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days of each session which may ensue the present, during the execution of the said trust.

Approved, May 8, 1792.

ACT OF MAY 8, 1792.

CHAP. XLI.-An act making certain appropriations 1 Stat. L., therein specified.

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SEC. 3. And be it further enacted, That a sum of fifty For interthousand dollars in addition to the provision heretofore eign nations. made be appropriated to defray any expense which may be incurred in relation to the intercourse between the United States and foreign nations, to be paid out of any monies, which may be in the treasury, not otherwise appropriated, and to be applied under the direction of the President of the United States who, if necessary, is authorized to borrow, on the credit of the United States, the $50,000. said sum of fifty thousand dollars; an account of the expenditure whereof as soon as may be, shall be laid before Congress.

may borrow

Approved, May 8, 1792.

ACT OF FEBRUARY 28, 1793.

CHAP. XVIII.-An act making appropriations for the support of Government for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three.

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$800,000.

SEC. 3. And be it further enacted, That the President of may borrow the United States be authorized to borrow, on account of not the said States, any sum or sums, not exceeding, in the whole, eight hundred thousand dollars, at a rate of interest not exceeding five per centum per annum, and reimbursable at the pleasure of the United States, to be applied for the purposes aforesaid, and to be repaid out of the said surplus of the duties on imports and tonnage, to the end of the present year, one thousand seven hundred whom. and ninety-three: And that it shall be lawful for the, Loan Lade of Bank of the United States to lend the said sum. And the to be paid off. President of the United States shall cause so much of the loan, made of the Bank of the United States, pursuant to the eleventh section of the act, by which it is incorporated, to be paid off, in sums not less than fifty thousand dollars, as, in his opinion, the state of the Treasury may, from

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time to time, admit, out of any monies which may be in the Treasury, having due regard to the exigencies of Government, and the appropriations made and to be made by law.

Approved, February 28, 1793.

ACT OF MARCH 2, 1793.

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1 Stat. L., CHAP. XXV.—An act providing for the payment of the [Obsolete.] first instalment due on a loan made of the Bank of the

United States.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress asPresident sembled, That the President of the United States be, and tain moneys to he hereby is authorized and empowered to apply two

may apply cer

pay first instal

ment
of United

to Bank hundred thousand dollars, of the monies which may States. have been borrowed, in pursuance of the fourth section 1790, ch. 47. of the act, intituled "An act making provision for the

reduction of the public debt," in payment of the first instalment, due to the Bank of the United States, upon a loan made of the said bank, in pursuance of the eleventh section of the act for incorporating the subscribers to the said bank.

Approved, March 2, 1793.

ACT OF MARCH 2, 1793.

1 Stat. L., CHAP. XXVI.-An act for extending the time for receiv

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ing on loan that part of the domestic debt of the United States, which may not be subscribed, prior to the first day of March, one thousand seven hundred and ninetythree.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Con

Domestic gress assembled, That the term for receiving on loan that

debt, term for

receiving on part of the domestic debt of the United States, which

loan extended

to June, 1794. shall not have been subscribed, in pursuance of the act,

Act of May 8, 1792, ch. 38.

1794, ch. 36. intituled "An act supplementary to the act making provision for the debt of the United States," be extended, from and after the first day of March, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three, until the last day of June, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-four inclusively, on the same terms and conditions, as are contained in the act, intituled "An act making provision for the debt of the United States: Provided, That the books for receiving the

said subscriptions shall be opened only at the Treasury of the United States.

nonsubscribing

SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That such of the Privilege of creditors of the United States, as have not subscribed, and creditors. shall not subscribe to the said loan, shall nevertheless receive, during the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three, a rate per centum on the amount of such of their demands, as shall have been registered, conformable to the directions contained in the said act, on or before the last day of June, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-four, equal to the interest, which would be payable to them, as subscribing creditors. Approved, March 2, 1793.

ACT OF MARCH 20, 1794.

CHAP. VIII.—An act authorizing a loan of one million of dollars.

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United States to borrow $1,000,

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatires of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President of the United States be, and he President of hereby is authorized and empowered to borrow, on the authorized credit of the United States, if, in his opinion, the public 000. service shall require it, a sum not exceeding one million of dollars, at an interest not exceeding five per centum per annum, reimbursable at the pleasure of the United States, to be applied to such public purposes, as are authorized by law, and to be repaid out of the duties on imports and tonnage to the end of the present year: And that it shall be lawful for the Bank of the United States, and the said bank hereby is authorized and empowered to make the loan aforesaid.

Approved, March 20, 1794.

ACT OF APRIL 21, 1794.

CHAP. XXI.—An act limiting the time for presenting 1 Stat. L., claims for destroyed certificates of certain descriptions.

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SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congr*** assembled, That all claims for the renewal of cer- Limitation of tificates of the unsubscribed debt of the United States, newal of the descriptions commonly called "Loan Office Cer-cates.

claims for recertifi

tificates," or "Final Settlements," which may have been accidentally destroyed, shall be forever barred and precluded from settlement or allowance, unless the same shall be presented at the treasury, on or before the first day of June, in the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five.

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Proceedings SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That no claim shall establishing be allowed for the renewal of loan office certificates de

claims.

stroyed before the fourth day of March, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine, unless the destruction of the same was advertised, according to the resolution of Congress, of the tenth day of May, one thousand seven hundred and eighty; or before that time, was notified to the office from which the same was issued, nor shall claims be allowed for the renewal of loan office certificates destroyed on or after the said fourth day of March, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine, nor of final settlement certificates destroyed at any time, unless the destruction of the same was so far made public, as to be known to at least two credible witnesses, soon after it happened, and shall have been before the presentation of the claim, as hereinafter provided, advertised for at least six weeks successively, in some one of the newspapers of the state in which the destruction happened; and also, in some one of the newspapers of the state in which the certificate issued, if that was another state; the advertisement or advertisements, in such case, expressing with as much precision as possible, the number, date and amount of the certificate alleged to have been destroyed, and the name of the person to whom the same was issued, together with the time when, the place where, and the means by which the same was destroyed. SEC. 3. And be it further enacted, That all claims for how long to be the renewal of destroyed certificates, of either of the

By whom and

received.

descriptions aforesaid, not precluded by this act, shall be receivable, with the evidence in support of the same, by the Auditor of the Treasury, until the said first day of June, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five, and shall, by the accounting officers of the treasury, be duly examined; and if satisfactorily supported, the claimants shall be entitled to receive certificates of registered debt, equal to the specie value of the loan office or final settlement certificates so proved to have been destroyed. Approved, April 21, 1794.

ACT OF MAY 30, 1794.

CHAP. XXXVI.-An act further extending the time for 1 Stat. L., receiving on loan the domestic debt of the United Obsolete.] States.

debt, term for to 31st 1793, ch. 26.

1790,

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the term for receiving on loan that Domestic part of the domestic debt of the United States which shall subscribing ex not have been subscribed in pursuance of the act, entituled Dec., 1794. “An act for extending the time for receiving on loan that 1795, ch. 13. part of the domestic debt of the United States which may not be subscribed prior to the first day of March, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three," be, and the same is hereby further extended from and after the last day of June ensuing, until the last day of December next inclusively, on the same terms and conditions as are contained in the act, intituled "An act making provision for the debt of the United States." Provided, That the books for receiving the said subscriptions shall be opened only at the treasury of the United States.

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itors.

SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That such of the, Provisions creditors of the United States as have not subscribed and scribing shall not subscribe to the said loan, shall nevertheless receive during the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-four, a rate per centum on the amount of such of their demands, as have been registered or as shall be registered at the treasury conformable to the directions in the act, intituled "An act making provision for the debt 1790, ch. 34. of the United States," equal to the interest which would be payable to them as subscribing creditors. Approved, May 30, 1794.

ACT OF MAY 31, 1794.

CHAP. XXXVII.-An act making provision for the payment of the interest on the balances due to certain States, upon a final settlement of the accounts between the United States and the individual States.

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SECTION 1. Be it enacted, * *. That interest upon the balances reported to be due to certain states, by the commissioners for settling accounts between the United States and individual states, be allowed, from the last day of December, one thousand seven hundred and eighty

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