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and four, establishing the fees of the harbor
master and health officer of the ports of Sa-
vannah and St. Marys.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That
this act shall be in force for one year, and no
longer.

J. B. VARNUM,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

JOHN POPE,
President of the Senate, pro tempore.
March 2, 1811,

APPROVE'D,

JAMES MADISON.

CHAPTER CIV.

AN ACT to erect a light house on Boon isl

and in the state of Massachusetts, to place
buoys off cape Fear river, and to erect a
beacon at New Inlet, in the state of North
Carolina, and to place buoys at the en-
trance of the harbor of Edgartown, and
to erect à column of stone on cape Elizabeth,
and to complete the beacons and buoys at
the entrance of Beverly harbor, in the

state of Massachusetts.
BE it enacted by the Senate and House of

Representatives of the United States of
Secretary of
the Treasu- America, in Congress assembled, That the

y may estab: Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is heretish a light

by authorized, on being satisfied that Boon Boon Island. Island in the district of Maine, in the state

of Massachusetts, is a fit and eligible scte for
a light house, and that one ought to be erect-
ed thereon, to cause a light house to be built
on the said island: Provided, That the leg-

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islature of Massachusetts shall vest the pro-
perty of the said island in the United States,
and cede the jurisdiction of the same.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That Buoys to be the Secretary of the "rcasury be, and he is placed off

Cape Fear. hereby directed to cause buoys to be placed at or near the main bar, and New Inlet bar offcape Fear ; and also, to cause to be erected a beacon on a point of land, near New Inlet, in the state of North Carolina. Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That Buoys to be

placed at Ed. the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is

gar harbor. hereby directed to cause such buoys as he shall deem necessary, to be placed at the entrance of the harbor of Edgartown, in the state of Massachusetts.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That it Beacon to be shall be the duty of the Secretary of the placed on Treasury to cause to be erected a column of Cape Elizastone, as a beacon, on cape Elizabeth, in the state of Massachusetts,' of such form and dimensions as he shall deem necessary.

Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That specific apthe following sums of money be, and the propriations. same are hereby appropriated for the purposes herein mentioned, to wit. For the erection of a light house on Boon island, three thousand dollars; for placing buoys on the places mentioned off Cape Fear river, two thousand dollars; for placing buoys at the entrance of the harbor of Edgartown, two thousand dollars; for erecting a beacon, one thousand eight hundred dollars; and for erecting a column on cape Elizabeth, one thousand eight hundred dollars; and for completing the beacons and buoys ordered to be placed near the entrance of Beverly harbor, in the state of Massachusetts, the

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further sum of three hundred and fifty dollars.

J. B. VARNUM, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

JOHN POPE, President of the Senate, pro tempore. March 2, 1811.

APPROVED

JAMES MADISON.

CHAPTER CV.

AN ACT to extend the right of suffrage in

the Indiana territory, and for other purposes. BE it enacted by the Senate and House of

Representatives of the United States of

America in Congress assembled, That each Qualifications of voters.

and every free white male person, who shall have attained the age of twenty-one years, and who shall have paid a county or territorial tax, and who shall have resided one year in said territory, previous to any general election, and be at the time of any such election a resident of said territory, shall be entitled to vote for members of the Legislative council and House of Representatives of the territorial legislature, and for a delegate to the Congress of the United States for said territory.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the citizens of the Indiana territory, entitled to vote for representatives to the general assembly thereof, may on the third Monday

April next, and on the third Monday of April biennially thereafter (unless the ral assembly of said territory shall appoint a

Biennial elections.

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different day ) elect one delegate for said terri.
tory to the Congress of the United States, who
shall possess the same powers heretofore grant-
ed by law to the same.
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That

Penalty of
each and every sheriff, that now is, or hereafter $1,000 for
may be appointed in said territory, who shall neglect or re-
either neglect or refuse to perform the duties riffs.
required by an act, entitled “An act extend
ing the right of suffrage in the Indiana territo.
ry, and for other purposes,” passed in Februa-
ry, one thousand eight hundred and nine, shall
be liable to a penalty of one thousand dollars,
recoverable by action of debt, in any court of
record, within the said territory, one half for
the use of the informer, and the other for the
use of the territory,

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That any persons holdperson holding, or who may hereafter hold, ing places of any office of profit from the governor of the profit, exclus Indiana territory (justices of the peace and council, &c. militia officers excepted) shall be ineligible to, and disqualified to act as a member of the legislative councilor house of representatives for said territory.

Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That each Sheriff to and every sheriff, in each and every county, cause elec that now is or hereafter may be established in held under pe said territory, shall cause to be held the elec- nalty of tion prescribed by this act, according to the $1,000 time and manner prescribed by the laws of said territory and this act, under the penalty of one thousand dollars, to be recovered in

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the manner and for the use pointed out by the third section of this act.

J. B. VARNUM,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

JOHN POPE,

President of the Senate, pro tempore.
March 3, 1811.
APPROVED,

JAMES MADISON.

CHAPTER CVI.

B

AN ACT for the relief of Richard Tervin, William

Coleman, Edwin Lewis, Samuel Mims and fo-
seph Wilson, of the Mississippi Territory.
E it enacted by the Senate and House of

acres of land

Representatives of the United States of Donakon cer. America, in Congress assembled, That Richard tificate for 640 Tervin be, and he is hereby authorised to proto be granted duce to the register of the land office, and the Tervin, on his receiver of public monies, for the district east producing cer- of Pearl river, in the Mississippi territory, evitain evidence. dence of his having inhabited and cultivated a

tract of land in said territory, prior to the thirtieth day of March, one thousand seven hundred and ninety eight; and in case such evidence shall be produced, the said register and receiver are required to grant to the said Rich. ard Tervin a donation certificate for such tract of land, not exceeding six hundred and forty acres.

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