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of one year, licenses. upon the payment of five dollars for each license; and shall be renewed, yearly, upon the payment of the like sum of five dollars for each license. And if any person shall, after the faid day, deal in the selling of wines or fo- .' reign distilled fpirituous liquors; by retail, as above described and defined, without having a license therefor, as aforesaid, continuing in force, such person shall forfeit and pay the sum forfeit of fifty dollars, to be recovered with costs of on neglect suit. And no such license shall be sufficient for thereof. theselling of wines, or foreign distilled spirituous liquors, by retail, at more than one place; but any person, who, by colour of such license, shall Tell any wines, or foreign distilled spirituous

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very may be had before any court of the state holden within the faid district having jurisdiction in like cases.

Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That it President of the Uni- shall be lawful for the President of the Uni. ted States ted States, and he is hereby empowered to fate officers make such allowances for compensation to the of inspec- officers of inspection employed in the collection tion.

of the duties aforesaid, and for incidental ex. Notexceed penses, as he shall judge reasonable, not exceed. ing two & a half pering in the whole, two and a half per centum cent. &c. of the total amount of the said duties collected.

Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That this of this act.

act shall continue and be in force for the term
of two years, and from thence to the end of
the then next session of Congress and no longer.
FREDERICK AUGUSTUS MUHLENBERG,
· Speaker of the House of Representatives.
RALPH IZARD, President of the

Senate, pro tempore.
APPROVED, June the fifth, 1794:

GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States.

NEXUSUAASTAT

CH A PTER XLIX.

An Act making further Provision for securing and

colle&ting the Duties on foreign and domestic dijtilled Spirits, Stills, Wines and Teas.

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