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Mississippi.

Alabama.

Louisiana.

Florida.

From the Courthouse in the county of Lafayette, in Arkansas territory, to Long Prairie, in said county. From Boonville, in Cooper county, to Ewingsville, in the same county.

In Mississippi.-From Winchester, by Green Courthouse and McManus's, to Mobile. From Jackson, by Westville, and Jaynesville, to Williamsburg. From Port Gibson to Gallatin. From Jackson Courthouse to Mobile. From Meadville, by Norman's, Holmesville, and Franklin, to Covington, in Louisiana. From Natchez, by the Old Courthouse, to Kingston.

In Alabama.From Gunter's landing to Blountville. From Marengo Courthouse to Claiborne, in Monroe county. From Daletown, by Canton, to Greenville.

In Louisiana.–From Natchitoches, by Cantonment Jesup, to Crow's Crossings, on the Sabine river. From Franklin to Clinton. From Natchitoches to the Caddo Agency.

In Florida.From Tallahassee to St. Marks. From Pensacola, by Pike Courthouse, in Alabama, to Fort Mitchell, in Georgia. From Alachua Courthouse, via Black creek, to Jacksonville. Froin St. Johnstown, or Bluff, to St. Augustine.

In Michigan.—From Monroe, by way of Raisinville, Kidzie's Grove, and Adrian, to Tecumseh, in the territory of Michigan. From Detroit, through Mount Clemens, to Fort Gratiot. From Maumee, in Ohio, through Blissfield, Tecumseh, Saline, and Ann Arbor, to Pontiac. From Detroit to Ann Arbor.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the following routes be, and the same are hereby, discontinued :

In New Hampshire.-From Walpole, by Alstead, to Acworth ; and so much of the route from Acworth, by Lempster, and Unity, to Newport, as lies between Acworth and Unity.

In New York.-From Charlotteville, via Jefferson, to Harpersfield. From Waterloo to Clyde.

In Pennsylvania. --So much of the route from Sunbury, by Libertypole and Cattawissa, to Nescopeck, established by the act of the third March, eighteen hundred and twenty-seven, as lies between Cattawissa and Nescopeck,

APPROVED, May 24, 1828.

Michigan.

Routes discontinued.

New Hampshire.

New York.

Pennsylvania.

RESOLUTIONS.

April 3, 1828. I. Resolution authorizing the Speaker of the House of Representatives to frank

letters and packages. Speaker of

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States the house of representatives

of America, in Congress assembled, That the Speaker of the House of to frank letters, Representatives of the United States be, and he is hereby, authorized to

frank and to receive letters and packages by mail free of postage.

APPROVED, April 3, 1828.

&c.

May 23, 1828.

III. Resolution in relation to Charles Carroll, of Carrollton. Charles Car

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Unitea roll, of Carroll. States of America, in Congress assembled, That Charles Carroll, of ton, &c.

Carrollton, the only surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence, be, and he is hereby, authorized to receive and transmit letters and packages by the mail free of postage.

APPROVED, May 23, 1828.

IV. RESOLUTION providing for the distribution of certain public documents, and May 24, 1828.

the removal of certain books from the library. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Public docu. States of America, in Congress assembled, That of the public docu- ments in the

library of Con. ments, and other works, of which several copies are deposited in the gress to be dislibrary of Congress, a portion be distributed in the following manner : tributed.

First, Of the return of the last census, and of the Digest of Manu- Census. factures, and of Gales and Seaton's Register of Debates, and of Wattertson's and Van Zandt's Statistical Tables, one copy to each member of 'the present Congress, and to each new member of each succeeding Congress, till all the copies shall be distributed, with the exception of twenty-fire of each work, which shall be reserved in the library; and the librarian of Congress is hereby authorized and directed to deliver to each member, as aforesaid, the copies of the said documents to which he is hereby entitled.

Secondly, of the Journal of the Federal Convention, of the Secret Journal of the Journals of the old Congress, of Pitkin's Statistics, and of Seybert's Federal Con

vention, Statistical Annals, one copy to the public library of the legislature of each state in the Union, and one copy each to such universities and colleges as may not already have received them, and one copy to one incorporated Atheneum in each state: Provided, There remain a sufficient number of Proviso. the said works beyond what are needed for the use of the library.

Thirdly, To the United States' Military Academy at West Point, one A set to West set of all the works of which copies have been distributed to the univer

Point Academy. sities and colleges: Provided, 'There remain any copies of the same Proviso. deposited in the library of Congress, beyond the number reserved for the said library.

Fourthly, That, of the three hundred copies of the laws now ordered Copies of the to be deposited in the library of Congress, fifty copies be furnished to the laws to library

of House of library of the House of Representatives, in addition to the fifty copies Representaalready ordered for the said library; and that the clerk of the House of tives. Representatives be, and he hereby is, authorized to receive the same.

Fifthly, That of the journals, documents, and reports, heretofore order- Journals fured to be printed by the Senate, and of which copies are deposited in the nished to library

of House of Relibrary of Congress, and of the journals, documents, and reports, which

presentatives. may hereafter be ordered to be printed by the Senate, five sets be furnished for the library of the House of Representatives; and that the clerk of the House of Representatives be, and he hereby is, authorized to receive the same.

Clerk of II. And be it further resolved, That the clerk of the House of Repre

House of Resentatives be, and he hereby is, authorized and directed to deliver to the

presentatives to Department of State, properly prepared for transmission, by mail or other- deliver to Dewise, the copies of the books mentioned in the second and third para- partment of

State, &c. graphs of the foregoing resolution. III

. And be it further resolved, That, instead of the twenty-five sets Ten sets only of the journals, executive papers, reports of committees, and other docu- of the journals

of Congress, ments of Congress, authorized by law to be placed in the library of Con

well bound, gress, ten sels only, well bound, shall hereafter be deposited, in the said shall be depositlibrary.

ed hereafter. IV. And be it further resolved, That the joint library committee be, Joint commitand they hereby are, authorized to remove from the library of Congress, and tee to dispose

of any duplidispose of in such manner as they may think expedient, any duplicate, cate or works imperfect, damaged, or other work or works, not wanted for the use of not wanted for the library.

the use of the

library. APPROVED, May 24, 1828.

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May 24, 1828. v. Resolution in relation to the manner of executing the printing ordered by

either House of Congress. Duty of the Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Secretary of

States of America, in Congress assembled, That, after the termination the Senate and clerk of the of the present session of Congress, it shall be the duty of the secretary of House of Repre- the Senate and clerk of the House of Representatives, so to regulate and sentatives after

direct the printing of the respective Houses as to abolish the practice of the termination of Congress, to making "title pages” to executive documents, reports of committees, regulate, &c. memorials, or any other documents, unless the same shall be so directed the printing of by them, and that the whole matter shall follow in close order, from the the respective houses, &c. first page. And they shall further direct, that the printing of the yeas

and nays of the journal shall be in consecutive order, as ordinary matter.

They shall also so regulate the printing of the executive documents, as to Also to regulate the printing have the respective communications from the President and heads of of the execu- Departments bound in distinct volumes; and they may also so change the tive documents, form of the volume, by increasing its size, as to combine the greatest &c.

quantity of matter with the greatest economy in the execution of the work.

APPROVED, May 24, 1828.

May 24, 1828. VI. RESOLUTION in relation to the mail-route between the cities of New Orleans

and Mobile. Postmaster

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United General to cause to be er. States of America, in Congress assembled, That the Postmaster Gene amined the ral be, and he is hereby, authorized to cause to be examined the route route from Mo- from Mobile to Pascagoula; and if, in his opinion, it should be the most bile to goula.

expedient route to the city of New Orleans, he shall be, and hereby is, vested with full power and authority to adopt that route in lieu of the present route from the city of Mobile to the city of New Orleans.

APPROVED, May 24, 1828.

May 24, 1828.

The Madison barracks, at Sackett's Harbour, to be loaned to the scientific school, &c.

Proviso.

VII. RESOLUTION to authorize the President to loan the barracks at Sackett's
Harbour to the trustees of a scientific and military school to be established there

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That the President of the United States be, and is hereby, authorized to loan to the trustees of a military and scientific school, to be established in Jefferson county, state of New York, the Madison Barracks, at Sackett's Harbour : Provided, The said trustees do contract to keep the same in good repair, order, and preservation.

APPROVED, May 24, 1828.

ACTS OF THE TWENTIETH CONGRESS

OF THE

UNITED STATES,

Passed at the second session, which was begun and held at the City of

Washington, in the District of Columbia, on Monday, the first day of December, 1828, and ended on the twenty-sixth day of May, 1829.

John QUINCY ADAMS, President; J. C. Calhoun, Vice President of

the United States and President of the Senate; SAMUEL Smith, President of the Senate, pro tempore; ANDREW STEVENSON, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

STATUTE II.

&c.

that is to say:

&c.

Chap. I.-- An Act making appropriations for the support of government, for the Jan. 6, 1829. first quarter of the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine.

(Obsolete.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United

AppropriaStates of America, in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, tion for service and the same are hereby, respectively appropriated, for the service of the of first quarter, first quarter of the year one thousand eighit hundred and twenty-nine;

For compensation to the senators and members of the House of Rep- Compensaresentatives, their officers, and clerks, and for the contingent expenses

tion to mem

bers of Senate, of both Houses of Congress, four hundred and sixty-five thousand nine hundred and ninety-eight dollars.

Post, p. 344. For expenses of the library of Congress, including the salary of the Expenses of

library and librarian, four hundred and eighty-seven dollars and fifty cents.

Librarian, &c. For compensation to the President of the United States, six thousand President. two hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the Vice President of the United States, one Vice President. thousand two hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the Secretary of State, one thousand five hun- Secretary of dred dollars.

State. For compensation to the clerks in the Department of State, per act of Clerks. twentieth April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, three thou- 1813, ch. 87. sand ne hundred and seventy-five dollars.

For compensation to clerks in said Department, per act of second 1827, ch. 50. of March, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven, one thousand one hundred dollars.

For compensation to the messengers in the Department of State, in- Messengers. cluding the messenger in the patent office, in full of all allowances, three hundred and sixty-two dollars and fifty cents.

For compensation to one machinist in the patent office, per act of Machinist in twenty-sixth of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four, one patent office. hundred and seventy-five dollars.

1824, ch. 157. For the incidental and contingent expenses of the Department of Contingent State, including the expenses of printing and distributing the laws, and expenses. for extra copying of papers, six thousand seven hundred and twenty-five dollars.

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For compensation to the Secretary of the Treasury, one thousand five hundred dollars.

For compensation to the clerks in the office of the Secretary of the Treasury, per act of twentieth of April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, two thousand six hundred dollars.

For compensation to clerk in said office, per act of twenty-sixth of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four, two hundred and eighty-seven dollars fifty cents.

For compensation to clerk in said office, per act of second of March, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven, three hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the messenger in said office, and assistant, in full of all allowances, two hundred and sixty-two dollars fifty cents.

For compensation to the first comptroller of the treasury, eight hundred and seventy-five dollars.

For compensation to the clerks in the office of the first comptroller, per act of twentieth of April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, four thousand four hundred and sixty-two dollars and fifty cents.

For additional compensation to one clerk, per' act of second of March, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven, fifty dollars.

For compensation to messengers in said office, in full of all allowances, two hundred and sixty-two dollars and fifty cents.

For compensation to the second comptroller of the treasury, seven hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the clerks in the office of the second comptroller, per act of twentieth of April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, two thousand four hundred and thirty-seven dollars and fifty cents.

For compensation to the messenger in said office, in full of all allowances, one hundred and seventy-five dollars.

For compensation to the first auditor of the treasury, seven hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the clerks in the office of the first auditor of the treasury, per act of twentieth of April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, three thousand three hundred dollars.

For compensation to the messenger in said office, in full of all allowances, one hundred and seventy-five dollars.

For compensation to the second auditor of the treasury, seven hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the clerks in the office of the second auditor of the treasury, per act of twentieth of April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, four thousand and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the messenger in said office, in full of all allowances, one hundred and seventy-five dollars.

For compensation to the third auditor of the treasury, seven hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the clerks in the office of the third auditor of the treasury, per act of twentieth of April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, five thousand two hundred and twenty-five dollars.

For compensation to the messenger in said office, and assistant, in full of all allowances, two hundred and sixty-two dollars and fifty cents.

For compensation to the fourth auditor of the treasury, seven hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the clerks in the office of the fourth auditor, per act of twentieth of April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, three thousand seven hundred and sixty-two dollars and fifty cents.

For compensation to clerks in said office, per act of second of March, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven, five hundred dollars.

For compensation to the messenger'in said office, in full of all allowances, one hundred and seventy-five dollars.

Clerks.

1818, ch. 87.

Messenger.

Second auditor.

Clerks. 1818, ch. 87.

Messenger.

Third auditor.

Clerks. 1818, ch. 87.

Messenger.

Fourth auditor.

Clerks. 1818, ch. 87.

1827, ch, 50.

Messenger.

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