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United States Statutes at Large/Volume 1/1st Congress/2nd Session/Chapter 8


April 15, 1790. Chap. Ⅷ.—An Act further to suspend part of an act intituled “An act to regulate the collection of the duties impose by law on the tonnage of ships or vessels, and on goods, wares and merchandises imported into the United States,” and to amend the said act.

Repealed. Act of Aug. 4, 1790, chap. 35, sec. 74.Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That so much of an act, intituled,Restriction by a former act, on vessels bound up the Potomac, suspended until first May, 1791. Act of July 31, 1789, ch. 5.An act to regulate the collection of the duties imposed by law on the tonnage of ships or vessels, and on goods, wares and merchandises imported into the United States,” as obliges ships or vessels bound up the river Potomac to come to, and deposit manifests of their cargoes with the officers at Saint Mary’s and Yeocomico, before they proceed to their port of delivery, shall be and is hereby further suspended, from the first day of May next, to the first of May in the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-one.

Additional ports of delivery in Connecticut.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, by the authority aforesaid, That the landing places in Windsor and East Windsor, in the State of Connecticut, shall be ports of delivery, and be included in the district of New London.

Approved, April 15, 1790.