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1820. CHAP. 3. An act in addition to the “ Act making Appropriations for the Support

of the Navy of the United States for the year one thousand eight hundred * Orig. Aet, 16th and nineteen."* Feb. 1819: Acts 2d session 15th Coog. page 18.) [Sect. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre

sentatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, Appropriations : That the following sums, in addition to those appropriated by

the act to which this is a supplement, be, and the same are

hereby, appropriated : for pay and sub- For pay and subsistence of the officers and pay of the seaand pay of sea' men, two hundred and seventy-three thousand one hundred

dollars. For provisions. For provisions, forty-one thousand four hundred dollars. For medicines, For medicines, hospital stores, and expenses on account of hospital stores, the sick, including those of the marine corps, eight thousand

eight hundred and fifty dollars. For repairs of For repairs of vessels, one hundred and one thousand two

hundred dollars. For contingent For contingent expenses, eleven thousand dollars.

For the salaries of two agents, and a surveyor, appointed

sure under the authority of the act of Congress of the first March, act reserving pub one thousand eight hundred and seventeen, entitled “ An act timber for nava) making reservation of certain public lands to supply timber Page 207, Acto for naval purposes,” | and contingent expenses for carrying the

same into effect, seven thousand five hundred dollars. Cong.)

Sect. 2. And be it further enacted, That the several approin the Treasury. priations herein before made, shall be paid out of any money in the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated.

[Approved, January 14, 1820.)

vessels.

expenses. For salaries of agents and veyor ueder the

Pd sess. 14th

Out of any money

CHAP. 4. An act for the Relief of the legal Representative of Philip Barbour,

deceased. I

It Private.

[Sect. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre

sentatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, The register and That the register of the land office and receiver of public sissippi, west of moneys of the United States in the state of Mississippi west of Fected within 12 Pearl River, be, and they are hereby, authorized and directed, months, to report within twelve months after the passage of this act, to report Land Olice the to the Commissioner of the General Land Office the value of acres of land pa-fifteen hundred acres of land, situated on the river Missisthe government of sippi, at the mouth of Big Black, commonly called Grand We Florida, to Gulph, patented in the year one thousand seven hundred and upon which the seventy, by the government of West Florida, to Philip Barthe Corners and bour, deceased; the said register and receiver having, in mak

ing such estimate, a due regard to the time when the said

land, or any part of it, was sold by the government of the presentative Cesticate of the United States : whereupon the said Commissioner of the Genenount, to be re-eral Land Office shall issue to the legal representative of the

Oflice shall issue to Philio Barbour's legal re

said Philip Barbour, deceased, a certificate of the amount so 1820. reported by the said register and receiver; which certificate ceivable in pays shall be receivable in payment of any debt which may have lands.

ment for public accrued, or shall hereafter accrue, to the United States, on the sale of any of the public lands: Provided, however, That, Proviso; legal rebefore the said Commissioner of the General Land Office a written release. shall issue the certificate, the said legal representative shall file in his office a written release, under his hand and scal, with all the solemnities necessary to make it valid and operative, whereby he shall release to the United States all his elaim to the said fifteen hundred acres of land.

[Approved, January 14, 1820.]

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CHAP. 5. An act supplementary to the act, entitled “An act to 'regulate and fix the Compensation of the Clerks in the different Offices,'* passed tho (* Orig. Act, twentieth of April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen.

sesb. 15th Cong: [Sect. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the authority given in the eighth section of the above Secretary of the recited act, to the Secretary of the Treasury, to employ nine continue to em additional clerks in the office of the third Auditor, and three Floy, pine additional clerks in the office of the second Comptroller of the the olice of the Treasury, be, and the same is hereby, continued until

, the three additional thirty-first day of December, one thousand eight hundred and acr of the seconda twenty, and no longer; and that the sum necessary to carry Compirolles, ancil into effect the provisions of this act, be, and the same is hereby, appropriated, and shall be paid, out of any money in the Appropriation. Treasury, not otherwise appropriated.

[Approved, January 14, 1820.]

additional Clerks in

CHAP. 6. An act allowing Sarah Allen the Bounty Land and Pay wirici would have been due to ber son, Samuel Drew, had he lived, for his services as a private in the late war.t

11 Private.) [Sect. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be authorized to issue, in the A warrane. for the name of Sarah Allen, a land warrant for the bounty land to which to Samuel Drew, Samuel Drew, a soldier in the army of the United States, ined by the sea deceased, would have been entitled, had he lived.

Sect. 2. And be it further enacted, That whatever sum Sarah Allen. shall be found due to the said Samuel Drew, for his service ganger due to as a private soldier, on settlement of his account, be paid to soldier, to be the said Sarah Allen, out of any money in the Treasury not lens otherwise appropriated. [Approved, January 19, 1820.)

cietary of War ia the name of

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CHAP. 7. An act for the Relief of Matthew Barrow.* ** Privatu.)

[Sect. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre

sentatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 309 dollars 19., That there be paid to Matthew Barrow, out of any unapproto him ; expended priated money in the Treasury of the United States, the sum in defending of three hundred and nine dollars and nineteen cents; which property impreso sum was expended by the said Barrow in defence of a prose

cution at the suit of Absalom Page, for property impressed by him, in and for the service of the United States, during the late war with Great Britain. [.Approved, January 28, 1820.]

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CHAP. 8. An act for the Relief of James Hughes.fr

[Sect. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre

sentatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, The Secretary of That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, auibute Treerunicate thorized and required to issue a certificate, for four hundred for 400 dollara to dollars, to James Hughes, of Randolph county, in the State of

Illinois, or his representatives, as a compensation for two hunment for public dred acres of land, to which he was entitled, and which has

been sold by the United States; which certificate shall be receivable in payment for so much of any debt to the United States for public land. [Approved, January 28, 1820.)

J. Hughes, &c. receivable in pay

CHAP. 9. An act to alter the Terms of the Court of the Western District of

Virginia.

the court to be held

[Sect. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre

sentatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, The mssions of That the Sessions of the Court for the Judicial District of Vir

ginia, west of the Alleghany mountain, instead of the times here

tofore appointed, shall hereafter be holden, annually, as folAt Wythe. lows: At Wythe Court-house on the first Mondays of May and Lewisburg. October; at Lewisburg, on the second Mondays of May and

October; and at Clarksburg, on the fourth Mondays of May and October; any law to the contrary notwithstanding.

Sect. 2. And be it further enacted, That all process which County may have issued, or may hereafter issue, returnable to the

next succeeding terms, as heretofore established, shall be held returnable, and be returned, to those terms to which they are severally changed by this act.

[Approved, February 10, 1820.)"

Clarksourg

Procees to be res wurtable accord

1820.

CHAP. 10. An act making Appropriations to supply the Deficiepoy in the Ap.

propriations heretofore made for the Completion of the Repairs of the North and South Wings of the Capitol, for finishing the President's House, and the erection of two new Executive Offices.

[Sect. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, for the purpose of supplying the deficiency in the appro- Appropriationen priations heretofore made, for completing the repairs of the sciencies of forNorth and South wings of the Capitol, for finishing the Presi-cons.

mer appropria dent's House, and the erection of two new Executive Offices, the following sums be, and the same are hereby, respectively, appropriated, that is to say: For completing the repairs of the North and South wings North and south

wings of Capitor. of the Capitol, the sum of seventy-five thousand dollars.

For finishing the President's House, the sum of thirteen President's thousand one hundred and seventy-four dollars and sixty-six cents.

For erecting two new Executive Offices, the sum of eleven Two new Esecathousand and gifteen dollars and seventy-one cents.

Sect. 2. And be it further enacted, That the said several out of moneys in sums be paid out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated. [Approved, February 10, 1820.)

House.

tive Offices.

CHAP. 11. An act to provide for obtaining accurate Statements of the foreign

Commerce of the United States.

the Seeretary, to prepare statist

To be laid before

ported.

[SECT. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre. sentatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Register of the Treasury shall, under the direction The Register of of the Secretary of the Treasury, annually prepare statistical ac- der direction of counts of the commerce of the United States with foreign countries, for each preceding year; which accounts shall be laid be-cal accounts of fore Congress, by the Secretary of the Treasury, on the first the U.S. Monday in December in every year, or as soon after as possible. Congress

Sect. 2. And be it further enacted, That such accounts of goods, &c. exshall comprehend and state all goods, wares, and merchandise, exported from the United States to other countries; all goods, of goods, &e. imwares, and merchandise, imported into the United States ported. from other countries; and all navigation employed in the for- of all navigation eign trade of the United States; which facts shall be stated according to the principles, and in the manner, hereby directed.

Sect. 3. And be it further enacted, That the kinds, quanti- Principles and ties, and values, of all articles exported, and the kinds, quan- the exports and tities, and values, of all articles imported, shall be distinctly imports. stated in such accounts; except in cases in which it may appear to the Secretary of the Treasury that separate statements of the species, quantities, or values, of any particular articles, would swell the annual statements without utility ; and, in such cases, the kinds and total values of such articles

employed in 105 eign trade.

and from ech country, and va.

1820. shall be stated together, or in such classes as the Seeretary of

the Treasury may think fit. Exports, kec. to Sect. 4. And be it further enacted, That the exports shall

be so stated as to show the exports to each foreign country, lues, to be viated, and their values; and that the imports shall be so stated, as to

show the imports from each foreign country, and their values. Country of the Sect. 5. And be it further enacted, That the exports shall en porturile rudest be so stated, as to show, separately, the exports of articles of andevalves , to be the production or manufacture of the United States, and their

values; and the exports of articles of the production or manu

facture of foreign countries, and their values. Manner of stating the navigation.

Sect. 6. And be it further enacted, That the navigation, employed in the foreign trade of the United States, shall be stated in such manner, as to show the amount of the tonnage of all vessels departing from the United States for foreign countries; and, separately, the amount of such tonnage of vessels of the United States, and the amount of such tonnage of foreign vessels; and also the foreign nations to which such foreign tonnage belongs, and the amount of such tonnage belonging to each foreign nation, and in such manner as also to show the amount of the tonnage of all vessels departing for every particular foreign country, with which the United States have any considerable commerce; and, separately, the amount of such tonnage of vessels of the United States, and the amount of such tonnage of foreign vessels ; and, in such manner as to show the amount of the tonnage of all vessels arriving in the United States from foreign countries; and, separately, the amount of such tonnage of vessels of the United States, and the amount of such tonnage of foreign vessels; and, also, the foreign nations to which such foreign tonnage belongs, and the amount of such tonnage belonging to each foreign nation; and, in such manner, as also to show the amount.of the tonnage of all vessels arriving from every particular foreign country, with which the United States have any considerable, commerce; and, separately, the amount of such tonnage of vessels of the United States, and the amount of such tonnage of foreign vessels.

Sect. 7. And be it further enacted, That the kinds and and quantities of quantities of all imported articles free from duty shall be free from duty! e ascertained by entry, made upon gath or affirmation, by the

owner, or by the consignee or agent of the importer; or by

actual examination, where the collector shall think such exAnd their values, amination necessary: and that the values of all such articles

shall be ascertained in the same manner in which the values

of imports subject to duties ad valorem are ascertained. Manner of ascer. Sect. 8. And be it further enacted, That the values of all of articles subject imported articles subject to specific duties, shall be ascertained te specific duties.

in the manner in which the values of imports subject to duties ad valorem are ascertained.

danner of ascer taining the kinds

taining the values

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