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Executive Order 5136—Amending Alaska Railroad Townsite Regulations

June 12, 1929

Under and pursuant to the provisions of the act of Congress approved March 12, 1914 (38 Stat. 305), it is ordered that Executive Order No. 3489, issued June 10, 1921, containing the Alaska Railroad Townsite Regulations, is hereby amended to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to reappraise and sell the unimproved lots in Nenana Townsite, Alaska, belonging to the United States, and to readjust the assessments levied against them for the improvement of streets, sidewalks and alleys, and for the promotion of sanitation and fire protection by the Alaska Railroad prior to August 31, 1921.

As to the lots within said townsite which have been forfeited for failure to pay such assessments, upon which valuable improvements have been placed, the provisions of said order regarding the collection of the unpaid assessments remain effective.

This order shall continue in full force and effect unless and until revoked by the President or by act of Congress.

Signature of Herbert Hoover

The White House,
June 12, 1929.

Herbert Hoover, Executive Order 5136—Amending Alaska Railroad Townsite Regulations Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/360836

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