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30 FORTY——SECOND CONGRESS. Sues. II. Ch. 14-16, 18, 19. Feb. 2, 1872. CHAP. XIV'.—An Act to establish certain Post-routes in the State of Iowa. __;`; Be it enacted ky the Senate and House of Represmta·¢1Ives of the United Postrmutesen- States of America in Oongress assembled, That the following be, and the

“b“Sh°d *1 same are hereby, established post-routes in the State of Iowa.
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°m` From Franklin, in Vifixmesheik County, State of Iowa, to Washington Prairie, in the same county; also, From Waukon, in Allamakee County, Stateof Iowa, vm Rud’s, Dorchester, Wilnzington, to Caledonia, in the State of Minnesota. Armovmn, Febmmy`2, 1872. Feb. 2, 1872. CHAP. XV`. -— An Act in Relation to the Embassy fiom Japan. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Appropriation States of America in Congress assembled, That the sum of fifty thousand f°’ °XP°¤¤°S °" dollars be, and the same is hereby, appropriated, to be paid out of any SI:::;?? mm money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, to defmyhuch expenses of the embassy and its suite from Japan, which has arrived m the United 4 States, as the Secretary of State may deem proper, but not to exceed the amount herein appropriated; this sum or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of State, and on vouchers to be filed in the Treasury Department, and a, statement thereof to be reported to Congress by the Secretary of State. Armovmb, February 2, 1872. F°b_ 6, 18-gg_ CHAP. XVI.--An Act to exempt the Iron Steam Ice·boats constructed by the Oity of

 Rhiladelphia from the Inspection requzred by the Act of February twentycrqhth,

voh £vL p um czghtecn hundred and seventy-one, enfziled "An Act to provzdefor the better Security cy" · gf: on qoard of Vessels propelled m Whole or m Part y Steam, and for other urposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and Hume zy" Represematives of the United Certeinimn States of America in Congress assembled, That the iron steam ice-boats,

   constructed by the city of Philadelphia for the purpose of keeping open

mpc5m,,, nude, the navigation of the rivers Delaware and Schuylkill during the winter we 1871, cb- 100- months, be, and they are hereby, exempt from the inspection required by the act approved twenty-eighth of February, eighteen hundred and seventy- one, entitled "An act to provide for the better security of life on board of vessels propelled in whole or in part by steam, and for other purposes :" Whfm this ¤¤’¢ Provided, That this act shall expire at the end of six months from and °xp"`°°‘ after its passage. ’ APPROVED, February 6, 1872. Feb. 12, 1872. CHAP. XVIII. —-An Act establishing certain Posbroads in Vermont. Ba it enacted the Senatemzd Abuse of Representatives of the United Post-roeds es- States of America in Congress assembled, That the following post-roads be {ggyghw m W" established in the State of Vermont, viz. :-—— From the station on the Portland and Ogdensburgh railroad, in Greensboro, via Greensboro} East Cmftsbury, and Craftsbmy, to North Cmftsbury. Also, from the station on the same railroad at South Hardwick, to North Cruftsbury. A1>1>1z0v1~:1>, February 12, 1872. Feb $0, 1879- CHAP. XIX. — An Act for the Relief ty Alexander Smith and Halcyon Skinner. Be it enacted by the Shnata and House of Representatives of the United Application of States of America in Omzgress assembled, That the commissioner of £gX§'§:;0%m*m patents be, and he is hereby. directed to grant a. rehearing of the appli- Skgmmi for ex- cation of Alexander Smith and Halcyon Skinner, for the extension of teugion gfpsgcnt letters-patent granted to them on the fourth day of November, eighteen °P§t;;t°3)‘bA hundred and fifty-six, for improvement in power-looms; end he is hereby revived. authorized to revive and extend the seid letters-patent for the further term