Executive Order 2738

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Under authority of the act of Congress approved June 25, 1910 (30 Stat., 847), as amended by the act of August 24, 1912 (37 Stat., 497), it is hereby ordered that two unsurveyed islands in the Straits of Juan de Fuca, San Juan Channel, one known as Reef Island, situated approximately in sec. 13, and the other known as Yellow Island, situated approximately in sec. 26. T. 36 N., R. 3 W., W. M., Washington, represented upon U. S. C. and G. Survey Chart No. 6380, be, and the same are hereby, temporarily withdrawn from all forms of disposal pending a survey of the same, if found to be public lands, under the direction and supervision of the Commissioner of the General Land Office, in order to determine the exact parts on each island desired to be reserved for lighthouse purposes.

Signature of Woodrow Wilson
Woodrow Wilson 

The White House,

October 24, 1917.

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States federal government (see 17 U.S.C. 105).