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to the district
Jersey to the collection district of New
dusky and Teche; and for other purposes.
Representatives of the United States of
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That
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
may enter at
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,
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
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.
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,
AN ACT declaring the consent of Congress
to an act of the state of Georgiu, passed the
the harbor master and health officer 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