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STATE OF CONNECTICUT.

1836.

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For improving the harbor of Saybrook, by removing the bar 52,0m, Saybrook at the mouth of Connecticut river, twenty thousand dollars.

For improving the harbor of Westport, agreeably to the report $3,000 Wes-port of John Anderson, of the Engineer corps, three thousand dollars.

For a sea-wall to preserve Fairweather island, near Black $10,000, FairweaRock harbor, ten thousand dollars.

For securing the public works at the harbor of Southport, one $1,500, thousand five hundred dollars.

For further securing the beach at Cedar point, in Connecticut, 81,000, one thousand dollars.

For deepening the channel leading into Bridgeport harbor, ten 810,000. Bridgethousand dollars.

For deepening the channel of the river Thames, leading into $10.000, Norwich Norwich harbor, ten thousand dollars.

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Point.

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STATE OF VERMONT.

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For building a breakwater or pier at the harbor of Burlington, $10,000, ten thousand dollars.

For deepening the channel to eight feet between the islands of $15,000, charret North and South Hero, near Saint Alban's in Lake Champlain, near St. Alban's. in Vermont, fifteen thousand dollars.

STATE OF NEW YORK.

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For the improvement of the harbor of Portland, on Lake Erie, $10,000, Portland ten thousand dollars.

harbor, Lake Erze. For the improvement of the harbor at the mouth of Salmon $5,000, river, on Lake Ontario, according to the several plans of said

river, Lake Onca harbor, submitted through the Department of War, five thousand dollars.

For the improvement of the harbor at the mouth of Oak $5,000, Oak OROrchard creek, ou Lake Ontario, according to the plan thereof Chard creek, Lake made by Joseph G. Swift, civil engineer, five thousand dollars.

For the improvement of the harbor at the mouth of Black $1000, river, in the county of Jefferson, five thousand dollars.

For building a break water or pier at the harbor of Plattsburg, Watermat Plate ten thousand dollars.

burg For improving the harbor at the mouth of Cattarangus creek, 815,000, Cattarau. on Lake Erie, fifteen thousand dollars.

gus creek, Lake For improving the entrance of Whitehall harbor, on Lake $5,000, Whitehall Champlain, eight thousand dollars.

For building an ice-breaker on Staten island, nineteen thou- $19,000,ice, break sand five hundred dollars.

Black

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STATE OF NEW JERSEY.

For improving the harbor at New Brunswick, by removing $7.000, N. Bruna, the obstructions in the Raritan river, according to a plan reported wick laarbor. to the War Department by Hartman Bache, seven thousand dollars.

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1836. For the protection and improvement of Little Egg harbor, ac85.000, Little Egg cording to the plan reported to the War Department, five thou

sand dollars.

For a survey of Crow Shoal in Delaware bay, to ascertain the expediency of constructing a breakwater or artificial harbor, one thousand dollars.

$1,000, survey of Crow Shoal.

STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA.

$3,000, Chester
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$15,000, Delaware
river, near Fort
Mithin.

For repairs at the harbor of Chester, three thousand dollars.

For removing the bar on the river Delaware, in the neighborhood of Fort Mifflin, with the view of improving the harbor of Philadelphia, fifteen thousand dollars.

STATE OF DELAWARE.

€15,000, Wilming. wn harbor.

For improving the harbor of Wilmington, by removing the bar at the mouth of Christiana river, according to the plan recommended by Hartman Bache, of the engineer corps, fifteen thousand dollars.

STATE OF MARYLAND.

820,000, Balti- For deepening the harbor of Baltimore, twenty thousand dolmore harbor.

lars. $500, survey on For a survey of the head waters of Chesapeake bay, purChesapeake bay,

suant to a resolution of the Legislature of Maryland, five hundred dollars.

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STATE OF VIRGINIA.

$500, survey of For a survey of James river, with the view of improving the James river.

harbor of Richmond, five hundred dollars. $15,000, channels For improving the navigation of the natural channels at the ol Dismal Swamp northern and southern entrances of the Dismal Swamp canal,

fifteen thousand dollars.

Canal.

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA.

$5,000, shoal in For removing a sand shoal in Pamtico river, five thousand Pamtico river.

dollars, by means of the dredging machine now in operation at

Ocracock inlet. 85,000, shoal in For removing the oyster shoal in New river, Onslow county,

by means of the dredging machine now in operation in the col

lection district of Wilmington, five thousand dollars. 85,000 Beaufort. To improve the harbor of Beaufort, five thousand dollars.

New river.

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STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.

81,800, survey of For a survey of the bar and harbor at Georgetown, one thouGeorgetown har sand dollars.

bor.

STATE OF GEORGIA.

1836.

For the removal of the Brunswick bar, with a view of improv- $10,000, reanov. ing the harbor of Brunswick, ten thousand dollars.

ing

Brunswick

bar.

STATE OF OHIO.

For constructing two piers and improving the navigation at $10,000, mouth of the mouth of Vermilion river, ten thousand dollars, according to Vermilion river. ihe plan reported to the War Department.

STATE OF INDIANA.

For the construction of a harbor at Michigan city, according $20,000, Michigan to the plan reported to the War Department, twenty thousand city harbor. dollars.

STATE OF LOUISIANA.

For increasing the depth of water in the mouth of the Mis- $75,000, mouth of sissippi river, by closing some of the passages leading out of it, Mississippi river. or by cutting a ship channel, or by any other means which shall be deemed expedient by the Secretary of War, with the approbation of the President of the United States, seventy-five thousand dollars; the said sum to be expended in whole or in part, as may be thought proper by the War Department, after the necessary survey shall have been made.

STATE OF MISSOURI.

St. Louis.

For a pier to give direction to the current of the Mississippi $15,000, pier neas river, near the city of St. Louis, fifteen thousand dollars.

For the survey of Saint Francis, Black, and White rivers, in $1,000, survey of Arkansas and Missouri, to determine upon the expediency of removing the natural rafts thereon, one thousand dollars.

rivers in Arkansas and Missouri.

TERRITORY OF FLORIDA.

For removing a mud shoal, called the Bulk Head, in the chan- $10,000, removing nel from East Pass to Appalachicola, ten thousand dollars.

Bulk Head shoal.

TERRITORY OF MICHIGAN.

For the construction of a pier or breakwater at the mouth of $20,000, mouth of

. the river Saint Joseph, twenty thousand dollars.

TERRITORY OF WISCONSIN.

For the survey of the mouth of Milwauke river, on Lake 8400, survey of Michigan, to determine the practicability of making a harbor Milwaukee rives. by deepening the channel, four hundred dollars.

Soports upon sur.

1836. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the reports upon

all the aforesaid surveys shall contain a statement of all such vers to contain facts within the knowledge of the engineers respectively making minutes, &c.,

the surveys, as are or may be in any way materially connected with the proposed improvements, and also with estimates, in detail, of the sums of money necessary for such improvements, respectively.

Approved, July 4th, 1836.

CHAP. 361. An ACT to repeal so much of the act of March second, seventeen

hundred and ninety-nine, as respects the issuing of certificates on the importation of wines.

[Sec 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That so much of the act of Congress, passed second March, seven hundred and ninety-nine, as requires that the surveyor or chief officers of inspection of any port, where wines may be landed, shall give to the proprietor, importer or consignee thereof, or his or her agent, a certificate, as mentioned in the fortieth and forty-first sections of said act, is hereby repealed.

Approved, July 4th, 1836.

CHAP. 365, An ACT for the relief of Frederick C. De Krafti.

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(Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of RepresenElis account

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, surveyors of the That the proper accounting officers of the Treasury be, and ** to be audited they are hereby, directed to audit and settle the account of and ætded.

Frederick C. De Kraft, United States surveyor of the City of Washington from June first eighteen hundred and twenty-two, to the period of his appointment as surveyor of the said city, under an act of the corporation thereof, passed August the thir. teenth, eighteen hundred and twenty eight, and that he be allowed the same annual rate of compensation as was allowed to his immediate predecessor in office; together with such allowance for office rent and other contingencies as had been usual and customary, or as shall to the accounting officers seem just and proper : and that after deducting from the amount such sums as may have been paid him by the Commissioner of Public Buildings, for services rendered in his official capacity, the balance if any, be paid to the said Frederick C. De Kraft, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved, July 4th, 1836.

CHAP. 366. An ACT granting a pension to General Eleazer W. Ripley. [Sec. 1.) Be it enacted, by the Senate and

House of Representtatives of ihe United States of America in Congress assembled, per month That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, directed to

place the name of Eleazer W. Ripley on the invalid pension list

from 1st Februa.

ry, 1820

of the United States, and to pay him a pension at the rate of 1836. thirty dollars per month, from and after the first day of February, in the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty, during his life.

Approved, July 4th, 1836.

CHAP. 367. An ACT to authorize the corporation of Georgetown to close

certain streets in said town, [Sec. I.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the corporation of Georgetown, in the District of Colum- Portions of Pay.

ette and Lingar bia, be, and is hereby, authorized to sell, in fee simple, or other-streets wise dispose of, and convey, all that portion of Fayette street, Proviso. and Lingan street, in said town, lying south of the canal. Provided, That nothing herein corstained shall effect the right of any individual.

Approved, July 4th, 1836.

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RESOLUTIONS. [ No. 1.) RESOLUTION authorizing the President 10 furushi rations to cer

tain inhabitants of Florida. Be it Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President of the United States be authorized to cause Rations from the rations to be delivered from the public stores to the unfortunate be delivered, &c sufferers, who are unable to provide for themselves, and who have been driven from their homes by Indian depredations in Florida, until they can re-established in their possessions, or so long as the President shall consider it necessary.

Approved, February 1st, 1836.

[No. 2] RESOLUTION to establish certain post roads in Missouri and Arkansas.

Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That Post Ruvuds to be the Postmaster General be, and he is hereby authorized to established establish the following post roads; From Fort Towson in the Territory of Arkansas to Fort Gibson, and from Fort Gibson by Fayette in Arkansas Territory, Barry Court House, Van Buren Court House, Jackson Court House, Fort Leavenworth, Liberty in Clay county, Plattsburg in Clinton county, Fort Des Moines, to the town of Dubuque on the Mississippi river. And the same shall be continned until otherwise provided for by law.

Approved, March 19th, 1836.

(No. 3.] RESOLUTION to suspend the sale of a part of the public lands acquired

by the treaty of Dancing Rabbit crecki Be it resolved by the Senate and House of Representatides of the United States of Arnerica in Congress assembled, That so much of the public lands, acquired by the treaty con

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