Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.
|Chap. 304||Alaska. Withdrawal of lands for schools, hospitals, etc., authorized.|
|Chap. 304||Proviso. Valid existing rights.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized, in his discretion, to withdraw and permanently reserve small tracts of not to exceed six hundred and forty acres each of the public domain in Alaska for schools, hospitals, and such other purposes as may be necessary in administering the affairs of the Indians, Eskimos, and Aleuts of Alaska: Provided, That such withdrawals shall be subject to any valid existing rights.
Approved, May 31, 1938.