TENTH CONGRESS. Sass]. Ch.23,32 1808. 7]. Evans, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, for a term not Feb. 21, 1793, exceeding fourteen years, the full and exclusive right and liberty of ch- IL making, constructing, using, and vending to be used, his invention, discovery and improvements in the art of manufacturing flour and meal, and in the several machines which he has discovered, invented, im— proved and applied to that purpose: Provided, That no person who Proviso. may have heretofore paid the said Oliver Evans for license to use his said improvements shall be obliged to renew said license, or he subject to damages for not renewing the same: And provided also, That no Proviso. person who shall have used the said improvements, or have erected the same for use, before the issuing of the said patent, shall be liable to damages therefor. Approved, January 21, 1808. W Snrurs I. CHAP. XXIlI.——An Aclfor the relief of Samuel Whiting. Fab, 25, 1g0g_ Be it enacted, d§·c., That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and is hereby authorized and directed to pay to Samuel Whiting four hundred Compensation and forty dollars, in satisfaction of the said Samuel Whiting’s claim for M Services services rendered, and expenses incurred, pursuant to the directions of ""d“"d‘ the post-master general, in the apprehending and prosecuting one Henry Deming, late a deputy post-master at Hinsdale, in Massachusetts, who was indicted in the circuit court of the United States, at Boston, for embezzling certain letters which came to his possession, containing bank-notes belonging to the said Samuel Whiting. Aepnovnn, February 25, 1808. Snrucrs I. CHAP. XXXl1.—-./211 Aclfvr the relief of Edward Weld, Samuel Bcebee, and John I], l808_ Davidson. ——; Be it enacted, Qc., That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he hereby is authorized and directed to pay out of any moneys in the trea- To be paid for sury not otherwise appropriated, to Edward Weld, the sum of one hun- ¢€¤¤i¤ <>¤¤i5~ dred dollars; to Samuel Beebee, the sum of fifty dollars; and to John °°t°S‘ Davidson, the sum of fifty dollars, together with interest on each of the said sums at the rate of eight per centum per annum, agreeably to the terms of the loan of five millions of dollars, proposed under a treasury regulation, pursuant to an act of Congress, passed on the sixteenth day of July, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-eight, entitled "An act Act ofluly 16, to enable the President of the United States to borrow money for the 1798. ¢h·79. public service," being the amount of three certificates issued at the bank of the United States, as part of the said loan; one of which, being number two hundred and twenty-seven, issued in the name of the said Edward Weld, for one hundred dollars, and has been since lost by him, not having been funded; one other, being number eight hundred and ninety, issued in the name of John Fox, for one hundred dollars, the one moiety of which has been funded, and the other moiety remaining still unfunded, has been regularly assigned the said Samuel Beebee; and the remaining one of said certificates, being the unfunded moiety of number seventeen hundred and twenty-seven, for one hundred dollars, issued in the name of George Willis, and regularly assigned to the said John Davidson; upon which certificates all the instalments have been paid conformably to the terms of the said loan: Provided, That the proviso_ * said Edward Weld shall, previous to the said sum being paid to him, give bond with sufficient security, to the satisfaction of the Secretary of the Treasury, to indemnify the United States against any future claim made on them, on account of the said lost certificate. Approved, March 11, 1808.
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