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General Stoff of the Army of the United States. An act for organizing the general staff, and

making further provisions for the army of the United States. (Repealed.) April 24, 1816......

297 Ports of Entry at Middletown and Plymouth. An act concerning the entry of vessels at the ports of Middletown and Plymouth. (Obsolete.) April 24, 1816......

299 Appropriations for the Support of the Navy for the Year 1816. An act making appropriations

for the support of the navy of the United States for the year one thousand eight hundred and sixteen. (Obsolete.) April 24, 1816.......

299 Circuit Courts in South Carolina and Georgia. An act for the more convenient arrangement

of the times and places of holding the Circuit Courts of the United States for the districts of South Carolina and Georgia. April 24, 1816.......

300 Relief of Purchasers of Public Lands in the Mississippi Territory. An act for the relief of cer

tain purchasers of public lands in the Mississippi territory. April 24, 1816....... 300 Bounties in Land and Extra Pay to Canadian Volunteers. An act supplementary to an act

entitled "An act granting bounties in lands and extra pay to certain Canadian volunteers.” (Obsolete.) April 26, 1816......

301 Assent of Congress to an Act of Virginia for improving James River. An act declaring the as

sent of Congress to an act of the General Assembly of the State of Virginia. April 26, 1816.....

301 Reward of the Officers and Crew of the Constitution for the Capture of the Levant. An act re

warding the officers and crew of the Constitution for the capture of the British sloop of war Levant. April 26, 1816......

301 A Port of Delivery established at the Town of the Bayou Sl. John. An act establishing a port of delivery at the town of the Bayou St. John. April 26, 1816.. ......

302 Direct Taxes. An act supplementary to the act to provide additional revenues for defray

ing the expenses of government and maintaining the public credit, by laying a direct tax upon the United States, and to provide for assessing and collecting the same. (Obsolete.) April 26, 1816.. ....

302 Compensations to Officers of the Customs. An act to increase the compensations now allowed

by law to inspectors, measurers, weighers, and gaugers, employed in the collection

of the customs. (Obsolete.) April 26, 1816..... Court-house at Hamilton, Ohio. An act authorizing the payment for the court-house of Hamilton, in the State of Ohio. (Obsolete.) April 26, 1810......

306 Claims to Land in the Illinois Territory. An act making further provision for settling claims to land in the territory of Illinois. April 27, 1816....

307 Sale of Land at the Lower Rapids of Sandusky River. An act providing for the sale of the

tract of land at the lower rapids of Sandusky river. (Obsolete.) April 27, 1816.. 308 Salaries of Certain Officers continued. An act continuing the salaries of certain officers of government. (Obsolete.) April 27, 1816......

309 Payment of certain Militia. An act for the payment of the militia, in the case therein mentioned. April 27, 1816..

310 Duties on Imports and Tonnage. An act to regulate the duties on imports and tonnage. (Obsolete.) April 27, 1816.......

310 Compensation of Collectors of Dutics and Internal Taxes, &c. An act to fix the commissions of

the collectors of the direct tax and internal duties, and to revive and continue in force “An act further to provide for the collection of duties on imports and tonnage.” April 27, 1816...

315 Repairing of Roads in Tennessee, &c. An act making appropriations for repairing certain roads therein described. (Obsolete.) April 27, 1816...

315 Distribution of Prize Money among the Caplors of the Algerine Vessels. An act providing for

the distribution of one hundred thousand dollars among the captors of the Algerine

vessels captured and restored to the Dey of Algiers. (Obsolete.) April 27, 1816.. 315 Light-houses. An act making appropriations for rebuilding light-houses, and for completing

the plan of lighting them according to the improvements of Winslow Lewis, for placing beacons and buoys, for preserving Little Gull Island, and for surveying the coast of the United States. (Obsolete.) April 27, 1816.....

316 Light-houses. An a to authorize the building of three

ses, viz., one on Race Point, one on Point Gammon, and one on the Island of Petite Manon, in the State of Massachusetts. (Obsolete.) April 27, 1816........

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Sule of forfeited Lands. An act to authorize the sale of lands forfeited to the United Slates,

in the district of Jeffersonville, at the land-office in the said district. (Obsolete.) April 27, 1816......

317 Lost Military Land Warrants and Discharges for faithful Services. An act providing for cases

of lost military land warrants, and discharges for faithful services. (Obsolete.) April 27, 1816......

317 District Judge of the southern District of New York. An act providing an additional compen

sation to the district judge of the southern district of New York. (Obsolete.) April 27, 1816. .....

318 Levy Court of Alexandria to lay a Tax for building a Jail and Court-house. An act to enable

the Levy Court of the county of Alexandria to lay a tax for the purpose of defray

ing the expense of erecting a jail and court-house. (Obsolete.) April 27, 1816... 318 A Road to be made in the Illinois Territory. An act to authorize the surveying and making a road in the territory of Illinois. April 27, 1816....

318 Sale of Land at the foot of the Rapids at Miami of the Lakes. An act providing for the sale

of the tract of land at the British fort of the Miami of the Lakes, at the foot of the rapids, and for other purposes. (Obsolete.) April 27, 1816........

319 Annual Appropriation for arming, &c., the Militia. An act concerning the annual sum appro

priated for arming and equipping the militia. (Obsolete.) April 29, 1816........ 320 Duties on Licenses to Relailers of Wincs, &c., reduced. An act for reducing the duties on li

censes to retailers of wines, spirituous liquors, and foreign merchandise. (Repealed.) April 29, 1816..

320 Nary of the United States. Provision for building Ships and Vessels of War, 8c. An act for the

gradual increase of the navy of the United States. (Obsolete.) April 29, 1816... 321 Currency of Foreign Coins regulated. An act regulating the currency within the United States,

of the gold coins of Great Britain, France, Portugal, and Spain, and the crowns of France and five franc pieces. (Obsolete.) April 29, 1816....

322 An Accountant of the War Department to be appointed, &c. An act supplementary to an act

making alterations in the Treasury and War Departments, passed the eighth day of May, 1792. (Repealed.) April 29, 1816.....

322 A Land District north of Kaskaskia, Illinois Territory, established. An act to establish a land

district in Illinois territory, north of the district of Kaskaskia. April 29, 1816..... 323 Compensation of the Superintendents of the Manufactory of Arms at Springfield and Harper's

Ferry increased. An act to increase the compensation of the superintendents of the

manufactories of arms at Springfield and Harper's Ferry. April 29, 1816......... 323 The Judges of the Circuit Court and the Attorney of the District of Columbiu authorized to prepare

a Code of Jurisprudence. An act authorizing the judges of the Circuit Court and the attorney for the District of Columbia, to prepare a code of jurisprudence for the said district. (Obsolete.) April 29, 1816......

323 Payment authorized for Prisoners captured by private armed Vessels. An act authorizing pay

ment for prisoners captured by private armed vessels. (Obsolete.) April 29, 1816. 323 Compensation of the Commissioners, Clerk, and Translator of the Board for Land Claims in the

Territory of Orleans. An act for settling the compensation of the commissioners, clerk, and translator of the board for land claims in the eastern and western districts of

the territory of Orleans, now State of Louisiana. (Obsolete.) April 29, 1816.... 324 Appropriations for the Improvement of the public Squares in Washington, and Appointment of a

Commissioner of public Buildings. An act making an appropriation for enclosing and improving the public square near the Capitol; and to abolish the office of commissioners of the public buildings, and of superintendent, and for the appointment of one commissioner for the public buildings. April 29, 1816........

324 Appointment of a Surveyor of Public Lands in the Territories of Illinois and Missouri. An act to

provide for the appointment of a surveyor of the public lands in the territories of Illinois and Missouri. April 29, 1816....

325 Appropriations for carrying into Effect a Treaty with the Cherokee Indians. An act making ap

propriations for carrying into effect a treaty between the United States and the Cherokee tribe of Indians, concluded at Washington, on the twenty-second day of March, one thousand eight hundred and sixteen. April 29, 1816....

... 326 Sake of the Public Lands in Ohio, formerly sct apart for Refugees from Canada and Nova Scotia.

An act providing for the sale of certain lands in the State of Ohio, formerly set apart for refugees from Canada and Nova Scotia. April 29, 1816....

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and defining the duties of the judges of the territory of Illinois," and for vesting in the courts of the territory of Indiana a jurisdiction in chancery cases, arising in the said territory. (Obsolete.) April 29, 1816.....

327 Territory of Missouri. An act to alter certain parts of the act providing for the government of the territory of Missouri. (Obsolete.) April 29, 1816.......

328 Land Claims in the State of Louisiana and Territory of Missouri. An act for the confirmation

of certain claims to land in the western district of the State of Louisiana, and in the territory of Missouri. (Obsolete.) April 29, 1816.......

... 328 Appropriations for the Military Establishment. An act making appropriations for the support of the military establishment for the year 1816. April 29, 1816....

330 Public Lands in Louisiana and Missouri. An act concerning pre-emption rights given in the

purchase of lands to certain settlers in the State of Louisiana, and the territory of Missouri and Illinois. April 29, 1816......

330 The Consent of Congress given to Acts of South Ca and Georgia. An act declaring the

consent of Congress to acts of the State of South Carolina, authorizing the city council of Charleston to impose and collect a duty on the tonnage of vessels from foreign ports; and to acts of the State of Georgia, authorizing the imposition and collection of a duty on the tonnage of vessels in the port of Savannah and St. Mary's. April 29, 1816.......

331 Survey of Military Bounty Lands. An act to authorize the survey of two millions of acres

of the public lands, in lieu of that quantity heretofore authorized to be surveyed, in the territory of Michigan, as military bounty lands. April 29, 1816......

332 Trade and Intercourse with the Indian Tribes. An act supplementary to the act passed the

thirtieth of March, one thousand eight hundred and two, to regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes, and to preserve peace on the frontiers. April 29, 1816....

332 Increase of the Salary of the Register of the Treasury. An act to increase the salary of the register of the treasury, April 30, 1816....

333 Compensation of the Officers of Congress. An act fixing the compensation of the secretary of

the Senate and clerk of the House of Representatives, and making provision for the clerks employed in their offices. (Expired.) April 30, 1816....

334 Compensation of the Chaplains of Congress. An act fixing the compensation of the chaplains of Congress. April 30, 1816....

334 Post-roads. An act to establish post-roads. April 30, 1816.......

... 334 Drawback on Spirits distilled within the United States. An act allowing drawback of duties on

spirits distilled, and sugars refined within the United States, and for other purposes. April 30, 1816.....

338 Appropriations for the Year 1816. An act making further appropriations for the year one thousand eight hundred and sixteen. (Obsolete.) April 30, 1816....

340

RESOLUTIONS.

1. Directing a copy of the documents, printed by a resolve of Congress, on the 27th of

December, 1813, to be transmitted to each of the judges of the Supreme Court.
Feb. 6, 1816......

341 3. Requesting the President to present medals to Captain Stewart and the officers of the frigate Constitution. Feb. 22, 1816....

341 4. Requesting the President to present medals to Captain James Biddle, and the officers of the sloop of war Hornet. Feb. 22, 1816...

341 5. For printing the laws relative to naturalization. April 16, 1816........

341 6. Requiring the Secretary of State to compile and print, once in every two years, a re

gister of all officers and agents, civil, military, and naval, in the services of the United States. April 27, 1816...

342 7. Authorizing the President of the United States to employ a skilful assistant in the corps of engineers. April 29, 1816. .

342 8. Relative to the more effectual collection of the public revenue. April 30, 1816. ...

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Pago STATUTE II.-1817. Duties on Imports and Tonnage. An act supplementary to an act lo regulate the duties on imports and tonnage. Jan. 14, 1817......

344 Laws relating to the Public Lands. An act to authorize a new edition of the collection of laws respecting the public lands. (Obsolete.) Jan. 20, 1817......

344 Appropriation for the Army in 1817. An act making a partial appropriation for the sub

sistence of the army during the year one thousand eight hundred and seventeen. (Obsolete.) Jan. 22, 1817......

345 Compensation of the Members of Congress. An act to repeal, after the close of the present

session of Congress, the act entitled “ An act to change the mode of compensation to the members of the Senate and House of Representatives, and the delegates from territories,” passed the nineteenth of March, one thousand eight hundred and sixteen. Feb. 6, 1817....

345 The Chairman of any Standing Commitlee of Congress authorized to administer Oaths, sc. An

act to extend the provisions of the act to authorize certain officers and other persons to administer oaths, approved May third, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-eight. Feb. 8, 1817.....

345 The Authority given to the President to increase the Pay of Officers, &c., of the Navy, revoked. An

act to repeal the second section of an act entitled “ An act conderning the pay of officers, seamen, and marines, in the navy of the United States." (Obsolete.) Feb. 22, 1817....

345 The Public Lands, when sold, may be divided into Half Sections and Quarler Sections. An act pro

viding for the division of certain quarter sections, in future sales of the public lands. Feb. 22, 1817.......

... 346 Parts of the Reservations of the public Grounds may be sold in Lots. An act authorizing the sale

of certain grounds belonging to the United States in the City of Washington. (Obsolete.) Feb. 24, 1817........

346 Entry of Vessels at the Port of New Orleans. An act authorizing vessels departing from the

town of Bayou St. John and Basin of the Canal de Carondelet for foreign ports, to clear out at the custom-house in the city of New Orleans. (Obsolete.) March 1, 1817.....

347 Reservation of Public Lands for the Supply of Timber for the Navy. An act making reservation

of certain public lands to supply timber for naval purposes. March 1, 1817... .... 347 The People of the western Part of Mississippi authorized to form a State Government. An act to

enable the people of the western part of Mississippi territory to form a constitution and state government, and for the admission of such State into the Union on an equal footing with the original States. March 1, 1817.......

348 Security to be given by Pursers in the Navy. An act supplementary to an act entitled “ An act concerning the naval establishment.” March 1, 1817. ........

350 Franking Privilege given to James Madison. An act freeing from postage all letters and

packets to and from James Madison. (Obşolete.) March 1, 1817......... Ransom of American Captides. An act relating to the ransom of American captives of the late war. (Obsolete.) March 1, 1817. .....

350 Commissions of Bail. An act in addition to an act entitled “ An act for the more conve

nient taking of affidavits and bail in civil causes, depending in the courts of the United States." March 1, 1817.

350 Regulation of Importations into the United States. An act concerning the navigation of the United States. March 1, 1817.........

... 351 Appropriations for the Support of Government in 1817. An act making appropriations for the

support of government for the year one thousand eight hundred and seventeen. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1817......

352 Prisoners of War. Repeal of the Act of 1812. An act repealing the act entitled “ An act for

the safe keeping and accommodation of prisoners of war," passed July the sixth, one thousand eight hundred and twelve. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1817....

358 Appropriation for the Military Establishment in 1817. An act making provision for the sup

port of the military establishment for the year one thousand eight hundred and seventeen. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1817.....

359 Payment to Georgia equal to the Amount of certain Mississippi Stock. An act authorizing the

payment of a sum of money to the State of Georgia, under the articles of agreement and cession between the United States and that State. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1817.....

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A Light-house in Massachusetts. An act for erecting a light-house on the west chop of

Holmes's Hole Harbour, in the State of Massachusetts. March 3, 1817........... 360 Duties of Commissioners of Loans transferred to the Bank of the United States. An act transfer.

ring the duties of commissioner of loans to ihe Bank of the United States, and abolishing the office of commissioner of loans. March 3, 1817.......

360 Trade in Plaster of Paris. An act to regulate the trade in plaster of Paris. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1817......

361 The Papers of Foreign Vessels to be deposited wilh the Consuls of their respective Nations. An act

authorizing the deposit of the papers of foreign vessels with the consul of their

respective nations. March 3, 1817...... Furnishing the House of the President of the United States. An act to provide for furnishing

the house of the President of the United States. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1817...... 362 Regulation of the Election of Delegates from the Territories. An act further to regulate the ter

ritories of the United States, and their electing delegates to Congress. March 3, 1817.......

363 Trading Houses with the Indians. An act to continue in force an act entitled "An act for establishing trading houses with the Indian tribes." March 3, 1817.....

363 Post-roads. An act to alter and establish certain post-roads. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1817. 363 Provisions for the prompt Settlement of public Accounts. An act to provide for the prompt settlement of public accounts. March 3, 1817........

366 Compensation to certain Collectors of the Customs. An act respecting the compensation of the collectors therein mentioned. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1817......

... 368 Additional Tonnage Duty on certain Foreign Vessels. An act 10 continue in force the second

section of the act entitled “ An act supplementary to an act to regulate the duties on imports and tonnage.” (Obsolete.) March 3, 1817....

369 Regulation of the Calculation of ad valorem Duties. An act supplementary to "An act to regu

late the duties on imports and tonnage.” (Obsolete.) March 3, 1817.......... 369 Pensions. An act for the relief of the widows and orphans of the officers, seamen, and

marines, who were lost in the United States brig Epervier. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1817.......

369 Remission of the Duties on certain Stils. An act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to remit the duties therein mentioned. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1817.......

369 Direct Taxes. Payment to be made to the State of Georgia. An act authorizing the Secretary

of the Treasury to pay to the State of Georgia fifteen per centum upon the quota of direct tax, for the year one thousand eight hundred and sixteen, assumed and paid by that State. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1817.....

370 Prohibition of fitting out Vessels to be employed against Nations with whom the United States are

friendly. An act more effectually to preserve the neutral relations of the United States. (Repealed.) March 3, 1817....

370 A Territory established in the eastern Part of Mississippi. An act to establish a separate terri

torial government for the eastern part of the Mississippi territory. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1817............

371 Pensions. An act to amend and explain an “Act giving pensions to the orphans and

widows of persons slain in the public or private armed vessels of the United States." March 3, 1817......

373 Lands set apart for the Cultivation of the Vine and the Olive. An act to set apart and dispose

of certain public lands, for the encouragement of the cultivation of the vine and olive. March 3, 1817......

374 Public Lands. An act to authorize the appointment of a surveyor for the lands in the

northern part of the Mississippi territory, and the sale of certain lands therein described. March 3, 1817.....

375 Reports of the Decisions of the Supreme Court. An act to provide for reports of the decisions

of the Supreme Court. March 3, 1817....... Peace Establishment of the Marine Corps. An act to fix the peace establishment of the marine corps. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1817....

376 A Road to be opened from Reynoldsburg to the Chickasaw old Town. An act making an appro

priation for opening and cutting out a road therein described. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1817....

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