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make an entry, in like manner, and the goods, Entry and wares and merchandize therein exprefled, shall examina..

tion necef undergo the fame examination, as is by law lary. required, relative to goods, wares and mer. chandize entitled to drawback, and intended to be exported from the place of original importation. . Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That for all goods, wares and merchandize entitled to Delenture

for drawdrawback, which after the last day of March back how next, shall be exported from the district into and when

to be paido which they were originally imported, the exporter or exporters shall be entitled to receive from the collector of such district, a debenture or debentures for the amount of the drawback, to which such goods, wares or merchandize are entitled, payable at the same time or times respectively, on which the duties on the said goods, warcs or merchandize shall become due, except the same, or any part thereof has been paid, or shall become payable in less than three months ; in which case, such debenture shall be payable in three months : And it shall be the duty of the said collectors to discharge such debentures, at the time they become due, out of any public money in their hands. And where goods, wares and merchandize are exported from any other district, than the one when into which they were imported, it shall be the goods are duty of the collector of such district, to grant from a dirto the exporter, a certificate expressing that in

than that such goods, wares and merchandize were ex- into which ported from his district, with the marks, num-th

imported, bers and description of the packages and their certain cercontents, the name of the vefsel on which they

y he granted; were laden, the name of the commander, and the port for which they were cleared out, and the amount of the drawhack, to which they

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lector of the district, with whom the duties on the said goods, wares and merchandize were paid or secured; a debenture or debentures for.

the drawback expressed in the said certificates, - payable at the same time, and in like manner, as is herein directed for debentures on goods, wares and merchandize exported from the

place of their first importation : Provided neProviso. vertheless, That the collector aforesaid may re

fuse to grant such debenture or debentures, in case it shall appear to him, that any error has arisen, or any fraud has been committed ; and in case of such refusal, if the debenture' or debentures claimed shall exceed one hundred dollars, it shall be his duty to represent the case to the Comptroller of the Treasury, who shall determine, whether such debenture or de.

bentures shall be granted or not : And provi: No draw. ded always, That in no case of an exportation

be by the original importer, shall a drawback be paid before duties are paid, until the duties on the importation therereceived. of shall have been first received.

. . Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That before the receipt of any such debenture, in case of exportation from the district of original importation, and in case of exportation from any other district, before the receipt of any such certificate, the person applying for the farne thall give bond with one or more fureties, to . the fatisfaction of the collector who is to grant

the debenture, or the certificate, as the case Bond to be

may be, in a sum equal to double the amount produce of the fum, for which such debenture or cera

rea. tificate is granted, conditioned to produce to tion within such collector, like proof and certificates of a limited to time.

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chandize, at some place without the United
States, as are now required by law for obtain-
ing the drawback on exportation, within one
year, in case such goods have been shipped to
any part of Europe or America, and within
two years, if to any part of Asia or Africa :
Provided nevertheless, That when it shall be prović.
made appear to the fatisfaction of the collec-
tor, to whom such certificates are directed to
be returned, that such certificates could not
be obtained, the exporter or exporters fhall be
permitted to offer such other testimony, as to
the landing or loss of the goods, wares and
merchandize, as he may have; which proof
shall be referred to the comptroller of the
treasury, who shall have power and authority
to admit the same, if he shall deem it saisfac-
tory, and to direct the collector to cancel the
bond accordingly. 1
Sec. 7. And be yt further enacted, That for

Part of an
much of the act, intitled, “ An act to provide at repcal-
more effectually for the collection of the duties ed.
imposed by law on goods, wares and merchan-
dize imported into the United States, and on
the tonnage of ships or vessels," as extends the
credits on bonds given for duties on account
of the drawback on goods exported, shall, after
the said last day of March next, be repealed :
Provided, That nothing herein contained shall Proviso.
be construed to extend to any allowance made
upon goods, wares and merchandize imported
before the said last day of March next.
FREDERIK AUGUSTUS MUHLENBERG,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.
HN ADAMS, Vice-President of the United

States, and Prejdent of the Senate.
APPROVED, January the 29th, 1795:

GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States.'
VOL. III.

CHAPTER LXXXIV.

An Act in Addition to the Act, intitled, An Ad

to regulate the Pay of the non-commissioned Officers, Musicians and Privates of the Militia of the United States, when called into actual Service, and for other Purposes.""

ral.

D E it enacted by the Senate and House of

Representatives of the United States of

America, in Congress assembled, That the augAugmen. tation of mentation of bounty authorized by the fifth bounty, fection of the act, intitled, “ An act to regurendered more gene- late the pay of the non-commiffioned officers,

musicians and privates of the militia of the Uni-
ted States, when called into actual service, and
for other purposes,” shall be allowed and paid
to such recruits as shall have inlifted after the
passing of the said act, or as fhall hereafter in-
list, in like manner as is by the said act provi.
ded in cases of inlistment after the first day of
January next.
FREDERICK AUGUSTUS MUHLENBERG,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.
JOHN ADAMS, Vice-President of the United

States, and President of the Senaté. APPROVID, January the 29th, 1795:

GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United Sta:es.

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Sec. I. BE it enacted by the Senate and House of How all Representatives of the United States of America, alien may in Congress assembled, That any alien, being a citizen. free white person, may be admitted to become a citizen of the United States, or any of them, on the following conditions, and not otherwise:

First. He shall have declared on oath or af- To express firmation, before the supreme, superior, district

D or circuit court of some one of the states, or citizen, and of the territories north-wet or south of the rico

1 his formei ver Ohio, or a circuit or district court of the ailegiance. United States, three years, at least, beiore his admission, that it was, bona fide, his intention to become a citizen of the United States, and to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state or fove. reignty whatever, and particularly, by name, the prince, potentate, state or fovercignty whereof such alien may, at the time, be a cicizen or subject.

Secondly. He fall, at the time of his ap. To have plication to be admitted, declare on oath or af- certain re

fidence firmation, before some one of the courts afore. said, that he has resided within the United States, five years at least, and within the state or territory, where such court is at the time held, one year at least ; that he will support

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