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Statutes at Large, 28th Congress, 2nd Session, Pages 721 through 801


Public Acts of the Twenty-eighth Congress, Session II

View page 721
January 23, 1845 ~ February 4, 1845
Election day fixed.
Vacancies.
In case of no election.
Statute II.
Correction of the error.
Act of June 17, 1844, ch. 100.
Title amended


View page 722
February 7, 1845 ~ February 13, 1845 ~ February 20, 1845
Certain suits or actions excepted.
Statute II.
Act of March 3, 1837, ch. 51.
Act confirmed. Appendix No. 2, post, 802.
Proviso.
Further proviso.
Statute II.
1815, ch. 19.
Act of March 3, 1823, ch. 44, repealed.
Actions or suits pending, &c. to be transferred to Dist. Court at New Orleans.
1845, ch. 19.
One term to be held annually for the business of the western district.
Statute II
View page 723
February 20, 1845
Purchase of 1500 copies authorized.
Appropriation therefor.
Distribution thereof.
Statute II.
[Obsolete.]
Revolutionary pensions.
1818, ch. 19.
Invalid pensions.
Pensions to widows and orphans.
1836, ch. 362.
1838, ch. 189.
1842, ch. 191.
1843, ch. 102.
1844, ch. 102
View page 724
February 20, 1845
Arrearages.
1817, ch. 60.
1820, ch. 53.
Deficiencies for year ending 30th June 1845.
1836, ch. 362.
1838, ch. 189.
1842, ch. 191.
1843, ch. 102.
Statute II.
Widow's pensions limited.
Statute II.
Lots of which the titles are confirmed.
1823, ch. 16.
List of lots to be furnished to General Land Office.
Confirmations only a relinquishment of the right of the United States.
Lands not comprehend in this act.
Act of April 26, 1816, ch. 102
View page 725
February 20, 1845
Act of April 27, 1816, ch. 132.
Payments due the U. S. and Ohio not affected.
Statute II.
Seamen to be detained under 2d and 3d secs. act of 2d march 1837, ch. 21, until arrival of vessel in U. S., and until disch'd.
Proviso.
Naval officers clothed with powers of consuls in certain cases.
Statute II.
Champagnole land district established.
Office to be in Champagnole.
Register and receiver to be appointed, &c
View page 726
February 26, 1845
Register, &c. at Little Rock and Washington to transfer documents, &c.
Act to take effect in 3 months.
Statute II.
Act of Feb. 20, 1845, ch. 5.
Circuit court causes in district court for western dist. transferred to circuit court for eastern district.
Statute II.
In matters of contract and tort, dist. courts to have the same jurisdiction upon the lakes as on the high ses.
Act of Sept. 24, 1789, ch. 20.
Modes of proceeding, &c.
Decisions, how to be made
View page 727
February 26, 1845
Statute II.
Construction of 2d section of act 3d March 1839, ch. 82, sec. 2, relative to duties paid under protest.
Statute II.
Sec. Treas to
prescribe the regulations of importation.
Statute II.
Act of July 4, 1836, ch. 355
View page 728
February 26, 1845
So much of the 4th sec of the act as requires the Sec. Treas. to select the lands granted for schools in the Chickasaw purchase, repealed.
Proviso.
Governor of Alabama authorized to select the lands within two years.
What is requisite to perfect the selection.
1819 ch. 47.
Land to vest in Alabama, subject to the uses, &c. of 16th sections.
Gov. of Alabama to notify the Register of the Land Office of his selections
View page 729
February 26, 1845 ~ March 1, 1845
Statute II.
3d sec. act 17th June 1844, ch. 107, not applicable to officers on foreign stations until after receipt of information of its passage.
Statute II.
Act of March 27, 1804, ch. 51, sec. 14.
Holders of the warrants authorized to enter other lands, &c.
Proviso.
Statute II.
Time of holding fall term of circuit court changed.
Times of holding criminal court now fixed.
Process returnable on days now fixed
View page 730
March 1, 1845
Statute II.
Vessels may, after proceeding to Lafayette, make report and entry at New Orleans.
Act of June 12, 1944, ch. 46.
Statute II.
[Obsolete.]
Invalid pensions.
Privateer pensions.
Widows' pensions.
Deficiency in widow's pensions.
Act of June 30, 1834, ch. 134.
Statute II.
[Obsolete.]
Horses, when to be sold.
Statute II.
Circuit and district courts in Kentucky
View page 731
March 3, 1845
Circuit courts in N. Carolina.
S. Carolina.
Georgia.
Southern district of Alabama.
Louisiana.
Process returnable, how.
Statute II.
Pensions heretofore granted to widows continued.
Proviso.
Statute II.
Act of Feb. 27, 1841, ch. 12.
Lands granted on the canal
View page 732
March 3, 1845
Lands reserved.
Chart of the canal to be reported to Gen'l.
Land Office.
Lands granted in Vincenes district.
Their selection.
Lands selected to be reported to the register.
Disposal of the lands granted by 1st and 2d sections of this act.
Sale of lands in Vincennes district suspended.
U. S.
to have use of the canal free.
Canal to be completed in 15 years, or land to revert to the United States.
Price of the lands limited.
Statute II.
Post, p. 800.
After 1st July next, members of Congress may, during recess, receive letters free
View page 733
March 3, 1845
Franking privilege granted to Vice Pres't.
Postage on--Letters.
Parcels.
Drop letters.
Advertised letters.
Postage on newspapers.
Act of March 3, 1825, ch. 64.
Postage on--Printed circulars, handbills, &c.
Pamphlets, magazines, &c.
Letter mail may be separated from the other mail, in certain cases, for expedition
View page 734
March 3, 1845
17th sec. of act of 3d March 1825, ch. 64, repealed.
Officers of government having the franking privilege to keep account of postage, &c.
Assistant Postmasters General to have postage on business letters remitted, &c.
Deputy postmasters to be paid postage on business letters, &c
View page 735
March 3, 1845
Commissions to postmasters.
Accounts to be kept of postage that would be chargeable on all matter passing free.
Sums charged to be paid.
Act of June 30, 1834, ch. 168, continued in force.
Members of Congress, and other, authorized to transmit public docum'ts free of postage.
Franking privilege granted to members of Congress, &c.
Limitation.
Postage charged for excess of weight to be paid out of contingent fund.
Authorized to frank their own letters.
Private expresses for letters for bidden on mail routes.
Penalty for offending
View page 736
March 3, 1845
Mailable matter not to be conveyed over any regular mail route otherwise than in the mail.
Exceptions.
Penalty.
Penalty for transporting persons engaged in carrying mail matter over any mail route.
Carrying of letter, &c. by private hands, without compensation, not prohibited.
Penalty for transmitting, by private forbidden by this act.
Transmission of letters by steamboats, under act of 3d March 1825, ch. 64, secs. 5, 6, not prohibited.
Proviso: requirements of 6th sec. act of 3d March 1825, ch. 64, to be complied with
View page 737
March 3, 1845
Penalties provided by this act, to whom to attach.
No packet weighingover 3 pounds to be sent by mail.
P. M. General authorized to contract with owners of steamboats for conveying the mail, without previous advertisement.
Proviso.
What constitutes 'mailable matter.'
Transportation of books, &c., intended for sales as merchandise, not prohibited.
Travellers may carry books, &c. for their own use.
What is understood by 'newspaper.'
View page 738
March 3, 1845
Free exchange of newspapers between publishers not prohibited.
1825, ch. 65.
Penalties, &c. under this act, one half to go to informer, and one-half to U. S. Prosecution of offenders.
Contracts for transporting the mail to be let to the lowest responsible bidder.
Letters to be advertised, &c.
Transportation of the mail by rail-roads.
Proviso, compensation limited.
In case a contract cannot be made with a rail-road, how the mail may be transmitted
View page 739
March 3, 1845
Proviso.
Courts for trial of offenders against this act.
Appropriation to guard against a deficiency in the revenues of the post-office department.
Additional appropriation for deficiencies in revenues of the post-office.
Proviso.
Franking privilege continued to President and others.
Statute II.
Appropriation form revenues of Post Office Department
View page 740
March 3, 1845
Transportation.
Postmaster.
Letters.
Wrapping paper.
Office furniture.
Advertising.
Mail bags.
Blanks.
Mail locks.
Depredations, &c. Pay and allowances to special agents fixed.
Clerks.
Miscellaneous.
Statute II.
Act of March 3, 1843, ch. 92.
Value of florin of Austria fixed.
1846, ch. 23.
Statute II.
1848, ch. 132.
Certain surveys confirmed as actually made.
Surveyor General to certify the return and plat of survey to the register and receiver for the Augusta district.
Register and receiver to give a certificate, &c
View page 741
March 3, 1845
Proviso.
Further proviso.
Re-surveys to be executed under direction of surveyor south of Tennessee.
Expenses of survey.
Surveyor to issue a warrant for deficiencies in a resurvey.
Conflicting claims to be decided under existing laws.
Proviso.
Confirmation or evidence of title issued in name of original claimants, to inure to the benefit of persons entitled
View page 742
March 3, 1845
Statute II.
Appropriations.
Pay. Subsistence.
Forage of officer's horses.
Clothing of officers' servants.
Incidental and contingent expenses.
Barracks.
Pay of a cadet.
Statute II.
Preamble.
Act of March 3, 1845, ch. 75, and ch. 76.
Iowa and Florida declared to be States, on an equal footing with the original States.
Foundries of Iowa.
1846, ch. 82
View page 743
March 3, 1845
Iowa to have concurrent jurisdiction on the Mississippi and other rivers.
Assent of people of Iowa to this act necessary.
Boundaries of Florida.
Iowa and Florida each to have one representative in Congress.
Iowa and Florida not to interfere with, or tax the public lands.
Ordinance of the convention of Iowa not obligatory on U. S. Statute II.
[Obsolete.]
Appropriations.
Detroit
View page 744
March 3, 1845
Buffalo.
Fort Ontario.
Lake Champlain.
Penobscot river.
Fort Preble.
Fort McClary.
Fort Independence.
Fort Warren.
Fort Adams.
Ft. Trumbull.
Fort Schuyler.
Fort Wood.
Fort Hamilton.
Fort Washington.
Fort Monroe.
Fort Calhoun.
Fort Macon.
Fort Moultrie.
Drunken Dickshoal.
Forth Sumter.
Fort Johnson.
Fort Pulaski.
Fort Jackson.
St Augustine.
Fort Pickens.
Ft. Barrancas.
Fort Morgan.
Fort Jackson.
Fort St. Philip.
Ft. Livingston
View page 745
March 3, 1845
Florida reef.
Contingencies.
Statute II.
Militia forces to be paid.
Col. Brown's.
Maj. Garrison's.
Capt. Robert's.
Capt. Thigpen's.
Capt. Williams'.
Captains Cene and Bryan's.
Capt. Stewart's.
Capt. Daniel's.
Supplies to be paid for.
Muster rolls to be sworn to, &c.
Appropriation.
Statute II
View page 746
March 3, 1845
Pay.
Commutation of subsistence.
Commutation of forage.
Proviso.
Pay for clothing.
Subsistence.
Clothing, &c.
Recruiting.
Extra pay.
Supplies of Quartermaster's departm't.
Incidental expenses.
1802, ch. 9.
Acto of March 2, 1819, ch. 45.
Act of July 5, 1838, ch. 162.
Barracks, &c
View page 747
March 3, 1845
Transportation.
Medical and hospital department.
Contingencies.
Meteorological observations.
Ordnance and stores.
Manufacture of arms.
Arsenals.
Saltpetre and brimstone.
Springfield armory.
Harper's Ferry armory.
Fortifications.
Surveys.
Accounts of Lt. Col. H. Whiting
View page 748
March 3, 1845
Statute II.
Duties.
Proviso.
Statute II.
[Obsolete.]
Appropriation.
Statute II.
[Obsolete.]
Appropriations for roads from Sheborgan to Fox river.
Fort Howard to Fond du Lac.
Southport to Beloit.
Statute II.
1848, ch. 79.
Postmaster General to make contracts
View page 749
March 3, 1845
To report the same to Congress.
Time for which they may be made.
Contracts to be made with American citizens, &c.
May be discontinued by joint resolutions of Congress.
Rates of postage.
Between the U. S. and England or France.
Between the U. S. and the West Indian islands and Gulf of Mexico.
Persons not allowed to carry letters, &c. in vessels employed to transport the mail.
Penalty.
Penalty for counterfeiting the post office stamp
View page 750
March 3, 1845
Consuls in foreign countries to pay postage on letters for the U. S.
To be collected in U. S., and repaid to said consuls.
Preference to be given to steam-ships in making contracts.
Steamships to delivered on demand to the United States.
The owners to receive full value therefor.
Value, how to be ascertained.
Transportation of the mail in the Gulf of Mexico, in steamers.
Statute II.
Exportation to Chihuahua and Santa Fe, for drawback.
Merchandise to be in original packages, and invoice certified by collector.
Re-inspection of goods in Arkansas and Missouri
View page 751
March 3, 1845
Goods to be inspected and invoice certified by consul at Santa Fe or Chihuahua.
Exporter to give bond for duties.
Drawback, when payable.
Sec. Treas. to appoint inspectors, their salary and duty.
Exportation to the British North American provinces, for drawback.
Fort from which goods may be exported.
Proviso.
Laws now in force, in relation to drawback, applicable to the present act.
Additional to secure drawback
View page 752
March 3, 1845
Goods exported under this act forfeited on being brought into the U. S.
Penalty to persons concerned.
Two and a half per cent. on duties to be reserved by collectors for the United States.
Sec. Treas. to prescribe rules for carrying this act into effect.
Act repealed.
Statute II.
Appropriations for the year ending June 30, 1846.
Congress.
Officers.
Contingencies--Senate
View page 753
March 3, 1845
House of Reps.
Distribution of books.
Library of Congress.
Officers.
Contingent expenses.
Books.
Executive.
President.
Repairing and furnishing President's house.
Vice President.
State Department.
Secretary, &c.
Contingent expenses.
N. E executive building.
Biennial Register.
Treasury Department.
Officers in office of--Secretary.
Fist Comptroller.
Second Comptroller.
1st Auditor.
2d Auditor.
3d Auditor
View page 754
March 3, 1845
4th Auditor.
5th Auditor.
Treasurer.
Register.
General Land Office.
Reduction of clerks.
Solicitor.
Contingencies in office of--Secretary of the Treasury.
First Comptroller.
Second Comptroller.
1st Auditor.
2d Auditor.
3d Auditor.
4th Auditor.
5th. Auditor.
Treasurer
View page 755
March 3, 1845
Register.
General Land Office.
Solicitor.
S. E executive building.
War Department.
Officers in office of--Secretary.
Commss'r of Indian Affairs.
Commissioner of Pensions.
Com'dg Gen. Adj. General.
Quartermaster general.
Paymaster General.
Com. Gen. of Subsistence.
Chief Engineer.
Surgeon General.
Colonel of Ordnance.
Topographical Engineers.
Contingencies in office of--Secretary.
Commissioner of Pensions
View page 756
March 3, 1845
Commanding General.
Adjutant General.
Quartermaster General.
Paymaster General.
Comm'y Gen. of Subsistence.
Chief Engineer.
Surgeon General.
Colonel of Ordnance.
Topographical Engineers.
Navy Department.
Officers in--Office of Secretary.
Bureau of Navy Yards and Docks.
Bureau of Construction, equipment and repairs.
Chief Naval Constructor, and Engineer-in-chief.
Bureau of Ordnance and Hydrography
View page 757
March 3, 1845
Bureau of Provisions and Clothing.
Bureau of Medicine and Surgery.
Contingent expenses.
S. W. executive building.
Post Office Department.
Postmaster General, &c.
Contingent expenses.
Auditor, &c.
Contingent expenses.
Purchase of lots.
Magnetic telegraph.
Patent office.
Public buildings, &c. Contingencies for Capitol and grounds.
Gardener.
President's house, &c
View page 758
March 3, 1845
Water-posts, flagging, &c.
Pennsylvania avenue, &c.
Plans for War and Navy Department buildings.
Surveyor and their clerks.
North-west of the Ohio.
Proviso, office to be removed to Michigan.
Papers to be handed over.
Illinois and Missouri.
Arkansas.
Louisiana.
Mississippi.
Alabama.
Florida.
Wisconsin and Iowa.
Apportionment of compensation to clerks.
Secretary to sign patents.
Commissioner of public buildings.
Potomac bridge
View page 759
March 3, 1845
Executive officers.
Contingent expenses.
Legislative Assembly.
Application of appropriation for Iowa and florida.
Judiciary. Chief justice and associate judges.
District judges.
Judges of District Columbia.
Attorney general.
&c.
Reporter of Supreme Court.
District attorneys.
Marshals.
Contingent expenses.
Additional counsel.
Act of June 17, 1844, ch. 95.
Miscellaneous, Annuities and grants.
Keepers of Florida archives.
Confederation and Washington papers.
Claims under act of March 5, 1815, ch. 23
View page 760
March 3, 1845
Executive officers.
Contingent expenses.
Legislative Assembly.
Application of appropriations for Iowa and Florida.
Judiciary.
Chief justice and associate judges.
District judges.
Judges of District Columbia.
Attorney General &c.
Reporter of Supreme Court.
District attorneys.
Marshals.
Contingent expenses.
Additional counsel.
Act of June 17, 1844, ch. 95.
Miscellaneous, Annuities and grants.
Keepers of Florida archives.
Confederation and Washington papers.
Claims under act of March 5, 1816, ch. 23
View page 761
March 3, 1845
Auxiliary guard.
Penitentiary of D. C. Coast survey.
Exploring expedition.
Boston custom-house.
New Orleans custom-house.
Charleston custom-house.
Savannah custom-house.
Maryland hospital.
Insane paupers in D. C.
Light-house establishment.
Supplies.
Repairs.
Keepers
View page 762
March 3, 1845
Floating lights.
Buoys, &c.
Annual examinations.
Superintendent's commissions.
5th
Auditor to superintend light-houses.
Surveys.
Assistant surveyor, &c. in Florida.
1844, ch. 105.
Assistant surveyor in Greensburg district La.
Surveys in Illinois and Missouri.
Michigan.
Alabama.
Arkansas.
Florida.
Louisiana.
1842, ch. 258.
Surveying public lands
View page 763
March 3, 1845
Foreign intercourse.
Ministers.
Secretaries of legation.
commissioner to China.
Charges des affaires.
Minister to Turkey.
Drogoman.
Contingent expenses.
Consul at London.
Consul ar Beyroot.
Outfits.
Consulate at London.
Commiss'r to Sandwich isl'ds.
Consulate at Constantinople, Smyrna, &c. H. Ledyard.
B. E. Green.
J. P. Hutchinson.
A. Middleton.
Relief of American seamen.
N. E. boundary.
Application of the contingent fund of the two Houses of Congress
View page 764
March 3, 1845
Congressional printing.
Application of appropriation for the judicial expenses.
Act of May 18, 1842, ch. 29.
Adjusted accounts not to be re-opened. 1846, ch. 13, 3.
Time for presenting acc'ts limited.
1846, ch. 175, 5.
Proviso.
Certain officers and persons continued.
1842, ch. 202.
1844, ch. 105.
Reduction of clerks in General Land Office.
Application of the excess of appropriations.
Appropriations for the year ending June 30th, 1845.
Vice President.
Register's office
View page 765
March 3, 1845
Cases.
Relief of Merican seamen.
Office of Commissioner of Pensions.
Mudding duties.
Additional compensation to district judges.
1844, ch. 95.
House of Representatives.
W. L. Goggin.
Senate.
Texas Boundary.
Mexican indemnity.
Postage of the Executive Departments.
1845, ch. 43
View page 766
March 3, 1845
Statute II.
Appropriations.
Superintendent and agents.
1834, ch. 162.
1837, ch. 31.
Clerk to superintendent at St. Louis.
1834, ch. 47.
1842, ch. 202.
Clerk and superintendent of western territory.
Contingencies.
Christina Indians.
1824, ch. 174.
1826, ch. 110.
Chippewas of Mississippi and Lake Superior.
Annuity.
Goods.
Blacksmiths, iron, &c.
Farmers' implements, &c.
Provisions.
Tobacco.
Annuities
View page 767
March 3, 1845
Tobacco and provisions.
Blacksmiths, iron, &c.
Farmers.
Carpenters.
Schools.
Chippeweas of Saganaw.
Annuities.
Blacksmith, &c.
Education.
Chippewas,
Menomonies, &c.
Education.
Chippewas, Ottawas, and Pottawatomies Annuities.
Blacksmith.
Iron and steel Salt.
Choctaws.
Annuities
View page 768
March 3, 1845
Education.
Blacksmith.
Iron and Steel Blacksmith.
Iron and Steel Millwright.
Chickasaws. Annuity.
Education.
Creeks.
Annuities.
Blacksmith.
Iron and steel.
Blacksmiths.
Iron and steel.
Blacksmith.
Iron and steel.
Wheelwright
View page 769
March 3, 1845
Wagonmaker.
Agricultural implements.
Education.
Interest.
Cherokees.
Blacksmiths.
Iron and steel Wagonmaker.
Wheelwright.
Delawares.
Annuities.
Salt.
Blacksmith.
Iron and steel.
Interest.
Florida Indians.
Blacksmith.
Iowas.
Interest
View page 770
March 3, 1845
Kickapoos.
Annuity.
Kanzas.
Blacksmith. Agriculture.
Miamies.
Annuity.
Blacksmith.
Iron and steel.
Tobacco, iron, and steel.
Miller.
Salt.
Education and support of poor.
Installments.
Payment in lieu of laborers.
Agricultural assistance.
Eel Rivers,
(Miamies.)
Annuities.
Menomonies.
Annuity.
Blacksmiths.
Iron and steel
View page 771
March 3, 1845
Provisions.
Tobacco.
Farming.
Salt.
Blacksmith.
Omahas.
Blacksmith.
Iron and steel Agricultural implements.
Ottawas and Chippewas.
Annuity.
Interest.
Instalment.
Education.
Missions.
Vaccine matter, &c.
Provisions.
Tobacco.
Salt. Fish barrels.
Blacksmiths.
Iron and steel.
Gunsmith.
Iron and steel.
Farmers.
Mechanics.
Education.
Ottoes and Missourias.
Blacksmith.
Iron and steel Agricultural implements
View page 772
March 3, 1845
Education.
Annuity.
Farmers.
Osages.
Interest.
Annuity.
Smith.
Millers.
Ottawas.
Annuities.
Pottawatomies.
Annuities.
Education.
Salt
View page 773
March 3, 1845
Education.
Blacksmith.
Iron and steel.
Blacksmith.
Iron and steel.
Tobacco, &c.
Pottawatomies of Huron.
Annuity.
Pottawatomies of the Prairie.
Annuities.
Pottawatomies of the Wabash.
Annuity.
Pottawatomies of Indiana.
Education.
Piankeshaws.
Annuities.
Pawnets.
Agricultural implements.
Quapaws.
Annuity.
Education.
Blacksmith.
Iron and steel.
Farmer.
Six Nations of New York.
Annuity.
Senecas of New York.
Annuity.
Sioux of Mississippi.
Blacksmith.
Iron and steel, agricultural implements
View page 774
March 3, 1845
Interest.
Annuity.
Medicines, agricultural implements, &c.
Provisions.
Yancton and Santee Sioux.
Blacksmith.
Iron and steel.
Agricultural implements.
Sacs and Foxes of Missouri.
Interest.
Sacs and Foxes of Mississippi.
Annuities.
Blacksmith.
Iron and steel.
Blacksmith.
Iron and steel.
Gransmith.
Iron and steel Agricultural implements.
Salt.
Tobacco.
Annuity.
Interest
View page 775
March 3, 1845
Shawnees. Annuities.
Salt.
Blacksmith.
Iron and steel.
Blacksmith.
Iron and steel.
Blacksmith.
Iron and steel.
Senecas and Shawnees.
Annuity. Blacksmith.
Iron and steel.
Senecas.
Annuities.
Blacksmith.
Iron and steel.
Miller.
Wyandotts.
Annuity.
Valuation of Wyandott lands confirmed, and payment to be made.
1844, ch. 108.
Proviso.

View page 776
March 3, 1845
Blacksmith.
Iron and steel.
Blacksmith.
Iron and steel.
Weas.
Annuity.
Winnebagoes.
Annuities.
Salt.
Tobacco.
Blacksmith.
Iron and steel.
Laborer and oxen.
Education.
Agriculturist.
Physician.
Interest.
W. Armstrong.
T. Dole.
Annuity to the Christian Indians
View page 777
March 3, 1845
Act of March 3, 1843, ch. 80.
Cherokee treaty.
Removal of Choctaws.
Interest due Indians on State stocks.
Bank of Michigan for moneys advanced.
Act of Aug. 23, 1842, ch. 187.
Annuity to the Senecasl.
Act of June 17, 1844, ch. 108.
Expenses of the partition of the Stockbridge lands.
Act of March 3, 1843, ch. 80.
1839, ch. 83
View page 778
March 3, 1845
Statute II.
Appropriations.
Improvements of roads from--Mississippi bluffs to Iowa city.
Mississippi bluffs to Fox agency.
Proviso.
Dubuque to Missouri.
Harbor at Dubuque.
Statute II.
Post roads established.
Maine.
New Hampshire.
Vermont.
Massachusetts.
New York
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March 3, 1845
New Jersey.
Pennsylvania.
Maryland.
Virginia
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March 3, 1845
North Carolina.
South Carolina.
Georgia.
Kentucky
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March 3, 1845
Tennessee.
Ohio.
Indiana
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March 3, 1845
Illinois
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March 3, 1845
Louisiana
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March 3, 1845
Alabama.
Arkansas
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March 3, 1845
Mississippi.
Missouri.
Arkansas
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March 3, 1845
Michigan.
Florida.
Wisconsin
View page 787
March 3, 1845
Iowa.
Routes to go into operation when.
Proviso.
1842, ch. 274
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March 3, 1845
Statute II.
Act of June 3, 1845, ch. 48.
Grant of lands for seat of government, public schools, &c.
Application of U. S. laws to Florida.
Florida to compose one district.
District court.
Judge.
Jurisdiction.
Act of Sept.
24, 1789, ch. 20, sec. 10. Clerk.
Extra sessions of the court.
Annual sessions.
Compensation of the judge.
U. S. attorney to be appointed.
Compensation.
U. S. marshal to be appointed. compensation.
Salary of district judges of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Missouri
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March 3, 1845
Statute II.
Act of March 3, 1845, ch. 48.
Act of March 3, 1845, ch. 75.
Application of
U. S. laws to Iowa.
District court.
Sessions.
Jurisdiction.
Act of Sept. 24, 1789, ch. 20. sec. 10. Clerk.
Compensation of the judge.
U. S. attorney to be appointed.
Compensation.
U. S. marshal to be appointed.
Compensation.
Proportions to be submitted to the Legislature of Iowa.
Grant of lands for the use of schools.
Grant of lands for the use of a university.
Act of July 20, 1840, ch. 90
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March 3, 1845
Grant of lands for completing the public buildings.
Salt springs granted to the State.
Proviso.
Further proviso.
Five per cent. of net proceeds of public lands appropriated for roads and canals.
Proviso.
Iowa not to interfere with disposal of public lands, &c.
U. S. lands not to be taxed.
Non-residents not to be taxed higher than residents.
Bounty lands exempt from taxation for three years.
Statute II.
Appropriations.
Pay of officers and seamen, including engineer corps.
Proviso
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March 3, 1845
Principal steam engineer.
Civil establishment at navy yards.
1844, ch. 107.
Clothing.
Kittery.
Charlestown.
Brooklyn.
Philadelphia.
Washington.
Gosport.
Pensacola.
Memphis.
Provisions.
Surgeons' necessaries for the navy and the marine corps.
Increase, repair, &c. Ordnance.
Books, charts, &c.
Improvement of navy-yards--Kittery
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March 3, 1845
Charlestown.
Brooklyn.
Philadelphia.
Washington.
Gosport.
Pensacola.
Memphis.
Sackett's Harbor.
Naval hospitals--Chelsea.
Brooklyn.
Gosport.
Pensacola
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March 3, 1845
Philadelphia.
Magazine--Charlestown.
Brooklyn.
Washington.
Gosport.
Contingent expenses.
Fuel.
Explosion of steam-boilers.
Marine corps.
Pay.
Subsistence of officers.
Clothing.
Provisions.
Fuel.
Military stores, &c.
Transportation.
Barracks. Contingencies
View page 794
March 3, 1845
R. P. Anderson.
Naval constructors.
Ordnance, &c. and supplies purchased out of U. S. for vessels on foreign stations, not required to be furnished by contract.
1843, ch. 83.
Pay of passed midshipmen.
Appointment of midshipmen.
Furloughs.
1835, ch. 27.
Appointment of engineers of the navy.
Engineers in the revenue service
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March 3, 1845
Pay of purses at navy-yards.
2d and 3d secs. act of 2d March 1837, ch. 21, extended to marines.
Settlement of R. M. Price's account as purser of the Missouri.
Erection of marine hospitals at Pittsburgh, Louisville and Cleveland.
Publication for proposals, &c. by Executive Departments.
Statute II.
No revenue cutter or steamer to be built, &c. without an appropriation therefor
View page 796
January 23, 1845 ~ February 13, 1845 ~ February 20, 1845
Claims pending at the passage of this resolution, not affected by the pension appropriation act.
Act of April 30, 1844, ch. 15.
Suspended in case of the naval depot at Memphis.
Act of March 3, 1843, ch. 93.
Authority to contract with any railroad
View page 797
February 20, 1845 ~ March 1, 1845
Fifty-eight copies to Secretary of State for distribution.
Vol. ix. p. 111.
Further disposition.
Payment for supplies, &c. for defence of inhabitants of Florida.
Resolution of April 30, 1844, ante, p. 716.
Consent of Congress to the erection of Texas into a State for admission into the Union.
Conditions of admission
View page 798
March 3, 1845
Or the President may negotiate with Texas for admission, and Texas to be admitted, as soon as Texas and the U. S. agree upon the terms.
Appropriation.
Machine to be examined and tested
View page 799
March 3, 1845
Attorney General authorized to contract with Little & Brown.
Proviso, conditions of contract
View page 800
March 3, 1845
Appropriation.
Secretary of War to pay for their services in Florida.
Act of March 3, 1845, ch. 43.
Act to go into effect on 1st July 1845
View page 801
March 3, 1845
Amount due on State stocks trust, to be withheld from the States under certain circumstances.
Collector may employ not exceeding ten
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