Executive Order 2029—Transferring Deadmans Island to the Health Service
It is hereby ordered that the following-described portion of the Military Reservation of Deadmans Island, situate at Los Angeles harbor, California, be and the same is hereby transferred to the Treasury Department and set aside for the use of the Public Health Service, viz.:
Beginning at U. S. Engineer Station "R," which is U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Station "Deadmans Island," thence N. 72 deg. 25' E. 413.32 feet to a point; thence S. 17 deg. 35' E. 500 feet to a point; thence S. 72 deg. 25' W. 522.72 feet to a point; thence N. 17 deg. 35' W. 500 feet to a point; thence N. 72 deg. 25' E. 109.4 feet to point of beginning.
Area: 6 acres.
THE WHITE HOUSE,
August 26, 1914.
Woodrow Wilson, Executive Order 2029—Transferring Deadmans Island to the Health Service Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/275283