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34 FORTY-THIRD CONGRESS. Sess. I. GH. 122, 123, 125, 127. 1874. 1),,,,,,,1 O f ,,,,,,,,,1 with the same duties and shall make a like report upon all subjects oflicerto accompany therein named ; and shall also 1Hql11I‘0 Bllld I'€¢p0I‘b whether the contrargtg =··::<=¤¤» aud *0 ¤*=*k° as to the seal fisheries have been complied with by the persons or commw “"d °‘h"” wpanv now in possession; and whether said contracts can be safely ex. ports. tended, Approved, April 22, 1874. . n _. ‘rr cretar of War to deliver certain condemned --—M!E2g£§·?i·—— Cgdigudezgi of Cogcord, Massachusetts, for monumental plll`[)0S€S. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United C0,,,,,,,,,,,,,,; wu. States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretarypt War be, non for monument and is hereby, authorized to deliver to the municipal authorities of Con~ M €<>¤¤<¤‘<l» MMS- cord, Massachusetts, ten pieces of condemned brass cannon, to be used in the erection of a monument at the Old North Bridge, to commemorate the first repulse of the troops of Great Britain in the war of the Revolution, on the nineteenth day of April, seventeen hundred and seventy-tive. Approved, April 22, 1874. Amp 2;;, IgM_ CHAP. 125.-An act to provide for the relief of the persons suffering from the over- ···"‘?*"*"‘ llow ot lll1G l0WGl` MISSISSIIJPI RIVOI`. Bc it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Supplies rei- sui? States of America in Congress assembled, That the President of the United ¤·r··r¤ by s>v$>¤‘£i<>“i States be, and he hereby is, authorized and empowered to direct the Y,'. {‘f;"°" M‘”‘“‘l’l“ issue temporarily of supplies of food and disused army clothing, sufficient "`“to prevent starvation and sutiering and extreme want to any and all ) , classes of destitute or helpless persons living on or near the lower Mis~ 1 ‘”"· °h· "°¤ i‘· ""‘ sissippi River, who have been rendered so by reason of the present over— I;,,,,,,,,,,,, of M_ dow of the Mississippi River. This act shall expire on the first day of September, eighteen hundred and seventy-tour. Approved, April 23, 1874. A,-,,,;;;,;,1;,74, CHAP. 127.-—An act to establish this IB(is;marck land district in the Territory of "`"""`“"`—"""` 1b' 3. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Iiisnmrck 1 an d States of America in Congress assembled, That all that portion of Dakota <li¤¥·¤‘i<§¤ ill D¤1k<>w Territory lying north of the seventh standard parallel and west of the °”‘“bI‘“h°‘L ninth guide-meridian be, and the same is hereby, created into a sep- ‘ arate land district, to be known as the Bismarck district ; and the land L<>¢=»¢i<>¤ of IMM] ofilce for said district shall be located at the town of Bismarck, where °“’°°· the North Pacific Railroad intersects the Missouri River. Register and rc- Sec. 2. That a register anda receiver shall be appointed for said district °°*"°"· land office, who shall be governed by the same laws and receive the same compensation as prescribed for similar officers in the other land districts of said Territory. _ Approved, April 24, 1874.