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Pilotage. An act relating to pilots and pilot regulations. July 13, 1866, ch. 177...

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Deficiency in Land Grant to Minnesota made up. An act to amend “ An act making a grant of

lands to the State of Minnesota, to aid in the construction of the railroad from Saint

Paul to Lake Superior," approved May fifth, eighteen hundred and sixty-four. July 13,

1866, ch. 178..

93

Admission to Asylum for the Insane. An act to extend to certain persons the privilege of admis-

sion, in certain cases, to the United States government asylum for the insane. July 13,

1866, ch. 179.

93

Whitehall a Port of Delivery. An act to provide for making the town of Whitehall, New York, a

port of delivery. July 13, 1866, ch. 180.

94

Three Months' Pay proper to certain Officers. An act to extend the benefits of section four of an

act making appropriations for the support of the army for the year ending June thirtieth,

eighteen hundred and sixty-six, approved March third, eighteen hundred and sixty-five.

July 13, 1866, ch. 181.

94

Public Lands to the Placerville and Sacramento Railroad Company. An act granting aid in the con-

struction of a railroad and telegraph line from the town of Folsom to the town of Placer-

ville, in the State of California. July 13, 1866, ch. 182 ....

94

Public Lorii to Minnesota for Railroad Purposes. An act relating to lands granted to the State

of Minnesota to aid in constructing railroads. July 13, 1866, ch. 183....

97

Internal Revenue. An act to reduce internal taxation, and to amend an act entitled “An act to

provide internal revenue to support the government, to pay interest on the public debt,

and for other purposes," approved June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, and
acts amendatory thereof. July 13, 1866, ch. 184 ....

98

Freedmen's Bureau, fc. An act to continue in force and to amend “An act to establish a bureau

for the relief of freedmen and refugees,” and for other purposes. July 16, 1866, ch. 200.. 173

Smuggling. An act further to prevent smuggling, and for other purposes. July 18, 1866, ch. 201 178

Post-Roads. An act to establish certain post-roads. July 18, 1866, ch. 202

189

Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Expense Appropriation. An act making appropriations for the

legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the government for the year ending the

thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, and for other purposes. July 23,

1866, ch. 208..

191

Agricultural Colleges. An act to amend the fifth section of an act entitled "An act donating pub-

lic lands to the several States and Territories which may provide colleges for the benefit of

agriculture and the mechanic arts," approved July 2, 1862, so as to extend the time

within which the provisions of said act shall be accepted, and such colleges established.

July 23, 1866, ch. 209

Supreme Court. An act to fix the number of judges of the supreme court of the United States,

and to change certain judicial circuits. July 23, 1866, ch. 210...

Lands in Benicia and Santa Cruz. An act to quiet the title to certain lands within the corporate

limits of the city of Benicia and the town of Santa Cruz, in the State of California.

July 23, 1866, ch. 211

209

Lands to Kansas. An act for a grant of lands to the State of Kansas, to aid in the construction

of the Northern Kansas Railroad and Telegraph. July 23, 1866, ch. 212 .

210

Registering of Vessels. An act to regulate the registering of vessels. July 23, 1866, ch. 213..... 212

Right of Way, fc. to a Railroad in Kansas. An act to authorize the construction of a railroad

through certain land of the United States in Kansas. July 23, 1866, ch. 214 ..

213

Metropolitan Police. An act to amend the acts approved August six, eighteen hundred and sixty-

one, and July sixteen, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, establishing a metropolitan police

in the District of Columbia, to increase the efficiency thereof, and for other purposes.

July 23, 1866, ch. 215

212

Lay viurt An act to give certain powers to the levy court of the county of Washington, in the

District of Columbia. July 23, 1866, ch. 216

215

Publi. Schools. An act relating to public schools in the District of Columbia. July 23, 1866,

ch. 217

216

Maropolitan Mining and Manufacturing Company. An act to incorporate the Metropolitan Mining

and Manufacturing Company. July 23, 1866, ch. 218

217

Land Titles in California. An act to quiet land titles in California. July 23, 1866, ch. 219 ..... 218

Telegraph Lines. An act to aid in the construction of telegraph lines, and to secure to the gov.

ernment the use of the same for postal, military, and other purposes. July 24, 1866,

ch. 230

221

Officers in the Navy. An act to define the number and regulate the appointment of officers in the

navy, and for other purposes. July 25, 1866, ch. 231.

222

Grade of General. An act to revive the grade of general in the United States army. July 25,

1866, ch. 232 ..

Consular and Diplomatic Appropriation. An act making appropriations for the consular and

diplomatic expenses of the government the year ending thirtieth June, eighteen hun-

dred and sixty-seven, and for other purposes. July 25, 1866, ch. 233.

224

Passengers in Steambouts Steamboat Inspectors. An act further to provide for the safoty of the

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lives of passengers on board of vessels propelled in whole or in part by steam, to regulate

the salaries of steamboat inspectors, and for other purposes. July 25, 1866, ch. 234... 227

Pensions. An act increasing the pensions of widows and orphans, and for other purposes. July

25, 1866, ch. 235....

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Jail. An act authorizing the construction of a jail in and for the District of Columbia. July

25, 1866, ch. 236

Declaration of Rights. An act to annul the thirty-fourth section of the declaration of rights of

the State of Maryland, so far as it applies to the District of Columbia. July 25, 1866,

ch. 237

232

House of Correction. An act to establish in the District of Columbia a house of correction for

boys. July 25, 1866, ch. 238 ..

Soldiers' and Sailors' Union. An act to incorporate “The Soldiers' and Sailors' Union," of

Washington, D. C. July 25, 1866, ch. 239

235

Marriages and Children of Colored Persons. An act legalizing marriages and for other purposes
in the District of Columbia. July 25, 1866, ch. 240 ....

236

Lands to Kansas. An act granting lands to the State of Kansas to aid in the construction of

the Kansas and Neosho Valley Railroad and its extension to Red River. July 25, 1866,

ch. 241

..236

Public Lands granted for Railroad and Telegraph in California and Oregon. An act granting lands

to aid in the construction of a railroad and telegraph line from the Central Pacific Rail-

road, in California, to Portland, in Oregon. July 25, 1866, ch. 242...

239

Courts in Georgia. An act to change the place of holding court in the Northern District of Georgia.

July 25, 1866, ch. 243...

242

Grant to A. Sutro. An act granting to A. Sutro the right of way, and granting other privi-

leges to aid in the construction of a draining and exploring tunnel to the Comstock lode, in

the State of Nevada. July 25, 1866, ch. 244....

242

Elections for Senators. An act to regulate the times and manner of holding elections for senators

in Congress. July 25, 1866, ch. 245..

243

Bridges. An act to authorize the construction of certain bridges, and to establish them as post-

roads. July 25, 1866, ch. 246......

244

Lot Number Nine. An act to authorize W. J. Sibley and others, trustees, to sell and convey lot

number nine, in square number seventy-six, in the city of Washington. July 25, 1866,

246

Iowa. An act providing for the appointment of a commission to examine and report upon certain

claims of the State of Iowa. July 25, 1866, ch. 248..

247

Soldiers' and Sailors' Home. An act to incorporate “ The National Soldiers' and Sailors' Orphan

Home.” July 25, 1866, ch. 249.....

247

Alexandria and Washington Railroad. An act to amend “An act to extend the charter of the

Alexandria and Washington Railroad,” passed March third, eighteen hundred and sixty-

three. July 25, 1866, ch. 250....

248

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company. An act to authorize the extension, construction, and use,

by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company of a railroad from between Knoxville and

the Monocacy Junction into and within the District of Columbia. July 25, 1866, ch. 251. 250

Port Townsend made Port of Entry, fc. An act to change the port of entry in Puget's Sound.

July 25, 1866, ch. 252.

250

East Capitol Street and Lincoln Square. An act to grade East Capitol Street and establish Lincoln

Square. July 25, 1866, ch. 253....

251

Government Water Pipes. An act in relation to the unlawful tapping of government water pipes.

July 25, 1866, ch. 254.....

251

Calais. An act to authorize the entry and clearance of vessels at the port of Calais, Maine.

July 25, 1866, ch. 255...

251

Right of Way over Public Lands. An act granting the right of way to ditch and canal owners

over the public lands, and for other purposes. July 26, 1866, ch. 262.....

251

The Chesapeake Bay, fc. Company. An act to authorize“ The Chesapeake Bay and Potomac

River Tidewater Canal Company" to enter the District of Columbia, and extend their

canal to the Anacostia River at any point above Benning's bridge. July 26, 1866,

ch. 263

253

Certificates of Registry, &c. An act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to issue certificates

of registry, or enrolment and license, to certain vessels. July 26, 1866, ch. 264......... 255

Bonds of the United States. An act to authorize the issue of certain bonds in denominations

greater than one thousand dollars. July 26, 1866, ch. 265....

255

Indian Appropriation. An act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of

the Indian department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes for

the year ending thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, and for other purposes.

July 26, 1866, ch. 266.....

255

ds. act to establish certain post-roads. July 26; 1866, ch. 267.

Clerks of Courts in Washington Territory. An act in relation to the appointment of clerks to the

courts of Washington Territory. July 26, 1866, ch. 268...

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Weighing, Weighers, and Measurers. An act to provide for and to regulate the weighing of ex-

ports, and for other purposes. July 26, 1866, ch. 269..

289

Lands to Kansas. An act granting lands to the State of Kansas to aid in the construction of a

southern branch of Union Pacific Railway and Telegraph from Fort Riley, Kansas, to

Fort Smith, Arkansas. July 26, 1866, ch. 270....

289

Washington Temperance Society. An act to incorporate the Washington Temperance Society of

city of Washington, District of Columbia. July 27, 1866, ch. 277....

291

Lands for Railroad and Telegraph Purposes. An act granting lands to aid in the construction of

a railroad and telegraph line from the States of Missouri and Arkansas to the Pacific

coast. July 27, 1866, ch. 278...

... 292

General Hospital. An act to incorporate the General Hospital of the District of Columbia.

July 27, 1866, ch. 279..

299

District Courts in California and Louisiana. An act in relation to the district courts of the United

States in the States of California and Louisiana. July 27, 1866, ch. 280..

300

Post Office Weights. An act to authorize the use in post offices of weights of the denomination

of grams. July 27, 1866, ch. 281

301

License Tar of Wholesale Dealers. An act to authorize the refunding of certain taxes. July 27,

1866, ch. 282

301

Internal Revenue. An act amendatory of section thirteen of the act entitled “An act to

amend an act entitled 'an act to provide internal revenue to support the government,

to pay interest on the public debt, and for other purposes,' approved June 30, 1864”; ap-

proved March 3, 1865. July 27, 1866, ch. 283.

301

Appraisement and Appraisers of Imports in New York. An act to amend the acts relating to offi-

cers employed in the examination of imported merchandise in the district of New York,

and for other purposes. July 27, 1866, ch. 284...

302

Fire at Portland. An act for the relief of sufferers by fire at Portland. July 27, 1866, ch. 285... 304

Sheath Knives. An act to prevent the wearing of sheath knives by American seamen. July 27,

1866, ch. 286...

304

Public Printing, and Paper for Public Printing. An act to further regulate the printing of public

documents, and the purchase of paper for the public printing. July 27, 1866, ch. 287. 305

Removal of Causes from State Courts. An act for the removal of causes in certain cases from

State courts. July 27, 1866, ch. 288...

306

Nebraska. An act authorizing the reimbursement to the Territory of Nebraska of certain ex-

penses incurred in repelling In:lian hostilities. July 27, 1866, ch. 289...

307

Custom-Hlouse Officers. An act to fix the compensation of certain collectors of customs, and for

other purposes. July 28, 1866, ch. 293....

308

Clerk of Supreme Court of District of Columbia. An act to prescribe the mode of settling the ac-

counts of the clerk of the supreme court of the District of Columbia. July 28, 1866,

ch. 294

309

Wyandotte Indians. An act for the relief of the trustees and stewards of the mission church of

the Wyandotte Indians. July 28, 1866, ch. 295.....

309

Civil Expenses Appropriation. An act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the

government for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, and for

other purposes. July 28, 1866, ch. 296 ...

310

Deficiencies Appropriations. An act to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the service of

the fiscal year ending June thirty, eighteen hundred and sixty-six, and for other purposes.

July 28, 1866, ch. 297

324

Revenue from Imports. An act to protect the revenue, and for other purposes. July 28, 1866,

ch. 298

328

Military Peace Establishment. An act to increase and fix the military peace establishment of the

United States. July 28, 1866, ch. 299..

332

Public Lands to Arkansas and Missouri. An act to revive and extend the provisions of “An act

granting the right of way and making a grant of land to the States of Arkansas and

Missouri, to aid in the construction of a railroad from a point upon the Mississippi oppo-

site the mouth of the Ohio River, via Little Rock, to the Texas boundary, near Fulton, in

Arkansas, with branches to Fort Smith and the Mississippi River,” approved February 9,

1853, and for other purposes. July 28, 1866, ch. 300.

338

Metric System. An act to authorize the use of the metric system of weights and measures.

July 28, 1866, ch. 301

339

Power to appoint Disbursing Agent where there is no Collector at the Place of Location of any Public

Work. An act to amend an act entitled "An act making appropriations for sundry civil

expenses of the government for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred

and fifty-nine.” July 28, 1866, ch. 302...

341

Payment of Rewards offered. An act authorizing the payment of the rewards offered by the Pres-

ident of the United States and the officers of the War Department, in April and May,

1865, for the capture of the assissins of the late President, Abraham Lincoln, and the

Secretary of State, Hon. William H. Seward. July 28, 1866, ch. 303..

341

District Courts. An act directing a district court to be held at the city of Erie, in the State of

Pennsylvania. July 28, 1866, ch. 304 ..

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Page Transportation for certain Disabled Soldiers. An act to authorize the Secretary of War to furnish

transportation to discharged soldiers to whom artificial limbs are furnished by the govern

ment. July 28, 1866, ch. 305 Postal Service Appropriation. An act supplemental to the act to appropriate money for the postal services. July 28, 1866, ch. 306 .....

342 Mineral Waters, fc. An act to protect the manufacturers of mineral waters in the District of

Columbia, and for other purposes. July 28, 1866, ch. 307 Land for Colored Schools. An act donating certain lots in the city of Washington for schools for colored children in the District of Columbia. July 28, 1866, ch. 308....

343 Commissioners of Circuit Courts. An act to extend the jurisdiction of commissioners of the circuit courts of the United States. July 28, 1866, ch. 309

343 United States Provisional Court for Louisiana. An act to provide for the suits, judgments, and

business of the United States provisional court for the State of Louisiana. July 28, 1866, ch. 310....

344 Surveyor-General of Iowa and Wisconsin. An act to remove the office of surveyor-general of the

States of Iowa and Wisconsin to Plattsmouth, Nebraska. July 28, 1866, ch. 311 ........ 344 Rank and Pay of certain Officers in the Navy, and Pay of certain Clerks. An act to prevent officers

in the navy from being deprived of their regular promotion on account of wounds received in battle, and for other purposes. July 28, 1866, ch. 312

344

PUBLIC RESOLUTIONS. (No. 1.] Subsistence and Clothing for Destitute Indians. A resolution authorizing the President

to divert certain funds heretofore appropriated, and cause the same to be used for immediate subsistence and clothing, &c. for destitute Indians and Indian tribes. December 21, 1865

347 (No. 2.) Bond of Superintendent of Public Printing. A resolution increasing the bond of the superintendent of public printing. January 12, 1866....

347 [No. 3.) Industrial Exposition, at Paris

. Joint resolution in relation of the Industrial Exposition at Paris, France. January 15, 1866...

347 [No. 4.) Soldiers' Orphans' Home of Iowa. Joint resolution granting certain public property to the Soldiers' Orphans' Home of Iowa. January 22, 1866...

348 [No. 5.) Military Reserve on St. Clair River. Joint resolution of the Secretary of War to grant

the use of a portion of military reserve on St. Clair River, in the State of Michigan, for railroad purposes. January 31, 1866.

348 [No. 6.] Madison's Writings. A resolution directing the distribution of the writings of James Madison. February 7, 1866..

348 [No. 7.) Burlington and Missouri River Railroad. A resolution extending the time for the completion of the Burlington and Missouri River Railroad. February 10, 1866...

349 [No. 8.) Thanks to Vice-Admiral Farragut, fc. A resolution tendering the thanks of Congress

to Vice-Admiral David G. Farragut, and to the officers, petty officers, seamen, and marines under his command, for their gallantry and good conduct in the action in Mobile Bay, on the fifth August, 1864. February 10, 1866.

349 [No. 9.) Expenses of Committee, fc. A resolution for the payment of expenses incurred by the

joint committee to inquire into the condition of the States which formed the so-called con

federate states of America. February 10, 1866... (No. 10.) Telegraph. Joint resolution to encourage and facilitate telegraphic communication between the western and eastern continents. February 26, 1866...

.... 350 (No. 11.] Missing Soldiers-Miss Clara Barton. A resolution providing for expenses incurred in

searching for missing soldiers of the army of the United States, and for the further prosetion of the same. March 10, 1866.....

350 (No. 12.) Berkeley and Jefferson Counties. Joint resolution giving the consent of Congress to the

transfer of the counties of Berkeley and Jefferson to the State of West Virginia. March 10, 1866

350 (No. 13.) National Home for Soldiers', 8c. Orphans. Joint resolution authorizing the Secretary

of War to transfer to the National Home for Soldiers' and Sailors' Orphans, of Washing

ton city, certain stores not needed for the use of the government. March 10, 1866....... 351 [No. 14.] Explosion of the Arsenal at Washington. Joint resolution for the relief of the sufferers

by the late explosion at the United States Arsenal, in the District of Columbia. March 17, 1866...

351 (No. 15.) Ship Art Union. Joint resolution to change the name of the ship “Art Union name“ George M. Barnard.” March 22, 1866...

351 [No. 16.) Quarantine. Joint resolution anthorizing the Secretaries of War and Navy to place

hulks and vessels at the disposal of commissioners of quarantine, or other proper authorities, at ports of the United States, for one year. March 24, 1866...

351 (No. 17.) Laws of the United States. A resolution in relation to the publication of the laws of the United States. March 31, 1866..

352 (No. 18.] Public Lands at Springfield Armory. Joint resolution in relation to the public lands appertaining to the armory at Springfield. April 4, 1866...

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Page [No. 19.1 Commanders Reynolds and Woolsey. A resolution for the restoration of Commanders

William Reynolds and Melancton B. Woolsey, United States navy, to the active list from
the reserved list. April 5, 1866...

352 [No. 20.) Bounties to Discharged Soldiers. Joint resolution giving construction to the law in relation to bounties payable to soldiers discharged for wounds. April 12, 1866 ..

852 [No. 21.) Burial of Soldiers. A resolution respecting the burial of soldiers who died in the military service of the United States during the rebellion. April 13, 1866....

353 (No. 24.) Pardons of Foreign Convicts. A resolution protesting against pardons by foreign

governments of persons convicted of infamous offences, on condition of emigration to the

United States. April 17, 1866... [No. 25.) Temporary Relief of the Destitute. A resolution for the temporary relief of destitute people in the District of Columbia. April 17, 1866...

353 (No. 26.) Managers of National Asylum, &c. Joint resolution appointing managers for the National

Asylum for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. April 21, 1566.... [No. 27.] Thanks to Major-General Hancock. Joint resolution expressive of the thanks of Congress to Major-General Winfield S. Hancock. April 21, 1866...

354 [No. 29.) Transfer of Funds of Post Office Department. A resolution for the transfer of funds

appropriated for the payment of salaries in the Post Office Department to the general salary
account of that department. April 25, 1866....

354 [No. 31.) Appropriation for Expenses of Collecting Revenue from Customs. A resolution making

appropriations for the expenses of collecting the revenue from customs. May 3, 1866.... 354 (No. 32.) Gratitude to Officers, Soldiers, and Seamen. A resolution expressive of the gratitude of

the nation to the officers, soldiers, and seamen of the United States. May 3, 1866.. 354 (No. 34.) Union Pacific Railway. A resolution extending the time for the completion of the Union Pacific Railway, eastern division. May 7, 1866...

355 [No. 35.) Paraffine Oil, Crude Petroleum. Joint resolution to provide for the exemption of crude

petroleum from internal tax or duty, and for other purposes. May 9, 1866 ... [No. 37.) Emperor of Russia. Joint resolution relative to the attempted assassination of the Emperor of Russia. May 16, 1866...

... 355 (No. 38.) Courts and Post Office in New York City. Joint resolution relative to the courts and post office of New York city. May 16, 1866...

356 (No. 39. Fair for Soldiers' and Sailors? Orphan Home. A resolution authorizing the Secretary

of War to grant the use of certain lumber for the fair for the Soldiers' and Sailors' Orphan
Home. May 16, 1866....

356 [No. 40.) Western Pacific Railroad. A resolution to extend the time for the construction of the first section of the Western Pacific Railroad. May 21, 1866...

356 [No, 41.] Medals for Veteran Soldiers. A resolution to authorize certain medals to be distributed to veteran soldiers free of postage. May 26, 1866..

356 (No. 42.) Quarantine and Health Laws. Joint resolution respecting quarantine and health laws. May 26, 1866...

357 [No. 43.) Plants of Frederick Pech. A resolution providing for the acceptance of a collection of plants tendered to the United States by Frederick Pech. May 26, 1866....

357 (No. 44.) Fresh-Water Basin for Iron-clad Vessels. A resolution authorizing the appointment of

examiners to examine a site for a fresh-water basin for iron-clad vessels of the United
States navy. June 1, 1866..

357 [No. 45.] Letter-Carriers in San Francisco. Joint resolution authorizing (the) Postmaster-General to pay additional salary to letter-carriers in San Francisco. June 6, 1866...

357 (No. 46. Bounties to Colored. Soldiers. A resolution respecting bounties to colored soldiers, and the pensions, bounties, and allowances to their heirs. June 15, 1866...

357 (No. 47.] Treaties with Indian Tribes. A resolution making an appropriation to enable the President to negotiate treaties with certain Indian tribes. June 15, 1866.....

358 [No. 48.) Amendment to the Constitution. Joint resolution proposing an amendment to the constitution of the United States. June 16, 1866.....

358 [No. 49. Military Academy. Joint resolution relative to appointments to the Military Academy June 16, 1866...

359 [No. 50.) Berkeley and Jefferson Counties, West Virginia. Joint resolution to extend to the

counties of Berkeley and Jefferson, of West Virginia, the provisions of the act approved
July fourth, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, entitled “ An act to restrict the jurisdiction of
the court of claims, and to provide for the payment of certain demands for quartermasters'

stores and subsistence supplies furnished to the army of the United States.” . June 18, 1866 360 (No. 51.] Potomac Bridge. Joint resolution making an appropriation for the repair of the Potomac bridge. June 18, 1866...

360 [N). 52.) Bounty to Enlisted Indians. A resolution to provide for the payment of bounty to cer

tain Indian regiments. June 18, 1866.
[No. 53.) Railroads in Wisconsin. A resolution explanatory of, and in addition to, the act of

May fifth, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, entitled “ Ån act granting lands to aid in the
construction of certain railroads in Wisconsin.” June 21, 1866.

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