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Public Lands.

Branch pilots of the port of New Orleans au- The construction of a railroad through the

thorized to enter certain lands, June 17, lands of the United States, at Springfield,
1844, .

715 Massachusetts, authorized, April 29, 1836,
The title to lots of land in Perrysburg and

and Croghansville confirmed, February 20, A street may be laid out through the lands

724 of the United States, at Chelsea, Massachu-
Holders of warrants for lands issued under setts, July 1, 1836,

the act of 1804, chap. 61, to General La- The right of way through the public lands
fayette, which have been found to conflict granted to the New Orleans and Nashville
with older and better grants, authorized to railroad company, July 2, 1836, 65

enter other lands, February 26, 1845, 729 Certain companies authorized to construct a
Public Revenue.

railroad in Florida, January 31, 1837, 144
No difference to be made between the differ.

Conditions to be complied with, 145
ent branches of the revenue, as to the mo-

Reservation of public lands through which
the railroad may pass, .

ney or medium of payment of debts to the
United States, May 31, 1838, - .310

Continuation of Cumberland road in Ohio,
An act to provide for the safe-keeping, trans-

Indiana and Illinois, March 3, 1837, 195
Repairs of Cumberland road,

fer, and disbursement of the public revenue,
July 4, 1840, -


The right to pass over the public lands in

Florida granted to the Atchafalaya rail-
Public Stock and Treasury Notes.

road and banking company, March 3, 1837,
No stock authorized by the act of July 21,

1841, chap. 3, and April 15, 1842, chap. The right to pass over the public lands grant-
26, to be sold below par, August 31, 1842, ed to the New Orleans and Carrolton rail.


road company, March 3, 1837, 197
Issue of treasury notes to be limited, and An act of the Legislature of Florida incor.
amount authorized,


porating the Florida Peninsula Railroad
No certificates of stock to be issued but to the and Steamboat Company confirmed, and

owner of a bona fide loan to the United the right of way through the public lands
States, .


granted to the company, June 28, 1838,
Public Works.

Resolution directing the Attorney-General to Appropriations for certain roads in Florida,
examine the titles of lands or sites for the July 7, 1838,

erection of armories and other public build. Appropriation

for the Mars Hill military road,
ings, September 11, 1841,
468 July 7, 1838,

• 265
Regulations to carry this resolution into ef. The title of the United States in a road from

468 the foot of the rapids of the Miami of the
The Treasurer's certificates of deposites for Lake to the Connecticut western reserve,

the purchase of lands under the act of 1820, granted to the State of Ohio, July 7, 1838,
chap. 49, when assigned, to be received in

payment for public lands, June 12, 1844, An act making an appropriation for certain


roads in the Territory of Wisconsin, July
Putnam's Ploughing Machine.

7, 1838, -

• 303
A resolution directing an examination of

Appropriation for the improvement of rivers
Putnam's ploughing machine, March 3,

and roads in Wisconsin, March 3, 1839,


An act for the improvement and survey of
Raft of Red River.

certain rivers, and the repair of certain
Appropriation for the removal of the great

roads in Florida, March 3, 1839, 331
raft of Red river, April 20, 1838,


Appropriation for opening a road from Du-

buque, in the Territory of Iowa, to the
Reports of the Decisions of the Supreme Court.

boundary line of Missouri, March 3, 1839,
An act to provide for the reports of the deci.

sions of the Supreme Court of the United Rush Island.
States, August
29, 1842,

. 545

Proceedings to ascertain the title to Rush
Revenue Cutters.

Island, Louisiana, to be instituted, August
No revenue cutter or steamer to be built with- 29, 1842,

out an appropriation therefor, March 3,

795 Sac and Fox Indians.
Revenue Laws.

A survey of the western line of the reserva-

tion for the half-brceds of the Sac and Fox
Appeals to be from the Circuit to the Supreme
Court in any case arising under the reve-

Indians to be made, March 3, 1843, 622
nue laws, May 31, 1844,

• 658

The city authorities in Savannah authorized
Rhode Island,

to open certain streets, which are closed by
Representatives in Congress according to the the works of Fort Wayne, June 18, 1838,
sixth census,



School Lands.

An act to amend an act entitled "An act to the loss of slaves on board the Comet and

carry into effect in the States of Alabama the Encomium, February 18, 1843, - 601
and Mississippi the existing compacts with Smithsonian Legacy.
those States with regard to the five per The President authorized to appoint an agent
cent. fund and the school reservations,"

to prosecute the claims of the United States
June 13, 1842,

The county commissioners of Lee county in

to the bequest of James Smithson, of Lon-
don, July 1, 1836,

the territory of Iowa authorized to make

All inoneys arising from the bequest of James
selections of land in lieu of those granted.

Smithson to be invested in State stocks,
Rules and regulations of the land which

July 7, 1836, -

may be patented, August 23, 1842, · 522

Investment of the funds obtained from the
Illinois, Arkansas, Louisiana and Tennessee
authorized to sell the lands appropriated

bequest of the late James Smithson, Sep-
tember 11, 1841,

for the use of schools in those States, Feb.
ruary 15, 1843,

South Carolina.

School lands in Florida,


Representatives in Congress according to the
Repeal of the fourth section of the act of July

sixth census,

4, 1836, respecting the selection of school

Time of holding the Circuit Court of South

Carolina, March 1, 1845,

Selection of school lands by the Governor of

See CourtsJudiciary.

728 Spain.
Provisions as to lands selected by the Go. An act to carry into effect the convention be-
vernor of Alabama,

728 tween the United States and Spain, June 7,
See Public Lands - Wisconsin Florida -


Arkansas - Illinois Indiana - Ohio - Statements of Appropriations, New Offices, fc.

The Secretary of the Senate, and the Clerk
Seamen in the Merchant service.

of the House of Representatives to furnish
An act in addition to the several acts regu-

statements of all appropriations made dur-

ing the session, of new offices created, their
lating the shipment and discharge of sea.

salaries, and a statement of the offices the
men, and the duties of consuls, July 20,

salaries of which have been increased, July

4, 1836, -

Acts relating to seamen of the United States,

394 States of the United States in default of payment
Appropriations for the relief and protection of Interest
of American scamen, February 12, 1842, A resolution directing the Secretary of the

470 Treasury, whenever any State shall have
The provisions and penalties of the act of been in default for the payment of the in.

July 16, 1798, chap. 77, extended to the terest or principal on investments in its
coasting trade, and measures to be taken stocks or bonds, held by the United States
to secure the collection of hospital money in trust, to retain certain moneys to which
from the officers, seamen and owners of

the State is entitled, for the purpose of
coasting vessels, March 1, 1843, 602 paying such interest or principal, March 3,
Appropriation for a deficiency in the appro 1845,

priation in 1844, for the relief and protec- Statue of Washington, by Greenough.
tion of American seamen, January 22, Measures to be taken for the importation of

• 651

the statue of Washington, by Greenough,
Seminole Indians.

March 27, 1840,

Appropriation for the temporary support and Expenses incurred in the execution of the
removal of the Seminole Indians from Flo. pedestal for the statue to be paid, Septem-
rida, February 13, 1839,
316 ber 9, 1841,

Appropriation for the expenses of a delegation Expenses of erecting the statue to be paid,
of the Seminole Indians, west of the Mis-

sissippi, to Florida, March 2, 1841, · 414 Stockbridge Tribe of Indians.
See Indian Trealies.

Lands reserved for the Stockbridge tribe of

Indians to be divided, March 3, 1843, 645
Shawnee Indians.

Commissioners to be elected by the tribe to
A resolution authorizing the Secretary of

War to pay any balance that may be due Proceedings of the Commissioners, 645, 646
to the Shawnee Indians who served in the

Florida war, March 3, 1845, . 800

To report to Congress,

After the report and map shall be filed by the
Shenandoah Bridge Company.

Commissioners, the Indians shall be citi-
A bridge at Harper's Ferry on lands of the zens of the United States,

· 647
United States, may be erected by the Com-
pany, July 1, 1836,

63 Submarine Battery

Experiments to be made to ascertain the value

of the submarine battery, and for other
Indemnity from the British government for purposes, August 31, 1842, • 584



Submarine Telescope.

Territories of the United States.
The Secretary of the Navy to institute exper- apportionment of representatives, June 15,
iments to test the utility of the submarine 1844,

• 671

- 667 Justices of the peace to be elected by the peo-


. 671
Repeal of the act establishing a sub-treasury Texas.

of the United States, August 13, 1841, 439 An act to provide for carrying into effect the
Sufferers by Fire in the City of New York.

convention between the United States and
The time of payment of bonds for duties, ex-

the Republic of Texas, for ascertaining the
tended, March 19, 1836,

6 boundary between them, January 11, 1839,
Provisions of the act of March 19, 1836, chap.
42, limited, April 5, 1836,


Boundary between the United States and

. 312
Surgeons in the Army.

A joint resolution annexing Texas to the
An additional number of surgeons and sur-
geon's mates to be appointed, July 4, 1836; Transportation of the Mail.

United States, March 1, 1845, · 797

The contract for carrying the mail to expire,
Sword and Camp Chest of Washington and Staff

&c., on the 30th of June succeeding the 31st
of Franklin,
Resolution accepting the sword of Washing-

of Dec. in each year, May 11, 1836, - 132
ton and the staff of Franklin, March 4, Treasury Notes.

. 716 Authority to issue not exceeding ten millions
Resolution of respect for the memory of the of dollars in treasury notes, October 12,
owner of the sword of Washington and the


. 201
staff of Franklin,

. 716 Provisions relating to the issuing and pay
Resolution accepting the camp chest of Wash- ment of the treasury notes authorized by
- 716 the act of October 12, 1837, .


Punishment for forging treasury notes, 203

Treasury notes to be issued according to the
A District Court established in the western provisions of the act of October 12, 1837,
district of Tennessee, June 18, 1838, 249 chap. 2, May 21, 1838,

Circuit Court in East Tennessee, July 7, 1838,

The remainder of the treasury notes author.

308 ized by the act of May 21, 1838, to be is-
District Court of Tennessee to hold a court sued, March 2, 1839,

at Jackson, January 18, 1839, 313 The act of October 12, 1837, renewed, March
Circuits composing the districts in Tennes. 31, 1840,


313 Treasury notes may be issued in lieu of others
Rules of the District Courts,
314 redeemed,

- 370
District Court of Tennessee, March 3, 1839,

An act to authorize the issuing of treasury
337 notes, February 15, 1841,

District Court of Tennessee, July 4, 1840, An act to authorize an issue of treasury
392 notes, January 31, 1842,

Appeals from the District Court at Jackson,

The treasury notes issued under the act to
to the Circuit Court at Nashville, April 14, authorize the issuing of treasury notes, of

472 October 12, 1837, chap. 2, to bear interest
Times of holding the fall terms at Jackson at 6 per cent., April 15, 1842, - 474
and Knoxville,

Interest to be paid annually,

Time of holding the Circuit and District

Reissue of treasury notes authorized, March
Courts of the United States in East and

3, 1843,

West Tennessee, May 18, 1842,


Payment of interest on treasury notes, 614
Rules of proceedings in the courts,


Issue of stock in lieu of treasury notes au-
Representatives in Congress according to the thorized,

· 614
sixth census,

491 Treasury of the United States.
The time of holding the Circuit and District Accounts of territories to be adjusted at the
Court of East Tennessee changed, March Treasury, August 29, 1842,

3, 1843, -

610 No payment to be made unless approved by
See Courts -- Canals Judiciary - Public Congress,

Lands-Roads-School Lands.

What officers allowed, and their pay, 541
Territories of the
United States.

The secretaries of the territories to prepare
Acts of the Territorial Legislatures incorpo-

the legislative acts for publication, 541
rating banks, not to have effect until ap-

Accounts of the Legislative Assembly of the
proved and confirmed by Congress, July 1,

Territory of Florida,


61 Trealy between the United States and Great Bri
Accounts of the Treasurer of unavailable tain.

funds to be settled, March 3, 1837, 178 An act to carry the treaty of the 9th of Au-
The Secretary of the Treasury to settle claims gust 1842, with Great Britain, into effect,
on banks for unavailable funds, . 178 March 3, 1843,

The Legislatures of the several territories of Unclaimed Goods seized for illegal importation.

the United States authorized to regulate the An act directing the disposition of unclaimed

• 653

Unclaimed Goods seized for illegal importation. Virginia.

goods, wares and merchandise, seized for Representatives in Congress according to the
being illegally imported into the United sixth census, -

States, April 2, 1814,

An annual term of the District Court for the
Union Bank of Georgetown.

western district of Virginia to be held at
An act to extend the charter of the Union Wheeling, August 26, 1842,

Bank of Georgetown, May 25, 1838, 229

The terms of the District Court for the west-
United States and Great Britain.

ern district of Virginia shall be held at
An act to carry into effect the treaty between

Charleston in Kenawha, and the District
the United States and Great Britain of the

Court held at Lewisburg, in the county of
9th of August, 1842, March 3, 1843, 623

Greenbriar, shall cease, August 29, 1842,

United States and Mexico.

Amendment of the act establishing a District
The Secretary of the Treasury to issue certi- Court of the United States at Wheeling,
ficates for the sums awarded under the

January 20, 1843, -

convention between the United States and

The time of holding the District Courts at
Mexico to the persons entitled, according

Clarksburg and Wheeling, in the western
to the provisions of the seventh section of

district of Virginia, changed, March 4,
the act to carry into effect a convention 1844, .

between the United States and the Repub.

The spring term of the District Court for
lic of Mexico, September 1, 1841, · 452

Eastern Virginia to be held on the 13th
United States and Spain.

day of May in Norfolk, annually, • 655
An act to carry into effect the convention be. See Courts-Judiciary.

tween the United States and Spain, June 7,

34 Virginia Military Land Warrants.
Appointment of Commissioners, &c., and or.

The time for locating Virginia military land
ganization of the Commissioners, 34 warrants, and returning surveys on them,
The provisions of the act to carry into effect

extended to August 10, 1840, July 7, 1838,
the convention between the United States

and Spain extended to February 1, 1838,

Regulations as to granting patents, 262
March 3, 1837,

• 179

Repeal of the 2d section of the act of July 7,

1838, chap. 166, March 3, 1839, 329
Value of the Pound Sterling.

The time for issuing Virginia military land
An act to regulate the value to be affixed to

warrants and returning surveys extended,
the pound sterling by the treasury depart-

August 19, 1841,

. 449
ment, July 27, 1842,

- 496

Volunteers and Militia.
Representatives in Congress according to the

Payments and allowances to volunteers and
sixth census,


militia in the service of the United States,

March 19, 1836,
Vessels turned off by the Blockading Squadron Pensions to widows, &c., of volunteers and
from Mexico.

militia, killed in the service of the United
Vessels turned off from their destination in States,

Mexico by the blockading squadron may The President may accept the services of ten
unlade their cargoes in ports of the United thousand volunteers and mounted riflemen,
States free from duty or other charge ex. May 23, 1836,

cept storage, July 5, 1838,

255 To be organized by the President, and to have
Vine and Olive.

benefits conferred on persons wounded in
Encouragement of the cultivation of the vine the service of the United States, . 33
and olive. Persons entitled to allotments

The expenses of the volunteers and militia
under contract between the Secretary of the

received into the service of the United
Treasury and Charles Villar to receive pa. States, to be paid, May 28, 1836, 33

tents for the land, March 2, 1837, - 154 The militia of Missouri and Indiana to be
Remainder of the land to be subject to entry paid for services rendered against the In.

for the use of the Demopolis Female Aca- dians in 1832, July 2, 1836, - 71

· 155 Wabash and Erie Canal.

Lands selected by the State of Indiana for
The District Court of Western Virginia holden the Wabash and Erie canal, confirmed to
at Clarksburg, to sit on the first Mondays that State, February 27, 1841,

• 414
of April and September, July 1, 1836, 61 The State of Indiana to select certain quan.
Circuit and District Courts for Eastern Vir- tities of land in lieu of those granted to

ginia to be held in Richmond, March 2, the State for the construction of the Wabash

212 and Erie canal, and the Illinois and Michi.
so much of the act of March 3, 1837, as con- gan canals, August 29, 1842, - 542

fers Circuit Court jurisdiction on the Dis. Lands granted to the State of Indiana for the
trict Courts of Western Virginia, repealed, Wabash and Erie eanal, March 3, 1845, 731
March 28, 1838,

215 Canal to be completed in fifteen years, or the
Appellate jurisdiction from the District Court land to revert to the United States, . 732

to the Circuit Court at Lewisburg, · 216 See Canals-Illinois-Ohio.

Washington and Franklin.

Wisconsin Territory.
Resolutions relating to the sword and camp Two additional land districts created and

chest of Washington and staff of Franklin, offices established, June 12, 1838, . 243

and to the donors of the same, • 716 A seminary of learning to be establishıcd,
Water-rotted Hemp

June 12, 1838,

Resolution in relation to the purchase of

Boundary line between Michigan and Wis.

water-rotted hemp, for the use of the navy,

consin, June 12, 1838,
September 11, 1841,


Appropriation for completing the public
Agencies to be established for the inspection,

buildings in Wisconsin, June 18, 1838,
test, and purchase of American water-rotted

hemp for the use of the navy, · · 648

An act to incorporate the stockholders of the

State Bank of Wisconsin, at Prairie du
Weights and Measures.

Chien, passed by the Legislature of Wis-
A complete set of weights and measures, in-

consin, disapproved, June 12, 1838, 310
tended for the custom-house, to be delivered Provisions for the regulation of the govern-
to each State, June 14, 1836, . . 133 ment of Wisconsin,

Whale Fishery.

Certain lands reserved for the Dubuque claim
Registers sufficient papers for vessels engaged declared to be public lands, and settlers
in the whale fishery, April 4, 1840, 370

on the lands may enter the same, August
Provisions of the first section of the act of 16, 1842,

28th of February, 1803, chap. 9, extended,

Certain accounts for the support of the go-

370 vernment of Wisconsin Territory to be
Forfeitures for duties and charges remitted, settled, August 29, 1842, - 540

370 The Legislative Assembly authorized to pro-
Wisconsin Territory.

vide for the appointment of sheriffs, judges
An act establishing the territorial govern of probate, justices of the peace, and

ment of Wisconsin, April 20, 1836, 10 county surveyors, March 3, 1843, 630
Notes of the acts which have been passed re-

Term of service of the members of the Le-
lating to the Territory of Wisconsin, 10 gislature,

The towns of Fort Madison, Burlington, Des

Land granted for the improvement of Grant
Moines, Belleview, Du Buque and Peru, in river, Wisconsin, June 15, 1844, . 663
Wisconsin Territory, laid off, act of June Appropriations to continue the improvement
2, 1836, .

70 of the harbor of Southport, . 748
Towns of Fort Madison, Burlington, Belle Improvement of certain roads in Wisconsin,
view, Du Buque, Mineral Point and Peru,

in Wisconsin, March 3, 1837, - . 178 Wyandott Indians.
A surveyor of public lands in Wisconsin to Appropriations to carry into effect the treaty

be appointed; his duties, &c., June 12, with the Wyandott Indians, August 31,
243 1842,



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