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Sec. 7. And be it farther enacted, That it ihalli Powers of the- be lawful for the sheriffs and collectors of public riffs and col- 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 dir- of Virginia, and they shall respectively have full collection of power and authority to enter into those parts of certain publie the now district of Columbia, which were here

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 eightħundred, and still remain uncollected, 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 collector, and the person or persons from whom he or they may claim such public dues, shall be cogs nizable before and tryed by the respective state 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 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 fhall 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 respetive jails under their keeping and care, as they heretofore might have done had the law to which this

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is ca supplement never passed, each and every perfon within the limits of the district of Columbia, upon whom such sheriff hath heretofore ferved a writ of capias ad fatisfaciendum, 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 ifsued.

Sec. 9. And be it further enacted, That where by this act, and the act to which this is a supple- judge and one ment, appointments are authorized to be made of the affociate by the circuit court of the district, it shall be law- inake appointful for the chief judge, with one of the associate ments. justices of the said court, to make such appoint

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THEODORE SEDGWICK,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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JAMES HILLHOUSE,

President of the Senate pro tempore.
APRROVED-March 3d, A. D. 1801.

JOHN ADAMS,
President of the United States.

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AN ACT to amend the act altering the district

...of Bermuda Hundred and City Point.

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E it enacted by the Senate and House of Re

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 lhip or vessel arriving within the districts of Petersburg or Richmond, laden with goods,

wares and merchandize, belonging or.consigned to persons 'resident within both the said districts, fhall make entry of fueh Ihip or vessel, in mánu ner already prescribed by law; with the collector of that district wherein the owner or consignee, or the husband or acting manager of such thip or vessel, shall actually reside: And the said mafter or commander" shall, at the time of making the entry'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: Provided, 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 refide: And provi. ded also, that all entries for goods, wares or merchandize, made by agents, for perfonis refiding in other districts, shall be made with the collečtor of the district in which such ship or vessel : may dxcharge.

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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. 1801,

''JOHN, ADAMS, President of the United States.

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SO - CHAPTER XGVII.

' 7 AN ACT autharizing the remiffion of duties on u centain teas destroyed by fire, while under the = care of the officers of the customs, in Providence, Rhode-Ifand.

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E it enacted by the Senate and House of Re

presentatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That the collector of the district of Providence, in the state of RhodeIsland, be, and he is hereby authorized and directed to remit the duties on such part of a certain 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 said, 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; as 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 Providence, and shall be proved, to the satisfaction of the said collector, to have been burned and destroyed. :

THEODORE SEDGWICK, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

JAMES HILLHOUSE,

President of the Senate pro tempore. Approved-March 3d, A. D. 1801. 2

JOHN ADAMS, President of the United States.

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AN ACT making appropriations for thë fupport of

Government for the year one thousand eight hundred and one.

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E it enacted by the Senate and House Sec. I.

of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress affcmbled, That for the Specific ap. propriations support

support 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 President 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, seventeenthousand dollars.

For the compensation granted by law to the judges of the United States, the attorney-general, the district attorneys, and marshals, eighty. three 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 Staies, and for safe keeping of prisoners, thirty thoufand dollars.

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

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