Executive Order 328-B

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The President of the United States, by order dated May 24, 1905, reserved for the use of the Signal Corps, United States Army, in its operation and maintenance of the United States military telegraph lines in Alaska, subject to private rights, the following described lands in the District of Alaska, viz:

1. right of way.[edit]
A strip of land 100 feet wide (50 feet on either side of center of telegraph line) along the United States military telegraph lines from Valdez to Fort Egbert, from Fort Egbert to boundary, from Northfork to Fort Gibbon, from Baker to Rampart, from Fort Gibbon to St. Michael, and from Safety Harbor to Fort Davis, which owing to its aggregate length of over 1,400 miles is necessarily unstaked.
2. land for telegraph offices, storehouses and stables, wood and pole reserves, located and bounded as follows:[edit]
(a) Central.—Beginning at the initial corner, which is the northwest corner, situated about 1,200 feet northwest of Central telegraph station; thence 2,500 feet east to the northeast corner; thence 1,250 feet south to the southeast corner; thence 2,500 feet west to the southwest corner; thence 1,250 feet north to the place of beginning.
(b) Chestochena.—The southeast corner of the United States military reservation is located 160 yards southeast of the southeast corner of cabin at a post marked ‘‘U. S. M. R. No. 1;’’ thence west one mile to a post marked ‘‘U. S. M. R. No. 2;’’ thence north one mile to post marked ‘‘U. S. M. R. No. 3;’’ thence east one mile to a post marked ‘‘U. S. M. R. No. 4;’’ thence south one mile to post No. 1, the point of beginning.
(c) Copper Center.—The northwest corner of the United States military reservation is located about one mile west—20 degrees south—from northwest corner of cabin at post marked ‘‘U. S. M. R. No. 1;’’ thence east one mile to post marked ‘‘U. S. M. R. No. 2;’’ thence south one mile to post marked ‘‘U. S. M. R. No. 3;’’ thence west one mile to post marked ‘‘U. S. M. R. No. 4;’’ thence north one mile to post No. 1, the point of beginning. The reservation to join south of homestead staked by William Soule, July 20, 1904.
(d) Gakona.—The southwest corner of the United States military reservation is located one-half mile north from the Gakona Roadhouse, on United States military trail, post marked ‘‘U. S. M. R. No. 1;’’ thence north one mile to post marked ‘‘U. S. M.B.No.2;’’ thence east one mile to post marked ‘‘U. S. M. R. No. 3;’’ thence south one mile to post marked ‘‘U. S. M. R. No. 4;’’ thence west one mile, to post No, 1, the point of beginning,
(e) Ketchumstock.—Beginning at the initial corner, which is the southwest corner, situated 300 feet southwest of the Ketchumstock telegraph station; thence due north 2,640 feet to northwest corner; thence due east 2,640 feet to the northeast corner post; thence due south 2,640 feet to southeast corner; and thence due west 2,640 feet to the southwest corner, place of beginning.
(f) Mentasta.—The northwest corner of the reservation is located 320 yards northwest of the northwest corner of the cabin, post marked ‘‘U. S. M. R. No. 1;’’ thence east one mile to post marked ‘‘U. S. M. R. No. 2;’’ thence south one mile to post marked ‘‘U. S. M. R. No. 3;’’ thence west one mile to post marked ‘‘U. S. M. R. No. 4;’’ thence north one mile to post No. 1, the point of beginning.
(g) Northfork.—Beginning at the initial corner, which is the southwest corner, situated 140 feet southwest of the Northfork telegraph station; thence one mile north to the northwest corner; thence 1,980 feet east to the northeast corner; thence one mile south to the southeast corner; thence 1,980 feet west to the place of beginning.
(h) Saina.—The northwest corner of the United States military reservation is located 3,000 feet northeast of cabin, and is designated by a cottonwood tree one foot in diameter, marked ‘‘U. S. M. R. N. W. 1;’’ thence east one mile, boundary being along the Saina River to post No. 2, which is a cottonwood tree three inches in diameter, marked ‘‘U. S. M. R. No. 2;’’ thence south one mile, crossing the United States military trail to foot of mountain to a spruce tree, six inches in diameter, marked ‘‘U. S. M. R. No. 3;’’ thence west one mile, along the base of mountain to Blair Gulch, to a spruce tree, ten inches in diameter, marked ‘‘U. S. M. R. No. 4;’’ thence one mile down Blair Gulch and Saina River to point of beginning.
(i) Summit.—Beginning at the initial stake, which is the northwest corner, situated 760 feet northwest of the Summit telegraph station; thence 1,600 feet east to northeast stake; thence 2,000 feet south to southeast stake; thence 1,600 feet west to southwest stake; and thence 2,000 feet north to place of beginning.
(k) Teikheil.—The northwest corner of the United States military reservation is located 3,680 feet northwest of the northwest corner of cabin, post marked ‘‘U. S. M. R. No. 1;’’ thence east one mile to post marked ‘‘U. S. M. R. No. 2;’’ thence south one mile to post marked ‘‘U. S. M. R. No. 3;’’ thence west one mile to post marked ‘‘U. S. M. R. No. 4;’’ thence north one mile to point of beginning at post No. 1.
(l) Tonsina.—The northwest corner of the United States military reservation is located 660 feet northwest of the northwest corner of cabin, post marked ‘‘U. S. M. R. No. 1;’’ thence east 440 yards to a post marked ‘‘U. S. M. R. No. 2;’’ thence south 3,080 yards to a post marked ‘‘U. S. M. R. No. 3;’’ thence west 440 yards to a post marked ‘‘U. S. M. R. No. 4;’’ thence north 3,080 yards to post marked ‘‘U. S. M. R. No. 1,’’ the point of beginning.
(m) Workmans.—The southwest corner of the United States military reservation is located 1,000 feet south of the military trail, and set one and one-half miles westerly from-Workman's Roadhouse, and is designated by a spruce post six inches in diameter, marked ‘‘S. W. Cor. U. S. M. R. No. 1;’’ thence northerly 1,500 feet to the foot of the mountain and to a spruce tree blazed and marked ‘‘N. W. Cor. U. S. M. R. No. 2;’’ thence easterly along the foot of the mountain parallel with the military trail two and one-halt miles to a spruce tree, six inches in diameter, blazed and marked ‘‘N. E. Cor U. S. M. R. No. 3;’’ thence southerly 1,500 feet, more or less, to Lowe River, to a spruce post, four inches in diameter, marked ‘‘S. E. Cor. U. S. M. R. No. 4;’’ thence westerly along Lowe River to place of beginning.
Signature of Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt
The White House,
May 24, 1905.

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