United States Statutes at Large/Volume 1/4th Congress/1st Session/Chapter 48
Appropriation for defraying expenses on trial of persons concerned in the late insurrection.Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That a sum, not exceeding twenty thousand dollars, out of any monies not otherwise appropriated, be, and the same is hereby appropriated to the discharge of certain incidental demands, occasioned by the trial of persons for crimes and offences during the late insurrection, for the payment of which no special provision has been made by law.
Additional compensation to jurors, &c.
1792, ch. 36.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That in addition to the compensation now allowed by law to jurors and witnesses, attending in the courts of the United States, there shall be allowed and paid to each grand and petit juror, for his attendance, fifty cents per day; and to each witness, for like attendance, fifty cents per day.
Appropriation for clerks of courts and jurors.Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the sum of ten thousand dollars, out of any monies not otherwise appropriated, be, and the same is hereby appropriated, for defraying the expense of clerks of courts, jurors and witnesses, for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-six, in aid of the fund arising from fines, forfeitures and penalties, and of the appropriations already made for that purpose.
Approved, June 1, 1796.