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ACTS AND RESOLUTIONS

PASSED AT

THE SECOND SESSION

OF

THE TWENTY SEVENTI CONGRESS

OF

THE UNITED STATES;

WITH

1

AN APPENDIX,

CONTAINING ALL PUBLIC TREATIES MADE AND RATIFIED SUBSEQUENTLY TO THE PUBLICATION OF

THE LAWS OF THE PRECEDING SESSION, AND ALL PROCLAMATIONS BY THE PRESIDENT, PROMULGATED WITHIN THE SAME PERIOD, THAT AFFECT ANY LAW OR TREATY OF THE UNITED STATES.

PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY.

WASHINGTON:

PRINTED AT THE MADISONIAN OFFICE.

1842.

ARVARD COLLE

AP: 1.8 1906
LIBRARY

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ACTS OF THE TWENTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS

1841.

OF

THE UNITED STATES,

PASSED AT THE SECOND SESSION, WHICH WAS BEGUN AND HELD AT THE CITY

OF WASHINGTON, IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, ON MONDAY, THE SIXTH DAY
OF DECEMBER, ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND FORTY-ONE.

John Tyler, President. SAMUEL L. SOUTHARD, President of the Senate, pro

tempore. John White, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

CHAP. 1.-AN ACT making appropriations, in part, for the civil department,

for the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-two.

Officers & clerks.

[Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress

for Congress. assembled, That the following sums be, and the same are hereby, appropriated, to be paid out of any unappropriated money in the Treasury, viz:

For pay and mileage of members of Congress and delegates, Pay and mileage. four hundred thousand dollars; For pay

of the officers and clerks of the Senate and House of Representatives, twenty-five thousand dollars ;

For stationery, fuel, printing, and all other incidental and Contingent excontingent expenses of the Senate, twenty-five thousand dollars ; penses of Senate.

For stationery, fuel, printing, and all other incidental and contingent expenses of the House of Representatives, one hun- penses of House. dred thousand dollars: Provided, That no part of the sums appropriated for the contingent expenses of either House of to the application Congress, shall be applied to any other than the ordinary expenditures of the Senate and House of Representatives, nor as extra allowance to any clerk, messenger, or other attendant of the said two Houses, or either of them.

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Approved, December 22d, 1841.

Proviso relative

of the same.

CHAP. 2.-AN ACT to authorize an issue of Treasury notes.

[Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress An endisson of not assembled, That the President of the United States is hereby 000, at anyone authorized to cause Treasury notes to be issued for such sum authorized.

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