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474 TENTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 33. 1808. the vessel shall not proceed to any foreign port or place, and that the proviso, cargo shall be relanded in some port of the United States: Provided, that it shall be lawful and sufhcient, in the case of any such. American vessel, whose employment has uniformly been confined to rivers, bays, sounds and lakes, within the jurisdiction of the United States, to give bond in an amount equal to two hundred dollars for each ton of said vessel, with condition that such vessel shall not be employed in any foreign trade during the time limited in the condition of the bond. _ Bonds notre- Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That no bond shall be required q“l"°d in °°“°° of boats not masted, or if masted, not being decked, whose employ. gg3Q3Q1g2d ment has been, and shall continue to be confined to rivers, baysand masted, engag- sounds, within the jurisdiction of the United. States, and lying within °d m *h° ¤V°*' districts which are not adjacent to the territories, colonies or provinces

 of a foreign nation, whether such boats be licensed or not, and unless

ry does not ria. in the opinion of the Secretary of the Treasury, such bond be necessary, l°“£’*°¤l`°*<*l%¤ and in case the secretary shall deem such bond necessary, it shall be

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1,,,,b;:_l“ lawful and sufficient for the owner of the boat, to give. bond in·an

stances the sec. amount. equal to thirty dollars for each ton of said boat, with condrtron '°*“'>’ °f*h° that such boat shall not be employed in any foreign trade during the Tmimyh may continuance of the act intituled "An act laying an embargo on all ships midi; and vessels in the ports and harbors of the United States? Tami; witrim Sec. 3. Ami be it ftrt/ter enacted, That in every case where a bond ‘”hl°h cmllh hath been or shall be given to the United States under this act, or under haw M "` the act intitnled “An act laying an embargo on all ships and vessels in iiiiiiiiiiiicfustbe the pofts and harbors of the United States," or under the act supple. 1807,<=h·5· mentary to the last mentioned act, with condition that certain goods, wares and merchandise, or the cargo of a vessel shall be relanded in some port of the United States; the party or parties to such bond shall, within fhur months after the date of the same, produce to the collector of the port, from which the vessel had been cleared with such goods, wares, merchandise or cargo, a certificate of the relanding of the same from the collector of the proper port, on failure whereof the bond shall be put in suit, and in every such suit judgment shall be given against the defendant or defendants, unless proof shall be produced of such relanding, or of loss by sea, or other unavoidable accident. Penalties and Sec. 4. And be it further mactul, That it shall not be lawful to export

 f°' from the United States, in any manner whatever, any goods, wares or

goods, Src. &o. m€l'Cll?mdl$€, of fol'€lgU OT dOll’1€SilG g1‘QWll`l OT lTl8.l'll1'f210l.lll'€, and if any goods, wares or merchandise shall, during the continuance of the act 1807, cri. 5. intitnled “An act laying an embargo on all ships and vesselsin the ports and harbors of the United States," and of the act supplementary to the last mentioned act, contrary to the prohibitions of this act, be exported from the United States, either by land or water, the vessel, boat, ratt, cart, wagon, sleigh, or other carriage, in which the same shall have been exported, shall, together with the tackle, apparel, horses, mules, and oxen, be forfeited, and the owner or owners of such goods, wares or merchandise, and every other person knowingly concerned in such prohibited exportation, shall each respectively forfeit and pay a sum not exceeding Nvthiflg in ten thousand dollars for every such offence: Provided however, that no-

 sgxgign thing in this section contained shall be construed to prevent foreign vessels

vgggglg depart- from departing from the ports of the United States with the cargo or in: with the cargoes which may be on board of the same, when notified of the act 'jflfgg °;;?g;g laying an embargo on all ships and vessels in the ports and harbors of of this M_ the United States, in conformity with the provisions of the said act, nor to take away any power conferred on tlie fl’res1d`ent by the Last mlentioned act, nor to revent forei n vesses rom urnis ing thems ves with necessary provisions and seg stores for the voyage, nor fishing vessels from departing with sca stores, salt, and their usual fishing tackle and apparel, in the manner prescribed by the act supplementary to the aforesaid act.