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CHAPTER. LII.

An Act in addition to the Act for making fur. 'ther and more effectual Provision for the Protection of the Frontiers of the United States."

Allowance Sec. I. D E it enacted by the Senate and House to widows

D of Representatives of the United and or phans of States of America in Congress assembled, That if officers dy- any commissioned officer in the troops of the ing in service. United States, shall, while in the service of the

United States, die, by reason of wounds, received in actual service of the United States, and shall leave a widow, or if no widow, shall leave a child or children, under age, such widow, or if no widow, such child or children, shall be entitled to, and receive the half of the monthly pay, to which the deceased was enti. tled, at the time of his death, for and during the term of five years : And in case of the death or intermarriage of such widow, before the expiration of the said term of five years, the half-pay, for the remainder of the term, shall go to the child or children of such deceased officer, while under the age of fixteen years, and, in like manner, the allowance to the child or children of such deceased, where there is no widow, shall be paid, no longer than while there is a child or children under the age aforesaid. Provided, That no greater sum shall be allowed in any case, to the widow or to the child or children of any officer, than

the half-pay of a lieutenant-colonel. Army how . Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the paid in fua

4. army be in future paid in such manner that the

arrears shall at no time exceed two months.
• Sec. 3. And be it further enačied, That to
such of the troops as are or may be employed

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on the frontiers, and under such special cir. President cumstances as, in the opinion of the President of the United States, may require an augmen- increase tation of some parts of their rations, the Presi. dent be authorized to direct such augmentation troopo. as he may judge necessary, not exceeding four ounces of beef, two ounces of flour, and half a gill of rum or whiskey, in addition to each ration, and half a pint of salt to one hundred rations. FREDERICK AUGUSTUS MUHLENBERG, 1 Speaker of the House of Representatives. RALPH IZARD, President of the

Senate, pro tempore. APPROVED, June the seventh, 1794: GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States.

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An Ait laying additional Duties on Goods, Wares

and Merchandize imported into the United

States.
Sec. 1. DE it enacted by the Senate and House

: D of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That

CHAPTER LII.
An Act in addition to the Act for making fur-

ther and more effectual Provision for the Pro-
tection of the Frontiers of the United States."

Allowance Sec. 1. D E it enacted by the Senate and House to widows

D of Representatives of the United and orphans of States of America in Congress assembled, That if officers dy- any commissioned officer in the troops of the ing in ser: vice.

United States, shall, while in the service of the United States, die, by reason of wounds, received in actual service of the United States, and shall leave a widow, or if no widow, shall leave a child or children, under age, such widow, or if no widow, such child or children, shall be entitled to, and receive the half of the monthly pay, to which the deceased was entitled, at the time of his death, for and during the term of five years : And in case of the death or intermarriage of such widow, before the expiration of the said term of five years, the half-pay, for the remainder of the term, shall go to the child or children of such deceased officer, while under the age of fixteen years, and, in like manner, the allowance to the child or children of such deceased, where there is no widow, shall be paid, no longer than while there is a child or children under the age aforesaid. Provided, That no greater sum shall be allowed in any case, to the widow or to the child or children of any officer, than

the half-pay of a lieutenant-colonel. Army how . Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the

army be in future paid in such manner that the arrears shall at no time exceed two months.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacied, That to such of the troops as are or may be employed

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on the frontiers, and under such special cir. Prendent cumstances as, in the opinion of the President St

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certain dent be authorized to direct such augmentation troops, as he may judge necessary, not exceeding four ounces of beef, two ounces of flour, and half a gill of rum or whiskey, in addition to each ra- : tion, and half a pint of salt to one hundred rations. FREDERICK AUGUSTUS MUHLENBERG, 1 Speaker of the House of Representatives. RALPH IZARD, President of the

Senate, pro tempore. APPROVED, June the seventh, 1794 : GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States.

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An Att laying additional Duties on Goods, Wares

and Merchandize imported into the United · States. Sec. 1. D E it enacted by the Senate and House

D of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress asembled, That

Addition- from and after the last day of June instant, al duties on there shall be levied, collected and paid upon ticles im- the following articles imported into the Uni-, ported in beliels of ted States, in thips or vessels of the United United States, the several duties herein-after mentionStates after

ed, over and above the duties now payable by inst. law; viz:

On coffee, clayed or lump sugar, per pound,

one cent.
On cocoa, per pound, two cents.
On cheese, per pound, three cents.
On boots, per pair, twenty-five cents.
On shoes and slippers for men and women, and

on clogs and goloshoes, per pair, five cents. On shoes and slippers for children, per pair,

three cents.
On coal, per bushel, one half a cent."
On millenery ready made, artificial flow-

ers, feathers and other ornaments for
womens' head dresses, and on dolls

dressed and undressed,
On caft, slit, and rolled iron, and gene-

rally, on all manufactures of iron, steel,
tin, pewter, copper, brass, or of which
either of those metals is the article of
chief value, not being otherwise parti.
cularly enumerated, (brass and iron
wire, locks, hinges, hoes, anvils, and

vises excepted,).
On carpets and carpeting,
On leather tanned or tawed, and gene-

rally, all manufactures of leather, or of
which leather is the article of chief va-
lue, not otherwise particularly enume-

rated,
On medicinal drugs, except those com-

monly used in dying,
On matts and floor.cloths,.. .

Five per cent, ad valorem.

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