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[Mint.] Treasurer of the mint shall give receipt for metals brought to be coined

ii. 8 Treasurer of the mint shall not receive deposits of bullion,

if silver, in a less quantity than two hundred ounces,

and if gold, in a less quantity than twenty ounces 223 President may reduce the weight of copper coin by proclamation

224 Mode of distributing cents and half cents

224 Appropriation of money to the purchase of copper equal

to the cents and half cents delivered to the treasurer of the United States

317 The rates of foreign coin established i. 270, ii. 161 No foreign coin shall be a tender after three years from the

time coinage commences at the mint, to be announced by proclamation of the President, except Spanish milled dollars and the parts thereof,

ii. 162 All other foreign coins to be coined a-new

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128

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Ministers, public, by whom to be appointed

i. 14 foreign, process against, void

III salaries of Misprifion of treason

100 of murder or felony

102 Mitigation of penalties and forfeitures, 116. ii. 403 Money not to be drawn out of the treasury, but by appro

priations made by law

-accounts of expenditures to be published, 11. Morocco, treaty with the enıperor of,

ii. 367 Murder, how punished

i. 101

N Nations, foreign, intercourse with, ( See Intercourfe with Foreign Nations )

i. 128 Naturalization, act of

iii. 163 Naval officer, See Duties, Collection of) . i. 185

. ..N A V Y.; President of the United States authorized to provide by

purchase, or otherwise, four ships of forty-four guns, and iwo of thirty-fix guns; or in lieu thereof, a naval force . not exceeding the above, or any proportion thereof he may think proper

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Netherlands, United, treaty with

convention relative to captured vessels New trials grantable by courts

Nobility, title of, prohibited

to be renounced in case of naturalization Non-subscribing creditors, provided for North-Carolina, cession of territory by

laws of United States, extended to Neutrality, breaches of, how punished Newspapers, how transported in the mail

60 i. II jii, 163, i. 153

i. 92 81, 123

iii. 88 iii. 54, 119

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Oath to be taken by the President of the United States i. 14

to support the constitution, to be taken by the sena-
tors and representatives of the United States 18
-form of, and how to be administered
by all executive and judicial officers in the several
states

26 by all officers appointed under the authority of the United States

27 mform of, to be taken by the secretary of the senate

and clerk of the house of representatives 27. by the judges of courts

53 ---by the clerks Offences against the United States, defined and punished

i. 100, iii. 88 --committed within the Indian territory, how punish. ed

304 Officers of revenue and others holding public money when

their accounts are adjusted, to be sued iii. 421 Ohio, territory north-west of, how governed ii. 125 -company, lands granted to

ii. 63 Oneida Indians, treaty with

445 Ordinance for governing the north-western territory 559

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ii. 449

[Navy.] Orphan children of officers dying in service, allowance to

iii. 106 Ottawas, treaty with Ovner of goods to make entry and produce original invoices and bilis of lading

i. 201 ---to pay or receive the duty on goods 218, 351 of stills, to make entry

i. 84

P Pamphlets, postage of

iii. 54 Parties in suits may manage their own causes i. 74 Passports to be provided for thips and vefiels in. 356

------every thip and veilel going to a foreign country to have one

357 P A T E N T S. Any citizen of the United States alleging that he has in

vented any new and useful art, machine, manufacture, or composition of matter, or any useful improvement thereon, he may present a petition to the secretary of state, who shall make out letters patent in the name of the United States, for the fole and exclusive privilege of making, using, and vending the fame, to him, his heirs, executors, and alligns for the term of fourteen years; to bear teste by the President of the United States, and to be examined by the Attorney-General,

ii. 200 Any person discovering an improvement in the principle

of a machine, or in the process of any composition of matter which has been patented, shall not have liberty to use the original discovery; nor shall the first inventor use the improvement. The changing the form or properties of any machine, or compofition of matter shall not be deemed a discovery

ii. 201 Every inventor must swear or affirm, that he believes he

is the discoverer, must deliver a written description thereof, and if necessary, drawings, specimens, and mo

dels Inventors may assign their right, and the assignment muit

be recorded in the office of Secretary of State 202 Any person usine patented inventions, without the consent

of the patentee, shall forfeit three times the price for which the patentee has usually told or licensed to other

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