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PROCLAMATIONS. No. 30.

[No. 30.]

 May 21, 1904. 

By the President of the United States of America

A PROCLAMATION.

Preamble.
Vol. 27, p. 993.

Whereas, The White River Forest Reserve, in the State of Colorado, §’,{g°*,*},b*°·m was established by proclamation dated October sixteenth, eighteen` p` ' hundred and ninety-one, under and by virtue of section twenty-four- of the Act of Congress, approved March third, eighteen hundred and V°*·“·P· umninety-one, entitled, "An act to re eal timber-culture laws, and for other purposes", which provides, “P1`hat 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 ublic 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 roclamation, declare the establishment of such reseryations and the limits thereof ";

And Whereas, it is further provided by the Act of Congress, approved v°*· 3**- ’· “· June fourth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, entitled, ‘ An act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteeu hundred and ninety- eight, and for other purposes ", that "the President is hereby authorized at an r time to modify any Executive order that has been or ma hereafter he made establishing any forest reserve and by such modification may reduce the area or change the boundary line of such reserve, or may vacate altogether any order creating such rescrve"; under · _ which provision, the boundary lines of the said forest reserve were moldified by•proclamation dated June twenty-eight, nineteen hundred V¤l- 32·r>·2°°*- an two.

Now, Therefore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United Rg§{‘§§_§f,‘{§T F°'"’ States, by virtue of the power vested in me by the aforesaid act of Congress, approved June fourth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, do hereby make known and proclaim that the boundary lines of the aforesaid White River Forest Reserve are hereby further modified so , as to read as follows:

Beginning at the north-west corner of Section nine (9), Township four MW "°““"‘“"“'· (-1) North, Range ninety (90) West, Sixth (6th) Principal Meridian, Colorado: thence easterly to the north-east corner of said township; thence southerly to the south-east corner of Section twenty-tive (25), said township: thence westerly to the south-west corner of said section; thence southerly to the south-east corner of Section fourteen (14), Township three (3) North, Range ninety (90) 'West; thence westerly to the northeast corner of the north-west quarter of Section twenty-three (23), said township; thence southerly to the southeast corner of said quartersection; thence westerly to the south—west corner of said quarter-section; thence southerly to the north-west corner of the south-west quarter of Section twenty-six (26), said township; thence easterl to the north-east corner of said quarter-section; thence northerly to the north-west corner of the north-east quarter of said section: thence easterly to the northeast corner of said section; thence southerly to the south-east corner of said section; thence easterly to the south—west corner of the southeast quarter of Section thirty (30). Township three (3) North, Range eighty-nine (S9) West: thence northerly to the north-west corner of the north·east quarter of Section nineteen (19), said township: thence westerly to the south—west corner of Section eighteen (18).. said township; thence northerly to the south—west corner of Section six (6), said township: thence easterly to the south-west corner of Section four (l), said township; thence northerly to the north-west corner of Section thirty-three (33), Township four (4) North, Range eighty-nine (89) VOL XXXIII, PT 2——68