Register of Debates in Congress, Comprising the Leading Debates and Incidents of the Second Session of the Eighteenth Congress Page: 117
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APPENDIX—To Gules & Section's "Register. 117
'^2il ^essionSS' ( Laws of the United States.
AN ACT for the relief of John M. Moody and Samuel Moody, and Elijah Haily, and others.
Beit enacted, &c. That the Collector for the District of Bath be, and he is hereby, directed to pay to John M.
Moody and Samuel Moody, owners of a fishing schooner, which was called the Welcome Return, of one hundred
and six tons, and to the persons composing the crew of the said vessel, or their legal representatives, the amount
of the allowance to which they would have been, by law, severally entitled, if said vessel had returned into port
after completing her fishing term. '
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Collector of New London, in the state of Connecticut, be, and he is
hereby, directed to pay to Elijah Bailey, Christopher Lester, Daniel Douglas, and Noyes Barber, owners of a fishing'
schooner, called the Lucy Anne, of forty-seven tons and twenty-three ninety-fifths of a ton, and the persons com-
posing the crew of the said vessel, or their legal representatives, the amount of the allowance to which they would
have been by law severally entitled, if said vessel had returned into port after completing her fishing term.
Approved— March 3,1825.
AN ACT for the relief of John McLure,
Beit enacted, etc. That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized to settle, upon princi-
ples of equity, the accounts of John McLure, of Virginia, lately engaged as a contractor, in making a road from
Cumberland, in Marj land, to the state of Ohio ; and that the balance which may be found due to the said John
McLure be paid to him out of any money in the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated.
Approved—March 3, 1825.
AN ACT for the relief of Captain Richard Jlighto-cver.
Be it enacted, etc. That the proper accounting officers of the Treasury Department admit to the credit of Capt.
jjjchard Hightower, the sum of five hundred dollars, and if that sum shall exceed the amount of his account, or
the judgment which the United States have obtained against the said High tower, that such remaining balance be
paid 10 h'K'> out °' any money in the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated.
Approved—March 3-, 1825.
AN ACT for the relief of Gregory F.nnis and William li. Maddox.
Be it enacted, etc. That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he hereby is, directed to pay, out "of any money
in the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated, to Gregory Ennis and William If. Maddox, the sum of three thousand
and eighteen dollars and fifty-five cents, in full for a balance due them by the Corporation of Washington, for the
graduation and improvement of the circular road round the Capitol Square.
Approved—March 3, 1825.
AN ACT to authorize the building of ten sloops of war, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted, etc. That the President of the United States be, and he is hereby, authorized to cause to be built,
in addition to the present naval force of the United States, a number of sloops of war; not exceeding ten, to carry
not less than twenty guns, each, of such description and weight of metal as the President may direct; and that
the sum of five hundred thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby, appropriated, for the aforesaid purpose, out
of any money in the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the President of the United States be, and he is hereby, authorized tp
cause to be sold, at sucli time, and in such manner, as he shall judge best for the public interest, the whole, or a
part, of the vessels which were purchased under the authority of the act, entitled "An act authorizing an addition-
al naval forte for the suppression of piracy also, the whole of the public vessels upon Lakes Erie, Ontario, and
Cliamplain, except the ships of the line New Orleans and Chippewa, now on the stocks, under cover, at Sackett's
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the proceeds of such sales shall be applied, under the direction of the
President of the United States, to the repairs and building of sloops of War, which have been, or may be, autho-
rized to be built.
Approved—March o, 1825.
AN ACT authorizing the payment of Interest due to the State of Virginia.
lie it enacted, Sic. That the proper accounting officers ofthe Treasury Department be, and they are hereby,
authorized and directed to liquidate and settle the claim of the state of Virginia against the United States, for in-
terest upon loans or moneys borrowed and actually expended by her, for the use and benefit of the United States,
durine the late war with Great Britain.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That, in ascertaining the amount of interest, as aforesaid, cue to the state ot
Virginia, the following rules shall be understood as applicable to and governing the case, to wit : First, That in-
tere.*t shall not be computed on ai.y sum which Virginia has not expended for the use and benefit of the United
States, as evidenced by the amount refunded or repaid to Virginia by the United States. Second, I hat no inte-
rest shall be paid on any sum on which she has not paid interest. Third, That, when the principal, or any part
of it, has been paid or refunded by the United States, or money placed m the hands of Virginia for that P'"P°"e
the interest on the 'sum o. sums so paid or refunded, shall cease, and not be considered as chargeable to the t mtett
States, any longer than up to the timo of the repaymen as aforesaid. , . ,
' - } - • — • * of tilt interest, when ascertained as aforesaid, shall be paid
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted. That the amount
out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated
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Gales, Joseph, 1761-1841. Register of Debates in Congress, Comprising the Leading Debates and Incidents of the Second Session of the Eighteenth Congress, book, 1825; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc30752/m1/493/: accessed September 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.