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extended to all the cases respectively which may have happened before the pafling of this act.

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.

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CHAPTER XLVI.

Sec. I.

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An ACT for the regulation of public arsenals and

11:agazines.
E it enacted by the Senate and House of

Representatites of the United States of America, in Congress asembled, That the several officers who now are, or hereafter may be Rations ta employed in the armories of the United States, tendants and shall be entitled to, and shall receive the follow- maiter aiing compensations, in addition to tlieir pay as morers. established by law, to wit: A superintendant of such armory three rations per day, or an equivalent in money; and a master armorer two pations per day, or an equivalent in money.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That if perfon Mall procure, or entice any artificer or scrales o workman, retained or employed in any arsenal caticing or armory of the United States, to depart from a com

, cic the fame during the continuance of his engagement, or avoid or break his contract with the under enUnited States, or who after due notice of the to the putengagement of any such workman or armorer, in any arsenal or armory, shall, during the continuance of such engagement, retain, hire, or in any wise employ, harbour, or conceal such aruifícer or workman, the person so offending shall,

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lipon conviction, be fined at the discretion of the court not exceeding fifty dollars, or be imprisoned for any term, not exceeding three months.

Sec. 3. Ard be it further enacted, That if any

artificer or workman hired, retained, or embeing gnilty ployed in any public arsenal or armory,' shall,

wantonly and carelessly, break, impair, or destroy any implements, tools, or utenfils, or any ftock, or materials for making guns, the property of the United States; or shall wilfully and obstinately refuse to perform the services lawfully afligned to him, pursuant to his contract, evı ry such person shall forfeit a fum not exceeding twenty dollars for every such act of difobedience or breach of contract, to be recovered in any court having competent jurisdiction

thereof. Exemption

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That all arfrom mili- tificers and workmen, who are or shall be emand ferrice“ ployed in the said armories, shall be, and they

are hereby exempted, during their time of fervice, from all military service, and service as jurors in any court.

THEODORE SEDGWICK,

Speaker of the House of Representatites.
TH: JEFFERSON,
Vice-Fresident of the United States, and

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

CHAPTER XLVII.
An ACT making appropriations for the support of

government for the year one thousand eight hun-
dred.

E it enacted by the Senate and House of

Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That for the

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expenditure of the civil list, including the con- Specific open

. tingent expenses of the several departments and propriations officers; for the compensation of clerks in the several loan-offices, and for books and stationary

for the same; for the payment of annuities and grants, for the support of the mint establishinent, for the expenses of intercourse with foreign nations, for the support of light-houses, beacons, buoys, and public piers, and for satisfying certain miscellaneous claims and expenses; the following sums be, and are hereby appropriated, that is to say:

For the compensation granted by law to the President and Vice-President of the United States, thirty thousand dollars.

For the like compensations granted to the members of the Senate and House of Reprefentatives, their oficers and attendants, estimated for a feffion of six months continuance, one huridred and ninety thousand one hundred and seventy-five dollars.

For the expense of fire-wood, stationary, printing, and all other contingent expenses of the two Houses of Congress, including the fum stipulated to be paid in pursuance of a resolu. tion of March fecond, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-nine, for supplying both Houses with the journals of Congress, twenty-one thousand fix hundred and fixty-four dollars and forty

cents.

For the compensations granted by law to the chief-justice, associate judges, district judges, and attorney-general, forty-five thousand five hundred dollars.

For the compensations granted by law to the district attornies, and for defraying the expense of clerks of courts, jurors and witnesses, in aid of the fund arising from fines, forfeitures, and

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emocific art proalties, and likewise for defraying the exa Eropriétions.

penses of prosecution for offences against the United States, and for safe keeping of prisoners, thirty-three thousand four hundred dollars.

For compensation to the Secretary of the Treasury, clerks and persons employed in his office, eleven thousand one hundred and eighty. nine dollars and eighty-one cents.

For expenses of stationary, printing, translating of foreign languages, allowance to persons employed in receiving and transmitting paffports and sea-letters in the office of the Secre. tary of the Treasury, eight hundred dollars.

For compensation to the Comptroller of the Treasury, clerks and persons employed in his office, twelve thousand nine hundred and seven, teen dollars and eight cents.

For expense of stationary, printing, and al} other contingent expenses in the Comptroller's office, eight hundred dollars.

For compensation to the Auditor of the Treasury, clerks and persons employed in his office, twelve thousand one hundred and fixty dollars and ninety-three cents.

For expense of stationary, printing, and all other contingent expenses in the office of the Auditot, seven hundred and fifty dolțars.

For compensation to the Treasurer, clerks and persons employed in his office, five thousand Tiine liundred and seventeen dollars and fortyfive cents.

For expenses of fire-wood, Stationary, print-. ing, rent, and all other contingencies in the "Treasurer's office, fix hundred dollars.

For compensation to the Commissioner of the Revenue, clerks and persons employed in his office, fix thousand one hundred and ninety* three dollars and fix cents,

dollars.

for expense of stationary, printing, and all specifik other contingent expenses in the oflice of the Prepracovale Commissioner of the Revenue, four hundred

For compenfation to the Register of the Treasury, clerks and persons employed in his olice, fixteen thousand three hundred an:! forty-two dollars and one cent:

For expense of stationary, printing, and all other contingent expenses in the Register's cifice, (including books for the public itocks and for the arrangement of the marine paper:) two thousand eight hundred dollars.

For compensation to the Purveyor of Public Supplies, clerks and persons employed in his office, two thousand eight hupurei and fifty dollars.

For fire-wood, stationary, oifice and store rent for the Purveyor, nine hundred and fixteen dollars.

For compensation to the Secretary of the Commissioners of the Sinking Fund, two hundred and fifty dollars.

For the payment of rent for the several houses employed in the Treasury Department, (except the Treasurer's office) two thousand seven hun. drest and thirty dolars and fixty-fix cents.

For the expense of fire-wood and candles in the several ofaces of the Treasury Department, (except the Treasurer's office) three thousand · five hundred dollars.

For defraying the expense incident to the stating and printing the public accounts for the year one thousand eight hundred, (including an increase of two hundred dollars in consequence of an entension of the revenue and expendin tures) one thousand two hundred dollars.

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