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Fortification Certificates. Lawrence, Kansas. An act authorizing the Secretary of War to pay

certain certificates issued for fortification purposes in Lawrence, Kansas. May 18, 1872,
ch. 174 .

135 Yacht Red Hot.An act to allow the pleasure-yacht“Red-Hot” to take the name of “ Addie Parker,” and be registered under that name. May 18, 1872, ch. 175

135 Circuit Courts. An act to fix the times for holding United States courts in the eighth circuit. May 21, 1872, ch. 176. .

135 Indians. An act regulating the mode of making private contracts with Indians. May 21, 1872, ch. 177.

136 Soldiers' Discharge-papers, 8-c. An act to prohibit the retention of soldiers' discharges by claimagents and attorneys. May 21, 1872, ch. 178

137 Dakota. An act to establish an additional land district in the Territory of Dakota. May 21, 1872, ch. 179.

138 Minnesota. An act to create an additional land district in the State of Minnesota. May 21, 1872, ch. 180.

138 Montana. An act to authorize the issue of a supply of arms to the authorities of the Territory of Montana. May 21, 1872, ch. 181

138 Fort Stanton. An act to reduce the limits of the military reservation at Fort Stanton, New Mexico. May 21, 1872, ch. 182.

189 Wharf Property in New Orleans. An act relinquishing certain wharf property to the city of New Orleans. May 21, 1872, ch. 183.

139 Dunstan River. An act to authorize the construction of a bridge over the tide-water of Dunstan river, in the State of Maine. May 21, 1872, ch. 184

139 Bark Florence. An act to grant an American register to the Hawaiian bark “Florence.” May 21, 1872, ch. 185.

139 Buffalo, N. Y. An act to authorize the city of Buffalo, New York, to construct a tunnel

under Niagara river, and to erect and maintain an inlet pier therefrom, for the purpose
of supplying the city of Buffalo with pure water. May 21, 1872, ch. 186

139 Denver. An act to enable the city of Denver to purchase certain lands in Colorado for a cemetery, May 21, 1872, ch. 187 .

140 Public Building at Fall River, Mass. An act authorizing the construction of a public building at Fall River, in the State of Massachusetts. May 21, 1872, ch. 188.

140 Baltimore and Potomac Railroad Company. An act to confirm the action of the Board of Alder

men and Common Council of the city of Washington, designating a depot site for the
Baltimore and Potomac Railroad Company, and for other purposes. May 21, 1872, ch.
189

140 Disabilities. An act to remove political disabilities imposed by the fourteenth article of the

amendments of the Constitution of the United States. May 22, 1872, ch. 193. ... 142 Consular and Diplomatic Appropriation. An act making appropriations for the consular and

diplomatic service of the government for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-three, and for other purposes. May 22, 1872, ch. 194

142 Navy Appropriation. An act making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending

June thirty, eighteen hundred and seventy-three, and for other purposes. May 23, 1872,
ch. 195.

145 Military Academy. An act making appropriations for the support of the Military Academy for

the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-three. May 23, 1872, ch. 196.

154 United States Securities. An act defining and limiting the appropriation of certain moneys for

the preparation, issue, and reissue of the securities of the United States, and for other purposes. May 23, 1872, ch. 197. ..

.156 Presidential Electors. An act to amend an act entitled “ An act to establish a uniform time for

holding elections for electors of President and Vice-President in all the States of the Union," approved January twenty-third, eighteen hundred and forty-five. May 23, 1872, ch. 198

157 Collection District of Du Luth, &c. An act to establish the collection district of Du Luth, and to

create Saint Paul, in the collection district of Minnesota, a port of delivery. May 23, 1872, ch. 199.

157 Northwestern Land District in Kansas. An act to create an additional land district in the State of Kansas. May 23, 1872, ch. 200

157 Courts at Toledo, 0. An act to provide for holding the United States District Court in the city of Toledo. May 23, 1872, ch. 201

157 Federal Courts. An act to regulate criminal practice in the federal courts. May 23, 1872, ch. 202.

158 District of Columbia. An act giving the assent of Congress to the subscription of the District

of Columbia to the stock of the Piedmont and Potomac Railroad Company. May 23, 1872, ch. 203.

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Land to Cheyenne for Reservoir, 8c. An act to withdraw from settlement and sale a certain section of land in Wyoming Territory. May 23, 1872, ch. 204

158 Public Lands in Alabama. An act relating to certain lands in the State of Alabama. May 23, 1872, ch. 205

159 Pottawatomie and Shawnee Absentee Indians. An act to provide homes for the Pottawatomie and

Absentee Shawnee Indians in the Indian Territory. May 23, 1872, ch. 206 ... 159 Chicago and Northwestern Railway Company. An act to authorize the Chicago and Northwestern

Railway Company to change their projected line of railway in the State of Michigan.
May 23, 1872, ch. 207 .

. 160 Bridge across the Mississippi River at Fort Madison, lowa. An act to authorize the construction

of a bridge, and to establish the same as a post-road. May 25, 1872, ch. 213 ... 160 Internal Revenue. An act to provide for the abatement or repayment of taxes on distilled spirits in bond, destroyed by casualty. May 27, 1872, ch. 218.

162 Gif of Land to the United States. An act to authorize the Secretary of War to accept the penin

sula in Lake Erie, opposite the harbor of Erie, in the State of Pennsylvania. May 27,
1872, ch. 219.

162 Dakota Southern Railroad Company. An act in relation to the Dakota Southern Railroad Company. May 27, 1872, ch. 220

162 Schooner La Pette. An act to change the name of the schooner La Pette to La Petite. May 27, 1872, ch. 221

163 Retired Navy Officers Restored. An act for the relief of certain officers of the navy. May 28, 1872, ch. 226.

163 Lazarus L. Reamey. An act to restore Lazarus L. Reamey to the navy of the United States as a midshipman. May 28, 1872, ch. 227 .

164 Trusses. An act to provide for furnishing trusses to disabled soldiers. May 28, 1872, ch. 228. 164 Wilkes's United States Exploring Expedition. An act to provide for the completion of three

volumes of Wilkes's United States Exploring Expedition. May 28, 1872, ch. 229 164 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 June thirty, eighteen hundred and seventy-three, and for other purposes. May 29, 1872, ch. 233

165 Albert W. Gray. An act for the relief of Albert W. Gray. May 29, 1872, ch. 234 .

191 Washington Gas-Light Company. An act to increase the capital stock and to extend the works of the Washington Gas-Light Company. May 29, 1872, ch. 235...

192 Apportionment of Representatives in Congress. An act supplemental to an act entitled “An act

for the apportionment of representatives to Congress among the several States according to the ninth census.' May 30, 1872, ch. 239.

192 Professors of Mathematics. An act fixing the rank of professors of mathematics in the United States Navy. May 31, 1872, ch. 240

192 Land Districts. An act relating to the creation of new land districts. May 31, 1872, ch. 241 · 192 Bridge across the Arkansas River. An act authorizing the construction of a bridge across the Arkansas River at Little Rock, Arkansas. May 31, 1872, ch. 242.

. 193 Public Building at Utica, N. Y. An act to provide for a building for the use of the post-office,

United States circuit and district courts, and internal revenue offices, at Utica, New
York. May 31, 1872, ch. 243

194 Railroad National Bank of Lowell. An act to change the location of the Railroad National Bank

of Lowell, Massachusetts, to the city of Boston, Massachusetts. May 31, 1872, ch. 244 194 J. W. Parish and Company. An act conferring upon the court of claims power to hear and

determine the claim of J. W. Parish and Company for damages for the alleged violation

of their contract with the United States for the delivery of ice. May 31, 1872, ch. 245. 195 John Potts. An act for the relief of John Potts, chief clerk of the war department. May 31, 1872, ch. 246.

195 Elections in Louisiana. An act to prescribe the time for holding the election for electors of

President and Vice-President in the State of Louisiana. June 1, 1872, ch. 253 . ... 195 Defaced or Destroyed Bonds. An act to provide for the issue of bonds in lieu of destroyed or defaced bonds of the United States. June 1, 1872, ch. 254.

196 Practice in the United States Courts. An act to further the administration of justice. June 1, 1872, ch. 255 .

196 Post-Office Appropriation. An act making appropriations for the service of the Post-Office

Department for the year ending June thirty, eighteen hundred and seventy-three. June 1, 1872, ch. 256 .

199 National Cemeteries. An act to amend an act entitled “ An act to establish and protect national

cemeteries," approved February twenty-second, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven. June 1, 1872, ch. 257 .

202 Dakota Grand Trunk Railway Company. An act granting the right of way to the Dakota Grand Trunk Railway Company. June 1, 1872, ch. 258 .

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Page Centennial International Exhibition. An act relative to the Centennial International Exhibition

to be held in the city of Philadelphia, State of Pennsylvania, in the year eighteen hun-
dred and seventy-six. June 1, 1872, ch. 259 .

203 Jail in the District of Columbia. An act in relation to the construction of a new jail for the District of Columbia. June 1, 1872, ch. 260.

211 Utah, Idaho, and Montana Railroad Company. An act granting (a) right of way to the Utah, Idaho, and Montana Railroad Company. June 1, 1872, ch. 261.

212 Reservation to Me-shin-go-me-sia. An act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to make par

tition of the reservation to Me-shin-go-me-sia, a Miami Indian, June 1, 1872, ch. 262. • 213 Shoshone and Bannock Indians. An act to authorize the President of the United States to nego

tiate with the chiefs and head-men of the Shoshone and Bannock tribes of Indians for
the relinquishment of a portion of their reservation in Wyoming Territory. June 1,
1872, ch. 263.

214 Quartermaster's Department of the Army. An act to authorize the appointment of certain officers in the quartermaster's department. June 3, 1872, ch. 279

214 Ferry-Boats. An act relative to the entry and clearance of ferry-boats and of bonded cars

passing from one State to another through foreign contiguous territory. June 4, 1872,
ch. 280

214 Bridges across the Mississippi River. An act further regulating the construction of bridges across the Mississippi River. June 4, 1872, ch. 281 .

216 Western Judicial District of North Carolina. An act to establish a western judicial district of North Carolina. June 4, 1872, ch. 282 .

215 Agricultural Colleges. An act amendatory of an act entitled "An act donating public lands to

the several States and territories which may provide colleges for the benefit of agricul-
tural and mechanical arts,” passed July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, and
acts amendatory thereto. June 4, 1872, ch. 283

217 Federal Courts in Georgia. An act to take away the circuit court jurisdiction of the district

court of the United States for the northern district of Georgia, to create a circuit court in
said district, and for other purposes. June 4, 1872, ch. 284

218 International Ocean Telegraph Company. An act supplementary to an act entitled “An act to

aid in the construction of telegraph lines, and to secure to the government the use of the
same for postal, military, and other purposes," approved July twenty-fourth, eighteen
hundred and sixty-six. June 4, 1872, ch. 285

219 Army. An act to enable the President to appoint a paymaster-general of the army. June 4, 1872, ch. 286.

219 Public Buildings and Grounds. An act relating to inventories and accounts of the property of the United States, in public buildings and grounds. June 4, 1872, ch. 287

220 Davenport and St. Paul Railroad Company. An act granting to the Davenport and St. Paul Railroad Company the right of way. June 4, 1872, ch. 288 .

220 Public Schools in Washington, D. C. An act directing the conveyance of certain lots of ground,

with the improvements thereon, for the use of the public schools of the city of Wash-
ington. June 4, 1872, ch. 289.

221 Public Schools in Washington, D.C. An act amending an act entitled “An act directing the

conveyance of a lot of ground for the use of the public schools of the city of Washing-
ton." June 4, 1872, ch. 290

221 Bridge across the Missouri River. An act authorizing the construction of a bridge across the

Missouri river, opposite to or within the corporate limits of Nebraska City, Nebraska.
June 4, 1872, ch. 291 .

222 Bridge across the Missouri River. An act authorizing the construction of a bridge across the Missouri river at Brownville, Nebraska. June 4, 1872, ch. 292

223 Great Southern Railway Company. An act granting the right of way through the public lands for the construction of a railroad and telegraph in Florida. June 4, 1872, ch. 293. .

224 Bartholomew Cousin. An act to extend the provisions of an act entitled “ An act for the relief

of certain purchasers of lands from the legal representatives of Bartholomew Cousin,"
approved February eighteenth, eighteen hundred and seventy-one. June 4, 1872,
ch. 294

225 Brig Delphine. An act to authorize the issue of an American register to the brig Delphine.

June 4, 1872, ch. 295 . Marine Hospital, &c., at San Francisco. An act to provide for the sale of the marine hospital and grounds at San Francisco. June 4, 1872, ch. 296

225 Fort Walla-Walla Military Reservation. An act to correct an error in the act approved February twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and seventy-one. June 5, 1872, ch. 305

226 Navy. An act in regard to the commencement of increased pay to promoted officers in the navy. June 5, 1873, ch. 306.

226 Navy. An act to fix the pay of certain rear-admirals on the retired list of the navy. June 5, 1872, ch. 807 . .

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Page Flathead, 8c., Indians. An act to provide for the removal of the Flathead and other Indians

from the Bitter Root Valley, in the Territory of Montana. June 5, 1872, ch. 308 . . 226 Lands of Quapaw Indians in Kansas. An act to carry into effect the fourth article of the treaty

of February twenty-three, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, with the Seneca, Shaw-
nee, Quapaw, and other Indians. June 5, 1872, ch. 309 .

228 Osage Indian Reservation An act to confirm to the Great and Little Osage Indians a reservation in the Indian territory. June 5, 1872, ch. 310...

228 General Don Carlos Buell. An act to provide for the restoration of the records of the proceed.

ings of the court of inquiry concerning the operations of the army under the command

of General Don Carlos Buell, in Kentucky and Tennessee. June 5, 1872, ch. 311.. 229 George A. Stevens. . An act for the relief of George A. Stevens, of the United States navy. June 5, 1872, ch. 312 ..

230 Pensions. An act making a transfer of a pension appropriation from one fund to another. June 5, 1872, ch. 313 .

230 Customs Duties and internal Revenue Taxes. An act to reduce duties on imports and to reduce internal taxes, and for other purposes. June 6, 1872, ch. 315. .

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

thirty, eighteen hundred and seventy-three, and for other purposes. June 6, 1872, ch. 316

258 Army and Navy Officers. An act to continue the act to authorize the settlement of the accounts

of officers of the army and navy. June 7, 1872, ch. 321 Shipping Commissioners. An act to authorize the appointment of shipping commissioners by

the several circuit courts of the United States, to superintend the shipping and discharge of seamen engaged in merchant ships belonging to the United States, and for the further protection of seamen. June 7, 1872, ch. 322.

262 Jacksonville and St. Augustine Railroad Company. An act granting the right of way through the

public lands to the Jacksonville and Saint Augustine Railroad Company. June 7, 1872, ch. 323. .

280 Public Buildings at Little Rock, Arkansas. An act to provide for a building for the use of the

federal courts, post-office, internal revenue, and other civil offices, in the city of Little Rock, Arkansas. June 7, 1872, ch. 324

280 Lands in Dakota Territory. An act to quiet the title to certain lands in Dakota Territory. June 7, 1872, ch. 325.

281 Public Buildings in Harrisburgh, Pa. An act relating to a site for public buildings in Harrisburgh, Pennsylvania, and Sacramento, California. June 7, 1872, ch. 326

281 First National Bank of Annapolis. An act authorizing the First National Bank of Annapolis to change its location and name. June 7, 1872, ch. 327 . .

281 Consul at Santarem, Brazil. An act to amend an act entitled “An act to regulate the diplo

matic and consular systems of the United States," approved August eighteenth, eighteen hundred and fifty-six. June 8, 1872, ch. 332

282 Challenges in the Federal Courts. An act to amend an act entitled "An act regulating pro

ceedings in criminal cases, and for other purposes," approved March third, eighteen hundred and sixty-five. June 8, 1872, ch. 333

282 Circuit Courts. An act to provide for holding a circuit court of the United States in and for the western district of Missouri. June 8, 1872, ch. 334 .

282 Post-Office Department. An act to revise, consolidate, and amend the statutes relating to the Post-Office Department. June 8, 1872, ch. 335

283 Clerks of United States Courts. An act to authorize the appointment of deputies of clerks of circuit and district courts. June 8, 1872, ch. 336 ..

330 Direct Taxes. An act to provide for the redemption and sale of lands held by the United

States under the several acts levying direct taxes, and for other purposes. June 8, 1872,
ch. 337

330 Homesteads. An act to amend an act relating to soldiers' and sailors' homesteads. June 8, 1872, ch. 388

883 Bankruptcy. An act to amend an act entitled " An act to establish a uniform system of bankruptcy throughout the United States." June 8, 1872, ch. 339

884 Bankruptcy. An act to declare the true intent and meaning of section two of an act entitled

* An act to establish a uniform system of bankruptcy throughout the United States," approved March two, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven. June 8, 1872, ch. 340

834 Kansas. An act concerning the circuit and district courts of the United States for the District

of Kansas. June 8, 1872, ch. 341 ... Pensions. An act increasing the rates of pension to certain persons therein described. June 8, 1872, ch. 342 . .

335 Florida. An act to create an additional land district in Florida. June 8, 1872, ch. 343 . 335 Territories. An act to provide for filling vacancies in certain offices in the several territories. June 8, 1872, ch. 344

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vide for the disposition of useless military reservations," approved February twenty. fourth, eighteen hundred and seventy-one. June 8, 1872, ch. 345

885 Banks. An act for the better security of bank reserves and to facilitate bank clearing-house exchanges. June 8, 1872, ch. 346

836 Compensation of certain Surveyors of Customs. An act to amend section five of an act entitled

"An act making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of the government for the year eighteen hundred and forty-one,” approved March three, eighteen hundred and forty-one, and to authorize the proper construction thereof. June 8, 1872, ch. 347.

836 Proceeds of Sales of Old Materials. An act to amend the fifth section of an act entitled An

act making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the government, for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-three, and for other purposes." June 8, 1872, ch. 348

337 Homesteads. An act relative to homestead settlers burned out in the States of Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan. June 8, 1872, ch. 349.

337 Nebraska. An act fixing the salaries of the United States Attorney and United States Marshal for the District of Nebraska. June 8, 1872, ch. 350

337 Nelson H. Davis. An act to authorize an appointment in the Inspector-General's department. June 8, 1872, ch. 351.

338 Medical, fc., History of the War. An act for the completion and publication of the medical and surgical history of the rebellion. June 8, 1872, ch. 352.

838 Artificial limbs. An act to amend an act entitled "An act supplementary to an act to provide

for furnishing artificial limbs to disabled soldiers," approved June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy. June 8, 1872, ch. 353 .

388 Denver, $c., Railway Co. An act granting the right of way through the public lands to the Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company. June 8, 1872, ch. 354 .

339 Brig

Balear.An act to grant an American register to the British brig “ Balear.” June 8, 1872, ch. 355.

339 Ninth Census. An act to reimburse United States Marshals for moneys necessarily expended

by them in taking the ninth census in excess of the compensation allowed them under the law in force before the passage of this act. June 8, 1872, ch. 356 .

339 Chippewa Lands. An act to perfect certain land titles therein described. June 8, 1872, ch. 357

340 Public Lands in Minnesota. An act in relation to settlers on certain Indian reservations in the State of Minnesota. June 8, 1872, ch. 358

840 Pensacola, &-c., R. R. Co. An act granting the right of way through the public lands to the Pensacola and Louisville Railroad Company of Alabama. June 8, 1872, ch. 369

340 Cannon, &c. An act donating condemned cannon and cannon-balls to certain organizations for monumental purposes. June 8, 1871, ch. 360

341 Extra Surgeons, fc. An act for the relief of the State of Connecticut and other States. June 8, 1872, ch. 361 .

341 Philadelphia. An act authorizing the construction of a public building at Philadelphia, Penn

sylvania, for the use of the post-office and United States courts in said city. June 8,
1872, ch. 362 . .

842 Orange, 8-c., R. R. Co. An act to authorize the Orange, Alexandria, and Manassas Railroad Com

pany to run trains and transport freight and passengers within the District of Columbia.
June 8, 1872, ch. 363.

342 New Mexico, fc., Railway. An act to authorize the building of the New Mexico and Gulf Railway, and for other purposes. June 8, 1872, ch. 364

343 Artesian well, fc. An act authorizing the Secretary of War to expend certain moneys for the

purpose of sinking an artesian well on the Fort D. A. Russell military reservation in Wyoming Territory. June 8, 1872, ch. 365 .

. 344 Kansus. An act to reimburse the State of Kansas for moneys expended for the United States in

enrolling, equipping, and provisioning militia forces to aid in suppressing the rebellion. June 8, 1872, ch. 366

344 New York, gʻc., R. R. Co. An act authorizing the Secretary of War to release twenty-five acres

of the lands of the United States at Plattsburgh, New York, to the New York and Canada Railroad Company, and for other purposes. June 8, 1872, ch. 367 .

345 National Cemeteries. An act to amend an act entitled “An act to establish and to protect national

cemeteries," approved February twenty-second, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven. June 8, 1872, ch. 368 .

345 Kentucky. An act to reimburse the State of Kentucky for moneys expended for the United

States for enrolling, subsisting, clothing, supplying, arming, equipping, paying, and transporting militia forces to aid in suppressing the rebellion. June 8, 1872, ch. 369

846 Sarah S. Trapp. An act for the relief of Sarah S. Trapp, executrix of William Trapp, deceased. June 10, 1872, ch. 414.

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