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Proclamation 2189—Conecuh National Forest, Alabama

July 17, 1936

By the President of the United States of America
A Proclamation

Whereas certain forest lands within the State of Alabama have been or may hereafter be acquired by the United States of America under the authority of sections 6 and 7 of the act of March 1, 1911, ch. 186, 36 Stat. 961, as amended (U.S.C., title 16, secs. 515, 516); and

Whereas it appears that it would be in the public interest to reserve and designate such lands and certain adjoining public lands within the areas hereinafter designated as the Conecuh National Forest:

Now, Therefore, I, Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the power vested in me by section 24 of the act of March 3, 1891, ch. 561, 26 Stat. 1095, 1103, as amended (U.S.C., title 16, sec. 471), and by section 11 of the said act of March 1, 1911 (U.S.C., title 16, sec. 521), do proclaim that there are hereby reserved and set apart as the Conecuh National Forest all lands of the United States within the following-described areas, and that all lands therein which may hereafter be acquired by the United States under authority of the said act of March 1, 1911, as amended, shall upon their acquisition be reserved and administered as a part of the Conecuh National Forest:

TALLAHASSEE MERIDIAN

T. 6 N., R. 20 W., secs. 19 to 23, inclusive, and those parts of secs. 26 to 30, inclusive, lying in Alabama;

T. 6 N., R. 21 W., secs. 19 and 20, and those parts of secs. 29 and 30 lying in Alabama;

T. 6 N., R. 22 W., secs. 19 to 24, inclusive, and those parts of secs. 25 to 30, inclusive, lying in Alabama;

T. 6 N., R. 23 W., secs. 19 to 24, inclusive, and those parts of secs. 25 to 30, inclusive, lying in Alabama;

T. 6 N., R. 24 W., secs. 19 to 24, inclusive, and those parts of secs. 25 to 30, inclusive, lying in Alabama;

T. 6 N., R. 25 W., those parts of secs. 25 to 30, inclusive, lying in Alabama;

T. 6 N., R. 26 W., those parts of secs. 25 to 30, inclusive, lying in Alabama;

T. 6 N., R. 27 W., those parts of secs. 25 to 30, inclusive, lying in Alabama;

T. 6 N., R. 28 W., that part of sec. 25 lying in Alabama;

ST. STEPHENS MERIDIAN

T. 1 N., R. 11 E., sec. 1 and those parts of secs. 2 to 8, inclusive, lying south of Conecuh River and secs. 9 to 36, inclusive;

Tps. 1 N., Rs. 12, 13, 14, 15, and 16 E.;

T. 1 N., R. 17 E., secs. 1 to 24, inclusive, and secs. 29 to 32, inclusive;

T. 1N., R. 18 E.;

T. 2 N., R. 11 E., those parts of secs. 34 to 36, inclusive, lying south and east of Conecuh River;

T. 2 N., R. 12 E., those parts of secs. 13, 14, 15, 20, 21 and 22 lying south of Conecuh River, secs. 23 to 28, inclusive, those parts of secs. 29 to 31, inclusive, lying south of Conecuh River, and secs. 32 to 36, inclusive; T. 2 N., R. 13 E., secs. 1 to 4, inclusive, those parts of secs. 5, 6, 7 and 18 lying south of Conecuh River, secs. 8 to 17, inclusive, and secs. 19 to 36, inclusive;

Tps. 2 N., Rs. 14 and 15 E.;

T. 2 N., R. 16 E., secs. 1 to 3, inclusive, secs. 5 to 8, inclusive, and secs. 10 to 36, inclusive;

T. 2 N., R. 17 E., secs. 1 to 3, inclusive, secs. 5 to 8, inclusive, and secs. 10 to 36, inclusive;

T. 2 N., R. 18 E., secs. 4 to 9, inclusive, secs. 16 to 21, inclusive, and secs. 28 to 33, inclusive;

T. 3 N., R. 13 E., those parts of secs. 25, 27, 28, 32, 33, 34, 35 and 36 lying south of Conecuh River;

T. 3 N., R. 14 E., those parts of secs. 30 and 31 lying south of Conecuh River;

T. 8 N., R. 16 E., secs. 25, 26, 35 and 36;

T. 3 N., R. 17 E., E½ sec. 24, secs. 25, 30 and 31, S½ sec. 32, and secs. 35 and 36;

T. 3 N., R. 18 E., secs. 19 to 21, inclusive, and secs. 28 to 33, inclusive.

The reservation made by this Proclamation shall as to all lands which are at this date legally appropriated under the public-land laws or reserved for any public purpose other than for classification under Executive Order No. 6964 of February 5, 1935, be subject to, and shall not interfere with or defeat, legal rights under such appropriation, nor prevent the use for such public purpose of lands so reserved, so long as such appropriation is legally maintained or such reservation remains in force.

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 17th day of July 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 sixty-first.

Signature of Franklin D. Roosevelt
FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT

By the President:
CORDELL HULL
Secretary of State.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Proclamation 2189—Conecuh National Forest, Alabama Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/357358

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