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be necessary to compel any foreign ship or vessel to depart the United States in all cases in which, by the laws of nations or the treaties of the United States they ought not to remain within the United States,

Sec. 9. And be it further enacted, That offences made punishable by the provisions of this act, committed by citizens of the United States, beyond the jurisdiction of the Uuited States, may be prosecuted and tried before any court having jurisdiction of the offences prohibited by this act.

Sec. 10. And be it further enacted, That nothing in this act shall be so construed as to prohibit citizens of the United States from selling vessels, ships or steamers built within the limits thereof, or materials or munitions of war, the growth or product of the same, to inhabitants of other countries, or to Governments not at war with the United States : provided that the operation of this section of this act shall be suspended by the President of the United States with regard to any classes of purchases, whenever the United States shall be engaged in war, or whenever the maintenance of friendly relations with any foreign nation may in his judgment require it.

SEC. 11. And be it further enacted, That nothing in the foregoing act shall be construed to prevent the prosecution or punishment of treason, or any

piracy or other felony defined by the laws of the United States.

Sec. 12. And be it further enacted, That all acts and parts of acts inconsistent with the provisions of this act or inflicting any further or other penalty or forfeiture than are hereinbefore provided for. The acts forbidden herein are hereby repealed.

POPULATION OF THE UNITED STATES.

STATES. Alabama... Arkansas.. California. Connecticut. Delaware .. Florida. Georgia..

Illinois....

Indiana. Iowa. Kansas.. Kentucky... Louisiana . Maine Maryland .. Massachusetts Michigan... Minnesota Mississipi ... Missouri.. New Hampshire. New Jersey. New York.. North Carolina. Ohio ..

1850. 771,623 209,897

92,597 370,792 91,532 87,445 906,185 851,470 988,416 192,214

982,405 517,762 583,169 583,034 994,514 397,654

6,077 606,026 682,044 317,976

489,555 3,097,394

869, 039 1,980, 329

1860. 964,296 435,427 880,015 460,151 112,218

140,439 1,057,327 1,711,753 1,350, 479

674,948

107,710 1,155,713

709,433 628,276

687,034 1,231,065

749,112 162,022

791,395 1,173,317

326,072

672,031 3,887,542

992, 667 2,339,599

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In the reign of George I., the ascertained population of the Continental Colonies was as follows :

White Men. Negro Slaves. New Hampshire...

9,500 150 Massachusetts..

94,000 2,000 Rhode Island...

7,500

500 Connecticut

46,000 1,500 New York...

27,000 4,000 Pennsylvania

43,300 2,500 New Jersey.

21,000 1,500 Maryland..

40,700 9,400 Virginia....

72,000 23,000 North Carolina.

7,500 3,700 South Carolina..

6,250 10,500

Total...

...875,000

58,550

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