An Act

"An Act to make further provision for the removal and accommodation of the Government of the United States," approved April 24, 1800

National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the U.S. Senate

In anticipation of the Government’s move to Washington, DC, Congress appropriated money for transporting the records, books, and papers of the legislature and executive departments to the new capital, for furnishing the President’s House and congressional offices, and for the purchase of a library to assist the Congress in its work.