United States Statutes at Large/Volume 1/3rd Congress/2nd Session/Chapter 53
March 3, 1795
Chap. ⅬⅢ.—An Act authorizing the exportation of Arms, Cannon and Military Stores in certain cases.
President may in certain cases permit the exportation of arms, &c.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in cases connected with the security of the commercial interest of the United States, and for public purposes only, the President of the United States be, and hereby is authorized to permit the exportation of arms, cannon and military stores, the law prohibiting the exportation of the same to the contrary notwithstanding.
Approved, March 3, 1795.