United States Statutes at Large/Volume 13/38th Congress/2nd Session/Chapter 3
Dec. 20, 1864.
Chap. III.—An Act to authorize the Purchase or Construction of Revenue Cutters on the Lakes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of theSix steam revenue cutters for the lakes authorized. Treasury is authorized to construct, or purchase and alter, not exceeding six steam revenue cutters, for service on the Lakes; and for that purpose the sum of one million of dollars, or so much thereof as is necessary,Appropriation. is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.
Approved, December 20, 1864.