Executive Order 125-A

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Signed by President  William McKinley  Monday, February 19, 1900 G.O. No. 540 
See the Notes section for a list of Executive Orders affected by or related to the issuance of this Executive Order
Executive Mansion, 
Washington D. C., February 19, 1900. 


The Island of Tutuila of the Samoan Group, and all other islands of the group east of longitude one hundred and seventy-one degrees west of Greenwich are hereby placed under the control of the Department of the Navy, for a naval station.

The Secretary of the Navy will take such steps as may be necessary to establish the authority of the United States, and give to the islands the necessary protection.

Signature of William McKinley
William McKinley 

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