CHAP. LIX.- An Act to amend an Act, entitled “An Act to raise for a limited Time an additional military Force.” and for other Purposes.
|Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That under the provisions of the ninth section of the act approved February eleventh, eighteen hundred and forty-seven, entitled “An Act to raise for a limited Time an additional military Force, and for other Purposes,” it shall be the duty of the Secretary of the Treasury to issue treasury scrip therein provided, on the certificate of the Secretary of War, showing the claimant entitled thereto, and not otherwise; and that the stock thus issued shall bear interest from the day of presenting to the Treasury Department such certificate of the Secretary of War in due form, and the interest thereon shall be payable on the first days of January and July in each year, and shall be transferable on the books of the Treasury Department kept in the register’s office. Such certificates of stock shall be signed by the register of the treasury under the direction of the of the Secretary, who shall cause the seal of the department to be affixed thereto, and no other signature shall be required to said stock.
APPROVED, March 3, 1847.