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574 THIRTY—NINTH CONGRESS. SESS H. RES. 56, 57, 58. 1867. river, from its mouth to the point where said river intersects the present L¤¤·i RIMS0d western line of said reservation, and the land released from said reserva. §;:'}·:f.db:?d§c“' tion and lying between the Smoky Hill and Republican rivers, is hereby over Republican granted to the State of Kansas to aid in the construction of a bridge over

  • ‘“·'°’· the Republican river, on the public highway leading through the present

Condition of reservation; but upon the express condition that this grant shall be acg'“”°‘ cepted by the State of Kansas with a guaranty given by said State, by an act of the legislature thereof; that said bridge shall be kept up and maintained in good condition, and shall be free to the use of the government of the United States, for all transit purposes forever, without tolls or charges, and on such acceptance and guaranty being filed in the office of the Secretary of the Interior, together with the certificate of the governor of Kansas that a ood and permanent bridge has been constructed if¤·f¤¤¢, Wh¢¤ over the said Republicai river, it shall be the duty of said Secretary to °° '°°"°' issue patent, for the land hereby granted, to the State of Kansas, or to such company as may be authorized, by act of the legislature of said P¥°'i¤°· State, to construct said bridge: Provided, however, That nothing herein contained shall be construed to interfere with any grant of any part of said land heretofore made by the United States. Approved, March 2, 1867.

 [N0. 57.] A Resolution presenting the Thanks of Congress to Cyrus W. Iield.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United c;1h‘°;°t3fCy States of America in Congress assembled, That the thanks of Congress ms Wimeld. be, and they hereby are, presented to Cyrus W. Field, of New York, for his foresight, courage, and determination in establishing telegraphic communication by means of the Atlantic cable, traversing mid-ocean and con- G°ld m€d?·l· necting the Old World with the New; and that the President of the United States be requested to cause a gold medal to be struck. with suit-

 able emblems, devices, and inscription, to be presented to Mr. Field.

1ué’:Hn°§I;;“;;1 Sec. 2. And be it further resolved, That when the medal shall have to Mr.1—`1e1d. been struck, the President shall cause a. copy of this joint resolution to be engrossed on parchment, and shall transmit the same, together with the medal, to Mr. Field, to be presented to him in the name of the people

   of the United States of America.

APP“’P'"“”°”· Sec. 3. And be it further resolved, That a sufficient sum of money to carry this resolution into effect is hereby appropriated out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated. Approved, March 2, 1867. March 2, 1867- [No. 58.] Joint Resolution instructin the Secretary of the Interior to order a Survey for n Bridge or lgridges across the Potomac. Be it resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the I/Tzited %g:1‘;:Q“t:’{,‘; States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Inmade fora ferior be directed to order a survey, by a competent engineer, of the bridge O1: b*'QdS°¤ ground and river at and near the Aqueduct Bridge, in this District, and Qgfst °1°°°` report upon the practicability of constructing there a. bridge across the Potomac without obstructing the navigation of the river, and the probs.- ble cost thereof, separately estimating for a common bridge, and for a bridge both for railway and common travel. Also to examine and report touching the like bridges at or near the Long Bridge; and whether the same can be there built so as to avoid obstructions of the navigation thereby, and the probable cost thereof'; said report to be made at the eariest ay practicable. Ammovmu, March 2, 1867.