F OR'I`Y~SECOND CONGRESS. Sess. III. Ch. 307, 308. 1873. 619 containedshall be held to affect, in any manner, the question of title to Title not afany of said lands. footed. Sec. 2. That the compensation of said commissioners shall be eight Pay of com dollars per diem during the time they shall be engaged in said service. mi¤°i°¤°" Approved, March 3, 1873. ‘HAP. C CVII.-An Act to avid 1 ‘ . · · (J the Cougs ¢y"Maine, New Hangzzhiref gdsddghigilgl Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of'America, in Congress assembled, '1`hat the Secretary of the Treas- Ten nfs-saving ury be, and he hereby is, authorized and directed to provide for the ¤¤¤¤i¢>¤¤¤¤¤b¤ ¢¤· establishment of ten life-saving stations on the of Maine, New glgghgil ‘§;u‘° Hampshire, and Massachusetts, Virginia and North Carolina, at such l I points as he may deem necessary, for the saving of life and property on said coasts. Sec. That the Secretary of the Treasury be authorized and directed Points on the m report to this House, at the next session of Congress, the points on the M mi lake l sea and lake coasts of the United States at which the establishment of §§;*};8,,§°fo°§§h life-saving stations would best subserve the interests of commerce and reported to Conhumanity, with a detailed estimate of the cost of such stations 8"°”· Approved, March 3, 1873. HA . CC VIII. —-An Act to amend an Act 'Z “ ' C P C Schools of the District qelgdldgabifn Act governing the colored ———————~M“rch 3’ Him Bc it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Tmstm of States of America, in Congress assembled, That the board of trustees of schcclsfor col; schools for colored children in the cities of lVashington and Georgetown, ‘Wd£‘l‘ld"°“ md District of Columbia, shall consist of nine trustees, seven of whom shall Geblgetdimw be citizens of Washington, and two shall be citizens of Georgetown, who *h¤l*‘ ¤PP<>i¤*- shall be appointed by the governor of the District of Columbia. Sec. 2. That the trustees appointed under the provisions of this act mm of Omég, shall be appointed in the manner following. namely: Of the seven to be appointed from the city of Washingtoii, two shall be appointed for the term of three years, three for the term of two years, and two for the term of one year from the date of their appointments, respectively; and of the two to be appointed from the city of Georgetown, one shall be appointed for the term of three years and one for the term of one year from the date of their appointments respectively; and in case of vacan- vacancies. cies occasioned by death, resignation, or any other cause, the governor of the District of Columbia shall fill the same for the unexpired term of any such trustee. And the said board of trustees shall be required to Re on offhrnish annually, on or before the first day of April, a correct report of bourdl of trustees. their transaction, to the governor of said District, who shall transmit one copy each to the council and house of delegates of the legislative assembly of said District, with such suggestions as he may think proper relating to said schools; and any additional information that the said Am,,.,,,mh, legislative assembly, or either branch thereof; shall, from time to time, questsrequest by resolution shall be transmitted by said board of trustees to the governor of said District, to be by him transmitted to said legislative assembly. Sec. 3. That the governor of the District of Columbia shall appoint 5mm,, ,,,4 annually, a secretary and a treasurer of the said board of trustees, whose ¤e¤¤¤r¢¤·, ¤p- term of office shall be for one year from the date of appointment. It §?’g;é’;g?°’t°rm shall be the duty of the treasurer to disburse the funds under the con- Duty oftreastrol of said board, in accordance with the provisions of the acts of Con- ll"'- gress and the legislative assembly of the District of Columbia governing the disbursment of moneys appropriated for the support of the public schools of Washington and Georgetown, as he may be directed by a vote of a majority thereof, and to keep accurate and full accounts of all
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