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CHAPTER CIV.

An ACT to amend the act, intituled An act to pro

vide for the valuation of lands and dwelling houses, and the enumeration of Naves, within the United States," and to repeal the ačí, intituled " An act to enlarge the powers of the surveyors of the re

venue."

of the revenue to

tain returns to the fu.

Sec. 1. PE it enacted by the Senate and House

D of Representatives of the United Surveyors States of America, in Congress asseinbled, That each

- surveyor of the revenue who has been or Thall be make cir- appointed under the act, intituled - An act to

ns provide for the valuation of lands and dwelling pervisors houses, and the enumeration of flaves within end in pec- the United States," after completing the lifts of tors of the revenue. the sums payable, for every dwelling house and

slave within the district to which such surveyor does or shall belong, and delivering the same to the collector of the revenue, and after taking receipts for such lists from the collector, in the manner provided by the act, intituled “ An act to lay and collect a direct tax within the United States,” shall transmit to the supervisor of the district, or to the infpector of survey, in any · district comprehending more than one survey of

inspection, to which such surveyor does or may belong, the receipts given by the collector for such lifts, together with all the records of the lists, valuations and enumerations, which he has received or shall receive, or which doth or shall exist in his office under authority of the act first mentioned; and it shall be the duty of such supervisor or inspector to receive such receipts, re. cords and papers, and safely to preserve the same.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That so much of the act, intituled - An act to provide

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for the valuations of lands and dwelling houses, Repeal of and the enumeration of flaves," as makes it former act. the duty of the surveyors of the revenue to record the transfers of lands or dwelling houses, included in the said valuations, and to view and apportion the value of such land or dwelling houses as fhall be divided by fale or partition, and to value and afsess new dwelling houses and lands which are exempted, but which shall cease to be exempted from taxation by the laws of the state, where the same shall be fituated, and to cancel or reduce the valuation of dwelling houses, which may be damaged or destroyed by fire or other accidents, shall be and the same is hereby repealed.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the Repeal of a act, intituled " An act to enlarge the powers of the surveyors of the revenue," passed on the thirteenth day of May, in the year one thousand eight hundred, shall be and the fame is hereby repealed.

THEODORE SEDGWICK,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.
TH: JEFFERSON, Vice President of the

United States and President of the Senate.
APPROVED-February 27th, 1801.
· JOHN ADAMS,

President of the United States.

CHAPTER CV.
An ACT for erecting light houses on New Point
Comfort, and on Smith's Point, in the state of Vir-
ginia, and on Faulkner's Island in Long Island
Sound, in the state of Connecticut, and for placing

buoys in Naraganset Bay.
Sec. I. D E it enacted by the Senate and House

O of Representatives of the United States of Anjerica, in Congress assembled, That as

Illand,

Iright soon as a cession shall be made by the state of housein

aed Virginia to the United States, of the jurisdiction on Nest over the land proper for the purpose, the SecrePoint Com fort and on tary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby authoSmith's rized to provide by contract, to be approved by Point.

the President of the United States, for building a light house on New Point Comfort, and another light house on Smith's Point, both in the ftate aforesaid, and to furnish the same with all neceffary supplies; and also to agree for the falaries or wages of the persons, who may be appointed by the President for the superintendance and care of the same, and that the President be authorized to make the said appointments.

Sec, 2. And be it further enacted, That as A light houle to be soon as a cession shall be made by the state of Conerected on necticut, of the jurisdiction over the land proper Faulkocr's

for the purpose, the Secretary be, and he is hereby authorized to provide by contract, to be approved by the President of the United States, for building a light house on Faulkner's Island, in Long Idland found, in the said state of Connecticut, and to furnish the same with all necessary supplies, and also to agree for the salaries or wages of the person or persons appointed by the President for the superintendance and care of the fame, and that the President be authorized to make the said appointments. ,

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the Buoys to be a

Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby Karaganfet authorized and directed to cause to be placed one

buoy on the shoal fouth of Kinnimicut Point, and one buoy on a ledge called the half way rock, in the Narraganset Bay, in the state of Rhode

Illand. Appropria. Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That there tiun. be appropriated and paid, out, of the monies

arising from imports and tonnage, the sum of

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five thousand dollars for the purpose of erecting the light house as aforesaid on New Point Comfort, the sum of nine thousand dollars for the purpose of erecting the light house as aforesaid on Smith's Point ; and the sum of fix thousand dol. lars for erecting the light house as aforesaid on Faulkner's Island in Long Island Sound, and the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars for placing two buoys as aforesaid in the Narraganset Bay, in the state of Rhode Island.

THEODORE SEDGWICK,

Speaker of the House of Representatives,
JAMES HILLHOUSE,

President of the Senate, pro tempore.
APPROVED---March 3d, A. D. 1801.
JOHN ADAMS,

President of the United States.

CHAPTER CVI.
An ACT further to alter and to establish certain

: post-roads.
Sec. 1. D E it enacted by the Senate and House

U of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress allembled, That the following post-roads be discontinued :

Certain From Lancaster to New-Holland in Pennsyl. vania.

continued. From Greenville in Tennefree, by the Warm Springs, to Buncomb court-house.

From Flizabeth city in North Carolina, by New-Lebanon, to North-West river bridge.

From Upper Marlborough to Piscataway.

From Henderson court.house to Muhlenberg court-house.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the following be established as poft-roads.

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IN MAINNet poft From Standish to Fryburg, roads eltablilhed,

.. IN NEW-HAMPSHIRE

From Amherst by Francis-town, Washington and Claremont, to Windsor in Vermont,

IN VERMONT-
From Bennington to Brattleborough.

From Newbury by Bradford, Corinth, Washington and Barre, to Montpelier.

IN MASSACHUSETTS From Leominster, through Westminster, Tem. pleton and Athol, to Greenfield.

From Worcester, by Mendon, to Providence, and from Worcester to Lancaster.

IN RHODE-ISLANDFrom Providence, by Rehoboth and Attleborough, to Taunton, Massachusetts.

IN NEW-YORK · From Albany, by Duanesburg and Durlock, to Cherry Valley. From Poughkeepsie, by Sharon, to Litchfield.

IN DELAWAREFrom George-town, by Concord and the vil. lage of Laurel, to Salisbury.

IN MARYLAND-
From Annapolis to Easton, by Young Had.
daways.

From Annapolis to Centre-ville,by Kent-illand.
From the city of Washington to Piscataway.

From Elkton, by Warwick and Bridge-town, to Greensborough, in Caroline county.

From the city of Washington, by Brookville and W. Hobb's in Frederick county, to Taneyton.

From the city of Washington to Wiley's tavern in Fairfax county, Virginia.

IN PENNSYLVANIA From Pittsburgh, by George-town and Can. field, to Warren in the North-western territory.

From Berwick to Wilkesbarre.

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