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228 SEVENTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. $25, 26. 1803. Proiggggis BP- gba ladjugang inspector and paymaster of the army, four thousand ‘ ve un re dollars. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That a sum not exceeding twenty thousand dollars, including any unexpended balance of former appropriations for the same object, be, and the same. hereby is appropriated for defraying the expense of any treaty or treaties which may be held with the Indians: Provided, that the compensation to be allowed to any commissioner appointed or who may be appointed, for negotiating such treaties shall not exceed, exclusive of travelling expenses, the rate of eight dollars per day during the actual service of such commissioner. Sec. 3. And be it ftrtker enacted, That the several appropriations herein before made, shall be paid and discharged, first out of any balance remaining unexpended of former appropriations for the same- objects respectively, and secondly, out of any monies in the treasury not otherwise appropriated. Approved, March 3, 1803. Srarurn II. ""' March 3, 1803. CHAP. XXV.-An Acl for erecting a Lighthouse al the entrance of Penobscot Bay, 1*;* or a12y piper place in its vicinily, {hal may be deemed preferable by ihc Secretary gf the easury. Bc it enacted by the Senate and House of Rep¢·cscntatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That as soon as a cession shall be made by the state of Massachusetts to the United States, of the jurisdiction over the land proper for the purpose, the Secretary of the Treasury bc, and he is hereby authorized to purchase so much land as may be necessary, and provide by contract, to be approved by the President A lighthouse of the United States, for building a lighthouse on Whiteliead at the l%;’§:l;:;_§°dP°;¤ entrance of Penobscot bay, or any place in its vicinity, that may be Mb,,,,, b,,;,_deemed preferable by the Secretary of the Treasury, and to furnish the same with all necessary supplies; and also, to agree for the salaries or wages of the persons who may be appointed by the President for the superintendence and care of the same; and that the President be authorized to make the said appointments. Appropriation. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That there be appropriated and paid out of the monies arising from imports and tonnage, the sum of seven thousand dollars for the purpose of erecting the lighthouse as a oresaid. Ar>rrzovm>, March 3, 1803. Srnrurs II. ... March 3, 1803. Umm. XXVI.—An Aet to make Beaufort and Passzzmaquoddy, paris of entry and """’_°“°"‘ delivery ; I0 make Easton and Everton, ports of delivery ; and to authorize the cslublishment of a new collection district tm Lake Ontario. District of Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United ?g*’·“"'§**`°g*¤°d States of America in Congress assembled, That from and after the last Iécxh Cf;;,,`;,? day of June next, a district shall be formed from the district of Newbern, in North Carolina, to be called the district of Beaufort, which Beaufort pon shall include the town of Beaufort, and all the water and shore north °rC:’m££0r a and east of the said town, to Harbor Island, and all the water and shore POM9d_ P' south and west of the said town, to Dog Island, inclusive. And the 1799, 6h_ 22, town of Beaufort shall be the sole port of entry and delivery for the said see. 12. district; and a collector for the said port shall be appointed, to reside and keep his office at the said town of Beaufort, who shall be entitled to receive, in addition to the fees and other emoluments established by S¤l¤¤‘y. law, the annual salary of two hundred dollars. Easton, Ms. Sec. 2. And be it furtlwr enacted, That from and after the said ’Yl¤¤d» ¤¤d Ti- thirticth day oi' June, Easton, in the district of Oxford, in the state