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arrears of the faid pensions be paid as the laws direct in similar cases.
Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the
Comptroller of the Treasury be, and he hereby ler to adjust The account is required to adjust the accounts of Joseph of Joleph Pannil, a lieutenant-colonel in the service of the Pannil.
United States, as a deranged officer upon the principles of the act of the late Congress, of the third of October one thousand seven huna dred and eighty, and to allow him the usual commutation of the half-pay for life of a lieu. tenant-colonel, and that the Register of the Treasury be, and he hereby is required to grant a certificate for the amount of the balance due
to him. That the Comptroller adjust the ac. of the late Brig. Gen. count of the late brigadier general De Haas, . De Haas. admitting to the credit of the said account, such
sums as by evidence shall appear to havshen advanced for the public service, and which live been charged by the United States to the officers who have received the same for the public service, and that the said Register do srant a certificate for the balance due on such iertie.
ment. The said Comptroller adjust the account Thomas
of Thomas MʻIntire, a captain in the service of M Intiro.
the United States, during the late war, and allow him the usual commutation of the balf
pay for life of a captain, and that the said Reand register gifter grant a certificate for the amount thereof to issue.cer. tificates. accordingly. Comptrol. Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That the ler to adjult Comptroller of the Treasury be, and he hereby of Francis is required to adjust the account of Francis Su. Suzor Deo zor Debevere, a surgeon's mate in the service
of the United States during the late war, and who remained in captivity to the end thereof, and thai the Register of the Treasury be, and
he hereby is required to grant a certificate for the amount which shall be found due for the services of the said Francis Suzor Debevere. That the said Comptroller adjust the account of Robert King, as a lieutenant, deranged upon Robt. King, the principles of the act of the late Congress, passed the twenty-fourth day of November, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-eight, and that the said Register grant a certificate accord. ingly. That the Comptroller adjust the account of Lemuel Sherman, as a failing inaster Lemuel
oh Sherman, of a galley on Lake Champlain, and as such
or and register taken prisoner ; and that the said Register adoras grant a certificate accordingly. a
certificates. Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That there be granted to Nicholas Ferdinand Westfall, Nichoka T.
" Westiall, who left the British service and joined the army grant of of the United States, during the late war, one land and hundred acres of unappropriated land in the western territory of the United States, free of all charges, and also the sum of three hundred and thirty-six dollars, out of any money appropriated to the contingent charges of goa vernment.
JONATHAN TRUMBULL, Speaker
of the House of Representatives.. JOHN ADAMS, Vice-President of the United
States, and President of the Senate.
. CHAPTER XIV. An Act supplemental to the Act for making far.
ther and more effectual Provision for the Prom tection of the Frontiers of the United States.
DE it enntatives of the d. That the ch of the
head at the Mouth of Cape Fear River in the
State of North-Carolina.
D presentatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury, under the direction of the
President of the United States, be authorized, Secretary as soon as may be, to cause to be finished in
like such manner as shall appear advisable, the light-house light-house heretofore begun under the authoon Bald.
din n. rity of the state of North-Carolina, on BaldCaraliua. head, at the mouth of Cape Fear river, in the
said state : And that a fum, not exceeding four
of the House of Representatives. JOHN ADAMS, Vice-President of the United
States, and President of the Senate.
faid mint, ih, namely naraver, a IId. That the pimpinay
Cuins of the United States. :
D House of Representatives of the bl United States of America in Congress assembled, and it is hereby enacted and declared, That a mint for the purpose of a national coinage, be, and the same is established ; to be fituate and carried on at the seat of the government of the United States, for the time being : And that for the well conducting of the business of the faid mint, there shall be the following officers and persons, namely; a Director, an Aflayer, a Chief Coiner, an Engraver, a Treasurer.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Director Director of the mint shall employ as many employ clerks, workmen and servants, as he shall from time to time find neceffary, subject to the approbation of the President of the United States.
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the Duty of the respective functions and duties of the officers officers. above mentioned shall be as follow: The Di. rector of the mint shall have the chief management of the business thereof, and shall fuper-, intend all other officers and persons who shall be employed therein. The assayer shall receive and give receipts for all metals which may law. fully be brought to the mint to be coined; shall assay all such of them as may require it, and shall deliver them to the chief coiner to be coined. The chief coiner shall cause to be coined all metals which shall be received by him for that purpose, according to such regulations as shall be prescribed by this or any future law. The engraver snall sink and pre
To take oath.
pare the necessary dies for such coinage, with the proper devices and inscriptions, but it shall be lawful for the functions and duties of chief coiner and engraver to be performed by one person. The treasurer shall receive from the chief coiner all the coins which shall have been struck, and shall pay or deliver them to the persons respectively to whom the lame ought to be paid or delivered : He shall moreover receive and safely keep all monies which shall be for the use, maintenance and support of the mint, and shall disburse the same upon warrants signed by the director.
Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That every officer and clerk of the said mint shall, before he enters, upon the execution of his office, take an oath or affirmation before some judge of the United States faithfully and diligently to perform the duties thereof.
Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That the faid assayer, chief coiner and treasurer, previ. ously to entering upon the execution of their respective offices, shall each become bound to the United States of America, with one or more fureties to the fatisfaction of the Secretary of the Treasury, in the sum of ten thousand dollars, with condition for the faithful and diligent performance of the duties of his office.
Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That there shall be allowed and paid as compensations for their respective services : To the said director, a yearly salary of two thousand dollars, to the faid afíayer, a yearly falary of one thoufand five hundred dollars, to the faid chief coiner, a yearly falary of one thousand five hundred dollars, to the said ergraver, a yearly salary of one thousand two hundred dollars, to the said