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eight hundred and sixty-eight dollars : For subsistence of the legion and artillery, three hundred and fixty-one thousand seven hun. dred and nineteen dollars and thirty cents : For forage and cavalry, thirty-three thousand seven hundred and twenty dollars : For cloathing, one hundred and twenty thousand four hundred and forty dollars : For equip. ments for the cavalry, seven thousand three hundred and fourteen dollars : For horses for the cavalry, twenty-four thousand dollars : For bounty, five thousand dollars : For the hospital department, twenty thousand dollars : For the ordnance department, eleven thou. sand three hundred and fixty-five dollars and ninety-nine cents : For the Indian department, eighty thousand dollars : For the quartermaster's department, one hundred and fifty, thousand dollars : For contingencies of the war department, thirty thousand dollars : For the defensive protection of the frontiers, one hundred and thirty thousand dollars : For the completion of the fortifications, fifty thousand dollars : For additional pay and bounty to the legion and artillery, pursuant to an act of the present session, feventy-seven thousand four hundred and fixty-four dollars. ,

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That for Detache. defraying the expense of six months pay and ment of

u militia unsubsistence of a detachment of militia under der general the command of major-general Morgan, pur- Morgan. suant to an act of the present session, there be appropriated the sum of one hundred thou fand six hundred and eighty-two dollars ; that is to say: For the general staff, four thousand one hundred and thirty-four dollars; For major Brooke's battalion, nineteen thou. fand eight hundred and forty-eight dollars ;

For major Lynn's battalion, twenty-one thou. fand three hundred dollars : For cavalry, twenty-three thousand four hundred dollars : For subsistence, twenty-four thousand dollars : For forage for officers and cavalry, eight thousand dollars.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the surplus which may remain unexpended of the sum of fix hundred and eighty-eight thou.

fand, eight hundred and eighty-eight dollars Naval de- and eighty-two cents, which was appropri. partment.

ated for the use of the naval department, in the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-four, by an act passed the ninth day of June laft, shall be, and the fame is hereby appropriated to the use of the said naval department, for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That there

be appropriated the several sums following, pensions, & to wit : For the payment of military pensions, contingent purpotes of for the year one thousand seven hundred and govern- ninety-five, eighty-five thousand three hun

dred and fifty-seven dollars and four cents ; and a sum not exceeding ten thousand dollars for the contingent purposes of government, subject to the disposition of the President of

the United States. Out of Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That the these ap.

10.08 feveral appropriations herein before made, propria- shall be paid and discharged out of the funds

following, to wit : First, the surplus of the payable.

sum of six hundred thousand dollars, reserved by the act " making provision for the debt of the United States," and which will accrue during the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five : Secondly, the Lure

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plus of revenue and income beyond the appropriations heretofore charged thereupon, to the end of the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five : and thirdly, the surplus which shall remain unexpended of the monies appropriated to the use of the war-department for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-four.

Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That President the President of the United States be empow. may borered to borrow, on behalf of the United me States, of the bank of the United States, these apwhich is hereby authorized to lend the fam., piror or of any other body or bodies politic, person or persons, any fum or sums not exceeding in the whole, the sums herein appropriated, and to be applied to the purposes aforesaid, and to be reimbursed as well interest as principal out of the funds aforesaid. FREDERICK AUGUSTUS MUHLENBERG,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.
HENRY TAZEWELL, President of the

Senate pro tempore. 'APPROVED, March the third, 1795.

GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States.

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CHAPTER CXII.

An Act supplementary to the Act, intitled, An

Act establishing a Mint, and regulating the

Coins of the United States.
Sec. I. D E it enacted by the Senate and House

D of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, and it is hereby enacted and declared, That for the

Additional better conducting of the business of the mint officer wf. dersine by of the United States, there shall be an addithe name of tional officer appointed therein, by the name of the melter and refiner. the melter and refiner, whose duty shall be to

take charge of all copper, and silver or gold bullion, delivered out by the treasurer of the mint after it has been assayed, agreeably to the

rules and customs of the mint already direcHis duty. ted and established, or which may hereafter

be directed and established, by the accounting officers of the treasury, and to reduce the same into bars or ingots fit for the rolling mills, and then to deliver them to the coiner or treasurer, as the director shall judge expe. dient; and to do and perform all other duties belonging to the office of a melter and refiner, or which shall be ordered by the director of the mint.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the

melter and refiner of the said mint, shall, beTo take

fore he enters upon the execution of his said oath and give secu- office, take an oath or affirmation before some

judge of the United States, faithfully and diligently to perform the duties thereof. And also shall become bound to the United States of America, with one or more fureties, to the satisfaction of the Secretary of the Treasury, in the sum of six thousand dollars, with condition for the faithful and diligent performance of the several duties of his office.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That His com

there shall be allowed and paid to the said melpensation. ter and refiner of the mint, as a compensation

for his services, the yearly falary of fifteen hundred dollars.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That

to retain

the director of the mint be, and hereby is President authorized, with the approbation of the temporary

may make President of the United States, to employ appoint

Coment. such person as he may judge suitable to disa charge the duties of the melter and refiner, until a melter and refiner shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice of the Senate.

Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That the free treasurer of the mint shall, and he is hereby of the ming directed, to retain two cents per ounce from to every deposit of filver bullion below the stan- lion depo-, dard of the United States, which hereafter shall bted, & be made for the purpose of refining and coin. ing; and four cents per ounce from every deposit of gold bullion made as aforesaid, below the standard of the United States, unless the fame shall be so far below the standard as to require the operation of the test ; in which case, the treasurer shall retain fix cents per ounce, which fum fo retained shall be accounted for by the said treasurer with the treasury of the United States, as a compensation for melting and refining the fame. Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That the

Treasurer treasurer of the mint shall not be obliged to of the mine receive from any person, for the purpose of shall not be

obliged to refining and coining, any deposit of silver bul- receivecera lion, below the standard of the United States, tain depa.

" Gits of bula in a smaller quantity than two hundred ounces; lion nor a like deposit of gold bullion below the faid standard, in a smaller quantity than twenty ounces.

Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That from and after the passing of this act, it shall and may be lawful for the officers of the mint

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