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Executive Order 5813—Withdrawal of Coal Lands, Alaska

February 29, 1932

Under authority and pursuant to the provisions of the act of Congress approved June 25, 1910 (36 Stat. 847-848), as amended by the act of August 24, 1912 (37 Stat. 497), it is hereby ordered that, subject to valid existing claims, the following lands are hereby temporarily withdrawn from settlement, location, sale, entry, lease, or other disposal and reserved for the purposes of investigation, examination, and classification.

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

Seward Meridian

T. 19 N., R. 2 E., secs. 31 and 32;

T. 18 N., R. 2 E., secs. 5 and 6.

Signature of Herbert Hoover

The White House,
February 29, 1932.

Herbert Hoover, Executive Order 5813—Withdrawal of Coal Lands, Alaska Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/361414

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