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ACTS OF THE TWENTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS or rm: UNITED STATES, Passed at the jirst session, which was begun and held at the City of Washington, in the District of Columbia, on blonday, the 4th day of December, 1843, and ended the 17th day of June, 1844. Jour: '1`vmzn, President of the United States. `Wrnrm P. MANGUM, President of the Senate, pro tempore. J oniv W. Jonas, Speaker of the House of Representatives. STATUTE I. CHAP. I.-Hu Het to su lr a de cienc in the a iation or the cal ending the thirtieth. of dicpnd cig/iieen liimdred arid}Tf?·7ly-four,{-fw theciliafgd protection of American seamen. [Obsolete] Be it enacted by the Senate and House tf Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the sum of forty R<>li¢l¤YAm€· thousand five hundred dollars be and the same is hereby appropriated, "°“" "°m°"‘ to be paid out of any unappropriated money in the Treasury for the relief and protection of American seamen, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of State, in pursuance of the act supplemen— 1803 h 9 tary to the act concerning consuls and vice-consuls and for the further ’ °' protection of American seamen, passed the twenty-eighth day of February, one thousand eight hundred and three. Avnnovnn, January 22, 1844. _" Srnura I. CHAP. 11. — dn .5ct to r¢cnd the jine imposed on General Andrew Jackson. Feb, 16, ]844_ Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the [Obsolete.] United States of America in Congress assembled, That the sum of one T0 refund, thousand dollars, paid by General Andrew Jackson, as a fine imposed 21,22;) {gf: QL, on him at New Orleans, the thirty-first day of March, Anno Domini March 1815. one thousand eight hundred and fifteen, be repaid to him, together with the interest, at the rate of six per centum a year since then, out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated. Approved, February 16, 1844. ·-—— Snrvrr I. Cum. III.-An Act to authorize the President of the United States to direct trans- Feb. 23, 1844. fers of rqapropriation in the naval service, under certain circumstances. ·"‘_"'"“ Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That upon the appli- Unexpended Gution of the Secretary of the Navy, the President of the United States zfxgéigcgigi Sllflll have authority to direct the transfer fiom unexpcnded balances of the increase, appropriations for the Naval Service, of the sum of two hundred thou- Gm. of the Sfuld dollars, or so much thereof as the public service may require during m“’Y· the present fiscal year to the appropriation for " the increase, repairs, armament, and equipment of the Navy, and wear and tear of vessels in commlSSiO¤.” But no part of said sum shall be transferred from any ull8X- Not to bg? psudcd balance which may be necessary for the purposes for which the z;;;?;?';), Llp Hppropriation was originally made ; nor from any unexpended balances gina; purposes, Ol. appropriations for the respective Navy Yards and Docks. (6N?? Slltill &.c.