United States Statutes at Large/Volume 1/3rd Congress/1st Session/Chapter 47
Commissioners of loans, certain allowance in settlement of their accounts.Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the commissioners of loans in the several states shall be allowed in the settlement of their accounts such sums as shall appear to have been necessarily expended by them in the purchase of stationary for the use of their several offices, and also for the hire of clerks to assist in executing the duties of their respective offices, from and after the first day of March, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three, until the last day of the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-four inclusively.
Specific appropriation therefor.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That a sufficient sum of the proceeds of the duties on imports and tonnage not exceeding the sum of fifteen thousand dollars, be and the same is hereby appropriated to the payment of such of the expenses before mentioned as shall accrue during the present year and be allowed on settlement at the treasury.
Approved, June 5, 1794.