Approval and proclamation. NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, President of the United States of America, do hereby approve and proclaim the foregoing regulations.
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 thirtieth day of July, 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-second.
FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT
By the President:
- Cordell Hull
- Secretary of State.
Capitol Reef National Monument—Utah
[ No. 2246 ]
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Capitol Reef National Monument, Utah.
Preamble. WHEREAS certain public lands in the State of Utah contain narrow canyons displaying evidence of ancient sand dune deposits of unusual scientific value, and have situated thereon various other objects of geological and scientific interest; and
WHEREAS it appears that it would be in the public interest to reserve such lands as a national monument, to be known as the Capitol Reef National Monument:
National monument set apart.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, President of the United States of America, under and by virtue of the
34 Stat. 225.
16 U.S. C. § 431. authority vested in me by section 2 of the act of June 9, 1906, ch. 3060, 34 Stat. 225 (U. S . C., title 16, sec. 431), do proclaim that, subject to all valid existing rights, the following-described lands in Utah are hereby reserved from all forms of appropriation under the public- land laws and set apart as the Capitol Reef National Monument:
Salt Lake Meridian
T. 28 S., R. 5 E.,
- All of sec. 34 north of the right-of-way of State Hwy. No. 24;
- secs. 35 and 36.
T. 28 S., R. 6 E.,
- sec. 31 and the west half of sec. 32.
T. 29 S., R. 5 E.,
- All of secs. 1 and 2 north of the right-of-way of State Hwy. No. 24.
T. 29 S., R. 6 E.,
- secs. 1 to 4, inclusive;
- All secs. 5, 6, 8 and 9 north of the right-of-way of State Hwy. No. 24;
- secs. 10 to 15, inclusive;
- All of sec. 16 north of the right-of-way of State Hwy. No. 24;
- secs. 22 to 25, inclusive;
- sec. 26, E½ and N½NW¼;
- sec. 27, N½N½;
- sec. 35, NE¼;
- sec. 36.