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646 TWENTY -SECOND CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 65, 66, 67. 1833. S·n·ru·rm II. March 2, 1833. Cust. LXV.—-dn Act in relation to the Potomac bridge. coun-aorstobo Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rqnesentatives of the United '·d'°"·i“°d *`°*'· States if America, in Congress assembled, That so soon as the President of the United States shall decide on a plan for the erection of a bridge over the Potomac river at Washington, on or adjoining the site of the old bridge, the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby required to advertise for contracts, after giving, at least, thirty days’ notice. Appropriation Sec. 2. And be it farther enacted, That, towards the construction of the f'" °?“°"“°*i°¤ said bridge, the sum of two hundred thousand dollars is hereby appropriated, °fb“dg°° to be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, in such sums, and at such times, as may be agreed on by the Secretary of the Treasury, and the contractor or contractors, who shall give to the said Secretary satisfactory security for the faithful performance of the contract. Arpnovnn, March 2, 1833. S·r.».·rvu: II. Much 2, ]g33_ Can. LXVI.—An Act to inyrrove the navigation of the Potomac river between T Georgetown an Alexandria, and for other purposes. AP,,,.,,,,.;m,,,, Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United to citizens of States of America, in Congress assembled, That, in order to aid the citi- §:;’;§f;°;Q,g;? zens of Georgetown in removing the obstruction to their navigation, by ,;0,,,,yp,,,,,,,.,,,c, causing the cut already made through the bar, below the town, to be Src. enlarged and deepened; and for the further purpose of enabling them to make a free turnpike road to the district line on the Virginia side of the river, and to purchase of the present proprietors, and make for ever free, the bridge over the Little Falls of Potomac river, the sum of one hundred and nfty thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby, appropriated, to be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated. I-[ow to he Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the said sum shall be paid, from P“d· time to time, by the Secretary of the Treasury, to the order of the corporation of Georgetown, in such sums as to enable the said corporation to etiect the purposes aforesaid. Condition. Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That before the said sum be paid over to the said corporation, it shall pass an ordinance to make said road and bridge free, and to be kept in repair by said corporation for ever. Arpnovnn, March 2, 1833. Snrur: II. U March 2, \833. CHAP. LXV[1.—J2n Act [in] addition to the act for the gradual innm·ooeme—nt of
the navy of the United States.
Five hundred Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
- l'f;‘;d g°Hj: States of America, in Congress assembled, That for the gradual improve-
,,,,,,,,,1 Pp ment of the navy of the United States, the sum of five hundred thousand dollars, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, be, and the same is hereby appropriated, annually, for six years, from and after the third day of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-three, when the present appropriation expires. To_be applied Sec. 2. And be itjnrther enacted, That the President of the United
- 3 ‘g¥";’I::‘ghl§Y States be, and he is hereby, authorized and empowered to cause the
182-,, 0h_ 94_ ’ above-mentioned appropriation to be applied, as directed and prescribed by the act of the third of March, eighteen hundred and twenty-seven, to which this is in addition, the provisions whereof are hereby continued in force for the term above mentioned, and to be applied also to the purchase of other necessary materials as well as timber suitable for the construction of vessels of war.