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Thall be necessary to compel any foreign ship, or veffel, to depart the United States, in all cases in which by the laws of nations or the treaties of the United States they ought not to remain within the United States.

Sec. 9. And be it further enacted, That no- Profecu." thing in the foregoing act shall be construed to tion of trea

son not to prevent the prosecution or punishment of trea- be impairfon or any piracy defined by a treaty or other ed. law of the United States.

Sec. 10. And be it further enacted, That this is act shall continue and be in force for and dur- of this act. ing the term of two years, and from thence to the end of the next fession 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.

on

CHAPTER LI.
An A&t laying certain Duties upon Snuff and

refined Sugar.
Sec. I. D E it enacted by the Senate and House in

U of Representatives of the United in uff/cents States of America, in Congress assembled, That per lb. after

*30th Sepfrom and after the thirtieth day of September ternber. a next, there be levied, collected and paid, upon all snuff, which, after that day, shall be manufactured for sale within the United States, at

any manufactory for every pound of snuff,

eight cents. On refined Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That from fugar 2, and after the said thirtieth day of September cents per Ib.

next, there be levied, collected and paid, upon all sugar which shall be refined within the United States, a duty of two cents per pound.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the By whom duties aforesaid shall be levied, collected and collected.

accounted for, by the fame officers, as are provided by the act, intitled, “ An act repealing, after the last day of June next, the duties heretofore laid upon distilled spirits imported from abroad, and laying others in their stead, and also upon spirits distilled within the United States, and for appropriating the fame;" fubject to the superintendance and controul of the department of the treasury, according to the respective authorities and duties of the officers thereof.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That every manufacturer of snuff, who shall be

such, previous to, and on the thirtieth day of manufacturers of September next, shall, on the said day; and fouff here.

every manufacturer of snuff, who Thall be, and become such, after the said day, shall, twenty days, at the least, previous to commencing the business or trade of manufacturing snuff for sale, make true and exact entry and report in writing, at the office of inspection, which shall be nearest to the house or building, where he or she shall carry on, or intend to carry on the business or trade aforesaid, of every house or building, where such business or trade shall be by him or her, carried on, or intended fo to be, and of every mill, specifying the number of mortars to each, which he or she fliall have or keep therein, for

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