FIFTY-SECON D CONGRESS. Sess. II. CHS. 7-9. 1892. 407 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Sam Inlet light Treasury be, and is hereby, authorized to reconvey for a nominal con- °m °°‘N‘J' sideration to the several grantors above named the land described in Recouveyauce of their respective deeds, duly recorded as aforesaid, but for which the md" considerations named therein have not been paid. Approved, December 22, 1892. CHAP. 8.-An act to make Punta Gorda a subport of entry. December 22. 1892. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That Punta Gorda, De Soto §¤¤t¤ Gorda F1¤· County, Florida, be and the same is hereby madea subport of entry. .,,m·;d° ““h’°" °f Approved, December 22, 1892. CHAP. 9.-An act to provide for the sale of Navy-yard lands in the city of Brooklyn. December 22, 1892. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the I N¤§vYY=¤·<1»Br¤¤k— Navy shall, a speedily as convenient, cause surveys and a true map to ’°’' be made of the following plat of ground belonging to the United States survey of mar m and included in the present limits of the navy-yard at Brooklyn, New b°"‘“d°‘ York: All that plat of land included in the present limits of said navy- yard, described as follows, towit: Commencing at a point on the line of Boundaries. the United States navy-yard at the northwest intersection of Flusing and Clinton avenues extended; thence easterly along Flushing avenue tive hundred and sixty feet, more or less, to the northwest intersection of Flushing and Washington avenues; thence northerly along Washington avenue one thousand five hundred and eighteen.feet and live inches, more or less, to the intersection of Washington avenue with the boundary line between the United States navy—yard property and property conveyed by the United States to the city of Brooklyn by deed of exchange, dated December twenty-iirst, eighteen hundred and sixty-five; thence westerly along said boundary line nine hundred and thirty-tive feet; thence southerly in a straight line to the northwest intersection of the navyyard property and Clinton avenue extended, the point or place of beginning. Sec. 2. That the ecretary of the Navy be, and he is hereby, author- conveyance w city ized to sell and convey the property hereinbefore described, to the city °f B'°°"‘*’“· of Brooklyn for market purposes and for slips, canals, and piers, and other public works in connection with such market purposes, and such sale shall be upon the express condition that the city of Brooklyn shall commune. open from the Wzillabout channel one or more water channels for commerce throu h the land conveyed, and the channel or channels hereby required to be opened shall be opened irom the water to or towards Flushing avenue along the west side of said land with only an open street intervening between said water channel and the navy·yard line; oneof said channels shall be opened at least one-half the distance from the Wallabout channel to Flushing avenue, within two years atter the conveyance of said land to the city of Brooklyn, and that the United States shall have tree access from said navyyard acros said street to said channel; and before said sale is consummated the consent of the city of Brooklyn shall be given to the closing by the United States of the Wallabont channel by a causeway which shall be located entirely west of the land to be conveyed under this act to the city of Brooklyn, and within one year irom the passage of this act such consent shall also be obtained iiom the State of New York.
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