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CHAPTER LXX.
An ACT supplementary to the act establishing the

Mint, and regulating the coins of the United
States.
E it enacted by the Senate and House of Re-

presentatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That until the fourth day of March one thousand eight hundred and one, the Mint shall remain in the city of Philadelphia, and be carried on as heretofore under the laws now in force; any law to the contrary notwithstanding. THEODORE SEDGWICK,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.
URIAH TRACEY,

President of the Senate, pro tempore.
APPROVED--May 14, A. D. 1800.
JOHN ADAMS,

President of the United States.

CHAPTER LXXI.

An ACT to make further provision for the chil.

dren of colonel John Harding, and major Alexander Trueman, deceased.

E it enacted by the Senate and House of Re

presentatives of the United States of Amerita, in Congress assembled, That there shall be annually paid to the guardians respectively of the fons and daughters of the late colonel John Harding, deceased, and to the guardian of the daughter of the late major Alexander Trueman, deceased, for each son and daughter aforesaid, the sum of one hundred dollars, until they shall have respectively attained the age of twenty-one years, to be applied by the said several guardians to the suitable education of the said sons, and to the use of the said daughters. THEODORE SEDGWICK,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.
URIAH TRACEY,

President of the Senate, pro tempore.
APPROVED—May 14, A. D. 1800.
JOHN ADAMS,

President of the United States.

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Relative to the

ton.

ESOLVED by the Senate and House of Re.

presentatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That a marble mo.

nument be erected by the United States, in the death of Capitol, at the city of Washington, and that general the family of general Washington be requested Washing-to permit his body to be deposited under it ;

and that the monument be so designed as to commemorate the great events of his military and political life.

And be it further resolved, That there be a funeral procession from Congress Hall to the German Lutheran Church, in honor of the memory of general George Washington, on Thurfday the twenty-sixth instant, and that an oration be prepared at the request of Congress to be delivered before both houses on that day ; and that the President of the Senate, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, be desired to request one of the members of Congress to prepare and deliver the same.

And be it further resolved, That it be recommended to the people of the United States to wear crape on the left arm as mourning, for thirty days.

And be it further resolved, That the Prefident of the United States be requested to direct a copy of these resolutions to be transmitted to Mrs. Washington, afsuring her of the profound respect Congress will ever bear to her person and character ; of their condolence on the late afflicting dispensation of Providence; and intreating her afsent to the interment of the remains of general George Washington, in the manner expressed in the first resolution.

And be it further resolved, That the President
of the United States be requested to issue a pro-
clamation, notifying to the people throughout
the United States the recommendation contain-
ed in the third resolution.
THEODORE SEDGWICK,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.
SAMUEL LIVERMORE,

President of the Senate, pro tempore.
APPROVED-December 24, 1799.
JOHN ADAMS,

President of the United States.

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ESOLVED by the Senate and House of Re

presentatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That it be recom- Relative mended to the people of the United States to to the assemble on the twenty-second day of February death of next, in such numbers and manner as may be general

Washingconvenient, publicly to testify their grief for the death of general George Washington, by suitable eulogies, orations and discourses, or by public prayers.

And be it further resolved, That the President be requested to issue a proclamation for the

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purpose of carrying the foregoing resolution into effect.

THEODORE SEDGWICK,

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

President of the Senate.
APPROVED- January 6, 1800.
JOHN ADAMS,

President of the United States.

N. Caro. lina.

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ESOLVED by the Senate and House of Re- .

presentatives of the United States of Ame

rica, in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Laws for of State be, and he is hereby authorized and

directed to procure and transmit to the governor of the state of North-Carolina, a number of the copies of the laws of the United States, equal to the number which the Secretary was heretofore authorized to transmit to the governor of the said state by an act, intituled, “ An act for the more general promulgation of the laws of the United States," to be deposited and distributed agreeably to the provisions of the said act, for the use and information of the citizens of the United States within the said state.

THEODORE SEDGWICK,

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

President of the Senate.
APPROVED-February 3, 1800.
JOHN ADAMS,

President of the United States.

Truxton,
Sc.

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ESOLVED by the Senate and House of Re

presentatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That the President In honor of the United States be requested to present to of captain captain Thomas Truxton, a golden Medal, emblematical of the late action between the United States' frigate Constellation, of thirty-eight guns, and the French ship of war La Vengeance, of fifty-four ; in testimony of the high sense entertained by Congress of his gallantry and good conduct in the above engagement, wherein an example was exhibited by the captain, officers, sailors, and marines, honorable to the American name, and instructive to its riling navy.

And it is further resolved, That the conduct of James Jarvis, a midshipman in faid frigate, who gloriously preferred certain death to an abandonment of his post, is deserving of the highest praise, and that the loss of fo promising an officer is a subject of national regret. THEODORE SEDGWICK,

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

President of the Senate.
APPROVED--March 29, 1800,
JOHN ADAMS,

President of the United States,

Resolution respecting the copper mines on the south

fide of Lake Superior. R

ESOLVED by the Senate and House of Re

presentatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That the President Copper of the United States be authorized to employ mines on an agent, who shall be instructed to collect all Lake Sumaterial information relative to the copper

perior.

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