United States Statutes at Large/Volume 1/5th Congress/2nd Session/Chapter 73
July 14, 1798.
Chap. ⅬⅩⅩⅢ.—An Act establishing an annual salary for the Surveyor of the port of Gloucester.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there be allowed to the surveyor of the port of Gloucester, in the state of Massachusetts, the yearly salary of two hundred and fifty dollars; to commence from the last day of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety-seven.
Approved, July 14, 1798.