Executive Order 765

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Signed by President  Theodore Roosevelt  Tuesday, March 3, 1908 General Orders, No. 34, War Dept., March 14, 1908

The following-described tract of public land at Hogan, in the Territory of Alaska, is hereby reserved from sale or other disposition, subject to private rights, if any there be, and set apart as a military reservation for the use of the Signal Corps, U. S. Army, in the matter of the operation of telegraph lines in Alaska, viz:


That tract of land included within metes and bounds as follows:


Beginning at a point 300 feet west and 2,640 feet north of the middle point of the west wall of the telegraph station, designated by a post marked "U.S.M.R.No.1;" thence south 5,280 feet to a post marked "U.S.M.R.No.2;" thence east 5,280 feet to a post marked "U.S.M.R.No.3;" thence north 5,280 feet to a post marked "U.S.M.R.No.4;" thence west 5,280 feet to the point of beginning. Area, 640 acres, more or less. Bearings true—assuming variation of needle to be thirty-two degrees.


Signature of Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt.

The White House

March 3, 1908.
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