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PROCLAMATIONS, 1936 eluding, however, the town of Pineland; thence with the Sabine- Jasper County Line N 77040' E 353.00 chains to the corner of Sabine, Jasper and Newton Counties; thence with the Sabine- Newton County Line N 86015' E 1469.00 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. SAM HOUSTON 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 and7 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 Sam Houston 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 Sam Houston 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 acqui- sition be reserved and administered as a part of the Sam Houston National Forest: Beginning at Monument-J331 which is identical with corner 6 of Tract J3c, property of the United States, and from which Huntsville is N 38°W 32 miles approximately; thence with seven (7) lines of the Elihu Davids Survey, Abstract No. 157, northerly 58.50 chains to corer 1 of Tract J3c, identical with the fifteenth corner of said Elihu Davids Survey, westerly 26.77 chains, nor- therly 80.00 chains, westerly 36.54 chains, southerly 26.10 chains, westerly 39.56 chains, northerly 39.19 chains to the twenty-first corner of said survey, on a south line of the Pleasant Gray Survey, Abstract No. 24; thence with two (2) lines of said Pleasant Gray Survey easterly 9.60 chains, northerly 176.71 chains to the north- east corer of said survey, identical with the northwest corner of the Thos. P . McMillian Survey Abstract No. 388; thence with the north line of said Thos. P. McMillian Survey easterly 32.70 chains to State Highway No. 19; thence with said highway north- October 13, 1936 [No. 2205] Sam Houston Na- tional Forest, Tax. Preamble. Statutory authori- zation. 36 Stat. 962. 16 U. . C.C. 515, 516. Reserving etc. , des ignated lands for na- tional forest. 26 Stat. 1103. 16U.. C. 1471. s6 Stat. 903 . 16U. 8.. 5.21. Description. 1789