Executive Order 296-A

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Signed by President  Theodore Roosevelt  Thursday, March 9, 1905
See Stump Lake National Wildlife Refuge

It is hereby ordered that the following described islands in Stump Lake in Township 151 North, Range 61 West, 5th Principal Meridian, North Dakota, shown on the official plat approved February 13, 1905, on file in the General Land Office, be, and they are hereby reserved and set apart for the use of the Department of Agriculture as a preserve and breeding ground for native birds, viz.:

Two islands in Section 10, one shown as Lot 3 of the section, containing 12 acres, and one shown as Lot 4 of the section, containing 7.64 acres; one island in Section 11, shown as Lot 4 of the section, containing 2.22 acres; also one island in Section 15, shown as Lot 2 of the section, containing 5.53, total area 27.39 acres. This reservation to be known as the Stump Lake Reservation.
Signature of Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt.

The White House, March 9, 1905.


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