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386 'l` WEN TY-SIXT1·I CONGRESS Sess. I. Cir. 41. 1840. and declared to be, the Treasury of the United States. And the said Treasurer of the United States shall keep all the public moneys which shall come to his hands in the Treasury of the United States, as hereby constituted, until the same are drawn therefrom according to law. U_S_M,m,,md Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Mint of the United the branch mint States, in the city of Philadelphia, in the State of Pennsylvania, and ¤° N· O’l°°¤S· the Branch Mint, in the city of New Orleans, in the State of Louisiana, Qigssggccs °f and the vaults and safes thereofi respectively, shall be places of deposite and safe keeping of the public moneys at those points respectively; and the Treasurer of the said Mint and Branch Mint respectively, for the time being, shall have the custody and care of all public moneys deposited within the same, and shall perform all the duties required to be performed by them, in reference to the receipt, safekeeping, transfer and disbursements of all such moneys, according to the provisions hereinafter contained. Roms ,0 be Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That there shall be prepared and provided in the provided, within the custom-houses now erecting in the city of New ¤¤S*°¤l·h°¤¤°S York, in the State of New York, and in the city of Boston, in the '§0g,,,¥ State of Massachusetts, suitable and convenient rooms for the use of reoelvsisgene- the receivers-general of public moneys, hereinafter directed to be ap- ¤‘¤l· pointed, at those places, respectively; and sufficient and secure lireproof vaults and safes for the keeping of the public moneys collected and do- Th¤1'¤¢¤iV¢\'S· posited with them, respectively; and the receivers-general of public g°"°"‘l *° have mone from time to time a ointcd at those oints, shall have the cuscustody of said Y, _ ¤ PP P _ rooms, vaults tody and care of the said rooms, vaults, and safes, respectively, and of ¤¤<i ¤¤f<>¤· all the public moneys deposited within the same; and shall perform all the duties required to be performed by them, in reference to the receipt, safekeeping, transfer, and disbursement of all such moneys, according to the rovisions of this act. Rooms ,0 be Sncl)4. And be it further enacted, That there shall be erected, preprovided for the pared, and provided, at the expense of the United States, at the city of ¥¤¤¤lV¤¤¤-e<=¤¤· Charleston, in the State of South Carolina, and at the city of St. Louis, {Ql,°;nElQ'l""' in the State of Missouri, offices, with suitable and convenient rooms for Louis. ° the use of the receivers-general of public money hereinafter directed to be appointed at the places above named; and sufficient and secure fireproof vaults and safes for the keeping of the public money collected and deposited at those points respectively; and the said receivers—general, from time to time appointed at those places, shall have the custody and care of the said offices, vaults, and safes, so to be erected, prepared, and provided, and of all the public moneys deposited within the same; and shall perform all the duties required to be performed by them, in reference to the receipt, safekeeping, transfer, ,and disbursement of all such moneys, according to the provisions hereinafter contained. Fourroooivm- Sec. 5. And be ·it_fu·:-titer enacted, That the President shall nomig¤¤¤!¤l*<> be nate, and by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, appoint °3°§g;lt§€ym,k, four officers, to be denominated " receivers-general of public money," one at Boston, which said officers shall hold their respective offices for the term of four

   years, unless sooner removed therefrom; one of which shall be located

S,_Lms_ at the city of New York, m the State of New York; one other of which shall be located at the city of Boston, in the State of Massachusetts; one other of which shall be located at the city of Charleston, in the State of South Carolina; and the remaining one of which shall be located at the city of St. Louis, in the State of Missouri; and all of which said Aumq“h,8d,° officers shall give bonds to the United States, with sureties according to gm bonds, the provisions hereinafter contained, for the faithful discharge of the Oflieers eharg- duties of their respective offices. fgdwghtulg c";: Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That the Treasurer of the United uc ¥,,,,m,y,,E States, the treasurer of the Mint of the United States, the treasurers, and rheir dunes. those acting as such, of the various Branch Mints, all collectors of the