United States Statutes at Large/Volume 1/3rd Congress/1st Session/Chapter 18

United States Statutes at Large, Volume 1
United States Congress
Public Acts of the Third Congress, 1st Session, Chapter 18

April 5, 1794
Chap. ⅩⅧ.—An Act to provide for placing buoys on certain rocks off the harbor of New London, and in Providence river, and other places.

Secretary of Treasury to place buoys off certain harbors.Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be authorized and directed to cause to be placed buoys on the rocks called Black Ledge, or Southwest Ledge, Goshen Reef, Bartlet’s Reef, and Race Rock, off the harbor of New London, in the state of Connecticut, at an expense, not to exceed the sum of twelve hundred dollars; and to cause to be erected a beacon, and to be placed two buoys in the harbor of Portsmouth, in the state of New Hampshire, at an expense, not to exceed the sum of three hundred dollars: And likewise, to cause to be placed in Providence river, in the state of Rhode Island, and in Savannah river, in the state of Georgia, and at the mouth of the same, buoys, not exceeding ten in number, for each river, and at an expense, not to exceed the sum of five hundred dollars, for each; the same to be placed in such parts of the said rivers, as he may judge most advantageous for the navigation thereof, respectively.

Appropriation therefor.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That there be appropriated and paid out of the monies arising from the duties on imports and tonnage, the sum of two thousand five hundred dollars for the purpose aforesaid.

Approved, April 5, 1794.