Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 33 Part 2.djvu/1019

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  1. and on the west by that part of the waters of the harbor of San Juan which separates Isla Grande from the city of San Juan and the Puntilla.
  2. All public lands and the structures thereon, situated on the peninsular extending into the harbor on the south side of the city of San Juan, Porto Rico, known as the Barrio de la Puntilla, or Puntilla Point, bounded on the north by the south boundary of the Paseo de la Princesa, and on the east, south and west, by the navigable waters of the harbor of San Juan, at such port warden's line as may be established by competent authority.
  3. The public lands south of the Scarf wall on the Puntilla, known Infra.
    as the Park and the Presidio and bounded on the north by the said Scarf wall; on the east by a line drawn 74 feet east of the northeast corner of the San Justo Bastion; on the south by the south side of Paseo de la Princesa; and on the west by the deep water channel of the harbor entrance.
  4. All public lands and buildings thereon, belonging to the United States on the Island of Culebra and adjacent keys, lying between the parallels of 18° 15’ and 18° 23’ north latitude and between the meridians of 65° 12’ and 65° 25’ west longitude.

In witness whereof, I have here unto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed.

Done at the City of Washington, this 26th day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand, nine hundred and three, and of the independence of the United States the one hundred and twenty-seventh.


Theodore Roosevelt
By the President:
John Hay,
Secretary of State.

order revoking reservation of the presidio.

It is hereby ordered that so much of the order or proclamation by me signed on Supra.
June 26th, 1903, reserving certain lands in the Island of Porto Rico for naval uses as set apart and reserved that certain building and tract of land known as The Presidio or penitentiary at San Juan, be and the same is hereby modified, and the said tract of land together with the buildings thereon are hereby ordered withdrawn from the operation of the said above referred to proclamation or order, and from any and all effect thereof.

Theodore Roosevelt
White House, June 30, 1903.

[No. 5.]

 June 30, 1903. 

By the President of the United States of America


Vol. 32, p. 781.
Whereas, by ‘‘An Act Authorizing the President to reserve public lands and buildings in the island of Porto Rico for public uses, and granting other public lands and buildings to the government of Porto Rico, and for other purposes,’’ approved July 1, 1902, the President is authorized to make, within one year after the approval of said act such reservation of public lands and buildings belonging to the United States in the Island of Porto Rico for military, naval, light-house, marine hospital, post offices, custom houses, United States Courts and other public uses as he may deem necessary, all public lands and buildings, not including harbor areas, navigable streams and bodies of water and the submerged land underlying the same, owned by the United States in said Island and not so reserved, being granted to the