Franklin D. Roosevelt

Executive Order 7960—Reservoir-Site Reserve No. 20

August 22, 1938


By virtue of and pursuant to 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, it is hereby ordered as follows:

1. Executive Order No. 6910 of November 26, 1934, as amended, temporarily withdrawing all public lands in certain states for classification and other purposes, is hereby revoked in so far as it affects the following-described tracts of land in Montana:


T. 8 S., R. 40 E.,
     sec. 24, NW¼SW¼, and NE¼SE¼;
     sec. 34, SE¼SW¼.

T. 9 S., R. 40 E., sec. 3, NW¼SE¼; aggregating 160 acres.

2. Subject to the conditions expressed in the above-mentioned acts and to all valid existing rights, the lands described in section 1 of this order are hereby withdrawn from settlement, location, sale, or entry and reserved for reservoir sites.

3. The reservation made by section 2 of this order shall remain in force until revoked by the President or by act of Congress.

Signature of Franklin D. Roosevelt

The White House,
August 22, 1938.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Executive Order 7960—Reservoir-Site Reserve No. 20 Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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