Executive Order 3871—Secretary of Navy to Enforce Prohibition in Virgin Islands
Pursuant to the authority conferred in the Act "to provide a temporary Government for the West Indian Islands acquired by the United States from Denmark," etc., approved March 3, 1917, the administration of the National Prohibition Act in those Islands, now known as the Virgin Islands of the United States, is hereby transferred from the Secretary of the Treasury to the Secretary of the Navy.
WARREN G. HARDING
THE WHITE HOUSE, June 19, 1923.
Warren G. Harding, Executive Order 3871—Secretary of Navy to Enforce Prohibition in Virgin Islands Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/329270