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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.

.245 pulco, leave to withdraw the papers of...309
business...:
..196 | Pensioners, revolutionary.

...18 || Ringgol'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

papers of...,

..292
Message, annual, of ihe President of the United copies of Ringgold's charts.... ..317

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..... .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
35 Pratt, Thomas G., a Senator from Maryland, 306, Sebastian, William K., a Senator from the State

Seamen, the organization and discipline of ....13
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..
Monroe doctrines discussed.

. .257, 312
the ....
..74, 97,

.1

Secretary of the Interior-see Interior Department.
100, 122, 123, 125 inaugural address of Franklin Pierce as ....243 Secretary of War-see War Department.
(See Colonization.)

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.
.....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
resolutions by...

Secretary of the Senate, directions to the.. .. .245,
.4.245, 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 election 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

proposition for a reading clerk to the..301, 303
Mr. McLanahan.

.197
N.

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

..312, 319
Naval Academy at Annapolis, the condition of Public Lands, the operations in the. ...17

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

.245 || Seward, William H., a Senator from New York,
Naval Affairs, Committee on.....
.245

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

resolutions by.....
R.

...303, 314, 321, 323
Naval dry-docks, proposition for the purchase of

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 ...7 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. Butier

..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 bunds held in
sentatives on the affairs in, by Mr. Weight- Mr. Geyer.

.186
Europe, &c...

.311
man ......

.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.... .......181 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
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
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., à 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

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papers of...

...323

......18

papers of...

the...

Y.

Squadrons, the distribution of naval..... .8 || Tehuantepec grant, femarks 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-see Railroad.

Mexico-
nessee...
....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...

.17, 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...
1.231 | 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..
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 taríff.

...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

..211

on certain conditions...... .........210
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

on proposition for recess...

..284
291, 292 upon certain conditions.... ........197

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

Superintendent of Public Printing and his
Captain Ringgold's charts...
..317 can Provinces

clerks.....

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-
..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 Pablic Printing, and clerks, and Mr. Townshend...

..210

on the proposition for a reading clerk to the

Senate.
messengers, extra compensation to......
284, || Trade with Canada, concerning..

..211
291, 292 || Treasury Department, annual report from the, on

on the proposition for the purchase of copies of
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
Surveys and explorations.....
.8 Treasury, frauds on the-see Frauds.

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

321, 322
104, 105

remarks, by-

U.
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.... 38

remarks, by-
Mr. Meade.....

Voting, machine for-gee Yeas and Nays.
..33

Mr. Adams

....281, 283
Mr. Millson..
..35

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, 308
Mr. Borland,

..281, 282
the effects of the...

...231
resolutions by.....

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

..281
Tariff statistics..........
...231 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.

.282
gard to the....
..134 remarks on the alleged frauds of Alexander

Mr. Mason

..280
By Mr. Borland....
..166 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..

Moore......

......309

......

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...282

INDEX TO THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES.

PUBLIC.

Almanać, (Nautical,) appropriation for the...353
Academy, Military—see Military Academy. American Archives, appropriation for.......343
Accounts, of military contributions in Mexico, 352 Appeal, what papers necessary on...........

...335
of marshals .

.335, 336 from courts of Washington Territory......340
of clerks of court.

.335 || Appointment, of assistant postmaster generals, 363
of district attorneys....

.335 of new registers and receivers......... .334, 360
of mint......

.346

of surveyor general in California.. ....360
Admiralty, costs and fees in....... .335 of assistant secretary of state, authorized...350

record of cases in, how made up.... .335 of additional appraiser general. ...........347
Agricultural statistics, collection of......... .349 | Appraiser General, additional, to be appointed for
Alabama, five per cent. fund and school reserva- the Pacific coast...

...347
tions in..

.332 || Appropriations, for Indian affairs, the army, the
settlement of claims of ...

.352 navy, pensions, light-houses, military acade-
payment to...

.352 my, harbors and rivers, fortifications, ocean
cedar reservations in, to be sold..

.364 mail steamers, post offices, deficiencies. See
Alanthus trees, further purchase of, for public those titles
ground, forbidden.....

.348 general, civil, and diplomatic appropriation
Alimentary substances, appropriation for experi- bill....

....343
ments on...

.353 Arkansas, grant of land to, for a railroad....333

Armories, superintendent of......... .352
Arms, inquiry as to expediency of manufacturing
of, by contract...

...353
distribution of, to lowa....

............352
Army, general appropriation bill for.... ..351
salary of military storekeepers in Oregon, Cali-
fornia, and New Mexico......

.351
companies of light artillery to be remounted, 351
arsenals may be abolished...

.351
report to be made respecting manufacturing arms
by contract.....

.352
extra pay to garrison of Fort Laramie.....352
promotion in the corps of topographical engi-

.352
Western Military Asylum....... .352
survey of railroad route to the Pacific.. .352
deficiency appropriation for....... .342
pay of officers employed in astronomical expe-
dition to Chili..

.343

neers..

.335

342

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war..

.......363

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 Boston, 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
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. ..350 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 i 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.....
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 in 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
office opens...
....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,

and Otto was, appropriatlon for...........

...357

distribution of books to, what allowable. .343
Choctaw Indians, appropriation for
355

....356 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 may be continued into the next term.....334
Binding of public documents, regulation of...344
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.....

.339
what allowable...

.343
transfers of, form of....

...337
Boundary Survey with Mexico, restriction on ap-

.356

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....

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

of judge of...
extension of time of appointment, of officers

members of Congress not to act as agents for, cases commenced in, may be continued in the

337

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

.338
location thereof.

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

in office of third auditor of the treas-
temporary

arrest of prisoners, charged with two or more
ury.

..344 offenses ...
363

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

commitment of prisoners.

.335
disbursing.

.350
Bribery, of members or officers of Congress, or

in capital cases,

witnesses for defense to be paid

.352

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

by the United States...

...336
..360

of surveyor-general, in California.
Bridges, across the Potomac, appropriation for,

taking receipt for larger sum than is paid, to be

1.353
of navy-yards, pay of..

held embezzlement...

..359
348, 349

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

offenses, concerning public records..
.335, 336

..338
..352
accounts of...

..336
Brooklyn Navy-Yard, appropriation for lands

counterfeiting, &c., postage stamps..

.363
..363
Cleveland, Ohio, pay of postmaster at........

Cuban Prisoners, appropriation for.... .342
..354
sale of part of lands of.

.354

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

.332
.353
appropriation for.....
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 ....

.347
York Assay Office......

...350
annual report of...:::

...352 Charleston.
how to be cast......

.347
..350

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

Eastport....

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

.347
Buoys-see Light. Houses.

purchase of bullion for.....
..335 Norfolk...

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

...332 Providence..

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

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

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

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....

.341
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. .360 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

...337

...350

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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 Penalties.

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, appropriation for the........357

Florida Indians ...

.357

statue of Andrew Jackson..

.342 Forfeitures—see Fines.

lowas...

...357

steamboat 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

publie 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 Ottoes.

.357

T. W. Law...

.342 office of assistant dragoman abolished.....342

Ottowas.

.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.

pay of those engaged in astronomical expedi- Maine..

.351

Seminoles..

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..

..358

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

sizes, devices, &c., of the new silver coins..343

members of Congress not to act for claimants,

Texas Indians..

..358

settlement 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 Wasbingion Territory.. .340

taking false receipts, penalty for. .359 Inspectors of Steamboats, may grant further time

Depositaries, of public moneys, compensation

to owners of steamboais 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, io 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...

.345

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 | lowa, regulation of terms 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 lowa, 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 executions Buffalo Creek......

.342

351

in.....

.332

Cleveland Harbor.

.342

Johnson, Levi, payment to.......

.342

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

Genesee River ....

.342 Judiciary, appropriation for the..

.346

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

Milwaukie 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....

in connection with........

Seekonk River...

.342

Documentary History, appropriation for the, 343

K.

Hernden, William L., payment to ......... .353

Downing, A.J., appropriation for arrears due, 342

Home Department-see Interior.

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

Dragoman, Assistant in Turkey, office of abol-

Hospitals, marine, at-

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., settlement 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

of.....................

L.

.331

at New York, lands of...

..365

Embezzlement, taking a receipt (for money ap;

La Truite, Martin, payment to

....349

propriated) for a greater sum than is paid

I.

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 aries.

...338

abolished....

.......332

of...

.352

appropriation for support of.......

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 inay change location of.....348, 360

and repaired by citizens. ...

.331

publication of statistics......

.359

Lands--see Public Lands.

Envelopes, stamped, penalty for offenses concern- medals of the President..

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

....363

military reservations for Indians, in California,

to be defaced when deposited..

Lee County, (lowa,) claim of, to be audited and

...363

New Mexico, and Utah

.359 paid ...

.....346

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 Towa.......

...359 Letters uncalled for in California, advertisment

of.....

.332

of......

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

.354

Executive, appropriation for the.

.344

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

northeast building.

.344

.....359

penalties for......

preparation of catalogue of...

.344

northwest 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- Chickasawg.

...356 general appropriation bill for..

..354

ing works of...

.344

Chippewas ..

.343 Alabama.

F.

of Suganaw....

.356 California

.355

Menomonjes, &c. ........

..356 Connecticut.

.341

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

.347

of Lake Superior, &e.......

1.356 Delaware..

.354

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

..335

and Ottowas &c..

.357

Florida

.355

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

Pensions, Navy, appropriations for..........332
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......

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.

..455
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 ..........

..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
Mail Steamships, appropriation bill for......355 Navy Pensions, appropriations for the.....: 332

department of the, appropriations for......345 act of 1852, ch. Ill, sec. 3, respecting route
investigation, and report to be made concern-

agents, repealed....

...354
ing

.355

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

.350
lines to Havre and Bremen may be discontin-

nia and Oregon.....

.354
yed...

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

appropriation for Ocean steamers... ..355
..354
Marine Corps, appropriation for: -

Boston...

.353

Cleveland, &c., Railroad, made a post.road, 361
Marshals, fees of, as prescribed in general fee bill

Memphis...
..353 all railroads made post roads....

..363
of 1853...

New York..

.353
.335, 336, 337

compensation of postmasters at Cleveland and
Norfolk..
limit of compensation of.
..336

.353 Richmond....

..363
Pensacola.

.353
accounts of....
.166, 336

compensation of deputy postmasters... ..363
in California and Oregon, extra pay of.....337

Philadelphia

.353 penalty for offenses concerning stamped envel-
Portsmouth.

.353
of Washington Territory, pay of.....339, 340

opes....
of South Carolina, pay of..

San Francisco..
..336

.353 stamped envelopes to be defaced when depos-
McCauley, Daniel S., payment to.

.353
Washington...
..351

ited..

.363
McReynolds, John, payment to...
...343 pay of clerks at

.352 carriage of, on railroad from the Mississippi to
Menomonee Indians, appropriation for..356, 357
disposition of the lands at Bronklyn.......354 the Texan boundry....

..333
Messengers, Electoral, appropriation for payment

New Castle, Delaware, arsenal site of, to be recon- Post Roads, all railroads made, or which shall be
of...

..331
conveyed to........
.352 made, declared to be.....

...363
Meteorological observations, appropriation for,353 New Mexico, military reservations in, for Indian Cleveland, &c., Railroad, and its continuation,
Mexico, boundary with, restrictions on survey of,

purposes.
...359 declared to be....

...353
in act of 1852, ch. 108, removed in part...331
provisions respecting legislative assembly of, 363 general bill for constituting..

.361
appropriation for survey of..

..349

pay of commissioners to draft a code of laws Pattawotomie Indians, appropriation for the. .358
extension of time of appointments of officers of

for...

.363 of Huron, appropriation for the...........358
the......

..349
extra session of, authorized...

.363 | Preëmption lands in California, how far subject

.357

New York Indians, appropriation for the.
Miami Indians, appropriations for the.....

......360

to.......
..357

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

act of 1846 respecting, suspended preëmption
Military Bounty Land Warrants-see Bounty.

0.
claims extended....

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

right of, extended to the alternate reserved sec-
Military Contributions, act concerning, extend-

......360
..341

tions on the lines of railroad....
ed.....
..352 | Observatory—see National Observatory.

in reservations, on account of French or Span-
Military Reservations in California, for Indian

ish claims....

......360
Ocean Steamers, appropriation bill for.......355
purposes.
..359 investigation and report to be made concerning: | Prisoners, how committed, brought into court;

Printers, fees of......

...337
settlements near, forbidden..
..360

355
in Oregon ...

..334
lines to Havre and Bremen may be discontinued, | Prize cases, costs in, how paid...

&c....

.335, 337
Military Storekeepers in Oregon, California, and

...337
New Mexico, pay of...
Mills, Clark, to be employed to make an eques-
...351 Officers, act to prevent frauds on treasury by, 337 | Proctor, Amos, explanation of act of 1844, ch.

...351
penalty, for offenses of, as to records......338

168, concerning.
trian statue of George Washington. .....332

..335
penalty for taking a receipt by, for more than

Proctors, fees of....
to be compensated for his statue of Andrew is paid ....

...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
Minnesota, 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

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...

to be under the management of the public gar-

.331
Minot's Ledge, site for a light-house in place of

dener...

.348
appropriations for military roads in.. .331
the one authorized on..

Public Lands, school lands in Oregon. ..331
.355
provisions for settlers in....

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

school lands in California...

..360
surveyor general of, an act concerning. .334
boat at, to be investigated and paid......335

school lands in Washington.

..340
to have a seal......

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

school lands in Alabama..

..332

.234
weight..
.334, 335 provision for sale of lands in...

.234

relocation of bounty land warrants. ...331
their size and devices.
.343 fees of jurors, witnesses, marshals, &c., in, 337

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

are abolished.....

....332
private deposits for, forbidden..
.335 of Washington....

...338

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

333
government jurisdiction of, with Washington
act when to take effect..
.335, 343 Territory over Columbia River .........

.340

price of alternate sections doubled .........333
new gold piece of three dollars to be issued..335 Osage Indians, appropriation for the....... .357

grant to towns of Belleview, Burlington, and
charge for casting.....
.335, 343 Ottoe Indians, appropriation for the........ .357

Dubuque.

.333
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

...334
and Chippewas, appropriation for the....357

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

sales of, in Oregon, authorized.

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

officers to be appointed......

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

...334
York.

...350, 351

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

for...

.333 military reservations in California, Ulah, or
refining by private establishments.........350 Paper, appropriation for...

.349 New Mexico, for Indian purposes......359
Missionary Stations in Washington Territory, || Paupers in the District of Columbia, appropriation

Patent Office, appropriation for.....341, 342, 345 right of preemption in the alternate reserved
grant of.....

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.

..360
for offenses respecting stamped envelopes see President authorized to change location of land
N.
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 ....

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

ted.

.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...

appropriations for.........
.332 location of school lands.

..350

332

P.

........359

....352

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