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FORTIETII CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 11, 12, 13. 1867. 7 CHAP. XI.-An Act to authorize the Entry and Occu rvtioniqf a Portion of Long March 28, 1887. Island, in Boston Harbor, far military guzposes. i"""'"' Be it enacted by the Smale and Mme of Representative: of the United States of America in Congress assembkd, That the Secretary of War mmm 9*`§·°”8 be, and he is hereby, authorized to take possession of that portion of h,,°i§€{.1;¤;S£g¤ Long Island, in Boston harbor, Massachusetts, belonging to James T. taken possession Austin, for the purpose of erecting thereona fort and such other struc- Qjrblgghfvgfggf tures as may be needed for military purposes, and there shall be paid for milieu-y pm-. the same, out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, W665- the sum of five thousand dollars, as agreed upon between Ivers J. Austin, mg.?:§°°t the agent and representative of the said James T. Austin, and the agent of the United States charged with the negotiation for the purchase of said property: Provided, That said amount shall not be paid until the crfggfggggi"' Attorney-General of the United States shall be satisfied that the title of um mis, said portion of said island has been fully transferred to the United States free from all cnoumbrance, and that the person receiving the money is competent to act in the premises. Approved, March 28, 1867. CHAP. XII.-—-An Act to authorize the Secretary of the Treasurt to sell the G0ver[n]- Mm-ch 28, 1867. ment Wardcauses on Atlantic Dock, Brooklyn, Mw é'vrk. "‘;""—‘ Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the (Mixed States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treas- Government ury is hereby authorized, in his discretion, to sell the property on Atlan- tic Dock, Brooklyn, New York, being warehouses numbers fifty-four, Brooklyn, Nev; fifty-six, and fifty-eight, now owned by tho government, the sale to be made Yogks ma? 120 at public auction to the highest and best bidder therefor, in ready money, s°1 at °'u°h°°‘ after giving notice thereof six weeks in succession in two daily papers printed in the city of New York. And upon sale being made as aforesaid, the said Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized and em powered to make, execute, and deliver to the purchaser thereof a good and sufficient deed for the premises, conveying all the right, title, and in- D¤°d· terest of the United States. Al’PROVED, March 28, 1867. . XIH. ·-An Act makim A ro riations to su I Dv zciencies in the A r ria- March 29, 1867- Clzdlig/2;:- contingent Expenses of lthepgewidle of the Urtggtl/Stags jbr the fiscal §pear@¢nd· __—"""°`° ing une zhirtieth, eighteen hundred and szlrty-seven, and far other Purposes. Bc it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the followmgsums be, D°6<=iP*;9i°¤ and the same are hereby, appropriated out of any money in the treasury §,p;g§{{;£;’:: not otherwise appropriated, for the objects hereinafter expressed, name- gzgpapgetgg lfhe l : -- - ° y For clerks to committees, pages, horses, and carryalls, fifteen thousand lgglixggy, dollars. _ lor s to com· For miscellaneous items, thirty thousand dollars. mg°,I°?§é]mn°0m_ For salary of the clerk to the committee on appropriations, from the pterktooomdate of his appointment to the thirtietb of June, eighteen hundred and APP"` sixty-eight, twenty-eight hundred and ninety-eight dollars. li `_ To pay the expenses incurred under the resolution of the Senate di- thezfxgggeg recting the hydration of the atmosphere of the Senate chamber, the sum of the Senate of seven thousand five hundred dollars is hereby appropriated and added chamberto the contingent fund of the Senate. _ Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That section ten of an act entitled Of€:;‘“gg§*’:’1’:_ "An act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the govern- 167, § 10. ` ment for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, V¤l· liv- P- 467- and for other purposes," passed at the second session of the Thirty-ninth Congress, shall not be construed to allow a greater compensation for the