CANYON DE CHELLY NATIONAL MONUMENT--ARIZONA / BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / A PROCLAMATION.

Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, March 3, 1933. Single sheet, 2 pp. A very good copy. "Whereas Congress by act of February 14, 1931...entitled 'An Act To authorize the President of the United States to establish the Canyon De Chelly National Monument within the Navajo Indian Reservation, Arizona,'...with the consent of the Navajo Tribe of Indians...," and then amended on March 1, 1933, as to the description of the land. "Now, therefore, I, Herbert Hoover, President of the United States of America...do proclaim that the Canyon De Chelly National Monument as heretofore established by proclamation shall comprise the following described lands: 'All lands in Del Muerto, De Chelly, and Monument Canyons, and the canyons tributary thereto, and the lands within one-half mile of the rims of the said canyons...' " Item #57901

This proclamation modified the original April 1, 1931 order which had established the monument at Canyon De Chelly. Signed in type by Herbert Hoover and Secretary of State Henry L. Stimson.

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