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For forage for artillery and cavalry horses, five thousand dollars
For horses for artillery and cavalry practice, four thousand dollars.
For repairs of officers' quarters, five thousand dollars.
For targets and batteries for artillery practice, one hundred dollars.
For furniture for cadets' hospital, two hundred dollars.
For gas pipes, gasometers, and retorts, six hundred dollars.
For purchase of fuel for cadets' mess-hall, three thousand dollars.
For furniture for soldiers' hospital, one hundred dollars.
For breast-bigh walls of water battery, five thousand dollars : Provided,
That the same shall complete the work.

For reflooring academic building and barracks, fifteen hundred dollars.
For addition to soldiers' hospital, two thousand dollars.

For contingencies for the superintendent of the academy, five hundred dollars : Provided, That no part of the sums appropriated by the provisions of this act shall be expended in violation of the provisions of an act entitled "An act to prescribe an oath of office, and for other purposes," approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-two: And provided further, That no part of the moneys appropriated by this act shall be applied to the pay or subsistence of

any cadet from any State declared to be in rebellion against the government of the United States, appointed after the first day of January, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, until such State shall have been returned to its original relations to tbe Union.

SCHUYLER COLFAX, Speaker of the House of Representatives.


President of the Senate pro tempore. Indorsed by the President: “Received March 4, 1868.”

(NOTE BY THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE.-The foregoing act having been presented to the President of the United States for his approval, and not having been returned by him to the house of Congress in which it originated within the time prescribed by the Constitution of the United States, has become a law without his approval.]

[PUBLIC-No. 25. AN ACT to facilitate the payment of soldiers' bounties under act of eighteen hundred and

sixty-six. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to employ, for not more than one year, fifty additional clerks in the division of the Second Auditor's office of the Treasury Department, to expedite furnishing information to the Paymaster General in regard to soldiers claiming bounty under the provisions of sections twelve and thirteen of the act entitled "An act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the government for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, and for other purposes," approved July twenty-eight, eighteen hundred and sixty-six, giving in all cases preference in said employment to soldiers and sailors honorably discharged from the service of the United States.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to procure and to provide adequate and convenient rooms for all clerks employed in the examination of the musterrolls in said office.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the assistant treasurers of the United

States in the cities of New York and San Francisco be, and they are hereby, directed to pay duplicate checks, for bounties granted under the said act, upon notice and proof of the loss of the original check or checks, under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury may direct.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the Second Comptroller and Second Auditor are each hereby authorized to detail one clerk in his bureau, who may sign all certificates and papers issued under any of the several bounty acts for such Comptroller and Auditor, and such signature shall be as valid in all respects as if signed by the said Comptroller and Auditor, who shall be responsible respectively for the official acts of said clerks.

Approved March 19, 1868.

[PUBLIC_No. 26.] AN ACT to amend an act entitled “An act to amend the judiciary act, passed the twenty

fourth of September, seventeen hundred and eighty-nine. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That final judgments in any circuit court of the United States in any civil action against a collector or other officer of the revenue for any act done by him in the performance of his official duty, or for the recovery


any money exacted by or paid to him, which shall have been paid into the treasury of the United States, may, at the instance of either party, be re-examined and reversed or affirmed, in the Supreme Court of the United States, upon writ of error, without regard to the sum or value in controversy in such action.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That so much of the act approved February five, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, entitled “ An act to amend “An act to establish the judicial courts of the United States,' approved September twenty-fourth, seventeen hundred and eighty-nine,” as authorizes an appeal from the judgment of the circuit court to the Supreme Court of the United States, or the exercise of any such jurisdiction by said Supreme Court on appeals which have been or may hereafter be taken, be and the same is hereby repealed.

Speaker of the House

of Representatives. B. F. WADE,

President of the Senatc pro tempore. IN SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES,

March 26, 1868. The President of the United States having returned to the Senate, in which it originated, the bill entitled “ An act to amend an act entitled . An act to amend the judiciary act, passed the twenty-fourth of September, seventeen hundred and eighty-nine,'" with his objections thereto, the Senate proceeded, in pursuance of the Constitution, to reconsider the same; and

Resolved, That the said bill do pass, two-thirds of the Senato agreeing to pass the same. Attest:


Secretary of the Senate. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, U. S.,

March 27th, 1868. The House of Representatives having proceeded, in pursuance of the Constitution, to reconsider the bill entitled “Ăn act to amend an act entitled “An act to amend the judiciary act, passed the twenty-fourth of September, seventeen hundred and eighty-nine, "" returned to the Senate by the President of the

United States, with his objections, and sent by the Senate to the House of Representatives, with the message of the President returning the bill

Resolved, That the bill do pass, two-thirds of the House of Representatives agreeing to pass the same. Attest:


Clerk of the H. R. U. S.

[Public-No. 27.]

AN ACT to establish certain post roads. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following be established as post roads:


From Russellville to Fayette.
From Basham's Gap, via Jones Chapel and Crooked Creek, to Arkadelphia.

From Fayette Court-house, via Hide, Tierce's Store, Fairview, Waldrop, Jordany, to Elyton.

CALIFORNIA. From Trinity Centre, in Trinty county, via Summersville, Petersburg, Cecilville, Centreville, and Black Bear, to Sawyer's Bar, in Klamath county.

From Oroville, via La Porte and Gibsonville, to Quincey.
From San Juan to Picacho Mines.
From Oroville, via Humbug Valley and Taylorsville, to Susanville.


From Denver City to Cheyenne.
From Denver City, via Littleton, to Colorado City.
From Golden City to Mount Vernon.
From Frankstown, via Running Creek and Keowa, to Bijou.

From Boonesville, via Fort Reynolds, Fields, Doyles, Hermosville, Saint Marie's, to Badita.

From Fairplay, via Salt Works, Helena, Cash Creek and Dayton, to Oro City.

From Sawacho City, via San Luis Valley, and Puncha Divide, and Arkansas river, to Canon City.

From Trinidad, via Purgative river, to Virginia City, in New Mexico.
From Pueblo, via Saint Marie's, to Trinidad.


From Fort Totten or Devil's Lake to Saint Joseph's, on the Pembina river.


From Frankford, via Andy, to Tunell's Store.
From Fredonia, via Willow Grove, to Mount Moriah.
From Wyoming to Hazlettville.
From Mount Pleasant Station, via McDonough's, to Port Penn.

FLORIDA. From Smyrna, via Halafax river and Matanzes river, to Saint Augustine, Florida.

From Monroe to Knoxville.
From Melrose to Centreville.
From Newton, via Monroe, Red Rock, and Knoxville, to Albia.
From Vinton, via Urbana and Spencer's Grove, to Quasqueton.
From Sac City to Carroll Carroll City.
From Sand Spring, via Golden Prairie, to Manchester.

From Nashan, via Bradford, Chickasaw, North Washington, and Busti, to Cresco.

From Worthington, via Sheffield, to Cascade.
From Mitchell, Iowa, via Staceyville, Iowa, to Adams, Minnssota.

From Sigourney, via Webster, North English, Millersburg, and Genoa Bluff, to Marengo.

From Glidden, via Lake City, to Twin Lakes.
From Carrollton, via Sac City, Buena Vista, and Douglass, to Spirit Lake.
From Toledo to Brooklyn.
From Sidney, via Bartlett, to Plum Hollow.
From Agency City to Bladensburg.
From Montezuma to Malcomb.
From Vinton to Buckingham.
From Lyons to Maquoketa.
From Orleans to Wells' Mills.
From Vinton, via Belle Plaine, to Victor.
From Ottumwa to Sigourney.
From Northwood to Austin, in Minnesota.
From Austin to Northwood.


From Silver City to Oro.
From Boise City, via Salmon City and Leesburg, to Virginia City.
From Rocky Bar to Atlanta City.
From Boise City to Malade City.
From Lewiston to Collville.
From Lewiston to Helena, via Deer Lodge.


From Crawfordsville, via Sunny Side, Steam Corners, and Van Doran’s Mill, to Perrysville.

From Parkersburg to Cairo.
From Thornton, via Dover, Shannondale, and Orth, to Mace.
From Elizaville, via Millwood, to Noblesville.
From Brownstown, via Freetown, Houston, and Elkins, to Nashville.

From Nashville, via New Belleville, Christiansburgh, Buffalo, Houston, and Freetown, to Brownstown.

From Bloomfield to Buena Vista.
From Medora, via Clear Spring, Houston, and Elkinsville, to Nashville.
From Decatur to Monroeville.
From LaClair to Clayton.
From Colburn, via Pyrmont and Prince William's, to Wild Cat.
From Kirk's Cross Roads to King's Corner.
From Mount Carmel to Harrison, in Ohio.
From St. Mary's, via New Goshen, Toronto, and Quaker Point, to Newport.
From Indianapolis to Gosport, via Mooresville and Martinsville.

ILLINOIS. From Iroquois to Leadersville. From Mattoon to Majority. From Mason, via Winterwood and Gibbon's Store, to Newton. From Sullivan to Union Store. From Hutton, via Dione, to Union Centre. From Perotum, via Park's Mills, to Sadorus. From Bement, via Mockville and Reuben, to Arcola. From Sullivan, via Union Prairie, to Arcola. From Decatur, via Mount Zion, Lovington, and Union Store. to Sullivan. From Wenona, via Struter, to Ottawa. From Auburn, via Wanly, to Alexander. From Erie, via Kingsbury, to Morrison, From Winchester, via Exeter and Oxville, to Naples. From Dongola to Thebes. From Roaring Springs, via Linton, to Murray. From Rock Island to Galesburg. From Paris to Oakland. From Golconda to Metropolis. From Hamburgh to St. Louis, in Missouri. From Pontiac to Chatsworth. From Clinton, via Nixon, to Monticello. From Cairo to Vienna, From Vienna to Harrisburg. From Harrisburg to Carmi. From Du Quoin to Benton. From Albion, via Bone Gap, to West Salem. From Harrisburg to Elizabethtown. From Baxton to Chatsworth.


From Louisa, via Wayne and Logan counties, West Virginia, to mouth of Pond creek, Pike county, Kentucky.

From Barboursville to Boston.
From Olive Hill, via Epperhart's and Blair's Mills, to West Liberty.


From Oswego, via Cherokee City, Centralia, Pleasant View, to Carthage.
From Pleasant Grove to Twin Falls.
From Twin Springs, Kansas, via Brooklyn, Trading Post, to Butler, Missouri.
From Burlingame, via Onion Creek, Maris des Cygnes, to Neosho Rapids.
From Cottonwood Falls, via Cedar, Bames, and Towanda, to Gates.
From Marion Centre, via Moore's Branch and Sharp's Creek, to Ellsworth.
From Towanda to mouth of Little Arkansas river.

From Cottonwood Falls, via Middle Creek, to Lincolnville, and Clear Creek, to Salina.

From Union to Spring Creek. From Monmouth, via Lewistown, to Oswego. From Baxter Springs, via Centralia, to Lewistown. From luka to Jackson. From Junction City, via Quimby, Cains Creek, Five Creeks, Mulberry, and Elm Creek, to Lake Sibley.

From Humboldt, via Belmont, Pleasant Grove, Eureka, Eldorado, Whitewater Junction, to the mouth of Little Walnut.

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