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on Patuxent river; and a collector for the district shall be ap

pointed, to reside al Annapolis, which shall be the sole port of District of

entry and delivery for the same. The district of Nottingham Nottingham. shall include all the waters and shores on the west side of Che:1

peake Bay, 10 Drum Point, on the river Paruxeni, together with ihe said river, and all the navigable waters emptying into the same, to which Benedict, Lower Marlborough, Town Creek, and Sylvey's Landing, shall be annexed, as ports of delivery only, and a collector for the district shall be appointed, lo reside il

Nouingham, and a surveyor, at Town Creek ; and Noitingliam District of shall be the sole port of entry. The district of Nanjemoy shall Nanjemoy. include all the waters of the Potowiac within the jurisdiction

of the state of Maryland, from Point Look Oui lo Pomonky 1094.

Creek, inclusive, to which Cedar Point, Saint Mary's, and Llewellensburg, shall be annexed, as ports of delivery only ; and collector for the district shall be appointed, 10 reside al Nanjemoy; also a surveyor, to reside at each of the towns of St. Ma.

ry's, and Llewellensburgh ; and Nanjenoy shall be the sole port District of

of entry. The district of Georgetown, shall include all the waGeorgetown. ters and shores from Pomonky Creek, on the north side of Po. In the district lowmac river, to the head of the navigable waters of the said riof Columbia.

ver, within the jurisdiction of the state of Maryland, lo which Digges's Landing and Carrolsburgh shall be annexed, as ports of delivery only ; and a collector for the district shall be ap." pointed, to reside at Georgetown, which shall be the sole port of entry. The district of Havre de Grace shall include all the waters and shores of the Chesapeake Bay, above Turkey Point and Spes Utiæ Island, to the south side of Elk river, inclusive, and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at Havre de Grace, which shall be the sole port of entry for the

same.

§ 11. That in the state of Virginia there shall be eleven disDistricts in Virginia ;

tricis, to wit : Hampton, as one port ; Norfolk and Portsmouth, ports of entry as one pori ; Bermuda Hundred and City Poini, as one pori; and delivery; Yorktown, Tappahannock, Yeocomico river, including Kinsale, collectors, &c.

Dumfries, including Newpori, Alexandria, Folly Landing, CherDistrict of

rystone, and South Quay. The authority of the officers at Hamplon. Hampton shall extend over all the waters, shores, bays, harbors,

and inleis, between the south side of the niouth of York river, along the west shore of Chesapeake Bay, 10 Hamplon, and i hence up the northern side of James River, to the east side of Chickohominy river ; and a collector for the district shall be appointed,

10 reside at Hampion, which shall be the sole port of entry. To District of

The district of Norfolk and Portsmouth shall be annexed Suffolk Norfolk and and Smithfield, as poris of delivery only; and the authority of Portsmouth. the officers of the district shall extend over all the waters, shores, Vol. i. p. 777.

bays, harbors, and inleis, comprehended within a line drawn from Cape Henry to the mouth of James river, and thence op the south side of James river to Hood's, inclusively, and up Elizabein river to the highest lide water thereof; and Norfolk and Portsmouth shall be the sole port of entry; and a collector, naval officer, and surveyor, for the district, shall be appointed, to reside at Norfolk ; also a surveyor, to reside at each of the ports

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of Suffolk, and Smithfield. To the district of Bermuda Hun. District of dred, or City Point, shall be annexed Richmond, Petersburgli

, Hundred, &c. and Manchester, as poris of delivery only ; and a collecior and Vol. i. p. 777, surveyor shall be appointed for the said districi, to reside al 820. Bermuda Hundred, or City Point, which shall be the sole port of Vol. iii. p.

1952. entry; also a surveyor for Petersburgh, to reside thereal; and a surveyor for Richmond and Manchester, to reside al Richmond; and the authority of the officers of the said district shall extend over all the waters, shores, bays, harbors, and inlets, comprehended between Hood's, on the southern side of James river, and the highest lide water on James and Apamattox rivers, and on the northern side of James river, from the highest ride water to the eastern bank of Chickabominy river. - To the district of District of Yorktown shall be annexed West Point and Cumberland, as

Yorktown.

Vol.ii. p. 873, poris of delivery only; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at Yorktown, which shall be the sole port of entry ; also a surveyor for the iwo ports of delivery, to reside at West Point; and the auiborily of the officers of the said district shall extend over all the wateis, shores, bays, harbors, and inlets, comprehended bei ween the point forming the south shore of the mouth of Rappa hannock river, and the point forming the south shore of the mouth of York river, and i hence up the said river lo West Point, and thence, up Pamonkey and Matiapony rivers, lo the highest navigable waters thereof. To the district of Tappa- District of hapnock shall be annexed Urbanwa, Port Royal, and Fredericks. Tappahan

nock. burgh, (including Falmouth,) as ports of delivery only; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at Tappahannock, which shall be ihe sole port of entry; also a surveyor for each of the poris of Urbanna, Port Royal, and Fredericksburgh; and the authority of the officers of the said district shall extend over all the waters, shores, harbors, bays, and inlets, comprehended between Smith's point, at the mouth of the Polowmac river, and the point forming the south shore of the mouth of Rappabannock river, and thence up the last mentioned river to the highest ridewaler thereof. The district of Yeocomico ri- District of ver, including Kinsale, shall extend from Smith's Point, on the Yeocomico. south side of Polowmac river, 1o Boyd's Hole, on the same river, including all the waters, shores, bays, harbors, creeks, and inleis, along the south shore of Potowmac river to Boyd's Hole, afore. said ; and Yeocomico, including Kinsale, shall be the sole port of entry; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, 10 reside on Yeocomico river. The district of Dumfries, including District of New pori, shall extend from Boyd's Hole in Cockpii Point on the Dumfries. south side of Polowmac river; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at Duinfries, which shall be the sole port of entry; and the authority of the officers of this district shall extend over all walers, shores, bays, barbors, creeks, and inlers, comprehended between Boyd's Hole and Cockpit Poini, aforesaid. For the district of Alexandria shall be appointed a District of collector and surveyor, 10 reside ai Alexandria, which shall be Alexandria. the sole port of eniry; and the authority of the officers of the

the district

of Columbia, said district shall extend over all the waters, shores, bays, harbors, creeks, and inlets, on the south side of the river Polowmac,

from the last mentioned Cockpit Point to the highest lide water District of of the said river. For the district of Folly Landing shall be apFolly Lando ing.

pointed a collector, who shall reside al Accomack Court House,

and whose authority shall extend over all the waters, shores, District of bays, harbors, and inlets, of the county of Accomack. For the Cherrystone. disirict of Cherrystone shall be appointed a collector, to reside

at Cherrystone, whose authority shall extend over all the waters,

shores, bays, harbors, and inlets, comprehended within NorthDistrict of

ampion county. For the district of South Quay, a collector sball South Quay. be appointed, to reside thereal, whose authority shall extend

over all the waters, shores, bays, harbors, and inlets, in that part of the state of Virginia to the southward of the district of Norfolk, and not included in said district, comprehended within the

limits of the said slale. Districts in § 12. That in the slale of North Carolina there shall be five North Caroli- districts, 10 wil: one to be called the district of Wilmington, entry and de- and to comprehend all the waters, shores, bays, harbors, creeks, livery; collec- and inleis, from Lilue River Inlet, inclusive, io New River Inlet, tors, &c.

inclusive. The town of Wilmington shall be a port of entry and District of Wilmington.

delivery; and ibere shall be a collector, naval officer, and surDistrict of

veyor, to reside at the said town of Wilmington : another district, Newbern. to be called the district of Newbern; which shall comprehend Vol. ii. p. 892. all the waters, shores, bays, harbors, creeks, and inlets, from New

River Inlet, inclusive, to Oeracoke Inlet, inclusive, together with that part of Pampricoe Sound, which lies southward and westward of the shoal projecting from the mouth of Paipticoe river, towards the Royal Shoal, and south ward of the said Royal Shoal; that the town of Newbern shall be a port of entry and delivery, and the lowns of Beaufort and Swansborough shall be ports of delivery only; and there shall be a collector appointed for the

district, to reside at Newbern, and a surveyor, to reside at BeauThe president fort, and one at Swansborough. And it shall be lawful for the may establish president of the United States, if he shall judge it expedient, very at Shell and for the interest of the United States, to establish a port of Castle or Bea- delivery at Shell Castle, or Beacon Island, near Ocracoke Inlet, con Island,&c. and to appoint a surveyor 10. reside thereat : another districi, District of

to be called the district of Washington, which shall compreWashington. hend all that part of Pampricoe Sound, not included in the disVol. ii. p. 873. trict of Newbern, as far north as the Marshes; the town of

Washington shall be the sole port of entry and delivery; and a

collector for the district shall be appointed, lo reside within the District of same : another district, which shall be called the district of

Edenton, and to comprehend all the waters, bays, harbors, Vol. ii, p. 873, creeks, and inlets, from the Marshes, inclusive, noribward and 1094, 1409.

westward, except those included in the district of Cambden; 1576, 1676. The town of Edenton shall be a port of entry and delivery, and

Hertford, Murfreesborough, Princeton, Winton, Bennet's Creek,
Plymouth, Windsor, and Skewarky, ports of delivery; and a col-
lector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at the town
of Edenton, and a surveyor at each of the ports of Hertford,
Winton, Bennet's Creek, Plymouth, Windsor, and Skewarky;
and one at Murfreesborough, for said port and for Princeton :

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another district, which shall be called the district of Cambden, District of

Cambden. and 10 comprehend North River, Pasquotank, and Lille rivers, and all the waters, shores, bays, harbors, creeks, and inlets, from the junction of Currituck and Albermarle Sounds, to the north extremiiy of Blackbay, and Plankbridge, on Sawyer's Creek, shall be the port of entry and delivery, and Nixonion, Indian Town, Newbiggin Creek, Curriluck Inlet, Pasquotank River Bridge, ports of delivery; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, 10 reside at Plankbridge, on Sawyer's Creek, and a surveyor at each of the ports of Nixonton, Indian Town, Currituck Inlei, Pasquolank River Bridge, and Newbiggin Creek ; and that the authority of the several officers of each district shall extend over all the waters, shores, bays, barbors, creeks, and inlets, comprehended within each district: Provided, That all Proviso ; vesships or vessels, intending to proceed to Plymouth, Windsor, ing to the plaSkewarky, Winton, Bennet's Creek Bridge, Murfreesborough, ces mentioned, or Princeton, shall first come to and enter at the port of Eden- to come to, ton : And provided, also, That any vessels coming in at Ocracoke Edenton. Inlet, that may be under the necessity of employing lighters be- Proviso; as to fore ihey pass the Royal Shoal, may be at liberty to enter at any in at Ocra

vessels coming port of eniry connected with the waters of said inlet, 10 which coke Inlet, &c. such vessels are bound; and that any vessel coming in al said inlet in ballast, for the purpose of loading without the Royal Shoals, shall be at liberty to enter at any port of enly connected with the waters of said inlei.

§ 13. That in the sale of South Carolina there shall be three Districts in districts, lo wit : Georgetown, Charleston, and Beaufort, each of South Caroliwhich shall be a port of entry. The district of Georgetown shall entry and deinclude the shores, inlets, and rivers from the boundary of North livery; colCarolina to the point of Cape Romain : the district of Charles- lectors, &c.

of ton shall include all the shores, inlets, and rivers, from C: pe Ro

Georgetown. main lo Combabee river, inclusive; and the district of Beaufort District of shall include the shores, inlets, and rivers, froin Combahee river Charleston. to Back river, in Georgia, comprehending all the shores, inlets, Beaufort. and harbors, formed by the different bars and sea islands lying within each district, respectively ; and a collector, naval officer, and surveyor, shall be appointed, to reside at Charleston, and a collector, at each of the other poits.

$ 14. That in the state of Georgia there shall be five districts, Districts in 10 wit : Savannah, Sunbury, Brunswick, St. Mary's, and Hard Georgia; wicke; each of which shall be a port of entry. The district of ports of entry

; Savannab shall include Savannah river, and all the waters, shores, collectors, &c. harbors, rivers, creeks, bays, and inlets, froin the said river to the District of

Savannah north point of Ossabaw island and Great Ogeeche river, inclusive ; and a collector, naval officer, and surveyor, shall be appointed for the said district, to reside at Savannah. The district District of of Sunbury shall comprehend all the waters, shores, harbors, ri. Sunbury. pers, creeks, bays, and inlets, south of the north point of Ossabaw island and Great Ogeeche river, exclusive, and north of the south point of Sapelo island, inclusive, excepl such part as is hereafier described as appertaining to the district of Hardwicke; and a collector for the said district shall be appointed, to reside Vol. ii. p. al Sunbury. The district of Brunswick shall comprehend all 1026, Vol. iii.

p. 1661.

port within

&c.

the waters, shores, harbors, rivers, creeks, bays, and inlets, from The south point of Sapelo island, exclusive, to the south point of Jekyl island, inclusive; Frederica shall be a port of delivery

only; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reDistrict of St. side at Brunswick. The district of St. Mary's shall comprehend Mary's. all the waters, shores, harbors, rivers, creeks, bays, and inlets,

froin the south point of Jekyl island, exclusive, to St. Mary's ri

ver, inclusive ; and a collector for the said district shall be apThe collector pointed, to reside at Si. Mary's. And in each of the said dis. in each dis

iricts it shall be lawful for the collector to grant a permit 10 untrict mention ed may grant

lade at any port or place within the district, and to appoint, or a permit to put on board any ship or vessel for which a permit is granted, unlade at any one or more inspectors, as may be necessary, for the security of

the revenue. ihe district,

The district of Hardwicke, shall include all the waters, shores, bays, harbors, creeks, and rivers, between the District of south point of Ossabaw island and the south point of Warsaw Hardwicke.

island; and in the said district the town of Hardwicke shall be The only port of entry, and a collector for the said district shall

be appointed, to reside at Hardwicke. District of § 15. That in the state of Kentucky there shall be one disKentucky Louisville ibe trici, which shall include all the waters, shores, and inlets, of only port of

the rivers Ohio and Mississippi, and the rivers and waters conentry and de- nected therewith, lying within the jurisdiction of the United livery for for. States and the said stale; and a collector shall be appointed, to reign goods; collector, Sic.

reside at Louisville, which shall be the sole port of eniry and deVol. iii. p.

livery for the said district, of any goods, wares, and merchan1812.

dise, not the growth or manufacture of the United States: Pro. Proviso; the vided, nevertheless, That it shall be lawful for the president of the president may United States, whenever he shall judge it expedient, and for the establish a

interest of the United States, to establish a separate district, separate district, &c.

which sball include all the waters, shores, and inlets, of the Vol. ji. p.

river Mississippi, within the jurisdiction of the United States and 1991. iii. the said state of Kentucky, and also the shores and waters on p. 1836, 2010.

the south side of the river Ohio, from the mouth thereof to the east bank of Cumberland river, with the rivers and waters conpected with the Mississippi and Ohio, wiibin the limits aforesaid, and within the state aforesaid ; and to appoint a collector, 10 reside at such port of entry and delivery as may be establish

ed within the same. District of § 16. That in the state of Tennessee there shall be one disTennessee ; trict, which shall include all the waters, shores, and iolets, of Palmyra the only port of the river Mississippi, and other navigable rivers and walers lying entry and de. within the jurisdiction of the United States, and within the said livery for for state ; and a collector shall be appointed, who shall reside at collector, &c. Palmyra, which shall be the only port of entry or delivery withVol. i. p. 814. in the said district, of any goods, wares, and merchandise, not Vol. ii. p. 873, the growth or manufacture of the United States: Provided, nev881, 1943.

ertheless, That the president of the United States may, when

ever he shall judge it expedient, and for the interest of the Proviso; the United States, erect the shores, walers, and inlets, of the river president may Mississippi, lying within the jurisdiction of the United States rate district, and within the state of Tennessee, into a separate district, and

appoint a collector, to reside at such port of entry and delivery as may be established within the same.

&c.

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