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Navy, Secretary of, appropriation for a building for depot of
maps, charts, instruments, &c.

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may appoint engineers and firemen for
the steamships in service

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pay of engineers and firemen

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may prescribe a uniform and rules for

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mode of appointment of same

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may establish coal depots for steamers 279
may employ a clerk, in preparation of
rules, &c.

Res.
may render facilities in testing Colt's

sub-marine battery

may experiment on steam-boilers
Navy Yards, appropriation for improvement and repairs of 121
Newman, Francis, heirs of, accounts to be settled

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Newspapers, of the publication of the laws in

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New Orleans land district, certain land claims in, confirmed 50

documents relating to claims in,

to be procured by Commission-

er of General Land Office 50
New York, northern district of, clerk may appoint a deputy,
being responsible for his acts

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custom house at, appropriation for

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Nix, George, allowed to surrender one quarter section of
land in Alabama and select another

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Northeastern boundary, appropriation for survey
Northern frontier, disturbers of the peace upon, to be sup-

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Obscene prints, &c., importation of, prohibited
Ohio, times of holding courts in

township of Dublin, in Mercer county, how to be in-

demnified for the loss of section sixteen
Oil cloth, duty on
Oils, duty on
Orphan asylum, male, of Washington, incorporated
Ordnance bureau may employ a person to superintend the

manufacture of cannon at private establishments
Osteen, William, on surrender of certain land in Illinois, he

may enter other
Ouachita land district, certain land claims in, to be con-

firmed

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Painters' colors, duties on
Paper, duty on
Parker, Joseph, to be allowed a pension
Parrott, Esther, allowed a pension

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Parsons, Thos. B., pension increased

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Paschal, George W., to be indemnified for losses incurred in
the discharge of official duty

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Patent office, appropriation for enclosivg grounds

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for printing a digest of patents 202

for purchase of books for office 202
Putents, provision for paying back out of the patent fund
money paid by mistake

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of the renewing of lost patents

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designs for printing on silk, cotton, or other fabrics,

also busts, designs in metal, marble, &c., may be
protected by patents

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oath required by law, may be taken in foreign coun-

tries before a minister, consul, &c., of the United
States

263
penalty for counterfeiting or surreptitiously using
the name of a patentee on goods

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patentees to stamp the date of their patent on articles
sold

263
Pearce, Elizabeth, and Mary M. Telfair, bounty land war-

rants to be issued to them, for the rights of sundry soldiers
who had assigned to their father

37
Pellerin, Bartholomew, a patent to be issued to him for
17,084 arpens of land in Mississippi

113
Penitentiary, in the District of Columbia, appropriation for 29

appropriation to purchase materials for labor 283
Pennell, Jacob, and others, tonnage duty improperly levied,
to be refunded them

49
Pensylvania, special court authorized in eastern district of 6
how jurors are 10 be appointed in

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court. at Williamsburg, to begin first Monday

in October
Pennsylvania avenue, contractor for Macadamizing, allowed
for losses on

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appropriation for lamps on

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appropriation for building a bridge
across creek

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Pensions, appropriations for, in the year 1842

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appropriations to certain Cherokee warriors

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widow of revolutionary soldiers not to be barred

of, by a second marriage, if a widow when she
applies

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benefit of the act of July 7, 1838, reserved, after

second marriage
Pension fund, naval, appropriation to supply a deficiency in 189
act of March 3, 1837, repealed

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pensions to be regulated by the pay of

officers and seamen as it was on the
1st January, 1835

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act relative to unclaimed pensions re-
pealed

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Perrigo, Frederick, to be placed on pension list

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Perry, Elizabeth C., and Elizabeth M. Perry, their annuity
per act of March 2, 1821, appropriated

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Perrysburg, pre-emption, sub modo, allowed for lots in

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Pettibone, Daniel, heirs of, allowed compensation for the use
by the United States of the circular bullet mould

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Pettrich, Ferdinand, balance of appropriation to be paid him
Phelps, Sylvester, to be paid for a house burnt by the enemy
during the war

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Phillips, Samuel, his claim for superintending the erection
of a custom-house to be settled

98
Piatt, William, Secretary of the Treasury to pay his repre-
sentatives balance due

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Pilcher, Pallon, & Co., Postmaster General to settle with
Pierce, John B., to be paid three-fifths of the amount of du-

ties on the cargo of the Rob Roy, which was saved after
being abandoned at sea

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Plum Ísland Bridge Company, &c., to be paid for damage
by erection of a breakwater

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Polk, William, his account for supplies to the Indiana mili-
tia to be settled

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Polish exiles, pre-emption to extend to lands granted them 25
Portland, Ohio, the port of, to be called Sandusky

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Postmasters, appropriation for compensation of

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to render an account of receipts from boxes for

letters or papers, and from branch offices 29
if the nett receipts of, exceed $3,000 per annum,

the balance to be paid over to department 29
not allowed to receive more than $5,000

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when and how to advertise for proposals for
furnishing supplies needed -

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Postmaster General, appropriation for salary of

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appropriation for assistants and clerks 29
may employ a topographer, at a salary
of $1,600 per annum

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may appoint eight additional clerks-
their salaries

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appropriation for pay of said clerks

107
to cause an edition of post-office laws
to be printed

255
appropriation for same (18,000 copies) 255
Post Office and department, appropriation for repairs of the

building lately occupied 29
appropriation for work yet to
be done on building

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general appropriation for ser-
vice of, for 1842

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contingent appropriation for 202
appr'ation to purchase ground

adjoining the General Post
Office

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Post roads, from Rome, in Georgia, to Commerce, in Miss.,
and to Memphis, Tenn., established -

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established in various States

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new routes to go into operation as soon as a re-

sponsible contractor will offer to carry the

mails for revenue derived from the new offices 274
Potomac bridge, appropriation for superintendents of

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Pratt, John, may enter certain land in Alabama

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Pound sterling, value of, in payment of duties, &c. -

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Pre-emption, allowed in regard to lots in the town of Perrys-
burg, Ohio.

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allowed on Dubuque claim in Iowa

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allowed to settlers in the Mineral Point district,
Wiskonsan -

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patents may be issued on claims for, though

the proof required by law is defective in
form, if it be substantially good

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provided they are not contested, and frauds do
a

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effect of a prior claim to

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President, proclamation of, touching agitators on the northern

frontier
President's House, appropriation for repairs upon

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Prettyman, Mary, to be paid $247 -

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Printing, for Congress, appropriation for

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additional appropriation for, of Senate and House 29
appropriation for arrears due by Senate

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appropriation for Senate and House

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for Executive departments to be done by contract 29
of sixth census, accounts to be audited by Secretary
of State, or other officer

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for departments to be by contract

202
Proclamation of President for the suppression of disturbances

on the northern frontier
Providence, Rhode Island, appropriation for repair of custom-
house

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Public Buildings, Commissioner of, appropriation for

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assistants at Potomac bridge

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appropriation to complete the Treasury

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same for work and materials for Post Office

29
same for repair of President's House 202
Punishment, of crimes in certain cases, to be by fine in lieu
of that heretofore inflicted

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Pursers, not to procure stores and sell for their own profit,
either at sea or on naval stations

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their pay at sea, at stations, and waiting orders 206
their bonds to remain in force, and new bonds may
be required if necessary -

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not to loan money, or make advances to officers in
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may appoint clerks; in what cases

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their stores to be taken at a valuation

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Rand, Mary, allowed a pension
Rand, William, allowed a pension
Randall, John, released as surety of S. Holmes
Rations, army, to what officers certain are limited

naval, established (see navy)
Receipts and expenditures, annual statement of, how to be

prepared and published
Rees, Henry J., to be paid amount due by Post Office
Relfe, James H., his account of expenses for removing intru-

ders from reservation at Fort Leavenworth to be allowed
Reporter to Supreme Court, to be appointed; salary of

shall deliver Secretary of State

150 copies of Reports
reports within four months of
the adjournment of court an-

nually
his salary to be $1,300
not to be paid unless he deliver,

in six months after the decis-
ions are made, to the Secre-,
tary of State, 150 copies of

reports
reports how to be distributed
reports not to be sold at a great-
er price than five dollars per

volume
Reynolds, John C., to be paid $1,121, which was stolen from

him, while acting as agent in the Indian department at

Fort Crawford
Reynolds, Thankful, allowed a pension
Rivard, Francis, heirs of, to receive a patent for an island in

the Mississippi, opposite to St. Genevieve
Rivers, Missouri, Mississippi, Ohio, and Arkansas, appropria-

tion for improving
Roberts, Benjamin C., to be paid for quarters furnished to

British prisoners during the war
Robertson, William H., interest to be remitted on a certain

judgment
Rockwell, John A., patent to be issued to him for lands in

Illinois
Rush island, ceded by Caddo Indians, title of United States

to, to be investigated

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Salvage, allowed to John B. Pierce (which see)
Sarpy, Gregoire, patent to be issued to him for 7,056 arpens

of land in Missouri

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