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Page Civil Rights Fourteenth Amendment. An act to enforce the provisions of the fourteenth amend

ment to the Constitution of the United States, and for other purposes. April 20, 1871, ch. 22

13 New Mexico. An act for convening the next legislative assembly of the Territory of New Mexico, and for other purposes. April 20, 1871, ch. 23 .

16 Willamette Collection District. An act concerning the compensation of the collector of customs

for the district of Willamette, in the State of Oregon. April 20, 1871, ch. 24 ...... 16 Transportation by Rail of bonded Goods. An act amending an act to reduce internal taxes, and for

other purposes, approved July fourteenth, eighteen hundred and seventy. April 20, 1871, ch. 25

16 Jurors in the Courts of the District of Columbia. An act to amend the act approved June six

teenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, entitled “ An act providing for the [s]election of

jurors to serve in the several courts of the District of Columbia.” April 20, 1871, ch. 26. 16 Post-Roads. An act to establish certain post-roads. April 20, 1871, ch. 27

17 Post-Routes. An act to establish post-routes. April 20, 1871, ch. 28 .

17 Pennsylvania Military Legion of the City of Philadelphia. An act authorizing the Secretary of

War to place certain condemned cannon at the disposal of “ The Pennsylvania Military
Legion of the city of Philadelphia.” April 20, 1871, ch. 29

18 Wisewell Barracks. An act to authorize the Secretary of War to give Wisewell barracks to the Beulah Baptist Church. April 20, 1871, ch. 30

19 Branch Mint at Dahlonega, Georgia. An act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to convey

the United States branch mint at Dahlonega, Georgia, to the trustees of the North Georgia Agricultural College for educational purposes. April 20, 1871, ch. 31 .

19 The ShipWilliam F. Storer.”. An act to authorize the Secretary of the Navy to change the name of the ship “ William F. Storer.” April 20, 1871, ch. 32 . .

19 Atlantic and Pacific Railroad Company. An act to enable the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad Company to mortgage its road. April 20, 1871, ch. 33 . .

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PUBLIC RESOLUTIONS.

[No. 1.) International Congress on Penitentiary and Reformatory Discipline. A resolution author.

izing the appointment of a commissioner to an international congress on penitentiary and reformatory discipline. March 20, 1871 :

. 21 [No. 2.) Industrial Home School of the District of Columbia. Joint resolution authorizing the

Secretary of the Navy to turn over certain property to the managers of the Industrial
Home School of the District of Columbia. March 20, 1871 .

21 [No. 3.] Professor Samuel F. B. Morse. Joint resolution granting the right to erect a monu

ment to Professor Morse on a government reservation. March 24, 1871 .

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STATUTE II. — 1871-72.

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Ninth Census. An act to provide for a deficiency in the appropriations for the expenses of taking the ninth census of the United States. December 16, 1871, ch. 1 .

23 Steamboats on the Mississippi River. An act relating to the limitation of steam pressure on towing

and freight boats on the Mississippi river and its tributaries. December 20, 1871, ch. 2. 23 Treaty with Great Britain. Claims Commission. An act making appropriations for expenses in.

curred under articles twelve to seventeen inclusive, of the treaty between the United States and Great Britain, concluded at Washington, May eight, eighteen hundred and

seventy-one. December 21, 1871, ch. 3 . Treaty with Great Britain. Arbitration at Geneva. An act making appropriations for expenses

that may be incurred under articles one to nine, inclusive, of the treaty between the United States and Great Britain, concluded at Washington, May eighth, eighteen hundred and seventy-one. December 21, 1871, ch. 4 ..

24 Chicago. An act for the construction of a public building at Chicago, Illinois. December 21, 1871, ch. 5

24 Post: Roads. An act to establish post-roads. January 16, 1872, ch. 6.

25 Post-Roads. An act to establish post-roads. January 16, 1872, ch. 7.

27 Alleged Outrages in the Southern States. An act making an appropriation to supply a deficiency

in the appropriation for expenses of the joint select committee on alleged outrages in the Southern States. January 16, 1872, ch. 8 . .

27 Courts in Virginia. An act to change the times for holding circuit and district courts of the United States for the western district of Virginia. February 1, 1872, ch. 10 .

27 Apportionment, ninth Census. An act for the apportionment of representatives to Congress among the several States according to the ninth census. February 2, 1872, ch. 11

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Page Duplicate Checks of disbursing Officers. An act to authorize the payment of duplicate checks of disbursing officers. February 2, 1872, ch. 12 .

29 Machinery. An act to admit certain machinery imported from foreign countries free of duty. February 2, 1872, ch. 13

29 Post-Routes. An act to establish certain post-routes in the State of Iowa. February 2, 1872, ch. 14 30 Japan. An act in relation to the embassy from Japan. February 2, 1872, ch. 15 .

30 Iron Steam Ice-boats. An act to exempt the iron steam ice-boats constructed by the city of Phila

delphia from the inspection required by the act of February twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and seventy-one, entitled “ An act to provide for the better security of life on board of vessels propelled in whole or in part by steam, and for other purposes." February 6, 1872, ch. 16.

30 Post-Roads. An act establishing certain post-roads in Vermont. February 12, 1872, ch. 18. • 30 Alexander Smith and Halcyon Skinner. An act for the relief of Alexander Smith and Halcyon Skinner. February 20, 1872, ch. 19.

80 Post-Office Department. An act making appropriations to supply a deficiency in the appropriations

for salaries and contingent expenses of the post-office department for the current fiscal year. February 20, 1872, ch. 20

81 Pensions. An act making appropriations for the payment of invalid and other pensions of the

United States for the year ending June thirty, eighteen hundred and seventy-three.
February 20, 1872, ch. 21 . .

31 Leavenworth. An act to amend an act entitled “An act to provide a national currency secured by

pledge of United States bonds, and to provide for the circulation and redemption thereof," approved June third, eighteen hundred and sixty-four. March 1, 1872, ch. 22

82 Green Bay, foc., Ship Canal. An act extending the time for the completion of the Green Bay and

Sturgeon Bay and Lake Michigan Ship Canal, in the State of Wisconsin. March 1, 1872, ch. 23.

32 Public Park. An act to set apart a certain tract of land lying near the headwaters of the Yellow Stone River as a public park. March 1, 1872, ch. 24.

32 Shreveport. An act to constitute Shreveport in the State of Louisiana, a port of delivery. March 1, 1872, ch. 25

33 Missouri River. An act to authorize the construction of a bridge across the Missouri River at or near St. Joseph, Missouri. March 5, 1872, ch. 28

33 Customs Duties, Paintings, fc. An act to provide for the admission of paintings, statury [statuary), and photographs for exhibition, free of duty. March 5, 1872, ch. 29.

35 Department of Justice. An act transferring certain powers and duties to the Department of Justice, and providing a seal therefor. March 5, 1872, ch. 30

35 Fur-bearing Animals in Alaska. An act supplementary to the act entitled “ An act to prevent the extermination of fur-bearing animals in Alaska.” March 5, 1872, ch. 31

35 Pensions. An act amending the act approved July twenty-seventh, eighteen hundred and sixty. eight, entitled “An act relating to pensions." March 5, 1872, ch. 32.

36 Internal Revenue Tax. An act to repeal the paragraphs of schedule C. of the internal revenue acts imposing taxes on canned meats, fish, and certain other articles March 5, 1872, ch. 33

36 Customs Duties. Merchandise for Transportation. Toledo. An act to amend section thirty-five

of an act entitled "An act to reduce internal taxes and for other purposes.” March 5, 1872, ch. 34

36 District Courts and Judges. An act to defray the expenses of district judges from other districts

while holding district or circuit courts in the southern district of New York. March 5, 1872, ch. 85

36 Washington, D. C. An act to provide for the survey of the harbor and river at Washington, D.C. March 5, 1872, ch. 36

86 Michael and Anna." An act to authorize the issuing of a certificate of registry to the brig “ Michael and Anna." March 5, 1872, ch. 37

87 * Isadora." An act authorizing an American register to the British brig “ Isadora," owned by Edwin M. Fowle, of Newton, Massachusetts. March 5, 1872, ch. 38

87 Swamp Lands in Iowa. An act for the relief of Lucas, O'Brien, Dickinson, and other counties in the State of Iowa. March 5, 1872, ch. 39

87 George W. Morse. An act for the relief of George W. Morse. March 11, 1872, ch. 40

87 Elko Land District. An act to create an additional land district in the State of Nevada. March 12, 1872, ch. 42

88 Minnesota. An act to create an additional land district in the State of Minnesota. March 12, 1872, ch.43.

88 Warren National Bank. An act authorizing the Warren National Bank of South Danvers, in the

State of Massachusetts, to change its name to the Warren National Bank of Peabody,
Massachusetts. March 12, 1872, ch. 44 :

88 Public Building at Cincinnati. An act to authorize the purchase of a site for a public building at Cincinnati, Ohio. March 12, 1872, ch. 45.

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Page Fire-proof Building at Albany, New York. An act to authorize the construction of a fire-proof building at Albany, New York. March 12, 1872, ch. 46 ..

39 Chief Medical Purveyor. An act to provide for the designation of a chief medical purveyor. March 12, 1872, ch. 47

40 Houlton, Me. An act to authorize the sale of public property at Houlton, Me. March 14, 1872, ch. 49.

40 A. L. Palmer.” An act to issue an American register to the brig “A. L. Palmer.” March 15, 1872, ch. 53

40 Monroe Land District. An act authorizing the President of the United States to re-establish the Monroe Land District in the State of Louisiana. March 16, 1872, ch. 54

40 Nevada. An act to continue in force a grant to the State of Nevada for college purposes. March 16, 1872, ch. 55

40 Court Records in Illinois. An act to restore the records of the United States courts in the northern district of Illinois. March 18, 1872, ch. 56

40 Customs Duties. Merchandise for Transportation, Pittsburgh. An act to amend section thirty-five of

ct entitled “ An act to reduce internal taxes, and for other purposes.” March 18, 1872, ch. 57

41 Trenton, N. J. An act to amend an act entitled “ An act to provide for a building suited to the

use of the post-office, the pension and revenue officers, and the judicial officers of the United States, in the city of Trenton, New Jersey," approved March third, eighteen hundred and seventy-one. March 18, 1872, ch. 58

. . 41 Indianapolis, Ind. An act for the construction of an addition to the United States court house

and post-office building in Indianapolis, Indiana, and for the purchase of additional ground adjoining the site of said building March 18, 1872, ch. 57

42 Hartford, Ct. An act to provide for a building for the use of the post-office, custom-house,

pension-office, United States circuit and district courts, and internal revenue offices at Hartford, Connecticut. March, 18, 1872, ch. 60

42 Boundary between the United States and British Possessions. An act authorizing the survey and

marking of the boundary between the territory of the United States and the possessions of Great Britain, from the Lake of the Woods to the summit of the Rocky Mountains. March 19, 1872, ch. 62 .

43 California. An act for the relief of pre-emption settlers in the State of California. March 22, 1872, ch. 63

43 Public Building at St. Louis, Mo. An act appropriating money for the purchase of a suitable

site, and erecting a building thereon, in the city of Saint Louis, Missouri, to be used for the purposes of a custom-house, post-office, and other federal offices. March 27, 1872,

ch. 65. Portage Lake, &c., Ship Canal. An act extending the time for the completion of the Portage Lake and Lake Superior Ship Canal. March 27, 1872, ch. 66 .

44 Removal of Causes from State Courts. An act in addition to an act entitled "An act to amend an

act entitled 'An act for the removal of causes in certain cases from State Courts,' approved July twenty-seventh, eighteen hundred and sixty-six," approved March second, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven. March 30, 1872, ch: 72 . .

44 Bridges across the Mississippi River. An act to authorize the construction of a bridge across the

Mississippi River, at or near the town of Clinton, in the State of Iowa, and other bridges

across said river, and to establish them as post roads. April 1, 1872, ch. 73. ..:. 44 Gilbert Morton. An act to authorize the restoration of Gilbert Morton to the naval service. April 1, 1872, ch. 74. .

46 Yachts Loisand William M. Tweed.An act to change the name of the pleasure yacht “Lois'

to that of Sea Witch," and to change the name of the yacht “William M. Tweed” to that of “Julia.” April 1, 1872, ch. 75. .

46 George Plunkett. An act to authorize the President to appoint George Plunkett a paymaster in the navy. April 2, 1872, ch. 78

47 Debates in Congress. An act to provide for the reporting and printing of the debates in Congress. April 2, 1872, ch. 79

47 Pittsburgh, Pa. An act to establish a port of entry and delivery at the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. April 2, 1872, ch. 80.

47 Guano. An act to amend an act entitled "An act to authorize protection to be given to citizens

of the United States who may discover deposits of guano," approved August 18, 1856. April 2, 1872, ch. 81

48 Land in St. Louis, Mo. An act to provide for the exchange and transfer of two small parcels of land in the city of St. Louis, Missouri. April 2, 1872, ch. 82

48 The Bark "Alice Tarlton.An act authorizing an American register to the Dutch bark Tarlton.” April 2, 1872, ch. 83

49 V Homesteads. An act to enable honorably discharged soldiers and sailors, their widows and

orphan children, to acquire homesteads on the public lands of the United States. April 4, 1872, ch. 85.

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Page Transportation of certain Imported Merchandise, by certain designated Common Carriers. An act to

amend the thirty-second section of an act entitled “ An act to reduce internal taxes, and for other purposes," approved July fourteenth, eighteen hundred and seventy. April 5, 1872, ch. 86 .

50 First National Bank of Seneca, Illinois. An act to change the location of the First National Bank of Seneca, State of Illinois, to the city of Morris, Illinois. April 5, 1872, ch. 87

51 Chicago Fire. An act for the relief of sufferers by fire at Chicago. April 5, 1872, ch. 88 51 Rights of Part Owners of Vessels. An act defining the rights of part owners of vessels in certain cases. April 9, 1872, ch. 90.

51 Title to certain Lands in Georgia and Florida. An act to settle and quiet the titles to lands along

the boundary line between the States of Georgia and Florida. April 9, 1872, ch. 91 . : 52 Right of Way, 8c., to the Portland, Dalles, and Salt Lake R. R. Co. An act granting the right of

way through the public lands for the construction of a railroad from Great Salt Lake to Portland, Oregon. April 12, 1872, ch. 96 .

52 United States Courts in West Virginia. An act to change the time for holding the spring term

of the United States circuit and district courts at Harrisonburg, Virginia. “April 13, 1872, ch. 99.

52 The "Kearsarge" and "Alabama." An act for the relief of the officers and crew of the United States steamer “Kearsarge.” April 17, 1872, ch. 102. .

63 Collection District of Brazos de Santiago. An act to change the boundaries of the collection district of Brazos de Santiago, in the State of Texas. April 17, 1872, ch. 103

58 William C. Jardine. An act to authorize William C. Jardine to make application to the com

missioner of patents for the issue of a patent for his improvement in brake and rest for carts. April 17, 1872, ch. 104 .

53 Nebraska. An act to erect two new land districts in the State of Nebraska. April 22, 1872, ch. 111

54 Additional Bounty: An act to extend the time for filing claims for additional bounty, under

the act of July twenty-eight, eighteen hundred and sixty-six. April 22, 1872, ch. 112 . 54 Soldiers' Monumental Associations. An act authorizing the Secretary of War to deliver con

demned ordnance to certain soldiers' monumental associations. April 22, 1872, ch. 113. 54 Bounties. An act in relation to bounties. April 22, 1872, ch. 114 . .

55 Ute Indians. An act authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to make certain negotiations with the Ute Indians in Colorado. April 23, 1872, ch. 115 .

55 Linkton Land District. An act to create the Linkton land district, in the State of Oregon. April 24, 1872, ch. 118 .

55 Military Road from Fort Wilkins. An act to extend the time for the completion of the military

road from Fort Wilkins, at Copper Harbor, in the State of Michigan, to Fort Howard, at Green Bay, in the State of Wisconsin. April 24, 1872, ch. 119

56 Proposals, &c., for Pransportation of the Mails. An act relating to proposals and contracts for transportation of the mails, and for other purposes. April 27, 1872, ch. 125 .

56 John C. Smith, Patent for Land to issue to, &c. An act to amend the first section of an act

entitled “ An act to provide for the disposition of useless military reservations," approved

February twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and seventy-one. April 29, 1872, ch. 126. . 57 Indianola, Teras, certain Imports withdrawn for Exportation to places in Mexico, to go through. An

act to amend section second, act of August thirtieth, eighteen hundred and fifty-two, in relation to the transportation and exportation of imported goods, wares, and merchandise in bond through certain ports in the State of Texas. April 30, 1872, ch. 129.

58 Bridge over the Missouri River. An act to amend an act entitled “An act to authorize the con

struction of a bridge across the Missouri river, at or near St. Joseph, Missouri,” approved March fifth, eighteen hundred and seventy-two, May 1, 1872, ch. 130

58 Tea and Coffee. An act repealing the duty on tea and coffee. May 1, 1872, ch. 131

59 The Texas and Pacific Railway Company. An act supplementary to an act entitled "An act to

incorporate the Texas Pacific Railway Company, and to aid in the construction of its road, and for other purposes," approved March third, eighteen hundred and seventy-one. May 2, 1872, ch. 132

59 Votes for Representatives in Congress. An act to amend an act approved February twenty-eight,

eighteen hundred and seventy-one, amending an act approved May thirty-one, eighteen hundred and seventy, entitled “An act to enforce the rights of citizens of the United States to vote in the several States of this Union, and for other purposes.” May 3, 1872,

61 Legislative, executive, and judicial Expenses Appropriation. 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. May 8, 1872, ch. 140 61 Kansas Indians. An act to provide for the removal of the Kansas tribe of Indians to the Indian

Territory, and to dispose of their lands in Kansas to actual settlers. May 8, 1872, ch. 141 85

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Page Washington, D.C. An act to fund certain liabilities of the city of Washington existing June

first, eighteen hundred and seventy-one, and to limit the debt of and taxation in the Dis.
trict of Columbia. May 8, 1872, ch. 142

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

courts of the United States for the western district of Wisconsin, at La Crosse. May 9,
1872, ch. 143

88 Public Lands in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Dakota. An act to extend the time of pay

ment for their lands by persons holding pre-emptions on the public lands in the States of

Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan, and Territory of Dakota. May 9, 1872, ch. 144 88 Direct Taxes. An act for the relief of purchasers of lands sold for direct taxes in the insurrectionary States. May 9, 1872, ch. 145.

89 Testimony in Courts of the United States. An act to perpetuate testimony in the courts of the United States. May 9, 1872, ch. 146.

89 Washington and Idaho Territories. An act to regulate elections in Washington and Idaho Territories. May 9, 1872, ch. 147.

90 Pay of Surfmen at Life-saving Stations. An act authorizing the appropriation for the employment

of surfmen at alternate life-saving stations on the New Jersey coast, for the fiscal year,
ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-two, to be expended in employing
crews at such stations, and for such periods, and at such compensation, as the Secretary
of the Treasury may deem reasonable, not to exceed forty dollars per month for each per-
son employed. May 9, 1872, ch. 148

90 Osage Lands in Kansas. An act for the relief of settlers on the Osage lands in the State of Kansas. May 9, 1872, ch. 149.

90 Mining Resources. An act to promote the development of the mining resources of the United States. May 10, 1872, ch. 152

91 Samuel Ross. An act authorizing the Secretary of War to correct an army officer's record. May 10, 1872, ch. 153 .

96 Commissioners of Claims may take Testimony. An act to authorize the commissioners of claims to

appoint special commissioners to take testimony, and for other purposes. May 11, 1872,
ch. 156.

97 Cherokee Lands in Kansas. An act to carry out certain provisions of the Cherokee treaty of

eighteen hundred and sixty-six, and for the relief of settlers on the Cherokee lands in the

State of Kansas. May 11, 1872, ch. 157 Bridge across the Missouri River, at Boonville, Mo. An act to authorize the construction of a bridge across the Missouri river, at Boonville, Missouri. May 11, 1872, ch. 158

99 Post-Roads. An act to establish certain post-roads. May 14, 1872, ch. 159

100 Army. Pay of Enlisted Men. An act to establish the pay of the enlisted men of the army. May 15, 1872, ch. 160.

116 Army. An act to establish a system of deposits, to prevent desertion, and elevate the condition of the rank and file of the army. May 15, 1872, ch. 161

117 Enlistment of Minors. An act to provide that minors shall not be enlisted in the military ser

vice of the United States without the consent of parents or guardians. May 15, 1872,
ch. 162

117 Bridge across Lake Saint Croir. An act to authorize the West Wisconsin Railway Company to

keep up and maintain a bridge for railway purposes across lake Saint Croix, at the city
of Hudson, in the State of Wisconsin. May 15, 1872, ch. 163

118 Reform School, District of Columbia. An act relating to the reform school of the District of

Columbia. May 15, 1872, ch. 164
Fort Collins Military Reservation. An act declaring the lands constituting the Fort Collins

military reservation, in the Territory of Colorado, subject to pre-emption and homestead
entry, as provided for in existing laws. May 15, 1872, ch. 165

120 Consul at Tien Tsin. An act to regulate the salary of the consul at Tien Tsin, China. May 17, 1872, ch. 169

120 Bridges across the Mississippi River. An act to authorize the construction of certain bridges

across the Mississippi river, and to establish the same as post-roads. May 17, 1872,
ch. 170, .

120 Public Building in Rockland, Me. An act authorizing the erection of a public building in Rockland, Maine. May 17, 1872, ch. 171 ..

121 Deficiency Appropriations. An act making appropriations to supply deficiencies in the appro

priations for the service of the government, for the fiscal year ending June thirty,
eighteen hundred and seventy-two, and for former years, and for other purposes. May
18, 1872, ch. 172

122 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. May
18, 1872, ch 173

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