United States Statutes at Large/Volume 3/13th Congress/3rd Session/Chapter 7
Nov. 22, 1814.
Chap. VII.—An Act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to appoint a clerk in the office of the commissioner of the revenue, with power to sign licenses.
The Secretary of the Treasury to appoint a clerk, &c.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the head of the treasury department shall be, and he is hereby authorized, from time to time, as may be requisite, to designate a clerk in the office of the commissioner of the revenue, to assist in the signing of the licenses issuing from that office; and the clerk so designated shall have power to sign his own name to such licenses; which signature shall be as valid as that of the said commissioner of the revenue.
Approved, November 22, 1814.