Proclamation 2285—Talladega National Forest, Alabama
By the President of the United States of America
Whereas certain lands adjacent to the Talladega National Forest, in the State of Alabama, have been acquired or are in process of acquisition by the United States through the Farm Security Administration or its predecessors under authority of the National Industrial Recovery Act, approved June 16, 1933 (48 Stat. 195), and the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1935, approved April 8, 1935 (49 Stat. 115); and
Whereas it appears that the said lands are suitable for national-forest purposes and that it would be in the public interest to reserve such lands as part of the said Talladega National Forest:
Now, Therefore, I, Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States of America, under and by virtue of the power vested in me by section 24 of the act of March 3, 1891, 26 Stat. 1095, 1103, as amended (U.S.C., title 16, sec. 471), the act of June 4, 1897, 30 Stat. 34, 36 (U.S.C., title 16, sec. 473), the said National Industrial Recovery Act, and the said Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1935, do proclaim that there are hereby reserved and set apart as an addition to the Talladega National Forest all lands which have been acquired or which are in course of acquisition by the United States through the Farm Security Administration or its predecessors within the area shown on the diagram attached hereto and made a part hereof under authority of the said National Industrial Recovery Act and the said Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1935, and further, that all lands therein which may hereafter be acquired by the United States under authority of the act of March 1, 1911, ch. 186, 36 Stat. 961 (U.S.C., title 16, sec. 521), as amended by the act of June 7, 1924, ch. 348, 43 Stat. 653 (U.S.C., title 16, sec. 515), shall, upon their acquisition, be reserved and administered as part of the Talladega National Forest.
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 eleventh day of May in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-eight, and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and sixty-second.
FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT
By the President:
Secretary of State.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Proclamation 2285—Talladega National Forest, Alabama Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/357517