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THE FIRST SESSION
PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY.
PRINTED BY DAVIS AND PORCE, PUBLISNERS OF
THE NATIONAL CALENDAR
ACTS OF THE SIXTEENTH CONGRESS
PASSED AT THE FIRST SESSION, WHICH WAS BEGUN AND HELD IN THE CITY
OF WASHINGTON, IN THE "DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, ON MONDAY, THÉ
James Monroe, President. Daniel D. Tompkins, Vice-President, and Presi
dent of the Senate. James Barbour, President of the Senate pro tempore,
CHAP. 1. An act authorizing the transmission of certain Documents free of
Postage. [Sect. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre-1819–20. sentatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Members of Congress, the Delegates from Territo-MembereDeleries, the Secretary of the Senate, and the Clerk of the House and Clerk, may of Representatives, be, and they are hereby, authorized to cument, aprinted transmit, free of postage, to any post office within the United by order to any States, or the Territories thereof, any Documents which have been, or may be, printed by order of either House, during the present Congress. (Approved, December 14, 1819.]
CHAP. 2. An aet making a partial Appropriation for the Military Service or
the United States for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty.
[Sect. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and are hereby, appropriated to Appropriatiops; the objects herein specified, to wit: .
For subsistence of the army of the United States, two hun- For subsistence. dred and twenty thousand dollars.
For the national armories, fifty-six thousand dollars. For armoriese For arrearages, on the settlement of outstanding claims, For arrearages. Afty thousand dollars. Sect. 2. And he it further enacted, That the said sums be out of any money
in the 'Tresnacy. paid out of any money in the Treasury, not otherwise apprepriated. (Approved, January 14, 1820.)