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fifty thousand dollars : For the quarter-mas.
Ont of several appropriations herein before made, shall wh be paid and discharged out of the funds follow- payable. ing, to wit : First, the surplus of the 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-four : Secondly, the surplus of revenue and income, beyond the appropriations here: tofore charged thereupon, to the end of the year one thousand seven hundred and ninetyfour : And thirdly, the surplus which may re: main unexpended, of the monies appropriated for the use of the war-department, in the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three. 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 twenty-first, 1794: GEORGE WASHINGTON,
President of the United States.
An Act to prohibit the carrying on the Slave
Trade from the United States to any foreign
person or person's, who shall sue for and profes
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
States, and President of the Senate. APPROVED, March the twenty-second, 17946
President of the United States.
THEREAS the depredations commitV ted by the Algerine corsairs on the commerce of the United States, render it neceilary that a naval force should be provided
for its protection : ent Sec. 1. BE is therefore enacted by the Senate of United and House of Representatives of the United States provides of America, in Congress assembled, That the Preflips of 44 sident of the United States be authorized to guns, and a sig ho hips of 3ő provide, by purchase or otherwise, equip and guns each. employ four ships to carry forty-four guns
each, and two ships to carry thirty-fix guns each.
Sec, 2. And be, it further enacted, That lfithere fhall be employed on board each of the cered. said ships of forty-four guns, one captain, four
lieutenants, one lieutenant of marines, one chaplain, one furgeon, and two furgeon's mates ; and in each of the ships of thirty-lik
guns, one captain, three lieutenants, one lieutenant of marines, one surgeon, and one sur. geon's mate, who shall be appointed and commissioned in like manner as other officers of the United States are.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted. That there shall be employed, in each of the said ships, the following warrant-officers, who shall be appointed by the President of the United States, to wit : one failing-master, one purser, one boatswain, one gunner, one fail-maker, one carpenter, and eight midshipmen ; and the following petty officers, who shall be appointed by the captains of the ships, respectively, in which they are to be employed, viz : two master's mates, one captain's clerk, two boat. fwain's mates, one cockswain, one fail-maker's mate, two gunner's mates, one yeoman of the gun-room, nine quarter-gunners (and for the four larger ships) two additional quarter-gunners, two carpenter's mates, one armourer, one steward, one cooper, one master-at-arms, and one cook. Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the
m. And man. crews of each of the said ships of forty-four ned. guns, shall consist of one hundred and fifty feamen, one hundred and three midshipmen and ordinary seamen, one ferjeant, one corpo. ral, one drum, one fife, and fifty marines : And that the crews of each of the said ships of thirty-six guns shall consist of one hundred and thirty able seamen and midshipmen, ninety ordinary seamen, one ferjeant, two corporals, one drum, one fife, and forty marines, over and above the officers herein before mentioned.
Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That the President of the United States be, and he is hereby empowered, to provide, by purchase or