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Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That a collector shall be 1838. appointed at the port of Vicksburg who shall give the usual A collector to bonds required by such officers in the penal sum of ten thou

be appointed at

Vicksburg, who sand dollars, and be entitled to a salary of five hundred dollars shall give the per annum, and that the salary for the present year be paid out receive a salary of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved, July 7th, 1838.

of $500.

volunteers and militia called

CHAP. 170. An ACT to provide for the settlement of the claim of the State of

New York for the services of her militia. [Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, Secry War to authorized and directed to cause to be reimbursed and paid to co he paid such the State of New York, on the order of the Governor of said amount as the State, out of the appropriation for the prevention of hostilities and accounting on the northern frontier, such amount as the Paymaster General Treasury shali of the United States army and the accounting officers of the have Leen due to Treasury shall ascertain and certify would have been due from the the United States to the volunteers and militia called into the into the service service of the State, in the latter part of the year eighteen hun- the end of 1837 dred and thirty-seven and the first part of the year eighteen 1835, if they had hundred and thirty-eight, for the protection of said frontier, by the service of the the Governor, if said volunteers had been duly called into the U. States. service of the United States and regularly received and mustered by officers of the United States army, according to the laws and regulations which have governed in the payment of the volunteers and militia of other States : Provided, That the accounts of the agent employed by the State of New York to make said payments, be submitted to the Paymaster General and the accounting officers for their inspection : And provided also, That no reimbursement shall be made on account of the payment of any volunteers or militia who refused to be received and mustered into the service of the United States or to serve under the officers of the United States army appointed by the President to command on the northern frontier.

Approved, July 7th, 1838.

Proviso.

Proviso.

CHAP. 171. An ACT to provide for certain harbors and for the removal of obstruc

tions in and at the mouths of certain rivers, and for other purposes, during the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight.

[Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and the same are hereby, appropriated, to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for carrying on and completing certain works heretofore commenced, viz :

bor.

harbor.

or breakwater.

Harbor near the mouth of the river Raisin.

Harbor at the mouth of Black river.

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Black river.

ver.

1838. For continuing the improvement of the harbor of Chicago, Chicago har- Illinois, thirty-thousand dollars ; Michigan City For continuing the construction of a harbor at Michigan City,

Indiana, sixty thousand seven hundred and thirty-three dollars

and fifty-nine cents; St. Joseph pier

For continuing the construction of a pier or breakwater at the mouth of the river Saint Joseph, Michigan, fifty-one thousand one hundred and thirteen dollars ;

For the continuation of the works at the harbor near the mouth of the river Raisin, Michigan, fifteen thousand dollars ;

For continuing the improvement of the harbor at the mouth of Black river, in Jefferson county, State of New York, twenty

two thousand four hundred and one dollars ; Whitehall har. For continuing the improvement of the harbor at Whitehall,

in the State of New York, fifteen thousand dollars ;

For continuing the improvement of the channel at the mouth Genesee river. of Genesee river, in the State of New York, twenty-five thou

sand dollars ;

For continuing the removal of obstructions at Black river, Ohio, five thousand dollars;

For continuing the removal of obstructions at the mouth of the Huron river. Huron river, in Ohio, five thousand dollars ;

For continuing the improvement of the navigation at the Vermillion ri- mouth of Vermillion river, Ohio, twenty-three thousand sis

hundred and twenty-six dollars and fifty-seven cents;

For continuing the improvement of Cleaveland harbor, Ohio,

fifty-one thousand eight hundred and fifty-six dollars; Cunningham For continuing the removal of obstructions at Cunningham

creek, Ohio, five thousand dollars;

For continuing the removal of obstructions at Ashtabula creek, , Ohio, eight thousand dollars ;

For continuing the removal of obstructions at Conneaut creek, Ohio, eight thousand dollars;

For continuing the improvement of the harbor of Presque isle, Pennsylvania, thirty-thousand dollars ;

For continuing the improvement of Dunkirk harbor, New

York, ten thousand dollars; Portland harbor, For continuing the improvement of the harbor of Portland,

Lake Erie, New York, thirty-five thousand four hundred and

sixty-six dollars; Cattaraugus For continuing the improvement of the harbor at Cattaraucreek harbor.

gus creek, Lake Erie, New York, thirty-two thousand four hundred and ten dollars ;

For continuing the improvement of the harbor of Salmon river, Lake Ontario, New York, thirty-thousand dollars ;

For continuing the construction of a breakwater at Plattsburg, New York, twenty-seven thousand five hundred dollars;

For continuing the improvement of the harbor at the mouth

of Oak Orchard creek, New York, five thousand dollars; Pier at Kenne

For continuing the pier at Kennebunk, Maine, eight thousand dollars;

Cleaveland Darbur.

creek.

Ashtabula creek.

Conneaut creek.

isle

Presque harbor.

Dunkirk harbor.

New York.

Salmon river harbor.

Plattsburg breakwater.

Oak Orchard creek harbor.

bunk.

at Oswego harbor.

harbor.

For continuing the improvement of Big Sodus bay, New 1838. York, ten thousand dollars

Big Sodus Bay. For continuing the pier and mole at Oswego harbor, New Pier and mole York, forty-six thousand and sixty-seven dollars ; For continuing the construction of a breakwater at Burling- Breakwater at

Burlington. ton, Vermont, fifty thousand dollars ; For continuing the breakwater on Stanford's Ledge, Port- Breakwater on

. land harbor, Maine, twenty-six thousand three hundred and Stanford's Ledge sixty-six dollars;

For continuing the breakwater at Hyannis harbor, Massa- Breakwater at chusetts, eight thousand seven hundred and sixty-four dollars ; Hyannis. For continuing the breakwater at Sandy Bay, Massachu- Breakwater at

Sandy Bay. setts, twenty thousand dollars ;

For continuing the improvement of the channel of the river River Thames. Thames, leading into Norwich harbor, Connecticut, ten thousand dollars ;

For improving the harbor of Westport, Connecticut, four Westport harbor. thousand seven hundred and eighty-two dollars ;

For continuing the improvement of the navigation of the Hudson river.' Hudson river, above and below Albany, in the State of New York, one hundred thousand dollars ; to be expended accord ing to the plan and estimate recommended by the Secretary of War;

For continuing the improvement of the harbor of Wilming. Wilmington ton Delaware, nine thousand three hundred and fifty-six dol lars ;

For continuing the improvement of the harbor of New Castle, New Castle harDelaware, eleven thousand five hundred and seventy-three dollars ;

For continuing the Delaware breakwater, one hundred and Delaware breakfifty thousand dollars,

For continuing the improvement of the harbor of Baltimore, Baltimore harMaryland, twenty thousand dollars,

For continuing the improvement of the navigation of Cape Cape Fear riFear river, below Wilmington, North Carolina, twenty thou- ver. sand dollars,

For opening a passage of fifty yards wide, and seven feet Opening a pas. deep, at low water, between the town of Beaufort and Pam- Beaufort lico sound, North Carolina, and for improving New river, and improving twenty-five thousand dollars,

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between

and

For continuing the improvement of Pamlico, or Tar river, Pamlico or Tar below Washington, North Carolina, five thousand dollars.

For continuing the improvements of the inland channel be- Inland chantween St. Mary's and St. John's, Florida, twenty-nine thousand Mary's and St. dollars, For continuing the improvement of Dog river bar, and Dog river bar

andChoctaw pass Choctaw pass, in Mobile harbor fifty thousand dollars,

For continuing the improvement of the Cumberland river, in Cumberland riKentucky and Tennessee, below Nashville, twenty thousand ver. dollars,

For continuing the improvement of the Ohio river, between Ohio river. the falls and Pittsburgh fifty thousand dollars,

New river.

river.

John's.

in Mobile harbor.

Missouri rivers.

Grand river

Works at Buf

Provincetown harbor.

1838. For continuing the improvement of the navigation of the Ohio and Mis- Ohio and Mississippi rivers, from Louisville to New Orleans, sissippi rivers.

seventy thousand dollars, Mississippi and For continuing the improvement of the Mississippi river,

above the mouth of the Ohio, and of the Missouri river, twenty thousand dollars ;

For continuing the removal of obstructions in Grand river, Ohio, ten thousand dollars ;

For continuing the works at Buffalo harbor, twenty thousand salo harbor, &c. five hundred dollars ; and for erecting a mound or sea wall

along the peninsula which separates Lake Erie from Buffalo creek, to prevent the influx at the lake over said peninsula,

forty-eight thousand dollars; Plymouth beach. For continuing the preservation of Plymouth beach, two

thousand four hundred dollars ;

For continuing the preservation of Provincetown harbor, four thousand five hundred dollars;

For continuing the preservation of Rainsford island, seven thousand three hundred and fifty-three dollars ;

For continuing the sea-wall for the preservation of Fairweather island, and repairing the breakwater near Black Rock harbor, Connecticut, eleven thousand five hundred and fifty dollars ;

For continuing the improvement of the harbor at the mouth of Bass river, Massachusetts, ten thousand dollars;

For continuing the breakwater of Church's cove, town of Church's cove. Little Compton, Rhode Island, eighteen thousand dollars ; Little Egg har- For the protection and improvement of Little Egg harbor, ten

thousand dollars ;

For improving the natural channels at the northern and southSwamp canal. ern entrances of the Dismal Swamp canal, ten thousand dollars;

For the improvement of the navigation of Savannah river, Georgia, fifteen thousand dollars ;

For the improvement of the Arkansas river, forty thousand

Rainsford island.

Fair weather island sea-wall.

Harbor at the mouth of Bass river.

Breakwater of

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Entrances of the Dismal

ri.

Savannah ver.

Arkansas river.

dollars ;

Removal of the sand-bar caused by a wreck in

New

harbor.

harbor.

For removing the sand-bar occasioned by the wreck in the

harbor of New Bedford, the unexpended balance of an approBedford priation of ten thousand dollars, made July four, eighteen hun.

dred and thirty-six, being seven thousand six hundred and

ninety-one dollars and thirty-seven cents. Deepening the SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That the appropriation in Appalachicola heretofore made of ten thousand dollars, for removing the mud

shoal, called the Bulkhead, in the harbor of Appalachicola, be, and the same is hereby, transferred to the deepening of the straight channel in the same harbor.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the several sums the 1st section of appropriated by the first section of this act, which exceed twelve this cases which thousand dollars each, one half thereof if the public service reone half shall be quire it, shall be paid out during the year eighteen hundred and and the other in thirty-eight, to be applied to the objects as above specified, and

the other half in like manner, in the year eighteen hundred and thirty-nine.

Approved, July 7th, 1838.

of the suins

1839.

Post roads,

In Maine-es. tablished.

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CHAP. 172. An ACT to establish certain post routes and to discontinue others. 1838.

[Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following be established as post roads :

MAINE.
From Unity to Thorndike.
From West Eddington to East Eddington.

From Gardiner, via Light's Corners and Searsmont, to Belfast.

From Saco, by Goodwin's Mills, to Alfred.
From Acton corners, via Milton Mills and Union village, to
Middleton corner, New Hampshire.

From Alfred to Newfield.
From Eden to Bar harbor.

From Waterville, via Clinton, Troy, North Dixmont, and
Hermon, to Bangor.

From Dover, via Lower village, Atkinson, Wingate's corner and Milo village, to Killmarnock.

From Fish's Mills (in township number four, in the sixth range west from the east line of the State) to Mattawamkeag point.

From Bangor, via South Levant, to Stetson.
From Machias to Westley.

From Lewiston falls, at Danville, by the river road, to Livermore falls.

NEW HAMPSHIRE. From Lancaster, via Whitefield and Carroll, to White Moun- In New Hamptain.

shire-establishFrom Colebrook, via Errol and Letter B, to Andover, Maine.

From North Havervill, via Woodville, West Bath, Lyman, North Lyman, West Littleton, and Lower Waterford, to Pingreville.

From Peterborough, via Jaffrey, Factory village and Rindge, to Winchendon.

From Union village, via Brookfield, North Wolfsborough and Water village, to Tuftonborough.

From Exeter, via East Kingston, South Hampton, and Newtown, to Haverhill, Massachusetts.

From Concord, via Bow, East Dunbarton, and Centre Goffstown, to Piscataquog village.

From Bedford, via Goffstown, Hopkinton, Warner, and New London, to Hanover.

From Eaton, via Freedom, North Parson field and Limerick, to Hollis, Maine.

From Kingston, via Brentwood, Epping, Nottingham, Northwood, Pittsfield, Barnstead, and Gilmanton iron works, to Guilford.

From Landaff, over Sugar hill, to Franconia.

From the centre of Washington by East Washington, to the Upper village in Hillsborough.

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