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Mexico, Central America, and Naples, fifty-eight thousand five hundred dollars.
For salary of the drogoman, and for contingencies of the lega- Legation tion of the United States to Turkey, thirty-seven thousand five hundred Turkey. dollars.
For outfits of the ministers of the United States to Great Britain, Outfits. France, and Russia, thirty-six thousand dollars.
For outfits of the chargés des affaires of the United States to Holland, Belgium, Central America, Buenos Ayres, and Naples, twenty-two thousand five hundred dollars.
For contingent expenses of all the missions abroad, thirty thousand Contingent erdollars.
penses. For the salaries of the agents for claims at London and Paris, four thou
Agents of sand dollars.
claims. For the expenses of intercourse with the Mediterranean powers, twenty- Mediterranean four thousand four hundred dollars.
powers. For the relief and protection of American seamen, in foreign countries, Relief of Ametwenty thousand dollars.
rican seamen. For the contingent expenses of foreign intercourse, thirty thousand Contingent exdollars.
penses. To enable the President of the United States to procure copies of Historical do documents relative to the history of the United States, from the public cuments. offices in Great Britain, two thousand dollars.
For the purchase of the bust of Thomas Jefferson, executed by Ceracci, Bust of Thonow in the possession of Mr. Jefferson's executor, four thousand dollars, mas Jefferson. if so much should be deemed necessary by the committee on the library.
For the purpose of enabling the Secretary of State to discharge a Marshal of balance due to the marshal of the territory of Michigan, beyond the Michigan. existing appropriation, for his services in taking a census of the persons in the said territory, who are not freeholders, one hundred and twenty dollars and forty-four cents.
For account of printing and binding, and for selecting, editing, and Compilation of preparing indexes, for the compilation of documents, for which a sub- documents. scription was authorized by the act of the second of March, one thou
1831, ch. 65. sand eight hundred and thirty-one, fifty-five thousand dollars; the printing to be paid for by the secretary of the Senate and the clerk of the House, according to the terms of the subscription; and the selecting, editing and making indexes, to be paid for in like manner, and at such rate of compensation as shall be judged reasonable and proper by the committees of accounts of the two Houses.
To enable the Secretary of State to cause to be printed, under Diplomatic corhis direction, a selection from the diplomatic correspondence of the respondence. United States, between the peace of one thousand seven hundred and eighty-three, and the fourth of March, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine, remaining unpublished in the Department of State, twelve thousand dollars. To enable the Secretary of State to carry into effect the resolution of
Recording paCongress of the seventh of March, one thousand eight hundred and tents. - thirty-two, in relation to recording patents, fourteen thousand six hun
Post, p. 605. dred and twelve dollars. To enable the Secretary of State to pay for seventy copies of Peters'
Peters' ConCondensed Reports of Decisions of the Supreme Court, subscribed for densed Reports.
Ante, p. 495. under the resolution of Congress of the second of March, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one, two thousand one hundred dollars.
For the payment of a balance due to Walter Smith, on the books of Walter Smith, the fourth auditor, to be applied, first, to the discharge of any balance standing against said Smith on the books of the treasury, and the residue to be paid to the legal representatives of Walter Smith, the sum of three thousand three hundred and thirty dollars and sixty-one cents.
To enable the Secretary of the Treasury to employ a suitable person tal.
to complete the marine hospital at Charleston, South Carolina, author1830, ch. 100.
ized by the act of twentieth May, one thousand eight hundred and thirty, four thousand three hundred and sixty dollars: Provided, nothing herein contained shall be construed to enlarge the said contract, or to release the
contractor from his liability thereunder. Marine bar- For the erection of marine barracks and officers' quarters at the navy racks.
yard, Philadelphia, nine thousand dollars. Surveyor of For the purpose of defraying the expenses of a survey of the waters Narragansett of Narragansett bay, to be made under the direction of the Secretary of bay.
the Navy, with a view to ascertain the practicability and expediency of
establishing a naval depot therein, five thousand dollars. Norfolk bridge. For enabling the President of the United States to obtain from the
Norfolk Bridge Company a release and conveyance to the United States of the bridge over the southern branch of the Elizabeth river, between the navy yard and the dry dock, and of the road leading from the same to the south-western side of said yard, the sum of sixteen thousand dollars : Provided, the Secretary of the Navy shall be satisfied that the said sum does not exceed the value of the same: And provided, That the Attorney General of the United States shall be satisfied of the validity of the title, and that the right thus acquired will authorize the United States to remove the bridge, and to enclose the road within the navy
yard. Assistant mar- Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary of State be shals to be paid authorized, out of the sums appropriated to defray the expenses of taking out of a census the late
census, to pay those assistant marshals, for their services, who have .
failed to receive compensation, from the delinquency of the principal marshals.
APPROVED, May 5, 1832.
And the Secretary thereof shall submit to Congress, on or before the first of February next, a general report of all proceedings in the premises.
Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That, to carry this act into effect, the sum of twelve thousand dollars be appropriated out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.
APPROVED, May 5, 1832.
STATUTE I. CHAP. LXXVII.-An Act for altering the time of holding the district court of the May 19, 1832.
United States for the district of Indiana. (a) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Court to be States of America, in Congress assembled, That the district court of the held on last United States for the district of Indiana shall be hereafter holden on the
in the Monday in May
and November. last Mondays of May and November, in each year, instead of the first Mondays of said months, as is now required by law.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That all proceedings of a civil or criminal nature, now pending in, or returnable to, said court, shall be proceeded in by said court in the same manner as if no alteration of the times for holding said court had taken place.
APPROVED, May 19, 1832.
STATUTE I. CHAP. LXXIX.-An Act for giving effect to a commercial arrangement between May 19,1832.
the United States and the Republic of Colombia. (6) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Colombian vesStates of America, in Congress assembled, That vessels of the Republic sels coming di. of Colombia, and their cargoes, whether of foreign or domestic producerer
te. same duties, &c. or manufacture, which shall come direct from the ports of that nation to as American the United States, shall pay no greater duties on importation, anchorage, vessels. tonnage, or any other kind, than are now, or hereafter may be, levied on the vessels of the United States.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the restriction of coming direct President to from a port in Colombia, contained in the preceding section, shall be remove restric
tion, &c. taken off, as soon as the President shall receive satisfactory evidence, that a like restriction is taken off, from vessels of the United States in the ports of the Republic of Colombia, and shall make known the same by his proclamation declaring the fact
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That if the President of the United President auStates shall at any time receive satisfactory information that the privileges thor
pend operation allowed or which may be allowed to American vessels and their cargoes of this act. in the ports of Colombia, corresponding with those extended, or to be extended by this act, to Colombian vessels and their cargoes in the ports of the United States, have been revoked or annulled, he is hereby au
(a) Acts relating to the courts of the United States in the territory and state of Indiana.
An act to regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes, and to preserve peace on the frontiers. March 30, 1802, ch. 13, sec. 15.
An act for the regulation of the courts of justice of Indiana. February 24, 1815, ch. 54.
An act supplementary to an act, entitled An act regulating and defining the duties of the judges of the territory of Illinois, and for vesting in the courts of Indiana a jurisdiction in chancery cases arising in the said territory,” April 29, 1816, ch. 154.
An act to provide for the due esecution of the laws of the United States within the state of Indiana, March 3, 1817, ch. 100.
An act respecting the jurisdiction of certain district courts, February 19, 1831, ch. 28.
An act for altering the time of holding the district court of the United States for the district of Indiana, May 19, 1832; ch. 77.
An act supplementary to an act, entitled, "An act to amend the judicial system of the United States, March 3, 1837, ch. 34, sec. 3, 4.
An act to change the time of holding the circuit and district courts in the sevonth circuit, March 10, 1838, ch. 33.
(6) Acts relating to discriminating duties, vol. iv. p. 2.
thorized, by proclamation, to suspend the operation of either or both of the provisions of this act, as the case may be, and to withhold any or all the privileges allowed, or to be allowed, to Colombian vessels or their cargoes.
APPROVED, May 19, 1832.
regulations of the naval service. Board to be Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United constituted, &c. States of America, in Congress assembled, That the President of the
United States be, and he is hereby, authorized to constitute a board of naval officers to be composed of the naval commissioners and two post captains to meet at the seat of government, whose duty it shall be, with the aid and assistance of the attorney general, carefully to revise and enlarge the rules and regulations governing the naval service, with the view to adapt them to the present and future exigencies of this important arm of national defence, which rules and regulations, when approved by him and sanctioned by Congress, shall have the force of law, and stand in lieu of all others heretofore enacted.
APPROVED, May 19, 1832.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That all proceedings of a civil or criminal nature now pending in, or returnable to, said court, shall be proceeded in by the said court, in the same manner as if no alteration of the time for holding said court had taken place.
APPROVED, May 22, 1832.
STATUTE I. Chap. XCIII.-An Act to authorize the removal of the land office from Mount May 22, 1832.
Salus, in the state of Mississippi, and to remove the land office from Franklin to
be removed. States of America, in Congress assembled, That the land office at Mount Salus, in the Choctaw district, in the state of Mississippi, shall be removed to, and located at, such place in the said land district as the President of the United States may direct, if in his opinion any removal be necessary; and that the land office at Franklin, in the county of Howard, state of Missouri, shall be removed to, and located in, the town of Fayette in said county; and it shall be the duty of the registers, and the receivers of public money for said land offices, within sixty days from and after the passage of this act, to remove the books, records, and whatever else belongs to said offices, to their respective places of location as herein provided for.
APPROVED, May 22, 1832.
duties to be le
Chap. CIV.- An Act to exempt the vessels of Portugal from the payment of duties May 25, 1832.
on tonnage. (a) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
No tonnage States of America, in Congress assembled, That no duties upon tonnage vied. shall be hereafter levied or collected of the vessels of the kingdom of Portugal: Provided, always, That whenever the President of the United Provisc. States shall be satisfied that the vessels of the United States are subjected in the ports of the kingdom of Portugal, to payment of any duties of tonnage, he shall, by proclamation, declare the fact, and the duties now pay
See Appendix, able by the vessels of that kingdom shall be levied and paid, as if this post, p. 820. act had not been passed.
APPROVED, May 25, 1832.
CHAP. CV.-An Act to extend the limits of Georgetown, in the District of May 25, 1832.
Columbia. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Limits extendStates of America, in Congress assembled, That the limits of Georgetown, in the district of Columbia, be, and they are hereby, extended, so as to include the part of a tract of land called “ Pretty Prospect,” recently purchased by the corporation of the said town, as a site for their poor's house; beginning, for the said piece of ground, at a stone marked number four, extending at the end of four hundred and seventy-six poles on the first line of a tract of land, called the “ Rock of Dunbarton;" said stone also standing on the western boundary line of lot numbered two hundred and sixty, of Beatty and Hawkins' addition to said town; and running thence, north, seventy-eight degrees, east thirty-eight poles ; south eighty degrees, east three poles: south, eighteen poles, south twelve degrees, east nine poles; south eleven degrees, west twelve poles; south seventy-two
(a) Notes of the acts relating to discriminating duties, vol. iv. 2.