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SEVENTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 4. 1802. 129 maps purchased by direction of the not of Congress, passed the twenty- Certain books fourth of April, one thousand eight hundred, together with the books or Md “E“P° *° M libraries which have heretofore been kept separately by each house, shall g;5;°;,lt°%,t°,; be placed in the Capitol, in the room which was occupied by the House mom in the of Representatives, during the last session of the sixth Congress. C‘*‘I”’·°1· Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the President of the Senate cumin reguand Speaker of the House of Representatives, for the time being, be, !¤¤¤¤¤ in tmd th h b d by · tion to the libraanl · ey 'ere y are cmpowcre to esta ish such regulations and re- ry to be formed strictions in relation to the said library, as to them shall seem proper, by the President and from time to time, to alter or amend the same: Provided, that no of the Serme regulation shall be made repugnant to any provision contained in this act. i _ Representa- Sec. 3. And be tt further enacted, That a librarian to be appointed *i*°•·_ _ by the President of the United States solely, shall take charge of the b8A];b‘;‘;Q:Q‘eQ° said library, who, previous to his entering upon the duties of his office, who slim gwé shall give bond, payable to the United States, in such a sum, and with b°¤<l» &¤· such security as the President of the Senate and Speaker of the House of Representatives, for the time being, may deem sufficient, for the safe keeping of such books, maps and furniture as may be confidcd to his care, and the faithful discharge of his trust, according to such regulations as may bc, from time to time, established for the government of Bond to be the said library; which said bond shall be deposited in the office of the deposited in Qin secretary of the Senate. ,‘;*;l°§r3£ Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That no map shall be permitted gh, ma S t,, to be taken out of the said library by any person; nor any book, except be taken (lin of by the President and Vice President of the United States, and members We libmfy- of the Senate and House of Representatives, for the time being. O,;v,£'§0'f,‘;Y l‘°‘k° Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That the keeper of the said library Pay 0,-,,,6 M_ shall receive for his services, u sum not exceeding two dollars per diem, brarian, Sto. for every day of necessary attendance; the amount whereof, together with the necessary expenses incident to the said library, after being ascertained by the President of the Senate and Speaker of the House of To be paid qui Representatives, for the time being, shall be paid out of the fund annually °;`n;l‘€h:3“l:? appropriated for the contingent expenses of both Houses of Congress. €0,,g,c;s_ Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That the unexpended balance of M,,,,,,€,0;p“,._ the sum of five thousand dollars appropriated by the act of Congress chasing books aforesaid, for the purchase of books and maps for the use of the two £:'d;‘° ahllijlg houses of Congress, together with such sums as may hereafter be ap- comm,,,,,,] ofpropriated to the same purpose, shall be laid out under the direction of the Senate and a joint committee, to consist of three members of the Senate, and three I£‘;‘j;;m‘;l`vu§°‘ members of the House of Representatives. P' ` Approved, January 26, 1802. —····— Srnrvrr. I. Cmp. IV.-An Ant jlrr the proteclian of the Commerce and Seamen of the United Fcb_ 6, 180% States, against the Tripolitan Gruiscrs. so e e. Wnnnms the rcgency of Tripoli, on the coast of Barbary, has com- president my menced a predatory warfare against the United States: employ such of Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represcntatzves of the mc ‘"E“°‘l "°€‘ . . . . · sels ol the Uni- Umud States of America zn Congress assembled, That it shall be lawful md Smeg as h,,

the library for the use of both houses of Congress, January 26, 1802, chap. 2; nn act in addition to un nc; entitled, “An act concerning the library of both houses of C<>ngress,” May 1, 1810, cmp, 50; im act to authorize the purchase of the library of Thomas Jellurson, lute President of the United States, January 30, 1815, chap. 127; an act providing For the settlement of certain accounts against the library of Congress, for extending the privilege of using books therein, and for establishing the salary of the librarian, April 16, 1816, chap. 46; an act iixing the compensation of the secretary of the Senate, and clcrk of the House of Representatives, of the clerks employed in their offices, and of the librarian, April 18, 1818, chap. 64. Resolution granting permission to the judges of the Supreme Court of the United States to use the books in the library of Congress, March 2, 1812. An act to increase and improve the law department of the library of Congress, July 14, 1832, chap. 221. Veil,.