ELEVENTH CONGRESS.Sess. III. Ch. 4, 7, 9.1811.
as is contained in the first section of the said act, and which was revived and continued in force for the time therein mentioned by an act, entituled “An act to revive and continue in force for a further time the first section of the act, entituled An act further to protect the commerce and seamen of the United States against the Barbary powers,” passed on the twelfth day of January, one thousand eight hundred and ten, be, and the same is hereby continued in force until the fourth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and twelve: Provided however, That the additional duty laid by the said section, shall be collected on all such goods, wares and merchandise liable to pay the same, as shall have been imported previous to that day.
Approved, January 7, 1811.
An additional Postmaster-General to be appointed with a salary of sixteen hundred dollars.
1810, ch. 37.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the additional assistant Postmaster-General, authorized by the act “regulating the post-office establishment,” shall receive an annual salary of sixteen hundred dollars, payable quarter-yearly at the treasury of the United States, to be computed from the time at which he may have entered upon the execution of the duties of his office.
Approved, January 17, 1811.
Secretary of War authorized to settle exterior line of the public land at West Point.
Commissioners may be appointed for that purpose.
Their award to be approved by Congress.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary at War shall be, and he is hereby authorized to settle the exterior line of the public land at West Point, in the state of New York, now in dispute with Thomas North, the adjoining proprietor; and for that purpose to appoint three commissioners to ascertain the same, whose determination, or a majority of them, the same being first approved by the Congress of the United States, shall be final and conclusive in the premises. And any such commissioner shall be entitled to receive at, and after the rate of four dollars per diem, for the time necessarily employed in executing said commission or appointment.
Commissioners entitled to compulsory process.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That it shall and may be lawful for the commissioners who may be appointed under this act, or either of them, to issue process, in nature of a writ of subpœna, for any witness that may be required on a hearing in the premises; and any person duly served with such process shall be bound to appear and testify under the like penalty, and be liable to be proceeded against in the like manner, as is provided by law, in relation to any witness whose attendance is required in any court of the United States, to give testimony in any matter depending therein.
Approved, January 22, 1811.
- ↑ The act of Jan. 15, 1811, will be found in Vol. 3, p. 471.