Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 5.djvu/45

This page needs to be proofread.

TWENTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. L Ch.52. 1836. 9 fcords in their possession relating to their duties as Commissioners of oans. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Bank of the United States Banks iQ my and its several branches, and the State Banks employed by the Bank of all “.}?“°Y mw the United States, performing the duties of Commissioners of Loans, shall wiihinriiiiggy be, and they are hereby required to pay into the Treasury of the United months- States, within three months after the passing of this act, all the money in their possession for the redemption of the public debt of the United States, and the interest thereon remaining in their hands, which has not been applied for by the person or persons entitled to receive the same. Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty of the Secretary of the Treasury to pay over to the person or persons entitled to receive the same, the amount so received into the Treasury by virtue of the second section of this act, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated. Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That nothing contained in this act shall be construed to authorize the appointment of a Commissioner or Commissioners of Loans in any State, District, or Territory of the United States. Approved, April 11, 1836.

Srnun I.

C1-lA1>.LII.-AnAct makin a iations or the a ment o the revolutiona ‘ _ and other pensioners of t/if; 0%% States, for the ged/r one i/iousand eight hug- dred and thirty-six. [Ob’°l°'·°·] Be it enacted by the Senate and House qc Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and the same are hereby appropriated to be paid out of any money in the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated, for the pensioners of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six ; For the revolutionary pensioners under the several acts, other than Revolutionthose of the fifteenth of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty- WY P¢¤¤i¤¤¢f¤- eight, the seventh of June, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two, and the fifth of July, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two, in addition to an unexpended balance of three hundred and thirty-five thousand three hundred and ninety-five dollars and seventy cents, the sum of three hundred and forty-seven thousand six hundred and twenty- nine dollars. For the invalid pensioners, under various laws, in addition to an unex- _ Invalid pen. pended balance of two hundred and one thousand, seven hundred and ¤l°¤°¥¤· twenty-one dollars and twenty-seven cents, one hundred and five thou- Widows and sand, eight hundred and twenty-five dollars. oi-pgians. For pensions to widows and orphans, payable through the office of the °l>¤¤k-¤°€° Third Auditor, in addition to the unexpended balance of two thousand S;‘Q,°’;; one hundred and ninety-tive dollars and twenty-two cents, two thousand dollars after dO]]m·S_ March 3, 1837. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That hereafter, no bank note of £l¤°l8;;%E;;’§i_ less denomination than ten dollars, and that from and after the third day nation than of March, anno Domini, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, no bank lW¢¤*Yé_l<>ll¤¥§ note of less denomination than twenty dollars shall be offered in pay- ";;’;;’uf;‘;d,,:'; ment in any case whatsoever in which money is to be paid by the United llnited States; States or the Post Office Department, nor shall any bank note, of any wd ¤0 b¤¤k- denomination, be so offered, unless the same shall be payable, and paid Qgaivzhggisto on demand, in gold or silver coin, at the place where issued, and which gpgcig, 01- wu. shall not be equivalent to specie at the place where offered, and convert- V¤{gl>l¢ $1*0 ible into gold or silver upon the spot, at the will of the holder, and with- §£,h,;’;,*,0;;r,° out delay or loss to him; Provided, That nothing herein contained bg paid, ' shall be construed to make any thing but gold or silver a legal tender 13A¤g43Y lt:-usby any individual, or by the United States. jsgovisgf' Arvrtovnn, April 14, 1836. Von. V.——2