Executive Order 5796—Withdrawal of Public Lands for Classification, Illinois and Wisconsin
Pursuant to the authority conferred upon me by the act of Congress approved June 25, 1910 (36 Stat. 847-848), as amended by the act of Congress approved August 24, 1912 (37 Stat. 497), it is hereby ordered that all public lands of the United States as hereinafter indicated be, and the same are hereby, withdrawn from settlement, location, sale, entry, and all forms of appropriation, subject to valid existing rights in and to the same, pending classification and legislation:
All islands in the Fox River in Illinois and Wisconsin and in the chain of lakes in said States drained thereby and all lands in the drainage basin through which the river flows.
This order shall continue in full force and effect unless and until revoked by the President or by act of Congress.
The White House,
February 10, 1932.
Herbert Hoover, Executive Order 5796—Withdrawal of Public Lands for Classification, Illinois and Wisconsin Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/361349