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Given under my hand, at the city of Washington, the twenty

eighth day of April, in the year of our Lord one thousand
eight hundred and thirty-five, and of the Independence of
the United States the fifty-ninth.

ANDREW JACKSON.
By the President:
Joan FORSYTH,

Secretary of State.

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.

A PROCLAMATION.

The'' President

authorized by

Whereas, by an act of Congress of the United States, of the act 24th May twenty-fourth of May, one thousand eight hundred and twentydiscriminating eight, entitled “ An act in addition to an act entitled "An act conder yoncerning discriminating duties of tonnage and impost,' and to dgn nation is equalise the duties on Prussian vessels and their cargoes,” it is such duties are provided, that upon satisfactory evidence being given to the keried on your President of the United States, by the Government of any foreign

nation, that no discriminating duties of tonnage or impost are imposed or levied, in the ports of the said nation, upon vessels wholly belonging to citizens of the United States, or upon the produce, manufactures, or merchandise, imported in the same, from the United States, or from any foreign country, the President is thereby authorized to issue his proclamation, declaring that the foreign discriminating duties of tonnage and impost, within the United States, are, and shall be, suspended and discontinued, so far as respects the vessels of the said foreign nation, and the produce, manufactures, or merchandise, imported into the United States, in the same, from the said foreign nation, or from any other foreign country ; the said suspension to take effect from the time of such notification being given to the President of the United States, and to continue so long as the reciprocal exeniption of vessels belonging to citizens of the United States, and their cargoes, as aforesaid, shall be continued, and no

longer : ThePresident be AND WHEREAS, satisfactory evidence has lately been received as Buch duties by me, from the Government of His Imperial and Royal Highare levied in the ness the Grand Duke of Tuscany, through an official commu

nication of Baron Lederer, the Consul General of His Imperial and Royal Highness in the United States, under date of the 6th day of August, 1836, that no discriminating duties of tonnage or impost are imposed or levied in the ports of Tuscany, upon vessels wholly belonging to citizens of the United States, or upon the produce, manufactures, or merchandise, imported in the same,

froni the United States, or from any foreign country : Declares thi dis. Now, THEREFORE, I, ANDREW JACKSON, President of the criminating du

United States of America, do hereby declare and proclaim that mct the ves the foreign discriminating duties of tonnage and impost, within uspended.

the United States, are and shall be, suspended and discontinued,

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so far as respects the vessels of the Grand Dukedom of Tuscany, 1837.
and the produce, manufactures, or merchandise, imported into the
United States, in the same, from the said Grand Dukedom, or from
any other foreign country; the said suspension to take effect from
the 6th day of August, 1836, above mentioned, and to continue so
long as the reciprocal exemption of vessels belonging to citizens
of the United States, and their cargoes, as aforesaid, shall be
continued, and no longer.
Given under my hand, at the city of Washington, the first day

of September, in the year of Lord one thousand eight hun-
dred and thirty-six, and of the Independence of the United
States the sixty-first.

ANDREW JACKSON.
By the President :
John FORSYTH,

Secretary of State.

INDEX

TO THE ACTS PASSED AT THE SECOND SESSION OF THE TWENTY-

FOURTH CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES.

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Academy, Military, an act making appropriations for
Alliance, and Bon Homme Richard, prize money to officers and

crew of
American State Papers, appropriation for
Appleton, Abigail, an act for the relief of
Arkansas, State of, an act to extend the jurisdiction of the District

Court of the United States to
Army, appropriations for the support of
Arming and equipping volunteers and militia, appropriation for
Arts and sciences, an act in addition to the act to promote the pro-

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Atchafalaya Rail-road and Banking Company, an act granting the

right of way through the public lands of the United States
Auger, Mr., appropriation for bust of the late Chief Justice Ellsworth
APPROPRIATIONS :

An act making appropriation for the suppression of Indian

hostilities
An act making appropriations for the payment of the revo-

lutionary and other pensioners of the United States for 1837
An act making appropriations for the support of the army for
the year 1837, and for other purposes
For pay of the army, and subsistence, forage, clothing, camp and gar-

rison equipage and hospital furniture; medical department, sup-
plies furnished by quartermaster's department, barracks, quarters,
&c.; transportation, contingencies, national armones, (p. 22 ;) arm-
ament of fortifications, ordnance service, arsenals, elevating ma-
chines, blacksmith-shop, &c., at Watertown, (p. 23;) pay, &c.,
of Tennessee volunteers, one month's pay to volunteers and muli-
tia; arming and equipping, də.; paying claims, for do. during last

war, &c.-24.
An act to provide for the support of the Military Academy

of the United States for 1837
An act making appropriations for the naval service for the

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year 1837

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For pay and subsistence of officers and seamen, (p. 35;) pay of su-

perintendents, &c.; provisions, repairs of vessels, melicines, im-
provements, and repairs of navy yards, ordnance, miscellaneous
expenses, contingent expenses marine corps. (p. 35 ;) ;'ay, subsist-
ence, clothing, fuel, &c., transportation of oticers, launching, &c.,
ship Pennsyivania; building and cquupping two sloops or war; also,
six vessels of war, &c.--38.

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Appropriations—Continued.

An act making appropriations for the current expenses of the

Indian Department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations
with the various Indian tribes, for the year 1837

Salary of commissioner, clerks, superintendents, agents, interpreters,

gun and blacksmiths, presents, expenses of coal, steel, &c., (p. 38;)
provisions for Indians, necessary buildings at agencies, contingen-
cies, and for treaties with the tribes east of the Mississippi; Six Na-
tions and Senecas, of New York, (p. 39 ;) Ottawas, Wyandots, Mun-
sees, and Delawares; Christian Indians, Miamies, Eel Rivers, Potta-
watamies of Huron, and dirto of the Prairie, ditto of the Wabash,
ditto of Indiana; Chippewas, Ottawas, and Pottawatamies; Win-
nebagoes, Menomonies, Sioux of Mississippi; Yancton and San-
tie Bands of ditto; Omahas, Sacs, Foxes, Ioways, Ottoes, and
Missourias; Kanzas, Osages, Kickapoos, Kaskaskias, and Peorias;
Peorias, Weas, and Piankeshaws; Shawnees and Senecas; Choc-
taws, Chickasaws, Creeks, Quapaws, Florida Indians, Pawnees,

Cherokees, Caddoes; removal and subsistence of Creeks, &c.
An act making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic
expenses of the Government, for the year 1837
This act makes the usual appropriations for the expenses of the civil

list; and, in addition therelo, appropriations are made for publica-
tion, &c., of the laws, arrearages due, survey of coast, diplomatic
agent to Texas, construction of Treasury and Patent Offices, inci.
dental expenses of Select Committee of Inquiry, paintings for the
rotundo of the Capitol, debates of the first Congress, and Register,
fire engine, &c., for War and Navy Departments, purchase of man-
uscripts of ihe late Mr. Madison, &c.

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105 183

86 42

87 103

B.
Baltimore, public warehouse at, appropriation for
Bank of the United States; resolution authorizing the Secretary of

the Treasury to receive from said bank, under the Pennsylvania
charter, payment for the stock of the United States in the late

Bank of the United States
Banks, incorporation of, in the Territory of Wisconsin
Banking and Rail-road Company at Atchafalaya, an act granting

said company the right of way through the public lands of the

United States
Bean, Jonathan L., payment to
Beard, William C., late captain in the United States army, an act

granting a pension to
Becker, John P., an act for the relief of
Belgian vessels, discriminating duties on Dutch and Belgian, and
Bon Homme Richard, officers and crew of, prize money to be dis-

tributed to
Boston, appropriation for custom-house at
Boys, enlistment of in the naval service
Branches of the Mint of the United States, established by act of Con-

gress of 3d March, 1837 -
Breed, Ebenezer, an act for relief of
Briggs, Dr. John P., an act authorizing the Secretary of the Navy

to place his name on the pension list Brig General Armstrong, payment of prize money to officers and

crew of Brown, James and John, half-breeds of the Cherokee nation of In

dians, an act for relief of

their cargoes

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