ACTS OF THE TW ENTY-SIXTH CONGRESS or um UNITED STATE S, Passed at the second session, which was begun and heldat the Oily of Washington, in the district of Columbia, on Monday, the 7th day qf December, 1840, and ended the 3d day of March, 1841. Marvrriv VAN Burum, President. Rrcnnnn M. Jomvsou, Vice President of the United States, and President of the Senate. Rosem- M. T. Hurrrsn, Speaker of the House of Representatives. STATUTE II. e_ , _ CAy.I.-of Ji aki `t'ons,' pal,j'm·thesupport¢y"Government
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B0 E G. Be it enacted by the Senate and House if Rquresentatines of the United States 1y' America in Congress assem led, That the following sums be, and the same are hereby, appropriated, to be paid out of any unappropriatcd money in the Treasury, viz: Membm of For pay and mileage of members of Congress and delegates, two com-eee_ hundred and fifty thousand dollars. omem of the For pay of the officers and clerks of the Senate and House of Re- Sieppte and H. presentatives, twenty-five thousand dollars. °Ex:§:ées of For stationery, fuel, printing, and all other incidental and contingent Senate, expenses of the Senate, twenty-five thousand dollars. Expenses of For stationery, fuel, printing, and all other incidental and contingent H. of Reps. expenses of the House of Representatives, one hundred thousand dollars. Pay re mes. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That a sum not exceeding twelve f)‘;l‘,§;‘;.”n*:’g° thousand dollars, be, and the same is hereby, appropriated, out of any eieemgii votes_ money in the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated, for the payment of the sums due by law to the several messengers of the respective States, as compensation for conveying to the seat of Government the vote of the electors of the said States for President and Vice President of the United States. Approved, December 18, 1840. Snrurs ll. ---—- Jem I4, 1g4L Cum-. II.-An Act supplementary to an act to abolish imprisonment for debt in ————-———-—· certain cases. (a) be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Construction United States of America in Congress assembled, That the act entitled zgebgggggégl "An act to abolish imprisonment for debt in certain cases," approved Fcb·1839’ eh_ February twenty-eighth, eighteemhundred and thirty-nine, shall be so 35. construed as to abolish imprisonment for debt, on process issuing out of any court of the United States, in all cases whatever, where, by the laws of the State in which the said court shall be held, imprisonment for debt has been, or shall hereafter be, abolished, Arpnovnn, January 14, 1841.
(a) Notes of the acts which have been passed relating to imprisonment for debt, voldé)265.