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Page Occupation of Florida. An act authorizing the President of the United States to take pos

session of a tract of country lying south of the Mississippi territory and west of the river Perdido. (Obsolete.) Feb. 12, 1813.......

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RESOLUTIONS.

1. For the admission of the State of Mississippi into the Union. Dec. 10, 1817.......... 472 2. Authorizing the distribution of certain public documents. Dec. 23, 1817......... 473 3. Directing the distribution of certain laws ainong the members and delegates of territories of the fifteenth Congress. (Obsolete.) Dec. 23, 1817.....

473 4. Directing the procurement of certain laws. (Obsolete.) Jan. 22, 1818..

473 5. Relative to the distribution of the late edition of the Land Laws. (Obsolete.) March 9, 1818...

473 6. Directing the judges of the Supreme Court to be furnished with Waits' state papers. (Obsolete.) March 18, 1818....

474 7. Authorizing the transportation of certain documents free of postage. (Obsolete.) March 19, 1818....

474 8. Directing the publication and distribution of the journal and proceedings of the con

vention which formed the present constitution of the United States. (Obsolete.).. 475 9. Directing the distribution of the laws of the fourteenth Congress among the members of the fifteenth Congress. (Obsolete.) March 27, 1818....

475 10. Directing the Secretary for the Department of State to prepare an index to the acts

and resolutions of Congress, after the close of every session. April 3, 1818...... 475 11. Requesting the President of the United States to present a sword to Colonel Richard M. Johnson. April 4, 1818........

476 12. Directing medals to be struck and, together with the thanks of Congress, presented to Major-General Harrison and Governor Shelby, and for other purposes....

476 13. Directing the completion of the survey of the waters of the Chesapeake Bay, and for other purposes. April 20, 1818....

476

STATUTE II.-1818, 1819.

Library of Congress. An' act to provide for the removal of the library of Congress to the north wing of the capitol. (Obsolete.) Dec. 3, 1818...

477 Clerks in the Department of War. An act to increase the number of clerks in the Department of War. (Obsolete.) Dec. 5, 1818.....

477 Appropriations for 1819 and for holding Indian Treaties. An act making a partial appropria

tion for the military service of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and nineteen, and to make good a deficit in the appropriation for holding treaties with the Indians. (Obsolete.) Dec. 16, 1813......

478 Western District Court of Pennsylvania. An act concerning the western District Court of Pennsylvania. Dec. 16, 1818.....

478 A judicial District in western Virginia established. An act to est lish a judicial district in Virginia, west of the Alleghany mountains. Feb. 4, 1819.....

478 Lost or destroyed. Treasury Notes. An act to authorize the payment, in certain cases, on ac

count of treasury notes which have been lost and destroyed. (Obsolete.) Feb. 4, 1819.....

479 Prize Money for the Capture of the Brig Transfer. An act authorizing the distribution of a

sum of money among the representatives of Commodore Edward Preble, and the officers and crew of the brig Syren. (Obsolete.) Feb. 4, 1819....

480 Appropriations for the Military Service for 1819. An act making appropriations for the mili

tary service of the United States for the year one thousand eight hundred and nineteen. (Obsolete.) Feb. 15, 1819.....

... 480 Jurisdiction of the Circuit Courts under the Law relating to Patents. An act to extend the juris

diction of the Circuit Courts of the United States to cases arising under the law relating to patents. Feb. 15, 1819.. ....

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Washington Turnpike Road. An act to authorize the president and managers of the Rock

ville and Washington Turnpike Road Company, of the State of Maryland, to extend and make their turnpike road to or from the boundary of the city of Washington, in the District of Columbia, through the said district, to the line thereof. Feb. 15, 1819......

482 Michigan Territory. A Delegate to Congress, fc. An act authorizing the election of a delegate

from the Michigan territory to the Congress of the United States, and extending the right of suffrage to the citizens of said territory. Feb. 16, 1819. ......

482 Appropriations for the Support of the Navy for 1819. An act making appropriations for the

support of the navy of the United States for the year one thousand eight hundred and nineteen. (Obsolete.) Feb. 16, 1819.......

483 Salaries of the Secretaries of the Departments and Judges of the Supreme Court increased. An act

to increase the salaries of certain officers of government. Feb. 20, 1819. ......... 484 Public Lands. Lands of the Creek Nation. An act authorizing the President of the United

States to purchase the lands reserved by the act of the third of March, one thousand eight hundred and seventeen, to certain chiefs, warriors, and other Indians of the Creek Nation. Feb. 20, 1819.......

484 Grant of land to the State of Mississippi. An act to provide for a grant of land for the seat

of government in the State of Mississippi, and for the support of a seminary of learning within the State. (Obsolete.) Feb. 20, 1819.....

485 Charter of the City of Washington. An act supplemental to the act entitled “ An act further

to amend the charter of the city of Washington.” (Obsolete.) Feb. 20, 1819..... 485 Drawbacks. An act providing additional penalties for false entries for the benefit of drawback, or bounty on exportation. Feb. 20, 1819. .......

486 Military Land Warrants. An act allowing further time to complete the issuing and locating of military land warrants. (Obsolete.) Feb. 24, 1819..

... 487 Public Accounts. An act supplementary to the act entitled “ An act to provide for the prompt settlement of public accounts.” Feb. 24, 1819...

487 Army of the United States. An act to regulate the pay of the army when employed on fatigue duty. (Obsolete.) March 2, 1819....

488 Passenger Ships and Vessels. An act regulating passenger ships and vessels. March 2, 1819....

488 State of Alabama. An act to enable the people of the Alabama territory to form a constitu

lion and state government, and for the admission of such Staie into the Union on an equal footing with the original States. March 2, 1819....

489 Coasting Trade. An act supplementary to the acts concerning the coasting trade. March 2, 1819...

492 Arkansas Territory. An act establishing a separate territorial government in the southern part of the territory of Missouri. March 2, 1819.......

493 Post-office. An act authorizing the Postmaster-general to contract, as in other cases, for

carrying the mail in steamboats, between New Orleans, in the State of Louisiana, and Louisville, in the State of Kentucky. March 2, 1819.....

496 Appropriations for the Support of Government for 1819. An act making appropriations for the

support of government for the year one thousand eight hundred and nineteen. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1819.....

496 Pensions. An act extending the term of half-pay pensions to the widows and children of

certain officers, seamen, and marines, who died in the public service. March 3, 1819......

502 Execution of the Laws of the United States in the State of Illinois. An act to provide for the

execution of the laws of the United States within the State of Ilinois. March 3, 1819.......

502 Washington Turnpike Company. An act supplementary to the act entitled “An act to au

thorize and empower the president and managers of the Washington Turnpike Company of the State of Maryland, when organized, to extend and make their turnpike road to or from Georgetown, in the District of Columbia, through the said district, to the line thereof.” March 3, 1819. .....

503 Post-roads. An act to alter and establish certain post-roads. March 3, 1819...

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Bank of the United States. An act to enforce those provisions of the act entitled “An act

to incorporate the subscribers to the Bank of the United States," which relate to

the right of voting for directors, and other purposes. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1819. 508 Public Lands. An act further to suspend, for a limited time, the sale or forfeiture of lands

for failure in completing the payment thereon. (Expired.) March 3, 1819....... 509 Tonnage and discriminating Duties. An act in addition to "An act concerning tonnage and discriminating duties in certain cases.” March 3, 1819......

510 The public armed Vessels to be employed for Protection against Piracy, &c. An act to protect the

commerce of the United States, and to punish the crime of piracy. March 3, 1819. 510 Trading Houses with the Indians. An act to continue in force, for a further term, the act

entitled “An act for establishing trading houses with the Indian tribes,” and for other purposes. (Expired.) March 3, 1819......

514 Pensions. An act regulating the payments to invalid pensioners. March 3, 1819......... 514 Duties on Wines. An act to regulate the duties on certain wines. (Obsolete.) March 3,

515 State of Indiana. An act respecting the location of certain sections of land to be granted

for the seat of government in the State of Indiana. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1819... 516 Appropriations for the public Buildings, and for a Supply of Water. An act making appropria

tions for the public buildings, for the purchase of a lot of land, and furnishing a

supply of water for the use of certain public buildings. March 3, 1819......... 516 Indian Tribes. An act making provision for the civilization of the Indian tribes adjoining the frontier settlements. March 3, 1819......

516 Adjustment of Land Titles in Missouri. An act explanatory of the act entitled “ An act for

the final adjustment of land titles in the State of Louisiana and territory of Missouri.” March 3, 1819.......

.. 517 Appropriations to carry into Effect certain Indian Treatics. An act making appropriations to

carry into effect treaties concluding with several Indian tribes therein mentioned. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1819......

517 Sale of Military Sites. An act authorizing the sale of certain military sites. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1819.....

520 Fisheries of the United States. An act in addition to, and alteration of, an act entitled “An

act laying a duty on imported salt, granting a bounty on pickled fish exported, and .

allowances to certain vessels employed in the fisheries.” March 3, 1819.......... 520 Land in Jefferson County, Virginia. An act to authorize the Secretary of War to convey a

lot or parcel of land, belonging to the United States, lying in Jefferson county, in the State of Virginia. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1819. .......

... 521 Pension Agent in Tennessee. An act to authorize the Secretary of War to appoint an addi

tional agent for paying pensioners of the United States, in the State of Tennessee. March 3, 1819....

521 Public Lands in Ohio and Indiana. An act to designate the boundaries of districts, and

establish land-offices for the disposal of the public lands not heretofore offered for sale in the States of Ohio and Indiana. March 3, 1819......

521 Territory of Florida. An act to authorize the President of the United States to take pos

session of East and West Florida, and establish a temporary government therein. March 3, 1819.ii.ii.

523 Pensions. An act concerning the allowance of pen upon a relinquishment of bounty lands. March 3, 1819.....

524 State of Illinois. An act granting a donation of land to the State of Illinois, for the seat of government of said State. March 3, 1819..........

525 Fire Engines, &c. An act authorizing the purchase of fire engines and for building houses for the safe keeping of the same. March 3, 1819.....

525 Foreign Coins. An act to continue in force an act regulating the currency, within the

United States, of the gold coins of Great Britain, France, Portugal, and Spain, and

the crowns of France, and five franc pieces. (Expired.) March 3, 1819.... 525 Correction of Errors at the Land-offices. An act providing for the correction of errors in making entries of land at the land-offices. March 3, 1819....

... 526 Pensions. An act concerning invalid pensions. March 3, 1819...

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Island of Orleans. An act for adjusting the claims to land and establishing land-offices in the districts east of the island of New Orleans. March 3, 1819. ...

528 Slave Trade. An act in addition to the act prohibiting the slave trade. March 3, 1819.... 532 Light-houses, Beacons, &c. An act to authorize the building, erecting, and placing light

houses, beacons, and buoys in places designated in Boston, Buzzard and Chesapeake

Bay, Lakes Ontario and Erie, and for other purposes. March 3, 1819....... 534 post-office. An act to repeal part of an act, passed on the twenty-seventh day of February,

one thousand eight hundred and thirteen, entitled “An act in addition to · An act regulating the post-office establishment.'” March 3, 1819...

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RESOLUTIONS.

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1. Declaring the admission of the State of Illinois into the Union. Dec. 3, 1818..... 536 % Authorizing the transmission of certain documents free of postage. Dec. 5, 1818. .... 537 3. Directing a survey of certain parts of the coast of North Carolina. Jan. 19, 1819..... 587 4. For the distribution of Seybert's Statistical Annals, and directing Pitkin's Commercial Statistics to be deposited in the library. Jan. 23, 1819........

537 5. Authorizing the transmission of the documents accompanying the report of the com

mittee to examine into the proceedings of the Bank of the United States, free of postage. Feb. 15, 1819.

... 537 6. Directing the manner in which the printing of Congress shall be executed, fixing the

prices thereof, and providivg for the appointment of a printer or printers..... 538 7. Declaring the manner in which the vessels composing the navy of the United States shall be named. March 3, 1819....

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Acts of the Sixteenth Congress of the United States.

STATUTE I.-1819, 1820.

Public Documents. An act authorizing the transmission of certain documents free of postage. (Obsolete.) Dec. 14, 1819.....

539 Partial Appropriations for the Military Scrvice in 1820. An act making a partial appropria

tion for the military service of the United States for the year, one thousand eight hundred and twenty. (Obsolete.) Jan. 14, 1820....

539 Additional Appropriations for the Support of the Navy in 1819. An act in addition to the “Act

making appropriations for the support of the navy of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and nineteen." (Obsolete.) Jan. 14, 1820.....

540 Compensation of Clerks. An act supplementary to the act entitled “ An act to regulate and

fix the compensation of the clerks in the different offices,” passed the twentieth of April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen. Jan. 14, 1820.....

540 District Court of the western District of Virginia. An act to alter the terms of the court of the western district of Virginia. Feb. 10, 1820...

... 540 Appropriations for public Buildings. An act making appropriations to supply the defi

ciency in the appropriations heretofore made for the completion of the repairs of the north and south wings of the capitol, for finishing the President's house, and the erection of two new executive offices. (Obsolete.) Feb. 10, 1820......

541 Statements of the foreign Commerce of the United States. An act to provide for obtaining accu

rate statements of the foreign commerce of the United States. Feb. 10, 1820...... 541 Duties on the Statue of Washington. An act to remit the duties on a statue of George Washington. Feb. 24, 1820..

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Charter of the City of Washington. An act further to extend the charter of the city of
Washington. Feb. 28, 1820...

543 Maine admitted into the Union. An act for the admission of the State of Maine into the Union. March 3, 1820......

544 Trading Houses with the Indians. An act to continue in force, for a further time, the act

entitled “ An act for establishing trading houses with the Indian tribes.” (Expired.) March 4, 1820.......

544 District Court in Ohio. An act altering the place of holding the Circuit and District Court in the district of Ohio. March 4, 1820.......

544 State of Missouri. An act to anthorize the people of the Missouri territory to form a constitu

tion and state government, and for the admission of such State into the Union on an equal footing with the original States, and to prohibit slavery in certain territories. March 6, 1820...

... 545 Post-office. Franking Privilege. An act in addition to an act entitled “ An act regulating the post-office establishment.” March 13, 1820....

548 Fourth Census. An act to provide for taking the fourth census or enumeration of the inha

bitants of the United States, and for other purposes. March 14, 1820....... 548 Appropriations for the Navy for 1820. An act making appropriations for the support of the

navy of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty. (Obsolete.) March 17, 1820.....

553 Public Lands in the Arkansas Territory. An act to authorize the President of the United

States to appoint a receiver of the public moneys, and register of the land-office for

the district of Lawrence county, in the Arkansas territory. March 17, 1820..... 554. Circuit Court in the District of Maine. An act establishing a Circuit Court within and for the district of Maine. March 30, 1820.....

554 Public Lands. An act further to suspend, for a limited time, the sale or forfeiture of lands

for failure in completing the payment thereof. (Expired.) March 30, 1820....... 555 Representatives in Congress from Massachusetts and Maine. An act for apportioning the repre

sentatives in the seventeenth Congress, to be elected in the States of Massachusetts and Maine, and for other purposes. (Obsolete.) April 7, 1820......

555 Appropriations for the Support of Government for 1820. An act making appropriations for the

support of government, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty. (Obsolete.) April 11, 1820. ....

... 555 Appropriations for the Capitol. An act making further appropriations for continuing the

work upon the centre building of the capitol, and other public buildings. (Obsolete.) April 11, 1820.....

562 Appropriations for the Military Service for 1820. An act making appropriations for the mili

tary service of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty. (Obsolete.) April 14, 1820......

.. 562 Duties. An act to continue in force the act passed on the twentieth day of April, one thou

sand eight hundred and eighteen, entitled "An act supplementary to an act entitled . An act to regulate the collection of duties on imports and tonnage,' passed the second day of March, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-nine," and for other purposes. April 18, 1820.....

563 District Court in Alabama. An act to establish a District Court in the State of Alabama. April 21, 1820......

564 Laws in force in the Arkansas Territory. An act relative to the Arkansas territory. April 21, 1820...

565 The Laws of Michigan Territory to be printed and distributed. An act to authorize the Secre

tary of State to cause the laws of the Michigan territory to be printed and distributed, and for other purposes. (Obsolete.) April 24, 1820.......

565 Public Lands. An act making further provision for the sale of the public lands. April 24, 1820.....

566 Treasury, War, and Navy Departments. An act in addition to the several acts for the esta

blishment and regulation of the Treasury, War, and Navy Departments. May 1, 1820....

567 Pensions. An act in addition to an act entitled “An act to provide for certain persons

engaged in the land and naval service of the United States in the revolutionary war," passed the eighteenth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen. (Obsolete.) May 1, 1820.,.

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