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becoming void, for the reason aforesaid, to Duties . cause to be remitted the duty or duties there- thereon to

be remite upon otherwise payable, according to this act. red."

Sec. 9. And be it further enacted, That Allowance every auctioneer, out of the proceeds of the to auctionduties, which he shall retain and pay, as aforesaid, shall be allowed a commission of one per centum, upon the amount thereof, for his trouble in and about the same.

Sec. 10. And be it further enacted, That it President of shall be lawful for the President of the United V.States to States, and he is hereby empowered, to make lowance to such allowances for compensations to the offi- officers of

inspecivu, cers of inspection, employed in the collection under this of the duties aforesaid, and for incidental ex- aut. penses, as he shall judge reasonable, not exceeding in the whole, two and an half per centum of the total amount of the said duties collected. . .

Sec. Ili And be.it further enacted, That if Penalty of any person shall wilfully swear or affirm false- wearing

falsely, &c. ly, touching any matter herein before required to be verified by oath or affirmation, he shall suffer the pains and penalties, which by law are prescribed for wilful and corrupt perjury, and, if an officer, shall forfeit his office, and be incapable of afterwards holding any office un-, der the United States. . .

Sec. 12. And be it further enacted, That all fines, penalties and forfeitures, which shall be fir incurred by force of this act, shall and may be penalties sued for and recovered, in the name, of the for

de for and reUnited States, or of the supervisor of the re- covered; venue, within whose district any such fine, penalty or forfeiture shall have been incurred, by bill, plaint, or information; one moiety thereof to the use of the United States, and Vol. III.

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D ESOLVED by the Senate and House of

ne Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, two-thirds of both Houses concurring, That the following ar. ticle be proposed to the legislatures of the se. veral states, as an amendment to the confti. tution of the United States; which when ratified by three fourths of the said legislatures, shall be valid as part of the said conftitution, viz :

The judicial power of the United States.. shall not be construed to extend to any fuit in law or equity, commenced or prosecuted against one of the United States by citizens of another state, or by citizens or subjects of any foreign state. - FREDERICK AUGUSTUS MUHLENBERG,

Speaker of the House of Representatives. JOHN ADAMS, Vice-President of the United

States, and President of the Senate.

Attest,
JOHN Beckley, Clerk of the House of

Representatives.
SAM. A. Otis, Secretary of the Senate.

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United States of America,
BEGUN AND HELD AT THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA,

In the State of Pennfylvania,
On Monday the Third of November,

IN THE YEAR M,DCC,XCIV.

AND OF THE Independence of the United States,

THE NINETEENT H.

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