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1Vaill. Of county, prih, town-
ship, town or city where

the fainily refides.

Name of head of family.

rite whice males under ten years

of age.

Pici white'molcs vi in allu undu

fixteen.

fiir white malis vi iixteen änd
under twenty-lix, including

heads of families.

Free while males of tireniy-lix änd
under forty-five, including

heads of families.
fice white males of forty-five and
upwards, including heads of

families,
urce white fubales under ten years

SCHEDULE of the whole number of persons within the division allotted to A. B.

of age.

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one.

returns

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Penalty

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That every on affit. affiftant, failing to make a proper return, or fants ma- making a false return of the enumeration to king no

the marshal or the secretary (as the case may be) within the time by this act limited, shall forfeit the sum of two hundred dollars.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the Marshals marshal and fecretaries fhall file the several and fecre- returns aforesaid, with the clerks of their refile their spective district or superior courts (as the case alliftants may be) who are hereby directed to receive

and carefully preserve the same. And the marwith the shals, or fecretaries, respectively, shall on or clerks of before the first day of September, one thoucertain

fand eight hundred and one, transmit to the and make Secretary of State, the aggregate amount of

each description of persons within their regate re

spective districts or territories. the Secre. marshal or secretary failing to file the returns

And every

turns to

of his assistants or any of them, with the clerks of their respective courts as aforesaid, or failing to return the aggregate amount of each description of persons in their respective diftri&ts or territories, as the same shall appear from said returns, to the Secretary of State, within the time limited by this act, shall, for every such offence, forfeit the sum of eight hundred dollars; all which forfeitures ihall be recoverable in the courts of the districts or territories where the offences shall be committed, or in the circuit courts to be held within the same, by action of debt, information or indictment; the one half thereof to the use of the United States, and the other half to the informer ; but where the prosecution shall be first instituted on behalf of the United States, the whole shall accrue to their use. And for the more effectual dis

tary of

State.

act in

covery of offences, the judges of the several Certain district courts in the several districts, and of judges to the supreme courts, in the territories of the give this United States, as aforesaid, at their next ses

charge to fions, to be held after the expiration of the the grand time allowed for making the returns of the juries. enumeration hereby directed, to the Secretary of State, shall give this act in charge to the grand juries, in their respective courts, and Thail cause the returns of the several affistants to be laid before them for their inspection.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That every Compenaffiftant shall receive at the rate of one dollar, fation to for every hundred persons by him returned, alliftants. where such persons reside in the country, and where such persons reside in a city or town, containing more than three thousand persons, such affiftant shall receive at the rate of one dollar for every three hundred persons, but where, from the dispersed situation of the inhabitants in some divisions, one dollar for every one hundred persons shall be insufficient, the marshals or secretaries, with the approbation of the judges of their respective districts or territories, may make such further allowance to the assistants in such divisions, as fhall be deemed an adequate compensation : Provided, the fame does not exceed one dollar for every Compenfifty persons by then returned. The several fation to marshals and secretaries shall receive as fol- the marlows: The marshal of the district of Maine, hals. two hundred dollars; the marshal of the diftrict of New-Hamphire, two hundred dollars the marshal of the district of Mafiachusetts, three hundred dollars; the marshal of the district of Rhode Island, one hundred and fifty dollars; the niarshal of the district of Connecticut, two hundred dollars; the marthal

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of the district of Vermont, two hundred dol, lars; the marshal of the district of New York, three hundred doilars; the marshal of the district of New Jersey, two hundred dollars; the marshal of the district of Pennsylvania, three hundred dollars ; the marshal of the district of Delaware, one hundred dollars; the marsal of the district of Maryland, three hundred dollars ; the marfhal of the district of Virginia, five hundred dollars; the marshal of the district of Kentucky, two hundred and fifty dollars; the marshal of the district of North-Carolina, three hundred and fifty doi. lars; the marshal of the district of SouthCarolina, three hundred dollars; the marshal of the district of Georgia, two hundred and fifty dollars; the marshal of the district of Tennessee, two hundred dollars; the secretary of the territory of the United States northwest of the Ohio, two hundred dollars; the secretary of the Millisippi territory, one hundred dollars.

Sec. 5. And be it further enacled, That every How transient person whose usual place of abode shall be in persons any family on the aforesaid first Monday in and ab. August next, shall be returned as of such fafentees mily, and the name of every person, who shall are to be be an inhabitant of any district or territory, returned.

but without a settled place of residence, shall be inserted in the column of the aforesaid schedule, which is allotted for the heads of families in that division where he or she shall be, on the said first Monday in August next, and every person occasionally absent at the time of the enumeration, as belonging to that place in which he or she usually resides in the United States.

fons above

of age,

Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That each Free pers and every free person, more than fixteen

years whether heads of families or not, be- !6 years longing to any family within any division, informadistrict or territory made or established with. tion to the in the United States, shall be, and hereby is assistants. obliged to render to such assistant of the division, a true account, if required, to the best of his or her knowledge, of all and every person belonging to such family respectively, according to the several descriptions aforesaid, on pain of forfeiting twenty dollars, to be sued for and recovered by such assistant, the one half for his own use and the other half to the use of the United States.

Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That each aflıstant shall, previous to making his returns Afitants to the marshal or secretary (as the case may to post up be) cause a correct copy, signed by himself,

theirscheof the schedule containing the number of in- the numhabitants within his division, to be set up ber of inat two of the most public places within the habitants, same, there to remain for the inspection of &c. all concerned, for each of which copies the faid aslistant shall be entitled to receive two dollars; provided, proof of the schedule having been so set up and suffered to remain, shall be transmitted to the marshal or secretary (as the case inay be) with the return of the number of the persons, and in case any aslistant shall fail to make such proof to the marshal or secretary, as aforesaid, he shall forfeit the compensation by this act allowed him.

Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary Secretary of State fhall be, and hereby is au- of State thorized and required to transmit to the mar

dules of

to give (hals of the leveral states and to the secreta- tions for

instruc

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