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port of Bay City, on the twenty-first of April, eighteen hundred and sixtyeight, said tax having been paid by said Hall at Chicago, on the sixteenth April, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight.

Approved, July 20, 1868.

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(PRIVATE RESOLUTION-No. 17.] A RESOLUTION for the restoration of Commander Aaron K. Hughes, United States navy,

to the active list from the retired list. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President of the United States be authorized to nominate, and by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, to appoint Commander Aaron K. Hughes to the active list of the navy, with the rank to which he may be entitled therein.

Approved, July 23, 1868.

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[Private RESOLUTION—No. 18.] JOINT RESOLUTION for the relief of Peter M. Carmichael, surveyor of the port of Albany.

Be it resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the proper accounting officers of the Treasury Department be, and they are hereby, authorized, in auditing and adjusting the accounts of Peter M. Carmichael, surveyor of the port of Albany, to admit and allow the charge of one thousand and eight dollars, the same having been paid by him to John Hastings, deputy surveyor and inspector of said port.

Approved, July 23, 1868.

(PRIVATE RESOLUTION—No. 19. A RESOLUTION to construe an act entitled “ An act to authorize the accounting officers

of the treasury to settle the accounts of Andrew S. Core.” Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That an act entitled “ An act to authorize the accounting officers of the treasury to settle the accounts of Andrew S. Core,” shall be so construed as to authorize and direct the said accounting officers to settle and close the said accounts by crediting the said Core with the amount of such uncollectable, or unaccounted for, tax lists or bills placed in his hands for collection as they may be satisfied have been lost or destroyed by reason of rebel raids, and have not been collected by him.

Approved, July 27, 1868.

[PRIVATE RESOLUTION_No. 20.]

A RESOLUTION for the relief of Jonathan S. Turner. Whereas Jonathan S. Turner, of Fair Haven, in the county of New Haven and State of Connecticut, did obtain letters patent of the United States of America, for improvement in alarm clocks, dated July thirteen, eighteen hundred and

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fifty-two; and whereas the said Jonathan S. Turner did, on or about the twentyseventh day of December, eighteen hundred and sixty-five, file in the Patent Office his petition or application for an extension of the term, in accordance with the provisions of the eighteenth section of the patent act, approved July four, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, and complied with all the requirements of the rules and laws applicable thereto, except the inadvertent omission of one revenue stamp of the value of five cents, for which omission only the Acting Commissioner of Patents did, on the twelfth day of July, eighteen hundred and sixtysix, refuse to extend the said patent: Therefore,

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Commissioner of Patents be, and he is hereby, authorized to extend the term of the said patent to the said Jonathan S. Turner, for the term of seven years from and after the thirteenth day of July, eighteen hundred and sixty-six, which said patent, so extended, shall have the same validity, force, and effect, as though the extension had been allowed and certified by the said Commissioner of Patents, in accordance with the eighteenth section of the patent act, approved July four, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, before the expiration of the original term named in said patent.

Approved, July 27, 1868.

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[PRIVATE RESOLUTION-No. 21.]

JOINT RESOLUTION for the relief of Martha E. King. Be it resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Unite./ States of America in Congress assembled, That the Paymaster General of the United States army be, and is hereby, directed to pay to Martha E. King, widow of Cliuton King, late of the county of Carroll and State of Tennessee, deceased, a sum equal to the pay of a first lieutenant of cavalry from the fifteenth day of September, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, to the tenth day of March, eighteen hundred and sixty-foar; and that the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, directed to place the name of the said Martha E. King on the pension roll, and she shall be entitled to the pension provided by law for the widow of a first lieutenant of cavalry who died in the military service of the United States of disease contracted while in such service and in the line of duty, since the fourth day of March, eighteen hundred and sixty-one.

Approved, July 27, 1868.

INDEX

TO THE

ACTS AND RESOLUTIONS

OF THE

SECOND SESSION OF THE FORTIETH CONGRESS.

A.

Pago.
230

...OP

11
12

2
139

40
40
41

23
77
105

11
115
127
116

26
139
203
227

Abandoned property, proceeds of sales of, to be paid into the treasury.
Academy, Military-

Appropriations for the
Cadets not to be appointed from rebellious States
Right of way across location of, granted....

Wagon road to Cornwall Landing authorized.
Academy, Naval,

Appropriations for the......
Department of steam-enginery at the.....

Visitors to the, appropriation for the expenses of.
Accounts

Act defining how they shall be settled in certain cases
Department of Agriculture, settlement of..
Distillers', how to be kept...
Paymasters', of the army, settlement of..
Rectifiers', how to be kept..
Tobacconists', how to be kept...

Wholesale dealers', how to be kept.
Acknowledgments for rescuing citizens from shipwreck.
Acts, internal revenue, how to be construed....
Actual settlers upon the public lands. Act for the protection of.
Adjutant generals authorized to transmit testimonials free..
Advertising, public. Provisions concerning the.....
African slave trade. Suppression of the..
Agricultural college lands. Location of..
Agriculture, Department of

Appropriations for the.

Settlement of the accounts of the
Alabama, State of,

Admitted to representation in Congress.

Establishment of post routes in the..
Alaska, district of, established..
Alphabetical list of private claims, appropriations for
American citizens in foreign states. The rights of.
Apache Indians. Appropriations for the....
Appeals from the Court of Claims. Act to provide for....

Prosecution of, by the United States..
Appropriations for the-

Academy, Military.
Academy, Naval.
Aqueduct at Washington...
Agriculture, Department of.
Arizona, Territory of..
Army of the United States
Assay office at New York...

27
203

77
77

45
14
217

19
199
173

45
203

11
40
147

81
33
78

Pags,

Appropriations for the

Asylum, Naval, at Philadelphia..
Attorney General's department
Biennial Register
Botanic garden at Washington.
California, State of..
Capitol at Washington.
Cemeteries, national
Coast defences.
Coast Survey.
Colorado, Territory of..
Columbia Hospital for Women
Columbian Institution for the Deaf and Dumb..
Congress...
Congressional Globe.
Consular and diplomatic expenses.,
Courts, expenses of suits in the United States..
Collection of revenue.
Custom-houses and other public buildings.
Dakota, Territory of......
Detection and punishment of persons violating internal revenue law
Diplomatic expenses.-
District of Columbia..
Education, department of.....
Executive...
Expenses in bringing home persons charged with crime.
Fortifications ...
Harbors, improvement of..
Hospitals, naval.
House of Representatives
Idaho, Territory of...
Impeachment trial, expenses of the
Indians and Indian department
Interior Department.
Invalid pensions..
Judiciary.
Lands, surveying and selling the public
Library of Congress..
Life-saving stations and life-boats.
Light-house establishment.
Marine corps.
Marshals of consular courts
Metropolitan Police of the District of Columbia
Military Academy
Mints and branches..
Montana, Territory of.
Naval Academy
Naval hospitals
Naval Observatory
Navy of the United States
Navy Department
Neutrality act, expenses incurred under the..
Ordnance, Joint Committee on..
Patent Office.....
Pensions...
Post Office Department.
President of the United States.
Printing, public.....
Reconstruction expenses
Revenue cutter service..
Rivers and harbors
Russia, to carry into effect the treaty with.
Seamen, American, in foreign countries.....
Senate, United States...
Slave trade, suppression of..
Smithsonian Institution.....
State Department
Ste. Marie, Henry B..
Telegraph, Atlantic and Pacific
Treasury Department

39
31

72
65, 144

39,78
64,88, 144

34
36
84
80
210

209
62, 143
63, 64, 143

25
72
69

86
61,81

69

25
82,91

78
66
27
36
146

41
63, 143

81
29,61

50
70, 71, 72
141, 142

81, 82
71,72
65, 144

86
84
42

88
1)
78
81
41
40
40

38
75,76

27
91

71
70,71
76,77

66
65
148

86
146

171
25, 83
62, 143

27
88
67
211
83
67

Page.
Appropriations for-
Utah, Territory of

80
War Department

72, 73, 74
Washington, Territory of..
Appropriations not to be transferred

4
unexpended, to be reported to Congress.

42
Aqueduct, appropriations for the .

147
Arapahoe Indians, appropriations for the.........

173
Arkansas, State of
Admitted to representation in Congress

43
Establishment of post routes in...

161
Tax commissioners for the, legislation concerning.

95
Arickaree Indians, appropriations for the ...

172
Arizona, Territory of
Appropriations for the...

81
Surveying the public lands in..

71,87
Armories, appropriations for the-
At Rock Island, Illinois....

35
At Springfield, Massachusetts.

35
Army of the United States-
Appropriations for the.

3, 33, 72
Medical publications of the...

36
Officers dropped from the rolls for absence without leave..

244
Proviso that no new cannon or small-arms be purchased.

35
the medical surplus fund be paid into treasury

34
officers cashiered shall not be restored...

97
Arsenals
Appropriations for...

35, 147
To be sold...

160
Assistant librarian of the House, pay of the...

235
Art, works of
Additional compensation for Mrs. Ames's bust of Lincoln...

91
Belonging to individuals not to be exhibited in Capitol

82
Bronze donated to the Lincoln Monument Association....

234
for soldiers' monument Associations

242
for the statue of General Sedgwick

235
Columns donated to cemeteries as monuments..

243
Victory, statue of, to be admitted free of duty.

240
Artificial limbs, to be furnished to certain officers needing them.

214
Assessors of internal revenue, duties of

100, 106, 107, 110, 126, 127
Assinaboine Indians, appropriations for the

172
Assistant assessors, duties of..

99, 107, 126, 127, 132, 1333
Attorneys General, appointment of, authorized...

150
Asylum-
National, for disabled volunteer soldiers, at Togus, Maine.

84
managers of

229
Naval, for disabled seamen

39

204
147

219
227

87

B.
Bankruptcy act-

Amendments to the ......

Appropriation for expenses under the....
Banks, national

Change of location of....
Restored to owners of..

Taxation of shares in the..
Bangor, Maine, appropriation for custom-house at
Barney, jr., S. C., authorized to change his name ...
Beaufort, South Carolina, created a port of entry
Belgium, appropriation for the payment on the Scheldt dues
Binding, public, the

Appropriations for the
Salary of the foreman of..

To be executed at the Public Printing Office
Black river, bridge across the, authorized .
Black River Indians, appropriation for the
Bonds, internal revenue..
Boothbay, Maine, declared a port of delivery.

204
27

65
65
83
53

174
100, 101, 108, 120, 124, 126

32

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