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Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1846, by

CHARLES C. LITTLE & JAMES BROWN, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts.

PHILADELPHIA: STEREOTYPED BY I. JOHNSON & co.

LIST

OF THE

PUBLIC ACTS OF CONGRESS,

CONTAINED IN VOLUME FOURTH.

Acts of the Eighteenth Congress of the United States.

STATUTE 1.-1824.

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An Abstract of the Military Bounty Lands, lying in the Territory of Arkansas, to be furnished for

the Use of the Territory. An act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to furnish, for the use of the territory of Arkansas, an abstract of the military bounty lands

lying within the same. Jan. 1, 1824.... Imprisonment for Debl. An act supplementary to the act entitled “ An act for the relief of

persons imprisoned for debt.Jan. 7, 1824...... Discriminating Duties. An act concerning discriminating duties of tonnage and impost.

Jan. 7, 1824...... Partial Appropriation for 1824. An act making a partial appropriation for the year one

thousand eight hundred and twenty-four. (Obsolete.) Jan. 19, 1824....... Relief of Distillers in Berks County, Pennsylvania. An act for the relief of certain distillers

within the county of Berks, in the state of Pennsylvania. (Obsolete.) Jan. 19,

1824....... Pensions. An act further extending the term of half-pay pensions to the widows and chil

dren of officers, seamen, marines, who died in the public service. (Expired.)

Jan. 22, 1824..... Commissioners of the Sinking Fund authorized to purchase the Seven per cent. Stock. An act au

thorizing the commissioners of the sinking fund to purchase the seven per cent. stock of the United States, in the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four.

(Obsolete.) Jan. 22, 1824..... Road from opposite Memphis to Little Rock. An act to authorize the surveying and making

a road from a point opposite to Memphis, in the state of Tennessee, to Little Rock,

in the territory of Arkansas. Jan. 31, 1824...... Compensation of the Officers of Congress and the Librarian. An act to revive and continue in

force an act, entitled “ 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.” (Expired.) Feb. 20, 1824....... Public Roads in Florida. An act to authorize the laying out and opening certain public

roads in the territory of Florida. (Obsolete.) Feb. 28, 1824... Survey of public and private Lands in the southern part of Alabama. An act to regulate the sur

veying of public and private lands in the southern part of Alabama. Feb. 28, 1824. The Time for the Settlement of private Land Claims in Florida extended. An act to extend the

time limited for the settlement of private land claims in the territory of Florida.

(Expired.) Feb. 28, 1824..... Repeal of the Act to lessen the Compensation of Marshals, Clerks, and Attorneys. An act to repeal,

in part, an act, entitled "An act to lessen the compensation for marshals, clerks, and attorneys, in the cases therein mentioned. March 8, 1824.....

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Appropriations for the Military Service for 1824. An act making appropriations for the mili

tary service of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four. (Obsolete.) March 10, 1824...

8 District Court in Alabama. An act for the better organization of the district courts of the United States within the state of Alabama. March 10, 1824......

9 Boundary Line between Edwardsville and Springfield Land Districts. An act to define the boun

dary line between the Edwardsville and Springfield land districts, in the state of Illinois. March 16, 1824.........

10 District Court of Kentucky. An act to change the terms of the district court of the United States for the Kentucky district. March 24, 1824.......

11 Assistants to be employed in the General Lund Office. An act to authorize the employing of certain assistants in the general land office. March 24, 1824.....

11 Appropriations for the Support of Government in 1824. An act making appropriations for the

support of government for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four. (Obsolete.) April 2, 1824.....

11 Turnpike Company in the District of Columbia. An act to amend an act, entitled "An act for

the establishment of a turnpike company in the county of Alexandria, in the District of Columbia.” April 9, 1824......

17 Pensions. An act extending the term of pensions granted to persons disabled, and to the

widows and orphans of those who have been slain, or who have died, in consequence of wounds or casualties, received while in the line of their duty, on board the private armed ships of the United States, during the late war. (Obsolete.) April 9, 1824.......

18 Acts of James Miller, Governor of Arkansas, confirmed. An act confirming certain acts of

James Miller, as governor of the territory of Arkansas, and for other purposes.
April 9, 1824....

18 Circuit and District Courts of Ohio and Kentucky. An act to change the terms of the circuit

and district courts of the United States in the state of Ohio, and one of the terms of the circuit court in Kentucky. April 22, 1824 ....

18 Consent to an Act of the Legislative Council of Florida levying a Poll-tax. An act giving the

consent and sanction of Congress to a certain act of the legislative council of the territory of Florida. April 22, 1824

... 19 District Court of Minois. An act to alter the times of holding the district court of the United States for the district of Illinois. April 22, 1824.......

19 Imprisonment for Debt. An act supplementary to the act, entitled “ An act supplementary

to the act, entitled · An act for the relief of persons imprisoned for debt.'” April 22, 1824.

... 19 Appropriations for the Support of the Navy for 1824. An act making appropriations for the

support of the navy of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four. (Obsolete.) April 29, 1824....

20 Appropriations for certain Fortifications for 1824. An act making appropriations for certain

fortifications of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four. (Obsolete.) April 29, 1824....

22 District Court in Missouri. An act to alter the times of holding the district court in the district of Missouri. April 29, 1824......

22 Surveys and Plans for Roads and Canals. An act to procure the necessary surveys, plans, and estimates upon the subject of roads and canals. April 30, 1824...

22 Reward to the Officers and Crews of Gigs and Boats under the Command of Lieutenant Francis H.

Gregory. An act rewarding the officers and crews of two gigs or small boats, under the command of Lieutenant Francis H. Gregory of the United States navy. May 4, 1824..

23 Consent of Congress to Acts of the State of Alabama. An act declaring the consent of Congress to certain acts of the state of Alabama. May 13, 1824....

23 Courts in the District of Columbia. An act altering the times of holding the courts in the District of Columbia. May 13, 1824......

23 Debt due the United States by the Purchasers of Public Lands. An act to provide for the extin

guishment of the debt due to the Únited States by the purchasers of public lands.
(Obsolete.) May 18, 1824.....

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Appointment of an Agent for the Osage Indians west of the State of Missouri, and Regulations as to

Indian Agents. An act providing for the appointment of an agent for the Osage Indians west of the state of Missouri and territory of Arkansas, and for other purposes. (Repealed.) May 18, 1824......

25 Duties on Imports. An act to amend the several acts imposing duties on imports. (Repealed.) May 22, 1824...

25 Land granted for the seat of Government in Florida. An act providing for a grant of land for

the seat of government in the territory of Florida, and for other purposes. May 24, 1824...

30 Correction of Errors in making Entries of Lands at the Land Offices. An act supplementary to

an act, approved on the third day of March, one thousand eight hundred and nineteen, entitled “ An act providing

for the correction of errors in making entries of land at the land offices." May 24, 1824............

... 31 Improvement of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers. An act to improve the navigation of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers. May 24, 1824......

32 Stock to be created to provide for the Awards of the Commissioners under the Treaty with Spain. An

act to authorize the creation of a stock to an amount not exceeding five millions of dollars, to provide for the awards of the commissioners under the treaty with Spain, of the twenty-second of February, one thousand eight hundred and nineteen. (Obsolete.) May 24, 1824. ....

33 Survey of the Public Lands on Rivers, Lakes, Bayous, and Watercourses. An act changing the

mode of surveying the public lands on any river, lake, bayou, or watercourse. May 24, 1824...

34 District Courts in South Carolina. An act to alter the times of holding the circuit and dis

trict courts of the United States for the district of South Carolina. May 25, 1824. 34 Treaties with the Indian Tribes. An act to enable the President to hold treaties with certain Indian tribes, and for other purposes. May 25, 1824.....

35 Further Appropriations for the Military Service for the Year 1824, Sc. An act making further

appropriations for the military service of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four, and for other purposes. (Obsolete.) May 26, 1824.....

36 Appropriation to Benjamin Huffman, a captive to the Indians. An act appropriating a sum of money to Benjamin Huffman, of the state of Indiana. May 26, 1824.....

37 Appropriations to carry into effect Indian Treaties. An act making appropriations to carry into effect certain Indian treaties. May 26, 1824......

37 A Bounty to Vessels employed in the Cod Fisheries. An act to allow the bounty to vessels employed in the cod fisheries, in certain cases. May 26, 1824......

38 Appropriations for deepening the Harbour of Presque Isle and for repairing Plymouth Beach. An

act making appropriations for deepening the channel leading into the harbour of

Presque Isle, and for repairing Plymouth beach. (Obsolete.) May 26, 1824...... 38 Pre-emption Rights in the Territory of Arkansas. An act concerning pre-emption rights in the territory of Arkansas. May 26, 1824....

39 Western Boundary of the Territory of Arkansas, &c. An act to fix the western boundary line of the territory of Arkansas, and for other purposes. May 26, 1824...

40 Appropriations towards the Extinguishment of Quapaw Title to Lands in the Territory of Arkansas.

An act making an appropriation towards the extinguishment of the Quapaw title to lands in the territory of Arkansas. May 26, 1824......

41 Authorizing the Employment of additional Clerks, &c., in the several Departments. An act autho

rizing the employment of additional clerks, and certain messengers and assistants, and other persons, in the several departments. May 26, 1824....

41 Salary to the Collectors of Nantucket and Pensacola, and Office of Surveyor of the District of Pensa

cola abolished. An act to allow a salary to the collectors of the districts of Nantucket and Pensacola, and to abolish the office of surveyor of the district of Pensacola. May 26, 1824....

43 Levy Court of the County of Alexandria. An act to confer certain powers on the levy court

of the county of Alexandria, in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. May 26, 1824.

43 Inspection of Flour in the County of Alexandria. An act further to regulate the inspection of flour in the county of Alexandria. May 26, 1824...

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