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924 PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 875, 876-AUG. 8, 1946 [CHAPTER 875] August 8, 1946 [H. R. 6298] [Public Law 668] Lawrence County, Ohio. Acquisition of re- served mineral rights byU.S. August 8, 1946 [H. R. 6721] [Public Law 669] Post Office Depart- ment. Gifts, etc., for li- brary. Investment offunds. [60 STAT. AN ACT To protect and facilitate the use of national-forest lands in township 2 north, range 18 west, Ohio River survey, township of Elizabeth, county of Lawrence, State of Ohio, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That where lands have been acquired by the United States for national-forest purposes under the provisions of the Act of March 1, 1911 (36 Stat. 961; 16 U. S . C . 515), and Acts amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto, in township 2 north, range 18 west, Ohio River survey, Lawrence County, Ohio, and the instruments conveying title to said lands reserved to the grantors the right thereafter to mine and remove the mineral resources of said lands, and the mining and removal of said minerals may result in pollution of the body of water known as Lake Vesuvius or in interference with use by the public for recreational and other public purposes of lands of the United States within the water- shed of said lake, the Secretary of Agriculture is authorized to acquire said reserved mineral rights on behalf of the United States by granting in exchange therefor not to exceed an equal value of national-forest land and/or timber in the State of Ohio; said exchanges to be in full conformity with the procedures prescribed by the Act approved March 3,1925 (43 Stat. 1215; 16 U. S. C. 516). Approved August 8, 1946. [CHAPTER 876] AN ACT To authorize the Postmaster General to accept gifts and bequests for the benefit of the library of the Post Office Department. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Postmaster General is hereby authorized to accept, receive, hold, and administer gifts and bequests of personal property, and loans of personal property other than money, from individuals or others for the benefit of the library of the Post Office Department, its collections, or its services. Gifts or bequests of money shall be deposited in the Treasury of the United States under the title "Library fund of the Post Office Depart- ment", and shall be subject to disbursement by the Postmaster General for the purposes in each case specified. SEc. 2 . For the purpose of Federal income, estate and gift taxes, gifts and bequests accepted by the Postmaster General under the authority of this Act shall be deemed to be a gift or bequest to or for the use of the United States. SEC. 3. The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized, upon request of the Postmaster General, to invest or reinvest the funds, or any part thereof, deposited in the Treasury pursuant to section 1 of this Act in securities of the United States Government or in securities guaranteed by the United States Government. The interest accruing from such securities shall be deposited to the credit of the library fund of the Post Office Department. Approved August 8, 1946.