operation of an act of the General Assembly of Maryland, passed the twenty-eighth of December, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three, intituled “An act to appoint a health officer, for the port of Baltimore, in Baltimore county,” so far as to enable the state aforesaid to collect a duty of one cent. per ton, on all vessels coming into the district of Baltimore, from a foreign voyage, for the purposes in the said act intended.
Limitation of this act.
1796, ch. 23.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That this act shall continue in force to the end of the next session of Congress, and no longer.
Approved, June 9, 1794.
1790, ch. 40.
Officers and soldiers of Virginia line, how to obtain certain lands.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That all and every officer and soldier of the Virginia line on continental establishment, his or their heirs or assigns, entitled to bounty lands on the northwest side of the river Ohio, between the Sciota and Little Miami rivers, by the laws of the state of Virginia, and included in the terms of cession of the said state to the United States, shall, on producing the warrant, or a certified copy thereof, and a certificate under the seal of the office where the said warrants are legally kept, that the same or a part thereof remains unsatisfied, and on producing the survey,1812, ch. 68.
To produce survey to Secretary of War. agreeably to the laws of Virginia, for the tract or tracts to which he or they may be entitled, as aforesaid, to the Secretary of the department of War, such officer and soldier, his or their heirs or assigns, shall be entitled to, and receive a patent for the same from the President of the United States,And receive patent from President of United States. any thing in any former law to the contrary notwithstanding. Provided, that no letters patent shall be issued for a greater quantity of land than shall appear to remain due on such warrant, and that before the seal of the United States shall be affixed to such letters patent the SecretaryTo be endorsed by Secretary of War. of the department of War shall have endorsed thereon that the grantee therein named or the person under whom he claims was originally entitled to such bounty lands, and every such letters patent shall be countersignedAnd countersigned by Secretary of State, &c. by the Secretary of State and a minute of the date thereof, and the name of the grantee shall be entered of record in his office in a book to be specially provided for that purpose.
Approved, June 9, 1794.
Additional specific appropriations.Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there be appropriated for the several purposes herein after specified, the respective sums following, to wit: To defray the expenses which shall be incurred, pursuant to the act, intituled 1794, ch. 12.“An act to provide a naval armament,” six hundred and eighty-eight thousand eight hundred and eighty-eight dollars, and eighty-two cents: In addition to the sum heretofore granted for the erection of fortifications for the protection of ports and harbors, thirty thousand dollars: For the payment of a sum granted to lieutenant-colonel Touzard, in lieu of his pension for life, three thousand six hundred dollars: For the payment of the salary allowed to the officer who shall be appointed to superintend the receiving, safe keeping and distribution of the military stores of the United States, pursuant to the