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10 FORTIETH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 14, 15, 16, 17. 1867. C¤¤¤D¤¤;·¤%*=i<>¤ ties, be sworn that they will carefully examine the accounts existing be-

_°°mm’"’°°` tween the United States and the State of Indrana, and that they wrll, to

the best of their ability, make a Just, true, and 1mpart1al statement thereof} as required by this act. They shag rgcmve sucl1fc0gnpfnsation for thenservices as may be determmcd by the ecretvary 0 the reasury, no exceeding ten dollars per day for each commissioner. _ · _ thPr¢>visio¤s or Sec. 7. And be it further enacted Tléhg the prgvnsxons of thns actgxhall is "?t°°“PPY apply in every respect to the State 0 hio, an in e same procee mgs to Ohm. shall be had for ascertaining the amount due the said State of Ohxo, as are herein provided for ascertaining the amount due this Stgte of{]I1rd1ana, and for the payment of such amount, when ascertame un er the mmations and restrictions of this act, a sufficient sum is·hereby appropriated. Appropriation. Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That a. sufHc1ent sum is hereby appropriated to carry this act mto effect. Arpxovmn, March 29, 1867. March 291 1867- CHAP. XV. ——-An Act to grant to the American Atlanhb Cable Telegraph Company, qf New York, the Right of W? and Privilege to hg, land, and operate a Submarme Petegraph Cable cm the .%arzZcS oast <y"dt/E United `testesé and gtablzslé fgeleqraghl Ccglmmur nication between the United States an urope, via ite ermu as an zores san s. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United American an- States of America in Congress assembled, That the American Atlantic Lzfgghcgggiglgg Cable Telegraph Company, of New York, be, and are hereby, vested may my an with the right, power, and privilege, having acquired the necessary land °P°5¤t°!&*;'>li§ therefor, to lay, land, and operate their cable or cables on the Atlantic g:aSQ?6xc§;,`t,`° coast, except the coast of Florida, within the jurisdiction of the United &c.; States, and the right, power, and privilege so to lay, land, and operate their cable or cables shall be vested in the said American Atlantic Cable Telegraph Company for the period of twenty years from the approval of to commence this act: Provided, That the said company shall commence active opera- 2Q2r3E2S;]" tions within the space of two years from the approval of this act:. may lay umd_ Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the American Atlantic Cable °P""“”° °“lfl°$ m Telewmph Company, having acquired the necessary land therefor, shall 1 B

¥;,;`2)3Qy,€€;` have the right, power, and privilege to lay, land, and operate their cable

const, except, or cables within any of the harbors, waters, inlets, towns, and cities on the &°‘ Atlantic coast, except the coast of Florida, ofrering the most; practical and convenient landinv, and to construct or erect all the necessary Hxtures to accomplish the object of this act. mmetggzcrnzhSue. 3. And be tttfurther enacted, That the government of the United prefmucelging btates shall at all tunes have the preference in its use} upon terms that usaofzm cables. may be agreed upon between the Postmaster~General and the said company. Tl'¤=1f Se.4.Adb ‘t be uféerggr a1m;’<;mc¤d’n0r reagcgunbérsgacted, That Congress shall have power to Approved, March 29, 1867. March 29, 1867. CHAP. XVI. — An Act to establish a Port :y" Delivery at Chester, Pennsylvania. Be it enacted tbe Senate and House of Representatives of the United Chester, in the States of America zn Congress assembled, That Chester, in the district ·“S**·¤=<>f *’*·¤¤·— or 1>11111me1 hia ·1 ll 11 t f (1 1*7 (1 delpmaymudea _ p ,s1a I e a por 0 eueryi an :1 surveyor shall be apport Oy deyivem pomted, who shall resnde at send port of dehvery and receive a. salary of Eve hundred dollars per annum. Approved, March 29, 1867. March 29, 1867. CHAP. XVII. -— An Act to increase the Force m the Patent-O_§5`ce. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Ad’U*l<>¤*¤l States of America in Congress assembled That the commirf' pT`lllClp8l hllll (IS- ·· · . , , , bsioner 0 pat} Bmw 6mm_ ents is authorxzed from ume to tune to appmnt, 111 the manner already