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TWENTY—SEVENTH CONGRESS, SEss.IH. Ch.3, 4, 20. 1843. 597 Fgf clerk hire, office rent, and other expenses of the office of the Expenses of American consul at London, one thousand four hundred dollars, °°"s**l*“¤ at For the expenses of intercourse with the Barbary Powers, seven thou- Lggggarg, pow, sand five hundred dollars. cm Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That, in case the sum appropri— Any surplus ated for any object of contingencies should be found more than sumoient for <>¤¤ri¤§¤n— to meet the expense thereby contemplated, the surplus may be applied, °‘€’S my ° “P‘ . · plied to supply under the direction of the head of the proper department, to supply the deficiencies. deficiency of any other item in the same department or office: Provided, Proviso. That the expenditure for newspapers and periodicals shall not exceed the amount speoffically appropriated to thm object by this act, except in the State Department. APPROVED, December 24, 1842. Snrvrz: III. Cunp, III.-dn Act to amend the act ceiablisbing o district court of the United _]1un_20’ 1g4g_ States at W/`beelzng, Pzrgzma. (tz) ·—-;—-· Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That hereafter two Hcreaftcr two annual terms of the district court for the western district of Virginia g¤¤,;¤=y{,¤·¤rm¤=¤ be holden at the city of Wheeling, commencing on the twenty-fifth 8 c ' March and the twenty-fifth of October, in lieu of the one term of the said district court now directed to be held at Wheeling. Aemovnn, January 20, 1843. Swnvm III. Cnr. IV.-Jin Act to continue the qgfce of Commissioner of Pensions. Iari.20, 1843. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represenlatives of the 1835,eh.46. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the office of §‘;%·°l;· is- Commissioner of Pensions shall be, and the same is hereby continued 1849: gh: my until the fourth of Mztrch, one thousand eight hundred and forty-six. Olncepomin- Sec. 2. And be it furiher- enacted, That :1 Commissioner of Pen- RE? umlsigh sions shall be appointed by the President of the United States, by and A;gmm,sS}0,,_ with the consent of the Senate, and that he shall execute, under the erm be appointdirection of the Secretary of War and the Secretary of the Navy, such °d*l"S d“““· duties in relation to the various pension laws as may be prescribed by 18% °h‘ 4‘ the President: and also such duties in relation to the laws granting military bounty lands as may be assigned to him by the Secretary of War with the sanction of the President. Sec. 3. Anrl be it further enacted, That the said Commissioner shall Salary, &o. receive an annual salary of two thousand five hundred dollars, and shall 3Agg have die privilege of sending and receiving letters and packets by mzul Bgc_ 6_ ’’ ree 0 esta 0. Aprnydvmnz? January 20, 1843.

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CHAP. XX.·—./2n Act to re-enact and continue in operation the several acts now in Jam. QS, 1843. force for the relief of insolvent debtors 1y' the United States. (b) ""‘*"""“"° Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives the _ United States of America in Congress assembled, That the act entitled, f£_°é” °°“"“§sd “ - . . years, c. All Het to extend for a longer period the several acts now m force {Or Ac, MMM 27, the relief of insolvent debtors of the United States/’ approved, the 1840, ch. 26* twenty-seventh May, eighteen hundred and forty, and the several acts therein mentioned, shall be, and the same are hereby, reenacted and continued in force for three years from and after the expiration of the said first-mentioned act, and until the cases which may be depending

(ez) See notes of the acts relating to the District Courts of Virginia, vol. 3, 479. tb) See notes to the act of March 2, 1831, chap. 62.