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356 TWENTY-FIFTH CONGRESS. Sess. III. Ch. 90. 1839. cept the services of any number of volunteers not exceeding fifty thou- Ac, ,,,-1836, sand, in the manner provided for by an act entitled "An act author. ch. 80. izing the President of the United States to accept the service of volun. teers and to raise an additional regiment of dragoons or mounted riflemen, approved May twenty-third, eighteen hundred and thirty-six." The lE’resid¤nt Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That in the event of either of the ggglgfggéhf contingencies provided for in this act the President of the United States pusy., ,,,,,,,,,5 shall be authorized to complete the public armed vessels now authorized vessels new au- by law, and to equip, man, and employ, in actual service, all the naval 'h°m°d· &°· force of the United States, and to build, purchase, or charter, arm, equip, and man, such vessels and steamboats on the Northern lakes and rivers, whose waters communicate with the United States and Great Britain as he shall deem necessary to protect the United States from invasion from that uarter. App,0p,.;,,,;,,,,_ Sec. 5. And be (it further enacted, That the sum of ten millions of dollars is hereby appropriated, and placed at his disposal for the purpose of executing the provisions of this act; to provide for which the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to borrow money on the credit of the United States, and to cause to be issued certificates of stock signed by the Register of the Treasury, for the sum to be borrowed, or any part thereof; and the same to be sold upon the best terms that may be offered p,,,,,;,, after public notice for proposals for the same: Provided, That no engagement or contract shall be entered into which shall preclude the - nited States from reimbursing any sum or sums thus borrowed after ` the expiration of five years from the first of January next; and that the rate of interest shall not exceed live per cent., payable semi-annually. Omit, &,c,0{ Sec. 6. And be it urther enacted, That the sum of eighteen thou- ¤P°¤l¤l ¤!l¤l¤l¢l' sand dollars be, and tri; same is hereby, appropriated out dt any money ‘° G"_Bm°m‘ in the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated, for outfit and salary of a P*’°'1$°· special minister to Great Britain : Provided, The President of the United States s all deem it expedient to appoint the same. president au. Sec. 7. And be it further enacted? That in the event of either of the tlmized iv ¤v· contingencies provided for in the first and third sections of this act, the }°£?rp9°’°?° President of the United States shall be authorized to apply a part not pBH`ll'1g Ol'- · . \ . . . . . . tincstirm, &,c_ exceeding one million of dollars of the appropriation made in this act to gepaigng/1 oz arming fortifications along the seaboard and frontier. Militia or vol. nc. . n be it urther enacted, That whenever militia or volunnriteers, when teers are called into the service of the United States they shall have the ‘;?,1°‘,§,}‘Q,:g organizationdtg the army of the United States, and shall receive the ted States, &·c. Sami? ii an l0W¤·¤665· To continuein Snag And be it further enacted, That the several provisions of this (°F¤¤ ¤¤Ul» &¤· got shall be ix} fplrce until the end of sixty days after the meeting of the rst session o the next Congress and no lon er. Approved, March 3, 183;). , g Snrura III. """"` March 3, l839. Cru?. XC. -An Act to algrrppnd amend glp organic law of the Territories

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23; l83?k°h;_?4· Be it enacted by the Senate and House tf Representatives of the United 12_(¥8g8,c*Q’96_ States of America in Congress assembled, That every bill which shall Bills passed by have passed the Council and House of Representatives of the Territog313E5h6g3g of ries of Iowa and Wisconsin shall, before it become a law, be presented comm be,-O,,,` to th: Gpglefnor of the Tepripory gbif he approvehhe %all sign it, bug if bcooming laws, not e s return it, wit is o `ections, to t at ouse in whic it L° lg; ¤PP¤'°"¤gl shall have originated, who shall entler the objections at large on their y °g°v°m r` journal, and proceed to reconsider it. If, after such reconsideration, two thirds of that House shall agree to pass the bill, it shall be sent, together with the objections, to the other House, by which it shall likewise be reconsidered; and if approved by two thirds of that House it