A Collection of the Laws of the United States Relating to Revenue, Navigation and Commerce, and Light-Houses, Etc; Up to March 4, 1843, Including Th

A Collection of the Laws of the United States Relating to Revenue, Navigation and Commerce, and Light-Houses, Etc; Up to March 4, 1843, Including Th

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1844 edition. Excerpt: ...for a floating light, to be stationed on or near the Middle Ground, so called, in Long Island sound, nearly abreast Straitford point, ten thousand dollars; for a light-house on Robin's reef, in the harbour of N ew York, fifty thousand dollars; for a light-house at Salmon river harbour, three thousand dollars. STATE OF NEW JERSEY. For a light-house at the mouth of Cohansey creek, five thousand dollars; for the erection of a light-house at or near Egg island, near the entrance of Maurice river, five thousand dollars; for erecting a light-house near Absecum inlet, on the sea-coast, in the state of New Jersey, to be so constructed as to be distinguished from the other light on the coast, five thousand dollars. STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA. For completing the beacon light at the end of the pier which forms the entrance into the harbour of Erie, on Lake Erie, six hundred and seventyfour dollars. STATE OF DELAWARE. For a light-house on the lower or southern end of Reedy island, in the Delaware bay, ten thousand dollars; for the erection of a light-house on the Brandywine shoal, in the Delaware bay, in addition to the sum already appropriated, fifteen thousand dollars, agreeably to the plan and estimate made by Hartman Bache, of the engineer corps; for mooring buoys in the harbour of the Delaware breakwater, two thousand dollars. STATE OF MARYLAND. For a light-house on a proper site on Sharp's island, in the Chesapeake bay, five thousand dollars; for placing buoys on the rivers Nanticoke, Manokin, Annamessex, Pocamoke, and Wicomico, Hooper's and Cajey's straits, and Tangier and Pocamoke sounds, the sum of two thousand five hundred dollars, in addition to a former appropriation; for erecting a light-house at Love Point in addition to the sum heretofore...show more

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  • Paperback | 722 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 37mm | 1,266g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236509293
  • 9781236509291