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Pretmption Rights on Line of the Central Railroad. An act to protect actual settlers upon the land

on the line of the Central Railroad and branches, by granting preëmption rights thereto. August 2, 1852, ch. 78....

27 Right of Way granted to all Rail, Plank, fc. Roads. An act to grant the right of way to all rail and plank roads and macadamized turnpikes passing through the Public Land belonging

28 to the United States. August 4, 1852, ch. 80... Appropriation for Military Academy. An act making appropriations for the support of the Mili,

tary Academy for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-three, and for other purposes. August 6, 1852, ch. 81...

29 Expenses of War with the Cayuse Indians. An act to amend an act entitled “An act to settle and

adjust the expenses of the people of Oregon in defending themselves from attacks and hostilities of Cayuse Indians, in the years eighteen hundred and forty-seven and eighteen hundred and forty-eight," approved February fourteenth, eighteen hundred and fifty-one. August 21, 1852, ch. 85..

80 Michigan Saline Lands. An act to confirm to the State of Michigan certain lands selected for saline purposes. August 25, 1852, ch. 87...

30 Public Printing, Execution of the. An act to provide for executing the Public Printing, and establishing the prices thereof, and for other purposes. August 26, 1852, ch.91....

30 Canal round the Falls of St. Mary. An act granting to the State of Michigan the right of way,

and a donation of Public Land for the construction of a ship canal around the falls of St. Mary's, in said State. August 26, 1852, ch. 92...

35 Military Reserve at Fort Snelling, Minnesota, reduced in limits. An act to reduce and define the

boundaries of the military reserve at the St. Peter's River, in the Territory of Minnesota. August 26, 1852, ch. 95...

36 Export of bonded Goods to Mexico. An act authorizing imported goods, wares, and merchandise,

entered and bonded for warehousing in pursuance of law, to be exported by certain routes to ports or places in Mexico. August 30, 1852, ch. 96.

37 Tri-monthly Mail from New Orleans to Vera Cruz. An act to provide for a tri-monthly mail from

New Orleans to Vera Cruz, via Tampico, and back, in steam-vessels. August 30, 1852,

ch. 97 ...... Rates of Postage on printed Matter. An act to amend the act entitled “ An act to reduce and modify

the rates of postage in the United States, and for other purposes,” passed March third, eighteen hundred and fifty-one, August 30, 1852. ch. 98...

38 Wilmington and Manchester Railroad. Extension of Payment of Duties. Carriage of the Mail. An

act for the relief of the Wilmington and Manchester Railroad Company. August 30, 1852, ch. 101.....

40 Sauk River Land District constituted. An act to create an additional land-office in the Territory of Minnesota. August 30, 1852, ch. 102...

40 Indian Appropriation Bill. An act making appropriation 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, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-three. August 30, 1852, ch. 103...

41 River and Harbor Bil. An act making appropriations for the improvement of certain harbors and rivers. August 30, 1852, ch. 104.....

56 Ocean Steamers Apropriation Bill. An act making appropriations for the transportation of the

United States mails, by ocean steamers and otherwise, during the fiscal year ending the

thirtieth June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-three. August 30, 1852, ch. 105... 61 Steamboats, Regulation of. An act to amend an act entitled " An act to provide for the better se

curity of the lives of passengers on board of vessels propelled in whole or in part by steam," and for other purposes. August 30, 1852, ch. 106...

61 Appeals from the Patent Office. An act in addition to an act to promote the progress of the useful arts. August 30, 1852, ch. 107

75 General Appropriation Bill. An act making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses

of the Government for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fiftythree, and for other purposes. August 31, 1852, ch. 108..

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

ing the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-three. August 31, 1852, ch. 109......

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

ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-three. August 31, 1852, ch. 110

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Post-Office Appropriation Bill. Wheeling Bridges. An act making appropriations for the service

of the Post-Office Department during the fiscal year ending the thirtieth of June, one thou

sand eight hundred and fifty-three, and for other purposes. August 31, 1852, ch. 111.... 110 Light-house, fc. Appropriation Bill. Light-house Board. An act making appropriations for light

houses, light-boats, buoys, &c. and providing for the erection and establishment of the same, and for other purposes. August 31, 1852, ch. 112...

112 Post Rontes. Seizure of Letters carried illegally. Stamped Envelopes. Foreign Mails. An act to establish certain post-roads, and for other purposes. August 31, 1852, ch. 113

121 Virginia Land Warrants. Ohio Canal Lands. An act making further provisions for the satisfaction of Virginia Land Warrants. August 31, 1852, ch. 114....

143 Alton, Burlington, Galena, Knoxville, and Port Jefferson, made Ports of Delivery. An act to consti

tute Alton, in the State of Illinois, a port of delivery. August 31, 1852, ch. 115....... 143

JOINT RESOLUTIONS. 1. Weicome to Kossuth. A resolution of welcome to Louis Kossuth. December 15, 1851...... 145 2. Additional Copies of certain Public Documents. A joint resolution providing for the printing of

additional copies of the Journals and Public Documents. December 23, 1851....... 145 8. Existing Mail Contracts in California and Oregon legalized. A joint resolution to authorize

the Postmaster-General to legalize certain contracts for the transportation of the Mail in California and Oregon. January 13, 1852 ...

145 4. Binding of Executive Documents. A joint resolution providing for the binding of certain documents. January 27, 1852...........

145 5. Brazilian Claims. A resolution extending the time of the Commission under the Convention with Brazil. February 27, 1852 ...

146 7. Appropriation for the two Wings of the Capitol. A resolution to authorize the continuance of the work upon the two wings of the Capitol. April 14, 1869 .....

146 8. Salem (Oregon) to be Seat of Government. A Jolut resolution approving and confirming an act

of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Oregon, entitled "An act to provide for the Selection of Places for Location and Érection of the Public Buildings of the Terri. tory of Oregon," and for other purposes. May 4, 1852 ......

146 9 Purchase of Vol. IX. Statutes at Large. A resolution authorizing the purchase of the Ninth

Volume of the Laws of the United States. May 10, 1852... 12. Name of St. Peter's River (Minnesota) changed. A joint resolution changing the name of St. Peter's River, in Minnesota Territory. June 19, 1852.

147 13. Portrait of Henry Clay. A joint resolution accepting from Guiseppe Fagnani, a portrait of

Henry Clay, and ordering it to be placed in the Library of Congress. July 3, 1852 ... 147 14. Plank Roads made Post Roads. Post Roads in New York. A resolution to establish certain Post Routes. July 12, 1852

147 16. Congressional Globe, and Appendix to be free of Postage. A joint resolution providing for the

distribution of the Laws of Congress, and the Debates thereon. August 6, 1852 147 17. Audit of Printers' Accounts during present Recess. A resolution relating to the printing of Congress during the recess. August 31, 1852

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Appropriation for Electoral Messengers. An act making an appropriation for bringing to the seat

of Government the votes for President and Vice-President of the United States. Dec.

16, 1852, ch. 1... Mexican Boundary Survey. An act to amend the act approved the thirty-first August, eighteen

hundred and fifty-two, in reference to the appropriation for continuing the survey of the

Mexican boundary. Dec. 23, 1852, ch. 3....... Register by American citizens of foreign vessels. An act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury

to issue registers to vessels in certain cases. Dec. 23, 1852, ch. 4..... School Lands in Oregon. An act to amend an act entitled "An act to establish the Territorial

Government of Oregon," approved August fourteenth, eighteen hundred and forty-eight.

Jan. 7, 1853, ch. 6..... Roads in Minnesota. An act making further appropriations for the construction of roads in the

Territory of Minnesota. Jan. 7, 1853, ch. 7.... Surrender of Bounty Land Warrants. An act authorizing certain soldiers of the late war with

Great Britain to surrender the bounty lands drawn by them, and to locate others in lieu thereof. Jan. 7, 1853, ch. 8....

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Roads in Oregon. An act for the construction of military roads in Oregon Territory. Jan. 7,

1853, ch. 9..... Pension Appropriation Bil. An act making appropriations for the payment of invalid and

other pensions of the United States for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one

thousand eight hundred and fifty-four. Jan. 20, 1853, ch. 18.. Cumberland road in Ohio. An act to surrender to the State of Ohio the unfinished portion of

the Cumberland road in said State. Jan. 20, 1853, ch. 19. Navy Pension Appropriation Bill. An act making an appropriation for the payment of navy

pensions for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty

four. Jan. 20, 1853, ch. 20.....
Discontinuance of Land Offices. An act to amend an act entitled "An act for the discontinuance

of the office of Surveyor-General in the several districts, so soon as the surveys therein
can be completed, for abolishing land offices under certain circumstances, and for other

purposes.” Jan. 22, 1853, ch. 24..
Alabama Five Per Cent. and School Fund Reservation. An act to extend the provisions of an

act approved the third of March, eighteen hundred and forty-seren, and the act approved the twenty-sixth of February, eighteen hundred and forty-nine, for carrying into effect the existing compacts with the States of Alabama and Mississippi, in relation

to the five per cent. fund and school reservations. Jan. 25, 1853, ch. 29.... Statue of Washington. An act to erect at the Capitol of the Nation an Equestrian Statue of

Washington. Jan. 25, 1853, ch. 30...... Executions in District of Columbia. An act to prohibit public executions in the District of

Columbia. Jan. 25, 1853, ch. 31......... Bail and Arrests in District of Columbia. An act concerning bail in civil causes in the Dis

trict of Columbia. Feb. 3, 1853, ch. 40..... Half-Pay to Widows and Orphans. An act to continue half-pay to certain widows and orphans.

Feb. 3, 1853, ch. 41.....
Accounts of General Riley.- Expenses in California. An act for the relief of Brevet Brigadier-

General Bennett Riley, and to enable him to settle his accounts with the United States.

Feb. 3, 1853, ch. 58......
Grant to Arkansas and Missouri for a Railroad. An act granting the right of way and making

a grant of land to the States of Arkansas and Missouri, to aid in the construction of a
railroad from a point on the Mississippi opposite the mouth of the Ohio River, via
Little Rock, to the Texas borndary near Fulton, in Arkansas, with branches to Fort

Smith and the Mississippi River. Feb. 9, 1853, ch. 59......
Salary of Judge of Criminal Court in District of Columbia. An act to make the salary of the Judge

of the Criminal Court of the District of Columbia equal to that of an Assistant Judge

of the Circuit Court of said District. Feb. 11, 1853, ch. 66... Grant of Lands to Belleview, Burlington, and Dubuque. An act for the relief of the town of

Belleview, and the cities of Burlington and Dubuque, in the State of Iowa. Feb. 14,

1853, ch. 67.... Public Lands in Oregon. An act to amend an act entitled "An act to create the office of

Surveyor-General of the Public Lands in Oregon, and to provide for the survey, and to
make donations to the settlers of the said Public Lands," approved September twenty-

seventh, eighteen hundred and fifty. Feb. 14, 1853, ch. 69... Courts in the District of Columbia. An act to prevent in certain cases a failure or delay of

justice in the courts of the District of Columbia. Feb. 16, 1853, ch. 76.......... Silver Coinage. An act amendatory of existing laws relative to the half dollar, quarter dollar,

dime, and half dime. Feb. 21, 1853, ch. 79.... Fee Bill. Compensation of Marshals, Clerks, fc. Jurisdiction of Court in California. An act to

regulate the fees and costs to be allowed clerks, marshals, and attorneys of the Circuit

and District Courts of the United States, and for other purposes. Feb. 26, 1853, ch. 80. Prevention of Frauds on the Treasury. An act to prevent frauds upon the Treasury of the United

States. Feb. 26, 1853, ch. 81... Regulation of the terms of the District Court of lowa. An act to regulate the terms of the District

Court of the United States for the District of Iowa. Feb. 26, 1853, ch. 82...... Compensation of Depositaries of Public Money. An act to provide compensation to such persons as may be designated by the Secretary of the Treasury

to receive and

keep the Public Money, under the fifteenth section of the act of sixth August, eighteen hundred and

forty-six, for the additional services required under that act. March 2, 1853, ch. 89..... Washington Territory Established. An act to establish the Territorial Government of Wash

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Military Academy Appropriations Bill. An act making appropriations for the support of the

military academy for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-four. March 2, 1853, ch. 91...

... 179 Oath of Office of Vice-President King. An act providing for administering the oath of office to

William R. King, Vice-President Elect of the United States of America. March 2, 1853, ch. 93...

180 Expenses of Cayuse War in Oregon. An act to amend an act, entitled, “An act to amend an

act to settle and adjust the expenses of the people of Oregon, from attacks and hostilities of Cayuse Indians, in the years eighteen hundred and forty-seven and eighteen hundred and forty-eight,” approved August twenty-first, eighteen hundred and fifty-two. March 2, 1853, ch. 94....

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

service of the fiscal year, ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-three. March 3, 1853, ch. 96......

181 General Appropriation Bil. An act making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic ex

penses of government for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-four. March 3, 1853, ch. 97......

189 Army Appropriation Bill. An act making appropriations for the support of the army, for the

year ending, the thirtieth of June, in the year eighteen hundred and fifty-four. March 3, 1853, ch. 98..

214 Naval Appropriation Bill. An act making appropriations for the naval service, for the year end

ing the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-four. March 3, 1853, ch. 102......

220 Post-Office Appropriation Bill

. An act making appropriations for the service of the Post-Office Department during the fiscal year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hun. dred and fifty-four. March 3, 1853, ch. 103....

225 Indian Appropriation Bill. An act making appropriations for the current and contingent ex

penses of the Indian Department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian Tribes, for the year ending June thirtieth, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-four. March 3, 1853, ch. 104.......

226 Ocean Steamer Appropriation Bill. An act making appropriations for the transportation of the

United States Mail by ocean steamers and otherwise, during the fiscal year ending the

thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-four. March 3, 1853, ch. 139.... 239 Light-house &-c., Appropriation Bill. An act making appropriation for light-houscs, light-boats,

buoys, etc., and providing for the erection and establishment of the same, and for other purposes. March 3, 1853, ch. 140......

240 Public Buildings in Minnesota. An act making an appropriation for the completion of the public buildings in the territory of Minnesota. March 3, 1853, ch. 142.....

243 Preemption Rights along lines of Railroads. An act to extend preëmption rights to certain lands therein mentioned. March 3, 1853, ch. 143........

244 Changes in location of Land Offices. An act authorizing changes in the location of land offices. March 3, 1853, ch. 144...

244 Public Lands in California. An act to provide for the survey of the public lands in California,

the granting of preëmption rights therein and for other purposes. March 3, 1853, ch. 145. 244 Post Roads. Post-Office Laws. An act to establish certain post roads, and for other purposes. March 3, 1853, ch. 146....

249 Location of Bounty Land Warrants. An act to authorize the correction of erroneous locations of

military bounty land warrants by actual settlers on the public lands in certain cases. March 3, 1853, ch. 147....

256 Legislative Assembly in New Mexico. An act to provide for additional clerks and to extend the

sessions of the legislative assembly of the Territory of New Mexico. March 3, 1853, ch. 148......

257 School Lands in Minnesota. An act to appropriate lands for the support of schools in certain

townships and fractional townships in the Territory of Minnesota, not before provided for. March 3, 1853, ch. 149.....

257 Extra Session of Assembly in New Mexico. An act authorizing the Governor of the Territory of

New Mexico to call an extra session of the legislative assembly of said territory, should
the same be deemed necessary and expedient. March 3, 1853, ch. 150.....

258 Suspended Land Entries. An act to revive and continue in force for a limited time the provisions

of an act relative to suspended entries of public land. March 3, 1853, ch. 152..., 258 Sale of Reserved Ceded Lands in Alabama. An act authorizing the sale of certain reserved lands in Alabama. March 3, 1853, ch. 153..

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1. Salary of Secretary of the Census Board. A resolution explanatory of an act supplementary

to an act approved the twenty-third day of May, eighteen hundred and fifty. Dec. 23, 1852.....

260 2 Settlement of the Account of the Public Printer. Joint resolution authorizing the settlement

of the account of the public printer, for paper used by him, since the first of November, eighteen hundred and fifty-two. Dec. 23, 1852....

260 3. Removal of Red River Raft. A resolution explanatory of the act appropriating money for the removal of the Raft of Red River. Jan. 7, 1853....

260 4. Census Returns of California. A resolution in relation to the census returns from the State of California. Jan. 7, 1853......

... 261 5. Extension of time for fulfilling requirements of the Steamboat Act. A resolution allowing, in

certain cases, to the owners of steamers, further time to make the necessary preparations to bring their vessels within the provisions of an act entitled "An act to amend an act entitled an act to provide for the better security of the lives of passengers on board of vessels propelled in whole or in part by steam and for other purposes,” approved August thirtieth, eighteen hundred and fifty-two. Jan. 7, 1853......

261 6. Appointment of Regents in the Smithsonian Institution. A resolution for the appointment of regents in the Smithsonian Institution. Jan. 13, 1853....

261 8. Removal of obstructions in Seekonk River. A resolution explanatory of the appropriation

for the improvement of the mouth of the Seekonk River and Harbor of Providence,
Rhode Island. Jan. 20, 1853...

261 12. Naral Hospital Lands at New York. A resolution to provide for straightening the eastern boundary of the naval hospital lands at New York." March 2, 1853...

262 13. Amendment of Steamboat Laws. A resolution in amendment of a joint resolution relating to

the duties of inspectors of steamers, approved the seventh day of January, eighteen hundred and fifty-three. March 3, 1853.

262 14. Losses of Spaniards at New Orleans and Key West. A resolution for the relief of the Spanish

consul and other subjects of Spain residing at New Orleans, and of subjects of Spain residing at Key West, for losses occasioned in the year eighteen hundred and fifty-one. March 3, 1853....

.. 262 15. Printing and Binding of the Seventh Census Returns. Joint resolution providing for the printing and binding of the returns of the seventh census. March 3, 1853...

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District Court in California. An act concerning the District Courts of the United States in Cali

fornia. Jan. 18, 1854, ch. 1..... Settlement of Land Claims in California. An act to continue in force the act entitled " An act

to ascertain and settle the private land claims in the State of California,” and for

other purposes. Jan. 18, 1854, ch. 2...... Court Rooms in New York City. An act to provide a place for the holding of the Courts of the

United States in the Southern District of New York, and for other purposes. Feb. 2,

1854, ch. 7..... Franking Privilege of Superintendent of Coast Survey, and Assistant. An act granting the franking

privilege to the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, and the Assistant in charge of the

office of said coast survey. Feb. 2, 1854, ch. 8.. Quincy, Ill., made a Port of Delivery. An act to constitute Quincy, in the State of Illinois, a port

of delivery. Feb. 2, 1854, ch. 9...... Bounty Land Act continued. An act giving further time for satisfying claims for bounty lands

and for other purposes. Feb. 8, 1854, ch. 10.... Contingent Fund of the Senate. An act to regulate the Disbursement of the contingent fund of

the Senate and for other purposes. Feb. 10, 1854, ch. 11..

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