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executor in his memorial to Congress, dated
the seventh of January, eighteen hundred
and eleven, to have been disbursed by the
deceased for expenses necessarily incurred in
the official discharge of his duty; and three
other sums stated in the said memorial, for
services rendered by the said deceased to the
United States.

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

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

President of the Senate.
January 21, 1811.
APPROVED,

JAMES MADISON.

CHAPTER LXXIV.
AN ACT to authorise the Secretary at War to as-

certain and settle by the appointment of Com-
missioners, the exterior line of the Public Land
at West Point, with the adjoining proprietor.
E it enacted by the Senate and House of

Representatives of the United States of Secretary of America in Congress assembled, That the war authoris- Secretary at War shall be, and he is hereby exterior line authorised to settle the exterior line of the of the pub public land at West Point, in the state of West Point. New York, now in dispute with Thomas

North, the adjoining proprietor; and for that Commission purpose to appoint three commissioners to ers may be ascertain the same, whose determination, or appointed for that purpose. a majority of them, the same being first apTheir award proved by the Congress of the United States, to be approv shall be final and conclusive in the premises.

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to receive at, and after the rate of four dollar's
per diem, for the time necessarily employed
in executing said commission or appointment.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That it
shall and may be lawful for the commission - Commission.

ers entitled
ers who may be appointed under this act, or

to compulso-
either of them, to issue process, in nature of ry process.
a writ of subpoena, for any witness that

may
be required on a hearing in the premises; and
any person duly served with such process
shall be bound to appear and testify under
the like penalty, and be liable to be proceed-
ed against in the like manner, as is provided
by law, in relation to any witness whose at-
tendance is required in any court of the U-
nited States, to give testimony in any matter
depending therein.

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

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

President of the Senate.
January 22, 1811.
APPROVED,

JAMES MADISON.

CHAPTER LXXV.
AN ACT to change the name of Lewis Grant to

that of Lewis Grant Davidson.
E it enacted by the Senate and House of

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America, in Congress assembled, That Lew-
is Grant of the district of Columbia, devisee
of Samuel Davidson, late deceased, of the
said district, be and he is hereby authorised,
from and after the passage of this act, to take
and use the surname of Davidson, and that

his name hereafter be Lewis Grant David-
son, and all acts done and entered into by
that name shall have the same effect and
operation in law, as if his name had original-
ly been Lewis Grant Davidson.

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

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

President of the Senate.
February 6, 1811.

APPROVED,

JAMES MADISON.

CHAPTER LXXVI.

AN ACT making appropriations for the support..

of the Military Establishment of the United States for the year one thousand eight hundred and eleven.

BE

E it enacted by the Senate and House of

Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That for defraying the expenses of the military establishment of the United States for the year one thousand eight hundred and eleven, for the Indian department, and forthe expense of fortifications, magazines, arsenals and armories, the following sums be, and the same hereby

are respectively appropriated, that is to say: Specific ap

For the pay of the army of the United propriations. States, eight hundred and sixtynine thou

sand nine hundred and sixty-eight dollars.

For forage, thirteen thousand seven hundred and fifty six dollars.

For subsistence, six hundred and eightyfive thousand five hundred and thirty-two dollars and five cents.

For clothing, two hundred and ninety. Specific apthree thousand eight hundred and four dollars. propriations

For bounties and premiums, thirty thousand dollars.

For the medical and hospital department, fifty thousand dollars.

For camp-equipage, fuel, tools and transportation, two hundred and seventy thousand dollars.

For ordnance, one hundred thousand dollars.

For fortifications, arsenals, magazines and armories, including two thousand dollars for such a number of additional military storekeepers as may be required, two hundred and seventy-six thousand forty-nine dollars and seventy-six cents.

For purchasing maps, plans, books and instruments, two thousand five hundred dollars.

For contingencies, fifty thousand dollars.

For the salary of clerks employed in the military agents offices, and in the office of the inspector of the army, three thousand five hundred dollars.

For the Indian department, one hundred and forty-six thousand five hundred dollars.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the several sums, specifically appropriated by this act, shall be paid out of any monies in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

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

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

President of the Senate.
February 6, 1811.
APPROVED

JAMES MADISON.

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CHAPTER LXXVII.

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AN ACT for the relief of William Mills.
E it enacted by the Senate and House of

Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That Wil liam Mills, now imprisoned in the county of Middlesex and state of Connecticut, shall be and is hereby released and discharged from all claim and demand of the United States, to or upon a certain judgment, before the district court for the district of Connecticut, holden at Newhaven in the month of August, one thousand eight hundred and ten, recovered for the sum of two thousand dollars, with costs, at their suit, on his recognizance for appearance as witness, in the case of a prosecution on behalf of the United States before the circuit court in the same district.

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

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

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

JAMES MADISON.

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CHAPTER LXXVIII.

AN ACT making appropriations for the support of

the Navy of the United States for the year one
thousand eight hundred and eleven.
E it enacted by the Senate and House of

Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That for defraying the expenses of the navy of the United States for the year one thousand eight hundred and eleven, the following

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