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748 'FWENTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS. SEss.II. Ch.66,6’7,6S, 69 l945_ Sururu II. March 3, 1845. CHAP. LXVI.—-.011. Act regulating commercial intercourse with t/ae Islands of ——·—······ Jlfiquelon and St. Pierre. (zz) Be it cn acted by the Senate and House of Representatives of Ike United Dutie¤· States of America in Congress assembled, That all_French vessels eom. ing directly from the islands of Miquelon and St. Pierre, either in ballast or laden with articles the growth or manufacture of either of said islands, and which are permitted to be exported therefrom in American vessels, may be admitted into the ports of the United States on payment of no higher duties on tonnage, or on their cargoes as aforesaid, than are

 imposed on American vessels, and on like cargoes, imported in Ameri-

Pr¤v¤¤¤· can vessels: Provided, That this act shall not take effect until the Pye. sident of the United States shall have received satisfactory information that similar privileges have been allowed to American vessels and their cargoes at szud islands by the Government of France, and shall have made proclamation accordingly, and whenever said privileges shall have been revoked or annulled, tho President is hereby authorized, by proclamation to suspend the operation of this act. Approved, March 3, 1845. Szruvrz II. ———-——- March 3, 1845. CHAP. LXVII.—An Act to continue the harbor improvement already commenced ”`""'*"[Ob O. t ] ai the town of Sout/q1ort,i·n the town of Southport, in the Territory of Wir- ‘ ‘ comin.

     Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the

pp’°p"*m°"‘ gfmted States of America in Congress assembled, That the sum of fteon thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby appropriated out of anymoney in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of aiding in the completion of the harbor already commenced at the town of Southport, m the Territory of Wisconsin; and that the same be expended under the direction of the War Department. Am-novmo, March 3, 1845. Survrn II. ..1.. March 3, 1845. CHAP. LXVIII.-din det for the construction and improvement of certain roads [obsolem] in the Territory of W/iscomin.

   Be zt  enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the

Approprmuons United Mates of America in Congress assembled, That the following M meds {mm sums be, and the same are hereby appropriated, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the construction and improvement of the following roads m the Territory of Wisconsin, to be ex-

 pended under the direction of the Secretary of War, to wit:

F*£9£3§a¤*° For the construction and improvement of the road from Sheboygan, ‘by way ofTz1ychuduh and Fond du Lac, to the Fox river, in the vicinity of “Green lake," three thousand dollars; Fort Howard For repairing the United States’ military road between Fort Howard ’°1°“dd¤L¤°· and Fond du Lac, the sum of two thousand dollars;

Sou thp0rt no For the improvement of the road from Southport, by way of Geneva,

“ 0*** to the town of Beloit, livethousand dollars. Avmtovmx, March 3, 1845. Sr:A·r¤·x·1: II. ———-——— March 3, 1845, CHAP. LXIX.—.6ln Act to provide for the transportation of the mail between the

 United States and foreign countries, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives if the GP¤¤*m¤;¤f United States of félmerzca m Congress assembled, That the Postma<tcr m°ak°B'cK0lnu_actB General of the Umter[ States be, and he as hereby authorized, under the restrictions and provisions of the existing laws, to contract for the trans-

(a) Sce the acts relating to discriminating duties, vol.4, 2.