Executive Order 5373—Appropriations Credited to the Governor of the Virgin Islands
Pursuant to the provisions of the appropriation for "Temporary Government for West Indian Islands," as contained in the Naval Appropriation Act for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1931, approved June 11, 1930, it is directed that the sum of $421,000, of which $15,000 may be expended for public wells, and such additional sum as may become available under this appropriation, be placed to the credit of the Governor of the Virgin Islands of the United States, to be expended in his discretion for necessary expenses incident to the occupation of the Virgin Islands and to the provisions of the act providing a temporary government for the West Indian Islands acquired by the United States from Denmark, and for other purposes, approved March 3, 1917; and he shall appoint and fix salaries of those persons employed by the government of the Virgin Islands of the United States whose positions and salaries are not specified in the annual budgets of the two colonial councils.
The White House,
June 20, 1930.
Herbert Hoover, Executive Order 5373—Appropriations Credited to the Governor of the Virgin Islands Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/361107