Executive Order 10388

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Title

Executive Order 10388

Description

This brief order rescinded President Roosevelt's original order, giving the Navy control of Palmyra. It was a final step in restoring ownership to the Fullard-Leo family, and helped solidify Palmyra's status as an unincorporated territory after the statehood of Hawaii (which is was explicitly excluded from).

Creator

President Harry S. Truman

Date

August 27, 1952

Language

English

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Executive Order 10388
Revocation of Executive Order No. 8616 of December 19, 1940, Placing Palmyra Island Under the Control and Jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Navy

By virtue of the authority vested in me as President of the United States, Executive Order No. 8616 of December 19, 1940, placing Palmyra Island under the control and jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Navy and reserving it for naval purposes, is hereby revoked.

Harry S Truman
The White House,
August 27, 1952

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Collection

Citation

President Harry S. Truman, “Executive Order 10388,” Palmyra Archive, accessed September 24, 2017, http://palmyraarchive.org/items/show/142.

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