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Page Statutes of the United States. An act to provide for the revision and consolidation of the Statutes of the United Statos. May 4, 1870, ch. 72...

96 Colorado Territory. An act amendatory of the organic law of Colorado Territory, and for other purposes. May 4, 1870, ch. 73.

96 The Sckooners ** Zenas Snowand Patriot." An act to authorize the issuing of a certificate of

registry or enrolment to the schooners “Zenas Snow” and “Patriot.” May 4, 1870, ch. 74...

96 Washington and Boston Steamship Company. An act to incorporate the Washington and Boston Steamship Company. May 4, 1870, ch. 75.....

97 Fort Graliot Military Reservation. An act to provide for the survey of the Fort Gratiot military reservation, in the State of Michigan. May 4, 1870, ch. 76....

97 General Corporation Law in the District of Columbia. An act to provide for the creation of corporations in the District of Columbia by general law. May 5, 1870, ch. 80......

98 Agriculturul College Scrip. An act legalizing certain locations of Agricultural College scrip therein designated. May 5, 1870, ch. 81..

116 First National Bank of Delhi, N. Y. An act anthorizing the First National Bank of Delhi, New York, to change its location. May 5, 1870, ch. 82.....

116 United States Courts in Wisconsin. An act to change the time for holding the circuit and district

courts of the United States for the district of Wisconsin. May 5, 1870, ch. 83...... 117 Land Districts in Dakota Territory. An act to create additional land districts in the Territory of

Dakota, to be called the Springfield and Pembina districts. May 5, 1870, ch. 84......... 117 Census of the United States. An act to amend an act entitled “ An act providing for the taking of

the seventh and subsequent censuses of the United States, and to fix the number of the members of the House of Representatives, and to provide for their future apportionment among the several States," approved May twenty-three, eighteen hundred and fifty. May 6, 1870, ch. 87..

118 Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Company. An act to authorize the Burlington and Mis

souri River Railroad Company or its assigns, to change the established line of said road in the State of Nebraska. May 6, 1870, ch. 88

118 Mechanics' Liens in the District of Columbia. An act to amend an act entitled "An act to enforce

mechanics' liens on buildings in the District of Columbia.” May 6, 1870, ch. 89...... 119 Freedman's Savings and Trust Company. An act to amend an act entitled " An act to incorporate

the Freedman's Savings and Trust Company," approved March third, eighteen hundred and sixty-five. May 6, 1870, ch. 90 .

119 Reform School of the District of Columbia. An aet to amend an act entitled “ An act to establish

in the District of Columbia a liouse of correction for boys," approved July twenty-five, eighteen hundred and sixty-six. May 6, 1870, ch. 91.....

119 lowa River. An act in relation to the Iowa River in the State of Iowa. May 6, 1870, ch. 92.... 121 Military Road. An act to extend the time for the completion of the military road from Fort Wil

kins, at Copper Harbor, in the State of Michigan, to Fort Howard, at Green Bay, in the State of Wisconsin. May 6, 1870, ch. 93...

121 Junction of Union and Central Pacific Railroad Company. An act to fix the point of junction of

the Union Pacific Railroad Company, and the Central Pacific Railroad Company. May 6, 1870, ch 94......

121 Kansas. An act to establish an additional land district in the State of Kansas. May 11, 1870, ch 98

122 Special Agents of Treasury Department. An act limiting the appointment of certain officers in the Treasury Department. May 12, 1870, ch. 102 ..

122 The Oneida. An act for the relief of the widows and orphans of the officers, seamen, and marines,

of the United States vessel of war Oneida, and for other purposes. May 18, 1870, ch. 106...

123 Washington Market Company. An act to incorporate the Washington Market Company. May 20, 1870, ch. 108...

124 Columbia Railway Company. An act to incorporate the Columbia Railway Company, of the District of Columbia. May 24, 1870, ch. 109...

133 National Union Savings Bank. An act to incorporate the National Union Savings Bank of the District of Columbia May 24, 1870, ch. 110...

137 Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. An act to incorporate the Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, and for other purposes. May 24, 1870, ch. 111..

139 Colorado Territory. An act creating an additional land district in the Territory of Colorado. May 27, 1870, ch. 113......

139 Fifteenth Amendment. An act to enforce the right of citizens of the United States to vote in the several States of this Union, and for other purposes. May 31, 1870, ch. 114....

140 District of Columbia. An act further to amend the law of the District of Columbia in relation to

judicial proceedings, and preserve records of marriage therein. June 1, 1870, ch. 115..... 146 District of Columbia. An act concerning divorces in the District of Columbia. June 1, 1870, ch 116...

147

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National Theological Institute. An act to repeal the preamble of an act in relation to the National

Theological Institute, approved April twenty-second, eighteen hundred and seventy. June

1, 1870, ch. 117...

148

City of Washington. An act to authorize the reduction of the width of an alley in square number

three hundred and seventy-six, in the city of Washington. June 1, 1870, ch. 118......... 148

Deficiency Appropriation. An act to supply a deficiency in the appropriation for compensation

and mileage of members of the House of Representatives, and delegates from Territories for

the fiscal year ending June thirty, in the year eighteen hundred and seventy, and for

other purposes. June 6, 1870, ch. 123.

148

Court of Claims. An act to fix the salary of the bailiff of the court of claims. June 7, 1870,

ch. 124

148

Post-Roads - Drawbridges in Alabama. An act to establish certain post-roads in the State of

Alabama, and for other purposes. June 8, 1870, ch. 125..

149

Hot Springs Reservation in Arkansas. An act in relation to the Hot Springs Reservation in Ar-

kansas. June 11, 1870, ch. 126 .....

149

Collection District in Oregon. An act to establish the collection district of Willamette, in the State

of Oregon. June 14, 1870, ch 127.......

150

Prisoners. An act to regulate credits to prisoners for good behavior. June 14, 1870, ch. 128.... 151

Assistant Treasurer in Baltimore. An act to provide for the appointment of an assistant treasurer

of the United States at Baltimore. June 15, 1870, ch. 129.....

151

Salaries of Judges in the Territories. An act to regulate the salaries of chief justices and associato

justices in the Territories. June 17, 1870, ch. 130......

152

Exemption from Taxation in the District of Columbia. An act exempting from taxes certain prop-

erty in the District of Columbia, and to amend the “ Act to provide for the creation of cor-

porations in the District of Columbia by general law.” June 17, 1870, ch. 131.......... 153

Artificial Limbs to Soldiers. An act to provide for furnishing artificial limbs to disabled soldiers.

June 17, 1870, ch. 132..

153

Police Court for the District of Columbia. An act to establish a police court for the District of Co

lumbia, and for other purposes. June 17, 1870, ch. 133...

153

Washington Zoological Society. An act to incorporate a zoological society in the city of Washing-

ton, District of Columbia. June 21, 1870, ch. 134 ..

157

Association for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. An act to incorporate an Association for the

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, in the District of Columbia June 21, 1870, ch. 135.. 158

Judges of Elections in the District of Columbia. An act amendatory of act approved February fifth,

eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, and joint resolution approved March twenty-ninth,

eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, relative to judges and commissioners of election in the

citics of Washington and Georgetown, District of Columbia. June 21, 1870, ch. 136..... 159

Paving and Sewerage of M Street. An act to authorize the paving and sewerage of M Street,

Washington, District of Columbia. June 21, 1870, ch. 137..

159

Register of Wills for the District of Columbia. An act to require the register of wills for the Dis-

trict of Columbia to give bond. June 21, 1870, ch. 138....

160

Act of City Councils of Washington legalized. An act to make legal a certain act of the councils

of the city of Washington. June 21, 1870, ch. 139......

160

Bailiffs and Criers of Courts in the District of Columbia. An act to amend an act entitled “An act

fixing the compensation for the bailiffs and criers of the courts of the District of Colum-

bia,” approved February twenty-two, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven. June 21, 1870,

ch. 140...

160

Supreme Court of the District of Columbia. An act relating to the supreme court of the District of

Columbia. June 21, 1870, ch. 141...

160

Baltimore and Potomac Railroad Company. An act supplementary to an act entitled "An act to

authorize the construction, extension (extension, construction), and use of a lateral branch

of the Baltimore and Potomac Railroad Company, into and within the District of Colum-

bia,” approved February five, eighteen hundred and seventy (sixty-seven). June 21, 1870,
ch. 142..

161

Department of Justice. An act to establish the Department of Justice. June 22, 1870, ch. 150... 162

Schooner Cavallo Marino." A act to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to issue a register

to the schooner “Cavallo Marino." June 22, 1870, ch. 151.....

165

National Life Assurance and Trust Association. An act to incorporate the National Mutual Life

Assurance Association of Washington, D. C. June 23, 1870, ch. 152........

165

Settlement of Accounts of Military and Naval Officers. An act to authorize the settlement of the

accounts of officers of the army and navy. June 23, 1870, ch. 153.....

166

Census of 1860. An act to pay loyal citizens in the States lately in rebellion for services in taking

the United States census of eighteen hundred and sixty. June 24, 1870, ch. 164....... 167

National Junction Railway Company. A act to amend an act incorporating the National Junction
Railway Company. June 28, 1870, ch. 165...

167

Post-Route. An act declaring the bridge between Philadelphia and Camden a post-route. June
28, 1870, ch. 166....

168

Page Holidays in the District of Columbia. An act making the first day of January, the twenty-fifth day

of December, the fourth day of July, and Thanksgiving day, holidays within the District of Columbia. June 28, 1870, ch. 167.....

168 National Bolivian Navigation Company. An act to incorporate the National Bolivian Navigation Company, June 29, 1870, ch. 168..

168 Hospital Fund for the Relief of Sick and Disabled Seamen. An act to reorganize the marine hospital

service, and to provide for the relief of sick and disabled seamen. June 29, 1870, ch. 169. 169 Yachts. An act to amend an act entitled “An act to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to license yachts." June 29, 1870, ch. 170.

170 Boundaries of Land Districts. An Act to provide for changing the boundaries of land districts. June 29, 1870, ch. 171....

171 Federal Courts in Wisconsin. An act to establish the Western Judicial District of Wisconsin. June 30, 1870, ch. 175......

171 Bridge across Niagara River. An act to authorize the construction and maintenance of a bridge across the Niagara river. June 30, 1870, ch. 176...

173 Bankruptcy Act. An act to amend an act entitled "An act to establish a uniform system of

bankruptcy throughout the United States," approved March 2, 1867. June 30, 1870, ch. 177....

173 Federal Courts in Iowa. An act concerning the district court of the United States for the district of Iowa. June 30, 1870, ch. 178....

174 Artificial Limbs. An act supplementary to "An act to provide for furnishing artificial limbs to disabled soldiers.” June 30, 1870, ch. 179...,

174 Federal Courts in Indiana. An act to require the holding of additional district and circuit courts

of the United States in the district of Indiana, and for other purposes. June 30, 1870, ch. 180....

175 Priority to certain Cases in the Federal Courts. An act giving priority to certain cases to which a State is a party in the courts of the United States. June 30, 1870, ch. 181....

176 Foreign and Coasting Trade, 8c. An act to regulate the foreign and coasting trade, on the north

ern, northeastern, and northwestern frontiers of the United States, and for other purposes. July 1, 1870, ch. 185....

176 Circuit Courts. An act in relation to circuit courts. July 1, 1870, ch. 186....

179 Deputy Collectors of Internal Revenue. An act to define the intent of an act entitled " An act to

allow deputy collectors of internal revenue acting as collectors, the pay of collector, and for other purposes," approved March one, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine. July 1, 1870, ch. 187....

179 District Courts of the United States. An act to change the place of holding the courts of the

United States for the Albemarle district of North Carolina. July 1, 1870, ch. 188....... 180 Fur-bearing Animals in Alaska. An act to prevent the extermination of fur-bearing animals in Alaska. July 1, 1870, ch. 189..

180 Vallejo, California. An act to create a port of delivery at Vallejo, California. July 1, 1870, n). 190....

1... 182 Public Lands in Alabama. An act to confirm entries of public land in certain cases in the State of Alabama. July 1, 1870, ch. 191..........

182 Wyoming Territory. An act to repeal certain sections of acts passed by the territorial legislature of Wyoming. July 1, 1870, ch. 192...

183 Salt Lake City. An act for the relief of the inhabitants of Salt Lake city, in the Territory of Utah. July 1, 1870, ch. 193.....

183 Madagascar An act to amend an act entitled “An act to carry into effect provisions of the trea

ties between the United States, China, Japan, Siam, Persia, and other countries, giving certain judicial powers to ministers and consuls, and other functionaries of the United States in those countries, and for other purposes," approved June twenty-second, eighteen hundred and sixty. July 1, 1870, ch. !94....

183 Bridge across the Arkansas River. An act authorizing the construction of a bridge across the Arkansas river at Little Rock, Arkansas. July 1, 1870, ch. 195....

185 Agricultural College Scrip. An act amendatory of “ An act to protect the rights of actual settlers

upon the public lands of the United States," approved July 27, 1863, and for other purposes. July 1, 1870, ch. 196......

186 Point San José Military Reservation. An act to relinquish the interest of the United States in certain lands to the city and county of San Francisco. July 1, 1870, ch. 197...

186 Fort Ridgely Military Reservation. An act for the disposal of the lands within the Fort Ridgely military reservation, Minnesota. July 1, 1870, ch. 198.....

187 Unsold Public Lands in Indiana. An act in relation to certain unsold lands in the counties of Porter and Lake in the State of Indiana. July 1, 1870, ch. 199...

187 National Cemeteries. An act to amend an act entitled “ An act to establish and to protect national cemeteries.” July 1, 1870, ch. 200......

188 Pre-emption Settlers in Nebraska. An act for the relief of pre-emption settlers in the State of Nebraska, July 7, 1870, ch. 207.....

.... 188 Police Court in the District of Columbia. An act to amend an act entitled "An act to establish a

Page police court for the District of Columbia, and for other purposes," approved June seventeen, eighteen hundred and seventy. July 7, 1870, ch. 208...

188 Land District in Kansas. An act to establish an additional land district in the State of Kansas. July 7, 1870, ch. 209.....

189 Improvement of the Wisronsin and For Rivers. An act for the improvement of water communi

cation between the Mississippi river and Lake Michigan by the Wisconsin and Fox rivers. July 7, 1870, ch. 210....

189 Omaha made a Port of Delivery. An act to constitute Omaha, in the State of Nebraska, a port of delivery. July 7, 1870, ch. 211........

190 Taxes in Washington, D. C. An act to amend the laws regulating the assessment of taxes in the city of Washington. July 7, 1870, ch. 212......

190 Pensions. An act to construe certain acts therein cited, in relation to pensions. July 7, 1870, ch. 213.....

191 Federal Courts in Ohio. An act to change the times of holding the circuit and district courts of the United States in the northern district of Ohio. July 7, 1870, ch. 214....

192 United States Freehold Land and Emigration Company. An act to incorporate the United States

Freehold Land and Emigration Company, and to confirm certain legislation in Colorado
Territory. July 8, 1870, ch. 224...

192 Pensions, Pension Agents. An act to define the duties of pension agents, to prescribe the manner of paying pensions, and for other purposes. July 8, 1870, ch. 225...

193 National Banking Associations, Embezzlement of Funds by Officers. An act to declare the construc

tion of section fifty-five of an act entitled “An act to provide a national currency secured by a pledge of United States bonds, and to provide for the circulation and redemption thereof," approved June three, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, and the acts amendatory thereof, and to amend the same. July 8, 1870, ch. 226.....

195 Minnesota. An act authorizing the allowance of the claim of the State of Minnesota to lands for the support of a State University. July 8, 1870, ch. 227...

196 Pennsylvania Avenue. An act to provide for the paving of Pennsylvania Avenue. July 8, 1870, ch. 228...

196 Massachusetts and Maine. An act providing for refunding the interest paid by the State of Massa

chusetts on money expended by her on acccount of the war of eighteen hundred and twelve to eighteen hundred and fifteen. July 8, 1870, ch. 229...

197 Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights. An act to revise, consolidate, and amend the statutes relating to patents and copyrights. July 8, 1870, ch. 230....

198 Public Lands, Right of Way, Placers." An act to amend "An act granting the right of way to

ditch and canal owners, over the public lands, and for other purposes." July 9, 1870, ch. 235 217 Alameda Road. An act to grant the right of way for the Alameda Road through certain lands in California. July 9, 1870, ch. 236....

218 Corslar and Diplomatic Expenses. An act making appropriations for the consular and diplomatic

-xpenses of the government for the year ending June thirty, eighteen hundred and seventyone, and for other purposes. July 11, 1870, ch. 237....

218 Pensions a propriations. An act making appropriations for the payment of invalid and other pen

sions or the United States, for the year ending June thirty, eighteen hundred and seventyone. Ju: 11, 1870, ch. 238..

221 Fortifications and Works of Defence. An act making appropriations for the construction, preser

vation, and repans of certain fortifications and other works of defense, for the fiscal year

ending June thirty, «ghteen hundred and seventy-one. July 11, 1870, ch. 239...... 222 Rivers and Harbors. An act , aking appropriations for the repair, preservation, and completion

of certain public works on ryers and harbors, and for other purposes, for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen 'undred and seventy-one. July 11, 1870, ch. 240...

223 Post-Office Department. An act making apropriations for the service of the Post-Office Depart

ment, during the fiscal year ending June .birtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-one. July 11, 1870, ch. 241...

227 Pay of Registrars and Sheriffs in Fifth Military District. An act to amend an act entitled " An

act making appropriations to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the service of the government for the fiscal year ending June thirty, eighteen hundred and seventy, and for other purposes," approved April twenty, eighteen hundred and seventy. July 11, 1870, ch. 242....

228 Fud. An act to regulate the purchase of fuel for the legislative, executive, and judicial depart

ments, and for the military and naval establishments of the United States in the District of Columbia. Jaly 11, 1870, ch. 243......

229 St. Joseph, Missouri. An act to establish a port of delivery at St. Joseph, Missouri. July 11, 1870, ch. 244..

229 Fremont. An act relinquishing whatever title may remain in the United States to a certain parcel

of ground in Fremont, Ohio, to the corporation of Fremont. July 11, 1870, ch. 245..... 230 Arizona. An act to make the Territory of Arizona a separate surveying district, and to establish the office of surveyor-general therein. July 11, 1870, ch. 246...

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Duluth. An act to create a port of delivery at Duluth, Minnesota. July 11, 1870, ch 247...... 230

Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Expenses. 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 seventy-one. July 12, 1870, ch. 251...

National Banking Associations. Circulation. Temporary Loan Certificates. Gold Notes. An act

to provide for the redemption of the three per cent. temporary loun certificates, and for an

increase of national bank notes. July 12, 1870, ch. 252...

251

Additional Bounties. An act to extend the time for presenting claims for additional bounties. July

13, 1870, ch. 253..

254

Naturalization Laws. An act to amend the naturalization laws, and to punish crimes against the
same, and for other purposes. July 14, 1870, ch. 254..

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Internal Tares. Customs Duties. An act to reduce internal taxes, and for other purposes. July

14, 1870, ch. 255.....

256

National Debt. An act to authorize the refunding of the national debt. July 14, 1870, ch. 256.. 272

National Banking Associations. An act to require national banks going into liquidation to retire

their circulating notes. July 14, 1870, ch. 257...

274

United States and Brazil Steamship Company. An act for the relief of the United States and Bra-

zil Steamship Company. July 14, 1870, ch. 258......

274

Internal Revenue. Canned Fish. An act to amend existing laws relating to internal revenue.

July 14, 1870, ch. 259....

274

Bridge across the Missouri River. An act to amend an act entitled “ An act authorizing the con-

struction of a bridge across the Missouri river upon the military reservation at Fort

Leavenworth, Kansas." July 14, 1870, ch. 260.....

275

Fort Dakota Military Reservation. An act to vacate the Fort Dakota military reservation in the

Territory of Dakota, and for other purposes. July 14, 1870, ch. 261...

275

Bankruptcy Act. An act in amendment of the act entitled "An act establishing an uniform system

of bankruptcy throughout the United States." July 14, 1870, ch. 262....

276

Water Meters. Washington Aqueduct. An act authorizing the establishment of water meters for

the Potomac water, the laying of an additional water main from the distributing reservoir

of the Washington aqueduct, and for other purposes. July 14, 1870, ch. 263..

276

National Academy of Sciences. An act to amend the act to incorporate the National Academy of

Sciences. July 14, 1870, ch. 264....

277

Pork-Puckers, g'c., No Internal Tax upon. An act to amend section four of the act of March

thirty-one, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight. July 14, 1870, ch. 265......

277

Louisiana. An act to declare forfeited to the United States certain lands granted to the State of

Louisiana to aid in constructing a railroad therein. July 14, 1870, ch. 266...

277

Arkansas, Land Districts in. An act to discontinue the Clarksville, Arkansas, land district, and

the establishment of an additional land district in that State. July 14, 1870, ch. 267..... 277

Kansas City. An act to establish a port of delivery at Kansas city, Missouri. July 14, 1870,

ch. 263....

278

Houston. An act to create a port of delivery at Houston, Texas. July 14, 1870, ch. 269.. 278

New Merico. An act to annul a portion of a certain statute of the Territory of New Mexico, and

for other purposes. July 14, 1870, ch. 270....

279

Colorado. An act to amend an act entitled “ An act amendatory of the organic law of Colorado

Territory, and for other purposes," approved May fourth, eighteen hundred and seventy.

July 14, 1870, ch. 271....

279

Colorado. An act to extend the provisions of the pre-emption laws to the Territory of Colorado,

and for other purposes, July 14, 1870, ch. 272..

279

Post-Roads. An act to establish certain post-roads. July 14, 1870, ch. 273.....

279

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

government for the year ending June thirty, eighteen hundred and seventy-one, and for

other purposes. July 15, 1870, ch. 292....

291

Appropriations. An act making additional appropriations and to supply the deficiencies in the

appropriations for the service of the government for the fiscal years ending June thirty,

eighteen hundred and seventy, and June thirty, eighteen hundred and seventy-one, and for

other purposes. July 15, 1870, ch. 293...

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Army. An act making appropriations for the support of the army for the year ending June

thirty, eighteen hundred and seventy-one, and for other purposes. July 15, 1870, ch. 294. 315

Navy. An act making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending June thirtieth,

eighteen hundred and seventy.one, and for other purposes. July 15, 1870, ch. 295....... 321

Indian Expenses Appropriations. An act making appropriations for the current and contingent ex.

penses of the Indian department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian

iribes for the year ending June thirty, eighteen hundred and seventy-one, and for other pur.

poses. July 15, 1870, ch. 296.....

335

Military Road in Oregon. An act to amend an act entitled “An act granting lands to the Stato

of Oregon to aid in the construction of a military wagon road from Albany, Oregon, to

the eastern boundary of said State.” July 15, 1870, ch. 297........

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Jurors in United States Courts. An act to provide for the compensation of grand and petit jurors

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