Executive Order 8332—WITHDRAWAL OF PUBLIC LAND FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE FLOOD CHANNEL OF THE BIG BLACK RIVER
EXECUTIVE ORDER 8332
WITHDRAWAL OF PUBLIC LAND FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE FLOOD CHANNEL OF THE BIG BLACK RIVER
January 25, 1940
By virtue of and pursuant to the authority vested in me by the act of June 25, 1910, c. 421, 36 Stat. 847, as amended by the act of August 24, 1912, c. 369, 37 Stat. 497, it is ordered as follows:
SEC. 1. Executive Order No. 6964 of February 5, 1935, as amended, temporarily withdrawing all public lands in certain states for classification and other purposes, is hereby revoked so far as it affects the land described in section 2 of this order.
SEC. 2. Subject to the conditions expressed in the above-mentioned acts and to valid existing rights, the following-described public land in Mississippi is hereby withdrawn from settlement, location, sale, or entry, and reserved for use in connection with the project for the improvement of the flood channel of the Big Black River, under the supervision of the War Department as authorized by the act of June 22, 1936, c. 688, 49 Stat. 1570, 1576:
A tract of land described by metes and bounds as follows: Beginning at a point on the left bank of the Big Black River on the line between sec. 31, T. 10 N., R. 1 E. and sec. 36, T. 10 N., R. 1 W., from which the corner of secs. 5, 6, 31 and 32, Tps. 9 and 10 N., R. 1 E. bears S. 88 degrees 00' E. 75.95 chains distant; thence north 6.22 chains, along the line between sec. 31, T. 10 N., R. 1 E., and sec. 36, T. 10 N., R. 1 W.; thence S. 42 degrees 02' W. approximately 1.35 chains to the left bank of Big Black River; thence along the left bank of Big Black River, S 9 degrees 45' E., approximately 5.30 chains, to the place of beginning, containing 0.29 of an acre, being a part of lot 9, sec. 36, T. 10 N., R. 1 W.
SEC. 3. The reservation made by section 2 of this order shall remain in force until revoked by the President or by act of Congress.
FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT
THE WHITE HOUSE,
January 25, 1940.
Exec. Order No. 8332, 5 FR 315, 1940 WL 3512 (Pres.)
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Executive Order 8332—WITHDRAWAL OF PUBLIC LAND FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE FLOOD CHANNEL OF THE BIG BLACK RIVER Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/210190