Executive Order 8779—EXCLUDING A TRACT OF LAND FROM THE TONGASS NATIONAL FOREST AND RESTORING IT TO ENTRY
EXECUTIVE ORDER 8779
EXCLUDING A TRACT OF LAND FROM THE TONGASS NATIONAL FOREST AND RESTORING IT TO ENTRY
June 11, 1941
By virtue of the authority vested in the President by the act of June 4, 1897, 30 Stat. 11, 36 (U.S.C., title 16, sec. 473), and upon the recommendation of the Secretary of Agriculture, it is ordered that the following-described tract of land in Alaska, occupied as a cemetery site, and identified by an elimination survey, plat and field notes of which are on file in the General Land Office, Washington, D. C., be, and it is hereby, excluded from the Tongass National Forest and restored to entry under the applicable public-land laws:
TONGASS NATIONAL FOREST
Craig Cemetery Site, on the west side of the southern peninsula of High Island, five acres; latitude 55 degrees 28' N., longitude 133 degrees 08'20" W.
FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT
THE WHITE HOUSE,
June 11, 1941.
Exec. Order No. 8779, 6 FR 2867, 1941 WL 3925 (Pres.)
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Executive Order 8779—EXCLUDING A TRACT OF LAND FROM THE TONGASS NATIONAL FOREST AND RESTORING IT TO ENTRY Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/210574