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A C T S

CO N G R ES S.

CHAPTER I.

An making an Alteration in the Flag of the

United States.

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U. States.

E it enacted by the Senate and House of

Representatives of the United States of Ame. rica, in Congress affembled, That from and af. Alteration ter the firit day of May anno Domini one in flag of thousand seven hundred and ninety-five, the flag 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 IT.

Sec. 1.

BE

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..

E it enacted by the Senate and House

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 fame is hereby appropriated, to of Saint Domingo. be paid out of any monies which may be in

the treasury, arising 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. To be ap

Sect. 2. And be it further enacted, That in plied ander order to secure the due application of the modirection of nies aforesaid, the same shall be placed under the dent.

direction of the President of the United States ; and it shall be lawful for him to draw the said 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 perfons 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 purpofes of this act. Account of

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That a expendi- regular statement and account be kept of the ot lodged in monies so expended, and being lodged in the Treasury. proper office of the treasury department, the

amount thereof shall be provisionally charged

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 liomwa

the Profi

Amount how and to

coer, That unless the French Republic, or its
minister or other authorized agent, shall with-
in fix months from the passing of this act, ex-
pressly 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 faid 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.
APPROVED, February the twelfth, 1794:

GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States.

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CHAPTER III. ,
An Art for the Relief of Tbomas Jenkins

and Sons.
(PRIVATE)

CH A P T E R IV.
An Act in Alteration of the Aët establishing a

Mint and regulating the Coins of the United
States.

E it enacted by the Senate and House

of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That Duty of from and after the passing this act, it shall be of the mint the duty of the treasurer of the mint, to receive herein.

Sec. I.

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.. Assayer & See: 3. And be it further enacted, That the chief coiner alayer and chief coiner of the mint, previous bond, &c. to entering upon the execution of their respec

tive offices ihall each become bound to the Uni. ted States of America with one or more sureties 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 condition for the faithful and diligent performance of the duties of his officc.

Sec. Part .

3. And be it furtber enacled, That so 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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