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FOR'1‘Y·SEVl§NT[I CONGRESS. *Szss. I. C11. 380, 381, 384. 1882. 217 CQAP. 380.-An not to l\'1lll0l‘lZ|‘lll¢‘ President of the United States to cnll an interna- August 3, 1882. tI|III!Il·(J|IIIfl!I'l!IICU to HX 0Il llhll l"l•(2¤¤lllIlll'llll {0I.' lllllvclilftl 8·(l0ptl0l1 3 00mm0H pl'lm8 _;*' memlmn to be nscel in the rn-ckoning of longitude and in the regulation of time throughout the world Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rqoresmztatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That; the President of the I¤¢¤1’¤=¤¢i¤¤¤I United States be authorized and requested to extend to the govern- f°'}Y°""‘,‘?° f‘!fu“°' ments of all nations in diplomatic relations with our own an invitation {2; :?:,°,,,,mg¤c,,:: .to appoint delegates to meet delegates from the United States in the mlm zero of longicity of Waslnirigton, at such time as he may see fit to designate, for the Wd? Md ¤*¤¤d¤¤‘•i purpose of fixing upon a meridian proper to be employed as o common °f *““°» °“’· zero of longitude mul standard of time reckoning throughout the globe; and that the President be authorized to appoint delegates, not exceeding three in number, to represent the United States in such international conference. . Approved, August 3, 1882. CHAP. 381.~·An act to authorize the purchase of n site and the erection of an suitable AWGN? 3, UW- huildiug forthe llnited States district court, posbodlce, and other government offices ij'; at the city of Williamsport, Pennsylvuma. Bc it enacted by the Sonata and House of Representatives of the United W.". Stairs of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Pm"""°I’°'°* Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to purchase 2. puma., building, site for, and cause to be erected thereon, a suitable building, with iire; Pummm or sm. proof vaults therein, for the accommodation of the United States dis- ‘ trict mul circuit courts, post oiliee, and other government otilees, at the city of Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The plans, speciilcations, and full P1°°"’ °°"°‘ estimates for said building shall be previously made and approved aeeording to law, and shall not exceed for the site und building complete _ the sum of one hundred thousand dollars: Provided, That the site shall P"°"”°· leave the building unexposed to danger from tire in adjacent buildings, ` by am open space of not less than forty feet, including streets and alleys; uml no money appropriated for this purpose shall be available until u valid title to the site lor said building shall be vested in the United Tm"' Suites. nor until the State f Pennsylvania shall have ceded to the _ United States exclusive jurisdiction over the some, during the time the United States shall be or remain the owners thereof for all purposes except the administration of the criminal laws of said State and the service of civil process therein. Approved, August 3, 1882. CHAP. 384.-—An act to provide for the disposition of the Fort Lurned military Nl8mb ‘» 1** mscrvutioxi. """"'_"' _ Bc it ended the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of Anmgin Congress assembled, That the S¢·ci·etau·y of War be, m£;"° {_;"::::;;: mul he is hereby, authorized to relinquish and turn over to the Depart- ,,,,0,,,,; t, Pump, ment of the Interior for restoration to the public domain, the Fort domain. Learned military reservation, in the State of Kansas. Sxsc. 2. That the Commissioner of `the General Land Office is hereby S¤"°¥· din-eted to have said puhlic lands, when transferred as provided for in aeration one, surveyed in like manner ns other public lands, and shell _ R, thereupon cause the same to be appraised by three disinterested com- APP¤¤¤°¤•¤*· p tent persona, uml after such appmisement shall have been opproved E; the Secretary of the Interior the land shall be sold to actual ug}:`. *° *****1 only, at the appraised price, and no nearly as may be m conformity to _ the provisions of the emotion laws of the United States: Pmruloq, 1'~•··¤>•- That nopernmt shell hzspermitteel to purcinise more their uneepmrter section of nid land: Andproridndfankw, That theCann¤a¤0u¢·r may,