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An Act providing for the Relief of such of the

Inhabitants of Saint Domingo, resident within the United States, as may be found in Want

of Support. Şec. 1. NE it enacted by the Senate and House

U of Reprcsentatives of the United Appropri. States of America, in Congress assembled, That ation for fupport of a fum not exceeding fifteen thousand dollars, inhabitants be, and the same is hereby appropriated, to of Saint Domingo. be paid out of any monies which may be in

the treasury, arising from foreign loans, for the support of such of the inhabitants of Saint * Domingo, resident within the United States, as shall be found in want of such support.

Sect. 2. And be it further enacted, That ini
To be apo
plied under order to secure the due application of the mo-
direction of nies aforesaid, the same shall be placed under the
tha Profie
dent. direction of the President of the United States';-

and it shall be lawful for him to draw the said
monies, or any part thereof, from the treasury
of the United States, and to cause the distribu-
tion thereof to be made, for the relief of the pers
fons aforesaid, in such manner and by the hands;
of such persons, as shall, in the opinion of the
President, appear most conducive to the hu.

mane purposes of this act.

of Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That a expendi- regular statement and account be kept of the ture there.

ped in monies so expended, and being lodged in the trealury. proper office of the treasury department, the

amount thereof shall be provisionally charged Amount

te to the debit of the French Republic, subject
how and to
whom to such future arrangements as shall be made

thereon, between the government of the Uni-
ted States and the faid Republic. Provided howe

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CHAPTER III.
An A&t for the Relief of Thomas Jenkins .

and Sons.
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and give receipts for all metals which may lawfully be brought to the mint to be coined; and for the purpose of ascertaining their res. pective qualities, shall deliver from every para cel so received, a sufficient number of grains to the assayer, who shall affay all fuch of them as may require it. And the said treasurer shall from time to time deliver the said metals to the chief coiner to be coined in such quantia

ties as the director of the mint may prescribe. Alfarer & Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the chief einer assayer and chief coiner of the mint, previous to give hond, ecc. to entering upon the execution of their respec

tive offices shall each become bound to the United States of America with one or more sureties to the satisfaction of the secretary of the treasury, the faid assayer in the sum of one thousand dollars, and the said chief coiner in the sum of five thousand dollars, with condi. tion for the faithful and diligent performance of the duties of his office.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That so Part of eer. tain and re- much of the act, intitled, “ An act establishing pealed.

a mint and regulating the coins of the United States," as comes within the purview of this act, be and the same is hereby repealed. FREDERICK AUGUSTUS MUHLENBERG,

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

States, and President of the Senate. APPROVED, March the third, 1794:

GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States,

CHAPTER V.

An AEt for the Remission of the Duties arising on

the Tonnage of fundry French Vessels which
have taken Refuge in the Ports of the United
States.

(PRIVATE.)

CHAPTER VI.
An Act making Appropriations for the Support

of Government, for the rear one thousand seven
hundred and ninety-four.

Sect. 1. D E it enacted by the Senate and House

U of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That for defraying the expenditure of the ci- Specific vil-list of the United States, for the year one appropria. thousand seven hundred and ninety-four, to- lupport of gether with the incidental and contingent ex- govern

ment for penses of the several departments and offices 1994. thereof; and for making good deficiencies for the support of the civil-list establishment ; for aiding the fund appropriated for the payment of certain officers of the courts, jurors and witnesses ; for the support of light-houses, and for other purposes, there be appropriated a sum of money not exceeding five hundred and twenty-one thousand four hundred and fortyseven dollars and twenty-four cents; That is to say:

For the compensations granted by law to
the President and Vice-President of the United
Siates, thirty thousand dollars ;
VOL. III.

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Specific For the like compensations to the members appropria of the Senate and House of Representatives, tions for support of their officers and attendants, estimated for a govern session of six months continuance, one hun. went for 1794.

dred and eighty-five thousand, eight hundred and ninety dollars :

For the expenses of firewood, stationary, printing-work, and all other contingent ex. pensés of the two houses of Congress, ten thou. sand dollars ;

For the compensations granted by law, to the chief justice, affociate judges, district judges, and attorney general, forty-three thousand two hundred dollars :

For defraying the expense of clerks of courts, jurors and witnesses, in aid of the fund arising from fines, forfeitures and penalties, twelve thousand dollars :

For defraying the expenses of prosecutions for offences against the United States, and for the safe keeping of prisoners, four thousand dollars :

For compensation to the Secretary of Statė, clerks, and persons employed in his office, fix thousand eight hundred dollars :

For expense of stationary, printing, and all other contingent expenses in the office of the Secretary of State, including the expense which will attend the publication of the laws of the first session of the third Congress, and for printing an edition of the fame, to be distributed, according to law, two thousand and fixty.one dollars, and fixty-seven cents :

For making good a deficiency in the appropriation of the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three, for extra-services of clerks in the office of the Secretary of State, in preparing documents for Congress, and for an

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