Executive Order 763

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It is hereby ordered that all small mangrove and salt grass islets, shoals, sand bars and sand spits, situated in Mosquito Inlet, and in and near the mouths of the Halifax and Hillsboro rivers, in townships sixteen and seventeen south, range thirty-four east of the Tallahassee meridian, Florida, and located within the area segregated by a broken line, and shown upon the diagram hereto attached and made a part of this order, are hereby reserved and set aside for the use of the Department of Agriculture as a preserve and breeding ground for native birds. This reservation to be known as the Mosquito Inlet Reservation.

Signature of Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt.

The White House,

February 24, 1908.

Mosquito Inlet Reservation EO 763 illustration.jpg

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