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1956 PROCLAMATIONS-APR. 27, 1942 [56 STAT. Beginning at a fence post on the south side of South Main Street, approximately 1200 feet southwesterly from the intersec- tion of Charles and Main Streets (H. H . Grouchenour's corner); thence with Grouchenour's line south 8030' east, 150 feet; thence south 6030' west, 530.2 feet to an ash, corner to Grouchenour and Terrell field; thence with the lines of said field south 64°45' west, 495 feet to a stone; thence south 51° west, 405.4 feet to a fence post at the public road; thence with the public road south 3°45' west, 350 feet; thence south 4° east, 133.3 feet to a post; thence leaving said road, south 60° east, 144 feet more or less to Vann's land; thence with Vann's and Kitchen's line north 63045' east, 959 feet more or less to a fence post, a corner of Kitchen's and O'Keefe's land; thence with O'Keefe's lines, three courses; north 19015 ' west, 521.5 feet to a fence post; north 6°30'-east, 646 feet to a stake; north 8°30' west, 150 feet to a stake on the south side of South Main Street, thence with South Main Street, south 82°45' west, 50 feet to the beginning, containing 15 acres, more or less. The area set apart for the National Monument contains 17.08 acres, more or less. Prohibited acts. Warning is hereby expressly given to all unauthorized persons not to appropriate, injure, destroy, or remove any part or feature of this monument, and not to locate or settle upon any of the lands thereof. supervision, etc. The Director of the National Park Service, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, shall have the supervision, management, and control of the monument as provided in the act of Congress entitled "An act to establish a National Park Service, and for other purposes," approved August 25, 1916, 39 Stat. 535 (U. S . C., title 16, secs. 1 and 2), and acts supplementary thereto or amendatory thereof. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. DONE at the City of Washington this 27 th day of April in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and forty-two and of [SEAL] the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and sixty-sixth. FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT By the President: CORDELL 1IILL Secretary of State. NATIONAL MARITIME DAY, 1942 April 27,1942 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA [No. 265] A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS on May 22, 1819, the steamship The Savannah sailed from Savannah, Georgia, on the first successful transoceanic voyage under steam propulsion, thus making a material contribution to the advancement of ocean transportation; and WHEREAS the Congress by joint resolution approved May 20, 36U.e.c. 14. 1933 (48 Stat. 73), designated May 22 of each year as National Mari- time Day and requested the President to issue annually a proclama- tion calling upon the people of the United States to observe such National Maritime Day; and WHEREAS we of the United Nations are engaged in a war for the preservation of our liberties against the powers of aggression; and