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CHAPTER XLII.

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President authorized to borrow 3,100,000 dollars.

An ACT to enable the President of the United

States to borrow money for the public service. Sec. I. E it enacted by the Senate and House of

Representat ves of the United States of America, in Congress assemb.ed, That the Preiident of the United States shall be, and hereby is authorized to borrow on behalf of the United States, from the bank of the United States, which is hereby authorized to lend the same, or from any other body or bodies politic or corporate, or from any person or persons, and upon such terms and conditions, as he shall judge most advantageous for the United States, a fum not exceeding three millions five hundred thousand dollars, in addition to the monies to be received into the treasury of the United States from taxes, for making up any deficiency in any appropriation heretofore made by law, or to be made during the present feilion of Congress, and defraying the expenses which may be incurred by calling into actual service any part of the militia of the United States, or by raisins, equipping and calling into actual service any regular troops or volunteers, pursuant to authorities vested, or to be vested in the Prsident of the United States by law: Proviku, That no engagement nor contract shall be entered into, which shall preclude the Unittu States from reimburfing any sum or sums borrowed, at any time after the expiration of fifteen years from the date of such lcan.

Sec. 2. And be it furiber enacted, That fo Appropria much as may be necessary of the surplus of the sion for the duties on iinports and tonnage, beyond the per

manent appropriations heretofore charged upon them by lav, thall be and herebris pledged and

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appropriated for paying the interest of all such and extin-
monies as may be borrowed pursuant to this of the prin-
act, according to the terms and conditions on cipal.
which the loan or loans respectively may be ef-
fected; and also for paying and discharging the
principal sum or sums of any such loan or loans,
according to the terms and conditions to be fix-
ed as aforesaid: And the faith of the United
States shall be, and hereby is pledged to esta-
blish sufficient permanent revenues for making
up any deficiency, that may hereafter appear in
the provisions for paying the said interest and
principal fums, or any of them, in manner a-
fore aid.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the sums, to be borrowed pursuant to this act, shall Appropriabe paid into the Treasury of the United States, proceeds of and there feparately accounted for; and that the loan. the same shall be, and hereby are appropriated in the manner following:

First, to make up any deficiency in any appropriation heretofore made by law, or to be made during the present session of Congress : And, secondly, to defray the expenses which may

be incurred before the end of the next feffion of Congress, by calling into actual service any part of the militia of the United States, or by raising, equipping and calling into actual service any regular troops or volunteers, pursuant to authorities vested or to be vested in the Prefident of the United States by law.

THEODORE SEDGWICK,

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

President of the Senate.
APPROVED--May 7th, A. D. 1800.
JOHN ADAMS,

Pr:fident of the United States.

CHAPTER XLIII.
An ACT to continue in force An act laying an

additional duty on falt imported into the United
States; and for other purposes."
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 eighth day of July, one thousand leven hundred and ninety-seven, intituled, “ An act laying an additional duty on salt imported into the United States, and for other purposes,” shall be, and the same is hereby continued in force for and during the term of ten years from the third day of March one thousand eight hundred, and from thence to the end of the next feflion of Congress thereafter, and no longer. THEODORE SEDGWICK,

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

President of the Senate.
APPRO?ED-May 7th, A. D. 1800.
JOHN ADAMS,

President of the United States.

CHAPTER XLIV.

An ACT to authorize the allowance of a credit to

William Tazewell.
E it enacted by the Senate and House of Re-

presentatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That in settling the accounts of William Tazewell, secretary of Elbridge Gerry, late envoy extraordinary from the United States of America to the French Republic, the Secretary of State be, and he is hereby authorized to allow the reasonable ex

penses incurred by the faid William Tazewel!, in consequence of his being captured on his return to 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-May 7th, A. D. 1800.
JOHN ADAMS,

President of the United States.

CHAPTER XLV.

An ACT to authorize the sale and conveyance of

lands, in certain cafes, by the Marshals of the
United States, and to confirm former sales.

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Sec. I.

E it cnacted by the Senate and House of

Representatives of the United States Marshals of America, in Congress assembled, That where inay fell the the United States shall have obtained judgment lands deliin civil actions, brought in those states wherein vered to the by the laws and practice of such states lands or tisfaction of other real estate belonging to the debtor are de- judgments. livered to the creditor in satisfaction of such judgment, and shall have received seisin and possession of lands fo delivered, it shall be lawful for the marshal of the district wherein such lands or other real estate are situated, under the directions of the Secretary of the Treasury, to expose the fame to sale at public auction, and to execute a grant thereof to the highest bidder, on receiving payment of the full purchase mo

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the United States in and to such lands, or other real estate.

Sec. 2. Anlle it further enacted, That the sales heretofore made by collectors of certain districts

of the United States, of lands or other real estate former cafés, delivered as aforesaid to the United States, shall

be, and they are hereby confirmed : Prorided, That this confirmation shall not extend to any fale, unless the condition of such fale has been complied with by the purchaser.

S:c. 3. Aird be it for her enacted, That where

ever a marshal shall sell any lands, tenemenis, Proceedings to conclude or hereditaments, by virtue of process from a latu . Is in cafe court of the United States, and shall die, or be

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removed from office, or the term of his comcracy of the mission expire, before a deed shall be executed

for the faine by him to the purchaser ; in
fuch case the purchaser or plaintiff, at whose
suit the sale was made, may apply to the court
from which the process issued, and set forth the
case, aíligning the reason why the title was not
perfected by the marshal who fold the fame;
and thereupon the court may order the marshal
for the time being to perfect the title, and
execute a deed to the purchaser, he paying the
purchase-money and costs remaining unpaid;
and where a marshal shall take In execution any
lands, tenements, or hereditaments, and shall
die, or be removed from office, or the term of
his commisfion expire before fale, or other final
disposition made of the same; in every such
case, the like process shall issue to the succeed-
ing marshal, and the same proceedings shall be
had, as if such former marshal had not died or
been removed, or the term of his commillion
had not expired : And the provisions in this
fection contained shall be, and they are hereby

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