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Public Lands in Alabama. An act confirming the reports of the register and receiver of the

land office for the district of St. Stephen's, in the state of Alabama, and for other purposes. March 2, 1829..

... 358 Deserters from Foreign Vessels in the Ports of the United States. An act to provide for the ap

prehension and delivery of deserters from certain foreign vessels in the ports of the United States. March 2, 1829...

359 Supplies for the Army of the United States. An act to continue the present mode of supplying the army of the United States. March 2, 1829.......

360 Nary Hospital Fund. An act for the relief of the navy hospital fund. (Obsolete.) March %, 1829.....

360 Indian Treaties. An act making appropriations for carrying into effect certain treaties with

the Indian tribes, and for holding a treaty with the Pattawatimas. (Obsolete.) March 2, 1829......

361 Puliic Buildings. An act making appropriations for the public buildings, and for other purposes. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1829....

362 Improvement of Harbours and Navigation. An act making additional appropriations for com

pleting and repairing piers, for the improvement of certain harbours and of the navigation of certain rivers. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1829.....

... 363 Cumberland Road. An act for the preservation and repair of the Cumberland road. March 3, 1829...

363 Salt Springs in Missouri to be sold. An act to authorize the President of the United States to

cause the reserved salt springs, in the state of Missouri, to be exposed to public sale. March 3, 1929....

364 Sale of Reserved Lead Mines. An act to authorize the President of the United States to

cause the reserved lead mines in the state of Missouri to be exposed to public sale, and for other purposes. March 3, 1829...

364 Mount Dearborn, in South Carolina, ceded to the State. An act providing for ceding to the

state of South Carolina the jurisdiction over and the title to a certain tract of land, called Mount Dearborn, in the said state. March 3, 1829......

364 Penitentiary in the District of Columbia. An act concerning the government and discipline of the penitentiary in the District of Columbia. March 3, 1829...

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RESOLUTIONS.

1. Resolution amendatory of a joint resolution passed third March, one thousand eight

hundred and nineteen. (Election of a Printer to Congress.) Feb. 5, 1829........ 369 2. Resolution in relation to the survey and laying out a military road in the state of Maine. March 2, 1829...

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Acts of the Twenty-First Congress of the United States.

STATUTE I.—1829, 1830. Appropriation for the Frigate Brandywine. An act making an appropriation for repairing and fitting out the frigate Brandywine. (Obsolete.) Dec. 29, 1829.......

370 Lands in Michigan. An act to authorize the exchange of certain lots of land between the

University of Michigan territory and Martin Baum and others. Jan. 13, 1830..... 370 Location of Donation Lands in Arkansas. An act to extend the time for locating certain donations in Arkansas. (Expired.) Jan, 13, 1830.

371 Sappropriations for the Navy. An act making appropriations for certain arrearages in the

naval service for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine. (Obsolete.) Jan. 30, 1830...

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Pensions. An act making appropriations for the payment of revolutionary and invalid pensioners. (Obsolete.) Feb. 3, 1830....

371 Circuit Court in the District of Maryland. An act to alter the time of holding the circuit court

of the United States for the district of Maryland. Feb. 11, 1830... A Debt due to the State of Pennsylvania to be paid. An act authorizing the accounting officers

of the Treasury Department to pay to the state of Pennsylvania a debt due that state by the United States. (Obsolete.) Feb. 11, 1830....

372 Authority to Surveyors to enrol Vessels employed in the Coasting Trade. An act to authorize sur

veyors, under the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury, to enrol and license

ships or vessels to be employed in the coasting trade and fisheries. Feb. 11, 1830. 372 Drawback on Brandy in Fifteen Gallon Casks. An act to continue in force an act authorizing

the importation and allowance of drawback on brandy in casks of a capacity not less than fifteen gallons. Feb. 27, 1830...

373 Appropriations for the Indian Department. An act making appropriations for the Indian de

partment, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty. (Obsolete.) Feb. 27, 1830....

373 Appropriations for cerlain Fortifications. An act making appropriations for certain fortifications, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty. (Obsolete.) Feb. 27,

374 Appropriations for the Military Service. An act making appropriations for the military ser

vice, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty. (Obsolete.) March 11, 1830....

374 Appropriations for the Navy. An act making appropriations for the naval service, for the

year one thousand eight hundred and thirty. (Obsolete.) March 11, 1830.......... 375 Appropriations for the Support of Government. An act making appropriations for the support

of government, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty. (Obsolete.) March 18, 1830...

377 Vessels bound up James River exempt from stopping in Hampton Roads. An act for the further

regulation of vessels bound up James river, in the state of Virginia. March 23, 1830..........

382 Bounty Lands. An act to continue in force “An act authorizing certain soldiers in the late

war to surrender the bounty lands drawn by them, and to locate others in lieu thereof," and for other purposes. March 23, 1830...

383 Fifth Census. An act to provide for taking the fifth census or enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States. March 23, 1830...

... 383 Appropriations for Indian Treaties. An act making appropriations to carry into effect certain Indian treaties. (Obsolete.) March 25, 1830.......

390 Purchasers of Public Lands-Fraudulent Practices at Sales of Public Lands. An act for the re

lief of the purchasers of public lands, and for the suppression of fraudulent prac

tices at the public sales of the lands of the United States. March 31, 1830......... 390 Port of Entry. An act to change the port of entry from Nova Iberia to Franklin, in the state of Louisiana. March 31, 1830..

392 Collector at Burlington shall reside at Lamberton, New Jersey. An act changing the residence

of the collector in the district of Burlington, in the state of New Jersey. March 31, 1830.......

392 Court in the Territory of Michigan. An act to change the time and place of holding the court

for the county of Crawford, in the territory of Michigan. April 2, 1830..... 393 Miami Canal. An act amending and supplementary to the act to aid the state of Ohio in

extending the Miami Canal from Dayton to Lake Erie, and to grant a quantity of land to said state to aid in the construction of the canals authorized by law, and for

making donations of land to certain persons in Arkansas territory. April 2, 1830.. 393 Appropriations for Indian Treaties. An act making appropriations to pay the expenses incurred in holding certain Indian treaties. (Obsolete.) April 7, 1830...

394 Militia of Arkansas. An act authorizing the appointment of an additional brigadier general for the territory of Arkansas. April 15, 1830..

394 Appropriation for the Improvement of Harbours and Rivers. An act making additional appro

priations for the improvement of certain harbours, and for removing obstructions at the mouths of certain rivers, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty. (Obsolete.) April 23, 1830....

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Virginia Military Land Warrants. An act to amend an act, entitled “An act to extend the

time for locating Virginia military land warrants, and returning surveys thereon to the general land office," approved the twentieth day of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six. (Expired.) April 23, 1830...

395 Clerks in the Department of State. An act to regulate and fix the compensation of the clerks in the Department of State. April 23, 1830.......

396 Public Debt. An act to authorize the commifsioner of the sinking fund to redeem the public debt of the United States. April 24, 1830....

396 Improvement of the Navigation of the Tennessee River. An act to extend the time for com

mencing the improvement of the navigation of the Tennessee river. (Expired.) April 24, 1830.....

... 397 Re-appropriations. An act for the re-appropriation of certain unexpended balances of former appropriations. (Obsolete.) April 30, 1830.......

... 397 Public Lands in Louisiana. An act to authorize the registers of the several land offices in

Louisiana to receive entries of lands in certain cases, and give to the purchasers thereof certificates for the same. (Obsolete.) May 5, 1830...

398 Marshal of Alabama. An act to authorize the appointment of a marshal for the northern district of the state of Alabama. May 5, 1830.....

... 399 District Court in Mississippi and Circuit Court in Ohio. An act to change the time of holding

the court of the United States for the district of Mississippi, and the circuit court of the United States in the district of Ohio. May 5, 1830...

399 The Courts of Arkansas authorized to reverse certain Decisions. An act for further extending the

powers of the judges of the superior court of the territory of Arkansas, under the act of the twenty-sixth day of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four, and for other purposes. (Obsolete.) May 8, 1830.....,

399 Territories of Arkansas and Florida. An act supplementary to the act, entitled “ An act to

authorize the citizens of the territories of Arkansas and Florida to elect their officers, and for other purposes. (Obsolete.) May 8, 1830.......

401 A Lot to be reconveyed to the Corporation of New York. An act to authorize the reconveyance

of a lot of land to the mayor and corporation of the city of New York. May 10, 1830.....

401 Bridge over the Potomac. An act to alter the bridge and draws across the Potomac from Washington city to Alexandria. May 14, 1830.....

402 Government of the Territory of Florida. An act to alter the time of holding the sessions of the legislative council of the territory of Florida. May 14, 1830...

403 A Port of Delivery established at Delaware City. An act to establish a port of delivery at Delaware city. May 20, 1830.....

403 Appropriations to carry into Effect the Treaty of Butte des Mortes. An act making appropria

tions to carry into effect the treaty of Butte des Mortes. (Obsolete.) May 20, 1830. 403 Duties on Coffce, Tea, and Cocoa. An act to reduce the duties on coffee, tea, and cocoa. May 20, 1830...

403 Practice in the Courts of Louisiana. An act to amend an act, entitled “ An act to regulate the

practice in the courts of the United States for the district of Louisiana.” May 20, 1830....

404 Virginia Military Land in Ohio. An act to quiet the titles of certain purchasers of lands

between the lines of Ludlow and Roberts, in the state of Ohio. May 26, 1830...... 405 Land Claims in Florida. An act to provide for the final settlement of land claims in Florida. May 26, 1830......

405 Distribution of the Diplomatic Correspondence, &c. An act for the distribution of certain books therein mentioned. May 26, 1830...

407 Land Claims in Mississippi. An act to confirm certain claims to lands in the district of Jackson Courthouse, in the state of Mississippi. May 28, 1830......

408 Collection of Duties. An act for the more effectual collection of the impost duties. May 28, 1830....

409 Removal of the Indians West of the Mississippi. An act to provide for an exchange of lands

with the Indians residing in any of the states or ierritories, and for their removal west of the river Mississippi. May 28, 1830....

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Land Claims in Louisiana. An act to authorize the register and receiver of the St. Helena

land district, in Louisiana, to receive evidence, and report upon certain claims to land mentioned therein. May 28, 1830....

413 Public Lands in Indiana. An act to repeal a part of an act, passed the twenty-sixth day of

March, one thousand eight hundred and four, entitled “An act making provisions for the disposal of the public lands in the Indiana territory, and for other purposes.May 28, 1830..

413 Detroit. An act relative to the plan of Detroit, in Michigan territory. May 28, 1830...... 413 Repeal of the Act authorizing vessels in James River to clear at Petersburg or Richmond. An act

to repeal the proviso in “ An act to authorize masters of vessels, in certain cases, to clear out either at the custom-house of Petersburg or that of Richmond. May 28, 1830..

414 Appointment of a Solicitor of the Treasury. An act to provide for the appointment of a solicitor of the treasury. May 29, 1830.......

414 Lands granted for the Wabash and Erie Canal. An act to vest in the state of Indiana certain lands within the limits of the canal grant. May 29, 1830.....

416 Salary of the Judge of the Orphans' Courls of the District of Columbia. An act relating to the orphans' courts in the District of Columbia. May 29, 1830....

416 Protection of Surveyors of Public Land. An act to protect the surveyors of the public lands

of the United States, and to punish persons guilty of interrupting and hindering by

force surveyors in the discharge of their duty. May 29, 1830........ Courts Marshal to be appointed by the President. An act to alter and amend the sixty-fifth

article of the first section of an act, entitled “ An act for establishing rules and articles for the government of the armies of the United States," passed the tenth of

April, one thousand eight hundred and six. May 29, 1830...... School Lands in Arkansas. An act to authorize the selection of certain school lands in the territory of Arkansas. May 29, 1830...

418 Survey of Lands in Arkansas. An act to provide for surveying certain lands in the territory of Arkansas. May 29, 1830.....

418 Deserters from the Army in Time of Peace not to be punished with Death. An act to exempt de-.

serters, in time of peace, from the punishment of death. May 29, 1830............. 418 Duties on MolassesDrawback on Spirits distilled. An act to reduce the duty on molasses, and

to allow a drawback on spirits distilled from foreign materials. May 29, 1830..... 419 Duty on Salt reduced. An act to reduce the duty on salt. May 29, 1830.....

419 The President may open the Ports of the United States to certain British Vessels on certain Conditions.

An act to amend the acts regulating the commercial intercourse between the United
States and certain colonies of Great Britain. May 29, 1830......

419 Pre-emption to Settlers on the Public Lands. An act to grant pre-emption rights to settlers on the public lands. May 29, 1830......

420 Compensalion to the Officers of Congress and the Librarian. An act to revive and continue in

force “An act fixing the compensations of the secretary of the Senate and clerk of the House of Representatives, of the clerks employed in their offices, and of the

librarian.” May 29, 1830......... District Court of the Southern District of New York-Compensation of several District Judges. An

act increasing the terms of the judicial courts of the United States for the southern district of New York, and adding to the compensation of several district judges of the United States. May 29, 1830....

422 Lands to certain Virginia troops, 8c. An act for the relief of certain officers and soldiers of

the Virginia line and navy, and of the continental army, during the revolutionary war. May 30, 1830...

422 Engineer, Ordnance, and Quartermaster's Department. An act making appropriations for cer

tain expenditures on account of the engineer, ordnance, and quartermaster's department. (Obsolete.) May 31, 1830.....

424 Slave Trade. An act making a re-appropriation of a sum heretofore appropriated for the suppression of the slave trade. (Obsolete.) May 31, 1830.......

425 Repeal of Tonnage Duties on American Vessels and on certain Foreign Vessels. An act to repeal

the tonnage duties upon ships and vessels of the United States, and upon certain foreign vessels. May 31, 1830....

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Mint of the United States. An act to authorize the President of the United States to cause

the present site of the national mint to be sold, and making an appropriation for completing the new buildings now erecting. May 31, 1830....

425 Pensions. An act to amend the act, entitled “An act for the #lief of certain surviving officers and soldiers of the army of the revolution.” May 31, 1830....

426 Charter of Georgetown An act to amend the charter of Georgetown. May 31, 1830........ 426 Surveys and Works of Internal Improvement. An act making appropriations for examinations

and surveys, and also for certain works of internal improvement. (Obsolete.) May 31, 1830...

427 Appropriations for the Marine Corps. An act making additional appropriations for pay of the marine corps. May 31, 1830....

428 Claim of Massachusetts for Services of her Militia. An act to authorize the payment of the

claim of the state of Massachusetts for certain services of her militia during the late war. May 31, 1830.....

... 428 Relief for Losses by Depredations of Indian Tribes. An act for the relief of sundry citizens of

the United States, who have lost property by the depredations of certain Indian tribes. May 31, 1830....

428

RESOLUTIONS.

1. Resolution authorizing the purchase of fifty copies of the sixth volume of the laws of the United States. Dec. 29, 1829.....

429 2. Resolution granting the use of the books in the library of Congress to the heads of de.

partments, to certain officers of Congress, and to Ex-Presidents of the United States. Jan. 13, 1830.......

429 3. A resolution authorizing the transmission of papers, by mail, relating to the fifth census. April 30, 1830......

429 4. Resolution for obtaining the aggregate returns of former enumerations of the population of the United States. May 28, 1830.... .....

430 5. Resolution to suspend proceedings against the corporation of the house of refuge in New York. May 29, 1830......

430 6. Resolution in relation to the compensation of officers of the marine corps. May 29, 1830.....

430 7. Resolution requiring annual reports to be made to Congress in relation to applications for pensions. May 29, 1830....

430

STATUTE II.-1831.

Circuit Court of West Tennessee. An act to change the time of holding the rule term of the circuit court of the district of West Tennessee. Jan. 13, 1831......

431 Three per Cent, Fund in Illinois. An act to amend an act, entitled "An act to provide for pay

ing to the state of Illinois three per centum of the net proceeds arising from the

sale of the public lands within the same.” (Obsolete.) Jan. 13, 1831...... 431 Appropriations for Indian Trcaties. An act making appropriations for carrying into effect certain Indian treaties. (Obsolete.) Jan. 13, 1831...

432 Three per Cent. Fund to be paid to Missouri, Mississippi, and Alabama. An act to amend an act,

entitled "An act to provide for paying to the states of Missouri, Mississippi, and Alabama three per centum of the net proceeds arising from the sale of the public lands within the same.” (Obsolete.) Jan. 19, 1831.....

432 Appropriations for the Indian Deparlment. An act for closing certain accounts, and making

appropriations for arrearages in the Indian department. (Obsolete.) Jan. 27, 1831. 433 Pensions. An act making appropriations for the payment of revolutionary and invalid pensioners. (Obsolete.) Jan. 27, 1831...

433 District Courts of Maine, Illinois, and Alabama. An act to alter the times of holding the dis

trict courts of the United States for the districts of Maine and Illinois, and northern district of Alabama. Jan. 27, 1831.......

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