Executive Order 9977

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Signed by President  Harry S. Truman  Wednesday, July 14, 1948 Federal Register  page & date: 13 FR 4033, Friday, July 16, 1948
See the Notes section for a list of Executive Orders affected by or related to the issuance of this Executive Order.

By virtue of the authority vested in me by sections 2251 and 2252 of the Revised Statutes of the United States (43 U.S.C. 126 and 121), and by section 1 of the act of June 19, 1878, 20 Stat. 178, 201 (43 U.S.C. 130), and as President of the United States, and upon the recommendation of the Director of the Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior, approved by the Secretary of the Interior, it is hereby ordered as follows:

  1. The district land offices at The Dalles, Lakeview, and Roseburg, Oregon, shall be discontinued, and the business and necessary archives of those offices shall be transferred to and consolidated in a district land office which shall be established and maintained at Portland, Oregon.

  2. The district land offices at Pierre, South Dakota, and Bismarck, North Dakota, shall be discontinued, and the business and necessary archives of those offices shall be transferred to and consolidated with the Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C.

  3. This order shall become effective at the close of business on July 30, 1948.


Signature of Harry S. Truman
Harry S. Truman 
The White House,
July 14, 1948.

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