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Sec. 6. And be it further enacted,Enumeration of inhabitants, when to commence. That the enumeration of the inhabitants of the said state shall commence on the first Monday of April next, and shall close within five calendar months thereafter.

Sec. 7. And be it further enacted,Compensation to the marshal therefor. That the marshal of the district of Vermont shall receive in full compensation for all the duties and services confided to, and enjoined upon him in and by this act in taking the enumeration aforesaid, two hundred dollars.

Duties on articles imported within said state how to be collected.
1790, ch. 35.
And that the act intituled “An act to provide more effectually for the collection of the duties imposed by law on goods, wares and merchandise imported into the United States, and on the tonnage of ships and vessels,” may be carried into effect in the said state of Vermont:

Sec. 8. Be it further enacted, That for the due collection of the said duties, there shall be in the said state of Vermont one district; and a collector shall be appointed, to reside at Allburgh on Lake Champlain,Port of entry and delivery. which shall be the only port of entry or delivery within the said district, of any goods, wares or merchandise, not the growth or manufacture of the United States.

Provided nevertheless,1790, ch. 35, sec. 70. That the exception contained in the sixty-ninth section of the act last above mentioned, relative to the district of Louisville, shall be and is hereby extended to the said port of Allburgh.

Approved, March 2, 1791.


Statute Ⅲ.



March 2, 1791.
Chap. ⅩⅢ.—An Act to explain and amend an act intituled “An act making further provision for the payment of the debts of the United States.”

Duty laid on bar lead extended to manufactures of lead.
1790, ch. 39.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the duty of one cent per pound, laid by the act “making further provision for the payment of the debts of the United States,” on barr and other lead, shall be deemed and taken to extend to all manufactures wholly of lead, or in which lead is the chief article, which shall hereafter be brought into the United States, from any foreign port or place.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted,Duty laid on chintzes, &c. extended to manufactures of coloured linen or cotton. That the duty of seven and a half per cent. ad valorem, laid by the act aforesaid on chintzes and coloured calicoes, shall be deemed and taken to extend to all printed, stained, and coloured goods, or manufactures of cotton, or of linen, or of both, which hereafter shall be brought into the United States from any foreign port or place.

Provided always,1790, ch. 39. That nothing in this act shall in any wise affect the true construction or meaning of the act aforesaid in relation to any of the above described articles brought into the United States before the passing of this act.

Approved, March 2, 1791.


Statute Ⅲ.



March 2, 1791.
Chap. ⅩⅣ.—An Act fixing the time for the next annual meeting of Congress.

Time for the the meeting of the next Congress.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That after the third day of March next, the first annual meeting of Congress shall be on the fourth Monday of October next.

Approved, March 2, 1791.