Executive Order 483

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Signed by President  Theodore Roosevelt  Saturday, July 21, 1906 General Orders, No. 138, War Dept., July 30, 1906

The military reservation at Malabang, in the island of Mindanao, Philippine Islands, made by Executive Order, dated May 29, 1903, and amended by order of December 22, 1904 (G. O., No. 193, War Department, December 23, 1904), is modified so as to exclude therefrom the following-described premises for the town of Malabang, which town has been organized as a municipality, viz:


Beginning at the intersection of the west boundary of the reservation with the north bank of the Malabang River; thence following the north bank of said river southeasterly, a distance of 1,068 yards, more or less, to a stake marked "1;" thence due east 220 yards, more or less, to a stake on the east bank marked "2;" thence southeasterly, following the east bank of said river, a distance of 445 yards, more or less, to a stake marked "3;" thence due east a distance of about 400 yards, to a stake marked "4;" thence due north a distance of 1,155 yards, more or less, to a stake on the north bank of the river marked "5;" thence N. 80° 00′ W., a distance of about 585 yards, to a stake marked "6;" thence due southwest a distance of about 145 yards to a stake marked "7;" thence due northwest to intersection with west boundary of reservation; thence due south along same, to place of beginning.


The bearings are true: variation of needle approximately 1° 15′ E., and about stationary.

Signature of Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt.

The White House, July 21, 1906.


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