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March 2, 1907.

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

Olympic Forest
Reserve, Wash.
Prea mble.

p.

Vol. 32, p. 1981.

Boundaries further enlarged.

Vol. 36, p. 36.

WHEREAS, the Olympic Forest Reserve, in the State of Wash

ington, was established by proclamation dated February twentyVol. 31. p. 1962. Second, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, and the boundaries there

of have been subsequently changed to exclude therefrom certain lands and also to include additional lands in the State of Washington;

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

Now, therefore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the power in me vested by the Act of Congress, approved June fourth, eighteen hundred and ninetyseven, 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," do proclaim that the aforesaid Olympic Forest Reserve is hereby enlarged to include the said additional lands, and that the boundaries of the

reserve are now as shown on the diagram forming a part hereof; Lands excepted. Excepting from the force and effect of this proclamation all lands

which are at this date embraced in any legal entry or covered by any lawful filing or selection 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; and also excepting all lands which at this date are embraced within any withdrawal or reservation for any use or purpose to which this reservation for forest uses is inconsistent: Provided, that these exceptions 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, or unless the reservation or withdrawal to which this reservation is inconsistent continues in force; not excepting from the force and effect of this proclamation, however, any land within the boundary herein described, which has been withdrawn to protect the coal therein but this proclamation does not vacate any such coal land withdrawal; and provided that these exceptions shall not apply to any land embraced in any selection, entry or filing, which has been allowed or permitted to remain of record subject to the creation of a permanent reservation.

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

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 2d day of March, in the year

of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and seven, and of SEAL.] the Independence of the United States the one hundred and thirty-first.

THEODORE ROOSEVELT
By the President:
ELIHU ROOT

Secretary of State.

Coal lands.

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Reserved settlement.

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