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arms of the House of Representatives, shall be, and hereby are entitled to receive eight hundred dollars per annum, each.
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the doorkeeper of the House of the doorof Representatives shall be, and hereby is entitled to receive five hun- keeper and as
sistant door. dred dollars per annum, and two dollars per day, during each session of
keeper of the Congress; and the assistant doorkeeper of the Senate and House of House of ReRepresentatives, four hundred and fifty dollars per annum, each, and two presentatives. dollars each, per day, during each session of Congress.
Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the compensations to the Commence. secretary of the Senate and clerk of the House of Representatives, and ment of the
salaries. to their clerks, and to the other officers herein named, shall commence with the present year. APPROVED, April 29, 1802.
Chap. XXXVI.-- An Act supplementary to an act, intituled “An act for the April 29, 1802.
encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the time therein mentioned," [Repealed.) and extending the benefils thereof to the arls of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.(a) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
quisites preStates of America in Congress assembled, That every person who shall, scribed for per. from and after the first day of January next, claim to be the author or sons claiming to proprietor of any maps, charts, book or books, and shall thereafter seek be authors or to obtain a copyright of the same agreeable to the rules prescribed by maps, charts or law, before he shall be entitled to the benefit of the act, intituled “An books. act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during 1790, ch. 15. the time therein mentioned,” he shall
, in addition to the requisites enjoined in the third and fourth sections of said act, if a book or books, give information by causing the copy of the record, which, by said act he is required to publish in one or more of the newspapers, to be inserted at full length in the title-page or in the page immediately following the title of every such book or books; and if a map or chart, shall cause the following words to be impressed on the face thereof, viz: "Entered according to act of Congress, the day of 18 (here insert the date when the same was deposited in the office) by A. B. of the state of (here insert the author's or proprietor's name and the state in which he resides.)
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That from and after the first day Same rules of January next, every person, being a citizen of the United States, or prescribed with
respect to perresident within the same, who shall invent and design, engrave, etch or Bons who shall work, or from his own works and inventions, shall cause to be designed invent, and de. and engraved, etched or worked, any historical or other print or prints, sign: Engrave; shall have the sole right and liberty of printing, re-printing, publishing historical or and vending such print or prints, for the term of fourteen years from other prints. the recording the title thereof in the clerk's office, as prescribed by law for maps, charts, book or books: Provided, he shall perform all the requisites in relation to such print or prints, as are directed in relation to maps, charts, book or books, in the third and fourth sections of the act to which this is a supplement, and shall moreover cause the same entry to be truly engraved on such plate, with the name of the proprietor, and printed on every such print or prints as is herein before required to be made on maps or charts.
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That if any print-seller or other person whatsoever, from and after the said first day of January next,
(a) See notes to “ an act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors, during the time therein mentioned,” May 31, 1790, chap. 15, vol. i. page 124.
Penalties for within the time limited by this act, shall engrave, etch or work, as afore. engraving, etch- said, or in any other manner copy or sell, or cause to be engraved, etched, or copying and copied or sold, in the whole or in part, by varying, adding to, or diminselling a print ishing from the main design, or shall print, re-print, or import for sale, or prints, with or cause to be printed, re-printed, or imported for sale, any such print out the consent of the owner or
or prints, or any parts thereof, without the consent of the proprietor or owners, in writ. proprietors thereof, first had and obtained, in writing, signed by him or ing.
them respectively, in the presence of two or more credible witnesses; 4. Wash. C.C. or knowing the same to be so printed or re-printed, without the consent R. 48.
of the proprietor or proprietors, shall publish, sell, or expose to sale or otherwise, or in any other manner dispose of any such print or prints, without such consent first had and obtained, as aforesaid, then such offender or offenders shall forfeit the plate or plates on which such print or prints are or shall be copied, and all and every sheet or sheets (being part of or whereon such print or prints are or shall be copied or printed) to the proprietor or proprietors of such original print or prints, who shall
forthwith destroy the same; and further, that every such offender or A moiety of offenders shall forfeit one dollar for every print which shall be found in the forfeiture to his, her, or their custody; either printed, published, or exposed to sale, shall sue for the or otherwise disposed of, contrary to the true intent and meaning of this
act, the one moiety thereof to any person who shall sue for the same, and the other moiety thereof to and for the use of the United States, to be
recovered in any court having competent jurisdiction thereof. Penalties for Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That if any person or persons publishing from and after the passing of this act, shall print or publish any map, maps, charts, books or prints,
chart, book or books, print or prints, who have not legally acquired the but in the way copyright of such map, chart, book or books, print or prints, and shall, srescribed by contrary to the true intent and meaning of this act, insert therein or law.
impress thereon that the same has been entered according to act of Congress, or words purporting the same, or purporting that the copyright thereof has been acquired; every person so offending shall forfeit and pay the sum of one hundred dollars, one moiety thereof to the person who shall sue for the same, and the other moiety thereof to and for the use of the United States, to be recovered by action of debt in any court
of record in the United States, having cognizance thereof. Provided Limitation of always, that in every case for forfeitures herein before given, the action action in cases be cominenced within two years from the time the cause of action may of forfeiture.
APPROVED, April 29, 1802.
Chap. XXXVII.-An Act to amend “ An act to establish the compensations nf the
officers employed in the collection of the duties on imports and tonnage; and for (Obsolete.) other purposes."
Act of March 2,1799, ch. 22. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Additional
United States of America in Congress assembled, That from and after to the collector the thirtieth day of June, in the present year, there shall be paid, annuat Richmond. ally, to the collector of the customs for the district of Richmond, in
Discontinued addition to the fees and emoluments otherwise allowed by law, the sum 1804, ch. 58.
of two hundred and fifty dollars. Salary to the Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That from and after the said thircollector at Pe. tieth day of June, the salary heretofore allowed by law to the collector tersburg discon. tinued.
of the customs for the district of Petersburg be, and the same hereby is
discontinued. Emoluments of Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That from and after the said thircustom-houses
tieth day of June, whenever the annual emoluments of any collector of limited.
the customs, after deducting therefrom the expenditures incident to his office, shall amount to more than five thousand dollars; or those of a naval officer, after like deduction, to more than three thousand five hun
dred dollars, or those of a surveyor, after a like deduction, to more than three thousand dollars, the surplus shall be accounted for, and be paid
But the proby them, respectively, to the treasury of the United States: Provided
visions of this always, that nothing in this act contained shall be construed to extend act not to exto fines, forfeitures and penalties, under the revenue laws of the United tend to fines,
&c. States. APPROVED, April 30, 1802.
Chap. XXXVIII.- An Act to suspend, in part, lhe acl intituled "An act regu- April 30, 1902. laling foreign coins ; and for other purposes."
(Obsolete.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Part of the act United States of America in Congress assembled, That so much of the for regulating foact, intituled “An act for regulating foreign coins, and for other pur
reign coins, &c.
Act of August poses," as is contained within the second section thereof, be, and the 4, 1790, ch. 35. same hereby is suspended, for and during the space of three years, from sec. 40. Actor and after the end of the present session of Congress.
Feb. 9, 1793,
ch. 5. Act of APPROVED, April 30, 1802.
April 10, 1806, ch. 22.
STATUTE I. Chap. XXXIX.–An Act to revive and continue in force, an act intituled “An April 30, 1802. act for establishing trading houses wilh the Indian tribes."
[Expired.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United A former act States of America in Congress assembled, That the act, intituled “ An revived and con
tinued in force. act for establishing trading houses with the Indian tribes," approved on Act of April the eighteenth of April, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-six, 18, 1796, ch. 13. shall be, and the same is hereby revived and continued in force, until 1803, ch. 14. the fourth day of March next, and no longer. APPROVED, April 30, 1802.
coine a state.
CHAP. XL.--An Act to enable the people of the Eastern division of the territory April 30, 1302.
the admission of such state into the Union, on an equal footing with the original 7, 1789, ch. s. northwest of the river Ohio to form a constitution and state government, and for
Act of August Slales, and for other purposes.
Act of May 8, Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United 179 e chi nh; States of America in Congress assembled, That the inhabitants of the tants of the easeastern division of the territory northwest of the river Ohio, be, and tern division of they are hereby authorized to form for themselves a constitution and west of the õlio state government, and to assume such name as they shall deem proper, to form a con. and the said state, when formed, shall be admitted into the Union, upon
stitution and lethe same footing with the original states, in all respects whatever.
Act of March Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the said state shall consist 3, 1803, ch. 21. of all the territory included within the following boundaries, to wit:
thereof. bounded on the east by the Pennsylvania line, on the south by the Ohio river, to the mouth of the Great Miami river, on the west by the line ruary 19, 1803, drawn due north from the mouth of the Great Miami, aforesaid, and on
July 14, 1932, the north by an east and west line, drawn through the southerly extreme ch. 240.' Act of of Lake Michigan, running east after intersecting the due north line June 15, 1836, aforesaid, from the mouth of the Great Miami, until it shall intersect
ch. 98. Lake Erie, or the territorial line, and thence with the same through Lake Erie to the Pennsylvania line, aforesaid: Provided, that Congress shall be at liberty at any time hereafter, either to attach all the territory lying east of the line to be drawn due north from the mouth of the Territory east
thereof at the Miami, aforesaid, to the territorial line, and north of an east and west
disposal of Con. line drawn through the southerly extreme of Lake Michigan, running gress. east as aforesaid to Lake Erie, to the aforesaid state, or dispose of it
1803, ch, 5. otherwise, in conformity to the fifth article of compact between the
Act of Feb.
original states, and the people and states to be formed in the territory
northwest of the river Ohio. What part of Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That all that part of the territory territory attach of the United States, northwest of the river Ohio, heretofore included ed to Indiana.
in the eastern division of said territory, and not included within the boundary herein prescribed for the said state, is hereby attached to, and made a part of the Indiana territory, from and after the formation of the said state, subject nevertheless to be hereafter disposed of by Congress, according to the right reserved in the fifth article of the ordinance aforesaid, and the inhabitants therein shall be entitled to the same privileges and immunities, and subject to the same rules and regulations, in all respects whatever, with all other citizens residing within the Indiana
territory. Qualifications Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That all male citizens of the of electors for United States, who shall have arrived at full age, and resided within choosing a convention. the said territory at least one year previous to the day of election, and
shall have paid a territorial or county tax, and all persons having in other respects, the legal qualifications to vote for representatives in the general assembly of the territory, be, and they are hereby authorized to choose representatives to form a convention, who shall be apportioned
amongst the several counties within the eastern division aforesaid, in Election dis.
a ratio of one representative to every twelve hundred inhabitants of tricts.
each county, according to the enumeration taken under the authority of the United States, as near as may be, that is to say: from the county of Trumbull, two representatives; from the county of Jefferson, seven representatives, two of the seven to be elected within what is now known by the county of Belmont, taken from Jefferson and Washington counties; from the county of Washington, four representatives; from the county of Ross, seven representatives, two of the seven to be elected in what is now known by Fairfield county, taken from Ross and Washington counties; from the county of Adams, three representatives; from the county of Hamilton, twelve representatives, two of the twelve to be elected in what is now known by Clermont county, taken entirely from Hamilton county; and the elections for the representatives aforesaid, shall take place on the second Tuesday of October next, the time fixed by a law of the territory, intituled “An act to ascertain the number of free male inhabitants of the age of twenty-one, in the territory of the United States northwest of the river Ohio, and to regulate the elections of representatives for the same,” for electing representatives to the general assembly, and shall be held and conducted in the same manner as is provided by the aforesaid act, except that the qualifications of
electors shall be as herein specified. Convention to Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That the members of the conineet at Chilicothe in Novem.
vention, thus duly elected, be, and they are hereby authorized to meet ber, 1802. at Chilicothe on the first Monday in November next; which conven
tion, when met, shall first determine by a majority of the whole number elected, whether it be or be not expedient at that time to form a constitution and state government for the people, within the said territory, and if it be determined to be expedient, the convention shall be, and hereby are authorized to form a constitution and state government, or if it be deemed more expedient, the said convention shall provide by ordinance for electing representatives to form a constitution or frame of government; which said representatives shall be chosen in such manner, and in such proportion, and shall meet at such time and place, as
shall be prescribed by the said ordinance; and shall form for the people Constitution of the said state, a constitution and state government; provided the must be repub- same shall be republican, and not repugnant to the ordinance of the .
thirteenth of July, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-seven, between the original states and the people and states of the territory northwest of the river Ohio.
Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That until the next general cen
To have one sus shall be taken, the said state shall be entitled to one representative representative
in Congress till in the House of Representatives of the United States.
Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That the following propositions be, Propositions and the same are hereby offered to the convention of the eastern state offered to the of the said territory, when formed, for their free acceptance or rejection,
1811, ch. 9. which, if accepted by the convention, shall be obligatory upon the United States.
First, That the section, number sixteen, in every township, and where such section has been sold, granted or disposed of, other lands equivalent thereto, and most contiguous to the same, shall be granted to the inhabitants of such township, for the use of schools.
Second, That the six miles reservation, including the salt springs, commonly called the Sciolo salt springs, the salt springs near the Muskingum river, and in the military tract, with the sections of land which include the same, shall be granted to the said state for the use of the people thereof, the same to be used under such terms and conditions and regulations as the legislature of the said state shall direct : Provided, the said legislature shall never sell nor lease the same for a longer period than ten years.
Third, That one twentieth part of the nett proceeds of the lands lying within the said state sold by Congress, from and after the thirtieth day of June next, after deducting all expenses incident to the same, shall be applied to the laying out and making public roads, leading from the navigable waters emptying into the Atlantic, to the Ohio, to the said state, and through the same, such roads to be laid out under the authority of Congress, with the consent of the several states through which the road shall pass : Provided always, that the three foregoing propositions herein offered, are on the conditions that the convention of the said state shall provide, by an ordinance irrevocable, without the consent of the United States, that every and each tract of land sold by Congress, from and after the thirtieth day of June next, shall be and remain exempt from any tax laid by order or under authority of the state, whether for state, county, township or any other purpose whatever, for the term of five years from and after the day of sale.
APPROVED, April 30, 1802.
Commission to cease on first of
CHAP. XLI.-An Act to abolish the Board of Commissioners in the City of Wash
May 1, 1802. ington; and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That from and after the first
June, 1802. day of June next, the offices of the commissioners appointed in virtue Act of July 16, of an act passed on the sixteenth day of July in the year seventeen 1790, ch. 23. hundred and ninety, intituled “An act to establish the temporary and permanent seat of the government of the United States,” shall cease and determine; and the said commissioners shall deliver up unto such person as the President shall appoint, in virtue of this act, all plans, To transferre. draughts, books, records, accounts, deeds, grants, contracts, bonds, obli- cords to a su
perintendent. gations, securities, and other evidences of debt in their possession which relate to the city of Washington, and the affairs heretofore under their superintendence or care.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the affairs of the city of A superintend. Washington, which have heretofore been under the care and superin- ent to be aptendence of the said commissioners, shall hereafter be under the direc
pointed by the tion of a superintendent, to be appointed by, and to be under the control of the President of the United States; and the said superintendent is hereby invested with all powers, and shall hereafter perform all duties