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Proclamation 2211—Wichita National Forest, Oklahoma

November 27, 1936

By the President of the United States of America
A Proclamation

Whereas it appears that it would be in the public interest to revoke the proclamations of July 4, 1901 (32 Stat. 1973), May 29, 1906 (34 Stat. 3207), and October 13, 1910 (36 Stat. 2754), establishing, enlarging, and modifying the Wichita National Forest, Oklahoma:

Now, Therefore, I, Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States of America, under and by virtue of the authority vested in me by the act of June 4, 1897, 30 Stat. 1, 11, 36 (16 U.S.C., sec. 473), and upon the recommendation of the Secretary of Agriculture, do hereby revoke the aforesaid proclamations.

This proclamation is not intended to release any lands from the game preserve known as the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, as established, enlarged, and designated by the proclamation of June 2, 1905 (34 Stat. 3062), by the executive order of July 26, 1935 (No. 7116), and by the provision in the Department of Agriculture Appropriation Act, 1937, approved June 4, 1936.

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

Done at the City of Washington this 27th day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand nine 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:
R. WALTON MOORE
Acting Secretary of State.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Proclamation 2211—Wichita National Forest, Oklahoma Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/357459

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