Proclamation, January 7, 1925

Purpose: Transfer of Land to Manti National Forest

Date: January 7, 1925

(Original document available here)

WHEREAS, an Executive order dated November 6, 1923, transferred to the Uinta National Forest all lands in Townships 13, 14 and 15 South of Ranges 1 and 2 East, Salt Lake Meridian, theretofore embraced in the Manti National Forest; and

WHEREAS, it appears that the public good will be promoted by adding certain lands in Utah to the Manti National Forest;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Calvin Coolidge, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the power in me vested by the act of Congress approved March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one (26 Stat., 1095), entitled, “An Act To repeal timber-culture laws, and for other purposes”, and also by the act of Congress approved June fourth, eighteen hundred and ninety- seven (30 Stat., 11 at 34 and 36), 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 boundaries of the Manti National Forest are hereby changed to include Sections 1 and 2 and the NE 1/4 and S 1/2 of Section 3, Township 14 South, Range 7 East, Salt Lake Meridian, Utah .

The withdrawal made by this proclamation shall, as to all lands which are at this date legally appropriated under the public land laws or reserved for any public purpose, be subject to and shall not interfere with or defeat legal rights under such appropriation, nor prevent the use for such public purpose of lands so reserved, so long as such appropriation is legally maintained or such reservation remains in force.

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 7th day of January in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and twenty-five, and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and forty-ninth.

Citation: The Statutes at Large of the United States of America from December, 1923 to March, 1925

The Coolidge Foundation gratefully acknowledges the volunteer efforts of Robert Manchester, who prepared this document for digital publication.

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