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PASSED

AT THE THIRD SESSION

OF

THE ELEVENTH CONGRESS,

CHAPTER LXVIII.

B

AN ACT to authorise the transportation of certain

documents free of postage. E it enacted by the Senate and House of

Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That the members of Congress, the Secretary of the Senate and Clerk of the House of Representatives, be, and they are hereby respectively authorised to transmit, free of postage, the message of the President of the United States of the fifth of December, one thousand eight hundred and ten, and the documents accompanying the same, printed by order of the Senate and by order of the House of Representatives, to any post-office within the United States and territories thereof, to which they may direct, any law to the contrary notwithstanding.

J. B. VARNUM,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

GEO: CLINTON,
Vice-President of the United States, and

President of the Senate.
December 17, 1810.
APPROVED,

JAMES MADISON,

CHAPTER LXIX.

B

AN ACT making an additional appropriation to

supply a deficiency in the appropriation for the
relief and protection of distressed American Sea.
men, during the year one thousand eight hundred
and ten.
E it enacted by the Senate and House of

Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That for supplying the deficiency in the appropriation for the relief and protection of distressed American seamen in foreign countries, during the year one thousand eight hundred and ten, the further sum of seventy-six thousand dollars, to be paid out of any monies in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, be and the same hereby is appropriated.

J. B. VARNUM,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

GEO : CLINTON,
Vice-President of the United States, and

President of the Senate.
January 7, 1811.
APPROVED,

JAMES MADISON.

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CHAPTER LXX.
AN ACT to continue in force for a further time the

first section of the act, entitled An act further
to protect the commerce and seamen of the United
States against the Barbary powers.
E it enacted by the Senate and House of

Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That so much of the act passed on the twenty-fifth

BE

day of March, one thousand eight hundred
and four, entitled “ An act further to pro. Mediterrane-
tect the commerce and seamen of the United inued till 4th
States against the Barbary powers,” as is con- March, 1812.
tained in the first section of the said act, and
which was revived and continued in force
for the time therein mentioned, by an act,
entitled " An act to revive and continue in
force for a further time the first section of
the act, entitled ' An act further to protect
the commerce and seamen of the United
States against the Barbary powers,” passed
on the twelfth day of January, one thou-
sand eight hundred and ten, be, and the same
is hereby continued in force until the fourth
day of March, one thousand eight hundred
and twelve; Provided however, That the Proviso.
additional duty laid by the said section, shall
be collected on all such goods, wares and
merchandise liable to pay the same, as shall
have been imported previous to that day.

J. B. VARNUM,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

GEO: CLINTON,
Vice-President of the United States, and

President of the Senate.
January 7, 1811.
APPROVED,

JAMES MADISON.

CHAPTER LXXI.
AN ACT to fix the compensation of the Additional

Assistant Post- Master General.
E it enacted by the Senate and House of

America, in Congress assembled, That the

Additional Assistant Post-Master-General, authorised by the act“ regulating the postoffice establishment,” shall receive an annual salary of sixteen hundred dollars, payable quarter-yearly at the treasury of the United States, to be computed from the time at which he may have entered upon the execution of the duties of his office.

J. B. VARNUM,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

GEO: CLINTON,
Vice-President of the United States, and

President of the Senate.
January 17, 1811.
APPROVED

JAMES MADISON.

CHAPTER LXXII.

B

AN ACT for the relief of George Armroyd and

Company .
E it enacted by the Senate and House of
Representatives of the United States

of America, in Congress assembled, That the collector of the customs for the port of Wilmington, in the state of Delaware, be, and he is hereby directed to allow George Armroyd and Company the drawback of duties on certain merchandise exported from the port of Philadelphia by them, in the month of October, one thousand eight hundred and nine, which merchandise so exported, was imported into the district of Wilmington aforesaid, on the tenth of July, one thousand eight hundred and seven, in the schooner Christianstadt, and thence shipped coastwise

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to the port of Philadelphia, in the sloops
Caroline and Anne: Provided nevertheless,
That nothing herein contained shall be so con-
strued as to compel the collector of Wilming-
ton to grant the allowance of the drawback
of duties aforementioned, until he shall receive
from the collector of the port of Philadel-
phia satisfactory proof that the merchandise
was shipped according to the forms of the
laws, in such cases made and provided: and
also satisfactory proof from the said George
Armroyd and Company, that the merchan-
dise has been landed in some foreign port or
place.

J. B. VARNUM,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

GEO: CLINTON,
Vice-President of the United States, and

President of the Senate.
January 19, 1811.
APPROVED,

JAMES MADISON.

CPAPTER LXXIII.
AN ACT

for the relief of the heirs of the late Ma

jor General Anthony Wayne. E it enacted by the Senate and House of

Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That the proper accounting officers be, and they are hereby authorised to re-examine and settle the accounts of the late Major General Anthony Wayne, and place to the credit thereof the three several sums stated by his

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