Executive Order 369-A

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It is hereby ordered that Breton island, as shown by the General Land Office map of the State of Louisiana of date 1896, in Township 18 South, Range 20 East, St. Helena Meridian, when same shall be surveyed; and Old Harbor and Freemason islands, in Townships 14 and 15 South, Ranges 21 and 22 East, same Meridian, when surveyed, be, and they are hereby reserved and set apart for the use of the Department of Agriculture, as a preserve and breeding ground for native birds. This reservation to be known as ‘‘Breton Island Reservation.’’

Signature of Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt
The White House,
November 11, 1905.


Note: Some sources give the signing date for this Executive Order as October 4, 1904. (See Discussion)

Revoked by:

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