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TWEN'1` Y-SEVENTH CONGRESS. Sass, I. Ch. 5, 7. 1841. 439 subsistence, increase and repairs, medicines and contingent expenses, of two frigates, two sloops, two small vessels, and two armed steamers, to be employed as a home squadron, the sum of seven hundred and eighty-nine thousand three hundred and ten dollars is hereby appropriated, to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated. Arenovnn, August 1, 1841. "i’ Srnurs I. CHAP. V.-dn Act makin urther ovision or the maintenance lunatifsl/in the gatrict offllolumbia. qiwwu ' I Be it enacted by the Senate and Housezy" Representatives of the United 1841* °h‘ 4* States of America in Congress assembled, That so much of the act en- So much offor. titled "An act making temporary provision for lunatics in the District mer acrasliynits of Columbia," approved February second, one thousand eight hundred Q512pt2Q?' and forty-one, as limits the appropriation to three thousand dollars, be, andaiirlrtheii and the same is hereby, repealed, and the further sum of three thousand ¤v¤>¤>l>ri¤¤i¤¤ tive hundred dollars is hereby appropriated out of any money in the m°d°‘ Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to make immediate provision for the maintenance of pauper lunatics as provided for in the said act. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the marshal of the District M¤¥¤h¤l» ¤¤¤ of Columbia shall not be restricted to the asylum at Baltimore, but may ;;,T,2,°g,°§£l° provide for pauper Iunatics at any public lunatic asylum in the United timers. States, consulting economy in the selection. Aernovnn, August 3, 1841. "“"_ Snrurs I. Cum-. VII.-.d·nAct to repeal the act entitled “An act to provide for the collection, Aug. 13, 1841. safe-keeping, transfer, and disbursement of the public ·reve·nue," and to provide ""*‘"‘ for the punishment of embezzlers ry" public money, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and .House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the act enptled 1% °;·,':'iH“lY "An act to provide for the collection, salckeeping, transfer, an dis- Npelgedf ` bursement of the public revenue," approved on the fourth day of July A. D. one thousand eight hundred and forty, be, and the same is hereby, repealed: Provided, always, That, for any offences which may have Pr¤viS¤· been committed against the provisions of the seventeenth section of the said act, the offenders may be prosecuted and punished according to those provisions; and that all bonds executed under the provisions of B¤nd¤.&·¤-not said act, and all civil rights and liabilities which have arisen or accrued :5;:fd by the under said act, and the remedies therefor, shall remain and continue as ` if said act had not been repealed; any thing herein contained to the contrary notwithstanding. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That if any officer charged with £F¤l¤¤y, lor of the safekeeping, transfer, or disbursement of public moneys, or cou- w?;';}';?;;? nected with the Post Office Department, shall convert to his own use, ing mma,-, or in any way whatever, or shall use by way of investment in any kind of di¤b¤}¥¤¤¤¤¢·=¤¢¤* property or merchandise, or shall loan, with or without interest, any §;°gli°;°u;n;{;Q portion of the public moneys entrusted to him for safe-keeping, transfer, 15,, moneys, disbursement, or for any other purpose, every such act shall be deemed and adjudged to be an embezzlement of so much of the said moneys as shall be thus taken, converted, invested, used, or loaned, which is hereby declared to, be a felony; and the neglect or refusal to pay over on Nglglgctgg m. demand any public moneys in his han s, upon the presentation of a {ww ¤>l>¤¥ draft, order, or warrant drawn upon him, and signed by the Secretary 3::,*,;,:3;; :,:2}, of the Treasury, or to transfer or disburse any such moneys promptly moneys., prima according to law, on the legal requirement of a superior officer, shall be fgcie Evidence prima facie evidence of such conversion to his own use of so much of ° “"° u"' the public moneys as may be in his hands. Any omcer or agent of the