Proclamation, August 14, 1923

Purpose: To declare certain lands in Tonto National Forest in Arizona to become part of the Coconino National Forest

Date: August 14, 1923

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Whereas, in the interest of economy of administration, it appears that certain lands in the State of Arizona heretofore embraced in the Tonto National Forest, as established by Proclamation dated September 26, 1910 (No. 1087), should be transferred to, and made parts of, the Coconino National Forest;

Now, therefore, I, CALVIN COOLIDGE, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the power in me vested by the Act of Congress approved June fourth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven (30 Stat., 11 at 34 and 36), do proclaim that the boundaries of the Coconino National Forest are hereby changed and that they are now as shown on the diagram hereto annexed and forming a part hereof; and that this proclamation and those changing the boundaries of the Tonto National Forest and the Prescott National Forest, which I have also signed this day, are made and are intended to be and shall be considered as one act to become effective simultaneously.

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 14th day of August, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred twenty-three, and of the Independence of the United States the one hundred and forty-eighth.


Citation: The Statutes at Large of the United States of America from December, 1923 to March, 1925

The Coolidge Foundation gratefully acknowledges the volunteer efforts of Carolyn Ledewitz who prepared this document for digital publication.

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