Proclamation 2286—Enlarging the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Monument, Colorado
By the President of the United States of America
Whereas certain lands adjoining the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Monument in Colorado have been donated to the United States for inclusion in and extension of the said monument: and
Whereas it appears that such lands are required for the proper care and management of the objects being protected by the said monument:
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 following-described lands in Colorado are hereby added to and made a part of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Monument:
NEW MEXICO PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN—COLORADO
T. 50 N., R. 7 W., sec. 19, S½NW¼;
T. 50 N., R. 8 W., sec. 25, N½SE¼NW¼; containing 100 acres.
Warning is hereby expressly given to all unauthorized persons not to appropriate, injure, destroy, or remove any part or feature of this monument, and not to locate or settle upon any of the lands thereof.
The Director of the National Park Service, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, shall have the supervision, management, and control of the monument as provided in the act of Congress entitled "An act to establish a National Park Service, and for other purposes," approved August 25, 1916, 39 Stat. 535 (U.S.C., title 16, secs. 1 and 2), and acts supplementary thereto or amendatory thereof.
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 16 th 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 2286—Enlarging the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Monument, Colorado Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/357516