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18 SIXTH CONGRESS. $1555.1. Ch. 15, 16. 1800. by the lirst section of this act: Provided, that no such vessel or goods shall be adjudged to be restored to such former owner or owners, in any case where the same shall have been, before the recapture thereof, condcmncd as prize by competent authority, nor in any casc where by the law or usage of the prince, government, or state, within whose territory such former owner or owners shall be resident as aforesaid, the vessel or goods of a citizen of the United States, under hkc crrcumstanccs of rccapture, would not be restored to such cmzcn of the United States: Provided also, that nothing harem shall be construed to contravene or alter the terms of restoration in cases of recapture which are 01* shall bc agreed on in any treaty between the United States, and any foreign prince, government or state. Distribution Sec. 4. And be it jin·ther enacted That all sums of money which °f-::1";i€‘;\}mch may be paid for salvage, as aforesaid, vlrhcn accruing to any public armed 2 ,.,99 Cb_ 24 vessel, shall be drvrdcd to and among the commanders, officers and crew aéc, 97j Act Jr thereof; in such proportions us are 0I' may be pIOV1d6d by law, respecting %P¤‘il 23; 1800, the distribution of prize money 2 and when accruing to any private armed ° ‘ 33* vessel, shall be distributed to and among tho owners and ccrnpany crm. cemcd m such recapture, according to then agreements, 1f any such there bc; and in case there be no such agreement, then to and among such persons, and in such proportions, as the court having jurisdiction thereof shall appoint. 1,;,,,,,,,,10;;-,,_ Sm:. 5. And be tt further enacted, That such parts of any acts of merlaws. Congress of the United States, as respect the salvage to be allowed in cascs of recapture, shall bc, and are hereby repealed, except as to cases of recapture made before the passing of thrs act. Avrxrovmv, March 3, 1800. Srnum I. CHAP. XV.—-An dat declaring the assent of Congress to certain acts of the Stale.: M h 7 1800 nf Maryland and Georgia. arc 1 . -·—-—-—i-—- Smcmrcrv L Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives _ of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the cong‘:P;’:dg ru sent of Congress bc, and hereby is granted to the operation of an act 2O_180E, ch_&7_ of the General Assembly of the state of Maryland, passed on the twenty- Act ¤fApri1 16, sixth day of December, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-cnc, }`£g4éf_2h·rifgb entitled "An act empowering tho wardens of the port of Baltimore to 1822, Cf2Q_ ’ levy and collect the duty therein mentioned," and also to so much of an act of the state of Qcorgxa, passed February the tenth, one thousand seven hundred and erghty-seven, entitled “l·hI1 act for regulating the trade, laying duties on all goods, wares, liquors, merchandise and ncgroes imported into this state; and also an impost on the tonnage of shipping, and for other purposes therein mentioned," as authorizes a duty of three pence per ton on all shipping entering tho port of Savannah, to be set apart as a fund for clearing the river Savannah._ _ Sec. 2. rand be ztfurther enacted, That this act shall be, and contmue rn {proc plum] the thrrd day of March, one thousand aight hundred and org t, an no ongcr. Approved, March 17, 1800. Snrum I. —-—-—— March 19, mw CHAP. XVl·—.A!n Act to alter the tg•,esl_qf holding the District Court in North ···——-—--———· 0 lnd- [0bsolctc.] . · Szcwou I. Be at enacted b the Senat d H R ' A , y M h _ . g _ e an me of epresentatwes 3, 1*?9'2ch.a;7. of the United i9'z¢rtes of America zn Congress assembled, That the sespgglvf gb. 1:3, srons of the district court for the district of North Carolina, shall here- Am;,.M£mh·3, afleipbc holdep on the first Monday in February, May, August and No- 1801, ch. 32. vom cr annua y. Sec. 2. And be tt further enacted, That all process which shall