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February 11, 1916.
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Vol. 34, p. 225.
of Concel by MOODMAN
Bandelier - National WHEREAS, certain prehistoric aboriginal ruins situated upon
public lands of the United States, within the Santa Fe National
thereof, as a National Monument; National Monument, 'Now, therefore, I, WOODROW WILSON, President of the United
States of America, by virtue of the power in me vested by section two of the Act of Congress approved June 8, 1906, entitled “An Act for the Preservation of American Antiquities”, do proclaim that there are hereby reserved from appropriation and use of all kinds under all of the public land laws, subject to all prior valid adverse claims, and set apart as a National Monument, all the tracts of land, in the State of New Mexico, shown as the Bandelier National Monument on the
diagram forming a part hereof. Santa Fe National The reservation made by this proclamation is not intended to
prevent the use of the lands for forest purposes under the proclamation establishing the Santa Fe National Forest. The two reservations shall both be effective on the land withdrawn, but the National Monument hereby established shall be the dominant reservation, and any use of the land which interferes with its preservation or
protection as a National Monument is hereby forbidden. Reserved from soto Warning is hereby given to all unauthorized persons not to approtlement, etc.
priate, injure, remove, or destroy any feature of this National Monument, or to locate or settle on any of the lands reserved by this proclamation.
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 February
in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and [SEAL.] sixteen, and of the independence of the United States the . one hundred and fortieth.
Secretary of State.
February 11, 1916.
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
Natural Bridges National Monument, Utah.
WHEREAS, the Natural Bridges National Monument, embracing Preamble.
three extraordinary natural bridges, together with forty acres of Vol. 35, p. 2183. land around each bridge, was created by proclamation of the Presi
dent, dated April 16, 1908, and
WHEREAS, at the time this monument was created nothing was known of the location and character of the prehistoric ruins in the vicinity of the bridges, nor of the location of the bridges and the prehistoric cave springs, also hereby reserved, with reference to the public surveys, the same being many miles from surveyed land, and
WHEREAS, the three several tracts embraced within this monument reservation have been resurveyed and relocated with reference to the recently established corner of the public land surveys, to the end that their location has been definitely fixed.
NATIONAL MONUMENT Embracing a Sub Triangular tract, one small tract in unsurveyed area and one tract in Secs./and 2, T. 40 S. R. 19 E. Salt Lake Meridian.