Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 31.djvu/2006

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1954 PROCLAMATIONS. Nos. 3, 4. land lyin and being situate in the State of California and particularly `describedg as follows, to wit: . Bouudmes- Townships eleven (11), twelve (12) and thirteen (13) North, Range sixteen (16) East, Mount Diablo Base and Meridian, California; Townships eleven (11), twelve (12) and thirteen (13) North, Ran e seventeen (17) East; and so much of Township eleven (11) Norgn, Ran e eighteen (18) East, as lies west of the summit of the Sierra Nevada Range of mountains in. El Dorado County, California. exP;;i¤{e(;‘¤ud swiss Exceptini from the force and effect of this proclamation all lands - Pwhich may ave been, prior to the date hereof, embraced in any legal entry or covered by any lawful Bling duly of record in the pro er UnitedStates Land Office, or upon which any valid settlement has been made pursuant to law, and the statutory period within which to — Pmvgwo. _ make entry or Bling of record has not expired; Provided, that this "q°°m°”m°°' exception shall not continue to apply to any particular tract of land unless the entryman, settler or claimant continues to comply with the law under which the entry, Bling or settlement was made. uxiysd from Set- Warning is hereby expressly given to all persons not to make set- ' tlement upon the tract of land reserved by this proclamation. N¤¤¤¢0f*¤¤¢¤’V¤°*°¤· The reservation hereby established shall be known as The Lake Tahoe Forest Reserve. In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be ailixed. Done at the cit of Washington this 13th day of A ril, in the year _ ofy our Lord one thousand, eight hundhied and ninety- [SEAL.] nine, and of the Independence of the United States the one hundred and twenty-third. . · WILLIAM TWCKINLEY By the President: JOHN HAY Secretary of State. [No. 4.] ` October 2, 1899- BY THE PRESIDENT or THE UNITED STATES or AMERICA. ·‘ A PROCLAMATION. Preamble ·VVhereas, it is provided by section twenty-four of the Act of Con·— V<>1.26.1>-1103- D gress, approved March`third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, enti ‘ tled, "An act to repeal timber-culture laws, and for other purposes ", "That the President of the United States may, from time to time, set apart and reserve, in any State or Territory having public land bear- · ing forests, in any part of the public lands wholly or in part covered with timber or undergrowth, whether of commercial value or not, as public reservations, and the President shall, by (public proclamation, declare the establishment of such reservations an the limits thereof"; And whereas, the public lands in the State of California, within the limits hereinafter described, are in part covered with timber, and it appears that the public good would e promoted by setting apart and reserving said lands as avpublic reservation; (,§$;*¤$t. ¤=¤¤*V¤¤<>¤· Now, therefore, I illiam McKinley, President of the United ’° I °mm` States, by virtue of the power in me vested by section twenty-four of the aforesaid Act of Congress, do hereby make known and proclaim that there is hereby reserved from entryior settlement and set apart as a Public Reservation all those certain tracts, pieces or parcels of land