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For compensation to the reporter of the decisions of the Supreme Reporter of Court, one thousand dollars.
Supreme Court. For compensation to the district attorneys and marshals, as granted by law, including those in the several territories, eleven thousand three neys and marhundred dollars.
For defraying the expenses of the Supreme, circuit, and district courts Expenses of of the United States, including the District of Columbia; also, for jurors the couple moet and witnesses, in aid of the funds arising from fines, penalties, and for the United feitures, incurred in the year eighteen hundred and thirty, and preced- States. ing years; and, likewise, for defraying the expenses of suits in which the United States are concerned, and of prosecution, for offences committed against the United States, and for the safe keeping of prisoners, one hundred and fifty thousand dollars.
For the payment of sundry pensions granted by the late and present Pensions. governments, one thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars.
For the support and maintenance of lighthouses, floating lights, bea Support of cons, buoys, and stakeages, including the purchase of oil, keepers' sala- lighthouses. ries, repairs and improvements, and contingent expenses, one hundred and eighty-six thousand and three dollars and thirteen cents.
For building a lighthouse on a ledge of rocks called the Whale's Back, Lighthouse in the harbour of Portsmouth, being the amount of an appropriation for on Whale's that object, which was carried to the surplus fund on the thirty-first of December, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine, one thousand five hundred dollars.
For building a lighthouse at Cat Island, in the Gulf of Mexico, being Lighthouse the amount of an appropriation for that object, which was carried to the on Cat Island. surplus fund on the thirty-first of December, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine, five thousand dollars.
For erecting a beacon in the harbour at the mouth of Bass river, between the towns of Dennis and Yarmouth, in Massachusetts, being
Bass river. the amount of an appropriation for that object, which was carried to the surplus fund on the thiriy-first of December, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine, one thousand dollars.
For erecting a pier adjacent to the pier at Buffalo, in New York, and placing thereon the lighthouse authorized to be built at the east end of lo, &c. Lake Erie, by act of the eighteenth of May, one thousand eight hundred Act of May and twenty-six, being the balance of an appropriation for that object, 18, 1826, ch. 73. which was carried to the surplus fund on the thirty-first of December, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine, two thousand five hundred dollars. For building a lighthouse at the south entrance of Roanoke Marshes, Lighthouse,
Roanoke in North Carolina, in addition to the appropriation of five thousand dollars, made March second, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight [twenty-seven), five thousand dollars.
2, 1827, ch. 47. For rebuilding the lighthouse at West Passamaquoddy Head, in Maine, L. H. Passaeight thousand dollars.
maquoddy. For building a light-vessel, to be placed on Carysfort reef, in the Light-vessel, territory of Florida, the one heretofore stationed there having become Carysfort reef. so decayed as to be irreparable, twenty thousand dollars.
For surveying private land claims in East Florida, eight thousand Surveying dollars.
East Florida. For the salaries of registers and receivers of land offices, where there Registers and are no sales, two thousand dollars.
For the salaries of two keepers of the public archives in Florida, one Keepers thousand dollars.
chives, Florida. For stationery and books for the offices of commissioners of loans, Stationery. five hundred dollars.
For allowance to the law agent, assistant counsel, and district attorney, under the act supplementary to the several acts providing for the settle
Pier at Buffa
Act of March
Act of May ment of private land claims in Florida, dated twenty-third of May, one 23, 1828, ch. 70. thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight, including contingencies, two
thousand five hundred dollars. Luigi Persico. For the second payment to Luigi Persico, for statues for the capitol,
four thousand dollars. Custom-house, For finishing the custom-house and warehouse at Portland, Maine, &c. Portland.
and for repairing the wharf and clearing out the dock belonging to the
same, two thousand one hundred dollars. Miscellaneous For the discharge of such miscellaneous claims against the United claims.
States, not otherwise provided for, as shall be ascertained and admitted
in due course of settlement at the treasury, twelve thousand dollars. Diplomatic For the salaries of the ministers of the United States to Great Britain, salaries and out- France, Spain, Russia, the Netherlands, and Colombia ; for outfits of
ministers of the United States] to Great Britain, France, Spain, and Colombia, and a chargé d'affaires to Mexico; for outfits for chargé d'affaires to Sweden, Peru, and Guatemala; for the salaries of the chargé des affaires of the United States to Portugal, Denmark, Sweden, Brazil,
Buenos Ayres, Peru, Chili, Mexico, and Guatemala ; for the salaries of and contingent the secretaries of legation; and for the contingent expenses of all the expenses.
missions abroad, one hundred and eighty-four thousand five hundred
dollars. Agents for
For the salaries of the agents for claims at London and Paris, four claims.
thousand dollars. Barbary inter For the expenses of intercourse with the Barbary powers, thirty thou
sand dollars. Relief, &c., For the relief and protection of American seamen in foreigu coun
tries, fifteen thousand dollars. Contingent ex For the contingent expenses of foreign intercourse, thirty thousand penses.
dollars. Surveying, &c. For surveying, printing, clerk hire, and other expenses, in relation to N. E. boundary. the north-eastern boundary agency, five thousand four hundred dollars. Fifth census. For discharging the expense of taking the fifth enumeration of the
inhabitants of the United States, two hundred and fifty thousand dollars,
in addition to the sum of three hundred and fifty thousand dollars, appro1829, ch. 24. priated for that purpose by the act of March second, one thousand eight
hundred and twenty-nine. Publishing fo For enabling the Secretary of State to execute a contract with Jared reign corre Sparks, of Boston, made by Henry Clay, late Secretary of State, for spondence of old Congress.
printing and publishing the foreign correspondence of the Congress of the United States, from the first meeting thereof to the ratification of the definitive treaty of peace, in one thousand seven hundred and eightythree, thirty-one thousand three hundred dollars.
APPROVED, March 18, 1830.
March 23, 1830. Chap. XXXV. - An Act for the further regulation of vessels bound up James
river, in the state of Virginia. Vessels bound Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United up James river States of America, in Congress assembled, That from and after the pas exempted from
of this act, it shall not be necessary for any vessel bound up James stopping in Hampton Roads. river, in the state of Virginia, to stop in Hampton Roads, to deposit a
manifest with the collector at Norfolk. Master reve
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty of the
to master of the revenue cutter on that station, under the orders of the Secboard all such
retary of the Treasury, to board all such vessels, to endorse their manivessels, &c.
fests, and to place an officer on board of each vessel bound up James river, having a cargo from a foreign port.
Sec. 3. And be further enacted, That whenever there shall be no
revenue cutter on that station for the purpose of boarding vessels, or
In certain when the state of the weather may be such as to render it impracticable cases, captain of to send an officer on board any vessel bound up James river, having a posit copy of cargo from a foreign port, the captain is hereby authorized and directed manifest to deposit, with the surveyor at Hampton, a copy of the manifest of the surveyor at
Hampton. cargo on board said vessel.
APPROVED, March 23, 1830.
CHAP. XXXVI.-An Act to continue in force “ An act authorizing certain soldiers March 23, 1830.
in the late war to surrender the bounty lands drawn by them, and to locate others
Act of May
22,1826,ch.147, States of America, in Congress assembled, That the act of the twenty- authorizing, &c. second of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six, entitled “An continued for 5 act authorizing certain soldiers in the late war to surrender the bounty years, and its lands drawn by them, and to locate others in lieu thereof,” bė, and the fended to, &c. same is hereby, continued in force for the term of five years. And the provisions of the above recited act shall be, and are hereby, extended to those having like claims in the states of Illinois and Missouri.
APPROVED, March 23, 1830.
CHAP. XL. An Act to provide for taking the fifth census or enumeration of March 23, 1830.
the inhabitants of the United States. (a) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Marshals of
United States of America, in Congress assembled, That the marshals of the
to cause inhabitseveral districts of the United States, and of the District of Columbia, ants to be enuand of the territories of Michigan, Arkansas, and of Florida, respectively, merated, &c. shall be, and are hereby, required, under the direction of the Secretary
Act of Feb. of the Department of State, and according to such instructions as he
3, 1831, ch. 17.
Act of May shall give, pursuant to this act, to cause the number of the inhabitants 5, 1832, ch. 74, within their respective districts and territories, (omitting, in such enume
Act of May 22, ration, Indians not taxed,) to be taken according to the directions of this
1832, ch. 91. act. The said enumeration shall distinguish the sexes of all free white All free white persons, and ages of the free white males and females, respectively, persons enumeunder five years of age; those of five and under ten years of age; those ed according to of ten years and under fifteen; those of fifteen and under twenty; those sex and age. of twenty and under thirty; those of thirty and under forty: those of forty and under fifty; those of fifty and under sixty; those of sixty and under seventy; those of seventy and under eighty: those of eighty and under ninety: those of ninety and under one hundred; those of one hundred and upwards; and shall further distinguish the number of those Enumeration free white persons included in such enumeration, who are deaf and to state number dumb, under the age of fourteen years; and those of the age of fourteen
between certain years and under twenty-five, and of the age of twenty-five years and ages. upwards; and shall further distinguish the number of those free white Also, number
of blind. persons included in such enumeration, who are blind. The said enume
All coloured ration shall distinguish the sexes of all free coloured persons, and of all
persons enumeother coloured persons bound to service for life, or for a term of years, rated to be classand the ages of such free and other coloured persons, respectively, of ed according to each sex, under ten years of age; those of ten and under twenty-four; those of twenty-four and under thirty-six; those of thirty-six and under fifty-five; those of fifty-five and under one hundred; and those of one
(a) See notes of the acts providing for the enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States, vol. i.
Enumeration hundred and upwards; and shall further distinguish the number of those to state number
free coloured and other coloured persons, included in the foregoing, who of deaf
and dumb, and of are deaf and dumb, without regard to age, and those who are blind. For blind.
effecting which, the marshals aforesaid shall have power, and are hereby Marshals
required, to appoint one or more assistants in each city and county in appoint assistants, &c.
their respective districts and territories, residents of such city or county Assistants to for which they shall be appointed, and shall assign to each of the said be residents,&c. assistants a certain division of territory, which division shall not consist, ritory assigned in any case, of more than one county, but may include one or more to each not to towns, townships, wards, hundreds, precincts, or parishes, and shall be exceed, &c.; to be distinctly
plainly and distinctly bounded; the said enumeration shall be made by defined.
an actual inquiry by such marshals or assistants, at every dwelling-house, Enumeration or by personal inquiry of the head of every family. The marshals and to be made by their assistants shall respectively, before entering on the performance of actual inquiry, &c.
their duty under this act, take and subscribe an oath or affirmation, before Marshals,&c., some judge or justice of the peace, resident within their respective disto take oath,&c. tricts or territories, for the faithful performance of their duties. The
Oath or affirmation of mar
oath or affirmation of the marshal shall be as follows:“I, A. B., marshal shal ;
of the district (or territory) of do solemnly swear, (or affirm,) that I will truly and faithfully cause to be made, a full and perfect enumeration and description of all persons resident within my district, (or territory,) and return the same to the Secretary of State, agreeably to the directions of an act of Congress, entitled · An act to provide for
taking the fifth census, or enumeration of the inhabitants of the United of assistants. States,' according to the best of my ability.” The oath or affirmation of
an assistant shall be as follows: "Í, A. B., appointed an assistant to the marshal of the district (or territory) of do solemnly swear, (or affirm,) that I will make a just, faithful, and perfect enumeration and description of all persons, resident within the division assigned to me for that purpose, by the marshal of the district, (or territory,) of and make due return thereof to the said marshal, agreeably to the directions of an act of Congress, entitled-An act to provide for the taking the fifth census or enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States, according to the best of my ability, and that I will take the said enumeration and description, by actual inquiry at every dwelling-house within said
division, or personal inquiry of the head of every family, and not otherEnumeration wise.” The enumeration shall commence on the first day in June, in the June 1st, 1830.
year one thousand eight hundred and thirty, and shall be completed and Close' within closed within six calendar months thereafter; the several assistants shall, six months.
within the said six months, and on or before the first day of December, Assistants on
one thousand eight hundred and thirty, deliver to the marshals, by whom or before Dec. 1, 1830, to de- they shall be appointed, respectively, two copies of the accurate returns liver two copies of all persons, except Indians not taxed, to be enumerated, as aforesaid, of returns, &c.
within their respective divisions; which returns shall be made in a made in certain schedule, the form of which is annexed to this act, and which shall disform, &c.
tinguish, in each county, city, town, township, ward, precinct, hundred, district, or parish, according to the civil divisions of the states or territories, respectively, the several families, by the name of their master,
mistress, steward, overseer, or other principal persons therein. Penalty on as Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That every assistant failing or negsistants, for
lecting to make a proper return, or making a false return, of the enufailing, &c.
meration, to the marshal, within the time limited by this act, shall forfeit the sum of two hundred dollars, recoverable in the manner pointed out
in the next section of this act. Marshals Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the marshal shall file one copy file one copy of of each of the several returns aforesaid, and, also, an attested copy of returns, &c. with the clerks
the aggregate amount hereinafter directed, to be transmitted by them of district or bu- respectively, to the Secretary of State, with the clerks of their respective perior courts. district or superior courts, as the case may be, who are hereby directed
Returns to be
this act in
Marshals on to receive, and carefully to preserve, the same:,and the marshals, re
or before Feb. spectively, shall, on or before the first day of February, in the year one
1, 1831, to transthousand eight hundred and thirty-one, transmit to the Secretary of mit to Secretary State, one copy of the several returns received from each assistant, and, of Stato, one có also, the aggregate amount of each description of persons within their py of cach res
every respective districts or territories; and every marshal failing to file the assistant, and returns of his assistants, or the returns of any of them, with the clerks also, &c. of the respective courts, as aforesaid, or failing to return one copy of the Penalty on marseveral returns received from each assistant, and, also, the aggregate lecting to peramount of each description of persons, in their respective districts or form the territories, as required by this act, and as the same shall appear from
quirements of said returns, to the Secretary of State, within the time limited by this aci, shall, for every such offence, forfeit the sum of one thousand dollars; which forfeiture shall be recoverable in the courts of the districts or territories where the said offences shall be committed, or within the circuit courts held within the same, by action of debt, information, or indictment; the one half thereof to the use of the United States, and the other half to the informer; but, where the prosecution shall be first instituted on behalf of the United States, the whole shall accrue to their use; and, for the more effectual discovery of such offences, the judges United States of the several district courts, in the several districts, and of the Supreme judges to give Courts in the territories of the United States, as aforesaid, at their next
charge to grand session, to be held after the expiration of the time allowed for making juries, &c. the returns of the enumeration, hereby directed, to the Secretary of State, shall give this act in charge to the grand juries, in their respective courts, and shall cause the returns of the several assistants, and the said attested copy of the aggregate amount, to be laid before them for their inspection. And the respective clerks of the said courts shall, within Clerks of thirty days after the said original returns shall have been laid before the courts to trans
mit to Dept. of grand juries aforesaid, transmit and deliver all such original returns, so State, the filed, to the Department of State.
turns, &c. Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That every assistant shall receive Compensation at the rate of one dollar and twenty-five cents for every
hundred persons by him returned, where such persons reside in the country; and, where such persons reside in a city or town, containing more than three thousand persons, such assistant shall receive at the same rate for three thousand, and at the rate of one dollar and twenty-five cents for every three hundred persons over three thousand, residing in such city or town; but where, from the dispersed situation of the inhabitants, in Extraordinary some divisions, one dollar and twenty-five cents will not be sufficient compensation of for one hundred persons, the marshals, with the approbation of the judges of their respective districts or territories, may make such further allowance to the assistants, in such divisions, as shall be deemed an adequate compensation; Provided, The same does not exceed one Proviso. dollar and seventy-five cents for every fifty persons by them returned: Provided, further, That, before any assistant, as aforesaid, shall, in Proviso: Oath any case, be entitled to receive said compensation, he shall take and to be taken by subscribe the following oath or affirmation, before some judge or jus- fore
receiving tice of the peace, authorized to administer the same, to wit: “I, A. B., compensation. do solemnly swear (or affirm) that the number of persons set forth in the return made by me, agreeably to the provisions of the act, entitled 'An act to provide for taking the fifth census or enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States,' have been ascertained by an actual inquiry at every dwelling-house, or a personal inquiry of the head of every family, in exact conformity with the provisions of said act; and that I have, in every respect, fulfilled the duties required of me by said act, to the best of my abilities; and that the return aforesaid is correct and true, according to the best of my knowledge and belief.” The compensation of the several marshals shall be as follows: VOL. IV.-49