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chaise, sulky or riding chair, thirty-seven cents and a half; for each Tolls.
coach, coachee, stage-wagon, chariot, phaeton or curricle, or other riding
carriage, one hundred cents, and the further sum of twelve cents and a
half for each horse, more than two, by which such coach, coachee, cha-
riot, phaeton, or curricle, shall be drawn; for each sled or sleigh, thirty-
seven cents and a half, and the further sum of twelve cents and a half
for each horse or other beast, more than two, by which such sled or
sleigh shall be drawn; for each four-wheeled wagon, cart, or other four-
wheeled carriage of burthen, thirty-seven cents and a half, and the fur-
ther sum of twelve cents and a half, for each horse or other beast, more
than two, by which the same shall be drawn; for each two-wheeled cart,
dray, or other two-wheeled carriage of burthen, eighteen cents and three
quarters; and the further sum of twelve cents and a half for each horse
or other beast, more than one, by which the same shall be drawn; for
each sheep or swine, three cents; for horses and neat cattle, other than
those in teams, drawing sleds, sleighs, or carriages, or those with riders,
six cents and a quarter each; and one person only to each team or drove
shall be allowed to pass free of toll: Provided, that no toll shall be exacted

Proviso, that at said bridge, for the passage of any wagon or carriage, laden with the no toll be ex. property of the United States, or for the drivers thereof; or for the

acted for the

pas. sage of any troops of the United States, or the militia of any state, or wagon or car

passage of any the district of Columbia, marching in a body, or any cannon or military riage laden with equipments belonging to the United States; and it shall be the duty of the property of the said company, to keep posted' up in some conspicuous place on the of any troop of said bridge, where the toll is collected, a printed list of the rates of toll the V. States or

militia of any allowed by this act; and for every day the same shall be neglected, they shall forfeit and pay one dollar, to be recovered by warrant, by any person who shall sue for the same: Provided also, that if the number of

Proviso, if nineteen hundred shares shall not be subscribed within one year from nineteen hun. the time of opening subscription books by the commissioners, as herein dred shares are before directed, or if the said bridge and wharves be not erected and in one year, and built, and finished and completed, as required by this act, within five if the bridge be years, from and after the first day of October next, or if it should remain

not completed

in five years, &c. at any time thereafter, so out of repair, for two years, as to be unsafe for the authorities, travelling; then and in that case, all the powers, authority, privileges, &c. of this act emoluments, and immunities whatsoever, by this act granted to the said to cease. company, shall cease and determine, and become absolutely forfeited.

Sec. 13. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty of the Bridge to be said corporation, as long as they shall be entitled to receive toll at the kept in good or.

der. said bridge, to keep the same in good repair; and if in neglect of their said duty, the said corporation shall at any time suffer the said bridge to be out of repair, so as to be unsafe or inconvenient for passengers, the said corporation shall be liable to be presented for such neglect, before

Penalty. any court of competent jurisdiction, and upon conviction thereof, to pay to the United States a penalty not exceeding five hundred dollars, at the discretion of the court; and shall also be responsible for all damages which may be sustained by any person or persons in consequence of such want of repair, to be recovered in an action or actions of trespass on the case, in any court competent to try the same.

Sec. 14. And be it further enacted, That the toll to be taken at the said Limitation of bridge shall be receivable by the said corporation, for and during the tolls. term of sixty years, to commence from the day when the said bridge shall be opened for passengers; after which time the said bridge shall be the property of the United States, and the said corporation be dissolved.

APPROVED, February 5, 1808.

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STATUTE I.
Feb. 10, 1808. CHAP. XVI.-An Act to erect a Lighthouse on Point Judith, in the state of Rhode

Island. Lighthouse Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United to be built on States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the

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Treasury shall be, and he hereby is authorized and required, to cause a good and sufficient lighthouse to be erected on Point Judith, in the state of Rhode Island, and to appoint the keeper of the said lighthouse, under the direction of the President of the United States, and otherwise to

provide for such lighthouse at the expense of the United States: ProProviso. vided, that sufficient land for accommodation of such lighthouse can be

obtained at a reasonable price, and the legislature of Rhode Island shall Appropriation. cede the jurisdiction over the same to the United States. And the sum

not exceeding five thousand dollars is hereby appropriated for the purpose of defraying the expense of erecting the said lighthouse; to be paid

out of any monies in the treasury not otherwise appropriated. Lighthouse to Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty of the be so construct Secretary of the Treasury, to cause the said lighthouse to be so conlight may be dis. structed, that the light on being discovered, may with certainty be distinguished. tinguished from that of other lighthouses, heretofore erected in its

neighbourhood.

APPROVED, February 10, 1808.

STATUTE I.

Feb. 10, 1808.

Specific appropriations.

CHAP. XVII.-An Act making appropriations for the support of Government

during the year one thousand eight hundred and eighi. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That for the expenditures of the civil list in the year one thousand eight hundred and eight, including the contingent expenses of the several departments and offices; for the compensation of the several loan officers and their clerks, and for books and stationery for the same; for the payment of annuities and grants; for the support of the mint establishment; for the expenses of intercourse with foreign nations; for the support of lighthouses, beacons, buoys, and public piers; for defraying the expenses of surveying the public lands, and for satisfying certain miscellaneous claims, the following sums be, and the same hereby are respectively appropriated, that is to say:

For compensation granted by law to the members of the Senate and House of Representatives, their officers and attendants, estimated for a session of four months and a half continuance, two hundred and one thousand four hundred and twenty-five dollars.

For the expense of firewood, stationery, printing, and all other contingent expenses of the two houses of Congress, twenty-nine thousand two hundred dollars.

For all contingent expenses of the library of Congress, and the librarian's allowance for the year one thousand eight hundred and eight, eight hundred dollars.

For compensation to the President and Vice President of the United States, thirty thousand dollars.

For compensation to the Secretary of State, clerks and persons employed in that department, thirteen thousand dollars.

For the incidental and contingent expenses of the said department, four thousand two hundred dollars.

For printing and distributing copies of the laws of the first session of the tenth Congress, and printing the laws in newspapers, eight thousand two hundred and fifty dollars.

For special messengers charged with despatches, two thousand dollars.

Specific appropriations.

For compensation to the Secretary of the Treasury, clerks and persons employed in his office, sixteen thousand seven hundred dollars.

For the expense of translating foreign languages, allowance to the person employed in receiving and transmitting passports and sea letters, stationery and printing, one thousand dollars.

For compensation to the comptroller of the treasury, clerks and persons employed in his office, twelve thousand nine hundred and seventyseven dollars.

For expense of stationery, printing, and incidental and contingent expenses of the comptroller's office, eight hundred dollars.

For compensation to the auditor of the treasury, clerks and persons employed in his office, twelve thousand two hundred and twenty-one dollars.

For expense of stationery, printing, and incidental and contingent expenses in the office of the auditor of the treasury, five hundred dollars.

For compensation to the treasurer, clerks and persons employed in his office, six thousand two hundred and twenty-seven dollars and fortyfive cents.

For expense of stationery, printing, and incidental and contingent expenses in the treasurer's office, three hundred dollars.

For compensation to the register of the treasury, clerks and persons employed in his office, sixteen thousand and fifty-two dollars and two cents.

For expense of stationery and printing in the register's office, (including books for the public stocks, and for the arrangement of the marine papers,) two thousand eight hundred dollars.

For purchasing books, maps and charts, for the use of the treasury department, four hundred dollars.

For fuel and other contingent expenses of the treasury department, four thousand dollars.

For defraying the expenses of stating and printing the public accounts for the year one thousand eight hundred and eight, one thousand two hundred dollars.

For compensation to a superintendent employed to secure the buildings and records of the treasury, during the year one thousand eight hundred and eight, including the expense of two watchmen, and for the repair of two fire engines, buckets, lanterns, and other incidental expenses, one thousand one hundred dollars.

For compensation to the secretary of the commissioners of the sinking fund, two hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the Secretary of War, clerks and persons em: ployed in his office, eleven thousand two hundred and fifty dollars.

For expense of fuel, stationery, printing, and other contingent expenses of the office of the Secretary of War, one thousand dollars.

For compensation to the accountant of the war department, clerks and persons employed in his office, ten thousand nine hundred and ten dollars.

For contingent expenses in the office of the accountant of the war department, one thousand dollars.

For compensation to clerks employed in the paymaster's office, one thousand eight hundred dollars.

For fuel in the said office, ninety dollars.

For compensation to the purveyor of public supplies, clerks and persons employed in his office, and for expense of stationery, store rent, and fuel for the said office, four thousand six hundred dollars.

For compensation to the Secretary of the Navy, clerks and persons employed in his office, nine thousand eight hundred and ten dollars

For expense of fuel, stationery, printing, and other contingent expenses in the office of Secretary of the Navy, two thousand dollars.

Specific appropriations.

For compensation to the accountant of the navy, clerks and persons employed in his office, ten thousand four hundred and ten dollars.

For contingent expenses in the office of the accountant of the navy, five hundred dollars.

For compensation to the Postmaster-General, to the assistant Postmaster-General, clerks and persons employed in the Postmaster-General's office, sixteen thousand dollars.

For expense of fuel, candles, house rent for the messenger, stationery, chests, &c. two thousand five hundred dollars.

For compensation to the several loan officers, thirteen thousand two hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the clerks of the several commissioners of loans, and for an allowance to certain loan officers, in lieu of clerk bire, and to defray the authorized expenses of the several loan offices, fifteen thousand dollars.

For compensation to the surveyor-general, and for his clerks, three thousand two hundred dollars.

For compensation to the surveyor of lands south of the state of Tennessee, clerks employed in his office, stationery and other contingencies, three thousand two hundred dollars.

For compensation to the officers of the mint:
The director, two thousand dollars.
The treasurer, one thousand two hundred dollars.
The assayer, one thousand five hundred dollars.
The chief coiner, one thousand five hundred dollars.
The melter and refiner, one thousand five hundred dollars.
The engraver, one thousand two hundred dollars.
One clerk at seven hundred dollars.
And two clerks at five hundred dollars each.

For the wages of persons employed in the different branches of melting, coining, carpenter's, millwright's, and smith's work, including the sum of one thousand dollars per annum, allowed to an assistant coiner and die forger, who also oversees the execution of the iron works, eight thousand and fifty dollars.

For the repairs of furnaces, cost of rollers and screws, timber, bar iron, lead, steel, potash, and for all other contingencies of the mint, two thousand eight hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the governor, judges, and secretary of the territory of Orleans, thirteen thousand dollars.

For incidental and contingent expenses of the executive officers of the said territory, and for express hire, and compensation of an Indian interpreter, two thousand eight hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the governor, judges, and secretary of the Mississippi territory, including additional compensation allowed the judges for the year one thousand eight hundred and seven, nine thousand four hundred dollars.

For expense of stationery, office rent, and other contingent expenses in said territory, including a deficiency in the appropriation for these objects in the year one thousand eight hundred and seven, six hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the governor, judges, and secretary of the Indiana territory, including additional compensation allowed to the judges for the year one thousand eight hundred and seven, seven thousand eight hundred dollars.

For expense of stationery, office rent, and other contingent expenses of the said territory, three hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the governor, judges, and secretary of the Michigan territory, including additional compensation allowed to the judges for the year one thousand eight hundred and seven, seven thousand eight hundred dollars.

For expenses of stationery, office rent, and other contingent expenses

Specific apof the said territory, three hundred and fifty dollars.

propriations. For compensation to the governor, judges, and secretary of the Louisiana territory, including additional compensation allowed to the judges for the year one thousand eight hundred and seven, seven thousand eight hundred dollars.

For expense of stationery, office rent, and other contingent expenses of the said territory, three hundred and fifty dollars.

For the discharge of such demands against the United States, on account of the civil department, not otherwise provided for, as shall have been admitted in a due course of settlement at the treasury, two thousand dollars.

For additional compensation to the clerks of the several departments 1806, ch. 41. of state, treasury, war, and navy, and of the general post-office, not exceeding, for each department respectively, fifteen per centum, in addition to the sums allowed by the act, intituled “ An act to regulate and fix the compensation of clerks, and to authorize the laying out certain public roads, and for other purposes,” thirteen thousand two hundred and sixty-nine dollars and thirty-three cents.

For compensation granted by law to the chief justice, associate judges, and districi judges of the United States, including the chief justice, and two associate judges of the district of Columbia; to the attorney general, and to the district judge of the territory of Orleans, fifty-nine thousand four hundred dollars.

For the like compensation granted to the several district attornies of the United States, three thousand four hundred dollars.

For compensation to the marshals of the districts of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Kentucky, Ohio, East and West Tennessee, and Orleans, one thousand six hundred dollars.

For defraying the expenses of the supreme, circuit, and district courts of the United States, including the district of Columbia, and of jurors and witnesses, in aid of the funds arising from fines, forfeitures, and penalties, and likewise for defraying the expenses of prosecutions for offences against the United States, and for safe keeping of prisoners, forty thousand dollars.

For the payment of sundry pensions granted by the late government, eight hundred and sixty dollars.

For the payment of the annual allowance to the invalid pensioners of the United States, from the fifth of March one thousand eight hundred and eight, to the fourth of March one thousand eight hundred and nine, ninety-eight thousand dollars.

For the maintenance and support of lighthouses, beacons, buoys, and public piers, stakeages of channels, bars, and shoals, and certain contingent expenses, including repairs and raising Newport lighthouse, eighty-five thousand dollars.

For erecting lighthouses at the mouth of the Mississippi river, and at or near the pitch of Cape Look-out, in North Carolina, a former appropriation of twenty thousand dollars for those objects, having been carried to the surplus fund, twenty thousand dollars.

For erecting a lighthouse on the south point of Cumberland island, in the state of Georgia, a former appropriation of four thousand dollars for that object having been carried to the surplus fund, four thousand dollars.

For erecting a lighthouse on Cape Hatteras, and beacon on Shellcastle island, in addition to the sums heretofore appropriated for those objects, one thousand one hundred and forty-five dollars, and forty-four cents.

For erecting the following lighthouses, in addition to the sums heretofore appropriated for them respectively, that is to say: for erecting a

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