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miles of the town of Pocatello will have no preference right of entry
of the tract on which such improvements are situated, as the law pro-
vides that “all of said lands within five miles of the boundary line of
the town of Pocatello shall be sold at public auction.”
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 the 7th day of May in the year of
our Lord one thousand nine hundred and two, and of the
[seAL.] Independence of the United States the one hundred and
twenty-sixth.
THEODORE ROOSEVELT
By the President:
John HAY
Secretary of State.

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Whereas, the Yellowstone Park Timber Land Reserve, in the State of Wyoming, was established by proclamation dated March thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, and the boundary lines thereof were corrected by proclamation dated September tenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, and the Teton Forest Reserve, in the State of Wyoming, was established by proclamation dated February twenty-second, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, under and by virtue of 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”, 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 .. 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, it is further provided by the Act of Congress, approved 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 ninetyeight, and for other purposes”, that “The President is hereby authorized at any time to modify any Executive order that has been or ma 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, the public lands in the State of Wyoming, within the limits hereinafter described, are in part covered with timber, and it appears that the public good would be promoted by setting apart and reserving said lands as public reservations; Now, therefore, I, THEoDoRE Roosevelt, President of the United States, by virtue of the power vested in me by the aforesaid acts of Congress, do hereby make known and proclaim that, the executive roclamations of March thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-one 26 Stat., 1565), September tenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-one (27 Stat., 989) and February twenty-second, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven (29 Stat., 906), are hereby superseded, it being one purpose of this proclamation to establish the two forest reserves herein

Vol. 31, p. 476.

May 22, 1902.

Preamble.

Vol.26, p. 1103,

Vol. 30, p. 36.

Forest reservations, Wyoming.

Vol. 26, p. 1565.
Vol.27, p. 989.
Vol. 29, p. 906.

tive proclamations; and, therefore, there are hereby reserved from entry or settlement and set apart as Public Reservations all those certain tracts, pieces or parcels of land lying and being situate in the State of Wyoming and within the boundaries particularly described as follows, to wit:

Boundaries,
Post, pp. 2006, 2030.

Yellowstone Forest

THE YELLOWSTONE FOREST RESERVE. Reserve.

Beginning at the point where the eastern boundary line of the Yellowstone National Park intersects the boundary line between the States of Wyoming and Montana; thence easterly along said state boundary line to the point for its intersection with the range line between Ranges one hundred and three (103) and one hundred and four (104) West, Sixth (6th) Principal Meridian, Wyoming; thence southerly along said unsurveyed range line to the point for its intersection with the Fourteenth (14th) Standard Parallel North; thence easterly along said parallel to the north east corner of Township fiftysix (56) North, Range one hundred and four (104) West; thence southerly along the range line to the south-east corner of Township fifty-three (53) North, Range one hundred and four (104) West; thence westerly along the Thirteenth (13th) Standard Parallel North to the north-west corner of Township fifty-two (52) North, Range one hundred and four (104) West; thence southerly along the range line to the south-west corner of Township forty-nine (19) North, Range one hundred and four (104) West; thence easterly along the Twelfth (12th) Standard Parallel North to the north-east corner of Section four (4), Township, forty-eight (48) North, Range one hundred and four (104) West; thence southerly along the section lines to the south-east corner of Section thirty-three (33), said township; thence easterly to the north-east corner of Township forty-seven (47) North, Range one hundred and four (104) West; thence southerly to the south-east corner of said township; thence easterly to the north-east corner of

Township forty-six (46) North, Range one hundred and three (103) West; thence southerly to the south-east corner of said township; thence easterly to the north-east corner of Township forty-tive (15) North, Range one hundred and two (102) West; thence southerly along the range line, allowing for the proper offset on the Eleventh (11th) Standard Parallel North, to its intersection with the southern boundary line of Big Horn County, Wyoming, as defined in Sec. 982 of the Revised Statutes of Wyoming (1899); thence, in a general northwesterly and northerly direction, along said county line to its intersection with the southern boundary of the Yellowstone National Park: thence, in an easterly and northerly direction, along the southern and eastern boundaries of said park to the point of intersection with the boundary line between the States of Wyoming and Montana, the place of beginning, to be known as the Yellowstone Forest Reserve;

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Teton serve.

THE TETON FOREST RESERVE.

Boundaries.
Post, p. 2030.

Beginning at the point where the boundary line between the States of Wyoming and Idaho intersects the southern boundary of the Yellowstone National Park; thence easterly along the southern boundary of said park to its intersection with the western boundary line of Big Horn County, Wyoming, as defined in Sec. 982 of the Revised Statutes of Wyoming (1899); thence, in a general southerly and southeasterly direction, along said county line to the north-west corner of the Wind River or Shoshone Indian Reservation; thence, in a general southwesterly direction, along the western boundary of said reservation to its intersection with the township line between Townships forty-two (42) and forty-three (43) North; thence westerly along said township line to the south-west corner of Township forty-three (13) North, Range one hun

dred and seven (107) West; thence northerly to the north-west corner of said township; thence westerly to the north-east corner of Township forty-three (43) North, Range one hundred and nine (109) West; thence southerly along the range line to the south-east corner of Township forty-one (41) North, Range one hundred and nine (109) West; thence easterly along the Tenth (10th) Standard Parallel North to its intersection with the western boundary of the Wind River or Shoshone Indian Reservation; thence, in a southeasterly and southerly direction, along the western boundary of said reservation to the point for its intersection with the township line between Townships thirty; three (33) and thirty-four (34) North; thence westerly along said surveyed and unsurveyed township line to the south-west corner of Section thirty-four (31), Township thirty-four (31) North, Range one hundred and nine (109) West; thence northerly to the north-west corner of Section three (3), said township; thence westerly to the south east corner of Township thirty-five (35) North, Range one hundred and ten (110) West; thence northerly to the north-east corner of said township; thence westerly to the south-west corner of Section thirty-four (34), Township thirty-six (36) North, Range one hundred and ten (110) West; thence northerly to the north-west corner of Section three (3), said township; thence westerly along the Ninth (9th) Standard Parallel North to the south-east corner of Township thirty-seven (37) North, Range one hundred and ten (110) West; thence northerly along the range line to the south-east corner of Township forty (10) North, Range one hundred and ten (110) West; thence westerly to the south-west corner of said township; thence southerly along the range line to the south-east corner of Township thirty-seven (37) North, Range one hundred and eleven (111) West; thence westerly along the Ninth (9th) Standard Parallel North to the north-east corner of Section (4), Township thirty-six (36) North, Range one hundred and twelve (112) West; thence southerly to the south-east corner of section thirty-three (33), said township; thence we-terly to the north-east corner of Township thirty-five (35) North, Range one hundred and thirteen (113) West; thence southerly to the south-east corner of said township; thence westerly to the south-west corner of said township; thence southerly along the range line to the south-east corner of Township thirty-three (33) North, Range one hundred and fourteen (114) West; thence westerly along the Eighth (Sth) Standard Parallel North to the north-east corner of Township thirty two (32) North, Range one hundred and fifteen (115) West; thence southerly along the range line to the south-east corner of Township twenty-nine (29) North, Range one hundred and fifteen (115) West; thence westerly along the Seventh (7th) Standard Parallel North to the south-east corner of Township twenty-nine (29) North, Range one hundred and eighteen (118) West; thence northerly to the north-east corner of said township; thence westerly to the south-east corner of the south-west quarter of Section thirty-three (33), Township thirty (30) North, Range one hundred and eighteen (118) West; thence northerly along the quarter-section lines to the north-east corner of the south-west quarter of Section sixteen (16), said township; thence westerly to the northwest corner of said quarter-section; thence northerly along the section lines to the north-east corner of Section tive (5), said township; thence westerly to the north-west corner of said section; thence northerly to the north-east corner of the south-east quarter of Section thirty-one (31), Township thirty-one (31) North, Range one hundred and eighteen (118) West; thence westerly to the north-west corner of said quartersection; thence northerly along the quarter-section lines to the point of intersection with the Eighth (sth) Standard Parallel North; thence easterly along said parallel to the south-east corner of Township thirtythree (33) North, Range one hundred and eighteen (118) West; thence northerly to the north-east corner of said township; thence westerly

to the south-east corner of the south-west quarter of Section thirtyfour (34), Township thirty-four (34) North, Range one hundred and eighteen (118) West; thence northerly to the north-east corner of the south-west quarter of Section twenty-seven (27), said township; thence westerly to the north-west corner of said quarter-section; thence northerly to the north-west corner of said section; thence westerly to the south-east corner of the south-west quarter of Section twenty-one (21), said township; thence northerly along the quarter-section lines to the north-east corner of the south-west quarter of Section nine (9), said township; thence westerly to the north-west corner of said quarter-section; thence northerly to the north-east corner of Section eight (8), said township; thence westerly to the south-east corner of the south-west quarter of Section five (5), said township; thence northerly to the north-east corner of said quarter-section; thence westerly to the north-west corner of said quarter-section; thence northerly to the north-east corner of the south-east quarter of Section thirty-one (31), Township thirty-five (35) North, Range one hundred and eighteen (118) West; thence westerly to the north-west corner of the south-west quarter of said section; thence northerly along the range line to its intersection with the Ninth (9th) Standard Parallel North; thence westerly along said parallel to its intersection with the boundary line between the States of Wyoming and Idaho; thence northerly along said state boundary line to the point where it intersects the southern boundary of the Yellowstone National Park, the place of beginning, to be known as The Teton Forest Reserve; excepting and excluding from reservation all those certain tracts, pieces or parcels of land lying and being situate in the State of Wyoming and particularly described as follows, to wit:

Township forty (40) North, Range one hundred and sixteen (116) West; Townships forty-one (41) North, Ranges one hundred and fifteen (115) and one hundred and sixteen (116) West; and Townships forty; two (42) North, Ranges one hundred and fifteen (115) and one hundred and sixteen (116) West.

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.

Provided further, That nothing herein shall give any force or effect to any claim or right to any of the lands heretofore embraced within the Yellowstone Park Timber Land Reserve or the Teton Forest Reserve which would not have been entitled to recognition if said reserves as heretofore established had been continued in force without being merged into larger reserves as hereinbefore provided.

Warning is hereby expressly 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 22d day of May, in the year

of our Lord one thousand, nine hundred and two, and of SEAL.] the Independence of the United States the one hundred and twenty-sixth.

THEODORE ROOSEVELT By the President:

JOHN HAY

Secretary of State.

Lands excepted.

Reserved from settlement.

[No. 20.]

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

May 22, 1902.

A PROCLAMATION.

Preamble.
Vol. 26, p. 1103.

ming.

Boundaries,

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 State of Wyoming, within the limits hereinafter described, are in part covered with timber, and it appears that the public good would be promoted by setting apart and reserving said lands as a public reservation;

Now, therefore, I, THEODORE ROOSEVELT, President of the United Forest Reserve, WyoStates, 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 is 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 State of Wyoming and within the boundaries particularly described as follows, to wit:

Beginning at the point where the range line between Ranges seventysix (76) and seventy-seven (77) West, Sixth (6th) Principal Meridian, Wyoming, intersects the boundary line between the States of Wyoming and Colorado; thence westerly along said state boundary line to the point where it intersects the range line between Ranges eighty (80) and eighty-one (81) West; thence northerly along said range line, allowing for the proper offset on the Third (3rd) Standard Parallel North, to the south-east corner of Township fourteen (14) North, Range eighty-one (81) West; thence westerly to the south-west corner of said township; thence northerly along the range line, allowing for the proper offset on the Fourth (4th) Standard Parallel North, to the north-west corner of Township seventeen (17) North, Range eightyone (81) West; thence easterly to the north-east corner of said township; thence southerly to the south-east corner of said township; thence easterly along the Fourth (4th) Standard Parallel North to the south-west corner of Township seventeen (17) North, Range seventynine (79) West; thence northerly to the north-west corner of said township; thence easterly to the north-east corner of Section five (5), Township seventeen (17) North, Range seventy-eight (78) West; thence southerly along the section lines, allowing for the proper offset on the Fourth (4th) Standard Parallel North, to the south-east corner of Section thirty-two (32), Township fifteen (15) North, Range seventyeight (78) West; thence westerly to the north-east corner of Township fourteen (14) North, Range eighty (80) West; thence southerly to the south-east corner of said township; thence easterly along the township line to the north-east corner of Township thirteen (13) North, Range seventy-seven (77) West; thence southerly along the range line, allowing for the proper offset on the Third (3rd) Standard Parallel North, to the point where it intersects the boundary line between the States of Wyoming and Colorado, 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

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