An act for the establishment and support of light-houses, beacons, and buoys.
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Published by Printed by Thomas Greenleaf.) in (New-York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Lighthouses -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Aids to navigation -- United States.

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Edition Notes

SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 45624.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 sheet ([1] p.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14564242M

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It was on this day in , that Congress approved an Act for the establishment and support of lighthouse, beacons, buoys and public piers. In Celebration of the th Anniversary of the signing of the Act and the commissioning of the first Federal lighthouse, Congress passed a resolution which designated August 7, as National Lighthouse Day.   The text for the original act: An Act for the Establishment and support of Lighthouse, 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, That all expenses which shall accrue from and after the fifteenth day of August one thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine, in the .   Today is the th anniversary of the passage of the Lighthouse Act, or the "Act for the Establishment and Support of Lighthouses, Beacons, Buoys, and Public Piers." This act of Congress, passed on August 7, (the ninth piece of official legislation and first public works act ever passed by the US Congress), created the United States Lighthouse Establishment (USLHE). Today, August 7, is celebrated as National Lighthouse Day. On this day in , Congress approved an Act for the establishment and support of lighthouse, beacons, buoys and public piers.

IX.-Sn Act for the establishment and support of Lighthouses, Beacons, Aug. 7, Buoys, and Public Piers.(b) SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That all expenses which shall accrue from and after the fifteenth day of August, Act of July. On Aug. 7, , Congress passed an act for the establishment and support of lighthouses, beacons, buoys and public piers. An Act for the establishment and support of Lighthouses, Beacons, Buoys, and Public Piers. August 7, PDF, KB: Chapter An Act providing for the Expenses which may attend Negotiations or Treaties with the Indian Tribes, and the appointment of Commissioners for managing the same. Aug PDF, KB: Chapter   An Act for the establishment and support of Lighthouses, Beacons, Buoys, and Public Piers. Aug. 7, 10 Chapter X. An Act providing for the Expenses which may attend Negotiations or Treaties with the Indian Tribes, and the appointment of Commissioners for managing the same. Aug. 20, 11 Chapter XI.

See “An Act for the establishment and support of Lighthouses, Beacons, Buoys, and Public Piers” (1 Stat. 53–54 [7 Aug. ]). 2. The lighthouse keeper was Supply Clap. On August 7, , Congress passed an Act for the establishment and support of lighthouse, beacons, buoys, and public piers. The Act also commisioned a lighthouse to be built at the entrance of the Chesapeake Bay. Two hundred years later, Congress passed a resolution designating August 7, , as National Lighthouse Day.   Another provided “for the establishment and support of Light-Houses, Beacons, Buoys and Public Piers.” An act set the salary of the Treasury . development of buoys. On Aug. 7, , the First Congress passed An act for the establishment and support of light-houses, beacons, buoys, and public piers. This act provided for the establishment of lighthouses, beacons and other aids. It placed their upkeep under the Department of the Treasury in general, and specifically the Fifth.