Franklin D. Roosevelt

Proclamation 2177—Katmai National Monument, Alaska

June 15, 1936

By the President of the United States of America
A Proclamation

Whereas it appears that it would be in the public interest to modify proclamation No. 1487 of September 24, 1918, establishing the Katmai National Monument, Alaska, and proclamation No. 1950 of April 24, 1931, enlarging such Monument, as hereinafter set out:

Now, Therefore, I, Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States of America, under and by virtue of the authority vested in me by section 2 of the act of June 8, 1906, ch. 3060, 34 Stat. 225 (U.S.C., Title 16, sec. 431), do proclaim that the aforesaid proclamations are hereby modified so as to make the reservations contained therein subject to valid claims under the public-land laws affecting any lands within the aforesaid Katmai National Monument existing when the proclamations were issued and since maintained.

In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed.

Done at the City of Washington this 15th day of June, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-six and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and sixtieth.

Signature of Franklin D. Roosevelt

By the President:
Secretary of State.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Proclamation 2177—Katmai National Monument, Alaska Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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