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Executive Order 321-B

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The following is the description from the Department of War's General Order No. 73 of 1905, not the actual order text, which was in the form of an approval of a recommendation from the Secretary of War.


The President of the United States by order dated May 1, 1905, pursuant to section 12 of the Act of Congress, approved July 1, 1902, entitled "An Act temporarily to provide for the administration of the affairs of civil government in the Philippine Islands, and for other purposes" (32 Stat. L., 691), reserved for military purposes, subject to private rights, all public lands in the Island of Luzon, Philippine Islands, included within boundaries described as follows, viz:


  1. On the east side of the entrance to Subig Bay in the Province of Bataan: Beginning at a stone monument at the head of Ilanin Bay, marked No. 1, on a map bearing the legend "Proposed Military Reservations at Subig Bay * * * Office Engineer Officer, Philippines Division, Manila, P. I., Feb. 1905," which monument is on the southern boundary of the United States Naval Reservation at Olongapo; thence due east, with four intermediate stone monuments, 20,616 feet to a stone monument marked No. 6 on said map; thence south 48° 09′ 36″ east, 4,640 feet to a stone monument marked No. 7 on said map; thence south 58° 37′ 35″ east, 5,034 feet to a stone monument marked No. 8 on said map; thence south 37° 20′ 23″ east, 4,931 feet to a stone monument marked No. 9 on said map; thence south 61° 37′ 37″ west, 5,245 feet to a stone monument marked No. 10 on said map; thence south 80° 26′ 50″ west, 5,315 feet to a stone monument marked No. 11 on said map; thence north 47° 14′ 48″ west, 3,568 feet to a stone monument marked No. 12 on said map; thence south 83° 01′ 14″ west, 5,531 feet to a stone monument marked No. 13 on said map; thence south 83° 37′ 16″ west, 6,503 feet to a stone monument marked No. 14 on said map; thence north 76° 49′ 04″ west, 584 feet to a stone monument on the shore of Binanga Bay marked No. 15 on said map; thence, in prolongation of course 14 to 15 to low-water line of Binanga Bay; thence in a northerly direction, following the low-water line of Binanga and Ilanin Bays, to point of intersection of this line with the prolongation of course 2 to 1; thence to point of beginning. Area 7,593.057 acres.
  2. On the west side of the entrance to Subig Bay in the Province of Zambales: Beginning at a rock forty feet high rising out of the sea at Biniptican Point; thence north 38° 00′ east, 214.4 feet to a stone monument marked No. 1 on said map: thence north 5° 40′ east, 2,829 feet to a stone monument marked No. 2 on said map; thence north 00° 36′ east, 3608.4 feet to a stone monument marked No. 3 on said map; thence north about 19° 00′ west, 6,350 feet, more or less, to the western peak of Mt. Silanguin; thence, following the mountain ridge, in a northwesterly direction, about 9,000 feet through each of the Cincos Picos Mountains to the top of the northernmost mountain; thence following the divide between the Agosun and Caguan rivers in a northwesterly direction, about 4,000 feet; thence, still following the divide, in a northeasterly direction, about 19,000 feet to a stone monument on top of Mt. Redondo, marked No. 4 on said map; thence south 68° 39′ east, 2,654.5 feet to a stone monument marked No. 5 on said map; thence south 68° 38′ east, 7,593.3 feet to a stone monument marked No. 6 on said map, which is at Point Petambu on Subig Bay; thence, continuing the same direction, about 30 feet, to low-water line; thence, following the low-water line of Subig Bay, to point of beginning. Area 8,754.66 acres.
  3. Grande Island, at the entrance to Subig Bay, and lying between the reservation on the east side of the entrance to Subig Bay and the reservation on the west side of the entrance to Subig Bay. Area about 95 acres.


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).