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soldier shall be discharged from the service, except by way of punish- Allowance for ment for an offence, he shall be allowed his pay and rations, or an equi- officers and sol. valent in money, for such term of time, as shall be sufficient to travel
home. from the place where he receives his discharge to the place of his residence, computing at the rate of twenty miles to a day.
Sec. 26. And be it further enacted, That there shall be allowed to Extra allow. the inspector-general, in addition to his allowance as major-general, and ance to the in.
spector general. in full compensation for extra services and expenses in the execution of his office, the sum of fifty dollars per month, and that he shall be allowed a secretary to be appointed by himself, with the pay and emoluments of a captain.
APPROVED, March 3, 1799.
Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United March 2, 1799. States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the A subscription Senate, and the Clerk of the House of Representatives be author. to Folwell's edi. ized and directed to subscribe, on such terms as they may deem eligible, nals of Congress for the use of the Senate and House of Representatives, for four
hun- authorized. dred copies of the Journals of Congress, which are proposed to be published by Richard Folwell; and such number of copies of deficient volumes of the sets now in print, as may be necessary to complete the same.
APPROVED, March 2, 1799.
MATTERS IN VOLUME I.
Abatement of Suits and Process.
the Supreme or Circuit Court for error in by resolutions of November 2, 1785, and
85 Time of limitation extended to March 1, 1799,
- 90 Or persons indicted of treason, to have a copy
and witnesses, -
courts may amend imperfections in the Authenticated by the seal of the State thereto,
Of the Courts of the United States, Supreme,
Supreme Court to be adjourned by one or
114 Circuit Court to be adjourned by any one of
the judges, or by the marshal, for want of a
District Court, if judge does not attend, to be
adjourned by the marshal, -
371, 409, 616 tice, or in case of his death or absence, by
States on treasury statements, transcripts, Of the provincial army may be appointed with
· 513 the rank and pay of a brigadier-general, 559
dollars, dimes, cents, and mills. All accounts Consuls shall take possession of the property
of persons dying within their consulates,
247 lect and pay debts due to and from the
- 255 Judgments in suits against public agents to be
rendered the first term, with exceptions,
90 States for the payment of debts due to
nisance of all causes of admiralty and not to be imported in casks of less than sixty
77 An act respecting alien enemies, . 577
77 Alien Enemy,-act of July 6, 1798.
77 Allowed to depart if not chargeable with
83 Notes of decisions in the courts of the United
79 For tare and draft of goods imported, -651
causes, the facts on which the decision is The Supreme Court shall have exclusive ju-
(altered by act of March 3, 1803,) - 83 ambassadors or other public ministers, their
States in cases of admiralty seizures under of law can have consistently with the law
The Supreme Court shall have original, but
not exclusive jurisdiction of suits brought by
officer; and if no naval officer, by the col- Notes of decisions of the courts of the United
664 States as to those provisions of the law, 81
No writ of process shall be sued out in any
in the absence or disability of the judge, in imprisonment of any ambassador, public
278 minister, their domestics and servants, 118
Punishment of persons who shall sue forth
562 Servants of ambassadors, &c., indebted before
March 2, 1798, entitled “ an act to regulate from process for such debts; and all such
oath shall be permitted to affirm, 699 Amendments of the Constitution of the United
298, 316, 554, 562, 695 parties to amend defects in the process and
pleading, on conditions in their discre-
512 Ammunition and Arms,
received by them, to forfeit their commis- nition.
512 Annual Reports
suits against public agents, and debtors to expenditures to be made by the Secretary
Apparel, wearing, and personal Baggage. | Army of the United States.
Wearing apparel and other personal baggage ganization. September 29, 1789, (repealed,)
April 30, 1790, (repealed,)
84 March 3, 1799, (obsolete,)
controversy in cases in which writs of error of ten thousand men. May 28, 1798, (re-
Non-commissioned officers and privates ex-
charged by habeas corpus,
Pay and rations of the army, 120, 222, 242, 366
Officers in the medical department, - 721
shall appoint mates and other officers, 721
395 subject to the rules and regulations of the
The President may employ the army and navy
of the United States for the purpose of exe-
190 cuting the act of June 5, 1794, - 384
226 Pensions to invalids. See Pensions.
312 Of offenders and proceedings before trial, 118
· 445 No person shall be arrested in one district for
· 498 trial in another, for any cause of action in
542 Notes of cases decided on arrest of persons
out of the district in which the action has
except where the punishment is death; in
which case it may be admitted by the Su-
Persons arrested for a criminal offence in one
prohibited, (expired) - 369, 520, 549 another district, may be removed to the
576 judge to the marshal,
Artificers in the public service exempted from