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CHAPTER C.
AN ACT to annex a part of the state of Neret

Jersey to the collection district of New
York; to remove the office of Collector of
Niagara to Lewiston ; to make Cape St.
Vincent, in the district of Sacket's harbor,
à port of delivery; and out of the districts
of Miami and Mississippi to make two nero
districts, to be called the Districts of San-

dusky and Teche; and for other purposes.
BE it enacted by the Senate and House of

Representatives of the United States of
America, in Congress assembled, That all part of the
that part of the state of New Jersey, which state of New
lies north and east of Elizabethtown and Sta- Jersey added
ten Island, be, and the same is hereby annex-of New-York.
ed to the district of New York ; that an as-
sistant collector, to be appointed and com-
missioned by the President of the United
States, shall reside at the town of Jersey,
who shall have power to enter and clear ves-
sels in like manner as the collector of New
York is authorised by law to do ; but such
assistant collector shall nevertheless act in
conformity to such instructions and regula-
tions as he shall from time to time receive
from the collector of New York ; and that
the said assistant collector shall receive for
his annual salary one thousand dollars, in full
for all services to be by him performed, and
in lieu of commissions and fees.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That
all that part of the Miami district, lying east
of the western cape of Sandusky bay, shall
be a district, to be called the district of San-
dusky; and the President is hereby author-
ised to designate such place in the district of
Sandusky, as he shall judge expedient, to be

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the port of entry of the said district; and a collector for the said district shall be appointed to reside at the port of entry.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That Cape Vincent Cape Vincent in the district of Sacket's harmade port bor shall, from and after the thirty-first day only. of May next, be a port of delivery only;

and a surveyor shall be appointed to reside at the said port.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the Transfer of collector's office shall, after the thirty-first day office from of May next, be removed from Fort Niagara Niagara to

to Lewistown, which last mentioned place Lewistown, &c. &c. shall in future be the residence of the collec

tor; and also that the office of the collector of the customs, for the district of Buffaloe creek, shall be kept at such place or places in the town of Buffaloe as the President of the United States shall designate.

Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That Vessels from ships or vessels, arriving from and after the the Cape of first day of May next from thecape of Good Good Hope Hope, or from any place beyond the same,

shall be admitted to make entry at Plymouth Plymouth

and Nantucket ports of entry in the state of Massachusetts.

Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That

from and after the first day of May next, Bangor made Bangor, in the district of Penobscot, in the a port of de livery.

state of Massachusetts, be, and the same is hereby made a port of delivery, to be annexed to the district of Penobscot ; and that a surveyor be appointed to reside at the said port of delivery.

Sec. 17. And be it further enacted, That all that part of thc collection district of Mississippi, which includes the waters of the river Teche, and all the shores, bays and rivers, west of the Atchafalaya, be, and the same is

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hereby established as a new district, to be

District of called the district of Teche ; that Nova Ibe- Teche estab. ria be the port of entry for the same ; and lished. that a collector be appointed to reside at the port of entry.

Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That a surveyor be appointed to reside at or near Surveyor to the mouth of the Rappahannock river, , at be appointed, such place as the President of the United the mouth of States shall designate.

Rappahan. Sec. 9. And be it further enacted, That the several collectors and surveyors, who Compensa. may be appointed by virtue of this act, and tions of the whose salaries are not fixed by a preceding and survey. section, shall, in addition to the fees and ors. commissions authorised by law, receive respectively the same annual salary which by law is allowed to the collectors and survey. ors of the districts bordering on lake Erie.

J. B. VARNUM,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

JOHN PORE,
President of the Senate, pro tempore.
March 2, 1811.

APPROVED

JAMES MADISON.

CHAPTER CI.

AN ACT to extend the time for completing

the third census, or enumeration of the in

habitants of the United States. BE E it enacted by the Senate and House of

Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That the assistants in the several states and territories, for which returns have not been completed,

have, until the first Monday of June next, to make their returns to the marshals and secretaries; and that the marshals and secretaries have, until the first Monday of July next, to make and file their returns in the of fice of the Secretary of State, any law to the contrary notwithstanding.

J. B .VARNUM, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

JOHN POPE, President of the Senate, pro tempore. March 2, 1811. APPROVED

JAMES MADISON.

CHAPTER CII.

AN ACT for the relief of John Macnamara. BE it enacted by the Senate and House of

Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That the schooner Sally, owned by John Macnamara, which vessel, at Nassau, New Providence, took on board some French emigrants from the Island of Cuba, with their domestic slaves, and landed them at Charleston, which said vessel was seized, together with her cargo, and libelled for a violation of an act, entitled “an act to prohibit the importation of slaves into any port or place of the United States, from and after the first day of January, in the year one thousand eight hundred and eight,” be, and the same is hereby released, together with her cargo, from the seizure, aforesaid.

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Sec. 2. And be it further enaetod, That all penalties or forfeitures which may have been incurred by the captain or owner of said vessel in consequence of any provisions of the act referred to in the first section, which have inured, or might otherwise inure to the United States, be, and the same are hereby remitted : Provided, that the said vessel and (cargo) shall not be released, or the said penalties and forfeitures remitted, but on condition that the said slaves be previously, actually and bona fide removed (if not already removed) from and without the lim: its, of the United States and territories thereof.

J. B. VARNUM,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

JOHN POPE,
President of the Senate, pro tempore.
March 2, 1811.

APPROVED

JAMES MADISON.

CHAPTER CIII.

AN ACT declaring the consent of Congress

to an act of the state of Georgiu, passed the
twelfth of December, one thousand eight
hundred and four, establishing the fees

the harbor master and health officer of
the ports of Savannah and St. Mary's.
BE it enacted by the Senate and House of

Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress aşsembled, That the consent of Congress be, and hereby is granted and declared to the operation of an act of the legislature of Georgia, passed the twelfth of December, one thousand eight hundred

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