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of the United States, and at such time or times, as he may judge necessary, to wit: Portland in the district of Maine; Portsmouth in the state of New Hampshire; Gloucester, Salem, Marblehead and Boston, in the state of Massachusetts;Act of May 9, 1794, authorizes the fortification of the city of Annapolis. Newport in the state of Rhode Island; New London in the state of Connecticut; New York; Philadelphia; Wilmington in the state of Delaware; Baltimore in the state of Maryland; Norfolk and Alexandria in the state of Virginia; Cape Fear river and Ocracock inlet in the state of North Carolina; Charleston and Georgetown in the state of South Carolina; and Savannah and Saint Mary’s in the state of Georgia.
President of U. S. may employ, as garrisons, troops on military establishment.
Cause cannon to be purchased.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for the President of the United States to employ, as garrisons in the said fortifications, or any of them, such of the troops on the military establishment of the United States, as he may judge necessary; and to cause to be provided one hundred cannon, of a caliber each to carry a ball of thirty-two pounds weight, and one hundred other cannon, of a caliber each to carry a ball of twenty-four pounds weight, together with the carriages and implements necessary for the same, and carriages with the necessary implements for one hundred and fifty other cannon, with two hundred and fifty tons of cannon-shot.
And receive cessions of certain lands.Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for the President of the United States to receive from any state (in behalf of the United States) a cession of the lands, on which any of the fortifications aforesaid, with the necessary buildings, may be erected, or intended to be erected; or where such cessions shall not be made, to purchase such lands, on behalf of the United States: Provided, that no purchase shall be made, where such lands are the property of a state.
Approved, March 20, 1794.
March 21, 1794
Chap. Ⅹ.—An Act making appropriations for the support of the Military establishment of the United States, for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-four.
Specific appropriations for military establishment for 1794.Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That for the support of the military establishment of the United States, for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-four; for repairs and articles directed to be made and purchased by the President of the United States; for invalid pensioners; for fortifying certain ports and harbors; and for the purchase of cannon, implements and shot, there be appropriated a sum of money, not exceeding one million, six hundred and twenty-nine thousand, nine hundred and thirty-six dollars, and one cent; that is to say: For the pay of the legion of the United States, three hundred and three thousand, six hundred and eighty-four dollars: For subsistence, three hundred and twelve thousand, five hundred and sixty-seven dollars, and seventy-five cents: For forage, thirty-one thousand six hundred and thirty-two dollars: For clothing, one hundred and twelve thousand dollars: For equipments for the cavalry, seven thousand three hundred and fourteen dollars, and five cents: For horses for the cavalry, sixteen thousand dollars: For bounty to the soldiers, five thousand dollars: For the hospital department, twenty thousand dollars: For the ordnance department, six thousand seven hundred and fifteen dollars, and thirty-two cents: For defensive protection of the frontiers, one hundred and thirty thousand dollars: For the Indian department, fifty thousand dollars: For the quartermaster’s department, one hundred and fifty thousand dollars: For contingencies of the war department, thirty thousand dollars: For repairs and articles directed to be made and purchased by the President of the United States, two hundred and two thousand seven hundred and eighty-three dollars, and thirty-four cents: