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600 FORTY—SECOND CONGRESS. Sess. III. Ch. 259, 260. 1873- municipal seizure, and with the same right of appeal or writ of error: Section 148 Provided, That nothing in this section shall be construed as repealing the “°* ”P°§‘l°d· and one hundred and forty-eighth section of the act of which this act is amendg;:5&°:;i°:§-cggéd atory, or to affect any indictments heretofore found for offenses against the hereby. same, but the said indictments may be prosecuted to judgment as if this section had not been enacted. Approved, March 3, 1873. March 3, 1873. CHAP. CCLIX. -An Act to establish a Board of local Inspecfcrs of Sleam-vessels for —"""`—_' the Cusloms District of Zllichziqan, in the State of Mfchzzqan. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Local inspect- States of America in Congress assembled, That there shall be a local

:“,{I“iLhi_ board of inspectors designated and appointed for the customs district of

gm Michigan, in the State of Michigan, and the inspector of hulls and the Payof inspect- inspector of boilers, composing the said board, shall receive a salary of 3; ggillggf ed nine hundred dollars a year each. Approved, March 3, 1873. March 3. ]373_ CHAP. CCLX. —- An Act ta amend an ’Act entitled “An Act to providefor the'Redqp;p-

 tion and Sale of Lands held b_y’the Umtecl States under the several Acts levying direct

4,,,6, p_ 332. Taxes, andjbr other Purposes} Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Money; hom States of America in Congress assembled, That section six of an act entitled §§;g;g;ll?::S,j>f “An act to provide for the redemption and sale of lands held by the und, and bonds United States under the several acts Ievying direct taxes, and for other purchased there- purposes," approved June eighth, eighteen hundred and seventy-two, be

 3 3;;*;*f; amended so that it will read as follows :

wry Opmsrmss. "Srtc. 6. That all money derived from the sale of school—farm lands WY 9·¤<U¤V<*SWd» under the provisions of section eight of an act entitled ‘ An act to con- ?;;,, chico §8_ tinue in force and to amend an act entitled "An act to establish a bureau Vs1.°xiv. p. i75. for the relief of freedmen and refugees and for other purposes," ’ approved July sixteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-six; and all bonds purchased with the proceeds of such sales, and all moneys derived from the leases of said school-farm lands by the direct-tax commissioners for the district of South Carolina, under the instructions of President Lincoln, dated September sixteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, shall be turned over to the Secretary of the Treasury by the officers of the government, in whose custody said money and bonds may be; and said moneys shall be by said Secretary invested in bonds of tHe United States, and with said aforenamed bonds shall be by him retained as a fund for the use and support of free public schools in the parishes of Saint Helena and Saint Luke,

,,,,,,,,,t of such South Carolina, in equal parts, the interest of which shall annually be exbcnds, how to be pended to increase the efficiency of any tree public schools established and

g£‘;:g‘;?0gg'm_ sustained in said parishes by authority of said State, if such school shall exist, otherwise at the discretion of the commissioners hereinafter named; and such expenditures shall be made under the direction and control of a special board of three commissioners, who shall be appointed by and act Appointment, under the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury. and removable at gg3e::` ¤°m¤¤¤· his discretion, and shalrl be duly sworn that they will faithfully discharge ' their duties as such commissioners, and shall give such good and sufficient bonds therefor as said Secretary shall require, and who shall not receive more than one hundred dollars per year each for their services ; also, Act, of dim,. that the acts of the direct·tax commissioners for the district of South tax c¤mmis==»i¤n— Carolina, heretofore performed in accordance with the instructions of ‘" °°"°"“°d‘ Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States of America, to the direet—tax commissioners for the district of South Carolina, dated September sixteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, and the same are hereby, confirmed, so far as they relate to the renting of the school-farms, so called in the said parishes, and the disbursement of the proceeds thereof"