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TWENTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS. S1ass.H. Rus. 13,14. 1842. 585 Sec. 2. And be it further resolved, That the Secretary of the Navy Trial of invenbe, and he is hereby, authorized to make such experimental trial of the tions to prevent several inventions of Thomas M. Euston, Ethan Campbell, Aaron Quin. gv2E3Q3x5?; °f by, or either of them, or of other persons, to prevent the explosion of authorized. steam boilers, as may be necessary to test their. value and utility as ap- 18·13,ch.94»,§5. plicable for the purposes aforesaid, to the steamshnps of the United States; and the sum of six thousand dollars rs hereby appropriated therefor out Appropriation. of the fund heretofore named. Armtovnn, August 31, 1842. N0. 13. .d Resolution to provide for the payment of the expense: incurred by the Aug. 31, 1842. Legation at Mexico. ""‘*"‘ Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the sum of six thou- A<yly<>pri¤¢i<>n sand dollars be and is hereby appropriated out of any money in the ;,';n;,;‘g'n°:,;_ Treasury not otherwise appropriated to defray the expenses incurred by count of prison- ' the Legation of the United States at Mexico, ou account of the subsist- SYS- encefclothing and transportation of prisoners, Provided so much be Pmin necessary upon the adjustment of the accounts of the State Department. Approved, August 31, 1842. No. 14. .d Resolution to authorize an extension of a contract for carrying the Aug. 31, 1842. mail. ·-—··········• Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United _ States of America in Congress assembled, That the Postmaster General uEX;:i::t%£r be, and he is hereby, authorized, if in his opinion the interest of the ,},8 mnvcyanc, Department will be promoted thereby, to extend al. this time the con- of the mail on tract for the conveyance of the mail on the Potomac, for Your years from 2£b5;’i;‘;"£’·° the termination of the present contract, in such a way as to receivethe regular transmission of the mail, by means of ice-boats: And provided Proviso. That the compensation does not exceed the present rates for two bouts’ service. Armovnp. August 31, 1842. Vox.. V ,74