Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 29.djvu/921

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PROCLAMATIONS. N0. 21. 897 And whereas, the public lands in the State of Washington, within the limits hereinafter described, are in part covered with timber, and it appears that the public good would be promoted by setting apart and reserving said lands as a public reservation; _ Now, therefore, I, Grover Cleveland, President of the United States, w€§’§$$,;§’f°"°"°”’ by virtue of the power in me vested by section twenty-four of the aforesaid Act of Congress, do hereby make known and proclaim that there is hereby reserved from entry or settlement and set apart as a Public Reservation all those certain tracts, pieces or parcels of land lying and being situate in the State of Washington, and within the boundaries particularly described as follows, to-wit: _ Beginning at the south—east corner of Township four (4) North, Range B°“"“"°" nine (9) East, Willamette Base and Meridian, Washington; thence northerly along the range line between Ranges nine (9) and ten (10) East, subject to the proper oiiset on the First (1st) Standard Parallel North, to the north-west corner of Township six (6) North, Range ten (10) East; thence easterly along the township line to the north-east corner of said township; thence northerly along the range line to the north-west corner of Township seven (7) North, Range eleven (11) East; thence easterly along the township line between, Townships seven (7) and eight (8) North, to the north-east corner of Township seven (7) North, Range twelve (12) East; thence northerly along the surveyed and unsnrveyed range line between Ranges twelve (12) and thirteen (13) East, subject to the proper oiiset on the Second (2nd) Standard Parallel North, to the northwest corner of Township eleven (11) North, Range thirteen (13) East; thence easterly along the surveyed and unsnrveyed township line between Townships eleven (11) and twelve (12) North, to the south-west corner of Township twelve (12) North, Range nfteen (15) East; thence northerly along the surveyed and unsnrveyed range line between Ranges fourteen (14) and fifteen (15) East, subject to the proper oilsets on the Third (3rd) and Fourth (4th) Standard Parallels North, to the point for the north-cast corner of Township eighteen (18) North, Range fourteen (14) East; thence westerly along the unsnrveyed and surveyed township line between Townships eighteen (18) and nineteen (19) North, to the south-west corner of Township nineteen (19) North, Range seven (7) East; thence southerly along the surveyed and unsnrveyed range line between Ranges six (6) and seven (7) East, subject to the proper offsets on the township line between Townships seventeen (17) and eighteen (18) North, and on the Fourth (4th), Third (3rd) and Second (2nd) Standard Parallels North, to the point for the northeast corner of Township live (5) North, Range six (6) East; thence westerly along the unsnrveyed township line between Townships five (5) and six (6) North, to the south-east corner of Township six (6) North, Range four (4) East; thence southerly along the unsnrveyed range line between Ranges four (4) and five (5) East, subject to the proper offset on the First (1st) Standard Parallel North, to the point for the southwest corner of Township four (4) North, Range five (5) East; thence easterly along the unsnrveyed and surveyed township line between Townships three (3) and four (4) North, to the south-east corner of Township four (4) North, Range nine (9) East, the place of beginning. mor mm mm Excepting from the force and effect of this proclamation all lands ,,,,,,,p,,.d_ °° which may have been, prior to the date hereof, embraced in any legal entry or covered by any lawful tiling duly of record in the proper United States Land Office, or upon which any valid settlement has been made pursuant to law, and the statutory period within which to make entry or filing of record has not expired; and all mining claims duly located and held according to the laws of the United States and rules and regulations not in conflict therewith; Provided, that this exception shall not continue to apply to any par- ' ticular tract of land unless the entryman, settler or claimant continues to comply with the law under which the entry, filing, settlement or location was made. srar L——voL 29--57