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Mint of the United States. An act to authorize the President of the United States to cause

the present site of the national mint to be sold, and making an appropriation for completing the new buildings now erecting. May 31, 1830...

425 Pensions. An act lo amevd the act, entitled “ An act for the relief of certain surviving officers and soldiers of the army of the revolution.” May 31, 1830.....

426 Charter of Georgetown. An act to amend the charter of Georgetown. May 31, 1830........ 426 Surveys and Works of Internal Improvement. An act making appropriations for examinations

and surveys, and also for certain works of internal improvement. (Obsolete.) May 31, 1830...

427 Appropriations for the Marine Corps. An act making additional appropriations for pay of the marine corps. May 31, 1830.......

428 Claim of Massachusetts for Services of her Militia. An act to authorize the payment of the

claim of the state of Massachusetts for certain services of her militia during the late war. May 31, 1830..........

428 Relief for Losses by Depredations of Indian Tribes. An act for the relief of sundry citizens of

the United States, who have lost property by the depredations of certain Indian tribes. May 31, 1830.....

428

RESOLUTIONS.

1. Resolution authorizing the purchase of fifty copies of the sixth volume of the laws of the United States. Dec. 29, 1829....

429 2. Resolution granting the use of the books in the library of Congress to the heads of de

partments, to certain officers of Congress, and to Ex-Presidents of the United States. Jan. 13, 1830..

429 3. A resolution authorizing the transmission of papers, by mail, relating to the fifth census. April 30, 1830....

429 4. Resolution for obtaining the aggregate returns of former enumerations of the population of the United States. May 28, 1830.....

430 5. Resolution to suspend proceedings against the corporation of the house of refuge in New York. May 29, 1830...

430 6. Resolution in relation to the compensation of officers of the marine corps. May 29, 1830......

430 7. Resolution requiring annual reports to be made to Congress in relation to applications for pensions. May 29, 1830...

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STATUTE II.-1831.

Circuit Court of West Tennessee. An act to change the time of holding the rule term of the circuit court of the district of West Tennessee. Jan. 13, 1831.......

... 431 Three per Cenl. Fund in Illinois. An act to amend an act, entitled “An act to provide for pay

ing to the state of Illivois three per centum of the net proceeds arising from the sale of the public lands within the same.” (Obsolete.) Jan. 13, 1831...

431 Appropriations for Indian Treaties. An act making appropriations for carrying into effect certain Indian treaties. (Obsolete.) Jan. 13, 1831.......

432 Three per Cent. Fund to be paid to Missouri, Mississippi, and Alabama. An act to amend an act,

entitled “An act to provide for paying to the states of Missouri, Mississippi, and Alabama three per centum of the pet proceeds arising from the sale of the public lands within the same.” (Obsolete.) Jan. 19, 1831......

432 Appropriations for the Indian Department. An act for closing certain accounts, and making

appropriations for arrearages in the Indian department. (Obsolete.) Jan. 27, 1831. 433 Pensions. An act making appropriations for the payment of revolutionary and invalid pensioners. (Obsolete.) Jan. 27, 1831.....

433 Dretrict Courts of Maine, Illinois, and Alabama. An act to alter the times of holding the dis

trict courts of the United States for the districts of Maine and Illinois, and northern district of Alabama. Jan. 27, 1831.,..

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Donation Claims to Land in Arkansas. An act to extend the time for entering certain dona

tion claims to land in the territory of Arkansas. (Expired.) Jan. 27, 1831........ 434 Land Claims in Missouri. An act further supplemental to the act, entitled “ An act making

further provision for settling the claims to land in the territory of Missouri,” passed the thirteenth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and twelve.

Jan. 27, 1831........

435 Expenses of the Impeachment of James H. Peck. An act making provision for the compensa

tion of witnesses and payment of other expenses attending the trial of the impeachment of James H. Peck. (Obsolete.) Feb. 3, 1831.......

435 Navy of the United States. An act to authorize the construction of three schooners for the

Daval service of the United States. Feb. 3, 1831....... Copyrights. An act to amend the several acts respecting copyrights. Feb. 3, 1831....... 436 Fifth Census An act to amend the act for taking the fifth census. Feb. 3, 1831.......... 439 Virginia Military Land District in Ohio. An act to amend the act, entitled "An act to quiet

the title of certain purchasers of lands between the lines of Ludlow and Roberts in the state of Ohio," approved the twenty-sixth of May, in the year eighteen hundred and thirty. Feb. 12, 1831.......

440 Passports and Clearances of Vessels. An act to repeal the charges imposed on passports and clearances. Feb. 12, 1831...

441 Public Lands. An act authorizing the sale of a tract of land therein named. Feb. 12, 1831. 441 Improvement of the Tennessee, Coosa, Cahawba, and Black Warrior Rivers. An act to amend the

act granting “certain relinquished and unappropriated lands to the state of Alabama for the purpose of improving the navigation of the Tennessee, Coosa, Cahawba, and Black Warrior rivers," approved the twenty-third day of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight. Feb. 12, 1831..

441 Drawback on Merchandise transported by Land. An act to authorize the transportation of

merchandise by land or by water, with the benefit of debenture. Feb. 12, 1831..... 442 Annuily to the Seneca Indians. An act to provide hereafter for the payment of six thousand

dollars annually to the Sepeca Indians, and for other purposes. Feb. 19, 1831..... 442 A Land Office established in Michigan. An act to establish a land office in the territory of Michigan, and for other purposes. Feb. 19, 1831..........

442 Jurisdiction of certain District Courts. An act respecting the jurisdiction of certain district courts. Feb. 19, 1831.......

444 Encouragement of the Cultivation of the Vine and Olive. An act to alter and amend “ An act to

set apart and dispose of certain public lands for the encouragement of the cultivation
of the vine and olive.” Feb. 19, 1831......

444 Penitentiary in the District of Columbia. An act making appropriations for the completion

and support of the penitentiary in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.
(Obsolete.) Feb. 25, 1831....

446 Appointment of a Sub-agent to the Winnebago Indians. An act to authorize the appointment

of a sub-agent to the Winnebago Indians on Rock river. Feb. 25, 1831............ 445 Relief of the Purchasers of Public Lands, &c. An act supplemental to an act, passed on the thirty,

first of March, one thousand eight hundred and thirty, entitled “ An act for the relief
of purchasers of public lands, and for the suppression of fraudulent practices at the
public sales of lands of the United States.” Feb. 25, 1831.......

445 Claims under the Treaty with Denmark. An act to provide for the adjustment of claims of

persons entitled to indemnification under the convention between the United States
and his majesty the King of Denmark, of the twenty-eighth March, eighteen hundred
and thirty, and for the distribution, among such claimants, of the sums to be paid by
the Danish government to that of the United States, according to the stipulation of
the said convention. Feb. 25, 1831........

446 Crimes in the District of Columbia. An act for the punishment of crimes in the District of Columbia. March 2, 1831....

448 Appropriations for fortifications. An act making appropriations for certain fortifications

during the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one. (Obsolete.) March 2,
1831.......

450 Relief of certain Importers. An act for the relief of certain importers of foreign merchandise. March 2, 1831..

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Sales of Lands reserved for the Use of the Salt Springs in Illinois. An act for the sale of the

lands in the state of Illinois reserved for the use of the salt springs on the Vermillion river in that slate. March 2, 1831...

451 Citizens of Sharoneetown. An act for the relief of the citizens of Bhawneetown. (Obsolete.) March 2, 1831......

451 Fort Washington, upon the Rivet Potomac. An act to authorize the Secretary of War to pur

chase an additional quantity of land for the fortifications at fort Washington, upon the river Potomac. March 2, 1831....

452 Appropriations for the Support of Government. An act making appropriations for the support

of government, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one. (Obsolete.) March 2, 1831....

452 Appropriations for the Improvement of Harbours and Rivers. An act making additional appro

priations for the improvement of certain harbours, and removing obstructions in the mouths of certain rivers. (Obsolete.) March 2, 1831..........

459 Appropriations for the Navy. An act making appropriations for the naval service, for the

year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one. (Obsolete.) March 2, 1831... 460 Appropriations for Roads and Internal Improvements. An act making appropriations for carry

ing on certain roads and works of internal improvement, and for providing for surveys. (Obsolete.) March 2, 1831.....

462 Appropriations for Indian Treaties. An act making appropriations for carrying into effect certain Indian treaties. (Obsolete.) March 2, 1831....

463 Indian Treaties. An act to carry into effect certain Indian treaties. (Obsolete.) March 2, 1831.......

464 Appropriations for the Military Service. An act making appropriations for the military ser

vice, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one. (Obsolete.) March 2, 1831.....

465 Insolvent Debtors of the United States. An act for the relief of certain insolvent debtors of the United States. (Expired.) March 2, 1831....

467 The Cumberland Road in Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois. An act for the continuation of the Cum

berland road in the states of Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois. March 2, 1831......... 469 Indian Department. An act making appropriations for the Indian Department, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one. (Obsolete.) March 2, 1831...

470 Compilation of Congressional Documents. An acı making provision for a subscription to a

compilation of Congressional Documents. (Obsolete.) March 2, 1831...... 471 Preservation of Live Oak, &c. for Naval Purposes. An act to provide for the punishment of

offences committed in cutting, destroying, or removing live oak, and other timber or trees reserved for naval purposes. March 2, 1831....

472 Land granted to Arkansas for a Public Building. An act granting a quantity of land to the

territory of Arkansas, for the erection of a public building at the seat of government of said territory. (Obsolete.) March 2, 1831........

473 Michigan Road. An act confirming the selections heretofore made of lands for the construc

tion of the Michigan road, in the state of Indiana. (Obsolete.) March 2, 1831..... 473 Superior Cowl in Arkansas. An act to extend the act, entided "An act for the further ex.

tending the powers of the judges of the superior court of the territory of Arkansas, under the act of the twenty-sixth day of May, one thousand eighi hundred and

twenty-four, and for other purposes.” (Expired.) March 2, 1831....... ...... 473 Appropriations for the Public Buildings, Gc. An act making appropriations for the public buildings, and for other purposes. (Obsolete.) March 2, 1831......

474 Canal in Florida. An act to authorize the territory of Florida to open a canal through the

public lands between Chepola river and Saint Andrew's Bay, in West Florida. March 2, 1831.....

474 Lands for a Seminary of Learning in Illinois. An act to authorize the stale of Illinois to sur

render a township of land, granted to said state for a seminary of learning, and to
locate other lands in lieu thereof. March 2, 1831.......

476 Ports of Delivery. An act to establish ports of delivery at port Pontchartrain and Delaware City, and for other purposes. March 2, 1831......a

475 Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. An act to authorize the extension, construction, and ase of

a lateral branch of the Baltimore and Ohio railroad into and within the District of Columbia. March 2, 1831.....

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Boundary Line between Alabama and Florida, and Northern Boundary of Minois. An act to ascer

tain and mark the line between the state of Alabama and the territory of Florida, and

the northern boundary of the state of Illinois, and for other purposes. March 2, 1831, 479 Duties on Foreign Goods imported into Pittsburg, gc. An act allowing the duties on foreign

merchandise imported into Pittsburg, Wheeling, Cincinnati, Louisville, St. Louis,

Nashville, and Natchez, to be secured and paid at those places. March 2, 1831.... 480 District of Blakely. An act to repeal the act to establish the district of Blakely. March 2, 1831....

482 Marshal of Rhode Island. An act to provide for the further compensation of the marshal of the district of Rhode Island. March 2, 1831......

482 Lands in Missouri injured by Earthquakes. An act for the relief of certain holders of certi

ficates issued in lieu of lands injured by earthquakes in Missouri. March 2, 1831.. 48% Assent of Congress to an Act of the Assembly of Ohio relating to the Cumberland Road. An act

declaring the assent of Congress to an act of the general assembly of the state of
Ohio, hereinafter recited. March 2, 1831.......

483 Coasting Trade. An act to regulate the foreign and coasting trade on the northern, Dorth

eastern, and north-western frontiers of the United States, and for other purposes.
March 2, 1831.......

487 Contempts of Court. An act declaratory of the law concerning contempts of court. March 2, 1831......

487 Lighthouses, fc. An act making appropriations for building lighthouses, lightboats, beacons, and monuments, and placing buoys. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1831...

488 Relief of Percis Lovely, and to carry into effect the Treaty with the Seneca Indians. An act for

the benefit of Percis Lovely, and for other purposes. March 3, 1831.......... 491 District Court of the Eastern District of Louisiana. An act for the relief of John Colbertson,

and to provide an interpreter for the district court of the United States for the east

ern district of Louisiana. March 3, 1831....... Vessels employed in the Whale Fishery. An act concerning vessels employed in the whale fishery. March 3, 1831...

492 Surveyor of the Public Lands in Louisiana. An act to create the office of surveyor of the public lands for the state of Louisiana. March 3, 1831....

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RESOLUTIONS.

1. Resolution in relation to the transmission of public documents printed by order of either house of Congress. Jan. 13, 1831.......

495 2. Resolution directing the Secretary of State to subscribe for seventy copies of Peters' Condensed Reports of Decisions of the Supreme Court. March 2, 1831.....

496

Acts of the Twenty-Second Congress of the United States.

STATUTE I.-1832. Sale of Salino Lands in Minois. An act to authorize the state of Illinois to sell twenty thousand acres of the saline lands in said State. Jan. 19, 1832..

496 Pre-emption Rights to Settlers on Public Lands. An act supplementary to an act to grant pre-emption rights to settlers on public lands. Jan. 23, 1832 ..

496 Land Claims in Florida. An act to direct the manner of issuing patents on confirmed land claims in the territory of Florida. Jan. 23, 1832 .

496 Circuit Court in Southern District of New York. An act to alter the time of holding the

spring term of the Circuit Court of the United States for the southern district of New York. Feb. 10, 1832...

497 Arrearages in the Naval Service. An act to provide for the payment of arrearages in the

naval service, chargeable to the enuinerated contingent, prior to the first day of January, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two. (Obsolete.) Feb. 24, 1832.. 497

Pago Pensions. An act making appropriations for the revolutionary and other pensioners of the

United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-iwo. (Obsolete.)
Feb. 24, 1832.....

497 Fortifications. An act making appropriations for fortifications, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two. (Obsolete.) Feb. 24, 1832.........

497 Naval Service. An act making appropriations for the naval. service, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thiriy-iwo. (Obsolete.) Feb. 24, 1832.....

498 Claims of the Sate of South Carolina. An act for the adjustment and settlement of the claims

of the state of South Carolina against the United States. March 22, 1832... 499 Legislative Counril of Florida. An act to amend the several acts establishing a territorial government in Florida. March 22, 1832....

500 Virginia Military Land Warrants. An aet explanatory of the act, entitled “An act for the

relief of officers and soldiers of the Virginia line and pavy, and of the continental army during the revolutionary war," approved thirtieth of May, one thousand eight hundred and thirty. (Expired.) March 31, 1832...

..... 500 Districts of Alubama. An act to add a part of the southeru to the northern district of Alabama. March 31, 1832....

501 Appropriations for the Army. An act making appropriations for the support of the army, for

the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-iwo. (Obsolete.) April 5, 1832... 501 Public Lands. An act supplementary to the several laws for the sale of the public lands. April 5, 1832...

503 The Judges of the Courts of the Uni'ed States authorized to take Bail, in Vacation, for Property

seized, &c. An act to authorize the judges of the courts of the United States to take bail of the claimants of property seized, and perform other acts, in vacation. April 5, 1832....

503 Ordnance Department. An act providing for the organization of the ordnance department. April 5, 1832...

504 District Court in the Western District of Virginia. An act to change the time of holding the

United States district court, at Staunton, in the western district of Virginia. April 20, 1832..

... 504 Salt Springs in Arkansas. An act authorizing the governor of the territory of Arkansas to

lease the salt springs in said territory, and for other purposes. (Obsolete.) April 20, 1832....

505 Indian Treaties. An act making appropriations in conformity with the stipulations of certain Indian treaties. (Obsolete.) April 20, 1832.....

505 Lands in Arkansas. An act providing for the postponement of the trial of certain cases now

pending in the superior courts of Arkansas territory, and for withholding from sale or entry certain lands in said territory. April 20, 1832.....

506 Approprialions for the Support of Government. An act making appropriations for the support

of government, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two. (Obsolete.) May 5, 1832...

506 Vaccination. An act to provide the means of extending the benefits of vaccination, as a

preventive of small-pox, to the Indian tribes, and thereby, as far as possible, to save them from the destructive ravages of that disease. May 5, 1832.....

514 District Court in Indiana. An act for altering the time of holding the district court of the United States for the district of Indiana. May 19, 1832..

515 The United States and the Republic of Colombia. An act for giving effect to a commercial ar

rangement between the United States and the Republic of Colombia. May 19, 1832. 515 Rules and Regulations of the Naval Servire. An act authorizing the revision and extension of the rules and regulations of the naval service. May 19, 1832.....

516 Apportionment of Representatives among the several States, according to the Fifth Census. An act

for the apportionment of representatives among the several states, according to the fifth census. May 22, 1832.......

616 District Court for the Western District of Louisiana. An act to alter the time of holding the

district court of the United Siales for the western district of Louisiana. May 22, 1832.....

516 land Offres in Mississippi and Missouri. An act to authorize the removal of the land office

for Mount Salus, in the state of Mississippi, and to remove the land office from Franklin to Fayette, in the state of Missouri. May 22, 1832..

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