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Confirmation of Land Claims in Louisiana. An act confirming certain claims to lands in the

western district of Louisiana. Feb. 5, 1825....... Compensation to Persons appointed to deliver the Votes for President and Vice President. An act

making compensation to the persons appointed by the electors to deliver the votes

for President and Vice President. Feb. 11, 1825.. Duties on Books, Maps, and Charts imported for the Library of Congress. An act to remit the

duties on books, maps, and charts imported for the use of the library of Congress.

(Obsolete.) Feb. 11, 1825.... Appropriations for the Military Service for 1825. An act making appropriations for the military

service of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty

five. (Obsolete.) Feb. 21, 1825..... Appropriations for the Navy for 1825. An act making appropriations for the support of the

Navy of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five.

(Obsolete.) Feb. 21, 1825... Appropriations for the Support of Government for 1825. An act making appropriations for the

support of government, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five.

(Obsolete.) Feb. 25, 1825..... Appropriations for Books and Furniture for the Library of Congress. An act making an appro

priation for the purchase of books and furniture for the use of the library of Con

gress. (Obsolete.) Feb, 25, 1825...... Appropriations for Fortifications for 1825. An act making appropriations for certain fortifi

cations of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty

five. (Obsolete.) March 2, 1825..... Appropriations for the Military Service for 1825. An act making further appropriations for

the military service, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five. (Ob

solete.) March 3, 1825.... Arming the Militia of the District of Columbia. An act for arming the militia of the District

of Columbia. March 3, 1825.... Assent of Congress to an Act of the Assembly of Virginia. An act declaring the assent of Con

gress to an act of the general assembly of Virginia, therein mentioned. March 3,

1825.... Adjournment of the Circuit Court for the District of Columbia. An act respecting the adjourn

ment of the circuit court for the District of Columbia. March 3, 1825....... Appropriation for a Public Road from Pensacola to St. Augustine. An act to provide an addi.

tional appropriation to complete the public road from Pensacola to St. Augustine, in

the territory of Florida. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1825...... Drawbacks. An act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to direct the completion

of entries for the benefit of drawback, after the period of twenty days. March 3,

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

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A Road from the Western Frontier of Missouri to the Confines of New Mexico. An act to autho

rize the President of the United States to cause a road to be marked out from the

western frontier of Missouri to the confines of New Mexico. March 3, 1825....... 100 Circuit and Di Courts in New York. An act fixing the place for holding the circuit and

district courts of the United States for the southern district of New York. March 3, 1825.....

101 Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company. An act confirming the act of the legislature of Vir

ginia, entitled “An act incorporating the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company,"

and “ An act of the state of Maryland confirming the same.” March 3, 1825....... 101 Claims of the Commissioners, &c., of Land Claims in Florida. An act making appropriation to

satisfy certain balances due to the commissioners and secretaries of land claims in Florida. March 3, 1825

102 Post-office. An act to reduce into one the several acts establishing and regulating the Postoffice Department. March 3, 1825......

102 Crimes. An act more effectually to provide for the punishment of certain crimes against the United States, and for other purposes. March 3, 1825...

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Claims for Property destroyed by the Enemy. An act further to amend the act authorizing

payment for property lost, caplured, or destroyed by the enemy, while in the military service of the United States, and for other purposes, passed ninth April, one thousand eight hundred and sixteen. March 3, 1825...

123 Sales of Certain Public Lands. An act to authorize the sale of a section of land therein mentioned. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1825.....

123 Further Appropriations for the Expenses of bringing to the Seat of Government the Votes for Presi

dent and Vice President. An act making an additional appropriation for defraying the expenses of bringing to the seat of government the voies for President and Vice President of the United States. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1825.....

124 Subscription to the Stock of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Company. An act authorizing

the subscription of stock in the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Company. · March 3, 1825.....

... 124 Circuit and District Courts in South Carolina. An act to amend an act, entitled “ An act to

alter the time of holding the circuit and district courts of the United States for the district of South Carolina." March 3, 1825...

124 District Court in the Eastern District of Louisiana. An act to change the time of holding the

district court of the United States for the eastern district of Louisiana. March 3, 1825......

125 Extension of Time for the Settlement of Private Land Claims in the Territory of Florida, 8c. An

act to extend the time for the settlement of private land claims in the territory of Florida, to provide for the preservation of the public archives in said territory, and for the relief of John Johnson. March 3, 1825......

125 Sale of Unserviceable Ordnance and Military Stores. An act to authorize the sale of unservice

able ordnance, arms, and military stores. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1825............ 127 A Mary Yard and Depot established on the Coast of Florida. An act authorizing the establish

ment of a navy yard and depot on the coast of Florida, in the Gulf of Mexico. March 3, 1825.....

127 Collection Districts. An act to establish the city of Hudson and the city of Troy, in the state

of New York, Bowdoinham, in the state of Maine, and Fairport, in the state of Ohio,

ports of delivery, and to abolish Topsham as a port of delivery. March 3, 1825.... 127 Cumberland Road. An act for the continuation of the Cumberland road. March 3, 1825.. 128 Register and Enrolment of Steamboats. An act to authorize the register or enrolment and

license to be issued in the name of the president or secretary of any incorporate company owning a steamboat or vessel. March 3, 1825..

129 The Secretary of the Treasury authorized to borrow Twelve Millions of Dollars. An act authoriz

ing the Secretary of the Treasury to borrow a sum not exceeding twelve millions of dollars, or to exchange a stock of four and one-half per cent. for a certain stock, bearing an interest of six per cent. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1825......

129 Building of Sloops of War authorized. An act to authorize the building of ten sloops of war, and for other purposes. March 3, 1825......

131 District Courts in Virginia. An act to alter the terms of the district court of the United States in the western district of Virginia. March 3, 1825......

131 A Public Road in Florida. An act to authorize the laying out and opening of a public road

from St. Mary's river to the bay of Tampa, in the territory of Florida. March 3, 1825...

... 132 Payment of Interest due the State of Virginia. An act authorizing the payment of interest due to the state of Virginia. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1825....

... 132 Wrecks on the coast of Florida. An act concerning wrecks on the coast of Florida. March 3, 1825...

132 Military Land Warrants. An act to extend the time of issuing and locating military land

warrants to officers and soldiers of the revolutionary army. (Expired.) March 3,
1825......

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Castine a Port of Entry for Ships coming beyond the Cape of Good Hope. An act to make Cas

tine a port of entry for ships or vessels coming from beyond the Cape of Good Hope. March 3, 1825...

133 Lighthouses. An act to authorize the building of lighthouses and light-vessels, and beacons,

and monuments, therein mentioned and for other purposes. March 3, 1825... 133 Vol. IV.-(2)

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Road from Little Rock to the Cantonment Gibson, in Arkansas. An act to authorize the sur

veying and making a road from Little Rock to Cantonment Gibson, in the territory of Arkansas. March 3, 1825...,

135 A Road from Detroit to Chicago. An act to authorize the survey and opening of a road from Detroit to Chicago, in the state of Illinois. March 3, 1825...

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RESOLUTIONS.

1. Resolution authorizing the public documents, printed by order of Congress, to be farnished the Gardiner Lyceum. March 3, 1825....

136 2. Resolution directing an inventory of the furniture in the President's house to be taken. March 3, 1825....

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Appropriation for Members and Expenses of Congress. An act making appropriation for com

pensation to the members and officers, and for the contingent expenses of the two houses of Congress. (Obsolete.) Dec. 23, 1825.....

137 Pensions. An act making appropriations for the payment of the revolutionary and other pensioners of the United States. (Obsolete.) Jan. 18, 1826.......

... 137 District Court in New York. An act for altering the time of holding the district court in the northern district of New York. Feb. 1, 1826....

138 Compensation of the Officers of Congress and Librarian. An act to revive and continue in force

an act, entitled “ An act fixing the compensation of the secretary of the Senate and clerk of the House of Representatives, of the clerks employed in their offices, and of the librarian.” Feb. 1, 1826.....

138 An Act concerning Wreckers, passed by the Governor and Legislature of Florida, annulled. An act

to annul “ An act concerning wreckers and wrecked property,” passed by the governor and legislative council of the territory of Florida. Feb. 1, 1826...

138 The Legislature of Ohio authorized to sell Lands appropriated for the Use of Schools. An act to authorize the legislature of the state of Ohio to sell

the lands heretofore appropriated for the use of schools in that state. (Obsolete.) Feb. 1, 1826.......

138 Appropriations for the Library of Congress. An act making appropriations for the purchase

of books and defraying certain expenses for the use of the library of Congress. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1826.......

139 Transportation of the Mail between Vincennes and St. Louis. An act concerning the transporta

tion of the mail between Vincennes and St. Louis. March 3, 1826.......... 139 Survey of the Route of a Canal between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico. An act for the sur

vey of a route for a canal between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico. March 3, 1826......

139 Georgetown, District of Columbia. An act to extend the limits of Georgetown in the District of Columbia. March 3, 1826.......

... 140 Appropriations for the Navy for the year 1826. An act making appropriations for the

support of the navy of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six. (Obsolete.) March 14, 1826.....

... 140 Appropriation for the Support of Government in 1826. An act making an appropriation for the

support of government for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six. (Obsolete.) March 14, 1826...

142 Appropriations for certain Fortifications for 1826. An act making appropriatio for certain

fortifications of the United States, for the year eighteen hundred and twenty-six, and for other purposes. (Obsolete.) March 14, 1826....

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Three per Cent. Fund in the State of Mississippi. An act to authorize the legislature of the

state of Mississippi to appropriate the amount of the three per cent. fund, arising from the sales of public lands. (Obsolete.) March 14, 1826........

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

partment, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six. (Obsolete.) March 25, 1826....

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

vice of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twentysir. (Obsolete.) March 25, 1826. ...,

150 Land Claims in Louisiana. An act to confirm the supplementary report of the commis

sioners of the western district of Louisiana. (Obsolete.) March 31, 1826....... 152 Additional Naval Force. An act to provide for the employment of an additional naval force. (Obsolete.) April 5, 1826. ....

152 Land Districts in Arkansas. An act to extend the land districts in the territory of Arkansas. April 5, 1826.....

153 District Court of the Western District of Pennsylvania. An act for altering the time of holding

one term of the district court for the western district of Pennsylvania. April 5, 1826......

153 A Canal authorized through the Public Ground at Pittsburg. An act to authorize the state of

Pennsylvania to lay out and make a canal through the United States' public ground near the city of Pittsburg. April 14, 1826......

153 Duties on Vessels of the Republic of Colombia. An act to equalize the duties on vessels of the Republic of Colombia and their cargoes. April 20, 1826......

154 Post-roads in Mississippi. An act appropriating a sum of money for the repair of the post

roads between Jackson and Columbus, in the state of Mississippi. April 20, 1826.. 154 Pre-emption of Public Lands. An act giving the right of pre-emption in the purchase of

lands to certain settlers in the states of Alabama, Mississippi, and territory of Florida. April 22, 1826......

154 Land Claims in Florida. An act to confirm the reports of the 'commissioners for ascer

taining claims and titles to lands in West Florida, and for other purposes. April 22, 1826......

156 Professors, &c., in Seminaries of Learning in the District of Columbia, exempted from Militia Duty.

An act to exempt the professors, tutors, stewards, and students of the different semi

naries of learning, in the District of Columbia, from militia duty. May 4, 1826.... 157 Line belween Georgia and Florida. An act to authorize the President of the United States to

run and mark a line dividing the territory of Florida from the state of Georgia. May 4, 1826..

157 Land Districts in Missouri. An act to extend the lines of certain land districts in the state of Missouri. May 4, 1826.....

158 Mission to Panama. An act making appropriations for carrying into effect the appointment of a mission at the Congress of Panama. (Obsolete.) May 4, 1826.......

158 Debt by the Purchasers of Public Lanus. An act making further provision for the extinguish

ment of the debt due to the United States by the purchasers of public lands. May 4, 1826........

158 Land Claims in Mississippi. An act supplementary to the several acts for ascertaining titles

and claims to lands in the St. Helena and Jackson Courthouse land districts. May 4, 1826. ...

159 Deserters from French Ships in the Ports of the United States. An act to provide for the appre

hension and delivery of descrters from French ships in the ports of the United States. (Obsolete.) May 4, 1826.....

160 Supreme Court-Circuit Courts of Georgia and South Carolina. An act for altering the time

of holding the session of the Supreme Court of the United States, and of the sessions of the circuit courts of the United States for the districts of Georgia and South Carolina. May 4, 1826.....

160 Circuit Courts of New York and Connecticut. An act to alter the times of holding the circuit

court of the United States for the district of New York, and the April term of the
circuit court for the district of Connecticut. May 13, 1826....

.... 161 Interest due to the State of Maryland. An act authorizing the payment of interest due to the

state of Maryland. (Obsolete.) May 13, 1826.

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Subscription to Stock in the Louisville and Portland Canal. An act to authorize a subscription

for stock, on the part of the United States, in the Louisville and Portland Canal Company. May 13, 1826......

.... 162 Compensation and Mileage to Members of Congress. An act making further appropriations for

compensation and mileage to the members of the Senate and House of Representatives. (Obsolete.) May 13, 1826.....

162 Charter of Alexandria. An act further to amend the charter of the town of Alexandria. May 13, 1826....

162 Territory of Florida. An act to amend the several acts for the establishment of a territorial government in Florida. May 15, 1826.......

... 164 Sale of House and Lot, &c., in Louisiana. An act for the sale of a house and lot in New Or

leans, and a store-house at the quarantine grounds in Louisiana. May 15, 1826... 167 Land Districts in the Territory of Michigan. An act to alter the lines between the land districts in the territory of Michigan. May 16, 1826.......

167 Direct Taxes. An act to extend the time allowed for the redemption of land sold for direct taxes, in certain cases. May 16, 1826.......

168 Land Claims in Opelousas, Louisiana. An act to confirm certain claims to lands in the district of Opelousas, in Louisiana. May 16, 1826......

168 Navy of the United States. An act supplementary to “ An act for the gradual increase of the Navy of the United States.” May 17, 1826......

168 Subscription to the Stock of the Dismal Swamp Canal. An act for the subscription of stock in the Dismal Swamp Canal Company. May 18, 1826........

169 Sale of a House at the Hague. An act to authorize the sale and conveyance of the house be

longing to the United States at the Hague. (Obsolete.) May 18, 1826. ........... 169 Appropriations for Ten Sloops of War, &c. An act making further appropriation for len

sloops of war, and re-appropriating certain balances carried to the surplus fund. (Obsolete.) May 18, 1826...

170 Lighthouses. An act for authorizing the building of lighthouses and light-vessels, erecting

beacon-lights, placing buoys, removing obstructions in the river Savannah, and for other purposes. May 18, 1826...

170 Accountability for Army Clothing Quartermaster's Department. An act regulating the

accountability for clothing and equipage issued to the army of the United States,

and for the better organization of the quartermaster's department. May 18, 1826.. 173 Compensation to Witnesses for the United States imprisoned. An act to allow compensation

to such witnesses, on the part of the United States, as may be imprisoned, to compel their attendance in court on account of their inability to give security in a recognisance. May 20, 1826 .

174 The Statues of Washington and Hamilton to be imported free of Duty. An act authorizing

the importation of statues of George Washington and Alexander Hamilton free of duty. (Obsolete.) May 20, 1826 ....

175 Interest due to the State of Delaware. An act authorizing the payment of interest due to the state of Delaware. (Obsolete.) May 20, 1826. .....

175 Improvement of Harbours and Rivers. An act for improving certain harbours, and the navi

gation of certain rivers and creeks, and for authorizing surveys to be made of cera

tain bays, sounds, and rivers, therein mentioned. (Obsolete.) May 20, 1826...... 175 Interest due to the City of Baltimore. An act to authorize the payment of interest to the city of Baltimore. (Obsolete.) May 20, 1826....

177 Turnpike Road in the County of Alexandria. An act to amend an act, entitled “ An act to in

corporate a company for making a certain turnpike road in the county of Alexan

dria,” passed thirteenth July, one thousand eight hundred and thirteen. May 20, 1826. 177 Penitentiary in the District of Columbia. An act to provide for erecting a penitentiary in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. May 20, 1826....

178 Arsenal in Georgia. An act concerning the United States' Arsenal in Georgia. May 20, 1826....

178 Lands for the Support of Schools. An act to appropriate lands for the support of schools

in certain townships and fractional townships, not before provided for. May 20, 1826

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