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ACT OF MAY 18, 1908.

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35 Stat. L., CHAP. 173.—An act providing for the restoration of the motto "In God we trust on certain denominations of the gold and silver coins of the United States.

Coins.
Restoration

of motto
God we trust"

on.

Effect.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa tives of the United States of America in Congress assem bled, That the motto "In God we trust," heretofore inscribed on certain denominations of the gold and silver coins of the United States of America, shall hereafter be inscribed upon all such gold and silver coins of said denominations as heretofore.

SEC. 2. That this Act shall take effect thirty days after its approval by the President. Approved, May 18, 1908.

PAPER MONEY.

PAPER MONEY.

ACT OF FEBRUARY 25, 1791.

191.

CHAP. X.-An act to incorporate the subscribers to the Stat. 1 L., Bank of the United States.

SEC. 10. And be it further enacted, That the bills or notes of the said corporation, originally made payable, or which shall have become payable on demand, in gold and silver coin, shall be receivable in all payments to the United States.

Bills or notes made receiv

able by United 1812, ch. 43.

States.

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Approved, February 25, 1791.

(For the full text of this act see p. 269.)

ACT OF MARCH 3, 1797.

CHAP. XIV.—An act to authorize the receipt of evidences1 Stat. L., of the Public Debt, in payment for the Lands of the [Obsolete.] United States.

507.

Stock
Stock of the

United States

ment for

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatires of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the evidences of the public debt of the United States, shall be receivable in payment for any of the received In paylands which may be hereafter sold in conformity to the ern lands. act, intituled "An act providing for the sale of the lands of the United States, in the territory northwest of the river Ohio, and above the mouth of Kentucky River," at the following rates, viz.: the present foreign debt of the United States, and such debt, or stock, as, at the time of payment, shall bear an interest of six per centum per annum, shall be received at their nominal value; and the other species of debt, or stock, of the United States, shall be received at a rate bearing the same proportion to their respective market price, at the seat of Government, at the time of payment, as the nominal value of

1 Stat. L., 573.

Act of Apr. 10, 1816, ch. 44, sec. 18.

the above mentioned six per centum stock shall, at the same time, bear to its market price at the same place: the Secretary of the Treasury, in all cases, determining what such market price is.

Approved, March 3, 1797.

(Section 5 of the act of May 10, 1800 (chap. 55, 2 Stat. L., 73), contains a similar provision.)

(Section 1 of the act of April 18, 1806 (chap. 50, 2 Stat. L., 405), repeals the acts authorizing the receipt of evidences of the public debt in payment for land after the 30th of April, 1806.)

NOTE. This provision is also made applicable under the art of May 10, 1800, amending the acts providing for the sale of public lands. (2 Stat. L., 74.)

ACT OF JUNE 27, 1798.

CHAP. LXI. (This act prescribes a penalty on forging or uttering counterfeit bills, notes, orders or checks by or upon the Bank of the United States, which was repealed by the act of February 24, 1807 (Chap. XX, 2 Statutes at Large, p. 423), which see.)

ACT OF FEBRUARY 24, 1807.

22 Stat. L., CHAP. XX.-An act to punish frauds committed on the

423.

Bank of the United States.

for

feiting of

States.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa tives of the United States of America in Congress as Punish-sembled, That if any person shall falsely make, forge, or ly making, counterfeit, or cause or procure to be falsely made, forged, counter, or counterfeited, or willingly aid or assist in falsely makthe Bank of ing, forging or counterfeiting any bill or note in imitation of, or purporting to be a bill or note issued by order of the president, directors and company of the Bank of the United States, or any order or check on the said bank or corporation, or any cashier thereof, or shall falsely alter, or cause or procure to be falsely altered, or willingly aid or assist in falsely altering any bill or note issued by order of the president, directors and company of the Bank of the United States, or any order or check, on the said bank or corporation, or any cashier thereof, or shall pass, utter or publish, or attempt to pass, utter or publish as true, any false, forged, or counterfeited bill, or note, purporting to be a bill, or note, issued by order of the

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