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OFFICIAL. LAWS UNITED STATES, Passed at the First Session of the Thlriy-Alnth Congress. an ACT to establish certain \ Be it enacted by the Senate and Hr use of Re oentatives of the United States of America in L. cress assembled. That the following be established i Houlton, ia Aroostook county. i Bean s Corner, to North Ches From Brunswick to West Harpswell. From Porter, via North'Porter, Cram's Mills, and Goshen Seminary, to Conway Centre, in New Hamp shire. VERMONT. From Rochester to Chili Centre, Monroe county. From Lyon's Falls to Carthage. From Sherbourne, via Columbus, New Berime, And Oneonta, to Albany. From Scliurous, Otsego county, i x rum ouuuiuus, . .a Fergusonville, Davenport, and West Kortnght, to Bloomville, Dela rare county. From Morris, Otsego county. n Morris, Otsego couni ngo county, to Norwich, n Delhi via Elk Creek, Hi ____________________ Harkwright, and Char lotte Creeks. Meredith and Davenport, to Oneonta, Otsego county. ____ x Unadilla to Oxford. From Norwich to Sidney Plains. From Lockport, Niagara county,jri Maple street, to Wilsi i Norwich to Morris. From North Petersburg Station, Four Corners, and Petersburg, t< burg. South Peters Guilford aud Oxford, to From Oxford to Unadilla. Hammond's Fur From Holland Patent to Big Brook, Oneida c ty, by way of Steuben. PENNSYLVANIA. From West Chest er to Downingtown. From Pottevil'e t From Gordonsville to Intercourse. From Westminster to Southampton. From Mount Union, via Litz Store, to Mount .. . ..i Milford Square, Spinners fcown. ana Gory's, to Pennsburg. . . From Farmington to Brandonville, Virginia. From Barry's to Weishampletown. From Oil City, via Oleopoiis, to Pit-hole. From Sartvvelt, McKean county, to Forrest Home, Potter county. „ . From Erie, via Wattsburg, to Union Mills. From Pionestajn Venango county, to Foxborough, From West Clearfield Bridge, to From Leopard to Reesville. From Downingtown, via Brooklyn. Comog, Moores town Station, and BarnestoMrn Station, to Waynes burg. From Cove Station, Huntington county, to Mar tinsbarg. Blair county. „ From Three Springs to Mount Union, in Hunting ton county. From Wei.----------------- tion, to West Chester Intersection. From Bethel, via Crosskill Mills and Mount ^tna. in the county of Berks, to Myerstown, in the county * "* *- sA —tayln g From West Chester, via McCall's Boot Road Sta ©f Lebanon, State of Pennsylvania. MARYLAND. From Dublin to Rising Sun. From Ellicott's Mills to Bngbtown DELAWARE. From Wyoming, via Lebanon, to Magnolia. WEST VIRGINIA. From Flemington, Taylor county, via Fairview. From Elm Grove t > Webb's Mills. From Mount Hebron to Mouth of Seneca. • From Franklin to Mount Freedom. From St. Mary's to Hebron. OHIO. From Logan to Ea^t Rush Creek. Ewing on, Vinton, and Pine Grove, to Gallipolis. From Ripley to Bradysville. XTOllf From Carrollton, by way of Cabell, Augusta, Mays ville, andOtert-on, to Salem. INDIANA. From Mechtmcsburg to Middletown. From Rockville to Covington. From Jervis, via Hamilton, Alver Fish Creek, and York Centre, *Vrom Augusta Station, via Traders' Point, to Roy _______________ Camden in Michi Alverdale. Mentz. From Fairfield, via Cyr-muus, Bishop's, Rose burg, Fountaintown, and Smith's, to Greenfield. From Philadelphia to Now Palestine and Sugar From Covington to State Line, : From Jasper to Lynnvilte. From Milroy to Greenaburg. From Fort Wayne, via bt. Vi to Auburn. and Sugar Warren county. county, Wisconsin. oTroy. Hustling s f A Fairpiay, incent and Oil Ridge, •.via Annoton, to New California, tiOjg d Keeneville, to Hania. ___ l Chili to Bowen sburg. From Gardner, via Mazon, Highland, Vienna, and i*n toe, to Tonic*. Stow B e dfo rd to Pearl. From Virder's to Taylorsville, now Danville to Reiseville. , From Pilot Grove to Denham. From Decatttr to Newbnrg. i McLeansborOj via Buck, to Fairfield. i Louisville to keoia. i Ten to polis to Veui. via Hoflsming s Store, to Fioronce, Illinois, by Winchester to Man Buchanan, via Weaaw and New Troy, to and Walton, to Olivet. From Ntlei, via tn_____________ ~ UMor, to Bt J< r, Ohio, to White a ford SSVSiisra jjjWMet Centre, OrMnwood, llewgtatoHoad, to AUagan. Union City, PMrFaw, via Bwv State Bos CtoldStoer, v!To«angeviUa a itoSBZ and Af* m udBMDww, . fia Compton', ferry, to ChiUt. t.! 1 IHnoi noot? onl^Ow.: t«4V» mi*#*. From Mantorvilie. by Vernon, Waltham, and Mower City, to Au6t I From Buffalo, by Maple Lake, to Fair Haven. *■' ' ■) Quincy. » Sw. I'ete s, hcandian Grove, and Sibley, to i Wabasha to Forest Mound. 1 fiddlers' Grove to Garden City, i Red Wing, via Mazeppa,to Rochester, i Minneaska, via East Indian Creek and Read's lord, to Ma/.eppa. From Buffalo, via Maple Lake, to Fair Haven. Fr i Blakesburg l Des Moint i Sigourney Des Moines to New Jefferson. Towden, via Oxford Mills and Scotch Grove, a Eureka and Kent ): ... Dakota. Wancoata, Vailey, and Kmmettaburg, to Estherville. ' ' i Newbury, via Hartland and Bristol, to North i City. i Northwood_______. i Northwood, via Gordonville and Shellrock, to A.bert Lea, in Minnesota. i Burlington, via Toolesboro, to Port Louisa, i Osceo' * " " *' _ ___i Burlii to Onowa. From Vernon, via Mount Sterling and Upton, to Memphis. t La Salle, to Hopeviile. Port Louisa and Grandview, From Rockford, - — ___________ .Rock Grove City, Nora Springs, Shell Rock Falls and Plymouth, to North From Boonsboro, via Dennison, Paradise, Olm Monmoufti i Webster to Luni. i Sigourney to Montezuma. Toronto, and Burgess, 1 ___________New Hartford. From Wmterset to Fort Des Moines. From Poatville, via Lybrand and Ludlow, to Waukon. From West Union, via Fredericksburg, Williams* town, and Bradford, to Nashua. From Centrtmlle, via7 Cincinnati* Uninnville, Pennville, Greencastle. Birdseye R dge, Pleasant " New Boston, Bucklin, Westville, to Keitsville. five. Onuwa to Section Eight, township eighty Wmterset. via Afton, Bedford, and Mary ville, to Savannah, in Missouri. i Des Moines, via Pilot Grove and MAcksville, Algona, via Armstrong's Grove and Mud Lakes, to Esthersville. i Parkersburg to Marble Rock, a Marion to irg U ----- i Winthrop. i Point Pleasant, Recerv'ille, vi i Wentwortli, to Ev Roy, in Chariton, Corydon, and Linersville, to Cnil'icothe, in Missouri, i Posiville to Waukon. x Lewis, via Red Oak Jujnclion, to Sidney. i Marshaltown, via Timber Creek and College to Newton. i New Oregon to Austin, Minnesota. , and Lu Brighton.Via Germauville, Salina, to Glei Roy, in Minnesota, to Aust n, Minnesota. dale. From Monomonee, City, to Maiden Rock , Mill Spring and Plumb i Kttrick to Mehone. . Boaz. Bradey's, Yi * 'a Mills, t From Princeton, via Germania, to Montelle. Tafton, to Beeto From Trempealeau, Hale, to Sumner. From Friendship, via Arcade, to Barnura. l Mansion to Warner Arcadia, Burnside, and and Point Basel, From Denison to Ida. WISCONSIN. From Dunleith, Illinois, to Platteville, Wisconsin. From Woodman, by Milville, Mount Hope, and —'on, to Beetown. m Richland Centre, by Boa*/, Brady's, Rowe's Yanktown, Towerville, Rising Suu,' and Alexander's Mills, to De Soto. From Wilson a Creek, by Black Hawk, to Sauk City. CALIFORNIA. \ Oj&i, to Camulas. iNoi Lake Port, a SusanviL___________ 1 i Fort Btdweil to Susansville. a Fort BHwell to Pueblo, i Taylors ville to Carner Piace. Uncle Sam, Lower Lake, aud Mattoie. Springs, to Lakeport. r* ..Independence. „ „---------loIanooouuty.viaC_________,, Rap^ Can^n .and fterryesu ValUy. to Lower Lake. From Smith's Ranch, ________ _____, ^ Creek Mill*, Noyo Mills, Ten Mile River. Bear Har bor, Shelter Cove, and Upper MaUaie, to Lower Gaffey^s Cave, Gasper _____Lugusta, via Milford, to Claysville. i Richmond to Lexington. Sulphur Springs, and Cherokee, to Blair From Somerset to Knotville. From Beattysv'.He to Thompsonville. MONTANA TERRITORY. From Virainia City, via Formam's, Foster's, and Boreman's City, to Yellowstone City. From Crossing of Gallatin at Foster's Farm, Gallatin City. WASHINGTON TERRITORY. From Seattle, via Tree Posts, Pass Blakeley, to s Orchard. DAXOTAH TERRITORY. From Fort Randall to Fort Sully. From Sioux Fails to Pooca. from Fort Wadswort h to Devil's Lake. OREGON. From Dallas City, via Selilo, Umatilla. Wallula. UTAH TERRITORY. ----lHun . _ . ___ From Logan to Oxford. From Nephi to St. George, via Sever# Valley and Fort Gunnison. From Paoli, via Miami, Madora, to Blooming Grove. From Humboldt, via CoonviUe, Lightning Creek Valley, Chetopah, Cabin Creek, Alburdit, to Fort Gibson. From Ottawa to Mound City. * From Cottonwood Fall* to Lincolnville. From Wathena, via Columbus, to lows City 1 From West Gate to lone. From Austin to Unionvilie. From Austin, via Pahranagat and CaUviUa, to Fort Mojave. _ „ . NEW JERSEY. From Wood manse* to Mannahawkin. NEBRASKA TERRITORY. From Dakota City to Yancton, lo Dakota Torrt From Plattsmouth to Columbus. From Ponca to Fremont. From St. John's, Iowa, via De Soto aad Fonta neHe. Nebraska, to Buchanan, Nebraska. irownsrille to l>b:« Rook. Nebraska. • South Fork _ IDAHO TERRITORY. From Idaho City eo Rocky Bar. From Ruby City, via Puebla Va CJi/omU:------------ V *" w ' ou «. 1" From Ruby City to Jacksonville, in Oregon, n^jt " l 1 vi ' to From Boise Oity, via Old Fort Boise, to Canyon From Idaho City to Siver City. MONTANA TERRITORY. From Helena to WaHula. From Wallula to Seattle. From kajwtohe " From Jefferson ( j ▼!# Silver Prow Oity and ' ift&Md.t. 1 *• Borewaa. , »ik D**rt>ora ud San Hirer Fun, 1 OH, ta fert Benton. ' > Hoad, tin Out by in o«H,l«n»to BUoMootOlt,. 0ij< g m Bntu^ek City, rib G.rnuui Obtob. to ImH r^Brow*a«,t. MonUn. OH*, m Kbttls %S'MirSW®ff' ai*. in Bootbbb float ¥ert OoJ^ rUt Approved July 28, 1M6. AW Union Pacific Railroad Company, southern branch, the same being a corporation organized under the laws ot the State of Karsas to construct and operate a railroad from Fort Riley, Kansas, or near said military reservation, thenc-* down the valley of the i the southern line of the t ' to i extension of the i of hereby granted t State of Kansas, for the u*e and benefit of said rail road company, every alternate section of land parts tbereoi designated by odd numbers, to the « of s c tions per mile; but, i 1 all I 1 alte it suall appear that ■ that the right of pre the United States have, when i lie line of said road definitely located, sold any »ection. or any partther of, granted as aforesaid, ftjffif ■* * option or homestead s me same, or that tiie same uaa unm itmci United Stat.s fo. any purpose whatevi . shall be the duty of the Secretary of the Interior to cau-e to be selected for the purposes aforesaid, •from the public lunds ot the Lured States nearer ' the sections above specified, s __________________P___________ch land as shall be •qua' to the amount of such lands as the United Slates have sold, reserved, or otherwise appropriated, or to winch the right of homestead settlement pre-emption has attached as aforesaid, which lanu°, thus .ndicated by the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, shall be reserved and held for the State of Kansas tor the use of said company bj the said .•'eerwtary f r the purpose of the construction and operation of said railroad, as provided by this act: Provided That any and all lands heretofore reserved to the United fctates by any act of Congress, or in any other manner by competent authority, for the purpose of aul ng in any object of internal improve ntor other purpose whatever, be, jpid the same hereby, reserved and excepted from the oper on of this act, except so far a* it may be found ne cessary to locate the route of said road througu such reserved lands, in which case the right of way, two hundred feet in width, is hereby granted. Bubject to the approval of the President of the United States: And provided further, That said lands hereby granted shall not be selected beyond twenty miles from the line of said road. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted. That the l_. tions and putts of sections of land which by the aforesa d grant shall remain in the United States, within ten miles on each side of said road, sht.ll not be sold for less than double the minimum price of public lands when sold: Provided. That actual bona fids settler* under the pre-emption laws of the United States may, after duo proof of settlement, improve ment, and occupation, as r ow provided b. law, pur chase the same at the price fixed for said lands at the date of such settlement, improvement, and oc cupation : And provided, also, That settlers under the provisions of the homestead act, who make their settlement after the passage of this act and comply with the terms and requirements of said act, shall be entitled, within the said limits of ten miles, patents for an amount not exceeding eighty acr company, after the construction of its ro&u, shall keep it in repair and use, and shall at all times trans port (troops, munitions of war. supplie , and public upon its road for _ the government of the charge therefor depart • ent thereof. And the lands hereby granted i fol shal certify that any section of ten consecutive i of said road is completed in a good, sur stantial, and workmanlike manner as a first-class railroad, tlx the said Secretary of the Interior shall issue to tl said company patents for so many sec ions of the land herein gruuted within the limits above named, and coterminous with said completed sec ion hereto f«r3 granted: and when certificates of the governor aforesaid shall be presented to said Secretary of the of t npletir iccessive section tary shall s Aforesaid, of each ________________ a miles of said road, the said Secre said company j, * ii n uuiuumpieieu Within ten year/- from the date of the acceptance of the grant hereinbefore made, the lands remaining npatented sbali revert to the United States. withdraw fee designating the route of the said Secretary to i het the lands granted by this Sec. 5. And be it furtli States mail shall be trai _____________ under the direction of the Postotfice Department, at such price as Uoukjn r enacted. Th it the United isported ou said road, and B Fo ' ~ ~ . ____Jew_________ a may by law pro vide ^ Provided, r enacted, That the right hereby, granted to said Pacific Railroad Company, southern branch, its successors and assigns, for the of a railroad as proposed: and the right to said corporation to take from the is hereby gif ... _________ r ________________ _ ___ public lands adjacent to the line of said road mate rial for the construction thereof. Said way is granted to said ra lroad to toe extent of one hundred feet in width on ea^h side of said road where it may pais also all necessary through the public doma.... ____ ___ ________ # ground f ir station buildings, workshops, depots, machine-shops, switches, side-tracks, turn taules, ceptance of the terms, conditions, and impositions * by the said Pacific Rai'road Company. —signified in writing, under lid company, duly executed southern branch, shall be signified in writing, under jompany, duly <______ 1 pursuant to the direction of its board of directors the corporate seal of the s t had and obtained, which acceptance shall be made within one year after the passage of this act. and not afterward, and shall be deposited with the beer tary of the Interior. icted. That said Paci cessors and assigns, is hereby authorized and em powered to extend and construct its railroad from the southern boundary of Kansas, south through tr.e Indian territory, with the consent of the Indians and not otherwise, alongthe vall6.v of Grand and Arkan sas rivers, to Fort Smith, in the State of Arkansas; and the rulit of way through said Indian territory is hereby granted to said company, its successors and assigns, to the extent of one hundred feet on each side of said road or .roads, and all necessary grounds for stations, buildings, workshops, machiue shops,_ switches, side tracks, turn-tables, aud water stations. Sec. 9. And be it further enacted, That the same graats of lands through said Indian territory are hereby made as provided in the fir, t section of this acty whenever th* Indian title shall be extinguished by t eaty or otherw ise, not to exceed the ratio per mile granted in the first section of this act: Provided, That said lands become a part of the public lands of I the Uuited States. Sec. 1U. And be it further enacted, That said Pacific Railroad Company, southern branch, its --------*• — 1 ------HI 111— • cessors and as igns suall havo the right to negotiate with, and acquire title to, laud for railroad purposes from any Indian nation or tribe authorized ,J}y the States to dispose of lands, and irom any other ited States to dispose of lauds, and from any other nation or tribe of Indians through whose la ds said railroad may pass, subject to the aoproval of the President of the United States, ot from any com pany or parties incorporated or authorized for suen purposes, by such nation or tribe, or which such pa ties may have acquired under the laws of the United States. Sec. 11. And be it further enacted. That any rail road company chartered under anv law of the United Spates, or of any State which may have been hereto fore or *hail hereafter be organized by any act of the Congress of the United States, may connect, unite, and consolidate with this railroad company after the same shall be located to the valley of the Neosho or Grand river, upon just, fair, and equitable terms, to AN ACT to incorporate the Washington Temper* ance 8ociety of (he city of Washington, District of Goiumme. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Reore sentativeeof theUnited States of America inOongress assembled. That John S Hollingshead, William q. fi21 d k» C SR?'^fber Cammack, senior, Asbury Lloyd, John B-Wheefer, 2toch. ti. Brooke, Roe. /. Fiah, George W. Maher, Wm. P. Drew, Wm. H. Nolly Thomas B. Marche, Oscar Alexander, William Dixon and others, who n hereby dec'ared to be one romm^trTndbSdy ror* porato by the name, style, and tiUe of the Washing ton Temperance Society of Washington Oity and District of Colombia; and by that name they shall be. and are capable in law to have, receive, and retain to them and their suoceV eora property real and personal, also devises and be Questo of any parson or persons, bodies ooroorato or politic, capable of making t dispose of or transfer at the dispose or or iransier at their pleasure in each man nmr as t hey may think proper: Provided always. That the catd corporation shall not at any time nold or P°**®ee property, real, personal, or mixed, exceeding in value the uun of twenty-fl^e thousand dollaro. 'hat which may be invested in a kail to be erected for the purposes of the society. .. " *- -* so tod. 1 > That the said bE 0 1 2 . And l>e jt further enact "* r successor be capable •vou, pi«»u idu oe impleadea, answer tn answered unto, defend and be defended. In ° ®f juetiee, and before all and any jn officers or persons whatsoever, in all and ami____ actions, matter* or demands whateoevv. SEC. 3. And be it farther enacted. That the raid have power to hold stated meetings, such by laws, rules and regulations, as to them shall KS!2iAlSr t ^K n * d ?!? i ' re tothe of Uie society; Provided, That tho same snail not be contrary to the of the Untied State#. a A And be it further___ this act shall be so construed as r ooacted, That nothing in Sec. 4. And bxc. 5. And be it 1 may be altered or r trees. Approved JeJy 17, leaf. i currency. ..J, That this__ pleasure of the Oon AW ACT in relation to the appointment of clerks to tbjeoarte of Washington territory iwi*> bbd kMp bi, oSw ab tbb pibo, court, bud uarciM tb» oowere now r the club ot tb* wrn, court of whioctob, bad bo kabjoct to •» prurinoa. ol law. not mooutti with this get, a the Stotee < oooaet, by th Nathaniel W. Brooks. Alexander H. Morrison, of Micnigan; Z. G. Simmons, Alexander Mitchell, J. J. Williams, G. A Thompson. J. J. R- Pease, John H. Hersey, of Wisconsin: Henry A. Smith, Sherman Finch William Mitchell, ti. F. Crowell, L. F. Hub bard. b. F. Drake, of Minnesota; Lyman Cook, Piatt Smith, Jacob Bntler, Henry 1. Re d, Hoyt Sherman, of Iowa : William ti. Browniow, of Tennessee ; Thomas O. Flatcher, J). R. Bonner. John M. Hion ardson, Emil Pretorious. L. W. Fox, R. J. McElhenv, Charles H. Howland. Madison Miller, George W. Fishback, T. J. Hubbard, George Knapp, Charles K. Dickson, A. G. Braun. G. L. Hewitt, P. A. Thomp son, James W. Thomas, Charles L. Moss, Edward Waish, A. R. Easton, Truman J. Horner J. B. Eads, D. R. Garrison. W A. Kayser. George P. Rob inson. of Missouri; Thomas E. Bramlette, Benjamin (J. E. Warren, Lazarus W. rowe l, John i Brown, .Joshua Speed, of Kentucky; Solon O. Hagaus, James Cook, Robert Crangle. Benjaman H. Smith, of West Virginia ; Lorenao Sherwood, A. J. Hamilton, of Texas; William Gilpin. Henry G. Leach, of Colorada; Phineas Banning. Timothy G. Phelps, William B. Car, Edward F. Beale, Fred. F. Lowe, Ben BTfiedding, B. W. li-thawry, Leonidas Haskell, Frederick Billings, of California; W. S. Ladd, J. R. Moores, Waller Monteith, John Kelly. B. F. Dowell, of Oregon; James I . Johnson, Henry Connelly, Franciscu* Perea, of New Mexico; J. H. Mills. A. P. K. Safford. E. 8. Davis, of Nevada; KingS. Wools ©l William H. Hardy, Coles Bash ford, of Arizona: Henry D Cooke, of the. District of Columbia; and all such other persons woo shall or may be associated with them, and their successors, are hereby created and erected into a body corporate and politic, in deed and by law, by the name, style, and title of the " Atlantic and Pacific Railroad Com panv," and by that name shall have perpetual suc cession, and 6hall be able to sue and be sued, plead ^ rr i 8 V» n _________common seal. And said corporation is hereby authorized and empowered to ' - , locate, and construct, furnish, maintain, and and may make a enjoy a continuous railroad and telegraph line, with the appurtenances namely: Beginning^!" i of Springfield, shall be determined by said company to a point o the Canadian river; thence to the t iwn of Albu querque, on the River Del Norte, and thence, by way of the Agua Frio, or other suitable pas-, to L he head waters of the Colorado Ubiquito, and thence, along , Frio, t -----------.# OolOL______,--- the thirty-fifth parallel of latitude, a _____.. ..._____ossing; thence by the ble and eligible route to the Pacific. The pany shi.ll have the right to construct a br___ — the point at which their road strikes the Canadian river eastwardly, along the most suitable route as lected, to a point in i he western boundary line construct a branch from sioners, and shall lie called the_________ _____ ersot the " Atlantic and Pacific railroad company. ' and fifteen shall constitute a quorum for the iransac of business. The first meeting of saidbo.ird of commiss.oners shall b* held at the Turner hall, in the city of St. Louis, on the first day of October, a j Domini eighteen hundred and s _________„________________I,_, . at such time within tnree months there fter us any ten c_ .. missicners herein named from Missouri shall ap ,____, _ ....... jh shall be given by them other coniraisioners by publishing said notice in at least one daily newspaper in the cities of Boston, New York, Cinciunati, St. t ouis, Memphis, and Nashville, once a week lor at least four weeks previous to the day of n eetic g. " '" ' " " choice from its number of a presiden i, As the. Mut.. _____________ may be deemed proper, secretary, and treasurer, and the. shall require from said treasurer such bonds as may be deemed proper, and may from time to time increase the amount thei eof, as they may deem proper. The secretary shall be sworu to the faithful performance of his du ties. and such oath shall be entered upon the records of the company, signed by him, and the oath verified thereon. The president and secretary of said boards shall, in like manner, cull other meetings, naming the time and place thereof. It shall be the duty of said board of commissioners to open books, or cause books to be opened, at such times an l in such prin cipal cities or other places in the United States as they or a quorum of them shall determine, within twelve mouths after the passage of tais act, to re ceive subscriptions to the capital stock of said corpo ration, and a cash payment of ten per centum or , Yi for, and ten dollars per share actually paid into the treasury of Uie company, the said president and sec treasury of tue company, the said president and sec retary of said board of commissioner* shall appoint a e and place f-*r the first meeting of tbs subscrib to the etocu of arid company, and shall give no < there f in at least one newspaper in eacn State of said capital stock shall entitle the owner thereof The president and secretary of the rara ot commissioners, and in case of the r absence r inability any two of tne officers of said board, shall act as inspector* of said election, and shall certify. under their hands, the names of the directors elected said meeting. And the said commissioners, treas 'er, and secretary shall then deliver over to said di rectors all the moneys, properties, subscription books, and other books in their possession, and there » fore' and thereafter the stockholders ration for the choice of officers (when they are to be chosen), and for the transact ion* of business, shall be holden at such time an t place and upon such notice as may be prescribed in the by-laws. Sec. 2. And be it further euaoted. That the right of way through the publio lands be. and the same is hereby, granted to said Atlantic and Pacific railroad company, its miccnssora a., d assigns, for the construe tiou of a railroad aud telegraph as proposed; a-id the righ>, power, and authority is hereby given to said corporation to take from the public lands adjacent to the line r f said road materia' of earth, stone, timber, rorth, for the construction thereof. Said way is granted to said railroad to the extent of one hun dred feet in widtu on each side of said railroad where it ma? pjuw through the public domain, including ,1] npUflRIUlrv tfmnnns lor slit inn hnilHmiri wnrltahnni neoessarj- grounds for station buildings, workshops,* depo sViirohine shops,-«wYtoh^"iiid? tobies, and water stations; and the right of way shall be exempt from taxation within the territories of the United States. The United Stotesshall extinguish. United States. TheU . ___________________ as rapidly as mayliec nsistent with public policy and the welfare of the Indians, and only by their volun tary cession, the Indian title to all lands falling under the operation of this act and acquired in the donation to the road named in the act. bEC. 3. And be it farther enaoted, That there be, purpose of aiding in the construction of said railroad and telegraph line to the Pacific coast, and to secure the safe and speedy transportation of the mails, troops, munitions of war, and pablic stores, over the route of said line of railway and its branches, every nated by odd numbers, to the amount of twenty _ ternat e sections per mile, on each side of said rail road line.as said company may adopt,through the ter ritories of the United States, and ton alternate sec tions of land per mile on each side of said railroad whenever it s the line r it passes ne thereof, rved, sold. gran ed, < otherwise appropri ——.—-—~ —-- -—■ ■— t _— r --—-1 or other claims or rights, at the time the line of said road is designated by a plat thereof, filed in tha office of the commis sioner of the general land office; and whenever, prior the general land office; and whenever, prior to said time, any of saidwctions or parte of eectiona shall have been granted, sold, reserved, occupied by • pre-empted, or otherwise dis posed ot, otherU^e shell be —looted bj eeid a ny in lieu thereof, under the direct on of the tary of the interior, in alternate sections, i seore d des ignated by odd numbers, not more than ton beyond the hmito of said alternate section nor, including tin reserved numbers : Pro..,.., That if said route snail be fdhnd upon the linn States, as far as the routes are upon the same general Hne, the amount of land heretofore granted shall be deducted from the amount granted by tliis act: Provided further, That the railroad company reoeiving the previous grant ot land may assign their interest to said "Atlantic and Paoifte Railroad Company." or may consolidate, confederate, and aeeociate with said company upon the terms named in the first and seventeenth sections of this act: Provided further, That all mineral lands be, and the same are hereby, excluded from the operations of this act, and in lieu thereof a like quantity of un oooupied and unappropriated agricultural bade in odd-numbered sections nearest to the line of said road, and within twenty miles thereof, may h* ae deoted as above provided: And provided further, That the word "mineral/' when it occurs in this «*. •*#" not beheld to include iron or coal: And provided further. That no money shall be drawn from the treasury of the United States to aid in the con* ruction of the said " Atlantic and Pacific Rail have twenty five consecutive mile* of anyportion of telfgraph line ready for the servioe nplated, tbe President of the United State* ----* ■ »to ex nable same, who shall be paid a _ Ttm oonaecntiv# mile* of a rood, snbstontiai. sod workmanlike mannrnTae all other respect* required by this act, the eommte aioners shall so report, under oath, to the President fcMJJaitoil State*, aad patent* of lands, as afore said, shall be issued to said company, confirming ------»y the right and title to said lands ei tuated oppoi It* to and cotenmnous with said com pleted section of said road. And from time to tuna, twenty-five additional consecutive miles have been constructed, completed, and in res ------- * ----------- | the '"'••I'.ll be iiMuwl tould oompony cojTOjip* tbe addition,! Mciioniof land nnaforewid, andnon u ti g,«■» », «.. -tlaaol .aid road i.oom TjSS % 4 (SFSo it Hi atanual and workaanUkn mannar, «ilO all tha naoao wSaPffST'i quaiit/ ________ m fnrniture aad exceeding in width nd working of said road, one hundred feet ou each side of the line of its.—, road unless a greater width be required for the pur pose of excavation or embankment; and also any lands or premises that may be necessary and proper lor turnouts, stauding places for cars, depots, sta* ' houses, or any other other structures required in *__ construction and working of said road. And the said - " cut and remove and other material that might, by falling, < its road bed, though standing or bein two hundred feet from the line of said r being more than laid road. And in premia m and the uy cannot agree as to the value o* —id the said company cannot agree the value of the premises taken, ' ' ' premises i the u i be taken, for premises to be taken ritories in winch the lands . , ________ _________ lie; and said commissioners, in their assessment damages, shall appraise such premises at what have been the value thereof if the road had not_____ built. And up n return into court of such appraise ---*, and upo" the payment into the same of the timated value of the premises taken for the use and benefit of the owner thereof, said premises shall be deemed to bo ta eu by said company, which shall thereby acquire full title to the raine for poses aforesaid. An I uther party feeling aggrieved **«• apiiiaiociueui. may, within thirty days after the same has been returned into court, file au appeal therefrom, and demand u jury of twelve men to esti mate the damage sustained; but such appeal shall i the construction of its road. And sureties, for the payment of any 3 u pon such an appeal; and in case the party appealing does not obtain a verdict more favorable, such party shall pay the whole cost incurred by the eilee, « - i favorable, n, and the payment" ________owner of i equal to that finally aforesaid shall be held hy'an infant, a femme covert, non compos, insane person, or persons residing with out the Territory w thin which the lands to be taken lie, or persons subjected to any legal disability, the court may appoint a guard an for any party under any disqualification to appear in proper person, who shall give bonds, with sufficient surety or sureties, tor the proper and faithful execution of his trust, and who may represent fn court the person disquali fied, as aforesaid, from appea ing, when the same proceedings shad be had in reference to the ap praisement ot the premises to be taken for the use of said company, and with the same effect as has been already described; and the title of the company to lands taken by virtue of this act shall not be affected or impaired by reason of any failure by any guardian to flincharge faithfully bis trust. And in case any party shall have a claim to any land for a term of year*, or any interest therein, in possession, re version, or remainder, the value of any such estate, less than a fee simple, shall be estimated and determined in the manner hereinbefore set forth And in case it shall be necessary lor the company to enter upon any lands which are unoccupied, and of which there is no apparent owner or claimant, it may proceed to take and use the same for the purposes of said railroad, and may institute proceedings described, for the purpose of ascertaining the point xu agent or guardian It represent such o vner or owners in case of his o* their mcapaci y or non claimant shall appear appearance. But : within six years from the . . ... said road aero -s any land, all claims against said company shall be barred ol the opening of _____ lowing conditio: to and accepted by said Atlantic and Pa ------- namely: That the said company shall commence the wo k oti said road with>n two years from the approval of thi* act by th** President, less than fi/ty miles peryear — - " construct, equip, line of the wnole o Domini eighteen r enacted, That the United and Pacific Railroad then, in such case sary insure a speedy completion of the said road, SEC. Iff And be it further enact ed, That all people ».h« iTnito.i whaii h.„ ----- terms of subscription. Sec. 11. And be it further enacted, That said At _»i j *» ** " -* any part thereof, shall ubject the charges for such go^rnment of the United Suites for postal, military, naval, and ail other government service, and also entject to such regulations as Uongiess may impose restricting *he charges for such government transportation. SEC. 12. And he it further enaoted, That the ac ceptance of the terms, conditions, and impos.tions of this act by the said At antic and Pacific Railroad C Jinpany shall be signified in writing under the cor porate seal of said company duly executed pursuant to the direction of its ooard of ditoctors first had and obtained, which acceptance shall be made with in two \ ears after the passage of this act. and not afterwards, and shal be deposited in the office of the verified bv the affidavits of the president "and least six of the directors, a copy of which shail be deposited in the office of said Secretory of the In terior, and they shall, from time to time, fix, de termine, and regul *te the fares, toils, and cha-ges to lie received and paid for transportation of persons and property on said road, or any part thereof. Sec. 14. And be it further enacted, That the di rectors chosen in pursuance of the first section of tins act shall; so soon as may ba*»ftor their election elect from their own number a president and vice president; and said board of directors shall, from time to time, and so soon as may be after their elec tion. chpose at easurerand secretory, who shall hold . „„ . r - MUr er ami s< . , ach bo miB wilh Buch becarlt ,, I M ----- - •__time may - 3 ., their offices at the will and pleasure of the board of directors. 1 he treasurer and secretory fshall give I from tinm*' ~ -- * * the I WoreeTtorinrupon*h^ f u | discharge fbe?eXanTO matter ^cffnewdaiMnittoluakinfSSiASSS tto„ wr v„ person shall be a director of said company unless he shall be a stockholder and qualified to vote for directors at the election at which he shall be chosen. Sec. 15. And be it farther enacted, That the presi dent. vice-president, and directors shall hold their offices tor the period indicated in tne by law* of said company, not exceeding three year*, reepec ively, ** d t«I ,B 0 chose a in their place. #n<i qualified. Incase it shall so happen that an election of directors ahall not be made on any day appointed ,M> e by-lawe of said company, the corporation shall not for that excuse be deemed to be dissolved, but such elecrian may be holden ou any day which shall be appointed by the direct' r* The director*, of whom eeven, including the president, ahall be a uorum for the transact!© ' * .... quorum for the transaction of business, shall have fu 1 power to nuke and prescribe each by-law*, rules, and regulations as they shall deem needful and proper touching the disposition and manage mant of the stock, property e* ate, and effects of ra-feifra tszjstsssassssti ' " ■" Ung of ' <r which di rectors in ay have fnll^power to HIT any* vacancy or election and meeting of the directors, and all matters whatsoever which may appertain to the conoerne of said cp-cnany; and the said board of from time to time in their said board. And the said board of director* shall have power to appoint auch engineers, agents, and subordinate* as may from time to time b« necessary to carry into effect the ob ject of the company, and to do all acts and things touching the location and construct.on of said road. , J*. »t further enacted. That it shall be lawful for the directors of said company to require payment of, the sum of ten per centum assess ment upon all subscriptions received ot all enb acriben, aad the balance thereof at suoh times and in such proportions and.en each condition* as they shall deem to be neoessa nr to complete the said road l ' nM ,« r, th(n the time in this act pro n °tice shall be given of the payments required, and of the time and place °* P*y«n®nt, by publiahing a notice onoe a week in on* daily newspaper in each of the cities of Boston, S&JMsrsirtreflfiPiisr count thereof, subject to the condition tha' the S5EJ 2fcs K.*iia: "• « -* Bec. 17. And be it further enacted, That the said company is authorized to accept to its own use any &&&&%£% ^ *■ - sfas'ssa&M ^Xe 0 ' ** Di Uon, person or persons, or by « 1 "™*", ur oy any xnaian tribe or through whose reservation the road herein thorlzed to h id .nd .njo, u, .neh *r.m, d< lo*n, power, frsnohlno, eld, or eeelrtonoo. 1-0 u^tor toovtfpoof'OionooU: P.orided, '1'n.t eny St W. Middleton, Charles Knap, Benjamin ti. French, Charles H. Nichols, William B. Todd. William Gunton, Edward Simms, and Thomas ---- ---------- -------------Simms, and Thomas loung, and their successors in office, are hetbi made, declared, and constituted a corporation ant in law and in fact, under the name style of the bireotors of the Geaeral Hospital of the District of Columbia, and by that name they shall be, and are hereby, made capab e in law to sue and be sued, to plead and be impleaded, in any <u>urt within the county of Washington, in the District of Columbia; to have and use a common seal, and to ----------- -----------1 pleas nee chase, receive, possess, ana enjoy any estates__ lands, tenement, annuities, goods, chattels, moneys, or effects, and to grant, demise, and dispose of the same in such manner as they may deem most for the interest, of the hospital: Provided, That the annual income from the same held lay such corporation shall exceed in value the sum of twenty-five thousaud corporation and body police shall have full power . _ appoint from their own body a president aud such other officers as they may deem necesssary for the purposes of their creation: and in case ot the death. b of any of their i resignation, or refusal to__________ ber, the remain'ng members shall electand appoint other persons in lieu of these whose places may have been vacated; and the said corporators shall ' full power and all the the ' * full power and all the the rights of opening and keep ing a hospital in the city of \* ashington, lor the care of such sick, wounded, and invalid persons as may place themselves under the care of the said corpora t L 0I Ji An . d the property held by said corporation shall be devoted exclusively to the purposes of such hospital. Sec. 3. And be it futther enacted. That the said corporation shall also have and enjoy full power and authority to make such by-laws, rules, and regula tions as may be necessary for the general aocom plishment of the object of such hospital: Provided, That they be not inconsistent with the laws in force That this act shall be liable AN ACT in relation to the District Courts of the United States in the States of Ca ifon.ia and Lou isiana. gress assembled, That the southern judicial district be called the districts of California and Louib. WU a. The district judge, marshal, and district attorney of the Uuited Mates lor the northern distric t of Cali fornia and the eastern district of Louisiana shall re spectively posse s and exercise the same powers and jurisdiction in said district courts of Caiitornia and Louisiana as they now possess and exercise in their pective districts. Sec. 2. And be it fortL______ actions, suits, and proceedings, civil ~ '" v ~ u ' n *• commenced, and . tliall be pending in-the southern district of California ___________________ of Louisiana, and all process, orders, judgments, de crees, records, or other papers or proceedings relat ing thereto cr filed therein, shall be transferred to the said district courts of California and Louisiana respectively, which courts shall possess and exercise - such actions, suits, and proceedings wtc. tw-uunp, *uiu», a iiu proceeuings ana ine process, orders, judgments, decrees, records, and other papers and proceedings so transferred the same authority and jurisdiction as they would have had if such uctions, suits, and proceedings had been commenced in said courts; and no indictment, writ, process, recognizance, or other proceeding return be to or to be heard, tried, or considered in the said southern district of California or said western dis trict of Louisiana shall be abated, discontinued, or rendered void by the transfer thereof as aforesaid. SEC. 3. And *-e it further enacted, That the clerks of ihe said southern district of California and I erty, books, records, documents, and papers remain ing in their respective offices, and the s.me shall be received and kept by the said last mentioned cleiks subject to the order and direction of such courts •pectively. SEC. 4 And be it further enacted. That executions may be issued out of the said district court of Cali forma and the said district court of Louisiana, respectively, to collect any judgment dered in the said southern district of California or said western district of Louisiana before the passage of this act with the same effect as the same 3% western district of Louisiana,, and bhali not have been returned before the passage of this act shall be returned to and tiled with the clerks of thedis triet courts of California and Louisiana respectively. Sec. i. And be it farther enacte.'. That the salary of the United States district judge for the district or Louisiana shall hereafter be four t' * * dred dollars per annum. Approved July 27, 18 thousand five hun AN ACT to authorize the use in post offices ol weights of the denomination of grams. B? »;. e uavted by the Senate and House or Repre sentatives of the United States of America in < gress assembled. That the postmaster general b*. and he is hereby authorized and directed to furnish to the post offices exchanging mails with foreign countries, and to such other offices as he shall think a . postal balances denominated in grams of 'astern; and until otherwise provided b; exped ; the metric H.uieni; ana until otnerwise provided by law. one-half ounce avoirdupois ahvli bi deemed and taken for postal purpose* as the equivalent of fifteen grains of the metric weights, and i AN ACT to authorize the refunding of certein Be it enactod by the Senate and House of Repre sentatives-if theUnited States of America in Con gress assembled, '1 hat where the licence tax imposed upon any wtioleeale dealer has been calculated upon the amount of such dealer's sales for tbe previous year, in accordance with the terms of the seventy ninth section of ar act approved June thirtieth, eighteen nundred and sixty-four, and it shall be proved to the satisfaction of the commissioner of in ternal revenue that the sales made under such license equal in.amount the sales of nuoh previous to such wholeeale dealer......... for such license as may be in excess of the proper tax chargeable upon the amount of sales actually mane under such license during the year for which the t»ame was issued. Approved July 27,1866. entitled______________ to provide internal revenue to St her — r8< * t -°"- t ' Ie and tor Maroh^lS^'*'' aS>PrOV8i Ju " 8 ^ 18641 "PP^oved Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre entativee of the United States of America in congress assemb ed. That the thirteenth section of eotrled An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide internal revenue to support fnr V8 th" 8 "n'J2l^ y -2" , th ® P ub,,c . debt, and other purposes'approved June thirtieth eight hundred and slxty teur." approved March third, Jteeu hundred and sixty five, be. and the same is hereby amended by sink ng oat the btained a lit eighteeu hereby amended by strik ng oat the words, "withoat having first obtained a license so to do," and inserting in iteu thereof the words "without paying the special tax therefor." Approved July 27, lfe«. AN AOT to amend the ac s rehtive to officers viu imPOrt " Amertoa' ,5®E F*®?* *f»*phted. That in lieu of the appraisers now authorized tor law for th* appra sement of goods, wares, and merchandise at thp port of N* * York, the president of th* United 8tatoe snail, by and with the advioe and coneent of the senate, appoint for said port one appraiser, w ho has had experience as an appraiser or who shall be practically acquainted with the quality and value *f some one or more of the chiei articles of importation subject to appraisement, and who. before he eaten upon the duties of hii office, shall take and subscribe an oath faithfully i direct and supervise th* examination, inspects and appraisement according to law, of sueh goodi wane, and merchandise s« the collector may direct, and as is hereinafter provided tor, and to cauae to be duly reported to the collector the true value thereof as required by law: Provided, That the collector shall nor, under any circumstance#, direct to be sent for examination and apprajeemact leu than one package of every invoice, and one package at least out of every ten packages of goods, wares, and merchan due, and a greater number should he, or the sd praiser, or jui* aseistaot appraiser, deem " neces atoy: Provided, noverUteleea That when fromthe character and description of the goods, wares, and merchandise, the rocretary of the treasury may be of the opinion that the examination of a lass propor tnxMi SStaHaThr deputy, designated by him in writing, from the as wn.°fuT"r r * toM M,poi " t,a ice. 1 And b, it further ,nwt,d ( Th*t in li«a of wlhonxed by ),„ for , uoordiot to l»w, under ~l °f thu a«pr.ieer; end IM noon the duliee i oetidii' "rv- * ""i *»• *• nirveer enacted. That one of the •y**S T**®"K*^ V>. "edd't'ou wafYenty. audone of clerks, verifiers, samplers, openers, packer.' messengers employed in toe ippraiserYr.m^ ' any of the departments thereof and shall liS^J fix their number and compensation, but tiia, H _____similars_________ * i further enacted. That ii-,. not be lawful for the appraiser, the assistai? praisers, eiarameri, clerks, verifiers, sample?',' other 1 perbon9 emplojed in the Wrai^-a!I, or any of them toongagejS employed in any commercial or mercantile busi?i eroant ile bi Ul m;i agent, ior any person engaged in su ness, during the term of their appointment. Wic. 6. And be it further enactod. That th. ?™l 8 £ r .~. n °u m £* b<5 appointed under the profi pensation ** t shall receive a c 5 "il----- * ~* l *" * » ■ WMIMt UH MUfl Ol sand dollars per annum, and the assistant shall each receive a compensnt ion of threeThm snail each receive a compensation of three th dollars per annum, to be paid out of the am®, revenue detrayiD * 4,118 expen8ed of ooUectinJ S»c. 7. And be it further enacted. That pensation allowed, respectively, to the appraiShS assistant appraisers, under the provision of thi.!? shall be paid to them in monthly payments e> m t# it. further enacted, That _ .. ■ . tif inconsistent with the proviaif this act be, and the same are hereby repealed^ sting acts leiatir- *■- *• provided for t ent o of till proceedings consequent or dependent udoT action of such appraisers, and not inconsistent the provisions or this act, shall be construed ta to the appraiser and assistant appraisers dm for by this act, and shall be continued in full i. and that this act shall take effect on and airi. first day ot Sept**m)M*r >nn„ llnmin. W| dred and sixty SEC. 9. And he it further enacted. That if time, from an increase ot importa***»»■ ».-*—•** other caus,*, there shall be found AN ACT for the relief of sufferers by fire Be it enacted by the Senate and House of 1 sentatives of the United States of America in gress assembled, That on all goods, wares am chandise which may be sen from places withontfl limits of the United States, as gratuitous conti^ tions to the re ief of sufferers by the fire whirh curredat Portland, Maine, July fourth and fi eighteen hundred and sixty-six, shall, ported at the port of Portland, and coneigi proper authority for distribution, be admitt consigned uqg Offfatr."..................... Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, 'f hat t S"!^»"? vred A , Ld under such reguiatiooSj the Secretary of the Treasury shall prescribe ol materials actually used in buildings erected on i ground burned over by raid fire, a drawbackofS import dut'es paid on the same: Provide.', Thu* materials shall have been imported at the non Portland during the term of one year from andaf the said filth day of July, eighteen hundreds xty-s Approved July 27,1866. AN ACT to prevent the wearing of sheath knirnw . American seamen. m Be it enacted by the tranate and- House of Ben . of the navy or the United jS»i eeitnien in the merchant rervice. Sec 2. And be it further enacted, I hat i the duty ot the master or other officer in c vossel registered, enrolled, o AN ACT f yr the removal of causes in certain a from State courts Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Bn> sentatives of theUnited Mates of Americaina gress assembled, That if in any suit a ready c*i menced, or that may hereafter be commenced, iew State court against an alien, or a citizen of ti hich the suit is brought against a citizen of a * " dispute cxcoedi it other Slate, and the matter ii- , 11CWJ sim of five hundred dollar f, exclusive of costa, toi made to appear to the satisfaction of the comtN citizen of the State in which tne Buit is broughtaj shall be a defendant, and if the suit so far ai r Um to the alien defendant or to the defendant wbokM citizen of a State other than that in which then brought, is or has been instituted or prowoe for^he purpose of restraining or enjoining bin, l be a final d , without the presence of the other defendi parties in the cause, then and alien defendant. such case before the trial or final hearing of thee petition for tbe removal of the cause as t_..... into the next circuit court of the United SutMtril held in the district where tho suit is pending, im offer good and sufficient surety for his enterugl such court, oc the first day of its session, copin 1 said process against him, and of «11 pleadings, dt sitions, testimony, and other proceedings ia s cause affecting or concerni g him, and aUo for „ there appearing and entering special bail in tl eau&e, if special bail was orginally requisite thtrw and it ehnll be thereupon tho duty (f said bt* court to accept the surety and proceed n > fnrtiuril " 1 PPbinfhrM taken *hali be discharged, and the said copies* entered as aforesaid n such court of the Ual States, the oause shall there proceed iu the « manner as if it had been brought there by orig fondant by the original would have been ho den to answer final j _ had it been rendered by th* court in which the n ommenced ^ and any injunction g anted i against the aefendnn nrinue in force ii -------- other obligation given by 'bea upon the issuing or granpng of any attacbai writ of injunction, or other restraining pi« full force and l prosecuted by the defendant and mad r hia in emnity incase the at achment , injai other restraining process be s«t, aside or die judgment be rendered in his favor, ii ' nner and with the same for * ~ injunction, attachment, c manner and with the same force and effect a injunction, attachment, or restraining procen k been granted, and such bond had been orif »wcn removal oi tne c idant petition tag therefor, art, shall not be deemed p right of the plaintiff to proc defendant i State* court eh_. ______ . away the right of the plaintiff to procee-l at thati tiue with the enit in the State court as agsioiGl other defendante if he shaU desire to doao. copies of all pleadings filed or entered Mil said in the United State* court by the defendant pl/mg for the removal of the cause shail b*u same force and effect in every respect and for a 1 purpose as the. original pleading* would bare irpoa* a ___ _ __________ the laws and praotlce of the courts of sucb BUM the cause had remained in tbe State court. Approved July 27,1866. ACT to fix the compensation of certain coll of cur to me, an . for other purpots. B* it enacted by the Senate and House of sentatives of the United Sta tei of America in k^Mrai^mbled^Tha^ the oollectqra of eastern* r the first dun stora - -----and aRei ------------ July, eighteen hundred and sixty-six, m lies oft* salaries to which they are now bylaw rcbpectiwkff titled, receive tbe salariee following, to wit: Tb*(i lectors of the districts of Texas, at Galveston. W* and Brazoa de bantiago, Texas, each at tbati one thonsiind five hundred dollars a year; Utif 1 lectors of the districts ef Beaufort, booth CarH and Pensacola, Florida, each at tlie rate of oneth aand dollars a year: the collectors of the ML Georgoiown, in the District of Columbia, andrfg diatnete of Cherrystone. Virginia: Beaufort, H Carolina; Brunswu Saint Marks, and A, si than a, five hum Georgia: Saint Aut achicoia, Florida, and 1 i dollars a year each. I wit the < i ot Nueces, Stsml , jK _____ Ldve Oak, Bee, Refugio, and San Patricio, distinct coHoction district, to be t ailed thedi Corpus Ohriati, and the town of Corpus Csn shall ba its only port of entry; and a conectar d appointed to reside at aaid port, and / shall be a port of 4eliv«7ta ■-' J * * previsions of tbis act a parte Of acts conilicting« _ __________jot are hereby repeAlso! ®t| sot shall take effeot on and after the first Anguet next „ J 8*o. 4. And be it farther enacted, That in lijfl compensation now allowed by' law, th« mofo. Hew Orleans, Portland, and San ^Ra'3l! a S! ! ;;l3 s, * of the d, 'f j eanddollar*jm-annum; toe........ . _ officers, and the deputy surveyors at New \ or*. ■ i. Phi adelphia, Baltimore, New Orleaaa. £ d, and San Francisco, two thousand nve b«M lare per annum; and to each ot the cuhtopg thousand dollar* per annum, out of t priation for expenses of e*(looting the revenne^ custome: Provided. That the additional co»*Pj ^S.c.t^oo'bTiilirth.rrtiMJtod, Tb.trt book., blanks — books, blanks and atationery oi every kind collector* and other officer* of the custom*. soen as tkty can be prepared for delivery, byor* •r toe direction of the t»« Cretan' of the 1 irn for the U* of tbei r respj^J iaition finds by ihein, aodj£« , tH> ,ae from enstot**. acted. rn.tiMj* led 'An set fi ___ Jnties on inil tS2S^ , SiiS>! ren BHKW Of Ainri, t torrefunding to J*oobJ f toe Methodist bpw?j" due prop .ruon for any peried less than onemS for the time they may actually serve. SEC. 8. And h|F it. further enacted. Tl and parts of acta inconsistent with the provi*. increase ot importations, t ---- . -Jere shall be found upon the public stores in the city of New York « u ncci lation of merchandise awaiting appraisemc^T •hall be the duty of the appraiser, under regHSl established by the Secretory of the Treasurt * rect the a'bi»tant appraisers, and others _ with ihem in this braBch of the public bus^«!rl devote time beyond the usual business hours iniU day, during daylignt, to their reapeetive duti«?l wu? n that J tDe buainB88 of appraisement mul faithfully and more promptly dispatched. Approved July 27, 1866.