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first day of June next, shall be, and hereby is repealed.

THEODORE SEDGWICK,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.
TH: JEFFERSON,
Vice-President of the United States, and

President of the Senate.
APPROVED-April 23d, A. D. 1800.
JOHN ADAMS,

President of the United States.

CHAPTER XXXIV.

An ACT respecting the Mint.
Sec. 1. DE it enacted by the Senate and House of

D) Representatives of the United States
of America, in Congress assembled, That a fum
equal to the amount of the cents and half cents,
which shall have been coined at the mint, and A

ation for delivered to the Treasurer of the United States, the pursubsequent to the third day of March, in the chafe of year one thousand feven hundred and ninety- copper. nine, shall be, and the fame is hereby appropri. ated for the purchase of copper for the further coinage of cents and half cents; and that a fum equal to the amount of cents and half cents, which shall be hereafter coined at the mint, and delivered to the Treasurer of the United States in any one year, fhall be, and the fame is hereby appropriated for the annual purchase of copper for the coinage of cents and half cents, which fums shall be payable out of any monies in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That there Part of shall be retained from every deposit in the mint, bullion of gold or silver bullion below the standard of deposited, the United States, such suin as shall be equiva.

to be reg

a tained, lent to the expense incurred in refining the same, for the

expense of and an accurate account of such expense on refining. every such deposit shall be kept, and of the

sums retained on account of the same, which shall be accounted for by the Treasurer of the Mint, with the Treasury of the United States.

THEODORE SEDGWICK,

· Speaker of the House of Representatives.
TH: JEFFERSON,
Vice-President of the United States, and

President of the Senate.
APPROVED-April 24th, A. D. 1800.
JOHN ADAMS, ;

President of the United States.

CHAPTER XXXV.
An ACT to continue in force the act in addition

to the act for the punishment of certain crimes
· against the United States.
DE it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre-
A fentatives of the United States of America,
in Congress assembled, That an act palled on the
fifth day of June, one thousand seven hundred
and ninety-four, intituled." An act in addition
to the act for the punishment of certain crimes
against the United States," and which by the
tenth section thereof was limited to continue in
force for and during the term of two years from
passing the same, and from thence to the end of
the next feffion of Congress thereafter, and no
longer; and which said act was, by an act passed
on the second day of March, one thousand seven
hundred and ninety-seven, intituled “ An act
to continue in force for a limited time, the act
in addition to the act for the punishment of
certain crimes against the United States," fur-
ther continued in force for two years from the
faid second day of March, one thousand seven

hundred and ninety-seven, and froin thence to the end of the next session of Congress there. after, shall continue and be in force without limitation of time, any thing in any act to the contrary notwithstanding.

THEODORE SEDGWICK,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.
TH: JEFFERSON,
Vice-Prefident of the United States, and

President of the Senate.
APPROVED-April 24th, A. D. 1800.
JOHN ADAMS,

President of the United States.

CHAPTER XXXVI. An ACT to repeal the act laying duties on mills and implements employed in the manufacture of

Snuff D E it enacted by the Senate and House of Re

O presentatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That so much of the act, intituled An act to alter and amend the act, intituled "An act laying certain duties upon snuff and refined sugar," passed on the third day of March, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five, as imposes a duty upon mills and implements employed in the manufacture of snuff, or allows a drawback upon the exportation of snuff manufactured within the United States, shall be, and the same hereby is repealed.

THEODORE SEDGWICK,

Speaker of the House of Representativas.
TH: JEFFERSON,
Vice-President of the United States, and

President of the Senate.
APPROVED--April 24th, A. D. 1800.
JOHN ADAMS, President of the Crited States,
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CHAPTER XXXVII. In ACT to make further provision for the removal and accommodation of the Government of

the United States. Sec. 1. D E it enacted by the Senate and House of

U Reprefentatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That the Pre. President sident of the United States shall be, and here. may di- by is authorized and empowered, to direct the rect the various offices belonging to the several execuremoval

tive departments of the United States, to be fices, &c. removed to the city of Washington, at any time

that he shall judge proper, after the adjourn. ment of the present session of Congress, and before the time heretofore appointed by law for such removal.,

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That for the Providing purpose of providing furniture for the house of turni. erected in the city of Washington, for the ac

e Presia commodation of the President of the United dent's States, a fum not exceeding fifteen thousand house, dollars. be expended, under the direction of the

heads of the several departments of State, of the Treasury, of War; and of the Navy. ..

Sec. 3. And be it. further inacted, That for the

suitable accommodation of Congress at the city and for of Washington, the Secretaries of the four exe

caple ecutive departments, or any three of them, shall tol.

be, and hereby are authorized and directed to cause suitable furniture to be forth with provided for the apartments, whiclı are to be occupied in the capitol at the faid.city, by the two houses respectively, and for the offices and committee rooms of each; and to cause the said apartments, offices and committee rooms to be furnished in a suitable manner, so as to be ready for the reception of Congress on the day fixed by law for she removal of the government to the said city;

and that for defraying the expenses incident to the furnishing of the said apartments, offices, and committee rooms, and to the removal of the books, papers, and records belonging to the said offices respectively, there shall be, and hereby is appropriated a fum not exceeding nine thousand dollars. .

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That for the greater convenience of the members of both houses of Congress in attending their duty in Footthe faid city of Washington, and the greater ways to facility of communication between the various be made. departments and offices of the government, there shall be made foot-ways in the said city in suita: ble places and directions; and that the said footways shall be made by the commissioners of the faid city, under the direction of the secretaries of the four executive departments of the United States, who, or any three of whom, lhall forthwith take order therefor, and in such manner, at such places, and in such directions as they or any three of them shall judge most proper for the purposes aforesaid, and shall appoint; and that if the said fecretaries, or any three of them, Thall find on examination that there is not in the hands of the said commissioners a fum fufficient for making the said foot-ways, over and above what may have been destined by the said coma miflioners, or may, in the opinion of the said secretaries, or any three of them, be necessary for the accomplishment of other objects necelsary for the accommodation of the government, or its removal as aforesaid, then the said fecretaries, or any three of them, shall be, and hereby are authorized and required to draw out of the Treasury of the United States, and apply to the purpose of inaking the said foot-ways, any fum which may be necessary therefor, not exceed. ing ten thousand dollars; which fum is hereby

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