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State of Rhode Island and Providence Plavta- of delivery only; and New Haven shall be the tions, there shall be two districts, to wit: the dis- sole port of entry; and a collector and surveyor trict of Newport and the district of Providence for the district shall be appointed, to reside at The district of Newport shall comprehend all the New Haven. waters, shores, bays, harbors, creeks, and inlets, The district of Fairfield shall include all the from the west line of the said State, all along the ports and places in the said State of Connecticut seacoast; and northward, up the Narragansei bay, west of the district of New Haven, to which shall as far as the most southerly part of Warwick be annexed the several towns or landing places of Neck, and from thence nearly a northeast course, Norwalk, Stratford, Stamford, and Greenwich, as to the south end of Rumstick Point, at high wa- ports of delivery only; Fairfield shall be the ter mark, and shall include the several towns, sole port of entry; and a collector for the district harbors, and landing places, at Westerly, Charles-, shall be appointed, to reside at Fairfield. town, South Kingston, North Kingston, East' The district of Middletown shall include the Greenwich, and all that part of Warwick south several towns and landing places of Lyme, Say. ward of Warwick Neck, and also the towns, har- brook, Killingsworth, Haddam, East "Haddam, bors, and landing places, of Barrington, War- Middletown, Chatham, Weathersfield, Glastenren, Bristol, Tiverton, Little Compton, and all the bury, Hartford, East Hartford, Windsor, and towns, harbors, and landing places, of the island of East Windsor, of which Middletown shall be the Rhode Island, James Town, Prudence, New Shore- sole port of entry; and the other towns and landham, and every other island and place within the ing places, before named, shall be ports of delivery said State, southward of Warwick Neck and Rum-only; and a collector and surveyor shall be apstick Point.

pointed, to reside at Middletown; and a surveyor The district of Providence shall comprehend all shall be appointed, to reside at Hariford, and anothe waters, shores, bays, harbors, creeks, and inlets. ther, to reside at Saybrook. within the State of Rhode Island, northward of Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That in the a line running nearly a northeast course from the State of New York there shall be six districts, to south end of Warwick Neck to the south end of wit: Sagg Harbor, on Nassau or Long Island, the Rumstick Point at high water mark, including city of New York, the city of Hudson, Chamonly the waters bounded by the east and west plain, Oswego, and Niagara. shores of said Rumstick Point and Warwick Neck, The district of Sagg Harbor shall include all leading up the bay of the port of Providence. The the bays, harbors, rivers, and shores, within the town of Newport shall be the sole port of entry in two points of land which are called Oyster-pond the said district of Newport; and a collector, naval Point, and Montauk Point; and a collector for the officer, and surveyor, for the district, shall be ap- district shall be appointed, to reside at Sagg Harpointed, to reside at the said town of Newport: and bor, which shall be the only port of entry and North Kingston, East Greenwich, Barrington, delivery in the said district. Warren, Bristol, and Pawcatuck river in Westerly, The district of the city of New York shall inshall be ports of delivery only; and a surveyor clude all such part of the coasts, rivers, bays, and shall be appointed, to reside at each of the ports harbors of the said State, as are not included in of North Kingston, East Greenwich, Warren. other districts of the said State, especially the Bristol, and Pawcatuck river; and the survey- several towns or landing places of New Windsor. or to reside at Warren shall be surveyor for Newburgh, Poughkeepsie, Esopus, Kinderhook, the port of Barriogton. The town of Providence and Albany, as ports of delivery only; and a colshall be the sole port of entry in the said district lector, naval officer, and surveyor for the district, of Providence; and Patuxet, in the same district, shall be appointed, to reside ai New York, which shall be a port of delivery only; and a collector, shall be the sole port of entry for the district; naval officer, and surveyor, shall be appointed, to and a surveyor at the city of Albany; and the reside at Providence, and a surveyor shall be ap. President of the United States is authorized, if pointed, to reside at Patuxet.

he judge it expedient, to appoint one other surSec. 4. And be it further enacted, That in the veyor, to reside at such other place in the said disState of Connecticut there shall be four districts, trict as he shall appoint. to wit: New London, New Haven, Fairfield, and The district of Hudson shall include all the Middletown. The district of New London shall waters and shores of the said city; and a collector extend from the east line of the said State of Con- shall be appointed for the said district, to reside at necticut to the east line of the town of Lyme, and the said city of Hudson, which shall be the sole shall include the several towns or landing places port of entry and delivery: of Norwich, Stonington, and Groton, as ports of The district of Champlain shall include all such delivery only; and New London to be the sole shores and waters of Lake Champlain, and the port of entry; and a collector and surveyor for the rivers connected therewith, as lie within the said district shall be appointed, to resid" at New Lon State of New York; and the said district shall don; and a surveyor, to reside at Stonington. extend westwardly along the northern boundary

The district of New Haven shall extend from line of the said state, unto the place where said the west line of the district of New London, west- line is bounded by the river St. Lawrence; and erly to Oufatumnick river, to which shall be an- the President of the United States is hereby aunexed the several towns, or landing places, of thorized to appoint such place within the said Guildford, Branford, Milford, and Derby, as ports district to be a port of entry and delivery, as he

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shall judge expedient; and a collector shall be State of New Jersey there shall be five districts, appointed to reside at the port of entry which to wit: Perth Amboy, Burlington, Bridgetown, may be established within the said district; and Great Egg Harbor and Little Egg Harbor, which the President is also authorized, if he shall judge shall severally be ports of entry. The district of proper, to appoint not exceeding two surveyors, to Perth Amboy shall comprehend all that part of reside at such place as he may judge expedient to the State of New Jersey, known by the name of constitute ports of delivery only.

East New Jersey, (that part excepted which is The district of Oswego shall include all the bereafter included in the district of Little Egg shores and waters of the river St. Lawrence, Harbor,) together with all the waters thereof, herefrom the place where said river is intersected by tofore within the jurisdiction of the said State ; the forty-fifth degree of northern latitude, and in which district the towns, or landing places of all the shores and waters of Lake Ontario, and New Brunswick, Middletown Point, Elizabeth the rivers and waters connected therewith, lying Town, and Newark, shall be ports of delivery within the jurisdiction of the United States, and only ; and a collector for the district shall be apwithin the State of New York, to the eastward pointed, to reside at Perth Amboy, and a surveyor, of the west bank of Genesee river; and a collector to reside at New Brunswick. shall be appointed, who shall reside at or near The district of Burlington shall comprehend Oswego, at such place as the President of the that part of the said State known by the name of United States shall appoint to be the port of entry West New Jersey, which lies to the eastward and for the district; and the President of the United north ward of the county of Gloucester, with all States is authorized to appoint not exceeding the waters thereof heretofore within the jurisdicthree surveyors, to reside at such places within tion of the said State, in which district the landthe said district as he shall judge proper, and 10 ing place of Lamberton shall be a port of delivery constitute each or either of such places to be only, and a collector shall be appointed for the ports of delivery only.

district, to reside at Burlington, which shall be the The district of Niagara shall include all the port of entry for the district. shores and waters of Lake Ontario and Lake The district of Bridgetown shall comprehend Erie, and the rivers connected therewith, lying the counties of Gloucester, Salem, Cumberland, within the jurisdiction of the United States, and and Cape May, (such parts of the county of Glouwithin the State of New York, to the westward cester and Cape May as shall be hereinafter inof the west bank of Genesee river; and a col-cluded in the district of Great Egg Harbor exlector shall be appointed who shall reside at Nia- cepted,) and all the waters thereof heretofore withgara, which shall be the sole port of entry for the in the jurisdiction of the said State; and the district; and the President of the United States town of Salem and Port Elizabeth, on Maurice is authorized to appoint, not exceeding two sur- river, shall be ports of delivery only; and a colveyors, to reside at such places within the said lector for the district shall be appointed, to reside district as he shall judge proper, and to constitute at Bridgetown, which shall be the port of entry each or either of such places to be ports of deliv- for the district. ery only.

The district of Great Egg Harbor shall comSec. 6. And be it further enacted, That the prehend the river of Great Egg Harbor, together State of Vermont shall constitute one district, with all the inlets, bays, sounds, rivers, and creeks, which shall include all such shores and waters of along the seacoast, from Brigantine inlet to Cape Lake Champlain, and the rivers connected there- May; and a collector for the district shall be apwith, as lie within the said State, and shall also pointed, to reside at Somers Point, on the said extend along the northern boundary line of the river of Great Egg Harbor. said State, adjoining to_the British colony of The district of Little Egg Harbor shall comLower Canada; and the President of the United prehend all the shores, waters, bays, rivers, and States is authorized to appoint such place within creeks, from Barnegat inlet to Brigantine inlet, the said district, to be the sole port of entry, as both inclusively; and the town of Tuckerton shall he shall judge proper; and a collector shall be be the sole port of entry for the said district; and appointed to reside thereat; and the President of a collector for the same shall be appointed, to rethe United States is also authorized, if he judge side at Tuckerton. it expedient, to establish not exceeding two places Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That in the as ports of delivery only, and to appoint survey- State of Pennsylvania, there shall be two disors for each, or either of said places, at his discre-tricts, io wit: Philadelphia and Presque Isle; the tion: Provided, nevertheless, that the President district of Philadelphia shall include all the shores of the United States may whenever he shall and waters of the river Delaware, and the rivers judge it expedient, and for the interest of the and waters connected therewith, lying within the United States, erect the northern boundary line State of Pennsylvania ; and the city of Philadelof the said State, adjoining the British colony of phia shall be the sole port of entry and delivery Lower Canada, or so much thereof as he may for the same; and a collector, paval officer, and think proper, into a separate district, and appoint surveyor for the district, shall be appointed, who a collector, io reside at such port of entry and shall reside at the city of Philaclelphia. delivery as may be established by the President The district of Presque Isle shall include all within the same.

the shores and waters of Lake Erie, and the rivers Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That in the land waters connected therewith, lying within the

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jurisdiction of the United States and the State of for the district shall be appointed, to reside at Pennsylvania ; and a collector for the said dis- Annapolis, which shall be the sole port of entry trict shall be appointed, who shall reside at Presque and delivery for the same. Isle.

The district of Nottingham shall include all Sec. 9. And be it further enacted, That the the waters and shores on the west side of ChesaState of Delaware shall be one district, and the peake bay, to Drum Point, on the river Patuxent, borough of Wilmington shall be the only port of together with the said river, and all the navigable entry, to which shall be annexed New Castle and waters emptying into the same to which BenePort Penn, as ports of delivery only; and a col- dict, Lower Marlborough, Town Creek, and Syllector for the district shall be appointed, to reside vey's Landing, shall be annexed as ports of delivat the said port of Wilmington.

ery only; and a collector for the district shall be Sec. 10. And be it further enacted, That in the appoinied, to reside at Nottingham, and a surveyor State of Maryland there shall be ten districts, to at Town Creek; and Nottingham shall be the sole wit: Baltimore, Chester, Oxford, Vienna, Snow- port of entry. hill, Annapolis, Nottingham, Nanjemoy, George- The district

of Nanjemoy shall include all the town, and Havre-de-Grace.

waters of the Potomac within the jurisdiction of The district of Baltimore shall include Pataps- the State of Maryland, from Point Look Oui to co river, Turkey Point, Spes Utiæ Island, and all Pomonky creek, inclusive, to which Cedar Point

, the waters and shores on the west side of Chesa- Saint Mary's, and Lewellensburgh shall be annexpeake bay, from the mouth of Magetiy river, which ed as ports of delivery only; and a collector for shall not be included in the district of Havre-de-the district shall be appointed, to reside at NanjeGrace; and a collector, naval officer, and sur- moy; also a surveyor, to reside at each of the veyor for the district shall be appointed, to reside towns of Saint Mary's and Lewellensburgh; and at Baltimore, which shall be the sole port of Nanjemoy shall be the sole port of entry. entry.

The district of Georgetown shall include all the The district of Chester shall include Chester waters and shores from Pomonky creek, on the river, and all the waters and shores on the eastern north side of Potomac river, to ihe head of the side of Chesapeake bay, from the south side of navigable waters of the said river, within the juElk river to the north side of the Eastern bay risdiction of the State of Maryland, to which and Wye river, inclusive; in which Georgetown, Digges's Landing and Carrolsburgh shall be anon Sassafras river, shall be a port of delivery only, nexed as ports of delivery only; and a collector and a collector for the district shall be appointed, for the district shall be appointed, to reside at to reside at Chester, which shall be the sole pori Georgetown, which shall be the sole port of entry. of entry.

The district of Havre-de-Grace shall include The district of Oxford shall include all the all the waters and shores of the Chesapeake bay, waters and shores on the eastern side of Chesa- above Turkey Point and Spes Utiæ Island to the peake bay, from the north side of Wye river, and south side of Elk river, inclusive, and a collector the Eastern bay, to the south side of Great Chop- for the district shall be appointed, lo reside at tank river, inclusive; and Cambridge shall be a Havre-de-Grace, which shall be the sole port of port of delivery only; and a collector for the dis- entry for the same. trict shall be appointed, to reside at Oxford, which Sec. 11. And be it further enacted, That in the shall be the sole port of entry.

State of Virginia there shall be eleven districts, The district of Vienna shall include all the to wit: Hampton, as one port; Norfolk and Portswaters and shores on the eastern side of Chesa- mouth, as one port; Bermuda Hundred and City peake bay, from the south side of Great Chop- Point, as one port; Yorktown, Tappahanpock, tank river, to the south side of Hooper's straits, Yeocomico river, including Kinsale, Dumfries, Hayne's Point, and Wicomico river, inclusive; including Newport, Alexandria, Folly Landing, and Salisbury shall be a port of delivery only; Cherrystone, and South Quay. The authority and a collector for the district shall be appointed, of the officers at Hampton shall extend over all to reside at Vienna, which shall be the sole pori the waters, shores, bays, harbors, and inlets beof entry:

tween the south side of the mouth of York river, The district of Snowhill shall include all the along the west shore of the Chesapeake bay, to waters and shores on the seacoast, from the north Hampton, and thence up the northern side of line of Virginia, to the south line of Delaware, James river, to the east side of Chickahominy together with all the waters and shores on the river; and a collector for the district shall be apeastern side of Chesapeake bay, from the south pointed, to reside at Hampton, which shall be the side of Wicomico river to the south side of Poco- sole port of entry. moke river, inclusive, so far as the jurisdiction of To the district of Norfolk and Portsmouth shall the said State of Maryland extends; to which be annexed Suffolk and Smithfield, as ports of Sinnipuxent shall be a port of delivery for West delivery only; and the authority of the offiIndia produce only; and a collector for the dis- cers of the district shall extend over all the watrict shall be appointed, to reside at Snowhill, ters, shores, bays, harbors, and inlets, comprehendwhich shall be the sole port of entry:

ed within a line drawn from Cape Henry to the The district of Annapolis shall include Magetty mouth of James river, and thence up the south river, and all the waters and shores from thence side of James river to Hood's

, inclusively, and up to Drum Point, on Patuxent river; and a collector Elizabeth river to the highest tide water there

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of; and Norfolk and Portsmouth shall be the sole shall extend over all the waters, shores, bays, harport of entry; and a collector, naval officer, and bors, creeks, and inlets, comprehended between surveyor for the district shall be appointed, to re- Boyd's Hole and Cockpit Point, aforesaid. side at Norfolk; also a surveyor, to reside at each for the district of Alexandria shall be appointof the ports of Suffolk and Smithfield.

ed a collector and surveyor, to reside at AlexanTo the district of Bermuda Hundred, or City dria, which shall be the sole port of entry; and Point, shall be annexed Richmond, Petersburg, the authority of the officers of the said district and Manchester, as ports of delivery only; and a shall extend over all the waters, shores, bays, harcollector and surveyor shall be appointed for the bors, creeks, and inlets, on the south side of the said district, to reside at Bermuda Hundred, or river Potomac, from the last-mentioned Cockpit City Point, which shall be the sole port of entry; Point, to the highest tide water of the said river. also a surveyor for Petersburg, to reside thereat; For the district of Folly Landing .shall be ap-and a surveyor for Richmond and Manchester, to pointed a collector, who shall reside at Accomac reside at Richmond; and the authority of the of-Court-House, and whose authority shall extend ficers of the said district shall extend over all the over all the waters, shores, bays, harbors, and inwaters, shores, bays, harbors, and inlets, compre- lets, of the county of Accomać. hended between Hood's, on the southern side of For the district of Cherrystone shall be apJames river, and the highest tide water on James pointed a collector to reside at Cherrystone, whose and Appamatox rivers, and on the northern side authority shall extend over all the waters, shores, of James river, from the highest tide water to the bays, harbors, and inlets, comprehended within eastern bank of Chickahominy river.

Northampton county. To the district of Yorktown shall be annexed For the district of South Quay a collector shall West Point and Cumberland, as ports of delivery be appointed to reside thereat, whose authority only; and a collector for the district shall be ap- shall extend over all the waters

, shores, bays, barpointed, to reside at Yorktown, which shall be bors, and inlets, in that part of the State of Virthe sole port of entry; also a surveyor for the two ginia to the southward of the district of Norfolk, ports of delivery, to reside at West Point; and the and not included in the said district, comprehendauthority of the officers of the said district shall ed within the limits of the State. extend over all the waters, shores, bays, harbors, Sec. 12. And be it further enacted, That, in the and iplets, comprehended between the point form- State of North Carolina, there shall be five dising the south shore of the mouth of Rappahan-tricts, viz: One to be called the district of Wilnock river, and the point forming the south shore mington, and to comprehend all the waters, shores, of the mouth of York river, and thence up the bays, harbors, creeks, and inlets, from Little river said river to West Point, and thence up Pamun- inlei, inclusive, to New river inlet, inclusive. The key and Matta pony rivers to the highest navigable town of Wilmington shall be a port of entry and waters thereof.

delivery, and there shall be a collector, naval offiTo the district of Tappahannock shall be an- cer, and surveyor, to reside at the said town of Dexed Urbanna, Port Royal, and Fredericksburg, Wilmington. Another district, to be called the including Falmouth, as ports of delivery only; district of Newbern, which shall comprehend all and a collector for the district shall be appointed, the waters, shores, bays, harbors, creeks, and inlets, to reside at Tappa hannock, which shall be the from New river inlet, inclusive, to Ocracoke inlet, sole port of entry; also a surveyor for each of the inclusive, together with that part of Pamlico sound ports of Urbanna, Port Royal

, and Fredericks- which lies southward and westward of the shoal burg; and the authority of the officers of the said projecting from the mouth of Pamlico river, todistrict shall extend over all the waters, shores, wards the Royal Shoal, and southward of the said harbors, bays, and inlets, comprehended between Royal Shoal; that the town of Newbern shall be Smith's Point, at the mouth of the Potomac river, a port of entry and delivery, and the towns of and the point forming the south shore of the Beaufort and Swansborough shall be ports of demouth of Rappa hannock river, and thence up livery only; and there shall be a collector apthe last-mentioned river to the highest tide water pointed for the district, to reside at Newbern, and thereof.

a surveyor, to reside at Beaufort, and one at The district of Yeocomico River, including Swansborough. And it shall be lawful for the Kinsale, shall

extend from Smith's Point, on the President of the United States, if he shall judge south side of Potomac river, to Boyd's Hole, on the it expedient, and for the interest of the United same river, including all the waters, shores, bays, States, to establish a port of delivery at Shell Casharbors, creeks, and inlets along the south shore of tle or Beacon Island, near Ocracoke inlet, and to Potomac river to Boyd's Hole, aforesaid; and appoint a surveyor to reside thereat. Another Yeocomico, including Kinsale, shall be the sole district, to be called the district of Washington, port of entry; and a collector for the district shall which shall comprehend all that part of Pamlico be appointed, to reside on Yeocomico river. sound not included in the district of Newbern, as

The district of Dumfries, including, Newport, far north as the Marshes; the town of Washingshall extend from Boyd's Hole to Cockpit Point, ton shall be the sole port of entry and delivery; on the south side of 'Potomac river; and a col- and a collector for the district shall be appointed, lector for the district shall be appointed, to reside to reside within the same. Another district, which at Dumfries, which shall be the sole port of entry; shall be called the district of Edenton, and to com. and the authority of the officers of this district prehend all the waters, bays, harbors, creeks, and

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inlets, from the Marshes, inclusive, northward and Savannah river, and all the waters, shores, harwestward, except those included in the district of bors, rivers, creeks, bays, and inlets, from the said Camden ; the town of Edenton shall be a port of river to the north point of Ossabaw island and entry and delivery, and Heriford, Murfreesbo- Great Ogechee rivers, inclusive; and a collector, rough, Princeton, Winton, Bennet's Creek, Ply- naval officer, and surveyor, shall be appointed for mouth, Windsor, and Skewarky, ports of delivery; the said district, to reside ai Savannah. and a collector for the district shall be appointed, The district of Sunbury shall comprehend all to reside at :he town of Edenton, and a surveyor the waters, shores, harbors

, rivers, creeks, bays, at each of the ports of Hertford, Winton, Bennet's and inlets, south of the north point of Ossabaw Creek, Plymouth, Windsor, and Skewarky; and island and Great Ogechee river, exclusive, and oneat Murfreesborough, for said port, and for Prince- north of the south point of Sapelo island, incluton. Another district, which shall be called the sive, except such part as is hereafter described as district of Camden, and to comprehend North river, appertaining to the district of Hardwicke; and a Pasquotank, and Little rivers, and all the waters, collector for the said district shall be appointed, to shores, bays, harbors, creeks, and inlets, from the reside at Sunbury. junction of Currituck and Albemarle sounds to The district of Brunswick shall comprehend all the northern extremity of Blackbay; and Plank- the waters, shores, barbors, rivers, creeks, bays, bridge, on Sawyer,s creek, shall be the port of en- and inlets, from the south point of Sapelo island, try and delivery, and Nixonton, Indian Town, New-exclusive, to the south point of Jekyl island, inbiggin Creek, Currituck Inlet, Pasquotank River clusive; Fredericka shall be a port of delivery Bridge, ports of delivery: and a collector for the only; and a collector for the district shall be apdistrict shall be appointed, to reside at Plank-pointed, to reside at Brunswick. bridge, on Sawyer's Creek, and a surveyor at each The district of St. Mary's shall comprehend all of the ports of Nixonton, Indian Town. Currituck the waters, shores, harbors, rivers, creeks, bays, Inlet, Pasquotank River Bridge, and Newbiggin and inlets, from the south point of Jekyl island, Creek; and that the authority of the several offi- exclusive. to St. Mary's ríver, inclusive; and a cers of each district shall extend over all the wa-collector for the said district shall be appointed, to ters, shores, bays, harbors, creeks, and inlets, com- reside at St. Mary's. prehended within each district. Provided, That And, in each of the said districts, it shall be lawall ships or vessels, intending to proceed to Ply- ful for the collector to grant a permit to unlade at mouth, Windsor, Skewarky, Winton, Bennet's any port or place within the district, and to apCreek Bridge, Murfreesborough or Princeton, poini, or put on board any ship or vessel for shall first come to and enter at the port of Eden- which a permit is granted, one or more inspectton; and provided, also, that any vessels coming ors, as may be necessary for the security of the in at Ocracoke Inlet, that may be under the ne- revenue. cessity of employing lighters before they pass the The district of Hardwicke shall include all the Royal Shoal, may be at liberty to enter at any waters, shores, bays, harbors, creeks, and rivers, port of entry connected with the waters of said between the south point of Ossabaw island, and inlet, to which such vessels are bound; and that the south point of Warsaw island; and, in the any vessel coming in at said inlet in ballast, for said district, the town of Hardwicke shall be the the purpose of loading without the Royal Shoals, only port of entry, and a collector for the said shall be at liberty to enter at any port of entry district shall be appointed, to reside at Hardconnected with the waters of said inlet.

wicke. Sec. 13. And be it further enacted, That, in the Sec. 15. And be it further enacted, That, in State of South Carolina, there shall be three dis- the State of Kentucky, there shall be one tricts, to wit: Georgetown, Charleston, and Beau- district, which shall include all the waters, fort, each of which shall be a port of entry. The shores, and inlets of the rivers Ohio and Misdistrict of Georgetown shall include the shores, sissippi, and the rivers and waters connected inlets, and rivers, from the boundary of North therewith, lying within the jurisdiction of the Carolina to the point of Cape Romain : The dis- United States and the said State; and a coltrict of Charleston shall include all the shores, lector shall be appointed, to reside at Louisville, inlets, and rivers, from Cape Romain to the Com- which shall be the sole port of entry and delivbahee river, inclusive; and the district of Beau- ery, for the said district, of any goods, wares, fort shall include the shores, inlets, and rivers, and merchandise, not the growth or manufacture from Com bahee river to Back river, in Georgia, of the United States: Provided, nevertheless, comprehending all the shores, inlets, and harbors, That it shall be lawful for the President of the formed by the different bars and sea-islands lying United States, whenever he shall judge it expediwithin each district, respectively; and a collector, ent, and for the interest of the United States, to naval officer, and surveyor, shall be appointed, to establish a separate district, which shall include all reside at Charleston, and a collector at each of the the waters, shores, and inlets, of the river Missisother ports.

sippi, within the jurisdiction of the United States

, Sec. 14. And be it further enacted, That, in the and the said State of Kentucky, and also the State of Georgia, there shall be five districts, to shores and waters on the south side of the river wit: Savannah, Sunbury, Brunswick, St. Mary's, Ohio, from the mouth thereof to the east bank of and Hardwicke, each of which shall be a port of Cumberland river, with the rivers and waters conentry. The district of Savannah shall include nected with the Mississippi and Ohio, within the

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