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- how printed and SEC. 2. That the said abridgments shall be printed, and one copy of distributed. each shall be furnished to each Senator, Representative, and Delegate

in Congress; one copy to each of eight public libraries to be designated by each Senator, Representative and Delegate; and two copies to the Library of Congress; and also copies to such foreign governments, libra

ries, and learned societies as the Commissioner of Patents may designate: - to be sold at

Provided, That copies shall be sold at the cost of printing, and all cost.

sums received from such sale shall, on or before the first day of each month, be paid into the Treasury. (March 3, 1881.]

CHAPTER 149.

March 3, 1881. 21 Stat. L., 509.

AT ACT TO GRADUATE THE PRICE AND DISPOSE OF THE RESIDUE OF THE OSAGE IN

DIAN TRUST AND DIMINISHED-RESERVE LANDS, LYING EAST OF THE SIXTU PRIN-
CIPAL MERIDIAN, IN KANSAS.

Osage Indian trust lands, &c., in Kansas, to be sold. | Assent of Indians required. Osage Indian Be it enacted, &c., That all of the lands known as the Osage Indian trust trust lands, &c., and diminished reserve lands, lying east of the sixth principal meridian, in Kansas, to be sold.

in the State of Kansas, remaining unsold on the thirtieth day of June, 1874, June 23, ch, anno Domini eighteen hundred and eighty one, shall be offered for salé 488.

at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at not less than seventy1876, Aug. 11, ch. five cents per acre; 259.

1880, May 28, ch. And all of said lands remaining unsold on the thirtieth day of June, 107.

anno Domini eighteen hundred and eighty two, shall be offered for sale to the highest bidder for cash, at not less than fifty cents per acre; and all of said lands remaining unsold on the thirtieth day of June, anno Domini eighteen hundred and eighty-three, shall be offered for sale to the highest bidder for cash, at not less than twenty-five cents per acre;

And all of said lands remaining unsold after the last said public offering shall be subject to be disposed of by cash entry at twenty-five cents per acre, and the Secretary of the Interior may offer the same as aforesaid, in such quantities as may seem to him best; and may make all needful regulations, including the publication of notice of sale, as he

may deem proper to carry out the provisions of this act: Assent of In- Provided, however, That no proceeding shall be taken under this act dians required. until at least two-thirds of the adult males of said Osage Indian tribes

shall assent to the foregoing provisions. (March 3, 1881.]

CHAPTER 150.

March 3, 1881. 21 Stat. L., 510.

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION FOURTEEN HUNDRED AND EIGHTY-SIX OF THE REVISED

STATUTES IN ORDER TO PRESERVE THE MEANING OF THE ORIGINAL LAW FROM
WHICH IT WAS TAKEN, WITH REFERENCE TO THE RANK OF ENGINEER OFFICERS,
GRADUATES OF THE NAVAL ACADEMY.

Precedence of rank of officers in Navy. | --limiting former provision. Precedence of Be it enacted, &c., That section fourteen hundred and eighty-six of the rank of officers in Revised Statutes of the United States be amended by inserting after Navy.

the word "accordingly", at the end of the section the words, Limiting former “Provided, That nothing in this section shall be so construed as to provision.

give to any officer of the staff corps precedence of, or a higher relative R. S., Ø 1486.

rank than that of, another staff officer in the same grade and corps, and whose commission in such grade and corps antedates that of such officer.” [March 3, 1881.)

CHAPTER 153.

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION TWO THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED AND NINETY-SEVEN, OF

TITLE THIRTY-TWO, OF THE REVISED STATUTES, RELATING TO HOMESTEAD SET-
TLERS.

March 3, 1881. 21 Stat. L.,511.

Homestead settlers allowed additional time, for climatio reasons, to commence residence. Be it enacted, &c., That section numbered twenty-two hundred and Homestead setninety-seven, of title numbered thirty-two, be amended by adding tlers allowed addithereto the following proviso, namely:

matic reasons, to Provided, That where there may be climatic reasons the Commissioner commence resiof the General Land Office may, in his discretion, allow the settler twelve dence. months from the date of filing in which to commence his residence on

R, S., 02297. said land under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe. (March 3, 1881.]

CHAPTER 154.

AN ACT AMENDATORY OF AND SUPPLEMENTARY TO "AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE

HOLDING OF TERMS OF THE DISTRICT AND CIRCUIT COURTS OF THE UNITED
STATES AT FORT WAYNE, INDIANA", APPROVED JUNE EIGHTEENTH, EIGHTEEN
HUNDRED AND SEVENTY-EIGHT,

March 3, 1881. 21 Stat. L.,511.

SECTION

SECTION 1. Two terms of district and circuit courts at 2. Clerk and marshal and their duties.

Fort Wayne. Be it enacted, &c. [SECTION 1], That there shall be two terms each of the United States

Two terms of disdistrict and circuit courts for the district of Indiana, held in the city of trict and circuit Fort Wayne, Indiana, said terms to begin on the second Tuesday in Wayne. June and December.

R.S., 09 572, 658.

1878, June 18, ch.

269. SEC. 2. The clerk of the district and circuit courts for the district of Clerk and marIndiana, and marshal and district attorney for said district, shall per- shal and their dep

uties. form the duties appertaining to their offices respectively for said courts,

1879, March 3, and said clerk and marshal shall appoint deputies, who shall reside and ch. 182, N 1, par. 14. keep their offices at Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Said deputies shall keep in their offices such records as appertain to their offices, and said deputy clerk shall keep in his office full records of all actions, proceedings, and judgments in said courts. (March 3, 1881.)

CHAPTER 156.

AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PORT OF DELIVERY AT INDIANAPOLIS, IN THE STATE OF March 3, 1881. INDIANA.

21 Stat. L.,512. Indianapolis, Ind., created a port of delivery, with - surveyor of customs for. privileges of inland transportation in bond.

Be it enacted, &c., That Indianapolis in the State of Indiana be and the Indianapolis, same is hereby constituted a port of delivery; and that the privileges Ind., created a port

of delivery, with of immediate transportation of dutiable merchandise conferred by the

privileges of inact of June tenth, eighteen hundred and eighty, entitled “An act to land transportaamend the statutes in relation to immediate transportation of dutiable tion in goods, and for other purposes” be and the same are hereby extended to R. S., Ø 2601. said port;

1880, June 10, ch.

190. And there shall be appointed a surveyor of customs to reside at said --surveyor of cusport, who shall receive a salary to be determined by the Secretary of the toms for. Treasury, not exceeding one thousand dollars per annum. [March 3, R. S., Ø 2202. 1881.]

616 1881, MAR. 3; CHAP. 160; Res. 1880, DEC. 18, 1881, JAN. 27, Nos. 1, 3. [46TH CONG.

CHAPTER 160.

March 3, 1881, 21 Stat. L., 513.

AN ACT TO CONSTRUE AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT TO RELIEVE THE CHURCHES AND

ORPHAN ASYLUMS OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AND TO CLEAR THE TITLE OF
THE TRUSTEES OF SUCH PROPERTY."

In District of Columbia, church property released

| -orphan asylums in, exempt from taxation. from taxes.

Be it enacted, &c. In District of [SECTION 1], That upon the payment on or before the first day of OcColumbia, church tober, eighteen hundred and eighty one, of all taxes and assessments property released levied since the first day of July, eighteen hundred and seventy four, from taxes.

, upon church property used for parsonage purposes in the District of Columbia, all taxes and assessments levied upon said parsonage property prior to said first day of July, eighteen hundred and seventy four, together with any and all penalties, costs, and interest that may have accrued

thereon, shall be, and hereby are, remitted and released. - orphan asylnms SEC. 2. That all taxes and assessments heretofore levied upon orphan in, exempt from asylums, and on the grounds actually occupied thereby, together with taxation.

all penalties, costs, and interest that may have accrued thereon, shall be, and hereby are remitted and released ; and said asylums and grounds shall hereafter be exempt from taxation while so occupied :

Provided, That all other real estate belonging to such institutions shall still be held for assessment and taxation, and for all previous assessments and taxes. (March 3, 1881.]

RESOLUTIONS.

NUMBER 1.

Dec. 18, 1880. JOINT RESOLUTION DIRECTING ONE COPY OF CONGRESSIONAL RECORD TO BE SENT

TO EACH OF OUR LEGATIONS ABROAD. 21 Stat. L., 515.

Congressional Record to be sent free to legations abroad. Congressional Resolved, &c., That the Public Printer be and he is hereby authorized Record to be sent and directed to forward free of charge one copy of the daily Congresfree to legations sional Record to each of our legations abroad. * Commencing at the beabroad.

R. S., 90504, ginning of this session and continuing each day until the fourth day of 3760.

March eighteen hundred and eighty-one. (December 18, 1880.]

NUMBER 3.

Jan. 27, 1881. JOINT RESOLUTION IN REFERENCE TO THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE CONGRESSIONAL

RECORD 21 Stat. L.,515.

Congressional Record to be furnished justices, - and to Reporter of Senate.

clerk, and marshal of Supreme Court. Congressional Resolved, &c., That the Public Printer be authorized to furnish the Record to bo fur- Chief Justice and each of the associate justices of the Supreme Court of nished justices, the United States, and the clerk and marshal of the court with a curof Supreme Court. rent copy of the Daily Congressional Record, and at the end of each

R. S., \ 3760. session a bound copy of the proceedings of Congress for such session. -- and to Reporter

And the public Printer shall also furnish to the Official Reporter of of Senate.

the Senate five bound copies of the Congressional Record for each session. (January 27, 1881.]

NUMBER 9.

JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE FOR PRINTING AND DISTRIBUTING THE INDEX OF

THE CONGRESSIONAL RECORD SEMI-MONTHLY.

Feb. 8, 1881.

21 Stat. L., 516. Index to Congressional Record to be printed semi. - by whom prepared. monthly.

compensation for preparation. - how distributed.

Resolved, &c., That the Joint Committee on Printing be, and they are Index to Conhereby, authorized and directed to make the necessary provisions and gressional Record arrangements for hereafter issuing the index of the Congressional Rec. to be printed semi

monthly. ord semi-monthly during the sessions of Congress, beginning with next

R. S., 78. ensuing session.

That the Public Printer be, and he is hereby, directed to print and - how distributed. distribute the same number of copies of said semi-inonthly index as he

R. S., OD 504,

3760. prints and distributes of the daily issue of the Record, and to the same persons and in the same manner.

That the Public Printer shall employ such person to prepare said in- – by whom predex as shall be designated by the Joint Committee on Printing, who pared. shall also fix and regulate the compensation to be paid by the Public Printer for the said work and direct the form and inanner of its publication:

Provided however, That the compensation allowed for preparing said - compensation semi-monthly index, including their compilation into a session index, for preparing. shall not exceed the average total amount now allowed by the Joint Committee on Printing for compiling the session index. (February 8, 1881.]

NUMBER 12.

JOINT RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PUBLIC PRINTER TO PRINT REPORTS OF THE

UNITED STATES FISH COMMISSIONER UPON NEW DISCOVERIES IN REGARD TO
FISH-CULTURE,

Feb. 14, 1881. 21 Stat. L.,517.

Report of Commissioner of Fisheries to be printed,

- number and distribution of.

&o.

Resolved, &c., That the Public Printer be, and he hereby is, instructed Reports of Comto print and stereotype, from time to time, the regular number of nine. missioner of Fishteen hundred copies of any matter furnished him by the United States eries to be printed,

&c. Commissioner of Fish and Fisheries relative to new observations, dis

R. S., 4391coveries, and applications connected with fish-culture and the fisheries, 4398. to be capable of being distributed in parts, and the whole to form an annual volume or bulletin not exceeding five hundred pages.

The edition of said annual work shall consist of five thousand copies, – number and disof which two thousand five hundred shall be for the use of the Tousé tribution of. of Representatives, one thousand for the use of the Senate, and one thousand five hundred for the use of the Commissioner of Fish and Fisheries. (February 14, 1881.]

NUMBER 22.

March 1,

JOINT RESOLUTION IN RELATION TO THE INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF EIGIITEEN

1881. HUNDRED AND EIGHTY-THREE.

21 Stat. L.,518. Foreign governments to be invited to be repre without liability of the United States for ex. sented at international exhibition of 1883.

penses. Resolved, &c., That whenever the President shall deem the preparations Foreign governwhich shall have been made therefor adequate, he is hereby author- ments to be invited ized and requested, in the name of the United States, to invite all to be represented foreign governments to be represented at and take part in the interna exhibition of 1883. tional exhibition of arts, inanufuctures, and products of the soil and 1880, April 23, mine to be held under the direction of the United States International ch. 60.

Commission at the city of New York, in the State of New York, in the

year eighteen hundred and eighty-three: - without liabili. Provided, however, That the United States shall not be liable, directly ty of the United or indirectly, for any of the expenses attending such exhibition, or by States for ex

reason of the invitation hereby authorized. [March 1, 1881.) penses,

NUMBER 26.

March 3, 1881. JOINT RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY TO FURNISH

STATES, FOR THE USE OF AGRICULTURAL COLLEGES, ONE SET OF STANDARD 21 Stat. L., 521. WEIGHTS AND MEASURES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

Standard weights and measures to be furnished certain agricultural colleges, &o. Standard weights Resolved, &c., That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, and measures to directed to cause a complete set of all the weights and measures adopted be furnished certain agricultural

as standards to be delivered to the governor of each State in the Union, colleges.

for the use of agricultural colleges in the States, respectively, which have received a grant of lands from the United States, and also one set of the

same for the use of the Smithsonian Institution: - cost of, &c. Provided That the cost of each set shall not exceed two hundred dol.

lars, and a sum sufficient to carry out the provisions of this resolution is hereby appropriated out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated. [March 3, 1881.)

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