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the existence of other circumstances, it would, President in the opinion of the President of the United of Uard States, be hazardous to the lives or health of certain càthe members to meet at the place to which the fis, author Congress shall then stand adjourned, or at ter place which it shall be next by law to meet, the for holding President shall be, and he hereby is authorized, Congress. by proclamation, to convene the Congress at such other place as he may judge proper. FREDERICK AUGUSTUS MUHLENBERG,

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

States, and President of the Senate.
APPROVED, April the third, 1794:
GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States.

CH A P T E R XVIII.

An Ad to provide for placing Buoys on certain

Rocks off the Harbour of New-London, and in
Providence River, and other places.

Sec. I. DE it enacted by the Senate and House

of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be authorized Secretary and directed to cause to be placed buoys to place

of ireatury on the rocks called Black Ledge, or South- buoys off welt Ledge, Goshen Reef, Bartlet's Reef, and Race Rock, off the harbour of New-London, in the state of Connecticut, at an expense, not to exceed the sum of twelve hundred dollars ; and to cause to be erected a beacon, and

certain harbours.

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to be placed two buoys in the harbour of Portfmouth, in the state of New Hampshire, at an expense, not to exceed the sum of three hun. dred dollars : And likewise, to cause to be placed in Providence river, in the state of Rhode Island, and in Savannah river, in the ftate of Georgia, and at the mouth of the fame, buoys, not exceeding ten in number, for each river, and at an expense, not to exceed the sum of five hundred dollars, for each ; the fame to be placed in such parts of the said ri. vers, as he may judge most advantageous for the navigation thereof, respectively.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That there Appropri

be appropriated and paid out of the monies ation there arising from the duties on imports and ton

nage, the sum of two thousand five hundred dollars for the purpose aforesaid. FREDERICK AUGUSTUS MUHLENBERG,

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

States, and President of the Senate. APPROVED, April the fifth, 1794: GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States.

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CH A P T E R XIX.

An Act for the Relief of Leffert Lefferts

and orbers. (PRIVATE.)

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CHAPTER XX.
An Act to authorize Ephraim Kimberly to locate

the Land-Warrant ilfried to him for Services
in the late American Army.
E it enacted by the Senate and House of

Representatives of the United States of
America, in Congress assembled, That permis-

Ephraim sion be, and the same is hereby granted to Kimberly Ephraim Kimberly, now resident on the weð permitted

to locate bank of the Ohio, near Indian Short-creek, certain within the territory north-west of the Ohio, to locate the land warrant issued to the said Kimberly, for three hundred acres of land, for his services in the late American army, so as to include the land where he now resides, or as convenient as may be, thereto : Provided, he Under doth not interfere with any existing claim, lo- what recation or furvey: And upon the said Kimberly's procuring the said land to be surveyed, in such

way and manner, as shall be pointed out and directed by the President of the United States, and returning his faid warrant into the Treasury of the United States, the President of the United States shall be, and he hereby is authorized and empowered to issue letterspatent, in the name, and under the feal of the United States, thereby granting and conveying to the said Ephraiin Kimberly, the three hundred acres of land, that shall be so located and surveyed. FREDERICK AUGUSTUS MUHLENBERG,

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

States, and President of the Senate. APPROVED, April the eighteenth, 1794 :

GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States.
VOL. III.

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CHAPTER XXI.

An Act limiting the Time for presenting Clainis

for destroyed Certificates of certain Descrip

tions.

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Section 1. D E it enacted by the Senate and

House of Representatives of the Limitation United States of America, in Congress asembled, for renewal That all claims for the renewal of certificates of certain of the unsubscribed debt of the United States, certificates.

of the descriptions commonly called “ LoanOffice Certificates,” or “ Final Settlements," which may have been accidentally destroyed, shall be forever barred and precluded from settlement or allowance, unless the same shall be presented at the treasury, on or before the first day of June, in the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That no ings to be claim shall be allowed for the renewal of loancfl ablishing office certificates destroyed before the fourth

day of March, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine, unless the destruction of the same was advertised, according to the resolution of Congress, of the tenth day of May, one thoufand seven hundred and eighty; or before that time, was notified to the office from which the same was issued, nor shall claims be allowed for the renewal of loan office certificates deftroyed on or after the said fourth day of March, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine, nor of final-settlement certificates destroyed at any time, unless the destruction of the fame was so far made public, as to be known to at least two credible witnesses, soon after it happened, and shall have been before the presentation of the claim, as herein-after provided,

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advertised for at least fix weeks fucceflively, in
some one of the newspapers of the state in
which the destruction happened ; and also, in
some-one of the newspapers of the state in
which the certificate issued, if that was another
state ; the advertisement or advertisements, in
such case, expressing with as much precision as
possible, the number, date, and amount of the
certificate alledged to have been destroyed, and
the name of the person to whom the same was
issued, together with the time when, the place
where, and the means by which the same was
destroyed.
Sec.

3. And be it further enacted, That all claims for the renewal of destroyed certificates, and how

By when of either of the descriptions aforesaid, not pre. long to be cluded by this act, Ihall be receivable, with the reccived. evidence in support of the same, by the Auditor of the Treasury, until the said first day of June, one thousand feven hundred and ninety-five, and shall, by the accounting officers of the Treasury, be duly examined ; and if satisfactorily supported, the claimants shall be entitled to receive certificates of registered debt, equal to the specie-value of the loan-office or final settlement certificates fo proved to have been destroyed. FREDERICK AUGUSTUS MUHLENBERG,

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

States, and President of the Senate. APPROVED, April the twenty-first, 1794:

GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States.

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