Executive Order 7424—Transferring Certain Lands to the Department of Agriculture for Use as a Soil Conservation Experimental Station
By virtue of and pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1935 (49 Stat. 115), and as President of the United States, it is ordered that the following-described lands in Pope County, Illinois, consisting of 430 acres, more or less, be, and they are hereby, transferred from the control and jurisdiction of the Resettlement Administration to the control and jurisdiction of the Department of Agriculture for use as a soil conservation experimental station:
THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN
T. 12 S., R. 5 E.,
Sec. 31, W½E½SW¼, that part of W½SW¼ lying south of the established east-west public highway, and N½SW¼SE¼;
Sec. 32, NE¼, and E½SW¼ except one (1) acre on which is located a school house;
T. 13 S., R. 5 E.,
Sec. 4, N½NW¼.
FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT
THE WHITE HOUSE,
July 26, 1936.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Executive Order 7424—Transferring Certain Lands to the Department of Agriculture for Use as a Soil Conservation Experimental Station Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/357318