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CH A P T E R II.

the Profi.dent.

An Act providing

for the Relief of such of the Inhabitants of Saint Domingo, resident within the United States, as may be found in Want

of Support. Şec. 1. E it enacted by the Senate and House

of Reprcfentatives of the United Appropri. States of America, in Congress assembled, That fupport of a fum not exceeding fifteen thousand dollars, inhabitants be, and the fame is hereby appropriated, to Domingo. be paid out of any monies which may be in

the treasury, arising from foreign loans, for the support of such of the inhabitants of Saint Domingo, resident within the United States, as shall be found in want of such support.

Sect. 2. And be it further enacted, That in plied under order to secure the due application of the modirection of niesaforesaid, the same shall be placed under the.

direction of the President of the United States; and it shall be lawful for him to draw the said monies, or any part thereof, from the treasury of the United States, and to cause the distribution thereof to be made, for the relief of the perfons aforesaid, in such manner, and by the hands of such persons, as shall, in the opinion of the President, appear most conducive to the hu. mane purposes of this act.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That a expendi- regular statement and account be kept of the of lodged in monies so expended, and being lodged in the treatury. proper office of the treasury department, the

amount thereof shall be provisionally charged to the debit of the French Republic, subject

to such future arrangements as shall be made charged. thereon, between the government of the Uni

ted States and the said Republic. Provided hewa

Account of

Amount how and to whom

èver, That unless the French Republic, or its minister or other authorized agent, shall within six months from the pafling of this act, expressly authorize a charge to the debit of the said Republic of the said supplies which shall have been, or may be made under this act, all further supplies under the same, shall, from and after the expiration of the said term of six · months, be diseontinued. FREDERICK AUGUSTUS MUHLENBERG,

Speaker of the House of Representatives. JOHN ADAMS, Vice-President of the United

States, and President of the Senate. APPROVED, February the twelfth, 1794:

GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States.

CHAPTER III.

An Act for the Relief of Thomas Jenkins

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CHAPTER IV.
An Act in Alteration of the Act establishing a

Mint and regulating the Coins of the United

States. Sec. I.

E it enacted by the Senate and House

of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That Duty of from and after the passing this act, it shall be of the mint the duty of the treasurer of the mint, to receive bercin.

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and give receipts for all metals which may lawfully be brought to the mint to be coined; and for the purpose of ascertaining their respective qualities, shall deliver from every parcel so received, a sufficient number of grains to the assayer, who shall affay all fuch of them as may require it. And the said treasurer shall from time to time deliver the said metals to the chief coiner to be coined in such quanti

ties as the director of the mint may prescribe. Aslayer & Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the chieleiner assayer and chief coiner of the mint, previous bond, &c. to entering upon the execution of their respec

tive offices shall each become bound to the United States of America with one or more fureties to the fatisfaction of the secretary of the treasury, the faid assayer in the sum of one thousand dollars, and the faid chief coiner in the sum of five thousand dollars, with condition for the faithful and diligent performance of the duties of his office.

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And be it further enacted, That so

3. tain act re- much of the act, intitled,

“ An act establishing pealed.

a mint and regulating the coins of the United States," as comes within the purview of this act, be and the same is hereby repealed. FREDERICK AUGUSTUS MUHLENBERG,

Speaker of the House of Representatives. JOHN ADAMS, Vice-President of the United

States, and President of the Senate. APPROVED, March the third, 1794:

GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States.

CH A P T E R V.

Ån Aet for the Remission of the Duties arising on

the Tonnage of sundry French Vessels which
have taken Refuge in the Ports of the United
States.

(PRIVATE.)

CH A P T E R VI.

BE

tions for

An Act making Appropriations for the Support

of Government, far the Year one thousand seven

hundred and ninety-four. Sect. I.

E it enacted by the Senate and House

of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That for defraying the expenditure of the ci

Specific vil-list of the United States, for the year one appropriathousand seven hundred and ninety-four, to- support of gether with the incidental and contingent ex-governpenses of the several departments and offices ment for thereof;

and for making good deficiencies for the support of the civil-list establishment ; for aiding the fund appropriated for the payment of certain officers of the courts, jurors and witnesses ; for the support of light-houses, and for other purposes, there be appropriated a sum of money not exceeding five hundred and twenty-one thousand four hundred and fortyseven dollars and twenty-foar cents; That is to say :

For the compensations granted by law to
the President and Vice-President of the United
Siates, thirty thousand dollars :
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tions for

governwent for 1794.

Specific For the like compensations to the members appropria of the Senate and House of Representatives, support of their officers and attendants, estimated for a

session of six months continuance, one hundred and eighty-five thousand, eight hundred and ninety dollars :

For the expenses of firewood, stationary, printing-work, and all other contingent expenses of the two houses of Congress, ten thousand dollars ;

For the compensations granted by law, to the chief justice, associate judges, district judges, and attorney general, forty-three thousand two hundred dollars :

For defraying the expense of clerks of courts, jurors and witnesses, in aid of the fund arising from fines, forfeitures and penalties, twelve thousand dollars :

For defraying the expenses of prosecutions for offences against the United States, and for the safe keeping of prisoners, four thousand dollars :

For compensation to the Secretary of Statė, clerks, and persons employed in his office, fix thousand eight hundred dollars :

For expense of stationary, printing, and all other contingent expenses in the office of the Secretary of State, including the expense which will attend the publication of the laws of the first session of the third Congress, and for printing an edition of the same, to be distributed, according to law, two thousand and fixty.one dollars, and fixty-seven cents :

For making good a deficiency in the appropriation of the year one thousand feven hundred and ninety-three, for extra-services of clerks in the office of the Secretary of State, in preparing documents for Congress, and for an

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