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ated, in adinns for intercod under the

powers, copies of papers relative to the proper- . '
ty of American citizens, captured by any of the
said powers, a sum not exceeding fifty thou-
fand dollars, shall be, and hereby is appropri-
ated, in addition to the fums which, from the
appropriations for intercourse with foreign na-
tions, have been expended under the direction
of the President of the United States, in the
prosecution of those claims; which sum shall
be paid from any monies which may be in the
Treasury, not otherwise appropriated.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That from the money which has been, or which shall be costs to be received on any claim, as aforesaid, all costs from the

in deducted in the prosecution therefor, which have been, sums rem or which shall be incurred by the United States, shall be taken and deducted, or other. wise refunded, and shall be accounted for, by the agent or agents employed therein, under the direction of the President; which account, as far as may be then had, shall be submitted to Congress, at their next session..

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JONATHAN DAYTON, Speaker of

the House of Representatives. WILLIAM BINGHAM, President of the

Senate pro tempore. APPROVED, March third, 1797: ; GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States.

CHAPTER LXXVIII.

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JONATHAN DAYTON, Speaker of

the House of Representatives. WILLIAM BINGHAM, President of the

Senate pro tempore,
APPROVED, March third, 1797 :

GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States,

CHAPTER LXXIX.

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the domestic Debt 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 all the several provisions of the act, intituled, Time ck66 An act further extending the time for re-tended to

loan do. -ceiving on loan the domestic debt of the meltic United States," passed the nineteenth day of delt. " February, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-fix, be, and they are hereby continued in force, until the thirty-first day of December next, and no longer : Provided, that no. thing herein-contained, shall be construed to extend to any evidence of public debt, which may be barred by any act of limitation.

JONATHAN DAYTON, Speaker of

..the House of Representatives. WILLIAM BINGHAM, President of 4

the Senate pro tempore. APPROVED, March third, 1797: GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States,

door ers.

CHAPTER LXXX. .
An Act te revive and continue the Act, palled

the thirtieth of May, one thousand seven hun-
dred and ninety-fix, intituled, An Act to

regulate the Compensation of Clerks.Sec. 1. D E it enacted by the Senate and House

D of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That

the act, intituled, " An ačt to regulate the Act conti- compensation of clerks,” passed thethirtieth of nued.

May, one thousand feven hundred and ninetyfix, be, and the fame is hereby revived and continued until the first day of January next.

Sec. 2. And be it further enačled, That the Additional sum of one hundred dollars be allowed and allowance paid to each of the principal and engrossing to clerks, fergeant at cu

that clerks in the office of the Secretary of the arms and Senate, in addition to the sums allowed them

ep. by law, for the year one thousand feven hun.

dred and ninety-six : And also, that the fur-
ther fum of one hundred dollars to each of
the principal and engrossing clerks employed
by the Secretary of the Senate, and the clerk
of the House of Representatives, be allowed
and paid, for the year one thousand feven
hundred and ninety-seven ; also, the like sum
to the sergeant-at-arms of the House of Re-
presentatives, and to each of the door-keepers,
and assistant door-keepers of the two Houses
of Congress, in addition to the sums hereto-
fore allowed by law. .
JONATHAN DAYTON, Speaker of

the House of Representatives. WILLIAM BINGHAM, President of

.' the Senate pro tempore. APPROYED, March third, 1797 :

GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States.

CHAPTER LXXXI.

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

D House of Representatives of the Times of United States of America, in Congress assembled, holding the That from and after the expiration of the pre-courts

circuitlent session of Congress, the times and places of holding the several circuit-courts of the United States, in the present and each succeed ing year, shall be as follows, to wit : - In the state of New York, at the city of New-York, on the first days of April and September. :

In Connecticut, at New Haven, on the thir. teenth day of April, and at Hartford on the feventeenth day of September.

In Vermont, at Windsor, on the first day of May, and at Rutland, on the third day of October.

In New Hampshire, at Portsmouth, on the nineteenth day of May, and at Exeter, on the second day of November. ,

In Massachufetts, at Boston, on the first day of June, and twentieth day of October.

In Rhode Island, at Newport, 'on the fifa teenth day of June, and at Providence on the fifteenth day of November.

In New Jersey, at Trenton, on the first days of April and October.

in Pennsylvania, at Philadelphia, on the eleventh days of April and October. . In Delaware, at New-Castle, on the twen. ty-seventh day of June, and at Dover, on the twenty-seventh day of October.

In Maryland, at Annapolis," on the seventh..

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