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PROCLAMATIONS. No. 37.

[No. 37.]

 November 29, 1904. 

By the President of the United States of America

A PROCLAMATION.

Preamble.
Vol. 26, p. 1103.

 Whereas, it is provided by section twenty-four of the Act of Conress, approved March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, ent1- Eed, "An act to repeal timber-culture laws, and for other purp0ses", " That the President of the United States may, from time to time, set apart and reserve, in any State or Territory aving public land bearing forests, in any art of the public lands wholly or in part covered with timber or undiergrowth, whether of commercial value or not, as ublic reservations, and the President shall, by public proclamation, declare the establishment of such reservations ami) 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 be promoted by setting apart and . reserving said lands as a public reservation;

 Now, Therefore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United States, by virtue of the power in me vested by section twenty-four of the aforesaid Act of Congress, do hereby ma e known and proclaim that there are hereby reserved from entry or settlement and set a rt as a Public Reservation all those certain tracts, pieces or parceglof land l ing and being situate in the State of California, and within the boundiiries particularly described as follows:

Beginning at the north-west corner of Township forty-eight (48) North, Range ten (10) East, Mount Diablo Base and Meridian, California; thence easterly alon the State Line between the States of California and Oregon, to tge north—east corner of Lot three (3) of Section twenty-four (24), said township; thence southerly to the north~ west corner of the south-east quarter of Section twenty-five (25), said township; thence easterly to the north—east corner of the south-east quarter of said section; thence southerly to the southeast corner of said section; thence westerly to the south—west corner of said section; thence southerly to the south-east corner of Section thirty—1ive (35), said township; thence easterly to the nortb—east corner of Township forty-seven (47) North, Range ten (10) East; thence southerly to the north-west corner of Section nineteen (19), Townshi forty-seven (47) North, Range eleven (11) East; thence easterly to th)e north-east corner of Section twenty-four (24), said township; thence northerly to the northwest corner of Lot three (3) of Section seven (7), Township forty-seven (47) North, Range twelve (12) East; thence easterly to the north-east corner of the south-east quarter of Section eight (8), said townshi ; thence southerly to the north-west corner of Spection twenty~one (21), said township- thence easterly to the north-east corner of said section; thence northerly to the north-west corner of the south-west quarter of Section ten (10), said township; thence easterly along the quarter section lines to the point of intersection with the shore line of Goose Lake, in Section eight (8), Township forty-seven (47) North, Range thirteen (13) East; thence in a general sont erly direction along the shore line of Goose Lake to the point of intersection with the section line between Sections twenty-seven (27) and twenty-eight (28), Township fortv-five (-15) North, Range thirteen (13) East; thence southerly along the section lines to the south-east corner of Section nine (9), Township forty-four (44) North, Range thirteen (13) East; thence westerly to the south-west corner of said section; thence southerly to the north-west corner of Section twenty- one (21),_sa1d township; thence easterly to the north—east corner of said section; thence southerly to the south-east corner of Section