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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repealed.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.

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An ACT respecting the Mint.
Sec. I.

E it enacted by the Senate and House of

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

Appropri. 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 same is hereby appropriated 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 same is hereby appropriated for the annual purchase of copper for the coinage of cents and half cents, which sums 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

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

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

fums retained on account of the fame, 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.

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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. B

E it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre

sentatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That an act passed 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 fefsion 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,” further continued in force for two years from the said second day of March, one thousand feven

hundred and ninety-seven, and from 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-President of the United States, and

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

President of the United States.

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CHAPTER XXXVI.
An ACT to repeal the act laying duties on mills

and implements employed in the manufacture of
snuf

E it enacted by the Senate and House of Re

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 fame 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 24th, A. D. 1800.
JOHN ADAMS, President of the Limited States,
VOL. V.

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CHAPTER XXXVII.
In ACT to make further provision for the re-

moval and accommodation of the Government of
the United States.

E it enacted by the Senate and House of

Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That the PrePresident fident of the United States shall be, and here. may di- by is authorized and empowered, to direct the

various offices belonging to the several execuof the of. 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 adjournment 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

erected in the city of Washington, for the acthe Preli- commodation of the President of the United

States, a sum 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 enacted, That for the suitable accommodation of Congress at the city

of Washington, the Secretaries of the four ex. the capi. ecutive departments, or any three of them, shall

be, and hereby are authorized and directed to cause suitable furniture to be forth with provided for the apartments, which are to be occupied in the capitol at the said.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 he removal of the government to the said city;

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and that for defraying the expenfes 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 inembers of both
houses of Congress in attending their duty in

Foot-
the said city of Washington, and the greater ways to
facility of communication between the various be made.
departments and offices of the government, there
fhall be made foot-ways in the said city in suita:
ble places and directions; and that the said foot-
ways shall be made by the commissioners of the
said city, under the direction of the secretaries
of the four executive departments of the United
States, who, or any three of whom, shall forth-
with 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,
shall find on examination that there is not in the
hands of the said commissioners a sum fufficient
for making the faid foot-ways, over and above
what may have been destined by the said com-
miffioners, or may, in the opinion of the said
secretaries, or any three of them, be neceffary
for the accomplilhment of other objects necef-
sary for the accommodation of the government,
or its removal as aforesaid, then the said secreta-
ries, 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 sum
which may be neceffary therefor, not exceed.
ing ten thousand dollars; which sum is hereby

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