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transac ions of the cutter under their command, specifying therein the ves. sels that have been boarded, their names and descriptions, the names of the masters, and from what port or place they last sailed, whether Jaden or in ballast, whether ships or vessels of the United Sta’es, or to what other nation belonging, and whether they have the neeessary manifest or manifests of their cargoes on board, and generally, all such matters as it may be necessafri for the collectors, or other officers of the customs, to be made acquainted with ; and the officers of the said cutters shall, likewise, execute aud perWorm such other duties, for the collection and security of the revenue, as, from time to time, shall be enjoined and directed by the Secretary of the Teasury, not contrary to law.

The same act further directs that the Cutters and Boats, employed in the service of the revenue, shall be distinguished from other vessels by an ensigo and pendant, with such marks thereon as shall be prescribed and directeu by the President of the United States,* and, in case any ship or vessel, liable fio seizure or examination, shall not bring to, on being required, or being cbased by any cutter or boat, having displayed the pennant and ensign pre. scribed for vessels in the revenue service, it shall be lawful for the capiain, master, or other person having command of such cuiter or boat, to fire at or into, such vessel which shall not bring to, after such pennant and ensign shall be hoisted, and a gun shall have been fired by such cutter or boat as a signai; and such captain, master or other person, as aforesaid, and all persons acting by or under his direction, shall be indemnified from any peualties, for actions for damages, for so doing; and if any person shall be killed or wounded by such firing, and the captain, master, or other person aforesaid, shali be prosecuted, or arrested therefor, such captain, master or other person, shall be forthwith admitted to bail. And if any ship, vessel, or boat, not employed in the service of the revenue, shall, within the jurisdiction of the United States, carry or hoist any pennant or ensign prescribed for vessels in the service aforesaid, the master, or commander, of the ship or vessel, so offeoding, shall forfeit and pay one hundred dollars.

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OFFICERS OF THE REVENUE CUTTERS.

PASSA MAQUODDY Station.-Culter Swiftsure. Urial Coolidge.. ..........Captain......... ........June 1, 1832 Jobo Whitcomb.....

...1st Lieutenant..........Dec. 28, 1832 Thomas Stoddard...... ....2d Lieutenant...........Jan. 5, 1833 Arnold Burrough....

..3d Lieutenant..........Dec. 1833

PORTLAND Station.-Culter Morris. Winslow Foster .......... ...Captain

Mar. 28, 1821 Greeu Walden

1st Lieutenant.. ........ Dec. 15, 1830 George Hay.......

24 Lieutenant..........Dec. 31, 1832 James H. Roach ....

...3d Lieutenant..........

....Jan. 2, 1833 PORTSMOUTH STATION -Culler Madison. Thomas M. Shaw... .....Captain................. Sept. 5, 1829 Caleb Currier..............

Jst Lieutenant....

- April 13, 1830 John J. Nimno........... ..20 Lieutenant...

.......... Dec. 28, 1833 William B McLran........ ...3. Lieutenant..

March 1833

* l'he flags for the Cutters as prescribed by authority of the President, and was communicated to the officers of th Custonis, on ihe 1st of Aug ist, 1799, described thus An le sign and pennant consisting of Sixtien perpendicular Stripes, a ternate red and white, the Union of the ensign to be the arins of the United States, in dark blut on a white fieid.

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Boston STATION -Cutler Hamillon. William A. Howard

Captain...... .Dec. 31, 1829 John Besse...

. 1st Lieutenant... .......

.. Aug. 29, 1828 William B. Whitehead.. 2d Lieutenant .......

.....July 28, 1831 Theodore Fernald.... ..3d Lieutenant......... Feb.

4, 1833 NEW BEDFORD Station. ---Cutter McLane. Ezeki 1 Jones....

......Captain (suspended)....Jan. 4, 1833 Josian Sturgis.... .. Ist Lieut.Commanding, June

4, 1832 Francis Mastill..................2d Lieutenant.. ..... Aug. 12, 1833 Osmund Peters..................

....3d Lieut. (suspended)..July 14, 1833

NEWPORT Station.-Culler Vigilant. John Cahoone...

..Captain (on leave)......Jan. 25, 1812 Thomas Hudson........ .......1st Lieut Commanding, Jais. 25. 1812 Horatio N. Tracy..

.24 Lieutenant.......... Dec. 22, 1830 Peter Storer......................34 Lieutenant. ........Dec. 28, 1832)

New HAVEN STATION.-Cutter Wolcott. Andrew Mather....................Captain....................

.. April 24, 1829 Henry Prince, jr ............... 1st Lieutenant.......

.....June 5, 1832) Stephen Thatcher........ ...... 2d Lieutenant..........Jan. 24, 1831 Robert W. C. Robinette.. ......

..3d Lieutenant..........July 12, 1833 James Thumpson....

Warrant Officer.... ... Mar. 21, 1831

NEW YORK STATION.-Cutler Alert. Joseph Gold

..Captain................

.....June 11, 1832 Henry B. Nones.... .............1st Lieutenant..........June 2, 1832 Joseph A. Noyes.... ............2d Lieutenant..........Dec.

1833 George Berriman..... ..............3d Lieutenant..........

....Dec. 1833 NEW YORK SOUND.-Cutter Rush. William W. Polk................Captain........ .....July 25, 1825 Sanuel P. Scott.....

... 1st Lieutenant........

.....Jan. 3, 1833 Jonu Little...

.2d Lieutenant.......... Dec. 183 Blyden Hedge....

............ ....31 L'eutenant..........Jay. 4, 1833

WILMINGTON (DEL.) STATION.-Cutter Gallatin. Nicholas Bicker.......... ....... Captain......... ..... Aug. 19, 1828 Jo-jah Murch.....

....1st Lieutenant........ Oct. 23, 1833 Jagies B. Rodgers..

..2d Lieutenant.... .....Jan. 2, 1832 John M. Goweu......

...............3d Lieutenant..........Dec. 31, 1832

NORFOLK STATION.-Culler Jefferson. Jonn 4. Webster.....

Captain.....

Nov. 22, 1819 Richard Evans.........

1st Lieutenant...........Jan. 1, 1833 Gay Moore....................... 2d Lieutenant..........June 1, 1832 John Walker...... ... ! ......3d Lieutenant..........Jan. 1833

NEWBERN STATION.-Curter Dallas. Farmifold Green)......

Captain .................May 16, 1831 William Russel. ................2d Lieutenant...... Dec 17, 1832 Jobu B. Fultonl..........

..30 Lirutepant.... Dec. 1833

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CHARLESJON STATION.-Culler Jackson. Johr Jackson.....

.Captain ...............

.. April 24, 1818 Charles B Childs......

Ist L'rutenant..........

May 31, 1831 Stephen Cornell.... ........

..21 Lieutenant.......... Ort. 10, 1833 Thomas Osburn......

..3d Lieutenant..........Oct. 10, 1833 SAVANNAH STATION -Culler Crawford. Robert Day......

.Captain...... ..........June 2, 1832 Thomas C. Rudolph........... ..1st Lieutenant......

. April 26, 1828 William S. Washington........ 2d Lieutenant...... Dec. 29, 1832 Francis B. Wright...... ........3d Lieutenant.. ....... Aug. 23, 1833

MOBILE STATION,–Culler Dexter Daniel P. Augur........

Captain ........ Dec. 5, 1832 Charles Grover..

2d Lieutenant..........Jan. 1, 1833 George Clarke.. ....... ........31 Lieutenani.......

......Feb. 9, 1833 MOBILE STATION.-Cutter Washington. Thomas M. Randolph ..........Captain........ ...... June 4, 1832) Napoleon L. Cost...... ........ 1:1 Lieutenant..... ....Jan. 4, 1833 Willian M. A. Moore.... ......2d Lieutenani..........

..May 30, 1832) Samuel Winchester.... ........ 3d Lieutenant.......

......Jan. 5, 1833 NEW ORLEANS Station.-Cutter Ingham. William Olmstead ........Captain.................May 26, 1831 Levi C. Harby .........1st Lieutenant......... July 28, 1831 Charles B. Beaufort.............21 Lieutenant.......... Aug.

7, 1833 John W. Hunter, jr... ........3d Lieutenant.......... Sept. 5, 1833

LAKE ERIE STATION.-Cutler Erie. Daniel Dobbin............. ...Captain............

April 4, 1929 Michael Conner. ............ .. 1st Lieutenant..........Sept. 26, 1828 Douglass Ottinger............... 20 Lieutenant........

......June 1832 Revenue Culler Taney employed on the Coust. Henry D. Hunter....... .Captain....... ....Nov. 15, 1824 Philemon Gatewood..

Ist Lieutenant..........

.May 31, 1832 Alexander N. Frazer............2d Lieutenant..........June

4, 1832 Richard Powell....... ....3d Lieutenant......

•* ....July 6, 1833 Officers on Leave of Absence and Waiting Orders. Lewis Girdle....... .......1st Lieutenant

Mar. 24, 1820 Gabriel A. O•Briev....

1st Lieutenant

..June 1, 1832 Thomas Sands......... ...24 Lieutenant ..Jan. 3, 183) David M. Stokes......

1.3. Lieutenant.......

...... April 23, 1833

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PAY OF OFFICERS OF REVENUE CUTTERS. Captains.......

$89. 00 per annum. 1st Lieutenan!8..........................

6712 00 per annum 2 Lieutenants......................

$.52 0j per annuin. 13, Lieutenants...........

..542 00 per annum

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LIGHT HOUSE ESTABLISHMENT. The erection and suppost of Light Houses devolves on the Goverument of the United States, as incidental to commerce. They are provied for by an anoual and specific appropriation ; and are placer unch the direction avid control of the Seeretary of the Treasury ; but all the contracts for building and repairing Light Houses, supplying them with all, placing beacons and bunys, all the accounts incidental to the estas blishment, as well as the salaries of the Superiutendents and Keepers, and

all the correspondence connected with the whole establishment is attende ed to in the office of the Fifth Auditor of the Treasury.

Forevery Light House, or Floating Light, there is a Keeper, who re reives a stated salary, per annun, each of the Superintendents have, generally, seperal Light Houses under their direction, and receive, as compensation for their services, a commission of two and a half per cent on the amount of their disbursements, Light Houses.

Superintendents and Keepers. Compensa'n Marne,

John Chandlet...... Superintendent Portland

Joshua Freeinan.. Keeper 350 00 Seguin....... Jobo Salter....... ......

no.. 400 00 Whitehead......

Joseph Berry...

....do.. 410 00 Fraukiin Islanıl.......... Thomas Hanna..............do.. 350 00 Wood Island.......

Abraham Norwood. ......do.. 350 00 Passamaquoridy..... Peter Godtręy.

....do..| 410 00 Petit Manan.........

John Simpson ..

......do.. 350 00 Pond Island

Jaines Lepuan....

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350 00 Burnt Island..

Joseph P. Chandler...... ..do.. 350 00 Libby Island........ Jobo McKellar......

......do

350 00 Movhegan Island..

Thomas B. Seavey. .....do.. 350 00 Owl's Head.....

Isaac Stearns.............

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350 00 Moose Peak Island...... Alexander Milliken.......

......do.. 400 00 Martinicus Ruck.... Phineas Spear..........

....da..! 450 00 Permaqud Point.

Isaac Dunham ...... .....

......do.. 350 00 Bikers Island

Wiliam Gilley....... ......do.. | 350 00 Cape Elizbeth........

Elisha Jordou...... ......

......do..! 450 00 Dicas Head.............. Jacob Sherburne .........

..do.. 350 00 Hendricks Head.... John Upham

......do.. 350 00 Mount Desert Rork .. Esaias Preble.....

do.. 600 00 Biowis Head.....

Divini Wooster ..........

...do.. 350 00 varshalls Point.....

John Walts...............

......do.. 350 00 Goat Iland....

John Lord, 2d....

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350 00 Nein Hampshire. Williain Pickering. Superintendent Portsmouth........

Alleu Portero..... ..... ..Keeper 350 00 White [ Jand....

Joseph L. Lock

............do.. 600 00 Thales Back........ Samuel E. Hiscall ......do.. 550 00 Boon Island

Eliphalet Grover ...........do.. 600 00 Mussachusetts. David Heush. w . ..Superintendent Boston.....

David Tower..... ... Keeper 400 00 Nantucket.........

Caleb Cushwan.... ......

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450 00 Nantucket Beacon

David Coffin, 2d....

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300 00 Nantucket Harbor Light Aaron Fulger.. .............do.. 300 00 Thatcher's Island... Austin Wol..

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Ambrose Martin........ ..Keeper| 400 00 Plumb Island .....

Phineas George..

...... ....do.. 350 00 Cape Cod......

Johu Grozer................do.. 350 00 Cape Poge......

Mathew Maybew

..........do.. 350 00 Plymouth....

Joseph Burgiss..............do.. 400 00 Wigwam Point....... George Day.................. do.. 350 00 Chatham ........

Samuel Stinson ..............do . 400 00 Scituate.....6

Simeon Bates........

.......do.. 350 00 Race Point ............

Elijah Dyer...........

.....do..350 00 Point Gammon........ John A Peak............ ...do.. 350 00 Holmes' Hole......

James West ...........

......do.. 350 00 Tarpaulin Cove .... Johu Geyer....

.do.. 350 00 Bird Island.....

William S. Moore..........do... 400 00 Lovg Islaod Head

Charles Berk.

............do.. 350 00 Ten Pouni Is and .. Amos Story................

do.. 350 00 Billingsgate Island ...... A bijah Gill....

........ ........no.. 400 00 Monainoy Powt......

David Bearse......

..............do.. 400 00 Sandy Neck Henry Baxter.. ..........

.do.. 400 00 Long Point......... Charles Derby....

.................do.. 350 00 Noosque Point

Peter Daggett.....

......do.. 350 00 Dumpling Rock Levi Smith......

350 00 Elgartov n.............

Jeremiah Pease
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350 00 Gloucester Point........ Samuel Wonsou............0..

400 00 Lembel Williams. Superintendeni Gayhead

Elias Skiff..

... Keeper 350 00 Claik's Pojut............ Cornelius Howland..........do.. 350 00 Cuiler Hunk Island ..... Nickerson Chase.......

.... ....do.. 350 00 Vermont.

Archibalik W Hyde Superintendeni Juniper Island..

Malachi Corving.......... Keeper 350 00 Rhode Island Christopher Ellery.. Superintendent Newport...

Sylvester R. Hazard...... Keppe 350 00 Watch Hill..

Jonathan Nash...... ......do.. 350 00 Point Judith......

John P. Whitford....,

............do.. 350 00 Goat Island ......

Samuel Watson).... ....

...do.. 3:0 00 Dutch Island....

William Dennis.............do.. 350 00 Warwick Neck.,

Abhy Waite .................do.. 350 00 Nayat Point...... Daniel Wightınan........

do.. 350 00 Block Island....

Wm. A. Weeren, ..... ...do.. 400 00 Poplar Point.....

Samuel Thomas, Jr..........do.. 350 00 Connecticul. Ingoldshy W. Crawford, Superinti New London.....

John G Muni............ Keeper 350 00 Faulkner's Island.. El: Kimberly.... .......... 350 00 Lynde Point......

Daniel Whitllesey

.........llo.. 350 00 Stinington...........

William Potter..............do.. 350 00 Morgan's Point...... Ezıa Dabull................

...do. 350 00 William H Ellis . .Superintendent Five Mile Point..

Elihu Ives............... Krepes 350 00 Stratford Point. ......

Samuel Burlington ..........d... 350 00 F*yerw?:ther Ist ..!.... Stephen 1. Moore...... ....do.. 350 00 Norwalk Island..

Gerenom B. Hin th............. 350 00 Great Captain's Island..] John H. Sinnah.

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