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kept under the same roof) one thousand eight Speciñc ap hundred dollars.
tions for : For compensation to the Accountant to the fupport of - War Department, Clerks and persons em- govern..
ment, for ployed in his office, fix thousand four hun. 1796. dred and fifty dollars.
For contingent expenses in the office of the Accountant to the War Department, six hundred dollars.
For compensations to the following officers of the Mint : The Director, two thousand dollars ; The Treasurer, one thousand two hundred dollars; The Afsayer, one thoufand five hundred dollars ; The Chief Coiner, one thousand five hundred dollars ; The Melter and Refiner, one thousand five hundred dollars ; The Engraver, one thousand two hundred dollars ; Three Clerks, at five hundred dollars each, one thousand five hundred dollars.
For the purchase of copper for the use of the mint, thirteen thousand dollars.
For defraying the expenses of laborers in the different branches of refining, melting and coining at the mint, eight thousand dola lars. ' .
For the pay of mechanics employed in repairing and making machinery for the mint, three thousand two hundred and fixty-four dollars.
For the purchase of ironmongery, lead, wood, coals, stationary, office furniture, and for other contingencies of the establishment of the mint, eight thousand seven hundred dollars.
For making good deficiencies in the for. mer appropriations for the mint, to the end of the year one thousand seven hundred and
s'occific an. ninety-five, eighteen thousand three hundred propria.' dollars. tions for
For compensations to the Governors, Se. govern- cretaries and Judges of the territory north
west, and the territory south of the river 2796.
Ohio, ten thousand three hundred dollars.
For expenses of stationary, office-rent, printing, patents for lands, and other contingent expenses in both the said territories, feven hundred dollars.
For the payment of sundry pensions, granted by the late government, two thousand and seven dollars and seventy-three cents. . For the annual allowance to the widow and orphan-children of Colonel John Harding, and to the orphan-children of Major Alexander Trueman, by the act of Congress of the twenty-seventh of February, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three, feven hun. dred and fifty dollars.
For the annual allowance for the education of Hugh Mercer, son of the late Major General Mercer, by the act of Congress of the second of March, one thousand feven hundred and ninety-three, four hundred dollars.
For the discharge of such demands against the United States, on account of the Civil
Department, not otherwise provided for, as For fup: , shall have been ascertained and admitted in light due course of settlement, at the Treasury, houses, &c. and which are of a nature, according to the
usage thereof, to require payment in fpecie, three thousand dollars.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That for the support of light-houses, beacons, buoys, and public piers, for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-six; and to satisfy certain miscellaneous claims, stated
in the report of the Secretary of the Trea. Specific apfury, of the fourteenth of December last, tions for
propria there be appropriated a fum not exceeding support of thirty-seven thousand six hundred and seventy- ment, for two dollars, and nine cents, that is to say: 1796.
For the maintenance and support of lighthouses, beacons, buoys, public piers, and stakeage of channels, bars and shoals, twentyfour thousand dollars.
To repay David Lenox, late marshal of the district of Pennsylvania, for payments made, with the approbation of the judge of the said district, to fundry persons, for summoning jurors to attend the District Court of Pennsylvania, upon the trial of fundry persons committed for high treason, two hundred and fifty-six dollars, and eighty-eight cents.
For the payment of a balance due to Lewis Pintard, agent for American prisoners in the city of New York, during the late war, four hundred and twenty-nine dollars and twentyone cents.
For the payment of a balance due to the representatives of Thomas Smith, late commissioner of the loan-office for the state of Pennsylvania, nine thousand and eleven dol.. lars, and ninety-seven cents.
For the payment of a balance due to the representatives of Joseph Clarke, late commissioner of the loan-office for the state of Rhode Island, one thousand nine hundred and seventy-four dollars, and three cents.
For the discharge of such miscellaneous demands against the United States, other than those on account of the Civil Department, not otherwise provided for, and which shall have been ascertained and admitted in due Vol. III.
Specific ap- course of settlement at the Treasury, and
for which are of a nature, according to the tions for fupport of usage thereof, to require payment in fpecie,
two thousand dollars. 1796, Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the
several appropriations herein before made, shall be paid and discharged out of the fund of fix hundred thoufand dollars, reserved by the act “ making provision for the debt of the United States.”
JONATHAN DAYTON, Speaker of
the House of Representatives.. JOHN ADAMS, Vice-President of the United
States, and President of the Senate. APPROVED, February the fifth, 1796 : GEORGE WASHINGTON,
President of the United States.
An A&t further extending the Time for receiving on Loan the domestic Debt of the United States. Seć. 1. D E it enacted by the Senate and
D House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled,
That the term for receiving on loan that part Extention of the term of the domestic debt of the United States, for receiv- which has not been subscribed, in pursuance ing on loan the domef. of the provisions heretofore made by law for tic debt. that purpose, be, and the fame is hereby
further extended, until the thirty-first day of December next, on the same terms and conditions, as are contained in the act, intitled,