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to promote the progress of the useful arts, and to repeal the act heretofore made for that purpose, ,"* and an act, entitled "AnPage 346, Vol. act to extend the privilege of obtaining patents for useful discoveries and inventions to certain persons therein mentioned, and to enlarge and define the penalties for violating the rights of patentees," except so far as the said acts, or any part or t Page 342, vol., parts of them, require a residence of two years within the United States; in like manner, in all respects, as if the said Richard Willcox had resided two years within the United States. [Approved, April 5, 1820.]

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CHAP. 35. An act for the Relief of Anthony S. Delisle, Edward B. Dudley, and John M. Van Cleef.

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brig Sally, &c.

[SECT. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the forfeiture of the brig Sally, of Wilmington, in North Forfeiture of the Carolina, by reason of the importation of six persons of color remitted so far as from Martinique into the United States, and the condemna- the U. States are tion of the said brig for that cause, adjudged by the District Court of North Carolina, be, and the same is hereby, remitted,. so far as the United States are interested therein."

[Approved, April 7, 1820.]

interested.

CHAP. 36, An act authorizing Payment to be made for certain Muskets impressed into the Service of the United States.

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paid to David

muskets impress

[SECT. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there be paid to David Henley, agent of Edward Fox, 228 dolls. to be out of any money in the Treasury, not otherwise appropri- Henley, agent of ated, the sum of two hundred and twenty-eight dollars, it be- E. Fox, for 19 ing the value of nineteen Muskets, impressed into the service ed. of the United States: Provided, That the said David Henley Proviso; D. Henley to give seenshall first give security to indemnify the United States, against rity to indemnify the claim of any other individual, for the value of said mus- claims. against other kets. [Approved, April 7, 1820.]

CHAP. 37. An act for apportioning the Representatives in the Seventeenth Congress, to be elected in the States of Massachusetts and Maine, and for other purposes.

[SECT. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, in the election of Representatives in the seventeenth Massachusetts to Congress, the State of Massachusetts shall be entitled to choose presentatives

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thirteen Representatives only; and the state of Maine shall And Maine Tre- be entitled to choose seven Representatives, according to the consent of the Legislature of said State of Massachusetts, for this purpose given by their resolve passed on the twenty-fifth day of January last, and prior to the admission of the State of Maine into the Union.

dation of the seat

tive in the 16th

for Massachu

In case of the va- SECT. 2. And be it further enacted, That, if the seat of any of a Representa of the Representatives in the present Congress, who were Congress, elected elected in and under the authority of the State of Massachusetts, being an in- setts, and who are now inhabitants of the State of Maine, shall Sabitant of Maine, be vacated by death, resignation, or otherwise, such vacancy be an inhabitant shall be supplied by a successor, who shall, at the time of his election, be an inhabitant of the State of Maine.

bis successor to

of Maine also.

[Approved, April 7, 1820.]

CHAP. 33. An act making Appropriations for the Support of Government, 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, Sums appropri That the following sums be, and the same are hereby, respectively, appropriated; that is to say:

ted, for

Compensation of
Members of Con-

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Contingent expenses of Congress.

Library and Librarian of Con

gress.

Books, &c. for the Library.

President.

Vice President.

Secretary of

State.

Clerks in the Department of State.

Messengers in Department of State.

Contingent expenses of the De

For compensation granted by law to the members of the Senate and House of Representatives, their officers and attendants, three hundred and eighty-four thousand and ten dollars.

For the expenses of stationery, fuel, printing, and all other contingent and incidental expenses, of both Houses of Congress, forty-five thousand dollars.

For the expenses of the Library of Congress, including the Librarian's allowance, one thousand nine hundred and fifty dollars.

For the purchase of books, maps, and charts, for the Library of Congress, two thousand dollars.

For compensation to the President of the United States, twenty-five thousand dollars.

For compensation to the Vice President of the United States, five thousand dollars.

For compensation to the Secretary of State, six thousand dollars.

For compensation to the clerks in the Department of State, per act of twentieth April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, fifteen thousand nine hundred dollars.

For compensation to the messengers in said Department, including the messenger to the Patent Office, nine hundred and sixty dollars.

For the contingent and incidental expenses of said Departpartment of State. ment, including expenses of printing and distributing copies

of the laws of the first session of the Sixteenth Congress, 1820. thirty-four thousand four hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the Secretary of the Treasury, six Secretary of the thousand dollars.

Treasury.

Treasury's

For compensation to the clerks in the office of the Secre- Secretary of the tary of the Treasury, per act of twentieth April, one thousand clerks. eight hundred and eighteen, ten thousand four hundred dollars.

For compensation to the messengers in said office, seven Secretary of the hundred and ten dollars.

Treasury's messengers.

For compensation to the First Comptroller of the Treasury, ist Comptroller. three thousand five hundred dollars.

clerks.

For compensation to the clerks in the office of the First 1st Comptroller's Comptroller, per act of twentieth April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, seventeen thousand eight hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the messenger in said office, four hun- Ist Comptroller's dred and ten dollars.

messenger.

For compensation to the Second Comptroller of the Trea- 2d Comptroller. sury, three thousand dollars.

clerks.

For compensation to the clerks in said office, per act of a Comptroller's twentieth April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, nine thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the messenger in said office, four hun-24 Comptroller's dred and ten dollars.

messenger.

For compensation to the First Auditor of the Treasury, 1st Audito three thousand dollars.

For compensation to the clerks in the office of said Auditor, 1st Auditor's per act of twentieth April, one thousand eight hundred and clerks. eighteen, fifteen thousand two hundred dollars.

For compensation to the messenger in said office, four hun- 1st Auditor'sthesdred and ten dollars.

senger.

For compensation to the Second Auditor of the Treasury, 20 Audiför. three thousand dollars.

clerks.

For compensation to the clerks in the office of said Auditor, 2 Anditor's per act of twentieth April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, seventeen thousand two hundred dollars.

For compensation to the messenger in said office, four hun- 28 Auditor's mes dred and ten dollars.

senger.

For compensation to the Third Auditor of the Treasury, sa Auditor. three thousand dollars.

For compensation to the clerks in the office of said Auditor, 3d Anditor's per act of twentieth April, one thousand eight hundred and clerks. eighteen, twenty-eight thousand six hundred dollars.

For compensation to the messengers in said office, seven 3d Anditor's mes hundred and ten dollars.

sengers.

For compensation to the Fourth Auditor of the Treasury, 4th Auditor. three thousand dollars.

clerka

For compensation to the clerks in the office of said Auditor, 4th Auditor' per act of twentieth April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, fifteen thousand and fifty dollars.

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4th Auditor's messenger. 5th Auditor.

5th Auditor's clerks.

Three clerks on

For compensation to the messenger in said office, four hundred and ten dollars.

For compensation to the Fifth Auditor of the Treasury, three thousand dollars.

For compensation to the clerks in the office of said Auditor, per act of twentieth April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, ten thousand five hundred dollars.

For three clerks to complete the duties of the Commissioner m'r of Revenue. of the Revenue, three thousand seven hundred dollars.

business of com

5th Auditor's mes

senger.

Treasurer.

Treasurer's clerks.

Two additional

clerks for Treasurer's office.

Preasurer's messenger.

Commissioner of
Gen'l Land
Office.

Clerks in the
Land Office.

Messenger in the

Land Office.

Register of the
Treasury.

Clerks in the Register's office.

Messenger in the

For compensation to the messenger in said office, four hundred and ten dollars.

For compensation to the Treasurer of the United States, three thousand dollars.

For compensation to the clerks in the office of said Treasurer, per act of twentieth April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, five thousand two hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the two additional clerks in the office of the said Treasurer, during the present year, one thousand two hundred dollars.

For compensation to the messenger in said office, four hun dred and ten dollars.

For compensation to the Commissioner of the General Land Office, three thousand dollars.

For compensation to the clerks in the office of said Commissioner, per act of twentieth April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, twenty-two thousand five hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the messenger in said office, four hun~ dred and ten dollars.

For compensation to the Register of the Treasury, three thousand dollars.

For compensation to the clerks in the office of the said Register, per act of twentieth April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, and including two hundred dollars to correct an error in stating the total sum, for one thousand eight hundred and nineteen, twenty-two thousand five hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the messenger in said office, including Register's office. the allowance for stamping ships' registers, five hundred dol

Secretary to Comm'rs of Sinking

Fund.

Contingent expenses of the

ment, &c.

lars.

For compensation to the Secretary to the Commissioners of the Sinking Fund, two hundred and fifty dollars.

For allowance to the person employed in transmitting passTreasury Depart-ports and sea-letters, for expense of translating foreign languages in the office of the Secretary of the Treasury, for stationery, printing, fuel, and all other contingent and incidental expenses, in the Treasury Department, and the several offices therein, forty-three thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars.

and watchmen of

Superintendent For compensation to a superintendent, and four watchmen, State and Treasu- employed for the security of the State and Treasury buildings,

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and for repairs of engines, hose, and fire buckets, and for the purchase of a small fire engine, for the State Department, two ry Departments, thousand five hundred and sixty-eight dollars.

fire engine, &ci,

For compensation to the Secretary of War, six thousand Socrerary of dollars.

War.

For compensation to the clerks in the War Department, Clerks in the per act of twentieth April, one thousand eight hundred and War Departs eighteen, twenty-five thousand eight hundred dollars.

ment.

For expense of fuel, stationery, printing, and other contin- Contingent exgent expenses, in said department, five thousand dollars.

penses of the War Dept.

For maps, plans, books, and instruments, one thousand dol- Maps, &c: fars.

For compensation to the messengers in said Department, Messengers in seven hundred and ten dollars.

War Dept.

For compensation to the Paymaster General, two thousand Paymaster Gengs five hundred dollars.

ral.

ral's clerks.

For compensation to the clerks in the office of the said Pay- Paymaster Geph master, per act of twentieth April, one thousand eight hundred' and eighteen, nine thousand two hundred dollars.

For compensation to the messenger in said office, four hun- Paymaster Geng dred and ten dollars.

ral's messenger.

For compensation to the Commissary General of Purchases, Commissary Ge three thousand dollars.

For his compensation for the year one thousand eight hundred and nineteen, no appropriation having been made for that year, three thousand dollars.

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For compensation to the clerks in the office of said Com-Clerks of Cpmmissary, two thousand eight hundred dollars.

missary Gen'l of Purchases.

For compensation to the messenger in said office, three Comm'ry Gen's hundred and sixty dollars.

messenger.

For the contingent expenses of said office, nine hundred Contingent exand thirty dollars.

penses of Comm'y Grn'l.

fice of Adjutant

For compensation to the clerks in the office of the Adjutant Clerks in the of and Inspector General, per act of twentieth April, one thou- and Inspector Che sand eight hundred and eighteen, two thousand one hundred peral and fifty dollars.

For the contingent expenses of said office, one thousand Contingent ex

two hundred dollars.

For compensation to the clerks in the office of the Ordnance Department, per act of twentieth April, one thousand) eight hundred and eighteen, two thousand nine hundred and fifty dollars.

penses of Adjut. and lasp. Gen's

office.

Clerks in the Ord

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For the contingent expenses of said office, seven hundred Contingent exand sixty dollars. For compensation to the clerks in the office of the Com-Clerks of Comm'y missary General of Subsistence, two thousand one hundred tence. and fifty dollars.

Gen' of Subsis

For the contingent expenses of said office, one thousand Contingent exthree hundred and fifty dollars.

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