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The Bank of the United States not required to perform the duties of Commissioner of Loans.

An act to repeal so much of the act entitled "An act transferring the duties of Commis.
sioners of Loans to the Bank of the United States, and abolishing the office of Commis-
sioner of Loans," as requires the Bank of the United States to perform the duties of
Commissioner of Loans for the several States. April 11th, 1836. ...

8 Pensions. An act making appropriations for the payment of the revolutionary and other pen

sioners of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six.
April 14, 1836. ....

9 Indian Treaties. An act to carry into effect the treaties concluded by the Chickasaw tribe of

Indians on the twentieth October, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, and the twenty-fourth
May, eighteen hundred and thirty-four. April 20, 1836. ...

10 Wisconsin Territory. An act establishing the Territorial Government of Wisconsin. April 20, 1836.

10 Mackerel Fisheries. An act in addition to the act of the twenty-fourth of May, one thousand

eight hundred and twenty-eight, entitled "An act to authorize the licensing of vessels to be
employed in the mackerel fishery." April 20, 1836.

16 Pensions. An act to prescribe the mode of paying pensions heretofore granted by the United States. April 20, 1836..

16 Hostilities with the Seminole Indians. An act making a further appropriation for suppressing Indian hostilities in Florida. (Obsolete.) April 29, 1836. .

17 Railroad through Public Lands in Massachusetts. An act to authorize the construction of a railroad

through lands of the United States in Springfield, Massachusetts. (Obsolete.) April 29,
1836..

17 Appropriations for the support of the Government. An act making appropriations for the civil

and diplomatic expenses of Government, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six. (Obsolete.) May 9, 1836.

17 Salaries of Clerks, &c., in the Public Offices. An act providing for the salaries of certain officers therein named, and for other purposes. May 9, 1836.....

26 Appropriations for the Navy. An act making appropriations for the naval service, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six. (Obsolete.) May 14, 1836....

27 Appropriations for the Army. An act making appropriations for the support of the army, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six. (Obsolete.) May 14, 1836..

29 Patents for the Public Lands. An act to give effect to patents for public lands issued in the names of deceased persons. May 20, 1836. .

31 Pensions. An act explanatory of the act entitled "An act to prevent defalcations on the part of

the disbursing agents of the Government, and for other purposes.” May 20, 1836.. ... 31 Corporations in the District of Columbia. An act for the relief of the several corporate cities of the District of Columbia. May 20, 1836....

31 Army of the United States. An act authorizing the President of the United States to accept the

service of volunteers, and to raise an additional regiment of dragoons or mounted riflemen. (Expired.) May 23, 1836.

32 Hostilities by the Creek Indians. An act making appropriations for the suppression of hostilities by the Creek Indians. May 23, 1836.

33 Expenses of Volunteers for the defence of Florida. An act to provide for the payment of expenses

incurred and supplies furnished on account of the militia or volunteers received into the

service of the United States for the defence of Florida. (Obsolete.) May 28, 1836. .... 33 Pensioners in Virginia and Ohio. An act to provide for the payment of certain pensioners in the States of Virginia and Ohio. June 7, 1836. .

34 Western Boundary of Missouri. An act to extend the western boundary of the State of Missouri to the Missouri river. June 7, 1836...

34 Condention between the United States and Spain. An act to carry into effect a convention between the United States and Spain. June 7, 1836.

34 Expenses of the Indian Department. An act making appropriations for the current expenses of

the Indian Department, for Indian annuities, and other similar objects, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six. June 14, 1836. ...

36 Arsenal in North Carolina. An act to establish an arsenal of construction in the State of North Carolina, June 14, 1836....

47 Bank of the United States. An act repealing the fourteenth section of the "Act to incorporate

the subscribers to the Bank of the United States," approved April tenth, eighteen hundred and sixteen. June 15, 1836.

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Green Bay Land District. An act to divide the Green Bay land district in Michigan, and for

other purposes. June 15, 1836.... Northern Boundary of Ohio. State of Michigan. An act to establish the northern boundary line

of the State of Ohio, and to provide for the admission of the State of Michigan into the Union upon the conditions therein expressed. June 15, 1836. ..

49 Deposites of the Public Money. An act to regulate the deposites of the public money. (Repealed.) June 23, 1836.

52 Bank of the United States. An act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to act as the agent

of the United States in all matters relating to their stock in the Bank of the United States. June 23, 1836........

56 Northern Boundary of Ohio. An act to settle and establish the northern boundary line of the State of Ohio. June 23, 1836.....

57 Land Office in Mississippi. An act to remove the land office from Clinton to Jackson in the State of Mississippi. June 23, 1836.

57 Improvement of Rivers in Alabama. An act to amend an act to grant certain relinquished and

unappropriated lands to the State of Alabama, for the purpose of improving the navigation

of the Tennessee, Coosa, Cahaba and Black Warrior river. June 23, 1836. ... State of Arkansas. An act supplementary to the act entitled "An act for the admission of the

State of Arkansas into the Union, and to provide for the due exccution of the laws of the
United States within the same, and for other purposes.” June 23, 1836. ..

58 State of Michigan. An act supplementary to the act entitled "An act to establish the northern

boundary line of the State of Ohio, and to provide for the admission of the State of Michi. gan into the Union on certain conditions." "June 23, 1836.

59 Pensioners in Tennessee. An act to provide for the paying of certain pensioners of the United States at Pulaski, in the State of Tennessee. June 28, 1836.

60 Acts of the Legislature of Florida disapproved and annulled. An act to disapprove and

annul certain acts of the Territorial Legislature of Florida, and for other purposes. July 1, 1836...

61 District Court in the Western District of Virginia. An act to change the time of holding the

District Court of the United States for the Western District of Virginia, holden at Clarksburg. July 1, 1836. ....

61 Railroad Iron. An act explanatory of an act entitled "An act to release from duty iron prepared for, and actually laid on railways and inclined planes. July 1, 1836..

61 State of Michigan. An act to provide for the due execution of the laws of the United States within the State of Michigan. July 1, 1836.

61 Penitentiary in the District of Columbia. An act making appropriation for the payment of

charges incurred for the support the Penitentiary in the District of Columbia, for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-five, and for the support of said Penitentiary, for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-six. (Obsolete.) July 1, 1836. ...

62 Sale of Lands for a Seminary of Learning in Florida. An act to authorize the Governor and

Legislative Council of the Territory of Florida to sell the lands heretofore reserved for the

benefit of a general seminary of learning in said Territory. July 1, 1836.... ... 63 Road on the Lands of the United States in Massachusetts. An act authorizing the Winnisimmet

Company to lay out and make a way on lands of the United States in Chelsea, in the State of Massachusetts. July 1, 1836. .

63 Bridge at Harper's Ferry. An act to authorize the Shenandoah Bridge Company, at Harper's

Ferry, to erect a bridge on the lands of the United States, at or near the town of Harper's
Ferry. July 1, 1836......

63 Smithsonian Legacy. An act to authorize and enable the President to assert, and prosecute with

effect, the claim of the United States to the legacy bequeathed to them by James Smithson, late of London, deceased, to found at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among men.

July 1, 1836. Oficers of Revenue Cutters. An act to regulate the compensation of certain officers of revenue

cutters. July 2, 1836..... Hostilities with the Seminole Indians. An act making appropriations for the suppression of Indian hostilities, and for other purposes. July 2, 1836.

65 Railroad through the Public Lands. An act to grant to the New Orleans and Nashville Railroad

Company, the right of way through the public lands of the United States. July 2, 1836. 65

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Renewal of the Gold Medal presented to General Morgan. An act to renew the gold medal struck

and presented to General Morgan, by order of Congress, in honour of the battle of Cow. pens. July 2, 1836.....

66 Arsenal at Charleston, South Carolina. An act to repair and extend the United States' Arsenal at Charleston, South Carolina. (Obsolete.) July 2, 1836......

66 Protection of the Western Frontier. An act to provide for the better protection of the western frontier. July 2, 1836.

67 Delaware Breakwater. Improvement of Harbors and Rivers. An act making additional appro

priations for the Delaware Breakwater, and for certain harbors, and removing obstructions in and at the mouths of certain rivers, and for other purposes, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six. (Obsolete.) July 2, 1836.

67 Banks in the District of Columbia. An act to extend the charters of certain Banks in the Dis. trict of Columbia, and for other purposes. (Expired.) July 2, 1836......

69 Courts in Florida. An act regulating the terms of the Superior Courts of the Middle District of Florida, and for other purposes. July 2, 1836. ..

69 Towns in Wisconsin Territory. An act for laying off the towns of Fort Madison and Burlington,

in the county of Des Moines, and the towns of Bellevue, Du Buque, and Peru, in the

county of Du Buque, Territory of Wisconsin, and for other purposes. July 2, 1836. . 70 Volunteers of Missouri and Indiana. An act for the payment of certain companies of the militia

of Missouri and Indiana, for services rendered against the Indians in eighteen hundred and thirty-two. (Obsolete.) July 2, 1836. .

71 Cumberland Road. An act for the continuation of the Cumberland Road in the States of Ohio, Indiana and Illinois. July 2, 1836.

71 Military Academy at West Point. An act making appropriations for the Military Academy of

the United States, for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-six. (Obsolete.) July 2, 1836. 72 Public Lands. An act to confirm the sales of public lands in certain cases. (Obsolete.) July 2, 1836..

73 Indian Treaties. An act making further appropriations for carrying into effect certain Indian Treaties. (Obsolete.) July 2, 1836.

73 Fortifications. An act making appropriations for certain fortifications of the United States for

the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, and for other purposes. (Obsolete.) July 2, 1836.

77 Public Lands in Illinois. An act to amend an act entitled "An act authorizing the laying off a

town on Bear river, in the State of Illinois, and for other purposes," approved fifth Feb. ruary, eighteen hundred and twenty-nine. July 2, 1836.....

79 Post Office. An act to change the organization of the Post Office Department, and to provide more effectually for the settlement of the accounts thereof. July 2, 1836...

80 Post-Roads. An act to establish certain post-roads, and to alter and discontinue others, and for other purposes. July 2, 1836.

90 Franking privilege to Mrs. Madison. An act to extend the privilege of franking letters and packages to Dolly P. Madison. July 2, 1836......

107 General Land Office. An açt to reorganize the General Land Office. July 4, 1836........... 107 Appropriations for the support of Government. An act in addition to the act entitled "An act

making appropriations in part for the support of Government, for the year eighteen hun-
dred and thirty-six, and for other purposes. (Obsolete.) July 4, 1836.

112 Deposites of the Public Money. An act supplementary to an act entitled "An act to regulate the

deposites of the public money," passed twenty-third of June, eighteen hundred and thirtysix. (Obsolete.) July 4, 1836.

115 Five per cent. Fund in Alabama and Mississippi. An act to carry into effect, in the States of

Alabama and Mississippi, the existing compacts with those States in regard to the five
per cent. fund, and the school reservations. July 4, 1836.

116 Additional Paymasters in the Army. An act to authorize the appointment of additional pay. masters, and for other purposes. July 4, 1836....

117 Patents for useful Inventions. An act to promote the progress of useful arts, and to repeal all acts and parts of acts heretofore made for that purpose. July 4, 1836.

117 Discriminating Duties. An act to suspend the discriminating dutics upon goods imported in vessels of Portugal, and to reduce the duties on wines. July 4, 1836....

125 Purchase of the Patents of W. H. Bell, for Invention for elevating and pointing Cannon. An act

for the purchase of certain rights or inventions of William H. Bell, of North Carolina. July 4, 1836....

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Public Lands in Missouri. An act confirming claims to land in the State of Missouri, and for

other purposes. July 4, 1836. ..... Pensions to Widows and Orphans. An act granting half-pay to widows or orphans, where their

husbands and fathers have died of wounds received in the military service of the United States, in certain cases, and for other purposes. July 4, 1836.

127 Improvement of Harbors. An act making appropriations for the improvement of certain har.

bors therein mentioned, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, and for other purposes. (Obsolete.) July 4, 1836. ....

128 Certificates to Importers of Wines. An act to repeal so much of the act of March second, seven

teen hundred and ninety-nine, as respects the issuing of certificates on the importation of wines. July 4, 1836. .

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RESOLUTIONS. No. 1. Rations to Inhabitants of Florida. Resolution authorizing the President to furnish rations to certain inhabitants of Florida. Feb. 1, 1836.......

131 No. 2. Post-Roads in Missouri and Arkansas. Resolution to establish certain post-roads in Missouri and Arkansas. March 10, 1836......

131 No. 3. Public Lands acquired by the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek. Resolution to suspend

the sale of a part of the public lands acquired by the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek. May 9, 1936..

132 No. 4. Post Office. A resolution to change the time of making contracts for the transportation of the mail. May 14, 1836. ...

132 No. 5. Claims of Massachusetts and of other States. A resolution to authorize the Secretary of

War to receive additional evidence in support of the claims of Massachusetts and other States of the United States, for disbursements, services, &c., during the late war. May 14, 1836.

132 No. 6. Bridge across the Potomac. A resolution authorizing the repair of the bridge across the river Potomac, at Washington. June 7, 1836. ....

... 132 No. 7. Distribution of Weights and Measures. A resolution providing for the distribution of weights and measures. June 14, 1836.

133 No. 8. Paintings in the Rotundo. A resolution to furnish the Rotundo with paintings. June 23, 1836....

133 No. 9. Claims of Fulton's Heirs. A resolution referring the petition and papers of the heirs

of Robert Fulton, deceased, to the Secretary of the Navy, to report thereon to Congress. June 23, 1836. .

133 No. 10. Bridge over the Potomac. Resolution to apply the unexpended balance of the appro

priation for the Potomac bridge to the improvement of Maryland avenue, leading thereto, and for other purposes. July 1, 1836.

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STATUTE II.-1837.

Lands ceded to the United States by Indian Tribes. An act to regulate, in certain cases, the

disposition of the proceeds of lands ceded by Indian tribes to the United States. Jan. 9, 1837. ...

135 Hostilities with the Seminole Indians. An act making an appropriation for the suppression of Indian hostilities. (Obsolete.) Jan. 9, 1837. ...

135 Mint. An act supplementary

to the act entitled “An act establishing a Mint, and regulating the coins of the United States.” Jan. 18, 1837. ....

136 Pensions. An act making appropriations for the payment of the revolutionary and other pen.

sioners of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven. (Obsolete.) Jan. 18, 1837.

142 Horses and property destroyed in the Military Service. An act to provide for the payment of

horses and other property lost or destroyed in the military service of the United States. (Expired.) Jan. 18, 1837...

142 State of Michigan. An act to admit the State of Michigan into the Union upon an equal footing with the original States. Jan. 26, 1837...

144 Railroads through the Public Lands in Florida. An act to authorize certuin Railroad Companies

to construct railroads through the public lands in the Territory of Florida. Jan. 31, 1837, 144 Port of New Orleans. An act to extend the limits of the Port of New Orleans. Feb. 9, 1837. 146

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Collection District of Fall River, a Port of Entry. An act to change the name of the Collection

District of Dighton, in the State of Massachusetts, to Fall River, and for other purposes.
Feb. 13, 1837.

146 Branch Mints. An act to amend an act entitled “An act to establish branches of the Mint of

the United States,” passed the third day of March, one thousand eight hundred and
thirty-five. Feb. 13, 1837.

147 Duties on Imports. An act to suspend certain provisoes of "An act to alter and amend the seve.

ral acis imposing duties on imports,” approved the fourteenth day of July, eighteen hun.
dred and thirty-two. (Obsolete.) March 1, 1837. ....

147 District Court of Arkansas. An act to extend the jurisdiction of the District Court of the United States for the district of Arkansas. March 1, 1837......

147 Appropriations for the Army in 1837. An act making appropriations for the support of the

army, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven, and for other purposes.
March 1, 1837. .

148 Military Academy at West Point. An act to provide for the support of the Military Academy of

the United States for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-seven. (Obsolete.) March 2, 1837.

151 Discriminating Duties. An act respecting discriminating duties upon Dutch and Belgian vessels and their cargoes. March 2, 1837. ....

152 Hostilities with the Seminole Indians. An act making an additional appropriation for the sup

pression of Indian hostilities for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven. (Obsolete.) March 2, 1837. .

152 Enlistment of Boys in the Naval Service, fc. An act to provide for the enlistment of boys for

the naval service, and to extend the term of the enlistment of seamen. March 2, 1837. 153 Pilots. An act concerning pilots. March 2, 1837.

153 Relief of Insolvent Debtors of the United States. An act to extend for a longer period the seve

ral acts now in force for the relief of certain insolvent debtors of the United States. March 2, 1837...

154 Titles to Land allotted for the Cultivation of the Vine and Olive. An act to provide for the ad

justment of title and final disposition of the four reserved sections in the tract of territory allotted to the Tombecbee Association for the encouragement of the cultivation of the vine and olive. March 2, 1837...

154 Appropriations for the Navy for 1837. An act making appropriations for the naval service, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven. March 3, 1837.

155 Indian Department and Indian Treaties. An act making appropriations for the current expenses

of the Indian Department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with the various Indian

tribes, for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-seven. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1837. .... 158 Titles of Officers of the Navy. An act to change the titles of certain officers in the navy. March 3, 1837...

163 Appropriations for the support of Government for 1837. An act making appropriations for the

civil and diplomatic expenses of Government, for the year eighteen hundred and thirtyseven. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1837. ...

163 Supreme and Circuit Courts. An act supplementary to the act entitled "An act to amend the judicial system of the United States.” March 3, 1837. ..

176 Treasury of the United States. An act to authorize the proper officers of the Treasury

Department to credit the account of the Treasurer of the United States with the amount of the unavailable funds standing to his debit on the books of the Treasury, to transfer the amount of the debit of banks and individuals indebted for the same, and to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to compromise and settle said claims. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1837.

178 Towns in lova and Wisconsin. An act to amend an act entitled “An act for laying off

the towns of Fort Madison and Burlington, in the county of Des Moines, and the towns of Bellevue, Du Buque and Peru, in the county of Du Buque, and Mineral Point, in the county of Iowa, territory of Wisconsin, and for other purposes," approved July second, eighteen hundred and thirty-six. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1837. .

178 Convention between the United States and Spain. An act to continue in force, for a limited time,

the act entitled "An act to carry into effect a convention between the United States and Spain.” (Obsolete.) March 3, 1837.

179 Navy Pension Fund. An act for the more equitable administration of the Navy Pension Fund. March 3, 1837.

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