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PROCLAMATIONS, 1937 39 Stat. 535. 16U. .C.. 1,2. Proviso. Withdrawal for Salt River Irrigation Proj- ect, Ariz. and control of this monument as provided in the act of Congress entitled "An Act To establish a National Park Service, and for other purposes", approved August 23, 1916 (ch. 408, 39 Stat. 535, U. S. C., title 16, secs. 1 and 2), and acts supplementary thereto or amendatory thereof: Provided, that the administration of the monument shall be subject to the withdrawal for the Salt River Irrigation project, Arizona. 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 23d day of February in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-seven and [SEAL] of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and sixty-first. FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT By the President: CORDELL HULL The Secretary of State. CUMBERLAND NATIONAL FOREST-KENTUCKY February 23, 1937 [No. 2227] Cumberland Na- tional Forest, Ky. Preamble. Statutory authori- zation. 36 Stat. 962. 16 U. . 0.. 515, 516. Reserving, etc. , des- ignated lands for na- tional forest. 26 Stat 1103. 16U.S.C. 471. 36 Stat. 963. 16U.S.C. 521. Description. BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS certain forest lands within the State of Kentucky 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 Cumberland National Forest: NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, President 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 Cumberland 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 said act of March 1, 1911, as amended, shall upon their acquisition be reserved and administered as a part of the Cumberland National Forest: Beginning at a point where the Southern Railroad crosses the Kentucky-Tennessee State line at Jellico, Tennessee; thence with the Kentucky-Tennessee State line in a westerly direction to where the Little South Fork of the Cumberland River crosses said line; thence down Little South Fork to the South Fork; thence down South Fork to the mouth of Cain Branch on the north side of the Martin Bend; thence up said Branch to a point in road about one-fourth of a mile southeast of Grace Hill Church; thence along road passing Grace Hill Church to United States Highway No. 27; thence easterly along said highway to Sugar Tree Road; thence along said road to Sugar Tree Hollow; thence down said Hollow to Cumberland River; thence up said River to the mouth of Baker Spring Creek; thence up said Creek to point in Dixie- Haynes Road near Dixie School; thence along said road to Ford across Cumberland River at a point between Dixie and Haynes Bends; thence up said River to the mouth of Buck Creek; thence 1818