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United States Statutes at Large/Volume 2/6th Congress/1st Session/Chapter 27

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April 22, 1800.
[Obsolete.]
Chap. XXVII.—An Act to continue in force the act intituled “An act to authorize the defence of the merchant vessels of the United States against French depredations.”

June 25, 1798, ch. 60.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the act passed on the twenty-fifth day of June, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-eight, intituled “An act to authorize the defence of the merchant vessels of the United States against French depredations,” excepting such parts of the said act as relate to salvage in cases of recapture, shall continue and be in force for and during the term of one year, and from thence to the end of the next session of Congress thereafter, and no longer.

Approved, April 22, 1800.