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Judges of the Orphans' Court of the District of Columbia. An act to increase the allowances

of the judges of the Orphans' Court in the counties of Washington and Alexandria. May 1, 1820.......

570 Banks in the Distrid of Columbia. An act concerning the banks of the District of Columbia. (Obsolete.) May 4, 1820.....

570 Medical Department of the Army. An act further to regulate the medical department of the army. May 8, 1820...

570 Public Lands. An act to establish additional land-offices in the States of Alabama and Illinois. May 11, 1820...

571 Public Lands in the Terrilory of Michigan. An act to revive the powers of the commis

sioners for ascertaining and deciding on claims 10 land in the district of Detroit, and for settling the claims to land at Green Bay and Prairie des Chiens, in the territory of Michigan. May 11, 1820.......

572 Settlers on Lands in the District of Vincennes. An act for the relief of certain settlers in the

State of Illinois who reside within the Vincennes land district. (Obsolete.) May 11, 1820.....

573 Land Claims in the State of Louisiana. An act supplementary to the several acts for the

adjustment of land claims in the State of Louisiana. May 11, 1820......... 573 Direct Taxes. An act extending the time allowed for the redemption of land sold for direct taxes in certain cases. (Expired.) May 11, 1820....

575 Public Land in Ohio. An act authorizing the sale of thirteen sections of land lying

within the land district of Canton, in the State of Ohio. May 11, 1820...... 575 Laws of the United States. An act to amend the act entitled “An act to provide for the pub

lication of the laws of the United States, and for other purposes." (Obsolete.) May 11, 1820.....

576 Courts of the District of Columbia. An act to alter the times of the session of the Circuit and District Courts in the District of Columbia. May 11, 1820....

... 576 Public Lands in the Territory of Michigan. An act to annex certain lands within the territory of Michigan to the district of Detroit. May 11, 1820.....

577 Discipline of the Militia. An act to establish a uniform mode of discipline and field exercise for the militia of the United States. May 12, 1820......

577 Post-roads. An act to alter and establish certain post-roads. May 13, 1820....

577 Meeting of Congress. An act fixing the time for the next meeting of Congress. (Obsolete.) May 13, 1820.....

581 Limitation of the Term of Office of certain Oficers. An act to limit the term of office of certain officers therein named, and for other purposes. May 15, 1820........

582 Loan of Three Millions of Dollars. An act to authorize the President of the United States to

borrow a sum not exceeding three millions of dollars. (Obsolete.) May 15, 1820. 582 Incorporation of the City of Washington. An act to incorporate the inhabitants of the city

of Washington, and to repeal all acts heretofore passed for that purpose. May 15, 1820.....

583 Better Organization of the Treasury Department. An act providing for the better organization of the Treasury Department. May 15, 1820......

592 Five Vessels of War to be built. An act authorizing the building of a certain number of small vessels of war. (Obsolete.) May 15, 1820...

596 Pensions. An act to revive and continue in force an act entitled “An act to provide for

persons who were disabled by known wounds received in the revolutionary war," and for other purposes. (Expired.) May 15, 1820......

596 Ports within which foreign armed Vessels may enter. An act designating the ports within which,

only, foreign armed vessels shall be permitted to enter. (Expired.) May 15, 1820. 597 District Court in the western District of Pennsylvania, &c. An act for altering the times for

holding the court of the United States for the western district of Pennsylvania, and for other purposes. May 15, 1820.......

698 Light-houses. An act to authorize the erection of a light-house on one of the Isles of Shoals, near Portsmouth, in New Hampshire, and for other purposes. May 15, 1820...... 598 609 4. For the distribution of certain copies of the journal of the convention which formed the Constitution. May 8, 1820.....

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Piracy. An act to continue in force “ An act to protect the commerce of the United States,

and punish the crime of piracy,” and also to make further provision for punishing the crime of piracy. May 15, 1820.....,

600 Public Lands. An act for the relief of persons holding confirmed unlocated claims for lands in the State of Illinois. May 15, 1820......

601 Appropriations for the Support of Government. An act in addition to the act entitled "An act

making appropriations for the support of government for the year one thousand

eight hundred and twenty," and for other purposes. (Obsolete.) May 15, 1820... 601 Custom-house at New Orleans. An act to provide for building an addition to the custom

house now erecting in the city of New Orleans, for the use of the District Court of the United States for the State of Louisiana. May 15, 1820......

602 The Governor of Illinois to obtain Abstracts from the Land-office. An act to authorize the Go

vernor of Illinois to obtain certain abstracts of lands from certain public offices. May 15, 1820......

602 British Vessels from the British Provinces and Islands prohibited Entry. An act supplementary to an act entitled “An act concerning navigation.” May 15, 1820........

602 Roads in Ohio and Indiana. An act to authorize the appointment of commissioners to lay out the road therein mentioned. May 15, 1820....,

604 Relief of the Inhabitants of Peoria. An act for the relief of the inhabitants of the village of Peoria, in the State of Illinois. May 15, 1820......

605 A new Tonnage Duty on French Vessels. An act to impose new tonnage duty on French ships and vessels. (Repealed.) May 15, 1820....

605 Survey of the Coast of North Carolina. An act to provide for the expense of surveying cer

tain parts of the coast of North Carolina, and for other purposes. May 15, 1820.. 606 Reports of the Decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States. An act to continue in force

the act entitled " An act to provide for the reports of the decisions of the Supreme Court," approved the third of March, one thousand eight hundred and seventeen. May 15, 1820....

606 Additional Naval Force to be employed. An act to amend the act entitled “ An act to amend

the act authorizing the employment of an additional naval force.” May 15, 1820.. 606 Appropriation for Repairs of the Post-office, &c. An act to provide for repairing the roof of the

general post-office, and to procure an engine for the protection of said building. May 15, 1820.....

606 Clerks in the Department of War. An act to increase the number of clerks in the Department of War. May 15, 1820.......

607 Pre-emption of certain Lands granted to the State of Ohio. An act granting to the State of Ohio

the right of pre-emption to certain quarter sections of land. May 15, 1820........ 607 Lands reserved for Naval Purposes. An act to amend "An act making reservation of certain

public lands for naval purposes,” passed first March, one thousand eight hundred and seventeen. May 15, 1820...

... 607 Appropriations for carrying into Effect certain Indian Treaties. An act making appropriations

for carrying into effect ihe treaties concluded with the Chippewa and Kickapoo nations of Indians. May 15, 1820......

608

RESOLUTIONS.

1. Declaring the admission of the State of Alabama into the Union. Dec. 14, 1819 ...... 608 2. For the further distribution of the journal of the convention which formed the Constitution of the United States. Jan. 19, 1820......

609 3. To authorize the publication of part of the secret journal of Congress under the articles of confederation. April 21, 1820......

609 6. Giving the consent of Congress to a compact concluded between the States of Ken

tucky and Tennessee for the settlement of their boundary line. May 12, 1820.... 609 635 Loan to the United States. An act to authorize the President of the United States to borrow

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District Court of Alabama. An act to alter the terms of the District Court in Alabama. Nov. 27, 1820...

610 Three per cent. of the Proceeds of Public Lands in Illinois to be paid to the State. An act to pro

vide for paying to the State of Illinois three per cent. of the net proceeds arising from the sale of the public lands within the same. Dec. 12, 1820....

... 610 Courts in the District of Columbia. An act to amend the act entitled "An act to alter the

times of the sessions of the Circuit and District Courts in the District of Columbia.” Dec. 29, 1820......

611 District Court in the District of Mississippi. An act to alter the time of holding the District Court in the district of Mississippi. Jan. 11, 1821........

611 Partial Appropriations for the Military Service in 1821. An act making a partial appropria

tiou for the military service of the United States for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-one. (Obsolete.) Jan. 17, 1821.......

612 Virginia Military Land Warrants. An act to extend the time for locating Virginia military

Jand warrants, and returning surveys thereon to the general land-office. Feb. 9, 1321......

612 Relief of Purchasers of Public Lands. An act for the relief of the purchasers of public lands

prior to the first day of July, eighteen hundred and twenty. March 2, 1821........ 612 Military Peace Establishment. An act to reduce and fix the military peace establishment of the United States. March 2, 1821.....

615 Regulation of the Entry of Merchandise from adjacent Territories. An act further to regulate

the entry of merchandise imported into the United States from any adjacent territory. March 2, 1821......

616 Military Land Warrants. An act extending the time for issuing and locating military land

warrants to officers and soldiers of the revolutionary army. (Expired.) March 2, 1821........

617 District of Pearl River. An act to establish the district of Pearl River. March 2, 1821.... 617 Scat of the Government of Illinois. An act confirming the location of the seat of govern

ment of the State of Illinois, and for other purposes. March 2, 1821........ 618 Banks in the District of Columbia. An act to extend the charters of certain banks in the District of Columbia. (Obsolete.) March 2, 1821...

618 Removal of a Land-office in Arkansas. An act authorizing the President of the United States

to remove the land-office in the district of Lawrence county, in the territory of Arkansas. March 2, 1821.........

622 Relief of the Family of Oliver H. Perry. An act for the relief of the family of the late Oliver Hazard Perry, Esquire. March 2, 1821...

622 District Court in the northern District of New York. An act to alter the time of holding the District Court in the northern District of New York. March 2, 1821......

623 Post-roads. An act to alter and establish certain post-roads. March 3, 1821.....

623 Appropriations for the Support of Government in 1821. An act making appropriations for the

support of government, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-one. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1821.....

628 Appropriations for the Military Service in 1821. An act making appropriations for the mili

tary service of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-one. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1821.....

633 Appropriations for the Support of the Navy in 1821. An act making appropriations for the

support of the navy of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-one. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1821....

634 Approporiations for the public Buildings. An act making appropriations for the public buildings. March 3, 1821....

635 a sum not exceeding five millions of dollars. March 3, 1821....... Establishment of a Government in Florida. An act for carrying into execution the treaty be

tween the United States and Spain, concluded at Washington, on the twenty-second
day of February, one thousand eight hundred and nineteen. March 3, 1821....... 637

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salaries of the commissioners and agents appointed under the treaty of Ghent. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1821........

640 Debentures on the Exportation of Loaf Sugar and distilled Spirits. An act to authorize the col

lectors of customs to pay debentures issued on the exportation of loaf sugar and spirits distilled from molasses. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1821......

640 Time for unlading Vessels of 600 Tons and upwards extended. An act to extend the time for

unlading vessels arriving from foreign ports, in certain cases. March 3, 1821..... 640 Salc of Land in Northumberland County, Virginia. An act authorizing the Secretary of the

Treasury of the Uuited States to sell and convey a certain tract of land in North

umberland county, in the State of Virginia. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1821........ 641 Land Warrants to the Canadian Voluntecrs. An act to regulate the location of land warrants,

and the issuing of patents, in certain cases. (Repealed.) March 3, 1821..... 641 Trading Houses with the Indians. An act to continue in force, for a further time, the act en

titled “ An act for establishing trading houses with the Indian tribes." (Repealed.) March 3, 1821.....

641 French Ships. An act to release French ships and vessels entering the ports of the United

States prior to the thirtieth of September, one thousand eight hundred and twenty, from the operation of the act entitled “ An act to impose a new tonnage duty on

French ships and vessels,” and for other purposes. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1821... 641 Navy of the United States. An act to amend the act entitled “An act for the gradual increase of the navy of the United States.” March 3, 1821.....

642 Port of Entry at the Town of Portland, Ohio. An act to establish a port of entry in the dis

trict of Sandusky, in the State of Ohio, and for other purposes. March 3, 1821.... 642 Census of the Inhabitants of the United States. An act to amend the act entitled "An act to

provide for taking the fourth census or enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States," and for other purposes. March 3, 1821...

643 District Court of Louisiana. An act to authorize the clerk of the District Court of the United

States for the district of Louisiana, lo appoint a deputy to aid him in the discharge of the duties of his office. March 3, 1821.........

643 Proceedings in Cases in which the District Judge is interested in a Cause depending in the Court in

which he is a Judge. An act to amend an act entitled “ An act for regulating process in the courts of the Uuited States.” March 3, 1821.......

643 Lighl-houses. An act to authorize the building of light-houses therein mentioned, and for other purposes. March 3, 1821.........

... 643 Foreign Coins and Currency of the United States. An act to continue in force an act entitled

“An act regulating the currency within the United States, of the gold coins of Great Britain, France, Portugal, and Spain," passed on the twenty-ninth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and sixteen, so far as the same relates to the crowns and five franc pieces of France. March 3, 1821.....

645 Compensation of Oficers of Congress. An act to revive and continue in force “ An act fixing

the compensation of the secretary of the Senate, and the clerk of the House of Representatives, of the clerks employed in their offices, and of the librarian,” approved the eighteenth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1821...

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RESOLUTIONS.

1. Providing for the admission of Missouri into the Union, on certain conditions. March 2, 1821....

645 2. Providing for jails in certain cases, for the safe custody of persons committed under the authority of the United States. March 3, 1821......

646 3. Authorizing the President of the United States to cause astronomical observations to be

made to ascertain the longitude of the capitol in the city of Washington, from some known meridian in Europe. March 3, 1821.......

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Transmission of public Documents free of Postage. An act authorizing the transmission of certain documents free of postage. (Obsolete.) Dec. 19, 1821.......

649 Time for the Redemption of Lands sold for direct Taxes extended. An act reviving and extend

ing the time allowed for the redemption of land sold for direct taxes in certain cases. (Expired.) Feb. 4, 1822...

649 Pensions. An act to revive and continue in force an act entitled “An act to provide for

persons who were disabled by known wounds received in the revolutionary war.” Feb. 4, 1822...

650 Appropriations for the Support of the Navy for 1822. An act making partial appropriations

for the support of the navy of the United States during the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-two. Feb. 19, 1822.....

650 Debt of the United States. An act authorizing the transfer of certain certificates of the funded debt of the United States. (Obsolete.) Feb. 19, 1822.......

... 651 Preservation of Timber in Florida for Naval Purposes. An act for the preservation of the timber of the United States in Florida. Feb. 23, 1822....

... 651 Apportionment of Representatives in Congress according to the fourth Census. An act for the apportionment of representatives among the several States according to the fourth March 7, 1822....

.... 651 Appropriations for the Military Service for 1822, 1823. An act making appropriations for the

military service of the United States for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-two, and towards the service of the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-three. (Obsolete.) March 15, 1822...

... 652 Provision for the Execution of the Laws of the United States in the State of Missouri, &c. An act to

provide for the execution of the laws of the United States within the State of Mis

souri, and for the establishment of a District Court therein. March 16, 1822...... 653 Establishment of a Territorial Government in Florida. An act for the establishment of a territorial government in Florida. March 30, 1822.....

654 The State of Illinois authorized to open a Canal to connect the Illinois River with Lake Michigan.

An act to authorize the State of Illinois to open a canal through the public lands, 10 connect the Illinois river with Lake Michigan. March 30, 1822.....

659 Commerce and Navigation of Florida. An act concerning the commerce and navigation of Florida. March 30, 1822...

660 Lots in the City of New Orleans and Town of Mobile. An act supplemental to an act entitled

“ An act authorizing the disposal of certain lots of public ground in the city of New Orleans and town of Mobile.” March 30, 1822.....

661 Process in the Courts of the United States in the State of Tennessee. An act to amend the laws

now in force as to the issuing original writs and final process in the Circuit Courts of the United States within the State of Tennessee. March 30, 1822...

661 District Court in Alabama. An act supplementary to an act entitled “ An act to alter the terms of the District Court in Alabama.” April 17, 1822......

602 Port of Entry and Delivery in the District of Philadelphia. An act to fix the limits of the port of entry and delivery in the district of Philadelphia. April 17, 1822....

662 District of Bristol and Warren. An act to amend the act entitled "An act to establish the

district of Bristol, and to annex the towns of Kittery and Berwick to the district of Portsmouth," passed February twenty-fifth, eighteen hundred and one. April 17, 1822.....

... 662 Duties on the Sword presented to Captain Macdonough remitted. An act to remit the duties on a

sword imported to be presented to Captain Thomas Macdonough, of the United States navy. April 17, 1822..

662 District of Blakely established. An act to establish the district of Blakely. April 17, 1822.. 663 Debt of the United States. An act to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to exchange a

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stock bearing an interest of five per cent, for certain stocks bearing an interest of six and seven per cent. April 20, 1822..

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