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PROCLAMATIONS, 1936 SABINE NATIONAL FOREST-TEXAS 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, sections 515, 516); and WHEREAS it appears that it would be in the public interest to reserve and designate such lands as the Sabine 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, section 471), and by section 11 of the said act of March 1, 1911 (U. S . C., title 16, section 521), do proclaim that there are hereby reserved and set apart as the Sabine 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 Sabine National Forest: October 13, 1936 [No. 22041 Sabine National Forest, Tex. Preamble. Statutory authori- zation. 36 Stat. 962. 16U. .C.§§515, 516. Reserving, etc. , des- ignated lands for na- tional forest. 26 Stat. 1103 . 16U.S. C. 471. 36 Stat. 963. 16 U.S.C. 521. Beginning at the junction of the Sabine-Newton County Line Description. with the Texas-Louisiana State Line on the Sabine River; thence up and with the Sabine River and the State Line northerly 8330.00 chains to the southeast corner of the Ann Gray Survey, Abstract No. 240; thence southwesterly with the southeast line of the Ann Gray Survey to the beginning corner of Tract Slb-I, property of the United States; thence with ten (10) lines of Tract Slb-I, N 30040' W 37.60 chains, West 60.20 chains, S 2040' W 41.80 chains, S 0°40' W 49.40 chains, S 89°30' W 8.30 chains, South 46.10 chains, N 89°45' E 70.50 chains, S 66°35' W 23.00 chains, S 22°25' E 34.90 chains, N 72050' E 54.30 chains to corner 17 thereof on the southwest line of the Stephen English Survey, Abstract No. 180; thence with the southwest line of the Stephen English Survey southeasterly 78.00 chains to a point in the line; thence passing in line corer 14 of Tract Slb-I, N 67030' E 111.00 chains to corner 13 of said tract; thence with the north- east line of the Stephen English Survey southeasterly 229.00 chains to the north corner of the Mrs. M. L. Davis 800 acre tract as recorded in Book 135, page 232, Shelby County Deed Records; thence with the northwest line of said tract southwesterly 111.00 chains to the west corner thereof on the southwest line of the Stephen English Survey; thence with the southwest line of the Stephen English Survey southeasterly 93.00 chains to the begin- ning corner thereof in Tenaha Bayou; thence up and with Tenaha Bayou southwesterly 234.00 chains to the junction with Beau- champ Creek; thence up and with the meanders of Beauchamp Creek 360.00 chains to the confluence with Bell Creek; thence up and with the meanders of Bell Creek 420.00 chains to the inter- section with the north line of the John Hughes Survey, Abstract No. 318; thence with the north line of the John Hughes Survey and the north line of the R. S . Forbuss Survey, Abstract No. 209, westerly 78.00 chains to corer 11 of Tract Slu, identical with Monument-S230; thence with the north line of the T. W. Bounds Survey, Abstract No. 1186, and the Mary J. Baker Survey, Abstract No. 1141, westerly 54.00 chains to the eighth corer of 1787