United States Coast Pilot; Atlantic Coast. Parts I-II. from St. Criox River to Cape Ann Volume 1-3

United States Coast Pilot; Atlantic Coast. Parts I-II. from St. Criox River to Cape Ann Volume 1-3

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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. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...unless said seaman was at the time of his death a patient of the Service. When friends or relatives of a deceased seaman claim the body and assume charge of the funeral arrangements, no part of the expenses of the same will be paid by the Marine-Hospital Service. NATIONAL QUARANTINES. QUARANTINE DAWS. AN ACT granting additional quarantine powers and imposing additional duties upon the Marine-Hospital Service. (Extracts.) Approved February 15, 1893, and amended August 18, 1894, and March 2, 1901. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That it shall be unlawful for any merchant ship or other vessel from any foreign port or place of to enter any port of the United States except in accordance with the provisions of this act and with such rules and regulations of State and municipal health authorities as may be made in pursuance of, or consistent with, this act; and any such vessel which shall enter, or attempt to enter, a port of the United States in violation thereof shall forfeit to the United States a sum, to be awarded in the discretion of the court, not exceeding five thousand dollars, which shall be a lien upon said vessel, to be recovered by proceedings in the proper district court of the United States. In all such proceedings the United States district attorney for such district shall appear on behalf of the United States; and all such proceedings shall be conducted in accordance with the rules and laws governing cases of seizure of vessels for violation of the revenue laws of the United States. Sec. 2. That any vessel at any foreign port clearing for any port or place in the United States shall be required to obtain from the consul, vice-consul, or other...show more

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  • Paperback | 326 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 585g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236971116
  • 9781236971111