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240 FORTIETH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 272, 273. 1868. S€0¤‘<¢f?¤·FY <>f Sec. 2. Anal be it further enacted, That, from and after the passage lllgwwlelllgdvtgf of this act, the secretary of the Territory of New Mexico shall be exbe superintend- ofhcio superintendent of public buildings and grounds, and shall have all g;';13EnP“'::§ control and management of all public buildings now erected, in progress ground? of erection, or to be hereafter erected, and of all grounds pertaining ·¤1¤fy¤¤¤¤·>f<>r; thereto ; and he shall be under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, who shall establish such rules in relation to said pub ic buildin s and grounds as in his judgment he may devise, and for his services ai such superintendent shall receive an annual salary of one thousand dollars, to t¤¤dmi¤l¤*¤¤‘ take effect from and after the passage of this act; and it shall be the QQ;§‘5‘f;T°b?" duty of the secretary of said Territory, upon the convening of the legis. Sls‘ . . texture. lature thereof, to administer the oath of office] to the members elect of the two houses and the officers thereof when c osen; an no other erson shall be competent to administer said oath, save in the absence of thre sec- _Who to ad- retary; in which case any one member of either house may administer }§‘El;°;‘{);g3;:lh the oath to the presiding officer elect, and he shall administer the same to Auitunisnisly. the members and other officers: Provided, That the acnmual salary of the secretar of said Territory shall be two thousan dollars per annum from and after the first day of February, eighteen hundred and sixty- seven. Approved, July 27, 1868 July 27, 1868. CHAP. CCLXXIII.—-—A.n Act to extend the Laws ty" the United States relating to Cus- """""_"" toms, Commerce, and Navigation over the T ernloryerceded to the United States by Russia., to establish a Collection District therein, and for ot Purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Gus•.om~»,&c. States of America in Congress assembled, That the laws of the United ¥]’·“’” f" F’f° States relating to customs, commerce, and navioation be, and the same are mtcd btates . ° . gxtqiidgd L., mr- hereby, extended to and over all the mainland, islands, and waters of the

  • i=¤>B’ 9%;*9 ¤<> territory ceded to the United States by the Emperor of Russia by treaty

S;,°°,,:;,fr0$2;l°s concluded at Washington on the thirtieth day of March, anno Domini Russia. 539 elighteen hundred and sixty-seven, so far as the same may be applicable S¤¤1>¤¤t. r- - taerew. ip°,.,.m,,._,. to Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That all of the said territory, with its ¢=>¤l¤¤i¤p¤¤tl¤¤ ports, harbors, bays, rivers, and waters, shall constitute a customs colfg2:%$!‘K'h°2,':,_ lcction district, to be called the district of Alaska, for which said district ron orcnu-y. a port of entry shall be established at some convenient point to be designated by the President, at or near the town of Sitka or New Archangel, U<>U¢¤¤¤F· aud u plollector of customs shall be appointed by the President, by and win the advice and consent of the Senate, who shall reside at the said port of entry, and who shall receive an annual salary of two thousand five hundred dollars, in addition to the usual legal fees and emoluments S I of the office. But his entire compensation shall not exceed four thousand “ '“`y‘ dollars per annum, or a proportionate sum for a less period of time. fOr¥:%‘¤l:%::;>::“1i_ Sec. 3. rind be itfurthbr enacted, That the Secretary of the Treasury muon of wml, be, and he is hereby, authorized to make and prescribe such regulations owned by resi- as he may deem expedient for the nationazlization of all vessels owned by <l<>¤** of WB actual residents of said ceded territory on and since the twentieth day of °°d°di°m[°ry' June, anno Domini eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, and which shall continue to have been so owned up to the date of such nationalization, and that from any deputy collector of customs upon whom there has been, Bonds ma be or shall hereafter bc, conferred any the powers of a collector under and mquimd of jQp_ by virtue of the twenty-ninth section of the “Act further to prevent uty collectors smuggling, and for other purposes," approved July eighteen, eighteen

l;‘;"L$‘:e;‘:m__ hundred and sixty-six, the Secretary of the Treasury shall have power

1365,ch, gm, to require bonds in favor of the United States in such amount as the said 9;*% i 85 Secretary shall prescribe for the faithful discharge of official duties by °x v' p' I ‘ such deputy.