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month, to commence on the twenty-fourth day of month, to commence on the sixth day of January, February, one thousand eight hundred and eight. one thousand eight hundred and eight.

Simon Morgan, at the rate of iwenty dollars per John Van Angien, at the rate of fifteen dollars month, to commence on the second day of March, per month, to commence on the third day of Noone thousand eight hundred and eight.

vember, one thousand eight hundred and seven. Jonathan Paich, at the rate of five dollars per James Boden, at the rate of iwo dollars and fifty month, to commence on the eleventh day of July, cents per month, to commence on the twentyone thousand eight hundred and six.

eighth day of March, one thousand eight hundred Ebenezer Rowe, at ihe rate of five dollars per and eight. month, to commence on the sixteenth day of Jan- Isaac Burnham, at the rate of four dollars per uary, one thousand eight hundred and seven. month, to commence on the first day of January,

Benjamin Kendrick, at the rate of three dollars one thousand eight hundred and three. thirty-three and one-third cents per month, to com- Benjamin Hillman, at the rate of ten dollars per mence on the first day of January, one thousand month, to commence on the fourteenth day of seven hundred and eighty-six.

March, one thousand eight hundred and eighi

. Nicholas Hoff, at the rate of five dollars per Silas Pierce, at the rate of ten dollars per month, month, to commence on the twenty-second day of to commence on the seventh day of March, one February, one thousand eight hundred and eight. thousand eight hundred and eighi.

Samuel Shaw, at the rate of eight dollars per Randal McAllistor, at the rate of five dollars per month, to coromence on the thirteenth day of Feb- month, to commence on the seventh day of March, ruary, one thousand eight hundred and eight. one thousand eight hundred and eight.

Nicholas Lott, at the rate of iwo dollars and fifty John Duroal, at the rate of three dollars per cents per month, to commence on the twenty- month, to commence on the seventh day of April, third day of January, one thousand eight hundred one thousand eight hundred and eighi. and eight.

Jabez Church, at the rate of two dollars and fifty Humphrey Becket, at the rate of two dollars cents per month, to commence on the twentyand fifty cents per month, to commence on the second day of February, one thousand eight huneighth day of January, one thousand eight hun-| Ured and eight. dred and eight.

Thomas Machen, at the rate of ten dollars per Silas Parrot, at the rate of six dollars per month, month, to commence on the nineteenth day of to commence on the tenth day of February, one | March, one thousand eight hundred and eight. thousand eight hundred and eight.

David Richey, at the rate of two dollars and billy Jared Hinkley, junior, at the rate of i wo dollars cents per month, to commence on the second day and fifty cents per month, to commence on the of April, one thousand eight hundred and eight. pineteenth day of January, one thousand eight Sec. 2. And be it further euacted, That the penhundred and eight.

sions of the following persons, already placed on Francis Davidson, at the rate of four dollars the pension list of the United Siates, whose claims per month, to commence on the sixteenth day of for an increase of pension have been transmitted January, one thousand eight hundred and eight. to Congress. pursuant to the act aforesaid, be io.

Andrew Waggoner, at the rate of i wenty dol- creased to the sums herein respectively annesed lars per monib, to commence on the second day of to their names; the said increase to commence al November, one thousand eight hundred and seven. the times herein mentioned, that is to say:

George Richardson, at the rate of four dollars James Campbell. four dollars per month, 10 comper month, to commence on the tenth day of Feb- mence on the twenty-fifth day of September, one ruary, one thousand eight hundred and eight. thousand eight hundred and seven.

William Wallace, at the rate of eight dollars John Beardsley, junior, five dollars per month, per month, lo commence on the thirtieth day of to commence on the thirteenth day of November, January, one thousand eight bundred and eighi. one thousand eight hundred and seven.

Joseph Bird, at the rate of four dollars per month, Thomas Bristol, four dollars per month, to comto commence on the twenty-ninth day of January, mence on the twenty-second day of October, obe one thousand eight hundred and eight.

thousand eight hundred and seven. John St. John, althe rate of fivedollars per month, Josiah Smith, five dollars per month, to comto commence on the twenty-ninth day of January, i mence on the twenty-nigth day of December, one one thousand eight hundred and eight.

thousand eight hundred and seven. Abner Snow, at the rate of three dollars and Joseph Ware, five dollars per month, 10 comseventy-five cents per month, to commence on the mence on the twenty-pinih day of December, one iwenty-seventh day of January, one thousand eight I thousand eight hunáred and seven. hundred and eight.

Daniel Buck, five dollars per month, to comAaron Crane, at the rate of two dollars and fifty mence on the seventeenth day of December, one cents per month, 10 commence on the third day thousand eight hundred and seven. of November, one thousand eight hundred and Lemuel King, five dollars per month, to colh

mence on the twenty-third day of December, one James Hawkley, at the rate of five dollars per thousand eight hundred and seven. monih, to commence on the sixth day of January, William Wallace, five dollars per month, to comone thousand eight hundred and eight.

mence on the seventeenth day of November, oge Elijah Morse, at the rate of four dollars per I thousand eight hundred and seven.

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Public Acts of Congress. Joseph Saunders, five dollars per month, to com- Samuel Rossetter, five dollars per month, to mence on the seventh day of February, one thou- commence on the thirtieth day of January, one sand eight hundred and seven.

thousand eight hundred and eight. William Hastings, five dollars per month, to Jeremiah Prichard, thirteen dollars thirty-three commence on the eleventh day of February, one and one third cents per month, to commence on thousand eight hundred and seven.

the sixth day of January, one thousand eight hunJoshua Lovejoy, five dollars per month, to com- dred and eight. mence on the fifth day of June, one thousand eight Abner Gage, five dollars per month, to combundred and seven.

mence on the twenty-sixth day of January, one Isaac Higgins, three dollars thirty-three and one thousand eight hundred and eight. third cents per month, to commence on the twenty- John Devoe, five dollars per month, to comninth day of September, one thousand eight hun-mence on the thirtieth day of January, one thoudred and seven.

sand eight hundred and eight. Reuben Dow, fifteen dollars per month, to com- Nathaniel Bradley, five dollars per month, to mence on the nineteenth day of February, one cominence on the twenty-sixth day of January, thousand eight hundred and seven.

one thousand eight hundred and eight. Joseph Harrup, five dollars per month, to com- Thaddeus Seely, two dollars and fifty cents per mence on the fifteenth day of September, one month, to commence on the ninth day of January, thousand eight hundred and seven.

one thousand eight hundred and eight. David Ranney, five dollars per month, to com- John Herron, two dollars and fifty cents per mence on the fifth day of November, one thousand month, to commence on the twenty-sixth day of eight hundred and seven.

January one thousand eight hundred and eight. John Whitehorn, five dollars per month, to Peter Nevius, four dollars per month, to comcommence on the thirtieth day of September, one mence on the seventeenth day of February, one thousand eight hundred and seven.

thousand eight hundred and eight. Richard Sherman, five dollars per month, to John Hampton, six dollars per month, to comcommence on the eighth day of October, one thou- mence on the seventeenth day of February, one sand eight hundred and seven.

thousand eight hundred and eight. Noah Sinclair, three dollars and seventy-five Rossnell Woodworth, five dollars per month, to cents per month, to commence on the eighth day commence on the twenty-third day of March, one of October, one thousand eight hundred and seven thousand eight hundred and eight.

Nathaniel Church, five dollars per month, to David Hulbell, five dollars per month, to comcommence on the eighth day of October, one mence on the nineteenth day of March, one thouthousand eight hundred and seven.

sand eight hundred and eight. Gershom Clarke, five dollars per month, to John McKoy, five dollars per month, to comcommence on the first day of January, one thou- mence on the fifteenth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and eight.

sand eight hundred and eight. John McKinstry, twelve dollars per month, to Caleb Hunt, five dollars per month, to comcommence on the seventh day of December, one mence on the fifth day of March, one thousand thousand eight hundred and seven.

eight hundred and eight. Ebenezer Perkins, five dollars per month, to Henry Gates, five dollars per month, to comcommence on the fifteenth of September, one mence on the ninth day of March, one thousand thousand eight hundred and seven.

eight hundred and eight. Henry Ten Eyck, fifteen dollars per month, to David Hall, five dollars per month to comcommence on the twenty-first day of November, mence on the iwelfth day of February, one thouone thousand eight hundred and seven.

sand eight hundred and eight. Thomas Simpson, thirteen dollars thirty-three Jonah Cook, five dollars per month, to comand one-third cents, to commence on the twenty-mence on the fourth day of April, one thousand fourth day of December, one thousand eight hun eight hundred and eight. dred and six.

William Nelson, to âve dollars per month, to John Rybecker, four dollars per month, to com- commence on the iwenty-second day of January, mence on the eighteenth day of April, one thou- one thousand eight hundred and eight. sand eight hundred and seven.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the Lemuel Dean, five dollars per month, to com Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, authorimence on the eighth day of October, one thousand zed and directed to place on the pension list of eight hundred and seven.

the United States, all persons who now remain Thomas Johnson, five dollars per month, to on the pension list of any of the States, and who commence on the seventeenth day of April, one were placed on the same in consequence of disathousand eight hundred and seven,

bility occasioned by known wounds received duLevi Chubbuck, three dollars and seventy-five ring the Revolutionary war, whether such person cents per month, to commence on the twentieth or persons served in the land or sea service of the day of June, one thousand eight hundred and forces of the United States, or of any particular

State, in the regular corps, or the militia, or as George Walter, two dollars and fifty cents per volunteers: Provided, That in no case the penmonth, to commence on the twenty-fourth day of sions allowed to such person or persons, shall exFebruary, one thousand eight hundred and eight. ceed the sums specified by the sixth section of an Public Acts of Congress.

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act, entitled "An act to provide for persons who and Windsor and Skewarky, ports of delivery. were disabled by known wounds received in the A collector for the district shall be appointed, to Revolutionary war," passed the tenth day of reside and keep his office at the town of Plymouth, April, one thousand eight hundred and six: And who shall be entitled to receive three per cent. provided, That in every case where application commissions on all moneys by him received on shall be made to have such person or persons pla- account of the duties arising on goods, wares, and ced on the pension list of the United States, un- merchandise, imported into the said district, and der this law, satisfactory documents, from the on the tonnage of ships and vessels, and the other proper officers of the State, shall be adduced to emoluments and fees of office established by law. establish the fact of such person or persons hav- Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That, from ing been placed on the State pension list in con- and after the thirtieth day of June next, the dissequence of disability occasioned by known trict of Nanjemoy, in the State of Maryland, shall wounds received during the Revolutionary war. be called the district of St. Mary's, and the col

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That any lector shall reside at St. Mary's river, which shall officer, non-commissioned officer, musician, or be the port of entry and delivery for said district, private, who has been wounded, or disabled since and Nadjemoy a port of delivery only, to which the Revolutionary war, while in the line of his a surveyor shall be appointed, who shall be entiduty, in the actual service of the United States, tied, in addition to the fees and emoluments alwhether he belong to the Military Establishment, ready allowed by law, to receive a salary of one or the militia, or any volunteer corps, called into hundred and fifty dollars. service, under the authority of the United States, Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the town may be placed on the pension list of the United of Augusta, in the district of Maine, shall be and the States, at such rates of compensation, and under same is hereby constituted a port of delivery, to such regulations as are prescribed by the act, en- be annexed to the district of Bath, and subject to titled "An act, to provide for persons who were the same regulations and restrictions as other disabled by known wounds received in the Revo- ports of delivery in the United States; and there lutionary war," passed April the tenth, one thou shall be appointed a surveyor, to reside at the said sand eight hundred and six.

port of delivery, who shall be entitled to receive Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That the a salary of one hundred and fifty dollars, annually, pensioners, becoming such in virtue of this act, in addition to the other emoluments allowed by shall be paid in the same manner as invalid pen

law. sioners are paid, who have heretofore been placed Approved. April 25, 1809. on the pension list of the United States, under such restrictions and regulations, in all respects, as are prescribed by the laws of the United States An Act making appropriations for the support of an in such cases provided.

additional Military Force, for the year one thousand Approved, April 25, 1808.

eight hundred and eight.

Be it enacted, f-c., That for defraying the deAn'act to authorize and empower the President of the cessary expense, to the first day of January Dext,

United States to exchange certain lands, for other of the troops to be raised virtue of an act, enlands more suitable for fortification.

titled “ An act to raise for a limited time an addi. Be it enacted, fc., That the President of the tional military force,” passed on the twelfth day United States be, and he hereby is, authorized and of April, one thousand 'eight hundred and eight, empowered to cause the lands in Portland, where the following sums be, and the same are hereby, on the fort and battery now stand, and the lands respectively appropriated, that is to say: at Ocracock and Old Topsail inlets, in North

For pay, two hundred and eighty-five thousand Carolina, acquired with a view to erecting forti- pine hundred and twenty dollars. fications, to be exchanged for other lands more

For forage, eighteen thousand four hundred suitable for fortification, and the protection of

and seventy-nine dollars. Portland, in the district of Maine, and Ocracock,

For subsistence, two hundred and thirteen thouand Old Topsail inlet, in North Carolina.

sand six hundred and ninety-six dollars. Approved, April 25, 1809.

For clothing, one hundred and fifty thousand five hundred and twenty-eight dollars.

For bounties and premiums, eighty-five thouAn Act to make Plymouth, in North Carolina, a port sand one hundred and twenty dollars.

of entry; to change the name of the district of Nan- For the medical and hospital departments, fifjemoy, to that of St. Mary's, and to make Augusta, teen thousand dollars. in the district of Maine, a port of delivery.

For camp equipage, tents, barracks, fuel, and Be it enacted, fc., That, from and after the transportation, one hundred and eleven thousand thirteenth day of June next, a district shall be dollars. formed out of the district of Edenton, in North For contingencies, ten thousand dollars. Carolina, to be called the district of Plymouth, For ordnance, sixty thousand dollars. which shall include and comprehend the rivers For the purchase of horses, and other expenses Roanoke and Cashie, and all the waters, creeks, necessary to mount the cavalry, thirty-six thouand harbors belonging thereto. The town of sand seven hundred and twenty dollars. Plymouth shall be the port of entry and delivery ; Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Public Acts of Congress.

several sums herein specifically appropriated, shall shall direct the cashier of the said office of disbe paid out of any moneys in the Treasury not count and deposite to pay the amount recovered otherwise appropriated.

to the party or persons entitled under such judge Approved, April 25, 1808.

ment or decree, so rendered by the said courts.

Approved, April 25, 1808.

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An act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to

pay to the Comptroller of the Treasury, in trust, the An Act to make good a deficit in the appropriation of amount of certain bills drawn by John Armstrong,

eighteen hundred and seven, for completing the pubMinister from the United States to the Court of

lic buildings; and for other purposes. France, on the Treasury of the United States. Be it enacted, fc., That, in addition to the ap

Be it enacted, fc., That the Secretary of the propriations already made, the following sums of Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and di-money be, and the same are hereby, appropriated, rected to pay, into the hands of the Comptroller to be applied, under the direction of the President of the Treasury of the United States, the amount, of the United States, to the purposes hereinafter in cash, of the bills drawn by John Armstrong; mentioned, that is to say: Minister from the United States to the Court of For making good the deficit of eighteen hunFrance, on the Treasurer of the United States, in dred and seven, including the debt due from the favor of Nathan Freres, Denton, and Hall, pur-public offices, fifty-one thousand five hundred dolsuant to a liquidation made by the Government lars. of France, under the conveniion concluded be- For completing the wall of the President's tween the United States and the French Gov- square, planling the ground so as to close this ernment, on the thirtieth day of April, in the year part of the expenditure, building a solid flight of one thousand eight hundred and three; and also, steps to the principal door, and minor expenses, the amount of the bills_drawn by the aforesaid fourteen thousand dollars. Minister, on the said Treasurer of the United For carrying up, in solid work, the interior of States, in favor of Joseph Sands, pursuant to the north wing, comprising the Senate Chamber, liquidation made under the convention aforesaid; twenty-five thousand dollars. which sums, so paid to the Comptroller, shall be For executing the work deficient in the inteheld, by him in trust, to pay and satisfy such per- rior of the south wing, and for painting, eleven sons, and in such proportions, as shall be adjudged thousand five hundred dollars. or decreed by the courts hereafter specified; and Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the the said sums shall be by the Compiroller depos- several sums of money hereby appropriated, shall ited in the office of discount and deposite, in the be paid out of any money in the Treasury not City of Washington, for safe keeping until such otherwise appropriated. judgments or decrees shall take place.

Approved, April 25, 1808. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That all suits or proceedings, at law or in equity, to establish claims against, or recover the whole, or any part, An act in addition to the act, entitled "An act laying of the sum so deposited. on account of the bills

an embargo on all ships and vessels in the ports and drawn in favor of Nathan Freres, Denton, and

harbors of the United States," and the several acts Hall, shall be commenced on or before the first

supplementary thereto, and for other purposes. day of November next, in the circuit court of the Be it enacted, fc., That, during the continuance fourth circuit, holden in the district of Maryland; of the act laying an embargo on all ships and and all suits or proceedings, at law or in equity, vessels in the ports and harbors of the United to establish claims against, or to recover, the whole States, no vessel of any description whatever, and or any part of the suin so deposited, on account of wherever bound, whose employment is confined the bilis drawn in favor of Joseph Sands, shall be to the navigation of bays, sounds, rivers, and lakes, commenced on or before the day aforesaid, in the within the jurisdiction of the United States, circuit court of the second circuit, holden in the (packets, ferry-boats, and vessels exempted from district of New York, or in the circuit court of the obligation of giving any bond whatever, only the District of Columbia, to be held for Wash- excepted.) shall be allowed to depart from any ington county, in said district; and any, or either, district of the United States, without having preparty aggrieved by the judgment or decree of viously obtained a clearance, nor until the master either of the said courts, may remove the same or commander shall have delivered to the collecto the Supreme Court of the United States, in tor or surveyor of the port of departure a manifest the same manner, and on the same terms and con- of the whole cargo on board, including articles of ditions, as appeals and writs of error are now domestic growth or manufacture, as well as forprosecuted from the said courts.

eign merchandise. And it shall also be the duty Sec. 3. And be il further enacted, That when of the owners, agents, or masters of every such ever a final judgment or decree shall be entered vessel, to produce, within two months, thereafter. up by either of the said courts, in favor of any to the collector of the district from which the vesperson or persons who may have established a sel departed, a certificate of the landing of the right or claim to the whole, or any part, of the whole of such cargo, in a port of the United States, said sums, so paid to the Comptroller, and deposi- within the bay, sound, rivers, or lakes, to which ted in virtue of this law, the said Comptroller the navigation of such vessel is confined, signed

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by the collector or surveyor of the port where the Mississippi, as prescribed in the next preceding cargo shall have been landed.

section, withoui stopping and delivering a maniSec. 2. And be it further enacted, That during fest in the manner therein provided, or if a certithe continuance of ine act laying an embargo on ficate of the landing of the cargo shall not be proall ships and vessels in the poris and harbors of duced within the time, and in the manner therein the United States, and of the several acts supple- provided, such vessel, flat, or boat, and cargo, shall mentary thereto, no ship or vessel of any descrip- be forfeited, and the owner or owners, consigoee, tion whatever, other than those described in the agent, factors, freighters, master, or skipper of such next preceding section, and wherever bound, shall vessel, flat, or boat, shall respectively forfeit and receive a clearance, unless the lading shall be pay a'sum not exceeding five thousand dollars, made hereafter under the inspection of the proper nor less than one thousand dollars. revenue officers, subject to the same restrictions, Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That no ship regulations, penalties, and forfeitures, as are pro- or vessel having any cargo whatever op board, vided by law for the inspection of goods, wares, shall, during the continuance of the act laying an and merchandise, imported into the United States, 1 embargo on all ships and vessels, in the ports and upon which duties are imposed, any law to the harbors of the United States, be allowed io depart contrary notwithstanding: Provided, that nothing from any port of the United States, for any oiber herein contained shall be construed to affect ves- port or district of the United States, adjacent to sels laden, in whole or in part, on the receipt of ihe territories, colonies, or provinces of a foreign this act by the respective collectors,

nation; nor shall any clearance be furnished io Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That if any any ship or vessel, bound as aforesaid, without vessel, described in the first section, shall depart special permission of the President of the United from any district of the United States without a States. And if any ship or vessel shall, contrary clearance, or before the manifest of the cargo to the provisions of this act, proceed to any port shall have been delivered to the collector or sur- or district adjacent to the territories, colonies, or veyor, in the manner therein prohibited, or if a provinces of a foreign nation, such ship or vessel. certificate of the landing of the cargo shall not be with her cargo, shall be wholly forfeited; and if produced within the time and in the manner the same shall not be seized, the owner, agents, therein provided, such vessels and cargo shall be factors, and freighters of such ship or vessel sball, forfeited, and the owner or owners, consignee, for every such offence, forfeit and pay double the agent, factors, freighters, master, or skipper of value of such ship and cargo; and the master and such vessel, shall respectively forfeit and pay a commander of such ship or vessel, as well as all sum not exceeding five thousand dollars, nor less other persons, who shall knowingly be concerned than one thousand dollars: Provided always, that in such prohibited voyage, shali each respectively nothing herein contained shall be construed to bar forfeit and pay not exceeding three thousand dolor prevent the recovery of the penalty on the bond lars, nor less than five hundred dollars, for such given for such vessel.

offence, whether the vessel be seized or not. Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That during Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That the the continuance of the act laying an embargo on commanders of the public armed vessels and gusall ships and vessels in the ports and harbors of boats of the United States shall, as well as the the United States, and of the several acts supple- commanders or masters of the revenue cutters, mentary thereto, it shall be the duty of the master and revenue boats, be authorized, and they are or person having charge or command of any ves hereby authorized, to stop and examine any vessel, sel, flat, or boat, intended to enter that part of the flat, or boat, belonging to any citizen of the Uni: river Mississippi which lies between the southern ted States, either on the high seas, or within the boundary of the Mississippi Territory and the river jurisdiction of the United States, or any foreign Iberville, if going down the said river, to stop at vessel within the jurisdiction of the United States, Fort Adams, and is going up the river 10 stop at which there may be reason to suspect to be enIberville, and at each place, as the case may be, gaged in any traffic or commerce, or in the transto deliver to an inspector of the revenue, to be portation of merchandise, of either domestic or stationed there for that purpose, a manifest of the foreign growth or manufacture, contrary to the whole cargo on board; and also to produce 10 the provisions of this act, or of the act laying an ensame officer, within two months thereafter, if go-bargo on all ships and vessels in the ports and ing down the river, and within six months there harbors of the United States, or of any of the acts after, if going up the river, a certificate of the supplementary thereto; and if, upon examination, landing of the same in some part of the district of it shall appear that such vessel, flat, or boat, is thus Mississippi, and within the jurisdiction of the engaged, it shall be the duty of the commander to United States, which certificate shall be signed seize every such vesse), flat, or boat, and to send by the collector or one of the surveyors of the dis- the same to the nearest port of the United States trict of Mississippi; or, if the cargo shall be land- for trial. ed more than thirty miles from the place of resi- Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That the dence of any such officer, by a State or Territorial Coin ptroller of the Treasury be, and he hereby is. judge, having jurisdiction at the place of such authorized to remit the duties accruing on the landing.

importation of goods of domestic produce, or Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That, if any which, being of foreiga produce, had been exportvessel, flat, or boat, shall enter that part of the rivered without receiving a drawback, which may

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