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STATUTE II. March 3, 1823.

May 15, 1820. ch. 113.

District courts to take cognisance of piracy.

Chap. LXXII.-An Act respecting the punishment of piracy. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That, from and after the passage of this act, the district courts of the United States, in districts where no circuit courts are holden, shall have cognisance of all cases arising under an act of Congress, approved May fifteenth, one thousand eight hundred and twenty, entitled "An act to continue in force an act to protect the commerce of the United States, and punish the crime of piracy; and, also, to make further provisions for punishing the crime of piracy,” and shall have the same power and jurisdiction therein, as the circuit courts of the United States, under the same act.

APPROVED, March 3, 1823.

RESOLUTIONS. I. RESOLUTION requiring from the secretary of the Senate and clerk of the House March 1, 1823.

of Representatives, an annual statement of the expenditures from the contingent fund of the two Houses. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Secretary of

the Senate and States of America, in Congress assembled, That the secretary of the clerk of the Senate and the clerk of the House of Representatives be, and they are House of Rephereby, required to lay before the two Houses, respectively, at the com- resentatives remencement of each session of Congress, a table or statement showing nisha detailed the names and compensation of the clerks employed in their respective statement of offices, and the names and compensation of the messengers of the re- their expendi. spective Houses; together with the detailed statement of the items of ex- tures under dif

ferent heads. penditure of the contingent fund of the respective Houses for the next immediately preceding year; in which statement the disbursements shall be arranged under the following heads, to wit: first, printing ; second stationery, and distinguishing under this head the articles furnished for the use of the members, from those furnished for the offices of the secretary and clerk, and specifying the number of reams of each kind of paper; third, book-binding; fourth, fuel ; fifth, newspapers, specifying under this head the amount of orders given at the preceding session, as well as the payments made; sixth, the post-offices; seventh, the repairs and preservation of the furniture; eighth, services of messengers and horses; ninth, miscellaneous items not included under the preceding heads. Which statements shall exhibit, also, the several sums drawn by the said secretary and clerk, respectively, from the treasury, and the balances, if any, remaining in their hands.

APPROVED, March 1, 1823.

II. Resolution to direct the withholding of the compensation of certain prize March 3, 1823.

agents. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Compensation States of America, in Congress assembled, That from and after the first to be withheld day of July, next ensuing, no prize agent who has not accounted for prize agents. the prize moneys with which he has heretofore been intrusted for the benefit of the officers and crews of any public armed vessel or vessels of the United States, shall receive from the treasury of the United States any salary or compensation to which he may be entitled, until he shall have accounted for, or repaid into the treasury, all sums so intrusted to him for disbursement.

APPROVED, March 3, 1823.

INDEX

TO THE

MATTERS IN VOLUME III.

Accounts of the Munufacturing Establishments. American Captives of the late War.

The Secretary of State to cause the accounts Provisions of the act of March 1, 1817, chap.
to be classified, &c.

719 29, respecting the ransom of American

captives, extended, March 3, 1823, 788
Alabama, State of.

Accounts for clothing furnished to the cap-
Representation in Congress according to the

tives to be adjusted,

• 788
fourth census,

• 651
District Court of Alabama,

662 Apportionment of Representatives in Congress.
Representation in Congress from Alabama, 720 Representatives in the House of Representa-
An act granting to the State of Alabama the tives according to the fourth census, March
right of pre-emption to certain quarter-sec- 7, 1822,

651
tions of land, March 3, 1823,

773

Appropriations.
Pre-emption of lands for seats of justice, 773

An act making appropriations for furnishing
Alabama Territory.

the Senate chamber, and repairing the north
Persons who purchase a quarter-section, or wing of the Capitol, July 26, 1813, 48

more, of land in Alabama, and have paid Additional appropriations for the support of
one-fourth of their purchase money, com- government for the year 1813, August 2,
petent to hold office in the territory, April 1813, (obsolete,)

81
9, 1808, (obsolete) •

417 An act making partial appropriations for the
The people of the territory of Alabama en- year 1814, January 11, 1814, (obsolete,) 93

abled to form a constitution and state go- An act making appropriations for the support
vernment for admission into the Union, of the military establishment of the United
March 2, 1819,

489

States for the year 1814, March 19, 1814,
Notes of the acts relative to Alabama, 489

(obsolete,)

104
Organization of the convention, . 491

An act making appropriations for the support
Propositions offered to the convention, · 491 of the navy of the United States for the
An act for establishing a District Court in the

year 1814, (obsolete,)

105
State of Alabama, April 21, 1820, 564

Appropriations for the support of government
Note of acts relating to the District Court of for the year 1814, (obsolete,)

106
Alabama,

564

An act making further appropriations for the
Resolution declaring the admission of the service of the year 1814, April 18, 1814,
State of Alabama into the Union, Decem- (obsolete,)

· 139
ber 14, 1819,

608

Additional appropriations for the service of the
An act to alter the terms of the District Court

year 1814, Dec. 15, 1814, (obsolete,) 152
in Alabama, December 27, 1820, 610

Appropriation for repairing or rebuilding the
Alexandria County, District of Columbia.

public buildings in Washington, February
A company incorporated to make a certain 18, 1815, (obsolete)

• 205
turnpike road in the county of Alexan- Appropriations for the support of government
dria,

5 for the year 1815, February 16, 1815, (ob-
solete,)

206
Alien Duties.

An act making appropriations for support of
Discriminating duties paid on British vessels

the military establishment for the year
from 17th August to 220 December, 1815, 1815, (obsolete,)

222
to be repaid,

377

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Appropriation of two hundred thousand dol-
See Discriminating Duties.

lars in addition to the sum heretofore appro-
American Antiquarian Society of Massachusetts

priated to purchase a stock of ship-timber
To be furnished with a copy of the Public for ship building, &c.,

226
Journals of the Senate and House of Re- Appropriation for preparing registers of ships
presentatives,

and vessels, (obsolete,)

• 235
791

• 248

: 540

ment

Appropriations.

JAppropriations.
Additional appropriations to defray the ex buildings, for the purchase of a lot of land,

penses of the army and militia of the United and furnishing water for the use of certain

States, December 21, 1815, (obsolete,) 251 public buildings, March 3, 1819, (obsolete,)
Appropriations for ordnance and ordnance

516
stores for 1816, March 18, 1816, (obsolete,) An act making appropriations to carry into

257 effect treaties concluded with several Indian
Appropriations for the support of the govern tribes therein mentioned, March 3, 1819,
ment, April 16, 1816, (obsolete,) 277 (obsolete,)

. 517
Appropriations for the support of the navy for An act making partial appropriations for the
1816, (obsolete,)

299 military service of the year 1820, January
Appropriation for carrying into effect a treaty 14, 1820, (obsolete)

539
with the Cherokee Indians, April 29, 1816, An act in addition to the “ Act making appro-
(obsolete,)

326 priations for the support of the navy of the
Appropriations for the support of the military United States for the year 1819," January
establishment of the United States, April 14, 1820, (obsolete,)
29, 1816, (obsolete,)

330 An act making appropriations to supply the
An act making further appropriation for the deficiency in the appropriations beretofore

year 1816, April 30, 1816, (obsolete,) 340 made for the completion of the repairs of
An act making a partial appropriation for the the north and south wing of the capitol, for

subsistence of the army for the year 1817, furnishing the President's house, and the
January 22, 1817, (obsolete,)

345 erection of two new executive offices, Feb
Appropriations for the support of govern ruary 10, 1820, (obsolete,)

541
1817, (obsolete)

352 An act making appropriations for the support
Appropriations for the support of the military of the navy of the United States for the
establishment in 1817, (obsolete,) 359

year 1820, March 17, 1820, (obsolete,) 553
Provision for furnishing the house of the Pre An act making appropriations for the support

sident of the United States, (obsolete,)- 362 of government for the year 1820, April 11,
An act making additional appropriations to 1820, (obsolete)

555
repay the expenses of the army and militia An act making appropriations for the military
during the late war with Great Britain, service of the United States for the year
March 3, 1817, (obsolete,)
378 1820, April 11, 1820, (obsolete,)

562
An act making appropriations for the support An act in addition to the act entitled « An act

of the navy of the United States for the making appropriations for the support of
year 1819, (obsolete,)

382 government for the year 1820," and for
The President restrained from making trans other purposes, May 15, 1820, (obsolete,)601

fers of appropriations for specified objects to An act making appropriations for carrying in-
other purposes, March 3, 1817, - 390

to effect the treaties concluded with the
Appropriation for carrying into effect certain Chippewa and Kickapoo nations of Indians,
Indian treaties, (obsolete,) -
• 393 May 16, 1820, (obsolete,)

608
Appropriations for carrying into effect treaties An act making partial appropriations for the

with certain Indian tribes, March 3, 1817, military service of the United States for the
(obsolete)

393 year 1821, January 17, 1821, (obsolete,)612
Appropriation for payment of arrearages in An act making appropriations for the support
curred for the support of the military es of government for the year 1821, March 3,
tablishment previous to 1817, February 16, 1821,

628
1818, (obsolete)

405 An act making appropriations for the military
Appropriations for the military establishment service of the year 1821, March 3, 1821,
for the year 1818, February 19, 1818, (ob (obsolete,)

. 633
solete)

407 An act making appropriations for the support
Appropriations for the support of the navy in of the navy of the United States for the
1818, May 18, 1818, (obsolete,)

411

year 1821, March 3, 1821, (obsolete,) - 634
Appropriations for the support of the govern An act making appropriations for the public

ment in 1818, April 9, 1818, (obsolete,) 417 buildings, March 3, 1821, (obsolete) - 635
An act supplementary to an act making ap An act making partial appropriations for the

propriations for the year 1818, April 20, support of the navy of the United States
1818, (ubsolete)

- 463 during the year 1822, February 19, 1822,
Appropriation for the military service of the (obsolete,

650
United States for the year 1818, February An act making appropriations for the military
15, 1818, (obsolete,)

480 service of the United States during the year
Appropriations for the support of the navy for 1822, and towards the service of the year

the year 1819, February 16, 1819, (obso 1823, March 15, 1822, (obsolete) - 652
lete,)

483 An act making appropriations for the support of
An act making appropriations for the support government for the year 1822, and for other

of government for the year 1819, March 3, purposes, April 30, 1822, (obsolete,) - 668
1819, (obsolete,)

· 496 An act making an appropriation to defray the
An act making appropriations for the public expenses of missions to the independent

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98

Appropriations.

| Army of the United States.
nations on the American continent, May 4, Deputy commissaries of ordnance, not ex.
1822, (obsolete,)

- 678 ceeding five, to be appointed, August 2,
An act making appropriations for the support 1812, (obsolete)

75
of the navy of the United States for the The fourteen regiments enlisted for one year
year 1822, and for other purposes, May 4, may be enlisted for five years, or during the
1822, (obsolete,)

676
war,

94
An act making further appropriations for the Bounty, pay, and emoluments,

94
military service of the United States, and for An act making further provision for filling the

other purposes, May 7, 1822, (obsolete,) 686 ranks of the regular army, encouraging en-
Appropriation for the compensation of the listments, and authorizing the re-enlistment
Senate and House of Representatives for for longer periods, of men whose term of
1823,

- 721

service is about to expire, January 27, 1814,
An act making appropriations for the military (obsolete)

94
service of the United States for the year Pensions under this act,

95
1823, March 3, 1823, (obsolete,). 748 Three regiments of riflemen to be raised, Feb-
An act making appropriations for the support ruary 10, 1814, (obsolete,)

96
of government for the year 1823, March 3, Bounty, pay, and emoluments of officers and
1823,
757 men of each regiment and company,

97
An act making appropriations for the support The act of February 25, 1813, chap. 31, to

of the navy of the United States for the raise ten additional companies of rangers,

year 1823, March 3, 1823, (obsolete,) 763 continued, February 24, 1814, (expired,) 98
An act making appropriations for certain forti- The President authorized to receive into ser-

fications of the United States for the year vice certain volunteer corps, February 14,
1823, and for other purposes, March 3, 1814, (obsolete,)
1823, (obsolete)

783 An act for the better organizing, paying, and
An act making appropriations for the public supplying the army of the United States,
buildings, March 3, 1823, (obsolete,) - 784 March 30, 1814,

113
Repairs of the post-office, &c.,
784 Two regiments of dragoons to be formed, 114

114
Arkansas Territory.

Artillerists and light dragoons,
An act granting further time for registering

The President may appoint apothecaries, 114
claims to lands in the late district of Arkan-

The pay of officers and privates not to be af.
fected by captivity,

· 115
sas, in the territory of Missouri, and for

Allowances to medical staff, -

· 115
other purposes, August 2, 1813, (obsolete,)

Aides-de-camp of the major-general, - 115

86
Further time given for the registering of

Officers of volunteers may be promoted in the
line,

115
claims to lands in the territory of Arkan-

An act making further provision for filling the

86
Note of the acts relating to the territory, after-

ranks of the army of the United States,

146
wards the state of Arkansas,

December 10, 1814, (repealed.)

493
An act establishing a separate territorial go-

Officers, seamen, &c., of the navy of the Uni-

ted States, to be furnished with camp equi-
vernment in the southern part of the terri-
tory of Missouri, March 2, 1819, 493

page, horses, &c., while acting on shore in
Organization of the government of the Ar-

co-operation with the army,

· 151
kansas territory,

. 493

The President may accept the services of
The act providing for the government of the

state troops and of volunteers, January 27,

· 193

1815, (repealed,)
territory of Missouri in force in the terri-
tory of Arkansas,

• 565

An act for the better regulation of the ord-
nance department,

- 203
Army of the United States.

Officers of the department,

. 203
Five additional regiments to be raised, act of Regulation of the department,

203
July 5, 1818, (obsolete)

3 Repeal of the act which authorized the Presi-
An act to regulate the allowance of forage to dent to accept the services of volunteer

officers in the army of the United States, corps, and of the act for raising a corps of
July 22, 1813,

34 sea fencibles, February 27, 1815, 219
An act to continue in force, for a limited time, The medical staff extended, April 24, 1816,
certain acts authorizing corps of rangers, (repealed,)

297
&c., July 24, 1813,
39 Judge-advocates and chaplains,

297
An act to authorize the raising of a corps of Pay and emoluments,

297
sea fencibles, July 26, 1812,

47 Paymasters, their duties, to give bond, 297, 298
Number of officers and privates of the ten Ordnance department, -

298
companies of rangers, August 2, 1813, (ob- An act regulating the general staff of the
solete)

74
army,

426
See Rangers,

74 Pay and emoluments of brevet officers, · 427
The President authorized to appoint officers An act respecting the organization of the

of the five regiments during the recess of army, and for other purposes, April 20,
the Senate, August 2, 1813, (obsolete,) 74 1818,

460
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