Franklin D. Roosevelt

Executive Order 6546—Withdrawing Public Lands for Cemetery Purposes, Alaska

January 02, 1934

By virtue of the authority vested in me by the act of June 25, 1910 (ch. 421, 36 Stat. 847), as amended by the act of August 24, 1912 (ch. 369, 37 Stat. 497), and subject to the conditions of said acts, it is hereby ordered that the public land in the Territory of Alaska included within the following-described boundaries be, and the same is hereby, withdrawn and reserved, subject to all valid existing rights, for the use of the Territory of Alaska for burial purposes:

Beginning at corner no. 1, from which witness corner to corner no. 2, U.S. Survey No. 1804, Alaska, bears S. 42°55' E., 435.0 ft.; in approximate latitude 57°03' N., longitude 135°20' W.; thence from said point of beginning N. 67°35' E., 263.6 ft. to comer no. 2; thence N. 0°09' E., 279.9 ft. to corner no. 3; thence N. 59°07' W., 383.3 ft. to comer no. 4; thence S. 82°10' W., 324.7 ft. to comer no. 5; thence S. 37°19' E., 670.0 ft. to comer no. 1, the place of beginning, containing 4.94 acres. All courses are true courses. Magnetic declination 29°30' E.

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

Signature of Franklin D. Roosevelt

The White House,
January 2, 1934.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Executive Order 6546—Withdrawing Public Lands for Cemetery Purposes, Alaska Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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