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Jan. 28, 1795
[Obsolete.]
Chap. Ⅻ.—An Act for reviving certain suits and process which have been discontinued in the District Court of Pennsylvania.


Certain suits and process revived in the district court of Pennsylvania.
Resolution of March 26, 1794.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That all suits and process which were pending in the district court of Pennsylvania, which, by law, ought to have been holden on the third Monday of November last, and which were discontinued by the failure to hold the same; and all suits and process which were commenced for the said court, or returnable thereto; and also all suits and process, which were pending in any special court of the said district, and discontinued by failure to hold the adjournment thereof, on the day appointed, at any time since the last day of July last, be, and they are hereby revived; and hereby day is given to all the suits and process aforesaid, in the district court next by law to be holden in the same district; and the same proceedings may be had at the same last mentioned court, in all the suits and process aforesaid, as by law might have been had at the courts, respectively, in which the same were pending, or to which the same were returnable.

Approved, January 28, 1795.


Statute Ⅱ.



Jan. 28, 1795
[Obsolete.]
Chap. ⅩⅢ.—An Act further extending the time for receiving on loan the Domestic Debt of the United States.


Time for receiving on loan the domestic debt extended till the 31st December next.Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That the term for receiving on loan that part of the domestic debt of the United States which has not been subscribed in pursuance of the provisions heretofore made by law for that purpose, be and the same is hereby further extended until the thirty-first day of December next,Ante, pp. 281, 338, 370.
1790, ch. 34.
on the same terms and conditions as are contained in the act, entitled “An act making provision for the debt of the United States.” Provided, That the books for receiving the said subscriptions shall be opened only at the treasury of the United States.

Non-subscribing creditors of U. States to receive for one year five per cent. on their demands.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That such of the creditors of the United States as have not subscribed and shall not subscribe to the said loan shall nevertheless receive during the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five a rate per centum on the amount of such of their demands as have been registered or as shall be registered at the treasury conformable to the directions in the act, entitled 1790, ch. 34.An act making provision for the debt of the United States,” equal to the interest which would be payable to them as subscribing creditors.

Approved, January 28, 1795.


Statute Ⅱ.



Jan. 28, 1795
[Obsolete.]
Chap. ⅩⅣ.—An Act for the remission of the tonnage Duties on certain French Vessels.


Certain tonnage remitted.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 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.