United States Statutes at Large/Volume 13/38th Congress/2nd Session/Chapter 72

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United States Statutes at Large, Volume 13
United States Congress
Acts of the Thirty-Eighth Congress, 2nd Session, LXXII

Feb. 28, 1865.
Chap. LXXII.—An Act granting to the Michigan City Harbor Company the Use of Government Piers in said Harbor for the purpose of protecting said Harbor.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there is hereby granted toUse of certain piers granted to Michigan City Harbor Company. the Michigan City Harbor Company, at Michigan City, in the State of Indiana, the privilege of using the foundations of the old government piers now in said harbor, for the purpose of improving and protecting the said harbor, and no expenses made by the said harbor company for this purpose shall be considered a charge against the government.

Michigan City made a port of delivery and annexed to Chicago district. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That Michigan City, in the State of Indiana, is hereby constituted a port of delivery, subject to the same regulations and restrictions as other ports of delivery of the United States, and the said port of delivery is hereby annexed to, and made part of, the collection district of Chicago, in the State of Illinois. And there shall be appointed a surveyor of the customs,Surveyor. to reside at said port, who shall receive an annual compensation of three hundred and fifty dollars per annum.

Approved, February 28, 1865.