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1782 October 13. 1936 [No. 2203] Davy Crockett Na- tional Forest, Tex. Preamble. Statutoryauthoriza- tion. 38 Stat. 962 . 1lU.S.C.§§516, 516. Reserving, etc., des- ignated lands for na- tional forest. 26 Stat. 1103 . 16U. S.C. I471. 36 Stat. 963. 16U .8 . 1 521. Description. BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS certain forest lands within the State of Texas have been or may hereafter be acquired by the United States of America under the authority of sections 6 and 7 of the act of March 1, 1911, ch. 186, 36 Stat. 961, as amended (U. S. C., title 16, secs. 515, 516); and WHEREAS it appears that it would be in the public interest to reserve and designate such lands as the Davy Crockett National Forest: NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, Presi- dent of the United States of America, under and by virtue of the authority vested in me by section 24 of the act of March 3, 1891, ch. 561, 26 Stat. 1095, 1103, as amended (U. S . C ., title 16, sec. 471), and by section 11 of the said act of March 1, 1911 (U. S . C., title 16, sec. 521), do proclaim that there are hereby reserved and set apart as the Davy Crockett National Forest all lands of the United States within the following-described area, and that all lands therein which may hereafter be acquired by the United States under authority of the said act of March 1, 1911, as amended, shall upon their acquisi- tion be reserved and administered as a part of the Davy Crockett National Forest: Beginning in Trinity County and on the right bank of the Neches River at a point identical with the beginning corner of Tract K2a-I as surveyed by the U. S . Forest Service; thence with said tract, West 23.80 chains to a point north of the begin- ning corner of Tract K2u, property of the United States; thence crossing the James A. Lee survey, Abstract No. 389, South 57.70 chains to the beginning corner of Tract K2u; thence with three (3) PROCLAMATIONS, 1936 erly 282.00 chains to the second corner thereof; thence westerly with the south line of said survey to the center of Shawnee Creek; thence southerly down and with Shawnee Creek to the point of confluence with the Neches River; thence easterly down with the left bank of the Neches River 2000.00 chains to the eighth corner of the Wm. B . Green Survey, Abstract No. 155; thence with five (5) lines of said survey easterly 131.15 chains, southerly 62.71 chains, easterly 42.34 chains, northerly 64.06 chains, easterly 111.29 chains to a point on the right bank of the Angelina River; thence up and with the right bank of the Angelina River 1050.00 chains to a point opposite and southerly of the point of beginning; thence northerly crossing the Angelina River 2.00 chains to the point of beginning. The area described above is graphically shown on the diagram attached hereto and made a part hereof. 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 13" day of October, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-six and of [SEAL] the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and sixty-first. FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT By the President: CORDELL HULL Secretary of State. DAVY CROCKETT NATIONAL FOREST-TEXAS