Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 35 Part 2.djvu/1076

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County, State of Utah, by common report named by Horace J. Long as Augusta Bridge, Caroline Bridge and the Little Bridge, forty acres in square form with side lines running north and south and east and west equidistant from the respective centers of said bridges.

Reserved from settlement, etc. Warning is hereby expressly given to all unauthorized persons not to appropriate, injure or destroy any of the natural bridges hereby declared to be a National Monument, nor to locate or settle upon any of the lands reserved and made a part of said Monument by this proclamation.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed.

DONE at the City of Washington this 16th day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and eight, [SEAL.] and of the Independence of the United States the one hundred and thirty-second.

Theodore Roosevelt

By the President:

Robert Bacon
Acting Secretary of State.

April 16, 1908.

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Murano sa- WHEREAS, it appears that the public good would be promoted §}‘,?,'}{‘l F""t’ N' by adding to the Manzano National Forest certain lands, within the Qzeeggieb ,,,,57 Territory of New Mexico, which are in part covered with timber, and ` ’"by excluding therefrom certain lands; vcr. a4, pi 3f;39. And whereas it appears desirable that the area heretofore reserved N,,§{§’,‘,§',§f ,·0,€§{,{}§_ and set apart as the Mount Taylor National Forest should form a

        • 6- part of the Manzano National Forest;

Boundaries modified. Now, therefore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United States of America. by virtue of the power in me vested 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 lisca year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight. and for other purposes,” do proclaim that the boundaries of the Manzano National Forest are hereby changed and that they are now as shown on the two parts of the diagram forming a part hereof.

Prior rights not affected, etc. The withdrawal made by this proclamation shall, as to all lands which are at this date legally appropriated under the public land laws or reserved for any public purpose, be subject to and shall not interfere with or defeat legal rights under such appropriation nor prevent the use for such public purpose of lands so reserved, so long as such appropriation is legally maintained, or such reservation remains in force.

mrgriculrural This proclamation shall not prevent the settlement and entry of Vol: si, p. aaa. any lanc s heretofore opened to settlement and entry under the Act of Congress approved June eleventh, nineteen hundred and six, entitled. "An Act to provide for the entry of Agricultural lands within forest reserves."

Lands restored to public domain. The lands hereby excluded from the Manzano National Forest which are not embraced in withdrawals for administrative sites for · use in the management of the Forest. or in any other reservation, or appropriation. shall be restored to the public domain and become subject to settlement under the genera] provisions of the homestead