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one thousand seven hundred and ninety-six, intituled “An act laying duties upon carriages for the conveyance of persons, and repealing the former act for that purpose,” as limits the duration of said act, shall be and the same is hereby repealed, and said act is hereby continued in force, without limitation of time.

Approved, February 25, 1801.

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Feb. 27, 1801.
[Expired.]
Chap. XII.—An Act declaring the consent of Congress to an act of the state of Maryland, passed the twenty-eighth day of December, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three, for the appointment of a Health Officer.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the consent of Congress be, and is hereby granted and declared, to the operation of an act of the General Assembly of Maryland, passed the twenty-eighth day 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.

Continued by Act of March 1, 1805, ch. 19.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That this act shall be in force for three years, from the passing thereof, and from thence to the end of the next session of Congress thereafter, and no longer.

Approved, February 27, 1801.

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Feb. 27, 1801.
Chap. XIII.—An Act to allow the transportation of goods, wares and merchandise, to and from Philadelphia and Baltimore, by the way of Appoquinimink and Sassafras.

Goods imported into Baltimore or Philadelphia may be transported by Appoquinimink and Sassafras rivers.
1799, ch. 22.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That any goods, wares and merchandise, which lawfully might be transported to or from the city of Philadelphia and Baltimore, by the way of Elkton, Bohemia or Frenchtown, and Port Penn, Appoquinimink, New Castle, Christiana Bridge, Newport or Wilmington, shall and may lawfully be transported, to and from the city of Philadelphia and Baltimore, by the way of Appoquinimink and Sassafras river, and shall be entitled to all the benefits and advantages, and shall be subject to all the provisions, regulations, limitations and restrictions, existing in the case of goods, wares and merchandise, transported by any of the routes before mentioned.

Approved, February 27, 1801.

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Feb. 27, 1801.
Chap. XV.—An Act concerning the district of Columbia.[1]
Laws of Virginia and Maryland continued in force in the district.Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the

  1. District of Columbia. The acts for the government and administration of justice in the District of Columbia, are:

    1. An act for establishing the temporary and permanent seat of the government of the United States, July 16, 1790, chap. 28.

    2. An act supplementary to an act, entitled “An act concerning the District of Columbia,” March 3, 1801, chap. 24.

    3. An act concerning the District of Columbia, February 27, 1801, chap. 15.

    4. An act additional to an act amendatory of an act entitled, “An act concerning the District of Columbia,” May 3, 1802, chap. 53

    5. An act to amend the judicial system of the United States, April 29, 1802, chap. 31, sec. 24.

    6. An act for the relief of insolvent debtors within the District of Columbia, March 3, 1803, chap. 20

    7. An act to extend the jurisdiction of justices of the peace in the recovery of debts, in the District of Columbia, March 1, 1823, chap. 24.

    8. An act respecting the adjournment of the circuit court of the District of Columbia, March 3, 1825.