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Page Debts due from individuals to the United States. An act for the more effectual recovery of debts due from individuals to the United States. March 3, 1795.....

441 Galliopolis, Lands granted to the French Inhabitants. An act to authorize a grant of lands to

the French inhabitants of Galliopolis, and for other purposes therein mentioned. March 3, 1795......

442 Promulgation of the Laws of the United States. An act for the more general promulgation of the laws of the United States. March 3, 1795........

443 Trade with the Indians. An act making provision for the purposes of trade with the In'dians. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1795....

443 Compensation of Clerks. An act to regulate the compensation of clerks. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1795.....

443 Exportation of Arms, Cannon, and Military Stores authorized in certain Cases. An act autho

rizing the exportation of arms, cannon, and military stores in certain cases. March 3, 1795....

444

Acts of the Fourth Congress of the United States.

STATUTE I.-1796.

Appropriations for the Support of Government. An act making appropriations for the support

of government for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-six. (Obsoete.) Feb. 5, 1796......

445 Debt of the United States. An act further extending the time for receiving on loan the domestic debt of the United States. (Obsolete.) Feb. 19, 1796.....

448 Compensation to Members of Congress, and to certain Oficers of both Houses. An act for allowing

compensation to the members of the Senate and House of Representatives of the

United States, and to certain officers of both houses. (Obsolete.) March 10, 1796. 448 Invalid Registers of Ships. An act providing relief for a limited time in certain cases of invalid registers. (Obsolete.) March 10, 1796.......

449 Appropriation for the Support of the Military Establishment. An act making a partial appro

priation for the support of the military establishment for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-six. (Obsolete.) March 12, 1796.......

450 Pensions. An act for the relief of certain officers and soldiers who have been wounded or

disabled in the actual service of the United States. (Obsolete.) March 23, 1796.. 450 Circuit Court of North Carolina. An act making certain provisions in regard to the Circuit

Court for the district of North Carolina. (Obsolete.) March 31, 1796............ 450 Fees in Admiralty Proceedings. An act to continue in force “An act to ascertain the fees in

admiralty proceedings in the District Courts of the United States, and for other purposes.” (Expired.) March 31, 1796.....

451 Light-house on Baker's Island, Massachusetts. An act authorizing the erection of a light-house on Baker's Island in the State of Massachusetts. April 8, 1796.......

452 Trading-houses with the Indian Tribes. An act for establishing trading-houses with the Indian tribes. (Expired.) April 18, 1796......

... 452 A Naval Armament. An act supplementary to an act entitled “An act to provide a naval armament.” (Obsolete.) April 20, 1796......

453 x Debt of the United States. An act in addition to an act entitled “ An act making further pro

vision for the support of public credit, and for the redemption of the public debt." (Obsolete.) April 28, 1796..

458 Expenses of executing the Treaty with Great Britain. An act making an appropriation towards

defraying the expenses which may arise in carrying into effect the treaty of amity, commerce, and navigation made between the United States and the King of Great Britain. (Obsolete.) May 6, 1796.......

459 Expenses of executing the Treaty with Spain. An act making an appropriation for defraying

the expenses which may arise in carrying into effect the treaty made between the United States and the King of Spain. (Obsolete.) May 6, 1796.......

459 ... 463

Expenses of executing the Treaty with Algiers. An act making an .

the expenses which may arise in carrying into effect the i

United States and the Dey and Regency of Algiers. (Obsolete.,
Expenses of executing the Treaty with certain Indian Tribes. An act making

for defraying the exp ses which may arise in carrying into effect a
between the United States and certain Indian tribes north-west of the riv

(Obsolete.) May 6, 1796......
A Loan for the Use of the City of Washing!on. An act authorizing a loan for the use of the

city of Washington, in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes therein
mentioned. May 6, 1796......

... 461 Revenuc Cutters. An act making further provision relative to the revenue cutters. (Obsolete.) May 6, 1796....

... 461 Consent of Congress to an Act of the State of Maryland. An act to continue in force for a

limited time an act entitled “An act declaring the consent of Congress to an act of
the State of Maryland," passed the twenty-eighth of December, one thousand seven
hundred and ninety-three, for the appointment of a health officer. (Expired and
Supplied.) May 6, 1796...

462 Circuit Court of the United States for the District of Pennsylvania. An act to repeal so much of

an act entitled “ An act to establish ihe Judicial Courts of the United States," as
directs that alternate sessions of the Circuit Court for the district of Pennsylvania

shall be holden at Yorktown, and for other purposes. May 12, 1796...... Compensation for Horses killed belonging to Officers of the Army. An act allowing compensation

for horses killed in battle belonging to officers of the army of the United States.
(Obsolete.) May 12, 1796.....

463 Consent of Congress to Acts of the States of Maryland, Georgia, and Rhode Island and Providence

Plantations. An act declaring the consent of Congress to certain acts of the State
of Maryland, and to continue an act declaring the assent of Congress to certain acts
of the States of Maryland, Georgia, and Rhode Island and Providence Plantations,
so far as the same respects the States of Georgia, and Rhode Island and Providence
Plantations. (Expired.) May 12, 1796...

463 Light-house on Cape Cod in the State of Massachusetts. An act authorizing the erection of a

light-house on Cape Cod, in the State of Massachusetts. May 17, 1796........... 464 Sale of Public Lands in the Territory north-west of the River Ohio and above the Kentucky River.

An act providing for the sale of the lands of the United States, in the territory north

west of the river Ohio, and above the mouth of Kentucky river. May 18, 1796.... 464 Trade and Intercourse with the Indian Tribes, and to preserve Peace. An act to regulate trade

and intercourse with the Indian tribes, and to preserve peace on the frontiers. (Ex-
pired and Supplied.) May 19, 1796....

469
Quarantine. An act relative to quarantine. (Repealed and Supplied.) May 27, 1796.... 474
Accountant of the War Department. An act altering the compensation of the accountant to
the War Department. (Obsolete.) May 27, 1796....

474 Mint. An act respecting the mint. (Expired and Supplied.) May 27, 1796........... 475 Circuit Courts of Vermont and Rhode Island, &c. An act altering the sessions of the Circuit

Courts in the district of Vermont and Rhode Island, and for other purposes. (Ob-
solete.) May 27, 1796.....

475 Collection of Duties on Merchandise, and Duties on Tonnage. An act in addition to an act en

titled “ An act supplementary to the act entitled • An act to provide more effectually
for the collection of the duties on goods, wares, and merchandise imported into
the United States, and on the tonnage of ships or vessels.'” (Repealed and Sup-
plied.) May 27, 1796.....

476 Relief and Protection of American Seamen. An act for the relief and protection of American seamen. May 28, 1796......

477 Duties on Carriages. An act laying duties upon carriages for the conveyance of persons;

and repealing the former act for that purpose. (Repealed.) May 28, 1796..... 478 Imprisonment for Debt. An act for the relief of persons imprisoned for debt. (Expired.) May 28, 1796...

482 Army of the United S'ates. An act to ascertain and fix the military establishment of the United States. (Repealed.) May 30, 1796.......

... 483 Compensation of Clerks. An act to regulate the compensation of clerks. (Obsolete.) May 30, 1796...

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Page Foreign Intercourse. An act making further provision for the expenses attending the inter,

course of the United States with foreign nations; and to continue in force the act entitled “ An act providing the means of intercourse between the United States and foreign nations.” May 30, 1796 ..

487 Light-houses, &c., Remission of Forfeitures, Collection of Duties on Distilled Spirits. An act to

continue in force, for a limited time, the acts therein mentioned. (Obsolete.) May 30, 1796.....

488 X Debt of the United States, Loan of Five Millions of Dollars. An act making provision for the

payment of certain debts of the United States. (Expired.) May 31, 1796......... 488 Passports for Ships and Vessels of the United States. An act providing passports for the ships and vessels of the United States. June 1, 1796....

489 Public Lands appropriated for the United Trethren, &c. An act regulating the grants of lands

appropriated for military services, and for the Society of United Brethren, for propagating the Gospel among the heathen. June 1, 1796.......

490 The State of Tennessee admitted into the Union. An act for the admission of the State of Tennessee into the Union. June 1, 1796......

491 Appropriations to satisfy Demands attending the late Insurrection, and to increase the Compensation

of Jurors and Witnesses. An act making an appropriation to satisfy certain demands attending the late insurrection, and to increase the compensation to jurors and witnesses in the courts of the United States. (Obsolete.) June 1, 1796.......

492 Drawback on Domestic Distilled Spirits, and on Spirits exported. An act limiting the time for

the allowance of drawback on the exportation of domestic distilled spirits, and allowing a drawback upon such spirits exported in vessels of less than thirty tons by the Mississippi. (Repealed.) June 1, 1796.....

492 Appropriations for the Support of Government. An act making further appropriations for the

year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-six. (Obsolete.) June 1, 1796....... 493 Appropriations for the Military and Naval Establishments. An act making appropriations for

the support of the military and naval establishments for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-six. (Obsolete.) June 1, 1796.......

493 Relief to the Owners of Stills in certain Cases. An act providing relief to the owners of stills

within the United States for a limited time in certain cases. (Obsolete.) June 1, 1796.......

494 Duties on Snuff and Refined Sugar. An act to suspend, in part, the act entitled “An act to

alter and amend the act entitled . An act laying certain duties upon snuff and refined sugar.'” (Obsolete.) June 1, 1796......

495

STATUTE II.-1796, 1797. Promulgation of the Laws of the United States. An act to amend the act entitled “ An act for

the more general promulgation of the laws of the United States.” (Obsolete.) Dec. 21, 1796.....

49 Laws of the United States extended to the State of Tennessee. An act giving effect to the laws of the United States within the State of Tennessee. Jan. 31, 1797......

496 Compensation of the Attorney-General augmented. An act to augment the compensation of the

attorney-general of the United States. (Obsolete.) March 2, 1797......... 497 Crimes. An act to continue in force for a limited time the act, in addition to the act, for

the punishment of certain crimes against the United States. (Expired.) March 2, 1797......

497 Provision for the Accommodation of the Household of the President of the United States. An act

making further provision for the further accommodation of the household of the President of the United States. (Obsolete.) March 2, 1797..........

497 Of Registering, Enrolling, or Licensing, Vessels transferred by Process of Law. An act in

addition to an act entitled “ An act concerning the registering and recording of ships or vessels," and to an act entitled “ An act enrolling and licensing ships or vessels employed in the coasting trade and fisheries, and for regulating the same.”' (Obsolete.) March 2, 1797.....

498 Appropriations for the Support of Government. An act making appropriations for the support

of government for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-seven. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1797......

498 Compensation and Duties of certain Officers of the Customs. An act relative to the compensation

and duties of certain officers employed in the collection of impost and tonnage. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1797......

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Additional Duties on Merchandise. An act for raising a further sum of money by additional

duties on certain articles imported, and for other purposes. (Obsolete.) March 3,
1797......

503 Duties on Distilled Spirits and on the Capacity of Stills. An act repealing in part the " Act con

cerning the duties on spirits distilled within the United States," passed the eighth day
of May, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-two; and imposing certain duties un

the capacity of stills of a particular description. (Repealed.) March 3, 1797...... 504 Expenses of Negotiations with the Dey of Algiers. An act authorizing the President of the

United States to apply a further sum to the expense of negotiations with the Dey
and Regency of Algiers. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1797....

505 Remission of Fines and Forfeitures. An act to provide for mitigating or remitting the for

feitures, penalties, and disabilities accruing in certain cases therein mentioned.
March 3, 1797...

506 Evidences of Public Debt to be received in Payment for Public Lands. An act 10 authorize the

receipt of evidences of the public debt in payment for the lands of the United
States. (Repealed.) March 3, 1797....

507 Meeting of Congress. An act to alter the time for the next meeting of Congress. (Repealed.) March 3, 1797....

507 Army of the United States. An act to amend and repeal in part the act entitled "An act to

ascertain and fix the military establishment of the United States." (Repealed.)
March 3, 1797.....

507 Appropriations for the Naval and Military Establishments. An act making appropriations for

the naval and military establishments for the year one thousand seven hundred and
ninety-seven. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1797....

508 Respecting Duties on Snuff. An act to suspend, in part, the act entitled “ An act to alter

and amend the act entitled an • Act laying certain duties upon snuff and refined
sugar,'” and to grant relief in certain cases arising under the said act. (Obsolete.)
March 3, 1797...

509 Post-office and Post-roads. An act in addition to the act entitled “ An act to establish the

post-office and post-roads within the United States." (Repealed.) March 3, 1797.. 509 Settlement of Accounts between the United States and the Receivers of Public Moncy. An act to

provide more effectually for the settlement of accounts between the United States

and receivers of public money. March 3, 1797.......
Authorizing Expenditures for the Prosecution of Claims on the belligerent Powers. An act autho-

rizing an expenditure and making an appropriation for the prosecution of the claims
of certain citizens of the United States for property captured by the belligerent
powers. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1797.......

516
Buoys in the Harbour of Boston. An act providing for certain buoys to be placed in and
near the Harbour of Boston. March 3, 1797........

516 Domestic Debt of the United States. An act extending the time for receiving on loan the domestic debt of the United States. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1797......

516 Compensation of Clerks. An act to revive and continue the act passed the thirtieth of May,

one thousand seven hundred and ninety-six, entitled “ An act to regulate the com-
pensation of clerks." (Obsolete.) March 3, 1797.....

517 Circuit Courts of the United States. An Act concerning the Circuit Courts of the United States. March 3, 1797.......

517

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Acts of the Fifth Congress of the United States.

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STATUTE I.-1797.

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Privateering against Nations in Amity with the United States prohibited. An act to prevent

citizens of the United States from privateering against nations in amity with or
against the United States. June 14, 1797...

520 Exportation of Arms and Ammunition prohibited, and the Importation encouraged. An act pro

hibiting for a limited time the exportation of arms and ammunition, and for encou-
raging the importation thereof. (Expired.) June 14, 1797..

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Defence of the Ports and Harbours of the United States. An act to provide for the further de

fence of the ports and harbours of the United States. June 23, 1797............ 521 Militia of the United States. An act authorizing a detachment from the militia of the United States. (Expired.) June 24, 1797.....

522 Registering and Recording of Ships and Vessels. An act in addition to an act entitled “ An act

concerning the registering and recording of ships and vessels.” (Expired.) June

27, 1797.... Agents to be appointed in relation to the Sixth Article of the Treaty with Great Britain. An act

directing the appointment of agents in relation to the sixth article of the Treaty of Amity, Commerce, and Navigation between the United States and Great Britain. (Obsolete.) June 30, 1797...

523 A Naval Armament provided for. An act providing a naval armament. (Expired.) July 1, 1797......

523 Meeting of Congress. An act to ascertain the time for the next meeting of Congress, and to repeal the act heretofore passed for that purpose. July 1, 1797.....

525 Reviving and Continuing Suits and Process in the Circuit Court of North Carolina. An act for

reviving and continuing suits and process in the Circuit Court for the district of North Carolina. (Obsolete.) July 5, 1797......

526 Acts which would expire at the End of this Session of Congress continued. An act to continue

in force to the end of the next session certain acts and parts of acts of limited duration. (Obsolete.) July 5, 1797......

527 Duties on Stamps. An act laying duties on stamped vellum, parchment, and paper. (Repealed.) July 6, 1797.......

527 Consuls and Vice-Consuls. An act in addition to the law of the United States concerning consuls and vice-consuls. (Repealed.) July 6, 1797......

533 Allowance of Mileage to Members of Congress at the First Session of the Fifth Congress. An act

for allowing full mileage to the members of the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States. (Obsolete.) July 6, 1797.......

533 Transfer of Stock standing to the credit of certain States. An act to revive and continue in force

for a limited time an act entitled “An act authorizing the transfer of stock standing to the credit of certain States.” (Expired.) July 6, 1797......

533 Duties on Salt, and Drawback on Pickled Fish, &c. An act laying an additional duty on salt

imported into the United States, and for other purposes. (Repealed.) July 8, 1797. 533 Debt of the United States. An act authorizing a loan of money. (Obsolete.) July 8, 1797. 534 Additional Appropriations for the Support of Government. An act making additional appropria

tions for the support of government for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-seven. (Obsolete.) July 10, 1797.....

534

STATUTE II.-1797, 1798.

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Duties on Stamps. An act to postpone for a limited time the commencement of the duties

imposed by the act entitled “An act laying duties on stamped vellum, parchment,

and paper.” (Obsolete.) Dec. 15, 1797........ Appropriations for the Support of Government. An act making certain partial appropriations for

the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-eight. (Obsolete.) Jan. 15, 1798. 536 Compensation to the Doorkeeper of the Senate and his Assistants. An act for allowing a com

pensation to the doorkeeper of the Senate and his assistants for their services during the late session of Congress. (Obsolete.) Jan. 20, 1798.......

537 Mode of taking Evidence in contested Elections of Members of the House of Representatives, &c. An

act to prescribe the mode of taking evidence in cases of contested elections for members of the House of Representatives of the United States, and to compel the

attendance of witnesses. (Expired.) Jan. 23, 1798. Duties on Spirits distilled within the United States, and on Stills. An act to amend the several

acts for laying duties on spirits distilled within the United States, and on stills. (Repealed.) Jan. 29, 1798....

.... 539 Foreign Coins. An act supplementary to the act entitled “An act regulating foreign coins, and for other purposes." (Obsolete.) Feb. 1, 1798...

539 Expenses of holding a Treaty or Treaties with the Indians. An act appropriating a certain sum

of money to defray the expense of holding a treaty or treaties with the Indians. (Obsolete.) Feb. 27, 1798..

539

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