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72 FORTY-SIXTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 48, 49. 1880., the remainder of the current fiscal year no further expeditm g ot service on any postal star route shall be made. Additional ap · Sec. 2. That the further sum of one hundred thousand dollars be and P¤`°P’i***iS’“ *`°' the same is hereby appropriated as aforesaid to enable the Postmaster “°;Y_“°?“°°‘ General to place new service as authorized by law: Promdcd, That the mm` Postmaster General shall not hereafter have the power to expedite the · service under any contract either now existing or hereafter given to a rate of pay exceeding fifty per centum upon the contract as or1g1nally let. Public printing. Sec. 3. That the sum offifty thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby, D<*60E€>¤¤Y f°¤`C°¤· appropriated as aforesaid, for the public printing including the cost of g’°“‘°““1 R°"°"" printing the Congressional Record, it being a part of the deficiency for the current fiscal year. Reservation. Sec. 4. Nothing in this act contained shall be deemed or construed to aiiect the validity or legality of the acts or omission of any officer of the United States, or to affect any proceeding therefor. Approved, April 7, 1880. - . .— i r' i rr consent of Con ress to an a cement or com act April 7’ 1880‘ Cb1it§ed!?11toAl_ibt!\fi?de1filth1e° Sialdftes of New York gud Vermont igcgpecting the bodndary between said States. Preamble, . Whereas, the general assembly of the State of Vermont at its October session, aime Domini eighteen hundred and seventy-six, passed an act which was approved on the twenty-seventh day of November of the same year, declaring that “all that portion of the town of Fair Haven, in the county of Rutland, and State of Vermont, lying westerly from the middle of the deepest channel of Poultney River as it now runs, and between the middle of the deepest channel of said river and the west line of the State of Vermont as at present established, is hereby ceded and relinquished to the State of New York in full and absolute right and jurisdiction."And also declaring that “this act shall not take effect until the State of New York shall have assented to the same, nor until the same shall have been approved by an act of the Congress of the United States"; and Whereas "the people of the State of New York represented in senate and assembly" did by act approved March twentieth, anno Domini ' Boundary lin o eighteen hundred and seventy-nine, enact that "sovereignty and jurisbetwecu the States diction over all that portion of the town of Fair Haven, in the county QfBI_1`:§;",_Y°”k wd of Rutland and State of Vermont, lying westerly from the middle of the H" deepest channel of Poultney River, as it now runs, and between the middle of the deepest channel of said river a11d the west line of the State of Vermont, as at present established", " and the same is described in an act of the legislature of the State of Vermont entitled ‘An act annexing that portion of the town of Fair Haven, lying west of Poultney River, to the State of New York’ and approved by the governor of the said State of Vermont November twenty-seventh, anno Domini eighteen hundred and seventy six, and the cession of the same to the State of New York is hereby accepted by the State of New York "; and also enacting that “this act shall take effect when the Congress of the United States shall consent to such cession and annexation": Therefore, . Consoni of Con- Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Si'<>¤¤· States of America in Congress assembled, Th at the consent of the Congress of the United States is hereby given to the said agreement, compact, and cession, and every part and article thereof. Approved, April 7, 1880.