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CHAPTER 1.
Ar making an Alteration in the Flag of the

United States.

D E it enafted by the Senate and House of D Representatives of the United States of Ame. rica, in Congress assembled, That from and af. Altera ter the first day of May anno Domini one in flag of

U. States. thousand seven hundred and ninety-five, the fiag of the United States, be fifteen stripes alternate red and white. That the Union be fifteen stars, white in a blue field. FREDERICK AUGUSTUS MUHLENBERG,

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

States, and President of the Senate. APPROVED, January the thirteenth, 1794:

GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States.

CHAPTER II.
An Ad providing for the Relief of such of the

Inhabitants of Saint Domingo, resident within:
the United States, as may be found in Want

of Support. .
Sec. 1. DE it enacted by the Senate and House

D of Representatives of the United Appropri. States of America, in Congress assembled, That support of a sum not exceeding fifteen thousand dollars, inhabitants be, and the same is hereby appropriated, to of Saint Domingo. be paid out of any monies which may be in.

the treasury, arifing from foreign loans, for
the support of such of the inhabitants of Saint
Domingo, resident within the United States,
as shall be found in want of such support.

- Sect. 2. And be it further enacted, That in
To be ap-
plied andor order to secure the due application of the mo-
direction of niesaforesaid, the same shall be placed under the
the Profi-
dent.

direction of the President of the United States;
and it shall be lawful for him to draw the faid
monies, or any part thereof, from the treasury
of the United States, and to cause the distribu.
tion thereof to be made, for the relief of the per-

fons aforesaid, in such manner, and by the hands
· of such persons, as shall, in the opinion of the

President, appear most conducive to the hu..

mane purposes of this act. Account of Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That a expendi- regular statement and account be kept of the ture thereou lodged in monies so expended, and being lodged in the rreasury. proper office of the treasury department, the

amount thereof shall be provisionally charged Amount to the debit of the French Republic, subject whom to such future arrangements as shall be made charged.

thereon, between the government of the Uni.
ted States and the said Republic. Provided low-

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coer, That unless the French Republic, or its minister or other authorized agent, Iball within fix months from the passing of this act, expressly authorize a charge to the debit of the faid Republic of the said supplies which shall have been, or may be made under this act, all further fupplies under the same, shall, from and after the expiration of the said term of fix months, be discontinued. . . FREDERICK AUGUSTUS MUHLENBERG,

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

States, and President of the Senate. - lodowej APPROVED, February the twelfth, 1794: :

GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States.

CHAPTER III.
An Act for the Relief of Thomas Jenkins

and Sons.
(PRIVATE.)

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CHAPTER IV.
An Act in Alteration of the Act establishing a

Mint and regulating the Coins of the United

States.
Sec. 1. D E it enacted by the Senate and House

D of Representatives of the United
States of America, in Congress assembled, That Duty of

treasurer from and after the passing this act, it shall be of the miat the duty of the treasurer of the mint, to receive hercia.

and give receipts for all metals which may lawfully be brought to the mint to be coined; and for the purpose of ascertaining their relpective qualities, shall deliver from every parcel so received, a sufficient number of grains to the affayer, who shall assay all fuch of them as may require it. And the said treasurer shall from time to time deliver the faid metals to the chief coiner to be coined in such quanti.

ties as the director of the mint may prescribe.' Affaver & See: 3. And be it further enacted, That the chief coiner assayer and chief coiner of the mine, previous to give bond, &c. to entering upon the execution of their respec

tive offices shall each become bound to the United States of America with one or more fureties to the satisfaction of the secretary of the treafury, the said assayer in the sum of one thousand dollars, and the said chief coiner in the sum of five thousand dollars, with condi. tion for the faithful and diligent performance of the duties of his officc.

Sec. 3. And be it furtber enacted, That so
Part of cer.
tain ad re much of the act, intitled, “ An act establishing
pealed. a mint and regulating the coins of the United

States," as comes within the purview of this
act, be and the same is hereby repealed.
FREDERICK AUGUSTUS MUHLENBERG,

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

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

President of the United States.

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