Proclamation No. 359, s. 1952

MALACAÑAN PALACE
MANILA

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES

PROCLAMATION NO. 359

RESERVING AS SITE OF THE ROXAS MEMORIAL CERTAIN PARCELS OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN SITUATED IN THE CITY OF MANILA.

Pursuant to the provisions of section 83 of Commonwealth Act No. 141, as amended, I hereby withdraw from sale or settlement, and reserve for use as site of the Roxas Memorial, subject to private rights, if any there be, certain parcels of the public domain situated, in the City of Manila, and more particularly described in the Bureau of Lands Plan No. BSD10873, to wit:

PARCEL 1.—Lot 1, BSP10873

A parcel of land (lot No. 1 of the subdivision plan, being a portion of block 351, Manila cadastre, BSD10873, situated in the District of Ermita, City of Manila, Island, of Luzon. Bounded on the North, by Calle Isaac Peral 30.00 meters wide; on the east, by Taft Avenue, 37.00 meters wide; and on the south and west, by lots 2 and 3, block 351, BSD10873. Beginning at a point marked 1 on the plan and on ground from B.L.L.M. No. 47, Manila cadastre 13, being S 29° 34′ W., 39.09 meters to the point of beginning, thence S. 28° 43′ E., 190.09 meters to point 2; thence S. 60° 03′ W., 6.00 meters to point 3; thence N. 28° 43′ W., 188.C5 meters to point 4; thence S. 61° 25′ W., 154.42 meters to point 5; thence N. 30° 35′ W., 2.50 meters to point 6; thence N. 61° 22′ E., 160.50 meters to point 1; containing an area of 1,540.50 square meters, more or less. Point 1 referred to is indicated on the plan and on the ground by old Bureau of Lands cylindrical concrete monument. 15 by 60 cms., point 2 by an X on Bureau of Lands cylindrical concrete monument, points 3, 4 and 5 by Bureau of Lands cylindrical concrete monuments, 15 by 60 cms., and point 6 by and X on iron bar 2 cms. diam. Bearings true; declination variable; date of survey—November 5 and 11, 1952.

PARCEL 2.—Lot 2, BSD-10873

A parcel of land (lot No. 2) of the subdivision plan, being a portion of block 351, Manila cadastre, BSD10873, situated in the District of Ermita, City of Manila, Island of Luzon. Bounded on the north and east, by lot No. 1, block 351, BSD-10873, and on the south and west, by lot No. 3 of block 351, BSD-10873. Beginning at a point marked 1 on the plan and on the ground from B.L.L.M. No. 47, Manila cadastre 13, being S. 38° 43′ W., 45.59 meters to point of beginning, thence S. 28° 43′ E., 188.05 meters to point 2; thence S. 60° 01′ W., 231.84 meters to point 3; thence N. 29° 25′ W., 81.00 meters to point 4; thence N. 60° 35 E., 82.00 meters to point 5; thence N. 30° 35′ W., 111.58 meters to point 6; thence N. 61° 25′ E., 153.42 meters to point 1; containing an area of 35,401 square meters, more or less. All points referred to are indicated on the plan and on the ground by Bureau of Lands cylindrical concrete monuments, 15 by 60 cms. Bearings true; declination variable; date of survey—November 5 and 11, 1952.

In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Republic of the Philippines to be affixed.

Done in the City of Manila, this 16th day of December, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and fifty-two, and of the Independence of the Philippines, the seventh.

ELPIDIO QUIRINO
President of the Philippines

By the President:

MARCIANO ROQUE
Acting Executive Secretary

Source: University of the Philippines, College of Law Library