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fand eight hundred and one, to the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-three, inclusively, at the rate of three and one-half per centum upon the original capital : and by a dividend to be made on the last day of December, in the year one thoufand eight hun. dred and twenty-four, of such a sum, as will be then adequate, according to the contract, for the final redemption of the said stock.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That it shall And cer- be lawful for the said Commissioners of the tain sums of balances finking fund, and they are hereby required, to of funded cause to be reimbursed and paid in manner bedebt or Itock, fore prescribed, such fum and sums, as, accordstanding, to ing to the right for that purpose reserved, may the credit of certain rightfully be paid for and towards the reimftates, in bursement or redemption of all such balances of like man.

the funded debt or stock of the United States, bearing a present interest of fix per centum per annum, or which will bear a like interest, from and after the first day of January, in the year one thousand eight hundred and one, as stand to the credit of certain states, in consequence of an act paised on the thirty-first day of May, in the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-four; and with the consent of the said ftates, such additional sums, as will render the reimbursement of the said balances equal to that made upon the residue of the said stock, at the commencement of the present year.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That, in addition tothe fums already appropriated to the sinking fund, by the act, intitled, “ An Act making further provision for the support ofpublic credit, and for the redemption of the public debt," there shall be, and is hereby, in like manner, appropriated to the said fund, such a fum of the duties on goods, wares and mer.

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JONATHAN DAYTON, Speaker of

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

States, and President of the Senate.
APPROVED, April the twenty-eighth, 1796:

GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States.

CHAPTER XVII. .

An Act making an Appropriation towards de.

fraying the Expenses which may arise in car. rying into Effect, the Treaty of Amity, Commerce and Navigation, made between the United States and the King of Great Britain.

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D E it enacted by the Senate and House of
D Representatives of the United Staies of

America, in Congress assembled, That towards Appropri. ation to defraying the expenses which may arise in carwards de.

te rying into effect, the Treaty of Amity, Comexpenies of merce and Navigation, made between the carrying United States and the king of Great Britain, the trcaty of amity, there be appropriated a sum not exceeding

C. eighty thousand eight hundred and eight dol. &c. between the lars, to be paid out of the duties on impost United States and and collabo, 10 the ci

and tonnage, to the end of the present year, Great-Bri- not already appropriated : Provided, that the tain, into

compensations to be allowed to any of the Commissioners appointed, or to be appointed,

in pursuance of any article of the said Treaty, ', shall not exceed, to those who shall serve in

Great Britain, the rate of fix thousand six hunLimitation dred and fixty-seven dollars, and fifty cents, of the com per annum; and to those who shall serve in missioners' enia- the United States, the rate of four thousand

four hundred and forty-five dollars, per
annum.
JONATHAN DAYTON, Speaker of

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

States, and President of the Senate.
APPROVED, May the sixth, 1796:

GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States.

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United

| C H A P T E R XVIII. An Af making an Appropriation for defraying

the Expenses which may arise in carrying inte
Effect, the Treaty made, between the United

States and the King of Spain.
D E it enacted by the Senate and House of Re- .

D. presentatives of the United States of America, Appropriin Congress assembled, That for the purpose of ation for

. the expendefraying the expenses which may arise in car- les of car: rying into effect, the treaty made between the rying into

effect the United States and the king of Spain, a sum treaty not exceeding eighteen thousand six hundred made be:

" and eighty-three dollars, be, and the same hereby is appropriated, to be satisfied from the States, and

r the king of duties of import and tonnage, to the end of Spain. the present year, not heretofore appropriated : Provided, That the compensation to be allowed to any of the Commissioners, to be ap- Limitation

of the compointed in pursuance of any article of the millioners' said Treaty, shall not exceed the rate of three compenfa.

tion: housand five hundred dollars, per annum. JONATHAN DAYTON, Speaker of .

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

States, and President of the Senate.
APPROVED, May the sixth, 1796: ;

GEORGE WASHINGTON,
- President of the United States.

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CH A PTER XIX,

An Act making an Appropriation for defraying

the Expenses which may arise in carrying into Effect, the Treaty made between the United States, and the Dey and Regency of Algiers.

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DE it enacted by the Senate and House of Re

D presentatives of the United States of America, in Congress asscmbled, That for the purpose of

defraying the expenses of carrying into effect, dollars per the treaty made between the United States, anuum ap: and the Dey and Regency of Algiers, the propriated for the pay- monies arising under the revenue laws of the ment of the United States, which have been heretofore annuity to the Dey passed, not already appropriated to any other

*. purpose, or so much thereof as may be necef

sary, to the amount of twenty-four thousand dollars per annum, be, and the same are here by pledged and appropriated for the payment of the annuity ftipulated in the said treaty, to be paid to the said Dey and Regency of Algiers; and to continue so pledged and appropriated, so long as the said treaty shall be in force.

giers.

JONATHAN DAYTON, Speaker of

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

States, and President of the Senate. Approved, May the sixth, 1796 : GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States.

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