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Sec. 7. And be it farther enactedThat èt Thalle Powers of the- be lawful for the sheriffs and collectors: of public

cere dues for the counties of Montgomery and Prince tain adjacent George's in the state of Maryland, and for the be exercised sheriffs of Fairfax county in the commonwealth withinthe dis- of Virginia, and they shall respectively have,full triet for the collection of power and authority to enter into those parts of çertain publie the now district of Columbia, which were here. dues.

tofore within the limits of their respective bailiwicks, for the purposes of collecting by distress or otherwise, as they were heretofore authorised to do, all officers fees, state taxes and county taxes, levies, fines and other public dues, which were due on the first Monday of December one thousand eight ħundred, and still remain uncol. lected, from persons residing or having property, subject to the payment of such officers fees, state taxes and county taxes, and levies within the said district; and all disputes or controversies that do or may arise between such sheriff or col. lector, and the person or persons from whom he or they may claim such public dues, shall be coga nizable before and tryed by the respective Itate courts to whom the trial of such controversies heretofore belonged, and not before the court of the district of Columbia.

Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That it shall

and may be lawful for the sheriffs of the said Sheriff's may make certain counties of Montgomery and Prince George's in

the state of Maryland, and for the sheriff of Fairfax county in the cominonwealth of Virginia and they shall respectively have full power and authority to enter into those parts of the now district of Columbia, which were heretofore within the limits of their respective bailiwicks, for the pur pose of arresting and conducting to the respektive jails under their keepinig and care, as they heretofore might have done had the law to which this

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Kafupplement never pafled, each and every person within the limits of the district of Columbia, úpon whom such sheriff hath heretofore ferved a writ of capias ad satisfaciendum, capias ad refpondendum, attachment or other process, issuing from any state court, which commands and requires such sheriff to have the body of the person before the court from which such writ or process hath issued.

Sec. 9.' And be it further enacted, That where the by this act, and the act to which this is a supple- judge and one ment, appointments are authorized to be made

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ade justices may by the circuit court of the district, it shall be law- make appointful for the chief judge, with one of the associate justices of the said court, to make such appointments. ..

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3.1. THEODORE SEDGWICK,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

TAMES HILLHOUSE, 2011: President of the Senate pro tempore. APPROVED—March 3d, A. D. 1801.

JOHN ADAMS, 2* , President of the United States.

CHAPTER XCVI.

AN ACT to amend the act altering the district . ..of Bermuda Hundred and City Point.

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DE it enacted by the Senate and House of Re

D presentatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That from and after the passing of this act, the master or commander of any ship or vefsel arriving within the districts of Petersburg or Richmond, laden with goods,

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wares and merchandize, belonging or.configned to perfons 'resident within both the said districts,

Thall make. entry of fetch Lip oti vessel, in mans 'ner already prescribed by law, with the collector of that district wherein the owner or consignee, or the husband' or acting manager of such fhip or vessel, shall actually reside: And the said malter or commander" shall, at the time of making the 'entrý aforesaid, deliver a duplicate manifeft of the cargo as now required by law, to the said collector, whose duty it shall then be, to certify the fame as a true copy, and to transmit it to the collector of the other district, and the delivery of such goods, wares or merchandize, shall be authorized by permits from the collector of each district respectively, in which the same shall have been duly entered according to law: Providedi: that no bona fide importer, owner or consignee of goods, wares or merchandize, residing in either district, hall be admitted to make an entry! of such goods, wares or merchandize with the collector of the district, in which such importer, owner or consignee shall not reside: 'And provia: ded also, that all entišes for goods, waresyor: merchandize, made by agents, for perfonis refid.is ing in other districts, shall be made with the cold? lečtor of the district in which such fhip or vessel: may dNcharge.

THEODORE SEDGWICK, . Speaker of the House of Representatives,

JAMES HILLHOUSE, ... President of the Senate pro tempore;

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APPROVED-March 3d, A. D. 1891. V

. ...: JOHN, ADAMS, s i : President of the United States.

Boog - CHAPTER XCVII. AN ACTi authorizing the remiffion of duties on z certain teas destroyed by fire, while under the ... care of the officers of the customs, in Providence,

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

D presentatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That the collector of the district of Providence, in the state of RhodeIfand, be, and he is hereby authorized and directed to remit the duties on such part of a čertain quantity of teas, imported into the port of Providence, in the ship called the Resource, .on the twenty-ninth day of July one thousand eight hundred, by Thomas Lloyd Halsey, John Corlis, William F. Megee, and Henry Smith, of the town of Providence, merchants, and on fuch part of a certain quantity of teas, imported into the laid port, in the ship called the Ann and Hope, on the twenty-second day of August, in the same year, by John Innes Clark, of the said town merchant, aş remained deposited to secure the payment of duties, under the care of the officers of the customs, on the twenty-first day of January last, in the aforesaid town of Provi dence, and shall be proved, to the satisfaction of the faid collector, to have been burned and dea stroyed. :

- THEODORE SEDGWICK, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

JAMES HILLHOUSE

President of the Senate pro tempore. APPROVED---March 3d, A. D. 1801. ??!

JOHN ADAMS, sowie dienst, .President of the United States.

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CHPTER XCVIII. 1997

AN ACT making appropriations for thë fupport of

Government for the year one thousand eight huna ..:dred and one. . ..

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D E it enacted by the Senate and House Det

of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress afsembled, That for the fupport of government, and to discharge certain claims and expenses hereafter enumerated, the following fums be and are hereby appropriated, that is to say:

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

For the like compensation to the members of the Senate and House of Representatives, their officers and attendants one hundred and ninetythree thousand four hundred and seventy dollars.

For the contingent expenses of the two houses of Congress, including the payment of certain articles of furniture purchased for the accommodation of Congress, and not provided for by formerappropriations, seventeen thousand dollars.

For the compensation granted by law to the judges of the United States, the attorney-general, the district attorneys, and marshals, eightythree thousand four hundred dollars.

For defraying the expenses of courts; jurors and witnesses, and for defraying the enpenses of profecutions for offences against the. United States, and for safe keeping of prisoners, thirty thousand dollars. .

For compensation to the Secretary of the Treasury, clerks and perfons employed in his of. fice, eleven thousand three hundred and nine dollars, eighty-one eents.

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