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PASSENGERS.

Power granted to commissioners of emigration to appoint officers of hospitals. 123
Passengers absent from State more than one year not entitled to aid............ 124
Act not to effect the appointment of certain officers..........

124
Power of board of health to appoint a physician for certain purposes.. ...... 124
Superintendents of hospitals to make certain reports......

124
Alien passengers who are infected to be received in quarantine hospitals....... 124
Manner in which the expenses of said aliens are to be paid ........

125
Vessel not to leave quarantine until expenses are paid........

125
Limit to authority of health officers...

125
Provision for repeal of certain acts and parts of others.......

125
Additional duties required of health officers........

125
Duties and powers of physicians of marine hospital....

126
Duties and powers of assistant physicians of marine hospital.

126
Pay of suc
fficers and mode of payment of........

127
Mode of recovery and disposition of penalties.....

127
Act of New York of April 10, 1850......

128
Act of New York of July 11, 1851....

128
Power to sell, exchange or convey lands purchased given to commissioners
of emigration....

128
Time of effect of certain parts of act extended..........

128
Act of New York of April 11, 1848........

129
Commissioners of emigration to purchase emigrant dock and to license........ 129
Steamboats and lighters for certain purposes.....

129
Penalties for violation of provisions of law........

.129, 130, 131, 133
Duties of ship masters relative to passengers on their arrival.

129
Duties of emigrant boarding house keepers.........

130
Limit to lien of boarding house keepers on baggage of emigrants..

130
Emigrant runners not allowed unless licensed ...............

131
Proprietors of boarding houses excepted ............

131
Persons to be appointed to board vessels and advise emigrants...

132
Health officers to let no one but advisers aboard until they have left............ 132
Legal duties and restrictions imposed on persons booking passengers, taking
money for their inland fare and transportation of baggage..........

132
Government or state officers prohibited discharging the duties of runners or
bookers

134
Manner in which penalties shall be sued for, recovered or disposed of........... 134
Commissioners of emigration to qualify to their annual reports......... 135
Manner in which is to be supplied the deficiency for support of fever or small
pox hospital........

135
Act of New York of April 10, 1841..

135
Act of New York of April 11, 1849.

135
Commissioners of emigration authorized to appoint certain agents..... ..... 135
Act of New York of December 10, 1847...

136
Duties of masters of vessels arriving at certain ports of entry..

136
Penalty in case of violation of provisions of law.........

...136, 138
Bond of indemnity or commutation by head tax required.........

136

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PASSENGERS.

Treasurers of such cities and village to execute a bond........... .... 137
Superintendents of poor to audit the accounts of such officers for services..... 137
Additional duties of superintendents of poor...

137
Duties of superintendents of poor to such persons as become public charges 137
Liability of ship for penalties and power to attach it....

138
Act of New York of April 9, 1851.....

139
Act of New York of April 13, 1853..

139
Provision relative to landing emigrants on certain wharves in New York...... 139
Duties of masters, &c., relative to passengers prior to landing.......... 139
Duties of captains of vessels conveying passengers from quarantine............. 139
Penalties for violation of provisions of law..........

..,139, 140, 141
Penalties constitute a lien of vessel and subject them to attachment..... 140
Exception to infliction of penalties.........

140
Selling of tickets to emigrants limited to a certain price.........

141
Prohibition of inducements to emigrants to sell or exchange their passage
tickets ......

141
Tickets not to be sold to emigrants beyond the prices advertised by companies. 141
Act of New York of July 21, 1853..........

141
Penalty for runner of emigrant boarding houses or conveyances soliciting
emigrants before they leave the vessel.........

141
Remission or compounding of penalties provided for......

142
Amendment of certain previous act on subject.........

142
Prohibition of owners or officers ordering emigrants to leave the ship before
landing.........

142
Passengers not detained under health law exempted...

142
Act of Pennsylvania of April 8, 1785........

144
Provision for registry of German emigrants arriving in Philadelphia.......... 144
Appointment of a German interpreter authorized....

144
Duties of health officer and German interpreter....

144
Register of their indentures to be made.......

144
Fees of Register .......

144
Act of Pennsylvania of 7th of February, 1818...

147
Duties of masters and captains relative to reception and delivery of baggage. 147
Penalty in case of violations of provisions of law.......

....147, 149, 151
Detention by captains of passengers unable to pay, authorized..

148
Disposition of passengers to masters and mistresses with restrictions............ 148
Provision relative to sick without pestilence and mothers in labor amongst the
passengers.............

148
Provision relative to passengers arriving after 1st of December.......

149
Duty of captain to make report relative to German passengers....

149
Goods of such passengers to stand lawful pledge for freight money.

149
Provision for executing and making out of the goods the freight money ....... 150
Provision relative to one passenger becoming obligated for the freight money
of another.........

150
Special courts granted in cases where passengers are plaintiffs, relative to their
goods, &c.........

150

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Mode of procedure in such special courts..

151
Duties of masters relative to goods of passengers deceased on passage.......... 151
Binding out of minor children for their passage money authorized in certain

151
Masters, captains, owners, &c., liable for penalties...

152
Mode of recovery and disposition of penalties.....

152
Mode of bringing actions by virtue of this act..

152
Duties of health officer and interpreter relative to ships importing German
passengers....

152
Act of Pennsylvania of June 13, 1836....

153
Bringing in poor person, and leaving him where he was not last legally set-
tled, prohibited ......

153
Penalty in case of violation...

153
Law of Rhode Island relative thereto.........

154
Duties of masters of vessels bringing passengers into State...

154
Penalty in case of violation .........

154
Act of South Carolina of November 4th, 1788......

154
Duties of masters of vessels bringing in passengers to dispose of them.... 155
Oath to be taken by such masters.......

155
Act of Texas, passed 11th of February, 1850........

156
Duties of captains of vessels arriving in State, relative to passengers............ 156
Penalties for violation of provisions of law .........

....157, 158
Bonds against passengers becoming public charges, or commutation tax re-
quired .....

157
Mode of action and recovery on bond......

158
Mode of recovery of penalties.....

158
Law of Vermont relative thereto.....

159
Penalty in case of importation of paupers into that State....

159
PASSENGERS AND PASSENGER SHIPS.
Remarks on laws of the United States, relative to....

16
Act of Congress, approved 2d of March, 1819........

16
Ships, &c., carrying passengers from, or bringing them to the United States,

not to carry more than two passengers to every five tons.........
Navigators of vessel excepted.............

17
Penalty and forfeiture in case of violation of law......

.....16, 17, 18
Amount of water, salted provisions, vinegar and bread to be carried by ves-
sels so engaged .......

17
Character of list of passengers to be made by captain to collector........ 18
Collector to return such lists quarterly to the Secretary of State of the United
States.........

18
Act of Congress, approved February 22d, 1847....

18
Number of passengers which may be taken on board of vessel limited.... 18
Penalties and forfeitures of vessel in case of violation of law..

19
Tiers of berths, and space allotted to passengers....

19
Mode of recovery of penalty....

19
Two children under eight years of age to be reckoned as one passenger........ 10

16

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Penalties to constitute a lien on vessel............

20
Act of Congress, approved March 2d, 1847..........

20
Act of 22d February, 1847, take effect on vessels from this side of Capes Good
Hope or Horn......

20
Estimate of two children under eight years as one passenger repealed .......... 20
Act of Congress, approved 31st January, 1848........

20
Exemption of American colonization vessels from effect of act...........

20
Act of Congress, approved May 17, 1848....

21
Certain vessels to have one house, and others two houses on the upper deck... 21
Booby hatches may be substituted in certain vessels.....

21
Provision for ventilators in certain vessels.......

21
Camboose or cooking ranges on deck, or between decks, to be provided......... 22
Amount of victualling to be carried for passengers.....

22
Penalty in case of short allowance to passengers...

22
Passengers may contract to supply themselves.....

23
Provision relative to maintaining health and discipline on passenger vessels... 23
Penalty in case of violation of certain provisions of law, and mode of recovery
thereof..

23
One inspector of customs to make examination of vessels, and report to the
collector as to their compliance with the law...

24
Height between decks of passenger vessels.......

24
Space to be allowed to each passenger.....

24
Penalty for taking too many passengers..

24
Children under one year of age to be excluded from computation of passengers 24
Time when the act is to take effect........

24
Limitation as to two passengers for every five tons repealed.......

25
Act of Congress of March 3d, 1849.....

25
Penalty in case a full supply of food and water is not furnished to passengers 25
Number of passengers allowed on vessels passing through the tropics.......... 25
Time of effect of act..........

25
Circular from the Treasury Department, March 23, 1855, on subject.........

26
Attention of collectors called to act of March 23, 1855...

26
Instructions as to dimensions of decks of vessels.....

26
Mode in which vessels are to be measured to decide their complement of pas-
sengers.......

27
Duties of collectors relative to monies received on account of deceased pas-
sengers.....

27
Instructions as to time when the act shall go into effect..........

28
Provisions of existing law to have full force until late act takes effect.......... 28
Act of Congress of March 3d, 1855.....

28
Proportion of passengers to tonnage.....

28
Space to be allowed each passenger...

28
Penalty for violation of provision......

29
Lockers or inclosures allowed for deck freight.....

29
Hospital to be provided on board.........

29
Space to be allowed each passenger in two deck vessels....

29

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PASSENGERS AND PASSENGER SHIPS.

Berths to be provided, and penalty for violation of this provision......... 30
Description of house to be built over passage way...

30
Provision relative to hand rails and booby batches...

30
Description of ventilator to be provided..........

30
Camboose or cooking range to be used........

31
Quantity and quality of provisions to be provided for passengers.

31
Penalty in case of short allowance to passengers...........

32
Authority to captain to maintain discipline and cleanliness amongst passengers 32
Provision as to privies.......

32
Penalty for deficiency in ventilators and cambooses...

33
Inspector of customs to examine passenger vessels and report to collector......
Application of act to space for steerage passengers in steam-ships..

33
Vessels bound to or from Pacific ports subject to act.......

34
Description of list of passengers to be delivered to collector on arrival......... 34
Collectors to return such lists quarterly to Secretary of State, to be sent to
Congress

35
Payment to be made by vessel for each death on board...

35
Application of money accruing in that way....

35
Penalty in case of refusal to make such payment...

35
Mode in which penalties are to be recovered....

36
Vessels of colonization society subject to this act...

36
Collector to examine emigrant ships on their arrival and report to Secretary
of the Treasury .......

36
Date of effect of act.......

36
Notice to be given in Europe and elsewhere of act.....

36
Repeal of former acts.......

37
Penalties saved from such repeal

37
PASSENGERS ON BOARD OF STEAM VESSELS.
Act of Congress of July 7, 1838 ....

39
Owners of steamboats to make a new enrolment and take out a new license... 39
Penalty for transporting goods or passengers without a new license............. 39
Mode of recovering penalty.....

39
District judge to appoint inspectors of boilers and machinery.

40
Daties and qualifications of such inspectors......

40
Inspectors of hulls to give certificate as to age and soundness of boat............ 40
Fee for inspection....
............

40
Inspectors of boilers to make certificate as to soundness of boiler.......

40
Duplicate certificates to be made out to master and owner..

40
Number of times a boiler is to be inspected...........

41
Penalties for violation of provisions of law, and mode of recovery of.........41, 42
Number of competent engineers to be employed......

41
Safety valve to be opened when the vessel stops....

41
Long boats or yawls to be carried by steamers engaged in certain trade........ 41
Vessels at sea or on lakes to carry suction hose and fire engine.........

42
Signal lights to be carried bet een sunset and sunrise.......

42
Iron rods or chains to be used instead of wheel or tiller ropes..................... 42

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