SIXTH CONGRESS.Sess. I. Ch. 2, 3, 4.1800.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That William Henry Harrison, the delegate to Congress from the territory of the United States northwest of the river Ohio, be entitled to the privilege of sending and receiving letters free of postage, on the same terms, and under the same restrictions, as are provided for the members of the Senate and of the House of Representatives of the United States, by the act, intituled1799, ch. 43, sec. 17. “An act to establish the post-office and post roads within the United States.”
1796, ch. 4.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the said William Henry Harrison shall receive for his travelling expenses and attendance in Congress, the same compensation as is or may be allowed by law, to the members of the House of Representatives of the United States, to be certified and paid in like manner.
Approved, January 2, 1800.
Act of July 9, 1798.
Commissioners may vary the valuations in subdivisions of assessment districts.Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the commissioners appointed under the act to which this is a supplement, shall have power, on consideration and examination of the lists, returns, valuations and abstracts rendered by the assessors, to revise, adjust and vary the valuations of lands and dwelling—houses in each and every subdivision of the several assessment districts, by adding thereto, or deducting therefrom, such a rate per centum as shall appear to be just and reasonable: Provided, that the relative valuations of the different lots or tracts of land, or dwelling-houses in the same subdivision, shall not be changed or affected.
They may direct the variations to be made out by their clerk, &c.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the said commissioners may direct the additions or deductions as aforesaid, to be made out and completed by the several principal assessors, or if they shall deem it more advisable, by their clerk and such assistants as they shall find necessary, and appoint for that purpose: Provided, that the compensation to be made to the said assistants shall not exceed the pay allowed to the assistant assessors, by the act to which this is a supplement.
Approved, January 2, 1800.
Prisoners entitled to the limits of gaols as persons confined under process from state courts.Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That persons imprisoned on process issuing from any court of the United States, as well at the suit of the United States as at the suit of any person or persons in civil actions, shall be entitled to like privileges of the yards or limits of the respective gaols, as persons confined in like cases on process from the courts of the respective states, are entitled to, and under the like regulations and restrictions.