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TWEN T Y-SEVEN TH CONGRESS. Szss. IH. Ch. 69, 70. 1843. 607 Alabama, or any of the branches thereof, to an amount equal to the amount of the two per cent. fund relinquished to this State by the Congress of the United States, remaining unpaid: Provided, Thm; no settler Quantity of sha;} be allowed to enter more than one quarter section of land with the {’“'dd‘g b° °“‘ bills of said bank, or either of them: And provided furthe-, That the y ° m` Stare of Alabama shall receive from the Government of the United A|@b¤mqfo_ States, in payment of said two per cent. fund, the bills of the Bank of ?°“"’°"“d b‘,!'“ the State of Alabama, and the several branches thereof; taken and re- ihepiizrriuimzi-gt. cejvgd by the registers and receivers, as aforesaid, from the settlers fundaforesaid, in payment for their pre-cmption claims: And provided fur- Terms of the ther, That nothing in this act shall be so construed as to change the Y¤'*¤¤¤?Shm¢¤¤¤ mms, conditions, and limitations, annexed to the relinquishment of said {’f,;,§2’°'°d by fund to the said State, by the act aforesaid; but such terms, conditions, l and limitations, shall apply and be in full force in reference to said fund, notwithstanding its payment in the mode provided by this act. Ammovmn, March 1, 1843. """"_` Summa III. Crux-. LXIX.—An .0ctr [ati the current: 0 orn uld and silver ::05 in cgu rnengrlnzzed Smeg ug g M i"i"°.h 3* lm Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rqnresentatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That from and after Certain gold the passage of this act, the following foreign gold coins shall pass our- ‘é°*I*°.°f (·¤‘¤¤* rem as money within the United States, and be receivable, by weight, *:2; for the payment of all debts and demands, at the rates following, that is ¢·urrem—-their ro say: the gold coins of Great Britain, of not less than nine hundred VME fixedand fifteen and a half thousandths in fineness, at ninety-four cents and six-tenths of a cent per pennyweight; and the gold coins of France, of not less than eight hundred and ninety-nine thousandths in iineness, at ninety-two cents and nine-tenths of a cent per pennyweight. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That from and after the passage Silver coins of of this act, the following foreign silver coins shall pass current as money 1€_P°*"· MQW ‘· within the United States, and be receivable by tale, for the payment of ,,,3;%-,E:;'“‘ all debts and demands, at the rates following, that is to say : the Spanish also. ’ pillar dollars, and the dollars of Mexico, Peru, and Bolivia, of not less than eight hundred and ninety-seven thousandths in fmeness, and four hundred and fifteen grains in weight, at one hundred cents each; and the five franc pieces of France, of not less than nine hundred thousandths in fineness, and three hundred and eighty-four grains in weight, at ninety-three cents each. Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty of the Assays of said Secretary of the Treasury to cause assays of the coins made current by ;l°;‘é;f"3°m_ this act to be had at the mint of the United States, at least once in every pgrggd I, gm,. year, and to make report of the result thereof to Congress. gms. Approved, March 3, 1843. "" h Snruu III. CHAP. LXX. -—An Act makin a riations br certain arti rcatians the United States for the hay calgnzdridliiylggtr beginning on the friist ehzy of Jazmry and ending em the thirtieth day of une, one thousand eight hundred and forty- [Obsolete_] three ; and for the fiscal year beginning on the jirst day if July, one thousand eight hundred anddi/`orly-three and ending on the lhirtieth ay of June, one thaw sand eight hundre and fortyfour. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the A m ri United States of America. in Congress assembled, That the following mm? P a' sums bc, and they are hereby, appropriated, to be paid. out of any unappropriated money in the Treasury, for the preservation, repairs, and construction of certain fortifications, for the half calendar year beginning on the first day of January and ending on the thirtieth day of June, (a) Notes of the acts of Congress relating to the currency of foreign coins, vol. 2, 374.