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For making alterations and improvements in the Senate 1820. Chamber, for the better accommodation of the Senate, two Alterations and thousand four hundred dollars.

improvements in the Senate Cham

ber.

SECT. 2. And be it further enacted, That the said several out of money in sums he paid out of any moneys in the Treasury, not other- the Treasury. wise appropriated. [Approved, April 11, 1820.]

CHAP. 49. An act for the Relief of Walter Channing.

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the Treasury to

to W. Channing.

[SECT. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre sentatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury shall cause to be repaid to The Secretary of Walter Channing, such sum or sums of money as were paid cause to be repaid into the Treasury by the said Walter Channing, or by Gibbs &c. money paid and Channing, as, and for, duties upon saltpetre, imported ported in 1805. into the United States in the year one thousand eight hundred and three. [Approved, April 11, 1820.]

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CHAP. 41. An act for the Relief of certain Persons who have paid Duties on certain Goods imported into Castine.t

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the Treasury to

nå med, sums paid

[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 the Treasury shall cause to be repaid, The Secretary of from the Treasury, to the following persons, to wit: Jonathan cause to be repaid L. Stevens, Joseph Briant, Samuel Littlefield, Holbrook and to the persons Brooks, Doty Little, Rowell and Haskell, John Minot, Wither- for duties on goods imported into lee and Jarvis, John H. Jarvis, Caleb B. Hall, Ebenezer Castine while in Noyes, Samuel Bartlett, John Bartlett, John Buck, Swazey British forces, &c and Folsom, John N. Swazey, Benson and Blodget, John Benson, Solomon Skinner, Eliphalet Parker, Henry Darling, Henry Rice, who made payment, or to their legal representatives, all sums which have been paid into the Treasury, as, and for, duties upon goods imported into Castine, while in possession of the British forces, during the late war with Great Britain, the same not being, by law, subject to the payment thereof, upon which goods duties were also levied and paid to the British authorities, upon their importation into Castine: Provided, That it shall be proved, to the satisfaction Proviso, it claimof the Secretary of the Treasury, that the claimants above dents of Castine named, were residents of Castine or Bucksport, or were pur- or Bucksport, kc. chasers from residents, of the goods on which the duties have been imposed. [Approved, April 11, 1820.]

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CHAP. 42. An act for the Relief of certain Sufferers by Fire, at Savannah, in
Georgia.

[SECT. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, Credit for duties That the credit allowed by the existing laws upon the duties destroyed by fire due and remaining unpaid to the United States, at the Cusat Savannah, pro- tom House at Savannah, upon imported merchandise, which 'years. was destroyed by fire at Savannah, on the eleventh day of

on merchandise

longed for four

January last, and then belonging to the importers thereof, and not ensured against fire, be, and the same is hereby, prolonged for four years, from the respective times when such Proviso; bonds to duties may be payable: Always provided, That said bonds be aatisfaction of the renewed, with sufficient surety, to the satisfaction of the Collector of the said District of Savannah.

be renewed to the

Collector.

[Approved, April 11, 1820.]

CHAP. 43. An act making Appropriations for the Military Service of the
United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty.

[SECT. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre•sentatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, Sams appropria- That the following sums be, and the same are hereby, respectively, appropriated :

jed for

Pay of the Army.

Subsistence.

Bounties and premiums.

Other expenses for recruits.

Glothing.

Medical and Hos.

For the pay of the army of the United States, in addition to an unexpended balance of one hundred thousand dollars, one million thirty-six thousand seven hundred and eighty-four dollars.

For subsistence, in addition to the sum of two hundred and twenty thousand dollars already appropriated, six hundred and two thousand and forty-eight dollars.

For bounties and premium for fifteen hundred recruits, twenty-one thousand dollars.

For quarters, fuel, straw, and all other expenses for recruits, until organized to join regiments and corps, thirtyfour thousand one hundred and twenty-five dollars.

For clothing, three hundred thousand dollars.

For the Medical and Hospital Department, forty-two thoupital Department. sand one hundred and forty-five dollars.

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For the Quartermaster's Department, four hundred and fifty thousand dollars.

For the contingencies of the army, forty thousand dollars. For forage for officers, in addition to an unexpended balance of twenty thousand dollars, six thousand four hundred and ninety-six dollars.

For fortifications, eight hundred thousand dollars.

For the Military Academy at West Point, for fuel, maps, plans. books, and apparatus, and contingent expenses, eight

teen thousand three hundred and twenty-two dollars. For 1820, completing the buildings, two thousand five hundred dollars.

For arrearages, prior to the year one thousand eight hun- Arrearages dred and eighteen, twenty-one thousand four hundred and twenty-eight dollars and fifty-seven cents.

For cannon and shot, to fulfil existing contracts, and for the Cannon and shot, purchase of flints, and timber for travelling carriages, fifty- &c.

three thousand dollars.

ies.

For the national armories, in addition to the sum of fifty-six National Armor thousand dollars, already appropriated, three hundred and nineteen thousand dollars.

partment.

senals.

For the current expenses of the Ordnance Department, one Ordnance Dehundred thousand dollars. For the completion of arsenals, to wit: for completing the Completion of Ararsenal at Augusta, in Georgia, twenty-seven thousand dollars. For completing the arsenal at Baton Rouge, twenty-five thousand dollars; and at Watertown, near Boston, eight thousand six hundred and fifty dollars.

For balances due to certain States, in addition to an unexpended balance of one hundred and fifty-three thousand one hundred and seventy-two dollars, three hundred and fifty thousand dollars.

Balances due

certain states.

For arrearages; in addition to fifty thousand dollars already Arrearages. appropriated, one hundred thousand dollars.

ers.

For the annual allowance to the invalid pensioners of the Invalid pension United States, in addition to an unexpended balance of eightyfour thousand nine hundred and eighty-two dollars twenty-nine vents, three hundred and forty-one thousand eight hundred and sixty-two dollars and seventy-one cents.

For the annual allowance to the revolutionary pensioners, under the act of the eighteenth of March, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, two millions seven hundred and sixtysix thousand four hundred and forty dollars.

Revolutionary

For the half-pay pensions of widows and orphans, one hun- Widows and of dred thousand dollars.

phans.

ment.

For the current expenses of the Indian Department during Indian Depart the present year, two hundred thousand dollars.

For surveying and marking boundary lines of Indian ces-Indian boundary, sions, fifteen thousand dollars.

lines.

courses.

and charts, of the

For making a survey of the water courses tributary to, and Survey of water west of, the Mississippi, also those tributary to the same river and northwest of the Ohio, four thousand five hundred dollars. For making a survey, maps, and charts, of the Ohio and Survey, maps, Mississippi rivers, from the rapids of the Ohio atiLouisville, to Ohio and Min the Balize, for the purpose of facilitating and ascertaining the most practicable mode of improving the navigation of those rivers, five thousand dollars.

sippi.

through the

For completing the public road through the Creek Nation, Public Road between the States of Georgia and Alabama, three thousand equation, hree hundred dollars.

1820.

SECT. 2. And be it further enacted, That the several appro Out of money in priations hereinbefore made, shall be paid out of any money in the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated.

the Treasury.

[Approved, April 14, 1820.1

Orig. act, page 56, Acts 1st sessro 15th Cong.]

1018, continued in

Marub, 1823.

CHAP. 44. An act to continue in force the act passed on the twentieth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, entitled "An act suppleimentary to an act, entitled 'An act to regulate the collection of duties on imports and tonnage,' passed the second day of March, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-nine," 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, Ace of 20th April, That the act passed on the twentieth day of April, in the year force until 4th one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, entitled "An act supplementary to an act, entitled 'An act to regulate the collection of duties on imports and tonnage, passed the second ft Page 5, Acts day of March, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-nine,"† shall continue in force for two years from the twentieth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and twenty, and, from that time, until the end of the next session of Congress thereafter, and no longer.

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Cong.}

20 days from date of clearance for

SECT. 2. And be it further enacted, That, in all cases of entry completing entry, of merchandise for the benefit of drawback, the time of twenty de in cases of days shall be allowed, from the date of the clearance of the drawback. ship or vessel in which the same shall be laden, for completing Proviso; exporter the entry, and taking the oath required by law: Provided, to comply with That the exporter shall, in every other particular, comply cular of estab- with the regulations and formalities heretofore established for entries of exportation for the benefit of drawback.

every other par

lished regula

tions.

[Approved, April 18, 1820.]

CHAP. 45. An act to establish a District Court in the State of Alabama,

[SECT. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre sentatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, Laws of the U. That all the laws of the United States, which are not locally inapplicable, shall be extended to the State of Alabama, and shall have the same force and effect within the same as elscwhere within the United States.

States extended to Alabama.

Alabama a dig trict.

SECT. 2. And be it further enacted, That the said State shall be one district, and be called the Alabama district; and A district court, a district court shall be held therein, to consist of one of one judge. judge, who shall reside in the said district, and be called the Four stated district judge. He shall hold, alternately, at the towns of

sions annually, at

1820.

Mobile and Cahawba, beginning at the first, four stated sessions annually; the first, to commence on the first Monday in April Mobile and Ga÷ next, and the three other sessions, progressively, on the first hawba. Monday of every third calendar month thereafter. He shall, Powers of the in all things, have and exercise the same jurisdiction and Judge. powers which were by law given to the judge of the Kentucky district, under an act, entitled "An act to establish the judi

2.)

cial courts of the United States,' "* and an act, entitled "An Page 56, vol. act in addition to the act, entitled 'An act to establish the judicial courts of the United States," approved second Page 366, vol. March, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three. He Clerks of the shaH appoint clerks for the said district, who shall reside, and court, keep the records of the court, at the places of holding the same, and shall receive, for the services performed by them, the same fees to which the clerk of the Kentucky district is entitled for similar services.

to the district

SECT. 3. And be it further enacted, That all causes, actions, Causes, &c. in the indictments, libels, pleas, processes, and proceedings, whatso- court transferred territorial generál ever, returnable, commenced, depending, or in any manner court. existing, in the general court established by an act, entitled "An act to establish a separate territorial government for the eastern part of the Mississippi Territory," by virtue of the [t Page 242. Acts federal jurisdiction by that act granted, be, and the same are Congress.] hereby, transferred to the said district court, and ceeded in, shall exist, and have like incidents and effects, as if may be prothey had been originated, and been proceeded in, in the said district court.

2d session 14th.

come the dockets,

SECT. 4. And be it further enacted, That the dockets, books, Dockets, &c. of records, and papers, belonging to the said general court, aris- torial court to be ing out of, and appertaining to, its federal jurisdiction, shall &c. of the district be transferred to, and become the dockets, books, records, and "ourt. papers, of the said district court.

the judge 1500 dolls. per annum.

SECT. 5. And be it further enacted, That there shall be Compensation of allowed to the judge of the said district court, the annual compensation of fifteen hundred dollars, to commence from the date of his appointment; to be paid quarter yearly at the Treasury of the United States.

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bes.des fees, to ti

SECT. 6. And be it further enacted, That there shall be ap- A district attor pointed, in the said district, a person learned in the law, to act as attorney for the United States; who shall, in addition 0 dolls per ann. to his stated fees, be paid by the United States two hundred district attorney. dollars annually, as a full compensation for all extra services. SECT. 7. And be it further enacted, That a marshal shall be A marshale appointed for the said district, who shall perform the same duties, be subject to the same regulations and penalties, and be entitled to the same fees, as are prescribed to marshals in other districts; and shall, morcover, be entitled to the sum of 250 doll. perana. two hundred and fifty dollars annually, as a compensation for besides feus. all extra services. [Approved, April 21, 1820.]

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