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IG2 THIRTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. HI. Ch. 46, 50. 1857. violate the Constitution or any law of the United States or of the District of Columbia. _ Report of pei-- Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty of the ¤¤¤¤ d¢¤¢` wd Justices of the Peace in the several wards of the cities of Washington g_‘};‘Qb"‘ *1* Dr and Georgetown and of the county of Washington, to ascertain the names ' and residences of all Deaf and Dumb and Blind persons within their respective wards and districts; who of them are of ateachable age, and also who of them are in indigent circumstances, and report the same to the President of the Institution hereby incorporated. United States Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That whenever the Secretary of to PW *`°** (#***2* the Interior shall be satisued by evidence produced by the President of

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dumb resigkmts person of reachable age properly belonging to this District, is in indigent °f *h° D‘“°“°°‘ circumstances and cannot command the means to secure an education, it shall be his duty to authorize the said person to enter the said Institution for instruction, and to pay for his maintenance and tuition therein at the rate of one hundred and fifty dollars per annum, for such Deaf and Dumb pupil, and at the rate of one hundred and fifty dollars per annum for such Blind pupil, papable quarterly out of the Treasury of the United States. Pei-somnot ies- Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for said id9”’d“‘“Yg’°}`°‘ Institution to receive and instruct Deaf and Dumb and Blind persons gaizgtedjm m` from any of the States and Territories of the United States on such terms as may be agreed upon by themselves, their parents, guardians, or trustees, and the proper authorities of said Institution. Ammo; Rpm, Sec. 6. And be it jimtlwr enacted, That it shall be the duty of the President and directors of said Institution to report to the Secretary of the Interior the condition of said Institution on the first day of July in each year, embracing in said report the number of pupils of each description received and discharged during the preceding year, and the number remaining in the Institution ; also the branches of knowledge and industry taught and the progress made therein; also a statement showing the receipts of the Institution and from what sources, and its disburse ments and for what objects. APPROVED, February 16, 1857. CHAP. L.—An Act art anm-umm a a eameyth South

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State of Calfamia, andfvr other Purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and 1i>use¢fRepresentatfvcs of the United App,0p,·m;0,, States of America in Omzgress assembkd, That the sum of three hunror s uiagon road dred thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, be and £;umh8;if§_?;t the Same is hereby appropriated, out of any moneys in the treasury HOL otherwise appropriated, for the construction of a wagon road from Fort Kearney, in the Territory of Nebraska, via. the South Pass of the Rocky Mountains, to the eastern boundary of the State of California near Honey Lake, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, pursuant to contracts to be made by him-said road to connect with and form an extension of the road already authorized from Fort Ridgely to the aforesaid South Pass. Also hom E1 Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the sum of two hundred thou- $*;*;%*0 Fm sand dollars, or as much thereof as may be necessary, be andthe Sulllé is hereby appropriated out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the construction of a wagon road from El Paso, on the Rio Grande, to Fort Yuma., at the mouth of the Gila River, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior pursuant to contracts to be made by him. Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That n. sum of fifty thousand dollars