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Tuo Judicial Districts in Missouri. An act to divide the State of Missouri into two judicial districts. March 3, 1857, ch. 100........

197 Entries of Imports, amendment of. An act to amend the "Act reducing the duty on imports and for

other purposes," passed July thirtieth, eighteen hundred and forty-six. March 3, 1857, ch. 101..

199 Alma, Ala., made a Port of Delivery. An act to constitute Selma, in the State of Alabama, a port of delivery. March 3, 1857, ch. 102.....

199 Railroad Grant to Alabama. An act to amend "an act granting public lands in alternate sections

to the State of Alabama, to aid in the construction of certain railroads in said State.” March 3, 1857, ch. 103.

200 States, settlement of Land Accounts with. An act to settle certain accounts between the United

States and the State of Mississippi, and other States. March 3, 1857, ch. 104.......... 200 Fernandina, Fa., made a Port of Entry. An act to establish a port of entry at Fernandina in the State of Florida. March 3, 1857, ch. 105....

200 Army Appropriation Bill. An act making appropriations for the support of the Army for the

year ending the thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and fifty-eight. March 3, 1857, ch. 106. 200 General Civil Appropriation Bill

. An act making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of government, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-eight. March 3, 1857, ch. 107......

206 Civil Expense Appropriation Bill. An act making appropriations for certain civil expenses of the

Government for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-eight.
March 3, 1857, ch. 108......

221 Post Roads. An act to establish certain post roads in the United States and the Territories thereof. March 3, 1857, ch. 109......

230 Deficiency Appropriation Bill. An act to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the service

of the fiscal year ending the thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and fifty-seven. March 3, 1857, ch. 110..

240 Naval Appropriation Bill. An act making appropriations for the naval service for the year

ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-eight. March 3, 1857, ch. 111.. 243 Relief of Choctaw Cession Settiers ; School Lands in Mississippi. An act for the relief of certain

actual settlers and cultivators who purchased lands subject to graduation within the limits of the Choctaw cession of eighteen hundred and thirty, at a less rate than the true graduated price under the “act to graduate and reduce the price of the public lands to actual settlers and cultivators," approved the fourth of August, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, and for other purposes. March 3, 1857, ch. 112....

248 Ocean Steamer Appropriation Bill. An act making appropriation for the transportation of the

United States mail by ocean steamers and otherwise during the fiscal year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-eight. March 3, 1857, ch. 113...

248 Public Money to be deposited. An act to amend an act entitled "An act to provide for the better

organization of the treasury, and for the collection, safe-keeping, transfer, and disbursement of the public revenue.' March 3, 1857, ch. 114..

249 Bounty Land to Major David Bailey's Volunteers. An act to extend the provisions of the act entitled

“ An act in addition to certain acts granting bounty land to certain officers and soldiers who have been engaged in the military services of the United States” to the officers and soldiers of Major David Bailey's battalion, of Cook county, (Illinois,) volunteers. March 3, 1857, ch. 115.....

249 Crimes Act. An act in addition to an act more effectually to provide for the punishment of

certain crimes against the United States, and for other purposes. March 3, 1857, ch. 116. 250 Swamp, fc., Lands. An act to confirm to the several States the swamp and overflowed lands

selected under the act of September twenty-eight, eighteen hundred and fifty, and the

act of the second March, eighteen hundred and forty-nine. March 3, 1857, ch. 117.... 251 Custom-House and Post-Office at Perth Amboy. An act to construct a building for a custom-house and post-office at Perth Amboy, New Jersey. March 3, 1857, ch. 118...

251 Increase of Pay of Cadets at West Point. An act to increase the pay of the Cadets at the West Point Academy. March 3, 1857, ch. 119.....

252 Military Road in Washington Territory. An act providing for the construction of a military

road between Fort Steilacoom and Bellingham Bay, in the Territory of Washington. March 3, 1857, ch. 120......

252 Road in Nebraska. An act for the construction of a road in the territory of Nebraska. March 3, 1857, ch. 121........

252

JOINT RESOLUTIONS.

Page No. 1. Further time for Texan Crelitors. A resolution granting further time to the creditors of Texas to present their claims, and for other purposes. Dec. 26, 1856...

252 No. 2. Portrait of John Hampden accepted. A resolution accepting the portrait of John Hampden, presented to Congress by John McGregor. Jan. 13, 1857...

213 No. 5. Distribution of Public Documents. A resolution respecting the distribution of certain public documents. Jan. 28, 1857..

253 No. 6. Appointment of Regents of Smithsonian Institution. A resolution for the appointment of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. Jan. 28, 1857....

253 No. 7. Weights and Measures to be furnished to Vermont. Joint resolution providing for the furnish

ing of a complete set of Weights and Measures to the State of Vermont. Feb. 16, 1857. 254 No. 8. Conference with Great Britain as to a decimal and commensurable Currency. A resolution to

provide for ascertaining the relative value of the coinage of the United States and
Great Britain, and the fixing the relative value of the unitary coins of the two coun-
tries. Feb. 26, 1857...

254 No. 9. Investigation of J. T. Barclay's plan for preventing abrasion and counterfeiting of Coin. A

resolution to prevent the counterfeiting of the coins of the United States. Feb. 26,
1857..

254 No. 12. School Lands in Territories in lieu of sections settled on or taken as Town Sites. A resolution

relative to sections sixteen and thirty-six, in the territories of Minnesota, Kansas
and Nebraska. March 3, 1857..

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No. 13. Title to Wolf Island, disclaimed. A resolution concerning Wolf Island. March 3, 1857. 255
No. 14. Compensation of Chaplains to Congress. A resolution relating to the compensation of the
Chaplains of Congress. March 3, 1857...

255 No. 15. Medals to be presented to Dr. Kane, his Officers and Men. Joint resolution for the presentation of Medals to Dr. Kane, his officers and men. March 3, 1857...

255 No. 16. Commander H. J. Hartstene, and also Officers and Crew of The Viren, authorized to accept

Presents from Great Britain. A resolution allowing Commander Henry J. Hartstene, of the United States Navy, Lieutenant S. D. Trenchard, Master Morrison, and the petty officers and crew of the steamer Vixen,” to accept certain tokens of acknowledgment from the government of Great Britain. March 3, 1857....

255 No. 17. Deeds, fc., transmitted from Land Office at Vincennes, return of to Claimants. A resolution

to return to the Land Office at Vincennes, Indiana, certain deeds transmitted to the
General Land-Office by the board of commissioners appointed under the “ Act to
ascertain and adjust the titles to certain lands in the State of Indiana,” approved

July twenty-seventh, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-four. March 3, 1857.... 256
No. 18. Damages for contract for brick for Washington Aqueduct. March 3, 1857..... 256

Acts of the Thirty-fifth Congress of the United States.

STATUTE I.-1857-58.

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Treasury Notes, issue of, authorized. An act to authorize the issue of Treasury notes. Dec. 23, 1857, ch. 1....

257 Selma, (Ala.) made a Port of delivery. An act to detach Selma, in the State of Alabama, from

the collection district of New Orleans, and make it a port of delivery within the collection district of Mobile. Jan. 27, 1858, ch. 3..

260 Enrolment of an Act, to supply omission in. An act to supply an omission in the enrolment of a certain act therein named. Feb. 4, 1858, ch. 4..

260 Federal Courts in South Carolina, terms of. An act to alter the time of holding the courts of the United States for the State of South Carolina. Feb. 10, 1858, ch. 5....

260 Pensions, Appropriations for. An act making appropriations for the payment of invalid and other

pensions of the United States, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-nine. Feb. 10, 1858, ch. 6..

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Denmark, Treaty with as to Sound Dues to fulfil. An act to enable the President of the United

States to fulfil the stipulations contained in the third and sixth articles of the treaty between the United States and the King of Denmark, of the eleventh April, eighteen hun

dred and fifty-seven, for the discontinuance of the Sound Dues. March 4, 1858, ch. 8. 261 Deficiency Appropriation for Printing, 8c. An act to appropriate money to supply deficiencies in

the appropriations for paper, printing, binding, and engraving, ordered by the Senate and House of Representatives of the thirty-third and thirty-fourth Congresses, and which has been executed. March 11, 1858, ch. 9......

261 Additional Land Districts in California, &c. An act to create additional land districts in the State of California, and for other purposes. March 29, 1858, ch. 12.....

262 Mounted and other Volunteers, authorizing three Regiments of. An act to provide for the organiza

tion of a regiment of mounted volunteers for the defence of the frontier of Texas, and to authorize the President to call into the service of the United States, two additional regiments of volunteers. April 7, 1858, ch. 13..

.262 Washington Aqueduct, to acquire lands for. An act to acquire certain lands needed for the Washington Aqueduct, in the District of Columbia. April 8, 1858, ch. 14....

263 Gonzaga College. An act to incorporate Gonzaga College, in the city of Washington and District of Columbia May 4, 1858, ch. 23....

265 Benevolent Christian Association. An act to incorporate the Benevolent Christian Association, of Washington city. May 4, 1858, ch. 24..

266 Deficiency Appropriation. An act to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the service

of the fiscal year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-eight. May 4, 1858, ch. 25.

266 Kansas admitted on condition. An act for the admission of the State of Kansas into the Union. May 4, 1858, ch. 26.....

269 Process in the Federal Circuit and District Courts. An act to provide for the issuing, service and

return of original and final process in the Circuit and District Courts of the United States in certain cases. May 4, 1858, ch. 27......

272 Federal Courts in Vermont, terms of. An act to alter the times of holding the Circuit and Dis

trict Courts of the United States for the district of Vermont. May 4, 1858, ch. 28..... 272 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 thirtieth, eighteen hundred and fifty-nine. May 5, 1858, ch. 29 273 Minnesota admitted. An act for the admission of the State of Minnesota into the Union. May 11, 1858, ch. 31......

285 Minnesota Land Districts. An act amendatory of an act entitled “ An act to establish two addi

tional land districts in the Territory of Minnesota,” approved July eighth, eighteen hun. dred and fifty-six. May 11, 1858, ch. 32.....

285 Detroit, 8c. Land Districts in Michigan. An act to enlarge the Detroit and Saginaw land districts in Michigan. May 11, 1858, ch. 33...

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

Academy, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-nine.
May 11, 1858, ch. 34

286 Private Land Claims in California. An act to amend the act entitled "An act to ascertain and

settle the private land claims in the State of California, passed March third, eighteen hundred and fifty-one. May 11, 1858, ch. 35.....

287 Relief of Hungarian Settlers in Iowa. An act for the relief of the Hungarian settlers upon cer

tain tracts of land in Iowa, hitherto reserved from sale by order of the President, dated

January twenty-two, eighteen hundred and fifty-five. May 11, 1858, ch. 36. ..., 287 Old Custom-House and Site in Bath, (Me.) An act to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to

sell the old Custom-House and site in Bath, Maine, and for other purposes. May 11, 1858, ch. 37...

288 Washington Parish Vestry. An act to authorize the Vestry of Washington Parish to take and

inclose certain parts of streets in the city of Washington, for the purpose of extending the Washington Cemetery, and for other purposes. May 18, 1858, ch. 38........

289 Public Archives in California. An act to provide for the collection and safe keeping of public - archives in the State of California. May 18, 1858, ch. 39. ...

289 Frauds in Land Titles in California, punishment of. An act for the prevention and punishment of frauds in land titles in California. May 18, 1858, ch. 40r.

290 Survey of Land in Minnesota, &-c. An act to amend an act entitled “ An act to authorize the

President of the United States to cause to be surveyed the tract of land in the Territory of Minnesota, belonging to the Half-breeds or Mixed Bloods of the Dacotah or Sioux

Page Nation of Indians, and for other purposes," approved seventeenth July, eighteen hun. dred and fifty-four. May 19, 1858, ch. 43..

292 Land District in New Mexico. An act to create a land district in the Territory of New Mexico. May 24, 1858, ch. 44...

292 Relief of Settlers on Public Lands in Wisconsin. An act for the relief of Isaac Drew and other

settlers, upon the public lands in the State of Wisconsin. May 24, 1858, ch. 45..... 293 Postmasters' Quarterly returns, to prevent accumulation of. An act to prevent the inconvenient ac

cumulation in the Post-Office Department of Postmasters' quarterly returns. May 24, 1858, ch. 46...

293 Public Lands in Oregon and Washington, East of Cascade Mountains. An act for extending the

land laws east of the Cascade Mountains in Oregon and Washington Territories. May 29, 1858, ch. 58..

293 Columbia Institution for Deaf and Dumb, góc., amendment to Charter. An act to amend the "act to

incorporate the Columbia Institution for the instruction of the Deaf and Dumb, and the Blind,” approved February sixteenth, eighteen hundred and fifty-seven

ren. May 29, 1858, ch. 59....

293 Location of certain confirmed private Land Claims in Missouri. An act to provide for the location

of certain confirmed private land claims in the State of Missouri, and for other purposes. June 2, 1858, ch. 81..

294 Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Appropriations. An act making appropriations for the leg

islative, executive, and judicial expenses of government for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-nine. June 2, 1858, ch. 82..

295 Land Warrants, title to in certain casesmade personal chattels. An act declaring the title to land warrants in certain cases. June 3, 1858, ch. 84...

308 Half-pay to certain widows and orphans, continued. An act to extend an act entitled “An act

to continue half-pay to certain widows and orphans,” approved February three, eighteen hundred and fifty-three. June 3, 1858, ch. 85..

309 Land Warrants, locations of in certain cases confirmed. An act confirming locations of land warrants under certain circumstances. June 3, 1858, ch. 86......

309 Payment of certain clerks in Oregon. An act making an appropriation for the payment of clerks

employed in the offices of the registers of the land-offices at Oregon City and Winchester, in the Territory of Oregon. June 5, 1858, ch. 91.....

310 Boundary lines between United States Territories and Teras. An act to authorize the President of

the United States in conjunction with the State of Texas, to run and mark the boundary lines between the Territories of the United States and the State of Texas. June 5, 1858, ch. 92..

310 Consular and Diplomatic Appropriations. An act making appropriations for the consular and

diplomatic expenses of the government, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-nine. June 5, 1858, ch. 93....

310 Christian Indians reservation, confirmation of sale of. An act to confirm the sale of the reserva

tion held by the Christian Indians and to provide a permanent home for said Indians. June 8, 1858, ch. 122....

312 Settlers on certain public lands in Wisconsin, relief of. An act for the relief of certain settlers on the public lands in the State of Wisconsin. June 9, 1858, ch. 133....

313 Registers of Vessels, in whose name to issue. An act to repeal the fifth section of an act entitled

An act to authorize the register or enrolment and license to be issued in the name of the president or secretary of any incorporated company owning a steamboat or vessel,”

approved March third, eighteen hundred and twenty-five. June 11, 1858, ch. 145.. 313 Settlers on certain public lands in Illinois, right of preemption given to. An act for the relief of settlers on certain lands in the State of Illinois. "June 11, 1858, ch. 146.......

313 Federal District Courts in Texas, term changed. An act to change the time of holding the Spring

term of the District Court of the United States for the western district of the State of Texas. June 11, 1858, ch. 147......

314 Choctaw cession of Lands of 1830, patents to issue to certain purchasers of. An act for the relief of

certain purchasers of lands within the limits of the Choctaw cession of eighteen hundred and thirty. June 11, 1858, ch. 148....

314 Navul Appropriations. An act making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending

the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-nine. June 12, 1858, ch. 153......... 314 Civil Expenses Appropriations. An act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the

government for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-nine. June 12, 1858, ch. 154.

319 Supplemental Indian Appropriations. An act making supplemental appropriations for the current

and contingent expenses of the Indian Department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations

Page with various Indian tribes, for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and fiftynine. June 12, 1858, ch. 155..

329 Army Appropriations. An act making appropriations for the support of the Army for the year

ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-nine. June 12, 1858, ch. 156... 332 Collection of Revenue from Customs. An act making appropriations for the expenses of collecting the revenue from customs. June 14, 1858, ch. 160..

337 Military Road in Oregon. An act making an appropriation for the completion of the military road from Astoria to Salem, in Oregon Territory. June 14, 1858, ch. 161.

337 Post Roads. An act to establish certain post roads. June 14, 1858, ch. 162..

337 Deficiency in Indian Appropriations for 1858. An act to supply deficiencies in the 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 thirtieth, eighteen hundred and fifty-eight. June 14, 1858, ch. 163.

362 Ocean Mail Stea ner Transportation Appropriations. An act making appropriations for the transpor

tation of the United States mail by ocean steamers and otherwise, during the fiscal year

ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-nine. June 14, 1858, ch. 164... 364 Twenty Millions Loan. An act to authorize a loan not exceeding the sum of twenty millions of dollars. June 14, 1858, ch. 165..

365 Courts in the Territories. . An act in relation to courts, and the holding of the terms thereof, in the several Territories in the United States. June 14, 1858, ch. 166....

366 Post-Office Appropriations. An act making appropriations for the service of the Post-Office De

partment during the fiscal year ending the thirtieth of June, cighteen hundred and fifty. nine. June 14, 1858, ch. 167.....

366

JOINT RESOLUTIONS.

No. 1. Compensation of Members of Congress. Joint resolution to amend the act entitled "An act

to regulate the compensation of Members of Congress," approved August sixteenth, eighteen hundred and fifty-six. Dec. 23, 1857..

367 No. 2. Payment of expenses of Investigating Committees. Joint resolution making an appropriation

for the payment of expenses of investigating committees of the House of Representatives. Feb. 18, 1858

367 No. 3. Restoration of Navy Officers di opped, 80. A resolution to extend and define the authority,

of the President under the apt approved January sixteen, eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, entitled “ An act to amend an act, entitled ' an act to promote the efficiency

of the Navy,'” in respect to dropped and retired naval officers. March 10, 1858.... 367 No. 4. Officers, &c. in search of Sir John Franklin, may accept medals. A resolution to authorize

certain officers and men engaged in the search for Sir John Franklin, to receive cer

tain medals presented to them by the government of Great Britain. March 16, 1858. 368 No. 5. Distribution of certain Public Documents. Joint resolution respecting the distribution of certain public documents. March 20, 1858..

368 No. 6. Lieutenant William N. Jeffers, may accept a sword. A resolution authorizing Lieut. William

N. Jeffers to accept a sword of honor from her Majesty the Queen of Spain. April 7, 1858...

368 No. 7. Erpenses of Federal Courts in Utah. A resolution providing for the payment of certain

expenses of holding the United States Courts in the Territory of Utah. May 4, 1858....

368 No. 8. Restoration of Navy Officers dropped, &c. A resolution to extend the operation of the act

approved January sixteenth, eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, entitled “ An act to amend an act entitled ' an act to promote the efficiency of the Navy.' May 11, 1858.....

369 No. 9. Restoration of Navy Officers, dropped, fc. A resolution to extend for a further term the

provisions of the joint resolution, approved March tenth, eighteen hundred and fifty

eight, in relation to certain dropped and retired officers of the Navy. May 11, 1858. 369 No. 10. Acknowledgments to certain British Naval Authorities for relief to the officers, fc. of the Sus

quehannah. A resolution authorizing suitable acknowledgments to be made by the President, to the British naval authorities at Jamaica, for the relief extended to the officers and crew of the United States Ship Susquehannah,” disabled by yellow fever. May 11, 1858....

369 No. 11. Accounts of contractor for Marine Hospital at San Francisco, to be settled. A resolution to

authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to audit and settle the accounts of the contractor for the erection of the United States Marine Hospital, at San Francisco, California. May 18, 1858....

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