of funds for the acquisition and maintenance thereof: Provided,That payment for such property or interests shall be made solely from donated funds. SEC. 4. The administration, protection, and development of the aforesaid national historical park shall be exercised under the direc- tion of the Secretary of the Interior by the National Park Service, subject to the provisions of the Act of August 25, 1916, entitled "An Act to establish a National Park Service, and for other purposes." SEC. 5. All Acts or parts of Acts inconsistent with the provisions of this Act are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency. Approved, August 10, 1939. 1342 [53 STAT.