An Act Making an Appropriation Towards Defraying the Expenses Which May Arise in Carrying Into Effect the Treaty of Amity, Commerce and Navigation, Made Between the United States and the King of Great Britain

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That towards defraying the expenses which may arise in carrying into effect the treaty of amity, commerce and navigation, made between the United States and the king of Great Britain, there be appropriated a sum not exceeding eighty thousand eight hundred and eight dollars, to be paid out of the duties on impost and tonnage, to the end of the present year, not already appropriated, Provided, that the compensations to be allowed to any of the commissioners appointed, or to be appointed, in pursuance of any article of the said treaty, shall not exceed, to those who shall serve in Great Britain, the rate of six thousand six hundred and sixty-seven dollars and fifty cents, per annum; and to those who shall serve in the United States, the rate of four thousand four hundred and forty-five dollars, per annum.

APRROVED, May 6, 1796.

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