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neys to be invested in
bank stock of
U. S. bank.
Powers and duties of commissioners relative to certain funds transferred to secretary of the navy.
Act of 1828, ch. 49, ante p. 2111. Privileges of act of 9th May, 1828, extended to vessels in ballast.
duty on the Victorine to be refunded.
sell so much of the stock of the United States in said bank, at the
§ 4. And be it further enacted, That the secretary of the '.
shall be, and he is hereby, authorised to appoint a clerk who sha
Chap. 196. An act to extend the provisions of the act, entitled “An
hundred and twenty-eight, and to resund the tonnage duties on the
§ 1. Be it enacted, &c. That the privileges which are extended by the act, entitled “An act regulating commercial intercourse with the islands of Martinique and Guadaloupe,” approved the ninth of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight, to French vessels laden, and coming direct from those islands, shall be extended to vessels coming in the same manner, in ballast, subject, nevertheless, to the proviso contained in said act.
$ 2. And be it further enacted, That the secretary of the treasury is hereby authorised to refund, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, such amount of tonnage duty as may have been collected, by the collector of the port of New York, upon the French ship Victorine, and which is referred to in the letter of the French Minister to the secretary of state, dated the fourth of November last, [Approved, July 13, 1832.]
Chap. 197. An act giving the assent of Congress to an act of the Legislature of North Carolina, entitled “An act to incorporate a company, entitled the Roanoke Inlet Company, and for other purposes;” and also, to an act amendatory thereof, which passed in one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight. § 1. Be it enacted, &c. That the assent of Congress be, and Assent of the same is hereby given, so far as the same may be necessary to Congreo, the validity thereof, to an act of the legislature of the state of **** y • ‘’, o °9' certain acts North Carolina, entitled “An act to incorporate a company enti- or N. G. tled the Roanoke Inlet Company, and for other purposes:” and, also, to an act of the said legislature to amend the former, which passed in the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight. § 2. And be it further enacted, That the assent hereby given And extended to the several acts aforesaid, shall be deemed and taken to extend to the provi. to the provisions of any act which may be passed by the legis- o any lature of the state of North Carolina, to revive, amend, or carry ...” into full effect the purpose of the acts aforesaid, so far as the carry into assent of Congress may be deemed essential to the validity thereof. effect, the
[Approved, July 13, 1832.] acts aforesaid.
CHAP. 199. An act to carry into effect the convention between the United States and his Majesty the King of the French, concluded at Paris on the fourth of July, one thousand eight hundred and thirtyone. § 1. Be it enacted, &c. That the President of the United Three com. States, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall missioners to appoint three commissioners, who shall form a board, whose duty" "PP”. it shall be to receive and examine all claims which may be pre- Board ofcom. sented to them under the convention between the United States missioners to and France, of the fourth of July, one thousand eight hundred and solo o: thirty-one, which are provided for by the said convention, accord. ... ing to the provisions of the same, and the H." of justice, equity, and the law of nations. The said board shall have a secretary and secretary, versed in the English, French, and jo languages, clerk allowed. and a clerk, both to be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate; and the commissioners, secretary, and clerk, shall, before they enter on the duties of their offices, take oath well and faithfully to perform the duties thereof. §2. And be, it further enacted, That the said commissioners commis. shall be, and they are hereby, authorised to make all needful rules sioners authoand regulations, not contravening the laws of the land, the pro-rised to make visions of this act, or the provisions of the said convention, for o: re- - - - - - gulations, &c. carrying their said commission into full and complete effect. § 3. And be it further enacted, That the board so constituted Board to meet shall meet on the first Monday of August next at the city of on 1st MonWashington; and, within two years from the time of its meeting, *g o shall terminate its duties. And the secretary of state is required ..., forthwith, after the passing of this act, to give notice of the said within two meeting; to be published in two newspapers in Washington, and yeo in such other papers as he may think F.I. . § 4. And be it further enacted, That all records, documents, or to: o other papers, which now are in, or hereafter, during the continu- R.d. de ance of this commission, may come into the possession of the cumonto, &c.
department of state, in relation to such claims, shall be delivered
dollars per annum; and to the clerk at the rate of fifteen hundred
dollars per annum. And the President of the United States shall
shall report to the secretary of state a list of the several awards'
made by them; a certified copy whereof shall be by him trans-
or its officers, shall be deposited in the office of the secretary of cution of the State. commission,
- ds, docu§ 10. And be it further enacted, That for the term of ten years, o: from and after the second day of February, one thousand eight be deposited
hundred and thirty-two, wines, the produce of France, shall be onent
admitted into the United States, on paying duties not exceeding so orda.
the following rates on the gallon, (such as is at present used in ties to be paid.
the United States) that is to say: six cents for red wine in casks, ..., ten cents for white wine in casks, and twenty-two cents for wine ...
of all sorts in bottles. [Approved, July 13, 1832.] from 1st February, 1832.
CHAP. 200. An act extending further the right of debenture to the
port of Key West, and altering the limits of the district of Key West.
§ 1. Be it enacted, &c. That all ships or vessels, and merchan- .i. dise, arriving in the United States, from and after the first day of . . August next, from the Cape of Good Hope, or from any place of G. Hope, or beyond the same, shall be admitted to make entry at the port of on beyond
fr entry of Key West. . ad§ 2. And be it further enacted, That hereafter, all the ports, make entry at
harbours, shores, and waters, of that part of Florida extending the o from Indian river to Tampa Bay, and of the islands opposite and ...au. nearest thereto, be, and the same are hereby annexed to, and trict of Key shall form a part of the collection district of Key West. West extend§ 3. And be it further enacted, That the proviso of the third ; - - Proviso of 3d section of the act of the seventh of May, one thousand eight hun- ...i.a. dred and twenty-two, be, and the same is hereby repealed, so far of 7th May,
as respects the port of Key West, together with all such other loo, repeal.
parts of said act as are inconsistent with the provisions of the o, of 1822, present act. [Approved, July 13, 1832.] c 62, vol. 3, 1 p. 1850.
Char, 201. An act authorising the entry of vessels and merchandise y arriving from the Cape of Good Hope, or beyond the same, at the Wo..”.”
port of Edgartown, in Massachusetts. #o.
§ 1. Be it enacted, &c. That from and after the first of August ..." next, all vessels or merchandise, arriving in the United States ... from the Cape of Good Hope, or from any place beyond the mitted to ensame, may be entered at the port of Edgartown, in Massachu- toyo
setts. [Approved, July 13, 1832.] port of Edgar
CHAP. 202. An act concerning the issuing of patents to aliens, for useful discoveries and inventions.
§ 1. Be it enacted, &c. That the privileges granted to the Privileges aliens described in the first section of the act, to extend the privi- 5. on. lege of obtaining patents for useful discoveries and inventions to . o certain persons therein mentioned, and to enlarge and define the April, 1800, penalties for violating, the rights of patentees, approved April ...". seventeenth, eighteen hundred, be extended, in like manner, to ...". every alien, who, at the time of petitioning for a patent, shall be time of poli. resident in the United States, and shall have declared his intention, tioning for a according to law, to become a citizen thereof: Provided, That ..."
- - - - be resident i every patent granted by virtue of this act, and the privileges ...t.". shallhoe.de thereto appertaining, shall cease and determine and become clared his in- - ... absolutely void without resort to any legal process to annul or come a citi cancel the same, in case of a failure on the part of any patentee, zen. for the space of one year from the issuing thereof, to introduce o into public use in the United States, the invention or improvement p. 73%, ’’ for which the patent shall be issued; or in case the same for any period of six months after such introduction shall not continue to be publicly used and applied in the United States, or in case of failure to become a citizen of the United States, agreeably to notice given at the earliest period within which he shall be entitled to become a citizen of the United States. [Approved, July
Chap. 204. An act to extend the time of issuing Military Land Warrants to officers and soldiers of the Revolutionary Army. ,
Tineotend. § 1. Be it enacted, &c. That the time allowed for issuing milii;" " tary land warrants to the officers and soldiers of the revolutionary army, shall . o to the first day of January eighteen hundred and thirty-five. 300,000 acres , § 2. And be it further enacted, That the further quantity of of land appro three hundred thousand acres of land be, and the same is hereby :: !. appropriated, in addition to the quantity heretofore appropriated on. ..." by the act entitled “An act for the relief of certain officers and vided by the soldiers of the Virginia line and navy, and of the continental i. army during the revolutionary war,” approved the thirtieth of j.” May, eighteen hundred and thirty, which said appropriation shall warrants is be applied in the manner provided by the said act to the unsatiso ... fied warrants which have been or may be issued as therein ... directed to the officers and soldiers and others as described in the said act. first, fifth, and seventh sections of said act. **of 1830, § 3. And be it further enacted, That the last paragraph of the § ** first section of the said act which authorises the issuing of warLast para- rants upon an affidavit that the original was lost, and upon the graph of first |. of an official copy thereof, shall be, and the same is
: ereby repealed. [Approved, July 13, 1832.]
No higher du Chap. 206. An act concerning Tonnage Duty on Spanish Wessels.
o: § 1. Be it enacted, &c. That no other or greater duty of Span, vessels tonnage be levied in the ports of the United States on vessels o owned wholly by subjects of Spain, coming from a port in Spain, joiner than shall, by the secretary of the treasury, be ascertained to have vessels in Spa- been paid on American vessels in the ports of Spain previous
*P*P* to the twentieth October, one thousand eight hundred and sevenvious to 20th c
Oct. 1817." teen. vesselsowned , § 2. And be it further enacted, That vessels owned wholly
wholly by by Spanish subjects, coming from any of the colonies of Spain, Span, subjects either directly or after touching at any other port or place, shall ...'...", pay, in the ports of the United States, the same rate of duty on colonies of P*Y. p - - -
s.v., pay tonnage that shall be levied on American vessels in the Spanish in the ports of colonial port from whence such Spanish vessel shall have last !..."; departed; the said amount to be ascertained by the secretary of
ate of - - - - 3. *: the treasury, who is hereby authorised, from time to time, to give