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436 TWENTY-FIRST CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 15, 16. 1831. M¤;¤b=1¤*‘¤¤•= Sue. 3. And be it fur¢her enacted, That to the marshal of the Distric: R‘;;;;t EQ; 5,3: of Columbia there shall be allowed and paid, for every day’s attendance 1m Pe} dim, upon the court of impeachment, during the said trial, the sum of five dollars, the amount to be ascertained and certified by the secretary of the Senate; which certificate shall be a sudicient voucher to entitle the said marshal to receive from the treasury of the United States, the amount certified to be due, unless otherwise ordered by the Senate. Mwhal of Mis- Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That there shall be paid to the mur- {:5* my d°I' shal of the state of Missouri, the sum of fifty dollars; and Ito the marshal yvjmymi of of the territory of Arkansas, the sum of five dollars, for serving and return- Arkansas; 6*6 ing subpoenas for witnesses, issued by order of the said court. d°£,°;’30 dollars Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That the sum of thirteen thousand ,pp,},p,;md_ five hundred dollars be, and the same is hereby, appropriated to defray the expenses incurred under the provisions of this act, to be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated. Appnovmn, February 3, 1831. S·rA·rv·rm H. °—-— Feb. 3, 1831. CBA?. XV.-dn Act to authorize l/ze cmwiruciion of three schozmcra for the naval '"’—;`"` service of the United States. 87,360 dollars Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United ‘PP"°P'i°*°d· States of America, in Congress assembled, That the President of the United States be, and he is hereby, authorized to cause to be built, equipped, and employed in the naval service of the United States, three schooners, not exceeding twelve guns each; and that the sum of eighty- seven thousand three hundred and sixty dollars be, and the same is hereby, appropriated, out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of carrying the foregoing provisions into eifect. Approved, February 3, 1831. S·r.u·vr1: II. _`-—- Feb. 3, 1631. CHAP. XVI.—tAn Aol to amend the several acis respecting copy rights. (a) Authors of Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rq2resentatives of the United g;’Qk¤» M- rnd States of America, in Congress assembled, That from and after the pass- &§";0°;;`;`; Q3; ing of this act, any person or persons, being a citizen or citizens of the righnfcrnwemy- United States, or resident therein, who shall be the author or authors of

  • 8*** Yea"- any book or books, map, chart, or musical composition, which may be

now made or composed, and not printed and published, or shall hereafter be made or composed, or who shall invent, design, etch, engrave, work, or cause to be engraved, etched, or worked from his own design, any print or engraving, and the executors, administrators, or legal assigns of such person or persons, shall have the sole right and liberty of printing, reprinting, publishing, and vending such book or books, map, chart, musical composition, print, cut, or engraving, in whole or in part, for the term of twenty-eight years from the time of recording the title thereof] in the manner hereinafter directed. llenewal cr SEc.·2. And be it jlrrther enacted, That if, at the expiration of the r_>¤;;I¤s¤ {0* aforesaid term of years, such author, inventor, designer, engraver, or any °° °°“ y° "' of them, where the work had been originally composed and made by more than one person, be still living, and a citizen or citizens of the United States, or resident therein, or being dead, shall have left a widow, or child, or children, either or all then living, the same exclusive right shall be continued to such author, designer, or eugraver, or, if dead, then to such widow and child, or children, for the further term of fourteen conditions. years: Provided, That the title of the work so secured shall be a second (a.) See notes of the scts which have been passed relating to copyrights, vol. ii. p. 171. Notes of the decisions of the courts of the United States on the law ofccpyrights, vol. i. p. 124.