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*m the tonnage of vessels from foreign ports; and to acts of the State of Georgia, authorizing the imposition and collection of a duty on the tonnage of vessels in the ports of Savannah and St . Mary." (Expired.) May 7,1822 683

Collection of Duties on Imports and Tonnage in Florida. An act to provide for the collection

of duties on imports and tonnage in Florida, and for other purposes. May 7, 1822. 684

Relief of the People of Florida from certain Ordinances. An act to relieve the people of Florida

from the operation of certain ordinances. May 7, 1822 685

School Lands in Indiana. An act authorizing the location of certain school lands in the

State of Indiana. (Obsolete.) May 7, 1822 , 686

Military Peace Establishment. An act to repeal the fourteenth section of " An act to reduce and fix the military peace establishment," passed the second day of March, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-one. May 7, 1822, 686

Appropriations for the Military Establishment in 1822. An act making further appropriations for the military service of the United States; for the year eighteen hundred and twenty-two, and for other purposes. (Obsolete.) May 7, 1822 686

Amendment of Acts relative to the Treasury, War, and Navy Departments. An act further to amend the several acts relative to the Treasury, War, and Navy Departments. May 7, 1822 688

Compensation to the Commissioner of public Buildings. An act fixing the compensation of the

commissioner of public buildings. May 7, 1822 688

Annuities to certain Indian Tribes, Ifc. An act to provide for annuities to the Ottawas, Pattawatimas, Kickapoos, Choctaws, Kaskaskias, to Mushalatubbee, and to carry into effect the treaty of Saginaw. May 7, 1822 • 690

The Corporation of the City 6f Washington authorized to drain and dispose of certain Grounds. An act to authorize and empower the corporation of the city of Washington, in the District of Columbia, to drain the low grounds on and near the public reservations, and to improve and ornament certain parts of such reservation. May 7, 1822 691

Compensation to Officers of the Customs, t<c. An act farther to establish the compensation of officers of the customs and to alter certain collection districts, and for other purposes. (Obsolete.) May 7, 1822 693

Sale of certain public Ijois in Ohio. An act vesting the commissioners of the counties of Wood and Sandusky, the right to certain lots in the towns of Perrysburg and Croghansville, in the State of Ohio, for county purposes. May 7, 1822 696

Debt of the United States. An act authorizing the payment of certain certificates. May 7,

1822 , 696

Surveyors-general of the United States. An act requiring surveyors-general to give bond and security for the faithful disbursement of public money, and to limit the term of office. May 7, 1822 697

Light-houses. An act to authorize the building of light-houses therein mentioned, and for

other purposes. May 7, 1822 698

Claims to Lots tn the Town of Mobile confirmed. An act confirming claims to lots in the town of Mobile, and to land in the former province of West Florida, which claims have been reported favourably on by the commissioners appointed by the United States. May 8, 1822 699

Land-office in Illinois. An act to establish an additional land-office in the State of Illinois.

May 8,1822 700

Land District in Illinois. An act to designate the boundaries of a land district, and for the

establishment of a land-office, in the State of Indiana. May 8, 1822 701

Post"Toads. An act to establish certain post-roads and to discontinue others, and for other

purposes. May 8, 1822 702

Land Claims in the District east of the Island of New Orleans. An act supplementary to the several acts for adjusting the claims to land, and establishing land-offices, in the * districts east of the Island of New Orleans. May 8, 1822 707

Land Claims and Titles to Land in Florida. An act to ascertain the claims and titles to

land within the territory of Florida. May 8, 1822 709

RESOLUTIONS.

I. Providing for the distribution of the secret journals and foreign correspondence of the old Congress, and of the journal of the convention which formed the Constitution • of the United States. Jan. 11, 1822 718 2. Providing for the distribution of the marshal's returns of the fourth census. Feb. 4,

1822 719

3. Directing the classification and printing of the accounts of the several manufacturing

establishments and their manufactures, collected in obedience to the tenth section

of the act to provide for taking a fourth census. March 30, 1822 719

4. Providing for the security in the transmission of letters, 6tc., in the public mails. April

26, 1822 719

STATUTE II.—1822,1823.

An additional Naval Force for the Suppression of Piracy. An act authorizing an additional

naval force for the suppression of piracy. Dec. 20, 1822 720

Rcprescntatives from Alabama. An act concerning the apportionment of representatives in

the State of Alabama. (Obsolete.) Jan. 14, 1823 720

Appropriations for the Support of Government in 1823. An act making a partial appropriation for the support of government, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twentythree. (Obsolete.) Jan. 14, 1823 721

Army Supplies. An act to continue the present mode of supplying the army of the United

States. Jan. 23, 1823 721

Copies of Papers relating to Public Lands to be obtained from the Departments. An act to enable the proprietors of lands held by titles derived from the United States to obtain copies of papers from the proper department, and to declare the effect of such copies. Jan. 23, 1823 721

Piracy. An act in addition to an act to continue in force "An act to protect the commerce of the United States, and punish the crime of piracy," and, also, to make further provision for punishing the crime of piracy. Jan. 30, 1823 721

Michigan Territory. Appointment of an additional Judge. An act to provide for the appointment of an additional judge for the Michigan territory, and for other purposes. Jan. 30, 1823 722

Disbursement of public Money. An act concerning the disbursement of public money. Jan.

31, 1823 723

Land Claims in the Territory of Michigan. An act to revive and continue in force certain acts for the adjustment of land claims in the territory of Michigan. (Expired.) Feb. 21, 1823 724

Judicial Districts in South Carolina. An act to divide the State of South Carolina into two

judicial districts. Feb. 21, 1823 726

Mechanies' Bank of Alexandria. An act to extend the charter of the Mechanics'Bank of

Alexandria, in the District of Columbia. (Expired.) Feb. 21, 1823 720

Land Claims in Louisiana. An act supplementary to the several acts for the adjustment of

land claims in the State of Louisiana. Feb. 28, 1823 727

Road from Miami of the Lake to the Connecticut Western Reserve. An act for laying out and making a road, from the lower rapids of the Miami of Lake Erie to the western boundary of the Connecticut Western Reserve, in the State of Ohio, agreeable to the provisions of the treaty of Brownstown. Feb. 28, 1823 » 727

Cumberland Road. An act appropriating moneys for the purpose of repairing the public

road from Cumberland to Wheeling. Feb. 28, 1823 •. 728

Land Claims in Louisiana. An act to revive and continue in force the seventh section of an act entitled "An act supplementary to the several acts for the adjustment of land claims in the State of Louisiana," approved the eleventh May, eighteen hundred and twenty, and for other purposes. (Expired.) Feb. 28, 1823 729

Public Lands in Tennessee. An act to repeal so much of an act, passed the eighteenth April, one thousand eight hundred and six, as limits the price of certain lands in the State of Tennessee. Feb. 28, 1823 729

Duties on Imports and Tonnage. An act supplementary to, and to amend an act, entitled "An act to regulate the collection of duties on imports and tonnage," passed second March, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-nine, and for other purposes. March 1, 1823 ».• 729

Susptntion of commercial Intercourse with certain British Ports. An act to regulate the commercial intercourse between the United States and certain British colonial ports. March 1, 1823. 740

District Courts in Kentucky. An act to alter the time for holding the District Court of the

United States for the district of Kentucky. March 1, 1823 742

Jurisdiction and Proceedings before Justices of the Peace in the District of Columbia. An act to extend the jurisdiction of justices of the peace, in the recovery of debts, in the District of Colombia. March 1, 1823 743

Commercial Convention with France. An act for carrying into effect the convention of navigation and commerce between the United States and France, concluded at Washington on the twenty-fourth day of June, eighteen hundred and twenty-two. March 3, 1823 747

Appropriations for the Military Service for the Year 1823. An act making appropriations for the military service of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-three. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1823 748

Further Appropriations for the Military service for 1823. An act making further appropriations for the military service of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-three, and for other purposes. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1823.... 749

Florida Territory. An act to amend "An act for the establishment of a territorial government in Florida," and for other purposes. March 3, 1823 750

Claims to Lands in Florida, tec. An act amending, and supplementary to, the "Act for ascertaining claims and titles to land in the territory of Florida," and to provide for the survey and disposal of the public lands in Florida. March 3, 1823 754

Land Titles in Louisiana. An act providing for the examination of the titles to land in that part of the State of Louisiana situated between the Rio Hondo and the Sabine river. March 3, 1823 756

Appropriations for the Support of Government in 1823. An act making appropriations for the support of government, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-three. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1823 757

Appropriations for the Support ofthe Navy in 1823. An act making appropriations for the support of the navy of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-three. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1823 763

Post-roads. An act to discontinue certain post-roads and to establish others. March 3,

1823 764

Reports of the Decisions of the Supreme Court. An act to continue in force the act, entitled "An act to provide for reports of the decisions of the Supreme Court," passed the third day of March, one thousand eight hundred and seventeen. (Expired.) March 3, 1823 768

Treaty between the United States and Spain. An act to carry into effect the ninth article of the treaty concluded between the United States and Spain, the twenty-second day of February, one thousand eight hundred and nineteen. March 3, 1823 768

Territory of Michigan. An act to amend the ordinance and acts of Congress for the government of the territory of Michigan, and for other purposes. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1823 769

Public Accounts. An act in addition to the act, entitled "An act for the prompt settlement of public accounts," and for the punishment of the crime of perjury. March 1, 1823 770

Frauds on the Government of the United States. An act for the punishment of frauds committed on the government of the United States. March 3, 1823 771

Virginia Military Land Warrants. An act extending the time for locating Virginia military land warrants, and returning survey thereon to the general land-office. March 1, 1823 772

Pre-emption of certain Lands granted to the State of Alabama. An act granting to the State of Alabama the right of pre-emption to certain quarter-sections of land. March 3, 1823; 773

Circuit Courts in Maine and New Hampshire. An act altering the time of holding the Circuit

Court in the districts of Maine and New Hampshire. March 3, 1823 773

Courts of the United States in New York. An act supplementary to "An act for the better organization of the courts of the United States within the State of New York."

March 3, 1823 774

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Mint. An act further to prolong the continuance of the mint at Philadelphia. (Expired 1

,March 3,1823 f. 776

Dittrict Court in Louisiana. An act for the better organization of the District Court of the

United States within the State of Louisiana. March 3,1823 776

District Court in Vermont. An act to alter the time of holding the District Court of the

United States for the district of Vermont , March 3, 1823 776

Military Land Warrants. An act extending the time for issuing and locating military land warrants to officers and soldiers of the revolutionary army. (Expired.) March 3, 1823. 776

The Time for the Redemption of Lands sold for direct Taxes extended. An act to extend the time allowed for the redemption of land sold for direct tax in certain cases. (Expired.) March 3, 1823 .' 776

Militia Fines incurred in Virginia relinquished to the State of Virginia. An act vesting in the State of Virginia the right of the United States to all fines assessed for non-performance of militia duty, during the late war with Great Britain, within the said state. March 3, 1823 777

A monument to be creeled over the Tomb of Elbridge Gerry. An act for the erection of a monument over the tomb of Elbridge Gerry, late Vice-President of the United States. March 3, 1823 777

Currency of the Crowns of France, and Five Franc Pieces. An act to continue in force an act entitled "An act regulating the currency within the United States of the gold coins of Great Britain, France, Portugal, and Spain, and the crowns of France • and five franc pieces," passed on the twenty-ninth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and sixteen, so far as the same relates to the crowns of France and five franc pieces. (Expired.) March 3, 1823 777

Jx,ts in Shawneetoum. An act to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to remit the instalments due on certain lots in Shawneetown, in the State of Illinois. March 3, 1823 778

Additional Land-offices in Michigan. An act to establish an additional land-office in the territory of Michigan. March 3, 1823. 778

Gold Coins of Great Britain, France, Portugal and Spain receivable for Public Lands. An act making the gold coins of Great Britain, France, Portugal, and Spain receivable in payment on account of public lands. March 3, 1823 779

Repairing certain Roads for the Transportation of the Mail. An act for clearing, repairing, and improving certain roads for the purpose of facilitating the transportation of the United States mail. March 3, 1823 779

Stamps. An act respecting stamps. (Expired.) March 3,1823 779

Light-houses and Beacons. An act to authorize the building of light-houses, light-vessels,

and beacons, therein mentioned, and for other purposes. March 3, 1823 780

Relief of the Purchasers of Public Lands. An act further to extend the provisions of the act, entitled " An act supplementary to an act entitled ' An act for the relief of the purchasers of the public lands prior to the first July, one thousand eight hundred and twenty."* (Expired.) March 3, 1823 781

Entry of Merchandise from adjacent Territories. An act to amend an act, entitled "An act further to regulate the entry of merchandise imported into the United States from any adjacent territory." March 3, 1823 .' 781

Pensions. An act supplementary to the acts to provide for certain persons engaged in the

land and naval service of the United States in the revolutionary war. March 1,1823. 782

Land-offices in Ohio and Indiana. An act supplementary to the act, entitled "An act to designate the boundaries of districts, and establish land-offices for the^disposal of the public lands, not heretofore offered for sale, in the States of Ohio* and Indiana." March 3, 1823 783

Appropriations for Fortifications for the Tear 1823. An act making appropriations for certain fortifications of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-three, and for other purposes. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1823 783

Appropriations for public Buildings. An act making appropriations for the public buildings.

(Obsolete.) March 3, 1823 784

Repairs of the Post-office, (tc. An act to authorize the postmaster-general to pay for certain repairs to the general post-office, and keep the engine house, the fire engine, and apparatus in repair. March 3, 1823 784

Accounts fir Clerk hire- in the Land-offices of Illinois, Missouri, and Arkansas. An act to enable the proper accounting officers of the Treasury Department to audit and settle the accounts of the surveyor of public lands in the States of Illinois and Missouri, and territory of Arkansas, for extra clerk hire in his office. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1823 784

Circuit Court of Washington, lie. An act providing for the accommodation of the Circuit Court of the United States for Washington county, in the District of Columbia, and for the preservation of the records of said court. March 3,1823 785

An additional Land-office in Missouri established, An act to establish an additional land-office

in the State of Missouri. March 3, 1823 785

Laws of the United States. An act to authorize the purchase of a number of copies of the

sixth volume of the laws of the*United States. March 3, 1823 786

Claims to Lots in Peoria confirmed. An act to confirm certain claims to lots in the village of # Peoria, in the State of Illinois. March 3, 1823 786

Lands granted to the Slate of Missouri for Education, fye. An act concerning the lands to be granted to the State of Missouri, for the purpose of education, and other public uses. March 3, 1J323 787

Ransom of American Captives. An act supplementary to " An act relating to the ransom of

American captives of the late war." March 3, 1823 788

National Armory on the western Waters. An act to establish a national armory on the western waters. March 3, 1823 788

Piracy. An act respecting the punishment of piracy. March 3, 1823 789

RESOLUTIONS.

1. Requiring from the secretary of the Senate and clerk of the House of Representatives

an annual statement of the expenditures from the contingent fund of the two Houses. March 1, 1823 789

2. To direct the withholding of the compensation of certain prize agents. March 3,1823. 789

APPENDIX.

I. Proclamations of the President of the United States respecting discriminating duties. 791

II. Proclamation of the President of the United States respecting the admission of Missouri

into the Union • 797

III. Instructions to public and private armed vessels 799

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