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Executive Order 792

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The tracts of public land, hereinafter described, situated in the Territory of Alaska, are hereby reserved from sale or other disposition, subject to private rights, if any there be, and set apart as military reservations for the several stations on the Third Section of the United States Military Telegraph Lines in the Territory of Alaska, for the use of the Signal Corps, United States Army, in the matter of the operation of telegraph lines in Alaska.


The name of each station, its approximate latitude and longitude, and the metes and bounds of the reservation thereat, are as follows:


1.—Kaltag. Lat. 64° 15′ N.; Long. 158° 40′ W.

Beginning at a stake on the bank of the Yukon River and marked "Stake No. 1," N. 58° 00′ W. 618 feet to a stake marked "Stake No. 2;" thence N. 32° 00′ E. 195 feet to a stake marked "Stake No. 3;" thence S. 58° 00′ E. 618 feet to a stake on the bank of the Yukon River and marked "Stake No. 4;" thence in a southerly direction approximately 195 feet, following the meanderings of the bank of the Yukon River to Stake No. 1, the point of beginning. Area, 2.766 acres, more or less. The bearings are true.


2.—Nulato. Lat. 64° 42′ N.; Long. 158° 00′ W.

Beginning at a stake on the bank of the Yukon River and marked "Stake No. 1," following the meanderings of the bank of the Yukon River in an easterly direction to a stake on the bank of the Yukon River and marked "Stake No. 2;" thence due north 325 feet to a stake marked "Stake No. 3;" thence due west 110 feet to a stake marked "Stake No. 4;" thence due south, following the eastern line of the Catholic Mission homestead, 325 feet to Stake No. 1, the point of beginning. Area, 0.821 acre, more or less. The bearings are true.


3.—Koyukuk. Lat. 64° 54′ N.; Long. 157° 30′ W.

Beginning at a stake on the bank of the Yukon River and marked "Stake No. 1," N. 10° 00′ W. 1,000 feet to a stake marked "Stake No. 2;" thence S. 80° 00′ W. 1,000 feet to a stake marked "Stake No. 3;" thence S. 10° 00′ E. 1,000 feet to a stake on the bank of the Yukon River and marked "Stake No. 4;" thence following the meanderings of the bank of the Yukon River in an easterly direction approximately 1,000 feet to Stake No. 1, the point of beginning. Area, 22.956 acres, more or less. The bearings are true.


4.—Louden. Lat. 64° 37′ N.; Long. 156° 35′ W.

Beginning at a stake at the top of the bank of the Yukon River and marked "Stake No. 1," due north 1,000 feet to a stake marked "Stake No. 2;" thence due west 1,000 feet to a stake marked "Stake No. 3;" thence due south 1,000 feet to a stake marked "Stake No. 4," and located at the top of the bank of the Yukon River; thence following the meanderings of the bank of the Yukon River in an easterly direction approximately 1,000 feet to Stake No. 1, the point of beginning. Area, 22.956 acres, more or less. The bearings are true.


5.—Melozi. Lat. 64° 44′ N.; Long. 155° 28′ W.

Beginning at a stake on the bank of the Yukon River and marked "Stake No. 1," following the meanderings of said bank in an easterly direction approximately 1,000 feet to a stake on the bank of the Yukon River marked "Stake No. 2;" thence N. 32° 00′ E. 1,000 feet to a stake marked "Stake No. 3;" thence S. 82° 00′ W. 1,000 feet to a stake marked "Stake No. 4;" thence S. 32° 00′ W. 1,000 feet to Stake No. 1, the point of beginning. Area, 18.319 acres, more or less. The bearings are true.


6.—Kokrines. Lat. 64° 53′ N.; Long. 154° 30′ W.

Beginning at a stake on the bank of the Yukon River at high-water mark and marked "Stake No. 1," N. 2° 00′ E. 600 feet to a stake marked "Stake No. 2;" thence S. 88° 00′ E. 600 feet to a stake marked "Stake No. 3;" thence S. 2° 00′ W. 600 feet to a stake on the bank of the Yukon River marked "Stake No. 4;" thence in a westerly direction following the meanderings of the bank of the Yukon River to Stake No. 1, the point of beginning. Area, 8.262 acres, more or less. The bearings are true.


7.—Birches. Lat. 65° 06′ N.; Long. 53° 15' W.

Beginning at a stake on the bank of the Yukon River and marked "Stake No. 1," following the meanderings of the bank of the Yukon River in an easterly direction to another stake on the bank of the Yukon River and marked "Stake No. 2," approximately 1,000 feet; thence N. 28° 00′ W. 1,000 feet to a stake marked "Stake No. 3;" thence S. 62° 00′ W. 1,000 feet to a stake marked "Stake No. 4;" thence S. 28° 00′ E. 1,000 feet to Stake No. 1, the point of beginning. Area, 22.956 acres, more or less. The bearings are true.


8.—Rapids. Lat. 65° 16′ N.; Long. 150° 45′ W.

Beginning at a stake at the top of the bank of the Yukon River and marked "Stake No. 1," N. 12° 00′ W. 1,000 feet to a stake marked "Stake No. 3;" thence S. 54° 00′ W. 1,000 feet to a stake marked "Stake No. 3;" thence S. 12° 00′ E. 1,000 feet to a stake at the top of the bank of the Yukon River and marked "Stake No. 4;" thence following the meanderings of the bank of the Yukon River in an easterly direction approximately 1,000 feet to Stake No. 1, the point of beginning. Area, 21.235 acres, more or less. The bearings are true.


9.—Hot Springs. Lat. 64° 58′ N.; Long. 151° 10′ W.

Beginning at a stake at the top of the bank of a slough of the Tanana River; said stake being located on the western boundary line of the homestead of J. M. Hall, and marked "Stake No. 1;" thence in a westerly direction, following the meanderings of the bank of the above-mentioned slough, approximately 1,320 feet to a stake on the bank of the said slough, and marked "Stake No. 2;" thence S. 10° 00′ W. 1,320 feet to a stake marked "Stake No. 3;" thence S. 80° 00′ E. 1,320 feet to a stake marked "Stake No. 4," and located on the western boundary line of the homestead of J. M. Hall; thence N. 10° 00′ E. 1,320 feet, following the western boundary line of the said homestead, to Stake No. 1, the point of beginning. Area, 40 acres, more or less. The bearings are true.


10.—Tolovana. Lat. 64° 50′ N.; Long. 149° 55′ W.

Beginning at a cottonwood post on the bank of the Tanana River which marks an upper corner of the homestead of J. C. Riley, and marked "Stake No. 1," N. 38° 00′ W., following the line of the said homestead 325 feet to a cottonwood stump, which marks an angle of said homestead, and marked "Stake No. 2;" thence N. 52° 00′ E. following the line of said homestead, 1,320 feet to a spruce stump, which marks a corner of said homestead, and marked "Stake No. 3;" thence S. 38° 00′ E. 325 feet to a cottonwood stump marked "Stake No. 4;" thence following the meanderings of the bank of the Tanana River in a westerly direction approximately 1,320 feet to Stake No. 1, the point of beginning. Area, 9.848 acres, more or less. The bearings are true.


11.—Nenana. Lat. 64° 40′ N.; Long. 148° 30′ W.

Beginning at a square blazed pine tree on the top of the bank of the Tanana River and marked "Stake No. 1," N. 32° 00′ E. 1,500 feet to a square blazed tree marked "Stake No. 2;" thence N. 58° 00′ W. 1,500 feet to a square blazed tree marked "Stake No. 3;" thence S. 32° 00′ W. 1,500 feet to a square blazed stump on the top of the bank of the Tanana River and marked "Stake No. 4;" thence in an easterly direction, following the meanderings of the bank of the Tanana River, approximately 1,500 feet to Stake No. 1, the point of beginning. Area, 51.652 acres, more or less. The bearings are true.


12.—Salcha. Lat. 64° 33′ N.; Long. 147° 15′ W.

Beginning at a stake marked "Stake No. 1," S. 12° 00′ E. 2,600 feet to a stake marked "Stake No. 2;" thence N. 78° 00′ E. 3,400 feet to a stake marked "Stake No. 3;" thence N. 12° 00′ W. 2,600 feet to a stake marked "Stake No. 4;" thence S. 78° 00′ W. 3,400 feet to Stake No. 1, the point of beginning. Area, 202.938 acres, more or less. The bearings are true.


13.—Delta. Lat. 64° 20′ N.; Long. 146° 50' W.

Beginning at a blazed tree on the bank of a slough of the Tanana River and marked "Stake No 1," which slough is within the limit of high-water mark of said river, following the meanderings of the bank of this slough in an easterly direction approximately 800 feet to a blazed tree marked "Stake No. 2;" thence S. 28° 00′ W. 5,280 feet to a blazed tree marked "Stake No. 3;" thence N. 62° 00′ W. 800 feet to a blazed tree marked "Stake No. 4;" thence N. 28° 00′ E. following the line of the eastern boundary of Delta City, 5,280 feet to Stake No. 1, the point of beginning. Area, 96.969 acres, more or less. The bearings are true.


14.—Richardson. Lat. 64° 20′ N.; Long. 146° 28′ W.

Beginning at initial post marked "Stake No. 1," and which is situated on the north side of Second street in the village known as Richardson, Alaska, and about 28 feet west of the east line of the Hart-James Survey, and approximately 935 feet in an easterly direction from the crossing of Second street and the Banner Creek Trail; thence N. 68° 00′ W. 50 feet along the line of Second street to a post marked "Stake No. 2;" thence N. 22° 00′ E. 285 feet to a post marked "Stake No. 3;" and situated on the south line of the Alaskan Military Telegraph Line right of way; thence S. 68° 00′ E. 50 feet, following the south line of the said right of way to a post marked "Stake No. 4;" thence S. 22° 00′ W. 285 feet to initial Stake No. 1, the point of beginning. Area, 0.327 acre, more or less. The bearings are true.


Signature of Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt.

The White House

May 4, 1908.

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