Warning is hereby expressly given to all persons not to make settlemmm` ment upon the lands reserved by this proclamation.
R'*`*‘° M°**°° *'°’°‘* The reservation hereby established shall be known as Ihe Modocmm` Forest Reserve.
In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my band and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed.
Done at the City of Washington this 29th day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and four, and of the Independence of the United States the one hundred and twenty-ninth.
By the President of the United States of AmericaA PROCLAMATION.
Vol. 27, p. 1044.
Whereas, the South Platte Forest Reserve, in the State of Colov01.z1,p.1o44. mdo, was established by proclamation dated December ninth, eighteen hundred and ninety-two, under and by virtue of section twenty-four V¤r p· 1108- of the Act of Congress, approved March third, eighteen hundred and ~ — ninety-one, entitled,.."An act to re l timber—cu ture laws, and for other purposes”, which provides, "®t the President of the United States may, from time to time, set apart and reserve, in any State or Territory having public land bearin forests, in any part of the public lands wholly or in part covered witg 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, it is further provided by the Act of Congress, approved 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, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, and for other purposes", that " the President is hereby authorized at any time to modif * any Executive order that has been or may hereafter be made establisliin any forest reserve, and by _ such modification may reduce the area or tdiange the boundary line of such reserve, or may vacate altogetheran y order creating such reserve";
Now, Therefore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United States, by virtue of the power vested in me by the aforesaid act of Congress, approved June fourth, eighteen lmndred and ninetv-seven, do hereby make known andproclaim that the following described lands in the State of Colorado are hereby released and eliminated from the aforesaid South Platte Forest Reserve, and the aforesaid proclamation dated December ninth, eighteen hundred and ninety-two, establishing · La d I d said reserve, hereby vacated to that extent, and no more:
mm? “ "’ °“““ O In Township eleven (11) South, Range seventy-three (73) \Vest, Sixth (6th) Principal Meridian, Colorado, the west half of Section eighteen (18), Section nineteen (19), the west half of Section twenty- eight (28), Sections twenty-nine (29), thirty (30), thirty-one (31) and thirty-two (32), and the south half and north-west quarter of Section thirty-three (33);
In Township twelve (12) South, Range seventy-three (7 3) West, Lots three (3) and (4) and the south-west quarter of Section three (3), Sec-