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56C THIRTY—FIRST CONGRESS. Sess. 1. Ras. 1. 2.4. 1850. RESOLUTIONS. Feb 12, 1850. [N 0. 1.]-.0 Resolution for binding the Public Documents. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Binding ot ex- States m' America in Congress assembled, That all executive docuf;;?;;? h0'jv°°;*‘; ments, the printing of additional copies of which have been, during be d,,,,}, the present session, or may during either session, of the present Congress, be ordered by either house of Congress, and the size of which shall not be less than three hundred printed pages, such additional copie shall be bound, under the direction of the joint committee on proviso_ printing: Provided, The cost of binding shall not exceed the sum of twelve and a half cents a volume, for the whole number ordered. Approved, February 12, 1850. ppb_ rg, 1g5g_ [No. 2.] -· .8 Resolution authorizing the Purchase of the Manuscript Farewell —-—-————-— Address of George Washington. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United joint com- States of America in Congress assembled, That the joint committee E·‘,;;;:° °B’;t,:£‘f on the library be authorized to purchase the manuscript of the Fareigcd 5, purchase well Address to the people of the United States, of George Washing·

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gamxzjllngtlxldi opinion of the committee. dress. Approved, February 12, 1850. Feb_ 14, 1g5g_ [Nm 4.] —.H Resolution limiting the Expense of collecting the Revenue from Cus- -1-i——-— toms for the present jiseal Year. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That instead of the sum Expen e or appropriated for the expenses of collecting the revenue, in the act of fglgjzug fra}; March third, one thousand eight hundred and forty-nine, the sum of customs m the one million of dollars for collection of revenue from customs; fifty P;°i_°¤'· limi??;} thousand dollars for warehouses; twenty-tive thousand dollars for Texas y {849, 0h_ X °and Ore on; one hundred thousand dollars for California; fifty thousand dollars for new business and new districts, be appropriated for the expenses of collecting the revenue, for the half of the present fiscal year ending thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and hfty, together with such sums inaddition as may be received from storage, cartage, dray- age, and labor, for said half year, and in that proportion for any shorter $,1,,.,,, ,,, or longer time, until Congress shall act upon the subject, and that California and meanwhile the restriction, by law, upon the amount of salaries in Cali- O*';S°’{· fornia and Oregon, shall be suspended : Provided, That the Secretary 3;*:;:3* wma_ of the Treasury shall be authorized to dispose of the bonded warchouses. houses now leased by government, on or before the lirst of January next, on the best practicable terms for the government. But he may retain such parts of said houses, or lease such other houses, at his dis-