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one or more states, the territory thereby ceded

to the United States : . BE it enacted by the Senate and House of ReCertain territory presentatives of the United States of America, in

ared to Congress assembled, That the whole of the terbe one Mate. urder the ritory ceded to the United States by the state name of of North-Carolina, shall be one state, and the Tennessee.

same is hereby declared to be one of the United States of America, on an equal footing with the original states, in all respects whatever, by the name and title of the state of Tennessee. That until the next general census, the said state of Tennessee shall be entitled to one Representative in the House of Representatives of the United States, and in all other respects, as far as they may be applicable, the laws of the United States shall extend to, and have force in the state of Tennessee, in the fame manner, as if that state had originally been one of the United States.

· JONATHAN DAYTON, Speaker of

' the House of Representatives. SAMUEL LIVERMORE, President of the

Senate pro tempore. APPROVED, June the first, 1796: GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States.

CHAPTER XLVIII.

An Act making an Appropriation to satisfy certain

Demands attending the late Infurrection ; and to increase the Compensation to Jurors and Witnesses in the Courts of the United States.

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Sec. 1. DE it enacted by the Senate and House a

Appropri. D of Reprefentatives of the United ation for States of America, in Congress assembled, That defraying

"expenses on a sum, not exceeding twenty thousand dollars, trial of out of any monies not otherwise appropriated, pe

concerned be, and the same are hereby appropriated to in the late the discharge of certain incidental demands, occafioned by the trial of persons for crimes and offences during the late insurrection, for the payment of which no special provision has been made by law.

Sec. 2. And be it further enačled, That in additional addition to the compensation now allowed by compensalaw to jurors and witnesses, attending in the tion to ju.

rors, &c. courts of the United States, there shall be allowed and paid to each grand and petit juror, for his attendance, fifty cents per day ; and to each witness, for like attendance, fifty cents per day.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the appropri. sum of ten thousand dollars, out of any mo- ation for nies not otherwise appropriated, be, and the che same is hereby appropriated, for defraying the jurors. expense of clerks of courts, jurors and witnesses, for the year one thousand seven hun. dred and ninety-fix, in aid of the fund arising from fines, forfeitures and penalties, and of

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the appropriations already made for that pur-
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JONATHAN DAYTON, Speaker of

· the House of Representatives. SAMUEL LIVERMORE, President of the

Senate pro tempore. APPROVED, June the first, 1796: . .

GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States.

CHAPTER XLIX.

An Act limiting the Time for the Allowance of

Drawback on the Exportation of domestic diftilled Spirits, and allowing a Drawback upon such Spirits exported in Vessels of less than - thirty Tons, by the Misulappi.

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Sec. 1. D E it enacted by the Senate and House

De of Representatives of the United backs in States of America, in Congress assembled, That what cases from and after the first day of July next, no allowed.

drawback shall be allowed on any of the spirits distilled in the United States, which shall not be exported, pursuant to regulations heretofore enacted, and in force, within twelve months from the time when such spirits were distilled, to be ascertained by the dates of the certificates which may and ought to accompany the said spirits, at the time of exportation.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the restriction in the fifty-sixth section of the act,

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JONATHAN DAYTON, Speaker of

the House of Representatives. SAMUEL LIVERMORE, President of the

- Senate pro tempore. Approved, June the first, 1996:

GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States.

CHAPTER L.

An AEt making further Appropriations for the
Year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-fix.

Sec. I. D E it enacted by the Senate and House Additional

D of Representatives of the United appropriStates of America, in Congress assembled, That 1706. in addition to the fums heretofore appropriated, there be further appropriated for and during the present year, the following fums, that is to say: In the Department of State,

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for the compensation of clerks, two hundred dollars : In the Department of the Treasury, for the compensation of clerks, four thousand dollars : In the Department of War, for the additional salary of the accountant, four hundred dollars ; and for the additional compen. sation of clerks in the faid Department, seven hundred dollars; and in the mint of the United States, for the additional salary of a clerk,

two hundred dollars. Loan office Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That for

the compensation of clerks in the several Loan Oífices; and for defraying the expenses of books and stationary for the said offices, during the present year, and during the year one thousand feven hundred and ninety-five, there be appropriated a fum not exceeding fourteen thousand dollars.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That there

be further appropriated towards defraying the Foreign in tercourse. extraordinary expenses which may be incur

red during the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-fix, for foreign intercourse, a fum not exceeding twenty-three thousand five hundred dollars, in addition to the sum already appropriated for that purpose, by the fecond section of the act of the present session, intitled, “ An act making further provision

for the expenses attending the intercourse of

ent the United States with foreign nations; and expenfes of to continue in force the act, intitled, “ An govern

act providing the means of intercourse between the United States and foreign nations."

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That there be appropriated for the contingent expenses of the government of the United States, a fum not exceeding twenty thousand dollars,

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