Executive Order 5823—Revocation of Withdrawal of Public Lands Pending Resurvey, Colorado
It is hereby ordered that Executive Order No. 4827, dated March 12, 1928, which withdrew the public lands in T. 36 N., R. 12 W., and sees. 1, 12, 13, 24, 25, and 36, T. 36 N., R. 13 W., New Mexico principal meridian, Colorado, pending resurvey, be, and the same is hereby, revoked.
And it is hereby ordered pursuant to Public Resolution 85 of June 12, 1930 (46 Stat. 580), that, subject to valid rights, the unreserved public lands in the abovedescribed sections in said T. 36 N., R. 13 W., if otherwise subject to disposition, shall be opened under the terms and conditions of such resolution and the regulations issued thereunder, to entry under the homestead or desert land laws only, by qualified ex-service men for whose service recognition is granted by the resolution, for a period of 91 days beginning with the date of the official filing of the plat of resurvey of the said township, and thereafter to appropriation by the general public under any public land law applicable thereto.
Subsequent to the date hereof and prior to the date of restoration to general disposition as herein provided, no rights may be acquired to the released land by settlement in advance of entry or otherwise, except strictly in accordance herewith.
All the lands in T. 36 N., R. 12 W., are included within the limits of the Montezuma National Forest.
The White House,
March 21, 1932.
Herbert Hoover, Executive Order 5823—Revocation of Withdrawal of Public Lands Pending Resurvey, Colorado Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/361424