United States Statutes at Large/Volume 1/5th Congress/3rd Session/Chapter 39
March 2, 1799.
Chap. XXXIX.—An Act to erect a Beacon on Boon Island.
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, under the direction of the President of the United States, be authorized, as soon as may be, to cause a beacon or monument to be erected on a ledge of rocks, called Boon Island, on the seacoast of the district of Maine; and that the sum of four hundred dollars be appropriated for the same, out of any monies in the treasury, not otherwise appropriated.
Approved, March 2, 1799.