Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 31.djvu/1999

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PRO CLAMATIONS. [No. 1.] BY THE PRESIDENT or THE UNITED STATES. Mmh 29»1899~ A PROCLAMATION. Whereas, it is deemed necessary in the public interests that certain &1;%<*;1¤¥> ¥;i¢gén},’~¢¤gg; lands lying to the eastward of the city of San Juan, in Puerto Rico, Kavaipuiiposes. be immediately reserved for naval urposes; Now, therefore, I, William McII(inley, President of the United States, by virtue of the authority in me vested, do hereby declare, ro-‘ claim, and make known that the following-described lands be andp the same are hereby reserved for naval purposes until such time as the Congress of the United States shall otherwise direct, to wit: 1st. The public land, natural, reclaimed, partly reclaimed, or which may be reclaimed, lying south of the Caguas Road, shown on the U. S. Hydrographic Map No. 17 45 of July, 1898, and for 250 feet north of said Caguas Road, to be bounded on the west by a true north and south line passing through the eastern corner of the railway station shown on sai·d map, on the south by the shore of the harbor, and to extend east 2400 feet, more or less, to include 80 acres. W _ 2nd. The entire island lying to the southward of the above described land, and described on the U. S. Hydrographic Map No. 1745, of July, · 1898, as Isla Grande, or Manglar. The Military Governor of the Island of Puerto Rico will make this transfer through the representative of the Navy, the Com- [SEAL.] mandant of the United States Naval Station, San Juan, Puerto _ Rico, who will present this proclamation. \V1LL1AM NICKINLEY March 29 1899. /) By the President: Jorm HAY Secretazry of Siate. [No. 2.] BY THE PRESIDENT or THE UNITED STATES. AP¤l13»1899· A PROCLAMATION. Whereas, by the rovisions of an act approved February 20, 1895, S°“§‘€{“U'°€Ig";*¤g* entitled "An act topdisapprove the treaty Iheretofore made with the REl§§;&1igbI;’C0] r d ' Southern Ute Indians to be removed to the Territory of Utah, and V°]‘28‘p‘ G"' providing for settling them down in severalty where they may so elect and are qualiiied an to settle all those not electing to take lands in severalty, on the west forty miles of present reservation and in por- 1947