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Westerly to the meander corner common

to sec. 1, T. 139 N., R. 40 W., and sec. 36, T. 140 N., R. 40 W., on the shore of Cot

ton Lake; Thence in T. 140 N., R. 40 W., Northwesterly with the meanders of Cot

ton Lake to the meander corner common

to secs. 35 and 36; Northerly to the corner common to secs.

25, 26, 35, and 36; Westerly to the one-quarter corner com

mon to secs. 26 and 85; Northerly to the center one-quarter cor

ner of sec. 26; Easterly to the center east one-sixteenth

corner of said section; Northerly to the east one-sixteenth corner

common to secs. 23 and 26; Westerly to the corner common to secs. 22,

28, 26, and 27; Northerly to the one-quarter corner com

mon to secs. 22 and 23; Easterly to the center one-quarter corner

of sec. 23; Northerly to the one-quarter corner com

mon to secs. 2 and 11; Easterly to the corner common to secs. 1,

2, 11, and 12; Northerly to the closing corner common to

secs. 1 and 2; Thence between Tps. 140 and 141 N., R. 40 W., Easterly to the standard township corner

common to Tps. 141 N., Rs. 39 and 40 W.; Thence between Tps. 141 N., Rs. 39 and 40 W., Northerly to the one-quarter corner com

mon to sec. 30, T. 141 N., R. 39 W., and

sec. 25, T. 141 N., R. 40 W.; Thence in T. 141 N., R. 30 W., Easterly to the center west one-sixteenth

corner of sec. 30; Northerly to the west one-sixteenth cor

ner common to secs. 19 and 30; Easterly to the one-quarter corner com

mon to said sections; Northerly to the one-quarter corner com

mon to secs. 18 and 19; Easterly to the east one-sixteenth corner

common to said sections; Northerly to the east one-sixteenth corner

common to secs. 7 and 18; Easterly to the one-quarter corner com

mon to secs. 8 and 17; Northerly to the center one-quarter cor

ner of sec. 8; Easterly to the one-quarter corner to secs.

8 and 9; Northerly to the corner common to secs.

4, 5, 8, and 9; Easterly to the one-quarter corner com

mon to secs. 4 and 9;

Northerly to the center one-quarter cor

ner of sec. 4; Easterly to the one-quarter corner com

mon to secs. 3 and 4; Northerly to the corner common to secs.

3 and 4, T. 141 N., R. 39 W., and secs. 38

and 84, T. 142 N., R. 89 W.; Thence in T. 142 N., R. 89 W., Northerly to the corner common to secs.

27, 28, 33, and 84; Easterly to the east one-sixteenth corner

common to secs. 27 and 84; Northerly to the southeast one-sixteenth

corner of sec. 27; Easterly to the south one-sixteenth cor

ner common to secs. 26 and 27; Northerly to the one-quarter corner com

mon to said sections; Easterly to the center west one-sixteenth

corner of sec. 26; Southerly to the southwest one-sixteenth

corner of said section; Easterly to the center south one-sixteenth

corner of said section; Southerly to the one-quarter corner com

mon to secs. 26 and 35; Easterly to the east one-sixteenth corner

common to said sections; Northerly to the center east one-sixteenth

corner of sec. 26; Easterly to the certer one-quarter corner

of sec. 25; Southerly to the one-quarter corner com

mon to secs. 25 and 36; Easterly to the corner common to secs. 30

and 31, T. 142 N., R. 38 W., and secs. 25

and 36, T. 142 N., R. 39 W.; Thence between Tps. 142 N., Rs. 38 and 89 W.,

Southerly to the place of beginning.

A small part of the above-described area is now tribal Indian lands of the White Earth Indian Reservation, and it is not intended by this order to alter or qualify the status of those lands.

This reservation shall be known as the Tamarac Migratory Waterfowl Refuge.

FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT THE WHITE HOUSE,

May 31, 1938.

EXECUTIVE ORDER 7903

TRANSFER OF JURISDICTION OVER CERTAIN

LANDS FROM THE SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE TO THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR

RHODE ISLAND WHEREAS the hereinafter-described lands, together with the improvements thereon, have been acquired by the United States under the authority of the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of April 8, 1935 (49 Stat. 115), in connection with the Department of Agriculture's land-utilization and land-conservation project in Rhode Island known as LA-RI 1; and

WHEREAS such lands are immediately adjacent to the recreational demonstration project known as the Beach Pond Project, LP-RI 2, which was transferred to the Secretary of the Interior by Executive Order No. 7496, dated November 14, 1936; and

WHEREAS it appears that the administration of such lands as a part of the said Beach Pond Project would be in the public interest:

NOW, THEREFORE, by virtue of and pursuant to the authority vested in me under the aforesaid Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1935, it is hereby ordered that jurisdiction over the hereinafter-described lands, together with the improvements thereon, be, and it is hereby, transferred from the Secretary of Agriculture to the Secretary of the Interior; and the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to administer such lands, through the National Park Service, as a part of the said Beach Pond Project, LP-RI 2, in accordance with the provisions of the said Executive Order No. 7496 of November 14, 1936:

That certain tract or parcel of land, with all the buildings and improvements thereon, situated partly in the Town of Exeter, in the County of Washington, in the State of Rhode Island, and partly in the Town of West Greenwich, in the County of Kent, in said State, and bounded and described as follows:

Beginning at the northwesterly corner of the premises hereby described, at a point on the southerly side of the Escoheag Hill Road, formerly known as the old Road to Plain Meeting House, said Corner being also the northeasterly corner of land of Baybrink Inc.; thence turning and running southeasterly twenty-four hundred (2,400) feet, more or less, along the South side of said Road to a brook; thence northwesterly, crossing said Road, five hundred forty (540) feet, more or less, along said brook, to a stone bound at the beginning of a wall; thence turning and running N. 65°20' E. three hundred twelve (312) feet along said wall to a stone bound; thence turning and running S. 41°28' E. four hundred twentyfour (424) feet to a stone bound; thence turning and running 8. 43°28' E. Two hundred twenty-four (224) feet to a stone bound on the North side of said Road; the last four courses bounding on land now or formerly of Baybrink Inc.; thence across the Road on the last mentioned course thirty-three (33) feet, more or less, to its southerly side; thence northeasterly and easterly eleven hundred twenty-five (1,125) feet along the

South side of said Road to a stone bound; thence turning and running S. 54°58' E two hundred eighty-four (284) feet to a stone bound; thence turning and running N. 34°. 42' E. forty-seven (47) feet to a stone bound; thence turning and running S. 63°43' E. one hundred eighteen (118) feet to & stone bound; thence turning and running S. 60° 11' E. nine hundred fifty (950) feet, more or less, along a wire and rail fence and stone wall, to a corner of said wall; thence turning and running S. 56°33' E. twenty-four hundred twelve (2,412) feet to a stone bound on the West side of Summit Road; the last five courses bounding on land now or formerly of Baybrink Inc.; thence across said Road thirty-three (33) feet more or less, to the East side of said Road; thence southwesterly and southeasterly along the East side of Summit Road and of Frosty Hollow Road to the intersection of the East side of Frosty Hollow Road with the North side of the New Ten Rod Road, thence southwesterly along the North side of the New Ten Rod Road to the intersection of the North side of the New Ten Rod Road with the East side of the Parris Brook Road; thence northerly thirteen hundred eighty (1,380) feet, more or less, along the East side of said Road, to the North side of the old Ten Rod Road; thence westerly and northerly twenty-one hundred ten (2,110) feet, more or less, on the northerly and easterly side of the Old Ten Rod Road to the intersection of said line with the southerly prolongation of a stone wall; thence turning and running N. 1°22' W. five hundred (500) feet, more or less along said prolongation of wall and said wall to a bend in the wall; thence N. 11°38' E. seventeen hundred fourteen (1,714) feet to the intersection of the South line of Escoheag Trail and the line of a wall; thence northeasterly thirty-three (33) fcet, more or less, on the line of said wall to the North side of Escoheag Trail; thence fourteen hundred fifty (1,450) feet, more or less, southeasterly along the North side of Escoheag Trail to the old gate; thence turning and running N. 31°21' E. three hundred (300) feet as the Fence and wall now stand, across the Wood River, to the North bank thereof; thence southeasterly on the high bank of said river twenty-one hundred (2,100) feet, more or less, to the old ditch near the old Blacksmith shop, bounding northeasterly on land now or formerly of Stephen O. Metcalf; thence turning and running S. 22°30' W. twelve (12) feet in a straight line to the middle of Wood River on a line with a stake and stones opposite the house and near the old dam on the bounds of the highway; thence southeasterly one hundred sixty (160) feet, more or less, along the middle of the Wood River, to the South side of a wooden bridge crossing said Wood River; thence turning and running N. 62°01' E. thirty-eight (38) feet, more or less, crossing the river, to a bend on the South side of the Old Ten Rod Road; thence southeasterly twenty-three

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hundred (2,300) feet, more or less, on the southwesterly side of the Old Ten Rod Road to the intersection of said line with the prolongation of an old rail fence; thence turning and running N. 9°36' E. twelve hundred thirty-five (1,235) feet, more or less, along said rail fence, to a bend; thence turning and running N. 38°27' E. fifteen hundred twenty (1,520) feet, more or less, along said rail fence to the North side of a trail; thence turning and running northwesterly nine hundred (900) feet, more or less, along an old rail fence to the West side of Flat River; thence turning and running northerly eight hundred twenty (820) feet, more or less, on the West side of said river, to the intersection of said line with the prolongation of a line of a wire fence; thence turning and running N. 82°30' W. thirtythree hundred fifty-two (3,352) feet, more or less, to the middle of Wood River; thence turning and running northerly sixty-one hundred (6,100) feet, more or less, along the middle of said river to its intersection with the prolongation of a wire fence at the southeast corner of land now or formerly of Gardner C. and John R. Barber; thence turning and running N. 21°04' E. sixteen hundred five (1,605) feet, more or less, along said wire fence, stone wall and old rall fence, bounding westerly on said Barber land to the beginning of a wall, being & point on the southerly line of land now or formerly of Walter D. Barber; thence turning and running S. 53°51' E. four hundred fifty (450) feet, along a stone wall, to a bend; thence turning and running S. 49°59' E. two hundred seventy-two (272) feet to a point on the South side of Plain Road, formerly known as the Road to Lewis City; the last two courses bounding northerly on said land now or formerly of Walter D. Barber; thence southeasterly along the southerly side of said Plain Road twenty-two hundred forty (2,240) feet, more or less, to the intersection of said southerly side of Plain Road with the prolongation of a stone wall; thence turning and running N. 17°23' E. and crossing said Plain Road, five hundred (500) feet, more or less, along said wall, to a bend in wall; thence turning and running N. 35°44' E. six hundred sixty (660) feet along and to the end of said wall; thence turning and running N. 22°30' E. one hundred fifty (150) feet to a drill hole in a ledge; thence turning and running N. 15°35' E. three hundred thirty-five (335) feet to the beginning of a stone wall; thence turning and running N. 6°57' E. two hundred afty (250) feet along said wall to a drill hole in a ledge; thence turning and running N. 62°44' W. eight hundred sixty-three (863) feet to a granite stone bound; the last six courses bounding on land now or formerly of Walter D. Barber; thence turning and running N. 12°26' E. eleven hundred eighty (1,180) feet to a stone bound; thence turning and running N. 2°57' E. nineteen hundred forty-ive (1,945) feet to a stone bound; thence turning and running N. 10°44' E. nine hundred five

(905) feet to a stone bound on the South side of said Escoheag HII Road to the point and place of beginning.

Excluding therefrom the following parcels of land lying within the above-described parcel, which said parcels are excepted from this instrument:

The first parcel is a certain tract of land situated in the Town of West Greenwich, in the County of Kent, in said State, and known as the Pine Swamp Lot, situated in the northwesterly portion of the above described parcel, South of Escoheag Road, and bounded and described as follows: Beginning at the southernmost point of said lot, at a stone bound; thence turning and running N. 69°08' W. eight hundred fifty-six (856) feet to a stone bound on the East side of a road; thence northwesterly, northeasterly, and easterly, nineteen hundred seventy (1,970) feet, more or less, along the northeasterly, southeasterly and southerly sides of said road to a stone bound; thence turning and running S. 8°11' E. eight hundred twenty-eight (828) feet to a point in a brook; thence turning and running s. 6°12' W. one hundred forty-one (141) feet to a stone bound on the West side of a road; thence southwesterly one hundred eighty (180) feet, along the north-west side of said road, to a bend in the road; thence turning and running s. 6°13' W. three hundred thirteen (313) feet to the first mentioned bound, at the point of beginning. Containing by estimation twenty-eight (28) acres, more or less.

The second parcel is a certain tract of land known as the Meeting House Lot at fourcorners, situated in the Town of Exeter, in the County of Washington, in said State, bounded and described as follows: beginning at a stone wall on the West side of Frosty Hollow Road, said wall being approximately one hundred seventy (170) feet North of the North line of the New Ten Rod Road; thence S. 27°39' W. one hundred seventy (170) feet more or less, along the West side of said Frosty Hollow Road, to the North line of the said New Ten Rod Road; thence turning and running N. 66°30' W. one hundred sixty-four (164) feet, more or less, along the North side of said New Ten Rod Road, to the southerly prolongation of a stone wall; thence turning and running N. 24° E. one hundred fifty (150) feet, more or less, to and along the last mentioned line of wall, to a corner in the wall; thence turning and running S. 72°45' E. one hundred seventy-five (175) feet, more or less, along the first mentioned wall, to the West side of said Frosty Hollow Road, at the point and place of beginning, and containing by estimation approximately twenty-six thousand eight hundred (26,800) square feet of land.

Also excluding from this instrument any and all burial lots and highways and rights of way as now existing particularly the Old Ten Rod Road, but hereby transferring all EXECUTIVE ORDER 7904

(Exemption of Charles H. Hastings from compulsory retirement for age.]

the right, title and interest of the United States in and to said highways.

By estimation the area of the premises hereby described is one thousand eight bundred and five (1,806) acres of land, more or less, which area does not include the parcals of land herein excepted.

FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT THE WHITE HOUSE,

May 31, 1938.

EXECUTIVE ORDER 7905 [Authorizing the appointment of Mrs. Lucile Ensminger to a classified position in the Navy Department without regard to the Civil Service Rules.)

CHAPTER III-LETTERS REGARDING TARIFFS AND

INTERNATIONAL TRADE

LETTER OF MARCH 20, 1936

THE WHITE HOUSE,

Washington, March 20, 1936. MY DEAR MR. SECRETARY:

With reference to my letter addressed to you on February 1, 1936, and particularly to section one of that letter, concerning the application of the duties proclaimed in the trade agreements with Honduras, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Canada, Brazil, Sweden, H and the Belgo-Luxemburg Economic Union, I hereby direct that such duties shall continue to be applied in respect of articles the growth, produce or manufacture of France (including Algeria) and its assimilated colonies, namely, Indochina, Madagascar, Réunion, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Guiana, until May 15, 1936.

Section one of my letter of February 1 above mentioned is modified accordingly, and you will please cause notice of this modification to be published in an early issue of the weekly Treasury Decisions. Sincerely yours,

FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT
The Honorable
HENRY MORGENTHAU, Jr.,

Secretary of the Treasury.

cause of its discriminatory treatment of American commerce or because of other acts or policies which in his opinion tend to defeat the purposes set forth in the Act. Pursuant to this provision of the Act, I hereby direct that the duties proclaimed on this date in connection with the trade agreement signed on September 13, 1935, with Colombia shall be applied only to articles the growth, produce or manufacture of the countries hereinafter designated and to such articles, in the case of each country, respectively, for the period indicated in the numbered section below in which such country is designated.

1. In respect of the products of each country designated in this section, the proclaimed duties shall be applied from the effective date of such duties until thirty days from the date on which you are notified by me that the United States has ceased, or on a day certain will cease, to be bound by provisions of a treaty or agreement providing for most-favorednation treatment in respect of customs duties. Denmark Italy Portugal and its colonies and possessions

2. In respect of the products of each country designated in this section, the proclaimed duties shall be applied so long as such duties remain in effect and this direction is not modified in respect of such country. Afghanistan Albania Andorra Anglo-Egyptian Sudan Arabian Shalkdoms not included under any

other designation in this list Argentina Australia, Commonwealth of, and its man

dated territories Austria

LETTER OF APRIL 20, 1936

THE WHITE HOUSE,

Washington, April 20, 1936. MY DEAR MR. SECRETARY:

The Act to amend the Tariff Act of 1930, approved June 12, 1934, provides in part that the President may suspend the application of duties proclaimed under its authority to articles the growth, produce or manufacture of any country be

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