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ACTS

PASSED AT THE FIRST SESSION

OF THE

TWENTY-FOURTH CONGRESS

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UNITED STATES.

ACTS OF THE TWENTY-FOURTH CONGRESS 1836.

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THE UNITBD STATES;

PASSED AT THE FIRST SESSION, WHICH WAS BEGUN AND

HELD AT THE CITY OF WASHINGTON, IN THE TERRITORY

OF COLUMBIA, ON MONDAY, THE SEVENTH DAY OF DECEMBER,

ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND THIRTY-FIVE.

Andrew Jackson, President. Mnrtin Van Buren, Vice President, and President
of tie Senale. James K. Polii, Speaker of (he House of Representatives.

1836. of the said consulate, and that the same be paid out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved January 19th, 1836.

CHAP. 3. An ACT making an additional appropriation for repressing hostilities commenced by the Seminole Indians.

[sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of Americain Congress assembled, oooinai'di.That the sum of five hundred thousand dollars be, and iu fomerthe same hereby is appropriated, out of any money in the »pr* *>■ Treasury not otherwise appropriated, in addition to a former appropriation, to defray the expenses attending the suppression of hostilities with the Seminole Indians in Florida; to be expended in the manner provided for in the Act approved January fourteenth, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, entitled "An act making an appropriation for repressing bostilities commenced by the Seminole Indians."

Approved 29th January, 1836.

CHAP. 4. An ACT for the relief of Jane Taylor and her children, tB* heirs of the late James Plunked.

[sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be directed to pay Jane Taylor, for herself and children of James Plunkett, out of any money not otherwise appropriated, one hundred

M50 and fifty dollnrs, the value of a horse and accoutrements

impressed into the military service of the United States, during the late war, to aid in transporting ordnance on the day of the engagement with the enemy at Bladensburg, and not restored, which was the property of James Plunkett, then the husband

/ of the said Jane. Approved the 9th February, 1S36.

CHAP. 5. An ACT to extend the charters of certain Banks, in the District of Columbia, to the first day of October, one thousand eight,hundred and thirty-six.

[sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the. acts incorporating certain banks' in the District of Columbia, that is to say, the Bank of Potomac, and the Farmers Bank of Alexandria, in the city of Alexandria; the Union Bank, and the Farmers and Mechanics Bank of Georgetown, in the town of Georgetown; the Bank of the Metropolis, the Patriotic Bank of Washington, and the Bank of Washington, in the city of Washington, be, and the same are hereby renewed, continued in full force,' and limited to the

first Saturday, and- first day of October, in the year of our 1,836. Lord, eighteen hundred and thirty-six. ■

Approved, February 9 th, 1836.

CHAP 6. An ACT for the relief of the heirs of Guiseppe Franzoni, and the heirs of Francis Jardella.

[sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury pay, out of any money ia the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of four tma ,„ virji,* hundred dollars, to Virginia Franzoni, as administratrix ofFn",Mni(Juiseppe Franzoni, as an allowance to close a contract with turn to return his family to Italy, their native country.

Section 2. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary of the Treasury, pay out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of one thousand and fifty ti.<H> t» her« dollars, to Virginia Franzoni, as guardian of the children and *'*"II*n'*r heirs of Francis Jardella, being the amount due said Jardella for services on the Capitol, in executing the ornmacutal fine carving, and superintending the same, in addition to what he received in his life time. Approved the 9th February, 1836.

CHAP 7. An ACT making appropriations, in part, for the support of Government, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six.

[sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Stales of America in 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 payand mileage of the members of Congress and Delegates, «6S$,48o, five hundred and fifty-six thousand four hundred and eighty dollars.

For pay of the officers and clerks of the Senate and House tiyoj!. of Representatives, thirty-three thousand seven hundred dollars.

For stationer}'', fuel, printing, and all other incidental andtM>7(S contingent expenses of the Senate, fifty-three thousand seven hundred dollars.

For stationery, fuel, printing, and all other incidental andjaoo.ooa contingent expenses of the House of Representatives, two hun<h* d housand dollars.

The said two sums last mentioned, to be applied to the payment of the ordinary expenditures of the Senate and House of Representatives, severally, and to no other purpose.

Approved, February 11th, 1836.

CH&P.8. An ACTforthe reli?fof Dr. Wrn. Baker.ofthe District of Columbia.

[sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represent tativesnf the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there be paid out of any money in the Treasury not

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