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Executive Order 5743—Partial Revocation of Withdrawal of Public Lands, Arkansas

November 07, 1931

It is hereby ordered that Executive Order No. 5194 of September 16, 1929, withdrawing certain public lands in Arkansas for classification, be, and it is hereby, revoked in so far as it affects the following described lands:

Fifth Principal Meridian

T. 3 N., R. 23 W., that part of the NE. ¼ SW. ¼ sec. 15, lying north and west of the Fourche Lafave River;

T. 5 N., R. 26 W., sec. 32, SE. ¼ SE. ¼;

T. 1 N., R. 28 W., sec. 5, SW. ¼ SE. ¼;

sec. 6, SE. ¼ SE. ¼ and SW. ¼ SW. ¼;

T. 1 N., R. 29 W., sec. 1, SE. ¼ SE. ¼.

And it is hereby ordered, pursuant to Public Resolution 85, approved June 12, 1930 (46 Stat. 580), that, subject to valid rights, the public lands in the areas released from such withdrawal shall be opened only to entry under the homestead laws by qualified ex-service men for whose service recognition is granted by said resolution, under the terms and conditions of said resolution and the regulations issued thereunder, for a period of 91 days beginning with the 63d day from and after the date hereof, and thereafter to appropriation by the general public under any applicable public land law.

Subsequent to the date hereof and prior to the date of restoration to general disposition as herein provided, no right may be acquired to such lands by settlement in advance of entry, or otherwise except strictly in accordance herewith.

Signature of Herbert Hoover

The White House,
November 7, 1931.

Herbert Hoover, Executive Order 5743—Partial Revocation of Withdrawal of Public Lands, Arkansas Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/361392

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