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An Act to amend the Act, intituled, "An AB

for the more general Promulgation of the Laws of the United States."

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D E it enacted by the Senate and House of

D Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That the Se. Acts of cretary for the Department of State, shall prefe cause to be included in the edition of the laws pulvilhed: of the United States, directed to be printed by the said act, the laws of the United States which may be passed during the present sefsion of Congress: Provided, the same can be done at an expense which he shall judgé reafonable. JONATHAN DAYTON, Speaker of

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

States, and President of the Senate. APPROVED, December the twenty-first, 1796:

GEORGE WASHINGTON,

•President of the United States.
VOL. III. B 3

CHAPTER LVI.
An Ad giving Effect to the Laws of the United

States, within the State of Tennessee.

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his appointment, to be paid quarterly at the Treasury of the United States.

And to the end, that the laws providing for the collection of the duties imposed by law on goods, wares and merchandize imported into the United States, and on the tonnage of ships and vessels, may be carried into effect, in the said state of Tennessee, : .

Sec. 4. Be it further enacted, That for the due collection of the said duties, the said state of Tennessee shall be one district, and a collector shall be appointed to reside at Palmyra, district. which shall be the only port of entry ‘or delivery within the said district, of any goods, wares or merchandize, not the growth or manufacture of the United States; and the said collector shall have, and exercise all the powers, which any other collector hath, or. may legally exercise, for collecting the duties aforesaid ; and in addition to the fees by law provided, shall be paid the yearly compensation of one hundred dollars. JONATHAN DAYTON, Speaker of

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

States, and President of the Senate. APPROVED, January the thirty-first, 1797 : · GEORGE WASHINGTON,

Prehdent of the United States.

CHAPTER LVII.
An A& to augment the Compensation of the At-

torney-General of the United States.
D E it enacted by the Senate and House of Re-
D presentatives of the United States of Ame-
rica, in Congress asembled, That the compen.

Compenfa- sation allowed by law to the attorney-general
tion to Ai- of the United States, shall be, and the same is
torney-
General. hereby augmented, by an addition of the sum

of five hundred dollars per annum, to com-
mence on the first day of January, in the pre-
sent year, and payable quarter-yearly, at the
public Treasury-
JONATHAN DAYTON, Speaker of

the House of Representatives. WILLIAM BINGHAM, President of the

Senate pro tempore, APPROVED, March the second, 1797 :

GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States.

CHAPTER LVIII.

An Act granting a certain Sum of Money to the

Widow ánd Children of john de Neufville, . deceased.

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D E it enacted by the Senate and House of Re

D presentatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That in consideration of particular services rendered the United States, during the war of their revolution, by the late John de Neufville, of the United Netherlands, the President of the United States be, and he is hereby authorized to cause to be paid, out of any monies which may be in the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated, the sum of one thousand dollars to Anna de Neufville, widow of the said John de Neufville ; a like sum for the use of Leonard de Neufville, his son; and a like fum for the use of Anna de Neufville, his infant daughter. JONATHAN DAYTON, Speaker of

the House of Representatives. WILLIAM BINGHAM, President of the

Senate pro tempore. APPROVED, March the second, 1797 :

GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States.

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CHAPTER LIX.
An Act to continue in Force for a limited Time, the

Act, in Addition to the Act, for the Punish-
ment of certain Crimes against the United

States, D E it enacted by the Senate and House of Re- ac con

D presentatives of the United States of Ame- cerning rica, in Congress assembled, That the act, inti- continued. . tuled, “ An act, in addition to the act, for the punishment of certain crimes against the United States," shall continue and be in force, for and during the term of two years, and from thence to the end of the next session of Cona gress, and no longer. JONATHAN DAYTON, Speaker of

the House of Representatives. WILLIAM BINGHAM, President pro

' tempore of the Senale. APPROVED, March the second, 1797 :

GEORGE WASHINGTON,

Presideni of the United States.

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