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498 TENTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 63. 1808. For the purchase of horses and other expenses necessary to mount the cavalry, thirty-six thousand seven hundred and twenty dollars. Sec. 2. And be itfurihcr enacted, That the several sums herein spocifically appropriated, shall be paid out of any monies in the treasury, not otherwise appropriated. Ammovmn, April 25, 1808. Snrun: I. ·-i- April 25, 1808. Cun. LXIII.—.d·n Act authorizing the Sccreiary of the Treasury to pay lo the —"";_' comptroller of the treasury, in trust, the amount of certain bills drawn by J0hn_ Armstrong, minister from the United States to the court of France, on [the] treasury ly" the I/Zzited States. Secretary of Be it cnadcd by the Senate and House of R cpresentatives of the Urzifed Tm'"'? '° P1? States if America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the mis f;f35"°Treasury bc, and he is hereby authorized and directed, to pay into the amount of cer- hands of the comptroller of the treasury of the United States, the amount gi" gg? dzxn in cash, of the bills drawn by John Armstrong, minister frgm the United ,5,°ngStates to the court of France, on the treasurer of the United States, in favour of Nathan Freres, Denton and Hall, pursuant to aliquidntion made by the govcrnment of France under the convention concluded M<>¤_¢y ¤¤ |>¤ between the United States and the French government, on the thirticth 2::;* Q ""“* day of April, in the year one thousand cicht hundred and three; and pm over to , ¤ . . . . the mm,. who also, the amount of the hills drawn by the aforesaid minister on the said ¤h¤|i, éppcaf ¤¢> treasurer of the United States in favour of Joseph Sands, pursuant to :1 b° °""°°d‘ liquidation made under the convention aforesaid, which sums so paid to the comptroller, shall be held by him in trust, to pay and satisfy such persons, and in such proportions, as shall be adjudged or decreed by the courts hcrcafier specified; and the said sums shall be by the comptrol- Icr deposited in the office of discount and deposit, in the city of Washington, for safe kccping until such judgments or decrees shall take place. Claims, how Sec. 2. And be it furtlwr enacted, That all suits or proceedings at

  • 0 be ¢¤¢¤Ui¤h- law or in equity, to cstablish claims against, or recover the whole or any

°d' part of the sum so deposited, on account of the bills drawn in favour of Nathan Freres, Damon and Hall, shall be commenced on or before the first day of November next, in the circuit court of the fourth circuit, holden in the district of Maryland, and ull suits or proceedings at law or in equity, to establish claims against, or to recover the whole or any part of the sum so deposited on account of the bills drawn in favour of Joseph Sands, shall be commenced on or before the day aforesaid, in the circuit court of the second circuit, holden in the district of New York, or in the circuit court of the district of Columbia, to be held for Washington county in said district, and any, or either party aggrieved by the judgment or decree of either of the said courts, may remove the same to the supreme court of the United States, in the same manner, and on the same terms and conditions, as appeals and writs of error are now prosecuted from the said courts. claims, when Sec. 3. And be it futher enacted, That whenever a final judgment or ¢¤¤¤b¥i¤h?d»h<>W decree shall be entered up by either of the said courts in favour of any °° b° ”°'°6°d‘ person or persons, who may have established a right or claim to the whole or any part. of the said sums so paid to the comptroller, and deposited in virtue of this law, the said comptroller shall direct the cashier of the said office of discount and deposit, to pay the amount recovered to the party or persons entitled under such judgment or decree so rendered by the said courts. Aprnovmn, April 25, 1808.