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[Crimes.]
dollars, imprisoned not exceeding three years, and the

veffel, with all her materials, shall be forfeited, ii. 90
Any person in the United States, that shall augment, or be

concerned in augmenting the force of any armed vessel
belonging to a foreign state, shall be fined not exceed-
ing one thousand dollars, and imprisoned not exceeding
one year,

90
Any person in the United States, preparing or setting on

foot, a military expedition againit a foreign nation, with
whom the United States are at peace, shall be fined not
exceeding three thousand dollars, and imprisoned not

exceeding three years,
District courts to take cognizance of captures within the

waters of the United States, or a marine league of the
shores,

. 91
President of the United States, in case of fitting out or aug-

menting privateers, or disobedience to a process from
any court of the United States, is authorized to em-
ploy the land or naval forces, or the militia, to execute
the law ; to prevent the fitting out privateers, or carry-
ing on an expedition against a foreign prince, and to
compel any vessel to depart the United States, when, by
treaties, or the laws of nations, she ought not to remain
therein,

iii. 91,92
Act for the punishment of crimes continued two years, 381
Criminals fleeing from justice in one state to another, to
be surrendered on demand,

i. 17
mode of proceeding in such cases,

ii. 165
penalty on rescuing,

166
Cutters, revenue, to be built by order of the President, i. 235

-President may order such as are unfit for use to be
fold, and to build or purchase new ones in lieu there-
of,

iii. 283
mampay to officers and mariners,

283

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Debate, freedom of, secured,

i. 8
Debencure, ( See Drawback)

iii. 159, 160
DEBT OF THE UNITED STATES.
Appropriation of duties on imports and tonnage to pay

the interest of the foreign debt and future loans, resery-
ing six hundred thousand dollars annually for the sup-
port of government,

i. 147

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[Debt of the United States.]
and individual states, to be computed from the last day
of December, 1789, to the last day of December, 1794,
and funded at three per cent.

iii. 69
Interest on the balances and on the funded interest to be

paid quarter-yearly, in the same manner as on the do-
mestic funded debt; and the duties on imports and ton-
nage, not otherwise appropriated, pledged for the pay-
ment thereof,

70
States authorised to transfer stock, standing to their credit,
to their creditors,

ii. 150
Commissioners of the sinking fund empowered to borrow, !

in anticipation of the revenue, if necessary, to pay the
interest of the public debt, not exceeding one million of
dollars in one year, and be reimbursed within a year ;-
and revenue pledged to pay the intereft of such tempo-

rary loans,
Loan opened to the full amount of the foreign debt, payable

at the treasury of the United States, allowing an increase
of interest of one half per centum per annum for such
stock exchanged,

205
Credits and certificates to be given, and to be transfera-

ble in like manner as for the domestic debt, 206
Appropriation of revenue for the payment thereof, 206
Certain duties continued till the debt shall be discharged, 207
Additional appropriations to the fund denominated the
finking fund,

208
Monics accruing to the sinking fund to be under the ma-

nagement and direction of the commissioners, and ap-
propriated and pledged till the whole debt shall be re-
deemed and discharged,

iii. 210
Reimbursement of the capital of the debt to be under the

superintendance of the commissioners of the finking
fund, who, with the approbation of the Prefident of the
United States, may borrow the requisite fums for pay-
ment of any inftalments; provided, the loans are reim-
bursable at pleasure, and do not exceed fix per certum
interest; for which purpose, stock may be created and
sold in the market, but not under par,

211
Commissioners shall first pay annually, the sum that may

rightfully be paid on the fix per cent. stock-then the
fums due to the bank of the United States—the fums
that may rightfully be paid on the deferred stock when

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