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An Act making further Provision for the Expena

Yes attending the Intercourse of the United States with foreign Nations ; and further to continue in Force the Act, intitled, An Aft providing the Means of Intercourse between the United States and foreign Nations.

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Sec. 1. D E it enacted by the Senate and

O House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, Additional

That a sum of one million of dollars, in addiappropri- tion to the provision heretofore made, be apation to

port in propriated to defray any expenses which may sercourle be incurred, in relation to the intercourse be

tween the United States and foreign nations, States and to be paid out of any monies, which may be in foreign

the treasury, not otherwise appropriated, and to be applied, under the direction of the Prefident of the United States, who, if necessary, is hereby authorized to borrow the whole or any part of the said sum of one million of dollars; an account of the expenditure whereof, as soon as may be, shall be laid before Congress.

· Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Certain act, intitled, “ An act providing the means of acts conti- intercourse between the United States and fonued in force.

reign nations,” passed the first day of July, one thousand seven hundred and ninety, toge. ther with the second section of the act, intitled, “ An act to continue in force, for a limited time, and to amend the act, intitled, “ An act providing the means of intercourse between the United States and foreign nations,” passed the ninth day of February, one thou. sand seven hundred and ninety-three, shall be sontinued in force, for the term of one year from the passing of this act, and from thence, until the end of the next session of Congress thereafter holden, and no longer. FREDERICK AUGUSTUS MUHLENBERG,

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

· States, and President of the Senate. APPROVED, March the twentieth, 1794 : GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States.

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An Act authorizing a Loan of one Million of

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D presentatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That the President of the United States be, and he hereby is autho. President

of United rized and empowered to borrow, on the cre- St dit of the United States, if, in his opinion, thorized to

borrow the public service shall require it, a sum nột 1,000,000 exceeding one million of dollars, at an interelt dollars. not exceeding five per centum per annum, reimbursable at the pleasure of the United States, to be applied to such public purposes, as are authorized by law, and to be repaid out of the duties on imports and tonnage, to the end of the present year: And that it shall be lawful for the bank of the United States, and

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the said bank hereby is authorized and em. powered to make the loan aforesaid. FREDERICK AUGUSTUS MUHLENBERG,

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

.. States, and President of the Senate. APPROVED, March the twentieth, 1794 : GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States.

CHAPTER IX.
An Act to provide for the Defence of certain

Ports and Harbors in the United States.

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Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That it Prefi shall be lawful for the President of the United U. S. may States, to employ, as garrisons in the said for. yar tifications, or any of them, such of the troops irvops on on the military establishment of the United Mabini. States, as he may judge necessary; and to ment. cause to be provided one hundred cannon, of a caliber each to carry a ball of thirty-two pounds

yowo pounds Caufe can. weight, and one hundred other cannon, of a non to be caliber each to carry a ball of twenty four purchaked. pounds weight, together with the carriages and implements necessary for the same, and carriages with the necessary implements for one hundred and fifty other cannon, with two hundred and fifty tons of cannon-shot.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That it And re{hall be lawful for the President of the United ceive cef

s lions of cerStates to receive from any state (in behalf of is the United States) a cession of the lands, on which any of the fortifications aforesaid, with the necessary buildings, may be erected, or intended to be erected; or where such cessions shall not be made, to purchase fuch lands, on behalf of the United States; Provided, That no purchase shall be made, where such lands are the property of a state. FREDERICK AUGUSTUS MUHLENBERG,

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

States, and President of the Senate.
APPROVED, March the twentieth, 1794:
GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States.

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of the military Establishment of the United Štates, for the rear one thousand seven hun

dred and ninety-four. Sec. 1. R E it enacted by the Senate and

D House of Representatives of the · United States of America, in Congress assembled, Specific ap. That for the support of the military establishpropriations for ment of the United States, for the year one military thousand seven hundred and ninety-four; for

repairs and articles directed to be made and purchased by the President of the United States ; for invalid pensioners; for fortifying certain ports and harbours; and for the purchase of cannon, implements and shot, there be appropriated a sum of money, not exceeding one million, six hundred and twenty-nine thoufand, nine hundred and thirty-fix dollars, and one cent; that is to say: For the pay of the legion of the United States, three hundred and three thousand, fix hundred and eighty-four dollars : For subsistence, three hundred and twelve thousand, five hundred and fixty-seven dollars, and seventy-five cents; For forage, thirty-one thousand, fix hundred and thirtytwo dollars : For clothing, one hundred and twelve thousand dollars : For equipments for the cavalry, seven thousand, three hundred and fourteen dollars, and five cents : For horses for the cavalry, fixteen thousand dollars : For bounty to the foldiers, five thousand dollars : For the hospital department, twenty thousand dollars : For the ordnance department, fix thousand seven hundred and fifteen dollars, and thirty-two cents : For defensive protection of the frontiers, one hundred and thirty thousand dollars : For the Indian department,

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