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also authorized, if he shall judge proper, to appoint, not exceeding two surveyors, to reside at such place as he may judge expedient to constitute ports of delivery only,

The district of Oswego shall include all the shores, and waters of the river St. Laurence, from the place where said river is intersected by the forty-fifth degree of northern latitude, and all the shores and waters of Lake Ontario, and the rivers and waters connected therewith, lying within the jurisdiction of the united states, and within the state of NewYork, to the eastward of the west bank of Gennessee river; and a collector shall be appointed, who shall reside at or near Oswego, at such place as the president of the united states shall appoint to be the port of entry for the district; and the president of the united states is authorized to appoint not exceeding three surveyors, to reside at such places within the said district as he shall judge proper, and to constitute each or either of such places to be ports of delivery only.

The district of Niagara shall include all the shores and waters of Lake Ontario and Lake Erie, and the rivers connected therewith, lying within the jurisdiction of the united states, and within the state of NewYork, to the westward of the west bank of Gennessee river ; and a collector shall be appointed who shall reside at Niagara, which shall be the sole port of entry for the district ; and the president of the united states is authorized to appoint, not exceeding two surveyors, to reside at such places within the said district, as he shall judge proper, and to constitute each or either of such places to be ports of delivery only.

6. Sect. VI. The state of Vermont shall constitute one district, which shall include all such shores and waters of Lake Champlain, and the rivers connected therewith, as lie within the said state, and shall also extend along the northern boundary line of the said state, adjoining to the British colony of Lower Canada ; and the president of the united states is authorized to appoint such place within the said district, to be the sole port of entry, as he shall judge proper; and a collector shall be appointed to reside thereat; and the president of the united states is also authorized, if he judge it expedient, to establish not exceeding two places as ports of delivery only, and to appoint surveyors for each, or either of said places, at his discretion : Provided nevertheless, That the president of the united states may, whenever he shall judge it expedient, and for the interest of the united states, erect the northern boundary line of the said state, adjoining the British colony of Lower Canada, or so much thereof, as he may think proper, into a separate Cistrict, and appoint a collector, to reside at such port of entry and delivery, as may be established by the president within the same.

7. SECT. VII. In the state of New-Jersey, there shall be five districts, to wit: Perth Amboy, Burlington, Bridgetown, Great EggHarbor and Little Egg-Harbor, which shall severally be ports of entry. The district of Perth Amboy shall comprehend all that part of the state of New Jersey, known by the name of Last New-Jersey (that part excepted which is hereafter included in the district of Little Egg-llarlor) together with all the waters thereof, heretofore within the jurisdiction vi the said state ; in which district the towns or landing places of New

Brunswick, Middlctown Point, Elizabeth Town and Newark, shall be ports of delivery only, and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at Perth Amboy, and a surveyor, to reside at New-Brunswick.

The distria of Burlington shall comprehend that part of the said state known by the name of West New-Jersey, which lies to the eastward and northward of the county of Gloucester, with all the waters thereof heretofore within the jurisdiction of the said state, in which district the landing place oLamberton shall be a port of delivery only; and a collector shall be appointed for the district, to reside at Burlington, which shall be the port of entry for that district.

The district of Bridgetown shall comprehend the counties of Gloucester, Salem, Cumberland and Cape May (such parts of the county of Gloucester and Cape May, as shall be herein after included in the district of Great Egg-Harbor excepted) and all the waters thereof heretofore within the jurisdiction of the said state ; and the town of Salem and Port Elizabeth on Maurice river shall be ports of delivery only ; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at Bridgetown, which shall be the port of entry for the district.

The distriet of Great Egg-Harbor shall comprehend the river of Great Egg-Harbor, together with all the inlets, bays, sounds, rivers and creeks, along the sea coast, from Brigantine Inlet to Cape May ; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at Somerspoint, on the said river of Great Egg-Harbor. • The distriet of Little Egg-larbor shall comprehend all the shores, waters, bays, rivers and creeks from Barnecat Inlet, to Brigantine Inlet, both inclusively ; and the town of Tuckerton shall be the sole port of entry for the said district ; and a collector for the same shall be appointed, to reside at Tuckerion.

8. Sect. VIII. In the state of Pennsylvania, there shall be two districts, to wit : Philadelphia, and Presqu'isle ; the district of Philadelphia sball include all the shores and waters of the river Delaware, and the rivers and waters connected therewith, lying within the state of Pennsylvania ; and the city of Philadelphia shall be the sole port of entry and delivery for the same ; and a collector, naval officer and surveyor for the district shall be appointed, who shall reside at the city of Philadelphia.

The district of Presqu'isle shall include all the shores and waters of Lake Erie, and the rivers and waters connected therewith, lying within the jurisdiction of the united states and the state of Pennsylvania ; and a collector for the said district shall be appointed, who shall reside at Presqu'isle.

9. Sect. IX. The state of Delaware shall be one district, and the borough of Wilmington shall be the only port of entry, to which shall be annexed, New-Casile and Port Penn, as ports of delivery only; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at the said port of Wilmingion.

10. Sect. X. In the state of Maryland there shall be ten districts,

wit: Baltiinore, Chester, Oxford, Vienna, Snowhill, Annapolis, Nottingham, Nanjemoy, Georgetown and Flavre-de-Grace.

The district of Baltimore shall include Patapscoriver, Turkey Point, Spes Utiæ Island, and all the waters and shores on the west side of Chesapeake Bay, from the mouth of Maetty river, which shall not be included in the district of Havre-de-Grace ; and a collector, naval officer and surveyor for the districtsball be appointed, to reside at Baltimore, which shall be the sole port ofentry.

The district of Chester shall include Chester river, and all the wa. ters and shores on the eastern ide of Chesapeake Bay, from the south side of Elk river, to the north side of the Eastern Bay, and Wye river, inclusive ; in which Georgetown on Sassafras river, shall be a port of delivery only; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at Chester, which shall be the sole port of entry.

The district of Oxford shall include all the waters and shores on the castern side of Chesapeake Bay, from the north side of Wye river, and the Eastern Bay, to the south side of Great Choptank river, inclusive ; and Cambridge shall be a port of delivery only ; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at Oxford, which shall be the sole port of entry.

The district of Vienna shall include all the waters and shores on the eastern side of Chesapeake Bay from the south side of Great Choptank river, to the south side of Hooper's Streights, Hayne's Point, and Wicomico river, inclusive ; and Salisbury shall be a port of delivery only; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at Vienna, which shall be the sole port of entry.

The district of Snowhill shall include all the waters and shores on the sea coast, from the north line of Virginia, to the south line of Delaware, together with all the waiers and shores on the eastern side of Chesapeake Bay, from the south side of Wicomico river to the south side of Pocomoke river, inclusive, so far as the jurisdiction of the said state of Maryland extends ; to which Sinnipuxent shall be a port of delirery for West-India produce only ; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at Snowhill, which shall be the sole port of

entry.

The district of Annapolis shall include Magetty river, and all the Fraters and shores from thence to Drum Foint on Patuxent river; and a collector for the district shall be appointer, to reside at Annapolis, which shall be the sole port of entry and delivery for the same.

The district of Nottingham shall include all the waters and shores on the west side of Chesapeake Bay, to Drum Point, on the river l'atuxent, together with the said river, and all the navigable waters emplying into the sarae, to whici Benedick, Lower arlborough, Town Creek, and Sylvey's Landing, shall be annexed as ports of delivery only ; and a collector for the district shall be appointeil, to reside at Nottingham, and a surveyor at Town Creek ; and Nottingham shall be the sole port of entry.

The district of Nanjemoy shall include all the waters of the Potomac within the jurisdiction of the state of Maryland, from Point-lookout to Pomonky creck inclusive, to which Cedar Point, Saint Mary's and Lewellensburgh shall be annexed as ports of delivery only; and a collettor for the district shall be appointed, to reside at Nanjemoy; also a surveyor, to reside at each of the towns of St. Mary's and Lewellensburgh ; and Nanjenog shall be the sole port of entry.

The district of Georgetown shall include all the waters and shores from Pomonky Creek on the north side of Potomac river, to the head of the navigabie waters of the said river, within the jurisdiction of the state of Maryland, to which Digges's Landing and Carrolsburgh shall be annexed as ports of delivery only ; and a collector for the distric! shall be appointed, to reside at Georgetown," which shall be the sole port of entry:

The district of Havre-de-Crace shall include all the waters and sliores of the Chesapeake Bay, above Turkey Point and Spes Utic Island to the south side of Elk river, inclusive, and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at Havre-de-Grace, which shall be the sole port of entry for the same.

11. SECT. XI. In the state of Virginia there shall be eleven districts, to wit : Jlampton as one port, Norfolk and Portsmouth, as onc port, Bermuda Hundred and City Point, as one port, York-town, Tappalannock, Yeocomico river, including Kinsale, Dumfries, including Newport, Alexandria, Folly Landing, Cherry-stone and South Quay. The authority of the officers at Hampton shall extend over all the waters, shores, bays, harbors and inlets between the south side of the mouth of York river, along the west shore of Chesapeake Bay, to Hampton, and thence up the northern side of James river, to the east side of Chickahominy river; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at fiampton, which shall be the sole port of entry:

To the district of Norfolk and Portsmouth shall be annexed Suffolk and Smithfield, as ports of delivery only ; and the authority of the officers of the distriet shall extend over all the waters, shores, bars, harbors and inlets, comprehended within a line drawn from Cape Henry to the mouth of James river, and thence up the south side of James river to Hood's, inclusively, aud up Elizabeth river to the highest tide water thereof; and Norfolk and Portsmouth shall be the cole port of entry ; and a collector, naval officer and surveyor for the district shall be appointed, to reside at Norfolk; also a surveyor, to reside at each cf the ports of Suffolk and Smithfield.

To the district of Bermuda Hundred, or City Point, shall be annexed Richmond, Petersburgh and Manchester, as ports of delivery only ; and a collector and surveyor shall be appointed for the said district, to reside at Bermuda Hundred, or City Point, which shall be the sole port of entry; also a surveyor for Petersburgh, to reside thereat ; and a surveyor for Richmond and Manchester to reside at Richmond ; and the authority of the officers of the said district shall extend over all the

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Waters, shores, bays, harbors and inlets, comprehended Iciween Hood's, on the southern side of James river, and the highest tide water on James and Appainatox rivers, and on the northern side of James river from the highest lide water to the eastern bank of Chickahomiry river.

To the distriat of York Town shall be annexed West-Foint and Cumberland as ports of delivery only ; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at York Town, which shall be the sole port of catry ; also a surveyor for the two ports of delivery, to reside at WestPoint ; and the authority of the officers of the said district shall extend over all the waters, shores, bays, liarbors and inlets coniprelcnded between the point forming the south shore of the mouth of Rappahannock river, and the point forming the south shore of the mouth of York river, and thence up the said river to West-Point, and thence up Pamunkey and Maitapony rivers to the highest navigable waters thereof.

To the disiriet of Tappahannock shall be annexed Urbanna, PortRoyal, and Fredericksburgh, (including Falmouth) as ports of delivery only ; and a colicctor for the district shall be appointed, to reside at Tappahantock, which shall be the sole port of entry; also a surve; or for each of the ports of Urbanna, Port-Royal, and Fredericksburgh ; and the authority of the officers of the said district shall extend over all the waters, shores, harbors, bays and inlets, comprehended between Smith's Point at the mouth of the Potomac river, and the point forming the south shore of the mouth of Rappahannock river, and thence up the last mentioned river to the highest tide water thereof.

The district of Yeoconico River, incluiing Kiosak, shall extend from Smith's-Point, on the south side of Potomac river, to Boyd's Hole, on the same river, including all the waters, shores, bars, harbors, creeks and iplets, along the south shore of Potomac river to Boyd's Hole aforesaid; and Yeocomico, inclucing Kinsale, shall be the sole port of entry; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside on Yeocomico rivera

The district of Dumfries, including Newport, shall extend from Boyd's Isole to Cockpit Point, on the south side of Potomac river; and a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at Dumfries, which shall be the sole port of entry ; and the authority of the oficers of this distrit shall extend over ail the waters, shores, bajs, harbors, creeks and inlets comprehended between Boyu's Hole and Cockpit Point aforesaid.

For the district of Alexandria shall be appointed a colledor and surveyor, to reside at Alexandria, which shall be the sole port of entry; and the authority of the officers of the said districi shall extend over all the waters, stores, bays, harbors, creeks and inlets on the south side of the river Potomac, from the last inentioned Cockpit Point to Lhe highest tide waier of the said river.

For the district of Foliy Landing shall be appointed a coliecior, who shall reside at Accomack court-house, and whose authority shall extead over all the waters, shores, bays, harjors and inlets of the county of Accomack.

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