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TENTH CONGRESS. Sess. Il. Ch. 9. 1809. 513 by him, shall be evidence equally valid with certified transcripts from the keeper of the v`qfiiq]e for recording deeds for the conveyance of land in the count of as in ton. Sec. 8. Aynd be it furiher enacted, That whenever the President of Public proghg United States shall deem it necessary tc subdivide any square or lot 3** baiohging to the United States within the city of Washington, which d,,,,,,,,,,, 0,-*,,,, may not have been reserved for public purposes, into convenient build- President. ing lots, pieces or portions for sale and occupancy, and alleys for their accommodation, he may cause a plat to be made by the surveyor of the city in the manner prescribed in the first section of this act, which plat shall be recorded by the said surveyor, and the provisions of this act shall extend to the lots, pieces and parcels of ground contained in such plat as fully as to subdivisions made by individual proprietors. Sec. 9. And be it farther enacted, That the surveyor of the city of ‘Washington, before entering upon the discharge of the duties required of him by this act, shall take an oath or affirmation before the mayor of the city of Washington, that bei wéll faithfully and impartially perform the duties herein before require o him. Arvnovnn, January 12, 1809. -—-——-— S·r1t·rv·u: II. CHAP. lX.—./Zn Act su lemental to an act iniitaled “An act ur exlendin the ierms of credit on rezigiuc bonds in certain cases, and for df/ter purpos§v." bso et . Be it enacted by the Senate and House tf Representatives of the United iijymeute log States of Amert1a in Congress assembled, That the payment of all bonds duties in certain given, subsequent to the date of the act to which this act is a supplement, Sam ““si’°“d‘ for duties on coffee, sugar, pepper, indigo, cocoa, and wine paying a ` duty of twenty-three cents per gallon, and which remain unpaid, or for the same articles which may arrive hereafter in any of the ports of the United States, and whilst the act intituled "An act laying an embargo 1807, ch. 5. on all ships and vessels in the ports and harbors of the United States,”’ shall continue in force, may be suspended, subject however in all respects to the conditions and provisions made and provided in the act of the tenth of March, one thousand eight hundred and eight, to which this 1808, ch. 30. act is a supplement: Provided, that nothing herein contained shall be This act not construed to extend to importations made in vessels despatched under *°;**§'*d“; Ysé permissions granted by the President of the United States in pursuance i23e, °s$,;fm{;_ of powers in him vested by the seventh section of the act, intituled "An sion, from the actin addition to the act intituled, An act supplementary to the act 5'°;;;’”* °*"h° . . . . . . es under mtituled, An act laying an embargo on all ships and vessels in the ports ,,,8 ,,,.,,,,,,,g,, and harbors of the United States/’*‘ acts. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That if the amount of any bond Monies to bo given for the payment of duties on the importation of coffee, sugar, pep- ’°{;“v‘};‘:€ cases per, indigo, cocoa, or wine paying a duty of twenty-three cents per gal- ° lon, made subsequent to the passage of the act to which this is a supplement, and which bond would by virtue of this act have been entitled to *1898, ch. 33. an extension of credit, shall have been previously paid, the money so paid shall, by the proper collector, be refunded to the person or persons Conditions. who shall have paid the same, or to bis, her, or their agent or agents, on his or their giving a bond with sureties, in the same manner and on the same terms, conditions and restrictions, and on a compliance of the person or persons receiving the indulgence hereby granted, with all the provisions of the act to which this is a supplement. Approved, January 12, 1809. Vox.. 11.-65