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An ACT for reviving and continuing suits and

proceedings in the Circuit Court for the district of Pennsylvania.

Sec. 1. D E it enacted by the Senate and House of

D Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That all suits, process and proceedings, of what nature or kind foever, which were pending in the Cir- Pesce cuit Court of the United States, for the district ings which of Pennsylvania, at the time appointed by law, tere dilfor holding a session thereof in October, one continued thousand feven hundred and ninety-nine, and

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1 lure to which were discontinued by failure to hold hold Octhe faid court, shall be, and they are hereby tober iz:revived and continued, and the same pro. fion 1793, ceedings may and shall be had in the same court, in all suits and process aforesaid, and in all things relating to the same, as by law might have been had in the same court, had it been regularly holden, at the time aforesaid.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That all writs, and other process, which may have Telte si been, and which shall be issued, by the clerk priis. of the faid court, bearing tefte of April ferfion of October feflion, one thousand seven

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hundred and ninety-nine, shall be held and deemed of the same validity and effect, as if the fame court had been regularly held on the eleventh day of October, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-nine.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for the Judge of the District Court of the district of Pennsylvania, to di.

rect the clerk of the said Circuit Court to ifJurors may be sue such process, for the purpose of causing summon- jurors to be summoned to attend at the sessied foron of the said Circuit Court, on the eleventh pextApril day

day of April next, as hath heretofore been issued for the like purposes, returnable to any preceding session thereof; and the persons so summoned shall, in case of non-attendance, be liable to the same penalties as if such pro. cess had been issued in the ordinary course of proceeding.

THEODORE SEDGWICK,

Speaker of the House of Representatives,
SAMUEL LIVERMORE,

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

President of the United States.

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CHAPTER II.
An ACT extending the privilege of franking to

William Henry Harrison, the delegate from
the territory of the United States, north-west
of the Ohio ; and making provision for his

compensation. Sec. 1. D E it enacted by the Senate and House of

D Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That William Henry Harrison, the delegate to Congress from

the territory of the United States north-west of the river Ohio, be entitled to the privilege of sending and receiving letters free of postage, on the same terms, and under the fame restrictions, as are provided for the members of the Senate and of the House of Represen. tatives of the United States, by the act, inti. tuled “ An act to establish the post-office and poft-roads within the United States."

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the faid William Henry Harrison shall receive for his travelling expenses, and attendance in Congress, the same compensation as is or may be allowed by law, to the members of the House of Representatives of the United States, to be certified and paid in like manner.

THEODORE SEDGWICK,

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

President of the Senate.
APPROVED-January 2d, 1800.
JOHN ADAMS,

President of the United States.

CHAPTER III.
An ACT, supplementary to the act, intituled

66 An all to provide for the valuation of lands
and dwelling houses, and the enumeration of .

Naves, within the United States." Sec. 1. D E it enacted by the Senate and House of CommisD Representatives of the United States the

may vary of America, in Congress assembled, That the com- the valu missioners appointed under the act to which tions in this is a supplement, shall have power, on subdivisi. consideration and examination of the lists,

os fessment returns, valuations, and abstracts rendered by diftritis

(6) the assessors, to revise, adjust, and vary the valuations of lands and dwelling houses in each and every sub-division of the several affessment districts, by adding thereto, or deducting therefrom, such a rate per centum as fhall appear to be just and reasonable: Provided, That the relative valuations of the different lots or tracts of land, or dwelling houses in the same sub-division, shall not be changed or affected.

Sec, 2. And be it further enacted, That the They may faid commissioners may direct the additions direct the or deductions as aforesaid, to be made out variations and completed by the several principal afto be made out feffors, or if they shall deem it more adviseby their able, by their clerk and such affiftants as they clerk, &c. shall find necessary, and appoint for that pur

pose: Provided, That the compensation to be made to the said afliitants shall not exceed the pay allowed to the allistant afsefsors, by the act to which this is a supplement.

THEODORE SEDGWICK, .

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

President of the Senate.
APPROVED—January 2d, 1830.
JOHN ADAMS,

President of the United States.

CHAPTER IV.
An ACT for the relief of persons imprisoned for

debt.
Seci. D E it enacted by the Senate and House of

U Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That persons · imprisoned on process issuing from any court

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