Franklin D. Roosevelt

Executive Order 6197—Revocation of Administrative-Site Withdrawal, Montana

July 06, 1933

It is hereby ordered that Executive Order No. 2713, dated September 27, 1917, withdrawing the E½NE¼ sec. 20, T. 1 S., R. 9 W., principal meridian, 80 acres, Montana, for use by the Forest Service as an administrative site, be, and the same is hereby, revoked.

And it is hereby ordered, pursuant to Public Resolution 85, approved June 12, 1930 (46 Stat. 580), that, subject to valid rights, the above-described area shall be opened only to entry under the homestead or desert-land laws by qualified ex-service men for whose service recognition is granted by said resolution and the regulations issued thereunder, for a period of 91 days beginning with the sixty-third day from and after the date hereof, 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 right may be acquired to such lands by settlement in advance of entry or otherwise except strictly in accordance herewith.

Signature of Franklin D. Roosevelt

The White House,
July 6, 1933.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Executive Order 6197—Revocation of Administrative-Site Withdrawal, Montana Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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