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Districts and To the district of Newburyport, shall be annexed the several towns or ports in Mas. landing places of Almsbury, Salisbury, Haverhill and Newbury, which

shall be ports of delivery only; and a collector, naval officer, and surveyor for the district shall be appointed, to reside at Newburyport.

To the district of Gloucester shall be annexed the town of Manchester, as a port of delivery only; and a collector and surveyor shall be appointed for the district, to reside at Gloucester.

To the district of Salem and Beverly shall be annexed the town or landing place of Danvers, as a port of delivery only; and a collector, naval officer and surveyor, for the district, shall be appointed, to reside at Salem, and a surveyor, to reside at the town of Beverly.

To the district of Marblehead shall be annexed the town of Lynn, as a port of delivery only; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at Marblehead.

To the district of Boston and Charlestown shall be annexed the towns or landing places of Medford, Cohasset, Hingham and Weymouth, as ports of delivery only; and a collector, naval officer and surveyor for the district, shall be appointed, to reside at Boston.

To the district of Plymouth shall be annexed the several towns or landing places of Scituate, Duxbury and Kingston, as ports of delivery only; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at Plymouth.

To the district of Barnstable shall be annexed the several towns or landing places of Sandwich, Falmouth, Hardwich, Wellfleet, Provincetown and Chatham, as ports of delivery only; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at Barnstable.

In the district of Nantucket, the port of Nantucket shall be the sole port of entry and delivery; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at Nantucket.

In the district of Edgartown, a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at Edgartown.

To the district of New Bedford shall be annexed Westport, Rochester and Wareham, as ports of delivery only; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at New Bedford.

To the district of Dighton shall be annexed Swansey, Somerset, Freetown, Berkeley and Taunton, as ports of delivery only; and a collector for the district shall be appointed to reside at Dighton.

To the district of York shall be annexed Kittery and Berwick, as ports of delivery only; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at York.

To the district of Biddeford and Pepperelborough shall be annexed Scarborough, Wells, Kennebunk and Cape Porpoise, as ports of delivery only; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at Biddeford.

To the district of Portland and Falmouth shall be annexed North Yarmouth, Brunswick, Freeport and Harpswell, as ports of delivery only; and a collector and surveyor shall be appointed for the district, to reside at Portland.

To the district of Bath shall be annexed Hallowell, Pittstown, Topsham, Georgetown and Brunswick, as ports of delivery only; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at Bath.

To the district of Wiscasset shall be annexed the town of Boothbay, as a port of delivery only; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at Wiscasset.

To the district of Penobscot shall be annexed Frankfort, Bluehill, Hampden and Deer Island, as ports of delivery only; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at Castine; which shall be the port of entry for the said district.

To the district of Frenchman's Bay shall be annexed Union River, as

a port of delivery only; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, Districts and to reside at Frenchman's Bay.

ports in Massa. For each of the districts of Machias and Passamaquody, shall be ap

chusetts. pointed a collector, to reside at the said ports of Machias and Passamaquody respectively.

To the district of Waldoborough shall be annexed the towns of Bristol, Nobleborough, Warren, Thomaston, Çushing and Cambden; also that part of a place called Ducktrap, which lies between the towns of Cambden and Northport, as ports of delivery only; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at Waldoborough, and a surveyor, to reside at Thomaston.

The district of Ipswich shall include the town of Ipswich, as a port of entry only; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at Ipswich

The district of Newburyport shall include all the waters and shores from the state of New Hampshire to the north line of Ipswich.

The district of Gloucester shall include all the waters and shores in the towns of Gloucester and Manchester.

The district of Salem and Beverly shall include all the shores and waters within the towns of Beverly, Salem and Danvers.

The district of Marblehead shall include all the waters and shores within the towns of Marblehead and Lynn.

The district of Boston and Charlestown shall include all the waters and shores within the counties of Middlesex, Suffolk and Norfolk.

The district of Plymouth shall include all the waters and shores within the county of Plymouth, excepting the towns of Wareham and Rochester.

The district of Barnstable shall include all the waters and shores within the county of Barnstable. - The district of Nantucket shall include the island of Nantucket.

The district of Edgartown shall include all the waters and shores within the county of Duke's county.

The district of New Bedford shall include all the waters and shores within the towns of New Bedford, Dartmouth, Westport, Rochester and Wareham, together with all the islands within the county of Bristol.

The district of Dighton shall include all the waters and shores on Taunton river, and in the town of Rehoboth.

The district of Waldoborough shall include all the waters and shores from the middle of Damarascotty river to the southwardly side of the town of Northport.

The collectors of the several districts within that part of the state of Massachusetts, eastward of New Hampshire, shall, from time to time, agree upon a divisional line between their respective districts, and transmit the same to the comptroller of the treasury; and such districts so agreed upon, shall include all the waters, shores, and islands within the same, and all the lands adjoining to the British colonies of New Brunswick and Lower Canada, within the eastern part of the state of Massachusetts aforesaid. And in case of disagreement between any of the said collectors, concerning such divisional line, the President of the United States shall determine the same.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That in the state of Rhode Island Districts and and Providence Plantations, there shall be two districts, to wit: the dis- ports in Rhode

Island. trict of Newport, and the district of Providence. The district of Newport shall comprehend all the waters, shores, bays, harbors, creeks, and inlets, from the west line of the said state, all along the sea-coast; and northward, up the Narraganset bay, as far as the most southerly part of Warwick Neck, and from thence nearly a northeast course, to the south end of Rumstick Point, at high water mark, and shall include the several towns, harbors, and landing places at Westerly, Charleston, South

Districts and Kingston, North Kingston, East Greenwich, and all that part of Warports in Rhode Island.

wick southward of Warwick Neck, and also the towns, harbors, and landing places of Barrington, Warren, Bristol, Tiverton, Little Compton, and all the towns, harbors, and landing places of the island of Rhode Island, Jamestown, Prudence, New Shoreham, and every other island and place within the said state, southward of Warwick Neck and Rumstick Point.

The district of Providence shall comprehend all the waters, shores, bays, harbors, creeks and inlets, within the state of Rhode Island, northward of a line running nearly a northeast course from the south end of Warwick Neck to the south end of Rumstick Point at high water mark, including only the waters bounded by the east and west shores of said Rumstick Point and Warwick Neck, leading up the bay of the port of Providence. The town of Newport shall be the sole port of entry in the said district of Newport; and a collector, naval officer and surveyor for the district shall be appointed, to reside at the said town of Newport: and North Kingston, East Greenwich, Barrington, Warren, Bristol and Pawcatuck river in Westerly, shall be ports of delivery only; and a surveyor shall be appointed, to reside at each of the ports of North Kingston, East Greenwich, Warren, Bristol and Pawcatuck river; and the surveyor to reside at Warren shall be surveyor for the port of Barrington. The town of Providence shall be the sole port of entry, in the said district of Providence; and Patuxet in the same district shall be a port of delivery only; and a collector, naval officer and surveyor shall be appointed, to reside at Providence; and a surveyor shall be appointed,

to reside at Patuxet. Districts and Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That in the state of Connecticut ports in Con- there shall be four districts, to wit: New London, New Haven, Fairnecticut.

field and Middletown. The district of New London shall extend from the east line of the said state of Connecticut to the east line of the town of Lyme, and shall include the several towns or landing places of Norwich, Stonington and Groton, as ports of delivery only; and New London to be the sole port of entry; and a collector and surveyor for the district shall be appointed, to reside at New London; and a surveyor, to reside at Stonington.

The district of New Haven shall extend from the west line of the district of New London, westerly to Ousatumnick river, to which shall be annexed the several towns, or landing places of Guildford, Branford, Milford and Derby, as ports of delivery only; and New Haven shall be the sole port of entry; and a collector and surveyor for the district shall be appointed, to reside at New Haven.

The district of Fairfield shall include all the ports and places in the said state of Connecticut west of the district of New Haven, to wbich shall be annexed the several towns or landing places of Norwalk, Stratford, Stamford and Greenwich, as ports of delivery only; Fairfield shall be the sole port of entry; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at Fairfield.

The district of Middletown shall include the several towns and landing places of Lyme, Saybrook, Killingsworth, Haddam, East Haddam, Middletown, Chatham, Weathersfield, Glastenbury, Hartford, East Hartford, Windsor and East Windsor, of which Middletown shall be the sole port of entry; and the other towns and landing places before named, shall be ports of delivery only; and a collector and surveyor shall be appointed, to reside at Middletown; and a surveyor shall be appointed, to

reside at Hartford, and another to reside at Saybrook. Districts and Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That in the state of New York, ports in New there shall be six districts, to wit: Sagg Harbor on Nassau or Long York.

Island, the city of New York, the city of Hudson, Champlain, Oswego and Niagara.

York.

The district of Sagg Harbor shall include all the bays, harbors, rivers Districts and and shores, within the two points of land which are called Oyster ports in New Pond point, and Mantauck point; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at Sagg Harbor, which shall be the only port of entry and delivery in the said district.

The district of the city of New York shall include all such part of the coasts, rivers, bays and harbors of the said state as are not included in other districts of the said state, especially the several towns or landing places of New Windsor, Newburgh, Poughkeepsie, Esopus, Kinderhook and Albany, as ports of delivery only; and a collector, naval officer and surveyor for the district shall be appointed, to reside at New York, which shall be the sole port of entry for the district; and a surveyor, at the city of Albany: and the President of the United States is authorized, if he judge it expedient, to appoint one other surveyor, to reside at such other place in the said district as he shall appoint.

The district of Hudson shall include all the waters and shores of the said city; and a collector shall be appointed for the said district, to reside at the said city of Hudson, which shall be the sole port of entry and delivery.

The district of Champlain shall include all such shores and waters of Lake Champlain, and the rivers connected therewith, as lie within the said state of New York; and the said district shall extend westwardly along the northern boundary line of the said state, unto the place where said line is bounded by the river St. Lawrence; and the President of the United States is hereby authorized to appoint such place within the said district to be a port of entry and delivery, as he shall judge expedient; and a collector shall be appointed, to reside at the port of entry which may be established within the said district; and the President is also authorized, if he shall judge proper, to appoint, not exceeding two surveyors, to reside at such places as he may judge expedient to constitute ports of delivery only.

The district of Oswego shall include all the shores and waters of the river St. Lawrence, from the place where said river is intersected by the forty-fifth degree of northern latitude, and all the shores and waters of Lake Ontario, and the rivers and waters connected therewith, lying within the jurisdiction of the United States, and within the state of New York, to the eastward of the west bank of Genesee river; and a collector shall be appointed, who shall reside at or near Oswego, at such place as the President of the United States shall appoint to be the port of entry for the district; and the President of the United States is authorized to appoint not exceeding three surveyors, to reside at such places within the said district, as he shall judge proper, and to constitute each or either of such places to be ports of delivery only.

The district of Niagara shall include all the shores and waters of Lake Ontario and Lake Erie, and the rivers connected therewith, lying within the jurisdiction of the United States, and within the state of New York, to the westward of the west bank of Genesee river; and a collector shall be appointed who shall reside at Niagara, which shall be the sole port of entry for the district; and the President of the United States is authorized to appoint, not exceeding two surveyors, to reside at such places within the said district, as he shall judge proper, and to constitute each or either of such places to be the ports of delivery only. Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That the state of Vermont shall

Districts and constitute one district, which shall include all such shores and waters of ports in VerLake Champlain, and the rivers connected therewith, as lie within the said state, and shall also extend along the northern boundary line of the said state, adjoining to the British colony of Lower Canada; and the President of the United States is authorized to appoint such place within the said district, to be the sole port of entry, as he shall judge

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Districts and proper; and a collector shall be appointed to reside thereat; and the ports in Ver. President of the United States is also authorized, if he judge it expe mont.

dient, to establish not exceeding two places as ports of delivery only, and to appoint surveyors for each, or either of said places, at his discretion : Provided nevertheless, that the President of the United States may, whenever he shall judge it expedient, and for the interest of the United States, erect the northern boundary line of the said state, adjoining the British colony of Lower Canada, or so much thereof, as he may think proper, into a separate district, and appoint a collector, to reside at such port of entry and delivery, as may be established by the President

within the same. Districts and Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That in the state of New Jersey, ports in New there shall be five districts, to wit: Perth Amboy, Burlington, BridgeJersey.

town, Great Egg Harbor and Little Egg Harbor, which shall severally be ports of entry. The district of Perth Amboy shall comprehend all that part of the state of New Jersey, known by the name of East New Jersey (that part excepted which is hereafter included in the district of Little Egg Harbor), together with all the waters thereof, heretofore within the jurisdiction of the said state; in which district the towns, or landing places of New Brunswick, Middletown Point, Elizabethtown and Newark, shall be ports of delivery only; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at Perth Amboy, and a surveyor, to reside at New Brunswick.

The district of Burlington shall comprehend that part of the said state known by the name of West New Jersey, which lies to the eastward and northward of the county of Gloucester, with all the waters thereof heretofore within the jurisdiction of the said state, in which district the landing place of Lamberton shall be a port of delivery only; and a collector shall be appointed for the district, to reside at Burlington, which shall be the port of entry for the district.

The district of Bridgetown shall comprehend the counties of Gloucester, Salem, Cumberland and Cape May (such parts of the county of Gloucester and Cape May as shall be herein after included in the district of Great Egg Harbor, excepted), and all the waters thereof heretofore within the jurisdiction of the said state; and the town of Salem and Port Elizabeth on Maurice river shall be ports of delivery only; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at Bridgetown, which shall be the port of entry for the district.

The district of Great Egg Harbor shall comprehend the river of Great Egg Harbor, together with all the inlets, bays, sounds, rivers and creeks, along the sea-coast, from Brigantine Inlet to Cape May; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at Somers Point, on the said river of Great Egg Harbor.

The district of Little Egg Harbor shall comprehend all the shores, waters, bays, rivers and creeks from Barnegat Inlet to Brigantine Inlet, both inclusively; and the town of Tuckerton shall be the sole port of entry for the said district; and a collector for the same shall be appointed,

to reside at Tuckerton. Districts and Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, 'That in the state of Pennsylvania, ports in Penn- there shall be two districts, to wit: Philadelphia, and Presque Isle. The sylvania,

district of Philadelphia shall include all the shores and waters of the river Delaware, and the rivers and waters connected therewith, lying within the state of Pennsylvania; and the city of Philadelphia shall be the sole port of entry and delivery for the same; and a collector, naval officer and surveyor for the district shall be appointed, who shall reside at the city of Philadelphia.

The district of Presque Isle shall include all the shores and waters of Lake Erie, and the rivers and waters connected therewith, lying within the jurisdiction of the United States and the state of Pennsyl

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