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402 FORTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 11],118,119. 1877. _C<>¥P<¤=~ii<>E¤ <>f Sec. 15. That the corporation of the District of Columbia is continf;f‘°’$,:;‘{f1°";;‘:If{ ued for all the purposes of this act and other acts for the collection of ,,,,,,,,S_ taxes, for suing and being sued, for causes arising prior to June twentieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, and for acquiring and holding real estate for school and municipal purposes. D¢¤is¤=¤·i<>¤ <> f Sec. 16. That hereafter no two lots or subdivisions of original or other

 lots in any square of ground in the District of Columbia shall be desig-

” ‘ nated by the same number or by the same letter of the alphabet, and the Commissioners of the District of Columbia, or their successors in office, shall cause the numbers and letters designating lots in all the squares of ground in said District to be revised and changed to conform to this requirement; and they shall make such further changes in the existing numbers or letters designating lots in any of the squares in the cities and villages in said District as may, in their opinion, facilitate and simplify the labor of assessing real estate therein. Advances by see- SEO. 17. That the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby directed to ad-

  • 0****5* °f_T*j°=*¤¤W vance to said Commissioners, between the first day of July and the first

“’ C°“"“‘“‘°“°”· day of November, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, such sums as may be from time to time required for the payment of interest on the old funded debt, and for the current expenses of the District government, the aggregate sum so advanced not to exceed four hundred thousand dollars; and the Commissioners shall re-imburse the Treasury the amount so advanced out of the revenues of the District on or before the expiration of the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventyeight. rms ace, puma,. SEO. 18. That this act shall remain in force as the tax law of the Disncut. trict of Columbia for each subsequent year after June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-eight, until repealed. Approved, March 3, 1877. March 3, 1871 CHAP. 118.-An act making an appropriation for the expenses of the Electoral Com- .;..1... IDISSIOD. Be tt enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United App¤,p,·;m;0,,_ States of America in Congress assembled, That That the sum of seven thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated out of any money in the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated, to pay E X pe n se s or the expenses of the Electoral Commission provided for by the act ap- ]?l°°*<>¤¤ C¤¤¤¤¤l¤· proved January twenty-ninth, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, en- “°"‘ titled "An act to provide for and regulate the counting of votes for President and Vice President, and the decision of questions arising · thereon, for the term commencing March fourth, anno Domini, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven/’ said sum to be disbursed upon the certifi- Proviso. cate of the President of said Commission: Provided, That any person employed by said Commission may receive such compensation as may be allowed by said Commission in addition to· any other compensation or salary he may be receiving as an officer of the government. Approved, March 3, 1877. . P. .-— n to uthorize thecr r of W r o on and re—ad°ust the

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1 P0 0 eorgia. Be tt enacted by the Senate and House of Reprmentattues of the United Settlement with States of America. in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War is Nvesrern and A t- hereby authorized to re-open the settlement made by the United States

5,:t}’°;·gr‘(f Government with the Western and Atlantic Railroad of the State of

,,d_,,,§gd_ `Y Georgia, and to adjust the same upon the basis and the plan of settle Basis0i-,€,,djuB,_ ment which was adopted in the settlement made by the Secretary of mnt, War with the Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad Company, the East