or deposits to security, either by bond, with one or more sufficient sureties, for iioubi.: ii.u t|je payment thereof, or by the deposile of a portion of such

merchandise, equal, at least, to double the amount of the duties Bondordcpo- on the whole importation; which bond shall be cancelled, or the ceiled or del!" merchandise, so deposited, shall be delivered to the owner, on Tered up, on, the producing to the deputy collector a certificate, of the collec*"* tor of the district, that the duties have been duly paid.

Penalties, &c. ^, 3. That all penalties and forfeitures incurred by force of this ld»ccordingr act, shall be sued for, recovered, distributed, and accounted for, to theacto(|d jn the manner prescribed by the act, entitled "An act to reguVom' 573 'ate t'le co"ec''on OI" duties on imports and tonnage," passed on And' may be the second day of March, one thousand seven hundred and ninemitigated or ty-nine, and may be mitigated or remitted in the manner pre

relmltcd ac- * . , , J • i i a , • ■ r i • .

cording to act scribed by the act, entitled "An act to provide for the mitigatlm March> ing or remitting the forfeitures, penalties, and disabilities, accruVoi. i. p. 458. ing in certain cases therein mentioned," passed on the third day of March, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-seven. [Approved, March 2, 1821.]

''|oB'| Chap. 153. An act extending the time for issuing and locating military land warrants to • officers and soldiers of the revolutionary army.

^gmwafrranT* $ 1Be il #c- Tnat the ,ime limited, by the second

extended to section of the act approved on the twenty-fourth day of FebruaI823?f M"rch' ry> one thousand eight^hundred and nineteen, for issuing military land warrants to the officers and soldiers of the revolutionary army, shall be extended to the fourth day of March, one thousL'tTngnar- and eight hundred and twenty-three; and the time for locating rants extended the unlocatcd warrants shall be extended to the first day of Ocisi8.'°cl" l°ber thereafter. [Approved, March 2, 1821.J

Chap. 154. An act to establish the district of Pearl river.

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Late'Bor'gne, § I. Be it enacted, fyc. That, from and after the first day of crffection' dia- ^u'v nex,> ■«* 'he bays, waters, and shores, on Lake Borgne and tnct, after 1st the Gulf of Mexico, and all the rivers emptying into the same, A portrf'en- w''h*n the limits of the state of Mississippi, shall be a collection try, &c. district, to be called the District of Pearl River: of which, a port near the mouth of Pearl river, at such place as the president of the United States shall designate, shall be the port of entry; Aedh!S«,ror anu" a collector for the district shall be appointed, to reside at wiih a salary such place as the president shall direct, at or near the said port, belldesdf«js. wno shall be entitled to receive, in addition to the fees and other emoluments established by law, the annual salary of two hundred and fifty dollars. [Approved, March 2, 1821.]

!*74fi"'' ^' Chap. 155. An act confirming the location of the seat of government of the state of Illinois'

and for other purposes.

of°iarndS,e&c!ns $ »• Be it enacted, fyc. That the four sections of land, includaeiocted by ing the section number sixteen, in township number six north, foTtho'seaTof range number one east, of the third principal meridian, hereto«0»ornmen| °f fore selected by commissioners appointed for that purpose, for firmod to°tno the seat of government of the stale of Illinois, be, and the same •tate. are hereby declared to be, confirmed to, and vested in, the said

state, for the purpose aforesaid.

>5. 2. That the governor of said state be, and he is hereby, au- The governor

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thorized to select any unappropriated section in said townslnp, secfor the use of the inhabitants thereof, which shall be in lieu of <«>» j»i'ett <* the said sixteenth section. [Approved, March 2, 1821.] |

Chap. 163. An act authorizing tho president of theUnited States to remove the land office Vol. iii. p. in the district of Lawrence county, in the territory of Arkansas. 1669.

$ 1. Beit enacted, #c. That so much of the act, entitled "An ^7t°hrt^blct act making provision for the establishment of additional land of- 1818, repealfices in the territory of Missouri," as requires that the land office "d" for the district of Lawrence county shall be established at the seat of justice in said county, shall be, and the same is hereby, The resid8nt repealed; and the president of the United States is hereby au- may establish thorized to remove and establish said office at any suitable place

the office at

within the said district. [Approved, March 2, 1821.] piYce

Chap. 170. An act to alter tho times of holding the district court in the northern district Vol. iii. p.

at New York. 1646.1665.

"§> 1. Beit enacted, fyc. That the district court of the United "'JJ'f^jJJ Slates of America, for the northern district of New York, direct- hoiderlYt tilled by law'tu be holden at Utica, shall hereafter be holden,at the Taue^,lhe^"1 same place, on the last Tuesday of August, instead of the third Aug'stfand Tuesday of May, in each year; and that the court directed by AibanUon"ho law to be holden at Albany, on the second Tuesday of No Vem- last Tuesday ber, shall, instead thereof, hereafter be holden, at the same place, of J»nuarron the last Tuesday of January, in each year.

$ 2. That all actions, suits, process, proceedings, commenced, Proceedings,^ or to be commenced, or now pending, in said district court, and acc'ord'mg"y.e liable to be discontinued or suffer prejudice from the foregoing alterations, may be returned to, and shall be continued to, the district court to be holden in pursuance of this act, in such manner as that the same shall suffer no discontinuance or prejudice ffr by virtue of this act. [Approved, March 2, 1821.]

Chap. 171. An act to alter and establish certain post roads.

§ \ . Be it enacted, &-c. That the following post roads be, and Postroadsdis

i Ii I* ■ ii* Tv lr* continued.

the same are hereby, discontinued; that is to say: F rom Con- Vol. in. p. cord, in Rockingham county, by Salisbury, Andover, New Ches- 20lster, Bridgewater, and Plymouth, thence by New Holderness, New Hampton, Sanbornton, and Salisbury, to Concord, and from Farminglon to Middleton, in New Hampshire. From Carver to Wareham. From Northampton, by Southampton, to Springfield, in Massachusetts. From Herkimer, by Woodworth's, Columbia, by Underwood's, Litchfield, to Laghwaite. From Vernon to Delhi. From Little Falls, by Fairfield, Newport, and Russia, to Rcmsen, in New York: From Liberty Corner, by Doughty's mills, and New Providence, to Springfield, in New Jersey. From Morgantown, by Crab Orchard, to Kingwood, in Virginia. From Milledgeville, to Grcensborough, in Georgia. From Pocataligo, by Hickory Hill, to Augusta, in South Carolina. From Clinton, in Tennessee, to Pulaski, in Kentucky. From Washington to Cincinnati; and from Lancaster to Washington, in Ohio. From Falmouth to Grant's Lick, on the east side of the river, in Kentucky. From Smilhton to John Graham's, in Missouri.

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Po.iroadse.- $ 2. That the following be established post roads; that is to ^MaintT" say:Maine. From Brunswick, by Topsham, Lisbon, Wales, Monmouth, Leeds, Wayne, and Fayetle, to Jay; and thence, by Livermore, Turner, and Durham, to Brunswick. From Green, by Leeds and Wayne, to Winthrop. From Bangor, by Levant, Corinth, New Charlestown, Atkinson, Sebec, Brownsville, Williamsburg, Foxcroft, Guilford, and Sangerville, to Bangor. From Warsaw, by Hartland, and St. Albin's, to Palmyra. From Bethel, by Gilead, Shelburne, Durand, Kilkenney, and Jefferson, to uVm'iTiuro Lancaster, in New Hampshire. In New Hampshire. From Concord, in Rockingham county, by the M'Crillis tavern, in Canterbury, Norlhfield Meeting House, Sanbornton, Smith's village, on the turnpike, across the river near Pine Hill, and Bridgewater, to Plymouth. From Smith's village, on the turnpike, by New Hampton meeting house, and the paper mill in Holderness, to Plymouth. From Concord, by Boscowan, Salisbury village, Andover, New Chester, Bristol, and the Mayhew turnpike, to Rumney. From Rochester, by Chesnut Hill, in Farminglon, to Middleton. That the post route from Centre Harbor to Plymouth, and the post route from Portsmouth, by Meredith and New Humpin M««achu- ton' lo Flymouth, shall be by the post office in Holderness. In ■tiH. Massachusetts. From Greenfield, by Bernardstown, Norlhfield,

Warwick, Orange, New Salem, Shutesbury, Leverett, Sunderland, and Montague, to Greenfield. From Richmond to West Stockbridge. From Northampton, by East Hampton, South Hampton, Westfield, Southwick, and East Granby, to Hartford, in Connecticut. From Worcester to Groton. From Boston, by a turnpike road, to Taunton; and thence, by Wellington, Dighton, Swanzey, Warren, Bristol, Portsmouth, and Middleton, to InConnecti Newport, in Rhode Island. From South Hadley, by Granby, to cm. Belchertown. In Connecticut. From Mansfield to Willington.

* From Stafford, by Union, to Woodstock. From Brooklyn, by South Killingly, to Thompson. From Bridgeport, by Long Hill, Trumbull, Levi Edwards', in Huntington, Newtown, and BrookIn New York, field, to New Milford. In New York. From Ulica, by Whitesborough, Floyd, Steuben, and Western, to Rome. From Cayuga to Montezuma. From Turin, by Harrisburg, Copenhagen, Tylersville, Pinkney.and Rodman, to Adams. From Newburgh, by Middletown, Marlborough, Milton, and New Paltz, lo Poughkeepsie. From Upper Red Hook Landing to the present post road from New York to Albany. From Watertown, by Le Raysville, to Antwerp. From Mooresville, by Bovina, in Delaware county, to Delhi. From Bergen, by Riga and East Riga, to Rochesterville. From Ellicottville, by Little Valley, Conewongo Creek, and Gerry, to Mayville. From Caledonia to Riga. From Whitehall, in Washington county, by Putnam, to Ticonderoga. From Southold, in Suffolk, to the village of Oysterponds. From Ulica, in the county of Oneida, to Bainbridge, in the county of Chenango, by New Hartford, Paris Furnace, Bridgewater, Brookfield, Columbus, New Berlin, Norwich, and Guilford. From Lisle, in the counly of Broome, through the towns of Berkshire and Caroline, on the Susquehannah, and Bath turnpike road, to Ithica, in the county of Tompkins. From Manlius, by Oran, Delhi, Fabius; Pompey, and thence to Manlius. From Ulica, by Rome, to Montezuma, and thence to Rochester, upon and near the Great Canal. From Bennington, Vermont, by White Creek, Cambridge, Easton, and Greenwich, to Saratoga Springs, New York. From Ritchfield by Peltrie's, in Columbia, by Underwood's, in Litchfield, to Utica. From Peltrie's, in Columbia, by Elie Palmer's to Herkimer. From Little Falls, Herkimer county, by Eaton's Bush, Middleville, Newport, Naham Daniel's, Russia post office, to Trenton, with a side mail from Middleville to Fairfield post office. From Canandaigua, in the state of New York, by Manchester, to Palmyra; from thence by South Williamson, and Williamson, to Pultneyville. In JVcioinNow Jersey. From Chester to Flanders. From Liberty Corner to JereeySomerville. From Trenton, by Croswick's tavern, Rickle's Town, Julius, and Amy's, to New Egypt. In Pennsylvania. In Penm/ivaFrom Easton, by Stockertown, to Roscommon. From Chester, a'°" by Village Green, Wilcoxe's mills, Concord meeting house, and Dilworthtown, to West Chester. From Clark's Ferry, by Landisburg, Douglass's Mills, and Concord, to Fannelsburg. From Somerset, by Connelsville, Union, Smithfield, Germantown, and Geneva, to Morganlown, in Virginia. From Hanover, by Berlin, to Dillstown. From Lambpeter square to Cochransville. Frotn Gettysburg, by Petersburg, and Dillstown, to Harrisburg. From Berwick, on the Tioga and Susquehanna turnpike, to Meansville. From Lancaster, by New London Cross Roads, Newark, and Christiana Bridge, to New Castle, in Delaware. From Gettysburg, by Lughtersburg, to Hagerstown, in Maryland. From Leditz, in Lancaster county, by Elizabeth Furnace, and ShuefFerston, to Lebanon. From Beavertown, by Jeffriestown and Noblestown, to Cannonsburg. In Delaware. From in Delaware. Milford to the village of Milton; a new route. In Maryland, in Muryimd. That the mail route from Easton to Princess Anne shall pass over Dover Bridge, and by New Market and Cambridge; the route from Easton, by the Trappe, to Cambridge, shall nevertheless be continued. From Easton to the Trappe, in Talbot county. From Harford to Michael's Store. In Virginia. From King- In Virginia, wood, by Crab Orchard, Hagan's Store, to Smithfield, in Pennsylvania. From Lewis Courthouse, by French Creek Settlement, Flatwood's, and Elk river, to Nicholas Courthouse. From Woodring's mill, in Preston county, by GofPs Ferry, on Cheat River, to Leading Creek, in Randolph county. From the mouth of Fishing Creek, on Ohio river, by Buffalo, Barnes' mills, Prickett's Settlement, and Smithfield, to Kingwood. From Springfield to Romney, in Hampshire county. From Morgantown, by Jackson's Iron Works, Carlisle's Furnace, to Sandy Creek Glades. From Charlottesville, by Warren, to Buckingham Courthouse. From Culpepper Courthouse, by State Mills, to Woodville. From Staunton, by Little River, to the Panther Gap. From Jacksonville, in Wood county, by Murphy's Settlement, to Lewis Courthouse. That the mail route from Marietta to Wheeling pass by Sisterville and the mouth of Fishing Creek. That the mail route from the Warm Springs, in Bath county, by Anthony's Creek, to Lewisburg, shall, in returning, pass by Frankford, Locust Creek, Barnes' Mill, Cackley's, Bradshaw's, and fa Norih Gatewood's, to the Warm Springs. In North Carolina. From Carolina.

"Salisbury to Fayetteville. From Wilkesborougli, by Mock's Old Fields, Salisbury, Skeen's Ferry, Lawrenceville, Wadesborough, and Sneedsborough, to Cheraw, formerly Chatham, in South Carolina. From Charlotte, by Chester Courthouse, and Newtterry Courthouse, to Edgefield Courthouse, in South Carolina. That the mail route from Fayetteville to Wilmington pass by David Wright's store, in Duplin county. From Salisbury, by Fulton,

Cawiiiw to Huntsville. In-South Carolina. From Columbia, by Ashville and Warm Springs, in North Carolina, to Lexington, in Kentucky. From Coosawatchie, by Robertsville and King Creek,

in Georgia, lo Augusta, In Georgia. From Moniicello, by Monroe, in Walton county, and Lawrenceville, in Gwinnett county, to Hall Courthouse. « From Jefferson to Fairfield, in Cumden county. From Carnesville, by Habersham Courthouse, to Rabun Courthouse. From Powelton, in Hancock county, by Greensborough, to Madison, in Morgan county. From Carnesville, by Bushville,

In Kentucky, to Hall Courthouse. In Kentucky. From Franklin to Nashville, in Tennessee. From Eddyville, by Iron Banks, to New Madrid, in Missouri. That the post route from Burkesville to Moniicello shall pass by Robert Poage's, in Stockton's Valley. That the post route from Columbia to Glasgow shall pass by Edmonton, in Barren county. From Scottsville to Cairo, in Tennessee. From Falmouth, in Pendleton county, passing the three forks of Grassy Creek and Gains's, to Burlington, in Boone county. From Bowling Green, by Litchfield and Hardinsburg, to Corydon, in jn(i|nna In Tennessee. Fom Clinton to Burkesville, in Kentucky. From Washington, in Rhea county, by Hamilton Courthouse, and the new turnpike road, to Morganton, at the mouth of Sequatchee, by Marion Courthouse, and Jackson Courthouse, to Huntsville, in Alabama. From McMinville, by ShelbyviJ/e, lo Columbia. From Sparta, by Cookeville, Gainesborough, and Meigsville, to Tompkinsville, in Kentucky.. From Kingston, by Washington, to Huntsville, in Alabama. That the route from Springfield to Russelville, in Kentucky, shall pass Forts Mills, on Red river. From Murfreesborough to Slatesville. From Vernon, by

in Ohio. Perry Courthouse, to Reynoldsburg. In Ohio. From Lebanon, by Monroe, to Hamilton. From Washington, in Pennsylvania, by Wellsburg, in Virginia, Sleubenville, New Salem, New Philadelphia, Wooster, and Norwalk, to Lower Sandusky. From Canton, in Slark county, by New Porlnge, Norton, and Wadswo/th, to Medina, in Medina county. From Lancaster, by Circleville, • to Chillicothe. From Granville, in Licking county, by Worthington, to Dublin, in Franklin county. From Urbana, by Troy, to Granville, in Dark county. From Dover, In Tuscarawas county, by Shanesville and Berlin, to Millersburgh, in Coshocton county. From Dresden, in the county of Muskingum, to Mansfield, in the county of Richland, by the way of West Carlisle, in Coshocton county. From Aurelius, by Duck creek Salt Works, in Morgan county, by Senecaville, to Guernsey Salt Works, and

In Indiana. to Washington, Guernsey county. In Indiana. From Brownstown to Indianapolis. From Vernon to Indianapolis. From Connersville to Indianapolis. From Lawrenceburgh, by Aurora, Hanover, and the Rising Sun, to Versailles; and to return by the way of Vaughan's in Manchester township. From Rich

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