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apparel, and furniture, shall be wholly forfeited, and may be seized and taken from a condemned in any court of the United States or territories thereof, having wreck, on the

coast of Florida, competent jurisdiction.

&c. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That all property, of every descrip- Property

taken from a tion whatsoever, which shall be taken from any wreck from the sea, or

wreck to be from any of the keys and shoals, within the jurisdiction of the United brought to some States, on the coast of Florida, shall be brought to some port of entry port of entry,

&c. within the jurisdiction aforesaid.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That all and every forfeiture or Distribution forfeitures, which shall be incurred by virtue of the provisions of this act, of forfeitures.

Act of March shall accrue one moiety to the informer or informers, and the other to the

3, 1797, ch. 13. United States, and may be mitigated or remitted, in manner prescribed Act of Feb. by the act, entitled “ An act to provide for mitigating or remitting the 11, 1800, ch. 6. forfeitures, penalties, and disabilities, accruing in certain cases therein mentioned,” passed the third day of March, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-seven, and made perpetual by an act passed eleventh February, one thousand eight hundred.

APPROVED, March 3, 1825.

STATUTE II. Chap. CXI.–An Act to extend the time of issuing and locating military land March 3, 1825. warrants to officers and soldiers of the revolutionary army.

[Expired.)

The time limBe it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United

ited by the act States of America, in Congress assembled, That the time limited by the of Feb. 24th, second section of the act approved the twenty-fourth day of February, 1819, ch. 41, for one thousand eight hundred and nineteen, for issuing military land war- issuing military

land warrants, rants to the officers and soldiers of the revolutionary army, shall be extended

extended. till the fourth of March, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven, and the time for locating the unlocated warrants shall be extended till the first day of October thereafter.

APPROVED, March 3, 1825.

STATUTE II.

Chap. CXII.-An Act to make Casline a port of entry for ships or vessels coming March 3, 1825.

from beyond the Cape of Good Hope. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United

Castine, in the States of America, in Congress assembled, That, from and after the first made a port of

, day of April next, Castine, in the state of Maine, shall be, and is entry. hereby, made a port of entry for ships or vessels coming from beyond the Cape of Good Hope.

APPROVED, March 3, 1825.

STATUTE II. Chap. CXIII.-An Act to authorize the building of lighthouses and light vessels, March 3, 1825.

und beacons, and monuments, therein mentioned ; and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United

Secretary of

the Treasury to States of America, in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the provide for the Treasury be, and he is hereby, empowered to provide by contract, for building of building lighthouses and light vessels, erecting beacons and monuments,

lighthouses, &c. and placing buoys, on the following sites or shoals, to wit: A lighthouse on a proper site on Moose Peak Islands, in the state of A lighthouse

on Moose Peak Maine; and a monument on a proper site on Stage island, in the same

islands, &c. state. A lighthouse on a proper site, at or near the mouth of Burlington At the mouth

of Burlington harbour, in the state of Vermont.

harbour. M

A house at A house at the entrance of Nantucket harbour, for the keeper; with a Nantucket har

tower on the same for the lantern, in the state of Massachusetts. bour.

A lighthouse A lighthouse on Dutch Island, in Narraganset Bay, in the state of on Dutch island. Rhode

Island ; and a small beacon light on Warwick Neck, in the same

state. Beacons at Three small beacons at the entrance of Mill river harbour, in the state Mill river har

of Connecticut. bour. A lighthouse

A lighthouse near the Fire Island inlet, on the south side of Long near Fire Island Island, in the state of New York; and a lighthouse on Stoney Point, inlet, &c.

instead of Verplank's Point, as heretofore directed, in the same state. At Cedar A lighthouse on Cedar Point, at or near the mouth of Patuxent river, Point, &c.

in the state of Maryland, and a small beacon light on Point Look Out, at

the mouth of Potomac, in the same state. A light vessel A light vessel for Albermarle Sound, in the state of North Carolina, for Albermarle

to be placed either at or near [the] south point of Roanoke Island, or at Sound.

the end of Wade's Point Shoal, at the mouth of Pasquotank river, in the

same state. On Point De- A lighthouse on Point Defer, in the state of Louisiana. fer.

SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That there be appropriated, out Appropriations.

of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, the following sums of money, to wit:

For a lighthouse on the Moose Peak Islands, in the state of Maine, four thousand dollars; for a monument on Stage Island, one thousand five hundred dollars; and for placing a buoy in Winter Harbour, in the same state, fifty dollars.

For a lighthouse at the mouth of Burlington harbour, in the state of Vermont, four thousand dollars.

For the keeper's house at the entrance of Nantucket harbour, with a tower on the same, in the state of Massachusetts, sixteen hundred dollars.

For a lighthouse on Dutch Island, in Narraganset Bay, in the state of Rhode Island, three thousand dollars; and for a small beacon light on Warwick Neck, in the same state, one thousand dollars.

For three small beacons at the entrance of Mill river harbour, in the state of Connecticut, two thousand six hundred dollars.

For a lighthouse near Fire Island inlet, in the state of New York, a sum not exceeding ten thousand dollars; and for the lighthouse heretofore directed to be built on Throg's Neck, and for the site thereof, in the same state, seven thousand dollars.

For a lighthouse on Cedar Point, in the state of Maryland, six thousand dollars; and for a small beacon light on Point Look Out, in the same state, one thousand eight hundred dollars.

For the light vessel to be placed in Albemarle Sound, in the state of North Carolina, a sum not exceeding five thousand five hundred dollars. For replacing the buoy at Ocracocke Inlet, and for two buoys to be placed, one at Fulcher's Point, and one at Cross Rock, Croaton Sound, in the same state, one hundred and eighty dollars.

For three buoys to be anchored at proper places, at the entrance of the harbour of Pensacola, in the territory of Florida, one hundred and eighty dollars.

For the lighthouse on Point Defer, in the state of Louisiana, ten thousand dollars.

For completing the work to secure Plymouth Beach, in the state of Massachusetts, five thousand seven hundred and twelve dollars.

For erecting a pier at the mouth of Cayahoga River, in the state of Ohio, five thousand dollars; and for completing the pier at the mouth of Grand ver, in the same state, one thousand dollars.

And for surveys to be made under the direction of the President of the United States, for the following purposes, to wit: to ascertain the practicability and necessity of constructing a pier, at the mouth of the harbour of Marblehead, for the security of shipping; and also a pier in the harbour of Holmes' Hole, for the same object, in the state [of] Massachusetts, the sum of four hundred dollars.

APPROVED, March 3, 1825.

STATUTE II. Chap. CXIV. - An Act to authorize the surveying and making a road from March 3, 1825.

Little Rock, to Cantonment Gibson, in the territory of Arkansas. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United The President States of America, in Congress assembled, That the President of the to appoint three United States be, and he is hereby, authorized to appoint three com

commissioners

to explore, &c. missioners, who shall explore, survey, and mark, in the most eligible in the most elicourse, a road from Little Rock to Cantonment Gibson, in the territory gible course, 1 of Arkansas; and said commissioners shall make out accurate plats of road from Little such surveys, accompanied with field notes, and certify and transmit the tonment Gibsame to the President of the United States, who shall cause the same to son, in Arkanbe deposited in the war office.

sas. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That said road shall be opened Troops of the and made under the direction of the President of the United States, United States to who is hereby authorized to employ the troops of the United States in pleting said the completion, or assisting in the completion, of said road.

road. Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That said commissioners shall

Commisioners each be entitled to receive three dollars, and their assistants one dollar dollars, and

to receive three and fifty cents for each and every day which they shall necessarily be em- their assistants ployed in the exploring, surveying, and marking said road; and for the one dollar and purpose of compensating the aforesaid commissioners, and their assist- fiây cents per

day. ants, and for opening and

making said road, there shall be, and hereby is, appropriated, the sum of ten thousand dollars, to be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

APPROVED, March 3, 1825.

STATUTE II.

CHAP. CXX.

An Act to authorize the surveying and opening of a road, from March 3, 1825.

Detroit to Chicago, in the state of Illinois.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United

The President

of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That the President of the

States to apUnited States be, and he is hereby, authorized to appoint three com- point three missioners, who shall explore, survey, and mark, in the most eligible commissioners

who shall excourse, a road from Detroit, in the territory of Michigan, to Chicago, in

plore, &c., in the the state of Illinois: And said commissioners shall make out accurate most eligible plats of such surveys, accompanied with field notes, and certify and trans- course, a road mit the same to the President of the United States; who, if he approves in Michigan to of said survey, shall cause the plats thereof to be deposited in the office Chicago in Illiof the treasury of the United States.

nois. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the said commissioners shall Commissioneach be entitled to receive three dollars, and their assistants one dollar ers to receive and fifty cents each, for each and every day which they shall be necessarily and their assistemployed in exploring, surveying, and marking said road, and making ants one dollar out the plat and field notes above required. And for the purpose of and fifty cents compensating the said commissioners and their assistants, there shall be, per day. and is hereby, appropriated, the sum of three thousand dollars, to be paid out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

APPROVED, March 3, 1825.

RESOLUTIONS.

March 3, 1825. I. RESOLUTION authorizing the public documents, printed by order of Congress,

to be furnished to the Gardiner Lyceum. One copy of Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Seybert's Sta- States of America, in Congress assembled, That one copy of Seybert's tistical Annals, Statistical Annals, and of Pitkin's Statistical View, and also one copy nished the Gar- of the public journals of the Senate and House of Representatives, and diner Lyceum. of the documents published under the orders of the Senate and House

of Representatives, respectively, which have been, or shall be published, by virtue of a resolution passed December twenty-seventh, one thousand eight hundred and thirteen, be transmitted to the executive of the state of Maine, for the use and benefit of the Gardiner Lyceum, in said state.

APPROVED, March 3, 1825.

March 3, 1825. Il. RESOLUTION directing an inventory of the furniture in the President's house

to be taken. An inventory Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United of the furniture States of America, in Congress assembled, That the commissioner of dent's house to the public buildings be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to be taken. take an inventory of the furniture of the President's house, at such time

as may be convenient to the President, and to deliver a copy thereof to the President elect, and one copy to each House of Congress.

APPROVED, March 3, 1825.

ACTS OF THE NINETEENTH CONGRESS

OF THE

UNITED STATES, ,

Passed at the first session, which was begun and held at the City of

Washington, in the District of Columbia, on Monday the first day

of December, 1825, and ended on the twenty-second day of May, 1826. JOHN QUINCY ADAMS, President; J. C. Calhoun, Vice President of the

United States and President of the Senate; NATHANIEL Macon,
President of the Senate, pro tempore, from the 20th of May; J. W.
Taylor, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

STATUTE I.

Cup. I.–An Act making appropriation for compensation to the members and Dec. 23, 1825.

officers, and for the contingent expenses, of the two Houses of Congress. - (Obsolete.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Compensation United States of America, in Congress assembled, That the sum of and members four hundred and fifty-five thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby, of the House of appropriated, for compensation to the Senators and members of the RepresentaHouse of Representatives, and delegates of territories, their officers tives, &c., for

fuel, &c and attendants; and the further sum of eighty thousand dollars, for fuel, stationery, and all other contingent expenses of the two Houses 1826, ch. 13. of Congress, and that the said sums be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

APPROVED, December 23, 1825.

STATUTE I. CHAP. II.-An Act making appropriations for the payment of the revolutionary Jan. 18, 1826. and other pensioners of the United States.

(Obsolete.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United AppropriaStates of America, in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, tions for the and they are hereby, respectively appropriated towards the military ser- vice of the year vice of the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six, and for the 1826, &c. objects following; that is to say: For the pensions to the revolutionary pensioners of the United States,

For pensions

to revolutionaone million three hundred and fifty-two thousand seven hundred and

ry pensioners. ninety dollars.

For the invalid and half pay pensioners, in addition to an unexpended For the inva. balance of one hundred and fifty thousand dollars, sixty-seven thousand lid and half pay five hundred dollars.

pensioners. For pensions to the widows and orphans, twelve thousand dollars. For pensions Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the said sums, respectively, and orphans.

to the widows shall be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appro- To be paid priated.

from the trea

Bury. APPROVED, January 18, 1826.

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