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each; Jonathan Eddy, colonel James Livingston, and Parker Clark, respectively, one thoufand' two hundred and eighty acres each; and the heirs of John Dodge, one thousand two hundred and eighty acres; Thomas Faulkner, Edward Faulkner, David Gay, Martin Brooks, lieutenant-colonel Bradford, Noah Miller, Joshua Lamb, Atwood Fales, John Starr, Wil. liam How, Ebenezer Gardner, Lewis F. Delesdernier, John Mc.Cown, and Jonas C. Mi. not, respectively, nine hundred and sixty acres each, and the heirs of Simeon Chester, nine hundred and fixty acres; Jacob Vander Hey. den, John Livingston, James Crawford, Isaac Danks, major B. Von Heer, Benjamin Thompfon, Joseph Bindon, Joseph Levittre, lieutenant William Maxwell, John D. Mercier, James Price, Seth Noble, Martha Bogart, relict of Abraham Bogart, and formerly relict of Daniel Tucker, and John Halsted, respectively, six hundred and forty acres each; David Jenks, Ambrose Cole, James Cole, Adam Johnson, the widow and heirs of colonel Jeremiah Duggan, Daniel Earl, junior, John Paikell, Edward Chinn, Joseph Cone, and John Torreyre, respectively, three hundred and twenty acres each ; Samuel Fales, one hundred and fixty acres; which several tracts of land shall, except the last, be located in half sections by the respective claimants.
THEODORE SEDGWICK, : Speaker of the House of Representatives.
. TH: JEFFERSON, Vice President of the United States, and Presi
..dent of the Senate. APPROVED.-February 18, 1801.
JOHN ADAMS, President of the United States.
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aosbu CHAPTER LXXVI.10 ost
In tu contoh la ben génoisins! A MITA QT making the Parrof Biddeford and
Peppérrelborough, and the partie Nad Betty förd in Málfachusetts, ports of entry for thips por veleli, arriving from the Capeior Good Hope,
and from places beyond the fame. Itoshi D E it enacted by the Senate, and House of Rea
U presentatives oj the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That the port of Biddeford and Pepperrelborough, and the port of New Bedford, in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, be, and they are hereby, madcz ports of entry for hips or vessels arriving from the Cape of Good Hope, and from plaçes, be yond the same, . THEODORE SEDGWICK, vil
Speaker of the House of Representatives,
D TH: JEFFERSON,
** JOHN ADAMS, U
AN ACT to establish the district of Bristol, and
to anitex the towns of Kittery und Berwick
to the district of Portsmouth. ! 9713 D E it enacted by the Senate and House of Re
O presentatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That from and af
ter the thirty-first day of March next, the District of BriHolefta blithed. town: Of Bristol, Warren and Barrington, in
the state of Rhode-Mland, and Providence Plantations, and all the shores and waters, a. round-the fame, within the following limits, viz. line beginning at the middle of the bay, between Mount. Hope and Common Fence Point, running fouth westerly through the middle of Bristol Ferry, and continuing fuch course until it strikes a point of equal distance from Rhode Ifand to Prudence Island, from thence northwardly on a straight line to the weffèrnmost part of Nahant Point, and from thence to the western shore of Bullock's Point, shall be a district, to be called the district of Bristol, of which the port of Bristol shall be the Tolé port of entry, and a collector for faid district, shall be appointed to reside at Bristol, and Warren and Barrington shall be ports of delivery-only, and a surveyor shall be appointed to refidě at each of the ports of Bristol and Warren; and the surveyor at Warren shall also be furveyör for the port of Barrington..
Sec. 2 And be it further enacted, That said Vessels from port of Bristol shall also be a port of entry, for Cape of Good
or beyond the all ships or vessels arriving from the Cape: of Hope may en
ter at its port. Good Hope, or places beyond the fame.
Sec., 3. And be it further enacted, That from and after the said thirty-first day of March Kittery and next, the towns of Kittery and Berwick, in Berwick an
" nexed to the state of Massachusetts, shall be annexed to Portsmouth. the district of Portsmouth in New-Hampshire, as ports of delivery only; Provided, That na.. thing herein contained shall be construed to prevent the master or commander of any fhip or vessel, having merchandize on board, deftined for either of the faid places, from making entry athis option, with the collector of
the district of York, and obtaining permits for the delivery thereof as heretofore. "
- THEODORE SEDGWICK, ;.. - Speaker of the House of Representatives,
TH: JEFFERSON, Vice-President of the United States and Presi
...weit of the Senate. APPROVED. -- Yebruary 25, A. D. 1801.
:.: JOHN ADAMS, . President of ihe United States.
CHAPTER LXXIX. .... AN ACT to discharge Samuel Lewis, fenior,
from his imprisonment." DE it enacted by the Senate and House of Re
presentatives of the United States of Americi, ii Congress assembled, That Samuel Lewis, senior, be discharged from his imprisonment upon a Judgment obtained against him in favor of the United States: Provided however, Thať he fall first assign and convey all the eitate, rea! and personal, which he may now own or Le entitled to, to some person or persons, for the use and benefit of the United States, under the direction of the Secretary of the Treafury; Provided also, That the said Judgment shall remain in full force against any estate which thé faid Samuel Lewis, senior, may hereafter acquire; and that process may, at any time, be thereon issued against the same.
THEODORE SEDGWICK, Speaker of the House of Representatives.
TH: JEFFERSON,. Vice-President of the United States and Presi
dent of the Senate. APPROVED-February 25, A. D. 1801.
JOHN ADAMS, President of the United States.
prak CHAPTER LXXX. ISBN AN ACT freeing from Poflage, all letters and
- wat, packets to John Adamus.com D E it enacted by the Senate and House of Re
O presentatives of the United States of America, in Congrefs assembled, That all letters and packets to John Adams, now President of the United States, after the expiration of his term of office and during his life shall be carried by, the mail, free of postage. ... ... ons option in . THEODORE SEDGWICK, Speaker of the House of Représentătives.
... 'TH: JEFFERSON, Vice-President of the United States and Preja
d ent of the Senate.. APPROVED- February 25, A. D. 1801.
JOHN ADAMS, REC ... President of the United States.
DE it enacted by the Senate and House of Rio
prefontatites of the United States of AmeFica, in Congress allembled, That the account. ing officers of the Treasury be.; and they are hereby authorised and directed to settle the account of major Nathaniel Holmes, and allow him such sums of money, as shall appear to have been paid by him for transporting and victualling a detachment of troops, from his battalion, in the winter of one thousand leven hundred and ninety-four, and of one thou.