United States Statutes at Large/Volume 1/1st Congress/2nd Session/Chapter 41


August 10, 1790.
Chap. XLI.—An Act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to finish the Lighthouse on Portland Head, in the District of Maine.

$1500 appropriated.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there be appropriated and paid out of the monies arising from the duties on imports and tonnage, a sum not exceeding fifteen hundred dollars, for the purpose of finishing the lighthouse on Portland Head, in the district of Maine; and that the Secretary of the Treasury, under the directions of the President of the United States, be authorized to cause the said lighthouse to be finished and completed accordingly.

Approved, August 10, 1790.