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lent otherwise, in lieu of the said six ships, a naval of United force not exceeding, in the whole, that by this

ea act directed, so that no ship thus provided, force not shall carry less than thirty two guns ; or he exceeding that dirée. may so provide any proportion thereof, which, ted by this in his discretion, he may think proper. act.

Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That the vand pay and subsistence of the respective commiffubfistence. fioned and warrant officers, be as follows: A.

captain, seventy-five dollars per month, and fix rations per day: A lieutenant, forty dollars per month, and three rations per day, a lieutenant of marines, twenty-fix dollars per month, and two rations per day; a chaplain, forty dollars per month, and two rations per day; a failing-master, forty dollars per month, and two rations per day; a surgeon, fifty dollars per month, and two rations per day; a surgeon's mate, thirty dollars per month, and two rations per day ; a purser, forty dollars per month, and two rations per day; a boatswain, fourteen dollars per month, and two rations per day; a gunner, fourteen dollars per month, and two rations per day; a sail-maker, fourteen dollars per month, and two rations per day; a carpenter, fourteen dollars per month, and two rations per day.

Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That the ty officers pay to be allowed to the petty officers, mid

d. Thipmen, feamen, ordinary seamen and marines, by the Prefident. shall be fixed by the President of the United

States: Provided, That the whole sum to be

given for the whole pay aforesaid, shall not exNot to exceed cer. ceea

ceed twenty-seven thousand dollars per month, tain fum. and that each of the said persons hall be enti

tled to one ration per day.

Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That the ration shall consist of as follows: Sunday, one

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pound of bread, one pound and a half of beef, Component and half a pint of rice : Monday, one pound parts of of bread, one pound of pork, half a pint of peas or beans, and four ounces of cheese : Tuesday, one pound of bread, one pound and a half of beef, and one pound of potatoes or turnips, and pudding : Wednesday, one pound of bread, two ounces of butter, or, in lieu thereof, fix ounces of molasses, four ounces of cheese, and half a pint of rice : Thursday, one pound of bread, one pound of pork, and half a pint of peas or beans : Friday, one pound of bread, one pound of falt fish, two ounces of butter or one gill of oil, and one pound of potatoes : Saturday, one pound of bread, one pound of pork, half a pint of peas or beans, and four ounces of cheese. And there shall also be allowed, one half-pint of distilled fpirits per day, or, in lieu thereof, one quart of beer per day, to each ration. :

Sec. 9. Provided always, and be it further When proenacted, That if a peace shall take place between under this the United States and the Regency of Algiers, act faall

cease. that no farther proceeding be had under this

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act.

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 27th, 1794:

GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States.

CHAPTER XIII.

An Act allowing to Major-General La Fayette

his Pay and Emoluments while in the Service of the United States.

(PRIVATE.)

CHAPTER XIV.

An Act to provide for the erecting and repairing

of Arsenals and Magazines, and for other Purposes.

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President of the United States) and as many workmen, as the Secretary for the department of War shall, from time to time, deem neces. fary, so that the whole number, at all the armouries, shall not exceed one hundred. And the said superintendants shall each receive, as a compensation, feventy dollars per month, and the said mafter-armourers each, fifty dollars per month.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That there superin. shall be employed an officer, whose duty it tendant of

military shall be (under the direction of the depart. Nores. ment of war) to superintend the receiving, safe-keeping and distribution of the militarystores of the United States, and to call to account all persons to whom the same may be entrusted; he shall receive for his compensa. His com. tion, at the rate of one hundred and twenty- peni five dollars per month, and shall be appointed and by

whom apby the President of the United States. pointed Sez. 4. And be it further enacted, That a

. Appropri. fum not exceeding fifty-nine thousand dollars ation for be appropriated for the erecting and repairing carrying: of the arsenals and magazines aforesaid, and a to effect." sum not exceeding twenty-two thousand eight hundred and fixty-five dollars, for defraying the expense of the national armouries, for one year ; and the further sum of three hundred and forty thousand dollars, to be applied, un. der the direction of the President of the United States, in the purchase of arms, ammunition, and inilitary stores ; which faid several fums shall be paid out of the duties on imports and tonnage, to the end of the present year,

Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That an Annual acannual account of the expenses of the national count of or.

pense of ar. armouries be laid before the legislature of the in

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* arms made and repaired therein.
FREDERICK AUGUSTUS MUHLENBERG,

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

States, and President of the Senate. APPROVED, April the second, 1794 :

GEORGE WASHINGTON,

: President of the United States.

CHAPTER XV.
An Act for the Relief of Stephen Paranque.

(PRIVATE.)

CH A P T E R XVI.
An Act transferring, for a limited Time, the Ju-

risdiction of Suits and Offences from the Dif-
trict to the Circuit Court of New-Hampshire,
and aligning certain Duties in Respect to In-
valid Pensioners, to the Attorney of the said
District.

(EXPIRED.)

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CHAPTER XVII.
An A&t to authorize the President of the United

States, in certain Cases, to alter the Place for

holding a Sefion of Congress. D E it enacted by the Senate and House of

D Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That whenever the Congress shall be about to convene, and, from the prevalence of contagious fickness, or

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