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CHAPTER XXXI.

An Act for erceting a Liglit-House on the Island

of Scguin in the District of Maine, and for crecling ce Beacon and placing three Buoys at the Entrance of Saint Mary's River, in the State of Georgia.

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Sec. 1. D I it onaéled by the Senate and

Houje of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress ofsembled, Secretary of Treasury That it shall be the duty of the Secretary of for build.

act the Treasury to provide, by contract, which ing light shall be approved by the President of the Uni

įted States, for building a light-house on the of Seguin island of Seguin, near the entrance of the ri

in ver Kennebeck, in the district of Maine, (the of the Pre- commonwealth of Massachusetts having ceded fident.

to the United States ten acres of the said island, for that purpose) and to furnish the same with all necessary supplies, and also to agree for the salaries or wages of the person or persons, who may be appointed by the President, for the fuperintendance and care of the fame : And

the President is hereby authorized to make Prefident to appoint the said appointments : That the number or

disposition of the light or lights in the said tendant.

light-house, be such as may tend to distinguilh it from others, as far as is practicable.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That a

fuq not exceeding five thousand dollars be Appropria- appropriated for the same, out of any monies tion there, heretofore appropriated, which may remain for.

unexpended, after satisfying the purpose for which they were appropriated, or out of any other monies which may be in the treasury, not subject to any prior appropriations:

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

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shall be the duty of the Secretary of the Trea- Secretary fury, to cause a beacon to be erected, and of Treafury three buoys to be placed at the entrance of beacon, &c. Saint Mary's river in the state of Georgia, and to be placed

at St. Mary's that a sum, not exceeding three hundred dol. river, &c. lars, be appropriated in like manner, as the fum for defraying the expenses for erecting Appropria.

tion there a light-house on the island of Seguin, is appropriated by this act, for the purpose of defraying the charges of erecting and placing the fame.

FREDERICK AUGUSTUS MUILENBERG,

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

States, and President of the Senate. APPROVED, May the nineteenth, 1794: GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States,

PROVE

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An Act further to authorize the Adjournment of

Circuit Courts. D E it enacted by the Senate and House of When cirD Representatives of the United States of cuit court

? may be America, in Congress assembled, That a circuit adjóurnesi court in any district, when it shall happen that by diftri? no justice of the supreme court attends within martual. four days after the time appointed by law for the commencement of the session, may be adjourned to the next stated term by the judge

judge or

of the district, or in case of his absence also, by the marshal of the district. FREDERICK AUGUSTUS MUHLENBERG,

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

States, and President of the Senate. APPROVED, May the nineteenth, 1794: GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States.

CHAPTER XXXIII,

An Act prohibiting, for a limited Time, the Ex

portation of Arms and Ammunition, and encouraging the Importation of the fame.

(EXPIRED.)

CHAPTER XXXIV.

An Act to continue in Force the Act for the
Relief of Persons imprisoned for Debt.

(EXPIRED.)

CHAPTER XXXV.

An Act to alter the Time for the next annual

Meeting of Congress.

(EXPIRED.)

CHAPTER XXXVI.

An Act further extending the Time for receiving on Loan the Domestic Debt of the United States.

(EXPIRED.)

CHAPTER XXXVII.

An Act making Provision for the Payment of the

Interest on the Balances due to certain States, upon a final Settlement of the Accounts between

the United States and the individual States. Sec. 1. DE it enacted by the Senate and House

D of Representatives of the United Ştates of America, in Congress assembled, That interest upon the balances reported to be due to certain states, by the commissioners for set

fet Allowance tling accounts between the United States and on balance individual States, be allowed, from the last day certain of December, one thousand feven hundred and states, &f. eighty-nine, and to be computed to the last day of December, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-four, at the rate of four per centum per annum: And that the amount of such interest be placed to the credit of the state, to which the same shall be found due, upon the books of the treasury of the United States, and shall bear an interest of three per centum per annum, from and after the said last day of December,one thousand seven hundred and nine. ty-four.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the interest on the said balances, reported by the When and said commissioners, as aforesaid, which shall be how to be funded agreeable to the terms of the act inti

tled, “ An act to provide more effectually for the settlement of the accounts, between the United States and the individual states," together with the interest on the amount placed to the credit of any such state, for arrearages of interest on such balances, agreeable to the terms of this act, be paid quarter-yearly, after the said last day of December, one thousand feven hundred and ninety-four ; that is to fay : one-fourth part thereof, on the last days of March, June, September and December, respectively, in each year, at the offices of the commislioners of loans, within such states as fhall be entitled to receive the same; the first

payment to be made on the last day of March, what fund one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five: payable And for the payment of the faid interest, so

much of the duties arising, yearly, on imports and tonnage, from and after the last day of December, one theusand feven hundred and ninety-four, as may be necessary, and not heretofore otherwise appropriated, be, and the fame is hereby pledged and appropriated; and that the faith of the United States be, and the fame is hereby pledged to provide for any deficiency, that may happen, by such additional and permanent funds, as may be necessary therefor,

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FREDERICK AUGUSTUS MUHLENBERG,

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

States, and President of the Senate.
APPROVED, May the thirty-first, 1794:

GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States.

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