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TWENTY-SECOND CONGRESS. Szss. 1. Ch. 227. 1832. 583 in the said river: And provided, further, That there shall be a similar Proviso. draw at the Maryland channel, of not less than thirty-five feet, with a similar arch: And, provided, also, That in the selection of materials andProviso. in the constmction of the said bridge, draws and arches, all practicable attention shall be had to the preservation of the navigation of the said river. Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That towards the construction of Appropriation. the said bridge and works hereby authorized and directed, the sum of sixty thousand dollars be, and the same`is herebygappropriated, payable out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated. Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the said company shall apply Application and distribute the said sum of twenty thousand dollars in the following ‘*¥d d‘“"l’““g“ manner, that is to say: first to reimburse the expenses incurred by the gaifum t° ° said company since the last adjournment of Congress, to the stockholders advancing the same, and the balance among the tockholders, pro rata, on the cost of each share, to the present holder thereof, to be ascertained by the company if necessary, by the oath or adirmation of the present holder. Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That the provisions of this act shall Act to be void, have no effect, unless three valuers, to be appointed by the President of “’*l€S€ "¤l¤°¤'¤ the United States having no interest in the said bridge, or in any pro- ggggjgszrcggxg perty in the District of Columbia, and not being inhabitants of the said at $20,000; or district, or a majority of them, shall, on oath, decide that the property §*`aPP¤l¤°d ¤*¤ of the said bridge company, so to be conveyed to the United States, ex- p?:ys°:,j,:;m` clusive of any supposed value of the privileges by them held under their soon valuation. charter as a company, is of the value of twenty thousand dollars; or unless in case the said valuers, or a majority of them, shall value the said property at a sum less than twenty thousand dollars, the said bridge company will agree to accept the amount of such valuation. This act shall be in force lrom the passing thereof Approved, July 14, 1832. Srarvrrz I. Ulu?. CCXXV1I.——.ln Act to alter and amend the several acts imposing duties on July I4, l832· imporfs. (a) Be it enacted by the Senate and House 1y' Representatives of the United acfffif $1;* States of America, in Congress assembled, That from and after the third 1g28,,,h_5g,,,,f day of March, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-three, so much of pealed. the act entitled "An act in alteration of the several acts imposingwluties on imports," approved the nineteenth May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight, as is herein otherwise provided for, shall be repealed, except so far as the same may be necessary for the recovery and collection of all duties which shall have accrued under the said act ; and for the recovery, collection, distribution, and remission of all fines, penalties, and forfeitures, which may have been incurred under the same. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That, from and after the third day Duties to be of March, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-three, in lieu of the 1:l’;°gm‘;'€S°;; duties now imposed by law, on the importation of the articles hereinafter ,,,,.3,1 0,·M,,§ch, mentioned, there shall be levied, collected, and paid, the following 1833. duties, that is to say: C First. Wool, unmanufactured, the value whereof, at the place of expor- n“,.,;;';‘;,;'Q‘v‘Q:i tation, shall not exceed eight cents per pound, shall be imported free of {ma, duty; and if any wool so imported shall be fine wool mixed with dirt or Unmanufaeother material, and thus reduced in value to eight cents per pound, or {::1** ;°°;‘;; Under, the appraisers shall appraise said wool at such price as in their than eight ,,8,,,, ga) See acts ofMarcb 2, 1833, ch. 55, 57 and 62-