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Page No. 12. Stenographers employed by House Committees, payment of. Joint resolution for paying the

compensation of Stenographers employed by committees of the House of Repre-
sentatives. May 24, 1858..

370 No. 13. Investigating Committees of the House of Representatives, payment of expenses of. A joint

resolution making appropriation to pay the expenses of the several investigating
committees of the House of Representatives. May 29, 1858....

370 No. 15. Paraguay, adjustment of difficulties with. A resolution for the adjustment of difficulties with the Republic of Paraguay. June 2, 1858....

870 No. 16. Error in Act of May 11, 1858, (ch. 33,) to correct. A resolution to correct an error in a

certain act approved May eleventh, eighteen hundred and fifty-eight. June 2, 1858. 37C No. 17. Public Buildings in Philadelphia. Joint resolution authorizing the arrangement and disposal of public buildings in the city of Philadelphia. June 3, 1858....

371 No. 20. Commander M. F. Maury may accept gold medal. Joint resolution authorizing Com

mander M. F, Maury to accept a gold medal awarded to him by the Emperor of
Austria. June 5, 1858.....

371 No. 23. Appropriation for the improvement of St. Mary's River, Michigan, may be expended in orra

A resolution authorizing the Secretary of War to expend the appropriation made July eighth, eighteen hundred and fifty-six, upon such channel of the St. Mary's River as he may select. June 9, 1858....

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ration.

STATUTE II.-1858–59.

Lund-office at Vincennes, Indiana. An act to continue the office of register of the land-office at
Vincennes, Indiana. December 21, 1858, ch. 1.....

373 Land claims in New Mexico. An act to confirm the land claim of certain Pueblos and towns in the territory of New Mexico. December 22, 1858, ch. 5....

374 Military Academy, annual appropriation for. An act making appropriations for the support of

the Military Academy for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred
and sixty. January 12, 1859, ch. 6.....

374 Names of vessels, act authorizing Secretary of Treasury to change, repealed. An act to repeal an act

entitled “An act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to change the names of vessels in certain cases, approved the fifth of March, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-six. January 17, 1859, ch. 8.......

375 Hiram Powers, advance payments to. An act to authorize the President to make advances of money to Hiram Powers. January 19, 1859, ch. 10.....

375 Stcamers America and Canada, registers and change of names of. An act authorizing the issue of

registers to the steamships America and Canada, and to change the names of said steamships. January 19, 1859, ch. 11...

376 Federal district courts in Alabama, provision for holding when district judge is sick, 8c. An act to

provide for holding the courts of the United States in the State of Alabama. January 25, 1859, ch. 13..

376 Mechanics' liens in the District of Columbia. An act for the enforcement of mechanics' liens on buildings, and so forth, in the District of Columbia. February 2, 1859, ch. 17

376 Gas in certain streets in Washington. An act to provide for the lighting with gas certain streets across the Mall. February 2, 1859, ch. 18..

378 Receivers and registers of land-offices, compensation of. An act to fix and regulate the compensa

tion of receivers and registers of the land-offices under the provisions of the act approved April twentieth, eighteen hundred and eighteen. February 2, 1859, ch. 19. ..

378 The schooner William A. Hamill, register for. An act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury

to grant a register for the schooner“ William A. Hamill.” February 2, 1859, ch. 20... 379 Investigating Committees of the House of Representatives, payment of expenses of. An act providing

for the payment of the expenses of investigating committees of the House of Representatives. February 5, 1859, ch. 21.....

379 Public documents, keeping and distribution of. An act providing for keeping and distributing all public documents. February 5, 1859, ch. 22

379 Military bounty-land warrants, 8c., forging, counterfeiting, fc., made a felony, fc. An act for the

punishment of the crime of forgery [of] or counterfeiting military bounty-land warrants, military bounty-land certificates, certificates of location, certificates of purchase and receivers' receipts. February 5, 1859, ch. 23...

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Fort Gratiot, right of way over, fc., military reserve at. An act granting the right of way over,

and depot grounds on, the military reserve at Fort Gratiot, in the State of Michigan, for railroad purposes. February 8, 1859, ch. 26...

... 381 Maine, payment of certain claims of. An act to provide for the payment of the claims of the

State of Maine, for expenses incurred by that State in organizing a regiment of volunteers for the Mexican war. February 9, 1859, ch. 27....

382 Massachusetts and Rhode Island, suit between. An act to authorize the Attorney-General to rep

resent the United States in the proceeding in equity now pending in the Supreme Court between the commonwealth of Massachusetts and the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. February 9, 1859, ch. 28 ....

382 Oregon admitted into the Union. An act for the admission of Oregon into the Union. February 14, 1859, ch. 33..

383 Mobile and Ohio Railroad Company. An act for the relief of the Mobile and Ohio Railroad Company. February 18, 1859, ch. 35....

384 Settlers upon sixteenth and thirty-sixth sections of public lands. An act to authorize settlers upon

sixteenth and thirty-six[th] sections, who settled before the surveys of the public lands, to preëmpt their settlements. February 26, 1859, ch. 58...

385 School lands in Surpy County, Nebraska Territory. An act to protect the land fund for school

purposes in Sarpy County, Nebraska Territory. February 26, 1859, ch. 59 ..... 885 Washington National Monument Society. An act to incorporate the Washington National Monument Society. February 26, 1859, ch. 60 .....

386 Repayment for lands erroneously sold. An act to amend an act entitled “ An act authorizing repay

ment for land erroneously sold by the United States.” February 28, 1859, ch. 64...... 387 Two per cent. land fund of the State of Missouri. An act giving the assent of Congress to a law

of the Missouri legislature for the application of the reserved two per cent. land fund of said State. February 28, 1859, ch. 65...

388 Indian appropriation. An act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses

of the Indian Department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes, for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty. February 28, 1859, ch. 66....

388 Buffalo and Lake Puron Railroad Company, certificates of enrollment, fc., to issue to vessels of. An

act to authorize the enrollment, registry, and license of certain steamboats, or vessels,

owned by the Buffalo and Lake Huron Railroad Company. March 1, 1859, ch. 68..... 402 Minnesota, terms of federal district courts in. An act supplemental to an act for the admission of the State of Minnesota into the Union. March 3, 1859, ch. 74 .

402 Consular and diplomatic appropriation. An act making appropriations for the consular and dip

lomatic expenses of the government, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty. March 3, 1859, ch. 75....

402 Naval service, appropriations for. An act making appropriations for the naval service for the

year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty. March 3, 1859, ch. 76.. 404 China, convention between the United States and. An act to carry into effect the convention be

tween the United States and China, concluded on the eighth of November, eighteen hundred and fifty-eight, at Shanghai. March 3, 1859, ch. 77 .

408 Timber on reserved United States' lands. An act to protect the timber growing upon lands of the

United States reserved for military and other purposes. March 3, 1859, ch. 78 ........ 408 Yancton and Tonawanda Indians, treaty with, and transportation of the mails. An act making ap

propriations for fulfilling treaty stipulations with the Yancton and Tonawanda Indians for the year en

June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty, and for other purposes. March 3, 1859, ch. 79 ..

409 Legislative, executive, and judicial appropriation. An act making appropriations for the legisla

tive, executive, and judicial expenses of government for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty. March 3, 1859, ch. 80.

410 Light-house, Light-boats, buoys, fc., appropriation. An act making appropriations for light-houses, light-boats, buoys, &c.,

and providing for the erection and establishment of the same, and for other purposes. March 3, 1859, ch. 81'...

423 Civil expenses appropriation. An act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the gov

ernment for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty. March 3, 1859, ch. 82...

425 Army appropriation. An act making appropriations for the support of the army for the year

ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty. March 3, 1859, ch. 83....... 431

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Water for the cities of Washington and Georgetown. An act to provide for the care and preserva

tion of the works constructed by the United States for bringing the Potomac water into
the cities of Washington and Georgetown for the supply of said water for all govern-
mental purposes, and for the uses and benefits of the inhabitants of said cities. March 3,
1859, ch. 84..

435 Oregon and Iowa, federal laws and courts in. An act to provide for extending the laws and judicial system of the United States to the State of Oregon, and for other purposes.

March 3, 1859, ch. 85.....

437 School lands in township twenty-seven, &c., Wabash county, Indiana. An act for the relief of con

gressional township number twenty-seven, north, of range number six, east, in Wabash
county, Indiana. March 3, 1859, ch. 86

438 Investigating committees of the House of Representatives of the present Congress, payment of expenses of.

An act making an appropriation for the payment of the expenses of investigating com-
mittees, and for other purposes. March 3, 1859, ch. 87....

438 Invalid and other pension appropriations. An act making appropriations for the payment of in

valid and other pensions of the United States for the year ending the thirtieth of June,
eighteen hundred and sixty. March 3, 1859, ch. 88.

439

JOINT RESOLUTIONS.

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No. 1. Smithsonian Institution, regents of. A resolution for the appointment of two regents of the Smithsonian Institution. January 17, 1859..

440 No. 2. Townsend Harris and H. C. J. Heusken, may each accept snuff bor. _Joint resolution author

izing Townsend Harris, United States Consul-General at Japan, and H. C. J. Heu-
sken, his interpreter, respectively to accept a snuff box from her majesty, the Queen
of England. January 25, 1859....

440 No. 4. Land of the United States in Rutland, Vermont, may be exchanged. A resolution authorizing

the Secretary of the Treasury to convey a portion of the government lot on which
the United States court-house stands in Rutland, Vermont, in exchange for other
land adjoining said lot. February 5, 1859....

440 No. 6. Georgia, payment to the State of. A resolution for the payment of an unexpended balance

to the State of Georgia, on account of militia services. February 9, 1859..... No. 7. Custom-house at Galveston, Texas, plan of may be changed. A resolution for changing the

plan of the custom-house at Galveston in the State of Texas. February 9, 1859 ... 441 No. 8. Captain M. F. Maury and Professor A. D. Bache may accept gold medals. Joint resolution

giving the consent of Congress to the acceptance by Captain M. F. Maury and Professor A. D. Bache of gold medals from the Sardinian government. February 14, 1859

441 No. 9. The tobacco trade. Joint resolution in relation to the tobacco trade of the United States with foreign nations. February 14, 1859..

441 No. 10. Land of the United States in Petersburg, Virginia, may be sold. Joint resolution to author

ize the Secretary of the Treasury to sell a certain plat of land in the city of Petersburg, Virginia, belonging to the United States. February 18, 1859.....

442 No. 12. Captain Charles Stewart, U. S. N., made Senior Flag Officer. A resolution conferring

the rank of Senior Flag Officer on the active service list of the United States navy on Captain Charles Stewart. March 2, 1859.

442 No. 13. Certain private land claims in Missouri. A resolution in relation to the second section

of the act of Congress entitled "An act to provide for the location of certain confirmed private land claims in the State of Missouri, and for other purposes.” March 3, 1859...

442 No. 14. Pay of members of Congress dying during their terms of service. A joint resolution amenda

tory of an act entitled "An act to regulate the compensation of members of Congress," approved August sixteenth, eighteen hundred and fifty-six, so far as relates to such members as shall die during their terms of service. March 3, 1859...

442

PROCLAMATIONS.-APPENDIX.

1. Respecting a Survey of, and defining the Limits of, the District of Columbia, January 24, 1791.....

751 2. Respecting the Acts of James O'Fallon, in Kentucky, March 19, 1791..

752 3. Enjoining Neutrality as to War against France. April 22, 1793..

753 4. Respecting enlisting Men in Kentucky to invade a neighboring Nation. March 24, 1794... 753

Page 5. Day of public Thanksgiving appointed. January 1, 1795..

754 6. Respecting Coinage and Tender. July 22, 1797...

755 7. Day of public Humiliatior appointed. March 23, 1798...

756 8. Respecting Resistance in Pennsylvania to the Laws levying Taxes. March 12, 1799...... 757 9. Suspending, as to St. Domingo, the Restraints of the Act of 1799, ch. 2. June 26, 1799... 758 10. Suspending, as to Hispaniola, the Restraints of the Act of 1799, ch. 2. September 6, 1800. 759 11. Requiring Removal of British Armed Vessels from United States Ports and Waters. July 2, 1807......

759 12. Respecting taking Possession of Part of Louisiana. October 27, 1810..

761 13. Directing the British Blockade of the Coast of the United States to be disregarded. June 29, 1814...

762 14. Day of public Humiliation appointed. November 16, 1814.

763 15. Pardon to certain Offenders off Louisiana. February 6, 1815.

763 16. Day of public Thanksgiving appointed for Peace. March 4, 1815..

764 17. Respecting an apprehended Invasion of the Spanish Dominions. September 1, 1815...... 765 18. Ordering Persons to remove from the Public Lands. December 12, 1815..

765 19. Respecting Naval Forces on the Lakes. April 28, 1818.

766 20. Reward for Apprehension of a Murderer. July 10, 1821.

767 21. Opening United States Ports to British Vessels from certain West India Ports. August 24, 1822.....

767 22. Suspending discriminating Duties as to Subjects of the Pope, under Act of 1824, ch. 4. June 7, 1827.....

768 23. Offering Reward for Apprehension of Willis Anderson. September 10, 1827.

769 24. Ordering Persons to remove from the Public Lands. March 6, 1830...

770 25. Ordering Persons to remove from the Public Lands in Arkansas. February 10, 1831...... 770 26. Respecting the nullifying Laws of South Carolina. December 10, 1832..

771 27. Suspending discriminating Duties as to Mecklenberg Schwerin. April 28, 1835..

781 28. Suspending discriminating Duties as to Tuscany. September 1, 1836.

782 29. Convening an Extra Session of Congress. May 15, 1837..

783 30. Suspending Tonnage Duty on Greek Vessels. June 14, 1837...

783 31. Levying Tonnage Duty on Portuguese Vessels. October 11, 1837..

784 32. Enjoining Neutrality as to Canada. January 5, 1838...

784 33. Enjoining Neutrality as to Canada. November 21, 1838..

785 34. Convening an Extra Session of Congress. March 17, 1841.

786 35. Enjoining Neutrality as to Canada. September 25, 1841...

786 36. Revoking the Exequatur of the Spanish Consul at New Orleans. January 4, 1850. 787 37. Respecting an apprehended Invasion of Cuba. April 25, 1851.

787 38. Call of an extraordinary Session of the Senate. February 25, 1853.

788 39. Privileges of Act of 1845, ch. 70, given to certain Places. July 2, 1855..

789 40. Respecting an apprehended Invasion of Nicaragua. December 8, 1855..

789 41. Newfoundland to have Benefits of Reciprocity Treaty. December 12, 1855.

790 42. Respecting Disturbances in Kansas Territory. February 11, 1856.....

791 43. Revoking the Exequatur of the British Consul at New York. May 28, 1856..

792 44. Revoking the Exequatur of the British Consul at Philadelphia. May 28, 1856.

792 45. Revoking the Exequatur of the British Consul at Cincinnati. May 28, 1856.

793 46. Respecting the Boundary with Mexico. June 2, 1856...

793 47. Calling ån Extra Session of Congress. August 18, 1856...

794 48. Respecting taking the sense of the citizens of the District of Columbia, for or against the adoption of the code prepared for the District. December 24, 1857...

794 49. Respecting discriminating duties of tonnage and impost upon vessels and cargoes of the subjects of his Holiness the Pope. February 25, 1858...

795 50. Respecting the rebellion and Mormon troubles in the Territory of Utah. April 6, 1858... 796 51. Convening an extraordinary Session of the Senate for June 15, 1858. June 14, 1858.. 798 52. Respecting an apprehended invasion of Nicaragua. October 30, 1858...

798 53. Convening an extraordinary Session of the Senate of the United States. February 26, 1859...

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