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4.0 TWENTY-NINTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 65. 1846. thirty-seven, except that the authority hereby given to issue treasury notes shall expire at the end of one year from thepassage oflthis act. . _ Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the President, if in his

 opinion it shall be the interest of the United States so to do, instead

ey in lieu of is- of issuing the whole amount of treasury notes authorized by the first ”“i”8 *’°‘?‘“'Y section of this act, may borrow on the credit of the United States T;::;' ag: such an amount of money as he may deem proper, and issue therefor b¤rr<>w¤d»&¤. stock of the United States for the sum thus borrowed, in the same form, and under the same restrictions, limitations, and provisions, as are contained in the act of Congress, approved April fifteenth, one 18,,2 ch_%_ thousand eight hundred and forty-two, entitled "An Act for the ’ Extension of the Loan of eighteen hundred and forty-one, and for an Addition of five millions of Dollars thereto, and for allowing Interest on Treasury Notes due." Provided, however, That. the sum so borrowed, together with the treasury notes issued by virtue of this act, wb01am0m, shall not in the whole exceed the sum of ten millions of dollars; not to exceed And provided, further,_That no commission shall be allowed or paid $£;°22£°,g{ssion for the negotiation of the loan authorized by this act; and also that u>bea11owed. the said stock shall be redeemable at a period not longer than ten years from the issue thereof Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the treasury notes and Not to beg; a the stock issued under the provisions of this act shall not bear a higher fm ¤*"iP- higher rate of interest than six per centum per annum, and no part

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Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That no compensation shall be ,,£°,;’°,;";Pf[l‘af,°’ made to any officer, whose salary is fixed by law, for preparing, sign- G . . . to any salaried ing, or issuing treasury notes; nor shall any clerks be employed °m9°* *`°¤Z P¤·>· beyond the number authorized by the act herein referred to. g;3¤5,,,;g¤;;5; Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That the sum of fifty thousand notes, &e. dollars be, andthe same is hereby, appropriated, out of any money in 850900 “F’l’F°' the treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of paying the pF13E8d fC5I' paying . . . . di., lm,.,,,,,,;- of amount of certain treasury notes (which, having been received or $2;*;*;*; Pgsés6d redeemed by. any authorized officer· of the government, were subse- P0,,,f'P_ 106: quently purlomed or stolen, and put into circulation without evidence on their` face of their having been cancelled) to the respective holders, who may have received the same, or any of them, for a full consideration, in the usual course of business, without notioe or knowledge of the same having been stolen, or cancelled, or altered, and without any circumstances to cast suspicion on the good faith or due caution with which they may have received the same. Approved, July 22, 1846. July 23, 1846. Cru?. LXV.—An Act Hppropriations for certain Objects of Ezpendilurl mmm ihercin specified. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the pa,. and myc, United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following age or members sum of money be, and the same are hereby, appropriated for the sev- °’ C°“g'°“‘ eral objects of expenditure hereafter specified, viz.: For the pay and mileage of membersof Congress and delegates, one hundred and seventy-six thousand five hundred and forty-eight dollars. For the miSs§)2P°fs°;if§ expenses of the mission to the wild Indians of the prairie, including Indians of dm the expenses of a delegation of these Indians to the city of Washing- Pnxgyi &<=é,· ton and back to their homes, and also some presents to them, fifty p,0${S%Q thousand dollars: Provided, That no other or higher compensation shall be paid to the commissioners appointed to negotiate with said 184:·2,eh.64. Indians than is authorized by the act approved seventeenth July, eighteen hundred and forty-two, nor shall any expenditure be allowed by the accounting officers but what shall appear to have been proper