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Feb. 28, 1823.
[Expired.]
Chap. XVIII.—An Act to revive, and continue in force, the seventh section of an act, entitled “An act supplementary to the several acts for the adjustment of land claims in the state of Louisiana,” approved the eleventh May, eighteen hundred and twenty, and for other purposes.[1]

Seventh section of Louisiana land claim law continued in force for eighteen months.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the seventh section of an act, entitled “An act supplementary to the several acts for the adjustment of land claims in the state of Louisiana,” approved the eleventh of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty, in relation to back concessions, be, and the same is hereby, revived, and continued in full force and effect, for the term of eighteenAct of May 11, 1820, ch. 87. months from and after the passing of this act.

Part of navy store-house lot in New Orleans, granted to the corporation of that city.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That so much of the lot of land on which is situated the navy store-house, in New Orleans, as may be necessary to continue the street now commenced, leading from Condi street to Market-hall, is hereby granted to, and vested in, the corporation of the city of New Orleans, for the purpose of continuing the said street.

Approved, February 28, 1823.

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Feb. 28, 1823.
Chap. XIX.—An Act to repeal so much of an act, passed the eighteenth April, one thousand eight hundred and six, as limits the price of certain lands in the state of Tennessee.

Part of a land law of Tennessee of April 18, 1806, ch. 31, repealed.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That so much of an act passed the eighteenth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and six, entitled “An act to authorize the state of Tennessee to issue grants and perfect titles to certain lands therein described, and to settle the claims to the vacant and unappropriated lands within the same,” which provides “that the lowest price of all lands granted or sold within the ceded territory shall be the same as shall be established by Congress for the lands of the United States,” be, and the same is hereby, repealed; and the legislature of the state of Tennessee are authorized and empowered to affix such price to the lands in said ceded territory, as, in their discretion, may be deemed right and proper; any thing in said act of the eighteenth of April, one thousand eight hundred and six, to the contrary notwithstanding.

Approved, February 28, 1823.

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March 1, 1823.
Chap. XXI.—An Act supplementary to, and to amend an act, entitled “An act to regulate the collection of duties on imports and tonnage,” passed second March, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-nine, and for other purposes.

Act of March 2, 1799, ch. 22.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, from and after the third day of March next, no goods,From March 2, the true invoice of goods subject to ad valorem duty to be produced. wares, or merchandise, subject to ad valorem duty, and imported into the United States, shall be admitted to an entry unless the true invoice of the same be presented to the collector at the time of entry, or unless the same be admitted in the mode authorized and prescribed in theProviso. next ensuing section of this act: Provided, That this prohibition shall not extend to such goods, wares, or merchandise, as shall have been taken from a wreck.

Owner, importer, &c., to make oath of not having re-Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That when no invoice has been received of any goods, wares, or merchandise, imported and subject to ad valorem duty as aforesaid, the owner, importer, consignee, or agent,