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copper for the further coinage of cents and Arpropri.
half cents, a fum equal to the amount of the ihr
cents and half cents which shall have been chase of
coined at the mint, and delivered to the trèa- copy
surer of the United States, subsequent to the
first day of January, one thousand seven hun-
dred and ninety-fix, which fum shall be payable
out of any monies in the Treasury not other-
wise appropriated.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That from
and after the passing of this act, there shall be .
retained from every deposit in the mint, of

Part of gold or filver bullion below the standard of gold and the United States, such sum as shall be equiva. tilver bul

lion to be lent to the expense incurred in refining the retained. same, and an accurate account of such expense on every deposit shall be kept, and of the fums retained on account of the same, which fhall be accounted for by the Treasurer of the mint, to the Treasurer of the United States.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That this act shall continue in force for the term of two years from the passing thereof, and from thence until the end of the next session of Congress Limitation. thereafter holden, and no longer. . JONATHAN DAYTON, Speaker of

the House of Representatives.
SAMUEL LIVERMORE, President of the

Senate pro tempore.'
APPROVED, May the twenty-seventh, 1796 :

GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States.

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succeeding the terms, to which they were made returnable : And the faid'writs and procefles before-mentioned, together with all matters and business depending before either of the courts before-mentioned, shall be taken up and proceeded upon to final issue and determination, in the same manner, and to the same effect, as if no alteration had been made in the times or places of holding the said courts respectively.

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-- JONATHAN DAYTON, Speaker of

the House of Representatives. SAMUEL LIVERMORE, President of the

Senate pro tempore. APPROVED, May the 27th, 1796: GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States.

CHAPTER XXXV.

An Act in Addition to an Act, intitled, 'An

A&t supplementary to the Act, intitled, An Act to provide more effectually for the Coltection of the Duties on Goods, Wares and Merchandize, imported into the United States, and on the Tonnage of Ships or Veljels.

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