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compensation to the door-keepers of the two Tothe door Houses, for services which have been hereto- keepers, fore rendered, or may be rendered in the recess of Congress for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-two, and certified by the President of the Senate or Speaker of the House of Representatives, in manner required by law, for like services during sessions, shall be difcharged out of the money herein before appropriated for the contingent expenfes of the two Houses of Congress.

Sec. Ž. And be it further enacted, That for discharging certain liquidated claims upon the For liquiUnited States, for making good deficiencies in claims, deormer appropriations for the support of the fiçiencies in civil list-establishment, and for aiding the fund payment of appropriated for the payment of certain officers officers,&c. of the courts, jurors and witnesses, and for the & ten cutestablishment of ten cutters, there shall be appropriated a sum of money not exceeding one hundred and ninety-seven thousand, one hundred and nineteen dollars, and forty-nine cents; that is to say,

For discharging a balance due on a liquida- ted claim of his most Christian Majesty against Balance the United States, for supplies during the late dues his war, nine thousand and twenty dollars, and majesty. fixty-eight cents.

For payment of the principal and interest on a liquidated claim of Oliver Pollock, late com- 0. Polock, mercial agent of the United States, at NewOrleans, for supplies of clothing, arms and military stores, during the late war, one hundred and eight thousand, fix hundred and five dollars, and two cents: Provided, That the said monies be not paid to the said Oliver PolVOL. FI.


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lock, without the consent of the agents of the court of Spain.

For making good deficiencies in the last appropriations for the compensations to fundry officers of the civil list-establishment, five thou

sand four hundred and seventy-one dollars. For sundry For defraying fundry authorized expenses to expenses.

the commissioners of loans in the several states, twenty-one thousand dollars.

For defraying a balance of certain liquidated and contingent expenses in the treasury-department, two thousand eight hundred dollars.

For defraying the additional expenses of the enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States, nineteen thousand seven hundred and seventy-two dollars and seventy-nine cents.

For making good a deficiency in former appropriations, to discharge the expenses to clerka, jurors and witnesses in the courts of the United States, five thousand dollars.

For the maintenance and repair of lighthouses, beacons, piers, stakes and buoys, fixteen thousand dollars.

For the expense of keeping prisoners committed under the authority of the United States, four thousand dollars.

For the expense of clerks and books in arranging the public securities, two thousand four hundred and fifty dollars.

For the purchase of hydrometers for the use of the officers in the execution of the laws of revenue, one thousand dollars.

For the farther expenseof building andequip ping ten cutters, two thousand dollars.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That for

ment for 1792.

the support of the military establishment of the For militaUnited States, in the year one thousand seven ry establishhundred and ninety-two, the payment of the annual allowances to the invalid pensioners of the United States, for defraying all expenses incident to the Indian department, and for defraying the expenses incurred in the defensive protection of the frontiers against the Indians, during the

years one thousand seven hundred and ninety, and one thousand seven hundred and ninety-one, by virtue of the authority vefted in the President of the United States, by the acts relative to the military establishment, passed the twenty-ninth of September, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine, and the thirtieth of April, one thousand seven hundred and ninety, and for which, no appropriations have been made, there shall be appropriated a sum of money, not exceeding five hundred and thirty-two thousand, four hundred and forty-nine dollars, seventy-six cents, and two thirds of a cent; that is to fay, For the


of the troops, one hundred and two thousand fix hundred and eighty-six doklars.

For subsistence, one hundred and nineteen thousand, fix hundred and eighty-eight dollars, and ninety-seven cents.

For clothing, forty-eight thousand dollars.

For forage, four thousand one hundred and fifty-two dollars.

For the hospital-department, fix thousand dollars.

For the quarter-master's department, fifty thousand dollars.

For the ordnance department, seven thou

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sand two hundred and four dollars and fixtyfour cents.

For the contingent expenses of the war department, including maps, hire of expresses, allowances to officers for extra-expenses, printing, loss of stores of all kinds, advertising and apprehending deferters, twenty thousand dol

lars. Compensa- For the discharge of certain fums due for dry officers, pay and subsistence of fundry officers of the

late army, and for pay of the late Maryland line, for which no appropriations have been made, ten thousand four hundred and ninety: dollars, and thirty-fix cents.

For the payment of the annual allowances pensioners. to invalid pensioners, eighty-seven thousand

four hundred and fixty-thrce dollars, fixty cents and two thirds of a cent.

For defraying all expenses incident to the partment. Indian department, authorized by law, thirty

nine thousand four hundred and twenty-four dollars, and seventy-one cents.

For defraying the expenses incurred in the đefensive protection of the frontiers, as before recited, thirty-seven thousand, three hundred and thirty-nine dollars, and forty-eight cents.

Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That the The funds several appropriations, herein before made, shall veral ap- be paid and discharged out of the funds followpropride ing, to wit ; first, out of the sum of fix hun

dred thousand dollars, which, by the act, intituled, “ An act making provision for the debt of the United States," is reserved, yearly, for the support of the government of the United States, and their common defence; and secondly, out of such surplus as shall have accrued to

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the end of the present year, upon the revenues heretofore established, over and above the sums necessary for the payment of interest on the public debt during the same year, and for satisfying other prior appropriations. JONATHAN TRUMBULL, Speaker

of the House of Representatives. JOHN ADAMS, Vice-President of the United

States, and President of the Senate.
APPROVED, December twenty-third, 1791:

President of the United States.



An A&t for carrying into Effect a Contract be

tween the United States and the State of Penn-
OR duly conveying to the state of Penn-

sylvania a certain tract of land, the right to the government and jurisdiction whereof was relinquished to the said state by'a resolution of Congress of the fourth day of September, in the year one thousand seven hundred and eighty eight, and whereof the right of soil has been fold by virtue of a previous resolution of Congress of the sixth day of June in the said year ;

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Re- Tract of presentatives of the United States of America in land conCongress assembled, That the President of the veyed to

PennsylvaUnited States be authorized, on fulfilment of nia on cer

tain condig the terms stipulated on the part of the state of


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