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tlon of the lights in the said. light-house shatf
be such as may tend to distinguish it from
others, and as sar as is practicable, prevent,
mistakes*

JONATHAN TRUMBUEL, Speaker
of the House of Representatives.

JOHN ADAMS, Vice-President of the United
States, and President of the Senate*

Approved, April twelfth, 1792:

GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United Stated

CHAPTER XI&

An Acl for ascertaining the Bounds of a Traft of Land purchased by John Clever Symmes.

BE // enacled by the Senate and House of Representatives, of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President of the United States be and he hereby is au- iotmchof thorized at the request of ]ohn Cleves Symmes $oht c\ Or his agent or agents, to alter the contract purchase ol made between the late board of treasury and lamU the said John Cleves Symmes for the sale of a tract of land of one million of acres, in such naanner that the said tract may extend from the mouth of the Great Miami j to the mouth of the ^ittle Miamli and be bounded by the river Ohio, on the south, by the Great Miami ost the west* by the Eittle Miami on the eastj and by a parallel of latitude on. the north extends ing from the Great Miami to the Little Miami, Vol. II. G

fa as to comprehend the proposed quantity of one million of acres, provided that the northern limits ef the said tract shall not interfere with the boundary line established by the treaty of fort Harmar, between the United States, and the Indian nations, and provided also that lesetvation the President reserve to the United States, such ♦f lands at lands at and near fort Washington as he may ten. "£ think necessary for the accommodation of a garrison at that foit.i

JONATHAN TRUMBULL, Speaker of the House of Representatives. JOHN ADAMS, Vice-President of the United

States, and President of the Senate*
Approved, April twelfth, 1702:

GEORGE WASHINGTON,
President of the United States*

CHAPTER XX.

An Acl for fixing the Compensations of the Doorkeepers of the Senate and House of Represent a* tives in Congress.

E is enacled by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America* in Congress assembled, That from and after the termination of the present session of Congress, the doorkeepers of the Senate and Mary or ^ House of Representatives, shall each be alk>w«rs°of aX- ed a salaiy of five hundred dollars per annum, *rfcs *n compensation for their services in the tsL" did offices; and that the assistant doorkeeper >bo each House shall be allowed in full compen- Salary <rf sation for all his services, the sum of four hun- ^ k«*pdred and fifty dollars per annum. And it shall gret after be the duty of the said doorkeepers to do the £TMsent sef" usual services pertaining to their respective offices during the session of Congress, and in the recess, under the direction of the Secretary of the Senate and Clerk of the House of Representatives, to take care of the apartments occupied by the respective Houses, and provide fuel and other accommodations for their subsequent session. And the said compensations shall be certified and paid in like manner as is provided by law, for the other officers of the Senate and House of Representatives.

JONATHAN TRUMBULE, Speaker of the House of Representatives. JOHN ATJAMS, Vice-President of the United

States, and President of the Senate.
Approved, April twelfth, 1792:

GEORGE WASHINGTON,
President of the United States-.

CHAPTER XXI.

An Ac! for altering the Times 'of' holding the Cir-
cuit Courts, hi certain Disiri&s of the United
States, and for other Purposes.

"Section i. 13 E it enacled by the Senate and
House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress ajjembled,
That from and aster the passing of this act the
'circuit courts in the districts of Nc^th-Caroii-

Jffow* >br fti and Georgia shall be held as follows, to wit J SoWingcir- jn the district of North-Carolina on the first ii"'remit/ day of June and the thirtieth day of NovemÆstrict. ai- her ^t Newbern in the present and each succeeding year. And all writs and recognizances returnable and suits and other proceedings that were continued to the circuit court for the district of North-Carolina on the eighteenth day of June next shall now be returned and held continued to the same court on the first day of June next, in the district of Georgia on the twenty-fifth day of April at Savannah, and on the eighth day of November at Augusta in the present and each succeeding year except when any of those days shall happen on a Sunday in which cafe the court shall be held on the Monday following.

** Sec. 2- dnd be it further enacled, That the

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pens of the iemons or the circuit courts m the eastern cir

CuftCsliaur cu't *n the present and every succeeding satTsmence. year commence at the times following, that is to say, in New-York district on the fifth day of April and the fifth day of September. In Connecticut district on the twenty-fifth day of April and the twenty-fifth day of September. In Massachusetts district on the twelfth day of May and the twelfth day of October. In NewHampshire district on the twenty-fourth day of May and the twenty-fourth day of October and in Rhode-Tsland district on the seventh day of June and the seventh day of November except when any of those days shall happen on a Sunday and then the sessions shall commence on the next day following. And the sessions of >the circuit court shall be held in the district of Virginia at the city of Richmond only. In "New-Hampshire district at Portsmouth and Exr icter alternately, beginning at the first. In MajC

fechusetts district at Boston. -In Rhoda-Istani district at New-Port and Providence alternately beginning at the first. In Connecticut district at Hartford and New-Haven alternately, beginning at the last. And in New- York district at the city of New-York only.

Sec. 3. And be it enacled, That at each ses- ^^-c»d lion of the supreme court of the United States <»p^"ie .or as soon after as may be, the judges of the t°chse"i01 supreme court attending at such section shall in to Jeterwriting subscribed with their names (which cireuit's'6 writing mall be lodged with the clerk of the thcv are supreme court and safely kept in his office) [ytoaVusud, assign to the said judges respectively the cir- **. cuits which they are to attend at the ensuing sessions of the circuit courts ; which assignment shall be made in such manner that no judge, .unless by his own consent shall have assigned to him any circuit which he hath already attended until the same hath been afterwards attended by every other of the said judges. Provided always, That if the public service or the convenience of the judges shall at any time, in their opinion, require a different arrangement, the same may take place with the consent of ;any four of the judges of the supreme court.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacled, That the *effion of .district court for the district of Maine, which, ^x difr by the act, intituled " An act to establish the tn' judicial courts of the United States," is holden on the first Tuesday of June, annually, at Portland, shall, from and after the passing of .this act, be holden on the third Tuesday of June, annually, any thing in the act aforesaid to the contrary notwithstanding: and all writs and recognizances returnable, and suits and #ther proceedings., that were continued to the

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