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—An Act for the establishment and support of Lighthouses,
Beacons, Buoys, and Public Piers.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
of the United States of America in Congress assembled,Act of
July 22, 1790, ch. 32. That all expenses which shall accrue from and
after the fifteenth day of August, one thousand seven hundred and
eighty-nine, in the necessaryExpenses of support and repairs, after
15th Aug. 1789, to be defrayed out of the treasury of the U. States.
support, maintenance and repairs of all lighthouses, beacons, buoys
and public piers erected, placed, or sunk before the passing of this act,
at the entrance of, or within any bay, inlet, harbor, or port of the
United States, for rendering the navigation thereof easy and safe,
shall be defrayed out of the treasury of the United States: ...
Approved, August 7, 1789
United States Statutes at Large, Volume 1 by United States Congress
Public Acts of the First Congress, First Session, Chapter IX
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