Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 39 Part 2.djvu/624

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PROCLAMATIONS, 1916. 1791 hundredths feet; thence south seventy-four degrees thirty minutes m§,°_§}"*¥"’°""°°‘* west to a point one hundred and fifty feet distant from the shore of ` Eagle Lake; thence northerly, but everywhere parallel with and one hundred and fifty feet distant from said shore of Eagle Lake to the southeastern line _0f land of W. M. Roberts; thence north fifty-two degrees thirty minutes east, but everywhere followin the southeasterly line of said land of Roberts one thousand two Iiundred and seventy and five·tenths feet, more or less, to an iron bolt at a corner of lan of the Estate of T. L. Roberts; thence south thirty-seven degrees thirty minutes east, but everywhere followin the southwest line of said Roberts Estate and land now or formerly of William H. Puffer one thousand one hundred and fifty-five feet, more or less, to a stone post at the southwest corner of said land of Puffer; thence north fifty-two degrees thirty minutes east, but always following the southeastcrly line of land now or formerly of Puffer et als, eindg lot No. 56 on said Peters Plan, to the Thomas Wasgatt Lot, so oalle ; thence south thirty-seven degrees thirltiy minutes east, following said Waslgatt Lot, to land former y of the eirs of Benjamin Ash, now of the odick Realty Company; thence south two de rees thirty minutes west, but always followin said land of the Rodigk Realty Company Eve thousand seven hundred and thirty-five feet to said Brewer- Gilmore Division Line, or Deane Line; thence north forty-five degrees east, always following said land of Rodick Realt Company, et als, three thousand eight hundred and fifty-two and, seventy- ve onehundredths feet, more or less, to the hemlock tree, the p ace of beginnin , and WHEREAS, the said conveyance has been accepted by the Secretary of the Interior in the manner and for the purposes prescribed in said act of Congress,_ and WHEREAS, the said lands embrace about five thousand acres adjacent to and including the summit of Mount Desert Island which island was discovered by Samuel de Champlain and upon which he first landed when, acting under the authority of Sieur de Monts, he explored and described the purgsent New England coast, an exploration and discovery of great toric interest. The top0EIash1c con- Hguration, the geologyillthe fauna and the flora of the is , largely embraced within the `ts of the Monument, also, are of great scientific interest, Now, therefore, I, Woodrow Wilson, President of the United M§,",,§§{°““ “°°““‘°“‘· States of America, by virtue of the power and authority in me vested V¤¤· 34.1% 225- by Section 2 of said Act of Congress, do hereby declare and proclaim that the said lands hereinbefore described and which are located within the irregular tract and fully delineated on the diagram hereto attached and made a part hereof, are hereby reserved and set xgpart as a National Monument, to be known and recognized as the ieur do Monts National Monument. _ mb Warning is hereby expressly given to all unauthorized persons not mf,*,,°§’§',§°"°‘“ to appropriate, injure, destroy or remove any of the features or objects included within the boundaries of this Monument and not to locate or settle u on any of the lands thereof. IN WI'l')NESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be aflixed. Done at the City of Washington, this Sth day of JULY, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and sixteen, [sam.,] and of the Independence of the United States the one hundred and forty-first. Woomzow Winsor: By the President: FRANK L. Pom: Acting Secretary of S'tate.