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bankruptcy throughout the United States, for services in the late war with Great Bri-
440 to 449 A resolution directing the manner of issuing
Branch Pilots of the port of New Orleans.
Farmer's Bank of Alexandria, the Union allowed to enter certain lands, June 17,
Bridge across the Potomac.
Repairs of the bridge across the Potomac to
i Brothertown Indians.
Georgetown, and the Bank of Alexandria, dians in the territory of Wisconsin, March
lumbia extended to the 4th July, 1838, Incorporated colleges, universities, athenæums
and Iristorical societies, to be furnished with
trict of Columbia extended to July 4, 1840, Congress, January 14, 1841, . . 436
An act to provide for taking the sixth census
or enumeration of the inhabitants of the
United States, March 3, 1839, . 331
An act to amend the act providing for the
taking the sixth census, February 26, 1840,
An act to amend the act entitled "An act to
provide for taking the sixth census or enu.
meration of the inhabitants of the United
States," approved March 3, 1839, January
extended, September 1, 1841, . . 452
Twenty thousand copies of the compendiam
county, Maryland, to be taken again, 453
Distribution of the returns of the sixth census,
126 September 1, 1841,
The circuit judge of the 8th circuit to ena.
mine the allowances made to the marshal
of Kentucky for his assistants in taking
the sixth census, and the amount allowed
to be paid, August 30, 1842,
Distribution of certain copies of the returns
of the sixth census,
gress under the sixth census.
within the district of Columbia, of a chal-
lenge to fight a duel, and for the punish.
grant a further extension of the credit on Cherokee Pre-emptions.
bonds for duties, October 14, 1837, - 205 All the Cherokee pre-emptions which have
been located on any of the surveyed lands
and continued in force for five years, May river confirmed, and patents to issue for
commissioners under the Cherokee treaty coast survey, June 3, 1844, - 660
- 719 Collection Districts.
The collection district of Dreighton in Mas-
sachusetts changed to Fall River, February
blished, and Vicksburg made a port of en.
Grand Gulf made a port of delivery with the
The collector of the district of Fairfield may
reside at Fairfield or Bridgeport, June 4,
An act providing the means of future inter The ports of Stonington, Mystic River, and
Pawcatuck made collection districts, Au.
gust 2, 1842,
Part of the town of Tiverton on Orleans
Construction of the act of August 3, 1842,
chap. 120, to constitute the ports of Ston-
ington, Mystic River, and Pawcatuck River,
a collection district, August 16, 1842, 506
An act to extend the collection district of
Wiscassett, August 31, 1842,
The act of 31st August, 1842, chap. 281, to
extend the collection district of Wiscassett
Certain collection districts abolished and an-
Appropriations for improvement of harbors
and location of a light-house on Lake Mi-
The Secretary at War to receive additional Office of Commissary-General of Purchases
Allowance of rations to officers,
Office of one Inspector-General, and of three
200 Commissioner of Loans.
The provisions of the act of March 3, 1817,
transferring the duties of Commissioner of
432 Commissioner of Pensions.
Office of Commissioner of Pensions conti-
nued, March 3, 1837,
The office of Commissioner of Pensions con-
Pension business heretofore transacted in the
· 650 navy department transferred to the Com-
missioner of Pensions,
The office of Commissioner of Pensions con-
tinued, January 20, 1843,
. 718 Commissioner of Public Buildings.
three clerks for arranging statistical infor. Buildings, March 3, 1843, - 610
719 postponed by act of October 16, 1837,
Compact between Alabama and Mississippi re- Courts.-Circuit Courts.
lating to the five per cent. fund, c. Circuit Court in Alabama, February 22, 1838,
Circuit Court in the western district of New
Circuit Court in the district of East Tennes-
see, July 7, 1838,
Marshal of Michigan, July 1, 1836, 62 Special sessions of the Circuit Courts, 393
Circuit Court in the district of Connecticut,
The Circuit Court of the eastern district
432 western district, February 26, 1845, 726
432 Circuit Courts in Kentucky, North Carolina,
South Carolina, Georgia, and the southern
distriet of Alabama, March 1, 1845, 730
District Court of the western district of Vir.
ginia to be held at Charleston on the first
Monday of April and September, July 1,
District Court of Arkansas to have the same
jurisdiction as other District Courts of the
United States, March 1, 1837, 147
District Court in Alabama, February 22,
District Court in Illinois, March 10, 1838,
District Court in Michigan, March 10, 1838,
District Courts in the State of Mississippi,
discharge, shall be discharged, . 539 Pennsylvania to be holden at Williamsport,
to attend one session in their respective District Court of Tennessee, July 4, 1840,
676 Tennessee, to the Circuit Court, April 14,
Commissioners to be appointed to select jurors
Pennsylvania to hold special sessions, 499
504 3, 1835, chap. 28, relating to the whole
506 of January, 1834, suspended, April 9, 1836,
534 Custom-house officers to give the requisite
Court for Western Virginia, to be bond before entering on their duties, June
district of Virginia, January 20, 1843, 597 Debt of the United States.
ceeding twelve millions of dollars, July 21,
610 Time extended for obtaining the loan of
660 twelve millions, April 15, 1841, 473
A pension granted to her. Resolution, March
3, 1837, .
district of Columbia, July 7, 1838, . 306 in the case of Decatur and Paulding, 199
of law to the Circuit Court of the county tempt on the part of Great Britain to en.
force by arms her exclusive jurisdiction
over part of the State of Maine, March 3,
Militia to be employed. Public vessels to be
Representatives in Congress according to the
Appropriations for the Delaware Breakwater
and for certain harbors and rivers, July 2,
213 Demopolis Female Academy.
Lands not disposed of under the act of March
2, 1837, for the adjustment of title, &c., to
lands for the cultivation of the vine and
olive, subject to entry for the use of the
Demopolis Female Academy, March 2,
· 318 An act for adjusting the remaining claims
on the deposite banks, October 16, 1837,
promote the cultivation of tropical plants Deposits of the proceeds of the Public Lands with
The transfer of the fourth instalment of de-
posits directed to be made with the States
postponed, October 2, 1837,
71 Deposites of the Public Money.
328 The Secretary of the Treasury to select banks
for deposites, and to make agreements, 52
Banks issuing notes of less denomination
than five dollars not to be selected, . 53
Regulations of banks selected,
The surplus in the treasury beyond five mil-
lions to be deposited with the States, 55
740 The Secretary of the Treasury may make
Deposites of the Public Money.
District of Columbia.
tory to those in another, July 4, 1836, 115 Alexandria, district of Columbia, July 7,
to the United States, July 5, 1838, · 255 The circulation of notes under five dollars as
currency after April 10, 1838, prohibited,
, vested in the Mayor, Recorder, An act restraining the circulation of small
Prohibition and punishment of challenges to
and Texas, September 11, 1841, 461 jail in the city of Washington, district of
462 Columbia, March 3, 1839, . 364
Appropriation for a new jail in the county of
An act to extend the jurisdiction of the cor.
poration of the city of Washington over
the Potomac Bridge, March 3, 1639, 364
Titles to vacant land in the district of Colum-
bia to be completed according to the laws
of Maryland relative to titles to vacant
lands, a patent to be granted by the Com-
missioners of the General Land Office,
February 16, 1839,
Appropriation for repairing the Potomac
Bridge, September 11, 1841, · 462
Manner of making the repairs and contracts,
Appropriation for lighting Pennsylvania
avenue, July 27, 1842,
An act in relation to marriages in the dis-
trict of Columbia, July 27, 1842, 499
453 of infants within the district of Columbia,
of Columbia, his successor shall reside in
Afterwards one of the judges shall always
reside in the county of Alexandria. The
judges of the Circuit Court may make any
exchange of residence between them to
Repairs of the court-house in Alexandria,
All property for places of worship which have
been conveyed to trustees shall be held for
stock held by them in the Chesapeake and trustees. Circuit Court may appoint trus-
tees. Property to be held for religious pur-
The times of holding the Criminal and Circuit
Courts in the county of Washington, dis-
trict of Columbia, March 1, 1845,
229 Appropriation for the same, July 7, 1836, 526