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NINTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 38. 39. 1806. 391 the same as heretofore established, shall be returned and continued to the said first Monday in June and July next, in the same counties, respectively, in the same manner, as if the said causes, recognizances, pleas and proceedings, had been regularly returned or continued to the said respective times appointed by this act, for holding the said courts. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the provisions of the act, P¤'°'i¤l°¤¤ ¢>f intituled "An act for the relief of insolvent debtors within the district :,f‘Q"'f,°f “?° °" . n e o insolof Columbia," shall extend to any debtor who may have been, or here- mit debtors. after shall be arrested and holden to bail in the said district, and who at 1803, cb. 31. the time of his arrest shall have been a resident in the said district one year, next preceding his arrest. Approved, April 21, 1806. —-—·—— STATUTE I. (ll-IAP. XXXVIII.—-An Act continuing in force for a further time, the jirst section A,,,.,; 2;, 1g0g_ of the act intituled “An act farther to protect the commerce and seamen of the ———·——·———— United States against the Barbary powers." [Obsolete] Be it enacted by the Senate and House if Representatives of the United Act of March Satgs of America in Congress assembled, That so much of the act passed 26» $80* °h·46· on the twenty-fifth (sixth) day of March, one thousand eight hundred {83; 1%;: and four, intituled "An act further to protect the commerce and seamen 1809; ch. 7. of the United States against the Barbary powers," as is contained in the 180*% °h· 5· first section of the said act, be, and the same hereby is continued in }g}$’ ?g,_ force until the end of the next session of Congress, and no longer. 1813; ch. 40. Approved, April 21, 1806. -————— STATUH: I. CHAP. XXXIX.-adn Act supplementary to an act intituled “An act for asccr- April 21, 1806. taining and adjusting the titles and claims to land, within the territory of Or- —*Li leans, and the district of L0ui.siana."(a) 2 ¢}§3gY3g¤¤;=; Be it enacted by the Senate and House ¢y" Representatives of the United Wl? ¤l_;=llb¤ States of America in Congress assembled, That every person or persons e iméin claiming a tract of land, by virtue of the second section of the act, to ment according which this act is a supplement, and who had commenced an actual set- “’ gw '°‘;.°’;‘:. tlement on such tract, prior to the first day of October, one thousand (Q: ,°;h,,,b° eight hundred, and had continued actually to inhabit and cultivate the this is a supplesame, during the term of three years from the time when such actual '”°“'· settlement had commenced, and prior to the twentieth day of December, eighteen hundred and three, shall be considered as having made. such settlement with the permission of the proper Spanish officer, although it may not be in the power of such person or persons to produce sulhcient evidence of such permission. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That every person or persons Cy,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,0 rightfully claiming a tract of land, not exceeding six hundred and forty land_ not ex. acres, by virtue of the act, to which this act is a supplement, shall be °°°‘l“‘¥ 640 . . . . . - . . 8C16S lll1d6R' PGP confirmed in his or their claims, if otherwise embraced by the provisions ,0,,, who wm, of the said act, although the person or persons, under whom the claim not of the age or claims originated, were not at the time when the same, originated, 2€Ii;dl’°;:“:,;’G';; above the age of twenty-one years: Provided, that the tract of land thus ,,,1,,,, if ,,,3,, claimed, had been for the space of ten consecutive years, prior to the claims are in twentieth day of December, eighteen hundred and three, in the quiet ;’;l“°{ "°’P°°*° . . . . gil ill'- possession of] and actually inhabited and cultivated by such person or p,.,,,,,, th,, persons, or for his or their use. the •¤l¤i¤¤¤¤t¤ Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the time fixed by the act to which this act is a supplement, for delivering to the register of the thepiand, yo,-10 proper land-office notices in writing, and the written evidences of claims yearsto land in the territory of Orleans, be, and the same is hereby extended, (a) See notes to act of March 2, 1805, chap. 26.