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Executive Order 324-D

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The following is the description from the Department of War's General Order No. 76 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 17, 1905, reserved for military purposes, subject to private rights, 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), the following-described tracts of land at Jolo, Jolo, Philippine Islands, as additions to the military reservation at that place, declared by Executive Order of November 10, 1904, published in General Orders, No. 177, War Department, November 21, 1904, viz:


Tract "A." Starting at a stone monument, which is Station 2 of the original reservation: thence south 40° 38′ west, 130.6 feet to a stone monument (station "a"); thence south 60° 31′ east, 365.3 feet to a stone monument (station "b"); thence north 71° 07′ east, 97.3 feet to a stone monument (station "c"); thence south 84° 10′ east, 447 feet to a stone monument (station "d"); thence north 71° 14′ east, 1,846 feet to a stone monument which is Station 3 of the original reservation; thence south 83° 11′ west, 2,537 feet to point of beginning. Area: about 15.8 acres.


Tract "B." Starting at a point which is on the face of the wall surrounding the city of Jolo on its extreme northeasternmost side (Station II of the original reservation); thence north 42° 49′ west, 590 feet to a point marked "e" on map; thence south 44° 46′ west, 278 feet to a point marked "f" on map, which is on inner face of sea-wall on northwestern side of the city of Jolo; thence south 43° 24′ east, 207.2 feet to a point marked "g" on map; thence south 45° 36′ west, 107.6 feet to a point marked "h" on map; thence south 43° 43′ east, 427.8 feet to a point marked "i" on map; thence south 47° 30′ west, 64.6 feet to a point marked "j" on map; thence south 42° 30′ east, 414 feet to point of beginning of the original reservation; thence along line of original reservation to point of beginning. Area: about 5.25 acres.


Tract "C." Starting at a point which is a mark cut on face of southeast wall of city of Jolo, 435.7 feet southwest of center of gateway in southeast wall of city; thence south 42° 45′ east, 236 feet to a point marked "k" on map; thence south 47° 15′ west, 320 feet to a point marked "l" on map; thence north 42° 45′ west, 661.6 feet to mean low-water line, marked "m" on map; thence, along mean low-water line, north 47° 15′ east, 383.2 feet to a point marked "n" on map; thence south 42° 45′ east, 117.7 feet to a point marked "o" on map; thence north 47° 15′ east, 85.9 feet to a point marked "p" on map; thence south 42° 45′ east, 143.9 feet to a point marked "q" on map; thence south 47° 15′ west, 86.4 feet to a point marked "r" on map; thence south 42° 45′ east, 145.4 feet to a point marked "s" on map; thence south 47° 15′ west, 62.7 feet to a point marked "t" on map; thence south 42° 45′ east, 18.6 feet to point of beginning. Area: about 5.68 acres.


Tract "D" (Post Hospital). Starting at a point on property line on southwest side of Calle Dolance 137 feet from intersection of this property line with the northwest face of sea-wall; thence south 46° 41′ west, 195 feet; thence north 43° 19′ west, 137 feet; thence north 46° 41′ east, 195 feet to intersection of property line Calle Dolance with face of sea-wall; thence south 43° 19′ east, along property line of Calle Dolance to point of beginning. Area: 26.715 square feet. This property is surrounded by sea-wall built into bay.


Tract "E" (Officers' Club Building). Starting at a point on property line on northwest side of Calle Sebantes, 90 feet from its intersection at southwest end of street with inner face of sea-wall; thence north 43° 19′ west, 76 feet; thence south 46° 41′ west, 153 feet; thence south 43° 19′ east, 124 feet; thence north 46° 41′ east, 153 feet; thence north 43° 19′ west, 48 feet to point of beginning. Area: 18,974 square feet.


Tract "F " (Ice Plant). Starting at a point on property line on southeast side of Calle Travesi 57 feet southwest of intersection of said property line with property line on southwest side of Calle Buyon; thence along property line of Calle Travesi south 43° 23′ west, 77.4 feet; thence south 43° 37′ east, 102.6 feet; thence north 46° 23′ east, 77.4 feet; thence north 43° 37′ west, 102.6 feet to point of beginning. Area: 7,941.24 square feet.


Tract "G" (Quartermaster Shop and Blacksmith Shop). Starting at intersection of property line on southeast side of Calle Travesi, with property line on northeast side of Calle Dolance; thence south 43° 19′ east, 44.7 feet; thence north 46° 41′ east, 87 feet; thence north 43° 19′ west, 44.7 feet to property line of Calle Travesi; thence south 46° 41′ west, 87 feet, along property line of Calle Travesi, to point of beginning. Area: 3,888.9 square feet.


Tract "H" (Boat House). Starting at a point on inner face of southwest wall of pier, 335.4 feet northwest of intersection of inner face of southwest wall of pier with stone sentry box at entrance to pier; thence north 45° 32′ west, 51 feet; thence south 44° 28′ west, 79.3 feet; thence south 45° 32′ east, 51 feet; thence north 44° 28′ east, 79.3 feet to point of beginning. Area: 4,044.3 square feet.


Tract "I" (Blockhouse, not included within reservation or additions previously described). Starting at a point bearing south 1° 38′ east, and distant 415 feet from station "d" of Tract "A"; thence south 74° 49′ east, 90.6 feet; thence north 25° 17′ east, 77.25 feet; thence north 72° 59′ west, 99.5 feet; thence south 18° 27′ west, 79.34 feet, to point of beginning. Area: 6,289.84 square feet.


The foregoing lands are shown on a map marked "Map of Proposed Additions to Military Reservation of Jolo, P. I., * * * Office Engineer Officer, Philippines Division, Manila, P. I., Jan., 1905," which map is referred to in some of the descriptions. The bearings given are true. Magnetic variation (1898), 1° 31′ east.


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Amended by:
See Related:
  • Executive Order of November 10, 1904 (unnumbered series)


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).