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shall adduce proof to the satisfaction of the accounting officers aforesaid, of the contract on the part of the United States, to pay for the same, and likewise of the value of the property applied to public use.

Approved, January 28, 1795.


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Jan. 28, 1795

Chap. ⅩⅥ.—An Act for the relief of Epaphras Jones and others.


Certain tonnage duties remitted to Epaphras Jones and others.Be it enacted, &c., That it shall and may be lawful for the collector for the district of New York, to remit to Epaphras Jones and others, the sum of two hundred and four dollars and forty-seven cents, being the amount of additional impost and tonnage duties incurred by reason of the incompetent register of the brigantine Peru: Provided, a register shall be obtained for the said brigantine, within one hundred and twenty days, in the manner prescribed by law.

Approved, January 28, 1795.


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Feb. 13, 1795

Chap. ⅩⅩⅡ.—An Act to authorize the allowance of drawback on part of the cargo of the ship Enterprize.


The collector of Pennsylvania to grant permits for exportation of part of cargo of ship Enterprize, &c.Be it enacted, &c., That the collector of the district of Pennsylvania be, and he hereby is, authorized and directed to grant permits for the exportation of that part of the cargo of the ship Enterprize, Herbert Jones, commander, which has been imported in the said ship, and in the schooner Delight, John Cannon, commander, from Newbern, in North Carolina, under the same regulations and restrictions, as if the same had been imported into the district of Pennsylvania, from any foreign port or place.

The collector of Newbern to grant a debenture, &c.
Act of Jan. 29, 1795, ch. 18.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the collector of the district of Newbern be authorized to grant a debenture, or debentures, for the of drawback of the said duties, in like manner, and under the same regulations, as are provided by the act entitled “An act making further provision in cases of drawbacks,” for goods, wares, and merchandise, exported from the United States after the last day of March next.

Approved, February 13, 1795.


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Feb. 25, 1795

Chap. ⅩⅩⅨ.—An Act enabling George Gibbs to obtain a drawback of duties on certain exported wines.


Be it enacted, &c., That the collector for the port of Newport, in Rhode Island, be, and he hereby is authorizedG. Gibbs allowed the legal drawback. to allow George Gibbs, the legal drawback of duties on certain wines by him exported to Calcutta, in the ship Warren, some time in the month of December, one thousand seven hundred and ninety: Proviso.Provided, the said George Gibbs shall produce all the other testimony (excepting the oath of the mate of the said ship) which is required by the fifty-seventh section of the act Act of Aug. 4, 1790, ch. 35.to provide more effectually for the collection of the duties imposed by law on goods, wares and merchandise imported into the United States, and on the tonnage of ships or vessels.”

Approved, February 25, 1795.


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Feb. 27, 1795

Chap. ⅩⅩⅩⅡ.—An Act authorizing the payment of four thousand dollars for the use of the daughters of the late Count de Grasse.


Whereas the four daughters of the late Count de Grasse, now within the United States, have, by their memorial to Congress, represented that they are destitute of the means of support;

Be it enacted, &c., That in consideration of the extraordinary services of the late Count de Grasse, rendered the United States, in the year one thousand seven hundred and eighty-one, on the special request of