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and receive for passing the said gates the tolls and rates 'on which shall be legibly painted the rates of toll, as is "hereafter mentioned ; and they may stop any person provided for in this act. • riding, leading, or driving any horses, cattle, sulky, *Sec. 7. That if any of the toll collectors shall un.

chair, phæton, cart, chúise, wagon, sleigli, sled, or other reasonably delay or hinder any passenger or traveller, at • carriage of burden or pleasure, from passing through any of the gates, or shall demand or receive more toll than the said gates, until they shall respectively bave paid is by this act established, he shall, for each and every for passing the same, that is to say : for every space of such offence, forfeit and pay to the party aggrieved the twenty miles in length on said road, the following sums sum of ten dollars. of money, and so in proportion for every greater or les Sec. 8. That, if any person shall purposely or mali. ser distance, to wit : For every score of sheep or hogs, ciously deface, or otherwise injure any of the mile 'ten cents ; fur every score of cattle, twenty cents; for stones, parapet walls, culverts, or bridges, or any of every led or drove horse, three cents; for every mule the masonry whatsoever, or any of the gates or toll or ass, led or driven, three cents; for every horse and houses of and belonging to the said national road in this rider, six and one fourth cents; for every sled or sleigh State, as the same is now constructed, or may hereasier • drawn by one horse or ox, twelve and one half cents; be constructed, every person so offending shall, upon • for every horse or ox in addition, six and one fourth conviction thereof, be fined in a sum not more than fire cents; for every dearborn, sulky, chair, or chaise, with hundred dollars, or be imprisonec in the dungeon of the one horse, twelve and one half cents; for every horse jail of the county, and be fed un bread and water only, in addition, six and one fourth cents; for every chariot, not exceeding twenty days, or both, at the discretion of .coach, coachee, stage or phaton, with two horses, the court. • eighteen and three fourth cents; for every horse in addition, six and one fourth cents; for every other car-choak, or otherwise obstruct any of the side drains, val

• Sec. 9. That if any person shall purposely fill, riage of pleasure, under whatever name it may go, the lies, gutters, or culverts of said road, now made or here. • like sum, according to the number of wheels and horses after to be made, or shall connect any private road or • drawing the same ; for every cart or wagon whose cartway with the said national road, without making at

wheelso do not exceed the breadth of two and one balf the point of connexion a stone culvert, or paved valley, • inches, twelve and one half cents; for each horse or ox

or other good and sufficient fixture, so as to secure a • drawing the same, six and one fourth cents; for every • free passage for the water along such side drain, where • cart or wagon whose wheels shall exceed two and such private road or cartway connects with the said na. one half inches in breadth, and not exceeding four « tional road, or if any person shall purposely or wilfully inches, six and one fourth cents; for every horse or

'travel upon such parts of said national road as are or may . ox drawing the same, three cents; and for every other be in an unfinished state, against the consent of the

cart or wagon whose wheels shall exceed four inches, Superintendent appointed by the United States, or by • and not exceeding five inches in breadth, four cents this State ; or shall remove any of the Beacons placed . for every horse or ox drawing the same two cents; and upon the said road so in an unfinished state as aforesaid, • all other wagons or carts whose wheels shall exceed-six

. for the diverting of the travel on and from said road, inches in breadth, shall pass the said gates free and clear every person so offending shall, upon conviction there. • of all tolls : Provided, 'ihat nothing in this act shall be of, be, for every such offence, fined in a sum not less • construed so as to authorize any toils to be received or

'than one nor more than ten dollars. collected from any person passing to or from public worship, or to or from any musters, or to or from his

‘Sec. 10. That if any person shall stand his wagon and common business-on his farm or wood land, or to or team, or either of them, over night, upon the pavement • from a funeral, or to or from a mill, or to or from his of said road, now made, or which may hereafter be common place of trading or marketing, within the

made, or shall at any other time stand a wagon and county in which he resides, including their

team, or either of them, upon the said pavement for the

wagons, carriages, and horses or oxen drawing the same : Pro- 'purpose of feeding, or if he shall in any other manner ' vided, also, That no coll shall be received or collected purposely and wilfully obstruct the travel upon said • for the passage of any stage or coach conveying the thereof, for every such offence, be fined in a sum not

'road, every person so offending shall, upon conviction • United States mail, or horses bearing the same, or any less than one nor more than five dollars.

wagon or carriage laden with the property of the United • States, or any cavalry or other troops, arms or military •Sec. 11. That if any person shall fast lock or rough • stores belonging to the same, or to any of the States lock either of the wheels of any wagon, coach, chaise, comprising this Union, or any person or persons on duty gig, sulkcy, carriage, or other iwo or four wheeled ve

in the military service of the United States, or of the hicle, while travelling upon the pavement of said road, . militia of any of the States.

'as now made, or which may hereafter be made, (except. ‘Sec. 5. That the moneys so collected shall constitute ing, however, such parts of said road, as may be, at the • a fund, to be denominated the United States' Road 'time of such locking, covered with ice,) erery person sa • Fund; and so much thereof as may be paid into the Trea: 'offending shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined in any sury agreeably to the provisions above recited, shall be 'sum not less than one nor more than five dollars. subject to the order of the Governor, who shall pay out *Sec. 12. The supervisors of roads and highways of said fund the salary of the Superintendent, and the through whose districts the said national road does now,

expenses incident to the superintendence and collection, or may hereafter pass, are hereby severally authorized • other than those particularly provided for in this act, and and required, at the connection with, or intersection of, shall cause the remaining neit proceeds of the revenue any State, county, or township road, which now is, or collected as abovementioned to be applied solely and hereafter may be established under the laws of this State

exclusively to the preservation, repair, and improvement within their respective districts, to build and keep in • of said road, and to no other purpose whatever.

repair a good and sufficient stone culvert or paved val. •Sec. 6. That directors shall be set up at proper and ley, or other good and sufficient fixture, in such man. .convenient situations, to caution all conductors or drivers 'ner as to admit of a free passage for the water along the

of carriages on the road aforesaid, that they shall at all • side drain or drains of said national road at the connec. "times pass on the left of each other, under the penalty tion or intersection aforesaid, and according to the grade

of five dollars for every offence : and there shall also be thereof, as established by the United States' Superin. •set up at some conspicuous place at each gate, a board, 'tendent of said national road.

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Sec. 13. That, for the purpose of carrying into effect Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That from and after the provisions of this act, the Governor is hereby autho- the first day of April next, the same and no higher ton. .rized to draw on the State Treasury for any sum of mo. nage duties and custom-house charges of any kind shali .ney not exceeding two thousand dollars, to be paid out be levied and collected on any Britisli colonial raft, flat,

of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropri- boat, or vessel, entering otherwise than by sea, at any .ated: Provided, Said sum shall be refunded to the State port of the United States on t4e rivers and lakes on our • Treasury out of the proceeds of the road fund created Northern, North-eastern, and North-western frontiers,

by the provisions of this act, so soon as the same shall than may be levied and collected on any raft, flat, boat, • be collected.

or vessel, entering otherwise than by sea, at any of the ‘Sec. 14. That all fines, penalties, and forfeitures in- ports of the British possessions on our Northern, North.curred under the provisions of this act, shall he recover-eastern, and North-western frontiers ; and that, from and .ed by indictment in the court of common pleas of the after the first day of April next, no higher discriminating

county where the offence was committed, or by action duty shall be levied or collected on merchandise import• of debt, in the name of the State of Ohio, for the use of ed into the United States, in the ports aforesaid, and . the road-fund established by this act, which action of otherwise than by sea, than may be levied and collected • debt may be brought Before any justice of the peace, on merchandise when imported in like manner, other

or other court having jurisdiction thereof, in the county wise than by sea, into the British possessions on our . where the offence was committed, or such fine, penal. Northern. North-eastern, and North-western frontiers • ty, or forfeiture was incurred ; and it shall be the duty from the United States.

of the superintendent, toll-gatherers, and of any other Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That from and after person who will complain of the same, to prosecute all the passage of this act, any boat, sloop, or other vessel of offences against the provisions of this act.

the United States, navigating the waters on our North“Sec. 15. That it shall be lawful for the General Assern, North-eastern, and North-western frontiers, other. • sembly, at any future session thereof, without the con- wise than by sea, shall be enrolled and licensed in such

sent of Congress, to change, alter, or amend this act : form as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the TreaProvided, That the same shall not be so changed, alter sury; which enrollment and license shall authorize any .ed, or amended, as to reduce or increase the rates of such boat, sloop, or other vessel, to be employed either loll hereby established, below or above a sum necessá- in the coasting or foreign trade ; and no certificate of re

ry to defray the expenses incident to the preservation gistry shall be required for vessels so employed on said • and repair of said road, to the erection of gates and frontiers : Provided, That such boat, sloop, or vessel, • toll-houses thereon, and for the payment of the fees or shall be, in every other respect, liable to the rules, • salaries of the superintendent, the collectors of tolls, regulations, and penalties, now in force, relating to re

and of such other agents as may be necessarily employ gistered vessels on our Northern, North-eastern, and • ed in the preservation and repair of the same, accord-North-western frontiers. •ing to the true intent and meaning of this act.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That in lieu of the Seç. 16. That any person or persons shall have the fees, emoluments, salary, and commissions, now allowed privilege of paying at either of the sail gates, at the by law to any collector ur surveyor of any district on our • rates specified in this act, the amount of toll for any Northern, North-eastern, and North western lakes and • distance which such person or persons may desire to rivers, each collector or surveyor, as aforesaid, shall re• travel on said road, and receive a certificate thereof ceive annually, in full compensation for these services, • from the collector of tolls at such gate, which certifio an amount equal to the entire compensation received by

cate shall be a sufficient voucher to procure the passage such officer during the past year. • of such person or persons through any other gate or Approved : March 2, 1831. • gates named in said certificate : Provided, That printed • forms of such certificates shall be furnished by the su• perintendent to be appointed under the provisions of AN ACT declaratory of the law concerning Contempts

of Court. • this act to each collector of tolls, and shall be counter

signed by such superintendent, and otherwise so devi. Be it enacted, &c. That the power of the several courts . sed as to prevent fraud or imposition; and no certifio of the United States to issue attachments ånd inflict sum. • cate shall be considered as valid under this section, un- mary punishments for contempts of court, shall not be • less such certificate shall be authenticated as aforesaid. copstrued to extend to any cases except the misbeha.

• Sec. 17. That the act entitled "An act for the previour of any person or persons in the presence of the • vention of injuries to the National Road in Ohio,” passo said courts, or so near thereto as to obstruct the adminis•ed February eleventh, eighteen hundred and twenty- tration of justice, the misbehaviour of any of the officers • eight, be, and the same is hereby repealed ; Provided, of the said courts in their official transactions, and the however, That allfactions and prosecutions which may disobedience or resistance by any officer of the said

now be pending shall be prosecuted to final judgment courts, party, juror, witness, or any other person or • and execution, and all offences committed before the persons, to any lawful writ, process, order, rule, decree, • taking effect of this act, shall be prosecuted and pun- or command of the said courts. • ished in the same manner as if the above mentioned act Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That if any person was not repealed.'

or persons shall, corruptly, or by threats or force, en. Approved : March 2, 1831.

deavor to influence, intimidate, or impede any juror,

witness, Tofficer, in any court of the United Siates, in AN ACT to regulate the Foreign and Coasting Trade on the discharge of his duty, or shall, corruptly, or by threats

the Northern, North-eastern, and North-western fron or force, otstruct or impede, or endeavor to obstruct or Liers of the United States, and for other purposes.

impede, the due administration of justice therein, every

person or persons so offending, shall be liable to proseBe it enacted, &c. That, from and after the first day of cution therefor by indictment, and shall, on conviction April next, no custom-house fees shall be levied or col. thereof, be punished by fine, not exceeding five hun. lected on any raft, flat, boat, or vessel of the United dred dollars, or by imprisunment not exceeding three States, entering otherwise than by sea, at any port of months, or both, according to the nature and aggravathe United States on the rivers and lakes on our North- tion of the offence. ern, North-eastern, and North-western frontiers.

Approved : March 2, 1831.
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and receive for passing the said gates the tolls and rates on which shall be legibly painted the rates of toll, as is " hereafter mentioned ; and they may stop any person provided for in this act. • riding, leading, or driving any horses, cattle, sulky, 'Sec. 7. That if any of the toll collectors shall 11• chair, phæton, cart, chaise, wagon, sleigli, sled, or other reasonably delay or hinder any passenger or traveller, at • carriage of burden or pleasure, from passing through any of the gates, or shall demand or receive more toll than

the said gates, until they shall respectively have paid is by this act established, he shall, for each and every • for passing the same, that is to say : for every space of such offence, forfeit and pay to the party aggrieved the twenty miles in length on said road, the following sums sum of ten dollars. of money, and so in proportion for every greater or les. .Sec. 8. That, if any person shall purposely or mali. • ser distance, to wit : For every score of sheep or hogs, 'ciously deface, or otherwise injure any of the mile

ten cents ; for every score of cattle, twenty cents; for stones, parapet walls, culverts, or bridges, or any of every led or drove horse, three cents; for every mule the masonry whatsoever, or any of the gates or toll or ass, led or driven, three cents; for every horse and houses of and belonging to the said national road in this rider, six and one fourth cents; for every sled or sleigh State, as the same is now constructed, or may hereafier • drawn by one horse or ox, twelve and one half cents ; be constructed, every person so offending shall, upon • for every horse or ox in addition, six and one fourth conviction thereof, be fined in a sum not more than five cents ; for every dearborn, sulky, chair, or chaise, with hundred dollars, or be imprisoned in the dungeon of the one horse, twelve and one half cents ; for every horse jail of the county, and be fed un bread and water only, in addition, six and one fourth cents ; for every chariot, not exceeding twenty days, or both, at the discretion of • coach, coachee, stage or phaton, with two horses, the court. • eighteen and three fourth cents; for every horse in • Sec. 9. That if any person shall purposely fill, • addition, six and one fourth cents; for every other car-choak, or otherwise obstruct any of the side drains, val. • riage of pleasure, under whatever name it may go, the lies, gutters, or culverts of said road, now made or here. • like sum, according to the number of wheels and horses after to be made, or shall connect any private road or

drawing the same ; for every, cart or wagon whose cartway with the said national road, without making at • wheels do not exceed the breadth of two and one balf the point of connexion a stone culvert, or paved valley, inches, twelve and one half cents; for each horse or ox or other good and sufficient fixture, so as to secure a drawing the same, six and one fourth cents ; for every

free passage for the water along such side drain, where • cart or wagon whose wheels shall exceed two and such private road or cart way connects with the said na. one half inches in breadth, and not exceeding four

'tional road, or if any person shall purposely or wilfully inches, six and one fourth cents; for every horse or travel upon such parts of said national road as are or may • ox drawing the same, three cents; and for every other be in an unfinished state, against the consent of the • cart or wagon whose wheels shall exceed four inches, Superintendent appointed by the United States, or by • and not exceeding five inches in breadth, four cents ;

• this State ; or shall remove any of the Beacons placed • for every horse or ox drawing the same two cents ; and

upon the said road so in an unfinished state as aforesaid, • all other wagons or carts whose wheels shall exceed-sis • inches in breadth, shall pass the said gates free and clear every person so offending shall, upon conviction there.

• for the diverting of the travel on and from said road, • of all tolls : Provided, 'ihat nothing in this act shall be

of, be, for every such offence, fined in a sum not less construed so as to authorize any toils to be received or

than one nor more than ten dollars. collected from any person passing to or from public worship, or to or from any musters, or to or from his

“Sec. 10. That if any person shall stand his wagon and common business on his farm or wood land, or to or 'team, or either of them, over night, upon the pavement • from a funeral, or to or from a mill, or to or from his

of said road, now made, or which may hereafter be common place of trading or marketing, within the

made, or shall at any other time stand a wagon and county in which he resides, including their wagons,

team, or either of them, upon the said pavement for the carriages, and horses or oxen drawing the same : Pro-l purpose of feeding, or if he shall in any other manner * vided, also, That no coll shall be received or collected 'purposely and wilfully obstruct the travel upon said • for the passage of any stage or coach conveying the

road, every person so offending sball, upon conviction • United States' mail, or horses bearing the same, or any, less than one nor more than five dollars.

thereof, for every such offence, be fined in a sum not wagon or carriage laden with the property of the United *States, or any cavalry or other troops, arms or military Sec. 11. That if any person shall fast lock or rough

stores belonging to the same, or to any of the State's Jock either of the wheels of any wagon, coach, chaise, • comprising this Union, or any person or persons on duty gig, sulkcy, carriage, or other iwo or four wheeled ve. • in the military service of the United States, or of the hicle, while travelling upon the pavement of said road, . militia of any of the States.

'as now made, or which may hereafler be made, (except. ‘Sec. 5. That the moneys so collected shall constitute ing, however, such parts of said road, as may be, at the "a fund, to be denominated the United States' Road time of such locking, covered with ice,) erery person sa • Fund ; and so much thereof as may be paid into the Trea. offending shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined in any sury agreeably to the provisions above recited, shall be sum not less than one nor more than five dollars. subject to the order of the Governor, who shall pay out *Sec. 12. The supervisors of roads and highways of said fund the salary of the Superintendent, and the through whose districts the said national road does now, • expenses incident to the superintendence and collection, or may hereafter pass, are hereby severally authorized • other than those particularly provided for in this act, and and required, at the connection with, or intersection of, shall cause the remaining nett proceeds of the revenue any State, county, or township road, which now is, or • collected as abovementioned to be applied solely and hereafter may be established under the laws of this State exclusively to the preservation, repair, and improvement within their respective districts, to build and keep in of said road, and to no other purpose whatever. repair a good and sufficient stone culvert or paved val.

Sec. 6. That directors shall be set up at proper and ley, or other good and sufficient fixture, in such man. .convenient situations, to caution all conductors or drivers 'ner as to admit of a free passage for the water along the of carriages on the road aforesaid, that they shall at all side drain or drains of said national road at the connectimes pass on the left of each other, under the penalty tion or intersection aforesaid, and according to the graile • of five dollars for every offence : and there shall also be thereof, as established by the United States' Superin. set up at some conspicuous place at each gate, a board, 'tendent of said national road.

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‘Sec. 13. That, for the purpose of carrying into effect Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That from and after the provisions of this act, the Governor is hereby autho- the first day of April next, the same and no higher ton. • rized to draw on the State Treasury for any sum of mo- nage duties and custom-house charges of any kind shali «ney not exceeding two thousand dollars, to be paid out be levied and collected on any Britisli colonial raft, flat,

of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropri- boat, or vessel, entering otherwise than by sea, at any .ated: Provided, Said sum shall be refunded to the State port of the United States on the rivers and lakes on our • Treasury out of the proceeds of the road fund created Northern, North-eastern, and North-western frontiers, by the provisions of this act, so soon as the same shall than may be levied and collected on any raft, flat, boat, be collected.

or vessel, entering otherwise than by sea, at any of the • Sec. 14. That all fines, penalties, and forfeitures in ports of the British possessions on our Northern, Northcurred under the provisions of this act, shall he recover-eastern, and North-western frontiers ; and that, from and .ed by indictment in the court of common pleas of the after the first day of April next, no higher discriminating courty where the offence was committed, or by action duty shall be levied or collected on merchandise import

of debt, in the name of the State of Ohiu, for the use of ed into the United States, in the ports aforesaid,' and • the road-fund established by this act, which action of otherwise than by sea, than may be levied and collected • debt may be brought before any justice of the peace, on merchandise when imported in like manner, other• or other court having jurisdiction thereof, in the county wise than by sea, into the British possessions on our where the offence was committed, or such fine, penal. Northern. North-eastern, and North-western frontiers ty, or forfeiture was incurred ; and it shall be the duty from the United States. of the superintendent, toll-gatherers, and of any other Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That from and after person who will complain of the same, to prosecute all the passage of this act, any boat, sloop, or other vessel of offences against the provisions of this act.

the United States, navigating the waters on our North• Sec. 15. That it shall be lawful for the General As. ern, North-eastern, and North-western frontiers, other. . sembly, at any future session thereof, without the con- wise than by sea, shall be enrolled and licensed in such 6 sent of Congress, to change, alter, or amend this act : form as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the TreaProvided, That the same shall not be so changed, alter-sury; which enrollment and license shall authorize any .ed, or amended, as to reduce or increase the rates of such boat, sloop, or other vessel, to be employed either • loll hereby established, below or above a sum necessá- in the coasting or foreign trade ; and no certificate of re

ry to defray the expenses incident to the preservation gistry shall be required for vessels so employed on said • and repair of said road, to the erection of gates and frontiers : Provided, That such boat, sloop, or vessel, • toll-houses thereon, and for the payment of the fees or shall be, in every other respect, liable to the rules, • salaries of the superintendent, the collectors of tolls, regulations, and penalties, now in force, relating to re6 and of such other agents as may be necessarily employ- gistered vessels on our Northern, North-eastern, and •ed in the preservation and repair of the same, accord. North-western frontiers. •ing to the true intent and meaning of this act.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That in lieu of the Seç. 16. That any person or persons shall have the fees, emoluments, salary, and commissions, now allowed *privilege of paying at either of the sail gates, at the by law to any collector ur surveyor of any district on our • rates specified in this act, the amount of toll for any Northern, North-eastern, and North western lakes and • distance which such person or persons may desire to rivers, each collector or surveyor, as aforesaid, shall re• travel on said road, and receive a certificate thereof ceive annually, in full compensation for these services, • from the collector of tolls at such gate, which certifi- an amount equal to the entire compensation received by

cate shall be a sufficient voucher to procure the passage such officer during the past year. • of such person or persons through any other gate or Approved : March 2, 1831.

gates named in said certificate : Provided, That printed forms of such certificates shall be furnished by the superintendent to be appointed under the provisions of AN ACT declaratory of the law concerning Contempts

of Court. • this act to each collector of tolls, and shall be counter• signed by such superintendent, and otherwise so devi. Be it enacted, &c. That the power of the several courts . sed as to prevent fraud or imposition ; and no certific of the United States to issue attachments and inflict sum.

cate shall be considered as valid under this section, un- mary punishments for contempts of court, shall not be less such certificate shall be authenticated as aforesaid. copstrued to extend to any cases except the misbeha.

* Sec. 17. That the act entitled "An act for the previour of any person or persons in the presence of the * vention of injuries to the National Road in Ohio," pass- said courts, or so near thereto as to obstruct the adminis.ed February eleventh, eighteen hundred and twenty tration of justice, the misbehaviour of any of the officers • eight, be, and the same is hereby repealed ; Provided, of the said courts in their official transactions, and the however, That allfactions and prosecutions which may disobedience or resistance by any officer of the said • now be pending shall be prosecuted to final judgment courts, party, juror, witness, or any other person or • and execution, and all offences committed before the persons, to any lawful writ, process, order, rule, decree, • taking effect of this act, shall be prosecuted and punor command of the said courts. • ished in the same manner as if the above mentioned act Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That if any person was not repealed.'

or persons shall, corruptly, or by threats or force, en. Approved : March 2, 1831.

deavor to influence, intimidate, or impede any juror,

witness, Pofficer, in any court of the United Siates, in AN ACT to regulate the Foreign and Coasting Trade on the discharge of his duty, or shall, corruptly, or by threats

the Northern, North-eastern, and North-western fron or force, obstruct or impede, or endeavor to obstruct or tiers of the United States, and for other purposes.

impede, the due administration of justice therein, every

person or persons so offending, shall be liable to proseBe it enacted, &c. That, from and after the first day of cution therefor by indictment, and shall, on conviction April next, no custom-house fees shall be levied or col: thereof, be punished by fine, not exceeding five hun. lected on any raft, flat, boat, or vessel of the United dred dollars, or by imprisunment not exceeding three States, entering otherwise than by sea, at any port of months, or both, according to the nature and aggrava. the United States on the rivers and lakes on our North- tion of the offence. ern, North-eastern, and North-western frontiers.

Approved : March 2, 1831.
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AN ACT for the relief of the legal representatives of Be it enacted, &c. That the District Court of the Uni

Peter Celestino Walker and John Peter Walker, de- ted States, for the Louisiana District, be authorized and ceased, and of Joseph Walker, of the State of Mis directed to order the proceeds of the said seizure now sissippi.

deposited, subject to the order of the said Court, to be Be il enacted, &c. That the legal representatives of paid over to the said Beverly Chew, and the legal rePeter Celestino Walker, deceased, be, and they are presentatives of the said William Emerson and Edwin hereby authorized to enter and locate on any of the pub. Lorraine, respectively. lic lands of the United States, in the State of Mississippi, Approved, March 3, 1831. which have been offered for sale at public sale, and are now subject to entry at private sale, the quantity of five AN ACT making appropriations for building light. hundred acres of land, in legal subdivisions, in lieu of the houses, light-boats, beacons, and monuments, and quantity of five hundred acres of land granted to the said placing buoys. Peter C. Walker, by the Spanish Government, by warrant Be it enacted, &c. 18at the following appropriations and order of survey, which has been sold by the United be, and the same are hereby, made, and directed to be States. And that the legal representatives of John Peter paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise apWalker, deceased, be, and they are hereby authorized to propriated, to enable the Secretary of the Treasury to enter and locate on any of the public lands of the United provide, by contract, for building light-houses, lightStates, in the State of Mississippi, which have been offer boats, beacons, and monuments, and placing buoys, to ed for sale, and are now subject to entry at private sale, wit: five hundred acres of land, in legal subdivisions, in lieu . State of Maine. Four thousand dollars for a lightof the quantity of five hundred acres, granted to the said house at the western entrance of Fox Island thorough. John Peter Walker, by the Spanish Government, by war- fare; rant and order of survey, which has been sold by the Six thousand dollars for a light-house at or near Cape United States.

Porpoise; Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That Joseph Walker Four thousand dolars for increasing the height of the be, and be hereby is authorized, to enter and locate on light-house on Boon Island; any of the public lands of the United States, in the State Four thousand dollars for a light-house at or near Marof Mississippi, which have been offered at public sale, shal's Point, in the town of St. George; and are now subject to entry at private sale, five hundred Six thousand dollars for re-building the light-house at acres of land, by legal subdivisions, in lieu of five hun- Whitehead; dred acres gra to the said Joseph Walker by the Six thousand dollars for re-building the light-bouse on Spanish Government, by warrant and order of survey, Franklin Island; which has been sold by the United States.

Five liundred and ten dollars for spindles and buoys in Approved : March 2, 1831.

Penobscot River.

Stale of Massachusetts. Five thousand dollars for AN ACT for the relief of William T. Carroll, Clerk of building a light-house on the monument at Gloucester the Supreme Court of the United States.

Point; Be it enacted, &c. That the sum of two thousand dol One thousand dollars for erecting a monument on or lars be appropriated, to be paid by the Secretary of the near Cohasset Rocks; Treasury, out of any money in the Treasury not other Two hundred and fifty dollars in addition to an unexo wise appropriated, to compensate William T. Carroll, pended balance of a former appropriation, for erecting a Clerk of the Supreme Court, for engrossing the minutes spindie-beacon on Minot's Ledge, and placing a buoy on of the said Court, from August term, eigliteen hundred Hospital Island Ledge, near George's Island; and twenty, to August term, eighteen hundred and Twelve hundred dollars for erecting a monument upon twenty-six; for transcribing the causes decided in said a ledge of rocks situated at the outer part of the harber Court for thirty-one terms, entering under each cause all of Swampscut; motions, orders, continuances, judgments, decrees, and One thousand dollars for two monuments, one on Sun. other proceedings ; and also, for arranging and labelling ken Island, and the other on Pig Rocks, in Braintree the documents of the said Court ; all which services not Bay; pertaining to the regular official duties of the said Car. Five hundred dollars for placing ten buoys in the nor. roll, were performed in obedience to an order of the thern channel through the Vineyard Sound, at the fol. Court, made at January term, eighteen hundred and lowing places: one on Point Rips; one on the Shovel twenty-seven.

Shoals, near Monomoy Point; three on the HandkerApproved : March 3, 1831.

chief, northeast, southeast, and south west parts ; one on

a rock near Hyannis Harbor, in the channel; and two on AN ACT for the relief of Beverly Chew, the heirs of the Broad Shoal to the eastward of Falmouth east, and

William Emerson, deceased, and the heirs of Edwin west parts ;
Lorraine, deceased.

Five thousand dollars for rebuilding a light-house on WHEREAB, the brig Joseph Secunda was condemned in Cape Cod, should it be deemed expedient by the Secre

the name of the United States, in the District Court of tary of the Treasury; the United States for the Louisiana District, in the Four hundred dollars for placing six buoys on ledges year one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, on the and rocks at a place called Wood's Hole, near Falmouth; seizure and prosecution, and at the sole expense of and a spindle on Lone Rock, near that place. Beverly Chew, Collector of the District of Mississippi, State of Rhode Island. For a beacon-light at or near William Emerson, deceased, surveyor, and Edwin the entrance of the harbor of Wickford, in the town of Lorraine, deceased, naval officer of the port of New- North Kingston, three thousand dollars. Orleans, for an infraction of the slave laws : And Fifty dollars for a spindle on the Halfway Rock beWHEREAS, the one half of the proceeds of the said brig tween the islands of Rhode Island and Connecticut. and her cargo are now deposited, subject to the order State of Connecticut-Five thousand dollars for buildof the said Court, which half would have been payable ing a light-house at or near Morgan's Point, on the north to the said Beverly Chew, William Emerson, and side of Fisher's Island Sound, in the township of Groton. William Lorraine, but for an omission in the laws here. Four hundred dollars for a spindle to be erected on tofure passed on that subject : Therefore,

the Whale Rock, at the entrance of Mystic River, and

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