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CHAPTER XLII.
An ACT to enable the President of the United

States to borrow money for the public service.
Sec. 1. E it enacted by the Senate and House of

Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress a femb.ed, That the Preii.

dent of the United States Thall be, and hereby President

is authorized to borrow on behalf of the Uniauthorized to borrow

ted States, from the bank of the United States, 3,500,000 which is hereby authorized to lend the same, or dollars,

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 lum 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 vähich may be in. curred 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 autho. rities vested, or to be vested in the Preiident of the United States by law: Proviku, That no engagement nor contract shall be crtered into, which shall preclude the Uniita States from reimburfing any sum or sums berrewed, at any time after the expiration of fifteen years from the date of such loan.

Sec. 2. And be it firiber enacted, That so appropria. much as may be necessary of the surplus of the pion for the duties on iinports and tounare, berond the perpayment of jatercft,

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

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appropriated for paying the interest of all such and estin

iguishment monies as may be borrowed pursuant to this of the prig. act, according to the terms and conditions on cipal. which the loan or loans respectively may be effected; 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 fixed 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 afore 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

tion of the and there separately accounted for; and that the loan. the same shall be, and hereby are appropriated in the manner following:

Firit, 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 fefsion of Congress, by calling into actual service any part of the militia of the United States, or by raising, equipping and calling into actual fervice any regular troops or volunteers, pursuant to authorities vested or to be vested in the Presi. dent 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,

Prident 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.D E it enacted by the Senate and House of Repres

D fentatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That an act passed on the eighth day of July, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-seven, intituled, “ An act laying an additional duty on falt 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 session 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.
APPROED-May 7th, A. D. 1800.
JOHN ADAMS,

President of the United States.

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CHAPTER XLIV. An ACT to authorize the allowance of a credit to

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

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

penses incurred by the said William Tazewell, 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 fale and conveyance of

lands, in certain cases, by the Marshals of the United States, and to confirm förmer sales.

Sec. I. D E it enacted by the Senate and Houle of

D Representatives of the United States Marshals of America, in Congress assembled, That where may fell the

juierest in the United States shall have obtained judgment lands deliin civil actions, brought in those states wherein vered to the

U.S. in faby the laws and practice of such states lands orisi 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 expofe the same to sale at public auction, and to execute a grant thereof to the highest bidder, on receiving payment of the full purchase money; which grant, fo made, shall vest in such purchaser all the right, estate, and interest of

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Sec. 2. Andle it firriber enacted, That the sales Such fales heretofore made by collectors of certain districts hy the col

ctors, in of the United States, of lands or other real estate former cases, delivered as aforcfaid to the United States, shall wilirmud.

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. Aid be it fir ber enacled, That where

ever a marshal shall sell any lands, tenements, to conclude or hereditaments, by virtue of process from a

court of the United States, and shall die, or be lan.is in case o of the va- removed from office, or the term of his comcracy of the mission expire, before a deed shall be executed oifice of niarhul. for the fame by him to the purchaser ; in every

such 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 1100 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-noney and costs remaining unpaid ; and where a marshal shall take in execution any lands, tenennents, or hereditaments, and shall die, or be removed from office, or the term of his commission expire before fale, or other final disposition made of the same; in every such case, the like process shall issue to the succeeding marshal, and the same proceedings shall be had, as if such former marshal had not died or been removed, or the term of his commission had not expired: And the provisions in this fection contained shall be, and they are hereby

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