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court holden at Cahawba, which said judgment shall not have been satisfied, and to issue writs of scire facias for the purpose of reviving any judgment heretofore rendered by the district court holden at Cahawba, and to issue all other writs or process which may be necessary, according to the course of judicial proceedings.

Causes of a criminal nature now pending in the district court, holden at Cahawba, to be proceeded in by the said court to final judgment, &c.Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That all causes of a criminal nature, now pending in the district court holden at Cahawba, shall be proceeded in by the said court, to final judgment, and to execution of such judgment or sentence as may be rendered by the said court, in the said causes; and, that immediately thereafter, the records and papers in the said causes shall be transferred to, and become a part of, the records and papers of the district court, holden at Mobile.

Approved, March 2, 1827.

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March 2, 1827.
Chap. XLII.—An Act giving further compensation to the captains and subalterns of the army of the United States, in certain cases.

After the passage of this act, each captain, &c., to be allowed an additional ration.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, from and after the passing of this act, each captain and subaltern in the army shall be allowed one additional ration.

Every officer, in actual command of a company, in the army of the United States, to receive 10 dollars per month, additional pay.
Proviso.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That every officer in the actual command of a company in the army of the United States, shall be entitled to receive ten dollars per month additional pay, as compensation for his duties and responsibilities, with respect to the clothing, arms, and accoutrements of the company, whilst he shall be in the actual command thereof: Provided, That no subaltern officer who shall be in the performance of any staff duty, for which he receives an extra compensation, shall be entitled to the additional ration herein provided for.

Approved, March 2, 1827.

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March 2, 1827.
Chap. XLIII.—An Act authorizing the completion and repair of certain roads in the territory of Florida, and for other purposes.

President to cause to be opened a public road from the Georgia line, by St. Augustine.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President of the Untied States be, and he is hereby, authorized to cause to be opened and repaired, in the territory of Florida, a public road, known by the name of the King’s road, from the Georgia line, by St. Augustine, to New Smyrna.

Troops of the United States in Florida to assist in opening and repairing the same.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the President be, and he is hereby, authorized to employ the troops of the United States, stationed in Florida, in such manner as he may think proper, in opening and repairing said road; and for defraying the expenses thereof, the sum of eleven thousand dollars is hereby appropriated.

Additional sum of 5000 dollars appropriated for the completion of the United States’ military road from Pensacola to St. Augustine by the construction of a bridge across the St. Sebastian’s river.Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the additional sum of five thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby, appropriated for the completion of the United States’ military road from Pensacola to St. Augustine, by the construction of a bridge across the St. Sebastian’s river, near St. Augustine; and that the further sum of six thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby, appropriated, for the purpose of completing the road from Colerain, in Georgia, to Tampa Bay, in the territory of Florida; and the appropriations aforesaid shall be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That if any part of the above appropriations shall remain unexpended, it shall be appropriated to open-