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FIFTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ca. 83, 84. 1798. of six hundred t~ousand dollars s?all be, and hereby is appropriated, to enable the PresIdent of the U mted States to cause to be built, and equipped, three ships or vessels, to be of a force not less than thirty-two guns each, and of the dimensions and model which he shall deem most advantageous for the public service, as part of the additional naval armament authorized by law. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the timber and other materials belonging to the United States proper for building and equipping the ships or vessels aforesaid, remaining in their several dock-yards, and elsewhere, may be employed under the direction of the President of the United States, in effecting the purposes of this act; or may be otherwise disposed of, as he shall think best. And the sum hereby appropriated, shall be paid out of any unappropriated money in the treasury. Approved, July 16, 1798. LXXXIlI.-.Rn .Ret in further addition to the act, intituied ".I1n act to t:slabli8h the Judicial Courts if the United Sta/ea."

609 Appropriation for three ships of not less than 32 guns each.

Disposal of the materials for ships now on hand.

Appropriation how to be paid.

STATUTE II. CHAP.

July 16, 1798.

Be it enacted by the Senate and ~fHouse of Representatives of tIle United States of America in Congress assembled, 'rhat the judges of the supreme court, and of the several district courts of the United States, and all judges and justices of the courts of the several states, having authority by the laws of the United States to take cognizance of offences against the constitution and laws thereof, shall respectively have the like power and authority to hold to security of the peace, and for good behaviour, in eases arising under the constitution and laws of the United States, as mayor can be lawfully exercised by nny juJge or justice of the peace of the respective states, in cases cognizable before them. Approved, July 16, 1798. LXXXIV.-.Rn.l1et maki1!$ certain appropriations; and to allt.'wrize the President to obtain a Loan on the credit if the direct tax. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there shall be, and there hereby are appropriated the following sums, that is to say;Towards defraying the boullties, pay and other expenditures which shall and may accrue, in the augmentation of the army of the United States, pursuant to the act, intituled," An act to augment the army of the United States; and for other purposes," the sum of nine hundred thousand dollars; and in addition to the sums heretofore appropriated for such fortifications as the President of the United States shall cause to be erected or completed, the further sum of seventy-five thousand dollars; and for the further expenses of the commissioners appointed pursuant to the treaty between the United States and Spain, and for the extraordinary expenses of marking and running certain boundary lines required by the eame treaty, in addition to the former appropriations, the Bum of twenty-five thousand dollars, to be paid from any monies which shall be in the treasury of the United States, not already appropriated. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the President of the United States shall be, and he is hereby authorized to borrow of the Bank of the United States, who are hereby enabled to lend the same, or of any other corporation, persons or person, the sum of two millions of dollars, upon the credit, and in anticipation of the direct tax, laid and to be collected within the United States; which tax shall be, and is hereby pledged for the repayment of any loan which shall be obtained thereon, as aforesaid; and the faith of the United States shall be, and is hereby VOL. 1.-77

1789, eh. 20. Power of holding to the peace and good behaviour.

CHAP.

July 16, 1795. [Obsolete.] Appropriations for .everal pur.

poses.

The President may borrow two

miliions on the credit of the di. reet tax.