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[75 Stat. 1014]
[75 Stat. 1014]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961


PROCLAMATION 3388—JAN. 9, 1961

year of our Lord nineteen h u n [SEAL] dred and sixty, and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and eightyfifth. DwiGHT D. EISENHOWER By the President: LIVINGSTON T. MERCHANT,

Acting Secretary of State,

ENLARGING THE BANDELIER NATIONAL MONUMENT, NEW MEXICO ^^'[Ny3388r^ By the President of the United States ~ of America A Proclamation

WHEREAS the Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico, was established for the preservation and protection of prehistoric aboriginal ruins by Proclamation No. 1322 of February 11, 1916 (39 Stat. 1764), and was enlarged by Proclamation No. 1991 of February 25, 1932 (47 Stat. 2503); and WHEREAS certain public lands of the United States comprising aproximately 3,600 acres, contiguous to and north of lands set aside for the monument, formerly administered by the Atomic Energy Commission as a portion of a larger tract, were determined to be in excess of the needs of that agency; and WHEREAS such public lands were transferred to the National Park Service of the Department of the Interior on December 9, 1959, with the approval of the General Services Administration; and WHEREAS there are situated on such transferred lands pueblo-type archeological ruins germane to those in the monument area, and it appears that it would be in the public interest to add such lands to the monument: NOW, THEREFORE, I, DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, President of the United States of America, under and by virtue

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