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BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

October 3, 1905.

A PROCLAMATION.

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Portales Forest WHEREAS, it is provided by section twenty-four of the act of
Reserve, N. Mex.
Preamble.

Congress, approved March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one,
Vol. 26, p. 1103. entitled, “An act to repeal timber-culture laws, and for other pur-

poses", " That the President of the United States may, from time to
time, set apart and reserve, in any State or Territory having public
land bearing forests, in any part of the public lands wholly or in part
covered with timber or undergrowth, whether of commercial value or
not, as public reservations, and the President shall, by public proc-
lamation, declare the establishment of such reservations and the limits
thereof”;

And whereas, the public lands in the Territory of New Mexico,
within the limits hereinafter described, are in part covered with tim-
ber, and it appears that the public good would be promoted by setting

apart and reserving said lands as a public reservation;
Forest reserve, Now, therefore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United
New Mexico.

States, by virtue of the power in me vested by section twenty-four of
the aforesaid Act of Congress, do hereby make known and proclaim
that there are hereby reserved from entry or settlement and set apart
as a Public Reservation all those certain tracts, pieces or parcels of
land lying and being situate in the Territory of New Mexico, and

within the boundaries particularly described as follows:
Description. Beginning at the north-west corner of Section four (4) Township

two (2) North, Range thirty-two (32) East, New Mexico Principal
Meridian, New Mexico; thence easterly to the north-west corner of
Section one (1), said township; thence southerly to the south-west
corner of said section; thence easterly to the south-east corner of
said section; thence southerly to the south-west corner of Section
seven (7), Township two (2) North, Range thirty-three (33) East;
thence easterly to the north-east corner of Section seventeen (17),
said township; thence southerly to the south-east corner of said sec-
tion; thence easterly to the north-east corner of Section twenty-two
(22), said township; thence southerly to the south-west corner of
Section two (2), Township one (1) North, Range thirty-three (33)
East; thence easterly to the north-east corner of Section twelve (12),
said township; thence southerly to the south-east corner of said sec-
tion; thence easterly to the north-east corner of Section seventeen
(17), Township one (1) North, Range thirty-five (35) East; thence
southerly to the south-east corner of said section; thence easterly to
the north-east corner of Section nineteen (19), Township one (1)
North, Range thirty-six (36) East; thence southerly to the south-
cast corner of said section; thence easterly to the north-east corner
of Section twenty-eight (28), said township; thence southerly to
the south-east corner of said section; thence easterly along the section
lines to the boundary line between the Territory of New Mexico
and the State of Texas, as it now exists or may hereafter be estab-
lished; thence southerly along said boundary line to the section
line between Sections ten (10) and fifteen (15), Township two (2)
South, Range thirty-seven (37) East, New Mexico Principal Merid-
ian, New Mexico, or extension thereof; thence westerly to the south-
east corner of Section eight (8), Township Two (2) South, Range
thirty-six (36) East; thence northerly to the north-east corner of
said section; thence westerly to the north-west corner of said section;
thence northerly to the north-east corner of Section six (6), said
township; thence westerly to the north-west corner of said township;

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thence northerly to the north-east corner of Section twenty-five (25),
Township one (1) South, Range thirty-five (35) East; thence west- ued.
erly to the south-east corner of Section twenty-one (21), said town-
ship; thence northerly to the north-east corner of said section;
thence westerly to the south-west corner of Section eighteen (18),
said township; thence northerly to the north-west corner of said
section; thence westerly to the south-west corner of Section nine
(9), Township one (1) South, Range thirty-four (34) East; thence
northerly to the north-west corner of said section; thence westerly to
the south-west corner of Section three (3), Township one (1) South,
Range thirty-three (33) East; thence northerly to the north-west
corner of said section; thence westerly to the south-east corner of
Township one (1) North, Range thirty-two (32) East; thence north-
erly to the north-east corner of Section thirty-six (36), said town-
ship; thence westerly to the north-west corner of said section;
thence northerly to the north-east corner of Section twenty-three
(23), said township; thence westerly to the south-west corner of Sec-
tion fifteen (15), said township; thence northerly to the north-east
corner of Section nine (9), said township; thence westerly to the
south-west corner of Section six (6), said township; thence north-
erly to the north-west corner of said township; thence westerly to the
south-west corner of Section thirty-five (35), Township two (2)
North, Range thirty-one (31) East; thence northerly to the north-
west corner of Section fourteen (14), said township; thence easterly
to the south-east corner of Section twelve (12), said township; thence
northerly to the north-east corner of said section; thence easterly to
the south-west corner of Section four (4), Township two (2) North,
Range thirty-two (32) East; thence northerly to the north-west cor-
ner of said section, the place of beginning;
Excepting from the force and effect of this proclamation all lands

Lands excepted. which may have been, prior to the date hereof, embraced in any legal entry or covered by any lawful filing duly of record in the proper United States Land Office, or upon which any valid settlement has been made pursuant to law, and the statutory period within which to make entry or filing of record has not expired; Provided, that this exception shall not continue to apply to any particular tract of land unless the entryman, settler or claimant continues to comply with the law under which the entry, filing or settlement was made.

Warning is hereby expressly given to all persons not to make settlement upon the lands reserved by this proclamation.

The reservation hereby established shall be known as the Portales Forest Reserve.

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 3 day of October, in the

year our Lord one thousand nine hundred and five, and (SEAL.] of the Independence of the United States the one hundred and thirtieth.

THEODORE ROOSEVELT By the President:

ELIHU Root

Secretary of State.

Reserved from settlement.

Name.

of

October 3, 1905.

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

A PROCLAMATION.

Little Belt Forest Reserve, Mont.

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WHEREAS, the Little Belt Mountains Forest Reserve, in the State

of Montana, was established by proclamation dated August sixteenth, Vol. 32. p. 2023 nineteen hundred and two, under and by virtue of section twentyPost, pp. 3 2 5 4, four of the Act of Congress, approved March third, eighteen hun

dred and ninety-one, entitled, "An act to repeal timber-culture laws, and for other purposes", which provides, " That the President of the United States may, from time to time, set apart and reserve, in any State or Territory having public land bearing forests, in any part of the public lands wholly or in part covered with timber or undergrowth, whether of commercial value or not, as public reservations, and the President shall, by public proclamation, declare the

establishment of such reservations and the limits thereof"; Vol. 30, p. 36. And whereas, it is further provided by the Act of Congress, ap

proved June fourth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, entitled, “An act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, and for other purposes”, that "the President is hereby authorized at any time to modify any Executive order that has been or may hereafter be made establishing any forest reserve, and by such modification may reduce the area or change the boundary lines of such reserve, or may vacate altogether any order creating such reserve";

And whereas, it appears that the public good would be promoted by adding to the said forest reserve certain lands, within the State of Montana, which are in part covered with timber;

Now, therefore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United larged.

States, by virtue of the power in me vested by the aforesaid act of Congress, approved June fourth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, do hereby make known and proclaim that the aforesaid Little Belt Mountains Forest Reserve is hereby enlarged to include the said additional lands, and that the boundaries of the reserve are, accord

ingly, changed to read as follows: Description. Beginning at the north-east corner of Township fifteen (15)

North, Range ten (10) East, Principal Meridian, Montana; thence southerly to the south-west corner of Township fifteen (15) North, Range eleven (11) East; thence easterly to the north-east corner of Section four (4), Township fourteen (14) North, Range eleven (11) East; thence southerly to the south-west corner of Section thirty-four (34), said township; thence easterly to the north-east corner of Township thirteen (13) North, Range eleven (11) East; thence southerly, allowing for the offset on the Third (3rd) Standard Parallel North, to the south-west corner of Township twelve (12) North, Range twelve (12) East; thence easterly to the northeast corner of Township eleven (11) North, Range thirteen (13) East; thence southerly to the south-east corner of Township ten (10) North, Range thirteen (13) East; thence westerly to the southwest corner of Township ten (10) North, Range ten (10) East; thence northerly to the north-east corner of Township ten (10) North, Range nine (9) East; thence westerly to the south-west corner of Section thirty-four (34), Township eleven (11) North, Range nine (9) East; thence northerly to the north-east corner of Section four (4), said township; thence westerly to the south-west corner of Township twelve (12) North, Range nine (9) East; thence northerly to the north-east corner of Township twelve (12) North, Range eight (8) East; thence westerly to the south-west corner of

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Section thirty-four (34), Township thirteen (13) North, Range
eight (8) East; thence northerly to the north-east corner of Section med.
twenty-one (21), said township; thence westerly to the south-west
corner of Section eighteen (18), said township; thence northerly
to the north-west corner of Township fifteen (15) North, Range
eight (8) East; thence easterly to the north-east corner of Town-
ship fifteen (15) North, Range ten (10) East, the place of begin-
ning;

And further beginning at the south-west corner of Section six (6), Township seven (7) North, Range eight (8) East, Principal Meridian, Montana; thence northerly to the north-east corner of Section thirty-six (36), Township eight (8) North, Range seven (7) East; thence westerly to the south-west corner of Section twentyfive (25), said township; thence northerly to the north-east corner of Section twenty-six (26), said township; thence westerly to the south-west corner of Section twenty-three (23), said township: thence northerly, allowing for the offset on the Second (2nd) Standard Parallel North, to the north-west corner of Section twenty-six (26), Township nine (9) North, Range seven (7) East; thence easterly to the south-east corner of Section twenty-three (23), said township; thence northerly to the north-west corner of Section twenty-four (24), said township; thence easterly to the south-east corner of Section thirteen (13), said township; thence northerly to the north-west corner of Section seven (7), Township nine (9) North, Range eight (8) East; thence easterly to the north-east corner of Section eight (8), said township; thence southerly to the south-west corner of Section nine (9), said township; thence easterly to the south-east corner of Section twelve (12), said township; thence northerly to the north-west corner of Township nine (9) North, Range nine (9) East; thence easterly to the north-east corner of Section four (+), said township; thence southerly to the southwest corner of Section three (3), said township; thence easterly to the north-east corner of Section ten (10), said township; thence southerly to the south-west corner of Section fourteen (14), said township; thence easterly to the south-east corner of Section thirteen (13), said township; thence northerly to the north-west corner of Section eighteen (18), Township nine (9) North, Range ten (10) East; thence easterly to the north-east corner of Section seventeen (17), said township; thence southerly to the south-west corner of Section sixteen (16), said township; thence easterly to the northeast corner of Section twenty-two (22), said township; thence southerly to the south-west corner of Section thirty-five (35), said township; thence easterly to the north-east corner of Section two (2), Township eight (8) North, Range ten (10) East; thence southerly to the south-east corner of Section eleven (11), said township; thence westerly to the south-west corner of Section ten (10), said township; thence northerly to the north-east corner of Section nine (9), said township; thence westerly to the south-west corner of Section four (4), said township; thence northerly to the north-east corner of Section five (5), said township; thence westerly to the north-west corner of Section three (3), Township eight (8) North, Range nine (9) East; thence southerly to the south-east corner of Section nine (9), said township; thence westerly to the north-west corner of Section eighteen (18), said township; thence southerly to the south-east corner of Section thirteen (13), Township eight (8) North, Range eight (8) East; thence westerly to the north-west corner of Section twenty-four (21), said township; thence southerly to the north-east corner of Section thirty-five (35), said township; thence westerly to the north-west corner of said section; thence

southerly to the south-west corner of said section; thence westerly to the north-west corner of Section three (3), Township seven (7) North, Range eight (8) East; thence southerly to the south-west corner of said section; thence westerly to the south-west corner of Section six (6), said township, the place of beginning;

Such of the above-named corners as have not been established by the official surveys being intended to be located at the points where such corners would fall in projecting the surveys in the directions indicated without allowing for any irregularities which may occur

in actually extending the surveys; Lands excepted. Excepting from the force and effect of this proclamation all lands

which may have been, prior to the date hereof, embraced in any legal entry or covered by any lawful filing duly of record in the proper United States Land Office, or upon which any valid settlement has been made pursuant to law, and the statutory period within which to make entry or filing of record has not expired: Provided, that this exception shall not continue to apply to any particular tract of land unless the entryman, settler or claimant continues to comply

with the law under which the entry, filing or settlement was made. Reserved from Warning is hereby expressly given to all persons not to make set

tlement upon the lands reserved by this proclamation. Change of name. This reservation shall be known hereafter as the Little Belt For

est Reserve.

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 3d day of October, in the

year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and five, (SEAL.] and of the Independence of the United States the one dred and thirtieth.

THEODORE ROOSEVELT By the President:

ELIHU ROOT

Secretary of State.

settlement.

October 12, 1905.

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

A PROCLAMATION.

Jemez Forest Reserve, New Mexico.

Preamble.
Vol. 26, p. 1103.
Post, p. 3261.

WHEREAS, it is provided by section twenty-four of the Act of Congress, approved March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, entitled, "An act to repeal timber-culture laws, and for other purposes", " That the President of the United States may, from time to time, set apart and reserve, in any State or Territory having public land bearing forests, in any part of the public lands wholly or in part covered with timber or undergrowth, whether of commercial value or not, as public reservations, and the President shall, by public proclamation, declare the establishment of such reservations and the limits thereof”;

And whereas, the public lands, in the Territory of New Mexico. which are hereinafter indicated, are in part covered with timber, and it appears that the public good would be promoted by setting apart said lands as a public reservation;

Now, therefore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the power in me vested by section twenty-four of the aforesaid Act of Congress, do proclaim that there are hereby reserved from entry or settlement and set apart as a Public Reservation, for the use and benefit of the people, all the tracts of land, in the Territory of New Mexico, shown as the Jemez Forest Reserve on the diagram forming a part hereof:

Forest reserve, New Mexico.

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