Proclamation 2193

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Joshua Tree National Monument—California

August 10, 1936
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[ No. 2193 ]
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

Joshua Tree National Monument, Calif.
Preamble.
WHEREAS certain public lands in the State of California contain historic and prehistoric structures, and have situated thereon various objects of historic 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 Joshua Tree National Monument:

Reservation of areas for national monument.
34 Stat. 225.
16 U.S.C. § 431.
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 2 of the act of June 8, 1906, ch. 3060, 34 Stat. 225 (U. S . C., title 16, sec. 431), do proclaim that, subject to existing rights and prior withdrawals, the following-described lands in California are hereby reserved from all forms of appropriation under the public-land laws and set apart as the Joshua Tree National Monument:

San Bernadino Meridian

San Bernardino Meridian.

T. 1 S., R. 5 E., secs. 19 to 36, inclusive.
T. 2 S., R. 5 E., secs. 1 to 6, 11 to 13, inclusive, and those parts of secs. 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15 and 24 lying north of the north boundary of the Colorado River Aqueduct right-of-way.

T. 1 S., R. 6 E., secs. 19 to 36, inclusive.
T. 2 S., R. 6 E., secs. 1 to 18, 21 to 26, inclusive, and those parts of secs. 19, 20, 27, 28, 34, 35 and 36 lying north of aqueduct right-of-way.
T. 3 S ., R. 6 E., that part of sec. 1 lying north of aqueduct right-of-way.
Ts. 1 and 2 S., R. 7 E . (Partly unsurveyed).
T. 3 S., R. 7 E., secs. 1 to 6, 8 to 16, 23 to 24, inclusive, and those parts of secs. 7, 17, 18, 21, 22, 25 and 26 lying north of aqueduct right-of-way.
Ts. 1 and 2 S., R. 8 E. (partly unsurveyed).
T. 3 S., R. 8 E., secs. 1 to 30, 33 to 36, inclusive, and those parts of secs. 31 and 32 lying north of aqueduct right-of-way.
T. 4 S., R. 8 E., those parts of secs. 4 and 5 lying north of aqueduct right-of-way.
T.1S., R.9E., secs. 5 to 9 and 16 to 36, inclusive.
Ts. 2 and 3 S., R. 9 E. (partly unsurveyed).
Ts. 1 to 3 S., R. 10 E. (partly unsurveyed).
T. 5 S., R. 10 E., secs. 1 to 30, inclusive, and those parts of secs. 31 to 36 lying north of aqueduct right-of-way.
Ts. 1 to 4 S., R. 11 E. (partly unsurveyed).
T. 5 S., R. 11 E., secs. 1 to 30 and 32 to 36, inclusive, and that part of sec. 31 lying north of aqueduct right-of-way.
T. 6 S., R. 11 E., those parts of secs. 1 to 6 lying north of aqueduct right-of-way.
Ts. 1 to 5 S., R. 12 E. (partly unsurveyed).
T. 6 S., R. 12 E., those parts of secs. 1 to 6 lying north of aqueduct right-of-way.
Ts. 1 to 4 S., R. 13 E. (partly unsurveyed).
T. 5 S., R. 13 E., secs. 1 to 24, inclusive, and those parts of secs.
28, 29, 30 and 31 lying north of aqueduct right-of-way (partly unsurveyed).
Ts. 1 to 3 S., R. 14 E. (partly unsurveyed).
T. 4 S., R. 14 E., secs. 1 to 11,14 to 23, 27 to 34, inclusive, and those parts of secs. 12, 13, 24, 25, 26 and 35 lying west of aqueduct right-of-way (unsurveyed).
Ts. 1 and 2 S., R. 15 E. (partly unsurveyed).
T. 3 S., R. 15 E., secs. 1 to 19, inclusive, and sec. 24; those parts of secs. 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 29, 30 and 31 lying north of aqueduct right-of-way (partly unsurveyed).
T. 4 S., R. 15 E., those parts of secs. 6 and 7 lying west of aqueduct right-of-way;
containing approximately 825,340 acres.

Warning against unauthorized acts. Warning is hereby expressly given to all unauthorized persons not to appropriate, injure, destroy, or remove any feature of this monument and not to locate or settle upon any of the lands thereof.

Supervision. The Director of the National Park Service, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, shall have the supervision, management, and control of the monument as provided in the act of Congress entitled 39 Stat. 535.
16 U. S. C. §§ 1, 2.
"An Act To establish a National Park Service, and for other purposes," approved August 25, 1916 (ch. 408, 39 Stat. 535, U. S. C., title 16, secs. 1 and 2), and acts supplementary thereto or amendatory thereof.


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 10" day of August, 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,

William Phillips
Acting Secretary of State.


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States federal government (see 17 U.S.C. 105).