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and whenever the physician shall report to the warden, that such convict is in a proper state to return to the ordinary employment Return. of the prison, such report shall be duly entered in the same book, and the convict shall return to the ordinary discipline of the penitentiary, so far as may be consistent with his or her health o and strength. Special rules for the order and government of the for governing infirmary, shall be made and enforced by the inspectors, and infirmary. nothing in this act contained, shall be construed to forbid any Discretionary such relaxation of the general discipline of the penitentiary, as P. *::: may be required for the sick. woo. § 14. And be it further enacted, That the inspectors shall have separat on power, and it is hereby made their duty, to provide for the sepa- ind instrue: rate labour and instruction of any convict under the age of four-..." teen years, and to make and enforce such rules and regulations therefor, as may, in their judgment, most conduce to the reformation and instruction of such youthful convicts; anything in this Religi, act to the contrary notwithstanding. . shall also have *:::::and power, and it shall be their duty, to provide for all the convicts religious and the means of religious worship, and religious and moral instruc- . instruction, subject, however, to general rules, not inconsistent with the On. discipline heretofore prescribed. § 15. And be it further enacted, That no person shall be per-Admission of mitted to visit the said penitentiary, without a written order from visiters. one or more of the said inspectors, except the President of the Privileged United States, the secretaries of the several departments of the ". government, members of Congress and the judges of the courts of the United States. § 16. And be it further enacted, That, if any keeper, assistant Acts prohibit. keeper, or other officer, or servant, employed in, or about, the "o". said penitentiary, shall convey out of, or bring into, the peniten- :£otiary, to, or from, any convict confined there, any letter or writing, or shall bring into the said penitentiary, to sell or give away, any spirituous or vinous liquors, or any other thing whatsoever, without the consent, in writing, previously obtained, of the said inspectors, every such person, so offending, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall, on conviction thereof, be punished by fine, not exceeding five hundred dollars, Penalty. and imprisonment in the jail of the county, for any time not exceeding one year. § 17. Änd be it further enacted, That the inspectors shall pre- Inspectors to scribe, and it shall be the duty of the warden rigidly to enforce prescribe such rules for the government of the subordinate officers of the . . penitentiary, as may prevent all tyrannical or violent behaviour ...: to the convicts, or all conversations between them and the convicts, or with each other, within their hearing, except for necessary purposes, and may best preserve order, silence, sobriety and gravity of deportment throughout the establishment. § 18. And be it further enacted, That, in case of the death of o &c., of the warden, or the temporary vacancy of his office, or his “ absence, sickness, or other disability, such keeper, or other officer, as may be especially designated by the inspectors, shall have power to exercise the authority and discharge the several
Electionnof printer to each House to cominence within thirty days before adjournment of Congress. Portion of resolution of 1819 rescinded.
President authorised, under certain restrictions, to cause military roads to be laid out in Maine.
duties of the warden, as prescribed by this act, and the rules of
§ 19. And be it further enacted, That the sum of twenty-seven
[No. 1.] A Resolution amendatory of a Joint Resolution, passed 3d
Resolved, &c. That within thirty days before the adjournment of every Congress, each House shall proceed to vote for a printer to execute its work for and during the succeeding Congress, and the person having the majority of all the votes given shall be considered duly elected; and that so much of the resolution, approved the third day of March, one thousand eight hundred and nineteen, entitled “A resolution directing the manner in which the printing of Congress shall be executed, fixing the prices thereof, and providing for the appointment of a printer or printers,” as is altered by this resolution, be, and the same is hereby rescinded. [Approved, 5 February, 1829.]
[No. 2..] A resolution in relation to the survey and laying out a Mili-
Resolved, &c. That the President of the United States be, and he is hereby authorised, if it shall seem to him necessary for maintaining the rights, and not inconsistent with the engagements of the United States, to cause to be surveyed and laid out, a military road, to be continued from Marshill, or such other point on the military road already laid out in the state of Maine, as he may think proper, to the mouth of the river Madawaska, in the state of Maine. [Approved, 2 March, 1829.]
ACTS OF THE TWENTY-FIRST CONGRESS
Passed at the First Session, which was begun and held at the City of Washington, in the District of ğ. on Monday, the seventh day of December, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine.
ANDREw Jackson, President. J. C. Calhoun, Vice President, and President of the Senate. ANDREw STEvenson, Speaker of the House of Representatives.
CHAP. 3. An act to extend the time for locating certain donations in
§ 1. Be it enacted, &c. That so much of an act of Congress, Timelimited approved twenty-fourth of May, eighteen hundred and twenty- § oy eight, entitled, “An act to aid the state of Ohio in extending the ..., Miami canal from Dayton to lake Erie, and to grant a quantity of Jan Ś, 1829, land to said state to aid in the construction of canals authorised by or looting law, and for making donations of land to certain persons in Arkan- i.". sas territory;” and also so much of an act approved 6th January, a one year eighteen hundred and twenty-nine, entitled, “An act restricting on May, the location of certain land claims in the territory of Arkansas, and for other purposes,”f as limits the time of locating these dona- :*::::: tions, be, and the same is hereby continued in force for the further jiào."" term of one year, from the twenty-fourth day of May next: Pro- Proviso. vided, That no locations shall be made within the further time tAct of 1829, allowed by this act, which shall not include the actual settlement o ante P. made by o claimant prior to the twenty-fourth day of May next. ** [Approved, Jan. 13, 1830.]
CHAp. 11. An act, to alter the time of holding the Circuit Court of the United States for the District of Maryland.
§ 1. Be it enacted, &c. That the terms of the Circuit Court of Terms U.S. the United States for the District of Maryland, which are now .". directed by law to be held, on the eighth day of May, and the . eighth day of December, in each year, shall hereafter be # on the held April 8th eighth day of April, and the first day of November, in each year, and Nov. 1st. except such days shall occur on Sunday, when the term of the . Court shall commence and be held on the next succeeding
§ 2. And be it further enacted, That, all process which may Process, &c.
have issued, or which shall hereafter issue, returnable to the made returnable to the next succeeding terms of the said Circuit Court as heretofore
§§. established, shall be held returnable, and be returned to those terms to which they are severally changed by this act.—[Approved, Feb. 11, 1830.]
CHAP. 14. An act, to authorise surveyors, under the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury to enrol and license ships or vessels to be employed in the coasting trade and fisheries.
io; § 1. Be it enacted, &c. That, after the passage of this act, the to empower secretary of the treasury be, and he is hereby, invested with Surveyors of powers to authorise the surveyor of any port of delivery, under o: o * such regulations as he shall deem necessary, to enrol and license No. ships or vessels to be employed in the coasting trade and fishe
going and ries, in like manner as collectors of ports of entry are now
.* authorised to do, under existing laws. ... § 2. And be it further enacted, That any surveyor who shall Surveyors
i.w.. perform the duties directed to be performed by the first section ered, entitled of this act, shall be entitled to receive the same commissions and ...: fees, as are now allowed by law to collectors for performing the
tors. same duties, and no more. [Approved, Feb. 11, 1830.]
Act authoris. CHAP. 25. An act, to continue in force an act, authorising the imporing importa. tation and allowance of drawback on brandy in casks of a capacity
tion of brandy not less than fisteen gallons. in casks of
15 gallons, § 1. Be it enacted, &c. That the act entitled “An act to and drawback authorise the importation of brandy in casks of a capacity not ... less than fifteen gallons, and the exportation of the same for the tion, continu-
ed inforce benefit of a draw back of the duties,” approved second March, *Act of 1827, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven,* be and the same
c. .." 3, is hereby, continued in force. [Approved, Feb. 27, 1830.] P.
CHAP. 34. An act, for the further regulation of vessels bound up yo James River in the state of Virginia.
river, ex- § 1. Be it enacted, &c. That from and after the passage of o this act, it shall not be necessary for any vessel bound up James #. river, in the state of Virginia to stop in Hampton Roads, to deposite Roads. a manifest with the collector at Norfolk. Master Reve- $ 2. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty of the to: master of the revenue cutter on that station, under the orders of j." the secretary of the treasury, to board all such vessels, to endorse their manifests, and to place an officer on board of each vessel bound up James river, having a cargo from a foreign port. In certain § 3. And be it further enacted, That whenever there shall be . ‘. no revenue cutter on that station for the purpose of boarding ... vessels, or when the state of the weather may be such as to of manifest” render it impracticable to send an officer on board any vessel with of bound up James river, having a cargo from a foreign port, the .** captain is hereby authorised and directed to deposite, with the Surveyor at Hampton, a copy of the manifest of the cargo on
board said vessel. [Approved, March, 23, 1830.]
Chap. 35. An act to continue in force “An act authorising certain o 22, Soldiers in the late war to surrender the bounty lands drawn by o o: them, and to locate others in lieu thereof,” and for other purposes. to:
§ 1. Be it enacted, &c. That the act of the twenty-second of #3. - - • . . s provisions
May, one thohsand eight hundred and twenty-six, entitled “An jji. act authorising certain soldiers in the late war to surrender the &c. bounty lands drawn by them, and to locate others in lieu thereof.”**Act of 1826, be, and the same is hereby, continued in force for the term of . ol 3, five years. And the provisions of the above recited act shall be,” “ and are hereby, extended to those having like claims in the states
of Illinois and Missouri. [Approved, March 23, 1830.]
CHAP. 39. An act to provide for taking the fifth census or enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States.
§ 1. Be it enacted, &c. That the marshals of the several Moo districts of the United States, and of the District of Columbia, and ... to of the territories of Michigan, Arkansas, and Florida, respectively, be enumerat. shall be, and are hereby, required, under the direction of the ed, &c. secretary of the department of State, and according to such instructions as he shall give, pursuant to this act, to cause the number of the inhabitants Will. the respective districts and territories, (omitting in such enumeration, Indians not taxed.) All free white to be taken, according to the directions of this act. The said persons enu. enumeration shall distinguish the sexes of all free white persons, o and ages of the free white males and females, respectively, under ...iii., sex five years of age; those of five and under ten years of age; those and age. of ten years and under fifteen; those of fifteen and under twenty; those of twenty and under thirty; those of thirty and under forty; those y forty and under § those of fifty and under sixty; those of sixty and under seventy; those of seventy and under eighty; those of eighty and under ninety; those of ninety and under one hundred; those of one o and upwards; and shall further distinguish the number of those free Wi. per- Enumeration sons included in such enumeration, who are deaf and dumb, ...'. under the age of fourteen years; and those of the age of fourteen in... years and under twenty-five, and of the age of twenty-five years tween certain and upwards; and shall further distinguish the number of those "g". free white persons included in such enumeration, who are blind. *: * The said enumeration shall, distinguish the sexes of all free . coloured persons, and of all other coloured persons bound to o: service for life, or for a term of years, and the ages of such free inerated, to be and other coloured persons, respectively, of each sex, under ten classed acyears of age; those of ten and under twenty-four; those of *::::::. twenty-four and under thirty-six; those of thirty-six and under ` g fifty-five : those of fifty-five and under one hundred ; and those Enumeration of one hundred and upwards; and shall further distinguish the to state numnumber of those free coloured and other coloured persons, ..."...f - - - - and dumb included in the foregoing, who are deaf and dumb, without ...d. regard to age, and those who are blind. For effecting which, Marshals to the marshals aforesaid shall have power, and are hereby required, appoint assis. to appoint one or more assistants in each city and county in their tano &c. respective districts and territories, residents of such city or *...* o for which they shall be appointed, and shall assign to ...”
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