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United States Statutes at Large/Volume 2/6th Congress/1st Session/Chapter 28

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April 22, 1800.
Chap. XXVIII.—An Act to continue in force, for a limited time, an act intituled “An act to prescribe the mode of taking evidence in cases of contested elections for members of the House of Representatives of the United States, and to compel the attendance of witnesses.”

Act of Feb. 28, 1800, ch. 12.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That an act passed on the twenty-third day of January, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-eight, intituled “An act to prescribe the mode of taking evidence in cases of contested elections for members of the House of Representatives of the United States, and to compel the attendance of witnesses,” shall be and continue in force for the term of four years, and no longer.

Approved, April 22, 1800.