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Lighthouse. Five thousand dollars for a lighthouse on or near one of the Islands
called the Brothers, at the Narrows in Long Island Sound; and Buoys.
Five hundred dollars for eight buoys to be placed at proper sites be
tween the city of Albany and a point opposite Red Hook. New Jersey. State of New Jersey: Two hundred dollars for placing buoys at proper Buoys.
sites at New Inlet, or its vicinity, in the district of Little Egg harbour. Pennsylvania. State of Pennsylvania : Seven hundred and sixty-seven dollars for Buoys. placing four buoys in the channel to the eastward of the Pea Patch.
Delaware. State of Delaware: Five thousand dollars for a lighthouse on a proper Lighthouse.
site, on or near the northern extremity of Bombay Hook Island, in ihe
Delaware bay. Virginia. State of Virginia : Five thousand dollars for a lighthouse, or beacon Lighthouse.
light, at a point of land ator near Back River Point on the Chesapeake Bay. South Caroli State of South Carolina: Six hundred dollars for the erection of a na. Beacon and beacon near the Charleston lighthouse, in order to mark the entrance buoys.
into the channel commonly known as Lawford's channel; and three hundred dollars for placing three buoys on proper sites on the George
town bar. Georgia. State of Georgia: One thousand dollars for placing a buoy on the Buoy.
outer edge of the shoal called Martin's Industry, at the entrance of Port
Royal Sound, or such other place as shall be designated. Ohio. Buoys.
State of Ohio : Three hundred and sixty dollars for six buoys to be placed on proper sites on the middle ground or bar at the entrance of
Sandusky Bay Lighthouse. Eight thousand dollars to build a lighthouse at Cleaveland, on Lake
Erie. Michigan. Territory of Michigan : Instead of building the lighthouse at Otter Lighthouses.
Creek Point, as directed by an act of the first session of the twentieth 1828, ch. 69.
Congress, the sum of five thousand dollars, therein appropriated, is hereby directed to be applied to build one at some other point or place, to be designated, in that vicinity.
Eight thousand dollars for a lighthouse at a suitable place near Fort
Gratiot, at the entrance of Lake Huron. Florida.
Territory of Florida: Seven thousand five hundred dollars, in addition Lighthouses. to the sum heretofore appropriated, for building a lighthouse at the
mouth of St. John's river; and
Eight thousand dollars, in addition to the sum heretofore appropriated,
for building a lighthouse near St. Mark's harbour. Mississippi. State of Mississippi : Five thousand dollars for a lighthouse at or near Lighthouse.
the Pass Christian, Sums to be Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the sums of money approplaced at the disposition of
priated by this section be, and the same are hereby, directed to be the President. paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, and
placed at the disposition of the President of the United States, for the Purposes. following specified purposes or objects, to wit:
Maine. Ken State of Maine : Five thousand dollars for repairing the pier on the nebunk river,
eastern side the channel at the entrance of Kennebunk river; and Penobscot.
Three hundred dollars for surveying the ship channel of Penobscot river, from Whitehead to Bangor, and ascertaining the cost of improving
the navigation of the same, and proper sites for spindles and buoys. New Hamp State of New Hampshire: Sixty dollars for making a survey of Coshire. Piscata- checho branch of Piscataqua river, from Dover falls to its confluence with qua river, &c.
the Piscataqua, for the purpose of ascertaining the practicability of removing obstructions to navigation, and the cost
. Massachu State of Massachusetts: One hundred and eighty dollars for surveying setts. North ri. North river, between Scituate and Marshfield, to ascertain the expedi
ency of removing obstructions at the mouth of the same, and to make an estimate of the cost.
One hundred and fifty dollars for examining the piers erected at Sandy Sandy Bay. Bay, to report the condition of the same, and what works are necessary to make a good and safe harbour, at that place, together with an estimate of the cost.
Thirty thousand dollars for removing the bar at the mouth of the Nantucket. harbour of Nantucket.
Two thousand five hundred dollars for extending the pier on which Edgartowa the lighthouse is built, at the entrance of Edgartown harbour, to the harbour. shore; and
One hundred and fifty dollars to survey the harbour at Bass river, Bass river. between Yarmouth and Dennis, to ascertain the practicability and expense of improving the said harbour.
State of Connecticut: Six thousand and ninety-seven dollars for im Connecticut. proving the navigation of Mill river by removing obstructions in the said Mill river, &c. river, and constructing such works as will prevent the sand from filling op the channel of the same.
One hundred and fifty dollars for making a survey of the river Thames, Thames. with a view to improve the navigation of the same, and the cost of such improvements. One hundred and thirty dollars for making a survey of the harbour of
harbour. Westbrook, near the mouth of Connecticut river, with a view to the improvement of the said harbour, and for ascertaining the cost of such improvement. Eighty dollars for making a survey of the harbour of Norwalk, with a Norwalk har
bour. view to its improvement.
One hundred dollars for making a survey of the harbour of Stamford, Stamford harwith a view to its improvement.
One hundred and fifty dollars to place a buoy on a rock in Long Island Buoy at Sound, opposite Lloyd's Neck.
Lloyd's neck. State of New York: One hundred and fifty dollars for surveying the New York. bar at the mouth of Sag Harbour, to ascertain the best method of pre
Sag Harbour. venting the harbour being filled up with sand, and the cost of the same. Thirty thousand dollars for extending the pier of Black Rock harbour,
Black Rock at the outlet of Lake Erie, to a point opposite Bird's Island.
harbour. For removing obstructions at the entrance of the harbour at Big Sodus
Big Sodus Bay, on Lake Ontario, twelve thousand five hundred dollars.
Bay. For the improvement of the navigation of the Gennessee river, in the Gennessee ristate of New York, ten thousand dollars.
State of New Jersey: One hundred dollars for surveying Flatbeach, New Jersey. alias Tucker's Island, situated between old and new inlet, with a view to Flatbeach. preserve the anchorage of the port, and to report an estimate of the cost of such improvements as may be necessary to effect those objects.
State of Pennsylvania: Five thousand dollars for repairing the piers at Pennsylvania. Marcus Hook: for filling up the sluice between the said piers, and improv- Marcus Hook. ing the harbour of Marcus Hook, by the removal of obstructions.
State of Virginia: Eighty dollars for making a survey of Deep creek, Virginia. or branch of the south branch of Elizabeth river, for the purpose of Deep creek. improving the navigation of the same, and an estimate of the cost.
State of North Carolina: Eighty dollars for making a survey of Pas North Caroli. cotank river, for removing bars, or obstructions in the same, and an estimate of the cost.
river. Twenty-one thousand dollars, being an additional appropriation, for effecting the removal of the shoals forming obstructions to navigation
let. near Ocracock inlet; and Twenty thousand dollars for improving the navigation of Cape Fear
Cape Fear river, between the town of Wilmington and the mouth of the said river. river.
Two hundred and fifty dollars for placing buoys at the new channel Buoys. point, at Gales' Island point, and at the lower mouth of Wallace's Channel in Pamlico Sound.
State of Ohio: Seven thousand five hundred dollars for improving Conneant creek.
the navigation of Conneaut creek, by removing the bar at the mouth of
the same. Louisiana. State of Louisiana: Two hundred dollars for making a survey of the River Teche.
entrance of the river Teche, with a view to improve and shorten the navigation of the same, and an estimate of the cost of such improve
ments. Mississippi Five hundred dollars for making a survey at the passes, at the mouth river.
of the Mississippi, with a view to improvements in the navigation, and
building lighthouses and buoys. Mississippi. State of Mississippi: Fire hundred dollars for placing buoys at Pass Pasg Christian.
Lake Pon Two hundred dollars for making a survey of the water tract between chartrain, &c.
Lake Ponchartrain and Mobile Bay, with a view to the erection of light
houses and placing of buoys. Alabama. State of Alabama: Twenty thousand dollars, the sum required for Mobile barbour.
completing improvements in the harbour of Mobile. Florida. Territory of Florida: Three hundred dollars for making a survey of
81. Augustine the harbour of St. Augustine, and the bar at or near the entrance of the harbour.
same, with a view to remove the latter, and to render the access to the harbour safe at all times, and to make an estimate of the cost of accom
plishing that object; and St. Mark's Six thousand five hundred dollars for improving the harbour of St. harbour,
Mark's, by removing obstructions in the same.
APPROVED, March 2, 1829. STATUTE II. March 2, 1829. Chap. XXVI.-An Act making additionul appropriations for the military service
[Obsolete.) of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine. Additional
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United appropriations for military ser
States of America, in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, vice for the and the same are hereby, respectively appropriated for the military service year 1828.
of the United States for the year one thousand eight hundred and twentyMay 24, 1828,
nine, in addition to the several sums appropriated by the act of the twenty-fourth of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight,
to wit: Pay, &c., of For pay of the army and subsistence of officers, including the military officers and the academy, seven hundred and ninety-three thousand nine hundred and military acade
eighty dollars. For subsist For subsistence, in addition to the unexpended balance in the treasury
on the thirty-first of December last, of twenty-five thousand dollars, two
hundred and eighty-two thousand four hundred and fifty-two dollars. For forage For forage for officers, thirty thousand and ninety-six dollars. for officers.
For clothing for servants of officers of the army, and of the military For clothing for servants of academy, and twenty supernumerary second lieutenants, graduates of the officers, &c. military academy, fourteen thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight Supernumera
dollars. ry lieutenants. For the re
For the contingent expenses of the recruiting service, in addition to cruiting ser the unexpended balance in the treasury on the thirty-first of December vice.
last, of three thousand dollars, twelve thousand and forty-seven dollars.
For the recruiting service, in addition to the unexpended balance in the treasury on the thirty-first of December last, of eleven thousand eight hundred and thirty-two dollars, seventeen thousand two hundred and sixty
two dollars. For the pur For the purchasing department, in addition to materials on hand, chasing depart- amounting to eighty thousand dollars, viz: For clothing for the army, ment.
camp equipage, cooking utensils, and hospital furniture, sixty-two thousand five hundred and sixty-nine dollars.
For the purchase of woollens during the year one thousand eight hun
For the pur
chase of wooldred and twenty-nine, in advance for the year one thousand eight hundred
lens. and thirty, twenty thousand dollars. For the medical and hospital department, in addition to the probable
Medical and amount on hand on the thirty-first of December last, of eight thousand
hospital departdollars, eleven thousand dollars.
For the quartermaster's department, two hundred and fifty-eight thou- Quartermaster's sand seven hundred and eighty dollars.
department. For completing the military road from the mouth of Matanawcook Military road river to Mars Hill, in the state of Maine, forty-two thousand nine hundred to Mars Mill. and thirty-two dollars.
For repairing the military road between Pensacola and Tallahassee, Military road, three thousand dollars.
Tallahassee. For repairing the same road between St. Augustine and Tallahassee, Military road, three thousand dollars.
St. Augustine For fuel, transportation, stationery, &c., repairs, and for improving
and Tallahasbuildings, procuring articles for the mathematical, drawing, chemical, and
Fuel, transmineralogical departments, and for the library and contingencies for the portation, stamilitary academy at West Point, twenty-two thousand two hundred and tionery, &c.,
for military acafifty-seven dollars.
demy at West For deficit of the appropriation of one thousand eight hundred and point
. twenty-seven, for the expenses of the board of visiters, one thousand one
Board of visi. hundred and sixty-eight dollars and eleven cents.
For expenses of the board of visiters in one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine, one thousand five hundred dollars.
For the contingencies of the army, seven thousand five hundred dol Contingencies lars.
of army. For national armories, two hundred and seventy thousand dollars. National ar
mories. For armament of fortifications, seventy-five thousand dollars.
Armament of For the current expenses of the ordnance service, fifty thousand nine fortifications. hundred and fifty dollars.
service. For arsenals, ninety-eight thousand dollars.
Arsenals. For arrearages between the first of July, one thousand eight hundred
Arrearages. and fifteen, and the first of January, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, one thousand five hundred dollars. The following sums, transferred to the surplus fund, on the thirty-first
Transfers to of December, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight, are hereby
re-approprire-appropriated : For the preservation of the point of land forming Provincetown har
town harbour. bour, appropriated by act of twentieth of May, one thousand eight hun
1826, ch. 78. dred and twenty-six, three thousand five hundred dollars. For removing obstructions in the harbour of Mobile, appropriated by Mobile har
bour. act of twentieth of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six, two
1826, ch. 78. thousand eight hundred and seventy-one dollars and twenty-two cents. For piers at Newcastle, appropriated by act of the twentieth of May,
Newcastle. one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six, seventeen thousand eight
1826, ch. 78. hundred and ninety-five dollars and ninety-nine cents. Creek treaty, appropriated by act of the twenty-second of May, one
Creek treaty. thousand eight hundred and twenty-six, sixty thousand nine hundred and
1826, ch. 148. sixty-five dollars and sixty-five cents.
For the purchase of provisions for the Quapaws, by act of the third of Quapaws. March, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five, two thousand dollars. 1825, ch. 16.
And for carrying into effect certain Indian treaties, per act of twen- Indian treaties. tieth of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six, eleven thousand three hundred and twenty-eight dollars and twenty-five cents.
1826, ch. 110. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That eight hundred and fifty-six Pay of comdollars and fifty-five cents be appropriated to pay a company of Illinois panxi of Illinois militia, commanded by Captain Achilles Morgan, called into service on the northwestern frontier, in one thousand eight hundred and twenty 1828, ch. 21.
seven; to be settled by the Secretary of War, agreeably to third section 1828, ch. 21.
of an act making appropriations for the military service of the United States for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight; approved twenty-first of March, one thousand eight hundred and twenty
eight. Appropriations Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the several sums, hereby approof the treasury. priated, shall be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise
APPROVED, March 2, 1829.
and Delaware Canal Company, and in the Dismal Swamp Canal Company. [Obsolete.) Secretary of Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Treasury to
States of America, in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasubscribe for 750 shares Che- sury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to subscribe, in the sapeake and name and for the use of the United States, for seven hundred and fifty Delaware canal. shares of the capital stock of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal ComFor 200 shares pany; and, also, for two hundred shares of the capital stock in the Dismal Dismal Swamp Swamp Canal Company, and pay for the same, at such times, and in such canal.
proportions, as may be required by the said companies respectively; to
be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated. Secretary to
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary of the Treavote for presi sury shall vote for president and directors of the said companies redent and direc- spectively, according to such number of shares, and shall receive upon the To receive
said stock the proportion of the tolls which shall, from time to time, be dividends.
due to the United States for the shares expended.
APPROVED, March 2, 1829.
An Act making provision for the payment of pensions to the
widow or children of pensioners, in certuin cases, and for other purposes. (Obsolete.) Èntitles rep
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United resentatives of States of America, in Congress assembled, That in case of the death of deceased invalid pensioner to
any invalid pensioner, before the certificate of the continuance of his disarrears of pen- ability, required by the act, entitled “ An act regulating the payments to sion.
invalid pensioners," passed March third, one thousand eight hundred and Act of March nineteen, was obtained, it shall be lawful for the Secretary of War, and 3, 1819, ch. 81.
he is hereby directed, to pay to the legal representatives of such deceased invalid, the arrears of pensions due at the time of his death, at the rate at which it was fixed at his last examination: Provided, Such
last examination was within two years from the time of his death. Arrears due Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That whenever any revolutionary to deceased re- pensioner shall die, the Secretary of War shall cause to be paid the volutionary
arrears of pension due to the said pensioner at the time of his death; and pensioner, to be paid to his
all payments, under this act, shall be made to the widow of the deceased widow, &c. pensioner, or to her attorney, or if he left no widow, or she be dead, to
the children of the pensioner, or to their guardian, or his attorney ; and if no child or children, then to the legal representatives of the de
ceased. Testimony Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That in all cases of applications regarding for pensions, for wounds received in the revolutionary war, the testiwounds received in revo
mony to establish the facts may be authenticated in the same manner lutionary war.
with those who apply for pensions for wounds received in the late war with Great Britain.
APPROVED, March 2, 1829.