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PRIVATE ACTS OF THE THIRD CONGRESS

of the

UNITED STATES,

Passed at the second session, which was begun and held at the City of Philadelphia, in the State of Pennsylvania, on Monday, the third day of November, 1794, and ended on the third day of March, 1795.

George Washington, President; John Adams, Vice President of the United States, and President of the Senate; Henry Tazewell, President of the Senate pro tempore from the 25th of February, 1795; Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg, Speaker of the House of Representatives.


STATUTE Ⅱ.


Dec. 18, 1794

Chap. Ⅴ.—An Act to authorize the officers of the Treasury to audit and pass the account of the late Edward Blanchard, deceased.


Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,Treasury officers to audit and pass account of the late Edward Blanchard. That the accounting officers of the Treasury be, and they are hereby authorized to audit and pass the account of the late Edward Blanchard, deceased, according to the course of Treasury settlement.

Approved, December 18, 1794.


Statute Ⅱ.



Jan. 1, 1795

Chap. Ⅶ.—An Act for the relief of Peter Covenhoven.


Be it enacted, &c.,Allowance to Peter Covenhoven. That there be allowed and paid to Peter Covenhoven, late a serjeant in the militia, the sum of four hundred and eight dollars and twenty-six cents, in full compensation of certain costs and expenditures attending the cure of a wound he received in an action near Fort Schuyler, during the late war.

Approved, January 1, 1795.


Statute Ⅱ.



Jan. 28, 1795

Chap. ⅩⅣ.—An Act for the remission of the tonnage duties on certain French vessels.


Be it enacted, &c.,Certain tonnage remitted. That the duties on the tonnage of sundry shallops and small schooners, lately employed to convey to Boston a number of French citizens, late inhabitants of Saint Petre and Miquelon, from Halifax and Shelburne in Nova Scotia, where they had been sent prisoners by the British, during the present war, be, and the same are hereby remitted.

Approved, January 28, 1795.


Statute Ⅱ.



Jan. 28, 1795

Chap. ⅩⅤ.—An Act to authorize the settlement of the claim of Samuel Prioleau.


Claim of Samuel Prioleau to be settled at the treasury.Be it enacted, &c., That the accounting officers of the treasury department be, and they are hereby authorized to adjust and settle the claim of Samuel Prioleau for property taken from him at Charlestown for the use of the United States: Provided, That the said Prioleau

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