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McLanahan, James X., a Representative from Pensions-

Rhode Island, resolutions of the Legislature of, 256
Pennsylvania

Navy..

.18

Rice, Francis W., late American consul at Aca-
remarks in regard to the transaction of public Committee on.........................

pulco, leave to withdraw the papers of...309
business...

...196
Pensioners, revolutionary....

. 18 || Ringgold's maps, charts, &c., of the coast of Cali-
McNair, Dunning R., elected Sergeant-at-Arms | Pettit, John, a Senator from Indiana....245, 283, fornia, proposition for the purchase of copies
of the Senate

..283

284, 296, 299, 300, 301, 303, 304, 305 of, and debate concerning. .284, 304, 305, 317
Meade, Richard K., a Representative from Vir remarks on the alleged frauds of Alexander Roads and Canals, Committee on ...... ..245
ginia-

Ramsay and others, on the Sioux Indians, 299

Rossemeyer, Mr., leave granted to withdraw the
remarks on the subject of the tariff...... ..33 remarks on the proposition for the purchase of

......292
Message, annual, of the President of the United copies of Ringgold's charts.

Rule

regulating the privilege of admission to the
States....

.1 Phelps, Samuel S., a Senator from Vermont floor of the Senate, proposition to amend,
Messengers, proposition to continue the folding of remarks on the proposition for purchasing a

279, 284
documents by, in the Senate.... .307

machine for voting

.320 Rules of the Senate, proposition to amend the..321
Mileage—see Yulee.

Phelps, John S., a Representative from Missouri, || Rusk, Thomas J., a Senator from Texas....180,
Military Affairs, Committee on..

.245

218, 299, 308

222, 224, 245, 262, 266, 327, 330
Miller, J. W., a Senator from New Jersey Polk, William H., a Representative from Ten remarks on the proposition for the purchase of
remarks on the exploration of the interior of

.55, 56

copies of Captain Ringgold's charts... i6.318
Africa, and in favor of recognizing the inde. Postal statistics

..23, 24
pendence of Liberia

...231
Postmaster General-see Post Office Department.

S.
Millson, John S.,
a Representative from Virginia, Post Office Department, annual report from the, 22 Sergeant-at-Arms of the Senate, authority to the,

34, 192
communication from the.....

...262

to continue the messengers, &c.....307, 323
remarks in regard to a modification of the tariff, Post Office and Post Roads, Committee on the, 245 Seamen, the organization and discipline of ....13

35 Pratt, Thomas G., a Senator from Maryland, 306, Sebastian, William K., a Senator from the State
Mint of the United States, operations of the ...87

307

of Arkansas...... .243, 257, 284, 303, 311
Missouri compromise, concerning the........ 129 President of the United States, annual message of resolutions by....

..257, 312
Monroe doctrines discussed... .....74, 97,

Secretary of the Interior—see Interior Department.
100, 122, 123, 125 inaugural address of Franklin Pierce as

Secretary of War-see War Department.
(See Colonizalion.)

committee to wait on the....

..245

Secretary of the Navy-see Navy Department.
Moore, John, a Representative from Louisiana calls upon the.... ...245, 303, 312, 314 | Secretary of the Treasury-see Treasury Depart-
remarks in regard to the sugar interests of Lou communications from the.... .290, 291

ment.
isiana......

..209 | President pro tempore of the Senate, D. R. Atchi- || Secretary of State-see State Department.
Morton, Jackson, a Senator from Florida, 246, 309 son appointed.

.243 | Secretary of the Senate, directions to the.....245,
resolutions by....
.245, 280, 284 thanks to the

.323

284, 302, 304, 305
remarks on the proposition to give pay and valedictory of..

.330

proposition to authorize the, to appoint a read-
mileage to Mr. Yulee.... ....280, 281 || Printing, extra, propositions for. .284, 295, 311

ing clerk...

...303, 307
Mexican Boundary, the progress of the survey of report of the Committee on........ .295

Senate, hour of meeting.......245, 306, 309, 323
the
.20 Public Buildings, Committee on.

...246

proposition for and the electio of officers of the,
Select Committee on the..
..279, 290 Public business, remarks in the House of Repre-

262, 270, 283
Commission, 'additional papers of the..290, 296 sentatives concerning the causes of delay in rule in regard to admission to the privileges of
Mexican Claims, concerning the report of the

the transaction of, by-

the Chamber of the ...

.279, 284
Committee on......

.323
Mr. Houston.

..194
Mr. McLanahan..

proposition for a reading clerk to the..301, 303
N.

.197
Public debt....

proposition for open doors during the Executive
.86
session of thes..

......312, 319
Naval Academy at Annapolis, the condition of | Public Lands, the operations the.

..17

(See Executive session.)
the...
...11 Committee on the ..

.245

Seward, William H., a Senator from New York,
Naval Affairs, Committee on...

..245
Q.

281, 296, 299, 301,
Naval depôt at Beaufort, North Carolina, prop-
Quarrels of great leaders, concerning .........55

306, 307, 309, 315, 316, 324, 330
osition for a......

.284
R.

resolutions by..
Naval dry-docks, proposition for the purchase of

..303, 314, 321, 323

remarks in regard to the Tehuantepec grant,
works on....
..284 | Railroad to the Pacific, remarks in the Senate on

140, 164
Navy, the condition and operations of the

the bill providing for a mail line and telegraph remarks on the amendment providing for the
concerning an increase of the........... .15 to California and Oregon...........177, 183, payment of the creditors of Texas.......239
Navy Department, annual report from the .....7

186,199, 212, 221 remarks on Mr. Cass's resolution in relation to
calls upon the..
..256, 284, 302, 305 By Mr. Adams..

..199 colonization in North America, 125, 129, 131
communications from the...

.266
Mr. Bell..

.221, 224 remarks on the alleged frauds of Alexander
Navy pensions-see Pensions.

Mr. Butler.

.177, 221 Ramsay, on the Sioux Indians, 296, 297, 298
National Intelligencer-see Debates.

Mr. Cooper .

..183 remarks on the call for information in regard to
New Mexico, remarks in the House of Repre Mr. Dodge, of lowa.

..234 the amount of United States bonds held in
sentatives on the affairs in, by Mr. Weight Mr. Geyer..

..186

Europe, &c.
..103
Mr. Smith..

..212 remarks in regard to the reporting and publish-
Newton, Eben, a Representative from Ohio Ralston, Lewis, withdrawal of the papers of..311 ing the debates.....

......316
remarks on the subject of granting homesteads | Ramsay, Alexander, the alleged frauds of, on the Shields, James, Senator from Illinois...103, 280,
out of the public lands....
Sioux Indians, &c.............296, 302, 312

283, 284, 296, 304, 305,
Nippes, Daniel, withdrawal of the papers of. 279 (See Frauds.)

308, 311, 316, 322, 323
(See Knipps, Daniel.)

Recess of the Senate, proposition for a. .284, 321 resolutions by...... .243, 284, 296, 310
0.

Reciprocal trade with the British North American remarks on the resolution of Mr. Cass relative
Colonies—see Trade.

to colonization in North America.......130,
Obituary....!
..309 | Repairing the Capitol rooms, proposition to pay

132, 133
Ourien, William, leave granted to withdraw the

for

.....302 remarks on the proposition to continue pay to
.323 resolutions, by-

Robert Beale....:

.....305
Officers of the Senate-see Senate.

Mr Adams..... ...262, 301, 303, 307 || Sibley, Henry H., a Delegate from Minnesota-
Olds, Edson B., a Representative from Ohio, 194, Mr. Badger.

..243, remarks in favor of the policy of grants of land
217

257, 284, 292, 302, 307, 309, 314, 323 for railroad purposes in the West .......188
remarks on the bill to prevent frauds on the Mr. Brodhead..

• .257, 309, 310 | Skelton, Charles, a Representative from New Jer-
Treasury, in regard to the Gardiner claim, 67 Mr. Bright.

..321, 323

sey-
Orr, James L., a Representative from South Caro-

Mr. Chase ...

.257, 262, 312, 319 remarks relative to the proposition for the crea-
lina....

......65, 67

Mr. Clayton.. .245, 246, 284, 323 tion of the office of Lieutenant General....61
P.
Mr. Cooper

.256 Smart, Ephraim K., a Representative from
Mr. Fish...

..279 Maine
Patent Office, the operations of the ...........19

Mr. Gwin

.284, 304, 305, 311, 317 remarks in reference to the seizure and confis-
Patents and the Patent Office, Committee on ..245

Mr. Hamlin .291, 292, 309, 311, 319 cation of the barque Georgiana.... ...40
clerk to the Committee...

..290
Mr. Houston.

.309, 312, 317, 319 Smith, William R., a Representative from Ala-
Pearce, James A., a Senator from Maryland

Mr. Hunter.

.304, 323 bama
remarks on the bill to provide for the payment Mr. James..

.290, 304 remarks on the bill to confer the title of Lieu-
of the Texas debt ...

...147
Mr. Jones, of lowa

.245, 302 tenant General by brevet...... ...55
remarks in regard to the purchase of coal for the

Mr. Mason.....

..256 || Smith, Truman, a Senator from Connecticut, 283,
Japan expedition...

......280
Mr. Morton
.245, 280, 284

317
remarks concerning the printing of the report of Mr. Sebastian

....257, 312 remarks on the bill for a railroad and telegraph
the explorations in New Mexico by Bartlett Mr. Seward

.303, 314, 321, 323 line to the Pacific....

.212
and Gray.

.312, 314
Mr. Shields.

.243, 284, 296, 310 Soulé, Pierre, a Senator from Louisiana.....245
Pierce, Franklin, President of the United States,

Mr. Soulé.
..323 resolution by.

.323
the inaugural of.....

.....243, 292
Mr. Walker

.245, 284, 296 remarks on 'Mr. Cass's resolution in regard to
Pension Office, the state of the business, &c., in, 17

Mr. Weller.

..290, 323 colonization in North America, 102, 103, 118
Pensions, Mexican war.
.18" Rewards.

.57

letter of, resigning his seat as Senator ......330

.311

man......

......181

papers of.

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Squadrons, the distribution of naval...........8 || Tehuantepec grant, remarks in the Senate Con War Department, annual report from the......5
Stanly, Edward, a Representative from North tinued.

Washington, the views of..

.56, 237
Carolina.

.35
Mr. Hale..........

.160 || Warring, Joseph H., the heirs of, leave to with-
Stanton, Benjamin, Representative from Ohio..66 Mr. Mason

.134, 164
draw papers of.

......296
remarks on a modification of the tariff......26

Mr. Seward...

. 140, 164

Weightman, Richard H., a Delegate from New
Stanton, Frederick P., a Representative from Ten- || Telegraph, to the Pacific--Bee Railroad.

Mexico
tinęgsee.............

4..218 Territories, Committee on............ .....245 remarks on the affairs of New Mexico..... 103
Starritt, Preston, proposition authorizing the Ser Texas debt, remarks in the Senate on the bill and Welch, Purser, letter of Mr. Kennedy, Secretary

geant-at-Arms to appoint as messenger to the amendment to provide for the payment of the, of the Navy, exculpatory of... ......302
Senate...,

.209, 323
by:

Weller, John B., a Senator from California. . 136,
Statistical Bureau, concerning a.

.22
Mr. Hunter,

..150

245, 257, 279, 284, 290, 301
Statistics—

Mr. Houston ......

.153
resolutions by......

.290, 323
estimates..

.37, 85
Mr. Pearce.........

.147 remarks on the proposition for publishing the
postal.

.23, 24
Mr. Seward ...

..239 debates in the Intelligencer. 326, 327, 328, 330
financial.....

..85

Thanks to the President pro tem. of the Senate, 323 Wellington, the promotions of the Duke of....57
public debt.....

....86 Thomson, John R., a Senator from New Jer West, James H., imprisoned in Cuba, resolutions
courts, .expenses of.....
.207, 208 sey...

......243, 301 of the Legislature of Rhode Island in relation
the markets.
..231 || Thompson, John B., a Senator from Kentucky, .to, &c.....

....256, 262
tariff...
..231

243, 266, 291 Widows of revolutionary soldiers, pensions under
Stephens, Alexander H., a Representative from remarks on the proposition for per diem and the law providing for the., ... .....18
Georgia...... ..60, 61, 65, 195, 196, 197 mileage to Mr. Yulee. .,

..283 Woodward, Joseph A., a Representative from
remarks in regard to the Galphin claim and in Tortugas and Key West-see Fortifications.

South Carolina
defense of Mr. Corwin, on the bill to prevent | Toucey, Isaac, a Senator from Connecticut...299 remarks on the proposition to raise a select com-
frauds on the Treasury...
....217 || Townshend, Norton S., a Representative from mittee on the tariff...

.....52
Stevens, Thaddeus, a Representative from Penn Ohio

Woolley, C. A., leave granted to withdraw the
sylvania.....

....220
remarks on the bill establishing reciprocal trade

...304
St. Lawrence, concerning the free navigation of with the British North American Provinces | Wrighi, William, a Senator from New Jersey, 243
the...
.211 on certain conditions...

..210

Y.
Stuart, Charles E., a Senator from Michigan, 243, Tuck, Amos, a Representative from New Hamp- | Yeas and Nays, on the proposition to give pay and

292, 301

shire
remarks on the proposition for extra compensa-
remarks on the bill establishing reciprocal trade

mileage to Mr. Yulee..

.283
tion to the Superintendent of Public Printing,
with the British North American colonies

...284

on proposition for recess...
291, 292 upon certain conditions...

..197

on the proposition for extra compensation to the
remarks on the proposition for the purchase of Trade, reciprocal, with the British North Ameri-

Superintendent of Public Printing and his

clerks...
.317
Captain Ringgold's charts....
can Provinces

25
Sugar interests of Louisiana, remarks in the House the bill establishing...

...198
on adjournment.

....301
of Representatives in relation to, by Mr. remarks in the House of Representatives on the

on the proposition for continuance of compen-
Moore....
..209 bill establishing, &c., by-

sation to Robert Beale.......

.305
Sumner, Charles, a Senator from Massachusetts, Mr. Fulier, of Maine.

.229 on the proposition for the purchase of copies of
290
Mr. Tuck...

..197

Ringgold's maps and charts. ...306
Superintendent of Public Printing, and clerks, and Mr. Townshend........

.210

on the proposition for a reading clerk to the
..211
Senate...

...309
messengers, extra compensation to....... 284, Trade with Canada, concerning..
291, 292 Treasury Department, annual report from the, on

on the proposition for the purchase of copies of
di remarks on see. Compensation, extra.

the condition of the finances.............

..85
Captain Ringgold's charts....

..319
Survey of the coast, views on the.... .88 calls upon the, for information........304, 323

on the proposition for the purchase of Johnson's
Survey, and explorations .....
.8 || Treasury, frauds on the---see Frauds.

machine for taking the yeas and naye...319,
Sweetser, Charles, a Representative from Ohio, Treaty-see Clayton-Bulwer Treaty.

321, 322
104, 105

remarks, by-
T.

Mr. Dodge, of lowa.

.322
Underwood, Joseph R., a Senator from the State Mr. Hamlin....

.322
Tariff, remarks in the House of Representatives of Kentucky...

...224
Mr. Houston.

.321
concerning the, by-
remarks on the resolution of Mr. Cass relative Mr. Mallory.

.322
Mr. Brown, of Mississippi.

.55 to colonization in North America...132, 177 | Yulee, David L., proposition to pay mileage and
Mr. Clingman.

.31, 55
V.

per diem to....

....245, 246, 280
Mr. Jones, of Pennsylvania. .29, 38
Mr. Meade. ..........

remarks, by-
.33
Voting, machine for- see Yeas and Nays.

Mr. Adams

.281, 283
Mr. Millson..

.35
W.
Mr. Badger

..281
Mr. Stanton, of Ohio.
..26 Walker, Isaac P., a Senator from Wisconsin..202, Mr. Bright

.280, 281, 283
Mr. Woodward..

...52

245, 305, 306, 307, 309
Mr. Borland .......

.281, 282
the effects of the......
..231 resolutions by:

.245, 284, 296
Mr. Butler ...

..281
Tariff statistics....
remarks on the proposition for per diem and

Mr. Douglas.

.280
Tehuantepec grant, remarks in the Senate in re mileage to Mr. Yulee..

...282

Mr. Houston.....
gard to the..
...134 remarks on the alleged frauds of Alexander

Mr. Mason

.280
By Mr. Borland ...........
Ramsay, on the Sioux Indians..296, 297, 303

Mr. Morton....

.280, 281
Mr. Brooke........

...165

remarks on the proposition for a reading clerk in Mr. Thompson, of Kentucky. ..283
Mr. Downs...
...138 the Senate..

.307, 308
Mr. Walker..

.282

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.282

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INDEX TO THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES.

.352

...340

PUBLIC.

Almanac, (Nautical,) appropriation for the...353 Armories, superintendent of.....
Academy, Military-see Military Academy, American Archives, appropriation for....... .343 Arms, inquiry as to expediency of manufacturing
Accounts, of military contributions in Mexico, 352 | Appeal, what papers necessary on.......... .335 of, by contract...

.352
of marshals
.335, 336 from courts of Washington Territory

distribution of, to Iowa.....

.352
of clerks of court,

.335 | Appointment, of assistant postmaster generals, 363 Army, general appropriation bill for.........351
of district attorneys..

.335 of new registers and receivers... .334, 360 salary of military storekeepers in Oregon, Cali-
of mint, ........
.346 of surveyor general in California.. ...360 fornia, and New Mexico....

..351
Admiralty, costs and fees in, ................

.335

of assistant secretary of state, authorized ...350 companies of light artillery to be remounted, 351
record of cases in, how made up..........335 of additional appraiser general... ..347 arsenals may be abolished..

..351
Agricultural statistics, collection of..........349 | Appraiser General, additional, to be appointed for report to be made respecting manufacturing arms
Alabama, five per cent. fund and school reserva the Pacific coast.

...347
by contract. .....

.352
tions in......

...332 | Appropriations, for Indian affairs, the army, the extra pay to garrison of Fort Laramie.....352
settlement of claims of ......

.352 navy, pensions, light-houses, military acade promotion in the corps of topographical engi-
payment to...

.352

my,
harbors and rivers, fortifications, ocean

..352
į cedar reservations in, to be sold.
..364 mail steamers, post offices, deficiencies. See Western Military Asylum.....

..352
Alanthus, trees, further purchase of, for public those titles

survey of railroad route to the Pacific..

..352
A ground, forbidden.
..348 general, civil, and diplomatic appropriation deficiency appropriation for....

.342
Alimentary substances, appropriation for experi-

bili...

.343 pay of officers employed in astronomical expe-
ments on. ......
.353 || Arkansas, grant of land to, for a railroad....333 dition to Chili...

.343

neers..

...

....335

......350

war.

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Arrest, on civil process for debt forbidden in Dis California-Continued.

Compensation- Continued.
trict of Columbia...
..332 town and village lots .....

.361 of depositaries of public money ...........338
of persons charged under laws of the United pay for surveying..

..361

of deputy-surveyors at Bosion, New York,
States with crime, process for.....

officers to continue till a successor is appoint Philadelphia, Baltimore, and New Orleans,
Arsenals, such may be abolished as shall be judged ed.

..361

342
expedient....

..352 census returns made by, to be appended to cen of those engaged in astronomical expedition to
the one at New Castle conveyed to that town, 352 sus report. ...

...364 Chili....

..343
Assay Office, to be established in New York..350 grants of land to, for public buildings and an of territorial officers, in case of absence ..343
officers, &c., in.....
..350 university.....
...361 of treasurers of the mint....

.347
bullion and gold dust may be left at.

officers, jurors, and witnesses in, to have for of collector at Chicago. ................347
transfer of metals assayed to the mint......350 two years double pay....

...337 of commissioner to China.

.......348
charges in..
.350 Capitol, appropriation for the. ..341, 348 of ministers resident...

..347
room and machinery for..
..351 Cayuse Indians, payment on account of Cayuse of auxiliary guard....

....348
mint laws to apply to..
..351

.341 of California land commissioners and secretary,
to be subject to rules of director of the mint, 350 Census, of California to be appended to report of,

349
assistant treasurer to be treasurer of .......350

364 of surveyor general in California.

.361
his salary...:
..351 printing of abstract of....
.365 of surveyor general in Oregon

.334
appropriation for....
..349 appropriation for....

.341

of superintendent of coast survey.. ..349
Assistant Dragoman, office of, abolished.....342 Census Board, salary of secretary of .364 of clerks in the departments as classified.349, 350
Assistant Postmaster General, to be appointed by Central America, minister to, appropriation for, of Vice President, Secretaries of Departments,
the President, with advice and consent of the

347 Postmaster General, and Attorney-General,
Senate.
...363 to whom to be accredited....
.347

350
Assistant Secretary of State, to be appointed. .350 Charts, wind and current, appropriation for..353 of Assistant Secretary of State.... ...350
his salary and duties..

..350 | Chelsea, hospital at, disposition of lands belong of those engaged in assay office New York,
Assistant Treasurer, of New York to be treasurer ing to......

...353

350
of assay office....
...350 | Chicago, salary of collector at.

..347 of assistant treasurer of New York........351
his salary increased to $6,000, from the time that Chickasaw Indians, appropriation for the....356 of pursers and their clerks in California....352
......351 Chili, pay of officers engaged in astronomical ex of garrison at Fort Laramie.

.352
Astronomical Expedition, to Chili, pay of officers pedition to..

...343 of postmasters in Richmond, (Virginia,) and
engaged in..
.343 | China, commissioner to reside at, salary of.. .348 Cleveland, Ohio,)...

.363
Attorney General, increase of salary of......350 Chippewa Indians, appropriation for. .343 of secretary of census board...

.364
Attorneys, District—see District Attorneys.

of Saganaw, appropriation for..

.356 extra pay of navy on Pacific coasts. .352
fees of, which are to be taxed as costs.....335 Menomonies, Winnebagoes, and New York of deputy postmasters....

.363
Auxiliary Guard, pay of.....
.348 Indians, appropriation for..

..356 | Congress, members of, not to act as agents for
Averill, Loriston, payment to........
.342 of Lake Superior and the Mississippi, appro-

claimants...

..337
B.
priation for....
...356 penalty for bribery.

..338
Babbage, Charles, his plan for lights to be tested; Choctaw Indians, appropriation for

and Ottowas, appropriatlon for..

.357 distribution of books to, what allowable. .343

..356
355

delegates to, from Washington Territory...340
Bail in District of Columbia, no person to be held

Christian Indians, appropriation for. ...356 Corwin, Thomas, payment of expenses of com-

Circuit Court, of District of Columbia, cases com mittee of investigation of conduct of.....343
to, for debt......

.332
Beacons-see Light-Houses.

menced in, may be continued beyond end of Costs, taxable, items of................335, 337

term of........
Belleview, grant of land to...

..334 Counterfeiting, of postage stamps, penalty for, 363
..333
Biennial Register, appropriation for.. ...349

judge of, may appoint a crier.... ...336 Courts, cases commenced in District of Columbia,
attendants on....

..336
Binding of public documents, regulation of...344

may be continued into the next term.....334
Claims on United States, transfers of, forbidden criers of, and attendants on............. ..336
Books, distribution of, to members of Congress,

before allowance.

...337 in Washington Territory..
what allowable....

..339
..343
transfers of, form of........
..337

..356
Boundary Survey with Mexico, restriction on ap-

Creek Indians, appropriation for the..
propriation for removal in part..........331

powers of attorney to collect, how to be made, Criminal Court of the District of Columbia, salary
and when...
....337 of judge of...

.333
...209, 349
appropriation for.....

members of Congress not to act as agents for,
extension of time of appointment, of officers

cases commenced in, may be continued in the

next term.....
of........

337
...349

...334
Bounty Lands, surrender of warrants for, and re-

Clerks in the departments, classification of...349, Criminal Law, penalty for bribery of members of

350
location thereof.

Congress.....

..338
...331
correction of erroneous locations, and entry of,

temporary in office of third auditor of the treas arrest of prisoners, charged with two or more

ury..
363

...344
offenses ...

.335
chief, in the departments..
Breakwaters—see Harbors.

...350 commitment of prisoners.

.335
Bribery, of members or officers of Congress, or

disbursing..

..350 in capital cases,

witnesses for defense to be paid

.352

of pursers, in California...
officers in the departments, penalty for...339

..336
by the United States.

..360
Bridges, across the Potomac, appropriation for,

of surveyor-general, in California.

taking receipt for larger sum than is paid, to be

.353
of navy-yards, pay of..

held embezzlement ..

..359
348, 349

Clerks of courts, fees of..
over the Western waters.

.338
.335, 336
..352

offenses, concerning public records.
accounts of...

1.336 counterfeiting, &c., postage stamps.. .363
Brooklyn Navy-Yard, appropriation for lands

Cleveland, Ohio, pay of postmaster at...

...363 Cuban Prisoners, appropriation for... .342
at..

.354
sale of part of lands of..

Coals, outstanding debenture bonds for, cancella- | Cumberland Road, surrender to Ohio of part
.354
tion of......

..350
of.....

.332
appropriation for....

.353
Buckley, James S., payment to..

Coast Survey, appropriations for...342, 347, 354 Custom-Houses, appropriations for, at
.342

349
salary of superintendent of...

Bangor..

.347
Bullion, disposition of, when deposited in New

.349

Bath...
annual report concerning..
...350

.347
York Assay Office.....

annual report of..
how to be cast.

...352 Charleston

.347
...350
See Mint-Coins.
Coins, Gold, a three-dollar piece authorized. .335 Eastport....

342
Coins, Silver, weight of.......
.334 Louisville

.347
Buoys—see Light-Houses.

.335
purchase of bullion for...

Norfolk.......

.347
Bureau of Construction, &c., chief of, to be a skill-

Providence..
private deposits for, not allowed...
ful naval constructor..

.332

.347
.345
how to be paid out.........
.335 Richmond.

.347
Burges, Walter S., payment to...... .342

size and devices of..

.343
San Francisco........

.342
Burlington, Iowa, grant of land to..... .333
act of 1853, chap. 79, respecting, when to take St. Louis...

.347
C.
effect.....
..343 Wilmington..

.347
California, certain expenditures of General Riley | Collector at Chicago, salary of.

..347 general appropriation for..

.347
for, to be allowed in his accounts ...... .333 || Commissioners, on California land claims, com-

D.
jurisdiction of district court in...

.337 pensation of.....

..........349
extension of time for bids for mint in... .343 of court, fees of.......

.337 Debenture Bonds, for coals, cancellation of...350
salary of commissioners of land claims in, and Compensation, of judge of the criminal court in Deficiencies, appropriation bill for... .341
their secretary...
.349 the District of Columbia
.337 Vice President:

341
basin and railway in....
..353 fee bill of 1853, ch. 80, respecting compensa foreign intercourse.

.341
advertisement of uncalled-for letters in .....256 tion-

miscellaneous ........

.341, 342, 343
military reservations in, for Indian purposes, 359 of marshals......

.335 capitol...

..341
surveyor-general to be appointed in. ...360

of district attorneys..

.335
library room.......

.341
his powers and duties.....

....360
of clerks of court........

.335 avenues. ..............
his clerks.,
.360 of commissioners.
.337 clerks...

.341
surveys by
.360 of jurors
.337 William Williams..

.341
register and receiver to be appointed.. .360 • of witnesses.

.337 Gregory Ennis...........

.341
lands in, subject to preëmption laws.

of attorneys, &c....
.335 shipwrecks.

..341
sale of lands in.
..360 accounts to be rendered.

.336
Congress.

....341
school lands in.
.360, 361 penalty for extortion ..

.337
paper and printing.

.......................341

........341

......360

Oltoes......

.....358

Weas......

....345

Deficiencies, appropriations for- Continued. Fees-Continued.

Indian Affairs, appropriations for, and provisions
Indian affairs...

..341, 342, 343 accounts to be rendered by marshals, clerks of respecting the-Continued.
post office department.
.342 court, and district attorneys, respecting ..336

Choctaws

.356
army..

.342, 343
repeal of former fee bills..

.337
Christian Indians..

.356
rivers and harbors..
.342 Finch, David, payment to....

.342
Creeks...

..356
surveys....
.342 Fines and forfeitures-see Penallies.

Delawares.

.342, 356
property lost at fire in the Washington Navy: | Florida, settlement of claims of....

.352 Eel Rivers, (Miamies)

.357
Yard....

.342
Florida Indians, anpropriation for the. ..357

Florida Indians.

.357
statue of Andrew Jackson...
..342 Forfeitures-see Fines.

lowas....

.357
sleamboat inspectors.
.342 Forbes, R. B., and others, repayment to, of ex-

Kanzas ...

.357
custom houses.....

.342
penses for a light-boat, at Minot's Ledge au Menomonies.

.356, 357
public grounds....
.342 ihorized..

..355
Miamies

.357
President's house.
-342 Foreign Intercourse, deficiency appropriations Missourias

.357
Levi Johnson...
342 for....
.341, 342, 343 New York Indians.

.358
W. S. Burges...

.342
appropriation for..
.347 Omahas,

.357
E. S. Norris..
.342 for minister to Central America.
.347 Osages.

.357
G. R. Stuntz..

.342
salary of ministers resident...
..347

.357
T. W. Law..
.342 office of assistant dragoman abolished.....342

Oito was..

.357
Globe and Appendix.
.341, 343 Fort Leavenworth, appropriation for bridges and

Pawnees...

.358
salaries of absent territorial officers... .343 communications between and Republican

Piankeshaws

.357
distribution of books to members of Congress, Fork of Kansas River....

...352
Potta watomies.

.358
confined to those printed as public docu- | Fortifications, appropriations for, in-

of Huron....

.358
ments.....
.343 California....

.351
of Missouri........

.357
salaries of deputy surveyors.
.343 Delaware.
.351 Quapaws..

.358
light-houses...
.343 Florida

.351
Sacs and Foxes..

.358
John M. Reynolds...

..343
Georgia.

..351
of Mississippi.

.358
pay of those engaged in astronomical expedi. Maine.

.351
Seminoles.....

..357
tion to Chili....

.343
Maryland..

.351
Senecas..

..358
extension of time for bids for a mint in Califor. Massachusetts.

.351
Shawnees.

.358, 359
nia .....
.343 North Carolina,

..351

Sioux of Mississippi........
charge for casting gold or silver at the mint, or Frauds on the Treasury, act for prevention of, 337

Six Nations of New York. ............

.358
assay offices..

....343
transfer of claims, when and how allowable, 337

Stockbridges...

.358
Bizes, devices, &c., of the new silver coins..343 members of Congress not to act for claimanis,

Texas Indians..

..358
seltlement of accounts of the late collector at

337, 338

.359
San Francisco...
..343 penalty for bribery..

..338
Winnebagoes..

..358
Delaware Indians, appropriation for the..342, 356 for offenses concerning records.

.338 Wyandots...

.358
Delegate, from Washingion Territory... ..340

taking false receipts, penalty for. .359 Inspectors of Steamboats, may grant further time
Depositaries, of public moneys, compensation

to owners of steamboats to comply with
of.....

..338
G.
steamboat act.............

..364
Deputy Surveyors, at Boston, New York, Phila- | Gaines, John P., payment to...............359

approval of boilers by......

...364
delphia, Baltimore, and New Orleans, pay Gardener, Public, to have management of grounds

no person interested in any patent for articles
of...

..342
of the Capitol and Executive Mansion....

.348 required by steamboat act to be competent to
District Attorneys, fees of..
.335, 337 | Georgia, settlement of claim of....

.352
hold the office of ..

.364
limit of compensation of..

..336
reappropriation for militia of.

.342 Interior Department, appropriation for the sup-
accounts of..
..336 Gibbon, Lardner, payment to. ::

.353 port of the.....
appointment of, for Washington Territory, 339 Globe, Congressional, and Appendix, appropria-

Internal Improvements—see Harbors.
fees of, for services within the past six years, 335 tion for..

.341, 343

Iowa, regulation of terins of District Court in, 338
pay of counsel to assist.....
..335

distribution of arms to ....

.352
District Court of California, jurisdiction of, in

H.
Iowa Indians, appropriation for the.

.357
criminal cases...,
-337 Harbors and Rivers, appropriation for improve-

J.
of Iowa, regulation of terms of..

..338

ment of-
criers of, and attendants on...

..336
Ashtabula Harbor....

:.342 || Jackson, Andrew, appropriation for statue of, 342,
District of Columbia, regulation of executione Buffalo Creek...

.342

351
.332
Cleveland Harbor..

..342
Johnson, Levi, payment to..

.342
bail and arrest in civil cases for debt in....332

Genesee River ....

Judiciary, appropriation for the...

.346
salary of judge of criminal court in..... .333

Milwankie Harbor.

.342
Jurors, pay of...

.337
Dock in California, basin and railway to be built Red River Raft...

.342

in California and Oregon, extra pay to.....337
in connection with....

..353
Seekonk River..

..342

K.
Documentary History, appropriation for the, 343 Hernden, William L., pavment to. ..353
Downing, A.J., appropriation for arrears due, 342
goman, Assistant in Turkey, office of abol- Hospitals, marine, at-
Home Department-see Interior.

Kanzas Indians, appropriations for the......357

communication between Kansas River and Fort
.342
Napoleon...
.347 Leavenworth ...

.352
Dubuque, (lowa,) grant of land to.. .333

Evansville.
.347 Kent, Edward, payment to....

.347
E.
Natchez..

.347 King, J. B., setilement of accounts of.. ...... .343
St. Louis.

.347 || King, William R., administration to, of oath of
Eel Rivers Indians, appropriation for the....357
naval, at Chelsea, disposition of lands of...353 office as Vice President...

.341
Electoral Messengers, appropriation for payment appropriation for...

.353

L.
..331
at New York, lands of..

.365
Embezzlement, taking a receipt (for money ap;

La Truite, Martin, payment to

.349
I.
propriated) for a greater sum than is paid

Land Districts, establishment of, in California, 360
held to be.......

..359 Independent Treasury, compensation of deposit- | Land Offices, provisions respecting when they are
Engineers, (Topographical,) promotion in corps

.338 abolished ...

.332
of...

.352
appropriation for support of.

...347

President may discontinue when sales are less
Ennis, Gregory, payment to......

.341
salary of assistant treasurer at New York. .351

than expenses

......345
Enrollment, of foreign vessels wrecked and bought, | Indian Affairs, general appropriation bill for..355 President may change location of.. .348, 360
and repaired by citizens...

.331
publication of statistics....

.359 Landsmsee Public Lands.
Envelopes, stamped, penalty for offenses concern medals of the President......

..359 Lane, Thomas W., payment to.......... .342
ing...

...363

military reservations for Indians, in California, Lee County, (lowa,) claim of, to be audited and
to be defaced when deposited ...

..363
New Mexico, and Utah

..359 paid ...
penalty for using or attempting to use twice, 363

negotiations with tribes west of Missouri and Lee, Richard B., payment of....: ..352
Executions, in District of Columbia, regulation

lowa...........

.....359 Letters uncalled for in California, advertisment
of......

..332
payment of appropriations, how made .....359 of..

.354
Executive, appropriation for the.

.344

taking receipts for larger sums than are paid, || Library of Congress, appropriation for. ..344
northeast building.

.344
penalties for.....
..359 preparation of catalogue of.....

...344
north west building..

.345

appropriations for, in the deficiencies appropri- || Life-boats, metallic, a substitute for, may be ac-
southeast building.
.345 ation bill....

.342 cepted by inspectors in certain cases.....365
southwest building..

.345

appropriations for, and provisions respecting | Light-Houses, appropriations for...343, 346, 347
deficiency appropriation for...

.341
the-

part of act of 1852, ch. 110, sec. 2, repealed, 343
Exploring Expedition, appropriation for publish Chickasaws.

..356 general appropriation bill for....

.354
ing works of..

..344
Chippewas...
.343 Alabama..

.355
of Saganaw......
F.

.356 California

.355
Menomonies, &c. ...
.356 Connecticut.

.341
Fay, Theodore S., payment to....

.347
of Lake Superior, &c.
.356 Delaware.

.354
Fees, act of 1853, ch. 80, regulating. .335

and Otto was &c..
.357 Florida ...

.355
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Light-Houses, general appropriation bill for- Navy-Continued.

Pensions, Navy, appropriations for....
Continued.

pay of purser in California

.352 half pay to widows and orphans.. ..332
Louisiana .....
.355 his clerk..

.352 | Perjury, false swearing under fee bill made...337
Maine......

.354 pay of commandant's clerks at, and clerks of the Piankeshaw Indians, appropriation for the ...358
Massachusetts.

.354, 355 yard, the navy-yards at Boston, New York, || Postage stamps, penalties for offenses concerning,
Michigan..
..354 Washington, Norfolk, and Pensacola
.352

363
New Jersey.
.354, 355 nautical almanac...

.353 envelopes to be defaced when deposited....363
New York..
..354 wind and current charts....

.353 Postmaster General, salary increased.. ....350
Ohio..

observatory.:

.353

assistants to be hereafter appointed by the Pres-
Oregon..
.355 naval hospitals.

.353 ident with advice of the Senate.. ..363
Rhode Island.

.354
navy-yards.

.353 Postmaster at Cleveland and Richmond, compen-
South Carolina.
.355 magazines.
.353, 354 sation of ...ini

.363
Texas.

.355
marine corps:

.354 Post Office, deficiency appropriation for......342
Virginia...
.355 survey of coast of Gulf of Mexico.. .354

general appropriation bill for.. ...354
Littell, J. S., payment to.

.341 pay of the medical officers who served in Mex restoration of proceeds of property stolen from
M.
íco with marines....
.354 the mail....

.....354
department of the, appropriations for..... .345
Mail Steamships, appropriation bill for......355 | Navy Pensions, appropriations for the..

act of 1852, ch. HI, sec. 3, respecting route
.332 agents, repealed...

..354
investigation, and report to be made concern-

Navy, Secretary of the, compensation of, in advertisement, of letters uncalled for in Califor-
ing.

.355
creased.
.350 nia and Oregon.....

.354
lines to Havre and Bremen may be discontin-
ued......

.355
Navy-yards, appropriation for, at
.355

appropriation for Ocean steamers.
Boston..

.353 Cleveland, &c., Railroad, made a post road, 361
Marine Corps, appropriation for..

.354
Memphis..

.353 all railroads made post roads.... ..363
Marshals, fees of, as prescribed in general fee bill

New York..

.353
of 1853..
.335, 336, 337

compensation of postmasters at Cleveland and
Norfolk.
..353 Richmond..

.363
limit of compensation of..

..336
Pensacola

..353 compensation of deputy postmasters...... .363
accounts of...

.166, 336
Philadelphia

..353
in California and Oregon, extra pay of.....337

penalty for offenses concerning stamped envel-
Portsmouth.

..353
opes...

.363
of Washington Territory, pay of.....339, 340

San Francisco..

..353
of South Carolina, pay of....
.336

stamped envelopes to be defaced when depos-

..353
Washington

ited.

..363
McCauley, Daniel S., payment to........

.352
McReynolds, Jobn, payment to....

pay of clerks at
.343

carriage of, on railroad from the Mississippi to
disposition of the lands at Bronklyn.......354 the Texan boundry...

.333
Menomunee Indians, appropriation for..356, 357

New Castle, Delaware, arsenal site of, to be recon-
Messengers, Electoral, appropriation for payment

Post Roads, all railroads made, or which shall be

..352

conveyed to.....
.of.....

.....363

made, declared to be....
.331
Meteorological observations, appropriation for, 353

New Mexico, military reservations in, for Indian Cleveland, &c., Railroad, and its continuation,

purposes.
Mexico, boundary with, restrictions on survey of,

...359

...353

declared to be...
provisions respecting legislative assembly of, 363
in act of 1852, ch. 108, removed in part...331

..361

general bill for constituting.
appropriation for survey of...

.349

pay of commissioners to drast a code of laws Patta wotomie Indians, appropriation for the..358
for.....

..363 of Huron, appropriation for the.... .358
extension of time of appointments of officers of

extra session of, authorized..

..363
...349

Preëmption lands in California, how far subject

to...
New York Indians, appropriation for the ....357

360
Miami Indians, appropriations for the.......357

.342
Military Academy, appropriations forthe, 338, 341 Norris, E. S., payment to...

act of 1846 respecting, suspended preëmption
0.
claims extended...

..364
Military Bounty Land Warrants-see Bounty.
Military Asylum, appropriation for a western, 352 | Oath of Office, of William R. King, administra-

right of, extended to the alternate reserved sec-

tions on the lines of railroad... .....360
Military Contributions, act concerning, extend tion of.

.....341
ed.....
...352 | Observatory-see National Observatory.

in reservations, on account of French or Span-

.360

ish claims...
Military Reservations in California, for Indian Ocean Steamers, appropriation bill for.......355

.337

Printers, fees of..
purposes.

..359 investigation and report to be made concerning; Prisoners, how committed, brought into court;
i settlements near, forbidden.
.360

355
&c......

.335, 337
in Oregon ...
..334 lines to Havre and Bremen may be discontinued,

..337
Military Storekeepers in Oregon, California, and

355

Prize cases, costs in, how paid....
New Mexico, pay of...
...351 | Officers, act to prevent frauds on treasury by, 337

Proctor, Amos, explanation of act of 1844, ch.

.351
Mills, Clark, to be employed to make an eques penalty, for offenses of, as to records..

168, concerning
..338

1.335
třian statue of George Washington......332

Troctors, fees of...

penalty for taking a receipt by, for more than
to be compensated for his statue of Andrew

.359

Public Buildings, appropriations for, 341, 348, 349
Jackson.
.351 land, how long to hold their offices. ..361

Public Documents, binding of, execution of..344
Minnesotą, appropriation for roads in.

-331 | Ohio, surrender of part of Cumberland Road to, || Public Grounds, appropriation for......348, 349
appropriation for public buildings in.... .360

332

purchase of alanthus trees forbidden.......348
appropriation for school lands in..., .364 Omaha Indians, appropriation for the.. .357

attached to the Capitol and Executive Mansion
general appropriation for...
-346 Oregon, school lands in...

.331

to be under the management of the public gar-
Minot's Ledge, site for a light-house in place of

dener.....

.348
appropriations for military roads in.. .331

.331
the one authorized on.
.355 provisions for settlers in.......

Public Lands, school lands in Oregon.

.334
claim of R. B. Forbes and others for a light-

school lands in California....

.360
surveyor general of, an act concerning
.334

.340
boat at, to be investigated and paid... .335

school lands in Washington.
to have a seal...

.361
Mint, issue of new silver coins from, and their

.332
land reservations in...

school lands in Alabama..
..234

.331
weight...
.334, 335 provision for sale of lands in.

relocation of bounty land warrants.

.234
their size and devices.
.343 lees of jurors, witnesses, marshals, &c., in, 337

disposition of papers, &c., where land offices
purchase of bullinn for..
.336 act erecting northern part of, into the Territory

are abolished.....
private deposits for, forbidden..
.335 of Washington ....

...338

grant to Arkansas, and Missouri, for a railroad,
regulations concerning,
.335

533
government jurisdiction of, with Washington
acl when to take effect. ,
.335, 343

..333
Territory over Columbia River .

price of alternate sections doubled .....

.340
new gold piece of three dollars to be issued, .335 Osage Indians, appropriation for the....., .357

grant to towns of Belleview, Burlington, and

.333
charge for casting..
..335, 343

Dubuque. .....
Ottóe Indians, appropriation for the........357
persons to make devices for new coins.....343 Ottowa Indians, appropriation for the......231

rights of settlers, their widows, &c., in Ore-
general appropriation for,.,
.346 and Chippewas, appropriation for the....357

gon, .i...
accounts of.
.339, 346

sales of, in Oregon, authorized ..

.334
P.
transfer to, from assay office ..... ...350

officers to be appointed....

.334
reservations.

.334
provisions respecting assay office of, at New Pacific, survey of route for a railroad to the ..352
York..

..350, 351

from the Mississippi River to the, appropriation compensation of surveyor general in Oregon, 334
in California, extension of ime for bids for, 343

for......

.333 military reservations in California, Utah, or
refining by private establishments...

..350
Paper, appropriation for....

.349 New Mexico, for Indian purposes... .359
Missionary Stations in Washington Territory,

Patent Office, appropriation for.....341, 342, 345 right of preëmption in the alternate reserved
.338 | Paupers in the District of Columbia, appropriation

sections in lines of railroad.............

.360
Missouri, grant of land to, for a railroad. ..333

for
.348, 349 on lines in California.

.360
Missouri Indians, appropriations for the.....357

Pawnee Indians, appropriation for the .......358 in reservation, on account of French or Span-
Mudd, J. T., payment to.

.349
Penalties for extortion-see Extortion.

ish claims.is

.360
N.

for offenses respecting stamped envelopes see President authorized to change location of land
Envelopes.

offices.....

.348, 360
National Observatory, appropriation for the..353 for taking a receipt for more money than is

or to abolish them in certain cases........ ..345
salary of assistant astronomer at.. .352 paid

...359 in California, survey of, authorized and regula-
Nautical Almanac, appropriation for the.....353 in the act to prevent frauds on the treasury..337

.360
Naval Academy, appropriation for the ........353 Pensions, Invalid, of widows of revolutionary sol officers to be appointed...

...360
Navy, general appropriation bill for the.. .352

diers....
.332 grant of school lands.,

..360
salary of assistant astronomer......
.352 appropriations for......

location of school lands...

.350

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..332

...334

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