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PROCLAMATIONS. No. 9.
[No. 9.]

 October 24, 1903. 

By the President of the United States of America

A PROCLAMATION.

Whereas, Preamble.
Vol. 26, p. 1103.
it is provided by section twenty-four of the Act of Congress, approved March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, entitled, "An Act to repeal timber-culture laws, and for other purposes", "That the President of the United States may, from time to time, set apart and reserve, in any State or Territory having public land bearing forests, in any part of the public lands wholly or in part covered with timber or undergrowth, whether of commercial value or not, as public reservations, and the President shall, by public proclamation, declare the establishment of such reservations and the limits thereof";

And whereas, the public lands in the State of Utah, 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, Forest reserve, Utah.
therefore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United States, 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 are 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 Utah and within the boundaries particularly described as follows, to wit:

Beginning Boundaries.
at the south-west corner of Section fifteen (15), Township twenty-nine (29) South, Range three (3) East, Salt Lake Meridian, Utah; thence easterly along the section lines to the north-east corner of Section twenty (20), Township twenty-nine (29) South, Range four (4) East; thence southerly to the south-east corner of said section; thence easterly to the north-east corner of Section twenty-eight (28), said township; thence southerly to the south east corner of said section; thence easterly to the north-east corner of Section thirty-five (35), said township; thence southerly to the south-east corner of said section; thence easterly to the north-west corner of Township thirty (30) South, Range five (5) East; thence southerly to the south-west corner of the north-west quarter of Section six (6), said township; thence easterly to the south-east corner of the north-west quarter of said section; thence southerly to the south-west corner of the south-east quarter of said section; thence easterly to the south-east corner of Section four (4), said township; thence southerly to the south-east corner of Section nine (9), said township; thence easterly to the south-west corner of Section eleven (11), said, township; thence southerly to the point for the north-west corner of Section twenty-three (23), said township; thence easterly along the unsurveyed section lines to the, point for the north-east corner of Section twenty-one (21), Township thirty (30) South, Range six (6) East; thence southerly to the point for the south-east corner of Section thirty-three (33), said township; thence easterly along the unsurveyed Sixth (6th) Standard Parallel South to the point for the north-east corner of Township thirty-one (31) South, Range six (6) East; thence southerly to the point for the south-east corner of Section thirteen (13), Township thirty-two (32) South, Range six (6) East; thence westerly to the point for the south-west corner of Section fifteen (15), said township; thence southerly to the point for the south-east corner of Section thirty-three (33), said township; thence westerly to the point for the south-west corner of said township; thence southerly to the point for the south-west corner of Section eighteen (18), Township thirty-three (33) South, Range six (6) East; thence westerly to the south-east corner of Section Seventeen (17), Township thirty-three (33) South, Range five (5) East; thence southerly to the south-east corner of Section thirty-two (32), said township; thence westerly along the unsurveyed township line to the