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532 TENTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 24. 1809. Certain re. en embargo on all ships and vessels in the ports and harbors of the °**‘i°“°¤° “’i'** United States, and of the several acts supplementary thereto, as compel;

°P$,;;;;]i°°sf vessels owned by citizens of the United States, bound to another port

tsier. otti of the said States, or vessels licensed for the coasting trade, or boats, N° °°*"i’*8 either not musted or not decked, to give bond, and to load under the $:;;i,:°Pg0?s;F inspection of a. revenue officer, or renders them liable to detention, ing bond. merely on eoeount of the nature of their cargo, (such provisions excepted as relate to collection districts adjacent to the territories, colonies or provinces of a foreign nation, or to vessels belonging or bound to such districts) be, and the same is hereby repealed, from and after the fifteenth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and nine: Provided however, Distribution that all penalties and forfeitureswhich shall have been previously incur- °f P°‘“*m"“· red by any of the said acts, or which may hereafter be incurred by virtue of the said acts, on account of any infraction of so much of the said acts, as is not repealed by this act, shall be recovered end distributed in like manner as if the same had continued in full force and virtue. Regulations Sec. 15. And be it farther enacted, That during the continuance of ¢•=•P¢9¤i¤g so much of the act laying an embargo on all ships and vessels in the g:::é“5)tY;':i‘;: ports and harbors of the United States, and of the several acts suppleports. meutary thereto, as is not repealed by this act, no vessel owned by citizens of the United States, bound to another port of the said States or licensed for the coasting trade, shall be allowed to depart from any port of the United States, or shall receive a clearance, nqr shall it be lawful to put on board any such vessel any speoie or goods, wares, or merchandise, unless u permit shall have been previously obtained from the proper collector, or from a revenue officer, authorized by the collector to grant such permits; nor unless the owner, consignee, agent, or factor shall, with the master, give bond with one or more sureties, to the United States, in a sum double the value of the vessel and cargo, that the vessel shall not proceed to any foreign port or place, and that the Pr0vis0, infa. cargo shall be relanded in some port of the United States: Provided,

3l“;“°f°;\°s]S°] that it shall be lawful and sufficient in the case of any such vessel, whose

mem ha, Egg; employment has been uniformly confined to rivers, bays and sounds confined to within the jurisdiction of the United States, to give bond in an umount “"‘""· equal to one hundred and fifty dollars, for each ton of said vessel, with condition that such vessel shall not, during the time limited in the con~ dition of the bond, proceed to any foreign port or place, or put any article on board of any other vessel, or be employed in any foreign trade. 1>e¤¤1tie¤,&e. Sec. 16. And be it further enacted, That if any ship or vessel shall, &%° I d during the continuance of so much of the act laying an embargo on all pmisyfmhggt ships and vessels rn the ports and harbors of the United States, and of giving bond. the several acts supplementary thereto, as is not repealed by this act, depart from any port of the United States without a clearance or permit, or having given bond in the manner provided by law, such ship or vessel, together with her cargo, shall be wholly forfeited; and the owner or owners, agent, freighter or factors, master or commander of such ship or vessel shall, moreover, severally forfeit and pay 0. sum equal to the value of the ship or vessel, and of the cargo put on board the same. _Non-importa· Sec. 17. And be it further enacted, That the act to prohibit the im- 23** ¤¤*¤ NPH}- portation of certain goods, wares and merchandise, passed the eighteenth im of- April of April, one thousand eight hundred and six, and the aot supplemen- 18, 1806, re. tary thereto, be, and the same are hereby repealed, from and after the P°1’;:;tisO said twentieth day of May next: Provided, that all penalties and forfeit- ' ures which shall have been previously incurred by virtue of the said nots shall be recovered and distributed in like manner as if the said nets had continued in full force and virtue. p,m;m,, and Sm:. 18. And be it further enacted, That all penalties and forfeitf¤rf'¤i¢¤r¤•· urea arising under or incurred by virtue of this act, may be sued for,