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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

ment for 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 thirti. eth of April, one thousand feven hundred and ninety, and for which, no appropriations have been made, there shall be appropriated a sum of money, not exceeding five hundred and thir. ty-two thousand, four hundred and forty-nine dollars, seventy-fix cents, and two thirds of a cent; that is to say,

For the pay of the troops, one hundred and two thousand fix hundred and eighty-fix dollars.

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 thoya

tion to fun

8.c.

To invalid

fand two hundred and four dollars and sixty-
four cents.
· For the contingent expenses of the war de-
partment, including maps, hire of expresses,
allowances to officers for extra-expenses, printa
ing, loss of stores of all kinds, advertising and
apprehending deserters, twenty thousand dol-

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

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

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

four hundred and fixty-three dollars, fixtycents and two thirds of a cent.

For defraying all expenses incident to the partment.

Indian department, authorized by law, thirtynine thousand four hundred and twenty-four

dollars, and seventy-one' cents. Frontiers, .. For defraying the expenses incurred in the

defensive 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

be paid and difcharged out of the funds followpropria ing, to wit; first, out of the sum of fix hun

dred thousand dollars, which, by the act, intia tuled, “ 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 seconda

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 fatisfying 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:

GEORGE WASHINGTON,
President of the United States,

CHAPTER IV.

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An Act for carrying into Effect a Contract be

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

fylvania 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- Trat of presentatives of the United States of Åmerica in land conCongress assembled, That the President of the Pennsylva. United States be authorized, on fulfilment of nia on cerm the terms stipulated on the part of the state of tions.

Pennsylvania, to issue letters patent, in the name and under the feal of the United States, granting and conveying to the said state forever the faid tract of land, as the fame was ascertained by a survey made in pursuance of the resolution of Congress of the sixth day of June, one thoufand seven hundred and eighty-eight. JONATHAN TRUMBULL, Speaker

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

States, and President of the Senate.
APPROVED, January the third, 1792:

GEORGE WASHINGTON,
Prefdent of the United States.

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CHAPTER V.

An Act to extend the Time limited for settling

the Accounts of the United States with the Individuel States.

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E it enacted by the Senate and

House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress asembled, Board com- That the powers of the Board of Commissionmissioners for fettle ers, which, by an act passed in the second sefment of ac- fion of the first Congress, was established to tinued till settle the accounts between the United States

and individual states, shall continue until the first day of July, one thousand feven hundred and ninety-three, unless the business shall be fooner accomplished.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the aforesaid act shall extend to the settlement of

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the state of Vermont : and that until the first with Ver he

day of December next, shall be allowed for the mont.

faid state to exhibit its claims. ed

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And be it further enacted, That from and after the passing of this act, the pay of the Pay of

principal ne principal clerk of the said Board shall be the clerk.

same as the pay of the principal clerk in the

Auditor's office. er

JONATHAN TRUMBULL, Speaker

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

States, and President of the Senate.
, APPROVED, January the twenty-third, 1792 :

GEORGE WASHINGTON,
President of the United States.

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An Act concerning certain Fisheries of the United

States, and for the Regulation and Government
of the Fishermen employed therein.

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Section 1.

E it enacted by the Senate and

House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled,
That the allowance now made upon the expor- Allowance
tation of dried fish of the fisheries of the United in lieu of
States, in lieu of a drawback of the duties paid drawback

on aportaon the falt used in preserving the same, ihall tion of dricease on all dried fish exported after the tenth ccfifi di day of June next, and as a commutation and Junc 1792 equivalent therefor, there ihall be afterwards

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