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C'ustom-house, fc., at Evansville, Indiana. An act to authorize the erection of a pubuc puilding at Evansville, Indiana. January 16, 1873, ch. 38 . .

411 Gaugers and Measurers. An act to fix the compensation of gaugers and measurers at the port of Boston. January 17, 1873, ch. 39

411 National Banks in the District of Columbia. An act to authorize the examination of certain banks. January 20, 1873, ch. 43

412 Loomis Aerial Telegraph Company: An act to incorporate the Loomis Aerial Telegraph Company. January 21, 1873, ch. 45 .

412 Washington City and Point Lookout R. R. Co. An act to authorize the Washington City and

Point Lookout Railroad Company to extend a railroad into and within the District of
Columbia. January 22, 1873, ch. 46 ..

413 The Yacht Ellie. An act to change the name of the pleasure.yacht Ellie, of Boston, Massachusetts. January 22, 1873, ch. 47 ..

416 Legislative Assemblies of Territories, fc. An act regulating the compensation of the members

and officers of the legislative assemblies of the several Territories of the United States,
and limiting the duration of the sessions of the said assemblies. January 23, 1873,
ch. 48 . .

416 Post-Routes. An act establishing post-routes in the State of Maine. January 23, 1873, ch. 49 416 Agricultural Colleges. An act to amend an act entitled " An act to amend the fifth section of

an act entitled ' An act donating public lands to the several States and Territories which
may provide colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts,' approved
July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, so as to extend the time within which the
provisions of said act shall be accepted and such colleges established,” approved July
iwenty-third, eighteen hundred and sixty-six. January 23, 1873, ch. 50 .

416 National Home for disabled Volunteer Soldiers, fc. An act to amend an act entitled “ An act to

incorporate a national military and naval asylum for the relief of the totally disabled
officers and men of the volunteer forces of the United States," approved March twenty-

one, eighteen hundred and sixty-six, and for other purposes. January 23, 1873, ch. 51. 417 Miami Indian Lands in Kansas. An act authorizing the removal of restrictions upon the

alienation of certain Miami Indian lands in the State of Kansas. January 23, 1373, ch.
52

417 First National Bank of Neunan. An act authorizing the First National Bank of Newnan to change its location and name. January 23, 1873, ch. 53

417 Snag-boat. An act authorizing the Secretary of War to contract for the construction of a light

draught snag-boat to ply on the Mississippi, Missouri, and Arkansas rivers. January
23, 1873, ch. 54 .

418 Admiral and Vice-Admiral. An act to abolish the grades of admiral and vice-admiral in the navy of the United States. January 24, 1873, ch. 62

418 Penitentiaries in Territories. An act transferring the control of certain territorial penitentiaries

to the several Territories in which the same are located. January 24, 1873, ch. 63 418 Supreme Court of the United States. An act to fix the time for holding the annual session of the

Supreme Court of the United States, and for other purposes. January 24, 1873, ch. 64 419 Post-office, fc., at Nashville, Tennessee. An act to provide for the erection of a public building at Nashville, Tennessee. January 24, 1873, ch. 65 .

419 Ontario County, New York. An act to pay the county of Ontario, in the State of New York, the sum of eighteen thousand dollars. January 24, 1873, ch. 66

419 Bark Jeucess. An act to give to the bark Jewess an American register. January 24, 1873, ch. 67

420 Light-house Reserration at Fort Gratiot. An act to provide for the sale of a part of the light

house reservation at Fort Gratiot, Port Huron, in the State of Michigan, January 21,
1873, ch. 68

420 Frederick E. Upton. An act to authorize the President to appoint Frederick E. Upton, of

Bath, Maine, a master in the navy of the United States. January 27, 1873, ch.70 . 420 Marine Hospital at San Francisco. An act making an appropriation for the erection of a marine hospital at San Francisco. January 28, 1873, ch. 72 .

420 Franking Privilege. An act to abolish the franking privilege. January 31, 1873, ch. 82 421 Lands in Iowa confirmed to certain Railroad Companies. An act to quiet the title to certain lands in the State of lowa. January 31, 1873, ch. 83

421 District of Columbia. An act to aid in maintaining the fire department in the District of Columbia. January 31, 1873, ch. 84

422 Engineer Soldiers. An act to regulate the employment of engineer soldiers on extra duty. February 1, 1873, ch. 88

422 Mired Claims Commission. New York Post-office, &c. An act making an appropriation to de

fray the expenses of the American and British claims commission, and for other pur-
poses. February 5, 1873, ch. 105

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Circuit Court of the United States for the southern District of New York. February 7, 1873, ch. 120

422 Arkansas, Kansas, and Louisiana Elections Investigation. An act making an appropriation to de

fray the expenses of the investigations in regard to elections in Kansas, Louisiana, and Arkansas. February 8, 1873, ch. 122 ...

423 Eight Steam Vessels of War. An act to authorize the construction of eight steam vessels of war, and for other purposes. February 10, 1873, ch. 126

423 Mints, Assay-offices, and Coinage. An act revising and amending the laws relating to the mints, assay-offices, and coinage of the United States. February 12, 1873, ch. 131

424 Court-house, fc., at Atlanta. An act for a public building at Atlanta, Georgia. February 12, 1878, ch. 132

436 Judiciary Square, Washington, D. C. An act to provide for the removal of the wooden buildings on Judiciary Square. February 12, 1873, ch. 133.

436 Bankruptcy Act, not to apply to certain Corporations. An act to amend an act entitled “ An act

to establish a uniform system of bankruptcy throughout the United States," approved March second, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven. February 13, 1873, ch. 135

436 Boundary Line, Sc. An act to provide for the appointment of a commission to complete the

boundary line between the Territory of the United States and the possessions of Great Britain not completed under the act of August eleventh, eighteen hundred and fifty-six, to carry into effect the first article of the treaty of fifteenth June, eighteen hundred and forty-six. February 14, 1873, ch. 136 . ,

437 Discriminating Duties on Goods, frc., in French Vessels. An act authorizing the Secretary of the

Treasury to refund the differential duty on articles actually on ship-board in French vessels destined for the United States on the fifth of November, eighteen hundred and seventy-two. February 14, 1873, ch. 137

437 Indian Appropriation. An act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses

of the Indian department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various İndian tribes, for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, and for other purposes. February 14, 1873, ch. 138

437 Dakota Territory. An act to readjust the western boundary of Dakota Territory. February 17, 1873, ch. 147

464 Gift Enterprises in District of Columbia. An act prohibiting gift enterprises in the District of Columbia. February 17, 1873, ch. 118

464 Public Lands. An act to confirm certain entries of lands therein named. February 17, 1873, ch. 149

464 Government Building in Covington, Kentucky. An act for the erection of a public building for the use of the United States, in Covington, Kentucky. February 17, 1873, ch. 150

465 Mines of Iron and Coal in Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. An act in relation to mineral lands. February 18, 1873, ch. 159

465 Land District in Arizona Territory. An act creating an additional land district in the Territory of Arizona. February 18, 1873, ch. 160

465 Bunks organized under State Laws. An act to provide for obtaining information of the condition of banks organized under State laws. February 19, 1873, ch. 166 .

466 New York Indian Lands in Kansas. An act to provide for the sale of certain New York Indian lands in Kansas. February 19, 1873, ch. 167

466 First National Bank of Watkins. An act authorizing the First National Bank of Watkins, New York, to change its location and name. February 19, 1873, ch. 168

467 Military Reservation at Comp Mohave, Arizona Territory. An act to provide for the payment for

certain property taken by the government for the extension of the military reservation
at Camp Mohave, in the Territory of Arizona. February 19, 1873, ch. 169

467 Ercise Tares upon certain Alcohol. An act to remit the excise taxes upon alcohol used by universities and colleges for scientific purposes. February 21, 1873, ch. 173

468 I. R. Chester. An act authorizing the nomination and appointment to the retired list of the

navy of certain volunteers on the active list of the navy who are disabled in consequence of wounds received during the late war. February 21, 1873, ch. 174

468 Fortifications and Works of Defence Appropriation. An act making appropriations for the con

struction, preservation, and repairs of certain fortifications and other works of defense
for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four. February 21,
1873, ch. 175

468 Public Building at Memphis, Tennessee. An act authorizing and directing the Secretary of the

Treasury to cause plans and estimates to be made and a suitable site provided for a public building at Memphis, Tennessee. February 21, 1873, ch. 176

469 Public Building at Lincoln, Nebraska. An act to authorize the construction of a fire-proof building at Lincoln, the capital of Nebraska. February 21, 1873, ch. 177 .

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Court-house, 8c., at Grand Rapids, Michigan. An act for the construction of a court-house, post

office, and other government offices at Grand Rapids, Michigan. February 21, 1873, ch.
178.

470 Post-office Building at ver, Dilarare. An act to prov for the erection of a post-office building at Dover, in the State of Delaware. February 21, 1873, ch. 179

471 Consular and Diplomatic Erpenses Appropriation. An act making appropriations for the consular

and diplomatic service of the government for the year ending June thirty, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, and for other purposes. February 22, 1873, ch. 181 ...

471 Penitentiaries in Washington Territory. An act amendatory of an act “setting aside certain pro

ceeds of internal revenue for the erection of penitentiaries in the Territories of Nebraska, Washington, Coioratlo, Idaho, Montana, Arizona, and Dakota,” approved January twenty-second, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven. February 22, 1873, ch. 185

475 Custom-house Property at Plymouh, North Carolina. An act authorizing the Secretary of the

Treasury to sell the custom-house property at Plymouth, North Carolina. February 22, 1873, ch. 186

475 ettlers on Siour Indian Reservation. An act for the relief of settlers on the late Sioux Indian reservation, in the State of Minnesota. February 24, 1873, ch. 188.

475 Collection District of the Toche. An act to define the limits of the collection district of the Teche, in the State of Louisiana, and for other purposes. February 25, 1873, ch. 198.

475 S. P. Jocelyn. An act for the relief of S. P. Jocelyn. February 25, 1873, ch. 199.

476 Circuit Courts in Missouri. An act to amend an act entitled "An act to provide for holding a

circuit court of the United States in the western district of Missouri,” approved June eight, eighteen hundred and seventy-two. February 25, 1873, ch. 200

476 Convention with Venezuela. An act to enforce the stipulations of the convention with Venezuela

of April twenty-fifth, eighteen hundred and sixty-six, and the payment of adjudicated claims. February 25, 1873, ch. 201

477 The Propeller Oliver Cromwell. An act to grant an American register to the propeller Oliver Cromwell. February 25, 1873, ch. 202 · ·

177 Northern Pacific Railroad Company. An act to authorize the Northern Pacific Railroad Com

pany to construct and maintain a bridge across the Saint Louis river. February 27, 1873,
ch. 207.

477 Kansas Senatorial Election Investigation. An act to provide for the expenses of the investigation of the recent senatorial election in Kansas. February 27, 18733, ch. 208 .

479 Military Academy Appropriation. An act making appropriations for the support of the Military

Academy for the fiscal year, ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four.
February 28, 1873, ch. 210.

479 Military Reserration at Fort Ripley, Minnesota. An act to provide for the disposition of that

portion of the military reservation at Fort Ripley, Minnesota, which lies east of the Mississippi river. February 28, 1873, ch. 211

481 Treaty with Great Britain. Fish and Fish Oil. Merchandise in Transit. An act to carry into

etlect the provisions of the treaty between the United States and Great Britain, signed in the city of Washington, the eighth day of May, eighteen hundred and seventy-one, relating to the fisheries. March 1, 1873, ch. 213

482 Time for first Erpenditure on certain mining Claims extended. An act to amend an act entitled

“ An act to promote the development of the mining resources of the United States.”
March 1, 1873, ch. 214

483 Circuit and District Courts of the United States in Kentucky. An act to change and fix the time

of holding the spring terms of the United States circuit and district courts in the cities

of Covington and Paducah, in the State of Kentucky. March 1, 1873, ch. 215 ... 484 Frank 11. Ashton. An act authorizing the President to appoint Frank M. Ashton a second assistant engineer in the navy of the United States. March 1, 1873, ch. 216

484 Department of the Interior. An act to transfer the control of certain powers and duties in rela

tion to the Territories to the Department of the Interior. March 1, 1873, ch. 217 .. 484 Kansas Senitorial Election Investigation. An act to provide for the expenses of the investigation

of alleged frauds in the recent senatorial election in Kansas. March 1, 1873, ch. 218 · 184 Circuit and District Courts of the United States in Alabama. An act relating to the circuit and

district courts of the United States for the middle and northern districts of Alabama.
March 3, 1873, ch. 223

484 Subsistence Supplies. An act to provide for the better care and protection of subsistence supplies. March 3, 1873, ch. 224.

485 Port of Chester, Pa. An act to abolish the office of surveyor at the port of Chester, in Pennsylvania, and for other purposes. March 3, 1873, ch. 225 .

485 Legislatire, Erecutire, and Judicial Erpenses Appropriation. An act making appropriations for

the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the government for the year ending
June thirtiethi, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, and for other purposes. March 3,
1873, ch. 226

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

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government for the fiscal year, ending June thirtiethi, eighteen hundred and seventyfour, and for other purposes. March 3, 1873, ch. 227

510 Deficiency Appropriation. An act making appropriations to supply deficiencies in the appropria

tions for the service of the government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen
hundred and seventy-three, and for other purposes. March 3, 1873, ch. 228

530 Army Appropriation. An act making appropriations for the support of the army for the year

ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four. March 3, 1873, ch. 229. 543 Nary Appropriation. An act making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending

June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, and for other purposes. March 3,
1873, ch. 230.

547 Post-office Appropriation. An act making appropriations for the service of the Post-office

Department for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four.
March 3, 1873, ch. 231

556 Customs Drities. An act to amend an act entitled “An act to reduce duties on imports and to

reduce internal taxes, and for other purposes," approved June sixth, eighteen hundred
and seventy-two, and for other purposes. March 3, 1873, ch. 232

559 Rivers and Harbors Appropriations. An act making appropriations for the repair, preservation,

and completion of certain public works on rivers and harbors and for other purposes. March 3, 1873, ch. 233

560 Pensions. An act to revise, consolidate, and amend the laws relating to pensions. March 3, 1873, ch. 234 .

566 Exemptions under the Bankrupt Act. An act to declare the true intent and meaning of the act

approved June eight, eighteen hundred and seventy-two, amendatory of the general bankrupt law. March 3, 1873, ch. 235

677 Commissioners of Claims. An act to extend for four years the act establishing the board of

commissioners of claims, and the acts relating thereto. March 3, 1873, ch. 236 ... 577 assistant Adjutant-General. An act to amend an act entitled "An act making appropriations

for the support of the army for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy," approved March third, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine. March 3, 1873, ch. 237.

578 Annual Report of Attorney-General. Distribution of Laws and Reports. An act to amend an act

entitled "An act to establish the Department of Justice, and for other purposes.'
March 3, 1873, ch. 238

578 Representatives in Congress from California. An act fixing the time for the election of represen

tatives from the State of California to the foriy-fourth Congress. March 3, 1873, ch. 239

578 Unlading of Steamships at Night. An act to authorize the unlading of steamships at night. March 3, 1873, ch. 240

579 Revision of the Laws, fc. An act to provide for the preparation and presentation to Congress of

the revision of the laws of the United States, consolidating the laws relating to the post-roads, and a code relating to military offenses, and the revision of treaties with the Indian tribes now in force. March 3, 1873, ch. 241

579 Wyoming Territory. An act to provide for the apportionment of the Territory of Wyoming for legislative purposes. March 3, 1873, ch. 242

580 Extra Pay to Seamen discharged in foreign Ports. An act to amend the law requiring consular

officers to collect three montlis' extra pay for seamen in certain cases. March 3, 1873, ch. 213.

580 Fines, Penalties, and Forfeitures under Revenue Laws. An act to amend an act entitled “ An act

to prevent smuggling and for other purposes," approved July eighteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-six. March 3, 1873, ch. 11.

580 Testimony before Commissioners under Letters rogatory. An act to regulate the taking of testimony in certain cases. March 3, 1873, ch. 215 .

581 Absalom Kirby. An act to restore Absalom Kirby as second assistant engineer in the navy. March 3, 1873, ch. 246

581 Japan. An act providing for the payment to the government of Japan the sum due on account

of rents for lands and buildings occupied by the diplomatic and consular representa

tives of the United States to Japan, and for other purposes. March 3, 1873, ch. 247 582 Duplicate Certificates of Discharge. An act authorizing the Secretary of War to furnish a

duplicate certificate of discharge where the same has been lost. "March 3, 1873, ch. 218 582 Military Prison. An act to provide for the establishment of a military prison, and for its govMarch 3, 1873, ch. 249

582 Captain Alonzo J. Marsh. An act restoring Captain Alonzo J. Marsh to his position in the

army, and that he be honorably mustered out of the service as of the date of the mustering out of his regiment. March 3, 1873, ch. 250

584 Port of Delivery at La Crosse, Wisconsin. An act to create a port of delivery at La Crosse in

Wisconsin, and to provide for a surveyor of customs thereat. March 3, 1873, ch. 251 581

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Paga Animals in Transit in Railroad Cars, fc. An act to prevent cruelty to animals while in transit

by railroad or other means of transportation within the United States. March 3, 1873, ch. 252

684 San Diego, Cal. An act to make San Diego, in the State of California, a port of entry. March 3, 1873, ch. 253

585 Fractional Parts of a Barrel. An act relating to the fractional parts of a barrel containing fermented liquors. March 3, 1873, ch. 251 . .

586 Post-Roads. An act to establish certain post-roads. March 3, 1873, ch. 255

586 Agent und Counsel for the United States. An act to authorize the continued employment of an agent and counsel of the United States. March 3, 1873, ch. 256

598 Texas and Pacific Railroad Company. An act supplemental to an act entitled " An act to incor

porate the Texas Pacific Railroad Company, and to aid in the construction of its road, and for other purposes," approved March third, eighteen hundred and seventy-one. March 3, 1873, ch. 257

698 Obscene Literature, fc. An act for the suppression of trade in, and circulation of, obscene literature and articles of immoral use. March 3, 1873, ch. 2.58 ..

598 Inspectors of Steam Vessels in Michigan. An act to establish a board of local inspectors of steam

vessels for the customs district of Michigan, in the State of Michigan. March 8, 1873, ch. 259.

600 “ School FarmLands, &c., in South Carolina. An act to amend an act entitled " An act to pro

vide for the redemption and sale of lands held by the United States under the several

acts levying direct taxes, and for other purposes.” March 3, 1873. ch. 260. .... 600 Disposition of the Money paid by Great Britain to the United States. An act for the creation of a

court for the adjudication and disposition of certain moneys received into the treasury under an award made by the tribunal of arbitration constituted by virtue of the first article of the treaty concluded at Washington, the eighth of May, anno Domini eighteen hundred and seventy-one, between the United States of America and the Queen of Great Britain. March 3, 1873, ch. 261. .

... 601 Bounties and Pensions to colored Soldiers. An act to place colored persons who enlisted in the

army on the same footing as other soldiers as to bounty and pension. March 3, 1873, ch. 262

601 Courts in Nebraska. An act fixing the time of holding the fall term of the United States district court for the district of Nebraska. March 3, 1873, ch. 203 .

601 Collection District of Southern Oregon. An act creating the collection district of Southern Oregon.

March 3, 1873, ch. 264 Payment of Wages to Seamen in Foreign Countries. An act to provide for the payment in gold of certain wages to seamen in foreign countries. March 3, 1873, ch. 265

602 Pre-emptions and Homesteads. An act to authorize pre-emptors or settlers upon homesteads on

the public land to alienate portions of their pre-emptions or homesteads for certain public purposes. March 3, 1873, ch. 266 .

602 Cemetery near the City of Mexico. An act to provide for the care and preservation of the ceme.

tery near the city of Mexico, purchased in accordance with the act of September
twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and fitty. March 3, 1873, ch. 267

602 Values of Foreign Coin in United States Money of Account. An act to establish the custom

house value of the sovereign or pound sterling of Great Britain, and to fix the par of exchange. March 3, 1873, ch. 208.

602 National Banks. An act to require national banks to restore their capital when impaired, and to amend the national currency act. March 3, 1873, ch. 269 .

603 Military Academy. An act to confer upon the superintendent of the United States military

academy the power to convene general courts-martial. March 3, 1873, ch. 270 ... 604 Leputy Collectors, fc., to act as disbursing Agents. An act authorizing deputy collectors and

other otticers of the customs to act as disbursing agents in certain cases. March 3,
1813, ch. 271

601 Deposit of Public Moneys by Postmasters. An act to authorize certain postmasters to deposit public moneys in national banks. March 3, 1873, ch. 272

604 Deputy Collector of Customs at Saint Paul. An act to fix the compensation of the deputy collector of customs at Saint Paul. March 3, 1873, ch. 273 :

604 Homesteads. An act to amend an act entitled “ An act to enable honorably discharged sol

diers and sailors, their widows and orphan children, to acquire homesteads on the public

lands of the United States," and the amendmenis tineretu. March 3, 1873, ch. 274., 605 Connecticut, Payment to, for Chaplains, extra Suryeons, fc. An act for the relief of the State of Connecticut and other States. March 3, 1873, ch. 275 .

605 National Cemeteries. An act to authorize the interment of honorably discharged soldiers, sail

ors, and marines in the national cemeteries of the United States. March 3, 1873, ch.
276

605 Timber of Western Prairies. An act to encourage the growth of timber on western prairies. March 3, 1873, ch. 277

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